Boston Athenaeum
Scrapbook of programs from classical musical concerts, operas, operettas and a few theatrical plays, performed in the Boston area, the bulk of which date from 1901 and 1904. Some accompanied by newspaper clippings of reviews and/or biographical profiles of performers. Performers include Handel and Haydn Society, Boston Symphony Orchestra, and many touring musicians and vocalists of the era. Venues include Symphony Hall, Jordan Hall, Chickering Hall, Tremont Theatre, Steinert Hall, and a number of Boston area churches
University of Chicago - Special Collections Research Center
Leonard B. Meyer, composer, author and professor of music at the University of Chicago (1946-1974). Papers include correspondence, notes and drafts for published and unpublished works, notebooks, photographs, and recordings
Texas State University, San Marcos
12 boxes of journal and monograph publications, photocopied autograph scores, recordings, concert programs and correspondence, document the oeuvre of composer and musicologist Otto Laske (1936- ). The collection has been arranged into seven series: Series 1, Music Scores (1964-95), consists mostly of photocopies of autograph manuscripts by Laske. Series 2, Recordings (1966-97), contains compact discs and reel-to-reel tapes of recorded Laske compositions. Series 3, Writings: Monographs (1972-97), mainly contains published works, as well as typescripts of Music and Mind (2 volumes) and The Imaginative Self: Essays 1993-1994. Series 4, Writings: Articles (1972-2010), includes published copies of musicological journal issues. Series 5, Anthologies of Writings and Scores (1964-95), consists of bound volumes that appear to have been compiled by Laske himself--eight volumes of photocopied scores (some grouped by genre, some grouped by date range), and two volumes of photocopied writings ... Read More
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
The papers include sheet music, musical arrangements by Salama of Russian and other folk and classical music, notes, uncataloged photographs, and an audiocassette. Also included is a scrapbook of clippings and ephemera relating to Nikita Balieff and La Chauve-Souris theater group
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
This series includes minutes of organizations, programs, flyers, song books, audiocassettes of several of Caulfield's broadcasts, albums of Irish folk and popular music, sheet music, clippings and printed materials related to Irish music, festivals and cultural events
Getty Research Institute
Original and copies (photostat, photograph, typescript, printed ephemera) of graphic and text scores gathered by Leonard Stein for his performances. Composers represented include Earle Brown, Sylvano Bussotti, Larry Austin, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Cornelius Cardew, Robert Ashley and La Monte Young. Some scores contain Stein's annotations for performance. Includes Stein's realization for Earle Brown's "4 Systems for David Tudor on a birthday Jan. 20, 1954," excerpts of John Cage scores, and class materials from Karlheinz Stockhausen's 1959 Darmstadt lectures
Columbia University
The Alice M. Ditson Fund was established at Columbia University in 1940 and is still active in its primary function of providing financial support to composers, performances, and recordings of contemporary American music. The annual Ditson Conductor's Award was also established in 1945. The collection includes general and financial records, meeting minutes, applicant files, and subject files
Yale University
The Henry Gilbert Papers contain sketches, manuscript scores, and published editions of Gilbert's musical compositions, including operas, orchestral music, chamber works, keyboard pieces, choral music, and songs. The Papers also hold music by other composers, most notably Gilbert's father, Benjamin Franklin Gilbert, and his uncle, James L. Gilbert. The correspondence includes letters to and from Gilbert and family members, composers, performers, and writers. Gilbert's life and work are further documented by: programs, clippings, and scrapbooks; writings by and about Gilbert; photographs; biographical materials; and miscellaneous items
Yale University
The David Stanley Smith Papers include sketches, manuscript scores, and printed editions of Smith's musical compositions, including orchestral music, keyboard works, chamber pieces, songs, and choral music. Smith's life and work are also documented by: correspondence; programs; photographs; clippings and biographical materials; and miscellaneous items
Yale University
This collection documents the activities of the Society for the Publication of American Music from its inception in 1919 to its dissolution in May, 1969. The bulk of materials dates from the last 10 years of the Society's existance and consists of: correspondence; subscription records; royalty, bank, and other financial records; officers' notes; and a small number of programs and reviews


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