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Peabody Institute Gustav Klemm collection

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0114
Abstract

Gustav Klemm (1897-1947) was a composer and music educator who studied at the Peabody Conservatory and was the superintendent of the Peabody Preparatory. As a composer, Klemm wrote primarily music for voice and piano, music for piano solo, orchestral music, and choral music. The Peabody Institute Gustav Klemm collection contains printed editions of Klemm's collected musical works and a scrapbook documenting his professional activities.

Dates: approximately 1919-1961
Found in: Peabody Archives

Ronald Roxbury music manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0129
Abstract Ronald Roxbury (1946-1986) was a composer, singer, flutist, and pianist. He was born on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and grew up as an African American during an era of segregation. He studied composition at the Peabody Conservatory with Stefans Grové and Earle Brown, earning a Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in 1969. Many of Roxbury's works feature graphic or nonstandard musical notation. He also wrote several musical works that incorporate theatrical elements, such as ...
Dates: approximately 1960-1986
Found in: Peabody Archives

Sergio Cervetti papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0013
Abstract

Sergio Cervetti left his native Uruguay in 1962 to study composition in the United States, graduating with a degree from the Peabody Conservatory in 1967 and later teaching music at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University from 1972 to 1997. As a composer, he wrote more than 100 works drawing from electronic music, folk elements, European tradition, and minimalist aesthetics. The Sergio Cervetti papers contain scores and recordings of his works.

Dates: 1964 - 2020
Found in: Peabody Archives

Thom Robinson music manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0105
Abstract

Thom Robinson (1962-1994) was a composer and violinist who studied with Morris Moshe Cotel and earned a degree in composition from the Peabody Conservatory in 1986. The collection contains manuscript and facsimile scores of Robinson's compositions. The bulk of the scores are for chamber ensembles, sometimes including voices.

Dates: 1979-1989
Found in: Peabody Archives

Timothy Mather Spelman scores

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0061
Abstract

Timothy Mather Spelman was an American-born composer who spent much of his career in Florence writing operas and vocal music. The collection includes manuscript and published scores of his compositions.

Dates: 1910-1962
Found in: Peabody Archives

Virginia C. Blackhead music manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0131
Abstract

Virginia C. Blackhead (1882-1969) was the superintendent of the Peabody Preparatory from 1932 to 1944. Blackhead was also the director of the Baltimore and Ohio Women's Music Club from 1925 to 1940 and a musical advisor to the Peabody Junior Choir (later renamed the Phoenix Choir of Baltimore). The Virginia C. Blackhead music manuscripts (approximately 1905-1955) contain manuscript scores of songs for voice and piano composed by Blackhead.

Dates: approximately 1905-1955
Found in: Peabody Archives

Vladimir Padwa papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0012
Abstract Born in czarist Russia, composer and pianist Vladimir Padwa immigrated to the United States in 1932 and was heard regularly in concert halls, on radio, and in recordings for RCA Victor. He co-founded the First Piano Quartet and taught at the New York College of Music. The Vladimir Padwa papers contain manuscript scores, many of which are holographs, of nearly all of Padwa’s compositions, including works for piano, large ensemble, and the stage. The collection also includes Padwa’s musical...
Dates: 1900 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1980
Found in: Peabody Archives

Walter Spencer Huffman music manuscripts and recordings

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0082
Abstract

Walter Spencer Huffman was a composer and music teacher who studied and served on the faculty of the Peabody Conservatory of Music in the 1940s and 1950s. From 1955 until his death in 2005, Huffman taught music privately in Maryland and continued to compose. The collection consists of holograph scores of approximately 150 works, including chamber music, symphonies, and choral music.

Dates: 1941-1990, 1997, 2007
Found in: Peabody Archives

William A. Chrystal papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0008
Abstract

William A. Chrystal was a pianist, composer, arranger, and conductor based in the Pittsburgh area for most of his career. He attended the Peabody Conservatory in the 1950s and earned degrees in piano performance. The William A. Chrystal papers contain music manuscripts, programs, clippings, professional documents, and sound recordings.

Dates: 1946 - 2015
Found in: Peabody Archives

William Bland papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0049
Abstract

William Bland is a pianist and composer who graduated from the Peabody Conservatory with a doctor of musical arts degree in 1973. His papers include manuscript and photocopied scores of his compositions.

Dates: 1970-2001
Found in: Peabody Archives

Women Composers Orchestra records

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0050
Abstract

The Women Composers Orchestra operated in Baltimore from 1985 to 1995 with the mission to perform compositions of women composers both past and present. The collection primarily consists of the organization's administrative documents.

Dates: 1985-1995
Found in: Peabody Archives

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