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  • David Diamond Collection

    This collection documents the creative life of the American composer David Diamond (1915-2006). It contains manuscripts for nearly all of Diamond's compositions, an enormous amount of correspondence to important musical and literary persons, and daybooks and other autobiographical materials. collection | 210 ft. | 170 boxes | Several thousand manuscript sketches, scores, parts and published versions of Diamond's compositions; 10 shipping boxes of correspondence ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco Papers, 1822-1998

    Prolific Italian composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968) wrote music in virtually every genre. He began composing as a child and studied composition under Ildebrando Pizzetti. Castelnuovo-Tedesco's 1932 meeting with guitarist Andrés Segovia would inspire him to write what would become dozens of compositions for that instrument. In 1939, the composer fled fascist Italy and ended up in Hollywood where he landed a contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Edith Woodcock Collection of Galuppi Materials

    In addition to being one of the central figures in the operatic world of the mid-eighteenth century, Baldassare Galuppi was an important composer of popular keyboard works. This collection, the fruits of research by Dr. Edith Woodcock, includes reproductions of many of these pieces found principally in libraries and archives in Europe. In addition to her cataloging notes and index cards (many of which ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Gerry Mulligan Collection, circa 1940-1994

    A collection of sketches, short and full scores and instrumental parts belonging to saxophonist, composer, arranger, band leader, and all around jazz legend Gerry Mulligan. The collection is of particular interest for the multiple versions of well-known Mulligan compositions. collection | 80 ft. | 160 boxes | Sketches, short and full scores and instrumental parts. (Contents). Sound and video recordings transferred to the Motion ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jacobo Ficher Collection

    Russian composer Jacobo Ficher (1896-1978) became significantly associated with Argentine music of the twentieth century after moving to South America in 1923. In addition to composing, he developed a brilliant career as an orchestra conductor, prominent teacher, and violinist. The Jacobo Ficher Collection comprises practically all of the composer's works, mainly holograph manuscript scores, in all major categories of composition including opera and ballet. ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Harry Rosenthal Collection

    A significant collection of correspondence of composer and pianist Franz Liszt, including holograph music manuscripts and related biographical material. A detailed list of correspondence and holograph music manuscripts and first editions contained in this collection as well as other Liszt-related collections in the Music Division appears in the publication The Music Manuscripts, First Editions, and Correspondence of Franz Liszt (1811-1886) in the Collections of ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Lorenzo Da Ponte to Fortunato Stella, 29 March 1832

    • Contributor: Fortunato Stella - Rosenthal, Albi - Da Ponte, Lorenzo
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1832-00-00
  • Italian captured documents collection, 1925-1945

    Unrelated materials captured by American forces during World War II.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1925
  • Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco papers, 1822-1998

    This collection consists of materials related to the professional and personal activities of composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. It contains holograph music manuscripts, printed scores, libretti, writings, correspondence, business files, photographs, programs, clippings, and other items that document the life of this influential composer.

    • Contributor: Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1822