Archives

NOTE: Complete bibliographical citations are found in the Selected General Bibliography.

ARGENTINA:

AcEstCabBA: Acuerdos del Estinguido Cabildo de Buenos Aires.

ArcGenArg: Archivo General de la Nación.

ArcHisBA: Archivo Histórico de la Provincia de Buenos Aires.

ArcIndArg: Archivo de Indias.

ArcTriArg: Archivo de Tribunales.

ATCFLArg: Archivo General de los Tribunales de la Capital Federal.

DGPArg: Archivo del Departamento General de Policía.

InsMusBA: Instituto de Musicología de Buenos Aires. Includes documents about Pablo Rosquellas.

MusHisNatArg: Museo Histórico Nacional. ARGENTINA. Juan Pedro Esnaola has written about dance music held here.

MusBMitre: Museo Bartolomé Mitre. Documents on military bands.

ProGovArg: Archives of the Provincial Governments.

RojasMus: Ricardo Rojas Museum, Paraguay 2894, Buenos Aires. Reference: Carmen García Muñoz, “Códices coloniales con música,” Revista del Instituto de Investigación Musicologica Carlos Vega, vol 11, #1 (1990): p 199-218. Discussed in anthology St.RBMS, p 255-57, and in Stevenson’s book Music in Aztec and Inca Territory, p 306-312.

RosCathArg: Rosario Cathedral: cataloged by F. C. Lange in “Primitivos inventarios,” La musica religiosa…, 43-52.

SMarArg: Archivo de San Martín: information in Documentos del Archivo de San Martín (Buenos Aires, 1910).

SCarArg: Convento de San Carlos, San Lorenzo, Santa Fe: cataloged by F. C. Lange, in La musica religiosa…, 53-62.

SocFilBA: Sociedad Filarmónica (no location given). Valentín Gómez, et al., Proyecto de Reglamento de la Sociedad Filarmónica (Buenos Aires: Imprenta de Espósitos, 6 Feb 1823).

BibNacArg: Biblioteca Nacional, Buenos Aires: about 36,000; some unique mss from the 16th century, many pieces from the 19th century, etc; discussed in anthology St.RBMS, 253-; catalog in Catálogo Topográfico in the library; partially (collection of José Antonio Piriobi y Ortiz) listed in W. A. Roldán’s Música colonial en la Argentina (1988).

BOLIVIA:

ArchNacBol: Archivo Nacional de Bolivia. Ref: Bernardo Illari, “Un fondo desconocido de músical antigua de Sucre: catálogo comentado,” Anuario, Sucre, 1996, p 377-402. Annotated catalog of music not described until 1996, from the eighteenth and 19th century in Sucre’s Cathedral, but now held by the Archivo Nacional. Instrumental music, sacred works, and portions of operas.

BibNacBol: Biblioteca Nacional, Bolivia; rich colonial archive cataloged in St.RBMS, 222-52. Web site http://www.vicepres.gov.bo/congreso/5biblioteca/ contains a short history, introductory information, links, and online resources of the library and archive. Alternative web site also provides information: http://www.bcb.gov.bo/8fundacion/1infgeneral/biblioteca.html. Reference: Ferrufino F, & Leonor & J. Antonio Valda. Inventario de música colonial del Archivo y Biblioteca Nacionales de Bolivia (Sucre, BOL: Archivo y Biblioteca Nacionales de Bolivia, 1999). Reference: Roldan,Waldemar Axel. Catálogo de manuscritos de música colonial de la Biblioteca Nacional de Bolivia. (Proyecto de Patrimonio Cultural y Desarrolllo PNUD/ UNESCO, 1986).

CathPlat: Cathedral Platense, Sucre. Cataloged in Un archivo musical americano (Buenos Aires: Editorial Universitaria de Buenos Aires, 1972) by Carmen García Muñoz and Waldemar Axel Roldán.

EACBol: Episcopal Archive of Concepción, Bolivia: 43 part books and 19 bundles of sacred music, and the most significant amount of instrumental music of the colonial period. Works by Zipoli, previously unknown sacred music by colonial and/or European composers, and much instrumental music. Being cataloged, edited, and published by Piotr Nawrot in the series Monumenta musica in Chiquitorum reductionibus Boliviae, for the Roman Catholic Jesuit Order “Verbo Divino” by Producciones CIMA (La Paz, 199?- ). Described in T. Frank Kennedy’s article “Colonial Music…,” in LAMR, v9,n1 (S-S/1988), 1-17.

FortColl: Collection of Señora Julia Elena Fortún, La Paz. Private collection of 300 17th and 18th century villancicos, some of which have been cataloged by her; many works are unascribed; some polyphony by J. Araujo, R. Ceruti, A. Durán de la Mota, B. Galuppi, M. Mesa, and J. Sanz; cataloged by Robert Stevenson in St.RBMS, 107-09; this collection may have been derived from the Monasterio de San Felipe in Sucre.

LaPazCath: Cathedral of La Paz.,

MisMoxos: Piotr Nawrot, Javier Matienzo, Ana Luisa Arce, Víctor Rondón and Roberto Tomichá, Misiones de Moxos: Catálogos, 2 vols. (Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Fondo Editorial Apac, 2011). Catalog of the Archivo Musical de Moxos, housed at San Ignacio de Moxos, an old Jesuit mission in the state of Beni, Bolivia. Available through El Fondo Editorial Apac, <www.festivalesapac.com>.

