The Mel Powell papers, 1942-1991 (inclusive).

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Powell, Mel. The Mel Powell papers, 1942-1991 (inclusive).

The Mel Powell papers, 1942-1991 (inclusive).

The Mel Powell Papers contain sketches, manuscript scores, and published editions of Powell's musical compositions, including orchestral works, chamber music, keyboard pieces, choral music, songs, and electronic music. Powell's correspondence includes letters to and from performers, composers, publishers, musical organizations, and educational institutions. Powell's life and work are further documented by: programs; newspaper and magazine clippings; articles and addresses written by Powell; photographs; and recordings.

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