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    Moldenhauer archives at the Library of Congress, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    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 The music in the collection includes holograph scores or sketches, both published and unpublished, as well as a number of copyists' ...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
    • Date: 1000
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    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 business days.)

    • Contributor: Korngold, Erich Wolfgang - Bodanzky, Artur - Ormandy, Eugene - Reese, Gustave - Reinhardt, Max - Sachse, Leopold - Schott, Paul - Warner Bros. Pictures - Smith, Leonard (leonard Bingley) - Sousa, John Philip ... Korngold, Erich Wolfgang - Bodanzky, Artur - Ormandy, Eugene - Reese, Gustave - Reinhardt, Max - Sachse, Leopold - Schott, Paul - Warner Bros. Pictures - Smith, Leonard (leonard Bingley) - Sousa, John Philip - Gilmore, P. S. (patrick Sarsfield) - Goldman, Edwin Franko - Herman, Jerry - A.P. Schmidt Company - Adams, Charles R. - Apthorp, William Foster - Archer, Frederic - Barbour, Florence Newell - Barnes, Edward Shippen - Bartlett, Floy Little - Bauer, Marion - Beach, H. H. A. - Berwald, W. (william) - Bird, Arthur H. - Bischoff, J. W. (john W.) - Blumenschein, W. L. (william Leonard) - Bohm, Carl - Chadwick, G. W. (george Whitefield) - Foote, Arthur - Friml, Rudolf - Godowsky, Leopold - Hopekirk, Helen - Macdowell, Edward - Porter, F. Addison (frank Addison) - Stewart, H. J. (humphrey John) - Wilson, G. D. (grenville Dean) - Wooler, Alfred - Moselsio, Herta
    • Date: 1905
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    Nikolai Lopatnikoff collection, 1916-1979

    The collection includes music, manuscript and printed, of Lopatnikoff, as well as of other composers; correspondence and personal papers; photographs, clippings, and programs; writings by and about Lopatnikoff; and offical documents. A significant amount of material is related to Lopatnikoff's opera Danton. Among the correspondents are Rudolf Bing, Aaron Copland, Serge Koussevitzky, Joseph Rosenstock, Julius Rudel, Nicolas Slonimsky, and William Steinberg.

    • Contributor: Lopatnikoff, Nikolai
    • Date: 1916
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    Jascha Heifetz collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection includes Heifetz's personal music library of original compositions, arrangements, and transcriptions (some of which are unpublished), his annotated parts and scores, holographs and manuscripts of many of his contemporaries, and hundreds of printed scores. Concert programs document his performances from 1911 to 1974, and photographs, photo albums, and scrapbooks, encompassing the violinist's entire life. The correspondence, constituting a small part of the ...

    • Contributor: Heifetz, Jascha
    • Date: 1802
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    Nicolas Slonimsky collection, 1873-1997

    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
    • Date: 1873
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    Bronislava Nijinska Collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Contains manuscripts, books, diaries, choreographic notebooks, correspondence, moving image materials, music scores, photographs, posters, programs, set designs, costume designs, and scrapbooks.

    • Contributor: Nijinska, Bronislava
    • Date: 1900
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    Nikolai Lopatnikoff collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection includes manuscript and printed music by Lopatnikoff and other composers; correspondence and personal papers; photographs, clippings, and programs; writings by and about Lopatnikoff; and offical documents. A significant amount of material is related to Lopatnikoff's opera Danton. Correspondents include Rudolf Bing, Aaron Copland, Serge Koussevitzky, Joseph Rosenstock, Julius Rudel, Nicolas Slonimsky, and William Steinberg.

    • Contributor: Lopatnikoff, Nikolai
    • Date: 1916
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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
    • Date: 1873
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    Jascha Heifetz collection, 1802-1987

    The collection includes Heifetz's personal music library of original compositions, arrangements, and transcriptions (some of which are unpublished), his annotated parts and scores, holographs and manuscripts of many of his contemporaries, and hundreds of printed scores. Concert programs document his performances from 1911 to 1974, and photographs, photo albums, and scrapbooks, encompassing the violinist's entire life. The correspondence, constituting a small part of the ...

