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David Earl Holt | Music Library

By Cynthia Beard and Maristella Feustle

Collection Overview

Title: David Earl HoltAdd to your cart.
ID: 06/033
Primary Creator: Holt, David Earl (1928-2009)
Extent: 6.0 Boxes
Subjects: Big bands, Popular music.

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of six boxes of original compositions, arrangements, correspondence, photographs from Holt's career as a trombonist, and assorted sound recordings and media files.

Biographical Note

Composer and performer David Earl Holt toured with the big bands of Tommy Dorsey, Gene Krupa, Sonny Dunham, Dean Hudson, Tony Pastor, and Victor Lombardo in the 1940s before eventually becoming the director of the Austin Public Libraries.  After his retirement, Holt began composing wind band music, and he resumed playing the trombone. 

A complete obituary may be found via Legacy.com.

Subject/Index Terms

Administrative Information

Repository: Music Library
Access Restrictions: Access to this collection is provided only by special arrangement. Please contact the Music Library for more information.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Music Library. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: Collection is housed in remote storage. Advance notice for use is required. Please contact the Music Library for further information.

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 2Add to your cart.
 
Folder 1: A Beauty TreatmentAdd to your cart.
Score and parts.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composer: Marilyn Rucker
Folder 2: Brown BettyAdd to your cart.
Manuscript parts and photocopies.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composer: Elliot Lawrence
Folder 3: Brown BettyAdd to your cart.
Score and parts.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composer: Elliot Lawrence
Folder 4: CrazyAdd to your cart.
Score and parts.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composer: Willie Nelson
Folder 5: A Foggy DayAdd to your cart.
Manuscript score and parts.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: George and Ira Gershwin
Folder 6: A Foggy DayAdd to your cart.
Score and parts.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: George and Ira Gershwin
Folder 7: How About You?Add to your cart.
Score, 2 copies.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Burton Lane, Ralph Freed
Folder 8: I Can't Get StartedAdd to your cart.
Score and parts, second copy of score.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Ira Gershwin, Vernon Duke
Folder 9: I'll Be Seeing YouAdd to your cart.
Score and parts, 2 sets.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal
Folder 10: I'll Be Seeing YouAdd to your cart.
Additional score and parts.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal
Folder 11: I'm Beginning to See the LightAdd to your cart.
Score and parts.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Duke Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges, Harry James
Folder 12: I'll Never Smile AgainAdd to your cart.
Score and parts, 2 sets.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composer: Ruth Lowe
Folder 13: I'll Never Smile AgainAdd to your cart.
2 additional scores, 1 set of parts.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composer: Ruth Lowe
Folder 14: I Remember YouAdd to your cart.
Score and parts.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Victor Schertzinger, Johnny Mercer
Folder 15: Little Suede ShoesAdd to your cart.
Parts.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composer: Charlie Parker
Folder 16: Long Ago and Far AwayAdd to your cart.
Score, 5 copies.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Jerome Kern, Ira Gershwin
Folder 17: Love on a Greyhound BusAdd to your cart.
Voice part only.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Ralph Blane, Kay Thompson, George Stoll
Folder 18: Medley of "I'lls"Add to your cart.
Parts. Includes  "I'll Never Smile Again," "I'll Remember April," "I'll Be Seeing You."
Folder 19: Medley (The Party's Over, I'll See You in My Dreams)Add to your cart.
Score and parts, 2 sets.
Folder 20: Midnight SunAdd to your cart.
Parts.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Lionel Hampton, Sonny Burke, Johnny Mercer
Folder 21: My Dragon's DyingAdd to your cart.
Score and parts.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composer: Marilyn Rucker
Folder 22: The Nearness of YouAdd to your cart.
Score and parts.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Hoagy Carmichael, Ned Washington
Folder 23: O Come, All Ye FaithfulAdd to your cart.
Score and parts, 2 sets.
Folder 24: On the Sunny Side of the StreetAdd to your cart.
Voice-piano part only.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields
Folder 25: Orange Colored SkyAdd to your cart.
Score.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Milton DeLugg, Willie Stein
Folder 26: Our Love Is Here To StayAdd to your cart.
Manuscript score.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: George and Ira Gershwin
Folder 27: Pick Yourself UpAdd to your cart.
Score and parts.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields
Folder 28: Someone To Watch Over MeAdd to your cart.
Score and parts, 2 sets.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: George and Ira Gershwin
Folder 29: StardustAdd to your cart.
Score.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish
Folder 30: Sweet LorraineAdd to your cart.
Score, 2 copies.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Cliff Burwell, Mitchell Parish
Folder 31: Sweet LorraineAdd to your cart.
Score, 3 additional copies.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Cliff Burwell, Mitchell Parish
Folder 32: Sweet LorraineAdd to your cart.
Parts, unorganized extra pages.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Cliff Burwell, Mitchell Parish
Folder 33: Teach Me TonightAdd to your cart.
Score and parts.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Gene De Paul, Sammy Cahn
Folder 34: Trombone quartet arrangementsAdd to your cart.
Scores and parts.
Folder 35: UnforgettableAdd to your cart.
Score and parts.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composer: Irving Gordon
Folder 36: The Very Thought of YouAdd to your cart.
Score and parts, 2 sets.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composer: Ray Noble
Folder 37: Waltz Across TexasAdd to your cart.
Score and parts, 2 sets.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composer: Ernest Tubb
Folder 38: We'll Be Together AgainAdd to your cart.
Manuscript score and parts.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Carl T. Fischer, Frankie Laine
Folder 39: We Three KingsAdd to your cart.
Parts.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composer: Rev. John Henry Hopkins
Folder 40: When You're SmilingAdd to your cart.
Score.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Larry Shay,  Mark Fisher, Joe Goodwin
Folder 41: You'd Be So Nice to Come Home ToAdd to your cart.
Score, parts, additional copy of score.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composer: Cole Porter
Folder 42: You Took Advantage of MeAdd to your cart.
Score.
Biographical / Historical Note: Composers: Richard Rodges, Lorenz Hart

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