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Leonard Bernstein to Marc Blitzstein, July 20, 1962

Leonard Bernstein to Marc Blitzstein, July 20, 1962

excerpt: "Am here Bay of Naples, en route to Monte Carlo & Spain, I think of you, S & V, being Jewish your Arabic [maid?]. I hope all continues to be as joyful as before."

DCM 0624: Naust French Flageolet

DCM 0624: Naust French Flageolet

Instrument type: French Flageolet Medium: Ebony, ivory ferrules and beak.; 19.8 cm. Key Holes System: 2/4 holes. Mark Maximum: NAUST / A · PARIS // NAUST Condition: Crack in ivory mouthpiece exterior. Provenan... more

Newland / Zeuner collection

Newland / Zeuner collection

William Augustine Newland (1813-1901), Philadelphia organist, choirmaster, conductor, and music teacher. Charles Zeuner (1795-1857), student of Johann Nepomuk Hummel, settled in Boston in the 1820s and became w... more

DCM 1534: George Astor Flute in C

DCM 1534: George Astor Flute in C

The scribed lines along with stamped numbers 5 and 6 on the tuning slide indicate that this instrument may have had at least 3 corps de rechange, possibly 4, 5, and 6, the shorter, higher pitched sizes of six t... more

DCM 0042: Johann Gottfried Liebel Oboe in C

DCM 0042: Johann Gottfried Liebel Oboe in C

Instrument type: Oboe in C Medium: Boxwood, brass keys.; 56 cm., 57.1 cm. Key Holes System: 3 keys, octagonal flat flaps, standard double touch for low C, pin in block. Mark Maximum: (crown) / (Maltese cross) ... more

DCM 1087: Goulding Flute in C

DCM 1087: Goulding Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, ivory cork-setting mechanism and ferrules, silver keys.; 63.9 cm. Key Holes System: 5 keys, square flat flap, foot to C#. Pin in block. Mark Maximum: GOULDING & C° ... more

DCM 0215: William Henry Potter Flute in C

DCM 0215: William Henry Potter Flute in C

Most 19th century flute head joints equipped with a metal lining and tuning slide have crack problems due to the outer material attempting to shrink around the metal tubing. That is true of this instrument alth... more

DCM 0249: Monzani Flute in C

DCM 0249: Monzani Flute in C

One of a set of three flutes (DCM 249, 250, 251). Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Cocus, silver keys, and silver-lined sockets, wood tuning spacer ferrule.; 66.1. cm., 67 cm. with spacer Key Holes System: ... more

[ Facsimile of first newspaper printing of The star spangled banner]

[ Facsimile of first newspaper printing of The star spangled banner]

Published in the" Baltimore Patriot and Evening Advertiser." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings and photostats relating to the Star Spangled Banner, housed in the Music Division.

DCM 1400: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 1400: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM ledger: "Cap and Cork unusual. Head lined with thin silver tube 1/2 inch long where cork rests; real cork on ivory screw and tip; ivory screw cap has flat sheet of pearl on outside, and silver edge." Appear... more

DCM 0611: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM 0611: Claude Laurent Flute in C

DCM ledger: "Each key has an AMETHYST or GARNETT [sic] as big as the key, mounted on the upper surfaces (only other specimen like this is in the Paris Conservatory Museum)....outer surface is cut in diamond-sha... more

DCM 1356: Whitaker & Co. Flute in C

DCM 1356: Whitaker & Co. Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, brass keys and ferrules.; 59.45 cm. (without cap) Key Holes System: 4 keys, square flaps, pin in block. Mark Maximum: WHITAKER & Co / LONDON / 1820 Mark Additional:... more

DCM 0399: Johann Gottfried Martin Flute in C

DCM 0399: Johann Gottfried Martin Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ebony, ivory cap, cork-setting mechanism, and ferrules, silver keys.; 67.6 cm.; 67.65 cm. Key Holes System: 8 and 11 keyed (2 upper body joints), square flap, pin in block. ... more

DCM 1289: George Rudall Flute in C

DCM 1289: George Rudall Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood (DCM ledger: "Satinwood?"), ivory cap with ivory cork-setting mechanism and silver shaft, silver keys and ferrules. Embouchure bushed with ivory.; 65.3 cm. Key Holes... more

DCM 0216: Rudall & Rose Flute in C

DCM 0216: Rudall & Rose Flute in C

Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Boxwood, silver keys and ferrules, metal-lined head.; 65.1 cm. Key Holes System: 8 keys, all pewter plugs, with square metal plates for D#, C#, C. Large toneholes. Mark Maxi... more

L'hymne des marseillois

L'hymne des marseillois

cover only From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright D... more

Quick step

Quick step

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

Vienna waltz

Vienna waltz

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

Virginia cotillion

Virginia cotillion

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

President Harrison's inauguration march

President Harrison's inauguration march

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

Military waltz

Military waltz

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

We were boys together, a ballad

We were boys together, a ballad

cover only From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright D... more

[ Facsimile of Keim manuscript]

[ Facsimile of Keim manuscript]

