Found 14 collections related to Librettos

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Rychtarik, Richard, 1894-1982
Music Division | JPB 90-27
ca. 1.5 cubic ft.
Richard Waslav Rychtarik was an American set and costume designer of major productions at the Metropolitan Opera and other companies. Photographs, marked scores and librettos, letters, sketches, and clippings pertaining to productions, and some... more
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
Weisgall, Hugo
Music Division | JPB 00-43
ca. 13.75 linear feet (36 boxes)
Papers documenting the career of the Czech-born American composer between the 1930s and the 1990s. Includes scores, libretti, posters, correspondence, clippings, programs, writings on music, financial documents and photographs.
Hadley, Henry, 1871-1937
Music Division | JPB 86-17
Henry Hadley was an American composer and conductor, founder of the National Association for American Composers and Conductors. Correspondence, contracts and royalty statements, libretti and programs, clippings (reviews), scrapbooks, financial... more
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
Smit, Leo, 1921-1999
Music Division | JPB 00-42
13 linear feet. (22 boxes)
The Leo Smit collection contains scores, correspondence, and research materials from the prolific composer and performer, Leo Smit.
Gruenberg, Louis, 1884-1964
Music Division | JPB 04-29
20.6 linear feet (16 boxes)
The composer Louis Gruenberg, was a pioneer in forming an American style of classical music. Best known for his opera The Emperor Jones, his Papers consist primarily of scores and sketches, but also include writings,... more
Auerbach, Cynthia
Music Division | JPB 06-72
7 linear feet (11 boxes)
The Cynthia Auerbach Papers contain director’s notes, programs, and props lists for many of the productions mounted by this prolific opera stage director from 1968 to 1986.
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
Scherman, Thomas
Music Division | JPB 06-58
8.5 linear feet (12 boxes)
The Thomas Scherman Papers contain various scores composed by Thomas Scherman (1917-1979) and by the other composers. The bulk of this material dates from 1960s-1970s. Addition to the scores, the collection contains scripts, correspondence,... more
Eberhart, Nelle Richmond
Music Division | JPB 04-31
2 linear feet (7 boxes)
Nelle Richmond Eberhart, poet, writer and lyricist teamed with the composer Charles Wakefield Cadman to create songs, musical pieces and operas, many on the theme of Native Americans. The papers contain handwritten notebooks by Eberhart for some... more
Philadelphia Grand Opera Company
Music Division | JPB 06-15
.5 linear feet (1 box)
This collection of records from the Philadelphia Grand Opera Company mainly covers the period from 1931 to 1932. Included are correspondence, press clippings, photographs and programs.
Perera, Carolyn Allen
Music Division | JPB 06-11
3 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Mrs. Lionello Perera Papers document her interests in Verdi, and chamber music concerts during the 1930s-1960s.
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