Subject Source: Fast
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Arthur E. Hall papers
Identifier: MS 454
Overview Arthur E. Hall (1901-1978), one time Chairman of Rice University's Shepherd School of Music (1953-1973), is known as a composer of orchestral, choral and chamber ensemble music. His papers include correspondence, original compositions, arrangements, settings, and harmonizations by Hall, as well as audio recordings of his performances and materials from the Charles Ives family.
Dates: 1814-1990, bulk 1950-1979
Brogniez and Cardone sheet music collection
Identifier: MS 608
Overview This collection consists primarily of musical scores composed by two twentieth-century residents of Houston, Texas, Frantz H. Brogniez and John R. Cardone. There are eleven short pieces by Brogniez and eight by Cardone, five of them written to accompany the seventeenth-century masque Comus by John Milton.
Charlotte and Maximilian Collection
Identifier: MS 356
Overview Original letters from Charlotte of Belgium, chiefly as Carlota, Empress of Mexico; papers of Felix Eloin, Maximilian’s chef du cainet civil; photographs, engravings, and drawings of Charlotte, of Mexico City, and of members of the Mexican military. Mexican sheet music from 1859-1908 and newsclippings also reflect the colection' s main subjects of political and military matters in Mexico during the reign of Emperor Maxilimilian, the role of Juan Benitez and other political figures of the time,...
Dates: 1846 - 1927
Holmes McNeely Papers
Identifier: MS 068
Abstract: Papers of Holmes McNeely, director of the Rice [University] Owl Band 1951-67, with material including brochures, news clippings, photographs, slides, CDs of Rice Owl Band and Jefferson Davis High School Band concerts under McNeely’s direction, bound volumes of band music, and Rice Owl Band uniforms.
Dates: 1948 - 1968
Naomi Carrier academic career and community activism collection materials
Identifier: MS 926
Overview This collection contains the teaching resources and writings of renowned teacher, researcher, playwright, and actress Naomi Carrier, whose advocacy for African-American voices in history has had a profound effect on educational representation in Texas.
Dates: 1936 - 2019
Paul Cooper papers
Identifier: MS 463
Overview Paul Cooper’s papers document his professional career as a composer, music critic, author and teacher, at Rice University, University of Michigan, and University of Cincinnati. Formats include correspondence, compositions (scores), course notes and outlines, photographs, notes, performance, programs, and sound recordings; dates range from 1943-1995.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1995
Robert Avalon music collection
Identifier: MS 612
Overview Robert Avalon (1955-2004) was an independent musician, who lived the last 15 years of his life in Houston, Texas, where he established himself as a prominent composer, performer, and teacher. His compositions represent an important body of work reflecting several trends in the modern music scene in the Texas area. The lion’s share of this collection consists of the composer’s complete music portfolio from solo instrumental works to large-scale orchestral compositions, as well as the earliest...
Dates: ca. 1955-2010