- Found In
- Paul Jacobs collection, 1895-1984.
- 98 sound tapes + 10 videocassettes.; 3/4 in.
- sd., col. ;
- sd. ;
- Forms part of Paul Jacobs collection in Music Division.
- Selected items cataloged separately.
- Biography (note)
- An American pianist and harpsichordist, Paul Jacobs, 1930-1983, specialized in music of the baroque and avant-garde.
- Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
- Finding aid available in repository: *L(Special) 90-15.
- Processing Action (note)
- Call Number
- *L (Special) 90-15
Jacobs, Paul, 1930-1983.
Paul Jacobs collection of noncommercial recordings [sound recording], 1967-1983.
The collection consists of nocommercial sound and video recordings collected by the American pianist Paul Jacobs. The majority of the collection is made up of performances by Jacobs. These recordings include both recitals and unreleased recording session takes.
Jacobs particularly favored the works of American composers such as Elliott Carter, Charles Rosen, Frederic Fzewski, Allen Shaen, Virgil Thomson, Joan Tower, and Stephan Wolpe, all of which are represented in this collection. Concerts held to memorialize his death in 1983 are found in both audio and videocassette format, and most concisely illustrate his musical likes, passions and achievements.
An American pianist and harpsichordist, Paul Jacobs, 1930-1983, specialized in music of the baroque and avant-garde. Jacobs was the official pianist and harpsichordist of the New York Philharmonic (1962-1974). He studied piano with Ernest Hutcheson, and later taught at the Manhattan School of Music, Mannes College of Music, Berkshire Music Center,and at Brooklyn College.
Finding aid available in repository: *L(Special) 90-15.
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- Found In:
Paul Jacobs collection, 1895-1984.
- Research Call Number
*L (Special) 90-15