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The Bruno Walter papers

Title
The Bruno Walter papers, [ca. 1887-ca. 1966].
Author
Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962.
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reel 1Moving imageUse in libraryAvailable*ZB-2677 reel 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
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reel 9Moving imageUse in libraryAvailable*ZB-2677 reel 9Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
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reel 13Moving imageUse in libraryAvailable*ZB-2677 reel 13Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Series 13Moving imageSupervised useRequestJPB 92-4 Series 13Offsite
Series 10, Box 1, folder 1-99Moving imageSupervised useRequestJPB 92-4 Series 10, Box 1, folder 1-99Offsite
Series 10, Box 2, folder 100-247Moving imageSupervised useRequestJPB 92-4 Series 10, Box 2, folder 100-247Offsite
Series 11, Box 1, folder 1-87Moving imageSupervised useAvailableJPB 92-4 Series 11, Box 1, folder 1-87Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Series 11, Box 2, folder 88-185Moving imageSupervised useAvailableJPB 92-4 Series 11, Box 2, folder 88-185Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Series 12, Box 1Moving imageSupervised useAvailableJPB 92-4 Series 12, Box 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Music
Series 15, no. 1Moving imageSupervised useRequestJPB 92-4 Series 15, no. 1Offsite

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Description
ca. 12.65 cubic ft.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Silver gelatin prints.
Note
  • Sound recordings and two reels of silent 16mm film have been transferred to the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
  • Manuscript and printed scores have been cataloged separately in the scores file. Some manuscript and printed books have been cataloged separately in the books file.
Reproduction (note)
  • Series 1-9 are available on microfilm: *ZB-2677 (master negative: *ZZ-33,406).
Source (note)
  • Bruno Walter Foundation
Location of Other Archival Materials (note)
  • Walter's conducting scores and manuscripts of his original compositions are located in the library of the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Vienna (Cf. Eschwë, Der Bruno Walter Nachlass).
Biography (note)
  • Bruno Walter was a naturalized American conductor.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available.
Provenance (note)
  • Formerly in the possession of Lotte Walter Lindt, Walter's daughter. Upon her death, the papers were held by the Bruno Walter Foundation.
Processing Action (note)
  • Processed
Call Number
*ZB-2677 (series 1-9 only)
Author
Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962.
Title
The Bruno Walter papers, [ca. 1887-ca. 1966].
Summary
The bulk of the collection dates from 1938-1962. It had been supplemented (through Lotte Walter Lindt's efforts) with reproductions of Walter's correspondence to various recipients. Most of Walter's pre-1938 correspondence was lost during wartime bombing (Lindt, Bruno Walter Briefe, p. 1). Correspondents with more than 10 items include Paul Badura-Skoda, Rudolf Bing, Karl Böhm, Adrian Boult, Van Cliburn, Kathleen Ferrier, Lotte Lehmann, Goddard Lieberson, Alma Mahler, Gustav Mahler, Thomas Mann, Daniel Gregory Mason, David Oppenheim, Hans Pfitzner, Wolfgang Streseman, Heinz Tietjen, Arturo Toscanini, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Columbia Records, Decca Record Company, Gustav Fischer Verlag, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Metropolitan Opera, New York Philharmonic, and Wiener Philharmoniker.
Reproduction
Series 1-9 are available on microfilm: *ZB-2677 (master negative: *ZZ-33,406).
Biography
Bruno Walter was a naturalized American conductor.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Walter's conducting scores and manuscripts of his original compositions are located in the library of the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Vienna (Cf. Eschwë, Der Bruno Walter Nachlass).
Indexes
Finding aid available.
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Badura-Skoda, Paul.
Tietjen, Heinz.
Bing, Rudolf, 1902-1997.
Böhm, Karl, 1894-1981.
Boult, Adrian, Sir, 1889-
Cliburn, Van, 1934-2013.
Lieberson, Goddard, 1911-1977.
Oppenheim, David, 1922-
Ferrier, Kathleen, 1912-1953.
Furtwängler, Wilhelm, 1886-1954.
Lehmann, Lotte.
Mahler, Alma, 1879-1964.
Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911.
Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955.
Mason, Daniel Gregory, 1873-1953.
Pfitzner, Hans, 1869-1949.
Stresemann, Wolfgang.
Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957.
Columbia Records, Inc.
Decca Record Company.
Gustav Fischer Verlag.
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.
BBC Symphony Orchestra.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
New York Philharmonic.
Wiener Philharmoniker.
Research Call Number
*ZB-2677 (series 1-9 only)
JPB 92-4
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