Found 347 collections related to American Music Collection

Beloussoff, Evsei, 1881-1945
Music Division | JPB 90-29
.3 cu. ft.
A Russian-American violoncellist and music teacher, Evsei Beloussoff came to the United States in 1923, made a transcontinental tour, and appeared in New York as a soloist and in sonata recitals with Ossip Gabrilowitsch, Wanda Landowska, and Rubin... more
Sanders, Felicia
Music Division | JPB 97-3
.41 cubic ft. (2 boxes)
Felicia Sanders was a nightclub singer in the 1950's through the early 1970's. She died in 1975 at the age of 53. Her arranger and accompanist was her husband, Irving Joseph. The collection contains 2 items of sheet music with cover pictures of... more
Labunski, Felix, 1892-1979
Music Division | JPB 02-4
2 linear feet (5 boxes)
Papers documenting the career of Felix Labunski, a Polish-born American composer, between the 1930s and the 1970s. Includes correspondence, clippings, programs, grant applications, notebooks, and scores.
Salzer, Felix
Music Division | JPB 07-1
15 linear feet (57 boxes)
The Felix Salzer Papers represents the work of Felix Salzer (1904-1986), an Austrian-born music scholar who came to the United States in 1939 and has had a lasting impact on music theory. Salzer's work in the United States was highly influential,... more
Gorney, Jay, 1896-1990
Music Division | JPB 04-33
17 linear feet (33 flat boxes)
Jay Gorney was a composer, writing for the stage, screen, and television from the mid-1920s through the late 1960s, and a teacher and lecturer in musical comedy and theater. This collection consists of published scores from his earliest student... more
Morel, Jean, 1903-1975
Music Division | JPB 95-1
Jean Morel was a French conductor who emigrated to the U.S. in 1939, taught at Brooklyn College and the Juilliard School of Music, and conducted at the Metropolitan Opera House. The collection consists chiefly of published music with markings by... more
Commons, Jeremy
Music Division | JPB 06-29
.042 linear feet (1 box)
The Jeremy Commons Letters to Solange Bak partially document a ten-year correspondence between the music scholar and the descendant of the Italian opera composers, Federico and Luigi Ricci, who were among his subjects of study.
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
Becker, John J.
Music Division | JPB 88-45
1 ms. score (2 leaves) + 1 ms. part, 33 cm; 1 ms. score (2 leaves) + 1 ms. part, 33 cm
Reisman, Joe
Music Division | JPB 04-17
84.4 linear feet (121 boxes)
Joe Reisman was a producer and arranger at RCA Victor and Roulette Records from the 1950s to the 1970s; he worked independently into the mid-1980s. His scores and papers document his work on behalf of such artists as Henry Mancini, Patti Page,... more
Beyer, Johanna Magdalena, 1888-1944
Music Division | *ZB-3216 [Microfilm]
The Johanna Magdalena Beyer scores represent the work of a neglected woman composer.
Allison, John, 1893-
Music Division | JPB 86-3
John Allison was an American singer, composer, lyricist, and collector of folk songs. Folk songs, chiefly lyrics only, including songs for Space way ballads and Katonah; correspondence, radio scripts, clippings, scrapbooks, brochures, and... more
Bennett, Isadora
Music Division | JPB 06-19
1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Isadora Bennett (1900-1980) was a publicist specializing in dance and concert artists. The Isadora Bennett Papers focus on her musical clientele.
Freed, Isadore, 1900-1960
Music Division | JPB 83-232
16 boxes of ms. music
Black, Ivan, -1979
Music Division | JPB 06-20
22.8 linear feet (55 boxes)
The Ivan Black Papers document Black’s work as a publicity agent on behalf of nightclubs, musicians and entertainers in New York from the 1940s to the 1970s. They include press releases, clippings, correspondence, photographs, promotional material... more
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.
Winner, J. Gibson (James Gibson), b. 1852
Music Division | JPB 84-431
3 v. of ms. music, 19 x 25 cm. or smaller; 3 v. of ms. music, 19 x 25 cm. or smaller
Merkur, J. Louis
Music Division | JPB 98-25
11 items of ms. music, 37 cm. or smaller; 11 items of ms. music, 37 cm. or smaller
Smith, Jabbo, 1908-1991
Music Division | JPB 97-65
2.11 cubic ft. (5 boxes)
"Jabbo" Smith, born Cladys Smith in 1908 in Pembroke, Georgia, was an African-American jazz trumpeter, trombonist and singer. He died in St. Louis in 1991. The collection consists of autobiographical material; correspondence with Lorraine Gordon... more
Avshalomov, Jacob, 1919-
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
Druckman, Jacob, 1928-1996
Music Division | JPB 00-1
57 linear feet (95 boxes)
The Jacob Druckman Collection documents the life and career of Jacob Druckman (1928-1996), a Pulitzer-prize winning composer, educator, and organizer of the New York Philharmonic's Horizons series of new music concerts. The collection, assembled... more
Miller, Jacques, 1905-
Music Division | JPB 97-66
21 folders of music in 2 boxes
Moore, Grace, 1898-1947
Music Division | JPB 97-45
13 items
Grace Moore was an American soprano who sang at the Metropolitan Opera and other opera houses. She married Valetin Parera in 1931 and was also known as Grace Moore Parera. She died in an airplane crash near Copenhagen. Includes letters informing... more
Hornberger, G. O.
Music Division | JPB 06-37
9.5 linear feet (7 boxes)
This collection contains materials related to concert cellist and music professor Gustave Otto Hornberger. The materials primarily consist of scores created by Hornberger. There is a small amount of material documenting Hornberger's concert schedule.
Reese, Gustave, 1899-1977
Music Division | JPB 92-71
42 linear feet, 102 boxes
An American musicologist, teacher, and editor, Gustave Reese is best known as the author of Music in the Middle Ages (1940) and Music in the Renaissance (1954; rev 1959). Reese divided his time between publishing and academia. He was director of... more
Loesser, Frank, 1910-1969
Music Division | JPB 84-3
1 box of ms. music, 39 x 30 x 8 cm; 1 box of ms. music, 39 x 30 x 8 cm
Loesser, Frank, 1910-1969
Music Division | JPB 84-4
1 box of ms. music, 39 x 30 x 8 cm; 1 box of ms. music, 39 x 30 x 8 cm
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
Operti, G. (Giuseppe), -1886
Music Division | JPB 91-121
33 items
Giuseppe Operti, "pianist to His Majesty Victor Emmanuel 2nd, late King of Italy," was later a performer, teacher, and composer in the United States. 7 programs, 20 clippings, business card, caricature, 2 copyright registrations, silk broadside... more
Kahn, Erich Itor, 1905-1956
Music Division | JPB 90-26
40 linear feet (80 boxes)
This bulk of the collection consist of manuscript copies, printed scores, parts, writings and correspondence belonging to the composer Erich Itor Kahn and his late wife Frida Kahn, who was a music teacher and a translator. Erich Itor Kahn was... more
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