Found 167 collections related to Composers

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Shulman, Alan
Music Division | JPB 11-17
13.92 linear feet (47 boxes)
The Alan Shulman papers document the life and work of an important composer, arranger and cellist. They include subject files, correspondence, photographs, concert programs, clippings and scores, and include documentation of Shulman’s experience... 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
Gorney, Jay, 1896-1990
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-002
7 linear feet (12 boxes)
Collection documents the life and career of musical theater composer, producer and teacher, Jay Gorney.
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
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
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
Lucier, Alvin
Music Division | JPB 16-03
24.6 linear feet (58 boxes, 2 volumes, 2 oversized folders, 1 tube); 2.5 gb (1462 computer files)
Alvin Lucier (born 1931) is an American composer who is best known for exploring the nature of sound and sonic environments. His papers, dating from 1939 to 2015, strongly represent his career as a composer and pedagogue over five decades. Most of... more
Composers Recordings, Inc.
Music Division | JPB 07-2
14.8 linear feet (36 boxes)
The Composers Recordings, Inc. Records contain recording project files, correspondence, business and financial papers and photographs documenting the history of the record label devoted to contemporary American music.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1987-006
The Richard Rodgers Papers consist of correspondence, photographs, posters, newspaper clippings, and other material related to the career of Richard Rodgers. There is a small series of production files which includes materials on THE KING AND I,... 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.
Evett, Robert, 1922-1975
Music Division | JPB 14-17
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Robert Evett (1922-1975) was an American composer and writer on music. The Robert Evett scores, dating from 1946 to 1960, hold three of his compositions.
De Filippi, Amedeo, 1900-1990
Music Division | JPB 14-18
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Amedeo De Filippi (1900-1990) was an American composer and arranger. The Amedeo De Filippi score manuscripts, dating from 1927 to 1928, hold either manuscripts or manuscript copies of scores for piano, instrumental groups, or vocal music by De... more
Machado, Roger
Music Division | JPB 14-04
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Roger Machado was a pianist, composer, and conductor who served as musical director for the Spanish dancer José Greco from the 1950s until at least the 1970s. He also toured Europe as a concert pianist. The Roger Machado papers, dating from 1938... more
Eves, Samuel Russell
Music Division | JPB 14-09
.75 linear feet (3 boxes); 56.32 kb (1 computer files)
Samuel Russell Eves (1903-1997) was a composer, vocalist, voice teacher, and multi-instrumentalist. The Samuel Russell Eves papers, dating from 1925 to 1998, contain scores for over 70 compositions by Eves.
Mauro, Antonio, 1944-
Music Division | JPB 14-21
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Antonio Mauro (? - 1922) was an Italian composer and organist. The Antonio Mauro scores, dating from 1884 to 1938, hold ten original compositions and five arrangements.
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012
Music Division | JPB 14-25
1.05 linear feet (3 boxes)
Elliott Carter (1908-2012) was one of the most accomplished and respected composers of the 20th century. The Elliott Carter papers, dating from 1946 to 1995, hold correspondence, photographs, an undated interview transcript, clippings, concert... more
Baron, Carol
Music Division | JPB 13-20
1.51 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Carol Baron research papers on Stefan Wolpe document Baron's research toward a never-completed biography of the composer. The papers hold correspondence from Wolpe, interview transcripts, notes, photographs, score and lecture manuscripts,... more
Kurka, Robert, 1921-1957
Music Division | JPB 03-03
2.38 linear feet (9 boxes)
Robert Kurka (1921-1957) was a composer best known for The Good Soldier Schweik (1956-1958), an orchestral suite which he expanded into an opera. He also wrote works for instrumental soloists, chamber groups, chorus, and orchestra. The Robert... more
Mengelbier, Hubert
Music Division | JOB 13-03
2.21 linear feet (9 boxes)
Hubert Mengelbier (1887-1941) was a German composer, pianist, and conductor. The Hubert Mengelbier scores consist of the majority of his known works, all unpublished, and a small set of biographical papers.
Cohn, Arthur, 1910-1998
Music Division | JPB 13-21
16.67 linear feet (37 boxes)
Arthur Cohn (1910-1998) was an American composer, conductor, and critical and historical writer on music. The Arthur Cohn collection, dating from 1923 to 1941, mainly holds notes, drafts, illustrations, and research clippings for an unpublished... more
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
Engvick, William
Music Division | JPB 13-22
.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
The William Engvick collection of Alec Wilder scores holds sketches, lead sheets, piano reductions, or full scores for musicals and individual songs by Engvick and Wilder, as well as for music Wilder wrote with other collaborators, or by himself.
Stoessel, Albert, 1894-1943
Music Division | JPB 13-25
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Albert Stoessel (1894-1943) was an American violinist, conductor, composer, and pedagogue. The Albert Stoessel papers, Additions, primarily hold lecture texts and course materials, and also contain small portions of biographical papers,... more
Chigrinsky, David
Music Division | JPB 13-26
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
David Chigrinsky (1877-1963) was a Russian composer and teacher who immigrated to the United States in 1923. The David Chigrinsky scores primarily contain his opera The Misfortune of Being Clever, and about 15 other works.
Sapir, J. D.
Music Division | JPB 13-23
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
Jacob D. Sapir was a composer and chazan (cantor) for Congregation Orach Chaim in New York City at the turn of the 20th century. The Jacob D. Sapir scores contain manuscripts for 16 of his compositions.
Hipkins, Helene
Music Division | JPB 13-31
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Helene Hipkins (1880-1973) was a vocalist and songwriter who co-authored several songs published between 1935 and 1942. The Helene Hipkins scores date from 1935 to 1942. They hold published sheet music, manuscripts, and sketches and lyrics for... more
Amram, David
Music Division | JPB 14-29
74.92 linear feet (114 boxes, 33 volumes, 3 oversized folders, 2 tubes)
David Amram (born 1930) is an American composer, conductor, and multi-instrumentalist active in classical, jazz, and folk music. The David Amram papers, dating from 1937 to 2011, most strongly represent his career path from the 1950s through the... more
Lehac, Ned, 1899-1999
Music Division | JPB 14-07
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Ned Lehac (née Ned Levin, 1900-1999) was a composer who contributed to several Broadway revues between 1930 and 1942. The Ned Lehac papers, dating from 1920 to 1997, document Lehac’s music career through scores, correspondence, performance... more
Maisel, Edward
Music Division | JPB 14-22
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
Edward Maisel (b. 1917) was the author of Charles T. Griffes: The Life of an American Composer. The Edward Maisel research files on Charles T. Griffes, dating from 1904 to 1985, primarily hold correspondence between Maisel and individuals who knew... more
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