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Amram, David
Music Division | JPB 14-29
74.92 linear feet (114 boxes, 33 volumes, 3 oversized folders, 2 tubes)
David Amram (born 1930) is an American composer, conductor, and multi-instrumentalist active in classical, jazz, and folk music. The David Amram papers, dating from 1937 to 2011, most strongly represent his career path from the 1950s through the... more
Avakian, George
Music Division | JPB 14-28
46.83 linear feet (118 boxes, 6 oversized folders); 112.82 mb (33 computer files)
George Mesrop Avakian (born 1919) is an American music producer, artist manager, writer, and educator best known for his work with artists such as Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, John Cage, Alan Hovhaness, Keith Jarrett, Sonny... more
Avshalomov, Jacob, 1919-2013
Music Division | JPB 02-5
5.36 linear feet (15 boxes)
Jacob Avshalomov, composer, was born in China in 1919, but immigrated to the U.S.A. in 1937. He studied in Los Angeles with Ernst Toch, at the Eastman School of Music with Bernard Rogers, and at Tanglewood with Aaron Copland. Avshalomov spent the... more
Banat, Gabriel
Music Division | JPB 11-21
0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Contains clippings, programs, letters and telegrams (some in photocopy) concerning the New York Philharmonic's strike and strike tour of Spain, Portugal and the Canary Islands, compiled by Gabriel Banat. Also contains statements from orchestra... more
Banat, Gabriel
Music Division | JPB 12-16
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Gabriel Banat is an American violinist who played for many years with the New York Philarmonic. He was born in Transylvania, Romania in 1926, eventually moving to Hungary. At the age of eight, he was discovered by Béla Bartók, who enabled him to... more
Baron, Carol
Music Division | JPB 13-20
1.51 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Carol Baron research papers on Stefan Wolpe document Baron's research toward a never-completed biography of the composer. The papers hold correspondence from Wolpe, interview transcripts, notes, photographs, score and lecture manuscripts,... more
Bell, Larry, 1952-
Music Division | JPB 15-69
5.62 linear feet (15 boxes)
Larry Bell (born 1952) is an American composer and pianist. The Larry Bell papers, dating from 1965 to 2013, document the composer's career through published scores, sketches, programs, clippings, correspondence, subject files, writings, and... 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.
Bock, Jerry
Music Division | JPB 02-10
22.31 linear feet (72 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Jerry Bock papers primarily document the professional activities of the prime twenty years of his composing career, as well as his later works, and do not offer much, if any, insight into his personal life. Vocal scores, lead sheets, and... more
Bohemians (New York Musicians' Club)
Music Division | JPB 11-15
8.69 linear feet (14 boxes)
The Bohemians (New York Musicians' Club) is an organization made up of distinguished New York City musicians and music lovers that organizes dinners and chamber concerts for its members, supports young artists, and honors notable musicians. The... more
Boras, Tom
Music Division | JPB 11-6
5.25 linear feet (21 boxes)
Tom Boras was a composer, arranger and saxophonist. His scores contain compositions and arrangements for jazz big band, and other music including pieces for orchestra, chorus, chamber groups, songs and a musical.
Brooks, Patricia, 1933-1993
Music Division | JPB 09-4
3.07 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Patricia Brooks papers (1867, 1897-2009) document the professional vocal career of the artist, focusing on her operatic performances. The papers contain professional and personal correspondence; reproductions of photographs documenting her... more
Buel, Charles, 1943-1994
Music Division | JPB 13-08
6.01 linear feet (22 boxes)
The papers of the composer Charles Buel hold scores, technical notes on composition and recording, composition lists, programs, clippings, writings, art, school records, subject files, and correspondence.
Carson, Margaret, 1911-2007
Music Division | JPB 06-26
50 linear feet (112 boxes)
The Margaret Carson Papers document the work of one of New York City’s leading classical music publicists of the 20th century. They consist of clippings, correspondence, promotional material, press kits, photographs, concert programs and itineraries.
Cleveland Quartet
Music Division | JPB 16-04
11.55 linear feet (28 boxes)
The Cleveland String Quartet records, dating from 1965 to 2001, document the formation and evolution of the ensemble; its performances, recordings, tours, and other activities; and its critical reception. They also evidence the careers of Paul and... more
Composers Recordings, Inc.
Music Division | JPB 07-2
14.8 linear feet (36 boxes)
The Composers Recordings, Inc. Records contain recording project files, correspondence, business and financial papers and photographs documenting the history of the record label devoted to contemporary American music.
