Collection Profile

  • Present and former Members of the Akademie der Künste
  • Students of master classes in music composition with Hanns Eisler, Paul Dessau, Arnold Schönberg, Franz Schreker and Rudolf Wagner-Régeny
  • Composers, performers, and musicologists driven into exile from Germany
  • Leading figures in New Music
  • Representatives of operetta and chanson in the 1920s
  • Performers as well as performers / composers
  • Theoreticians, journalists and writers, and promoters
  • Thematic and institutional collections
  • Individual manuscripts

Artur Schnabel, String Quartet No. 2, 1921

Heinz Tiessen, Weltstadtrhythmus. Concert piece for piano, c. 1928

Paul Dessau, film music Awodah, 1934/35