Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Community Concerts at Second, formerly known as the Second Presbyterian Concert Series, is a nonprofit organization established in 1987 in Baltimore that invites classical musicians to perform free concerts. The collection contains administrative records, concert programs, photographs, clippings, and recordings related to the organization and its concerts.
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 Dina Koston (1929-2009) was a pianist and composer who co-founded the Theater Chamber Players in Washington, D.C. The Dina Koston papers include manuscript scores of her compositions, documents related to her performances, and audio recordings.
Overview 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.
Overview This collection contains the personal papers of Randolph S. Rothschild from 1930 to 2005 and the administrative records of the Chamber Music Society (CMS) of Baltimore from its founding in 1949 to its dissolution in 1997, for which Rothschild served as an executive for most of its existence. The CMS records include administrative documents, concert programs, publicity materials, and clippings related to its programming, which regularly featured commissions and other new music. Rothschild's...
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 Also included are pedagogical materials in the form of notes, recordings, and an unpublished supplement to the Schillinger system.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 Sounds and Stories began in 2002 as an oral-history project. A Peabody Conservatory musicology seminar of 18 students interviewed dozens of participants in the music of Baltimore's black community to record their memories and to document their world and their legacy. The collection was assembled primarily from 1998 to 2004 and contains oral histories, photographs, and supporting research about African-American musical culture, especially in Baltimore from approximately 1930 to 1960.
Overview 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.
Overview Blanche D. Coll (1916-2003) was an author and historian whose main area of research was the history of social welfare in the United States. Collection ranges in dates spanning 1908, the 1930s, and 1969 and consists of 26 photographs; two published volumes of Mary E. Richmond, a founder of modern social work; Coll's thesis; an oral history transcript; and four audio tapes.