Scope and Contents
The Paul Hindemith Oral History consists of seventy-five interviews with students, performers, colleagues, and friends of the celebrated German composer. The Hindemith oral history complements and gives added dimension to the Paul Hindemith Collection of personal papers and manuscripts in the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library at Yale University.
1951 - 2007
Majority of material found within 1972 - 1977
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. The finding aid includes links to stream most interviews online via Oral History of American Music's (OHAM) AV access system, Aviary. Yale users can connect to the Yale VPN to stream these interviews without restriction. Other users are able to request access to interviews directly through Aviary. For access instructions, and to request transcripts of an interview, see OHAM's website.
Some interviews may be restricted. Access to these restricted interviews may only be granted to a patron who has first obtained direct permission from the interviewee or their estate.
Some interviews may not have been digitized or are otherwise not available to stream online. However, these interviews may have been transcribed. Please see contact OHAM for more details.
Conditions Governing Use
Rights and permissions for OHAM materials vary between individual interviews. Researchers wishing to publish or broadcast OHAM materials are responsible for obtaining direct authorization from copyright holders: generally, the interviewees or their estates.
The collection is arranged alphabetically by surname of interviewee.
186 Computer Files
A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog
- Guide to the Paul Hindemith Oral History Collection
- Compiled by Anne Rhodes
- Language of description
Part of the Oral History of American Music Repository