Research Catalog

Title
  • Arthur Cohn collection, 1923-1941.
Author
Cohn, Arthur, 1910-1998.

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Details

Description
16.67 linear feet (37 boxes)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Drafts (documents)
  • Illustrations (layout features)
  • Research notes.
  • Scores.
  • Typescripts.
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Terms of Use (note)
  • For permission to publish, contact the Chief, Music Division, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
Location of Other Archival Materials (note)
  • Music Division, New York Public Library.
Provenance (note)
  • The collection was split into two parts by the Music Division. This part, mainly documenting the unpublished book The Art and Science of Orchestration, was arranged, foldered, and boxed by the Music Division, with the exception of the scores, which were not processed. The other part of the collection is held by the Division under call number JPB 03-4.
Call Number
JPB 13-21
OCLC
858807176
Author
Cohn, Arthur, 1910-1998.
Title
Arthur Cohn collection, 1923-1941.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Summary
Arthur Cohn (1910-1998) was an American composer, conductor, and critical and historical writer on music. The Arthur Cohn collection, dating from 1923 to 1941, mainly holds notes, drafts, illustrations, and research clippings for an unpublished book titled The Art and Science of Orchestration. It also contains scores for nine of Cohn's compositions.
Terms Of Use
For permission to publish, contact the Chief, Music Division, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Arthur Cohn papers, JPB 03-4; Music Division, New York Public Library.
Provenance
The collection was split into two parts by the Music Division. This part, mainly documenting the unpublished book The Art and Science of Orchestration, was arranged, foldered, and boxed by the Music Division, with the exception of the scores, which were not processed. The other part of the collection is held by the Division under call number JPB 03-4.
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Finding aid
Occupation
Composers.
Orchestrators.
Writers.
Research Call Number
JPB 13-21
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