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A. Jack Thomas music manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0022
Abstract

Alfred Jack Thomas was an African American composer, educator, and conductor who served as a bandmaster in the United States Army and became the first African American to conduct the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. The A. Jack Thomas papers contain manuscript scores and instrumental parts for three of his compositions for orchestra: Mirage, Scenes Pastoral, and Etude en Noir.

Dates: 1940-1941
Found in: Peabody Archives

Adam Itzel Jr. and John Itzel orchestral arrangements

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0062
Abstract

Cousins Adam Itzel Jr. and John Itzel were conductors, arrangers, composers, and educators who studied and taught at the Peabody Conservatory in the late 19th century. The collection includes manuscript scores of light orchestral or operatic music arranged primarily by Adam Itzel Jr., as well as manuscript scores of some of his original compositions.

Dates: 1879 - 1933; Majority of material found within 1879 - 1890
Found in: Peabody Archives

Adele Meade papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0037
Abstract

Adele Meade was a teacher and violinist in the Baltimore area. Her papers include photographs, a scrapbook, and personal papers primarily relating to her teaching career.

Dates: 1905 - 1965
Found in: Peabody Archives

Alinda B. Couper papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0011
Abstract

Alinda Burnham Couper studied harmonic analysis with Nadia Boulanger and taught and composed music, becoming one of the pioneer composers of handbell music and developing a new technique called "four-in-hand." Couper remained friends with Boulanger and exchanged letters for years after studying with her. The Alinda B. Couper papers contain manuscripts and published scores composed by Couper, as well as her notes, composition journals, papers, and photos.

Dates: 1901 - 2000
Found in: Peabody Archives

Aloysius Reidinger collection of Baltimore concert programs

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0086
Abstract

Collection of programs and clippings related to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Feier des Deutschen Tages, the Oratorio Society of Baltimore from 1890-1965, and other recitals in Baltimore.

Dates: 1890 - 1965
Found in: Peabody Archives

American Guild of Organists, Baltimore Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0140
Abstract

The Baltimore Chapter of the American Guild of Organists (AGO) is a regional professional organization for organists and choral conductors. It was named the Chesapeake Chapter from its founding in 1924 until the late 1980s or early 1990s. The chapter records contain administrative documents, correspondence, yearbooks, newsletters, and related materials produced or collected by the chapter.

Dates: approximately 1916-1995
Found in: Peabody Archives

Amy Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0026
Abstract

Born in 1884 in Wales, Amy Evans was an operatic soprano who performed in Britain and the United States in the early 20th century. The Amy Evans papers contain personal documents, correspondence, greeting cards, address books, and photographs from Evans and her husband, baritone Fraser Gange.

Dates: 1907 - 1986
Found in: Peabody Archives

Ann Giroux collection of Estelle Dennis photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: PIMS-0093
Abstract Estelle Dennis was a dancer, choreographer, and teacher who founded the Estelle Dennis Dance Theatre in Baltimore in 1933. The collection contains 16 photographs of Estelle Dennis, her students, and her associates. Included is a photograph by Baltimore Sun photographer A. Aubrey Bodine of Dennis and other dancers performing on the beach in 1947, a photograph of a dance at Rusty Rocks, and several photographs of an event featuring a singer and pianist. The collection also contains one...
Dates: approximately 1935-1965
Found in: Peabody Archives

Arthur Friedheim papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0041
Abstract

Musical compositions, correspondence, photographs, writings, clippings, and ephemera of pianist Arthur Friedheim and members of the Friedheim family.

Dates: approximately 1884 - 1979
Found in: Peabody Archives

Asger Hamerik scores

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0047
Abstract

Asger Hamerik was a Danish-born composer and conductor who was the director of Peabody Institute from 1871 to 1898. The collection includes manuscript and printed scores of Hamerik's compositions.

Dates: approximately 1864-1902
Found in: Peabody Archives

Austin Conradi papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0016
Abstract

The Austin Conradi papers contain concert programs, school essays, newspaper clippings, correspondence, scores, and a photograph relating to the life and career of pianist Austin Conradi.

