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The Hugo Keesing collection on Roy Orbison

 Collection 0069-SCPA
Abstract Roy Orbison (b. Vernon, Texas, April 23, 1936; d. Hendersonville, Tennessee, December 6, 1988) was a famous American singer and song-writer, with the peak of his career taking place in the 1950s and 1960s. He is arguably best known for his 1964 hit single, "Oh, Pretty Woman." This collection consists of clippings, magazines, realia, ephemera, recordings, sheet music, and other miscellaneous documents. These materials span the length of most of Orbison's career, with the majority of materials...

The Hugo Keesing collection on television and popular theme songs

 Collection 0319-SCPA
Abstract The Hugo Keesing collection on television and popular theme songs is comprised of sheet music of theme songs from popular television and radio programs of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. It also contains several books about many popular shows, ranging from viewer guides, pictorial histories, and quizzes, covering a variety of programs from 1950s soap operas to politcal dramas of the 2000s like The West Wing. The materials were collected by Hugo Keesing, a popular culture scholar...

The Hugo Keesing collection on The Beatles

 Collection 0068-SCPA
Abstract The Beatles were an English rock band that formed in Liverpool in 1960 and eventually became one of the best selling artists worldwide. The Fab Four was comprised of John Lennon (1940-1980), Paul McCartney (b. 1942), George Harrison (1943-2001), and Ringo Starr (b. 1940). After disbanding in 1970, all four members had successful solo careers. This collection consists of books, serials, clippings, sheet music, and memorabilia related to this band. Collected by Hugo A. Keesing, a professor at...

The Keesing collection on music and the Vietnam War

 Collection 0365-SCPA
Abstract The Keesing collection on music and the Vietnam War is one of several collections created by Hugo Keesing, a popular music scholar and former professor at the University of Maryland. This collection contains realia, photographs, books, magazines, clippings, sheet music, and thousands of audio recordings in a variety of formats such as LPs, 45s, cassette tapes, and compact discs. All items were collected by Keesing and his brothers both during the war (1955-1975) and in its aftermath. It also...

The Michel-Dmitri Calvocoressi manuscripts collection

 Collection 0087-SCPA
Abstract Michel-Dmitri Calvocoressi (1877-1944) was a music critic and musicologist in Paris and London during the first part of the twentieth century. He spent much of his career championing Russian music. He was involved with Sergei Diaghilev (1872-1929) and the early years of the Ballets Russes and fostered a particular interest in the music of Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881). The Michel-Dmitri Calvocoressi Manuscripts covers the period from 1877 to 1940, and includes undated materials; the bulk of...

The Midwest Clinic, An International Band and Orchestra Conference records

 Collection 0026-SCPA
Abstract Begun in December 1946, The Midwest Clinic, An International Band and Orchestra Conference (MWIBOC), is a multi-day band and orchestra international music conference held annually in Chicago, IL. The conference not only includes performances of featured ensembles, but also focuses "on bringing music directors into contact with not only the best published music, but also with new and established teaching techniques, and the latest products and services for the music educator." The...

The Robert Parris papers

 Collection 0148-SCPA
Abstract Robert Parris (1924-1999) was known both as a composer and music critic. He earned his B.S. in composition from the Julliard School of Music in 1948, continued studies at Tanglewood from 1950-51, and went on to complete a Fulbright Scholarship from 1952-53. Parris studied with a number of composers including, Peter Mennin, William Bergsma, Jacques Ibert, Aaron Copland, Otto Luening, and Arthur Honegger. Local to the Washington, DC metro area, Parris worked as music critic for both the...

The Sharon Cheslow Punk Flyers collection, 1979-1991

 Collection 0221-SCPA
Abstract Sharon Cheslow (b. 1961, Los Angeles, CA), an American musician, artist, author, and educator, is a notable figure in Washington, DC punk rock history, particularly in terms of the scene’s rise in prominence internationally. She was both an eyewitness and participant during the bedrock years of DC punk (late 1970s through early 1990s). The Sharon Cheslow Punk Flyers collection contains items that span the period of May 1, 1979 to December 30, 1991; the bulk of the material dates from 1980...

The Stanford Barouh photographs collection

 Collection 0136-SCPA
Abstract

This collection contains the photographic work of Stanford Barouh, a graduate of the University of Maryland and a photographer/photojournalist active in the Washington, D.C. area. Mr. Barouh’s photography spans many genres, including the performing arts, portraits, and art photography. This collection contains his promotional photography for performing arts productions in the Washington, D.C. area, predominantly in theatre.

The Stanley F. Michalski Jr. papers

 Collection 0102-SCPA
Abstract Stanley F. Michalski, Jr. is a twenty and twenty-first century American music professor, scholar and conductor of collegiate bands. The majority of his career was spent in tenure at Clarion University of Pennsylvania as a professor, conductor, administrative assistant, coordinator, committee member, chairman, and advisor from 1961 to 1992. Dr. Michalski became a member of the American Bandmasters Association in 1974, and was elected president in 1998. The Stanley F. Michalski Jr. Collection...

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