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Series 1 : Music Manuscripts

Physical Description: 44 Folder

Scope and Contents

Divided into 4 subseries : Compositions by Altman, edited or arranged by Altman, manuscripts in Altman's hand, and manuscripts by others. Arranged alphabetically within each subseries. Ink originals, unless otherwise noted.
 

Subseries A : Composed by Altman

Box 1, Folder 1

Fatherly Guidance

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Dedicated to Cantor Joseph L. Portnoy. Photocopy.
Box 1, Folder 2

Lift Up Your Heads

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Ink with pencil drafts.
Box 1, Folder 3

Meditation (Neue Meditationer)

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Photocopy.
Box 1, Folder 4

Psalm 13

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Ozalid.
Box 1, Folder 5

Psalm 67

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Photocopy.
Box 1, Folder 6

Three Quiet Preludes

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 1, Folder 7

Why Art Thou Cast Down

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 1, Folder 8

Why Art Thou Cast Down

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Parts (soprano, tenor, bass) with concert notes. Ozalid.
 

Suberies B : Arranged or Edited by Altman

Box 2, Folder 1

Ariosti, Attilio. [no title]

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Ozalid.
Box 1, Folder 9

Bach, Wilhelm Friedemann. 18 pieces for a musical clock.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Manuscript fragments with note : "A new edition for keyboard instruments (harpsichord, organ, piano) or harp, by Ludwig Altman." Ms in ink and pencil, ozalid, photocopy, and computer printout.
Box 2, Folder 2

Beethoven, Ludwig van. March (from Fidelio).

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 2, Folder 3

Beethoven, Ludwig van. Wellington's Victory at Vittoria.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Parts : Grosse Trommel, Kleine Trommel, Triangle, Turkish Teller, Tympani. Photocopy.
Box 2, Folder 4

Brahms, Johannes. In summer fields.

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 2, Folder 5

Brahms, Johannes. Sapphic ode.

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 2, Folder 6

Brahms, Johannes. Two songs by Brahms : The Sandman, Sapphic ode.

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 1, Folder 10

Busoni, Ferruccio. Preludio.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Photocopy.
Box 2, Folder 11

Cornelius, Peter. One tone.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Photocopy.
Box 2, Folder 7

Grieg, Edvard. Lullaby (from Peer Gynt).

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 2, Folder 8

Haydn, Joseph. Adagio.

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 2, Folder 9

Haydn, Joseph. Adagio.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Photocopy with ink notes, negative prints.
Box 1, Folder 12

Haydn, Joseph. The lark.

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 2, Folder 10

Haydn, Joseph, and Beethoven, Ludwig van. Grenadiermarsch.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Includes two sheets of text notes.
Box 2, Folder 11

Hensel, Fanny (Mendelssohn). Prelude.

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 2, Folder 12

Ljadow, Anatol. Two Russian folksongs.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Originally "Three Russian folksongs."
Box 2, Folder 13

Mendelssohn, Felix. Prelude (from Athalia).

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 2, Folder 14

Mendelssohn, Felix. Andante.

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 2, Folder 15

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus. Adagio.

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 2, Folder 16

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus. Adagio.

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 2, Folder 17

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus. Andante.

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 2, Folder 18

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus. Gavotte (from Les petits riens).

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 2, Folder 19

Renaissance organ Mass.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Compiled and edited by Altman.
 

Subseries C : Manuscripts in Altman's Hand

Box 2, Folder 20

Grieg, Edvard. Triumphal march.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Arrangement by Kraft.
Box 1, Folder 13

Lichtenstein, Herbert. Adon olam.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

For tenor, choir and organ.
Box 2, Folder 21

Pidoux, Pierre. Partita, "Ach wie fluchtig, ach wie nichtig."

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 1, Folder 14

Sabin, Wallace A. Simmer's a pleasant time.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

On a poem by Robert Burns.
Box 1, Folder 15

Saminsky, Lazare. Elohenu [Day of Atonement].

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Arranged by R. R. Rinder.
Box 1, Folder 16

Schlick, Arnold. Antiphon, Ascendo ad Patrem meum.

