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[Wax crayon drawing]
Wax crayon drawing by Joseph Schillinger illustrating his theories about the "Mathematical Basis of the Arts". Crayon on paper.
Sketch from Arthur Friedheim's uncompleted opera "Die Christianer" (The Christians).
[Wax crayon drawings]
Two wax crayon drawings by Joseph Schillinger illustrating his theories about the "Mathematical Basis of the Arts". Crayon on paper.
Pencil drawing of a bookplate by Joseph Schillinger illustrating his theories about the "Mathematical Basis of the Arts". Graphite pencil on paper.
Two-Part Harmony; Consonant Two-Part Writing
Mechanical aids constructed by Joseph Schillinger to illustrate his "Schillinger System" of composition. Pasteboard and brass fasteners.
Outline of Projects
Typed manuscript by Joseph Schillinger, detailing his ideas for "a system of projects for the development and advancement of scientific functioning of the arts."
How to make music or the making of music
Typed manuscript for a speech given by Joseph Schillinger encouraging musical amateurs that it is "possible for you to compose your own music in a method so simple that any amateur will be able to understand it."
Incomplete holograph sketch of Friedheim's symphonic poem "Transitions" arranged by the composer for piano, four hands.
Charles Albert Tindley
An inspired composer, Charles Albert Tindley made masterly use of the chorus and refrain tradition of "Negro" spirituals and began writing gospel songs based on this tradition as early as 1901. (Photo Courtesy of Dr. ...
Daughter Mignon and granddaughter Jacqueline
Photograph of Arthur and Madeleine Friedheim's daughter, Mignon, with her infant daughter Jacqueline Kremer.