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McCarthy (Kathryn) Papers, 1911-1955 (Mus. Arc. 7)

The Kathryn McCarthy Papers contain a bound notebook of notes from music lessons and correspondence between McCarthy and Schillinger System teacher, Richard Benda.


McKinnon (James W. ) Music Iconography Slide Collection, circa 1960-1980 (Mus. Arc. 40)

The James W. McKinnon Music Iconography Slide Collection consists of over 2,380 slide reproductions of iconographic sources related to music. Images in the collection feature representations of musicians, instruments, and musical notation in manuscript illuminations, prints, engravings, oil paintings, sculptural and architectural works, mosaics, reliefs, and other artworks.


Mikhashoff (Yvar) Collection of Annotated Scores, 1828-1993 (Mus. Arc. 1.7)

1200+ scores collected by Mikhashoff, many with annotations. Also includes thematic materials gathered for programs.


Mikhashoff (Yvar) Collection of Audio Cassettes, 1967-1992 (Mus. Arc. 1.6)

Yvar Mikhashoff's personal collection of audio cassettes, some of his own performances.


Mikhashoff (Yvar) Collection of Compositions (Mus. Arc. 1.2)

144 titles in various states: manuscript, sketch, fair copy, computer copy


Mikhashoff (Yvar) Collection of Slides (Mus. Arc. 1.9)

Yvar Mikhashoff's personal collection of image (35mm) slides


Mikhashoff (Yvar) Collection of Sound Recordings (Mus. Arc. 1.4)

Contains 173 items documenting Mikhashoff's career as a performer and composer from the early 60s up to 1989. The audio tapes are in 1/4 inch standard format for reel tapes, with varying recording speeds and number of tracks; they fall into three categories: Items with participation of Yvar Mikhashoff ;Tape parts for concert performance ; Recordings without direct participation of Mikhashoff .Commercial recordings on CD or LP constitute categories four and five of the sound recordings collection.


Mikhashoff (Yvar) Collection of Tangos, 1983-1991 (Mus. Arc. 1.10)

The collection contains photocopies of musical scores for 127 tangos for solo piano from 127 composers. The collection also documents the process by which Mikhashoff commissioned and performed the tangos. It includes correspondence, Mikhashoff's research into the history of the tango, and performance materials (i.e. programs and reviews). Composers commissioned for this project include Milton Babbitt, Lukas Foss, Otto Luening, Conlon Nancarrow, Luis de Pablo, and Nils Vigeland.


Mikhashoff (Yvar) Collection of Transcriptions (Mus. Arc. 1.3)

88 transcriptions and full arrangements by Yvar Mikhashoff, including his piano transcriptions of opera excerpts


Mikhashoff (Yvar) Collection of Video Recordings, 1976-1992 (Mus. Arc. 1.8)

Yvar Mikhashoff's personal collection of 39 non-commercial video tapes, some of which only contain audio.


Mikhashoff (Yvar) Papers (Mus. Arc. 1.1)

Circa 47 boxes of correspondence, clippings, concert programs, announcements, date books, program notes, etc. from the personal estate of pianist and composer Yvar Mikhashoff.


Mikhashoff (Yvar) Photograph Collection, circa 1930-1993 (Mus. Arc. 1.5)

The collection contains 423 indexed images and approximately 350 additional, un-indexed snapshots. The images include publicity shots, professional photographs and snapshots of Mikhashoff in rehearsal and performance, and snapshots from some of Mikhashoff's travels. Other people included in the images include noteworthy performers and composers, such as Aaron Copland, Virgil Thomson, Sylvano Bussotti, Henri Dutilleux, Giacinto Scelsi, Toru Takemitsu, Frederic Rzewski, Luis de Pablo, Henry Brant, John Cage, Milton Babbitt, Conlon Nancarrow, Nils Vigeland, and Poul Ruders.


Morton Feldman Resources

Guide to holdings by and about Morton Feldman in general collections and archival collections, including books, scores, recordings, and audio.


Morton Feldman: A Celebration of His 80th Birthday

Summary of exhibition held in the University at Buffalo Music Library, June 1-Sept. 15, 2006: A brief biographical sketch of composer Morton Feldman, documented with photographs, scores, and letters from the collection of the Music Library, The State University of New York at Buffalo.


Music and Musicians at the Pan-American Exposition

The Music Library portion, written by John Bewley of the University Libraries' exhibition, Illuminations: Revisiting the Buffalo Pan-American Exposition of 1901.


Music Calendar Collection (Mus. Arc. 28)

A collection of calendars with music-themed artwork and text, mostly published in the United States and Germany.


Music Department Notebooks

Circa 133 binders containing clippings, programs, reviews, and announcements for musical events offered under the auspices of the Music Department since 1960. Arranged in chronological order with no other indexing. Microfilmed through 1993.


Music Department Photograph Collection, circa 1920- (Mus. Arc. 16)

Contains approximately 635 photographs of activities of Music Dept. activities, chiefly from 1960-2000. Includes faculty, students, and many visiting musicians.


Music Images from the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, 1901 (Mus. Arc. 8)

The 50 images in this collection include scenes of music venues at the Pan-American Exposition held in Buffalo in 1901, including the Temple of Music, the Midway, and bandstands. The collection also contains images of musicians who performed at the Exposition and musical instruments used at the Exposition.


Music Library Autograph and Letter Collection, circa 1825-1998 (Mus. Arc. 57)

Collection of holograph materials collected by the Music Library, including letters by composers such as Béla Bartók, Arnold Bax, Gaetano Donizetti, Giuseppe Verdi, and Richard Wagner, as well as other musicians. Select items have been digitized and are available through links in the finding aid.


Music Library Records (Unprocessed)

Papers documenting the administrative history of the University at Buffalo Music Library.


Musical Library Works (Digital Collection)

Digital collection consisting of music scores from the Music Library that have been digitized, either for the purpose of preservation or to provide patron access. It includes unique holdings, such as a manuscript condensed score of Jean Baptiste Lully's opera, Cadmus et Hermione, two music theory treatises by Giacomo Tritto, and seven works in a collection originally titled “Italian chamber music, 18th century”.