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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]
1938-1999
Creator:
Davison, John (John H.)
Extent: 93 linear feet
John Davison was a prolific composer who taught music at Haverford College from 1959 until his death in 1999. Several of his compositions were performed and recorded by orchestras throughout the United States. Within this collection are drafts of almost all his 144 scores, as well as audio recordings of a couple dozen of his pieces. Thus any researcher interested in his work should start here. Also of note to alumni are the scores Davison saved from his students. (View full finding aid.)
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John Davison papers
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Davison, John (John H.)
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HC.Coll.839
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93 linear feet
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1938-1999
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John Davison was a prolific composer who taught music at Haverford College from 1959 until his death in 1999. Several of his compositions were performed and recorded by orchestras throughout the United States. Within this collection are drafts of almost all his 144 scores, as well as audio recordings of a couple dozen of his pieces. Thus any researcher interested in his work should start here. Also of note to alumni are the scores Davison saved from his students.
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