MisChiqBol: Missiones de Chiquitos, Bolivia: Music by Moxos Indians and Jesuit missionaries of Chiquitos Missions. About 5500 pages of vocal and instrumental music, chiefly sacred, from the colonial era.

MusHistBol: Museo Histórico Nacional de Uruguay. Contains mss acquired from the Iglesia de San Filipe Neri (Sucre), including 137 foloios with 24 works (11 incomplete) from 1680-1800 by Juan de Araujo, Antonio Leyseca, and José Nebra (Sp), and other attributed works. Detailed catalog by Lauro Ayestarán in “El barroco musical hispanoamericano…,” Yrbk:IAIMR 1 (1965), 55-93; also reprinted in Revista Histórica (Montevideo: Publicación del Museo Historico Nacional), año LXII (2nd p.), xxxix, n115-117, 1-43.

SClaraCoch: Monasterio de Santa Clara, Cochabamba. Described by Samuel Claro in Catálogo de Manuscritos Musicales existentes en el Monasterio de Santa Clara, Cochabamba (Ms. Cochabamba, 1966).

SFranCon: San Francisco Convent, La Paz. Plaza San Fancisco at Av. Mariscal Santa Cruz, La Paz.

SIgnCon: Archivos de San Ignacio y Concepción. Reference: Waldemar Axel Roldán, “Catálogo de Manuscritos de Música Colonial de los Archios de San Ignacio y Concepción (Moxos y Chiquitos), de Bolivia,” Revista del Instituto de Investigación Musicológica Carlos Vega, 11 (1990). Augmented by Piotr Nawrot in his dissertation, “Vespers Music in the Paraguay Reductions,” (Catholic University of America, 1993). A catalog is in preparation as part of a large Anthropology and History of Music of the Chiquitos. Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET) by Gerardo Huseby, Leonardo Waisman, & Bernardo Illari. Reference: Leonardo Waisman, “Catálogo razonado del repertorio Mariano del Archivo Musical de Chiquitos,” paper presented May 6, 1991 (copy in the Archivo Musical Chiquitos, Concepción Bolivia.

SIMBBol: Iglesia de San Ignacio de Moxos, Beni, Bolivia. Cataloged by Samuel Claro in “La música en las Misiones Jesuitas de Moxos,” Revista Musical Chilena, 108 (7-9/’69): 7-31. Approximately 4500 pages of music were left by the 18th century Moxos.

SucreCath: Cathedral of Sucre: Archivo de manuscritos de música colonial de la Biblioteca Nacional / Archivo de la Catedral de Sucre y Colección privada de la Dra. Julia Elena Fortún (originalmente de la Iglesia San Felipe de Neri). Cataloged by Samuel Claro in Catálogo de Manuscritos Musicales Catedral de Sucre (Ms. Sucre, 1966).

BRAZIL:

ArqEstSP: Arquivo do Estado, São Paulo.

ArqLirCeci: Arquivo Lira Ceciliana, Prados, Minas Gerais. http://www3.mgconecta.com.br/~prados/liraceci.htm. Contact Ademar Campos. Address: R. Capitão Manoel Dias de Oliveira 143.

ArqLiraNSDD: Arquivo Lira N.Sra. Das Dores, Dores do Campo, Minas Gerais.

ArqOrqRam: Arquivo Orquestra Ramalho, Tiridentes, Minas Gerais.

ArqOrchRB: Arquivo da Orquestra Ribeiro Bastos, São João de Rei, Minas Gerais. Contact Estela Neves.

ArqPiaUniao: Arquivo de Pia uniao do Pao sa Santo Antonio. Diamantina, Minas Gerais.

ArqRio: Arquivo da Cúria Metropolitana da Artuidiocese do Rio de Janeiro. Catedral Metropolitana de São Sebastião. Av. República do Chile, s/n, Rio de Janeiro 20031-170, RJ, Brazil. Tel 21-2240-2669/2240-2869; fax 21-2262- 7124. Contact Padre Haroldo Ribeiro.

CabMetRio: Cabido Metropolitano, Rio de Janeiro. Collection of scores, including sacred music of the 18th and 19th centuries. See web site http://www.acmerj.com.br, which displays photocopies of 149 scores by 29 composers, chiefly from the monarchal period when the Se was the Capela Real and Imperial dos Braganca (1808-1899).

CDMC: Centro de Documentação de Música Contemporânea-CDMC-Brasil/Unicamp, Campinas, Säo Paulo. Contact José Augusto Mannis. http://www.unicamp.br/cdmc. This web site has an extensive list of archives and centers of research and documentation.

EscMusUB: Escola de Música, Universidade do Brasil: largest conservatory archive in South America; about 180,000 items; 123 pieces listed in Robert Stevenson’s St.RMBS, 301-9; also contains the archive of the Imperial Teatro; special Seção de Músicae Arquivo Sonoro located on the 4th floor.

EscMusUFRJ: Escola de Música, Universidade Federal Rio de Janeiro.

