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


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

Collection Description & Creator Information


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 photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

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

Permanent URL:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 1-6