Found 160 collections related to Composers

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
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
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
Gruen, John.
Music Division | JPB 95-19
8 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 36 x 28 cm; 8 photographic prints, silver gelatin b&w, 36 x 28 cm
Photographs of singer Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (2 poses, New York, 1964); and composers Marc Blitzstein (2 poses, New York, 1960) Morton Feldman (2 poses, one at the beach, Water Mill, N.Y., 1963), Francis Poulenc (New York, 1960), and James Tocco... 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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Kolb, Barbara
Music Division | JPB 91-47
4 items
Author and recipient are American composers. George Boziwick was a student of Barbara Kolb. 4 ALS of which the 1st and 3rd are written on stationery printed: Institut de Recheche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique ; the 2nd and 4th are written on... more
Puring, John, 1873-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2503
1 linear foot (1 box)
John Puring (1873- ) was an American composer and poet. Collection consists of manuscripts of Puring's poems and songs.
Blitzstein, Marc
Music Division | JPB 91-89
[68] leaves
Marc Blitzstein was an American composer of theater works and oratorios. Shortly before his death in 1964, the Ford Foundation commissioned him to write an opera on the subject of Sacco and Vanzetti for production by the Metropolitan Opera, but... more
Gauthier, Eva, 1885-1958
Music Division | JPB 91-42
24 items
Eva Gauthier, a mezzo-soprano, was born in Ottawa. John Edmunds was an American composer, 1 of 10 who collaborated in A Garland for Eva Gauthier, 1948. 12 ALS, chiefly on paper printed with the address Hotel Thirty-Three, 33 W. 51st St, New York... 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
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
Berger, Arthur, 1912-2003
Music Division | JPB 04-38
16.78 linear feet (45 boxes)
The Arthur Berger Papers contain primarily his analytical documentation of 20th century music, and his compositions from the 1940s-1990s.
Koty, Archie
Music Division | JPB 06-41
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Arthur Koty was a composer of orchestral music. The collection contains some of his work.
Kremer, Brainerd
Music Division | JPB 06-44
3.7 linear feet (4 boxes)
Brainerd Kremer was a prolific arranger and composer. He published several music books for piano and organ. Included in the collection are lead sheets, sketches and piano/vocal scores. There is some published sheet music.
Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor
Music Division | JPB 07-3
4.02 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson Papers document Perkinson’s career as an arranger for Motown Records artists, particularly Marvin Gaye, in the mid 1970s, and as a composer for television.
Langstroth, Ivan, 1887-1971
Music Division | JPB 06-46
23.5 linear feet (36 boxes)
The American composer Ivan Langstroth had a successful career as a teacher, organist, pianist and composer in the United States and Europe. His papers consist mostly of his scores and sketches, with a small set of personal papers.
New York Shakespeare Festival Productions
Music Division | JPB 04-03
284 linear feet (415 boxes)
The collection consists primarily of music scores from The New York Shakespeare Festival and Joseph Papp’s Broadway productions. There are several boxes that contain production material.
Maltby, Richard, 1914-1991
Music Division | JPB 12-11
32.6 linear feet (123 boxes)
The Richard Maltby Sr. papers hold scores, correspondence, business papers, photographs, clippings, and scrapbooks. The vast majority of the collection consists of scores and parts for arrangements and compositions by Maltby as well as by his... more