Scope and Contents
This collection contains arrangements for theater orchestra of music suitable for silent films. In addition to single pieces, the collection holds many of the standard series of published silent film music, including the Preis-Kino-Bibliothek, the Robbins Photoplay series, and series published by G. Schirmer and Witmark.
The dance music with orchestral accompaniments that was formerly found in Boxes 14-18 has been reclassified into Misc. Ms. 262, American Dance Band Arrangements.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open to researchers by appointment. There are no restricted materials in the collection. Please contact the Special Collections staff to schedule an appointment.
Conditions Governing Use
The collection is the physical property of the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library of Yale University. Copyrights belong to the composers and authors, or their legal heirs and assigns.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Previous owners include P. Heyer, J.B. Moore, Thomas Belviso, and The Arthur Troostwyk Musical Organization of New Haven, Connecticut.
Arranged by publisher's numerical series, by subject, or alphabetically by title, as noted.
7 Linear Feet (21 boxes)
Arrangements for theater orchestra of music suitable for silent films
- Silent Film Music
- Edited Full Draft
- Compiled by Daniel J. Sullivan
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Prepared According To Local Music Library Descriptive Practices
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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