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Nicholas Anderson Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

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Identifier: SC 0015
Abstract Nicholas Anderson is remembered as a teacher and musician. The Nicholas Anderson Sheet Music and Personal Papers Collection reflects his career as a cellist, begining with his early studies with Leslie Parnas and Irving Klein, and including materials related to his career as a solist and working with the New York Philharmonic Youth Orchestra.
Dates: 1952 - 2015; Other: Date acquired: 2016 November 3

Elizabeth Cowling Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

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Identifier: SC 0002
Abstract Elizabeth Cowling was born in Northfield, Minnesota. She attended Carleton College, where she received her B.A. degree in Philosophy and went on to Columbia University, where she received her M.A. degree in Economics. Her Master'sand Ph.D. in Music were earned at Northwestern University.Dr. Cowling studied in Europe, starting in Paris in 1929, where she worked with Paul Bazelaire and studied with Mischa Schneider of the Budapest String Quartet. In 1950 she was a student of Pablo...
Dates: 1937 - 1987; Other: Date acquired: 1977

Fritz Magg Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

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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...
Dates: 1914 - 1997; Other: Date acquired: 2002 January

Laszlo Varga Musical Score and Audio Recordings Collection

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Identifier: SC 0008
Scope and Contents The original manuscripts to his over fifty transcriptions for cello ensemble and other combinations, including several unpublished works, are an important part of the Varga Collection. Among these manuscripts are his solo cello transcriptions of the Bach D minor and E major violin partitas, and cello/piano arrangements of the Schubert F minor Fantasy op. 103, and the Kodaly Dances of Galanta (originally for orchestra). The collection also includes works written for the Varga Cello Quartet by...
Dates: 1924 - 2014

Lev Aronson Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

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Identifier: SC0009
Abstract Lev Aronson (1912-1988) was a notable performer and teacher of the cello. He co-authored the pedagogical text, The Complete Cellist, with Rudolf Matz, but may be best remembered for his influence as an inspirational teacher to many established cellist of the current generation. In addition to the collection of musical scores, a...
Dates: 1912 - 1988; Other: Date acquired: 2008 January

Marion Davies Musical Score Collection

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Identifier: SC 0011
Abstract Marion Davies (1924-2012) is among the first women to secure the position of principal cellist in major orchestras in the United States. She received her music education initially at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She continued her education at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, studying with Emmanuel Feuermann and Gregor Piatigorsky. Davies served as first cellist with the Kansas City Philharmonic, the Houston Symphony, and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, where she...
Dates: 1924 - 2012

Rudolf Matz Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

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Identifier: SC 0003
Abstract Rudolf Matz (1901-1988) is remembered for his accomplishments as a cellist, as a composer, and as a teacher. Acquired in 1986, the Matz Collection was a gift of Rudolf and Margita Matz. Boxes 1-35 of the collection contain music scores; included are nearly 200 original manuscripts and published editions of Matz's own compositions, including Matz's 32-volume cello method, Prve Godine Violonvella (First Years of the...
Dates: 1919 - 1988; Other: Date acquired: 1986

Maurice Eisenberg Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

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Identifier: SC 0004
Scope and Contents The collection contains approximately 900 scores owned by Maurice Eisenberg. The collections includes many annotated pieces, including five pieces possibly annotated by Pablo Casals.
Dates: 1900 - 1972