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  • General Collectiongeneral collectiongeneral collection principal contents:

    fonds george antheil
    fonds barrie gavin
    fonds pierre gobat
    fonds peter gradenwitz
    fonds josef hausler
    fonds erich holliger
    fonds ignm (basel section)
    fonds gertrud meyer-denkmann
    fonds roger reynolds
    fonds karlheinz stockhausen
    fonds swiss music library
    fonds andras szollosy
    fonds francis travis
    fonds roger vuataz

    further information on holdings to be supplied.

    (11/2014)
  • Louis Andriessenlouis andriessenlouis andriessen louis andriessen (*1939) dutch composer
  • Arditti-Quartettarditti-quartettarditti-quartett arditti-quartett english string quartet, active since 1974 archive taken over from the first violinist, irvine arditti.
  • Paul Aronpaul aronpaul aron paul aron (1886–1955) the paul aron collection contains photocopies of his correspondence with composers and other figures.
  • Basel Chamber Orchestrabasel chamber orchestrabasel chamber orchestra this archive contains performance material and detailed documentary material from the basel chamber orchestra (basler kammerorchester, bko). founded by paul sacher as long ago as 1926, the ensemble gave a great many concerts of early and contemporary music before disbanding in 1987. many of sacher's commissioned works were written specifically for and premičred by the bko, including bela bartok's music for strings, percussion, and celesta, igor stravinsky's concerto en re, richard strauss's metamorphosen, and works by berio, britten, casella, fortner, halffter, henze, holliger, honegger, krenek, martinů, and others.
  • Béla Bartókbela bartokbela bartok bela bartok (1881–1945) (deposit from peter bartok) hungarian composer, pianist, and ethnomusicologist
  • Conrad Beckconrad beckconrad beck conrad beck (1901–1989) swiss composer sammlung conrad beck: musikmanuskripte [conrad beck collection: music manuscripts],
    inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 13 (winterthur: amadeus, 1992); marketed by schott musik international, mainz.

