5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981--Correspondence.

  1. William Remsen Strickland collection, 1926-1991

    8,600 items. 39 containers. 16.0 linear feet . -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection is comprised of materials related to the career of American conductor and composer William Remsen Strickland (1914-1991). It includes correspondence, concert programs, publicity materials, newspaper and magazine clippings, music manuscripts by Strickland and other composers, articles, speeches and notes, photographs, scrapbooks, datebooks, journals, and recordings.

  2. Samuel Barber collection, 1852-2000

    approximately 600 items. 8 containers. 4 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Samuel Barber remains one of America’s most eminent composers, best known for his chamber work, Adagio for Strings. He composed large and small-scale works for piano, voice and piano, chorus, and orchestra, as well as three operas. Unlike many of his contemporaries, Barber's compositional style remained decidedly tonal. The collection is comprised of correspondence, music from Barber's personal library, printed music, writings, photographs, awards, programs, and items that belonged to Valentin Herranz, his companion from 1970 until Barber's death in 1981.

  3. Max Rudolf papers, 1922-1993

    approximately 4,500 items. 22 containers. 11.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Max Rudolf was a German-born American conductor and music educator. He is best known for his work with the Metropolitan Opera, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and the Curtis Institute of Music. The collection contains Rudolf's extensive correspondence with prominent 20th century musical figures, Metropolitan Opera annual files documenting his years with that organization, and a few photographs.

  4. Louis Kaufman collection, 1925-2008

    approximately 14,000 items. 42 containers. 21.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Louis Kaufman was an American violinist. His wife, Annette Leibole Kaufman, was a pianist who served as his accompanist for over fifty years. The collection contains materials related to their personal lives and professional careers, including correspondence with many notable musical and artistic figures of the 20th century, concert programs, photographs, scrapbooks, subject files, and other miscellaneous materials.

  5. Dorothy Slepian Packer correspondence, 1945-1948

    approximately 50 items. 1 container. .5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Dorothy Slepian Packer (1923-2014) was a musicologist, educator, and violinist from Boston, Massachusetts. The collection consists of Packer’s correspondence with prominent composers between 1945 and 1948. Significant writers and recipients include Samuel Barber, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Deems Taylor, Darius Milhaud, Morton Gould, William Grant Still, and Virgil Thomson.