Found 83 collections related to Letters (correspondence)

Angelou, Maya
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 830
199 linear feet (199 record cartons)
Maya Angelou Papers consist of original manuscripts, computer generated typescripts, galleys and proofs including "I Know why the Caged Bird Sings," "Hallelujah the Welcome Table," "Cookbook," "I Shall Not Be Moved," "A Song Flung Up to Heaven,"... more
Wagner, Minna, 1809-1866
Music Division | JOB 91-33
19 items
Anonymous ms. poem addressed to Minna Planer as Sena in Solomon's Judgment, 1833 Feb. 14 ; 15 ALS, including 2 from Anton Hübsch of Königsberg, offering engagements at various theaters in Germany, 1833 Dec. 23 - 1836 March 6 ; 1 ALS from Minna... more
Artec Consultants, Inc
Music Division | JPB 91-49
11 technical drawings, 3 col, 28x44 cm; 11 technical drawings, 3 col, 28x44 cm; 4 photoprints, 3 col, 21 x 26 cm; 4 photoprints, 3 col, 21 x 26 cm
Artec Consultants, Inc., provides interdisciplinary consulting services for buildings for the performing arts, and basic design services for theatres, opera houses, concert halls, recital halls and related facilities. Drawings for the Philadelphia... more
Zukofsky, Paul
Music Division | JPB 92-57
27 items
In advance of Perspectives of New Music's forum on problems and discrepancies in conventional notation practice, American violinist and composer Paul Zukofsky sent a questionnaire using the organization's letterhead to 70 composers. He received 25... more
Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 412
.2 linear feet (1 archival box)
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA) is the first African American Greek Sorority. It was founded in 1908, by nine college students on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. AKA currently has members in graduate and... more
Stead, Hiram
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1933-001
<600 portfolios>
The Stead Collection gives a comprehensive depiction of the English theater. $bThe collection consists primarily of playbills, programs, clippings and prints, but also contains manuscript material consisting of letters, photographs, legal and... more
Grechaninov, Aleksandr Tikhonovich, 1864-1956
Music Division | JOB 91-15
1 item
Alexandr Grechaninov was a Russian composer known for liturgical music. Bound calligraphic testimonial signed in ink by members of the choir. Accompanied by TLS, 1955 July 10, from P. Heinrichs, Essen, to A. Gretschaninoff, New York.
Weinert, Susanne
Music Division | JOB 91-37
6 items
Susanne Weinert was a governess employed in the Wagner household at Villa Wahnfried, July 1875 - April 1876. The German opera composer Richard Wagner had married Cosima Von Bülow (born Liszt), his second wife, in 1870. Diary entitled Im Hause... more
Antheil, George, 1900-1959
Music Division | JPB 91-41
1 item
George Antheil was an American composer. Antheil promises to send a picture and speaks of his hope "to express the very soul, smell, and spirituality of his native land for the first time in music.".
Schmole, Marie
Music Division | JOB 91-35
14 items
5 exercise books and 6 ALS from Marie Schmole, Dresden, to Mary Burrell, London, giving reminiscences of Richard Wagner from 1842 to 1849, at the request of Mrs. Burrell. The exercise books include: Richard Wagner in Dresden ; Von Rienzi zum... more
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945
Music Division | JPB 91-46 no. 2
[7] leaves, 28 cm; [7] leaves, 28 cm
Jerome Kern was an American composer. On Metro-Goldwyn Mayer stationery, Kern mentions Champagne and Orchids, a film Hammerstein and he were preparing for Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy but which was not produced; and comments on Hollywood... more
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945
Music Division | JPB 91-46 no. 1
[4] leaves, 27 cm; [4] leaves, 27 cm
Jerome Kern was an American composer. Having returned from England aboard the S.S. Majestic, Kern comments about the musical, Three Sisters. Signed: Jerome.
