Ben Rader-Russ David Music Collection

The library of Ben Rader, a popular dance and theatre orchestra director in St. Louis from the 1920s to the 1950s, was donated to Lovejoy Library by its purchaser, Russ David, in 1968. The collection, which has its own card index, contains about 15,000 standard orchestral scores and playing parts of popular and semi-classical music, including 3000 arrangements for cinema orchestra.

Rader Concert Orchestra Music Index (alphabetical by title)




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Updated by Muhammad Tak
October 2003