    inventories
  • Erik Bergmanerik bergmanerik bergman erik bergman (1911–2006) finnish composer sammlung erik bergman: musikmanuskripte [erik bergman collection: music manuscripts],
    inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 16 (winterthur: amadeus, 1995); marketed by schott musik international, mainz.
    inventories
  • Maria Bergmannmaria bergmannmaria bergmann maria bergmann (1918–2002) german pianist
  • Luciano Berioluciano berioluciano berio luciano berio (1925–2003) italian composer and conductor sammlung luciano berio: musikmanuskripte [luciano berio collection: music manuscripts], revised second edition, inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 2 (mainz etc.: schott music, 2011) inventories
  • Jean Binetjean binetjean binet jean binet (1893–1960) swiss composer sammlung jean binet: musikmanuskripte [jean binet collection: music manuscripts],
    inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 9 (winterthur: amadeus, 1990); marketed by schott musik international, mainz.
    inventories
  • Harrison Birtwistleharrison birtwistleharrison birtwistle harrison birtwistle (b. 1934) english composer sammlung harrison birtwistle: musikmanuskripte [harrison birtwistle collection: music manuscripts], inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 20 (mainz: schott musik international, 2000).
    inventories
  • Pierre Boulezpierre boulezpierre boulez pierre boulez (b. 1925) french composer and conductor sammlung pierre boulez: musikmanuskripte [pierre boulez collection: music manuscripts], revised second edition, inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 3 (mainz: schott musik international, 2008) inventories
  • Ernest Bourernest bourernest bour ernest bour (1913–2001) french conductor
  • Henry Branthenry branthenry brant henry brant (1913–2008) american composer of canadian origin
  • Fritz Brunfritz brunfritz brun fritz brun (1878–1959) swiss composer and conductor
  • Willy Burkhardwilly burkhardwilly burkhard willy burkhard (1900–1955) swiss composer
  • Adolf Buschadolf buschadolf busch adolf busch (1891–1952) swiss-american violinist and composer of german origin sammlung adolf busch: musikmanuskripte [adolf busch collection: music manuscripts], inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 25 (mainz: schott musik international, 2004). inventories
  • Geneviève Calamegenevieve calamegenevieve calame genevieve calame (1946–1993) swiss composer and pianist
  • Elliott Carterelliott carterelliott carter elliott carter (1908–2012) american composer
  • Nikolaj Čerepninnikolaj čerepninnikolaj čerepnin nikolaj čerepnin (1873-1945) russian composer
  • Chou Wen-chungchou wen-chungchou wen-chung chou wen-chung (*1923) american composer of chinese origin sammlung chou wen-chung: musikmanuskripte [chou wen-chung collection: music manuscripts], inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 29 (mainz: schott musik international, 2008). inventories
  • Christoph Delz christoph delz christoph delz christoph delz (1950–1993) swiss composer sammlung christoph delz: musikmanuskripte [christoph delz collection: music manuscripts], inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 22 (mainz: schott musik international, 2002). inventories
  • Ernst Diezernst diezernst diez ernst diez (1878–1961) acquired from the moldenhauer archives along with the anton webern and hildegard jone collections, the ernst diez collection contains printed editions of this scholar's most important publications - some of them with autograph annotations - as well as several diaries, notebooks, lecture notes, and letters. diez was a cousin of anton webern, to whom many references can be found in the materials of this collection.
  • Franco Donatonifranco donatonifranco donatoni franco donatoni (1927-2000) italian composer
  • Antal Dorátiantal doratiantal dorati antal dorati (1906–1988) american conductor and composer of hungarian origin
  • Emil Dürremil durremil durr emil durr (1883–1934) bestandsangabe folgt
  • Henri Dutilleuxhenri dutilleuxhenri dutilleux henri dutilleux (1916-2013) french composer sammlung henri dutilleux: musikmanuskripte [henri dutilleux collection: music manuscripts], inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 27 (mainz: schott musik international, 2008).
    inventories
  • Peter Eötvöspeter eotvospeter eotvos peter eotvos (*1944) hungarian composer and conductor
  • Morton Feldmanmorton feldmanmorton feldman morton feldman (1926–1987) american composer
  • Brian Ferneyhoughbrian ferneyhoughbrian ferneyhough brian ferneyhough (*1943) english composer
  • Guy Freedmanguy freedmanguy freedman guy freedman (1912–2008) american music journalist and agent
  • Walther Geiserwalther geiserwalther geiser walther geiser 1897–1993) swiss composer sammlung walther geiser: musikmanuskripte [walther geiser collection: music manuscripts],
    inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 7 (winterthur: amadeus, 1990); marketed by schott musik international, mainz.
    inventories
  • Alberto Ginasteraalberto ginasteraalberto ginastera alberto ginastera (1916–1983) argentinian composer sammlung alberto ginastera: musikmanuskripte [alberto ginastera collection: music manuscripts], inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 8 (winterthur: amadeus, 1990); marketed by schott musik international, mainz. inventories
  • Vinko Globokarvinko globokarvinko globokar vinko globokar (*1934) french composer and trombone player of yugoslav origin
  • Clytus Gottwaldclytus gottwaldclytus gottwald clytus gottwald (*1925) german conductor and musicologist
  • Peter Gradenwitzpeter gradenwitzpeter gradenwitz peter gradenwitz (1910–2001) this collection contains the documents compiled by peter gradenwitz on the work of arnold schoenberg's "master pupils," i.e. the composers who attended his masterclass at the prussian academy of arts in berlin from 1926 to 1933. it consists primarily of music manuscripts in photocopy as well as several printed editions.
  • Jim Grimmjim grimmjim grimm jim grimm (1928–2006) swiss composer
  • Gérard Griseygerard griseygerard grisey gerard grisey (1946–1998) french composer
  • Rudolf Grumbacherrudolf grumbacherrudolf grumbacher rudolf grumbacher (1923–2004) the collection includes a broad assortment of valuable autograph manuscripts from the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. it has been made available in this generous and unusual form by the collector himself for study purposes.

