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    Aaron Copland collection
    Copland collection
    The Aaron Copland collection consists of published and unpublished music by Copland and other composers, correspondence, writings, biographical material, datebooks, journals, professional papers including legal and financial material, photographs, awards, art work, and books. Of particular interest is the correspondence with Nadia Boulanger, which extent over 50 years, and with his long-time friend, Harold Clurman. Other significant correspondents are Leonard Bernstein, Paul Bowles, Benjamin...
    • Contributor: Music Division, Library of Congress - Copland, Aaron - Kraft, Victor
    • Date: 2005
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Young People's Concerts Scripts: The Genius of Paul Hindemith [pencil on music paper; [musical example]] Manuscripts. manuscript | 1 page.; 9.5" x 12.5" | From: Young People's Concerts Television Scripts Series Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
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    Modern Music archives, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The archives contains materials documenting the cessation of Modern music, correspondence, financial and budget documents, fundraising and promotional materials, clippings, committee meeting minutes, photographs and artwork, stage and costume designs, contemporary concert and festival programs, scrapbooks (preserved on microfilm), publications of the League, and writings by Minna Lederman Daniel. Correspondence includes originals of letters sent to Modern music by George Antheil, Alban Berg, Theodore...
    • Contributor: League of Composers (U.S.)
    • Date: 1909
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    Young People's Concerts Scripts: The Genius of Paul Hindemith [typescript/"Music Cues"] Manuscripts. manuscript | 1 page.; 8.5" x 11" | From: Young People's Concerts Television Scripts Series Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Young People's Concerts Scripts: A Toast to Vienna in 3/4 Time [pencil and ink on yellow legal pad paper; [Notes]] Manuscripts. manuscript | 3 pages.; 8" x 12.5" | From: Young People's Concerts Television Scripts Series Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard

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    Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation collection,
    Correspondence from the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    The collection contains personal and professional correspondence to and from Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge that documents both Coolidge's role as a patron of twentieth century music and the activities of her foundation, which she established at the Library of Congress in 1925. The correspondents include many of the prominent composers, musicians, conductors, and other musical figures of the time. The Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation was...
    • Contributor: Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague - Library of Congress. Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation - Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1894
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    William Remsen Strickland collection, 1926-1991 This collection is comprised of materials related to the distinguished career of American conductor and composer William Remsen Strickland (1914-1991). It includes correspondence, concert programs, publicity materials, newspaper and magazine clippings, music manuscripts by Strickland and other composers, articles, speeches and notes, photographs, scrapbooks, datebooks, journals, and recordings.
    • Contributor: Strickland, William - Barber, Samuel - Berg, Alban - Cowell, Henry - Schoenberg, Arnold
    • Date: 1926
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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
    • Date: 1921
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Young People's Concerts Scripts: The Genius of Paul Hindemith [typescript on blue w/ emendations in colored pencils,pages 5, 18-19 white mimeo, insert on yellow pape] Manuscripts. manuscript | 34 (cover, numbered pages 1-29 + insert after p. 15, and original pages 5, 18-19) pages.; 33 pages: 8.5" x 11", 1 page: 8" x 10" | From: Young People's Concerts Television Scripts Series Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard

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    Edward and Clara Steuermann collection, 1922-1981
    steuermann collection,
    Primarily ms. (holograph scores and sketches) and printed music, writings of Edward Steuermann, and correspondence of Edward and Clara Steuermann. The music includes most of Steuermann's compositions, his arrangements of works by Busoni, Poulenc, Schoenberg, Webern, and various 18th- and 19th-century composers, ms. scores of works by, among others, Hans Eisler, Erich Itor Kahn, Earl Kim, and René Leibowitz, and printed music from the...
    • Contributor: Steuermann, Edward - Steuermann, Clara - Busoni, Ferruccio - Poulenc, Francis - Schoenberg, Arnold - Webern, Anton - Eisler, Hanns - Kahn, Erich Itor - Kim, Earl - Leibowitz, René - Adorno, Theodor W. - Kolisch, Rudolf - Kolisch, Lorna
    • Date: 1922
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    William Remsen Strickland collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available This collection is comprised of materials related to the career of American conductor and composer William Remsen Strickland. It includes correspondence, concert programs, publicity materials, newspaper and magazine clippings, music manuscripts by Strickland and other composers, articles, speeches and notes, photographs, scrapbooks, datebooks, journals, and recordings.
    • Contributor: Strickland, William - Barber, Samuel - Berg, Alban - Cowell, Henry - Schoenberg, Arnold
    • Date: 1926
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    Rudolf Kolisch collection, 1921-1943 Rudolf Kolisch was a Viennese-American violinist and string quartet player. The collection contains thirty-one items, principally holograph 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.
    • Contributor: Kolisch, Rudolf
    • Date: 1921
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Thursday Evening Previews Scripts: Americans/Debussy [typescripts with emendations in red, blue & black pencil] Manuscripts. manuscript | 12 (1st 2 pages unnumbered, pages 2-9, 2 pages of musical cues) pages.; 8.5" x 11" | From: General Writings Chronology Series Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard