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 1, Folder 17

Sparger. O Lord what is man.

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 1, Folder 18

Strauss. Festliches Preludium.

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 1, Folder 19

Sulzer. En komocho.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Arranged by R. R. Rinder.
Box 2, Folder 22

Sulzer. L'cho Adonoy.

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 1, Folder 20

Sulzer. May the words.

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 2, Folder 23

Sulzer. Shirah.

Physical Description: 1 Folder
 

Subseries D : Manuscripts by Others

Scope and Contents

See also Series 7, recordings 39-41.
Box 1, Folder 21

Sheinfeld, David. Elegiac sonorities for organ.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Commissioned by and dedicated to Congregation Emanu-El, San Francisco. Ozalid.
 

Series 2 : Published Music

Physical Description: 26 Folder

Scope and Contents

Divided into 2 subseries : Composed by Altman, and arranged or edited by Altman. Arranged alphabetically by title within each subseries. Some with Altman's concert notes in pencil.
 

Subseries A : Composed by Altman

Box 2, Folder 24

Avinu, malkenu.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

New York : Transcontinental Music Publications, c1980.
Box 2, Folder 25

The beloved of the Lord.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

New York : Lawson-Gould, c1972.
Box 2, Folder 26

The blessing of Moses.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

New York : Transcontinental Music Publications, c1977. Annotated in pencil.
Box 2, Folder 27

Festive postlude for a pilgrimage festival.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

New York : Transcontinental Music Publications, c1973.
Box 2, Folder 28

The God of Abraham praise.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Dayton, OH : The Sacred Music Press, c1986. Annotated in pencil.
Box 2, Folder 29

Meditation song : Awake, awake.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Cincinnati, OH : World Library Publications, c1972. Consoliere, July-September 1972
Box 2, Folder 30

Meditation song : Night has come.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Cincinnati, OH : World Library Publications, c1972. Consoliere, January-March 1972.
Box 2, Folder 31

Meditation song : Praise and honor.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Cincinnati, OH : World Library Publications, c1972. Consoliere, April-June 1972. Annotations in pencil.
Box 2, Folder 32

Prelude on Leoni.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

New York : Transcontinental Music Publications, c1977. Annotations in pencil.
Box 2, Folder 36

Processional on "Amsterdam."

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Cincinnati, OH : World Library Publications, c1973. Consoliere, April-June 1973.
Box 2, Folder 33

Psalm 13.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

New York : Lawson-Gould Music Publishers, Inc., c1967. Annotations in pencil.
Box 2, Folder 35

Psalm 46.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

New York : Transcontinental Music Publications, c1966.
Box 2, Folder 34

Psalm 47.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

New York : Transcontinental Music Publications, c1971. Annotations in pencil.
Box 2, Folder 37

Sabbath music.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

New York : Transcontinental Music Publications, c1963.
Box 2, Folder 38

Three liturgic choral pieces.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

New York : Transcontinental Music Publications, c1963.
 

Subseries B : Arranged or edited by Altman

Box 2, Folder 39

Bach, C. P. E. Six organ pieces for a musical clock mechanism.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Cincinnati, OH : World Library of Sacred Music, c1971.
Box 2, Folder 40

Bach, C. P. E. Suite for an organ clock.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Boston : McLaughlin & Reilly Company, c1964.
Box 2, Folder 41

Bach, C. P. E. Ten pieces for an organ clock.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Dayton, OH : The Sacred Music Press, c1978.
Box 2, Folder 42

Bach, C. P. E. Three duets for organ and harp (or keyboard).

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Dayton, OH : The Sacred Music Press, c1978.
Box 2, Folder 44

Beethoven, Ludwig van. Organ works.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

London : Edition Peters, c1962. Contains a suite, the Two preludes op. 39, and a Fugue in D major.
Box 2, Folder 45

Beethoven, Ludwig van. Wellington's victory at Vittoria (Opus 91).

