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The Gottfried Galston Music Collection and The Galston-Busoni Archive includes manuscripts (musical and literary), letters, photographs, programs, musical scores, newspaper clippings, and other items of memorabilia documenting the lives and careers of both Gottfried Galston and Ferruccio Busoni.
This collection contains a version of the popular Jesse James Ballad written by J. T. Hill of Twinville, Tennessee, a town in North Knox County. The ballad is handwritten on both sides of a single sheet of paper and contains seven verses. The James ballad is dated as September 11, 1898 on the front sheet and September 13, 1898 on the back sheet.
This collection contains a large variety of sheet music including Appalachian music, American patriotic war music, concerto pieces, and more spanning from the 1880s to the 1950s. This material belonged to Myrtle Velma Lebow Henry who was a piano teacher.
This collection consists of an unsigned, handwritten transcript of Stephen Foster's 1851 song Farewell My Lily Dear: A Plantation Melody with a variance in the text.
This letter written by Richard Wagner was sent to his publisher concerning an upcoming publication for which he needed a copyist. The letter is in German but contains a transcription.
Sallie Morgan House Ewin used this notebook to record the song lyrics to popular songs in the American South during the time of the Civil War, as well as some of her own notes.
- Subject: Music -- 19th century. X