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Dance Orchestra Collection

Consisting of close to 300 titles, this collection of dance orchestra music parts likely reflects what might have been heard on KDKA radio in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania before live orchestras were replaced with recorded music. Established in 1920, KDKA describes itself as the first commercial radio station in the United States.

Titles published in Pittsburgh and/or composed by a known Pittsburgh composer are marked with an asterisk (*).

For access to the collection, please contact the Music Department by phone at 412-622-3105 or by e-mail at

Dance Orchestra Music by Composer

Dance Orchestra Music by Title