Mark A. Selivan Balalaika and Domra Society of New York Music, 1922-1970 | The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music
Series Number: 12/9/164
Volume: 3.25 cubic feet
Predominant Dates: 1938-1940; 1962
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Description: Consists of original manuscripts and published arrangements for balalaika orchestra (prima, secunda, alto, bass balalaika and prima, secunda, alto, and contra bass domra), Russian and American folk music anthologies, and a booklet of collected essays by Phillips Barry. Original arrangements are by Mark A. Selivan, Nicholas Kovac, Alexander Ivanoff, Walter Lachowski, Emil Grimshaw, Sergei Larionoff, Vladimir Nasonov, N. Fomin, F. Nieman, Y. Yungmann, Peter Mikhailoff, Samuel Firstman, and Walter J. Kasura. Of particular note are arrangements for original pieces by Vassily Andreyev.