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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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    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includes Heifetz's personal music library of original compositions, arrangements, and transcriptions (some of which are unpublished), his annotated parts and scores, holographs and manuscripts of many of his contemporaries, and hundreds of printed scores.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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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