Category. Music Collections
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
The Josef Basser Music Collection consists of recorded music of original compositions; original, handwritten compositions intended for synagogue use; and photographs.
The Board of Jewish Education of Greater New York Music Collection consists primarily of published music that once constituted the music library of this organization. In addition, there are unpublished music manuscripts, cantata texts, folders of song repertoire and some administrative papers and photo slides. These items appear to have been created, collected or used by staff members.
The Maurice Finnell Choral Music Scores consist of manuscripts, arrangements, and annotated printed music for a variety of liturgical compositions. These scores were collected and used by Finnell in his career as a vocal instructor and choir director from the 1940s until the early 2000s.
The Salo H. Goldstone Music Scores and Papers consists primarily of manuscript musical scores, circa 1883-1951. Most of these scores were composed by Goldstone for use in the synagogue, circa 1900-1940. In addition, there is some of his published sheet music, 1937-1948, and some archival material including a performance poster, circa 1925, and a business notebook with cantors’ addresses, 1950.
The Samuel Kantor Music Scores consist of manuscripts and printed music, primarily Hebrew prayers and Yiddish songs. Kantor served as the cantor of the Brooklyn Jewish Center from 1920-1943.
The Siegfried Landau collection consists of completed manuscript scores, as well as unfinished pencil sketches of musical compositions; musical sketches; dance or ballet music; secular vocal music; Synagogue music; and orchestral composition, some of which are manuscript scores with parts.
The Marvin Miller Sound Recordings is comprised of homemade audio tape recordings of various cantors in concert. Most of the live recordings are of Jewish liturgical prayers sung by Cantors David, Moshe or Jacob Koussevitzky, in that order of frequency.