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John Frederick Wolle Music Manuscripts

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Identifier: SC MS 0087
Overview 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...

Jonathan Britton Elkus: Lehigh 1957-1973

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Identifier: SC MS 0265
Overview Collection contains memorabilia from Professor Jonathan Elkus during his tenure (1957-1973) at Lehigh University in the Music Department as professor and director of the University’s Marching 97 Band. The collection contains correspondence, concert programs, music scores, newspaper clippings of critical reviews and photographs.

Jonathan Elkus Opera Manuscripts, Collection II

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Identifier: SC MS 0223
Overview The collection includes the creative manuscripts for musical compositions made by Jonathan Elkus during his tenure in Lehigh’s Department of Music from 1957 to 1973.

Opera Manuscripts by Jonathan Elkus

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Identifier: SC MS 0021
Overview 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.

Pursel Family Music Autograph Collection

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Identifier: SC MS 0298
Abstract This collection includes famous composers and musicians autographs and related invoices of purchases addressed to Harold Pursel and family. An interesting view into a family hobby of collecting autographs from famous Nineteenth and early Twentieth Century musicians.