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Records of the Center of the Creative and Performing Arts (Mus. Arc. 4)

Documents, letters and working files of the Center.

Rediscovering Pieces of the Past: The Manuscript Scores of Ferdinand Praeger

Summary of exhibition held in the University at Buffalo Music Library, March-August 2012. The Music Library holds the largest collection in the world of music manuscripts of composer Ferdinand Praeger (1815-1891). Praeger was born in Leipzig but emigrated to London in 1834. He spent the rest of his life there, working as a composer, pianist, teacher, and music critic. He is perhaps best known today for his book, Wagner, As I Knew Him (London, 1885). The Music Library's collection consists of approximately 480 scores.

Remembering Leo Smit (1921-1999)

Summary of exhibition held in the University at Buffalo Music Library, April 2000. This exhibit is in commemoration of the life and career of composer/pianist, Leo Smit. It includes images from Smit's childhood, passages about Smit's friendships with Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, Sir Fred Hoyle, and Pete Johnson. It also includes examples of Smit's photographs and a works list.

Rogovin (Milton) Photographs of Storefront Churches and Musicians in Buffalo, 1958-1961 (Mus. Arc. 26)

Seventeen black and white photographs of storefront churches in Buffalo including interior shots during services and exterior shots of the buildings. This small collection chiefly focuses on the musical activities during the church services.