around 400,000 items ; 1,723 boxes ; 710 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Leonard Bernstein was an American composer, conductor, writer, lecturer, and pianist. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, writings, personal business papers, the archives from his corporate identity, Amberson Inc., scrapbooks, clippings and press materials, programs, datebooks and schedules, iconography, address books, and fan mail. In addition, it contains music manuscripts for...
Some or all content stored offsite.
around 40,000 items ; 115 containers ; 49 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
The Sonneck Society for American Music, an educational organization founded in 1975 by a group of American music enthusiasts, is dedicated to promoting the study, teaching, creation, and dissemination of music in the Americas. The society was named in honor of American musicologist, librarian, and editor Oscar G. T. Sonneck (1873-1928), the first critical scholar and bibliographer of American...
22,525 items ; 80 containers ; 41 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Daniel Nagrin (1917-2008) was an American dancer, choreographer, teacher, and writer. The collection contains materials relating to his life and career, and includes holograph and published scores, choreographic and dance technique notes, photographs, correspondence, marketing and fundraising materials, clippings, programs, teaching and administrative materials, production elements, articles by...
approximately 41,000 items ; 255 containers ; 117.0 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Wanda Landowska was a Polish keyboardist, composer, and teacher best known for revitalizing harpsichord performance in the twentieth century. Her school at Saint-Leu-la-Forêt, founded in 1925, became one of the great centers for the collection, study, and performance of Baroque music until it was looted by the Nazis in 1940. The collection consists of annotated music, correspondence, business...
approximately 8900 items ; 85 containers ; 30.0 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Elinor Remick Warren was an American pianist and composer. The collection contains materials relating to her life and career, including music manuscript scores and sketches, composition notebooks, and annotated printed editions of her work. The collection also contains Warren's business papers, biographical materials, personal correspondence, photographs, writings, scrapbooks, programs, diaries...
7006 items ; 67 containers ; 29.4 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
David Lewin was an American music theorist, teacher, composer, and musician. The papers primarily relate to his career as a teacher and theorist, and to his work as a composer. They include writings, academic and course materials, printed and manuscript scores, correspondence, computer music materials, programs, clippings, and conference materials.
sound recordings: 126 sound cassettes : analog. sound recordings: 3 microcassettes : analog. manuscripts: 5 boxes: 25 linear inches -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Collection of field recordings of interviews and administrative files generated by and curated by Paula Morin and the Nevada Arts Council for an exhibition titled "Honest Horses: a portrait of the mustang in the Great Basin," circa 2002, and later as a traveling exhibition. Morin photographed wild horses in the Great Basin and interviewed Nevada residents and others about the complex issues...
17,668 items ; 89 containers ; 68.6 linear feet ; 6 microfilm reels -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Sergei Rachmaninoff was a Russian composer, pianist and conductor. The Sergei Rachmaninoff Archive contains material related to his life and career after he and his family left Russia in 1917 to establish themselves in the United States. The archive contains Rachmaninoff's holograph music manuscripts, correspondence, writings, biographical articles and clippings, awards and honors, concert...
1600 items ; 16 containers ; 15 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Burl Ives was a singer, author, and a film, television and theater actor. The collection primarily relates to Ives's career in radio and television and on the concert stage. It includes articles by and about Ives, press and publicity materials relating to various radio and television shows, and to concerts and tours, correspondence, scripts, contracts, fan mail, financial materials, rehearsal...
approximately 91,000 items ; 179 containers ; 106 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Max Roach was an American jazz drummer, composer, educator, and activist. The collection includes music manuscripts, writings, correspondence, business papers, photographs, programs, sound recordings, and other materials related to his career. It also contains a variety of materials pertaining to vocalist Abbey Lincoln and countless other jazz artists, including Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie,...