Found 151 collections related to Correspondence

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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Seat Endowment Committee
Music Division | JPB 94-11
25 items
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is an arts complex comprising more than a dozen institutions between 62nd St. and 66th St. on Broadway in New York City. Philharmonic Hall (later named Avery Fisher Hall) opened Sept. 24, 1962. Clippings,... more
Kinkeldey, Otto, 1878-1966
Music Division | JPB 86-16
105 items in 20 boxes
Otto Kinkeldey was an American musicologist. Material relating to Otto Kinkeldey's writings, addresses, and educational activities, including notes, manuscript and typescript drafts, page proofs, and related correspondence.
Broder, Nathan.
Music Division | JPB 86-20
An American musicologist and editor, Nathan Broder was born in New York in 1905 and died there in 1967. Material for articles in Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart, including drafts, galley proofs, and related correspondence ; material relating to... more
Schuman, William, 1910-1992
Music Division | JPB 87-33
50 linear feet (195 boxes)
Correspondence; memoranda; reports; minutes of meetings; press releases; drafts and final copies of articles, speeches, and statements; awards and certificates; diaries; photographs; magazines; clippings; pamphlets and papers; programs; posters;... more
Viotti, Giovanni-Battista, 1755-1824
Music Division | *ZB-4141
.16 cu. ft.; 1 microfilm reel
The collection consists of 3 undated letters and 12 dated letters from Viotti (1801-1821), all in French ; 20 undated and 34 dated letters (1793-1822) to Viotti and several others from various correspondents, chiefly in French with several letters... more
Pollikoff, Max
Music Division | JPB 86-1
11 boxes, 39 x 30 x 8 cm. or smaller; 11 boxes, 39 x 30 x 8 cm. or smaller
A violinist and conductor, Max Pollikoff was born in Newark, N.J., in 1904, and died in New York City in 1984. He organized Music in Our Time, a concert series which ran from 1954 to 1974 at the 92nd St. YMHA, New York. Published and unpublished... more
Casals, Pablo, 1876-1973
Music Division | JOB 87-16
38 items
Pablo Casals was a Catalan violoncellist. 27 ALS from Pablo Casals of which 2 are partly in the hand of and also signed by Francesca (Frasquita) Capdevila; 2 AL from Pablo Casals; 1 ALS from Francesca Capdevila; 5 autograph postcards signed from... more
Casals, Pablo, 1876-1973
Music Division | JOB 87-17
11 items
Catalan violoncellist. 1 ALS and 7 TLS from Pablo Casals; 2 TLS from Pablo and Martita Casals; and 1 TLS from Martita Casals.
Oliveros, Pauline, 1932-....
Music Division | JPB 94-5
12.5 linear feet (30 boxes)
Pauline Oliveros is an American avant-garde composer and performer. Born in 1932, she initially studied with her mother and grandmother, eventually studying composition at the University of Houston (1949-52), San Francisco State College (1954-56),... more
Smallens, Alexander, 1889-1972
Music Division | JPB 89-88
ca. 6 cu. ft.
Alexander Smallens was a Russian-born American conductor. He accompanied the Anna Pavlova Ballet Company on a tour to South America (1915-1916) and worked on the staffs of the Boston Opera, Chicago Opera, Philadelphia Opera, and Philadelphia... more
Weiss, Karel
Music Division | JPB 91-110
34 items
Eva Gauthier, a mezzo-soprano, was born in Ottawa. Her pupil Karel Weiss, of Baltimore, was 20 years old in 1947. 12 ALS from Eva Gauthier to Karel Weiss, 1947-1954; 2 ALS from Eva Gauthier to Weiss's mother, 1948 and 1956; 1 TL from Eva Gauthier... more
Wood, Thor E.
