Found 218 collections related to Composers

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).
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
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.
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904
Music Division | JOB 91-54
1 item
Receipt, written and signed by Antonin Dvořàk on a form printed "Received from The National Conservatory of Music of America, New York, 189-", acknowledging receipt of $2000 "on account of salary 1893-94.".
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
Viotti, Giovanni-Battista, 1755-1824
Music Division | *ZB-4141
.16 cu. ft.; 1 microfilm reel
The collection consists of 3 undated letters and 12 dated letters from Viotti (1801-1821), all in French ; 20 undated and 34 dated letters (1793-1822) to Viotti and several others from various correspondents, chiefly in French with several letters... 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.
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.
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
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.
Whittaker, James, 1885-
Music Division | JPB 14-20
.25 linear feet (1 box)
James Whittaker (born 1885) was a composer credited with a two-piano transcription of Deems Taylor’s Through the Looking Glass, published in 1936. The James Whittaker scores hold manuscripts for six compositions. None are dated.
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.
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.
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.
Lawlor, Chas. B. (Charles B.), 1852-1925
Music Division | JPB 89-23
[1] leaf, 27 x 41 cm; [1] leaf, 27 x 41 cm
Charles B. Lawlor, originally of Ireland, was the composer of Sidewalks of New York. Certificate of naturalization as a citizen of the United States.
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