Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: This heading is assigned to music for theatrical productions consisting of musical numbers (songs, ensembles, and dances) integrated into a dramatic framework. Music for theatrical productions featuring a series of songs, dances, and other entertainments without any unifying dramatic element is entered under Revues.
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Call Number: JWJ MSS 355
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript and manuscript reproduction scores and parts for circa 50 works, most by African American composers, including music for voice and piano, chorus, band, or orchestra, 1902-1957, with most 1931-1945 or undated. Circa 20 composers are represented, including Margaret Bonds, H. T. Burleigh, William L. Dawson, George Gershwin, W. C. Handy, Hall Johnson, Ulysses Kay, Florence Price, William Grant Still, Roberta Russell Summers Stone, Howard Swanson, and Will H. Vodery. Vocal music...
Dates: 1902-1957, bulk 1931-1945