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GACA Collection 304. Nelson, G. Adolph. Programs and Sheet Music of Percy Grainger, 1941-1943: Overview

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Nelson, G. Adolph.  Programs and Sheet Music of Percy Grainger, 1941-1943 GACA Collection 304.  1 Hollinger box.

ABSTRACT:
The G. Adolph Nelson collection consists of sheet music written by Percy Grainger and conducted by Nelson, along with Grainger’s adaptations of others’ works.  Grainger was a prominent composer who was instrumental in reviving interest in British folk music.  An essay on the use of a cappella choirs by Grainger is included.  Also, there are programs from performances of the Gustavus Choir during a tour showcasing some of Grainger’s works.

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