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Music -- Performance -- Archival resources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Ingolf Dahl papers

Identifier: 1001
Abstract The Ingolf Dahl papers contain the manuscripts, scores, and professional and personal papers of American composer and USC School of Music faculty member Ingolf Dahl (1912-1970). Dahl, one of USC's most distinguished faculty members, had a long and successful career in music both here in his adopted country and abroad. In 1938, Dahl immigrated to the U.S. and settled in Los Angeles where he found work as a composer and conductor for radio and film. In 1943, Dahl joined the faculty of USC. He...
Dates: 1928 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1970

Martha Day Los Angeles musical events scrapbooks

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275058545683]
Identifier: 5258

This collection consists of scrapbooks put together by University of California, Los Angeles, student Martha Day featuring musical events held around Los Angeles, CA from 1923 to 1944.

Dates: 1923 - 1944

Richard Lert papers

Identifier: 0210

This collection consists of Richard Lert’s video and audio recordings of performances, rehearsals and lectures, personal papers and his music score library. Lert was born in Vienna and trained as an orchestral conductor in Germany. He moved to the United States in 1932 with his family and was the conductor of the Pasadena Symphony Orchestra from 1932 until his retirement in 1972.

Dates: 1900 - 1981

Robert Linn papers

Identifier: 0310

The Robert Linn papers contains drafts and final copies of music compositions by Robert Linn, along with a few programs for concerts and other events. Linn joined the faculty of the USC School of Music in 1957 and served as the Chairman of the Music Theory and Composition Department from 1973 to 1990. Over the course of his career, Linn published compositions for symphony and wind orchestras and chorus and chamber ensembles.

Dates: 1925 - 1999

Theatrical, concert, and movie performances program collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 6153
Abstract This small collection consists of programs, brochures, and souvenir programs for theatrical, concert, and movie performances held primarily in Los Angeles and New York City, 1856-1972. It include, but is not limited to, programs and performances of and by MGM, the Graumann Chinese Theatre, Pablo Casals, the Ice-Capades of 1941, the Chicago English Opera, Paul Robeson, George Gershwin, Katherine Hepburn, Madane Schumann Heink, Jenny Lind, Jacques Thibaud, Ricardo Martin, Vladimir Horowitz,...
Dates: 1856 - 1972; Majority of material found in 1920s-1940s

USC Thornton School of Music records

Identifier: 0283
Abstract The University of Southern California's music school was officially established in 1884, and conferred its first degrees in 1885. The records document many of the activities of the School from the late 19th to the early 21st centuries. Included are the papers (generally incomplete) of some of the School's notable personnel, including Max Swarthout, Raymond Kendall, Ellis Kohs, Pauline Alderman, and Walter F. Skeele; records of academic activities; records of student and alumni...
Dates: 1897 - 2017; Modified: 2017-2019, 2021