Eleuterio F. Tiscornia (1879-1945) was a collector of guitar music in Buenos Aires, starting his collection in 1897. After his death in 1945 a catalog of his collection was published in 1948 by Ricordi Americana.(more…)
Below is a list of all of Alexander Weinmann’s “Beiträge zur Geschichte des Alt-Weiner Musikverlages” series for easy reference. His books document the output by date and plate number of many important Viennese publishers. His papers are housed in the David M. Rubinstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University. Many well-known (and unknown) guitarists’ publications can be researched in this series.
The Luigi Ricca collection has been added to the Archive Search. While the Ricca collection itself has quite a bit of music, only the guitar related works have been added to the archive. Use this link as a shortcut to view all the new items from the Ricca collection. To Read more…
Michael Sieberichs-Nau pointed out to me today that the Hofmeister XIX website has become public again. It is a database of the monthly music-in-print catalogue Hofmeister Monatsberichte published 1829-1900. According to the site the database contains about 400,000 records. Hofmeister XIX