Composers' Forum (U.S.)
Music Division | JPB 12-01
11 linear feet (27 boxes)
The records of the Composers' Forum document the history of the organization from 1935 to 2002. They hold correspondence, concert programs, press releases, clippings, grant applications and other development files, board meeting minutes and... more
Dello Joio, Norman, 1913-2008
Music Division | JPB 00-5
33.55 linear feet (66 boxes)
Norman Dello Joio is a pianist, organist, educator and a Pulitzer Prize winning composer. The collection contains materials related to his work; including business related correspondence (from individuals and institutes), personal papers... more
Dessoff Choirs
Music Division | JPB 13-01
12.38 linear feet (32 boxes)
The Dessoff Choirs is a Manhattan-based amateur choral group founded by Margarete Dessoff. The choirs encompass both a symphonic choir and a chamber choir, and perform a broad repertory of classical music from Renaissance to contemporary... more
Diether, Jack
Music Division | JPB 13-28
9.06 linear feet (23 boxes)
Jack Diether (1919-1987) was a journalist and musicologist best known for his expertise in and promotion of the music of Gustav Mahler and Anton Bruckner. The Jack Diether papers, dating from 1941 to 2006, hold correspondence, research files, and... more
Dorian Wind Quintet
Music Division | JPB 16-05
10.62 linear feet (12 boxes, 19 volumes); 2.14 gb (497 computer files)
The Dorian Wind Quintet is one of the longest continually-active chamber music groups in the world. The Dorian Wind Quintet records (1954-2012) document the first four decades of the group's existence through programs; scrapbooks; sound... more
Ebb, Fred
Music Division | LPA Mss 2005-001
86 linear feet (109 boxes)
Fred Ebb was a lyricist and librettist for Broadway musicals and motion picture and television projects. With composer John Kander, Ebb wrote scores for many acclaimed successful musicals. This collection contains scripts, scores and production... more
Feigin, Joel
Music Division | JPB 13-40
18.3 linear feet (55 boxes); 260.5 kb (3 computer files)
Joel Feigin (1951- ) is an American composer who studied with Roger Sessions and Nadia Boulanger. The Joel Feigin papers, dating from 1958 to 2010, document his career and education. They hold scores, professional and professional files, and... more
Gibson, Michael, 1944-2005
Music Division | JPB 13-14
28.27 linear feet (92 boxes); 96 mb (1289 computer files)
Michael Gibson (1944-2005) was an orchestrator and arranger for Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals, films, and concert productions by Broadway artists. His scores include orchestrations for several musicals by John Kander and Fred Ebb, as well as... more
Hamilton, Iain, 1922-
Music Division | JPB 02-3
36.23 linear feet (70 boxes)
Iain Hamilton’s papers document his career as a composer, librettist, and teacher. The bulk of the collection dates from 1951 through his later years, and consists primarily of scores and supporting materials.
Hitchcock, H. Wiley (Hugh Wiley), 1923-2007
Music Division | JPB 09-5
29 linear feet (71 boxes)
H. Wiley Hitchcock, an American musicologist, was influential in advancing the study of American music in the United States. He was a noted scholar of Charles Ives and Henry Cowell, and the founder and longtime director of the Institute for the... more
Hundley, Richard
Music Division | JPB 16-09
21.9 linear feet (66 boxes); 13.3 mb (2 computer files)
Richard Hundley (1931-) is an American composer of vocal music. The Richard Hundley papers, dating from the early 1900s to 2014 (bulk dates 1950s-2014), document the composer's career through scores, subject files, performance files, photographs,... more
International Society for Contemporary Music
Music Division | JPB 11-5
7.98 linear feet (20 boxes)
The League of Composers / International Society for Contemporary Music records contain the papers of the League's co-founder and first Executive Director, Claire Raphael Reis; the records of both the League of Composers and the United States... more
Jarvis, Jane
Music Division | JPB 07-7
11.55 linear feet (36 boxes)
Jane Jarvis (1915-2010) was a jazz pianist, also known for her work as the organist for the New York Mets, and as a programming executive for Muzak. The Jane Jarvis papers (1896-2004) contain correspondence, scores, photographs, contracts, notes,... more
Kalmanoff, Martin, 1920-2007
Music Division | JPB 07-10
59.6 linear feet (126 boxes)
The Martin Kalmanoff Papers document the career of an American composer of operas, musicals, choral works, religious services and popular song. The papers consist of scores, correspondence, financial and business papers, writings, notes, concert... more
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