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Harvey Enders collection

Creator : Enders, Harvey

circa 1942, 0.1 linear ft
Harvey Enders (1892-1947) was a composer and bass-baritone soloist. Enders' compositional output was mostly vocal, with a focus on choral and song settings of poetry. The Harvey Enders Collection contains several manuscripts of his "Dramatic Song Narrative for Baritone and Orchestra," a song setting for the Langston Hughes poem, "Death in Harlem."

Leopold Mannes manuscripts

Creator : Mannes, Leopold

before 1965, 1.1 linear ft
Leopold Mannes (1899-1964) was son of the founders of Mannes School of Music, David and Clara (Damrosch) Mannes. Leopold became director of the school in 1940. Mannes and his friend Leopold Godowsky, Jr., also a musician, invented a process of color photography that became known as Kodachrome. Mannes was also a musician. This collection contains music manuscripts of Leopold Mannes' compositions including arrangements of pieces by other composers such as Bach and Faure.

Arthur Waldeck papers

Creator : Waldeck, Arthur

circa 1925-1965, 2.2 linear feet
Arthur Waldeck (1899-1965) was an important voice teacher in New York City in the 1940s and 1950s. He maintained a studio at Carnegie Hall, and was notoriously systematic in his pedagogical approach. 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 versions of Schenker's work.