The Oster collection: papers of Heinrich Schenker

Collection Data

Description
The Oster Collection, bequeathed to the New York Public Library by Ernst Oster, represents the ajor portion of the Nachlass of the Viennese music theorist Heinrich Schenker. It contains published and unpublished analyses and writings on music (particularly the works of Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, and Chopin) as well as writings on non-musical topics, correspondence with students, acquaintances (such as Otto Erich Deutsch, Wilhelm Furtwängler, and Hans Weisse), and his publishers, Universal-Edition (including directors Emil Hertzka and Alfred Kalmus) and Drei Masken Verlag. It also contains published music scores annotated by Schenker, clippings, and miscellaneous materials.
Names
Schenker, Heinrich, 1868-1935 (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1884 - 1976 (Approximate)
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: JOB 89-25
Topics
Music theory
Music theorists -- Austria -- Vienna
Genres
Manuscripts
Correspondence
Scores
Clippings
Notes
Content: Title from finding list.
Content: Accompanying finding list (vi, 499 p. ; 28 cm.), compiled by Robert Kosovsky, includes index.
Physical Description
Extent: Ca. 15 lin. ft. (50 boxes) : music
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG91-B37782
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11545870
MSS Unit ID: 20057
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 79885470-c6b9-012f-c30a-58d385a7bc34
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