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Town Hall
Music Division | JPB 88-26
ca. 35 cu. ft.
Town Hall is a recital hall on West 43rd Street, New York City, with a seating capacity of 1500. It opened Jan. 12, 1921. Material pertaining to the individuals and organizations that utilized the facility from 1921 to 1978. Audio tapes and... 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
Wolff, Christian, 1934-
Music Division | JPB 18-10
13.37 linear feet (35 containers)
Christian Wolff (born 1934) is an American composer and literary scholar closely associated with John Cage, Morton Feldman, David Tudor, Earle Brown, Frederic Rzewski, Alvin Lucier, Cornelius Cardew, and other mid- to late-20th century modernists.... more
Aston Magna Foundation for Music
Music Division | JPB 06-17
2.17 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Aston Magna Foundation for Music Records consist of office files that document the first years of the Foundation, a pioneering American organization for the study and promotion of early music. Established in 1972 by Albert Fuller and Lee... more
Music Division | JPB 11-23
251 linear feet (254 boxes)
The CBS Collection represents music obtained and used by the organization and stored at CBS headquarters at 485 Madison Avenue, NY. Dance band music used by orchestras broadcast over the Columbia Broadcasting System (i.e. CBS Inc.). Arrangements... more
Monk, Meredith
Music Division | LPA Mss 2006-001
130 linear feet (300 boxes)
The Meredith Monk Archive documents the art of Meredith Monk and the history of The House Foundation For The Arts, Monk’s management and production company. The Archive contains correspondence, media clippings, concert programs, publicity... more
Camus, Raoul F.
Music Division | JPB 14-13
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Raoul Camus, a scholar of American band music, is professor emeritus of music at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York. He has published several books on the history of military bands and secular music in the United... more
Barstow, Richard
Music Division | JPB 04-37
5.5 linear feet (14 boxes)
This collection contains manuscripts, manuscript copies, printed scores, and parts belonging to choreographer, director, dancer, and composer Richard Barstow, whose varied career included directing for Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus,... more
Ear, Inc
Music Division | JPB 03-10
37.25 linear feet (72 boxes)
The Ear Magazine Records document the operation of a small press magazine of new music, and contains items that describe the music culture of the 1980s and early 1990s.
Surinach, Carlos
Music Division | JOB 13-02
13.5 linear feet (38 boxes)
The BMI Surinach collection holds the papers of the composer and conductor Carlos Surinach (1915-1997). It includes correspondence, scores, subject files, photographs, scrapbooks, concert programs, clippings, posters, flyers, datebooks, awards,... more

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Howe, Mary, 1882-1964
Music Division | JPB 04-39
36.3 linear feet (72 boxes)
The papers of the American composer and patron of music Mary Howe consist primarily of scores, correspondence, biographical material, concert programs and business papers. They also include scrapbooks, photographs and books.
Strilko, Anthony
Music Division | JPB 06-63
20 linear feet. (43 boxes)
Anthony Strilko was a noted American composer who worked primarily in song cycles and sacred music. His collection contains correspondence, programs, clippings, and primarily scores, both final and rough drafts.
Wigglesworth, Frank, 1918-1996
Music Division | JPB 97-44
432 linear feet, 95 boxes
The Frank Wigglesworth Papers document Wigglesworth's life and career. The collection was assembled by Wigglesworth over the course of his lifetime, and includes musical scores, correspondence, clippings, programs, miscellaneous papers,... more
Litz, Katherine, -1978
Music Division | JPB 86-15
The Katherine Litz Collection contains manuscript music and photostats which were used in some of her choreographed dances.
Persichetti, Vincent, 1915-1987
Music Division | JPB 90-77
111 linear feet (206 boxes)
Vincent Persichetti, American composer, educator and author, studied the piano with Olga Samaroff and composition with Paul Nordoff at the Philadelphia Conservatory, and conducting with Fritz Reiner at the Curtis Institute. In 1941 he was... more
Briece, Jack, 1945-1988
Music Division | JPB 06-25
22 linear feet (43 boxes)
Born in 1945, Jack Briece was an American composer, organist and pianist, video artist, educator, and author, whose creative output was original and inventive. Most of this collection contains Briece’s diary, written on index cards and documenting... more
Schwartz, Charles, 1922-1998
Music Division | JPB 00-9
17.2 linear feet (28 boxes)
The Charles Schwartz Papers document the career of the composer, author and concert impresario. They include correspondence, business and financial papers, manuscripts, notes, clippings, concert programs, publicity material, photographs and scores.
Peoples' voice cafe
Music Division | JPB 06-10
0.5 linear feet (1 box)
The Peoples' Voice Cafe Records includes correspondence, clippings, flyers and other publicity material, and administrative records of the Peoples' Voice Cafe. The collection's contents date from 1979 to 1986, documenting the early and formative... more
Simons, Netty
Music Division | JPB 92-73
7 cu. ft. (19 boxes)
Netty Simons (née Rothenberg) was an American composer as well as pianist and teacher. She was born in New York City on October 26, 1913 and received her early musical training from the Third Street Music School where she taught from 1928-1933.... more
Watts, John, 1930-1982
Music Division | JPB 06-67
11 linear feet (16 boxes, 2 oversized)
The John Watts Papers span the years 1947-1982 and contain scores, correspondence, teaching materials, writings and photographs pertaining to the career of this noted composer.
Fine, Vivian, 1913-2000
Music Division | JPB 14-16
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Vivian Fine (1913-2000) was an American composer and pianist. The Vivian Fine papers, dating from 1929 to 1973, contain score manuscripts and concert programs.
Savage, Robert, 1951-1993
Music Division | JPB 13-24
1.71 linear feet (7 boxes)
Robert Savage (1951-1993) was an American composer and pianist. The Robert Savage collection (1975-1994) consists of scores, personal files, and sound and video recordings.
Jacobs, Phoebe
Music Division | JPB 97-2
9 boxes
Phoebe Jacobs was involved with jazz.
Becker, John J.
Music Division | JPB 04-27
24.25 linear feet (61 boxes)
John J. Becker was the only Midwestern member of a group of ultramodernist American composers known as the “American Five”. He was known for his use of difficult techniques of counterpoint and harmony. Becker’s most important works include more
National Association for American Composers and Conductors
Music Division | JPB 03-15
27.7 linear feet (65 boxes)
The National Association for American Composers and Conductors, Inc. (NAACC) was founded by Henry K. Hadley in 1933. It was an organization dedicated to the task of fostering American Music. The collection contains correspondence, legal 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
Thorne, Francis
Music Division | JPB 06-65
35.5 linear feet (38 boxes)
Francis Thorne is an American composer. Most of his was work created in the late 20th Century. He has composed over 100 works, including symphonies, concerti, string quartets, as well as chamber music, choral music and songs. In addition to... more
Beach, John Parsons, 1877-1953
Music Division | JPB 83-42
The John Parsons Beach scores represent the work of a little-known American composer.
Kohs, Ellis B., 1916-2000
Music Division | JPB 04-25
18 linear feet. (45 boxes)
Ellis Kohs was a composer of classical music. He is well known for his opera Amerika based upon the Franz Kafka novel by the same name. Kohs began his teaching career in 1946 with posts at the Kansas City Conservatory,... more
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965
Music Division | JPB 00-03 [Text]
82.3 linear feet (203 boxes)
The Henry Cowell Papers document the composer’s life in great detail. They include scores, writings, correspondence, business and financial papers, promotional material, clippings and articles, concert programs, teaching material, photographs,... more
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