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Melville, NY : H. W. Gray Publications, c1977.
Box 2, Folder 46

Hopkins, Edward J. Organ fantasy on Benediction.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Boston : R. D. Row Music Co., c1950. Annotations in pencil.
Box 2, Folder 47

Jensen, Adolf. Midday silence.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

USA : Theodore Presser Co., c1943. Photocopy.
Box 2, Folder 48

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix. Three unfamiliar organ compositions by Mendelssohn.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Nashville and New York : Abingdon Press, c1969. Contains Prelude in c minor, Prelude in d minor, and Allegro in B flat major.
Box 2, Folder 49

Three organ fugues (with several facsimiles) published for the first time.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

London : Hinrichsen Edition Ltd., c1962. Contains works by Samuel Wesley and Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy.
Box 2, Folder 43

Three service voluntaries.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Glen Rock, NJ : J. Fischer & Bro., c1970. Works by J.C. Bach, J.S. Bach, and G.F. Handel. Annotations in pencil.
 

Series 3 : Writings

Physical Description: 3 Folder

Scope and Contents

Manuscripts and typescripts for program and liner notes; one published article.
Box 2, Folder 50

Miscellaneous writings.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Six typescripts (four in photocopy, annotated) and two manuscripts in ink.
Box 2, Folder 51

Ein Besuch bei Thomas Mann.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

From Thomas Mann Gesellschaft, Zurich, No. 23, 1989-1990. A note from Caroline Crawford is enclosed.
Box 1, Folder 22

Liner notes.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Eleven leaves; ten typescript photocopies, one manuscript photocopy.
 

Series 4 : Correspondence 1962-1989

Physical Description: 2 Folder

Scope and Contents

14 letters and postcards to Altman (1962-85); 3 letters from Altman (1981-1989).
Box 2, Folder 52

Fourteen letters and postcards 1962-1985

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 2, Folder 53

Three letters from Altman 1981-1989

Physical Description: 1 Folder
 

Series 5 : Research Materials

Physical Description: 4 Folder

Scope and Contents

Periodical literature and photographs, with much information on organs. Card catalog of Altman's library.
Box 2

Card catalog of Altman's library

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 2, Folder 54

Mohr, Wilhelm von. "Zu Handels Orgelkonzerten."

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Article from the Neue Zurcher Zeitung, July 24, 1976.
Box 2, Folder 55-56

Organs

Physical Description: 2 Folder

Scope and Contents

Photographs, specifications, etc. from magazines & journals, collected by Altman.
Box 2, Folder 57

Sadie, Stanley. BBC music guides : Handel concertos.

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Seattle, WA : University of Washington Press, 1972. Annotated.
 

Series 6 : Biographical Materials

Physical Description: 7 Folder

Scope and Contents

Bibliography of Altman's works, biographies, programs and reviews of Altman's performances, photographs of Altman and others.
Box 2, Folder 58

Altman bibliography

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 2, Folder 59

Altman biography

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Three versions.
Box 2, Folder 60

Altman Oral History Project

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Announcement by the Bancroft Library.
Box 2, Folder 61

American Guild of Organists year book and directory 1946

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 2, Folder 62

Programs 1951-1988

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

From concerts in San Francisco, California, Germany, et al.
Box 2, Folder 63

Program, San Francisco Symphony Sept. 1996

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Includes a mention of Altman as Leon Fleisher's teacher, p.39A.
Box 2, Folder 64

Reviews 1965-1988

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

From San Francisco and Germany.
Box 2, Folder 65

Photographs 1928

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

Photographs of Altman, performances, other musicians, and Temple Emanu-El. Various sizes and types.
 

Series 7 : Recordings

Physical Description: 52 Items

Scope and Contents

Recordings of performances by Altman (4 cassettes, 48 reels).
 

