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Samuel Barber collection, 1852-2000

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BOX 2, 4 Writings, circa 1924-1970
Barber's music theory and musicology notes and published and unpublished materials written by others.
Arranged alphabetically by author.
Barber, Samuel
BOX-FOLDER 2/17 Notes, elements of music, 1930-1931
BOX-FOLDER 4/2 Notes, harmonic fifths exercise, undated
BOX-FOLDER 2/18 Notes, musicology, undated
BOX-FOLDER 2/19 Melville, Herman
Moby Dick transcription by Barber, undated
BOX-FOLDER 2/20 Menotti, Gian Carlo
"L'ultimo desiderio" fiaba, undated
BOX-FOLDER 2/21 Neruda, Pablo
Twenty love poems and a song of despair, undated
London: Grossman Publishers
Note: Annotated by Barber
Note: H-141 Source E
BOX-FOLDER 2/22 Stendhal
Le rouge et le noir, undated
BOX 4-7 Music, 1939-1975
Printed music by Barber, some with his annotations, and music by others that was part of Barber's personal library. H-numbers correspond to sources in Barbara Heyman’s thematic catalog.
Organized as two subseries. then alphabetically by composer's last name.
Music by Samuel Barber, 1949-1974
BOX-FOLDER 4/5 Collected songs for low voice, 1955
Printed piano-vocal score
New York: G. Schirmer
BOX-FOLDER 4/6 Concerto for violin and orchestra, 1951
Ozalid full score
Note: Holograph conducting annotations in colored pencil
Note: H-94 Source F
BOX-FOLDER 4/7 Hermit songs, 1954
Printed piano-vocal score (high voice version)
New York: G. Schirmer
Note: Performance annotations
Note: H-120 Source H
BOX-FOLDER 4/8 Knoxville: Summer of 1915, for voice and orchestra, 1949
Printed piano-vocal score reduction by Barber
New York: G. Schirmer
BOX-FOLDER 4/9 Knoxville: Summer of 1915, for voice and orchestra, 1949/1952
Printed full score
New York: G. Schirmer
Note: H-114 Source G
BOX-FOLDER 4/10 Souvenirs, 1952
Ozalid score for piano four-hands
Note: This version lacks the movements "Two-Step" and "Hesitation Tango"
Note: Includes note to Edie [Edith Braun?]
Note: H-119 Source C
BOX-FOLDER 4/11 Three songs, op. 45, 1974
Printed piano-vocal score (high voice version)
New York: G. Schirmer
Music owned by Samuel Barber, 1939-1975
Boulez, Pierre
BOX-FOLDER 5/1 Sonata no. 2 for piano, 1950
Printed score
Note: Performance annotations
Note: Inscribed from Boulez to Barber
Haieff, Alexei
BOX-FOLDER 7/8 Notes of thanks: 5. Echo-berceuse, undated
Ozalid piano score
Homer, Sidney
BOX-FOLDER 5/2 Your son and my son, undated
Holograph manuscript piano-vocal score
Note: Inscribed from Homer to Barber
Mendelssohn, Felix
BOX-FOLDER 5/3 Songs for one voice and piano, undated
Printed piano-vocal score
Leipzig: C.F. Peters
Note: Annotated, with Barber's holograph manuscript translations
Meyerbeer, Giacomo
BOX-FOLDER 5/4 Le prophète, Act 5, undated
Ozalid full score excerpt in two folios
Note: Mislabeled "Barber Oboe Concerto - Piano score II"
Multiple composers
BOX-FOLDER 5/5 Twenty-four Italian songs and arias of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, 1948
Printed piano-vocal score
New York: G. Schirmer
Note: English version
O'Brien, Eugene
BOX-FOLDER 5/6 Ambages: for piano, four hands, 1975
Printed score
New York: G. Schirmer
Note: Inscribed from O'Brien to Barber
Poulenc, Francis
BOX-FOLDER 5/7 Capriccio for two pianos, 1953
Printed score
Paris: Salabert
Inscribed from Pulenc to Barber
des Prez, Josquin
BOX-FOLDER 5/8 Missen VIII. Missa Malheur me bat, 1939
Printed chorus score
Amersterdam: Vereeniging voor Nederlandsche Muziekgeschiedenis
Missen X. Missa una musque de Buscaya, 1948
Printed chorus score
Amersterdam: Vereeniging voor Nederlandsche Muziekgeschiedenis
Saint-Saëns, Camille
BOX-FOLDER 6/1 Samson et Dalila, undated
Printed piano-vocal score
Paris: A. Durand et fils
Note: Louise Homer's copy with performance annotations
Strauss, Richard
BOX-FOLDER 6/2 Der Rosenkavalier, undated
Printed piano-vocal score
New York: Boosey & Hawkes
Note: English version
Tcherepnin, Alexander
BOX-FOLDER 7/9 Die Hochzeit der Sobeide: op. 45, undated
Manuscript full score excerpt
Note: Inscribed from Tcherepnin to Barber, 1962
Walton, William
BOX-FOLDER 6/3 Sonata for violin and piano, 1950
Printed score and violin part
London: Oxford University
Note: Inscribed from Walton to Barber
BOX 2-3, 7 Photographs, circa 1880-1980
Cheifly images of Barber alone, or with friends, colleagues, and family.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
BOX-FOLDER 2/23 Barber family, 1935, undated
Black and white (5)
Note: Two of Mary Beatty; one inscribed to Samuel Barber
BOX-FOLDER 2/24 Barber, Marguerite, 1967
Note: Sianconset, Massachusetts
Includes: Samuel Barber
BOX-FOLDER 2/25, 7/10-12 Barber, Samuel, 1914-1980
Black and white (24), color (8)
Note: Portraits
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