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Bethlehem Chamber Music Society Archives

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0091
Abstract

The material here includes the details of the beginning, constitution, incorporation, IRS material; much correspondence through the years regarding meetings, finances, and performers; secretary’s and treasurer’s reports; mailing lists (computer printouts); publicity material; and programs, posters, contracts and grant proposals. The material was donated in 1999 and 2001 by the Bethlehem Chamber Music Society.

Dates: 1950-2007

John Frederick Wolle Music Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0087
Abstract An interesting collection of musical scores in J. Fred. Wolle’s own hand which exhibits Wolle’s diverse musical talent. Although, Wolle is primarily known as a serious J. S. Bach scholar and founder of the Bethlehem Bach Choir, the musical scores included in this collection display both his creative side with student chorus songs of humorous nature as well as serious hymns written for church liturgies. The collection contains an assortment of secular and sacred music and two songs that...
Dates: 1884 - 1915

Lehigh University Music Festival 1949

 Collection
Identifier: SCPhoto.0006
Abstract Lehigh University Music Festival Collection (1949) contains 96 photographs and a scrapbook primarily devoted to the 1949 festival, although several clippings describing the 1948 and 1950 festivals are also included in the collection. The festival was produced by the students and faculty of Lehigh University, with participation from students of local colleges and other performers. The photographs depict the process of developing and performing the production. The scrapbook consists mainly of...
Dates: 1948-1950

Opera Manuscripts by Jonathan Elkus

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0021
Abstract

Manuscripts and related documents for three operas by Elkus: Medea (1965), Helen in Egypt (1970), and The Mandarin (1967). For Helen in Egypt, includes programs and reviews, correspondence with librettist Jere Knight, and Knight's resume. For The Mandarin, includes synopsis and programs, and librettos by Richard Franko Goldman.

Dates: 1965-1970

Ralph G. Schwarz collection

 File
Identifier: SC MS 0321
Abstract

Documents related to the creation of the Lehigh Music Festivals of 1948-1949: correspondence, photographs, booklets, flyers, publications, clippings, 2 albums of vinyl records of audio recordings of the actual performances. Also included are Chi Psi Fraternity directories and the Class of 1948 50th reunion files. Ralph G. Schwarz was an active and creative member of all the entities stated.

Dates: 1948-1949