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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on music for theatrical productions consisting of musical numbers integrated into a dramatic framework. Works on musical productions, often small in scale and primarily of the 20th century, that combine elements of music, drama, and sometimes dance in unconventional ways that result in works distinct from traditional forms are entered under Music theater. Works on the broad area of music in the theater, including opera, musical comedy, pantomime, revues, etc., and works about more than one such type are entered under Musical theater. Works on music for theatrical productions from around the end of the 18th century that feature a series of songs, dances, and other entertainments without any unifying dramatic element are entered under Revues.

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Jean Slater Edson Papers

Identifier: MSS.0009
Scope and Contents The Jean Slater Edson papers span 3 boxes that contain her original music manuscripts, programs or news clippings that she was featured in, correspondence regarding her personal life and music, a vinyl of her original music, and other miscellaneous items that pertain to her. The dated materials span 1929 to 1984. Although the majority of her compositions are undated, most of her dated works were created during her time as a teacher at Mary Washington College. Additionally, most...
Dates: 1929-1984