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View Resource The Leonard Bernstein Collection

This American Memory Website from the Library of Congress (previewed in the August 28, 1998 Scout Report) features materials from the Library's massive collection of documents by and about the American composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein. The site offers 85 photographs, over 1,100 pieces of Bernstein's correspondence, and more than 250 scripts from the conductor's well-known Young People's...

https://www.loc.gov/collections/leonard-bernstein/about-this...
View Resource Leopold Stokowski: Making Music Matter

This Website from the University of Pennsylvania Library, while not brand new, certainly provides an excellent overview of the career and music of one of the 20th century's most noted conductors, Leopold Stokowski. Stokowski was particularly known both for his advocacy of contemporary classical music and for his abiding interest in the latest technological innovations in musical production and...

http://www.library.upenn.edu/exhibits/rbm/stokowski/
View Resource The Official Leonard Bernstein Site

Leonard Bernstein was one of America's foremost conductors and champions of classical music in the 20th century, along with composing such works as West Side Story, Candide, and his Mass. Developed and maintained by the Leonard Bernstein Society, this site contains a wealth of printed interviews, musical excerpts, and other ephemera that will be of great interest to those with a passion for...

https://leonardbernstein.com/
View Resource The Sousa Archives and Center For American Music

Based at the University of Illinois Library and University Archives, the Sousa Archives and Center For American Music brings together a host of ephemeral records and artifacts that "document America's local and national music history and its diverse cultures." The heart of the collection is, not surprisingly, a massive archive of John Philip Sousa's personal papers and documents. In the "Research...

https://www.library.illinois.edu/sousa/