Scope and Contents The collection consists of published scores, manuscripts (originals and facsimiles), newspaper and journal articles, concert programs, photographs, phonograph and reel-to-reel recordings, and other materials related to the life and works of 20th century Finnish composer Yrjo Kilpinen. The collection includes unpublished scores and manuscripts as well as academic papers on the life and compositional output of the composer.
Scope and Contents Papers of Maurice Eisner, '00-02 (1880-1954), instructor in Music (1901-1902), including postcards sent and received by Mr. Eisner while playing for concerts including concerts at Jaromer, Jicin, Hradec and Hluboka in Bohemia (Sept. 14-28, 1912).Ã?Â Correspondents include his mother, Mrs. Albert Eisner and sister, Katherine Eisner.Ã?Â The papers include a letter from Mrs. Lena Kahn (Peru, IN) about a visit by Maurice Eisner (8/27/1894), photographs of the Rumanian royal family and Ragusa and a snapshot of Maurice Eisner (1940).
Scope and Contents Consists of photographs, personal notes, scrapbooks, correspondence, newsclippings and sound recordings documenting Awkerman's career as a cornetist in the Women's Air Force Band (WAF) between 1951 and1961 and the Long Beach Municipal between 1961 and 1983. The documents are organized in two series: Series 1, WAF Band and Long Beach Municipal Band History (1951-2002) and Series 2, Research Files (1940-2002). The papers are organized alphabetically by subject and sound recordings are unarranged. The WAF records cover the lifetime of the band (1951-1961) as well as reunion events held in the 1990s. The Long Beach Municipal Band material includes information about the history of the band and Awkerman's participation in it as its first female member. Of special note is an original undated 7-inch acetate recording of Marilyn Horne performing with the Long Beach Municipal Band. Awkerman's research files focus on the history of women in concert and military bands, ... Read More
Scope and Contents Council for Research in Music Education Publications includes a list of approved doctoral dissertations in progress in music education and bulletins of the council for Research in Music Education. The bulletins are published cooperatively by the School of Music, the college of Education, and the Office of the superintendent of Public Instruction. The bulletin includes feature articles; and critiques which include reviews of projects, dissertations, and books and periodic indexes. The bulletins include numbers 26-30, 52-54, and 57-70.
Scope and Contents Consists of handwritten correspondence from Arthur Kraeckmann to Mabel Louise Ruehe, a close, personal friend and a fellow graduate of the University of Illinois, dated from 1915-1924. Also consists of one undated photograph of Mabel Louise Ruehe and a graduation announcement for Waukegan High School Class of 1906. Some correspondence contains concert and recital programs attended by Kraeckmann, newspaper clippings, and photographs. The correspondence documents Kraeckmann's early work as a farmer, his increasing desire to become a professional singer, and his eventual fulltime study of music in France. Of particular interest among the correspondence are letters documenting Kraeckmann's attendance of concerts performed by important musicians of the day, including Enrico Caruso, Amelia Galli-Curci, Rachmaninoff, and Harold Bauer. The letters also document Kraeckmann's time in France studying with the famous tenor Jean de Reszke.
Scrapbook contains newspaper clippings and concert programmes relating to musical societies in Brisbane and Ipswich 1870's-1890's; notes on Brisbane Musical Union; family financial statements. Photograph is of R.T. Jefferies's headstone and correspondence between Jefferies's great-grandson and Prof. Malcolm Gillies, University of Queensland, relates to provenance of scrapbook and gives details of family history
Correspondence of William B. Thompson, mostly to C.W. Philleo of Suffield. Also contains a memorandum of agreement between Thompson and the Suffield Musical Society in which Thompson agreed to teach for the Society
Comprises music manuscripts by Una Bourne, some composed when she was 5 years old, and taken down by her eldest sister M.M. Bourne. Also, document "To Miss Una Bourne, from the musicians of Melbourne on the eve of her departure for Europe ..." with approximately 90 signatures; printed pamphlet of press notices of violin and piano concert of Florence Hood and Una Bourne in London in 1923; typescript of talk given by Isabelle Moresby, 1946, entitled "Una Bourne, Famous Australian Pianist"; published sheet music by Una Bourne; and published booklet "Afew Unusual Notes of a Pianist's Life" by Una Bourne