Band Music from the Civil War Era


Music Division

Jon Newsom (Chief of the Music Division) provided subject expertise and administrative support for Band Music from the Civil War Era. The Web site is largely based on Mr. Newsom's research project that resulted in the article "The American Brass Band Movement" (Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress 36, no. 2 [Spring 1997]) and the LP sound recording Our Musical Past: A Concert for Brass Band, Voice, and Piano (Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1976, OMP 101-102).

Music Division Instrument Collection

Robert Sheldon (Curator of Musical Instruments) participated in the recording of the LP Our Musical Past. Mr. Sheldon provided subject expertise during the production of this online collection.

National Digital Library Program Music Team

Morgan Cundiff (Senior Digital Conversion Specialist) served as project leader and was responsible for project planning, Web site structure, bibliographic data conversion, and digitizing and editing audio files.

David Arbury (Digital Conversion Specialist) was responsible for scanning production and quality review, derivative image creation, file-system management, and photograph research. In addition, Mr. Arbury created all of the full-score, modern editions using Finale music notation software.

Sue Manus (Digital Conversion Specialist) assisted with framework text, copyright issues, and publicity.

National Digital Library Program

Glenn Ricci and Melissa Front of the Web design team were responsible for site design and creation including all HTML encoding and graphic design.

Melissa Smith Levine (Legal Advisor) managed legal issues and copyright issues.

Jurretta Jordan Heckscher and Emily Lind Baker of the editorial team served as editors for all Web site text.

Tamara Swora (Digital Conversion Projects Coordinator) provided project management support, including management of the scanning contract, and served as consultant on issues related to microfilm and digital imaging.

Information Technology Services

David Woodward (Programmer Analyst) provided programming support.

Dominic Sergi assisted with the scanning of items for the collection.

Prints and Photographs Division

Mary Ison (Head, Reference Section) and Phil Michel (Digital Conversion Specialist) assisted with photographic research and with construction of the Photo Gallery.

Special Materials Cataloging Division

David Sommerfield (Cataloger) assisted with the cataloging of items in the collection.

Automated Planning and Liaison Office

Ardie Bausenbach (Senior Automation Planning Specialist) provided bibliographic systems support.

Band Music from the Civil War Era