Mariana: Mariana Museum of Music of the Archdiocese of Mariana. Gomes Freire 200, Mariana 35400-000, MG, BRAZIL. Tel 31-3557-1103; 3557-1259; fax 31-3557-1103. Paulo Castagna, musicologist, co-ordinator (castagna@mmmariana.com.br). 18th and 19th century (chiefly sacred) music by Brazilian composers from the state of Minas Gerais. Many unpublished compositions found only in the annals of the Palácio Arquiepiscopal. A project to perform and record these works began in 2001. To order CDs and scores, email (pedidos@mmmariana.com.br). Website http://www.mmmariana.com.br/vi_indice_total.htm.

MIOP: Also Museu da Inconfidência, Ouro Preto. Includes many works (chiefly sacred, accompanied by instruments) by Afro-Brazilian composers active in the state of Minas Gerais during the intensive mining era. Catalog: Regis Duprat, Carlos Alberto Baltazar, et al, Acervo de manuscritos musicais: Coleção Francisco Curt Lange: compositores mineiros  dos séculos XVIII e XIX (Belo Horizonte: Editora UFMG, 1991).

MJGCampinas: Arquivo Manoel José Gomes, Campinas.

MetCuriaSP: Metropolita Curia, São Paulo.

MenCantPet: Arquivo Histôrico dos Meninos Cantores de Petrópolis, RJ, BRZ.

Museo Villa-Lobos: Rio de Janeiro. http://www.museuvillalobos.org.br. Contact Toribio Santos.

MusGomes: Museu Carlos Gomes, São Paulo: musical manuscripts cataloged in Lenita Waldige Mendes Nogueira’s Museo Carlos Gomes: catálogo de manuscritos musicais (São Paulo, BRZ: Editores Arte & Ciência, 1997). http://www.museu-carlosgomes.cosmo.com.br.

PãoSanAntônio: Arquivo Pão de Santo Antonio, Pia União do Pão de Santo Antônio, Diamantina, MG, Brazil.

RioCath: Cathedral of Rio de Janeiro, Rua Primeiro de Março. Reference: Robert Stevenson’s St.RBMS, 259, 310-14; much music by Nunes Garcia and other 19th century composers, and copies of earlier music.

SPauloCath: Cathedral of São Paulo. Arquivo da Cúria Metropolitana de São Paulo. References: several publications by author Regis Duprat, including archive contents, chapel master biographies, and thematic catalog of some works. Regis Duprat, Música da Sé de São Paulo colonial (São Paulo: Paulus & Sociedade Brasileira de Musicologia, 1995) Cataloged and works transcribed by musicologists Fábio Taveira, Fernando Binder, Ivan Nunes, Paulo Castagna and Vítor Gabriel. Some works recorded by Brasilessentia Grupo Vocal e Orquestra de Cámara da UNESP, conductor Vítor Gabiriel on the Paulus label, ca 1999.

VilaViçcosa: List of composers is found in F.C. Lange’s “Passaportes de passageiros, alumos do Real Seminário Patriarcal de Música e famílias de músicos que partiram para o Brasil,” Barroco, v11 (1981), 83-91. Includes Raphael Coelho Machado’s orchestral Te Deum (1855), a work of Adolph Maersch Marcha (1855), and Francisco Xavier Bontempo’s Doze Valsas (1847).

Salles: Instituto Moreira Salles, Centro Petrobras de Referencia da Música Brasileira, collections of Humberto Franceschi and José Ramos Tinhorao. 12,000 sound re- cordings dating 1902-1950, and 200 scores of early choros. See details in the Estado de São Paulo at website http://www.estadao.com.br/divirtase/noticias/2002/mai/28/216.htm; and from Globo at http://globonews.globo.com/GloboNews/article/ 0,6993,A303531-27,00.html. (description by Tom Moore (mooret@TCNJ.edu [The College of New Jersey, USA])

Sanjoanense: Lira Sanjoanense in São João del Rei, Minas Gerais. Some mss edited and published by FUNARTE. Address: R. Santo Antônio 45.

CHILE:

PUC/SCV:  Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile: Colección Especial Samuel Claro Valdés. Contains literature and scores pertaining chiefly to the colonial music of Chile and Latin America originally belonging to the great Chilean musicologist Samuel Claro Valdés.

SantBibNac: Santiago Biblioteca Nacional. Chiefly 19th century music, partially listed in Robert Stevenson’s St.RBMS, 315-344; cataloged by Samuel Claro and Jorge Urrutia in Catálogo del Archivo Musical de la Catedral de Santiago de Chile.

SantChiCath: Cathedral of Santiago, CHI Archives. Composers of the 18th and 19th centuries from Chile and Peru. Catalog: S. Claro Valdes, Catálogo del archivo musical de la catedral de Santiago de Chile (Santiago, 1974).

UnivChi: Archivo de la Facultad de Artes, Universidad de Chile.

COLOMBIA:

ArcNacCol: Archivo nacional. Cataloged by Carlos Valencia Estraca in Indice del archivo colonial…(Jefe de la Seccion de publicaciones).

