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PITTSBURGH MUSIC - ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

 

CARL BERNTHALER (1879-1925)

 

Contents

  • Personal papers, including his Berlin dairy (1912-1913)
  • Signed photographs of some orchestral musicians
  • Concert programs, including Pittsburgh Festival Orchestra 1910 and 1913

Time period  1896 - 1913

Subject

  • Organist, pianist, flautist and conductor active in the city.
  • He was a member of the flute section of the Pittsburgh orchestra 1896-1910 and also served as assistant conductor from 1908-1910.
  • He organized various orchestras in the city following the demise of the Pittsburgh orchestra in 1910.

Location

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FINDING LIST

BOX 1

Folder I

  • Blue Book of Talent (copy). Published by J.C. Dickson (Pittsburgh, PA), 1909

Folder II

  • Photo: Carl Bernthaler
  • Postcard: Piano recital…pupils of Vincent B. Wheeler
  • Postcard: Pittsburgh Festival Orchestra, CB conductor
  • Brochure: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra – 1934-35 Season
  • Postcard: Of and from Charles Wakefield Cadman
  • Photo: Unidentified orchestra; C. Bernthaler, conductor?
  • Clipping: Undated; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Folder III

  • Pittsburgh Festival Orchestra: Summer Night Concerts; Third Season, 1910. Complete book of programs (copy)

Folder IV

  • Pittsburgh Festival Orchestra: Summer Night Concerts; Fifth Season, 1913. Complete book of programs (copy)

Folder V

  • Carl Bernthaler diary: Berlin 1912-13
  • Carl Bernthaler accounts book 1901-1908 (includes list of musicians he Accompanied (p.25-26) with commentary

BOX 2

  • Photographs, many signed, of musicians with whom CB worked.