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The Oster collection: papers of Heinrich Schenker

Collection Data

Description
The The Oster collection: papers of Heinrich Schenker is arranged in eighty-nine series:bequeathed to the New York Public Library by Ernst Oster, represents the major portion of the Nachlass of the Viennese music theorist Heinrich Schenker. It contains published and unpublished analyses and writings on music (particularly the works of Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, and Chopin) as well as writings on non-musical topics, correspondence with students, acquaintances (such as Otto Erich Deutsch, Wilhelm Furtwängler, and Hans Weisse), and his publishers, Universal-Edition (including directors Emil Hertzka and Alfred Kalmus) and Drei Masken Verlag. It also contains published music scores annotated by Schenker, clippings, and miscellaneous materials
Names
Schenker, Heinrich, 1868-1935 (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1884 - 1976 (Approximate)
Library locations
Shelf locator: JOB 89-25
Topics
Music theory
Music theorists -- Austria -- Vienna
Genres
Manuscripts
Correspondence
Clippings
Notes
Additional physical form: *ZB-2237 [Microfilm]
Physical Description
Extent: Ca.15 linear feet (50 boxes): music
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11545870
MSS Unit ID: 20057
Archives collections id: archives_collections_20057
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG91-B37782
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b17dddc0-5a96-0135-75a7-0813eb4bb11d
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