Composers -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Edwin Franko Goldman (1878-1956), a founder of the American Bandmasters Association and its first president, was a composer, scholar, and prominent conductor. In 1911 he formed his own band which began a summer concert series, later know as the Guggenhiem Memorial Concert Series, in New York City in 1918; this tradition continued under other directors including Goldman's son, Richard Franko Goldman, who led the band from 1956-1979. Goldman championed the performance of neglected band music and...
Overview George Amedée Tremblay (1911-1982) was a Canadian born composer and teacher who relocated to the United States in 1920, settling in Los Angeles by 1925. He is known primarily for his work as a pedagogue of the serial technique of composition. In 1965 he discovered the "definitive cycle," a serial technique that he explored in his own compositions as well as in his book The Definitive Cycle of the Twelve Tone Row (NY: Criterion Music Corp., 1974). The...
Overview John Wheeler Tufts was a music educator, organist, conductor, composer, and author who notably wrote several instructional books on music education in public schools. The John Wheeler Tufts collection covers the period from 1793 to 1987 with most of the collection falling between 1835 to 1908. The collection is comprised of letters, writings, scores, manuscripts and books of J.W. Tufts. It also includes letters from many of the Tufts family and photographs of J.W. Tufts, residences, and family.
Overview Mario Braggiotti (1905-1996) was a pianist, composer, lecturer, and linguist. He performed various solo piano recitals and duo-piano concerts, including at NYC’s Town Hall, with the Community Concerts Association, at various Women’s clubs, and in France, Italy, and Spain. Braggiotti also founded the Braggiotti Music School in Italy and transcribed many pieces, including classical pieces, popular songs, and musicals. This collection consists of scores, manuscripts, programs, articles,...
Overview Victor Babin (1908-1972), pianist and composer, was part of a two-pianist performing duo with his wife, Vitya Vronsky. He was also active as a teacher and administrator. This collection consists of scores of pieces he performed written both by him and other composers, recordings of his works and his performances on reel-to-reel tapes, and two miscellaneous publications.