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Personal Papers

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Juliette Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0421
Content Description

This collection contains articles and books written by Mrs. Crosby Adams (Juliette Adams); scrapbooks of her teaching studio happenings, other musical happenings, and programs from the recitals of her students; published articles about Adams; and one folder of correspondence. Several of her scrapbooks contain her handwritten description of events, classes, and class participants.

Dates: 1887-1945, and undated

Lev Aronson Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CC 0009
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...
Dates: 1912 - 1988; Other: Date acquired: 2008 January

Alan Beeler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0450
Abstract

Alan Beeler (1939-2016) is remembered as a performer, educator, and a prolific composer. Acquired in November 2016, the Alan Beeler Collection contains over a hundred manuscript compositions and arrangements, in addition to other music for a variety of instrumentation. The collection also contains a small amount of Beeler's personal papers, including teaching materials.

Dates: 1960 - 2007

Ennio Bolognini Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CC 0013
Abstract Ennio Bolognini (1893-1979) was an Argentine-born cellist, composer, conductor, pilot, and professional boxer. Bolognini began studying cello performance with his father (Egidio Bolognini), completing his education with Jose Garca at the St. Celicia Conservatory in Buenos Aires. He debuted as a soloist at twelve years of age, winning the Luigi Rovatti cello (presently in thecollection of the Smithsonian) at an Ibero-American International competition. Bolognini was awarded an honorary...
Dates: 1893 - 1979

Elizabeth Cowling Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CC 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

George Darden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 445
Abstract George Darden, born in 1943 was known for his piano and vocal skills, making him successful in the field of Opera. George Darden is most known for his involvement in the Metropolitan Opera from 1985 to 2006. This collection, while only containing a few musical manuscripts, provides a more detailed look into his personal life with items such as correspondence, yearbooks from college and high school and even information connecting to George’s acquaintances and friends. This collection contains...
Dates: 1943 - 2014

George Darden Piano and Opera Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0445
Abstract George Darden's 1963 debut featured a solo piano performance with the Savannah Symphony. After studying under pianist, Carlisle Floyd, and mezzo-soprano, Elena Nikolaidi, at Florida State University, Darden established himself in the Texas Opera Theatre and the Houston Grand Opera in major projections such as Il Barbiere di Sivilia and Of Mice and Men. In 1985, he began his collaboration with the Metropolitan Opera, providing piano and music preparation for...
Dates: 1887 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1890 - 2000

Hermene Warlick Eichhorn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0126
Abstract Hermene Warlick Eichhorn was an alumna of Woman's College (now UNCG), a musician and award-winning composer, leader in the state's music community, and a music columnist for the Greensboro Daily News.The Hermene Warlick Eichhorn Papers date from 1920 to 1975 and include correspondence regarding Eichhorn's musical interests, professional activities, and specific compositions; biographical information; royalty statements; and original manuscripts of...
Dates: 1920 - 1975

Maurice Eisenberg Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CC 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

Peter Paul Fuchs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0139
Abstract Peter Paul Fuchs (1916-2007) was a conductor, composer, and teacher. The Peter Paul Fuchs Papers spans manuscripts, including numerous sketches and different versions, of approximately 90 pieces by Fuchs. It also includes more than 40 published scores by various composers, with a special focus on operas, and Fuchs' translations and notes for the libretti of six different operas.In addition to scores, the collection also includes sound recordings, personal papers, and a selection...
Dates: 1891 - 2007; Other: Date acquired: 2009 January

Raymond J. Gariglio Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0224
Abstract Raymond J. Gariglio came to UNCG in 1966 as a Professor of Music and became the bandmaster for all UNCG performing band ensembles. In 1969, he established the UNCG Jazz Ensemble, the first university-accredited jazz ensemble in North Carolina. A native of Illinois, Gariglio established himself as a premier clarinetist and musician in both the classical and jazz worlds of Chicago in the 1960s, performing as first clarinet and featured soloist for such major ensembles as the Lyric Opera...
Dates: 1850 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1990

Fritz Magg Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CC 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

Rudolf Matz Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CC 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

Herman Middleton Papers

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Identifier: MSS 0289
Abstract Herman Middleton, head of the Greensboro Women’s College Theatre Department, was an important figure in the theatre community. Middleton holds the position of second most productions directed by a UNCG faculty member, directing over 40 productions. This collection consists of various pictures, slides and books full of production information. One of the most important aspects of this collection are the nine boxes of folders that are in original order, organized and titled by Herman Middleton...
Dates: 1956 - 1990

Douglas B. Moore Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CC 0012
Abstract

Douglas B. Moore is a cellist, arranger, editor, conductor, and publisher. The Douglas B. Moore Musical Score Collection consists of his arrangements for multiple celli, published through his company, PlayMooreCello. Moore also has published nearly three dozen modern editions of late 18th century and early 19th century duos for violin and cello, most of which have never appeared since their first publication.

Dates: 1988 - 2015; Other: Date acquired: 2015 May 13

Janos Scholz Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CC 0005
Abstract Janos Scholz (1903-1993) is remembered as a distiguished performer, teacher, patron of the arts, and music historian. The Janos Scholz Musical Score Collection and Personal Papers Collection were willed by Scholz to Special Collections and University Archives in 1994. The collection contains rare historical pieces in addition to pieces with Scholz annotation from his time as Principal Cellist with the Budapest Symphony Orchestra (under Ernst von Dohnanyi) and from his time with the Roth...
Dates: 1733 - 1993; Other: Date acquired: 1994

Luigi Silva Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CC 0001
Abstract

Luigi Silva (1903-1961) is remembered as a distinguished musician, teacher, and scholar of the violoncello. The Luigi Silva Cello Music Collection, dedicated on April 5, 1964, spans nearly 1400 scores, many of which are transcribed or highly annotated by Silva. This collection is renowned among musicologists for its impressive number of annoted Bach suites.

Dates: 1726 - 1961; Other: Date acquired: 1963

Ethel Mary Smyth Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0119
Abstract

Dame Ethel Mary Smyth (1858-1944) was an English music composer, author, and feminist. The Ethel Mary Smyth Letters date from 1894 to1937, include correspondents such as Emmeline Pankhurst, Lady Ponsonby, Empress Eugenie and Lord Stamfordham, and cover a broad range of topics, including suffragism, society families, and literature.

Dates: 1894 - 1937

Janos Starker Sheet Music and Personal Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CC 0017
Abstract János Starker (1924 - 2013) was a Hungarian-American cellist, music educator, and recording artist. Having performed over 5000 concerts as a soloist, he is remembered for his expert technique and prowess as a performer. Additionally, Starker was a revered teacher and held the title of Distinguished Professor at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. Included in the János Starker Sheet Music and Personal Papers Collection is a wide array of musical scores accumulated by Starker throughout his...
Dates: 1890 - 2013

Paul Tobias Cello Music and Personal Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CC 0016
Abstract

Paul Tobias (1946-2014) is remembered as a distinguished musician, teacher, recording artist and scholar of the violoncello. The Paul Tobias Cello Music and Personal Papers Collection contains sheet music, correspondence, recordings, born digital materials and articles written by Tobias.

Dates: 1968 - 2014

Egon Wellesz Contemporary Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0286
Abstract

Egon Wellesz (1885-1974) was an Austrian-born British composer, tecaher, and musicologist who composed over 125 works in a variety of perfomance media. He was also a scholar who specialized in Byzantine music and taught at Oxford. Wellesz was a student of composer Arnold Schoenberg and his collection contains many of Schoenberg's published works.

Dates: 1892 - 1975; Other: Date acquired: 01/00/2009