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Landshoff, Ludwig, 1874-1941
Ludwig Landshoff Papers
Manuscripts Division
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6 boxes
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-6


Consists of music transcriptions, notebooks, note cards, and other printed matter of German musicologist Ludwig Landshoff.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of music transcriptions, notebooks, note cards, and other printed matter of Landshoff. The collection reflects the years (1918-1928) he spent as director and conductor of the Munich Bach Verein, a society for the performance of older music, and it includes transcriptions of his editions of music by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Johann Christian Bach (1735-1782), Niccolo Jommielli (1714-1774), Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725), Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), and other German and Italian 18th- and 19th-century composers. Also included are notebooks and cards for a work on Vivaldi and his music, music programs covering performances of his wife, Philippine Landshoff, a soprano, and copies of printed music he either edited or conducted.


Partially processed.

Collection Creator Biography:

Landshoff, Ludwig, 1874-1941

Ludwig Landshoff, German musicologist and conductor, studied music in Munich and Berlin, and received his Ph.D.

Collection History


From the estate of Ludwig Landshoff.


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

The contents list was compiled by Jerome Jackson in July 2010 .

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Ludwig Landshoff Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1-6