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Music

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Search also subdivision Music under ethnic groups for music of the group; and subdivision Songs and music under names of persons, corporate bodies, places, classes of persons, ethnic groups, wars, and topical headings for collections or single works of vocal or instrumental music about the topic or entity

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

David Epstein papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0599
Scope and Contents of the Collection The David Epstein papers consist of Epstein’s student composition books and a dissertation draft; correspondence; programs, reviews, and news clippings of performances; research and lecture notes including articles by others and transparencies, drafts of papers and book chapters; and musical scores and parts, some by Epstein and some by others. The collection spans the years 1947 to 2004, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1950s to the 1990s. Boxes 7 to 12 are oversize and contain...
Dates: 1947 - 2004

Experimental Music Studio recordings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: EMS
Abstract

The Experimental Music Studio collection is a repository of reel to reel audio tapes produced by students and staff involved with MIT and with the New England Conservatory. The physical materials in the collection are reel to reel audio tapes in 7” and 10.5” reels, using ¼”, ½”, and 1” tape.

Dates: 1973 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1986

Frank J. Lepreau collection on Klaus Liepmann

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0731
Scope and Contents This collection comprises materials by and about Klaus Liepmann collected by his friend, Frank J. Lepreau. Liepmann was a violinist, conductor, and a member of the faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from 1947 to 1990 in the Department of Humanities Music Section. Materials in the collection, spanning from 1972 to 2005, include correspondence about Liepmann and publications by Liepmann. Among the publications are a self-published autobiography in two volumes and a...
Dates: 1972 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1984

Margaret Dodd Singers, Songs of MIT

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080024696004]
Identifier: MC-0237
Scope and Contents

Songs include "A Stein Song" (written by Albert Bullard, class of 1887), "Dear Old MIT" (written by Harold Wonson, class of 1907), "Take Me Back to Tech" (written by Isaac Litchfield, class of 1885), and "Sons of MIT" (written by John B. Wilbur, class of 1926).

Dates: 1948

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Combined Musical Clubs records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0312
Abstract

In 1890, the Glee Club, Banjo Club, and Mandolin Club joined to create the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Combined Musical Clubs. After several dormant periods and name changes, the Combined Musical Clubs reappeared in 1908 and persisted as an umbrella organization for undergraduate musical groups until 1986. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, financial and administrative reports, brochures, concert programs, and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1884 - 1972

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Humanities Series Concert

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080021749418]
Identifier: AC-0173
Scope and Contents of the Collection

Humanities Series concert performed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on March 23, 1950.

Dates: 1950 March 23

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Libraries, Music at MIT Oral History Project records

 Collection
Identifier: AC-0624
Abstract The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lewis Music Library's Music at MIT Oral History Project was active from 1999 to 2012. The project captures a slice of the history and culture of music at the MIT through in-depth recorded audio and video interviews with MIT music faculty, staff, and former students. The interviews explore the formal academic music program, ensembles of the MIT Music Section, student-run performing groups, and the history of the Lewis Music Library. In addition, the...
Dates: 1999-2015

MIT Class of 1937 50th Reunion records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080036788484]
Identifier: MC-0265
Scope and Contents This collection is a copy of an audio recording put together by Peter Reitz, MIT class of 1937, for the 50th reunion of the class of 1937. It includes selections taken from the "Sounds of MIT, 1939" originally recorded by the MIT Sound Laboratory for distribution to alumni clubs. Side one includes the MIT cheer, MIT president Karl T. Compton agreeing to attend an alumni function, Robert H. Richards (MIT class of 1868), Glee Club singing "Dear to Tech", Davis R. Dewey on change in economic...
Dates: 1987

The Herb Pomeroy Jazz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC-0683
Content Description The Herb Pomeroy Jazz Collection consists primarily of musical recordings and scores from the duration of Pomeroy’s career as a jazz performer, bandleader, and teacher. While these materials comprise the bulk of the collection, also included are photographs, correspondence, clippings, student notebooks, concert programs and posters, promotional materials for Pomeroy’s bands, travel materials and souvenirs, and background material. The collection spans from the 1930s to the late 2000s, and...
Dates: approximately 1930-2009