BibNacCol:

BogCath: Santa Fe de Bogotá Cathedral. 32 plainchant choirbooks and other books of polyphony cataloged by Robert Stevenson in St. RBMS, 3-28. Also see: R. Stevenson, “The Bogotá Music Archive,” in Journal of the American Musicological Society, 15 (1962): 292-315. Perdomo Escobar, José Ignacio, El Archivo musical de la Catedral de Bogotá (Bogotá: Publicaciones del Instituto Cary y Cuervo, Catedral de Bogotá, Sección de Música, c1976). Originally published in Música. Serie histórica americana, Publicaciones No.II (Mendoza: Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Escuela Superior de Música, Departamento de Musicología, 1951). Catalog and music by colonial Colombian composers for various voices and instruments; 818 p with bibliography.

COSTA RICA:

ArcMusUCR: El Archivo Histórico Musical de la Escuela de Artes Musicales de la Universidad de Costa Rica (UCR). Contains over 3000 sacred and secular works for chorus, schools,  instrumental ensembles and solo instruments and voice, by composers of 1850 to the present, and related literature, photographs and documents. Catalog: Esteban Cabezas Bolaños and Zamira Barquero, Catálogo de manuscritos e impresos del Archivo Histórico Musical (San José: Universidad de Costa Rica, Escuela de Artes Musicales, 2002). 

CUBA:

HabCath: Cathedral of Havana.

BibNacCub: Fondo Guillermo Tomás, Biblioteca Nacional.

GasVil: Fondo Gaspar Villate, Biblioteca de la Sociedad Económica de Amigos del País.

IgSanFran: Iglesia de San Francisco, Havana.

MercHab: Iglesia de la Merced, Habana. Miriam Escudero Suástegui cataloged the archives of music by Esteban Salas, Cayetano Pagueras, and many other Cuban composers: El archivo de música de la iglesia habanera de la Merced, estudio y catálogo (Havana, CUBA: Fondo editorial Casa de las Américas, 1997). Escudero worked with Josep Cabré, conductor of Ars Longa, to record some of the music on CD (contact <cabre@club-internet.fr>).

MusBacardi: Archivo de Música. Museo Emilio Bacardí, Santiago, Cuba. Reference: Hernández Balaguer, Pablo, Catálogo de música de los Archivos de la Catedral de Santiago de Cuba y del Museo Bacardi (SantCubaCath: Cathedral of Santiago. Libros de intierros, tomo 7, 1979).

SantiagoCuba: Reference: Victoria Eli Rodríguez, “Un tesoro aún inexplorado: la capilla de música de Santiago de Cuba,” Revista Musical de Venezuela, v 16, n34 (5-8/1997): p 65-75.

Other sources: Ignacio Cervantes’s descendants. Archivo de A. Carpenter. Santiago de Cuba. Referenced in Robert Stevenson’s anthology St.RBMS.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:

DRNacArch: El Archivo Nacional de Música de la República Dominicana. Director: Licinio Macebo. Reference: Licinio Mancebo, “El Archivo Nacional de Música de la República Dominicana y su historia,” HET, v13,n1 (1-3/’80), 47-48.

ECUADOR:

CathQuito; Cathedral of Quito. Reference: Godoy Aguirre, Mario. “La música en la catedral de Quito,” RevMusVen, n34 (1997): 137-147.

GUATEMALA:

Antigua: Archivo de Antigua.

GuatCath: Guatemala City Cathedral: microfilms made (copy at the Pan American Union, Washington, DC); 4 mss of polyphony, some unusual chant books, and more than 1000 villancicos and other 17th and 18th century music; kept in a building adjacent to the archiepiscopal palace under care of Don Agustín Estrada Monroy (cathedral archivist), who had inventoried the music. Described in David Pujol’s “Polifonía española desconocida conservada en el Archivo Capitular de la Catedral de Guatemala y de la iglesia parroquial de Santa Eulalia de Jacaltenango,” Anuario Musical 20 (1965), 3-10. Reference: A. E. Lemmon’s three articles in HET, v12,n1 (1-2/1979),  20-223, HET, v12,n4 (9-12/1979), 9-12, and HET, v12,n2 (3-4/1979), 30-33.

MusNacGua: Museo Nacional, Guatemala.

SaMigAc: San Miguel Acatán, Archivo Nacioanl. Eight choirbooks (560 p, mostly anonymous, including European liturgical music (masses & motets, etc) from 1500′s to about 1600; some New World composers’ works from late 16th century to ca. 1735; catalog in Robert Stevenson’s St. RBMS. Mss now owned by Indiana University (Lilly Library of rare books); microfilm copies also held at Organization of American States, Washington, DC). Described and transcribed into modern notation in Paul Borg’s dissertation, “The Polyphonic Music in the Guatemalan Music Manuscripts of The Lilly Library, Indiana University” (1985).

MEXICO:

Combined catalog MUSICAT: a web site with information about music gathered from Mexican cathedrals and their chapters: Durango, Guadalajara, Mérida, México, Morelia, Oaxaca, Puebla and San Cristóbal de Las Casas (Chiapas). The URL is <http://musicat.unam.mx>.

Thomas E. Stanford, Catálogo de los acervos musicales de las catedrales metropolitanas de México y Puebla de la Biblioteca Nacional de Antropología e Historia y otras colecciones menores (México: Instituto de Antropología e Historia, 2002), 118–29.

