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Composition (Music) -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Ingolf Dahl papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1001
Abstract The Ingolf Dahl papers contain the manuscripts, scores, and professional and personal papers of American composer and USC School of Music faculty member Ingolf Dahl (1912-1970). Dahl, one of USC's most distinguished faculty members, had a long and successful career in music both here in his adopted country and abroad. In 1938, Dahl immigrated to the U.S. and settled in Los Angeles where he found work as a composer and conductor for radio and film. In 1943, Dahl joined the faculty of USC. He...
Dates: 1928 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1970

Hanns Eisler papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0207
Abstract

This rich collection contains Hanns Eisler's personal and business correspondence from his years in Southern California (1942-48). In addition the archive contains a few biographical documents and photographs. The collection also contains several recordings for films on records by Hanns Eisler.

Dates: 1942-1948

James Newton Howard collection

 Collection
Identifier: 0075
Abstract

Extensive collection of film music, television music, and related materials by musician/composer James Newton Howard from 1987 to the present.

Dates: 1987 - 2021

Ernest Kanitz papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0196
Abstract Correspondence, scores, recordings, and ephemeracorrespondence of Austrian emigre composer and teacher Ernest Kanitz (1894-1978). Kanitz continuously devoted himself to the systematic study of piano, theory and composition. In 1930 he founded the Vienna Women's Chorus, with which he brought new choral music to the public in Vienna, Paris, Brno and Budapest. In July 1938, Kanitz emigrated to the United States with his wife and children. Once there, he began teaching music and also appeared as...
Dates: 1890-2008

Robert Linn papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0310
Abstract

The Robert Linn papers contains drafts and final copies of music compositions by Robert Linn, along with a few programs for concerts and other events. Linn joined the faculty of the USC School of Music in 1957 and served as the Chairman of the Music Theory and Composition Department from 1973 to 1990. Over the course of his career, Linn published compositions for symphony and wind orchestras and chorus and chamber ensembles.

Dates: 1925 - 1999