Found 11 collections related to Philadelphia Orchestra

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
Voice of America (Organization)
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-17
1424 sound discs, analog 33 rpm; 1424 sound discs, analog 33 rpm
Broadcasting organization of the United States government founded in 1941 as a division of the Office of War Information. The Voice of America recorded radio programs from commercial radio stations in the United States and rebroadcast them in... more
Druckman, Jacob, 1928-1996
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 00-08
655, sound recordings; 655, sound recordings
This collection contains noncommercial recordings from Druckman's private collection. These recordings include live performances of Druckman's works as well as works of other composers. Some of the artists featured are Leonard Bernstein, Pierre... more
Johnson, Charles Thruston
Music Division | JPB 13-18
3.01 linear feet (10 boxes)
The Charles Thruston Johnson papers document the violinist's career as an orchestral, solo, and chamber musician; as a teacher and conductor; and as the director of the International Festival Series of chamber music concerts. The collection... 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
Gauthier, Eva, 1885-1958
Music Division | JPB 13-29
4.82 linear feet (14 boxes)
Éva Gauthier (1885-1958) was a Canadian-American vocalist best known for her performances of contemporary music and her associations with George Gershwin, Igor Stravinsky, and other composers. The Éva Gauthier papers, dating from 1899 to 1960,... more
Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-01
ca; 760 cubic feet
The Toscanini Legacy collection of sound recordings forms a part of the Toscanini Legacy housed at The New York Public Library. The recordings collection consists of acetate discs, shellac discs, vinyl discs, reel tapes, Selenophone recordings,... more
Finney, Ross Lee, 1906-1997
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 98-16
Ross Lee Finney (1906-1997) was an American composer and teacher. Born in Wells, MN, he studied at the University of Minnesota with Donald Ferguson, in Paris with Nadia Boulanger,and at Harvard with Edward Burlingame Hill. He also studied with... more
Schuman, William, 1910-1992
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 99-24
The majority of the collection consists of works by Schuman which were recorded between 1939 and 1992. Also included in the collection are works by other composers such as: Aaron Copland; Paul Creston; Roy Harris; David Lieberman ; Walter Piston;... more
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-33
These noncommercial music and spoken word recordings were collected by Henry Cowell and primarily consist of his own compositions and lectures, as well as numerous field recordings of folk and ethnic music. Additional recordings contain music by... more