Historical Schott Archive Acquired by State Libraries in Berlin and Munich and Six Research Institutions

(This article comes from Gottfried Heinz-Kronberger of RISM Germany, Bavarian State Library.)

“The historical archive of the music publisher Schott represents a unique cultural asset. There is no other German music publishing house archive that is as big and comprehensive. It comprises the business records (correspondence; records of printers, engravers, and copyists; accounting books) from 1787 to 1945 and the entire historical archive that relates to production, music manuscripts, and first editions from 1810 to around 1950. The archive includes several hundred music autograph manuscripts and thousands of letters from famous composers such as Ludwig van Beethoven, Frederic Chopin, Werner Egk, Joseph Haas, Karl Amadeus Hartmann, Paul Hindemith, Engelbert Humperdinck, Franz Liszt, Bohuslav Martinů …  [Leggi tutto]

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RISMThe International Inventory of Musical Sources – Répertoire International des Sources Musicales (RISM) – is a multinational, non-profit joint venture which aims for comprehensive documentation of extant musical sources worldwide.


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