Women composers -- United States -- History -- Sources
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
This series contains full arrangements of songs by Eleanor Fell. Materials include handwritten and photocopied manuscripts. These arrangements differ from her other repertoire, with both hands fully developed, dynamics, and pedals. They look very similar to drafts of Fell's published works. Based on the paper used, the dates are approximately 1980-2013.
This series includes the correspondence and works of Robert Maxwell, a harpist, client of Eleanor's publishing company, and friend. Materials include published works by Maxwell, a tape recording of his composition and the manuscript. Dated 1948-2001.
This series include harp exercises that were created by Eleanor Fell. Materials include pedal drills, a left hand workout, and chord progressions. These materials are in the form of handwritten manuscript, photocopied manuscript, and computer generated, but all unpublished. The chord progressions are printed on the back of an advertisement flyer for Eleanor as a wedding harpist. Dates are approximately 1980-2013.
This series contains of Eleanor Fell's repertoire that wasn't arranged into one of her set lists. Materials include manuscript arrangements of classical, popular, ethnic, seasonal, and event related pieces. There is a combination of hand written and photocopied manuscripts, as well as photocopies and prints of sheet music. The arrangements include a treble clef with the melody and chords. Dates are approximately 1980-2013.
This series contains materials associated with Vanderbilt Music Company. This is the publishing company started by Eleanor Fell. Materials include correspondence, publishing agreements, published works, and Fell's drafts of her published works. Most of the materials include Eleanor or are regarding her work. Other people mentioned are: Reinhardt Elster, Jack Nebergall, Vince Scuderi, Jen Elliott, Cheryl Swack, and Jerry Lesniak. Dates are approximately 1985-2000.
Collection includes materials that resulted from Eleanor Fell's career as a profesisonal harpist. Materials are in the form of handwritten manuscripts, photocopied manuscripts, sheet music, photocopied sheet music, published works, a tape and CD's. There are correspondence between Eleanor and other harpists regarding Vanderbilt Music Company - her music publishing company. Also, there are a few pieces of music from members of Eleanor's family. Dates range from 1936-2011.
This series contains music related material from members of Eleanor's family. Irving Fell was her father, and Arthur (Art) Fell was her brother. Materials include a manuscript photocopy of a song Irving wrote, a CD of Dixie Doctors: Music Heals and sheet music sent from Art to Eleanor. Art Fell is the pianist on the CD. Dates are approximately 1900-2003.
Handwritten music scores and accompanying words. Many of the lyrics were written by Jessie Beatrice Chadsey. The songs are entitled: "Waiting for You" and "Birdling." The dates of composition are uncertain.