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  • Letter from Aaron Copland to his mother, August 1, 1921.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to his mother, August 1, 1921.

    Correspondence. autographed card, signed | [picture: Palais de Fontainebleau / Jardin Anglais -- Allée de Sully] This is a picture of my favorite walk, right outside the Palace.

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, January 28, 1978

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, January 28, 1978

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 2 pages. | excerpt: "Tomorrow is the live TV broadcast [of Fidelio]--I pray it will go well." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1978-01-28

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  • [ Ben Bolt.  March]

    [ Ben Bolt. March]

    manuscript sketch | Holograph sketch in ink and pencil. 1 pp. 34.5 x 26.5 cm. | Sketch score. Manuscript Sketch (Form).

    • Contributor: Sousa, John Philip
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, n.d.

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, n.d.

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 1 page. | excerpt: "...some of my enthusiasm is dampened by the lack of immediate prospects now." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
  • Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Theodor Körner, 1812 Apr. 21

    Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Theodor Körner, 1812...

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 23 cm.) | In ink. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 363. (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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  • Martha Graham

    Martha Graham

    clipping | 1 p., 6 x 5 in. | photo with long caption (Content). Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice). Clipping (Form).

    • Contributor: New York World
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1929-04-21
  • Mary was a Redbird

    Mary was a Redbird

    • Contributor: Truvillion, Henry - Truvillion, Ruby Lee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-05-18
  • Letter from Nijinska to Diaghilev, 1924

    Letter from Nijinska to Diaghilev, 1924

    Correspondence. manuscript | 2p., 8.5in. x 11in., Translation of letter: 1p., 8.5in. x 11in. | Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: Nijinska, Bronislava - Diaghilev, Serge
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, July 4, 1967

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, July 4, 1967

    Correspondence. telegram | 1 page. | excerpt: "Arrived tired safe happy call parents Shirley..." From: Correspondence Series Telegram (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen - Bernstein, Jennie - Bernstein, Sam - Bernstein, Shirley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1967-07-04
  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, April 21, 1966

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, April 21, 1966

    Correspondence. telegram | 1 page. | excerpt: "Arriving BOAC flight 505..." From: Correspondence Series Telegram (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1966-04-21
  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Verna Fine, August 20, 1951.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Verna Fine, August 20, 1951.

    Correspondence. autographed card, signed | Love Aaron

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, November 8, 1965

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, November 8, 1965

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 1 page. | excerpt: "Still, a rest, a relief, good air." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1965-11-08
  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, February 1, 1945

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, February 1, 1945

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 2 pages. | excerpt: "Rehearsals are fine, and I am tight, having just returned from a gay dinner party." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1945-02-01

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  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, March 6, 1943

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, March 6, 1943

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 1 page. | excerpt: "I did omit to get the Post (which criticized my wit, favorably, but made no mention of the performance)." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1943-03-06
  • Jascha Heifetz Collection, 1802-1987

    Jascha Heifetz Collection, 1802-1987

    Jashca Heifetz (1901-1987) was an American violinist of Russian birth. He made his debut with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra at age 11, and his American debut at Carnegie Hall at age 16 in 1917. A stellar international career followed, spanning six decades. The collection includes Heifetz's personal music library of original compositions, arrangements, and transcriptions (some of which are unpublished), and his annotated parts ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Verna Fine Gordon, June 1970.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Verna Fine Gordon, June 1970.

    Correspondence. autographed letter, signed | [Memo from Aaron Copland stationery] EverA----

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Serge Koussevitzky, December 16, 1940.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Serge Koussevitzky, December 16,...

    Correspondence. typescripted letter, signed | [Hotel Empire stationery] [signed:] Always devotedlyAaron

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Nadia Boulanger, November 17, 1942.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Nadia Boulanger, November 17, 1942.

    Correspondence. autographed letter, signed | Always affectionatelyAaron

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, June 5, 1961

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, June 5, 1961

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 1 page. | excerpt: "Here is that blasted summons." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1961-06-05
  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, June 1, 1964

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, June 1, 1964

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 2 pages. | excerpt: "For dear Helen, in remembrance and gratitude--" From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1964-06-01

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  • [ Letter from Donald Duncan to Aaron Copland, June 11, 1946]

    [ Letter from Donald Duncan to Aaron Copland, June 11, 1946]

    Correspondence. 1p., 8 1/2 in. x 11 in. | Reproduced with the permission of the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc. (Copyright Notice). Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice).

