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COLLECTION — Box: 1 Identifier: 2015T-187

Harvard Theatre Collection of Ukrainian sheet music

Summary

Ukrainian sheet music, in popular and folk idioms; chiefly for voice and piano, some for chorus, some instrumental.

Music published in New York, Jersey City (N.J.), L'viv (Poland, then Ukraine), Ternopilʹ (Ukraine), Kharkiv (Ukraine), Kiev (Ukraine), Warsaw (Poland), and Riga (Latvia); primary publishers include Smolensky (New York) and Torban (L'viv).

Some texts by Taras Shevchenko.

Dates

  • 1900-1940

Language of Materials

Chiefly Ukrainian lyrics, some translated lyrics in Russian, German, Czech, English and Polish.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research.
This collection is shelved offsite. Retrieval requires advance notice. Check with Houghton Public Services staff.

Extent

.3 linear feet. (1 box)

Arrangement

Unprocessed.

Ownership and Custodial History

Separate sheet music series found at the back of P-2; undated note in box: "Brought in by Kasinec for Roger [Stoddard] to examine.".

Processing Information

Minimal description derived from existing records and converted to online finding aid, Betts Coup, 2020.
Link to catalog
Title
Harvard Theatre Collection of Ukrainian sheet music, 1900-1940 (2015T-187): Guide
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Date
2018 November 16
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou04927

Repository Details

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