Wiener Stadt- und Landesbibliothek (today: Wienbibliothek im Rathaus)

Collection, 1909-1992: 1 box (15 folders (1,519 leaves)), 5 books, 2 microfilm reels

The Wiener Stadt- und Landesbibliothek originates in the 15th century. It was dissolved and eventually reestablished in 1780. The library houses collections pertaining to the history of Vienna. The files of Universal Edition, which contain many letters to and from Schoenberg, as well as autograph scores of Schoenberg works published by Universal Edition, are on deposit in the Library. In addition, the library holds the correspondence of Schoenberg's eldest son Georg and Anton Webern.

Contents

finding aids (3 items: 9 leaves)
5 books Ernst Hilmar, Wozzeck von Alban Berg: Entstehung--erste Erfolge--Repressionen (1914-1935) (1975) Arnold Schoenberg: Gedenkausstellung 1974, edited by Ernst Hilmar. Anton Webern, 1883/1983, edited by Ernst Hilmar (1983) Alexander Zemlinsky: Tradition im Umkreis der Wiener Schule, edited by Otto Kolleritsch (1976) Musiker--Karikaturen von Mahler bis zur Gegenwart, edited by Franz Patzer (1987)
clipping (1 item: n.d.)
correspondence (over 560 items: 1917-1992)
music manuscripts (2 items: 1909-1913) of Opp. 17, 18, Gurre-Lieder
photographs (5 items: 1917), Arnold Schoenberg in Uniform, addendum to letter by Alban Berg
program books and announcements (8 items: 12 leaves: 1924) of Opp. 18, 26
publicity brochures (2 items: 6 leaves)
Schoenberg's music library inventory (1933: 11 leaves)
texts (1 item: 1912) by Ernst Kraus about Schönberg's courses at Academy of Music Vienna (1911)

Correspondents

ASI (Jerry McBride (2 items: 1984-1985), R. Wayne Shoaf (3 items: 1988-1992), Clara Steuermann (14 items: 1976-1981))
Alban Berg (1 items: 1917, filed under photographs)
Arnold Schoenberg (over 280 items: 1922-1941)
Universal Edition (over 250 items: 1922-1940)
Wiener Stadt- und Landesbibliothek (Ernst Hilmar (8 items: 1976-1980), Franz Patzer (2 items: 1977), Thomas Aigner (1 item: 2014))

Music cited

Scores: Opp. 17, 18 (both arr. Steuermann)

 

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