ROBERT ROSEVEAR COLLECTION

SC 1997.9

Ruth T. Watanabe Special Collections 
Sibley Music Library 

prepared by S.M. Honea 

Fall 1996

 

CONTENTS

 

DESCRIPTION OF COLLECTION

Location: M1B 8,1
1 linear foot

Biographical Sketch

Robert Rosevear was born on July 9, 1915. He received an A.B. in history from Cornell University in 1937, followed by a B.M. in n public school music from Eastman School of Music in 1939. While at Eastman School he studied horn with the legendary Arcady Yegudkin. He pursued graduate study at Indiana University and received the Docotor of Music honoris causa from the University of Western Ontario. Rosevear spent the bulk of his career as professor of music education at the University of Tornonto, in conection with which he was involved in a wide variety of national music education programs. In addition to his teaching career, he played the horn professionally and semi-professionally in a wide variety of ensembles.

Provenance

This collection is a portion of the private library of Robert Rosevear. The entire library was donated to Sibley Music Library in 1996. Most of the collection was merged with the regular circulating collection.

Scope and Content

The collection represents in large part the material used by Rosevear during the course of his years of study prior to and at Eastman School of Music. As such, it provides a good documentation of the pedagogical material and solo repertoire typical of instruction in the horn at a major music school in the United States during the mid-twentieth century.

Restrictions and Use

There are no restrictions.

 

DESCRIPTION OF SERIES

Series 1: Music

The collection consists entirely of published music and is subdivided into two sub-series, each arranged in roughly alphabetical order.

Subseries A: Solo repertoire
This consists of music for recital and performance. It includes several binders collections compiled by Rosevear as well as some single works.

Subseries B: Pedagogical material
This consists of pedagogical works including, etudes, excerpt books, and methods.

 

INVENTORY

Series 1: Music

Subseries A: Solo repertoire

Box 1

folder 1 Binders collection no.1, piano part.
  Beethoven, Ludwig. Adagio Cantabile. Cincinnati: Andraud, 1938.
Beethoven, Ludwig. Sonata op.17. New york: Carl Fischer, 1937.
Mozart, W.A. Adagio Religioso. Cincinnati: Andraud, 1939.
Chopin, F. Nocturne. Cincinnati: Andraud, 1939.
Corelli, Arcangelo. Sonata in F major. New york: Edition Musicus, 1943.
folder 2 Binders collection no.1, horn part.
folder 3 Binders collection no.2, piano part.
  Gabelles, Gustave. Fantaisie. New York: Alfred, 1938.
Glazounow, Alexandre. Reverie. Boston: Cundy-Bettoney, n.d.
Goedicke, A. Concerto 2d. movement, op.40. Boston: Cundy-Bettoney, 1939.
Goedicke, A. Concerto 3d movement, op.40. Boston: Cundy-Bettoney, 1939.
Gottwald, Heinrich. Fantasie Heroique. Boston: Cundy-Bettoney, n.d.
folder 4 Binders collection no.3, piano part.
  Haydn, Joseph. Concerto no.2 New York: Carl Fischer, 1941.
Kudelski, C.M. Concertino. New York: Sansone, 1941.
Mozart, W.A. Andante from horn quintet. New York: Belwin, 1941.
Mozart, W.A. Allegro from horn quintet. New York: Belwin, 1941.
Mozart, W.A. Aria from “The Magic Flute.” Boston: Cundy-Bettoney, n.d.
folder 5 Binders collection no.3, horn part.
folder 6 Binders collection no.4, piano part.
  Mozart, W.A. Concerto in D majo, K412. Chicago: Gamble Hinged, n.d.
Mozart, W.A. Concerto K.417. Boston: Cundy-Bettoney, n.d.
Mozart, W.A. Concerto K447. New York: Carl Fischer, 1937.
Mozart, W.A. Concerto Nr.4, K495. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.
Mozart, W.A. Konzert-Rondo, K371. n.p.: Universal-Edition, 1937.
folder 7 Binders Collection no.4, horn part.
folder 8 Binders Collection no.5, piano part.
  Painter, Paul. Sylvan Colors. New York: Carl Fischer, 1937.
Pessard, Emile. In the Forest. Cincinnati: Andraud, n.d.
Tcherepnine, Nicolas. Enchantment. London: Hawkes & Son, 1936.
Tcherepnine, Nicolas. Melodie d’amour. London: Boosey & Hawkes, 1936.
Weber, C.M. Concertino. Boston: Cundy-Bettoney, 1936.
folder 9 Binders Collection no.5, horn part.
folder 10 Binders Collection no.6, piano part.
  Saint-Saens, C. Morceau de concert. Chicago: Gamble Hinged, n.d.
Schumann, Robert. Adagio und Allegro, op.70. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.
Strauss, Franz. Concert für horn, op.8. Leipzig: Aibl, n.d.
Strauss, Richard. Concerto, op.11. Boston: Cundy-Bettoney, 1939.
folder 11 Binders Collection no.6, horn part.
folder 12 Mozart, W.A. Concerto No.1. New York: Sansone, 1941.
folder 13 Mozart, W.A. Horn Concerto No.3, K447. New York: AMP, n.d.
folder 14 Mozart, W.A. Horn Concerto No.4, K495. New York: AMP, n.d.
folder 15 Unnumbered Binders collection, piano part.
  Büsser, Henri. Cantecor, op.77. Paris: Buffet Crampon, 1926.
Büsser, Henri. Pièce en ré. n.p.: Evette et Schaeffer, n.d.
Dukas, P. Alla gitana. [arr.] Paris: Alphonse-Leduc, 1909.
Dukas, Paul. Villanelle. Paris: Durand, 1906.
Levermann, W. Serenade espagnole. Heilbronn: C.F. Schmidt, 1893.
Richter, Josef. Nocturne für waldhorn, o.51. Offenbach: André, 1921.
folder 16 Unnumbered Binders collection, horn part.

