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    Lauro Ayestarán collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection consists primarily of art and popular music scores and holographs written by Uruguayan composers, with a comprehensive sample of the best composers in each group. In addition, there is a representative number of works written by European composers who settled in Montevideo during the 19th century, mainly from Spain and Italy. Included are photographs of the holographic items, as well as portraits ...

    • Contributor: Ayestarán, Lauro
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1830
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    Nicolas Slonimsky collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collection contains materials collected by Slonimsky throughout his lifetime that document his life and work as musicologist, composer, conductor, lecturer and author. Included are personal biographical materials; Slonimsky's writings (drafts, typescripts, reprints, etc.) of newspaper, periodical, journal, and magazine articles, record liner notes, radio broadcasts, and talks, published and unpublished; music composed by Slonimsky, manuscript and printed; concert programs; correspondence, among many others, with ...

    • Contributor: Slonimsky, Nicolas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1873
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    Halsey Stevens papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains music manuscripts, writings, research materials, programs, correspondence, and other materials related to Stevens' projects. Only the music materials are available online at this time. These materials consist of scores, parts, and sketches for works composed from about 1920 to 1987 and include instrumental works for keyboard, chamber ensemble, and full orchestra, as well as vocal and choral works and arrangements for ...

    • Contributor: Stevens, Halsey
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1920
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    Gilbert Miller papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The papers consist of theater production materials related to Miller's life and career that provide insights into his work as a manager, producer, and advocate for the theater. They include correspondence, photographs, contracts, scripts, speeches, scenic floor plans, scenic and costume renderings, clippings, programs, and other materials that convey Miller's theatrical influences, personal connections, and professional accomplishments.

    • Contributor: Miller, Gilbert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1916
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    Mary Virginia Foreman Le Garrec collection of Artur Schnabel materials, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection includes holograph manuscript and published music scores by Schnabel as well as published scores by other composers, some of which contain annotations and performance indications in the hands of Schnabel, Le Garrec, and others. The collection also contains Schnabel's and Le Garrec's correspondence with music figures such as Clifford Curzon, Rudolf Firkušný, Pierre Fournier, René Liebowitz, Leopold Mannes, and Dmitri Mitropoulos. In ...

    • Contributor: Le Garrec, Mary Virginia Foreman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1893
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    Luther Henderson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains music manuscripts, subject files, correspondence, business and financial papers, photographs, writings, posters, biographical materials, realia, and other materials relating to Luther Henderson's career. The Music series consists of Henderson's holograph manuscript or computer-generated scores and sketches, manuscript scores in the hands of other composers, lead sheets, parts, and source materials used for arrangements. Most are extensively annotated and are often accompanied ...

    • Contributor: Henderson, Luther
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1930
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    Boris Koutzen collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains printed and photocopied manuscript music scores, negative photostats and microfilm of holograph music, correspondence, clippings, periodicals, articles, notebooks, programs, photographs, manuscript and typewritten journals, printed biographical sketches, bound and unbound scrapbooks, and a printed catalog of Koutzen's compositions. Much of the material in the subject file series is concerned with Koutzen's works The fatal oath and You never know. Notable correspondents ...

    • Contributor: Koutzen, Boris
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1889
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    Charles Mingus collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The Charles Mingus Collection includes music (manuscript and printed of Mingus and others), writings by and about Mingus by Mingus and others, business papers, printed matter (such as articles and clippings, books and pamphlets, organizations and affiliations, programs, and promotional material), iconography (photographs of Mingus, his family, and colleagues such as Eric Dolphy, Dannie Richmond, Max Roach, Oscar Pettiford, and Miles Davis, artwork, and ...

    • Contributor: Mingus, Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1939
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    Henryk Szeryng collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The bulk of the collection is comprised of music manuscripts and printed scores. Much of the printed music contains annotations by Szeryng, and the manuscripts include a number of Szeryng's own compositions. The collection also contains arrangements and revisions of both standard and little-known works, including Paganini's Violin concerto, no. 3, which Szeryng himself rediscovered. In addition, there are manuscripts of composers whose works ...

    • Contributor: Szeryng, Henryk
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1933
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    Harriet Winslow collection of Nadia Boulanger materials, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection consists of photographs, concert programs, and clippings related to the influential French composer, conductor, and teacher. All photographs are inscribed with notes or short greetings that identify the depicted individuals and places. Most portray Boulanger alone or with others, in her apartment, at the Conservatoire américain de Fontainebleau, or while traveling. The majority of the programs are from the Conservatoire américain de ...

    • Contributor: Winslow, Harriet
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1956
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    George and Böske Antheil papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    This collection contains materials related to the professional and personal activities of composer George Antheil and his wife, Elizabeth (Böske) Antheil. Holograph and copyist manuscripts and printed scores in the collection span Antheil's career as a composer. Some manuscript reproductions contain annotations in Antheil's hand. Notable works include Ballet mécanique, Capital of the world, The happy journey, The wish, and Helen retires. The writings ...

