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    • Contributor: Mendel, Edward - Weger, August - Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix - Moss, George H. - Lewis, Robert Hall - Macdowell, Edward - Luboff, Norman - Page, Ruth - Huber, William - Zemlinsky, Alexander
    • Date: 1847
  • 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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  • 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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  • Letter to W. von Zuccalmaglio by Mendelssohn with three lines notes written to [Frl. Wieck] and signed by R. Schumann, 1839 Dec. 4

    An autograph letter of Mendelssohn to Zuccalmaglio (researcher, poet, musician, and critic) with Robert Schumann. 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: Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1839

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  • Robert Schumann autograph letter to Pauline, 1849 April 22

    An autograph letter of Robert Schumann, written to Pauline, sister-in-law, the widow of Carl Schumann. 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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  • Moldenhauer archives at the Library of Congress, circa 1000-circa 1990

    The archives consist primarily of music (both manuscript and printed), correspondence, photographs, sound recordings, books, newspaper clippings, printed programs, drawings, and engravings. They span years from the Middle Ages to the present, and include documents of composers, musicians, and literary figures, among others. The music in the collection includes holograph scores or sketches, both published and unpublished, as well as a number of copyists' ...

    • Contributor: Moldenhauer, Hans - Weger, August - Schumann, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Photos, Prints, Drawings - Notated Music
  • 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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  • Carl Maria von Weber autograph letter to A. M. Schlesinger, 1814 Nov. 22

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 22 x 20 cm.) | In ink. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. In German. Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Weber, Carl Maria Von - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1814

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    Clara Schumann autograph letter to Helene Schöne, Catalog Record Only

    The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. Pianist. An autograph letter of Clara Schumann, written to Helene Schöne, wife of Richard Schöne and daughter of the Leipzig publisher, Hermann Härtel. Purchased at auction; Stargardt, Berlin; 2008. 1 item.

    • Contributor: Schumann, Clara
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1883
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    Clara Schumann autograph letter to Helene Schöne, Catalog Record Only

    The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. Pianist. An autograph letter of Clara Schumann, written to Helene Schöne, wife of Richard Schöne and daughter of the Leipzig publisher, Hermann Härtel. Purchased at auction; Stargardt, Berlin; 2008. 1 item.

    • Contributor: Schumann, Clara
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1877
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    Otto Klemperer correspondence, Catalog Record Only

    The materials are in English and German. The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. Conductor and composer. Otto Klemperer (b. May 14, 1885 in Breslau, Germany; d. July 6, 1973 in Zurich) is known particularly for conducting orchestral music by Beethoven, Bruckner, Mozart, and Mahler, and contemporary music and operas, during the ...

    • Contributor: Klemperer, Otto
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1917
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    Clara Schumann envelope, Catalog Record Only

    The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. An envelope with an address in the hand of Clara Schumann on the front piece. Laid in folder: Portrait of Clara Schumann on postcard. Purchased at auction; Sotheby's; Dec. 2005. 2 items.

    • Contributor: Schumann, Clara
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Alban Berg autograph letter to Erich Kleiber, Catalog Record Only

    The material described in this catalog record was formerly located in the Music Division Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, Library of Congress. German composer. An autograph letter of Alban Berg, written to Erich Kleiber. 1 item.

    • Contributor: Berg, Alban
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1932
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    Clara Schumann autograph letter to Helene Schöne, Catalog Record Only

    The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. Pianist. An autograph letter of Clara Schumann, written to Helene Schöne, wife of Richard Schöne and daughter of the Leipzig publisher, Hermann Härtel. Purchased at auction; Stargardt, Berlin; 2008. 1 item.

    • Contributor: Schumann, Clara
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1877
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    Johannes Brahms autograph postcard to Fritz Simrock, Catalog Record Only

    The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. Composer. An autograph postcard, initialed, of Johannes Brahms, written to Fritz Simrock. Purchase, Catalog 38 (Autumn 2000); Lisa Cox Music, Devon, England; 2000. 1 item.

    • Contributor: Brahms, Johannes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1889
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    Clara Schumann autograph letter to Helene Schöne, Catalog Record Only

    The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. Pianist. An autograph letter of Clara Schumann, written to Helene Schöne, wife of Richard Schöne and daughter of the Leipzig publisher, Hermann Härtel. Purchased at auction; Stargardt, Berlin; 2008. 1 item.

    • Contributor: Schumann, Clara
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1891
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    Clara Schumann autograph letter to Helene Schöne, Catalog Record Only

    The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. Pianist. An autograph letter of Clara Schumann, written to Helene Schöne, wife of Richard Schöne and daughter of the Leipzig publisher, Hermann Härtel. Purchased at auction; Stargardt, Berlin; 2008. 1 item.

    • Contributor: Schumann, Clara
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1876
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    Clara Schumann autograph letter to Helene Schöne, Catalog Record Only

    The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. Pianist. An autograph letter of Clara Schumann, written to Helene Schöne, wife of Richard Schöne and daughter of the Leipzig publisher, Hermann Härtel. Purchased at auction; Stargardt, Berlin; 2008. 1 item.

    • Contributor: Schumann, Clara
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1877
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    Johannes Brahms autograph letter to Edward Speyer, Catalog Record Only

    The material described in this catalog record was formerly located in the Music Division Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, Library of Congress. Composer. An autograph letter of Johannes Brahms, written to Edward Speyer. Purchased at auction; Stargardt, Berlin; 22 Mar. 2006. 1 item.

    • Contributor: Brahms, Johannes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1889
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    Clara Schumann autograph letter to Helene Schöne, Catalog Record Only

    The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. Pianist. An autograph letter of Clara Schumann, written to Helene Schöne, wife of Richard Schöne and daughter of the Leipzig publisher, Hermann Härtel. Purchased at auction; Stargardt, Berlin; 2008. 1 item.

    • Contributor: Schumann, Clara
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1875
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    Clara Schumann autograph letter to Helene Schöne, Catalog Record Only

    The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. Pianist. An autograph letter of Clara Schumann, written to Helene Schöne, wife of Richard Schöne and daughter of the Leipzig publisher, Hermann Härtel. Purchased at auction; Stargardt, Berlin; 2008. 1 item.

    • Contributor: Schumann, Clara
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1878
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    Clara Schumann autograph letter to Lady MacFarren, Catalog Record Only

    The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. Pianist. An autograph letter of Clara Schumann, written to Natalia Macfarren. Purchased at auction; Sotheby's; Dec. 2005. 1 item.

    • Contributor: Schumann, Clara
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1887
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    Bernhard Stavenhagen souvenir card, Catalog Record Only

    The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. German composer and pianist. A souvenir card of Bernhard Stavenhagen. Includes musical incipit in the hand of Bernhard Stavenhagen, of Tasso, an orchestral work by Franz Liszt. Bequest; Jay S. Harrison; 1975. 1 item.

    • Contributor: Stavenhagen, Bernhard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1905
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    Clara Schumann autograph letter to Helene Schöne, Catalog Record Only

    The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Music Division, Library of Congress. Pianist. An autograph letter of Clara Schumann, written to Helene Schöne, wife of Richard Schöne and daughter of the Leipzig publisher, Hermann Härtel. Purchased at auction; Stargardt, Berlin; 2008. 1 item.

    • Contributor: Schumann, Clara
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1893