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Collection Descriptions

Name

Silent Film Music Collection
Silent film music consists of cue sheets for specific films, piano and organ sheet music, incidental mood and atmosphere music, and full scores written for a particular silent film.

Location

Mus Sp Coll.

Description

Collection contains music used by organist, pianist, or small orchestras in theaters during silent film showings. Includes cue sheets for specific films, piano and organ sheet music, incidental mood and atmosphere music, and full scores. Collection contains music from two Colorado organists, Claire H. Hamack and Adele V. Sullivan and others.

Status

Collection organized. Collection guide available.

Arrangement

Organized by donor and then alphabetically by title.

Size

3 linear feet.

Access

Open.

Provenance

Donated by various performers, including Claire H. Hamack and Adele V. Sullivan.
Online Guide pdf document (106 kb)

 

For information on this and other collections, contact the AMRC office:
Thomas.Riis@colorado.edu or Laurie.Sampsel@colorado.edu.