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Finding Aid for the Jay Grauer and Herman Reinshagen Collection of Music for String Bass
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Jay Grauer and Herman Reinshagen Collection of Music for String Bass
    Collection number: 225
    Creator: Jay Grauer and Herman Reinshagen
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: The collection consists of printed and manuscript music for string bass, from Performing Arts Special Collections of Jay Grauer and Herman Reinshagen.

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights in the physical objects belong to the Performing Arts Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish if Performing Arts Special Collections does not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Jay Grauer and Herman Reinshagen Collection of Music for String Bass, 225, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Acquisition Information

    Jay Grauer; gifts; 2000, 2001, 2002.

    Biography

    Herman Reinshagen played in the New York Philharmonic as Assistant Principal to Ludwig Manoly, and then Principal. He retired in 1934 and moved to California where he was head of the bass department at the University of Southern California. His many pupils included Gary Karr, Fred Zimmermann, Jay Grauer, Milton Kestenbaum, the principal bass of the NBC Symphony under Arturo Toscanini, Henry Lewis, bassist and former conductor of the New Jersy Symphony. At one time, the entire bass section of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, 10 players with principal bassist Richard Kelley, were pupils of Reinshagen

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of printed and manuscript music for string bass, from the music library of Herman Reinshagen.
    The collection is organized into the following series:
    • Series 1. Dunston Checks In
    • Series 1. Studies
    • Series 2. Works for String Bass
    • Series 3. Orchestral Parts
    • Series 4. Orchestral Excerpts
    • Series 5. Programs
    • Series 6. Miscellaneous Items