Found 17 collections related to Musicologists

Cummings, William Hayman, 1831-1915
Music Division | JOB 94-7
48 items
William Hayman Cummings was an English organist, composer, singer and writer, author of Purcell (1881), a biographical dictionary (1892) and other works about English music. 29 ALS from 17 correspondents commenting about Cummings's book, Purcell,... more
Kuss, Malena
Music Division | JPB 13-33
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Malena Kuss files on Carleton Sprague Smith date from 1981 to 2007. They mainly document the creation of Libraries, History, Diplomacy, and the Performing Arts: Essays in Honor of Carleton Sprague Smith (1991), for... more
Holland, Jeanette B.
Music Division | JPB 14-26
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Jeanette B. Holland (1901-2001), was a musicologist and a scholar of early music. The Jeanette B. Holland papers, dating from 1949 to 1976, contain her research notes, annotated copies of Renaissance music manuscripts, papers by other researchers,... more
Sachs, Curt, 1881-1959
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 460
2.52 linear feet (6 boxes)
Curt Sachs (1881-1959) was a German-American musicologist and developer of organology, the classification of musical instruments. Sachs developed the Sachs-Hornbostel scheme of musical classification with scholar Erich von Hornbostel. Sachs was... more
Diether, Jack
Music Division | JPB 13-28
9.06 linear feet (23 boxes)
Jack Diether (1919-1987) was a journalist and musicologist best known for his expertise in and promotion of the music of Gustav Mahler and Anton Bruckner. The Jack Diether papers, dating from 1941 to 2006, hold correspondence, research files, and... more
Reese, Gustave, 1899-1977
Music Division | JPB 92-71
42 linear feet, 102 boxes
An American musicologist, teacher, and editor, Gustave Reese is best known as the author of Music in the Middle Ages (1940) and Music in the Renaissance (1954; rev 1959). Reese divided his time between publishing and academia. He was director of... more
Phillips-Matz, Mary Jane
Music Division | JPB 13-17
22.7 linear feet (51 boxes)
Mary Jane Phillips-Matz (1926-2013) was an American scholar and writer, noted for her many articles on opera and her biographies of composers Giuseppe Verdi and Giacomo Puccini, as well as her translations of opera libretti for the Metropolitan... more
Salzer, Felix
Music Division | JPB 07-1
15 linear feet (57 boxes)
The Felix Salzer Papers represents the work of Felix Salzer (1904-1986), an Austrian-born music scholar who came to the United States in 1939 and has had a lasting impact on music theory. Salzer's work in the United States was highly influential,... more
Rikko, Fritz
Music Division | JPB 06-54
12 boxes
Fritz Rikko (1903-1980) was a musicologist and conductor who was an authority on music of the Baroque era. The collection documents Rikko's scholarly work on the composers, Salamone Rossi and Alessandro Scarlatti, and consists mainly of... more
Schwartz, Charles, 1922-1998
Music Division | JPB 00-9
17.2 linear feet (28 boxes)
The Charles Schwartz Papers document the career of the composer, author and concert impresario. They include correspondence, business and financial papers, manuscripts, notes, clippings, concert programs, publicity material, photographs and scores.
Brainard, Ingrid
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 144
29 linear feet (86 boxes)
The Dr. Ingrid Brainard Papers contain documents from the 1890s to 2000, and cover the academic and professional career of the distinguished dance historian and author. It contains letters, writings, research and conference materials, and teaching... more
Chase, Gilbert, 1906-1992
Music Division | JPB 04-32
11.89 linear feet (28.5 boxes)
Gilbert Chase (1906-1992) was an author, critic, teacher, and musicologist. The collection includes drafts, notes, and research materials for several books, as well as correspondence relating to them. The collection also documents his numerous... more
Schindler, Kurt, 1882-1935
Music Division | JPB 93-1
The Kurt Schindler Papers represent the life and career of Kurt Schindler, a conductor, composer, music editor and folksong musicologist. The material covers his early musical interests and compositions, his career in the United States as an... more
Clarke, Henry Leland
Music Division | JPB 06-28
10 linear feet (24 boxes)
The majority of the collection consists of Henry Leland Clarke’s scores from 1929 to 1978. There are several drafts of many of the compositions in the collection. There is also correspondence, clippings, programs and other professional records,... more
Commons, Jeremy
Music Division | JPB 06-29
.042 linear feet (1 box)
The Jeremy Commons Letters to Solange Bak partially document a ten-year correspondence between the music scholar and the descendant of the Italian opera composers, Federico and Luigi Ricci, who were among his subjects of study.
Lawrence, Vera Brodsky
Music Division | JPB 03-11
19.5 linear feet (38 boxes)
The Vera Brodsky Lawrence Papers document her second career as a music historian and book editor, and include select items from her early years as a pianist.
Olmstead, Andrea
Music Division | JPB 15-68
14.48 linear feet (34 boxes, 1 volume); 739.36 mb (93 computer files)
Andrea Olmstead, a musicologist, is the leading authority on the American composer Roger Sessions. The Andrea Olmstead papers, dating from 1970 to 2013, mainly document the research and writing of Olmstead's books and articles on Sessions, as well... more