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    Dallapiccola / Dwight collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The bulk of the collection contains Dallapiccola's correspondence with Peggie Dwight, including over 300 letters (written mostly in French) and various postcards and telegrams. In addition, there are over 200 articles and programs relating to Dallapiccola's career, mostly collected during those years. The collection also includes a few of Dallapiccola's holograph music manuscripts, most notably his opera Ulysses, as well as short excerpts or ...

    • Contributor: Dallapiccola, Luigi
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1951
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    George S. Kaufman and Anne Kaufman Schneider papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The papers consist of materials related to Kaufman's life and career and to productions of his plays in the four decades following his death, which were managed by Schneider. A small portion of these latter materials pertain to actress Eva Le Gallienne, a friend of Schneider, and to producer Irene Mayer Selznick, for whom Schneider's husband Irving worked. Correspondence largely falls into two categories: ...

    • Contributor: Kaufman, George S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1892
  • Robert Di Domenica collection, 1948-1998

    American composer, flutist and music educator. Music manuscripts and printed music by the composer, performance programs, materials relating to his teaching career, a small amount of correspondence, biographical material, writings, photographs and six paintings by the composer.

    • Contributor: DI Domenica, Robert - DI Domenica, Leona - Bender, Ellen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1900
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    Sidney Robertson Cowell collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection consists of Sidney Robertson Cowell's personal papers that document her life and work. It includes correspondence with family, friends and colleagues, inlcuding husband Henry Cowell, Ansel Adams, Ernst Bacon, Suzanne Bloch, Bertrand Bronson, Frank Brown, John Cage, Adrian Dornbush, Sam Eskin, Warde Ford, Grete Franke, Alfred Frankenstein, Lou Harrison, H. Wiley Hitchcock, Maud Karpeles, John Kirkpatrick, William Lichtenwanger, John Lomax, Dorothy Maynor, ...

    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1901
  • Daniel Nagrin collection, circa 1920-2006

    Daniel Nagrin (1917-2008) was an American dancer, choreographer, teacher, and writer. The collection contains materials relating to his life and career, and includes holograph and published scores, choreographic and dance technique notes, photographs, correspondence, marketing and fundraising materials, clippings, programs, teaching and administrative materials, production elements, articles by Nagrin and others, drafts of his books, business papers, and personal and biographical files. In addition, ...

    • Contributor: Nagrin, Daniel - Tamiris, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1920
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    Vernon Duke collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection is in two series, Music and Non-music. The former includes his stage, vocal, and instrumental music, sketchbooks, lyric sheets, and music not by Duke, including the holograph of Signature for the High-low concerts by Aaron Copland. The latter consists of: correspondence with, among others, George Balanchine, Martin Charnin, Peter De Vries, Howard Dietz, Dean Dixon, Neshui Ertegun, Ira Gershwin, Bernard Hermann, George ...

    • Contributor: Duke, Vernon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1918
  • USIA Artistic Ambassador Program musical commissions, 1973-1988

    This collection consists of works commissioned by the United States Information Agency and other materials related to the organization's Artistic Ambassador Program. It includes holograph music manuscripts, sketches, performance reviews, biographical materials, and administrative documents.

    • Contributor: United States Information Agency. Artistic Ambassador Program - Bacon, Ernst - Dello Joio, Norman - Finney, Ross Lee - Foss, Lukas - Gould, Morton - Hoiby, Lee - Lees, Benjamin - Mayer, William - Muczynski, Robert - Perle, George - Rochberg, George - Siegmeister, Elie - Smit, Leo - Robilette, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1973
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    Harold Bauer collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains correspondence with musicians, including Ernest Bloch, Nadia Boulanger, Pablo Casals, Gabriel Fauré, Percy Grainger, Jascha Heifetz, Josef Hofmann, Gustav Holst, Vincent d'Indy, Fritz Kreisler, Charles Martin Loeffler, Pierre Monteux, Moritz Moszkowski, Vladimir de Pachmann, Ignace Jan Paderewski, Isidore Philipp, Henry Prunières, Carl Ruggles, Carlos Salzedo, Gustave Schirmer, Leopold Stokowski, and Efrem Zimbalist. The music includes several holograph transcriptions and editions prepared ...

    • Contributor: Bauer, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1880
  • George Antheil correspondence to Stanley Hart, 1919-1931

    George Antheil was a composer, pianist, author, and inventor. He first gained fame and notoriety in the 1920s for his mechanistic compositions. This collection chiefly consists of letters from George Antheil to friend and writer Stanley Hart. The letters chronicle Antheil's personal and professional exploits during his 1920s European tour.

    • Contributor: Antheil, George - Hart, Stanley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1919
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    Inter-American Music Festival Foundation papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    This collection contains concert programs, publicity materials, clippings, and correspondence from the nearly 25-year history of the Inter-American Music Festival Foundation. Harold Boxer, chief of the Music Branch of Voice of America, Guillermo Espinosa, chief of the Music Division of the Organization of American States, and Harold Spivake, chief of the Music Division of the Library of Congress were responsible for incorporating the foundation ...

    • Contributor: Inter American Music Festival Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1961
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    Rudolf Kolisch collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains thirty-one items, principally 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. The correspondence consists of postcards and letters, chiefly from Webern to Kolisch, that discuss compositional progress ...

