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Resources for Orchestra Conductors at the Library of Congress


Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates. June 11, 1976. Leonard Bernstein Collection. Library of Congress Music Division.

This page contains selected primary source correspondence of and to orchestral conductors active in the 19th through 20th centuries. Correspondence serves as evidence of conductors' daily lives, career paths, travels, thoughts, and more. These items are cataloged individually under call numbers that begin with ML95 or are part of special collections.

Titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog and special collection finding aids when available.

Selected Correspondence