Carl Busch Papers and Music Instrument Collection

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Subject Terms

Detailed Description

Music

Books and Manuscripts

Articles, Correspondence, News Clippings, Ephemera and Photographs

Music Instruments



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Collection Overview

Title: Carl Busch Papers and Music Instrument Collection, circa 1833-1924Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 12/9/91

Primary Creator: Busch, Carl (1862-1943)

Extent: 50.0 cubic feet

Arrangement: The collection of papers and music instruments is organized into four series. Series 1, Music, is arranged alphabetically by either composer or arranger. Whenever possible an identification of the format of the music for each title (i.e., full score, condensed score, piano score, and parts) has been noted with the corresponding abbreviations, FS, CS, PS, P. Series 2, Correspondence, Books and Manuscripts, is arranged alphabetically by author. Series 3, Photographs and Ephemera, is arranged by type of material and alphabetically by subject. Series 4, Music Instruments, is arranged by instrument type. A 1912 bust of Carl Busch is also included at the end of this series.

Subjects: Brass Instruments, Musical Instrument Collections, Musical Instrument Makers - Europe, Musical Instrument Makers - United States, Woodwind Instruments

Formats/Genres: Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of original and published music by Busch and other musicians, correspondence, newspaper and journal clippings, photographs, programs, books and music instruments.

Biographical Note

Carl Busch (1862 -1943) was a Danish born conductor, composer, educator and collector of music instruments. During his distinguished career, he served as the conductor of the Kansas City Symphony Orchestra and was knighted by the King of Denmark for his efforts to promote Scandinavian music in the United States. He composed works within numerous genres including choral, orchestral, wind band and chamber music. Mr. Busch served as guest conductor for major symphony orchestras in the United States, Europe and Scandinavia.

Subject/Index Terms

Brass Instruments
Musical Instrument Collections
Musical Instrument Makers - Europe
Musical Instrument Makers - United States
Woodwind Instruments


Box and Folder Listing


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Series 2: Books and ManuscriptsAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: The Lur, undatedAdd to your cart.
Author: Busch
Folder 2: Description of Bell-Over-The-Shoulder Instruments, Ca. 1930'sAdd to your cart.
Author: Busch
Folder 3: Perlen aus der instrumenten-Sammlung, 1892Add to your cart.
Author: Dewit
Folder 4: Beloved Friend: The Story of Tchaikowsky and Nadejda von Meck, 1937Add to your cart.
Author: Drinker-Bowen
Folder 5: Sudier Over Bronzelurerne I National-Musaeet I Kjøbenhavn, undatedAdd to your cart.
Author: Hammerich
Folder 6: Catalogue of Books and Literary Material Relating to the Flute and Other Musical Instruments with Annotations, undatedAdd to your cart.
Author: Miller
Folder 7: Flutes from the Collection of Dayton C. Miller, 1928Add to your cart.
Author: Miller
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Etuden und Capricen für Fagott, 1846Add to your cart.
Author: Neukirchner
Folder 2: Principles of Orchestration, undatedAdd to your cart.
Author: Rimsky-Korsakov
Folder 3: Principles of Orchestration: Musical Examples, undatedAdd to your cart.
Author: Rimsky-Korsakov
Folder 4: Unsere Musikinstrument, 1922Add to your cart.
Author: Schlosser
Folder 5: Famous Bands of the British Empire, 1926Add to your cart.
Author: Zealley
Folder 6: Zither Music: Volume VI, undatedAdd to your cart.
Author: Woodrow
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Klingende Spil af den Danske Militaermusiks Historie, 1932Add to your cart.
Author: Lindhard, Knud

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