Found 23 collections related to Musicians

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Swados, Elizabeth, 1951-2016
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-020
39.39 linear feet (101 boxes, 2 oversized folders); 408.3 mb (491 computer files)
Elizabeth Swados was a composer, musician, theatre director, writer, poet, and illustrator. Her papers date from 1972 to 2016 and consist of files related to Swados' professional life, chronicling all facets of her career and creative work. The... more
Russell, Arthur
Music Division | JPB 16-14
9.3 linear feet (23 boxes, 1 oversized folder, 1 tube)
Arthur Russell (1951-1992) was a multi-genre singer-songwriter, cellist, and record producer. The collection dates from 1960 to 2005 (bulk 1974-1991) and documents Russell's creative process, output, and reception through written and recorded... more
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
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
Amram, David
Music Division | JPB 14-29
74.92 linear feet (114 boxes, 33 volumes, 3 oversized folders, 2 tubes)
David Amram (born 1930) is an American composer, conductor, and multi-instrumentalist active in classical, jazz, and folk music. The David Amram papers, dating from 1937 to 2011, most strongly represent his career path from the 1950s through the... more
Hundley, Richard
Music Division | JPB 16-09
21.9 linear feet (66 boxes); 13.3 mb (2 computer files)
Richard Hundley (1931-) is an American composer of vocal music. The Richard Hundley papers, dating from the early 1900s to 2014 (bulk dates 1950s-2014), document the composer's career through scores, subject files, performance files, photographs,... more
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
Stratas, Teresa
Music Division | JPB 16-20
41.56 linear feet (86 boxes, 6 volumes, 2 tubes); 217.5 kb (9 computer files)
Teresa Stratas (born 1938) is a Canadian-born American soprano regarded as one of the greatest and most expressive opera actresses of all time. Her papers, dating from 1938 to 2016, document her life and career through letters, photographs,... more
Smith, Patti, 1946-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23973
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Patti Smith is an American musician, artist, poet, and author best known for her band, the Patti Smith Group, and her memoir, Just Kids. The Patti Smith notebooks and manuscripts consist of unpublished poetry and prose... more
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
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
Cleveland Quartet
Music Division | JPB 16-04
11.55 linear feet (28 boxes)
The Cleveland String Quartet records, dating from 1965 to 2001, document the formation and evolution of the ensemble; its performances, recordings, tours, and other activities; and its critical reception. They also evidence the careers of Paul and... more
Kauder Society
Music Division | JPB 11-8
10.91 linear feet (33 boxes; 75 sound recordings)
The Hugo Kauder Society records contain the papers and scores of the composer Hugo Kauder, as well as the records of the Society dedicated to preserving and promoting his music.
International Society for Contemporary Music
Music Division | JPB 11-5
7.98 linear feet (20 boxes)
The League of Composers / International Society for Contemporary Music records contain the papers of the League's co-founder and first Executive Director, Claire Raphael Reis; the records of both the League of Composers and the United States... more
Bohemians (New York Musicians' Club)
Music Division | JPB 11-15
8.69 linear feet (14 boxes)
The Bohemians (New York Musicians' Club) is an organization made up of distinguished New York City musicians and music lovers that organizes dinners and chamber concerts for its members, supports young artists, and honors notable musicians. The... more
Boras, Tom
Music Division | JPB 11-6
5.25 linear feet (21 boxes)
Tom Boras was a composer, arranger and saxophonist. His scores contain compositions and arrangements for jazz big band, and other music including pieces for orchestra, chorus, chamber groups, songs and a musical.
Randall, J. K., 1929-2014
Music Division | JPB 12-03
14.95 linear feet (45 boxes)
The bulk of the J.K. Randall Collection consists of the composer's scores and other papers documenting his compositions. The remainder is comprised of Randall's personal files containing his writings, theoretical notes and analyses, correspondence... more
Composers' Forum (U.S.)
Music Division | JPB 12-01
11 linear feet (27 boxes)
The records of the Composers' Forum document the history of the organization from 1935 to 2002. They hold correspondence, concert programs, press releases, clippings, grant applications and other development files, board meeting minutes and... more
Dance Theater of Nepal
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 192
.4 linear feet (23 folders
Business and performance records of the Dance Theater of Nepal.
Trampler, Walter
Music Division | JPB 13-19
13.02 linear feet (36 boxes)
Walter Trampler (1915-1997) was an American violist of German origin. One of the defining figures of his instrument, he performed with the Beaux Arts Trio; the Budapest, Juilliard, and Guarneri String Quartets; and was a founding member of the New... more
Baron, Carol
Music Division | JPB 13-20
1.51 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Carol Baron research papers on Stefan Wolpe document Baron's research toward a never-completed biography of the composer. The papers hold correspondence from Wolpe, interview transcripts, notes, photographs, score and lecture manuscripts,... more
Avakian, George
Music Division | JPB 14-28
46.83 linear feet (118 boxes, 6 oversized folders); 112.82 mb (33 computer files)
George Mesrop Avakian (born 1919) is an American music producer, artist manager, writer, and educator best known for his work with artists such as Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, John Cage, Alan Hovhaness, Keith Jarrett, Sonny... more
Holman, Michael
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 423
8.37 linear feet (21 boxes, 1 oversized folder); 2.62 tb (4,510 computer files)
Michael Holman is an American filmmaker, musician, visual artist, writer, and hip-hop impresario. The collection dates from 1961 to 2015 and documents Holman's life and career through photographs, writings, appointment books, contracts,... more
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