Recordings of live performances throughout the history of this enduring American cultural institution.
Collections by genre
Bob Arnold was a popular music historian and collector in Albany, California.
Riverwalk Jazz: Live At The Landing educated and entertained public radio listeners with a program devoted to celebrating traditional jazz and popular music of the pre-war era.
The Happy Jazz Band was formed in 1962 by Jim Cullum with his son, Jim Cullum, Jr. in San Antonio, Texas.
The Heifetz Collection features recordings by the violinist and a rare unpublished recording by Leopold Auer.
The Menuhin Collection contains many test pressings of Menuhin's performances as a violin soloist.
The Kronos Quartet has donated part of its collection of chamber music to the Music Library.
From 1981 to 2004, The Women's Philharmonic was a San Francisco-based professional orchestra dedicated to the promotion of women composers, conductors, and performers.
The Schmidt Collection contains primarily photocopies of original and transcribed music for lute gathered from a variety of libraries and archival
The collection includes over 100 music manuscripts by Spanish composer Julio de Osma.
The Mario Ancona Collection includes photographs, memorabilia, sound recordings, and more related to Ancona's career.
The Bonelli Collection includes letters, programs, scores, scrapbooks, recordings, posters, and news clippings.
Tenor Mario Chamlee sang at the leading opera houses in the United States and abroad. His wife Ruth was a soprano and noted singing teacher.
Richard Crooks was a tenor with the Metropolitan Opera Company.
This is the personal collection of Theodore Fagan, United Nations translator, author, and music collector.
Kirsten Flagstad (1895-1962) was known as the premier Wagnerian soprano of her time.
Includes correspondence and research notes related to Hickling's discography of Lehmann performances.