Edward and Clara Steuermann collection, 1922-1981 (bulk 1930-1980).

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Steuermann, Edward. Edward and Clara Steuermann collection, 1922-1981 (bulk 1930-1980).

Edward and Clara Steuermann collection, 1922-1981 (bulk 1930-1980).

Primarily ms. (holograph scores and sketches) and printed music, writings of Edward Steuermann, and correspondence of Edward and Clara Steuermann. The music includes most of Steuermann's compositions, his arrangements of works by Busoni, Poulenc, Schoenberg, Webern, and various 18th- and 19th-century composers, ms. scores of works by, among others, Hans Eisler, Erich Itor Kahn, Earl Kim, and René Leibowitz, and printed music from the 18th through the 20th centuries, many with Steuermann's annotations. Correspondence, both general and family, includes letters between the Steuermanns and Arnold Schoenberg, Anton Webern, Ferruccio Busoni, Theodor Adorno, Rudolf and Lorna Kolisch, and René Leibowitz. Writings encompass manuscript and typescript essays by Edward Steuermann, lectures and speeches, program and liner notes, interview transcripts, and letters of recommendation for students and colleagues. Writings by others about Steuermann are also included. Other material includes printed programs, clippings, papers of the Edward Steuermann Memorial Society, financial and legal papers, photographs, and materials acquired by Clara Steuermann between 1974 and 1981 concerning the activities of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA).

16 linear feet (43 boxes, circa 1,800 items).

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Leibowitz, René, 1913-1972

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Kolisch, Rudolf, 1896-1978

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Steuermann, Edward

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Kim, Earl, 1920-1998

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Busoni, Ferruccio, 1866-1924

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Italian pianist and composer. From the description of Letters 1901-1920. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 703895285 German-Italian composer and pianist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Berlin?], 22 June 1923, to Herr Dünnebeil [at Breitkopf & Härtel] 1923 June 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674030 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 8 March 1924, to a Herr Präsident, 1924...

Eisler, Hanns

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