SMGuad.Mex: Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe. Contains about 5000 works, sacred and secular, and some rare books. The Basilica publishes a catalog, available for purchase: Lidia Guerberof Hahn, Catálogo del Archivo Musical de la Insigne y Nacional Basílica de Santa María de Guadalupe, Villa de Guadalupe (Mexico, 2006). Includes a CD. Contact Lidia Guerberof Hahn at <archivomusical@basilicadeguadalope.org.mex>. Address: Plaza de las Américas, #1, Col. Villa de Guadalupe, Mexico, D.F., C.P, 07050. Tel 55 77 60 22. Fax 55-77-50-38.

BibNacMex: Biblioteca Nacional, Mex., D.F.: Important, but mostly uncataloged archive. Manuscrito 1560: Códice Saldivar 4: collection of Santiago de Murcia (1685- 1732) collection of guitar music including dances, minuets, and transcriptions of Corelli’s sonatas for violin. Murcia, a Spanish guitarist who spent the last years of his life in Mexico.

Bello Mus: Museo Bello, Puebla. Six volumes of plainchant; 4 printed volumes. Reference: Uberto Zanolli’s study.

ChapCas: Chapultepec Castle, Mex., D.F.: Alfonso Lobo’s Masses (printed in Madrid, 1602).

CathChiapas: Archivo Histórico Diocesano, Cathedral of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Chiapas, music manuscripts discovered in 2005 (eleven works for choir and orchestra by five 19th century Mexican composers). Reference: John G. Lazos, “A Young Bishop, Eleven Musical Manuscripts, and a Remote Cathedral Archive: A Mexican Musical Legacy Comes to Light,” in LAMR, 33/2 (F-W/2011): 240-268.

ColSMaria: Colegio de Santa Maria de Valladolid. Described in El archivo musical del Colegio de Santa Maria de Valladolid, Siglo XVIII, Morelia colonial by Miguel Bernal Jimenez ([Mexico]: Universidad michoacana de San Nicolas, [1991?]). Lib: microfilm DC-DLC.

ColVizMex: Colegio de las Vizcainas, Mex., D.F. A small collection; similar to MexCityCath; includes works of Giacomo Facco (18th century Italian name unique to this archive).

ConsNacMex: Biblioteca, Conservatory Nacional de Música, Mexico City.

ConsRosas: Conservatorio de la Rosas, Morelia. Collection of several hundred mss (cantatas, villancicos, arias, dramatic colloquios), by Francisco de Atienza, Cayetano Perea, Francisco Javier Díaz, Joseph Gavino Leal, Ignacio Jerusalem, Francisco Javier Ortiz Alcalá, Ignacio Ortiz de Zarate, Antonio Rodil, Antonio de Salazar, Antonio Sarrier, Manuel de Zendejas [Cendejas].

ConCarMex: Convento del Carmen, Villa Obregón, Distrito Federal, Mexico. Some music from this archive have been microfilmed by the United States Library of Congress, 1949-1950, titled Libro de coro.

DurCath: Durango Cathedral. Reference: F. Atúnez, La capilla de música de la catedral de Durango, siglos XVII y XVIII (Durango, 1970). Catalog in preperation: Drew Edward Davies, thematic catalog of the musical archive of Durango Cathedral.

GuadCath: Guadalajara Cathedral. L.I. Oendáin, “Lobros corales en la catedral de Guadalajara,” in Anales del Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, 8 (1960), 37-46.

HuaJM: Huamelula, state of Oaxaca: museum of Indian Juan Mathías. Various anonymous polyphonic music. Catalog: Aurelio Tello, Archivo Musical de la Catedral de Oaxaca: Catálogo, Vol. 1. Serie Catálogos (Mexico City: CENIDIM, 1990).

INAH: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, Mexico City. 88 rolls of microfilms of “Archivo de Música Sacra, Catedral Metropolitana, Ciudad de México, 1967″ available for purchase; samples described in Stevenson’s anthology St.RBMS, 146-66; cataloged in Spiess’s Sp.ICMMA.

IBASC: Colección Jesús Sánchez Garza, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico City. 185 works: 100 villancicos, and miscellaneous folios from the Santísima Trinidad convent of Conceptionist Franciscans, founded 1619; described in St.RBMS, 166-80, and St.CMBM, 9-17.

JacalMs: Jcaltenango (city), Iglesia Parroquial de Santa Eulalia. A book consisting of mss of 16th and 17th century polyphony from Guatemala. Described in David Pujol’s “Polifonía española desconocida conservada en el Archivo capitular de la Catedral de Guatemala y de la iglesia parroquial de Santa Eulalia de Jacaltenango,” in Anuario Musical 20 (1965), 3-10.

