Finding Aid for the Alois Reiser Collection , 1920-1950
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Arts and Humanities--Music
Finding Aid of the Alois Reiser Collection, 1920-1950
Collection number: 6UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
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Title: Alois Reiser Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1920-1950
Collection number: 6
Creator: Reiser, Alois
Extent: 20 boxes (10 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: This collection consists of holographic sketches of orchestral, operatic, chamber and film music
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections for paging information.
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[Identification of item], Alois Reiser Collection, 6, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.
Reiser was born on Apr. 6, 1887 in Prague, Czechoslovakia; studied with Antonín Dvorák at the Prague Conservatory; also took cello lessons and toured Europe; went to New York in 1905; played cello with the Pittsburgh Symphony and the New York Symphony; worked as a theater conductor in New York, 1918-29; moved to Hollywood in 1929, where he worked as a composer and conductor at film studios; compositions include the opera Gobi (1912), Concerto for cello and orchestra (1916), String quartet in E minor (1916), Little coquette (1918), From Mount Rainier (1926), Slavic rhapsody (1927), Trio in F major (1931), and Erewhon (1931); he died on Apr. 4, 1977 in Los Angeles.
Collection predominantly consists of holographic sketches of his orchestral, operatic, chamber and film music, with miscellaneous programs, clippings, texts, and published scores.
Arranged in the following series:
- Orchestral music (boxes 1-2)
- Operas (box 2)
- Songs for voice and piano (box 3)
- Chamber music (box 3)
- Film music (boxes 4-6)
- Miscellaneous programs and clippings (box 5)
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Motion picture music--Scores.