More in the Ryterband Collection

The daughter of composer Roman Ryterband, Diana Eisele, stopped by the PMC on January 25 to deliver another installment in the Roman Ryterband collection. This latest addition is likely to be the final delivery of classical compositions by the Ryterband—future additions will be focused on his popular music and personal items.

  • Article from Chicago newspaper by Roman Ryterband (Oct/Nov 1966)
  • Concert posters
  • Reel-to-reel recordings of Trois Ballades Hébraïques
  • Music by other composers
    • Capriccioso op. 23 by Boris Hessen(photocopy)
    • Karol Szymanowski: Etude III op. 4 no. 3 engraved/fingering by Roman Ryterband (manuscript)
    • Kurt Ronner: Concerto dedicated to Roman Ryterband (manuscript)
    • Kurt Ronner: Sonata ____ Fantasia dedicated to Roman Ryterband (manuscript)
    • Chopin: Ballet Suite arranged by Roman Ryterband (photocopy)
  • Lectures and notes from Canada, Switzerland and California
  • Programs
  • Letters and postcards
  • Photos – personal and professional
  • Onion skin manuscripts
    • Piece Sans Titre
    • Tableaux of Laguna (photocopy)
    • Choral folder – 1969
    • Two Desert Scenes (onion skin and copies)
  • Clean manuscript
    • Trois Ballades Hébraïques
    • 3 Ballades for violin and piano with ossia and notes by composer
    • 3 Der Traumer (random page)
  • Music copies
    • Bogurodzica: photocopy and program notes
    • Two Images: copies, performer indications, and program notes
    • Sonata Breve: clean copies of score and parts, and program notes
    • Negro Spirituals: choral arrangement and onion skins
    • Suite Internationale: bad copies
    • 24 Variations
    • Two Desert Scenes: copies and native research
    • Munchenwiler music: copies
    • Vida Heroica (red. for 2 pianos): manuscript and copies
    • Trois Ballades for violin and piano: manuscript and copies
    • Souvenir d’un Bal: bad copies
    • Song of the Slavonic Plains
  • Notes for
    • Phantômes Rebellles (opera grotesques) – manuscript is at Harvard
    • Heracles and the Argonauts
    • Song texts in Hebrew German, French
  • Reverse copies of various manuscripts
  • Choral music: copies and notes
    • Raise Your Head O Gates
    • Let’s Praise the Lord
    • Two Sonnets: copies, programs, and notes
    • Psalm 97
    • Christmas Processional for trumpets and trombones: manuscript copies
    • An Easter Carol
    • Various Christmas music
  • Piano rental agreements and various contracts
  • Score correction notes: 2 sonnets,?, 3 Preludes, Russian Rhapsody, Sonata for piano
  • More catalogs of music by Roman Ryterband
    • LP record project (with timings)
    • CAPAC letter (Re: Pseudonym “John Dolder”)
  • Concert poster of Polish performers (not Roman Ryterband) at the North Hollywood Auditorium