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Sergei Rachmaninoff archive, 1872-1992

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Correspondence, 1903-1968 (continued)
Correspondence to SR (continued)
Vil'shau [Wilshau], Vladimir: Transcripts, 1922-1943 (continued)
Transcripts prepared by Sophie Satin of all the Vil'shau correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 49/7 Vrangel' [Wrangel; von Wrangell], A. (Baron) and Ol'ga M. [Olga] (Baronessa), 1923-1928 and undated
[Komitet Pomoshchi Russkim Voĭnam i Ikh Sem'iam na Balkanakh (=Committee for the Assistance of Russian Soldiers and Their Families in the Balkans) (Berlin); Upravlenie Upolnomochennago Rossiĭskago Obshchestva Krasnago Kresta v Germanii (=Office of the Commissioner of the Russian Red Cross in Germany); Mission des Russischen Roten Kreuzes in Deutschland]
BOX-FOLDER 49/8 ”Va-Vh” miscellaneous
  • Valashek, B., 1922
  • de Valmalète [Bureau de Concerts Marcel de Valmalète (Paris); Ysaÿe, Jean], 1938
  • Van Schalsa, Maurice, 1943
  • Vasilkovskaia, Mariia, 1928
  • Vassilieff, Valentine [Friends of Russian Culture], 1943
  • Veĭss, Dmitriĭ N. (Moscow Conservatory professor), 1922
  • Velhe, W. (Baron), 1935
  • Venaimin (Mitropolit (=Metropolitan) (Brooklyn, NY; Canada)), 1941
  • Verband Russischer Journalisten und Schriftsteller in Deutschland [Soiuz Russkikh ZHurnalistov i Literatorov v Germanii (=Union of Russian Journalists and Men of Letters in Germany) (Berlin)],1933
  • Verner, Katerina, undated [circa 1922]
  • Vesper, Arthur F., 1937 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 49/9 ”Vi-Vz” miscellaneous
  • Vidonova, M., 1922
  • Vidovskiĭ, Nikolaĭ, 1927-1928
  • Vietor, Marjorie C., undated
  • Viktorova, Z., 1927
  • Vil'konskiĭ, -. (Kiev Conservatory professor), 1922
  • Vinaver, Aleksandr M. (Professor), 1922
  • Vinogradov, A., 1922
  • Vinogradov, Dmitriĭ [Vinogradoff, Demetry I.], 1921
  • Vishnevskiĭ [Vishnevsky], N., 1937-1943
  • Vlasova, -. (regarding Prof. Vlasov's widow), 1922
  • Vol'ferts, A. (Saratov Conservatory), 1922
  • Volzhanin, D. A., 1933
  • Voorhees, Sylvia, 1943
  • Vorobyv, Boris (Rector, Petrograd Polytechnic Institute), 1922
  • Voropaev, A, N., 1922
  • Voth, Rudolf D. [Lawrence Junior High School (Lawrence, Kan.)], 1939
  • Vysotskaia, E. (Saratov Conservatory), undated [circa 1922]
BOX-FOLDER 49/10 Walter, Bruno, 1943
BOX-FOLDER 49/11 Whiteman, Paul, 1923
BOX-FOLDER 49/12 Wicker, Ireene, 1935
Includes copy of "Rachmaninoff (Russian Composer and Pianist)" which was intended for radio broadcast over the NBC Network.
BOX-FOLDER 49/13 Williamson, John Finley [Westminster Choir College (Princeton, N.J.)], 1939-1941
BOX-FOLDER 49/14 Winternitz, Emanuel [Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York)], 1947-1948
Includes Sophie Satin's typed transcription of two letters which are not present within this folder.
BOX-FOLDER 49/15 Wittgenstein, Paul, 1941
BOX-FOLDER 49/16 Wolkonsky [Vol'konskiĭ], Sergeĭ, 1932-1933
BOX-FOLDER 49/17 Wolkonsky [Vol'konskiĭ] family [Vol'konskiĭ, Irina; Vol'konskiĭ, Sophie; Vol'konskiĭ, Mikhaĭl; Wolkonsky, André; Wolkonsky, N. and T.], 1933-1943 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 49/18 Wood, Henry J. (Sir) and Jessie (Lady), 1936-1943 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 49/19 Wyshnegradsky [Vyshnegradskiĭ], Ivan, 1937-1940
In addition to correspondence, the contents of this folder include two concert programs from the "Festival de musique à quarts de ton," Paris, 25 January 1937, which consisted exclusively of works of Wyshnegradsky; transcriptions of several articles (by Olivier Messiaen, Boris de Schloetzer, Émile Vuillermoz, André Cœuroy, Félix Boisman, Edward Pendleton, Arman Massau, and J. Baudry) about the "Festival de musique à quarts de ton"; and an offprint of Wyshnegradsky's article "La Musique à quarts de ton et sa réalisation pratique," published in La Revue Musicale (Paris) in January 1937.
