5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Foote, Arthur, 1853-1937.

  1. A.P. Schmidt Company archives, 1869-1958

    34,775 items. 514 containers. 280 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Arthur Paul Schmidt (1846-1921) was a German-born music publisher who pioneered the development and dissemination of American music. The A.P. Schmidt Company Archives documents his firm's publishing activites in Boston, Leipzig and New York, beginning with his tenure, through his successors, and until the firm was absorbed by Summy-Birchard in 1960. The Archives consists of the original manuscripts from which the music was printed, printed music, personal and corporate correspondence, photographs (primarily composers/arrangers), business records, plate books, publication books, stock and cash books.

  2. Society for the Preservation of the American Musical Heritage collection, 1792-1969

    approximately 475 items. 16 containers. 6.25 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Karl Krueger was an American conductor, best known as the first American-born conductor of a major United States orchestra. He founded the Society for the Preservation of the American Musical Heritage in 1958 with the goal of collecting and recording music by American composers. The collection primarily consists of musical scores and parts with a small amount of business papers.

  3. Helen Hopekirk collection, 1875-1954

    approximately 450 items. 13 containers. 4.75 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Helen Hopekirk (1856-1945) was a Scottish-born American composer, pianist, and educator of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. During her lifetime she maintained a rigorous performance schedule throughout Europe and the United States and studied under numerous artists. Her compositions were often inspired by traditional Scottish and Gaelic folk-songs and the works of poets and other authors. This collection contains music manuscripts by Hopekirk and other composers, biographical materials, writings by and about Hopekirk, scrapbooks, and other items that document her life and career.

  4. Arthur Foote music manuscripts, 1888-1919

    10 items. 1 container. 1 linear foot. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Arthur Foote was a American composer, pianist, educator, and church musician. As a member of the Boston Six, also known as the Second New England School, Foote and his colleagues were considered pivotal in the establishment of American classical music. The collection contains ten of Foote's works, most of which are manuscripts in his hand. Included are scores for orchestral, chamber, and solo piano works.

  5. Arne Oldberg collection, circa 1887-1962

    approximately 5,000 items. 90 containers. 24 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    American composer, musician, and music professor at Northwestern University. The collection contains music scores, parts, and sketches, including holograph and copyist manuscripts, published copies, and photocopies, of Oldberg's works; a considerable amount of correspondence; programs; and biographical materials.

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