MexCath: Mexico City Cathedral (Metropolitan Cathedral of Mexico). The largest archive in Mexico: 72 tomes of plainchant, 350 bundles (“legajos”) of folios (17th-19th century music), 9 folio-volumes of polyphony in mensural notation. E. Thomas Stanford, ed, Catálogo de los acervos musicales de las catedrales metropolitanas de México y Puebla de la Biblioteca Nacional de Antropología e Historia y otras colecciones menores (Mexico: Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, 2002). Catálogos de la Catedral de México, Museo Nacional del Virreinato, Catedral de Puebla, Centro Nacional de Investigación, Documentación e Información de Artes Plásticas (Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes), and Biblioteca Nacional de Antropología e Historia. Lib: AZ-AZS,AZU; CA-CUY,STF; DC-DLC; IL-CGU; NM-IQU,IRU; NY-COO,NYP,ZCU; NY-ZYU; PA-PIT; TN-IG#; TX-IXA; UT-UBY; ON-UTO. The Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México began in 2009 the digitization of the choir books and catalog of colonial music from the Cathedral and the Estrada Collection, beginning with the oldest mss. The project is headed by Dr. Estela Morales and Mons. Manuel Arellano (Dean of the Cathedral). Microfilms of this archive are also found in the Instituto Nacional de Antropoligía e Historia.

MorCath: Morelia Cathedral, state of Michoacán. The city was called Vallodolid before independence; large collection of cheifly 18th and 19th century music, including 124 plainchant volumes, and larger number of polyphonic choir books. Inventory: Mary Ann Kelsey and Harry Kelsey, Inventario de los libros de coro de la Catedral de Valladolid-Morelia (Zamora, Mex: El Colegio de Michoacán, and Morelia: Consejo de Cultura de la Arquidiócesis de Morelia, 2000. Reference: St.RBMS, pp 186-92. Reference: Miguel Bernal Jiménez, Morelia Colonial: El Archivo Musical del Colegio se Santa Rosa de Santa María de Valladolis (Siglo XVIII).

OaxCath: Oaxaca Cathedral. Early vernacular music by Gaspar Fernandez, J. M. de los Reyes, A. Salazar, J. Torres Martínez Bravo, M. Zumaya, etc. Reference: St.RBMS, 193. Aurelio Tello cataloged it in 1990, and by 2000 more manuscripts have been found by Jorge Mejía Torres, Rev. Fernando Velázquez, and Mark Brill. Catalog: A. Tello, Archivo musical de la Catedral de Oaxaca, (Mexico: CENIDIM), 1990.

PueCath: Metropolitan Cathedral of Puebla. Important for large amount of 16th and 17th century mss; 128 plainchant tomes, 75 villancicos; 2 tomes of polyphony (see Barwick’s dissertation, 1940′s); 2 volumes of 16th century European polyphony including Palestrina masses, discovered by Stevenson (1955); 18 part-books, including polyphony of European & Mexican composers, especially Gutiérrez de Padilla; loose folios. Reference: Alice Catalyne’s Music of the 16th to 18th Centuries in the Cathedral of Puebla. Reference: Robert Stevenson’s St.RBMS, 193. Reference: Spiess and Stanford’s Introduction to Certain Mexican Musical Archives. Reference: Barbara Pérez Ruiz, “Aportes Metodológicos para una investigación sobre música colonial mexicana,” RevMusVen, n3 (abr-jun/2002), lists composers represented in the archive with corresponding folio numbers, and a list of chapelmasters at the cathedral. Reference: E. Thomas Stanford, ed, Catálogo de los acervos musicales de las catedrales metropolitanas de México y Puebla de la Biblioteca Nacional de Antropología e Historia y otras colecciones menores (Mexico: Universidad Anáhuac del Sur, Fideicomiso para la Cultura México/USA). Catalogs of the Catedral de México, Museo Nacional del Virreinato, Catedral de Puebla, Centro Nacional de Investigación, Documentación e Información de Artes Plásticas (Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes), and Biblioteca Nacional de Antropología e Historia. Lib: AZ-AZS,AZU; CA-CUY,STF; DC-DLC; IL-CGU; NM-IQU,IRU; NY-COO,NYP,ZCU; NY-ZYU; PA-PIT; TN-IG#; TX-IXA; UT-UBY; ON-UTO. Libro de coro, Catedral de Puebla, Convento del Carmen (Villa Obregón, Distrito Federal, Mexico). Microform/printed music. Twelve choir books: Catedral de Puebla Archivo, ms Mus. 44-46, libro de coro no. 1-3, 6, 8, 11-12, 14-17); Convento del Carmen (Villa Obregón, Distrito Federal, Mexico), ms Mus. 46, Libro de coro no. 21. Year: 1949, 1500. Includes works by Guerrero, Franco, Bermudez, Victoria, Robleda, Morales, Padilla, Saldaña, Tabares, M.S. de Vivanco, Lopez, J. de Lienas, and numerous anonymous composers. Manuscripts and printed music, originals in Puebla Cathedral Archive (11 v.) and Convento del Carmen, Villa Obregón (1v.). Washington, DC: Library of Congress, Photoduplication Service, Branch Microfilm Laboratory, Biblioteca Benjamin Franklin, 1949-1950: 3 microfilm 35mm reels. Lib: IL-CGU.

Saldívar: Private collection of Elisa Osorio de Saldívar (inherited from husband); includes much colonial tablature, sheet music, etc.

SMTOaxaca: Archivos Musicales del CECAM y [of the city] de Santa María Tlahuitoltepec, Oaxaca. Project of the city. Description and inventory made by Adabi de México, A. C. (Cerro San Andrés 312, Col. Campestre Churubusco, 04200 Coyoacán D. F., México), and the Centro de Capatación Musical y Desarrollo de la Cultura Mixe. This collection consists of photocopies of 874 items gathered from different collections, including much secular music (orchestral, chamber music, marches and popular dances, and sacred music (funerals, masses, Christmas music, and psalms), etc.

