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    • Porgy and Bess 

      Unknown author (2011-08-12)
      Gershwin changed the title of the opera to Porgy and Bess so that Anne Brown would share equal billing with baritone Todd Duncan. The premiere took place on October 10, 1935, at New York's Alvin Theatre. (Photo courtesy ...
    • Postcard 

      Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965 (1942-07-09)
      Postcard from composer Henry Cowell to Joseph Schillinger: "I am glad t0 have the card on your article on Swing, and shall look it up with interest."
    • Postcard 

      Cowell, Sidney Robertson (1958-05-09)
      Postcard from ethnomusiologist Sidney Robertson Cowell to Frances Schillinger, asking about the Rhythmicon [the first electronic rhythm machine built by Russian inventor Louis Theremin]: "could a composer afford to buy it? ...
    • Postcard from Friedrich Gernsheim, Berlin, to H. J. Conrat, Vienna, 1899 May 21 

      Gernsheim, Friedrich, 1839-1916 (1899-05-21)
      Autograph postcard.
    • Postcard from Manuel de Falla, Granada, to Mrs. Alice Garrett, New York, 1921 January 1 

      Falla, Manuel de, 1876-1946 (1921-01-01)
      Autograph postcard conveying new address and new year greeting. Printed image of part of Alhambra.
    • Program of recordings and transcriptions of Joseph Schillinger and his students 

      Schillinger, Frances (1941-05-25)
      Manuscript listing Joseph Schillinger's students and compositions.
    • Receipt 

      New York Times Company (1946-03-30)
      Receipt from the New York Times Company, recording that composer Henry Cowell was paid for his article "Case for system" that appeared in the Sunday Section of the newspaper.
    • Regina McCoy 

      Unknown author (2011-10-11)
      Photograph, oral history and transcript of interview.
    • The Rivers Chambers Orchestra 

      Unknown author (2011-08-12)
    • Rivers Chambers Orchestra 

      Unknown author (2011-10-04)
      From the "Sounds & Stories" online exhibit.
    • Rivers Chambers Trio 

      Unknown author (2011-08-12)
      The original Rivers Chambers Trio at Chambers' home on McCullogh Street. Chambers and two of his oldest and closest friends, Charles (Buster) Brown, standing right, and Leroy (Tee) Loggins, seated on Chambers' left, made ...
    • Rivers Chambers Trio 

      Unknown author (2011-10-04)
      From the "Sounds & Stories" online exhibit.
    • Rosalie Walker White 

      Unknown author (2011-10-15)
      Photograph, oral history and transcript of interview.
    • Roy McCoy 

      Unknown author (2011-08-12)
      In 1942, when Lionel Hampton was playing at the Royal Theatre, Roy McCoy, one of Baltimore's most respected musicians, was recruited to replace trumpeter Joe Newman, who had been drafted into the military. McCoy, standing ...
    • Roy McCoy 

      Unknown author (2011-10-11)
      Photograph, oral history and transcript of interview.
    • Roy McCoy (2) 

      Unknown author (2011-08-12)
      His musically acrobatic style and articulate phrasing made Roy "Tanglefoot" McCoy equally at home with Rossini overtures, hot jazz, and sacred music.
    • Roy McCoy and his group at the Club Orleans 

      Unknown author (2011-10-04)
      From the "Sounds & Stories" online exhibit.
    • Roy McCoy with the Rivers Chambers Orchestra 

      Unknown author (2011-10-04)
      From the "Sounds & Stories" online exhibit.
    • Ruby Glover 

      Unknown author (2011-10-11)
      Photograph, oral history and transcript of interview.
    • Russ Moss 

      Unknown author (2011-10-11)
      Photograph, oral history and transcript of interview.