Concerto for Solo Cello: One Stringed Instrument Takes Center Stage at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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Sarah B. Dorsey, Head of the Harold Schiffman Music Library (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: The largest collection of cello music in the world is located at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's Jackson Library, thanks to the vision and efforts of Elizabeth Cowling (1910-1997), 30-year UNCG cello professor who in 1963 asked the Friends of the Library to purchase the collection of her mentor--Italian cellist, scholar, pedagogue, and arranger Luigi Silva. The collection grew when similar donations came in from Cowling herself (1977), Rudolf Matz (1986), Maurice Eisenberg (1989), and János Scholz (1994), who all wanted their collections to be housed with that of their colleague. Some of the collections--those of Silva, Matz, Scholz, and Cowling--have been cataloged and are available on WorldCat through the efforts of Cataloger Joan Staples and recently retired library Director Doris Hulbert.

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American Libraries, Vol. 35.10 (2004): 40.
Language: English
Date: 2004
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