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C.F. Peters Corporation (New York)

Collection, 1925-1982: 6 folders (127 leaves, 3 booklets, 5 periodical issues), 8 scores, 1 book, 2 microfilms

The music publishing firm of C.F. Peters, New York was founded in 1948 by Walter Hinrichsen. Walter was the son of Henri Hinrichsen, and the brother of Max Hinrichsen. Henri was the head of the publisher Peters, Leipzig (and then Frankfurt). Max founded Peters, London (formerly Hinrichsen Edition). The three firms are independant of each other. C.F. Peters published Schoenberg's Opp. 16, 47, Deutsche Volkslieder, and Volksliedsätze, and was the distributor for Op. 34.

Contents

correspondence (20 items: 1975-1982)
publisher's catalogs (2 items: 1982-1983)
Peters Notes 1/1-3/1 (5 issues: 1976-1980)
music manuscripts (2 items: Schoenberg's Opp. 16 (55 leaves), 47 (39 leaves))
published music (8 items: Schoenberg's Opp. 16 (5 editions), 47, Deutsche Volkslieder, Volksliedsätze)
publications (4 items: The C.F. Peters Music Publishing Tradition: 1800-1975, An Introduction to Music Publishing (2 copies), Deutsches Jahrbuch der Musikwissenschaft für 1970)

Correspondents

ASI (Jerry McBride (1 item: 1982), Clara Steuermann (12 items: 1975-1981))
C.F. Peters Corporation (Don Gillespie (1 item: 1982), Evelyn Hinrichsen (2 items: 1977-1978), Henry Hinrichsen (son of Walter) (2 items: 1975-1981), Gertrud Mathys (2 items: 1977))

Music cited

Scores: 16, 47, Deutsche Volkslieder, Volksliedsätze