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 3: Articles, Correspondence, News Clippings, Ephemera and PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1907-38Add to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Carl Busch and Various Instruments, Ca. 1930'sAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Flute Collection of Dayton C. Miller, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: LeRoy, Henri L., 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Various Performers and Conductors, Ca. 1930'sAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Various Bands, Ca. 1930'sAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Newspaper and Journal Clippings, Ca. 1920's-1930'sAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Concert Programs, 1911-1940Add to your cart.
Folder 8: ABA Membership Certificate, 1930Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Certificate from The Musicians Mutual Relief Society of Boston, 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Benter, Charles, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Buys, Peter, 1908-1937Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Hoyer, Carl, 1937-1938Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Landers, George W., 1862-1937Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Restorff, Henry, 1912-1938Add to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Richards, John J., 1927-1938Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Strickling, George, 1820-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Verweire, John L., 1933-1938Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Visitors guide from the Music Educators National Conference exhibition of rare manuscripts and instruments and of the process of music engraving and printing, 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Salutation books from the Music Educators National Conference, 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Instrument Collection Scrapbook, Ca. 1860-1930Add to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Bachman, Harold, 1922-1938Add to your cart.
Folder 4: DeForest Cline, J., 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Frey, George Otto, 1932-1938Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Harper, James C., 1936-1938Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Hayward, Richard B., ca. 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Hindsley, Mark H., 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Lhotak, Ferdinand R., 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Mear, S. E., 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Missud, Jean M., 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 12: O'Callaghan, W. J., 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Treloar, Samuel H., ca. 1927-1938Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Correspondence, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 15: The Etude Magazine, April, 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Newspaper Clippings and Magazine Articles from A.B.A. Files, ca. 1930-1940Add to your cart.
Folder 17: American Bandmasters Association Convention Materials, 1939-1940Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Ephemera from A.B.A. Files, ca. 1930-1940Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Pen and Ink Drawings, ca. 1890Add to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Carleton Symphony Band, 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Moses Band, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Northwestern Band, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: State College Military Band, 1935Add to your cart.
Brookings, S.D.
Folder 5: Walter Smith Band, undatedAdd to your cart.

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