BOX-FOLDER 49/20 ”Wa-Wz” miscellaneous
  • Wagner, Helen, undated
  • Walker, Nina E., 1930
  • Walstrum, Theodore P., 1928-1932
  • Weber, Morris and Mary, 1943
  • Wedensky, Alexander and Agnes [Feregin, Constantine], 1943
  • Weggis (Switzerland) (Government), 1934
  • Weicher, John, 1941
  • Weinberg, Jacob [Veĭnberg, IAkov V.], 1940
  • Weinberg, Perry A., [circa 1943]
  • White, Fanny, 1939
  • White, Paul and Tony, [circa 1943]
  • White, Susan Witmer [White, Mrs. Edward A.], 1937-1943
  • Williams, Walter (St. Stephen's Church [Providence, R.I.]), 1926
  • Willman, Warren (Dr.), 1938
  • Winlow, W. N., 1943
  • WOR (radio (New York; Newark, N.J.)) [Bamberger Broadcasting Service, Inc.; Danzig, Jerry; Warren, Carlton A.], 1941
  • WQXR (radio (New York)) [MacKinnon, Douglas A.], 1940
  • WRVR (radio (New York)) [Summerfield, Jack D.], 1961
  • Wolff, Louise [Konzert-Direktion Hermann Wolff und Jules Sachs (Berlin)], 1922
  • Worman, F. Forrest (Dr.), 1943
  • Woyciechowski, S., 1936
BOX-FOLDER 49/21 Yasser, Joseph [IAsser, Iosif], 1932-1935 and undated
Includes untitled music manuscript in Yasser's hand.
BOX-FOLDER 49/22 Youmans, Vincent, 1943
BOX-FOLDER 49/23 Zataevich, Aleksandr, 1922-1933
BOX-FOLDER 49/24 Zernova, Sofiia [Zernoff], 1920-1941
BOX-FOLDER 49/25 ZHarkova, Anna P., 1920-1933
BOX-FOLDER 49/26 Ziloti [Siloti], Aleksandr and Levko, 1921-1933
BOX-FOLDER 49/27 Zimbalist, Efrem [Musicians' Committee to Aid Spanish Democracy], 1939-1943
BOX-FOLDER 49/28 ”Ya-Zz” miscellaneous
  • Yaffa, Dan, undated
  • Yarmolinsky, Avrahm [New York Public Library], 1942
  • Zaiks [Związek autorów kompozytorów i wydawców "Zaiks" (="Zaiks" Association of Authors, Composers and Publishers (Warsaw))], 1938
  • Zaĭtsev, Boris, 1928
  • Zaĭtsev, K. [La Russie et le Monde Slave; Rossiia i Slaviaĭstvo (journal)], 1928
  • Zakharov, Boris, 1940
  • Zamiatnin, V. (Saratov Conservatory), 1922
  • Zander, IU., 1923
  • Zaslawsky, George, 1943
  • Zebrovsky, A., 1922
  • Zeiler, K. (Vice Chairman, Committee organizing the ‘Day of Russian Culture' in France), 1936
  • Zeisler, Fannie Bloomfield, 1925
  • Zelentsova, V., 1922
  • ZHegin, N. [Kaluzhinskaia, P.; Edelli, K. (Erdeli; Erdely, Kseniia A.)], 1932 and undated
  • Ziring, Vladimir (Moscow Conservatory), 1922
  • Zograf-Plaksina, V. (Professor, Moscow Conservatory), 1922
  • Zschorlich, Maritta, 1931
  • Zubov, P. [Pëtr] P., 1940
  • Zurmuehle, Eugenia Schultze, 1943
  • Ζvierev, Roman, 1928
BOX-FOLDER 49/29 Miscellaneous group letters, 1932-1937
Contents (1): Telegram of congratulations on SR's sixtieth birthday, signed by Boris Brasol, Prince Paul Chavchavadze, Prof. Ivan Emelianov, Rev. Alexander Kukulevsky and Igor Sikorsky, 17 December 1932.
Contents (2): Telegram of congratulations from "la Colonie russe de Paris" on SR's sixtieth birthday, signed by Metropolit Eulogios, Princess Hélène d'Altenbourg, Nicolas Avksentieff, Nicolas Dmitrieff, Michel Fedoroff, Boris Ivanitzky, General Kalnitzky, Antoine Kartacheff, Alexandre Konovaloff, Loli Lvoff, Marie Maklakoff, Basile Maklakoff, Princess Pierre Mestchersky, General Miller, Vladimir Pohl, Jacques Rubinstein and Vladimir Seeler, 1 April 1933.
