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Georges Lauweryns manuscript and printed music

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.

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.


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

1.08 Linear Feet (13 boxes)
Related Names
Lauweryns, Georges
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