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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.
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
Block, Frederick, 1899-1945
Music Division | JPB 06-21
14.5 linear feet (25 boxes)
The Frederick Block Papers consist primarily of the scores for his music. They also include clippings, programs, correspondence, scripts and photographs.
Griffes, Charles Tomlinson, 1884-1920
Music Division | JPB 97-68
286 photographic prints, silver gelatin b & w, 22 x 26 cm. or smaller some mounted; 286 photographic prints, silver gelatin b & w, 22 x 26 cm. or smaller some mounted
Charles Tomlinson Griffes was an American composer whose works include The White Peacock, The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan, and Poem for Flute and Orchestra. In 1907, upon his return from music study in Germany, he became a music teacher at the... more
Tyomkin, Pimen
Music Division | JOB 06-3
24.6 linear feet (45 boxes)
The Pimen Tyomkin Papers consist mainly of music scores created or arranged by the composer, a nephew of Dimitri Tiompkin, encompassing the period in which he was actively working in the Soviet Union, from 1939 to 1972.
Davis, Buster
Music Division | JPB 03-12
6.60 linear feet (18 boxes)
The Buster Davis Scores document his career as a composer, lyricist, vocal arranger, musical director, teacher, and writer. The collection dates from 1929 through 1987, and consists primarily of scores and lecture notes.
Lachmund, Carl, 1853-1928
Music Division | JPB 92-1
The Carl V. Lachmund Collection represents the musical career of Carl Lachmund, a student of Franz Liszt, and Lachmund's subsequent devotion to the remembrance of Liszt's personality and the advancement of his music.
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
Blanc, Manny
Music Division | JPB 11-7
2.96 linear feet (12 boxes)
Manny Blanc was born into a family of musicians. He worked professionally as a drummer, arranger, copyist, and composer of both popular and orchestral works. He was also an accomplished artist, showing work in group shows and private galleries.
Moyse, Marcel, 1889-1984
Music Division | JPB 02-11
8 linear feet. (23 boxes)
Papers of Marcel Moyse, flutist and expert teacher in French-style flute. The collection primarily contains papers and scores relating to Moyse’s work as a teacher.
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.
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
Mauro-Cottone, Melchiorre, 1885-1938
Music Division | JPB 06-47
6 linear feet (12 boxes)
This collection contains the music and professional papers of the Italian organist and composer Melchiorre Mauro-Cottone. He performed in New York from 1905 until his death in 1938. Included are correspondence, programs, clippings, photographs,... more
Kupferman, Meyer, 1926-2003
Music Division | JPB 03-01
23.25 linear feet (85 boxes)
Meyer Kupferman was a composer and professor of music. He was a prolific writer, penning several concertos, chamber and solo pieces, operas, ballets, symphonies. He taught at Sarah Lawrence College for over 40 years and was known as a composer of... more
Gideon, Miriam, 1906-1996
Music Division | JPB 04-13
18.5 linear feet (22 boxes)
The papers of the American composer Miriam Gideon consist primarily of scores and sketches; they also include concert programs, press clippings, school notebooks and papers, personal writing and awards.
Levitzki, Mischa, 1898-1941
Music Division | JPB 04-18
3.34 linear feet (5 boxes)
Mischa Levitzki was one of the most popular American pianists of his era. The collection contains materials related to his work; including scores (published and manuscript), a scrapbook (photocopy), a leaflet, a poster, a program, a music journal,... more
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.
Freund, Marya, 1876-1966
Music Division | JOB 91-30
1.66 linear feet (6 boxes)
60 items of correspondence from Arnold and Gertrud Schoenberg to Marya Freund ; 121 items of correspondence from other musicians concerning performances of Schoenberg's works ; 31 programs and brochures, all with works of Schoenberg and all... more
Frenkel, Stefan, 1902-1979
Music Division | JPB 11-2
4.34 linear feet (16 boxes, 1 other item)
The papers of the violinist Stefan Frenkel are primarily composed of scores for music by Frenkel and by other composers, many with Frenkel's performance notes. They also contain scrapbooks, clippings, photographs and programs.
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
Finney, Ross Lee, 1906-1997
Music Division | JPB 04-15
25 linear feet (34 boxes)
The American composer Ross Lee Finney enjoyed a long, prolific and illustrious career. His papers document his life and career and consist of correspondence, professional writings and lectures, press clippings, concert programs, photographs, and... 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
Maltby, Richard, 1914-1991
Music Division | JPB 12-11
32.6 linear feet (123 boxes)
The Richard Maltby Sr. papers hold scores, correspondence, business papers, photographs, clippings, and scrapbooks. The vast majority of the collection consists of scores and parts for arrangements and compositions by Maltby as well as by his... more
Humperdinck, Engelbert, 1854-1921
Music Division | JOB 91-4
1 item
Engelbert Humperdinck was a German composer. Signed autograph postcard.
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953
Music Division | JOB 91-56
1 item
Sergey Prokofiev was a Russian composer. Autograph postcard, signed "Serge Prokofieff." "On the back is the building where I will give a concert tomorrow.".
Viola, Renzo, 1889-1976
Music Division | JPB 92-60
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Renzo Viola, born Lorenzo Viola in Sicily in 1889, was a piano teacher and composer in New York City and in Lindenhurst, Long Island. He composed music for the silent movie, The Trifling Woman ; invented an educational toy piano named Alice in... more
Steinert, Alexander, 1900-1982
Music Division | JPB 06-62
2.5 linear feet (11 boxes)
Alexander Lang Steinert (1900-1982) was a composer, conductor, and pianist who worked in television, film, and radio, as well as concert settings. The Alexander Steinert Papers consists primarily of the composer’s collection of published scores,... more
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924
Music Division | JOB 91-6 (Locked case)
1 item
An Italian opera composer, Giacomo Puccini at the time of this letter was overseeing the production of La Fanciulla del West at the Teatro Grande, Brescia. The recipient, Antonio Bettolacci, was Puccini's personal business agent. Puccini encloses... more
Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937
Music Division | JOB 91-5
[3] p. on [2] leaves, 21 x 26 cm; [3] p. on [2] leaves, 21 x 26 cm
Maurice Ravel was a French composer; the apparent recipient, Toscanini, was a conductor. Photocopy of signed autograph letter concerning Toscanini's performance of Bolero.
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945
Music Division | JPB 91-46 no. 1
[4] leaves, 27 cm; [4] leaves, 27 cm
Jerome Kern was an American composer. Having returned from England aboard the S.S. Majestic, Kern comments about the musical, Three Sisters. Signed: Jerome.
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