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Georges Lauweryns manuscript and printed music

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 899

Scope and Contents

The Georges Lauweryns Manuscript and Printed Music consists of manuscript and printed music composed by Lauweryns, and printed music by others owned by Lauweryns. Most music by Lauweryns consists of songs for voice and piano or works for voice and orchestra. Also present are piano, chamber, orchestral, and ballet music. Manuscript music by Lauweryns is in several hands, including copyists and possibly the composer's autograph. Some manuscripts include performance annotations or printer's markings. Many bear stamps of the Société des auteurs, compositeurs et éditeurs de musique, or are accompanied by registration forms for the Société. Music by other composers consists of songs for voice and piano by Jules Massenet, and solo piano music, orchestral works, and operas in vocal score by several early 20th-century composers, many inscribed by the composer to Lauweryns.

Dates

  • 1899-1946

Creator

Language of Materials

Most vocal music is in French.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Georges Lauweryns Manuscript and Printed Music is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Arrangement

Organized into two series: I. Music by Georges Lauweryns, 1899-1938. II. Music by Others, 1899-1946.

Extent

1.08 Linear Feet (13 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.lauweryns

Overview

The Georges Lauweryns Manuscript and Printed Music consists of manuscript and printed music composed by Lauweryns, and printed music of other composers owned by Lauweryns. Most music by Lauweryns consists of songs for voice and piano or voice and orchestra. Also present are piano, chamber, orchestral, and ballet music. Manuscript music by Lauweryns is in several hands, including those of copyists and possibly the composer's autograph. Some manuscripts include performance annotations or printer's markings. Many bear stamps of the Société des auteurs, compositeurs et éditeurs de musique, or are accompanied by registration forms for the Société. Music by other composers consists of songs for voice and piano by Jules Massenet, and solo piano music, orchestral works, and operas in vocal score by several early 20th-century composers, many inscribed by the composer to Lauweryns.

Georges Lauweryns

Georges Lauweryns, conductor, pianist, and composer. Lauweryns conducted at the Théâtre royal de la Monnaie, Brussels, and for operas and concerts in Paris and Monte Carlo. His brother Fernand Lauweryns was a music publisher in Brussels.

Processing Information

This collection was formerly classed as Uncat Mss 328 and Uncat Mss 477. In 2005, the collection received a preliminary level of processing, including rehousing and minimal organization. A preliminary finding aid was compiled from lists created at the time of receipt by the Library. Folder titles were based on information provided by the creator or previous custodian. Titles were not verified against contents of folders. This preliminary list was migrated to comply with current archival descriptive standards in 2007-2008. As part of the migration, modifications were made to the formatting of of thel list; however, the content was neither modified nor verified.

In 2012, the collection received a baseline level of processing, including rehousing and reorganization. The collection was reclassed, folder titles were revised, folder contents were verified, and containers were renumbered.
Title
Guide to the Georges Lauweryns Manuscript and Printed music
Author
by Karen Spicher
Date
May 21, 2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

Contact:
P. O. Box 208330
New Haven CT 06520-8330 US
(203) 432-2977

Location

121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Opening Hours

Access Information

The Beinecke Library is open to all Yale University students and faculty, and visiting researchers whose work requires use of its special collections. You will need to bring appropriate photo ID the first time you register. Beinecke is a non-circulating, closed stack library. Paging is done by library staff during business hours. You can request collection material online at least two business days in advance of your visit, using the request links in Archives at Yale. For more information, please see Planning Your Research Visit and consult the Reading Room Policies prior to visiting the library.