New England Conservatory of Music - Harriet M. Spaulding Library
Schuller's correspondence files contain general correspondence dating primarily from the years 1968-1977. Additional files in this series include exchanges with Eleanor Steber, correspondence with NEC administrators, and memoranda to the NEC Community. Schuller's faculty files, organized alphabetically, contain correspondence between Schuller and numerous NEC faculty members including Frank Battisti, Robert Ceely, Robert Cogan, Lorna Cooke deVaron, John Heiss, Jacob Maxim, Mark Pearson, Daniel Pinkham, Robert Selig, Russell Sherman, Eric Rosenblith, Benjamin Zander etc. One additional faculty correspondence folder contains individual letters from other faculty members, again organized alphabetically. The faculty series also contains Faculty Council records and records concerning discussions between the Faculty Senate and the National Labor Relations Board. In Schuller's academic department files, curriculum proposals/reviews can be found for the departments of Electronic Music, ... Read More
New England Conservatory of Music - Harriet M. Spaulding Library
Contains ms. scores and parts and published scores
New England Conservatory of Music - Harriet M. Spaulding Library
The oral history was recorded in an interview at NEC with Marian Vafiades on May 18, 2007 conducted by Jean Morrow and Maryalice Perrin-Mohr. The transcript of the interview (along with some additional annotations from Marian Vafiades) is included. The memoir includes many pages of memories about NEC compiled by Marian Vafiades interspersed with clippings, photos, bills/receipts, correspondence from classmates and concert programs. There are several additional concert programs that are loose. The loose items (programs, photographs, clippings) are housed in envelopes with the memoirs. Topics covered include: pre-NEC days; WWII classes; faculty members; orchestra; chorus; choral class; opera; orchestral class; musical exposure; NEC and television; memorials-WWII; music therapy; music education; Observing and Practice Teaching; NEC as USO entertainers; NEC, 1941-1945, salaries (general and musicians); student finances (education/living expenses); various available job opportunties for ... Read More
New England Conservatory of Music - Harriet M. Spaulding Library
Consists of a photograph of Hilda Pauline Rosengard at the piano, taken at her home in Roxbury, Mass; a fundraising letter dated May 13, 1927, that was sent to NEC alumni asking for financial support for a new Conservatory building, accompanied by a booklet entitled Mater musica : the New England Conservatory of Music, 1867-1927, printed to commemorate the sixtieth anniversary of NEC's founding; and two pieces of correspondence relating to the donation of this collection
New England Conservatory of Music - Harriet M. Spaulding Library
These twenty-seven scrapbooks were inventoried and rehoused by Anne Morgan in 2010-2011. The contents (with the exception of one: September 1910-June 1912) are primarily made up of programs from performances of non-Conservatory events-- in other words outside individuals and organizations that used Jordan Hall as their performance space. These scrapbooks contain programs presented by individual artists, chamber ensembles, clubs, fraternities and sororities, charity organizations, schools of dance, musical or theater societies, and local educational institutions
New England Conservatory of Music - Harriet M. Spaulding Library
The first series includes general correspondence from the years 1977-1982; correspondence with NEC staff members; correspondence with NEC students / parents; selected correspondence with Gunther Schuller, Chester Williams, and the Alumni Club of Puerto Rico; and memoranda to faculty and the NEC Community. The faculty files series contains correspondence between individual faculty members and President Ballinger. Also included in this series is one folder concerning NEC faculty members who were also members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Important materials contained in the academic department files include reviews/proposals/structural changes involving the departments of Afro-American/Jazz Studies, Third Stream, Organ, Opera, Liberal Arts / Humanities, and Theory /Composition. The Ballinger collection contains a small number of administrative department files including those of Building Operations, Dean's Office, Development, Libraries, Placement Office, and Residence Life. Of ... Read More
New England Conservatory of Music - Harriet M. Spaulding Library
Collection consists of letters to Starbuck, including some written by notable New England Conservatory figures such as George W. Chadwick, Carl Faelten, Arthur Foote, and Helen Hopekirk. Additional noteworthy correspondents are Edward Burlingame Hill, Edward MacDowell, Marian MacDowell, Arthur Nikisch, and Emil Paur. Also contained in this collection are several autographs and autographed programs collected by Starbuck. The collection was originally in scrapbook form
New England Conservatory of Music - Harriet M. Spaulding Library
Contains holographs and some published editions of scores for piano, organ, chamber ensemble, voice, or orchestra
New England Conservatory of Music - Harriet M. Spaulding Library
President Keller's Correspondence is divided into three categories: correspondence prior to Keller's presidency; presidential correspondence; and correspondence as President Emeritus. Keller's early correspondence dates from 1915 to 1942. There are letters/postcards from Leopold Auer (one of Keller's teachers), Ida May Chadwick, Edward Burlingame Hill, Mrs. Edward MacDowell, Wallace Goodrich, and several letters from Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge. Presidential correspondence includes memoranda to faculty and correspondence with Randall Thompson from Harvard University regarding a possible institutional affiliation, as well as correspondence concerning the Walter Naumburg Foundation, the possibility of a French cultural exchange with NEC, and the Berkshire Music Center. One individual folder concerns the status of then NEC student Sarah Caldwell. Keller's correspondence as President Emeritus includes further exchanges regarding the Berkshire Music Center and a French cultural exchange, as ... Read More
New England Conservatory of Music - Harriet M. Spaulding Library
This collection consists of seven scrapbooks of newspaper articles written by Warren Storey Smith, primarily for the Boston Transcript, with one of the scrapbooks containing articles for the Boston Tribune. The scrapbooks span the years 1919-1923 and primarily contain concert reviews. Occasionally there is a review by Smith of a new publication. Most of the concerts that were reviewed took place at one of the following venues: Jordan Hall, Symphony Hall, Boston Opera House, Steinert Hall, Sanders Theater, Arlington Theater, and the St. James Theater. The first scrapbook is called "Notebook.".