Farberman, Harold, 1929-
Music Division | JPB 91-40
1 item
Harold Farberman is an American composer. Farberman discusses a score and tape of Medea. This letter was found in Farberman's score for Greek Scene which does not include page numbers mentioned in the letter.
Kalkbrenner, Friedrich Wilhelm Michael, 1785-1849
Music Division | JOB 91-11
1 item
Author and recipient were pianist-composers active in Europe. Kalkbrenner asks Moscheles to sign a receipt for the sale of 2 concertos and gives news: music of Neate and Potter is being played by the Philharmonic Society rather than Beethoven... 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.
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945
Music Division | JPB 91-46 no. 4
[1] leaf, 28 cm; [1] leaf, 28 cm
Jerome Kern was an American composer. Answers request for suggestions of 2-piano literature. Opens "Dearest Mathilde" and is signed "Jerome David".
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945
Music Division | JPB 91-46 no. 3
[1] leaf, 28 cm; [1] leaf, 28 cm
Discusses economic arrangements for song title ideas. Opens "Dear Saint Cecelia" and is signed "Peter". Jerome Kern was an American composer.
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893
Music Division | JOB 91-13 (Locked case)
1 item
Charles Gounod was a French composer. Sapho, his first opera, was first performed in 1851. His best known opera is Faust. The letter, beginning "Cher Enfant," is written to an unnamed young singer. Gounod congratulates her for the opportunity of... more
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924
Music Division | JOB 91-6 (Locked case)
1 item
An Italian opera composer, Giacomo Puccini at the time of this letter was overseeing the production of La Fanciulla del West at the Teatro Grande, Brescia. The recipient, Antonio Bettolacci, was Puccini's personal business agent. Puccini encloses... more
Thuille, Ludwig, 1861-1907
Music Division | JOB 91-20
1 item
Ludwig Thuille was a German composer and pedagogue. Lobetanz was one of 3 operas he composed. Thuille asks about the scheduling and casting of Lobetanz, then describes a rather poor performance of an otherwise highly praised work by the unnamed... more
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883
Music Division | JOB 91-48
1 item
Richard Wagner was a German composer of operas. Joseph Niering, a bass, was cast as Hunding in the August, 1876, Bayreuth performance of Die Walküre.
Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937
Music Division | JOB 91-5
[3] p. on [2] leaves, 21 x 26 cm; [3] p. on [2] leaves, 21 x 26 cm
Maurice Ravel was a French composer; the apparent recipient, Toscanini, was a conductor. Photocopy of signed autograph letter concerning Toscanini's performance of Bolero.
Reichmann, Theodor, 1849-1903
Music Division | JOB 91-19
1 item
Theodor Reichmann was a German baritone. Reichmann requests permission to sing in Pest on the "second holiday" and compliments the recipient on his conducting of Siegfried. The letter may have been written to Gustav Mahler, German composer and... more
Ries, Ferdinand, 1784-1838
Music Division | JOB 91-8 (Locked case)
1 item
Ferdinand Ries was a German pianist and composer. Ries speaks of an impending visit and concert and asks for help finding a position.
Casals, Pablo, 1876-1973
Music Division | JOB 91-21
1 item, 18 cm; 1 item, 18 cm
Note of regret that Casals cannot fulfil Dr. Fehl's request. It begins "Chère Dr. Fehl" and is signed "Pau Casals".
Rodziński, Artur, 1892-1958
Music Division | JPB 88-83
Artur Rodzinski was a Polish conductor who spent many years in the United States. Photocopied correspondence, clippings, programs, score of canon by Schoenberg; 18 microfilmed scrapbooks, including 16 of Cleveland Orchestra material.
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
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951
Music Division | JOB 91-10 (Locked case)
5 items
An Austrian composer, Arnold Schoenberg came to the United States in 1933 and became an American citizen in 1941. Kurt List was an Austrian-American composer also active in music criticism and in the sound recording business. 4 letters to Kurt... more