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MP. Mannes Personal and Subject-Specific Papers

 Record Group
Identifier: MP

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred Corning Clark papers

Identifier: MP-0024-01
Abstract Alfred Corning Clark (1844-1896), heir to a large part of the Singer sewing machine fortune, was an American art patron and philanthropist who traveled extensively in Europe, meeting many prominent figures in the arts of the late nineteenth century. The collection contains many photographs of those figures, a few of which are autographed, a book of scores containing opera excerpts and art songs by European composers of the period, a song manuscript personally dedicated to Clark,...
Dates: 1865-1895

Arthur Waldeck papers related to Heinrich Schenker

Identifier: MP-0008-01

Arthur Waldeck (1899-1965) was a New York-based voice teacher. The collection consists of Waldeck's letters to and from renowned music theorist Heinrich Schenker (1868-1935), as well as Waldeck's translations into English and heavily annotated copies of Schenker's works, written and published in German.

Dates: 1906-circa 1965

Carlos Salzedo collection

Identifier: MP-0013-01

Carlos Salzédo (1885-1961) was a French-born harpist, teacher, and composer, who performed with the Metropolitan Opera and founded Trio de Lutéce as well as the Salzédo Harp Ensemble. The collection consists of his own published compositions, annotated scores and arrangements by other composers, and issues of the Eolian Review, for which he served as editor.

Dates: 1916-1960

David Nadien papers

Identifier: MP-0021-01

David Nadien was an American classical violinist and Mannes College of Music teacher. The collection includes programs, contracts, reviews, biographies, obituaries, awards and honors, photographs, public relations materials, a small amount of correspondence, sheet music, and a 1952 "Seasons Greetings" ceramic plate from the television variety show, "Your Show of Shows."

Dates: circa 1937-2014; Majority of material found within circa 1965-1975

David Saperton papers

Identifier: MP-0010-01

David Saperton was an American pianist, composer, and teacher who notably performed and recorded much of the music of his father-in-law, renowned pianist and composer Leopold Godowsky. The papers include Saperton’s music manuscripts, correspondence, and several photographs he collected.

Dates: 1918-1960

Edward Aldwell papers

Identifier: MP-0001-01

Edward Aldwell (1938-2006) was an American pianist, music theorist, teacher, and recitalist. The Edward Aldwell papers consist of Aldwell’s course notes and files. Included in the collection are curricula, Schenkerian analyses, notes on a textbook he co-authored, and records pertaining to administrative matters at the Curtis Institute of Music and the Mannes School of Music.

Dates: 1969-2006

Felix Salzer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MP-0007-01

Austrian-born American music theorist Felix Salzer (1901-1986) furthered the system of musical analysis developed by Heinrich Schenker and was a faculty member and executive director of the Mannes College of Music. The collection contains biographical information, Salzer's honorary doctorate from Mannes and materials and photographs relating to the degree conferral ceremony, as well as vacation photographs of Salzer and his wife, Hedwig Lindtberg.

Dates: 1940-1986

Frederick Werlé music manuscripts and papers

Identifier: MP-0019-01

Frederick Werlé (1910-1997) was a composer, music teacher, and a former dean of the Mannes College of Music. His papers primarily consist of reel-to-reel and LP audio recordings and original music manuscripts. Also present in the collection are newspaper clippings, published music scores, concert programs, correspondence and notes.

Dates: 1926-1996

Galimir Quartet score collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MP-0011-01

The Galimir Quartet was a string ensemble originally founded by Austrian siblings Felix, Adrienne, Renée, and Marguerite Galimir in 1927, but disbanded when they fled Austria in 1936. Brother Felix (1910-1999) re-established the Galimir Quartet in the United States in 1938 with new players, eventually taking residency at Mannes College of Music. The collection consists of published scores with annotations and markings.

Dates: 1894-1990, undated

Harvey Enders scores

Identifier: MP-0023-01
Abstract Harvey Enders (1892-1947) was an American composer and arranger, mostly of popular and folk songs and vocal pieces in the manner of African-American spirituals. He composed a dramatic song narrative for baritone and orchestra, “Death in Harlem,” based on the poem by Langston Hughes. The collection contains annotated manuscript and printed versions of the score of “Death in Harlem,” and an annotated, autographed typescript of the original poem, as well as several songs and...
Dates: 1920s-1945