Paul Rolland Papers


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Paul Rolland Papers

Illinois String Research Project Films

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Finding Aid for Paul Rolland Papers, 1939-83, 1986-87, 1992 | The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

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Title: Paul Rolland Papers, 1939-83, 1986-87, 1992Add to your cart.

ID: 12/5/21

Primary Creator: Rolland, Paul (1911-1978)

Extent: 26.55 cubic feet

Arrangement: Series 1 arranged topically and chronologically thereunder, series 2 arranged by format.

Date Acquired: 08/18/1972. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: American String Teachers Association, Austria - Art and Literature, European String Teachers Association, Faculty Papers, Illinois String Project, Music, School of, Music Education, Music Publishers, Music Teachers National Association, National Academy of Music, Stringed Instruments, Violin

Formats/Genres: Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Papers of Paul Rolland (1911-78), professor of music (1945-78), consists of series one, made up of documents relating to his publications, correspondence, performances, and publicity, and series two, made up of films and audio recordings related to the development of "The Teaching of Action in String Playing."

See also record series 35/3/68.

Subject/Index Terms

American String Teachers Association
Austria - Art and Literature
European String Teachers Association
Faculty Papers
Illinois String Project
Music, School of
Music Education
Music Publishers
Music Teachers National Association
National Academy of Music
Stringed Instruments

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[Series 1: Paul Rolland Papers, 1939-1992],
[Series 2: Illinois String Research Project Films, c. 1964-1970],

Series 1: Paul Rolland Papers, 1939-1992Add to your cart.
See PDF:  Papers of Paul Rolland (1911-78), professor of music (1945-78), include publication manuscripts, correspondence, programs and publicity concerning the String Planning Conferences (1945-48), students, string pedagogy, bow grip and violin neck inventions, music programs, string quarter trip (1964-76), School of Music (1943-78), National Academy of Music (1972-79), and American String Teachers Association (1950-77).  Correspondents include Rex Underwood, Dunace Haskell, Frank Hill, Ernest Harris, Yehudi Menuhin, Phyllis Weyer, Mary Sexton, Joseph Szigeti, Leonard Ratner, and Max Rostal.  This series also includes photographs of Rolland; his friends, colleagues and students; workshops, trips abroad (1951-82) and the Illinois String Project (1966-71).

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[Series 1: Paul Rolland Papers, 1939-1992],
[Series 2: Illinois String Research Project Films, c. 1964-1970],

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