3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Music--Manuscripts--19th century.

  1. Tams-Witmark (Original Library of Congress collection), 1701-1915

    approximately 7,000 items. 829 containers. 164 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Tams-Witmark Music Library was established in 1925 through the merger of the Arthur W. Tams Music Library and the rental library of M. Witmark & Sons. The Tams-Witmark (Original Library of Congress Collection) contains music (manuscript and printed scores) that was being performed in the United States during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The scope of the collection ranges from eighteenth-century operas of Handel and Glück to a musical by George M. Cohan. The bulk of the materials are nineteenth-century English, French, German and Italian operas and operettas, the majority in full score, with some instrumental parts. Most of the scores have been annotated with cuts and performance markings, and some feature reduced or non-standard orchestrations. The collection also contains a small amount of concert music, including secular and sacred choral works, patriotic music, symphonic scores, and incidental music.

  2. Lauro Ayestarán collection, 1830-1966

    circa 6,000 items. 112 boxes. 30 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists primarily of art and popular music scores and holographs written by Uruguayan composers, with a comprehensive sample of the best composers in each group. In addition, there is a representative number of works written by European composers who settled in Montevideo during the 19th century, mainly from Spain and Italy. Included are photographs of the holographic items, as well as portraits of musicians.

  3. Eloise Hubbard Linscott collection, circa 1815, 1929-2002

    34 boxes (18 linear feet); 198 folders.. 11 sound cylinders : analog.. 441 sound discs : analog ; various sizes.. 32 sound tape reels : analog ; various sizes.. 1 sound cassette : analog.. circa 200 photographs : photographic prints, negatives ; various sizes.. 12 drawings.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Eloise Hubbard Linscott’s collection of research materials for her book, Folk Songs of Old New England (1939) and other folk music research through about 1955. The collection includes correspondence; music transcriptions; sound recordings of folk music, lectures, and radio broadcasts; photographs of Linscott's informants; documentation of events and trips within New England; plus some materials from her estate, dated circa 1815-2002.