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Felicia & Jamie Bernstein to Helen Coates, January 9, 1960

    Letter from Felicia & Jamie Bernstein to Helen Coates, Januar...

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 2 pages. | excerpt: "...Lenny's back went out the night we arrived and he's been in great pain and discomfort ever since..." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen - Bernstein, Felicia - Bernstein, Jamie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1960-01-09

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  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, October 16, 1953

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, October 16, 1953

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 3 pages. | excerpt: "The concerts go well--though Prokofieff 5th 7 times is a bit thick...The MCA contract business sounds horrible...I worry about what you live on. Why don't you take your 15% now of the Rio money?" From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen - Prokofiev, Sergey - Music Corporation of America
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1953-10-16

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  • Bartók-Freund Collection

    Bartók-Freund Collection

    This is a small but important collection of source materials relating to the life and work of composer Béla Bartók (1881-1945) originally compiled by the Hungarian pianist, Etelka Freund, a close friend of the composer. Some of the musical scores located in this collection are proof copies of first editions of early works by Bartók, and contain his autograph annotations and corrections. These documents ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • "The  Ancient Music of the Church of Egypt," notes by Ernest Newlandsmith, undated, [ca. 1930s]

    "The Ancient Music of the Church of Egypt," notes by Ernest ...

    Correspondence. 9 1⁄4 x 8 1⁄4 in. ; 1 p. |

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, December 1964

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, December 1964

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 1 page. | excerpt: "With all the customary thanks and affection..." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1964-12-00
  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Serge Koussevitzky, September 27, 1947.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Serge Koussevitzky, September 27...

    Correspondence. typescripted letter, signed | [Instituto Brasil -- Estados Unidos (Rio de Janeiro) stationery] Always devotedly,[signed]Aaron

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Postcards from Roman Totenberg to his mother

    Postcards from Roman Totenberg to his mother

    Correspondence. 2p. | Postcard from Romant Totenberg to his mother, in 1934. (General).

    • Contributor: Totenberg, Roman
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Irving and Verna Fine, May 21, 1951.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Irving and Verna Fine, May 21, 1...

    Correspondence. autographed letter, signed | [American Academy in Rome stationery] Hastily -- but with love. Aaron

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Definite Charm in Graham's Art

    Definite Charm in Graham's Art

    Review. clipping | 2 p., 7 x 11 in. | Article with large photo (Content). Review of performance of February 23, 1936. (General). Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice). Clipping (Form).

    • Contributor: Springfield Union - McCausland, Elizabeth
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1936-03-01

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  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Louis Kaufman, December 8, 1943.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Louis Kaufman, December 8, 1943.

    Correspondence. typescripted letter, signed | [Hotel Empire stationery] Sincerely,[signed] Aaron C

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, June 12, 1947

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, June 12, 1947

    Correspondence. telegram | 1 page. | excerpt: "Paris Brussels wonderful successes...replacing Milstein tonight with Ravel..." From: Correspondence Series Telegram (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen - Milstein, Nathan - Ravel, Maurice
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1947-06-12
  • [Letter, 1872 to] Levi

    [Letter, 1872 to] Levi

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 item. | J.B. [Johannes Brahms]. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, signed. An autograph letter of Johannes Brahms, written to Hermann Levi, conductor. Published in: Johannes Brahms in Briefwechsel mit Hermann Levi, Friedrich Gernsheim, sowie den Familien Hecht und Fellinger. Berlin : Deutsche Brahmsgesellschaft, 1910. The material described in this catalog record is located in the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection in ...

    • Contributor: Brahms, Johannes - Levi, Hermann - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1872

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  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Shirley Bernstein, n.d.

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Shirley Bernstein, n.d.

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed/poem | 1 page. | excerpt: "Post - Breakfast" From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed/Poem (Form).

    • Contributor: Bernstein, Shirley
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Louis Kaufman, April 1, 1949.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Louis Kaufman, April 1, 1949.

    Correspondence. autographed letter, signed | [River Road stationery] GreetingsAaron

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, December 24, 1981

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, December 24, 1981

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 1 page. | excerpt: "Lo, another year you've been with me--making 37!" From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1981-12-24
  • Letter from O.H.E. Burmester to Ragheb Moftah, January 1, 1936

    Letter from O.H.E. Burmester to Ragheb Moftah, January 1, 1936

    Correspondence. 10 x 8 in. ; 1 p. |

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1936
  • Letter from Felicia Bernstein to Helen Coates, 1970

    Letter from Felicia Bernstein to Helen Coates, 1970

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 1 page. | excerpt: "From Hungary with love" From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen - Bernstein, Felicia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1970-00-00
  • [ Variations] [2]

    [ Variations] [2]

    Drawing. 1 drawing : pencil ; 16.5 (at longest point) x 10.25 in. | [Costume design for French Male in Variations] (Content). 1932 (Date).

