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Music scores

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

A Voice still heard

Identifier: AR 25668
Abstract The collections contains two variously annotated typescripts of Eric Werner’s book ‘A voice still heard : the sacred songs of the Ashkenazic Jews’, New York, G. Schirmer, 1978. Also included are various related materials as well as the correspondence between Eric Werner and Fred Grubel at the Leo Baeck Institute.
Dates: 1974

Alfred Lichtenstein Collection

Identifier: AR 25284
Abstract This collection documents the life and work of the flute player Alfred Lichtenstein. Contained in this collection are papers relating to his professional life, including recordings, programs, photographs, flyers, and clippings concerning his public performances, and also an extensive amount of music scores used by him. His personal life is reflected in personal correspondence, including letters exchanged with other family members and photographs as well as identification and immigration papers. Some papers of his family members, including his wives, daughter, and father, will also be found here as well as restitution correspondence.
Dates: 1874-2004; Majority of material found within 1940-1975

Arthur Willner Collection

Identifier: AR 10706 / MF 911
Abstract Original music manuscripts; scores, and personal letters and journals of Arthur Willner.
Dates: 1849-1960

Der Fuehrer's Face Musical Score

Identifier: I-541
Abstract This item is the musical score for the song “der Fuehrer’s Face" used in the Walt Disney Donald Duck World War II propaganda film of the same name.
Dates: 1942

Eric Werner Collection

Identifier: AR 2179 / MF 523
Abstract Book reviews; clippings; curriculum vitae, slides, manuscripts, musical scores, correspondence, etc.
Dates: 1917-1989

Felix Freilich Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25187
Abstract This collection portrays the personal and professional life of the violinist Felix Freilich. It also provides information on his wife and the genealogy of their families. The collection contains correspondence, family trees, photographs, clippings, publications and music scores. Subjects found in this collection include the genealogy of the Freilich and Greenberg families, the professional life of Felix Freilich, and the city of Altenburg, Germany.
Dates: 1858-2003; Majority of material found within 1990-2000

Herbert and Leni Fromm Collection

Identifier: AR 10609 / MF 1011
Abstract This collection primarily holds material on the professional lives of Leni Fromm, hostess of the Boston based German Radio Hour, and her husband, the composer Herbert Fromm. Papers here include material on Leni Fromm's radio program and some of Herbert Fromm's professional appearances and activities. Some of the Fromms' personal correspondence is additionally included. The collection comprises correspondence, radio scripts, unpublished manuscripts, clippings and articles, and a few music scores and photographs.
Dates: 1923-1994; Majority of material found within 1958-1973

Marion and Warner Bass Collection

Identifier: AR 6590/MF 753
Abstract This collection describes the work and lives of the composer, conductor, and accompanist Warner S. Bass and his wife, the singer Marion Corda Bass. Most prominent among the materials of this collection are the music scores created by Warner Bass; they include works he composed, arranged, orchestrated, transcribed, or performed. Other items include personal documents, correspondence, published sheet music, photographs, essays, notes, concert and recital programs, press releases, and clippings.
Dates: 1888-1992

Metzger Music Collection

Identifier: AR 6484
Abstract The items in this collection consist of synagogue music scores from Southwestern Germany, both cantor's manuals and choral music.
Dates: late 19th century-early 20th century

Mordecai Gebirtig Papers

Identifier: RG 740
Abstract Mordecai Gebirtig was born in Kraków (Cracow), Poland on May 4, 1877. He was killed in the Kraków ghetto on June 4, 1942, during the deportation to the Belzec death camp. Gebirtig, a carpenter by trade, became world famous as the poet and composer of a wide array of Yiddish folksongs. His ballads and song-poems were performed by foremost artists of his time, as well as itinerant street singers in the Jewish courtyards of Europe. His songs were heard and admired in the prestigious Yiddish theaters of Poland. Much has been written about Gebirtig, both during his lifetime and in the aftermath of his death. Today, his music and legacy continue to flourish even in countries where Yiddish is not regularly spoken. His book, Mayne lider has been published in the United States, Poland, France, Italy, and Germany. His songs are widely recorded. The collection consists mostly of manuscripts of Mordecai Gebirtig’s songs ranging from the 1920s-1942.
Dates: 1920s-1967; Majority of material found within 1920s-1942

Moses Kligsberg Papers

Identifier: RG 719
Abstract The collection consists of the general, personal and professional correspondence of Moses Kligsberg, manuscripts for published and unpublished works, project proposals and outlines, research materials, printed matter and other records relating to Moses Kligsberg's involvement with the Bund and with Jewish refugees from Nazi-occupied Europe, to his functions at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, and to his scholarly interests. Included are Moses Kligsberg's manuscripts on the subjects of Jewish sociology, psychology, youth, and political matters. The collection contains a great deal of YIVO administrative and publicity materials, among others editorial records of the Yedies fun yivo (YIVO News) and YIVO radio programs; materials on the Bund; records of the United Jewish Survivors of Nazi Persecution. Besides the personal documents and both personal and organizational correspondence, the collection also includes original musical compositions, acetate recordings, magnetic reels, and photographs.
Dates: 1928-1974

National Jewish Welfare Board, Records

Identifier: I-337
Abstract The collection documents the National Jewish Welfare Board's (JWB) evolution from an organization founded in 1917 to provide support for soldiers in times of war to an agency involved in all aspects of Jewish life both in the United States and abroad. In 1990 JWB recreated itself as the Jewish Community Centers Association of North America.
Dates: undated, 1889-1995 (bulk 1917-1990)

Paul Aron Collection

Identifier: AR 10304 / MF 495
Abstract Papers, photos, scores
Dates: [unknown]

Records of the Al Glaser Recording Orchestra

Identifier: RG 1360
Abstract This collection contains original compositions and printed and handwritten sheet music collected by Al Glaser as well as Glaser’s own arrangements of traditional Hungarian, Romanian and Jewish music.
Dates: 1900-1947, undated

Records of the Jewish People's Chorus of Los Angeles

Identifier: RG 1324
Abstract The Jewish People’s Chorus of Los Angeles was a chorus associated with the Jewish Music Alliance, an organization meant to promote Yiddish folk and revolutionary music, founded by Jacob Schaefer in 1925. This collection contains manuscripts of music performed by the chorus as well as a few performance notes.
Dates: 1919-1967

Richard Fuchs Collection

Identifier: AR 25552
Abstract This collection contains music by composer Richard Fuchs. It also includes some clippings and other music.
Dates: 1920s-1938

Robert Alexander Collection

Identifier: AR 3030 / MF 940
Abstract List of compositions; life story of Robert Alexander, curriculum vitae, scores.
Dates: 1897-1963

Papers of Robison Family

Identifier: P-678
Abstract The Robison Family Fapers reflect various activities of Adolf C. and Ann Green Robison in civic organizations, Jewish communal life, Jewish national and international affairs, and individually in the arts. The collection contains information on the origins of the United Nations; and on aid to Israel before, during, and after the War of Independence. The materials include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, financial documents, newspaper clippings, photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, musical scores, and play scripts.
Dates: undated, 1904-1995