Lloyd, Norman (1909-1980)
Scope:
The Norman Lloyd collection includes manuscripts, printed material, correspondence, and other materials.

Collected manuscripts include drafts of Lloyd’s published works; scores for movies; scores for independent compositions; as well as articles, speeches, and book reviews by Lloyd.

Published works, and the scores for music within those books, include Golden Encyclopedia of Music (1968); Fireside Book of American Songs (1952); Songs of the Gilded Age (1960); Golden Song Book (1955); Fireside Book of Love Songs (1954); Creative Keyboard Musicianship (1974); Favorite Christmas Carols (1957); Songs We Sing from Rogers and Hammerstein; American Heritage Songbook (1969).

The collection includes various drafts of Lloyd’s scores written for film, including "Swedes in America" (1943); "Garden Wise" (1953); "Mike Makes His Mark" (1955); "Watershed Wildfire" (1957); "Yugoslavia" (1962); "The Ancient Egyptian" (1963); and "Argentine Primer" (n.d.).

Scores for Lloyd’s compositions include "Panorama," choreographed by Martha Graham (1935); "Nocturne for Voices" (1952); "Sonata for Piano" (1958); "Winter Landscape" (1960); and more.

Articles include "The Aesthetics of Contemporary Music" (1932); and "The Value of Improvization in Learning the Language of Music" (1959), among others. Assorted speeches include "The Importance of Yes," an Oberlin Chapel Sermon (1964); and "The Piano Teacher and the Composer," delivered at the New York Piano Teachers Congress (1960).

Drafts of book reviews by Lloyd regard Jazz Improvisation-Tonal and Rhythmic Principles by John Mehegan (n.d.); Structural Hearing by Felix Salzer (n.d.); and The Wind Band, Its Literature and Technique by Richard Franko Goldman (1962).

The collection’s printed materials include articles by Norman and Ruth Lloyd such as "Accompaniment for Dance Technique" (1938); "Music in General Education" (1952); and "Teaching of 'Music Theory'" (1947). Printed book reviews regard Heirs and Rebels by Ralph Vaughan Williams and Gustav Holst (1960); Music as an Art by Herbert Weinstock; and The Wonderful World of Music by Benjamin Britten and Imogen Holst (1959). Printed materials also include reviews of Lloyd’s books, articles mentioning Lloyd, course catalogs, and lecture programs, all dating from 1935 to 1972.   

Correspondence within the collection dates from 1957 to 1974. Letters regard the works of Norman and Ruth. Persons include Richard Franco Goldman, president of the Peabody Institute; Chauncey Belknap, lawyer; Elliot W. Galkin, conductor; Theodore Hesburgh, president of University of Notre Dame; Paul Hume, music editor of the Washington Post; and additional general correspondence.

Other materials within the collection include resumes of Norman Lloyd, Ruth Lloyd, and Norman Lloyd and Martha Hill; two photographs of the Lloyds; and an autographed picture of dancer Betty Ocksner.
Notable Figures
1. Lloyd, Norman, 1909-1980
Associated Subjects
1. Music Collections Subject Guide
2. Musicians--United States
3. Conductors (Music) -- United States
4. Music -- United States
5. Music – Instruction and study
6. Music