Dates: 1913 - 1971
Found in: Peabody Archives

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra recordings

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0124
Abstract The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra recordings contain approximately 155 digital transfers of audio recordings of BSO performances and studio sessions from approximately 1965 to 2007 (bulk: 1970-1990). Original reel-to-reel and audio cassette recordings were digitized in the home studio of former BSO oboist William Kendall from approximately 2000 to 2020. Kendall's descriptive and technical notes on the recordings are included. The bulk of the recordings feature music directors Sergiu...
Dates: approximately 1965-2007; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1990
Found in: Peabody Archives

Basil Toutorsky papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0053
Abstract

Basil Toutorsky (1896-1989), a Russian pianist and composer, taught music in Washington, D.C., for over 50 years. Born into nobility in Russia, Toutorsky fought for the White Russian forces in World War I and fled to the United States in the 1920s. He established the Toutorsky Academy of Music in Washington, where he gave private lessons and composed music from 1937 until his death in 1989. His collection includes personal papers and photographs relating to his life and career.

Dates: 1930-1992
Found in: Peabody Archives

Benjamin Grobani papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0036
Abstract

Benjamin Grobani was a music teacher, composer, and cantor in the Baltimore Jewish community. The Grobani papers include a large collection of Jewish sacred music scores, personal papers, and concert programs.

Dates: 1885-1965
Found in: Peabody Archives

Brick Fleagle and Luther Henderson papers and collection of jazz recordings

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0073
Abstract

Brick Fleagle and Luther Henderson were jazz musicians and arrangers who were business partners and close friends. The Brick Fleagle and Luther Henderson papers and collection of jazz recordings contain manuscript and published scores of Fleagle's and Henderson's compositions and arrangements, personal papers of Brick Fleagle, photographs, and recordings.

Dates: 1929-1977
Found in: Peabody Archives

Bruce Klein collection on Leon Fleisher

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: PIMS-0142
Abstract

In the 1990s Bruce Klein's company Klein Entertainment secured an agreement to the life rights for pianist Leon Fleisher to produce a dramatic film on Fleisher's life, but the film was never made the rights expired and funding could not be secured. The Bruce Klein collection on Leon Fleisher contains two film treatment proposals by Klein and clippings about Fleisher assembled by Klein for background research.

Dates: 1996 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1999 - 2000
Found in: Peabody Archives

Cal Lampley music manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0027
Abstract

A record producer, composer, pianist, critic, and educator, Cal Lampley taught at the Peabody Conservatory and Morgan State University for many years after working in the record industry. The Cal Lampley music manuscripts contain scores of his music and a small collection of concert programs and related papers.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1980-1990; approximately 1970-1990
Found in: Peabody Archives

Carol Lynn papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0133
Abstract

Carol Lynn (1893-1987, born Carol Lynn Fetser) was a dancer and educator who was the co-director with Ted Shawn of the Jacob's Pillow ballet school. Lynn taught privately in Baltimore in the 1920s and 1930s and directed the Peabody Preparatory Dance Department from 1947 until her retirement in 1970. The Carol Lynn papers contain Lynn's choreography with corresponding musical scores, a collection of her 16mm dance films, and photographs, programs, and other documents related to her career.

Dates: approximately 1920-1965
Found in: Peabody Archives

Charles B. Kim "From Geneva to the planet Mars" score and ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0002
Dates: 1995-1996
Found in: Peabody Archives

Charles Bleefield collection of Nadia Boulanger correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0009
Scope and Contents

The collection contains manuscript letters and brief notes from Nadia Boulanger to her former student Charles Bleefield, including a letter of recommendation in 1947 and several brief greetings in the two decades that followed. Also included are invitations to two memorial services for Lili Boulanger and an Igor Stravinsky autograph.

Dates: 1947 - 1967
Found in: Peabody Archives

Charles F. Mutter musical scores

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0106
Abstract

The Charles F. Mutter musical scores contain manuscript and printed scores of music by Mutter, a composer and organist who lived in Baltimore around the turn of the 20th century.