    • Contributor: Annenkov, Georges
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, September 24, 1947

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, September 24,...

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 2 pages. | excerpt: "Couldn't find a single Amer. work mentioned in any of your preliminary announcements. It's a mistake." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1947-09-24

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  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, February 25, 1949

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, February 25, 1949

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 2 pages. | excerpt: "...the [Age of Anxiety] doesn't suffer: I've just hit page 100! Everything's finished up to the Scherzo, and I hope to have it, and most of the Finale, when I return on the 5th." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1949-02-25

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  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, April 1939

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, April 1939

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 2 pages. | excerpt: "...I learned that Quiet City had been cancelled. The Group wasn't satisfied. So my career in the theatre has been a flop--obviously." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1939-04-00

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  • Letter from Leonard & Felicia Bernstein to Helen Coates, August 24, 1959

    Letter from Leonard & Felicia Bernstein to Helen Coates, Augu...

    Correspondence. telegram | 1 page. | excerpt: "...cousin uncle both fine..." From: Correspondence Series Telegram (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen - Bernstein, Felicia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1959-08-24
  • Letter from Ernest Newlandsmith to Ragheb Moftah, Thursday, St. George's Day, [April 23, 1931?]

    Letter from Ernest Newlandsmith to Ragheb Moftah, Thursday, S...

    Correspondence. 9 1⁄4 x 6 3⁄4 in. ; 1 p. |

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1931-04-23
  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Nadia Boulanger, November 4, 1974.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Nadia Boulanger, November 4, 1974.

    Correspondence. autographed letter, signed | [1538 L. Washington Street stationery] P.S. Greetings to Annette!

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, May 27, 1951

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, May 27, 1951

    Correspondence. Typed letter, signed | 2 pages. | excerpt: "But only one scene remains unwritten [for Trouble in Tahiti]...You frightened the life out of me with your paragraph about Kouss' ill health...I cannot imagine how the story of my impending marriage got around, except by inference. In any case, it is not true." From: Correspondence Series Typed Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen - Koussevitzky, Serge
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1951-05-27

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  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, n.d.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, n.d.

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 1 page. | excerpt: "I still haven't gotten to the Berkshires." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
  • Monahan O Han

    Monahan O Han

    manuscript sketch | 5p., 32cm x 20.5cm | Handwritten lyric sketches. (General). Reproduced With Permission, SONY ATV HARMONY (Copyright Notice). Manuscript Sketch (Form).

    • Contributor: Fine, Sylvia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, October 7, 1945

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, October ...

    Correspondence. telegram | 1 page. | excerpt: "A most wonderful perform [sic] and a very moving speech..." From: Correspondence Series Telegram (Form).

    • Contributor: Koussevitzky, Serge
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1945-10-07
  • Letter from Aaron Copland to his family, April 1, 1922.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to his family, April 1, 1922.

    Correspondence. autographed letter, signed | [Hotel Lugano Pension Fleurie (Rome) stationery] Aaron

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, April 25, 1947

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, April 25...

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 2 pages. | excerpt: "If you ever wanted to be involved in a historical moment, this is it...Please don't be worried about me; the bombs fly, but the newspapers exaggerate." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Koussevitzky, Serge
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1947-04-25

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  • Whispers out of time

    Whispers out of time

    manuscript sketch | 1 leaf | Manuscript sketch of the diagram of the proportional design of the six movements of Whispers out of time for string orchestra by Roger Reynolds. Title supplied by composer. Cataloged from digital copy; original manuscript in possession of composer. Commissioned by the Amherst College Friends of Music. First performed 11 December 1988, Amherst College. Duration: 26 min., 30 sec. ...

    • Contributor: Reynolds, Roger - Amherst College. Friends of Music
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [ Letter from Frances C. Gewehr to Donald Duncan, May 6, 1946]

    [ Letter from Frances C. Gewehr to Donald Duncan, May 6, 1946]

    Correspondence. 1p., 8 1/2 in. x 10 in. |

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, January 29, 1948

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Serge Koussevitzky, January ...

