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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: 1891
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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newspaper, periodical, journal, and magazine articles, record liner notes, radio broadcasts, and talks, published and unpublished; music composed by Slonimsky, manuscript and printed; concert programs; correspondence, among many others, with...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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    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includes Heifetz's personal music library of original compositions, arrangements, and transcriptions (some of which are unpublished), his annotated parts and scores, holographs and manuscripts of many of his contemporaries, and hundreds of printed scores.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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    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 The music in the collection includes holograph scores or sketches, both published and unpublished, as well as a number of copyists'...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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    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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    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 - Naumov, Aleksandr Nikolaevich - Serge Koussevitzky Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2005
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    Dallapiccola / Dwight collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Dallapiccola's correspondence with Margaret (Peggie) Dwight during the years of their association from 1951 to 1975 constitutes the bulk of this collection. The correspondence includes more than 300 letters (written mostly in French) from Dallapiccola, as well as postcards and telegrams. In addition, there are more than 200 articles and programs relating to Dallapiccola's career, most of them collected by Dwight during those years....
    • Contributor: Dallapiccola, Luigi - Dwight, Margaret
    • Date: 1936
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    Vida Chenoweth collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Collection of papers and audiovisual materials representing the life work of ethnomusicologist Vida Chenoweth. Comprises 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,...
    • Contributor: Chenoweth, Vida - Bee, Darlene Laverne - Tracey, Hugh - Festival of Pacific Arts
    • Date: 1940
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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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    A.P. Schmidt Company archives, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The Arthur P. Schmidt Company archives is a valuable source for the study of American music during the latter part of the 19th and the first quarter of the 20th century. It 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...
    • 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, Amy - 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, Amy - Berwald, W. (William) - Bird, Arthur - 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 - A.P. Schmidt Collection (Library of Congress)
    • 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 of Bronislava Nijinska, graduation picture, 1908. Music Division, Library...
    • Contributor: Nijinska, Bronislava
    • Date: 1891

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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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    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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    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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    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 - Nicolas Slonimsky Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1873
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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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    Albert Schatz collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Contains 12,238 libretti; the manuscript portion includes Handkatalog (composer index of the libretti compiled by A. Schatz), Operngeschichte Statistik (a chronology of opera performances from 1541 to 1900 with sub-indexes for titles, librettists, singers, roles, and composers), studies of individual composers, studies of operatic repertoires in individual cities, miscellaneous selections from A. Schatz's correspondence, personal papers, clippings, playbills, and a draft of a chronological...
    • Contributor: Schatz, Albert
    • Date: 1541
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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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    Harry Rosenthal collection, Catalog Record Only This collection consists of holograph music manuscripts of Franz Liszt (3); printed musical score (1); printed books about Liszt (28); and holograph correspondence of Liszt (approximately 150 items). There is a significant amount of correspondence of composer and pianist Franz Liszt, including holograph music manuscripts and related biographical material. A detailed list of correspondence and holograph music manuscripts and first editions contained in this...
    • Contributor: Rosenthal, Harry
    • Date: 1829
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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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    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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    Moscow State Jewish Theater (GOSET)
    Moscow State Jewish Theater (GOSET) ; Moscow State Jewish Theater School (MGETU) | Moscow State Jewish Theater School (MGETU) | Jewish theater under Stalinism 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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    Ethnic broadcasting in America collection Catalog Record Only Survey of ethnic radio broadcasts recorded for the Ethnic Broadcasting in America Project of the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress. Recorded mostly off the air by Elena Bradunas, Theodore Grame, Alan Jabbour, and Wolfgang Fleischhauer at various locations in the United States,1977-1979. The radio broadcasts include contemporary, popular, and folk music; community news and announcements; advertising; comedy; news; sports; politics; paid political ads;...
    • Contributor: Grame, Theodore C. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1977
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    Mason Martens collection, Catalog Record Only Contains books, scores, and correspondence.
    • Contributor: Martens, Mason
    • Date: 1931
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    Memorie dei viaggi del signor Antonio barone Nolli dei marchesi di Celenza con D. Giuseppe Polidori : 28 dicembre 1809-18 novembre 1811. Catalog Record Only Manuscripts. In ink. Travel journal. Includes birth certificate of Romualdo Polidori, and manuscript score in Latin, "Ecce sacerdos magnus : versetto musicato da Romualdo Polidori" dated 28 April 1891. Staff notation. Journal is not about music; diary, certificate, and score as a set under ML95.
    • Contributor: Nolli, Antonio - Polidori, Romualdo
    • Date: 1809