scores (documents for music)
Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Original and entire drafts or transcripts of musical compositions or arrangements. Typically having the parts of all the different instruments or voices written on staffs one above another, so that they can be read at a glance.
Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:
Overview 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.
Overview The most sought-after soprano of the 1920s and 1930s, Rosa Ponselle (née Rosa Ponzillo, 1897–1981) began her musical career in a vaudeville act with her sister Carmela Ponselle. Upon hearing Rosa Ponselle for the first time, Enrico Caruso took her under his wing and they appeared on the Metropolitan Opera stage together in La Forza del Destino and La Juive
Overview 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. Notable correspondents include Jules Massenet, John Philip Sousa, Ella...
Overview Margaret Page Ingle was an organist, composer, and music teacher who studied at the Peabody Conservatory and spent much of her teaching career in Baltimore. The collection contains manuscript and printed scores of Ingle's compositions and arrangements, notes, and a draft of a play.
Overview Marni Nixon (1930-2016) was a versatile American soprano who had a lengthy career performing in the worlds of musical theater, opera, popular song, and concert music. She was well known for her work as a "ghost singer" in several major film musicals of the 1950s and 1960s, performing the singing parts in The King and I, West Side Story, and My Fair Lady. In 2012 the Peabody Institute...
Overview 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 and published scores. Various personal papers, photographs, and published poetry are also included.
Overview 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.
Overview Otto Ortmann was the director of Peabody Conservatory of Music from 1928 to 1941 and founder of the conservatory's department of research, where he conducted studies on the education, psychology, and physiology of music. His papers include scores of original compositions, writings on music research, research notes, administrative files, concert programs, photographs, and teaching materials.
Overview 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.