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Renzo Viola papers

Title
Renzo Viola papers, 1915-1991.
Author
Viola, Renzo, 1889-1976.
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Box 1, folder 1 - 50Moving imageSupervised useAvailableJPB 92-60 Box 1, folder 1 - 50Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Box 2, folder 51 - 85Moving imageSupervised useAvailableJPB 92-60 Box 2, folder 51 - 85Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Box 3, Folder 86 - 96 (+)Moving imageSupervised useAvailableJPB 92-60 Box 3, Folder 86 - 96 (+)Performing Arts Research Collections - Music

Details

Description
1 linear ft.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Musical scores.
  • Biographies.
  • Brochures.
  • Clippings.
  • Programs.
Source (note)
  • Joy, Violet
Biography (note)
  • Renzo Viola, born Lorenzo Viola in Sicily in 1889, was a piano teacher and composer in New York City and in Lindenhurst, Long Island. He composed music for the silent movie, The Trifling Woman ; invented an educational toy piano named Alice in Musicland ; founded the Long Island Harmony Band and the L.I. Drum Corps ; and wrote songs for the Rotary Club.
Language (note)
  • Chiefly in English ; several items in Italian.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Preliminary finding aid in the repository.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
JPB 92-60
Author
Viola, Renzo, 1889-1976.
Title
Renzo Viola papers, 1915-1991.
Summary
Manuscript scores of Renzo Viola's compositions (including more than 25 songs for which he wrote both words and music, and more than 35 piano pieces), arrangements, sketches, and exercises ; 2 published scores ; brochures, clippings, biographical sketch by Viola V. Joy.
Biography
Renzo Viola, born Lorenzo Viola in Sicily in 1889, was a piano teacher and composer in New York City and in Lindenhurst, Long Island. He composed music for the silent movie, The Trifling Woman ; invented an educational toy piano named Alice in Musicland ; founded the Long Island Harmony Band and the L.I. Drum Corps ; and wrote songs for the Rotary Club.
Language
Chiefly in English ; several items in Italian.
Indexes
Preliminary finding aid in the repository.
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Occupation
Composers.
Pianists.
Research Call Number
JPB 92-60
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