    • Contributor: Antheil, George
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1875
  • 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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    National Flute Association, Inc. archives, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The National Flute Association, Inc. archives primarily comprises the correspondence and working papers of elected officers and other volunteers serving the association, some business papers of the executive offices, manuscript and printed music, donations to the organization from individual members, and publications by the association. The Arÿ van Leeuwen collection was given by the association in 2002. Spanning the years 1898-1957, this collection includes ...

    • Contributor: National Flute Association (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1898
  • Susannah Armstrong Coleman collection, 1912-1953

    Susannah Armstrong Coleman (1897-1985) was an American pianist, composer and teacher. The Susannah Armstrong Coleman Collection consists of music manuscripts, organizational publications, correspondence, programs, photographs, biographical notes, clippings, and miscellaneous items.

    • Contributor: Coleman, Susannah Armstrong
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1912
  • Geraldine Farrar collection, 1895-1943

    Geraldine Farrar was an American opera singer and film actress. The collection consists of Farrar's personal papers relating to her life and career, including correspondence, scrapbooks and clippings, photographs and music materials containing sketches, autograph manuscripts, and printed music composed or edited by Farrar. In addition, the collection contains biographical materials, Farrar's writings, contracts, radio scripts, concert programs, awards and other miscellaneous items.

    • Contributor: Farrar, Geraldine
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1895
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    Elinor Remick Warren papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains materials relating to Warren's life and career. The Music series chiefly contains manuscript and printed scores, parts, and sketches for works by Warren, as well as printed scores by other composers with annotations in Warren's hand. The manuscripts and printed editions of Warren's works represent a nearly complete archive of her compositions. Warren often arranged her works for several different voices ...

    • Contributor: Warren, Elinor Remick
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1872
  • 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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  • [Autograph letter to Karl Amenda]

    Correspondence. manuscript | [1] leaf ; 22 cm. | In ink. Title from: Library of Congress. Autograph musical scores and autograph letters in the Whittall Foundation Collection, 1951. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 36. (Citation/Reference). Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1799

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    Carmen McRae collection of musical arrangements and other materials, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection chielfy consists of manuscript scores, parts, lead sheets, and annotated sheet music for approximately 800 songs. Notable arrangers whose works are found in this collection include Francy Boland, Ralph Burns, Benny Carter, John Clayton, Gene DiNovi, Bill Holman, Jimmy Jones, Thad Jones, Fred Katz, Johnny Keating, Arif Mardin, Peter Matz, Oliver Nelson, Nat Pierce, Shorty Rogers, Don Sebesky, Norman Simmons, and Ernie ...

    • Contributor: McRae, Carmen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1931
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    Artur Schnabel collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection chiefly consists of music manuscript scores of Schnabel's compositions. The manuscripts are all, with the exception of a single copyist's score, in Schnabel's hand, and represent his compositional essays in a variety of genres, from solo song (voice and piano) to symphonic works. The collection also contains an early published edition of Ludwig van Beethoven's sonatas for solo piano, containing copious annotations ...

    • Contributor: Schnabel, Artur
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1899
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    Anita O'Day papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection primarily consists of manuscript scores, lead sheets, parts, and annotated sheet music for arrangements of popular songs and jazz standards performed by O'Day throughout her career. Many prominent arrangers are represented, including Buddy Bregman, Joe Castro, Russell Garcia, Bill Holman, Quincy Jones, Norman "Tiny" Kahn, Billy May, Roger Neumann, and Marty Paich. In addition, the collection contains scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, clippings, honors ...

    • Contributor: O'Day, Anita
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1937
  • Mildred Spiegel Zucker collection of Leonard Bernstein correspondence and related materials, 1936-1991

    Music teacher Mildred Spiegel Zucker was a childhood friend of Leonard Bernstein's, with whom she maintained a lifelong friendship. The collection mostly consists of correspondence that Bernstein sent to Zucker dating from his time as a counselor at Camp Onata, as a student at the Curtis Institute of Music, and during the beginning of his career in New York.

    • Contributor: Zucker, Mildred Spiegel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1936
  • Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Tobias Haslinger, [1824]

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 22 x 26 cm., folded to 22 x 13 cm.) | In ink. Title from: Library of Congress. Autograph musical scores and autograph letters in the Whittall Foundation Collection, 1951. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 1342. (Citation/Reference). Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1824

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  • The Serge Koussevitzky archive

    The finding aid describes the collection of correspondence, personal and business papers, photographs, and other materials which document some of the most significant aspects of twentieth-century music. Through his work as a conductor and publisher, and his efforts to commission new musical works, Koussevitzky maintained deep ties with many of the finest composers and musicians of the day. These figures are represented in their ...

    • Contributor: Music Division, Library of Congress - Koussevitzky, Serge
    • Original Format: Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2005
  • Herman Langinger music publishing files, 1889-1972

    Herman Langinger was a music engraver, printer, and editor for New Music Society of California and other influential music publishers. The collection contains pre-publication and published music materials, including annotated manuscript and holograph scores and proof copies, as well as correspondence with composers and publishing associates. It also includes a comprehensive run of published editions from New Music and various editions from other publishers ...

    • Contributor: Langinger, Herman - Cage, John - Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario - Chávez, Carlos - Cowell, Henry - Ives, Charles - Ruggles, Carl - Schoenberg, Arnold - Toch, Ernst - Varèse, Edgard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1889