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 2 pages. | excerpt: "The concerts have gone beautifully, with the exception of the two broadcasts...The Shapero symphony is a marvel." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Koussevitzky, Serge - Shapero, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1948-01-29

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  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Sam & Jennie Bernstein, September 24, 1948

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Sam & Jennie Bernstein, Sept...

    Correspondence. telegram | 1 page. | excerpt: "Safe in Telaviv letter follows love" From: Correspondence Series Telegram (Form).

    • Contributor: Bernstein, Sam - Bernstein, Jennie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1948-09-24
  • Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2601

    Disc sleeve for AFS Disc #2601

    • Contributor: Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-04-23

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  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, December 9, 1986

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, December 9, 1986

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 1 page. | excerpt: "43 is a magic number this year (1943 and 43 years since)--so the good lucky star will shine on you..." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1986-12-09
  • [ Letter from Erick Hawkins to Harold Spivacke, September 22, 1944]

    [ Letter from Erick Hawkins to Harold Spivacke, September 22,...

    Correspondence. 1p., 8 1/2 in. x 11 in. | Reproduced with permission of Katherine Duke (Copyright Notice).

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [Letter, undated to Levi]

    [Letter, undated to Levi]

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 item. | J. Br. [Johannes Brahms]. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, signed. An autograph letter of Johannes Brahms, written to Hermann Levi. Published in: Johannes Brahms in Briefwechsel mit Hermann Levi, Friedrich Gernsheim, sowie den Familien Hecht und Fellinger. Berlin : Deutsche Brahmsgesellschaft, 1910. The material described in this catalog record is located in the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection in ...

    • Contributor: Brahms, Johannes - Levi, Hermann - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1875

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  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, October 23, 1972

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, October 23, 1972

    Correspondence. telegram | 1 page. | excerpt: "Safe sound happy resting..." From: Correspondence Series Telegram (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1972-10-23
  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Carlos Chávez, December 16, 1933.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Carlos Chávez, December 16, 1933.

    Correspondence. photocopy of autographed letter, signed | My temporary address is 138 W. 58 St, but will probably not be good after Jan 15.

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Letter from Shirley Bernstein to Sam Bernstein, n.d.

    Letter from Shirley Bernstein to Sam Bernstein, n.d.

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 2 pages. | excerpt: "...when mama and I saw the article Sunday we cried all day. We have no explanation to make it is our fault it stinks." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Bernstein, Shirley - Bernstein, Sam
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books

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  • Letter from Aaron Copland to William Strickland, May 20, 1951.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to William Strickland, May 20, 1951.

    Correspondence. autographed letter, signed | [American Academy in Rome stationery] Aaron

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, November 14, 1951

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, November 14, 1951

    Correspondence. Typed letter, signed | 1 page. | excerpt: "I guess we had better say no to the Latin American tour...I know nothing about working with Lillian H., but I would of course love to." From: Correspondence Series Typed Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen - Hellman, Lillian
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1951-11-14
  • Jean Cocteau's libretto for Le Train Bleu, 1924

    Jean Cocteau's libretto for Le Train Bleu, 1924

    manuscript | Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: Cocteau, Jean
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [ Telegram from Sir Alexander B. King to Danny Kaye, July 21, 1949]

    [ Telegram from Sir Alexander B. King to Danny Kaye, July 21,...

    Correspondence. 1p., 15.5cm x 20.5cm | Regarding a trip to Glasgow. (General).

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Shirley Bernstein, n.d.

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Shirley Bernstein, n.d.

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 1 page. | excerpt: "I've just been to a party at Vernon Duke's where Zorina (my new passion) asked me to do the music for her new show 'Shadow Dance.'" From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Bernstein, Shirley - Duke, Vernon - Zorina, Vera
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Nadia Boulanger, May 22, 1939.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Nadia Boulanger, May 22, 1939.

    Correspondence. autographed letter, signed | [Hotel Empire stationery] DevotedlyAaron C

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, May 6, 1958

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, May 6, 1958

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 2 pages. | excerpt: "I think Columbia is on its way to democracy. The only problem is the altitude, which makes the concerts very difficult to do..." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1958-05-06

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  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, July 17, 1958

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, July 17, 1958

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 1 page. | excerpt: "The sailing is my big passion: and still very little energy for work." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1958-07-17
  • Letter from Sam Bernstein to Leonard Bernstein, July 27, 1959

