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Topic:
Tower Concert (Concert series)
Flentrop in America
Organs in Mexico
Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Extent:
64.08 cu. ft. (49 record storage boxes) (26 tall document boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Floor plans
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Newsletters
Posters
Videotapes
Date:
circa 1954-1994
Descriptive Entry:
This record unit consists of curatorial and staff correspondence and memoranda pertaining to the Tower Concert series, exhibitions at the Hall of Musical Instruments, staff research and publications, organ building, acquisition of musical instruments, and funding for seminars and musical performance recordings. Also included are inquiries from private collectors, musicians, universities, and instrument manufacturers; minutes of meetings; floor plans for the Hall of Musical Instruments; recital announcements; audiotapes of Fesperman's organ performances; contracts with publishing companies; Fesperman's research material for the publications Flentrop in America and Organs in Mexico; exhibition proposals, scripts, loan agreements, and brochures from Contemporary Musical Instrument Makers; funding information, progress reports, photographs, and program booklets from Music at the Smithsonian, as well as the Tower Concert series; audiotapes and cassette recordings of concert performances, interviews with musicians, and music used for exhibitions; administrative records; photographs and slides of American and European chamber organs; correspondence between Fesperman and organ builder F. A. Flentrop; and staff research notes.
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museum curators  Search this
Music -- History  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Floor plans
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Newsletters
Floor plans
Posters
Videotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
Identifier:
Record Unit 485
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Summary:
Audio Recordings
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
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Records
Records / Box 71
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0485-refidd1e21281

1. A Bach Family Festival, Cantrick and Fesperman, February 10, 1974

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Container:
Box 71 of 75
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
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Records / Box 71
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0485-refidd1e21289

2-3. James Weaver, concert, February 22, 1974

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Container:
Box 71 of 75
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
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Records
Records / Box 71
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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4. Page C. Long, harpsichord and recorder, Helen Hollis, harpsichord, Jacqueline Anderson, violin, Robert Sheldon, flute, Eugene Enrico, recorder, Lawrence Brown, violincello, Stephen Franse, bassoon, concert, July 15, 1972

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Container:
Box 71 of 75
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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5-6. Concentus Musicus, October 30, 1974

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Container:
Box 71 of 75
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
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Records / Box 71
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0485-refidd1e21323

Box 72

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0485-refidd1e21336

Untitled

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Summary:
Audio Recordings
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
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Records
Records / Box 72
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0485-refidd1e21343

1-2. Michel, baroque oboe and baroque and renaissance recorders, James Weaver, harpsichord, concert, November 2, 1974

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Container:
Box 72 of 75
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0485-refidd1e21351

3-4. Quartetto Esterhazy, concert, November 11, 1974

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Container:
Box 72 of 75
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
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Records / Box 72
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0485-refidd1e21362

5-6. 19th century American ballroom music, March 11, 1974

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Container:
Box 72 of 75
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0485-refidd1e21373

Box 73

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
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Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0485-refidd1e21385

Untitled

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Summary:
Audio Recordings
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
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Records
Records / Box 73
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0485-refidd1e21392

1-2. James Weaver, concert, February 23, 1974

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Container:
Box 73 of 75
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
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Records
Records / Box 73
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0485-refidd1e21400

3-4. James Weaver, organ concert, February 24, 1974

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Container:
Box 73 of 75
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
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Records
Records / Box 73
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0485-refidd1e21411

5-6. Bach, Goldberg Variations, April 22, 1974

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Container:
Box 73 of 75
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
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Records / Box 73
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0485-refidd1e21422

Box 74

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
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Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0485-refidd1e21434

Untitled

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Summary:
Audio Recordings
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
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Records
Records / Box 74
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0485-refidd1e21441

1-2. Mozart concert, Jean Hakes, soprano, Sonya Monosoff, violin, Malcolm Bilson, May 12, 1974

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Container:
Box 74 of 75
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
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Records
Records / Box 74
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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ead_component:sova-sia-faru0485-refidd1e21449

3-4. Mozart concert, soprano, violin, viola, fortepiano and chamber orchestra, May 11, 13, 1974

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History  Search this
Container:
Box 74 of 75
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 485, National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History, Records
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Records
Records / Box 74
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0485-refidd1e21460

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