Music Division | JPB 91-117
15 items
Thor E. Wood was Chief of the Performing Arts Research Center of the New York Public Library. P.A.R.C. has since been incorporated into the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Letters concerning the loan or gift of music manuscript... more
Drexel, Joseph W. (Joseph William), 1833-1888
Music Division | JPB 91-107
33 items
An American banker and philanthropist, Joseph Drexel collected an extensive library of music, including manuscripts and autographs. The Drexel Collection became the foundation of the Music Division of the New York Public Library. 11 autograph... more
Dallapiccola, Luigi, 1904-1975
Music Division | JOB 89-6a
5 items
Luigi Dallapiccola, an Italian composer, wrote Rencesvals, a piece for voice and piano based on three fragments of La Chanson de Roland, for French baritone Pierre Bernac. 3 ALS, 1 TLS and 1 postcard, 1945 Dec. 10 - 1946 Mar. 28, to Pierre Bernac.... more
Hungerford, Bruce
Music Division | JPB 86-6
Bruce Hungerford was an American pianist and Egyptologist. Programs, clippings, and reviews of concerts and phonograph records; letters from Hungerford chiefly to Dr. and Mrs. George Dinsmore Stoddard; letters to Stoddard about Hungerford from... more
Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957
Music Division | JOB 88-1
1 box
4 telegrams, 14 letters, 6 photographs, and an autograph manuscript, Il testo del nuovo Patto marino, from Gabriele d'Annunzio; 3 letters from Emil Ludwig; 2 letters each from Alberto Randegger and Stefan Zweig; 1 letter and 1 photograph from... more
Ostroff, Esther
Music Division | JPB 90-86
.4 linear feet
Esther Ostroff, an American pianist, studied with Isidore Philipp. 71 ALS and 12 postcards from Isidore Philipp dated 1931-1957; 2 ALS and 1 postcard from James Friskin; 1 ALS and 1 postcard from Jacob Weinberg, 1 ALS from John Corigliano; 1... more
Luening, Otto, 1900-1996
Music Division | JPB 87-45
Sender and recipient are both American composers. They collaborated in composing a 2-piano work, Coal scuttle blues. 17 signed autograph letters, 30 signed typed letters, 1 telegram, and 1 postcard from Otto Luening to Ernst Bacon; 1 signed... more
Siday, Eric
Music Division | JPB 00-4
6 linear feet (19 boxes)
Muschenheim, Frederick A
Music Division | JPB 91-155
.6 linear feet
The collection includes some memorabilia of Artur Bodanzky: 2 batons, portrait drawings by Emil Orlik and Albert Sterner, a tiny photograph of Bodanzky swimming with the child Linda Muschenheim, 2 commemorative items including a poem by Brenda... more
Hempel, Frieda, 1885-1955
Music Division | JOB 91-45
.2 linear feet
Frieda Hempel was a German soprano with the Metropolitan Opera. From 1918-1926, she was married to William B. Kahn, who continued as her business manager after their divorce. Correspondence between Frieda Hempel and William Kahn, chiefly from the... more
Perle, George, 1915-2009
Music Division | JPB 89-2
An American composer and theorist, George Perle received his Ph.D. degree in 1956 from N.Y. Univ. with the dissertation Serial Composition and Atonality (publ. 1962; 4th ed. 1977). He also wrote Twelve-tone Tonality (1977); The Operas of Alban... more
Rochberg, George
Music Division | JPB 86-19
George Rochberg is an American composer. Materials for and drafts of articles on Iconography of the mind, Music and the human situation, The harmonic tendency of the hexachord, and Schoenberg's American period, and for a UCLA lecture (1968);... more
Moore, Grace, 1898-1947
Music Division | JPB 97-45
13 items
Grace Moore was an American soprano who sang at the Metropolitan Opera and other opera houses. She married Valetin Parera in 1931 and was also known as Grace Moore Parera. She died in an airplane crash near Copenhagen. Includes letters informing... more
Baum, Heddy
Music Division | JPB 91-112
1 linear foot
Heddy Baum's late husband Morton Baum (1905-1968) was a performing arts administrator involved with New York's City Center for Music and Drama from its beginnings in 1943 until his death. Her friend Hans Werner Henze (b. 1926) is a German... more
Allison, John, 1893-
Music Division | JPB 86-3
John Allison was an American singer, composer, lyricist, and collector of folk songs. Folk songs, chiefly lyrics only, including songs for Space way ballads and Katonah; correspondence, radio scripts, clippings, scrapbooks, brochures, and... more
Edmunds, John, 1913-1986
Music Division | JPB 96-24
.5 cu. ft.
More than 350 letters between John Edmunds and many important compossers and other musicians of the day, with the bulk of the letters dated 1960. A very few other papers include programs, minutes of organizations, and brochures. Besides Peter... more
Mills, Charles, 1914 Jan. 8-
Music Division | JPB 93-106
.3 cubic ft.
Charles (Borromeo) Mills, 1914-1982, was an American composer of chamber music, orchestral works including movie music and ballets, and vocal music including sacred choral works. He became a Roman Catholic in 1944. Morris Hochberg was a conductor... more
Farwell, Arthur, 1872-1952
Music Division | JPB 89-87
.15 cubic ft.
Arthur Farwell was an American composer, music educator, and publisher. 19 ALS in ink. They discuss both personal matters and Farwell's music, chiefly the Sonata for violin alone and the Sonata for violin and piano which was dedicated to Morris... more
Sohn, Joseph, 1862-1935
Music Division | JPB 86-9
.3 linear feet
American pianist, teacher, and music critic; grandson of Helen Bernays, member of a family distinguished in several countries. Biographical articles; published writings in periodicals including articles on Schumann, Wagner, and Rubinstein;... more