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Prima la musica e poi le parole

Description: This is a copy of Giovanni Battista Casti's libretto for the comic opera "Prima la musica e poi le parole". On the back of the t.p. appears a list of characters and names Antonio Salieri as the composer of the music. The one-act opera was commissioned by Emperor Joseph II. Members of the Burgtheater's Italian troupe premiered it at the Schönbrunn Palace on February 7, 1786. The library's copy is bound with the libretto of Zaccaria Valaresso's "Rutzvanscad, il giovine."
Date: 1786
Creator: Casti, Giovanni Battista, 1724-1803.

Proserpine, tragedie en musique

Description: This is a copy of the libretto of "Proserpine," a tragedy in five acts by Phillipe Quinault. The tragedy was set to music by Jean Baptiste Lully, superintendent chamber composer of the court of Louis XIV, and performed in the King's presence at Saint Germain-en-Laye on February, [3] 1680. The month and year of the opera premiere are indicated on the t.p., but the day of performance was left out with a blank space. The library's copy shows errors in pagination. The number of p. 25 was scribbled with ink and rendered illegible. A second p.66 should read p. 67, and the last page of the libretto, numbered 70, should be p. 68. The libretto contains an engraving of one of the stage settings by J. Le Pautre, after a design by J. Berain. The item contains a prologue and list of characters.
Date: 1688
Creator: Quinault, Philippe, 1635-1688.

Louis Armstrong interview transcript, fifth hour

Description: A transcript of the fifth hour of Willis Conover's interview with Louis Armstrong on July 13, 1956, with corrections made in blue ink by Conover.
Date: 1956
Creator: Voice of America (organization)

Talkin' to Texans and Other Americans: Music Oral History Project Perspectives: The Founding of the Texas Chapter of the Music Library Association

Description: This narrative centers on the start of the Texas chapter of the Music Library Association. The author gives the history and events that led up to the creation of the chapter, highlighting individuals that played a large role. This document played a part in a presentation given on behalf of the Oral History Committee at the national meeting of the Music Library Association in Dallas, Texas in 2012.
Date: 2012
Creator: Arnold, Donna M.

Abstract for the AMS Southwest Chapter’s April 11, 2015 Spring Conference

Description: This is an abstract for a presentation that was given at the American Musicological Society Southwest Chapter's Spring Conference on April 11th, 2015. The presentation was given alongside a poster display. This abstract highlights Serge Jaroff's Don Cossack Choir, which was founded at a Turkish concentration camp in 1921, and went on to perform around the world. This abstract gives details on the history of the choir and the type of concerts that Jaroff gave. In addition, it explains the lack of scholarly attention that Jaroff and his choir have received.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Arnold, Donna M.

Serge Jaroff and His Don Cossack Choir: Two Rare Scores at the University of North Texas Music Library

Description: This narrative gives details on Serge Jaroff's Don Cossack Choir, which first began in a Turkish concentration camp in 1921. The author highlights the how the choir's music has personally affected her, while also giving details about the history of the choir and how the group went on to tour around the world. This document also gives the information that the University of North Texas Music Library maintains two rare Jaroff scores.
Date: 2015
Creator: Arnold, Donna M.

Evolving, Not Extinct: Music Reference in the 21st Century

Description: This is a personal narrative about the impact of ever-evolving technology used in libraries, particularly music libraries. The author - a librarian - highlights the strengths of using different types of technologies in libraries and also problems that they could cause. The author urges caution when considering the adaptation of particular technologies.
Date: April 7, 2015
Creator: Arnold, Donna M.

Music USA playlists, 1967

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 4386 through 4744, broadcast in 1967. There are 160 pages in this document.
Date: 1967
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA playlists, 1968

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 4750 through 5115, broadcast in 1968. There are 172 pages in this document.
Date: 1968
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA playlists, 1972

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 6211 through 6572, broadcast in 1972. There are 134 pages in this document.
Date: 1972
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA playlists, 1969-1970

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 5117 through 5845, broadcast in 1969 and 1970. There are 376 pages in this document.
Date: unknown
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA playlists, June-December 1973

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 6731 through 6941, broadcast in 1973. There are 157 pages in this document.
Date: 1973
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA program lists, 1985

Description: Lists of programs, with brief content notes, for programs broadcast from January 26 through December 7, 1985 (10985 - 11300).
Date: 1985
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA program lists, 1983-1984

Description: Lists of programs, with brief content notes, for programs broadcast from January 1, 1983 through December 31, 1984 (10229 - 10959).
Date: unknown
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA playlists, January-June 1973

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 6581 through 6714, broadcast in 1973. There are 91 pages in this document.
Date: 1973
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA program lists and promo scripts, 1980-1982

Description: Lists of programs, with brief content notes, for programs broadcast from November 14, 1980 through the end of 1982, with a small set of scripts for promotional announcements about upcoming programs. Program numbers are not regularly stated from the beginning until April of 1981. This document has 80 pages.
Date: unknown
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA playlists, 1975

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 7319 through 7669, broadcast in 1975. There are 81 pages in this document.
Date: 1975
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA playlists, 1976

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 7673 through 8033, broadcast in 1976. There are 92 pages in this document.
Date: 1976
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA playlists, November-December 1971

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 6150 through 6209, broadcast in November and December of 1971. There are 25 pages in this document.
Date: 1971
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA playlists, 1974

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 6951 through 7306, broadcast in 1974. There are 109 pages in this document.
Date: 1974
Creator: Conover, Willis

Music USA playlists, 1977

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 8038 through 8128, broadcast in 1977, along with a list of broadcast dates for programs from June through December of that year. There are 24 pages in this document.
Date: 1977
Creator: Conover, Willis