Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Anton Seidl collection of musical papers, 1870-1943

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Series II: Cataloged Documents and Manuscripts

Box 3 Folder 1 "About Conducting" essay, [n.p.], [n.d.], 16 pages a.m.s., 1 page note photocopy

[Exhibition note "Original manuscripts of Seidl's two articles on conducting."]

Box 3 Folder 2 Holz, Julius "Aus Anton Seidl's Leben", [n.p.], [n.d.], 4 pages t.m.s.

[Biographical notes on Anton Seidl.]

Box 3 Folder 3 Lindner, Eugen Essay, "Eine Lohengrin-erinnerrung," Duetche Revue; p. 308-312, Weimar, 28 August 1850?, 5 pages p.m.

Box 3 Folder 4 Essay, "About Conducting II.", [n.p.], [n.d.], 20 pages a.ms.

Box 3 Folder 5 Seidl's rehearsal list of singers and orchestra members for first performances of "Der Ring des Nibelungen.", Bayreuth, 1875, 30 pages bd., 1 page note photocopy

[On microfilm. With exhibition notes. ]

Box 3 Folder 6 Seidl, Anton Autobiographical notes: "Im Jahr, 1872", [n.p.], [n.d.], 2 pages a.m.s., 1 page note photocopy

[With exhibition note (translated excerpt): Seidl's description of his early career. "There is only one artist among conductors and that is Hans Richter."]

Box 3 Folder 7 Seidl, Anton Essay, "A Musician's Retort" from The North American Review., [n.p.], [n.d.], 4 pages p.ms.bd., 2 pages photocopies

[Published response to book on Wagner by Max Nordau. Pages 740-743. ]

Box 3 Folder 8 Seidl, Anton Essay, "Musikalische Plauderei", [n.p.], [n.d.], 12 pages a.ms.

Box 3 Folder 9 Seidl, Anton Note-book of stage directions for the first performances of "der Ring des Nibelungen.", Bayreuth, 1876, 27 pages xerox copy (for reader use)

Box 3 Folder 10 Seidl, Anton Notebook containing stage directions for the first performance of "Der Ring des Nibelungen.", Bayreuth, 1876, 1 book a.ms.s., 1 page photocopy

[Readers must use xerox copy of this item. With exhbition notes. ]

Box 3 Folder 11 Seidl, Anton Essay, "Das Rheingold", [n.p.], [n.d.], 3 pages a.ms.

Box 3 Folder 12 Seidl, Anton "In Wahnfried", Bayreuth, 1878, 1 page a.ms., 2 copies t.ms.

[From Seidl's diary.]

Box 3 Folder 13 Seidl, Anton "Tagebuch Wagner Theater" , [n.p.], 1882, 4 pages a.ms.

[From Seidl's diary.]

Box 3 Folder 14 Seidl, Anton "Tristan and Isolde" in Wein: Correspondenz aus Wien in der Suddeutschen Presse", Vienna, September 1883, 5 pages a.ms. (hand unknown)

Box 3 Folder 15 Seidl, Anton Essay, "Ueber das Dirigiren", [n.p.], [n.d.], 18 pages p.ms. 2 copies

[Essay on conducting published in "Bayreuther Blatter." Pages 3-18]

Box 3 Folder 16 Seidl, Anton Essay, "Wagner in America", [n.p.], [n.d.], 5 pages a.ms., 1 page notes photocopy

[With exhibition notes.]

Box 3 Folder 17 Seidl, Anton Essay, "Wagner's Influence on Present-day Composers", [n.p.], [n.d.], 3 pages p.ms., 6 pages photocopies

[Pages 47-49 from unidentified publication. ]

Box 3 Folder 18 Seidl, Anton "Wie Wagner selbst uber Seidl dachte, [n.p.], [n.d.], 7 pages a.ms.

[Seidl's manuscript of an article on his relations with Wagner. On stationery: Everett House, Union Square, New York.]

Box 3 Folder 19 Wagner, Richard 1813-1883 Published by Mainz, B. Schott's Sohner. "Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg" inscribed to Seidl and signed by Wagner in 1872, [n.p.], 1856, 41 pages bd.s., 1 page note photocopy

[Gift of Ruth Schleichen 21 June 1999. Exhibition note "Full orchestra score of Act I, scene i and ii. A note in Anton Seidl's hand indicates that the manuscript is in Wagner's hand."]

Box 3 Folder 20 Wagner, Richard Published by Mainz. Printed book, "Siegfried", 1876, 98 pages bd.

[With notes by Anton Seidl.]

Box 3 Folder 21 Wagner, Richard. Full score, Scenes One and Two, "Die Walkure.", n.p., 1856, 24 pages xerox copies of manuscript

[Note by Anton Seidl indicates that this is probably in Wagner's own hand. Reader must use copy of original.]

Box 3 Folder 22 Wolff, Hermann Seidl's contract with Hermann Wolff for the performing rights for Wagner's Symphony in C major., [n.p.], 1887-1888, 2 pages a.d.s., 1 page note photocopy

[With postmarked envelope and exhibition note.]

Box 3 Folder 23 Wagner, Richard Full score, Scenes One and Two, "Die Walkure" , [n.p.], ca. 1856, 24 pages a.ms.

[Original not to be used by readers. Note by Anton Seidl indictaes that this is probably in Wagner's own hand.]

Box 3 Folder 24 Auguste Seidl-Kraus Library of Congress Certificate of donation; copyright notices., New York, NY, 4 June 1900, 1 page a. and t.ms.s., 3 pages a. and t.ms.

Box 3 Folder 25 Trustees of Columbia College Trustees meeting minutes detailing participation in memorial service at the Metropolitan opera house for Anton Seidl., New York City., 1 May 1899, 2 pages p.l.s.

Box 3 Folder 26 Photograph of concert performance conducted by Anton Seidl., [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 11x14 inches

Box 3 Folder 27 Portrait of Anton Seidl, "1850-1898", [n.p.], [n.d.], 1 engraving 12 x 14.5 inches

Box 3 Folder 28 D. Appleton & Co. Portrait of Anton Seidl; engraving from lithograph, [n.p.], 1895, 1 11.25 x 13.5 inches