  • Sofia Gubaidulinasofia gubaidulinasofia gubaidulina sofia gubaidulina (*1931) russian composer sammlung sofia gubaidulina: musikmanuskripte [sofia gubaidulina collection: music manuscripts], inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 21 (mainz: schott musik international, 2001).
    inventories
  • Jacques Guyonnetjacques guyonnetjacques guyonnet jacques guyonnet (*1933) swiss composer
  • Cristóbal Halfftercristobal halfftercristobal halffter cristobal halffter (*1930) spanish composer
  • Jonathan Harveyjonathan harveyjonathan harvey (1939–2012) english composer
  • Roman Haubenstock-Ramatiroman haubenstock-ramatiroman haubenstock-ramati roman haubenstock-ramati (1919–1994) austrian composer of polish origin sammlung roman haubenstock-ramati: musikmanuskripte [roman haubenstock-ramati collection: music manuscripts], inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 12 (winterthur: amadeus, 1991); marketed by schott musik international, mainz.
    inventories
  • Hans Werner Henzehans werner henzehans werner henze hans werner henze (1926–2012) german composer sammlung hans werner henze: musikmanuskripte [hans werner henze collection: music manuscripts], inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 23 (mainz: schott musik international, 2003). inventories
  • Heinz Holligerheinz holligerheinz holliger heinz holliger (*1939) swiss oboist, composer, and conductor
  • Edwin Hymovitz und Natasha Lutovedwin hymovitz und natasha lutovedwin hymovitz und natasha lutov edwin hymovitz und natasha lutov (1931–2013/*1932) american pianist / american singer
  • Arthur Honeggerarthur honeggerarthur honegger arthur honegger (1892–1955) swiss composer
  • Bill Hopkinsbill hopkinsbill hopkins bill hopkins (1943–1981) english composer
  • Klaus Huberklaus huberklaus huber klaus huber (*1924) swiss composer sammlung klaus huber: musikmanuskripte, inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 30 (mainz etc.: schott musik international, 2009)
    inventories
  • IGNM (Sektion Basel)ignm (sektion basel)ignm (sektion basel) ignm (sektion basel) iscm archive information on holdings to be supplied.
  • Heinrich Jalowetz heinrich jalowetz heinrich jalowetz heinrich jalowetz (1882–1946) austrian conductor
  • Hildegard Jonehildegard jonehildegard jone hildegard jone (1891–1963) like the anton webern and ernst diez collections, the hildegard jone collection stems from the moldenhauer archives. jone was a lyric poetess who also worked in painting and sculpture and who maintained a close friendship with anton webern. this collection reflects her literary work and contains volumes of poetry, letters, diaries, notebooks, and various documentary items.

  • Werner Kaegiwerner kaegiwerner kaegi werner kaegi (1901–1979) the historian werner kaegi occupied the foundation's present premises until his death. his posthumous estate and large library reflect his wide-ranging interests and teaching activities, extending from late antiquity to the nineteenth century. the main emphases fall on humanism, the enlightenment, and nineteenth-century intellectual history, with a rich section devoted to jacob burckhardt and to the writing of history in general.
  • Mauricio Kagelmauricio kagelmauricio kagel mauricio kagel (1931–2008) german composer of argentinian origin
  • Rudolf Kelterbornrudolf kelterbornrudolf kelterborn rudolf kelterborn (*1931) swiss composer sammlung rudolf kelterborn: musikmanuskripte [rudolf kelterborn collection: music manuscripts], inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 11 (winterthur: amadeus, 1991); marketed by schott musik international, mainz. inventories
  • György Kurtággyorgy kurtaggyorgy kurtag gyorgy kurtag (*1926) hungarian composer
  • Helmut Lachenmannhelmut lachenmannhelmut lachenmann helmut lachenmann (*1935) german composer
  • LaSalle-Quartettlasalle-quartettlasalle-quartett lasalle-quartett american string quartet, active from 1946 to 1987 archive taken over from the private collection of the first violinist, walter levin.
    • proof sheets / performance copies
    • correspondence
    • programs / reviews
    • photographs
    • sound recordings
  • Hans Ulrich Lehmannhans ulrich lehmannhans ulrich lehmann hans ulrich lehmann (1937–2013) swiss composer
  • René Leibowitzrene leibowitzrene leibowitz rene leibowitz (1913–1972) french composer and musicographer of polish origin sammlung rene leibowitz: musikmanuskripte [rene leibowitz collection: music manuscripts],
    inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 14 (winterthur: amadeus, 1995); marketed by schott musik international, mainz.
    inventories
  • Rolf Liebermannrolf liebermannrolf liebermann rolf liebermann (1910–1999) swiss composer sammlung rolf liebermann: musikmanuskripte, inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 32 (mainz etc.: schott music, 2011)
    inventories
  • György Ligetigyorgy ligetigyorgy ligeti gyorgy ligeti (1923–2006) austrian composer of hungarian origin
  • Ina Lohrina lohrina lohr ina lohr (1903–1983) swiss church musician of dutch origin
  • Arthur Louriéarthur louriearthur lourie arthur lourie (1892–1966) american composer of russian origin
  • Witold Lutosławskiwitold lutosławskiwitold lutosławski witold lutosławski (1913–1994) polish composer
  • Natasha Lutov und Edwin Hymovitznatasha lutov und edwin hymovitznatasha lutov und edwin hymovitz edwin hymovitz und natasha lutov (*1931/*1932) american singer / american pianist
  • Bruno Madernabruno madernabruno maderna bruno maderna (1920–1973) italian conductor and composer sammlung bruno maderna: musikmanuskripte [bruno maderna collection: music manuscripts],
    inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 6 (winterthur: amadeus, 1990); marketed by schott musik international, mainz.