    • Contributor: Heifetz, Jascha
    • Date: 1802
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    The Moldenhauer Archives - The Rosaleen Moldenhauer Memorial

    The Moldenhauer Archives at the Library of Congress contain approximately 3,500 items documenting the history of Western music from the medieval period through the modern era and is the richest composite gift of musical documents ever received by the Library. Before his death, Hans Moldenhauer (1906-1987) established a directive and provided funds for the Library of Congress to publish The Rosaleen Moldenhauer Memorial: Music ...

    • Contributor: Moldenhauer, Hans
    • Date: 1000

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    Autograph collection, 1819-1843

    Collection of 100 album leaves, inscribed to W.A. Mozart, Sohn and dated between 1819 and 1842. Included are lines of music, canon, songs, drawings, and watercolor sketches. The leaves originate in Basel, Copenhagen, Frankfurt am Main, Graz, Hamburg, Königsberg, Lemberg, Mannheim, Milan, Oldenburg, Padua, Prague, Salzburg, Stuttgart, Venice, Warsaw, Vienna. 69 of the leaves are from musicians and others related to the music profession. ...

    • Contributor: Mozart, Franz Xaver - Aiblinger, Johann Kaspar - Baroni-Cavalcabó, Julie - Grund, Fr. W. (friedrich Wilhelm) - Holz, Karl - Jenger, Johann Baptist - Kisting, Heinrich - Spaun, Josef (freiherr Von) - Stolpe, Aloys - Stolpe, Antoine - Szymanowska, Maria Agata Wołowska - Vieuxtemps, Henri
    • Date: 1819

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    Sergei Rachmaninoff archive, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The Sergei Rachmaninoff Archive contains material related to his life and career after he and his family left Russia in 1917 to establish themselves in the United States. Of particular importance are Rachmaninoff's holograph music manuscript scores and sketches, representing his compositional process and creative thought during the last half of his life. These scores include not only manuscript and published scores of Rachmaninoff's ...

    • Contributor: Rachmaninoff, Sergei - Satin, Sophia - Rachmaninoff, Natalie - Bertensson, Sergei
    • Date: 1872
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    A.P. Schmidt Company archives, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The A.P. Schmidt Company archives contains music, correspondence, business and financial records, and related documents. These materials provide a detailed look at the management, daily operations, and history of the Schmidt firm. In the music series, which contains manuscripts and some printed music and is the largest part of the collection, are examples of music composed by Americans at the turn of the twentieth ...

    • Contributor: A.P. Schmidt Company - Adams, Charles R. - Apthorp, William Foster - Archer, Frederic - Barbour, Florence Newell - Barnes, Edward Shippen - Bartlett, Floy Little - Bauer, Marion - Beach, H. H. A. - Berwald, W. (william) ... A.P. Schmidt Company - Adams, Charles R. - Apthorp, William Foster - Archer, Frederic - Barbour, Florence Newell - Barnes, Edward Shippen - Bartlett, Floy Little - Bauer, Marion - Beach, H. H. A. - Berwald, W. (william) - Bird, Arthur H. - Bischoff, J. W. (john W.) - Blumenschein, W. L. (william Leonard) - Bohm, Carl - Chadwick, G. W. (george Whitefield) - Foote, Arthur - Friml, Rudolf - Godowsky, Leopold - Hopekirk, Helen - Macdowell, Edward - Porter, F. Addison (frank Addison) - Stewart, H. J. (humphrey John) - Wilson, G. D. (grenville Dean) - Wooler, Alfred
    • Date: 1869
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    Bronislava Nijinska Collection

    The collection of notable dancer, choreographer and teacher Bronislava Nijinska (1891-1972) contains a diverse variety of materials documenting dance and the arts in the twentieth century. Available here are over 200 collection items, including manuscripts, books, diaries, choreographic notebooks, correspondence, moving image materials, music scores, photographs, posters, programs, set and costume designs, and scrapbooks. Photograph ...