Contents (3): Document signed by representatives from humanitarian organizations providing assistance to Russia and its citizens, 30 April 1933.
Contents (4): Letter of congratulations on the occasion of SR's sixtieth birthday, signed by Alfred Cortot, Nadia Boulanger, Gabriel Pierné, Jacques Thibaud, Georges Enesco, and others, 7 May 1933.
Contents (5): Letter proposing the construction of a memorial in Paris to honor Russian citizens who fell in World War I; seeking SR's support, signed by several individuals, including the Mitropolit Evlogiĭ and Mikhaĭl Fedorov, 19 May 1937.
BOX-FOLDER 49/30 Unidentified, 1920-1945 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 49/31 Correspondence received by NR upon SR's death, 1943
BOX 50-52 Writings, 1872-1958
The Writings by SR subseries contains original writings, editorial letters, transcriptions of interviews – in the form of typescripts and published material. The Writings Retained by SR subseries includes text and notated music material retained by SR for use (according to an annotation in the hand of Sophie Satin laid in with this material) in his future compositions and/or for reference. The Writings about SR subseries contains lists compiled by Sophie Satin relating to SR's works, performances, repertoire, and more (much of this material is also duplicated within the Papers of Sophie Satin series); biographical material about SR, consisting of both published articles and unpublished typescripts (arranged alphabetically by author); files comprised of articles, clippings, reviews, concert programs, bibliographic citations about individual works of SR (arranged alphabetically by title of work, except for that material filed within the collective categories for "Piano works" and "Songs"); and miscellaneous publicity material. And finally, the Writings of and about NR subseries is comprised of one folder containing correspondence, typescripts, clippings, and other material relating to Natalie Rachmaninoff.
BOX 50 Writings by SR
BOX-FOLDER 50/1 "Recollections of a Vanished World," by SR, as told to Frederick H. Martens. In English and Russian; with sparse annotations
BOX-FOLDER 50/2 "Recollections of a Vanished World," by SR, as told to Frederick H. Martens. In English and Russian, with substantial annotations, as well as several pages in the hand of Sophie Satin
Other Writings
BOX-FOLDER 50/3 Other writings of SR
(16 items)
Includes typescripts and published material, in English and Russian, of articles and editorial letters.
BOX-FOLDER 50/4 Interviews with SR
(11 items)
Includes published material as well as a typescript of sources compiled by Sophie Satin; material is in English and German.
BOX 50 Writings Retained by SR
BOX-FOLDER 50/5 Contents lists of material in this subseries, prepared by Sophie Satin
Bears a handwritten inscription that reads "Personal work material, Quadrille, Germogen, Bring to Senar."
BOX-FOLDER 50/6 Amfiteatov, Aleksandr.
Buria. Muzykal'naia drama po SHekspiru (=The Tempest. Musical drama after Shakespeare), 1934
Manuscript libretto
Signed by Amfiteatrov on the libretto's last page.
BOX-FOLDER 50/7 Glinka, G. V.
Pis'ma o Pravoslavnom Bogosluzhenii. Bogosluzheniia strastnoĭ sed'mitsy i Sviatoĭ Paskhi (=Notes on the [Russian] Orthodox Church service. Liturgy of Holy Week and Easter), 1934
BOX-FOLDER 50/8 Naiboliee izviestnyyia figury Kadrili (=The Most famous figurations of the Quadrille), undated
Annotations in French and Russian.
BOX-FOLDER 50/9 Rubinstein, Anton.
Programs of his seven recitals in New York, 1872-1873
BOX-FOLDER 50/10 Spasskiĭ, F. (Father).
Two letters written by Spasskiĭ, 1935
Addressed to Evgeniĭ Somov, SR's secretary.
Includes responses.
BOX-FOLDER 50/11 Historical writings on Russian history (four documents)
Contents (1): Two appeals by Patriarch Germogen to all the Russian people about the iniquity of information from the throne of Tsar Vasiliĭ Ivanovich, after 25 February 1609.
Contents (2): Second message by Patriarch Germogen to the Tushinites.
Contents (3): Excerpts used by Kastal'skiĭ in his composition: Message read to the people of Moscow by Patriarch Germogen about the Tushinite traitors... in the year 1609.
Contents (4): Handwritten transcription of the previous typescript.
BOX-FOLDER 50/12 Yasser, Joseph [IAsser, Iosif].
Material on the Dies irae, 1945 and undated
Includes text material, in Russian; manuscript transcriptions and one copy of various versions of the Dies irae chant; one handwritten letter, from 22 October 1945, from Yasser to Sophie Satin; and bibliography of Yasser's Russian language articles.
