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Organ (Musical instrument)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Douglas Earl Bush papers

Identifier: MSS 9477
Scope and Contents Collection of the professional papers of Douglas Earl Bush, a professor of music and organ scholar at Brigham Young University. Contains research documents, such as articles, indexes, correspondence, conference materials, and notes on organ builders, organ music composers, and other organ scholars. Includes correspondence with organ builders about building new organs at Brigham Young University. Also includes research materials collected by Douglas Bush during his travels to study organs in...
Dates: 1911-2012; Majority of material found within 1963-2012

David H. Sargent composition of "Intuitions" for organ, 1993

 File — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 8294 Series 3 Sub-Series Sub- 3 File 21

David H. Sargent composition of "Three Moments for Organ", 1971 July

 File — Box 2: Series 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8294 Series 3 Sub-Series Sub- 3 File 43
Scope and Contents

Commissioned by John Burkett at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illnois

Dates: 1971 July

David H. Sargent composition of "Transformations" for organ, approximately 1970-2010

 File — Box 2: Series 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8294 Series 3 Sub-Series Sub- 3 File 45
Scope and Contents

Dedicated to Dr. Merrill K. Bradshaw.

Dates: approximately 1970-2010

Douglas Earl Bush conference papers, 1986-2006

Identifier: MSS 9477 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Business cards and informational pamphlets about organ building companies collected by Douglas Bush when he attended a conference of the International Society of Organ Builders in China in 2006. Also contains detailed notes he took on the various events and speeches given at the conference. Also contains conference materials and notes from the Westfield Center in 1986 and an organ conference in Tempe, Arizona in 1991.

Dates: 1986-2006

Douglas Earl Bush general research, 1911-1970

Identifier: MSS 9477 Series 4 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents

Included is some of Douglas Bush's research on the history of music and theater in the Elsass region, and articles on organ specifications and sound technology. The date range is 1911 to 1970.

Dates: 1911-1970

Douglas Earl Bush papers on modern-day organ builders, 1980-2004

Identifier: MSS 9477 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contained are informational materials and pamphlets about various organ building companies and persons, as well as Douglas Bush's correspondence with some of them regarding price estimates for new organs to be potentially built at Brigham Young University. The dates of the materials and correspondences span from 1980 to 2004.

Dates: 1980-2004

Douglas Earl Bush papers on organs visited and played, 1963-2012

Identifier: MSS 9477 Series 1
Scope and Contents Douglas Bush traveled to various parts of the world, primarily North America and Western/Central Europe to both view, research, and play organs. Includes notes Douglas Bush created about organ specifications, photographs of organs and churches, as well as research documents he collected on his travels to research organs in North America and Western/Central Europe. Documents include informational pamphlets, booklets, and postcards. Bush also attended several performances and recitals, the...
Dates: 1963-2012

Douglas Earl Bush research materials, 1911-2006

Identifier: MSS 9477 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains Douglas Bush's collection of photocopies of articles and other research documents, with some handwritten notes and annotations on composers Max Reger, Johann Sebastian Bach, organ scholar Herman Fischer, and organ makers such as Arp Schnitger, the Silbermann Family, and Arnolt Schlick. There is also general research about music in the European region and general research about the technical aspects of the organ by Dr. Lottermoser and Jenkner. Dr. Bush also attended programs and...
Dates: 1911-2006