    inventories
  • Frank Martinfrank martinfrank martin frank martin (1890–1974) swiss composer sammlung frank martin: musikmanuskripte [frank martin collection: music manuscripts],
    inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 10 (winterthur: amadeus, 1990); marketed by schott musik international, mainz.
    inventories
  • Hermann Meierhermann meierhermann meier (1906–2002) swiss composer
  • Marcel Mihalovicimarcel mihalovicimarcel mihalovici marcel mihalovici (1898–1985) french composer of rumanian origin
  • Darius Milhauddarius milhauddarius milhaud (1892–1974) french composer
  • Massimo Milamassimo milamassimo mila massimo mila (1910–1988) italian music critic and journalist
  • Norbert Moretnorbert moretnorbert moret norbert moret (1921–1998) swiss composer
  • Roland Moserroland moserroland moser roland moser (*1943) swiss composer
  • Conlon Nancarrowconlon nancarrowconlon nancarrow conlon nancarrow (1912–1997) mexican composer of american origin
  • Siegfried Oehlgiessersiegfried oehlgiessersiegfried oehlgiesser siegfried oehlgiesser (1908–1993) austrian pianist
  • Younghi Pagh-Paanyounghi pagh-paanyounghi pagh-paan (b. 1945) korean composer see news entry

    information on holdings to be supplied.
  • Goffredo Petrassigoffredo petrassigoffredo petrassi goffredo petrassi (1904–2003) italian composer sammlung goffredo petrassi: musikmanuskripte [goffredo petrassi collection: music manuscripts], inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 17 (winterthur: amadeus, 1997); marketed by schott musik international, mainz. inventories
  • Edith Picht-Axenfeldedith picht-axenfeldedith picht-axenfeld edith picht-axenfeld (1914–2001) german harpsichord player, pianist and organist
  • Henri Pousseurhenri pousseurhenri pousseur henri pousseur (1929–2009) belgian composer
  • Steve Reichsteve reichsteve reich steve reich (*1936) american composer
  • Aribert Reimannaribert reimannaribert reimann aribert reimann (*1936) german composer and pianist
  • Wolfgang Rihmwolfgang rihmwolfgang rihm wolfgang rihm (*1952) german composer
  • Rolf Urs Ringgerrolf urs ringgerrolf urs ringger rolf urs ringger (*1935) swiss composer
  • George Rochberggeorge rochberggeorge rochberg george rochberg (1918–2005) american composer sammlung george rochberg: musikmanuskripte, inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 31 (mainz etc.: schott music, 2010)
    inventories
  • Dane Rudhyardane rudhyardane rudhyar (1895–1985) american composer of french origin
  • Kaija Saariahokaija saariahokaija saariaho (b. 1952) finnish composer see news entry

    information on holdings to be supplied.
  • Paul Sacherpaul sacherpaul sacher paul sacher (1906-1999) this collection covers paul sacher's conducting activities with the basel chamber orchestra, the collegium musicum zurich, the basel percussion ensemble, and his many guest appearances, as well as his membership in musical institutions and committees. it also contains his large collection of manuscripts, whether of works he commissioned or those obtained by donations and purchases, all of which formed the starting-point for the paul sacher foundation.

