Tag Archives: Archives and Records

Hear a Newly Found Kurt Weill Song That Surprised Experts

Source: New York Times » Music

“Lied vom weissen Käse” (“Song of the White Cheese”), which Weill wrote for a musical revue in 1931, was recently discovered in a Berlin archive.

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Critic’s Notebook: The Unfinished Work of Alan Lomax’s Global Jukebox

Source: New York Times » Music

A free, interactive web portal features more than 6,000 recordings from that music collector’s archives. But there are questions the project still must answer.

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Inside Prince’s Paisley Park Archives: 7,000 Artifacts Cataloged, Many More to Go

Source: New York Times » Music

A visit to the rock star’s compound-turned-museum, where a team is organizing all of his belongings as it prepares for the one-year anniversary of his death.

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Prince’s Archive Is Open 4 U

Source: New York Times » Music

There are over 7,000 objects, 120 guitars, 2,000 pairs shoes and zero pairs of flats. Angie Marchese has been working at Paisley Park to catalog and preserve the objects that belonged to Prince, who died April 21, 2016.

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Bruce Springsteen’s Archive Is Headed to Monmouth University

Source: New York Times » Music

The New Jersey university, in a partnership announced Tuesday, will establish the Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music.

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ArtsBeat: Columbia Records Executive’s Archive Headed to New York Public Library

Source: New York Times » Music

The personal archives of George Avakian, who oversaw some of the 20th century’s most important jazz recordings, will go to the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.

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Critic’s Notebook: Library of Congress Acquires Max Roach’s Papers

Source: New York Times » Music

The family of the jazz drummer Max Roach is donating his papers to the Library of Congress, enabling scholars to gain insights into his relationships, club dates, recordings and political passions.

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