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Collection of Charles H. Bochau scores

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0079
Charles Henry Bochau (1870-1932) was a member of the Peabody Conservatory voice faculty from 1897 to 1932, director of the conservatory's glee club, and one of the founders of the Johns Hopkins Symphony Orchestra. The collection consists of manuscript and published scores of music composed by Bochau, including vocal music, symphonic music, and chamber music.

Dates

  • approximately 1895-1932

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for use at the Peabody Archives. Contact peabodyarchives@lists.jhu.edu for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright. All requests for permission to publish or perform materials in this collection must be submitted in writing to the archivist of the Arthur Friedheim Library.

Extent

0.97 Cubic Feet (3 medium flat boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Charles Henry Bochau (1870-1932) was a member of the Peabody Conservatory voice faculty from 1897 to 1932 and the director of the Glee Club. He helped build interest in starting an orchestra at Johns Hopkins University, which had about sixty players in its opening year in the late 1910s. He also was an established composer of mostly choral and vocal works.

Scope and Contents

The collection contains manuscript and published musical scores of compositions by Charles H. Bochau, as well as a photograph of the composer. Works include vocal music, symphonic music, and chamber music.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Artificially assembled collection of scores found in the collections of the Arthur Friedheim Library. Photograph of Bochau donated by his grandson, Carl T. Bochau, Jr., in 2000.

Processing Information

Processed by Lauren Anderson and Alexandra Patterson in 2015.

Repository Details

Part of the Peabody Archives Repository

Contact:
Peabody Institute
1 E. Mount Vernon Place
Baltimore MD 21202 USA