Subseries B: pedagogical material

folder 17 Franz, Oscar. Complete Method for the French Horn. New York: Carl Fischer, n.d.
folder 18 Gumbert, Friedr. Solobuch für horn. Leipzig: Merseburger, n.d. [vols. 1 & 2]

Box 2

folder 1 Gumbert, Friedr. Solobuch für horn. no imprint [vols. 3 & 4]
folder 2 Gumbert, Friedr. Solobuch für horn. Leipzig: Merseburger, n.d. [vols. 5 & 6]
folder 3 Gumbert, Friedr. Solobuch für horn. no imprint [vols. 7 & 8]
folder 4 Gumbert, Friedr. Solobuch für horn. no imprint [vols. 9 & 10]
folder 5 Gumbert, Friedr. Solobuch für horn. frg.
folder 6 Müller, B. Eduard. Etüden für horn. Leipzig: Merseburger, n.d. vol. 1.
folder 7 Müller, B. Eduard. Etüden für horn. Leipzig: Merseburger, n.d. vol.2.
folder 8 Müller, B. E. 22 Etudes. New York: Belwin, 1945.
folder 9 Müller, B.E. 12 Etudes, op.64. New York: Sansone, n.d.
folder 10 Pottag, Max P. Preparatory Melodies. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, 1941.
folder 11 Pottag, Max P. French horn passages. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, 1943. vol.2
folder 12 Pottag, Max P. French horn passages. New york: Belwin, 1945. vol.3
folder 13 Pottag, Max P. & Albert Andraud. 212 Selected melodious progressive and technical studies. Cincinati: Andraud, 1943.
folder 14 Pottag, Max P. & Albert Andraud. 335 Selected melodious progressive and technical studies. San Antonio: Southern, 1958.
folder 15 Orchesterstudien aus Richard Strauss’ Bühnenwerken. Ed. Paul Rembt. Berlin: Fürstner, 1912. vol.1
folder 16 Orchesterstudien aus Richard Strauss’ Bühnenwerken. Ed. Paul Rembt. Berlin: Fürstner, 1912. vol.2
folder 17 Binders Collection, etudes.
  Gallay, J.F. Etudes pour cor. Paris: Gallet, n.d.
Maxime-Alphonse. Deux cents études nouvelles: 40 études moyenne force. Paris: Alphonse Leduc, 1924.
Maxime-Alphonse. Deux cents études nouvelles: 20 études difficile. Paris: Alphonse Leduc, 1920.