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Lehac, Ned, 1899-1999
Music Division | JPB 14-07
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Ned Lehac (née Ned Levin, 1900-1999) was a composer who contributed to several Broadway revues between 1930 and 1942. The Ned Lehac papers, dating from 1920 to 1997, document Lehac’s music career through scores, correspondence, performance... more
Petrides, Frédérique, 1903-1983
Music Division | JPB 14-27
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Frédérique Petrides (1903-1983) was a violinist, conductor, teacher, publisher, and pioneering advocate for women in music. The Frédérique Petrides papers, Additions, dating from 1918 to 1983, contain personal correspondence between Petrides and... more
Gruen, John.
Music Division | JPB 95-19
8 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 36 x 28 cm; 8 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 36 x 28 cm
Photographs of singer Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (2 poses, New York, 1964); and composers Marc Blitzstein (2 poses, New York, 1960) Morton Feldman (2 poses, one at the beach, Water Mill, N.Y., 1963), Francis Poulenc (New York, 1960), and James Tocco... more
Salter, Bert
Music Division | JPB 99-14
5 items
Contracts granting Bert Salter permission to use in perfomance recordings of the music and marionettes in the likenesses of Buddy De Franco, Gloria Parker, George Shearing, Barry Valentino, and the Frank Petty Trio.
Antheil, George, 1900-1959
Music Division | JPB 94-1
George Antheil was an American composer. In the 1920's he was involved in the avant-garde scene in Paris and composed ultra-modern music, then wrote more accessible operas and orchestral works, and finally moved to Hollywood and composed film... more
Potter, Howard E
Music Division | JPB 91-37
30 items
Howard E. Potter, who died in 1961 at age 84, promoted concerts in the United States for musicians and theatre personalities. Correspondence received by Mr. Potter; and clippings. Correspondents include: Geraldine Farrar, Elsie Janis, Rafael... more
Abell, Arthur M., 1868-1958
Music Division | JOB 88-4
6 cubic ft. (17 boxes)
Correspondence (chiefly 1905-1958) including ca. 1000 autograph letters collected by Mr. Abell; mss. of articles and book chapters; concert programs; newspaper and magazine clippings; calling cards; photographs and other pictures including more... more
Eves, Samuel Russell
Music Division | JPB 14-09
.75 linear feet (3 boxes); 56.32 kb (1 computer files)
Samuel Russell Eves (1903-1997) was a composer, vocalist, voice teacher, and multi-instrumentalist. The Samuel Russell Eves papers, dating from 1925 to 1998, contain scores for over 70 compositions by Eves.
Camus, Raoul F.
Music Division | JPB 14-13
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Raoul Camus, a scholar of American band music, is professor emeritus of music at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York. He has published several books on the history of military bands and secular music in the United... more
Evett, Robert, 1922-1975
Music Division | JPB 14-17
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Robert Evett (1922-1975) was an American composer and writer on music. The Robert Evett scores, dating from 1946 to 1960, hold three of his compositions.
Hamlin, George, 1869-1923
Music Division | JPB 87-34
3.86 linear feet (10 boxes)
George Hamlin (1868-1923) was an American tenor. His daughter, Anna (1900-1988), was a soprano and voice instructor. The George and Anna Hamlin papers, dating from 1868 to 1983, document the careers of both vocalists through clippings, diaries,... more
Oldham, Kevin, 1960-1993
Music Division | JPB 13-35
1.6 linear feet (5 boxes)
Kevin Oldham (1960-1993) was an American composer and pianist. The Kevin Oldham papers, dating from 1984 to 1997, document Oldham's life and career through personal and professional correspondence, subject files, publicity files, photographs, and... more
Kurka, Robert, 1921-1957
Music Division | JPB 03-03
2.38 linear feet (9 boxes)
Robert Kurka (1921-1957) was a composer best known for The Good Soldier Schweik (1956-1958), an orchestral suite which he expanded into an opera. He also wrote works for instrumental soloists, chamber groups, chorus, and orchestra. The Robert... more
Ornest, Naomi
Music Division | JPB 14-08
.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Naomi Ornest (d. 2007) was an opera singer active in the late 1940s and early 1950s. She was later an opera director and translator. Her husband, William Yokel, a writer, worked for the American Theatre Wing (ATW). The Naomi Ornest and William... more
Crosswell, Rudolph
Music Division | JPB 11-3
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Rudolph Crosswell (1926-1992) was a composer and music educator. The Rudolph Crosswell scores date from 1949 to 1986 and hold manuscripts or manuscript copies for 21 of Crosswell’s compositions.
