Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030050490]
Scope and Contents Sampling of various kinds of popular songs arranged for voice and piano, many with guitar, ukulele, and/or banjo chords. Among them: "Till the end of Time" based on Chopin; "Tom Dooley" arranged by Alan Lomax; and "The Waltz You Saved For Me". Many in this collection have markings as if they were used in performance.
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030027456]
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151030050557]
Overview Harry S. Dickey was a Baltimore business man and collector, who was born in 1891 and received his B.A. degree from The Johns Hopkins University in 1912. Dickey an admirer of the English poet, Lord Byron. This collection is composed of handwritten letters and poems relating to Byron, as well as published or printed sheet music, engravings, and article clippings. Notably, there are a few handwritten Oscar Wilde letters and poems, as Dickey was a collector of Wilde as well. The collection spans...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of music inspired by the writings of Edgar Allan Poe--including both vocal settings of Poe's actual text as well as instrumental programmtic pieces more loosely based on a particular work of Poe--dating from 1865 to 1957. There are published and manuscript copies, as well as a few photostatic copies. Especially well-represented are the original manuscripts of Joseph Holbrooke, an English composer working in the first half of the 20th century, whose long-standing...
Scope and Contents This is an artifically assembled collection with sheet music from various origins. Accruals in this collection are selected by the curators of Special Collections or donated by patrons. See component levels for more information about the items in this collection.
Overview The Johns Hopkins University collection of Black Americana materials spans from approximately 1870 to the 1950s. It is an artificially assembled collection of materials purchased and selected by the curators of Special Collections. The collection primarily consists of postcards, broadsides, and other printed ephemera that depict African American people in ways that are often racist and caricatured.
Overview This collection includes popular American and British sheet music inspired by the Middle East. The collection dates from 1839-1978, but has a large concentration of music from 1903-1923.