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Alice Parker Collection

Abstract

Title:
Alice Parker Collection
Author/Creator:
Parker, Alice
Collection number:
00-119-Parker
Size:
40.5 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1960-2002
Inclusive dates:
1960-2002
Collection Area:
Special Collections in Performing Arts
Repository:
Special Collections in Performing Arts, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742. Contact the curator: http://www.lib.umd.edu/scpa/contact
Abstract:

Alice Parker was an American composer, conductor, and teacher whose work includes more than 400 compositions including operas, cantatas, choral pieces, and songs cycles on American Indian texts as well as poetry. From 1949 to 1967 she worked as an arranger for Robert Shaw Chorale, arranging folk songs, hymns, and spirituals from around the world. In 1985, she founded Melodious Accord, Inc., a non-profit which presents choral concerts, hosts workshops, and provides training for composers, conductors, and song leaders. The Alice Parker Collection includes 290 original manuscripts, documents and related correspondence regarding workshops hosted by Melodious Accord, Inc., programs, and audio materials. The collection spans the years from 1960 to 2002.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

There are no restricted files in this collection.

Preferred citation:

Alice Parker Collection, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/25011
Status:

This collection is PROCESSED. The finding aid is currently unavailable online. Please contact the Curator of Special Collections in Performing Arts for more information.