    • Contributor: Kolisch, Rudolf
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1921
  • Harold Bauer collection, 1880-1951

    The material in the Harold Bauer collection consists of correspondence with musicians such as Ernest Bloch, Nadia Boulanger, Pablo Casals, Gabriel Fauré, Percy Grainger, Jascha Heifetz, Josef Hofmann, Gustav Holst, Vincent d'Indy, Fritz Kreisler, Charles Martin Loeffler, Pierre Monteux, Moritz Moszkowski, Vladimir de Pachmann, Ignace Jan Paderewski, Isidore Philipp, Henry Prunières, Carl Ruggles, Carlos Salzedo, Gustave Schirmer, Leopold Stokowski, and Efrem Zimbalist; music which ...

    • Contributor: Bauer, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1880
  • Franziska Boas collection, 1920-1988

    Correspondence, labanotation scores and other choreographic notes, business records, playbills, production material, writings by Franz Boas, artwork, and other papers chiefly documenting the life and career of pioneering dancer and teacher Franziska Boas.

    • Contributor: Boas, Franziska
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1920
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    Dexter Gordon collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains materials documenting Dexter Gordon's life and work. The Biographical series includes Gordon's unfinished autobiography entitled "The saga of Society Red," which Gordon began in 1983. The Music series contains works composed by Gordon and by others and includes scores, lead sheets, parts, and fragments of pieces. It contains manuscripts, holograph manuscripts, printed items, and photocopies. Many of the items are annotated. ...

    • Contributor: Gordon, Dexter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1940
  • Adolph Bolm collection, 1895-1982

    Adolph Bolm was a dancer, choreographer and dance teacher. This collection, which documents his career both in Russia and the United States, contains photographs, correspondence, programs, pamphlets, articles, business papers, writings, artwork, and music scores.

    • Contributor: Bolm, Adolf
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1841
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    Mildred Spiegel Zucker collection of Leonard Bernstein correspondence and related materials, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection includes postcards, letters, telegrams and cards that Bernstein sent his childhood friend, Mildred Spiegel, later Mildred Spiegel Zucker. The correspondence dates from Bernstein's 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. He discusses his family, friends, teachers and mentors, as well as his feelings ...

    • Contributor: Zucker, Mildred Spiegel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1936
  • 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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  • Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Pietro Mechetti, [1815]

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 20 cm.) | In ink. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 581. (Citation/Reference). Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1815

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  • Pola Nirenska collection, 1910-1992

    Correspondence, choreographic notes, music manuscripts, poetry, personal papers, biographical materials, including interviews, articles, reviews, and newspaper clippings, programs, publicity materials, such as flyers and posters, scrapbooks, art work, including costume designs, photographic material, memorabilia, books, and other papers relating chiefly to Nirenska's career as a dancer, choreographer, and educator in the United States. The bulk of the collection consists of photographic material. Choreographic notes ...

    • Contributor: Nirenska, Pola
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1910
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    Belle Brown collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains correspondence with performers and pedagogues, including Artôt, Lucca, Frieda Hempel, Arnold Rosé, and Anton Rubinstein; and with Hans Bronsart von Schellendorf who hired Brown to sing at the Weimar Court Theatre. In addition, there are photographs and prints of Brown, and composers, performers, musicians, and other influential figures in European musical society around the turn of the century. The collection also ...

    • Contributor: Brown, Belle
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1865
  • George and Ira Gershwin collection, 1895-2008

    Composer George Gershwin (1898-1937) and his lyricist brother Ira (1896-1983) wrote some of the most significant American popular songs of the first half of the twentieth century. Working with novelist and poet DuBose Heyward, they created the great American opera Porgy and Bess. Additionally, George Gershwin composed several singularly American concert works, including An American in Paris and Rhapsody In Blue, and both brothers ...

    • Contributor: Gershwin, George - Gershwin, Ira - Bennett, Robert Russell - Daly, William - Depackh, Maurice - Heyward, Dubose - Kaufman, George S. (George Simon) - Ryskind, Morrie - Saddler, Frank - Sirmay, Albert - Spialek, Hans - Swift, Kay
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1895
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    Federal Theatre Project collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, play and radio scripts, reports, research studies, manuals, publications, bulletins, forms, lists, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, charts, costume and set designs, blue-prints, posters, addressograph plates, photographs, negatives, slides, playbills, and other records documenting the activities of the Federal Theatre Project and its impact on all aspects of the theater.

    • Contributor: Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1932
  • Modern Music archives, 1909-1983

    The League of Composers was founded in New York in 1923 to promote American composers and introduce audiences to the best in new music through high quality performances. Its quarterly journal, Modern Music, was published from 1924 to 1946, and edited by Minna Lederman Daniel. It is one of the most distinguished collections of criticism and scholarship concerning early twentieth-century musical arts. The archives ...

    • Contributor: League of Composers (U.S.) - Lederman, Minna - Berg, Alban - Brecht, Bertolt - Breton, André - Caruso, Enrico - Copland, Aaron - Cowell, Henry - Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Denby, Edwin - Heinsich, Richard - Kirstein, Lincoln - Picasso, Pablo - Piston, Walter - Rosenfeld, Paul - Shapero, Harold - Smirnoff, Boris - Thomson, Virgil
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1909
  • 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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    Pola Nirenska collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, choreographic notes, music manuscripts, poetry, biographical materials including interviews, articles, reviews, and newspaper clippings, programs, publicity materials such as flyers and posters, scrapbooks, art work, photographic material, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Nirenska's career as a dancer, choreographer, and educator in the United States. The bulk of the collection consists of photographic material. Choreographic notes include those for The Four Horsemen ...

    • Contributor: Nirenska, Pola
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1910