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This collection contains ten boxes of reel-to-reel recordings, mostly of Albert Tipton, including recitals and rehearsals as well as a few commercial recordings. Some of the reels are in poor condition.
List of tapes in the Albert Tipton Reel-to-Reel Collection
The scrapbook collection consists of 39 books primarily concerned with the history of the school School of Music at the Florida State College for Women (1909-1947) and Florida State University (1947-present). The contents are mostly newspaper clippings directly related to the school or its faculty, recital and concert programs, and posters. Coverage extends from 1911 up to 2002.
Additionally, four books contain collections of articles on and photgraphs of opera singers and the Metropolitan Opera in New York. These books include material dating from the 1890s to the 1940s.
The library possesses approximately 1700 reel-to-reel recordings. There are a few commercial recordings, but the collection consists principally of performances by FSU faculty and ensembles, dating from the mid-1950s to the early 1980s, with the bulk of the collection covering the late 60s to late 70s.
List of items in the College of Music Reel-to-Reel Recordings:
The collection includes photographs, newspaper clippings, grades and personal notes about students, financial records, letters and postcards, assorted memorabilia and regalia (including Opperman's baby dress), and numerous concert programs.
This collection consists of recordings, manuscripts, correspondence, concert programs, and photographs created and acquired by the Hungarian composer Ernst von Dohnányi.
The Ewald and Kathryn Reece Haun Collection consists of 198 items, mostly manuscript scores and parts. Included are compositions by Ewald and Kathryn Haun as well as transcriptions and arrangements of works by other composers.
The Ferde Grofé Audio Collection contains 144 reel-to-reel audio recordings and 47 cassette tape recordings. Many of these recordings are live performances that range from 1936-1968.
List of items in the Ferde Grofé Audio Collection:
The Franciszek Zachara Collection contains uncataloged manuscripts by the composer, consisting of 29 complete works and roughly 13 incomplete works. The manuscripts include works for symphony, symphonic band, solo, and chamber ensembles. The collection also contains audio and video recordings of Zachara's performances.
The Gloria Jahoda Music Collection includes books, reel-to-reel recordings, and other items concerning Frederick Delius (1862-1934). Piano/vocal scores of Delius' Irmelin and Fennimore and Gerda are also contained in this collection.
Also in the collection are letters from Australian-born composer-pianist Percy Grainger (1882-1961). Grainger was introduced to Edvard Grieg in 1903. The letters are primarily concerned with Grainger's friendship and opinions on Grieg's music.
The Howard Wilson collection consists of one folder of memorabilia and 42 compositions, primarily manuscript solo and chamber works. Included are several settings of poetry by Audrey Wilson, Howard's wife, and herself a professor in the Humanities Department at FSU.
This collection documents the work of former FSU Faculty Member James Gunn. The collection consists of 32 score envelopes, an envelope of unidentified sketches, an envelope of memorabilia, an envelope of music theory grade books, and an envelope containing 18 record albums of James Gunn’s music.
This collection contains information on John Boda's musical works, audio recordings, and nearly 100 manuscript reproductions of his compositions.
Catalog of the works of John Boda
The Nathan Lupu Collection contains the original manuscripts of his 25 known compositions (written almost exclusively for solo piano), manuscripts and exercises on theory, published works by Thorvald Otterström, biographical material about Nathan Lupu, and one audiocassette.
List of materials in the Nathan Lupu Collection:
This collection contains materials related to music conductor Phillip Spurgeon who was a professor at and Florida State University from 1972-2003. Subject matter concerns orchestral conducting practice and pedagogy in the late twentieth century, related to music performed by the FSU Symphony Orchestra from 1972-2003 in the United States and Europe. This collection contains annotated musical scores, along with a few concert programs, memorandums, research notes, performance and rehearsal notes, and correspondence.
This collection consists of 63 player piano rolls from the early 20th century. The collection includes works by Chopin, Debussy, Gilbert & Sullivan, Dvorak, Handel, and other composers.
List of Player Piano Rolls
This collection contains hand-notated music, playscripts, and lyrics written and composed by Seymour Levine, (1938-2005). Levine was a self-published composer who mainly composed music for the now-defunct Interstate Commerce Commission.
The collection is composed of materials used by former Florida State University graduate student, the late Kathleen Ciambella, for an uncompleted thesis. Her topic was a study of Theodore Newman's life and selected works. In addition to drafts and a prospectus for the thesis, there are several folders of notes, including correspondence with Bergsma, Persichetti, and others, and recordings (in reel-to-reel and tape format) of Newman's works.
- Repository: Allen Music Library Special Collections X
- Florida State University--Faculty 9
- Composer 7
- Sheet music 6
- Scores 5
- Sound recordings. 5
- Musical Score 4
- Flute players 3
- Musicians--Correspondence. 3
- Flute teachers 2
- Music--Instruction and Study. 2
- Piano. 2
- Braille 1
- Braille music notation 1
- Ethnomusicology 1
- Florida State College for Women--Alumni and alumnae 1
- Florida State College for Women--Faculty 1
- Florida State University--Alumni and alumnae 1
- Florida State University. School of Music 1
- Jazz 1
- Music theory 1 ∧ less
- French 2
- German 2
- Italian 1
- Russian 1
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Boda, John, 1922-2002 2
- Cramer, William F., 1917- 1
- Davidson, Curtis 1
- Dohnanyi, Ernst Von 1
- Florida State College for Women. School of Music 1
- Forte, Allen 1
- Grofé, Ferde, 1892-1972 1
- Gunn, James, 1921-1997 1
- Harold "Hal" Turner, Jr. 1
- Haun, Ewald Bernhard 1
- Haun, Kathryn Reece (Haun, Kathryn Elizabeth Reece) 1
- Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1798-1870 1
- Jahoda, Gloria 1
- Levine, Seymour 1
- Lupu, Nathan 1
- Newman, Theodore 1
- Olsen, Dale A. (Dale Alan) 1
- Opperman, Ella Scoble, 1873-1969 1
- Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998 1
- Tipton, Albert 1 ∧ less