BOX 50-52 Writings about SR
BOX 50-51 Lists Compiled by Sophie Satin about SR's Works, Performances, Repertoire
BOX-FOLDER 50/13 List of compositions by SR, arranged by opus number, with detailed annotations by Sophie Satin
BOX-FOLDER 50/14 List of compositions by SR, arranged chronologically by date of composition, with detailed annotations by Sophie Satin
BOX-FOLDER 50/15 List of works performed by SR and his concerts in Russia, Europe and North America (United States, Canada, Cuba), 1888-1943
BOX-FOLDER 50/16 List of cities in the United States and Canada where SR performed, 1909-1910, 1918-1943
Includes the number of times in each city; list of locations and number of times of SR's performances of various works for piano and orchestra (by SR and by other composers)
BOX-FOLDER 50/17 List of cities in the United States and Canada where SR performed, with performance dates indicated for each city
Prepared and donated by Betsy M. Green.
BOX-FOLDER 50/18 List of concerts performed by SR in Russia and Europe, 1888-1917
BOX-FOLDER 50/19 List of concert programs (including repertoire) performed by SR in Russia and Europe, 1888-1917
BOX-FOLDER 50/20 List of concerts performed by SR in North America, 1909-1910, 1918-1943
BOX-FOLDER 50/20 List of concerts performed by SR in Europe, 1918-1939
BOX-FOLDER 50/21 List of concert programs (including repertoire) performed by SR in North America, 1909-1910, 1918-1920
BOX-FOLDER 50/22 List of concert programs (including repertoire) performed by SR in North America, 1920-1925
BOX-FOLDER 50/23 List of concert programs (including repertoire) performed by SR in North America, 1925-1930
BOX-FOLDER 50/24 List of concert programs (including repertoire) performed by SR in North America and Europe, 1930-1935
BOX-FOLDER 50/25 List of concert programs (including repertoire) performed by SR in North America and Europe, 1935-1940
BOX-FOLDER 50/26 List of concert programs (including repertoire) performed by SR in North America and Europe, 1940-1943
BOX-FOLDER 50/27 List of concert programs (including repertoire) performed by SR in Europe, 1918-1930
BOX-FOLDER 50/28 List of concert programs (including repertoire) performed by SR in Europe, 1930-1940
BOX-FOLDER 50/29 List of works conducted by SR
BOX-FOLDER 50/30 List of conductors with whom SR performed, including countries and dates of performances
BOX-FOLDER 51/1 List of authors whose texts were set by SR
In Russian.
BOX-FOLDER 51/2 List of dedicatees of SR's works
In Russian.
BOX-FOLDER 51/3/ List of epigraphs that appear in SR's works
Typescripts in Russian, English and French.
Includes two versions of Vladimir Nabokov's English translation of Aleksandr Pushkin's Miserly Knight.
BOX-FOLDER 51/4 List of works published by TAIR editions
BOX-FOLDER 51/5 List of vocal works by SR which were published by Muzgiz editions, Moscow, 1947
Under the editorship of Pavel A. Lamm.
In Russian.
Includes Russian text for the introductions to these editions, written by Lamm, B. Dobrokhotov and N. Zagronyĭ.
BOX-FOLDER 51/6 List of errors compiled by Sophie Satin in SR's published letters (Pis'ma, 1955), undated
BOX-FOLDER 51/7 List of errors compiled by Sophie Satin in Oskar von Riesemann's Rachmaninoff's Recollections (1934), undated
BOX-FOLDER 51/8 List of sound recordings and piano rolls made by SR
BOX-FOLDER 51/9 List of unauthorized editions by Keyboard Artistry-International Piano Library, compiled by Sophie Satin
Verso bears a handwritten list of sound recordings made by SR.
BOX-FOLDER 51/10 List of letters sent by SR to Russian and American newspapers
BOX-FOLDER 51/11 List of published interviews given by SR
BOX-FOLDER 51/12 List of institutions in the Soviet Union to which SR sent parcels in 1922 via the American Relief Administration
BOX-FOLDER 51/13 List of individuals to whom SR loaned money
BOX-FOLDER 51/14 List of individuals with whom SR was photographed
BOX 51 Biographical Materials
BOX-FOLDER 51/15 Contents lists of much of the material in this subseries, prepared by Sophie Satin
BOX-FOLDER 51/16 Denierec, M. Rachmaninoff, as I Remember Him, after 1943
In English.
BOX-FOLDER 51/17 Earle Ferris Company. Sergei Vassilievitch Rachmaninoff – Biography, circa 1948
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