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Search results: Found 8 collection(s).
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Ellington Project New Haven, Connecticut, United States. The Duke Ellington Oral History is comprised of ninety-two interviews with and about Ellington, one of America's greatest composers. Included are many of the foremost artists of the century, such as Alvin Ailey, Amiri Baraka, Dave Brubeck, Sonny Greer, John Hammond, Al Hibbler, Sy Oliver, Max Roach, Billy Taylor, Randy Weston, and Mary Lou Williams. A series on Billy Strayhorn, Ellington's elusive and talented colleague, has evolved from the Ellington Project. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Hindermith Project New Haven, Connecticut, United States. The Paul Hindemith Project is about the celebrated German composer, who fled from Germany to the United States during World War II. Seventy-five interviews with students, performers, colleagues, and friends of Hindemith serve as the prototype for studies of the émigré composer. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Ives Project New Haven, Connecticut, United States. The Ives Project was the first documentary oral history of an American composer. Interviews with sixty people who knew and worked with Charles Ives were conducted between 1968 and 1971, and this unit was the impetus for the founding of Oral History, American Music. Family, friends, neighbors, business associates, and musicians reminisce about one of the most significant artistic figures of the century. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Major Figures in American Music New Haven, Connecticut, United States. Major Figures in American Music is the core unit of Oral History American Music. It consists of approximately 300 interviews with composers, performers, and other significant musicians. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Margaret Fairbank Jory Collection New Haven, Connecticut, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Robert Neff and Anthony Connor Blues Collection New Haven, Connecticut, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

Steinway Project New Haven, Connecticut, United States. The Steinway Project traces the history of Steinway & Sons through its years as a family business until its acquisition by CBS in 1972. 120 interviews provide a multi-level look at a major musical institution whose impact on musical culture in the United States and abroad has been significant. Included are Steinway family members, piano technicians, factory workers, Steinway agents, and concert artists. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]

WQXR Radio Interviews New Haven, Connecticut, United States. [View Collection Details] [View Repository Details]