Found 170 collections related to Composers

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Lambs (Theatrical club : New York, N.Y.)
Music Division | JPB 06-1
183 linear feet (257 boxes)
Established in New York City in 1874, the Lambs Club is the oldest professional theater club in the United States. The Lambs Club scores consists of the organization's library of published and manuscript music, representing a range of popular... more
Mauro, Antonio, 1944-
Music Division | JPB 14-21
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Antonio Mauro (? - 1922) was an Italian composer and organist. The Antonio Mauro scores, dating from 1884 to 1938, hold ten original compositions and five arrangements.
Lehac, Ned, 1899-1999
Music Division | JPB 14-07
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Ned Lehac (née Ned Levin, 1900-1999) was a composer who contributed to several Broadway revues between 1930 and 1942. The Ned Lehac papers, dating from 1920 to 1997, document Lehac’s music career through scores, correspondence, performance... more
Lynes, George Platt, 1907-1955
Music Division | JPB 00-41
14 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 26 x 20 cm. or smaller; 14 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 26 x 20 cm. or smaller
Photographs of Webster Aitken (1940?), Aaron Copland (1939), Lotte Lehman (6 poses, 1947, date unknown), Thomas Schippers (1950?), Gian Carlo Menotti (date unknown), Arnold Schoenberg (2 poses, 1947), and Igor Stravinsky (2 poses, 1947).
Griffes, Charles Tomlinson, 1884-1920
Music Division | JPB 97-68
286 photographic prints, silver gelatin b & w, 22 x 26 cm. or smaller some mounted; 286 photographic prints, silver gelatin b & w, 22 x 26 cm. or smaller some mounted
Charles Tomlinson Griffes was an American composer whose works include The White Peacock, The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan, and Poem for Flute and Orchestra. In 1907, upon his return from music study in Germany, he became a music teacher at the... more
Humperdinck, Engelbert, 1854-1921
Music Division | JOB 91-4
1 item
Engelbert Humperdinck was a German composer. Signed autograph postcard.
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953
Music Division | JOB 91-56
1 item
Sergey Prokofiev was a Russian composer. Autograph postcard, signed "Serge Prokofieff." "On the back is the building where I will give a concert tomorrow.".
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.".
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.
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.
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
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.
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
Grechaninov, Aleksandr Tikhonovich, 1864-1956
Music Division | JOB 94-6
3 items
Alexandr Grechaninov was a Russian composer known for liturgical music. Letter (ALS) from A. Gorelov, 1908 Feb. 16, regarding Grechaninov's church service performed in Saratov Cathedral; poem (handwritten, in ink) from N. Tutnovsky praising a song... 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
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
Lourié, Arthur, 1892-1966
Music Division | JPB 92-61
3 linear feet
Chiefly music scores, including holographs, copyists' manuscripts, and published music. Besides scores, there are brief biographical sketches in Russian and English (JPB 92-61 no. 88) ; an essay by Lourié (Our march) on Russian futurism with some... 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
Antheil, George, 1900-1959
Music Division | JPB 94-1
George Antheil was an American composer. In the 1920's he was involved in the avant-garde scene in Paris and composed ultra-modern music, then wrote more accessible operas and orchestral works, and finally moved to Hollywood and composed film... more
Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907
Music Division | JOB 91-53 (Locked case)
1 item
Edvard Grieg was a Norwegian composer, and Edward MacDowell was an American composer. ALS in ink.
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
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924
Music Division | JOB 87-2
38 items
22 letters, 8 cards, and 2 telegrams from Giacomo Puccini to Arturo Toscanini; 2 letters from Giacomo Puccini to Carla Toscanini; 1 letter from Giacomo Puccini to Gervelli (an impresario); 1 letter from Giacomo Puccini to Riccardo Schnabel Rossi;... more
Prokofiev, Lina, 1897-
Music Division | JOB 91-57
1 item
Lina Prokofiev was a Spanish singer whose stage name was Lina Llubera and whose real name was Carlina Codina. In 1923 she was married to Sergey Prokofiev, a Russian composer. ALS, signed "Linette P." Mrs. Prokofiev writes aboard the S.S.... more
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943
Music Division | JOB 91-7
1 item
Sergei Rachmaninoff was a Russian composer and pianist. AL. Description of the letter is not yet complete. Initialed (in Cyrillic).
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