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Music and musicians.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Adolphus DeBussey, Soldier, Civil War Letters

Collection Number: A&M 3296
Scope and Contents Civil War correspondence of the DeBussey brothers of Ravenswood, WV. There is a single letter each from John DeBussey and George DeBussey. John DeBussey served in the Confederate Army while George DeBussey served in the 2nd. WV Cavalry. Most of the letters are from Adolphus DeBussey who served in the 4th. WV Infantry as a musician. In his letters Adolphus documents the service of his regiment in the Kanawha Valley early in the war and in the Western Theater during the battles of Vicksburg,...
Dates: 1861-1998; Majority of material found in 1861-1866, 1870-1871

Alfred Clinton Core, Sistersville High School, Marching Band Partbook

Collection Number: A&M 4083

Sistersville High School Marching band partbook for E-Flat Bass that was once owned by Alfred Clinton Core. There is also some biographical information regarding Alfred Core.

Dates: ca. 1940-1943

Betsy Byars, Author, Play Script of "Music, Music"

Collection Number: A&M 3166

The play "Music, Music," by Mrs. Betsy Byars, West Virginian and Newberry award winning author in children's literature with accompanying music in direct collaboration by Marjorie Eddy. The musical was written for a Westover Junior High special education class where Marjorie Eddy was also the music teacher.

Dates: 1971

Bruce Trinkley, Composer, Scores for Vocal and Musical-Dramatic Works

Collection Number: A&M 3591
Overview Vocal music and musical-dramatic works by Bruce Trinkley. Includes published and unpublished piano-vocal scores and full scores of arrangements and original compositions by Trinkley; also includes recordings of his works, and of the Penn State Glee Club of which he was the director. There is also an autobiographical sketch, a resume, a list of choral publications, and a list of works. Bruce Trinkley spent the formative years of his musical education in West Virginia in the vicinity of...
Dates: 1975-2005

Carolyn Reyer, Musician, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3179

Printed programs of musical presentations, letters, contracts, and musical scores related to the career of Morgantown resident Carolyn Reyer, who gained prominence as a mezzo-soprano and folk musician.

Dates: 1959-1982

Friends of Old Time Music, Records

Collection Number: A&M 2928

Minutes, membership lists, newsletters, financial records, photos, clippings, pamphlets, and broadsides of an organization of students and appreciators of folk music who helped sponsor the local performances of musicians. Prominent names mentioned are Bryan Bowers, Martin Carthy, and John McCutcheon as well as the well known West Virginia band, trapezoid.

Dates: 1978-1983

Herman Godes, Pianist, Audio Files

Collection Number: A&M 4289
Scope and Contents Digital audio files of performances by pianist Herman Godes, who taught at West Virginia University. Includes indexes to works that appear in these recordings and photos of Godes and newspaper clipping. Included are recordings of concerts from the 1950s through the 1980s. Concert titles listed include: Alabama Concert 50s, Early 60s Irish Tape, Home & WQXR, Brahms Concerto #3 Fargo, ND, Chopin Con #1 Flint, MI, At Home, Globe, AZ recital, Indiana U, Rutland VT, Berloit KS, Mozart.Sporh...
Dates: ca. 1955-1990

Isaac B. Smith, Farmer and Music Teacher, Newspaper Clippings and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 3975

Newspaper clippings, photographs, sheet music, and other material regarding Isaac B. Smith, a farmer and music teacher from Gilmer County. Smith (1876-1984) lived to be 107 years old. See "Scope and Content Note" for further information.

Dates: ca. 1840-1984

Mary Williams, Musician, Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M 3200

A scrapbook preserved by the Woman's Music Club and its successor organization, the Morgantown Music Club. Its contents are about the rise of Mary Williams, a Morgantown resident and West Virginia University graduate, as a singer.

Dates: 1924-1928

Ohio River Sheet Music and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 3810

This collection contains photocopies of sheet music, photographs, and other material regarding music that was played on or associated with steamboats traveling the Ohio River in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Dates: ca. 1845-1930, 1985-1986