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  • Letter from Johannes Brahms, addressee unknown, 11 August 1896?

    • Contributor: Brahms, Johannes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1896-00-00
  • Catalog Record

    Gertrude Clarke Whittall Collection/Mendelssohn Collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The Mendelssohn Collection is a subset of the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection, which includes not only the five Stradavari instruments given to the Library by Mrs. Whittall, but also a rich ...

    • Contributor: Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1811
  • 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
  • Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Nicholas Zmeskall von Domanowitz, [1805]

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 14 x 23 cm.) | In ink. Date previously cited as: 1799, Library of Congress. Autograph musical scores and autograph letters in the Whittall Foundation Collection, 1951. In ...

    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1805
  • 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, [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 ...

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

    • Contributor: Schumann, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1843
  • Otto Klemperer Archive, 1792-1988

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Nikolai Lopatnikoff Collection, 1916-1979

    Russian-born composer Nikolai Lopatnikoff (1903-1976) studied in Germany and began his career there before fleeing Europe in 1939. He first settled in New York before joining the faculty of the Carnegie Institute ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Karl van Beethoven, [1825] Aug. 31

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 | In ink. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 1419. (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
  • [Autograph letter to the Chevalier Josef de Varena]

    Correspondence. manuscript | [3] p. ; 23 cm. | In ink. Title from: Library of Congress. Autograph musical scores and autograph letters in the Whittall Foundation Collection, 1951. In the Gertrude Clarke ...

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

    • Contributor: Kolisch, Rudolf
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Louis Ferdinand to Captain von Schweder, n.d.

    • Contributor: Schweder, Captain Von - Louis Ferdinand [Friedrich Christian Ludwig], Prince of Prussia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Johannes Brahms to Ferdinand Vetter, 1896

    • Contributor: Vetter, Ferdinand - Brahms, Johannes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1896-00-00
  • Catalog Record

    Erich Wolfgang Korngold collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957), a child prodigy, left Europe and moved to Hollywood in the 1930s, where he became one of the first renowned composers of concert music to begin writing ...

    • Contributor: Korngold, Erich Wolfgang
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1905
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Johannes Brahms to a copyist, n.d.

    • Contributor: Brahms, Johannes
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Inquiry Form - Performing Arts - Ask a Librarian (Library of Congress)

    Ask a librarian: An online reference service from the Library of Congress that allows researchers to submit reference questions to Library of Congress reading rooms and receive expert research assistance (within 5 ...

    • Contributor: Mendel, Edward - Weger, August - Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix - Moss, George H. - Lewis, Robert Hall - Macdowell, Edward - Luboff, Norman - Page, Ruth - Huber, William - Zemlinsky, Alexander
    • Original Format: Web Pages - Photos, Prints, Drawings - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Notated Music
  • Dayton C. Miller Collection

    The Miller Collection contains nearly 1,700 flutes and other wind instruments, statuary, iconography, books, music, trade catalogs, tutors, patents, and other materials mostly related to the flute. It includes both Western and ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material