Dates: approximately 1890-1930
Found in: Peabody Archives

Charlie Byrd papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0139
Abstract Charlie Byrd (1925-1999) was an American guitarist known for performing jazz, Brazilian music, and classical music. He was based in Washington, D.C., and Annapolis, Maryland, for much of his career and performed globally, including on U.S. State Department tours to South America and India. In the 1980s and 1990s he led the Charlie Byrd Trio, which included his brother, bassist Joe Byrd. Series 1 and 2 of the Charlie Byrd papers consist of Byrd's collection of manuscript and...
Dates: approximately 1926-2008
Found in: Peabody Archives

Chris Lobingier papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0103
Abstract

Christopher Lobingier (1944-2014) was a composer based in Baltimore who wrote the original score to the 1977 John Waters film Desperate Living and participated in the Baltimore Composers Forum. This collection contains scores of original compositions by Chris Lobingier, including his score to Desperate Living, as well as materials related to the Baltimore Composers Forum, recordings, and other ephemera.

Dates: 1949-2014
Found in: Peabody Archives

Claudia B. Didier scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0017
Abstract

The Claudia B. Didier scrapbooks contain clippings dealing with Baltimore-area concerts and musicians.

Dates: 1909 - 1982
Found in: Peabody Archives

Clinton Arrowood papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0003
Abstract

Clinton Arrowood was a flautist and illustrator best known for his unique drawings of animals as musicians. The collection contains Arrowood's illustrations for musical events at the Peabody Institute and elsewhere, as well as drawings for children's books and other media. It includes original drawings, reproductions, clippings, and other documents related to Arrowood's career.

Dates: 1961 - 1990
Found in: Peabody Archives

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Hamerik, Asger, 1843-1923 2
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Lyric Theatre (Baltimore, Md.) 2
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Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) 2
O'Keefe, Bradshaw 2
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Peabody Institute (Baltimore, Md.). Board of Trustees 2
Riggs, Lawrason, 1861-1940 2
Rinehart, William Henry, 1825-1874 2
Schillinger, Joseph, 1895-1943 2
Thatcher, Howard R. (Howard Rutledge), 1878-1973 2
Walters, Henry, 1848-1931 2
Walters, W. T. (William Thompson), 1819-1894 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Agay, Denes 1
American Guild of Organists. Baltimore Chapter 1
Arrowood, Clinton 1
Baker, Thomas H. 1
Baklor, Armand 1
Baklor, Elsa, 1896-1989 1
Bartholomew, Beulah D. 1
Bartholomew, Molly 1
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Benda, Richard, -1978 1
Benjamin, Thomas 1
Blackhead, Virginia C., 1882-1969 1
Bland, William, 1947- 1
Bleefield, Charles 1
Bornschein, Franz C. (Franz Carl), 1879-1948 1
Boulez, Pierre, 1925-2016 1
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897 1
Breazeale, Helene 1
Brown, Anne, 1912-2009 1
Brown, George William, 1812-1890 1
Brown, Lloyd A. (Lloyd Arnold), 1907-1966 1
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 1
Bunner, H. C. (Henry Cuyler), 1855-1896‏ 1
Burnham, Donald L. 1
Byrd, Charlie, 1925-1999 1
Byrd, Elana Rhodes 1
Byrd, Rebecca A. 1
Cahn, Frank B., 1875-1958 1
Caruso, Dorothy 1
Cervetti, Sergio 1
Chamber Music Society of Baltimore 1
Chew, Samuel C. (Samuel Claggett), 1888-1960 1
Chrystal, William A. 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Comissiona, Sergiu 1
Community Concerts at Second (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Cone, Edward T. 1
Conradi, Austin 1
Conradi, Connie 1
Cotel, Morris Moshe, 1943-2008 1
Couper, Alinda B. 1
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Culbertson, Dawn 1
Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950 1
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Dennis, Estelle, 1909-1996 1
Dequaine, Lester 1
Dewey, Melvil, 1851-1931 1
Didier, Claudia B. 1
Doria, Fernanda 1
Downing, Carol T. 1
Drake, James A. 1
Dunton, William Rush, 1868-1966 1
Elkus, Jonathan 1
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 1
Estelle Dennis Dance Theatre 1
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Evans, Henry Ridgely, 1861-1949 1
Evans, May Garrettson, 1866-1947 1
Festspielhaus (Bayreuth, Germany) 1
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