David Braham Music


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Collection Overview

Title: David Braham Music, 1881-1887Add to your cart.

ID: 12/9/97

Primary Creator: Braham, David (1881-1887)

Extent: 0.5 cubic feet

Arrangement: Alphabetical by title.

Subjects: Music - United States

Formats/Genres: Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of published scores for the medleys and overtures to six Harrigan plays arranged alphabetically by title.

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Music - United States

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Accruals: 1950

Access Restrictions: None.

Acquisition Method: The papers were donated to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ca.1950s.

Other Note: Pages

Box and Folder Listing

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[Series 1: Music],

Series 1: MusicAdd to your cart.
Piano scores (P) and parts (PS) are arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Medley Overture to "Dan`s Tribulations," (P) ca. 1884Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Overture to "Investigations", (PS, P), ca. 1884Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Overture to "The Major" (P) ca. 1881Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Medley to "McSorley`s Inflation" (P), ca. 1883Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Medley Overture to "Pete" (PS, P), ca. 1887Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Medley Overture to "Squatter Sovereignty" (PS, P), ca. 1881Add to your cart.

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