Music (Vilna Archives)
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Brief Description: Manuscripts of musical works for the Yiddish theater, including music for about 450 operas, operettas and vaudeville skits.  There are also manuscripts and printed sheets of art, popular, dance and liturgical music.  Most of the music was written for theatrical works in Yiddish and Hebrew but there are also pieces for plays in English,  Russian, Polish and other languages.  Composers, arrangers and musicians include: David Beigelman, Joseph Brody, Adolf Gimpel, Isaac Nozik, Arnold Perlmutter, Joseph Rumshinsky, Peretz Sandler, Herman Wohl, Sholom Secunda and Sigmund Mogulesko. Playwrights include: Abraham Goldfaden, Jacob Gordin, Moishe Hurwitz, Joseph Latteiner, Solomon Libin, Nahum Meir Shaikewitz (Shomer), Boris Thomashevsky, Isidore Zolatarevsky.
Held at:
YIVO Online Guide
Record Series Number: RG 7 /RG 7 
Created by: Music (Vilna Archives)
Volume: 0.0
Arrangement: The collection is arranged
Subject Index
United States
YIVO - Vilna
Genres/Forms of Material
Documents - Collection
Sheet music
Finding Aid Revisions: 1994/05/26 ; 1999/02/19 ; y.a.t.
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