Found 347 collections related to American Music Collection

Tucker, Sophie, 1884-1966
Music Division | JPB 81-7
The Sophie Tucker Collection contains materials used in performance of her songs and acts.
Cheshire, John, 1837-1910
Music Division | JPB 83-158
.9 linear feet (2 boxes)
John Cheshire, harpist and composer, was born in Birmingham England on March 28, 1839. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London and became internationally famous as a viruoso touring the Scandinavian countries and South America. He wrote... more
Smallens, Alexander, 1889-1972
Music Division | JPB 89-88
ca. 6 cu. ft.
Alexander Smallens was a Russian-born American conductor. He accompanied the Anna Pavlova Ballet Company on a tour to South America (1915-1916) and worked on the staffs of the Boston Opera, Chicago Opera, Philadelphia Opera, and Philadelphia... more
Petrides, Frédérique, 1903-1983
Music Division | JPB 83-3
13 boxes ; 39 x 30 x 8 cm
The Frédérique Petrides Papers document her career as violinist, conductor and teacher, editor and publisher, and advocate for women as professional musicians. The bulk of the collection is correspondence. See also: Petrides in NYPL Digital... 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
Macero, Teo, 1925-
Music Division | JPB 00-8
57.5 linear feet (76 boxes)
Teo Macero is a composer and music producer known primarily for his record production work for Columbia and CBS (now Sony) records from 1959 to 1975, and subsequently for his own company, M. Productions. The heart of the collection is Columbia... more
Juilliard School of Music
Music Division | JPB 89-66
7 boxes + 2 map case drawers
The collection includes photographs, original drawings for set and costume designs, and blueprints; as well as miscellaneous exhibition materials such as catalogs, labels, display case notes, programs, and periodicals containing material about the... more
Beyer, Johanna Magdalena, 1888-1944
Music Division | *ZB-3216 [Microfilm]
The Johanna Magdalena Beyer scores represent the work of a neglected woman composer.
Sembrich, Marcella, 1858-1935
Music Division | JPB 91-94
75 linear feet
Marcella Sembrich was a Polish born coloratura soprano who sang leading roles in European and American opera during her highly successful career. From 1898 to 1909 she was a regular member of the Metropolitan Opera Company, New York. She continued... more
Rizo, Marco
Music Division | JPB 03-2
13.43 linear feet (28 boxes)
The Marco Rizo Papers document Rizo’s career, from his early piano performances in Cuba, to orchestrating the Desi Arnaz Band, and on through introducing Latin music to public school children.
Janowitz, Otto
Music Division | JPB 02-6
2.3 linear feet (5 boxes)
Otto Janowitz was a Czech-born vocal coach, accompanist, composer and writer. The collection contains memorabilia related to his life and work, including music scores, writings and lecture notes, correspondence, clippings, photographs, catalogs... more
Oliver, Sy
Music Division | JPB 96-23
The Sy Oliver Papers contain scores and parts used by Oliver throughout his careers as well as a sampling of personal papers and photographs. Most notable among the scores are those created for Jimmie Lunceford and Tommy Dorsey, which were... more
Young, Victor, 1889-1968
Music Division | JPB 00-47
The Victor Young Papers document the career of a composer and publicist whose career was centered in New York City.
Ronell, Ann
Music Division | JPB 02-1
8.5 linear feet (26 boxes)
Ann Ronell was a songwriter and lyricist who had an extensive career working on film scores and in musical theater in numerous capacities. The Papers include material pertaining to her professional activities along with some personal... more
Arnstein, Arnold
Music Division | JPB 91-60
This collection contains scores from the office of Arnold Arnstein, one of the leading music copyists in New York City.
Comden, Betty
Music Division | JPB 03-22
2 linear feet. linear feet (8 boxes)
Betty Comden, lyricist and part of the creative team of Comden and Green, wrote lyrics for many Broadway shows from 1940 until 1990. The collections consists of vocal scores, parts and sketches for musicals of which Comden and Green were part 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.
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
Jacobs, Paul
Music Division | JPB 88-8
ca. 12 cubic ft. (36 boxes)
An American pianist and harpsichordist, Paul Jacobs, 1930-1983, specialized in music of the baroque and avant-garde. Correspondence, clippings, programs, personal documents and items; manuscripts and typescripts of writings by Jacob and others;... more
Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957
Music Division | JPB 90-1
330 linear feet
Arturo Toscanini was born in Parma, Italy, on March 25, 1867, and died in Riverdale, New York, on January 16, 1957. Many regard him as one of the world's greatest conductors. In addition, Toscanini's anti-Fascist stance during World War II... more
Williamson, Alix B
Music Division | JPB 06-69
62 linear feet (101 boxes)
The Alix Williamson Papers document the career of one of New York City's prominent publicists for classical music from the 1940s through the 1990s.
Curtiss, Mina Kirstein, 1896-
Music Division | JPB 93-5
This collection contains Mina Curtiss's working papers for her book Bizet and His World (New York: Alfred Knopf, 1958).
Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957
Music Division | JPB 90-1
330 linear feet
Arturo Toscanini was born in Parma, Italy, on March 25, 1867, and died in Riverdale, New York, on January 16, 1957. Many regard him as one of the world's greatest conductors. In addition, Toscanini's anti-Fascist stance during World War II... 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
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
Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962
Music Division | *ZB-2677 (series 1-9 only)
The Bruno Walter Papers represent the career of the conductor Bruno Walter. The collection contains correspondence (primarily from after his emigration to the United States in 1941) as well as photographs, some books and music, and memorabilia.
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
Sopkin, Stefan
Music Division | JPB 84-302
1 box of ms. music, 40 x 31 x 8 cm; 1 box of ms. music, 40 x 31 x 8 cm
McCorkle, Susannah
Music Division | JPB 06-3
30 linear feet (63 boxes)
Susannah McCorkle (1946-2001) was an important American jazz / pop singer as well as a talented writer. Her papers consist of her writings, correspondence, business and personal papers, scores, concert programs, clippings, publicity material,... more
Royal, Ted, 1904-1981
Music Division | JPB 06-4
20 linear feet (40 boxes)
Ted Royal was an arranger and conductor and composer for Broadway musicals, radio programs, big bands and film. This collection consists mainly of scores for Royal's band and radio arrangements, as well as Broadway arrangements and his own... more
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