    Letter from Sam Bernstein to Leonard Bernstein, July 27, 1959

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 2 pages. | excerpt: "My last and final decision was made last Sat. regarding my plan to go to Possin. [?] -- no to go -- I have canceled my reservation..." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Bernstein, Sam
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1959-07-27

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  • Vernon Duke Collection, 1918-1968

    Vernon Duke Collection, 1918-1968

    Vernon Duke, author, poet, translator, and business man, as well as composer, was born Vladimir Alexandrovitch Dukelsky on Oct. 10, 1903, in Minsk. He studied composition with Reinhold Glière and Marian Dombrovsky at the Kiev Conservatory. Upon fleeing the Revolution with his family, Dukelsky ended up in New York in 1921. There followed a string of musicals, principally in London and New York, from ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Philipp Pribyll, 1814 Dec

    Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Philipp Pribyll, 181...

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 19 cm.) | In ink. In the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection of the Library of Congress. Anderson, E., Letters of Beethoven, 508. (Citation/Reference). Composer. Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Beethoven, Ludwig Van - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1814

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  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Shirley Bernstein, April 18, 1950

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Shirley Bernstein, April 18,...

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 2 pages. | excerpt: "Hurok flew into Rome yesterday & we had a big meeting with Kouss...The tour is settled, & as usual, I get the sh-- end of the stick. Viva Kouss!" From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Bernstein, Shirley - Hurok, Sol - Koussevitzky, Serge
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1950-04-18

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  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Nicolas Slonimsky, May 11, 1926.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Nicolas Slonimsky, May 11, 1926.

    Correspondence. autographed letter, signed | YoursAaron Copland

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Letter from Helen Coates to Leonard Bernstein, August 25, 1987

    Letter from Helen Coates to Leonard Bernstein, August 25, 1987

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 2 pages. | excerpt: "I can never thank you enough for sharing the Pine Manor Award with me, and for the moving and beautiful tribute you paid me." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1987-08-25

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  • Letter from Helen Coates to Leonard Bernstein, n.d.

    Letter from Helen Coates to Leonard Bernstein, n.d.

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 2 pages. | excerpt: "You have made my life so beautiful,you have given me so much joy, both through your warm and loving self, and through your beautiful music." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books

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  • Little Bunch of Roses

    Little Bunch of Roses

    • Contributor: Longino, Grace
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-05-13
  • [ Letter from Harold Spivacke to Martha Graham, October 5, 1944]

    [ Letter from Harold Spivacke to Martha Graham, October 5, 1944]

    Correspondence. 1p., 8 1/2 in. x 10 in. | Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice).

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, March 3, 1945

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, March 3, 1945

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 3 pages. | excerpt: "...and even spending a long time with Rubinstein and Piatigorsky wasn't great compensation." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen - Rubenstein, Artur - Piatigorsky, Grischa
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1945-03-03

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  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Mary Lescaze, October 8, 1973.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Mary Lescaze, October 8, 1973.

    Correspondence. autographed card, signed | [image: Sultan Ahmet (Blue Mosque), Istanbul] P.S.: Our Ambassadors are being very attentive!

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, December 18, 1941

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, December 18, ...

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 1 page. | excerpt: "Congrats on the NEW STUDIO." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1941-12-18
  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, July 28, 1984

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, July 28, 1984

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 2 pages. | excerpt: "Here are forty sweet thoughts, one for every year you've been with me." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1984-07-28

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  • Alessandro Liberati Collection

    Alessandro Liberati Collection

    Alessandro Liberati (1847-1927) was a major figure in band music from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century. Although John Philip Sousa would later eclipse him in fame, he held Liberati in high regard. This collection, acquired in 1991, complements the Sousa Collection and the Francis Maria Scala Collection, also held by the Music Division. Materials include music (song and march manuscripts, sheet ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, April 18, 1986

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, April 18, 1986

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 1 page. | excerpt: "A Quiet Place has finally become a joy to perform, and how we've sweated for it!" From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1986-04-18
  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, December 1968

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, December 1968

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 1 page. | excerpt: "Life goes on, and costs go up, so this Xmas your well-earned bonus jumps up again. I've asked Gordon do do the same with your salary." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen - Freeman, Gordon
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1968-12-00
  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Mary Lescaze, April 25, 1967.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Mary Lescaze, April 25, 1967.

