6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Pianists--Correspondence.

  1. Edward and Clara Steuermann collection, 1922-1981

    approximately 2000 items. 46 boxes. 16 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Edward Steuermann (1892-1964) was a pianist, composer, and teacher; his wife Clara Steuermann (1922-1982) was a pianist and music librarian. The collection includes music manuscripts (holograph scores and sketches) and printed music, writings of Edward Steuermann, and correspondence of Edward and Clara Steuermann. The music includes most of Steuermann's compositions, his arrangements of works by Busoni, Poulenc, Schoenberg, Webern, and various 18th- and 19th-century composers, manuscript scores of works by, among others, Hans Eisler, Erich Itor Kahn, Earl Kim, and René Leibowitz, and printed music from the 18th through the 20th centuries, many with Steuermann's annotations. The correspondence includes letters between the Steuermanns and Arnold Schoenberg, Anton Webern, Ferruccio Busoni, Theodor Adorno, Rudolf and Lorna Kolisch, and René Leibowitz. Writings encompass manuscript and typescript essays by Edward Steuermann, lectures and speeches, program and liner notes, interview transcripts, and letters of recommendation for students and colleagues. Writings by others about Steuermann are also included. Other material includes printed programs, clippings, papers of the Edward Steuermann Memorial Society, financial and legal papers, photographs, and materials acquired by Clara Steuermann between 1974 and 1981 concerning the activities of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA).

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  2. Mary Virginia Foreman Le Garrec collection on Artur Schnabel, 1893-1996

    926 items. 11 containers. 5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artur Schnabel was an Austrian-born American pianist, pedagogue, and composer. Mary Virginia Foreman Le Garrec was Schnabel's student and confidante. The collection includes holograph manuscript and published music scores by Schnabel as well as published scores by other composers, some of which contain annotations in the hands of Schnabel, Le Garrec, and others. In addition, the collection contains correspondence; writings by both Schnabel and Le Garrec; concert programs featuring Schnabel as both pianist and composer; biographical material; press clippings, published articles, and monographs regarding Schnabel and his circle; books; photographs; and other iconography.

  3. Artur Rubinstein correspondence, 1921-1984

    approximately 12,000 items. 49 containers. 24.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Artur Rubinstein was a Polish-American pianist best-known for his masterful interpretations of the works of Chopin. The collection largely consists of personal and business correspondence between Rubinstein and musical luminaries, publishers, organizations, and appreciative fans.

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  4. Leon Hilsberg collection, 1906-1941

    22 items. 2 containers. 1.75 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Leon Hilsberg was a concert manager in Łodz, Poland, and then a banker in Vienna before immigrating to New York in 1941. This collection of his materials includes photographs of and correspondence with musicians he met in Poland, as well as programs and a poster for performances of his brothers Alexander and Ignace.

  5. Arnold T. Schwab collection on Marian Nevins MacDowell, 1731-1993

    approximately 23,380 items. 57 containers. 16 linear feet. 8 microfilm reels. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Arnold T. Schwab Collection on Marian Nevins MacDowell is an archive of materials related to the life and work of Marian Nevins MacDowell, founder of the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire, named for her late husband, composer Edward MacDowell (1860-1908). The writings, correspondence, iconography, scrapbooks, index cards, and other papers reflect collector and donor Arnold T. Schwab's interest in and research on the MacDowell legacy.

  6. Etelka Freund collection on Béla Bartók, 1903-1971

    approximately 120 items. 2 containers. 1.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Béla Bartók was a Hungarian composer, pianist, and ethnomusicologist. The Etelka Freund Collection on Béla Bartók consists chiefly of correspondence between the composer and pianist Etelka Freund (1879-1977), and printed music for his early works, some of which are annotated. Additional materials include photographs, clippings, programs, publicity materials, and journal articles that document Bartók’s professional activities.