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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

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

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

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

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

Collection of Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji published writings and reproduced scores

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0038
Abstract

Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji was an English pianist and composer. The collection contains published writings as well as photocopied scores of Sorabji's music for piano, chamber ensembles, orchestra, organ, and voice.

Dates: 1916 - 1981
Found in: Peabody Archives

Dawn Culbertson papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0039
Abstract

Dawn Culbertson was an eclectic musician and composer based in Baltimore who experimented with the lute and recorder. Her papers contain original manuscript compositions, personal papers primarily from her student years, and recordings of her radio show, Exploring Early Music.

Dates: 1972 - 2004
Found in: Peabody Archives

Denes Agay papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0001
Scope and Contents

Box 1 contains published scores and instructional material written by Agay, primarily for piano. Box 2 contains promotional materials and programs from Agay's career, and articles written by Agay.

Dates: Approximately 1935-2007
Found in: Peabody Archives

Edwin Litchfield Turnbull scores

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0031
Abstract

A Baltimore native and Johns Hopkins University graduate, Edwin Litchfield Turnbull composed, arranged, and conducted music for the Johns Hopkins Musical Association and other local ensembles. The Turnbull scores contain manuscript and published scores composed or arranged by Turnbull.

Dates: 1888 - 1919
Found in: Peabody Archives

Frank D. Willis papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0064
Abstract

Frank Willis was a classical pianist and composer who attended Peabody Conservatory and was a composer and conductor for the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra. His papers include manuscript and published scores and some contextual material.

Dates: 1967-1996
Found in: Peabody Archives

Franz C. Bornschein papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0069
Abstract

Franz Carl Bornschein (1879-1948) was a composer of more than 200 works, primarily vocal music, and a professor of violin and composition at the Peabody Conservatory. His papers include scrapbooks, clippings, correspondence, photographs, personal papers, manuscript and printed scores, and the personal papers of his wife, Hazel Knox Bornschein.

Dates: 1884-1989
Found in: Peabody Archives

Gardner Jencks papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0045
Abstract

Gardner Jencks was a pianist and composer who grew up in Baltimore and earned an artist diploma from the Peabody Conservatory. His papers contain manuscript and printed facsimile scores of his unpublished compositions, papers related to his study of music, and various items of ephemera.

Dates: 1929-1989
Found in: Peabody Archives

Howard R. Thatcher papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0044
Abstract

Howard Thatcher was a pianist, organist, composer, and teacher in the Baltimore area. He was an alumnus of Peabody who taught harmony, counterpoint, orchestration, and composition for the Peabody Conservatory. The Howard R. Thatcher papers contain his manuscript and published scores as well as personal papers.

Dates: 1905-1973
Found in: Peabody Archives

Jean Eichelberger Ivey papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0078
Abstract

Jean Eichelberger Ivey (1923-2010) was a composer, pianist, electronic musician, professor, and the founder of the Peabody Conservatory Electronic Music Studio, which she directed from 1969 until her retirement from Peabody in 1997. The Jean Eichelberger Ivey papers contain scores and recordings of Ivey's musical works, writings and notes by Ivey, personal and professional correspondence, programs and clippings, photographs, and other personal and professional papers.

Dates: approximately 1923-2005
Found in: Peabody Archives

Joseph Schillinger papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0048
Abstract

Joseph Schillinger was a theorist and composer famous for developing the Schillinger System, a method of deconstructing music using geometric phase relationships. The collection contains correspondence, recordings, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork, manuscript scores, and other documents related to his professional and personal life.

Dates: 1901-1996
Found in: Peabody Archives

Judith Sylvia Gray music manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0130
Abstract Judith Sylvia Gray (1942-2023) was a composer and painter based in Salisbury, Maryland, who earned a Master of Music degree in composition in 1969 from the Peabody Conservatory. The Judith Sylvia Gray music manuscripts, 1967-2022, contain unpublished scores of about 25 works composed by Gray from 1969 to 1994. Gray wrote music for solo piano, chamber ensembles, large ensembles, and chorus. The collection also contains Gray's memoirs and seven audio cassette recordings of Gray's...
Dates: 1967-2022
Found in: Peabody Archives

Louis Lombard papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0019
Abstract Louis Lombard was a violinist, composer, and conductor who founded the Utica (N.Y.) Conservatory of Music in 1889 and led an orchestra at his estate in Switzerland in the early twentieth century. The Louis Lombard papers contain published scores of Lombard's music for piano, voice, chamber ensemble, and orchestra, and personal and professional documents such as newspaper clippings, correspondence, and concert programs. Correspondents include Jules Massenet, John Philip Sousa, Ella Wheeler...
Dates: 1861 - 1948
Found in: Peabody Archives

Marion Rosette papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0033
Abstract

The Marion Rosette papers contain scores, working documents, personal papers, and recordings from Rosette’s career as a composer and arranger of children's music.

Dates: Approximately 1935-1990
Found in: Peabody Archives

Mary Sue Sklarevski papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0014
Abstract

The Mary Sue Sklarevski papers consists of material relating to Sklarevski's career as a musician, composer, and poet. The majority of the collection consists of manuscript scores. Various personal papers, photographs, and published poetry are also included.

Dates: 1960-1984
Found in: Peabody Archives

Morris Moshe Cotel papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0010
Abstract

Morris Moshe Cotel (1943-2008) was a composer and pianist who was a member of the Peabody Conservatory faculty from 1972 to 2000. The Morris Moshe Cotel papers consist of letters from Cotel to his first wife, Karen Schwartzman, while Cotel was living in Rome and Israel in 1967 and 1968, as well as manuscript facsimile scores of two of his early compositions.

Dates: 1963 - 1968
Found in: Peabody Archives

Paul Vazkén papers

 Collection
Identifier: PIMS-0043
Abstract

Paul Vacek was a violinist, pianist, and composer (using the pen name Paul Vazkén) who studied at the Peabody Conservatory of Music from 1946 to 1949. His papers contain manuscript scores of his compositions and arrangements, drafts and fragments of manuscript scores, and personal papers.

Dates: 1940-1996
Found in: Peabody Archives

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

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