This copy of the Star spangled banner was written by Key in 1842 for his friend Gen. George Keim of Reading, PA. (Content) Inscription at bottom: "to Gen. Keim." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings ... more

Davis' quick step

Davis' quick step

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

Map of Egypt

Map of Egypt

From Wilkinson, [John] Gardner, Sir, 1797-1875. Modern Egypt and Thebes: being a description of Egypt, including the information required for travellers to that country. 2 vols. London: John Murray, 1843, vol. ... more

I think of thee

I think of thee

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

Grand waltz de Bravura, op. 6

Grand waltz de Bravura, op. 6

cover page only From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyri... more

The  Francis waltz

The Francis waltz

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

Mary Blane

Mary Blane

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

Hail Columbia and Yankee doodle, op. 52

Hail Columbia and Yankee doodle, op. 52

cover only From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright D... more

The  wrecker's daughter

The wrecker's daughter

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

Grand valse, op. 5

Grand valse, op. 5

cover only From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright D... more

La  valse de l'esperance

La valse de l'esperance

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

Amelia Isabella waltz

Amelia Isabella waltz

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

DCM 0470: Theobald Boehm Flute in C

DCM 0470: Theobald Boehm Flute in C

See DCM 652 (Boehm No.1). DCM ledger quotes Boehm's account book: "No. 2. 1847. September 20. Eine Floete von Messing und vergoldet mit Ringkappen von Neusilber gleich No. 1." DCM ledger: "Head very short, with... more

California quick step

California quick step

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

DCM 0653: Theobald Boehm Flute in C

DCM 0653: Theobald Boehm Flute in C

DCM identifies the crown mark and no. 28 as "K. Hofmusik / Number." Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Nickel silver, ivory tube for embouchure, wood crutch.; 62.6 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system, open G#.... more

Twiggs rifle-men's quick step

Twiggs rifle-men's quick step

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

The  scotch march

The scotch march

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

Sweet Lillie

Sweet Lillie

cover only From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright D... more

We have been friends together

We have been friends together

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

The  serious family polka

The serious family polka

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

Friendship waltz, op. 40

Friendship waltz, op. 40

cover page only From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyri... more

DCM 0133: Abel Siccama Flute in C

DCM 0133: Abel Siccama Flute in C

In letter from John Finn to DCM, 8 Aug. 1920, he states: "The Siccama flute was formerly the property of the late Mr. Christopher Welch. It was made for him about 1850. I can tell you the year later, but at the... more

Coquette polka

Coquette polka

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

The  pet polka

The pet polka

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

Susanna

Susanna

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

The  fairy waltz

The fairy waltz

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

S. Jackson's rudiments, no. 5

S. Jackson's rudiments, no. 5

instructional table From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Co... more

The nymphean waltz

The nymphean waltz

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

Good bye march

Good bye march

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

As on the faded blighted flow'r = Co me rugiada al cospite, cavatina

As on the faded blighted flow'r = Co me rugiada al cospite, cavatina

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

The  Max Sutaine polka

The Max Sutaine polka

cover pg only From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyrigh... more

Souvenir de Weber, romance

Souvenir de Weber, romance

No publication info; piano score missing. From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form... more

Walnut lawn schottisch

Walnut lawn schottisch

cover only From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright D... more

Salute to New York

Salute to New York

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

Kosen in der sonntags nacht

Kosen in der sonntags nacht

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

What is home without a mother

What is home without a mother

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

Miller's song. H. De Marsan, Publisher, 38 & 60 Chatham Street, N. Y. c. 1860
Soda-water man. H. De Marsan, Publisher, 38 & 60 Chatham Street, N. Y

Soda-water man. H. De Marsan, Publisher, 38 & 60 Chatham Street, N. Y

"As sung by Dick McGowan, the celebrated banjoist." In English. (language)

Ye winged winds. H. De Marsan, Publisher, 38 & 60 Chatham St. N. Y. 1860

Ye winged winds. H. De Marsan, Publisher, 38 & 60 Chatham St. N. Y. 18...

"Sung by T. B. Prendergast, at Bryants' Minstrels." In English. (language)

The red, white & blue of '61. Magee's, Union Paper, and envelope store, 316 Chestnut St., ... Philad'a. c. 1861

The red, white & blue of '61. Magee's, Union Paper, and envelope store...

"Music by A. Bachman, dedicated to Miss Maggie P. Mayer." Music published by Lee & Walker's, Philadelphia, Pa. In English. (language)

The star spangled banner! of 1861. Published by Stevens & Co., ... Phila

The star spangled banner! of 1861. Published by Stevens & Co., ... Phi...

Copyright entered by James Nicholson. In English. (language)

DCM 0024: Boehm & Mendler Alto Flute in G (Incomplete)

DCM 0024: Boehm & Mendler Alto Flute in G (Incomplete)

Instrument was never completed, having no keywork. See "Flute Misnomers" regarding Bass vs. Alto. Instrument type: Alto Flute in G (Incomplete) Medium: Boxwood, thinned, 2 brass ferrules.; 87 cm. Key Holes Sys... more

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