Series A - Compositions and original creations

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Compositions and original creations


  • 1945-1997 (Creation)

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316 files of textual records

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Series contains original works with Phil Nimmons as main author. The series includes scripts for radio broadcasts as well as scores and parts for various ensembles.

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Files are arranged into six subseries primarily based on the contents of each file (Scores and parts; Scores without parts; Parts only; Scripts with or without scores and parts; Overtures for “Music for a Summer Day”; and, Uncertain or other composer or arranger). Files are listed in ascending numerical order by identifier within each subseries.

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