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Overview 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.
Overview Musical compositions, correspondence, photographs, writings, clippings, and ephemera of pianist Arthur Friedheim and members of the Friedheim family.
Overview 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.
Overview The Glenroy C. Stein papers contain scores and method books written by Stein and various other composers. Also included are personal papers which include newspaper clippings, correspondence, posters, and concert programs.
Overview John Pendleton Kennedy was an influential writer, politician, and businessman in the Baltimore area who was instrumental in the establishment of the Peabody Institute. His papers include correspondence with many notable American cultural and political figures of the 19th century, as well as manuscripts, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous business documents.
Overview Mihály Virizlay (1931-2008) was a Hungarian-born cellist who had a successful international career as a concerto and recital soloist, was principal cello of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for 40 years, and taught at the Peabody Institute. The Mihály Virizlay papers contain published and manuscript musical scores, chiefly for cello, including Virizlay’s own compositions and arrangements. The collection also includes recordings, concert programs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence.
Overview Richard Benda was a pianist and teacher renowned for his strategy in teaching the Joseph Schillinger system of musical composition. The Richard Benda papers contain manuscript notebooks and transcriptions of his teaching material concerned with the Schillinger system. Also included are pedagogical materials in the form of notes, recordings, and an unpublished supplement to the Schillinger system.
Overview William Rush Dunton, Jr., was an occupational therapist and psychiatrist who was an instructor for the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine from 1903 to 1942. Dunton was also a music lover and amateur percussionist who performed in several ensembles in the Baltimore area, including the Doctors’ Orchestra of the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland, the Clifton Orchestra, and the Johns Hopkins Orchestra. In addition, he collected materials related to musical activities in...
Overview Wilmer T. Bartholomew was a professor of music at the Peabody Institute and Goucher College who specialized in acoustics research, singing technique, and choral conducting. The Bartholomew papers contain published and manuscript scores composed by Bartholomew as well as various notes, research, correspondence, and publications.