Music -- Arkansas
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
This collection is comprised of memorabilia from three Arkansas bands. Memorabilia includes a t-shirt, pins, and an autographed poster.
30 audio cassette tape recordings of bluegrass music, primarily of pick-up sessions at bluegrass festivals and events in Mountain View, Arkansas. The recordings were made by T. H. Ferguson. Artists featured on the recordings include Art Galbraith, Mark O’Connor, Buddy Spicher, Benny Martin, the Watermelon Mountain Jug Band, Chubby Wise, Bob Bowen, and Wayne Massengale.
Form letter by Henry Tovey to members of the Arkansas State Music Teachers Association, clippings of Laurence Powell's "Chats About the Great Composers," and three scores by Powell: "Monogram," "The Little Stranger," and "The Sewing Machine."
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.
Video recording of a live performance held on June 19, 1980 by Mudcat's Dixie Dirt Review at the UARK theater on Dickson Street, Fayetteville, Arkansas. Performers led by Michael Acklin.
The materials in this collection follow a span of time from the 1984-2004 seasons of the North Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. The content contains the North Arkansas Symphony Society’s financial records, minutes of meetings, promotional and fundraising materials, organizational planning documents, and general correspondence. The collection also holds the North Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Concert Season Programs and Music Festival of Arkansas materials.
The collection contains correspondence regarding the management of the production, photographs, and audio reel to reel tapes of the performance.
Audiovisual materials digitized by Media Preserve in July 2018 are available to researchers as .mp3 access copies; Special Collections also holds .wav preservation files.
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.
The records consist of two scrapbooks with yearbooks, programs, newspaper clippings, and photographs. They also contain the National Federation of Music Clubs' publications and letters, yearbooks of Monticello Melody Club (1936-1937), Monticello Music Club (1936-1937), and Pine Bluff Musical Coterie (1937-1938), and other papers.