Fritz Magg Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection
Identifier: SC 0006
Scope and Contents
The Fritz Magg Musical Score Collection contains some 475 items in 44 boxes. Most interesting among those are his transcription of the Caprice no. 15 by Nicolo Paganini and a unique cello method, "A varied routine of practicing the 'Moto Perpetuo' by N. Paganini, a set of exercises arranged for cello. Magg, who devoted his lifetime to the study and teaching of Bach, left 32 editions of the unaccompanied cello suites, including a rare Alexanian edition. His particular performance annotations both in these Bach editions and in much of the standard repertoire are an invaluable part of this collection.
- 1914 - 1997
- Other: Date acquired: 2002 January
- Magg, Fritz (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information. Please see our Sensitive Materials Statement.
Biographical or Historical Information
Note written by Processed by Special Collections staff
66.00 Linear Feet (44 boxes)
The Fritz Magg Musical Score Collection is Arranged into 6 series. The first two series consist of manuscript scores.
Source of Acquisition
Kari Miller Magg
Method of Acquisition
The Fritz Magg Collection was donated by his widow, Kari Miller Magg, in the fall of 2002.
Bound scores, monographs, and serials were separated and can be searched through the library catalog.
The collection was processed by Special Collections staff upon its donation. The collection was reprocessed and this finding aid created in June of 2012. There has been no significant arrangement changes to the collection with the 2012 reprocessing.
- Fritz Magg Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection
- Victoria Bailiff; Stacey Krim
- 2012 June
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