Found 222 collections related to Composers

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.
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.
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.
Cooper, Opal, 1889?-1974
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 599 Cooper
1.4 linear feet (1 archival box, 3 flat boxes)
The records contain personal and professional papers comprised of biographical materials, letters, writings, programs, music, a scrapbook and miscellaneous items. The Personal Papers consist of various forms of identification, letters and an... more
Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-038
The Otto Harbach Papers include correspondence, business papers, scripts, scores, lyrics, personal papers, photographs, and printed matter documenting his personal life and career, and also a particular period in the American musical theater, from... 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.
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.
Robin, Nathaniel
Music Division | JPB 06-55
2 linear feet (1 box)
The collection contains several block prints of composers created by Nathaniel Robin.
Symphony of the New World (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 171
4.58 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Symphony of the New World was founded in 1964 by an interracial committee of professional musicians to provide opportunities for minorities, particularly black and Puerto Rican musicians, who were being discriminated against by the major... 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
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
Lewine, Richard
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2006-008
35.5 linear feet (42 boxes, 1 tube)
Richard Lewine was a musical theater composer, an author of works of scholarship on musical theater and a theater and television producer, working mainly from the 1930s through the 1980s. This collection includes personal files, scores, scripts,... 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
Chesley, Robert, 1943-1990
Music Division | JPB 10-3
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
The Robert Chesley Scores contains music composed by Chesley, in the form of manuscript scores and sketches. Personal papers which pertain to his work as a composer include correspondence, reviews and programs, and publications of the Society of... 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.".
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904
Music Division | JOB 91-54
1 item
Receipt, written and signed by Antonin Dvořàk on a form printed "Received from The National Conservatory of Music of America, New York, 189-", acknowledging receipt of $2000 "on account of salary 1893-94.".
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
Zukofsky, Paul
Music Division | JPB 92-57
27 items
In advance of Perspectives of New Music's forum on problems and discrepancies in conventional notation practice, American violinist and composer Paul Zukofsky sent a questionnaire using the organization's letterhead to 70 composers. He received 25... 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
Kalkbrenner, Friedrich Wilhelm Michael, 1785-1849
Music Division | JOB 91-11
1 item
Author and recipient were pianist-composers active in Europe. Kalkbrenner asks Moscheles to sign a receipt for the sale of 2 concertos and gives news: music of Neate and Potter is being played by the Philharmonic Society rather than Beethoven... more