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Music -- Manuscripts.

 Topic
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Clara Rockmore papers

 Collection 0047-SCPA
Overview Clara Rockmore (1911-1998) was trained as a violinist and later became a premiere thereminist. She was born Klara Reisenberg in Vilna, Lithuania. By the age of four, she had enrolled in the St. Petersburg Conservatory to study with Leopold Auer. Later, after immigrating to the U.S. in the mid-1920s she met Leon Theremin and became an expert on the Theremin. She married the producer Robert Rockmore in 1933. Her sister was the pianist Nadia Reisenberg and her nephew the broadcaster Robert...

Claude T. Smith score manuscripts

 Collection 0013-SCPA
Overview Claude Thomas Smith was an American educator, conductor, and composer born in Missouri in 1932. A prolific composer, Smith completed over 110 compositions for band, twelve orchestral works, and fifteen choral pieces. His compositions include the works Emperata Overture which was featured at the 1964 Mid-West Band and Orchestra Clinic; Eternal Father Strong to Save which was commissioned in 1975 to commemorate the 50th...

Earl Slocum papers

 Collection 0041-SCPA
Overview Dr. Earl A. Slocum was born near Concord, Michigan and became the first male student to graduate from Albion College with a public school music certificate. After receiving his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Michigan, Slocum took a position as director of bands at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and conductor of the University Symphony Orchestra. He remained at the University until his retirement in 1967. Dr. Slocum was elected to the American Bandmasters...

Frank Simon score collection

 Collection 0396-SCPA
Overview The Frank Simon score collection documents the repertoire performed and the leader of the ARMCO band and the founder of the Instrumental Music program at the Cinncinati Conservatory. The bulk of the materials in the Frank Simon score collection date from early in Frank Simon's career through his years as the leader of the ARMCO Band. A few items appear to be from his years teaching at the Cinncinatti Conservatory of Music and the University of Arizona. These materials show the wide range of...