Great composers and musicians collection,

Collection Number: 4674

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Great composers and musicians collection,
Collection Number:
4674
Creator:
Quantity:
58 items.
Forms of Material:
Autographs, manuscripts, and portraits.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Autographs, brief music manuscripts, and/or portraits of famous Western European and American composers and performers, including Beethoven, Berlioz, Brahms, Busoni, Elgar, Gounod, Grieg, Handel, Haydn, Liszt, MacDowell, Mendelssohn, Meyerbeer, Mozart, Paderewski, Paganini, Rossini, Anton Rubinstein, Saint-Saëns, Sarasate, Schubert, Sibelius, Richard Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Toscanini, Verdi, Wagner, Weber, and Hugo Wolf. The bound volume includes autographs, manuscript letters, and/or portraits of composers including Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Dvorak, Gounod, Grieg, Francis Scott Key, Leoncavallo, Liszt, Massenet, Mendelssohn, Meyerbeer, Offenbach, Rossini, Saint-Saëns, Schumann, Verdi, and Wagner.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Autographs, brief music manuscripts, and/or portraits of famous Western European and American composers and performers, including Beethoven, Berlioz, Brahms, Busoni, Elgar, Gounod, Grieg, Handel, Haydn, Liszt, MacDowell, Mendelssohn, Meyerbeer, Mozart, Paderewski, Paganini, Rossini, Anton Rubinstein, Saint-Saëns, Sarasate, Schubert, Sibelius, Richard Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Toscanini, Verdi, Wagner, Weber, and Hugo Wolf. T
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SUBJECTS

Names:
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869.
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897.
Busoni, Ferruccio, 1866-1924.
Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934.
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.
Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907.
Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759.
Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809.
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886.
MacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908.
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847.
Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864.
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791.
Paderewski, Ignace Jan, 1860-1941.
Paganini, Nicolò, 1782-1840.
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868.
Rubinstein, Anton, 1829-1894.
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921.
Sarasate, Pablo de, 1844-1908.
Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828.
Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957.
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949.
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893.
Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826.
Wolf, Hugo, 1860-1903.

Subjects:
Composers -- France.
Composers -- Germany.
Composers -- Italy.
Composers -- Great Britain.
Musicians.
Musicians -- Portraits.
Music -- History and criticism -- 18th century.
Music -- History and criticism -- 19th century.

Form and Genre Terms:
Autographs (manuscripts).
Portraits.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Restrictions on Use:
To be viewed one folder at a time
Cite As:
Great composers and musicians collection, #4674. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related item: The great composers: a collection of autographs, 1842-1910, #4600 Bd. Ms. 695.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Rossini, Gioachino Antonio
Undated
Box 1 Folder 2
Paderewski, Ignacy Jan
1896-1905-04-03
Box 1 Folder 3
Strauss, Richard
1894-02-22
letter undated, fragment 1894
Box 1 Folder 4
Berlioz, Hector
Undated
Box 1 Folder 5
Godard, Benjamin Louis Paul
1888-11-02
Box 1 Folder 6
Brahms, Johannes
1874-12
Box 1 Folder 7
Sibelius, Jean
1907-07-04
Box 1 Folder 8
Elgar, Sir Edward
Undated
Box 1 Folder 9
Paganini, Nicolo
1831-07-05
Box 1 Folder 10
Tschaikovsky, Peter Ilich
1894-03-19
Box 1 Folder 11
Thalberg, Sigismond
1842-12-12
Box 1 Folder 12
Saint-Saens, Camille
1879-04-21
On reverse, fragment by Benjamin Godard
Box 1 Folder 13
Glazunov, Alexander Constantinovich
1897-07-03
Box 1 Folder 14
Romberg, Bernard
1826-02-19
Box 1 Folder 15
Sainton, Philip
1885-11
Box 1 Folder 16
Koschat, Thomas
1910-04-27
Box 1 Folder 17
Sarasate, Pablo Martin
1873-05-06
Box 1 Folder 18
Schubert, Franz Peter
Undated
Box 1 Folder 19
Rubenstein, Anton Gregor
1870-03-30
Box 1 Folder 20
Gounod, Charles Franois
1839-12-01
Box 1 Folder 21
Meyerbeer, Giacomo
1857-07-1861-10-19
letter 1861, fragment 1857
Box 1 Folder 22
D"Albert, Eugne Francis
1890-05-13
Box 1 Folder 23
Bruch, Max
1874-04-02-1892-05-24
letter 1874, fragment 1892
Box 1 Folder 24
Wolf, Ferrari Ermano
1906-03-16
Box 1 Folder 25
Moszkowski, Moritz
Undated
Box 1 Folder 26
von Suppe, Franz
Undated
Box 1 Folder 27
Goldmark, Karl
Undated
Box 1 Folder 28
Busoni, Ferruccio Benvenuto
1900-05
Box 1 Folder 29
Chaminade, Ccile
1919-02
Box 1 Folder 30
Vieuxtemps, Henri
1870-10
Box 1 Folder 31
Pacini, Giovanni
1837-10-14
Box 1 Folder 32
Grieg, Edvard
Undated
Box 1 Folder 33
Wagner, Wilhelm Richard
1876-08-13
Box 1 Folder 34
Joachim, Joseph
1883
Box 1 Folder 35
Halll, Sir Charles
1888-09-19-1890-04-10
letter 1888, fragment 1890
Box 1 Folder 36
MacDowell, Edward Alexander
1892-10-31
Box 1 Folder 37
d'Indy, Paul Marie
Undated
Box 1 Folder 38
Weber, Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst von
1863-07-08
Box 1 Folder 39
Liszt, Franz
1845-04-10
Clementi exercises copied by Jose Ranieri Raymond Villanova, annotated by Liszt
Box 1 Folder 40
Haydn, Joseph
1825-08-01
sketch of portrait
Box 1 Folder 41
Handel, George Frederick
1789-01-01
sketch of Vauxhall statue
Box 1 Folder 42
Handel, George Frederick
Undated
sketch of 1725-1759 house
Box 1 Folder 43
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
1770-1775
Box 1 Folder 44
Mascagni, Pietro
1903-04-08
Box 1 Folder 45
Wagner, Richard
1857
Box 1 Folder 46
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Undated
Box 1 Folder 47
Toscanini, Arturo
1936
Carnegie Hall program
Box 1 Folder 48
Toscanini, Arturo
1936-04-29
autographed Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York program
Box 1 Folder 49
Weber, Carl Maria von
1820-11-03
Box 1 Folder 50
Cherubini, Luigi
1806-1839
letters dated 1806-03-23, 1828-10-18, 1831; Solfege dated 1839-06
Box 1 Folder 51
Wolf, Hugo
1891-05-08
Box 1 Folder 52
Verdi, Giuseppe
1868-05-24
Box 1 Folder 53
Wolf, Hugo
1889-1890
Box 1 Folder 54
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix
1841-07-09
Box 1 Folder 55
Moore, Thomas
Undated
poem set to music by Henry A. Bishop, portrait dated 1832
Box 1 Folder 56
Kullak, Theodor
1853-03-24-1872-03-07
letter 1853, fragment 1872
Box 1 Folder 57
Williams, Ralph Vaughan
1954-11-09
Box 1 Folder 58
MacDowell, Edward Alexander
1891-01-05