Finding Aid for David Braham Music, 1881-1887 | The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music
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Primary Creator: Braham, David (1881-1887)
Extent: 0.5 cubic feet
Arrangement: Alphabetical by title.
Subjects: Music - United States
Consists of published scores for the medleys and overtures to six Harrigan plays arranged alphabetically by title.
David Braham (1834-1905), English composer, arranger and conductor born in London is best known for partnering with playwright Edward Harrigan and setting a number of his plays to music. Braham also composed about 200 songs for voice and piano. In 1876 he was appointed permanent orchestra leader for New York City's Theatre Comique in New York. He died on April 11, 1905.
Access Restrictions: None.
Acquisition Method: The papers were donated to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ca.1950s.
Other Note: Pages
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[Series 1: Music],
- Series 1: Music
- Piano scores (P) and parts (PS) are arranged alphabetically by title.
- Box 1
- Folder 1: Medley Overture to "Dan`s Tribulations," (P) ca. 1884
- Folder 2: Overture to "Investigations", (PS, P), ca. 1884
- Folder 3: Overture to "The Major" (P) ca. 1881
- Folder 4: Medley to "McSorley`s Inflation" (P), ca. 1883
- Folder 5: Medley Overture to "Pete" (PS, P), ca. 1887
- Folder 6: Medley Overture to "Squatter Sovereignty" (PS, P), ca. 1881