• Letter from Johannes Brahms, addressee unknown, 18 June 1882

    • Contributor: Bach, Johann Sebastian - Joachim, Amalie - Riedel, (Carl?,) - Hanslik, (Eduard?,) - Bülow, Hans Von - Brahms, Johannes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1882-00-00
  • Letter from Johann Philipp Kirnberger to Johann Nikolaus Forkel, 4 September 1779

    • Contributor: Forkel, Johann Nikolas - Reichardt (Johann Friedrich?,) - Kirnberger [Kernberg], Johann Philipp
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1779-00-00
  • Rudolf Kolisch collection, 1921-1943

    Rudolf Kolisch was a Viennese-American violinist and string quartet player. The collection contains thirty-one items, principally holograph manuscript correspondence, that provide insight into the professional relationship between Kolisch and composers Arnold Schoenberg, Alban Berg, and Anton Webern. Included among these are two Berg manuscripts that present analysis and musical examples from his Lyric suite and String quartet, op. 3.

    • Contributor: Kolisch, Rudolf
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Alban Berg/Willi Reich collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Bulk processing Spring 2006. Austrian composer Alban Berg was born Feb. 9, 1885, in Vienna and died Dec. 24, 1935, also in Vienna. Willi Reich (1898-1980) was Berg's composition student and biographer. Originally compiled by Berg's student and biographer, Willi Reich, this collection includes manuscripts and printed music, many with performance markings, and approximately 300 pieces of correspondence between Berg and Reich that date ...

    • Contributor: Berg, Alban
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1912
  • Letter from Ferrucio Busoni to Rudolph Ganz, 16 July 1900

    • Contributor: Ganz, Rudolph - Busoni, Ferruccio
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1900-00-00
  • Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Count Franz von Brunswick, [1811] June 18

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 23 cm.) | In ink. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 313. (Citation/Reference). Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1811

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  • Letter from Johannes Brahms to Philipp Spitta, January 1874

    • Contributor: Spitta, [Julius August] Philipp - Nottebohm, (Martin) Gustav - Bach, Johann Sebastian - Brahms, Johannes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1874-00-00
  • Lilli Lehmann Collection

    German soprano Lilli Lehmann was noted for her Wagnerian roles at Bayreuth and the Met, where she made her American debut as Carmen in 1885 and sang Isolde at the American premiere of Tristan the following year. Lehmann was admired for her dramatic presence, fine voice, and for her versatility. Her repertory encompassed 170 operatic roles and 600 Lieder. One of her students was ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert Schumann autograph letter to Levÿ, 1849 May 5

    An autograph letter of Robert Schumann, written to Levÿ, French horn virtuoso, a brother of Eduard Constantin Lewy. Correspondence. print | 1 item. | The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. Composer. Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Schumann, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1849

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  • Robert Schumann autograph letter to Whistling, 1843 Aug. 15

    An autograph letter of Robert Schumann, written to Friedrich Whistling, book/music publisher. Correspondence. print | 1 item. | The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. In the John Davis Batchelder Collection of the Music Division, Library of Congress. Composer. Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Schumann, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1843

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  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold Collection

    Composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957), a remarkable child prodigy, gained considerable fame at age 13 with the premiere of a ballet-pantomime in 1910. He went on to write chamber music, songs, operas and other dramatic works, and works for orchestra before leaving Europe in the 1930s. He then settled in Hollywood, where he became one of the first renowned composers of concert music to ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Leonard Bernstein Collection, 1900-1990

    The Leonard Bernstein Collection is as exceptional a collection as its namesake would suggest. Bernstein, arguably the most prominent figure in American music in the 20th century, made his impact as a conductor, composer of theater and classical music, and as an educator through his books, conducting students at Tanglewood, and, especially, his various televised lecture series that helped define the potentials of that ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Carl Maria von Weber to Simrock, 12 September 1819

    • Contributor: Simrock - Meysel, Anton - Weber, Carl Maria Von
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1819-00-00
  • Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Count Franz von Brunswick, 1806 [i.e. 1807] May 11

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 23 cm.) | In ink. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 143. (Citation/Reference). Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1807

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    Leopold Godowsky collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Leopold Godowsky, American pianist and composer of Polish birth, was born in Soshly, near Vilnius, Feb. 13 1870 and died in New York, Nov, 21, 1938. He was one of the great piano virtuosos at the turn of the century, who wrote works of such technical difficulty that they have been mastered by few pianists. He was also a great teacher and a prolific ...

    • Contributor: Godowsky, Leopold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1890
  • Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Count Franz von Brunswick, 1814 Feb. 13

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 25 x 42 cm., folded to 25 x 21 cm.) | In ink. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 462. (Citation/Reference). Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1814

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  • Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Amalie Sebald, 1811 Aug. 8

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 12 x 19 cm.) | In ink. The final "1" in the date overwritten in ink with "2" in unknown hand. Along bottom edge: Inscription in Sebald's hand, in ink. Date previously cited as: 1812 Aug. 8. Alternate title and previous date from: Library of Congress. Autograph musical scores and autograph letters in the Whittall Foundation Collection, 1951. In the ...

    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Sebald, Amalie - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1811

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  • Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Breitkopf und Härtel, [1812 July 18]

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 14 x 21 cm., folded to 14 x 14 cm.) | In ink. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 377. (Citation/Reference). Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1812

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  • Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Karl van Beethoven, [1825]

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 14 x 25 cm.) | In pencil. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 1447. (Citation/Reference). Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1825

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  • Ludwig Zenk music manuscripts, 1930-1947

    This collection principally consists of holograph music manuscripts, sketches, and printed scores by Austrian composer Ludwig Zenk.

    • Contributor: Zenk, Ludwig
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Robert Schumann autograph letter to Whistling, 1846 June 23

    An autograph letter of Robert Schumann, written to Friedrich Whistling, book/music publisher. Correspondence. manuscript | 1 item. | The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Schumann, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1846

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  • Artistic Testament of Richard Strauss

    • Contributor: Strauss, Richard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Diary entries of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 24 May 1780

    • Contributor: Mozart, Maria Anna "Nannerl - Fibiger - Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1780-00-00
  • Hugo Leichtentritt papers, 1888-1972

    Hugo Leichtentritt was a German musicologist, music critic, and composer. The collection contains his original music manuscripts, correspondence, clippings, programs, scrapbooks, articles and drafts of his writings on music history, criticism, and theory.

    • Contributor: Leichtentritt, Hugo
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Joseph Joachim to Hermann Levi, 16 August

    • Contributor: Levi, Hermann - Brahms, Johannes - Joachim, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material