    • Contributor: Nijinska, Bronislava
    • Date: 1900

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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 - Koussevitzky, Olga
    • Date: 2005
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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
    • Date: 1000
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    Vida Chenoweth collection, Catalog Record Only

    The life work of Vida Chenoweth, ethnomusicologist. Manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, and films mainly of her work with the Usarufa and numerous other people in Papua New Guinea, but culture groups from other places are also represented, including Vanuatu, Indonesia, Solomon Islands, Cook Islands New Zealand, Kenya, Zaire, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Ivory Coast, Ghana, South Africa, Cameroon, Senegal, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Mali, Cameroon, Vietnam, Thailand, ...

    • Contributor: Chenoweth, Vida
    • Date: 1940
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    Bartók-Freund collection, Catalog Record Only

    The collection consists of source materials relating to the life and work of composer Béla Bartók originally compiled by the Hungarian pianist, Etelka Freund, a close friend of the composer.

    • Contributor: Bartók, Béla - Freund, Etelka
    • Date: 1904
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    Moscow State Jewish Theater (GOSET) Catalog Record Only

    Reproduces documents covering the period 1916-1950 from the Russian State Archive of Literature and Art (RGALI) in Moscow about the Moscow State Jewish Theater (GOSET) and the affiliated Moscow State Jewish Theater School (MGETU); describes the history of the Soviet culture and theater, Jewish theater, Jewish avant-garde art and the Kremlin's policy toward Jewish society and culture from 1919 until the early 1950s; includes ...

    • Date: 2005
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    Frank Roberts Cole collection, Catalog Record Only

    The collection contains photoreproductions of solo bassoon and ensemble bassoon music made during F. Cole's trip to Europe, including works by C. Stamitz, M. Mielczewski, F. Danzi, P. von Winter, and many others.

    • Contributor: Cole, Frank Roberts - Stamitz, Karl - Mielczewski, Marcin - Winter, Peter Von - Danzi, Franz
    • Date: 1730
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    Roxane Connick Carlisle collection, Catalog Record Only

    Collection of field recordings, photographs, video recordings, a film, and manuscripts created by Roxane Connick Carlisle primarily in Darfur Province and other locations in the Sudan region, which now includes South Sudan, from 1963-1968. The collection also includes photographs of musicians, musical instruments, markets, gardens, buildings, weddings, and wildlife taken in Sudan, Somalia, Kenya, and Uganda from 1963-1968. Includes field recordings of music of ...

    • Contributor: Carlisle, Roxane Connick
    • Date: 1963
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    Mason Martens collection, Catalog Record Only

    Contains books, scores, and correspondence.

    • Contributor: Martens, Mason
    • Date: 1931
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    Handbook of a Guatemalan highlands priest, Catalog Record Only

    This composite manuscript, in at least two Mayan languages, as well as Latin and Spanish, was most likely created by Dominican priests working with Indian populations in the middle of the sixteenth century in the Guatemalan highlands. It contains a variety of materials in Kekchi and Quiché, including the lives of saints, religious instructions and hymns, guidance on marital arrangements, and the Church feast ...

    • Date: 1544
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    Marilyn La Vine Collection of Rudolf Nureyev Materials, Catalog Record Only

    Contains programs, photographs, periodicals, newspaper clippings, publicity materials, and scrapbooks.

    • Contributor: La Vine, Marilyn J.
    • Date: 1963
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    Spivacke fund (Rose Marie and Harold Spivacke) collection, Catalog Record Only

    The materials in the Spivacke fund (Rose Marie and Harold Spivacke) collection have been purchased through an endowment fund established by Mrs. Harold Spivacke in 1982 based on the wishes of her husband, who was the chief of the Music Division at the Library of Congress from 1937-1972. The purpose of the fund is to assist the Library in adding to and increasing the ...

    • Contributor: Grentzer, Rose Marie
    • Date: 1993