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Scope and Contents: The collection consists of research and teaching materials, chiefly transcriptions, generated by Merritt during his long career. N.B. Scrapbooks and gradebooks of A.T. Merritt were sent to Harvard University Archives.
Overview: The Arthur Freedman Collection at the Loeb Music Library contains audio recordings of primarily Boston-area rock and punk bands, most of which were recorded live between the late 1970s and the mid-1980s. The collection richly documents this era of Boston rock history, and contains many unique recordings unavailable elsewhere.
Beauvais, Jeanne, Collector. Scores, correspondence and other materials, c. 1943 - 1988: A Finding Aid.
Overview: The collection includes autographed letters, photographs and theatrical ephemera associated with her career. The bulk of the collection consists of print and manuscript scores by composers Virgil Thomson, Ned Rorem, Leonard Bernstein, Theodore Chanler and others; many of these are personally inscribed.
Overview: This collection contains musical scores submitted by the students of French composer Nadia Boulanger while attending the American Conservatory at Fontainebleau, France.
Content Description: Classic Crates is a collection of classic vinyl records and related documentation that is built around the idea of HipHop "standards." Selection of titles for the collection is based on the assessment of some of Hiphop’s major producers and deejays (DJs), under the leadership of Hiphop Archive Fellow (2013) and producer 9th Wonder. Classic Crates refers to the range of recordings and musical genres that can be called the Hiphop Standards Book, in that they represent the definitive repertoires...
Overview: Recordings collected by ethnomusicologist Laura Boulton between 1951 and 1969 primarily in Greece, Yugoslavia, Ethiopia, and various other countries. It consists primarily of Byzantine and other Orthodox Eastern church music and services from the liturgical cycles; it also contains folk and classical music, some of a religious nature, and miscellaneous commercial recordings and books.
Overview: Concert programs, clippings, postcards, and other ephemera from Bayreuth, Salzburg, Munich, and London collected on a 1931 trip by Walter S. Fox, Jr. and his wife, patrons of the arts in Boston MA.
Overview: Recordings of Ethiopian music collected by ethnomusicologist and Harvard University Professor of Music, Kay Kaufman Shelemay. Included are recordings made in Ethiopia and New York by Prof. Shelemay as well as recordings from the Radio Voice of the Gospel in Addis Ababa. Also included are accompanying materials such as logbooks and interview notes.
Overview: Sound recordings made in India and America between 1957 and 1989. The collection consists mostly of Carnatic music with some programs of Hindustani music. These are primarily live concert recordings with a few programs recorded from All India Radio. Most of the recordings were made during the annual concert season in Chennai in December. Several were also made at the Tyāgarāja Arādhana Festival that takes place each January in the town of Tiruvayāṟu. The collection also includes copies of...