Bell, Larry, 1952-
Music Division | JPB 15-69
5.62 linear feet (15 boxes)
Larry Bell (born 1952) is an American composer and pianist. The Larry Bell papers, dating from 1965 to 2013, document the composer's career through published scores, sketches, programs, clippings, correspondence, subject files, writings, and... more
Parker, Errol
Music Division | JPB 14-01
.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
Errol Parker (née Raphael Shecroun, 1925-1998) was a jazz pianist, drummer, composer, arranger, and bandleader. The Errol Parker scores, dating from 1982 to ca. 1998, mainly contain compositions and arrangements Parker created for the tentet he... more
Gibson, Michael, 1944-2005
Music Division | JPB 13-14
28.27 linear feet (92 boxes); 96 mb (1289 computer files)
Michael Gibson (1944-2005) was an orchestrator and arranger for Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals, films, and concert productions by Broadway artists. His scores include orchestrations for several musicals by John Kander and Fred Ebb, as well as... more
Fine, Vivian, 1913-2000
Music Division | JPB 14-16
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Vivian Fine (1913-2000) was an American composer and pianist. The Vivian Fine papers, dating from 1929 to 1973, contain score manuscripts and concert programs.
Lucier, Alvin
Music Division | JPB 16-03
24.6 linear feet (58 boxes, 2 volumes, 2 oversized folders, 1 tube); 2.5 gb (1462 computer files)
Alvin Lucier (born 1931) is an American composer who is best known for exploring the nature of sound and sonic environments. His papers, dating from 1939 to 2015, strongly represent his career as a composer and pedagogue over five decades. Most of... more
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
Music Division | JPB 12-12
32.84 linear feet (79 boxes)
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is an organization of more than 420,000 artists that protects the copyrights of its members. The ASCAP records represent a portion of the artists who joined the society from the... more
Ford Foundation, 1936-
Music Division | JPB 16-19
6.12 linear feet (11 boxes, 3 volumes)
The collection contains approximately 39 scores composed with financial assistance from Ford Foundation grants.
Feigin, Joel
Music Division | JPB 13-40
18.3 linear feet (55 boxes); 260.5 kb (3 computer files)
Joel Feigin (1951- ) is an American composer who studied with Roger Sessions and Nadia Boulanger. The Joel Feigin papers, dating from 1958 to 2010, document his career and education. They hold scores, professional and professional files, and... more
Pressler, Glenn
Music Division | JPB 14-02
.46 linear feet (2 boxes)
Glenn Pressler (1915-1990), a bass-baritone vocalist, performed as a soloist or in choruses in New York City in the 1940s and early 1950s. In the 1970s and 1980s, he worked at Herbert Barrett Management, where he managed the careers of the... more
Metropolitan Opera House (Organization : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Music Division | JPB 14-11
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Metropolitan Opera has been one of the world’s premiere opera companies for well over a century. Its series of live Saturday matinee radio broadcasts began in 1931, featuring host Milton Cross. The Metropolitan Opera radio scripts date from... more
Stein, Jean
Music Division | JOB 14-01
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Jean Stein files on Rudolf Von Oertzen and Friedelind Wagner date from 1951 to 1959. They mainly document the aborted 1959 production of Von Oertzen’s opera The Odyssey in Shreveport, Louisiana, as well as the friendship of Friedelind Wagner... more
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012
Music Division | JPB 14-25
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
Elliott Carter (1908-2012) was one of the most accomplished and respected composers of the 20th century. The Elliott Carter papers, dating from 1946 to 1995, hold correspondence, photographs, an undated interview transcript, clippings, concert... more
Strimer, Joseph, 1881-1962
Music Division | JPB 14-23
1.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
Joseph Strimer (1881-1962) was a Russian composer. The Joseph Strimer papers, dating from 1913 to 1955, are primarily composed of score manuscripts, and also contain a small set of professional papers.
Smalls, Charlie
Music Division | JPB 14-06
2.5 linear feet (10 boxes)
Charlie Smalls (1943-1987) was a composer and songwriter best known for writing the lyrics and music for the Broadway musical The Wiz (1974). The Charlie Smalls scores for The Wiz date from 1974 and contain piano-conductor scores and parts used... more
Dorian Wind Quintet
Music Division | JPB 16-05
10.62 linear feet (12 boxes, 19 volumes); 2.14 gb (497 computer files)
The Dorian Wind Quintet is one of the longest continually-active chamber music groups in the world. The Dorian Wind Quintet records (1954-2012) document the first four decades of the group's existence through programs; scrapbooks; sound... more