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    Young People's Concerts Scripts: A Toast to Vienna in 3/4 Time [pencil on yellow legal pad paper] Manuscripts. manuscript | 16 (13 numbered pages + verso's of pages 1, 2 & 6) pages.; 8" x 12.5" | From: Young People's Concerts Television Scripts Series Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard

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    Edward and Clara Steuermann collection,
    Steuermann collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Primarily manuscripts (holograph scores and sketches) and printed music, writings of Edward Steuermann, and correspondence of Edward and Clara Steuermann. The music includes most of Steuermann's compositions, his arrangements of works by Busoni, Poulenc, Schoenberg, Webern, and various 18th- and 19th-century composers, ms. scores of works by, among others, Hans Eisler, Erich Itor Kahn, Earl Kim, and René Leibowitz, and printed music from the...
    • Contributor: Steuermann, Edward - Steuermann, Clara - Busoni, Ferruccio - Poulenc, Francis - Schoenberg, Arnold - Webern, Anton - Eisler, Hanns - Kahn, Erich Itor - Kim, Earl - Leibowitz, René ... Steuermann, Edward - Steuermann, Clara - Busoni, Ferruccio - Poulenc, Francis - Schoenberg, Arnold - Webern, Anton - Eisler, Hanns - Kahn, Erich Itor - Kim, Earl - Leibowitz, René - Adorno, Theodor W. - Kolisch, Rudolf - Kolisch, Lorna - Edward Steuermann Memorial Society - International Federation of Library Associations - International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
    • Date: 1922
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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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    Correspondence from the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation collection, 1894-1953
    correspondence from the elizabeth sprague coolidge foundation collection,
    Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge was a composer, pianist, and patron of music. In 1925, she created the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation at the Library of Congress in support of chamber music. The collection contains Coolidge's correspondence to and from many of the prominent musical artists of the first half of the twentieth century. Extensive correspondence between Coolidge and Library of Congress librarians and administrators is...
    • Contributor: Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague
    • Date: 1894
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    Young People's Concerts Scripts: A Toast to Vienna in 3/4 Time [typescript on pink paper with emendations in pencil and red ink, revised pages are mimeos on pink] Manuscripts. manuscript | 39 (cover + 36 numbered pages and revised pages 14/15 & 17/18) pages.; 8.5" x 11" | From: Young People's Concerts Television Scripts Series Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard

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    Young People's Concerts Scripts: The Genius of Paul Hindemith [pencil, 1st page white 4"x6", remainder yellow legal pad paper; [inserts/revisions/note/list]] Manuscripts. manuscript | 5 (all separate, includes verso of 4th sheet) pages.; 1 page: 4" x 6", 4 pages: 8" x 12.5" | From: Young People's Concerts Television Scripts Series Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard

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    David Lewin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available The papers primarily relate to Lewin's career as a teacher and theorist, and to his work as a composer. They span the years 1945-2011 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1960 to 2003. The collection is the result of Lewin's career as a teacher, writer and scholar of music theory; and of his activities as an adviser, composer and musician. The Writings...
    • Contributor: Lewin, David - Agmon, Eytan - Al-Zand, Karim - Atlas, Raphael Eric - Berio, Luciano - Brinkmann, Reinhold - Cherlin, Michael - Forte, Allen - Gollin, Edward - Hyer, Brian ... Lewin, David - Agmon, Eytan - Al-Zand, Karim - Atlas, Raphael Eric - Berio, Luciano - Brinkmann, Reinhold - Cherlin, Michael - Forte, Allen - Gollin, Edward - Hyer, Brian - Kerman, Joseph - Klumpenhouwer, Henry James - Laske, Otto E. (Otto Ernst) - Lerdahl, Fred - Lochhead, Judith Irene - Neidhöfer, Christoph - Pecker Berio, Talia - Puri, Michael J. - Tymoczko, Dmitri - Vishio, Anton
    • Date: 1945
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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
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Young People's Concerts Scripts: The Genius of Paul Hindemith [pencil on yellow legal pad paper] Manuscripts. manuscript | 16 (pages 1-8, and part II pages 1-6, and verso's of both page 1's) pages.; 8" x 12.5" | From: Young People's Concerts Television Scripts Series Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard

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    Thursday Evening Previews Scripts: Three Pioneers [pencil on yellow legal pad paper] Manuscripts. manuscript | 10 (9 numbered pages + verso of p. 8) pages.; 8" x 12.5" | From: General Writings Chronology Series Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard

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    Thursday Evening Previews Scripts: Three Pioneers [typescripts with pasteovers of musical examples in ink, & emendations in red, blue & black pencil] Manuscripts. manuscript | 14 (11 numbered pages + verso=s of p. 1, 4, & 7) pages.; 8.5" x 11" | From: General Writings Chronology Series Manuscript (Form).
    • Contributor: Bernstein, Leonard

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    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 ... 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
    • Date: 1909