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Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The George R. Woodhead papers contain personal papers and concert programs acquired over his career as a choral conductor and professor of music at Goucher College and other musical institutions in the Baltimore area. The documents include correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, teaching material, and financial documents. The majority of the concert programs come from performances by local churches, Johns Hopkins University, Goucher College, and the Bach Society of Baltimore.
Overview Baltimore's Germania Männerchor (men's choir), active from 1856 to 1929, was composed primarily of men of German origin. The choir held numerous concerts in the 1890s and early twentieth century, but it reduced its public activities after 1917 due to anti-German public sentiment in response to World War I. The collection includes Germania Männerchor concert programs from 1898 to 1917.
Overview Hugh Raymond Newsom (1892-1978) was an organist and composer who lived in Baltimore. The collection includes manuscript scores of music composed by Hugh Newsom or by his wife, harpist Marjorie Brunton Newsom; documents related to Hugh Newsom's career; and reel-to-reel recordings of his music.
Overview John Charles Thomas was an internationally known baritone who attended Peabody Institute from 1909-1912. His papers include scores, personal and business papers, concert programs, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, photographs, and recordings.
Overview Joseph Schillinger was a theorist and composer famous for developing the Schillinger System, a method of deconstructing music using geometric phase relationships. The collection contains correspondence, recordings, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork, manuscript scores, and other documents related to his professional and personal life.
Overview Pianist, conductor, and teacher Leon Fleisher (b. 1928) has had a career in music stretching more than 70 years, including nearly 50 years as a faculty member of the Peabody Conservatory of Music. After making his debut at age 16 with Pierre Monteux conducting, Fleisher toured internationally as a soloist until a neurological condition caused him to lose the full use of his right hand. After three decades of focusing on performing the piano repertoire for the left hand, conducting various...