Found 43 collections related to Musical scores

Butler, William H. (William Henson), 1903-1981
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 225
.10 linear feet (2 boxes)
"Billy" Butler was a musical arranger, conductor, violinist and travel editor of the "Pittsburgh Courier." A graduate of Chicago Musical College, Butler worked with J. Rosamond Johnson, Eubie Blake and other prominent African-American musicians of... more
Jackson, Willis.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 332
2.2 linear feet
Willis "Gator Tail" Jackson, composer, arranger and saxophonist, was born in 1932 in Miami, Florida. He began studying the piano at age ten, then added the clarinet, and made his professional debut at age fourteen on the tenor saxophone with local... more
Bettis, Valerie, 1919-1982
Music Division | JPB 86-7
American dancer and choreographer. Music by Bernardo Segall and other composers, some with annotations by Bettis. Includes manuscripts (chiefly photocopies and reproductions) and published scores.
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 Published and unpublished...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
Paskman, Dailey
Music Division | JPB 91-141
.3 cu. ft.
Dailey Paskman was a playwright and lyricist of the forties, associated with Rudolf Friml. Vocal score for Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, written for a children's phonograph record; full score, 3 vocal scores and other material for Halloween, a... more
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.
Harkness Ballet Foundation
Music Division | JPB 87-32
ca. 50 cu. ft. (144 boxes)
Established in New York in 1961 with Rebekah Harkness as president, the Harkness Ballet Foundation sponsored Robbins's Ballet:USA in its European tour, 1961, and the Joffrey Ballet, 1962-4. 179 compositions and 9 arrangements by Rebekah Harkness;... 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
Lange, Arthur, 1889-1959
Music Division | JPB 91-95
ca. 7.5 cubic ft. (11 boxes)
Known chiefly as an arranger of popular songs and as a composer of music for films, American musician Arthur Lange was also a pianist, a conductor, and a composer of concert works. He wrote the books: Arranging for the Modern Dance Orchestra, and... more
Bailey, Charity
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 71
1.5 linear feet
Charity Alberta Bailey (1904-1978) was a pioneer in the field of children's music. Bailey was recognized nationally as an authority on the use of folk music as a tool to teach music to children. Papers consist of biographical material, and working... more
Laufer, Beatrice, 1923-
Music Division | JPB 90-75
ca. .25 cubic ft.
Beatrice Laufer is an American composer. The first installment consists of the full score and vocal score of the opera, Ile, based on a play by Eugene O'Neill ; reproduction of the program of a performance of Ile at the Eugene O'Neill Festival,... more
Bampton, Rose
Music Division | JOB 89-2
.3 cu. ft.
Holograph musical scores by various composers including extensive sketches and drafts of Chausson's Symphony in B♭ major and single pages from works by Dukas, d'Indy, and Montemezzi; Toscanini's own works composed as a student, ca. 1882-1884,... 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
Damrosch, Frank, 1859-1937
Music Division | JPB 88-25
1 cubic ft. (4 boxes)
Frank Damrosch was born Franz Heino Damrosch in Breslau, the son of Leopold Damrosch. A choral conductor, composer, and educator, he founded the Musical Art Society of New York and the Institute of Musical Art which became affiliated with the... more
Copeland, George, 1882-1971
Music Division | JPB 91-135
.6 cubic ft.
An American pianist, George Copeland introduced the works of Debussy to the United States and also specialized in the works of Spanish composers. His many friends and associates included John Singer Sargent, Mary Garden, Isadora Duncan, Mrs.... more
Beloussoff, Evsei, 1881-1945
Music Division | JPB 90-29
.3 cu. ft.
A Russian-American violoncellist and music teacher, Evsei Beloussoff came to the United States in 1923, made a transcontinental tour, and appeared in New York as a soloist and in sonata recitals with Ossip Gabrilowitsch, Wanda Landowska, and Rubin... 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
Harris, Willie Thomas
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 613
26 items
Collection consists of eighteen play scripts and one film script. With the exception of one play which was published in Paris, in French, all plays are unpublished. Titles for three act plays include: "Leedsville," 1951 (carbon copy, with minor... 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
Neilson, Kenneth P.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 218
1.4 linear feet
Kenneth P. Neilson is an educator, artist, composer and author. For nearly thirty years he worked for the New York City public school system as a teacher and supervisor. In 1977 he founded All Seasons Art, a multimedia production center which... 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
Wolmut, John
Music Division | JPB 87-2
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Under the name of his birth Hans Wohlmuth, John Wolmut was a stage director for City Center Opera ca. 1945. He emigrated from Austria in 1938 and taught at Mannes and Curtis Institute before going to the Midwest in 1947. Four published piano-vocal... more
Hadley, Henry, 1871-1937
Music Division | JPB 86-17
Henry Hadley was an American composer and conductor, founder of the National Association for American Composers and Conductors. Correspondence, contracts and royalty statements, libretti and programs, clippings (reviews), scrapbooks, financial... more
Stravinsky, Soulima, 1910-
Music Division | JOB 87-14
Soulima Stravinsky is a pianist, teacher, and composer, son of Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. Correspondence and other material relating to Soulima Stravinsky as pianist, lecturer, and teacher; notebooks and other material about Mozart's piano... more
Bacon, Ernst, 1898-1990
Music Division | JPB 88-24
Ernst Bacon, 1898-1990, was an American composer, pianist, conductor, and teacher. 1 ALS, 1962, and 30 ALS, 1972-1976, to John Edmunds discussing the Bacon-Edmunds collaboration on a radio skit, Watergate (performed 11-2-72 on Station KPFA,... more
Sullivan, Maxine, 1911-1987
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 473
10.4 linear feet
African-American jazz soloist Maxine Sullivan was known for her cool and arresting "whispering voice," soothing style, gentle rhythmic phrasing, and intricate swing delivery. She became well known in the late 1930s for her swing performance of the... more
Wagner, Josef, 1901-1957
Music Division | JPB 88-9
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
A pianist-composer born in Germany around 1909, Josef Wagner was giving concerts in New York City in 1939-1941. Manuscript scores of Josef Wagner's compositions; clippings, programs, and scrapbook.
Jacobs, Paul
Music Division | JPB 88-8
ca. 12 cubic ft. (36 boxes)
An American pianist and harpsichordist, Paul Jacobs, 1930-1983, specialized in music of the baroque and avant-garde. Correspondence, clippings, programs, personal documents and items; manuscripts and typescripts of writings by Jacob and others;... more
Tureck, Rosalyn
Music Division | JPB 86-4
6 linear feet (18 boxes)
Pianist, clavichordist and harpsichordist known for her interpretation of the works of J.S. Bach. Published and unpublished scores by various composers with markings by Tureck; programs, clippings, and brochures.