Scope and Content
Title: Jay Grauer and Herman Reinshagen Collection of Music
for String Bass
Collection number: 225
Creator: Jay Grauer and Herman
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
The collection is open for research.
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.
[Identification of item], Jay Grauer and Herman Reinshagen Collection of
Music for String Bass, 225, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of
California, Los Angeles.
Jay Grauer; gifts; 2000, 2001, 2002.
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