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Black Classical Composers Collection

Identifier: BCC
Abstract Black Classical Composers was a 30-episode radio program created by Carolyn Armenta Davis of music written between 1771-1975 by Black composers in the United States, Brazil, England, France, and Nigeria, and aired on Chicago’s WEFM (now WUSN) between June 1976 and December 1977. Each one hour episode consists of a combination a voiceover description of the composer's life and music, as well as performing musicians in broadcast. This collection contains...
Dates: 1936-1991
Found in: Music Library

Edward Clark papers

Identifier: Clark

The collection contains concert programs, lecture notes, biographical materials on Edward Clark and Elisabeth Lutyens, notebooks, photographs, and a certificate of award. There are groups of materials focused on organizations with which Clark was associated, and materials related to Clark's slander lawsuit against composer Benjamin Frankel.

Dates: 1888 - 1962
Found in: Music Library

Marion Bard Corbett music manuscripts and papers

Identifier: Corbett

The Marion Bard Corbet music manuscripts consist of all known musical works of the late Marion Bard Corbett (1915-1972), a Northwestern University alumna and Chicago-area composer. Included in this collection are music manuscripts, copies and published music scores, sketches, drafts, notebooks and other papers by Corbett.

Dates: Existence: Acquired circa 1975
Found in: Music Library

Michael Costa correspondence

Identifier: Costa

The Michael Costa correspondence collection is comprised primarily of letters to nineteenth-century Italian-born British conductor and composer Michael Costa (1808-1884) covering his personal and professional life from 1846-1884 and the years following his death until 1909. The collection also includes a few contracts, receipts, documents, photographs and artefacts related to Costa.

Dates: 1846 - 1909
Found in: Music Library

Noah Creshevsky sound recordings, music scores, and other materials

Identifier: Creshevsky
Abstract Noah Creshevsky (b. 1945, Rochester, New York) is an American composer of primarily electronic music. He has taught at Juilliard, Hunter College, and Princeton University. Creshevsky has received awards and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, and ASCAP. His music has been published, performed, broadcast, and recorded around the world. The Noah Creshevsky Collection spans the years 1966-2005. It fills one box and documents Creshevsky's...
Dates: 1966-2005
Found in: Music Library

Richard Czerwonky music manuscripts and papers

Identifier: Czerwonky

The Richard Czerwonky Music Manuscripts and Papers contains manuscript and published scores of violinist, composer and conductor Richard Czerwonky (1886-1949) as well as a small subset of personal papers, writing and ephemera. Czerwonky was a prolific Chicago-based composer and conductor of German-birth who was active in the early decades of twentieth century and an influential figure in Chicago's classical music scene.

Dates: 1902 - 1949
Found in: Music Library

Mario di Bonaventura papers and music scores

Identifier: di Bonaventura

The Mario di Bonaventura papers and scores collection consists of correspondence, notes and other papers, programs, sound recordings, marked conducting scores, published scores and books, and music manuscript scores in di Bonaventura’s possession. A small collection of materials related to Italian composer Luciana Berio are also found within this collection.

Dates: 1872 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1990
Found in: Music Library

Jerry Fuller papers and music scores

Identifier: Fuller

The Jerry Fuller Papers consists of music scores, programs, sound recordings, photos, clippings, correspondence, publication materials, and other concert related materials. Most of the music scores are Double bass repertoire including solo, trio, ensemble, orchestra excerpts, early music, and etudes and methods.

Dates: 1988 - 2017
Found in: Music Library

John Giles music manuscripts and papers

Identifier: Giles

The John Giles music manuscripts and papers consist of music manuscripts (predominantly vocal music including art songs, duets and choral works), programs, photographs, audio recordings on compact disc and correspondence.

Dates: 1950 - 1996
Found in: Music Library

La Violette, Wesley music manuscripts and papers

Identifier: LaViolette

A collection of predominantly music manuscripts and scores with some papers by composer and former Northwestern University School of Music professor Wesley La Violette.

Dates: 1913 - 1978
Found in: Music Library

Peter Christian Lutkin music manuscripts and papers

Identifier: Lutkin

A collection of predominantly music manuscripts and scores with some papers by composer and former Northwestern University School of Music dean, Peter Christian Lutkin.

Dates: 1889 - 1946
Found in: Music Library

Ariadna Mikéshina music manuscripts and papers

Identifier: Mikeshina

The Ariadna Mikéshina Music Manuscripts and Papers comprise a collection of the Russian-born emigre composer’s music in manuscript and published editions as well as some programs, notes and correspondence documenting her career. Mikéshina composed songs, works for solo piano, solo instruments with piano accompaniment as well as works for chamber ensembles, orchestra and music for ballet and plays.

Dates: 1917 - 1982
Found in: Music Library

Moldenhauer Collection

Identifier: Moldenhauer Collection
Abstract The Moldenhauer Collection is comprised of music manuscripts, sketches and quotations, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, printed programs, manuscript texts and other materials which document composers and musicians active between 1683 and 1973. With the exception of a few letters written by the collection’s creator, Hans Moldenhauer (1906-1987), the collection is comprised entirely of the musical and non-musical works of others. Representing much of the European continent,...
Dates: 1683 - 1973; Other: Majority of material found within 1890 - 1950
Found in: Music Library

Robert Moran papers and scores

Identifier: Moran

American composer born Denver, Colorado, January 8th, 1937. The Robert Moran papers and scores reflect the full scope of Moran's compositional activities, and include scores, sketches, libretti, photographs, recordings, and extensive correspondence.

Dates: 1950-2001; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1978
Found in: Music Library

Albert Noelte music manuscripts and papers

Identifier: Noelte

The collection consists of music manuscript scores, music notebooks and lecture notebooks by former Northwestern University School of Music professor Albert Noelte. A few accompanying papers documenting either Noelte's career, background or tenure at Northwestern are also included.

Dates: 1885 - 1946
Found in: Music Library

Fritz Reiner correspondence

Identifier: Reiner

Conductor Fritz Reiner's correspondence collection includes both personal and business correspondence, including letters to family, friends, and fans, and papers regarding his work with the Curtis Institute of Music and the Cincinnati, Pittsburgh and Chicago Symphony Orchestras. Carlotta Reiner's correspondence is also heavily represented.

Dates: 1916 - 1967; Other: Majority of material found within 1921 - 1963
Found in: Music Library

Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji letters, 1942-1977

Identifier: Sorabji

Kaikhosru Shaburji Sorabji (1892-1988) was an English-Parsi composer and music critic active for the majority of the 20th century. This collection of letters between Kaikhosru Sorabji and Baron Arnold Hartzhorn are primarily from February 1950 to August 1966 and discuss opinions on music, music criticism, religion, and briefly touching on the personal life of Sorabji. This collection is one archival box.

Dates: 1942-1977
Found in: Music Library

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