    sammlung paul sacher: musikmanuskripte [paul sacher collection: music manuscripts], revised second edition, inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 1 (mainz: schott musik international, 2000).
    inventories
  • André Schaeffnerandre schaeffnerandre schaeffner andre schaeffner (1895–1980) french musicologist and ethnologist
  • Armin Schiblerarmin schiblerarmin schibler armin schibler (1920–1986) swiss composer
  • Dieter Schnebeldieter schnebeldieter schnebel dieter schnebel (*1930) german composer
  • Salvatore Sciarrinosalvatore sciarrinosalvatore sciarrino (*1947) italian composer
  • Valentin Silvestrovvalentin silvestrovvalentin silvestrov valentin silvestrov (*1937) ukrainian composer
  • Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabjikaikhosru shapurji sorabjikaikhosru shapurji sorabji kaikhosru shapurji sorabji (1892–1988) english composer sammlung kaikhosru shapurji sorabji: musikmanuskripte [kaikhosru shapurji sorabji collection: music manuscripts], inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 15 (winterthur: amadeus, 1995); marketed by schott musik international, mainz.
    inventories
  • Heinz Spoerliheinz spoerliheinz spoerli (*1940) swiss dancer and choreographer the collection includes detailed documentation on heinz spoerli's choreographies.
  • Leonard Steinleonard steinleonard stein leonard stein (1916–2004) american pianist and musicologist
  • Karlheinz Stockhausenkarlheinz stockhausenkarlheinz stockhausen karlheinz stockhausen (1928–2007) german composer in 1981 karlheinz stockhausen published photographic reproductions of several of his manuscripts in a very limited edition. these manuscripts, consisting largely of sketches, drafts, and fair copies of his principal works from 1951 to 1969, also entered the foundation's holdings. they are complemented by a small collection of letters, also in photocopy.
  • Igor Strawinskyigor strawinskyigor strawinsky igor strawinsky (1882–1971) american composer of russian origin sammlung igor strawinsky: musikmanuskripte [igor stravinsky collection: music manuscripts], inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 5 (winterthur: amadeus, 1989); currently out of print.
    inventories
  • Robert Suterrobert suterrobert suter robert suter (1919–2008) swiss composer sammlung robert suter: musikmanuskripte [robert suter collection: music manuscripts], inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 18 (mainz: schott musik international, 1999). inventories
  • Swiss Music Libraryswiss music libraryswiss music library swiss music library the swiss music library was founded in april 1950 by marguerite staehelin (1906–2000). it functioned as the north american representative of the swiss association of musicians (schweizerischer tonkunstlerverein) with the aim of advertising and helping to market the music of swiss composers in the united states. its holdings include the voluminous correspondence that the library maintained with many composers, performers, publishers, institutions, and concert organizers, as well as a large body of documentary items, a music library, and a record collection.
  • János Tamásjanos tamasjanos tamas (1936–1995) hungarian-swiss composer
  • Alexander Tcherepninalexander tcherepninalexander tcherepnin alexander tcherepnin (1899–1977) american composer of russian origin
  • Viktor Ullmannviktor ullmannviktor ullmann viktor ullmann (1898–1944) austrian czech composer sammlung viktor ullmann: musikmanuskripte [viktor ullmann collection: music manuscripts], inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 28 (mainz: schott musik international, 2007). inventories
  • Galina Ustvolskajagalina ustvolskajagalina ustvolskaja galina ustvol'skaja (1919–2006) russian composer
  • Edgard Varèseedgard vareseedgard varese edgard varese (1883–1965) american composer of french origin
  • Sándor Veresssandor veresssandor veress sandor veress (1907–1992) hungarian composer and ethnomusicologist
  • Antoinette Vischerantoinette vischerantoinette vischer antoinette vischer (1909–1973) swiss harpsichord player sammlung antoinette vischer: musikmanuskripte [antoinette vischer collection: music manuscripts], inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 24 (mainz: schott musik international, 2003).
    inventories
  • Anton Webernanton webernanton webern anton webern (1883–1945) austrian composer sammlung anton webern: musikmanuskripte [anton webern collection: music manuscripts], second edn., inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 4 (winterthur: amadeus, 1994); marketed by schott musik international, mainz.
    inventories
  • Margrit Webermargrit webermargrit weber margrit weber (1924–2001) swiss pianist
    • musikmanuskripte: skizzen und entwurfe
    • musikmanuskripte: reinschriften
    • probedrucke/auffuhrungsmaterial
    • korrespondenz
    • fotos

    sammlungen paul sacher, antoinette vischer, margrit weber: musikmanuskripte [paul sacher, antoinette vischer, and margrit weber collections: music manuscripts], first edition, inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 1 (winterthur: amadeus, 1988); out of print. inventories
  • Stefan Wolpestefan wolpestefan wolpe stefan wolpe (1902–1972) american composer of german origin
  • Ivan Wyschnegradskyivan wyschnegradskyivan wyschnegradsky ivan wyschnegradsky (1893–1979) french composer of russian origin sammlung ivan wyschnegradsky: musikmanuskripte [ivan vyshnegradsky collection: music manuscripts], inventories of the paul sacher foundation, vol. 26 (mainz: schott musik international, 2004). inventories
  • Jürg Wyttenbachjurg wyttenbachjurg wyttenbach jurg wyttenbach (*1935) swiss composer, conductor, and pianist
  • Ludwig Zenkludwig zenkludwig zenk ludwig zenk (1900–1949) austrian composer