TepCath: Tepotzotlán Cathedral, Museo del Virreinato. 28 tomes of plainchant, Franco Codex (set of Magnificats by H. Franco); Magnificats by Antonio de Salazar, Manuel S(Z)umaya, Francisco López y Capillas, F. Guerrero, Sebastian Aguilera de Heredia; Duarte Lobo (Liber Missarum). Described in Sp.ICMMA, 26.

Zeballos-Paniagua: This collection includes music by 19th and 20th century composers, and is in the posession of descendents of the composer. Catalog: Eugenio Delgado and Aurea Maya, Catálogo de manuscritos musicales del Archivo Zevallos-Paniagua: obras de Cenobio y Manuel M. Paniagua (Mexico: Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes; Centro Nacional de Investigación Documentación e Información Musical Carlos Chávez, 2001). 

PANAMÁ:

CathPan: Cathedral de Panamá, Archivo Musical.

PERU:

General reference: Carlos Raygada, “Guía musical del Perú,” Fénix: Revista de La Biblioteca Nacional, v12 (1956-57). Also, see Arndt von Gavel, Investigaciones Musicales de los Archivos Coloniales en El Peru.

Lima ArchArz: Archivo Arzobispal, Lima. Most important archive in Peru; 210 loose folios of polyphony; listed in St. RBMS, 114-130; cataloged by César Arróspide de la Flor and Rodolfo Holzmann, Catálogo de los Manuscritos de música existentes en el Archivo Arzobispal de Lima. Cuaderno de Estudio, Tomo III, n7 (Lima: Pontificia Universidad Calólica del Perú/Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas, 1949). Also cataloged in 1966 by Samuel Claro in Catálogo de los Manuscritos de Música existentes en el Archivo Arzobispal de Lima (Lima). Reference: José Quezada Machiavello, Compositores del virreinato del Perú: Música en la época virreinal en el archivo de arzobispado de Lima (Lima: Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Centro de Estudios, Investigación y Difusión de la Música Latinoamericana, 1999).

ArchTrad: Archive of Peruvian Traditional Music, Instituto Riva Ajüero, Catholic University of Peru. Raúl R. Romero, director

CuzCath: Cuzco (formerly Sucre) Cathedral: many plainchant books, few polyphonic works, from an important musical city in the 17th and 18th centuries . Catalog and explanation of historical context: José Quezada Macchiavello, Legado musical del Cuzco barroco: estudio y catálogo de los manuscritos de música del Seminario San Antonio Abad del Cuzco (Lima: Fondo Editorial del Congreso del Perú, 2004).

LimaCath: Lima Cathedral. Described in Stevenson’s St.RBMS, 110-114.

BibNacPer: Biblioteca Nacional de Peru, Rare Books and Manuscripts Division, Lima. Music by 18th and 19th century composers from Peru and Chile. Described in Stevenson’s St.RBMS, 110-114.

AbadSem:  San Antonio Abad Seminary Library, Cuzco. Most music originally in Cuzco [or] SAAL, Cathedral archives (some may remain there); many loose folios of polyphony SAA: in singers’ handbooks. One of the most important archives of colonial music in Latin America. Cataloged in Stevenson’s St.RBMS, 29-49. Reference: José Quezada Macchiavello, El legado musical del Cusco barroco: Estudio y catálogo de los manuscritos del archivo de San Antonio Abad del Cuzco (Lima: Fondo Editorial del Congreso del Perú, 2004). The Centro de Estudios, Investigación y Difusión de la Música Latinonamericana, of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru is in the process of cataloguing the Archivo Musical del Convento “San Antonio de Abad” at Cuzco.

ConsNac: Archive of the Conservatorio Nacional, Curator Oswaldo Kuan (also Dir of National Children’s Choir). Manuscripts of colonial works.

SanAug: San Augustín Church, Lima. Archive not yet cataloged; mentioned in Steven- son’s anthology St.RBMS, 110-111.

SanDom: Santo Domingo Church. Archive not yet cataloged; mentioned in Stevenson’s  St.RBMS, 110-111.

SanFran: San Francisco Church, Lima: not yet cataloged; mentioned in Stevenson’s St.RBMS, 110, 111.

ArchTrujillo: Archive musical de la Catedral de Trujillo.

PUERTO RICO:

ArchGenPR: El Archivo General de Puerto Rico. Listed by Donald Thompson in “El Archivo General de Puerto Rico: un caudal de música puertorriqueña,” AnUnivChi, v5, n11 (8/1986), 227-41 (with bibliography and biographical summaries of thirty-one 19th and 20th century composers).

MusOsuna: Museo Osuna, Tenerife.

SanJuanCath: Cathedral of San Juan, Puerto Rico:  Reference: D Mendoza y Arce, “Panorama of the Music in the Cathedral of San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1749-1857,” in LAMRev, 10 (1989),  53-68.

SCatalCon: Santa Catalina Convent, La Laguna, Puerto Rico.

