Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (Vienna)

Collection, 1904-1989: 1 box (65 folders (2,752 leaves, 2 photographs)), 2 books, 11 microfilms

The Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (formerly the Hofbibliothek) in Vienna began receiving music materials in the early 1820s. The Musiksammlung has major manuscript and printed holdings, particularly for all music of Austrian origin. The Musiksammlung is complemented by other departments, such as the Theatersammlung and the Photogramm Archiv.

Contents

finding aids (24 leaves)
article, "Die Bedeutung der Textvorlagen für die Komposition der Oper Lulu von Alban Berg" by Rosemary Hilmar (30 leaves)
article "Alban Berg: der Mensch und der Künstler" by Rufer (15 leaves)
autograph music manuscript (1 item: ca. 1908) op. 10 (autograph string parts for mvt. III, IV)
book, Katalog der Musikhandschriften, Schriften und Studien Alban Bergs im Fond Alban Berg und der weiteren Handschriftlichen Quellen im Bestitz der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek by Rosemary Hilmar (1981)
book, Der Franz-Schreker-Fonds in der Musiksammlung der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek by Heller (1975)
correspondence (ca. 930 items: 1906-1996)
notebooks by Berg (harmony and counterpoint studies, described as items 266-268 & 270-281 in the Hilmar Katalog above) (ca. 17 items: 1904-1907)
photographs (2 Dolbin caricatures of Schoenberg)
sketchbook (music) by Schoenberg (13 leaves: 1905)
Berg's notes for Schoenberg's Harmonielehre (125 leaves)
Berg's notes for lecture "Kompositionen mit zwölf Tönen" (from microfilm; 42 leaves)
musical exercises by Gottfried Kassowitz (28 leaves)
autograph music manuscript of Webern's Op. 3/4

Correspondents

Anglo-Österreichische Bank (2 items: 1917)
ASI (Jerry McBride (1 item: 1986), Clara Steuermann (4 items: 1979-1981), R. Wayne Shoaf (1 item: 1996))
Alban Berg (ca. 453 items: 1915-1935)
Elizabeth Cook (1 item: 1927)
Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge (1 item: 1934)
Eduard Rosin & Gustav Knauer (firm) (1 item: 1911)
Frankfurt: Städtische Bühnen (Turnau) (1 item: 1930)
Roberto Gerhard (1 item: 1931)
Emil Hertzka (1 tiem: [n.d.])
Leo Hirschfeld (1 item: 1898?)
Heinrich Jalowetz (1 item: 1913)
Fritz Kaltenborn (2 items: 1920)
Kosak (1 item: 1917)
Max Marschalk (1 item: 1913)
Österreichische Nationalbibliothek (Günter Brosche (1 item: 1989), Rosemary Hilmar (5 items: 1979-1980))
Josef Reitler (1 item: 1902)
Josef Rufer (1 item: 1954)
Josef Schmid (1 item: 193?)
Arnold Schoenberg (ca. 400 items: 1906-1951)
Mathilde Schönberg (2 items: 1922)
N. Simrock (firm) (1 item: 1913)
Städtische Bühnen, Frankfurt (Joseph Turnau (1 item: 1930))
Erwin Stein (3 items: 1913-1935)
Clara Steuermann (2 items: 1964)
Edward Steuermann (33 items: 1910-1960)
Hilda Steuermann (6 items: 1923-1931)
Anton Webern (3 items: 1911-1919)
Adolph Weiss (1 item: 1934?)
unidentified (1 item: 1935)
                                                                   

 

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