    Correspondence. autographed letter, signed | [Rock Hill stationery] As everAaron

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [Letter, 1872] Dec. 23, [to Levi ]

    [Letter, 1872] Dec. 23, [to Levi ]

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 item. | Joh. Br. [Johannes Brahms]. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, signed. An autograph letter of Johannes Brahms, written to Hermann Levi, conductor. Published in: Johannes Brahms in Briefwechsel mit Hermann Levi, Friedrich Gernsheim, sowie den Familien Hecht und Fellinger. Berlin : Deutsche Brahmsgesellschaft, 1910. The material described in this catalog record is located in the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection ...

    • Contributor: Brahms, Johannes - Levi, Hermann - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1872

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  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Louis Kaufman, November 12, 1945.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Louis Kaufman, November 12, 1945.

    Correspondence. typescripted program note | [program note enclosed in letter of Nov. 12, 1945.] In 1942 the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo commissioned Agnes de Mille and Aaron Copland to collaborate on the production of a ballet to be called Rodeo. It was first presented at the Metropolitan Opera House in the fall of that year. The present arrangement of the finale of Rodeo ...

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Harold Spivacke to John A. Lomax; Port Aransas, TX

    Letter from Harold Spivacke to John A. Lomax; Port Aransas, TX

    • Contributor: Spivacke, Harold
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-03-06
  • [Letter, 1879] Aug., Wien [to unknown correspondent]

    [Letter, 1879] Aug., Wien [to unknown correspondent]

    Correspondence. manuscript | 1 item. | J. Brahms [Johannes Brahms]. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph, signed. The material described in this catalog record is located in the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation Collection in the Library of Congress. Purchased; 1983. acquire 1 shelf copy [policy default] (Selection Decision). Manuscript (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Brahms, Johannes - Library of Congress - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1879

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  • Letter from Ragheb Moftah to unknown person, February 2, 1976

    Letter from Ragheb Moftah to unknown person, February 2, 1976

    Correspondence. 10 3⁄4 x 8 in. ; 2 p. | Regarding Gillespie and possible publication of Coptic music by UNESCO. (Source Note).

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1976-02-02

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  • Letter from Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, June 4, 1963

    Letter from Olga Koussevitzky to Leonard Bernstein, June 4, 1963

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 1 page. | excerpt: "...[Koussevitzky] is close we know and sense his presence. This is so at Serenak, and this was so the other evening when you spoke." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Koussevitzky, Olga - Koussevitzky, Serge
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1963-06-04
  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Roger Sessions, December 26, 1937.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Roger Sessions, December 26, 1937.

    Correspondence. photocopy of autographed card, signed | P.S. Let me know when the ISCM meeting is to be.

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1938

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Leonard Bernstein, 1938

    Correspondence. Autograph letter, signed | 1 page. | excerpt: "...be sure to learn a lot about counterpoint first. No one can beat Piston at that...I saw M. Blitzstein...so why not write him directly and say you're the pianist I mentioned..." From: Correspondence Series Autograph Letter, Signed (Form).

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron - Blitzstein, Marc - Piston, Walter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1938-00-00
  • [ Invitation to "The Five Pennies" under the patronage of Sir Eric and Lady Woodward, includes R.S.V.P form for donation to the Royal Blind Society]

    [ Invitation to "The Five Pennies" under the patronage of Sir...

    Correspondence. 5p., 25cm. x 18cm. | Paramount Pictures presents the World Premiere of the Dena Production "The Five Pennies" starring Danny Kaye, Prince Edward Theatre, Sydney, June 25, 1959. (General). Courtesy Vision Australia (Copyright Notice).

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Marcelle de Manziarly, November 23, 1970.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Marcelle de Manziarly, November ...

    Correspondence. autographed card, signed | As everAaron

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material

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  • Henry and Nancy Kissinger to Sylvia Fine, March 4, 1987

    Henry and Nancy Kissinger to Sylvia Fine, March 4, 1987

    Correspondence. 1p., 15.5cm x 21.5cm | Condolence letter regarding the death of Danny Kaye. (General). Courtesy of Dr. Henry Kissinger (Copyright Notice).

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, January 6, 1948

    Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, January 6, 1948

    Correspondence. telegram | 1 page. | excerpt: "Have canceled Mexico...decision on Europe will wait..." From: Correspondence Series Telegram (Form).

    • Contributor: Coates, Helen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Books
    • Date: 1948-01-06
  • Letter from Aaron Copland to Nadia Boulanger, March 28, 1945.

    Letter from Aaron Copland to Nadia Boulanger, March 28, 1945.

    Correspondence. autographed letter, signed | [Hotel Empire stationery] Always devotedlyAaron

    • Contributor: Copland, Aaron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material