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Musicals

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope 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.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection manuscript music

 Collection
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

The Kay Swift Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 65
Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the American composer Kay Swift (1897-1993)
Dates: 1894-1993 (inclusive)