Paul Hastings Allen manuscript scores, published scores, and other material, 1900-1952
Manuscript and published scores by the twentieth-century American composer
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Access to the collection is unrestricted.
Extent1 collection (28 file boxes, 12 linear feet)
These materials represent the known compositional output of Paul Hastings Allen. The collection includes drafts as well as finished scores and parts, in manuscript, photocopy and commercially printed manifestations. Many items are annotated. The collection also includes correspondence and personal and professional ephemera.
Biographical and Historical Note
Paul Hastings Allen (1883-1952) was an American composer active in his native Massachusetts and in Italy. Allen graduated from Harvard College in 1903. He wrote several operas and orchestral works, and arranged many piano pieces of Robert Schumann as songs with orchestral accompaniment.
- Series I. Operas
- Series II. Orchestral music
- Series III. Orchestral arrangements of works by other composers, predominantly Robert Schumann
- Series IV. Songs with piano
- Series V. Choral music
- Series VI. Chamber music
- Series VII. Miscellaneous
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- Paul Hastings Allen manuscript scores, published scores, and other material, 1900-1952
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