Composers -- Arkansas
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Materials include a research file pertaining to Arkansas African-American composers William Grant Still, Florence Price, and Scott Joplin. In addition, the collection contains materials and newspaper clippings concerning music related events and groups at the University of Arkansas.
Oral history interview of Conlon Nancarrow and slides taken by James Greeson at Mexico City, July 23, 1983. Interview conducted by Greeson during a visit to the Nancarrow home in Mexico City. Slides are views of Nancarrow, his studio, and his home. 5 audiocassettes and 50 color slides.
Sheet music and copyright registration for "Whispering Spiders: A Song for Medium Voice," with music by Laurence Powell and lyrics by Powell's grandson, Thomas Zoe; partial typescript (54 pages) of memoir by Laurence Powell, beginning with his childhood and extending to his job offer from the University of Arkansas in 1926; photograph of Laurence Powell with his wife and children.
The papers consist of correspondence of Price and of her daughter, Florence Price Robinson, diary fragments, programs, photographs and microfilm. In addition there are the research files of Mary Dengler Hudgins on Price. The papers also include musical scores. These are arranged according to keyboard, voice, string, and symphonic works.
Materials pertain to both the personal and professional aspects of Florence Price's life. Materials include correspondence, event announcements, music programs, and a wide array of musical compositions. The papers also include remnants of an early literary manuscript wriiten by Price.
The collection contains materials, primarily published and unpublished sheet music, created and collected by composer Florence Price. Also included are a memo book, course notes, and a course notebook that belonged to Price; thirteen family photographs; and a manuscript draft of a novel, Maudelle: A Novel Founded on Facts Gathered from Living Witnesses, written by Price's father, James H. Smith.