SPAIN:

AIndiasSev: Archive de Indios. Seville. Mss of songs of the Moxos people of Bolivia. Records revealing the musical life in colonial Latin America (musicians, organizations, etc.). María Gemberto Ustárroz, “Documentación de interés musical in el Archivo General de Indias de Sevilla,” Revista de Musicología Madrid, v 24, #a/2, (2001): p 11-38. Music from Jesuit missions by Moxos Indians in Bolivia to Madrid discussed: Reference: Carmen García Muñoz, “Códices coloniales con música,” Revista del Instituto de Investigación Musicologica Carlos Vega (v11, #1 (1990): p 199-218. Also mentioned in Inter-American Music Review

BibNacSp: Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid. One 226-folio choirbook M.2428. Eight Masses and Magnificats (in 8 tones) of Francisco López Capillas. Works are all also found in MexCath & TepCath.

RealCapMadrid: Real Capilla [royal chapel], Madrid.

URUGUAY:

SFranAMont San Francisco de Asís Church, corner of Solís and Cerrito, Montevideo: 215 works (96 anonymous). Reference: Lauro Ayestarán, La Musica en el Uruguay, Vol. 1 (Montevideo, 1953),  123-28.

MusHistNac: Museo Histórico Nacional, 25 de Mayo 428, Montevideo. Collection of 18th century mss originally from Bolivia; 24 works (13 complete). References: Stevenson, St.RBMS, 183-85, and Lauro Ayesterán, “El Barroco Musical Hispoamericano,” Yrbk:IAIMR, I (1965), 89-93.

VENEZUELA:

General: Instituto Nacional de Musicología “Carlos Vega” [Venezuela]: http://www.inmuvega.gov.ar/mca/MarcoArchivo2.htm. A list of musical archives in South America containing colonial music.

CathCar: Cathedral of Caracas. Reference: Walter Guido, “La Música en el Libro Inventarios de la Catedral de Caracas (1806-1913), LAMRev, v7, n2 (F-W/1981), 254- 301. Also: R. Stevenson, “La música en la catedral de Caracas hasta 1836,” in Revista musical chilena, 33 (1979), 40-149; and R. Stevenson, “Musical Life in Caracas Cathedral to 1836,” IAMR, 1 (1978), 29-72.

FundESojo: Archivo Musical de la Fudación Emilio Sojo.

UNITED STATES:

LibCong: Library of Congress, Washington, DC: some photocopies of various mss held in Latin America.

LillyLib: Lilly Library of Indiana University. Bloomington, IN.

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Archdiocesan Archive, Los Angeles, CA. There are no cataloge numbers. A preliminary list has been prepared by William Summers.

Newberry: Newberry Library, Chicago: 60 W. Walton St., Chicago, IL, 60610-3380. Renaissance and Baroque polyphonic mss; 6 volumes in Case VM 2147 C 36, Volumes I-VI. Chiefly liturgical works for one to three choirs. Most recent study: Enrique Arias, “Fuentes musicales de la Nueva Espáña en la Biblioteca Newberry de Chicago” (Heterfonía, Mexico, 120/121, 1999, p55-65). Description: Robert Stevenson, “Catalog of Newberry…,” IAMRev, v9, n1 (F-W/1987); described in Eliyahu A. Schleifer’s 1979 dissertation, “Mexican Choirbooks at the Newberry Library” (University of Chicago).

MisSanBarbara: Mission Santa Barbara, California.

MisSanFernando: Mission San Fernando, California.

Sancho: Fray Juan Bautista Sancho (1772-1830) collection, Part V: WPA Folk Music Archives, Music Library, University of California, Berkeley, California. Polypyhonic choral music of the mission period. Incompletely inventoried in Owen Da Silva’s Mission Music of California (Los Angeles, 1954, [second printing, Warren F. Lewis, Pub.]).

Santa Barbara: Mission of Santa Barbara, founded 1786.

Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico, Sylvanus Morley Collection of Spanish Colonial Art. Contains a ms. antiphonary, ca. 1600. Described and transcriped by Lincoln Bunce Spiess in A Mercedarian antiphonary [With notes on painted ornaments by E. Boyd]. Symbol series, 1. (Santa Fe, NM: Museum of New Mexico Press, 1965).

Stanford: Stanford University,

SutroLib: Sutro Library, San Francisco, California.

Tulane: Tulane University, St. Charles Ave. New Orlean, LA. Several 17th century mss, including one 110-page book and a Mass; the only study done so far on this collection is a watermark study of the Mass.

UTX.DPA: University of Texas, David P. Appleby Collection, Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries. Over 1000 published scores, books and recordings. Brazilian composer files (more than 90 composers, 18th to 20th centuries, including biographical information, correspondance, and reviews of works. Recordings and video tapes of music, speaches, interviews, documentar- ies. Scores and arrangements, especially by J. J. E. Lobo de Mesquita and H. Villa-Lobos. Research materials include notes, articles, periodicals, concert programs, and catalogs of published music. Complete inventory in the University of Texas library catalog. Many contributions by famed musicologist Gerard Béhague.

WashUniv: Gaylord Music Library of Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri. Positives of mss from MexCityCath, US Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.), and negatives of polyphony from the archive PueCathMex.