Subseries A : Cassettes

Box 3, Item 1

40th anniversary January 18, 1977

Physical Description: 1 Items
Box 3, Item 2

The B-- of the L--

Physical Description: 1 Items
Box 3, Item 3

CJP Yom Kippur responses

Physical Description: 1 Items
Box 3, Item 4

Psalm 67

Physical Description: 1 Items
 

Subseries B : Reel to Reel

Box 3, reel 5

Jacobi Service December 1954

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

Part I; 7" reel.
Box 3, reel 6

Jacobi Service December 1954

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

Part II; 7" reel.
Box 3, reel 7

Chanukah Service with children's choir December 12, 1958

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

At Temple Emanu-El; 7" reel.
Box 3, reel 8

25th Anniversary May 4, 1962

Scope and Contents

7" reel.
Box 3, reel 9

Thanksgiving, Temple Emanu-El November 1966

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

5" reel.
Box 3, reel 10

Untitled April 1967

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

7" reel.
Box 3, reel 11

Standard School Broadcast, First Presbyterian Church, San Anselmo May 2, 1967

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

7" reel.
Box 3, reel 12

Recital, Temple Emanu-El December 1970

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

7" reel.
Box 3, reel 13

World premiere of a newly-discovered C.P.E. Bach manuscript December 29, 1970

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

Recorded at Temple Emanu-El. 3" reel.
Box 3, reel 14

Rappelswil, Urtenen-Schonbiel 1970-1971

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

5 3/4" reel.
Box 3, reel 15

Orgelkonzert July 18, 1974

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

7" reel.
Box 3, reel 16

Recital, Temple Emanu-El December 1975

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

7" reel.
Box 3, reel 17

Broadcasts from KQED, 88.5 FM June 1977

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

7" reel.
Box 3, reel 18

A861

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

7" reel.
Box 3, reel 19

Ami-Ma-amin

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

7" reel.
Box 3, reel 20

EE Concert

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

3" reel.
Box 3, reel 21

Germany concert

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

3" reel.
Box 3, reel 22

Hebrew Organ Music

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

Music of the Sabbath, Music of the Festivals, Family Ceremonials and Folklore. 10 1/2" reel. See also Series 7, Reel 26.
Box 3, reel 23

Jewish Folklore and Dances

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

Recording for an LP. 7" reel.
Box 3, reel 24

Moo- (Rock of Ages) and Leoni

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

4" reel.
Box 3, reel 25

Munster

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

5 3/4" reel.
Box 3, reel 26

Music of the Synagogue

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

Organ music of the Sabbath, Music of the Festivals, Family Ceremonials and Folklore. 7" reel. See also Series 7, Reel 22.
Box 3, reel 27

St. O-, San Anselmo

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

7" reel.
Box 3, reel 28

St. O-, San Anselmo

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

7" reel.
Box 3, reel 29

St. O-

Physical Description: 1 Reels
Box 3, reel 30

St. O-

Physical Description: 1 Reels
Box 3, reel 31

Pachelbel, C.P.E. Bach

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

3" reel. Recording of a BBC broadcast.
Box 3, reel 32

Portnoy's Talk and Song : 35th Anniversary

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

7" reel.
Box 3, reel 33

Psalm 13

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Contents

3" reel.
Box 3, reel 34

Psalm 47

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

3" reel.
Box 3, reel 35

Psalm 47

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

3" reel.
Box 3, reel 36

Rothenberg, Beethoven

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

3" reel.
Box 3, reel 37

A Service Suite

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

5" reel.
Box 3, reel 38

A Service Suite

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

Master tape. 5" reel.
Box 3, reel 39

Sheinfeld, David : Elegiac sonorities for organ.

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

5" reel. See also Series 1, Subseries D, Box 1, Folder 21.
Box 3, reel 40

Sheinfeld, David

Physical Description: 1 Reels
Box 3, reel 41

Sheinfeld, David

Physical Description: 1 Reels
Box 3, reel 42

Sheinfeld, Bach

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

3" reel.
Box 3, reel 43

Variations on Lasstinch [?] E--, Erschilmen ist, First Noel, Leoni (Fantasy)

Physical Description: 1 Reels

Scope and Contents

7" reel.
Box 3, reel 44-45

Untitled

Physical Description: 2 Reels

Scope and Contents

3" reels. Originally grouped with Series 7, Reels 20-21.
Box 3, reel 46-52

Untitled

Physical Description: 7 Reels

Scope and Contents

7" reels.
 

Series 8 : Miscellaneous

Physical Description: 3 Folder

Scope and Contents

Posters.
Box 1, Folder 23-25

Posters

Physical Description: 3 Folder