Eugene Riese papers, 1894-1966; 1957-1965 bulk

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Title: Eugene Riese papers
Collection number: PASC-M 93
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.4 linear ft. (1 flat box)
Date (inclusive): 1894-1966
Abstract: This collection consists of manuscript and published vocal scores for religious (Christian and Jewish) and secular songs. Also included are a few personal materials belonging to Eugene Riese.
Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language of Materials: Materials are in English, French, German and Romanized Hebrew.
Creator: Riese, Eugene

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Eugene Riese Papers (Collection PASC-M 93). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.


Eugene Riese (15 November 1909- 12 February 2002) was a professional singer who performed in various operas in Los Angeles.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of manuscript and printed vocal scores, likely performed by Riese. They include scores for sacred music, primarily hymns for Christian and Jewish services, and secular compositions, such as operas, operettas, and lyric pieces. Also included are a few personal materials.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 2823362 

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Bruderlein, Bruderlein und Schwesterlein from Die Fledermaus, by Johann Strauss. undated.

Box 1, Folder 2

Cendrillon (Cinderella), by Jules Massenet (opera). undated.

Box 1, Folder 3

Concert of Christmas Masterworks by the Kjellberg Pro Musica Ensemble, Trinity Lutheran Church, San Pedro (song list). 1966.

Box 1, Folder 4

Dicitencello vuie, by Rodolfo Falvo. undated.

Box 1, Folder 5

Dixit Maria, by J. Leo Hasler. 1906.

Box 1, Folder 6

D'Une Prison, poetry by Paul Verlaine, arranged by Reynaldo Hahn. 1894.

Box 1, Folder 7

The First Word (Evangelist). undated.

Box 1, Folder 8

Haleluyah, L'cho Adonoy, Sh'ma Koleinu, and Uv'Shofor Godol, arranged for men's voices by Max Helfman. undated.

Box 1, Folder 9

Hebrew Responses and Hymns in the Prayerbook: For Use in Synagogue Singing (booklet). 1944.

Box 1, Folder 10

Hymn list for morning worship, Knox Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles. 1963 February 24.

Box 1, Folder 11

Hymn lists for Yom Kippur and New Year services for Temple B'Nai Israel, Amarillo, Texas. 1957-1965.

Box 1, Folder 12

L'Amour de Moi, Chanson du XVieme Siecle. undated.

Box 1, Folder 13

Land of Smiles, by Franz Lehár (operetta). 1966.

Box 1, Folder 14

Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming, by Melchior Vulpius. undated.

Box 1, Folder 15

The Love Cruise (On The Saguenay) by Florence Amber (script and vocal scores). undated.

Box 1, Folder 16

Ma'ariv L'Shabos: various hymns for service. undated.

Box 1, Folder 17

Make We Joy Now in This Fest, aranged by William Walton. undated.

Box 1, Folder 18

Midnight Church Bells, by Florence Amber. 1948.

Box 1, Folder 19

O Magnum Mysterium, by Tomas Luis de Vittoria. undated.

Box 1, Folder 20

O Schöne Zeit, O Sel'ge Zeit by Carl Götze. undated.

Box 1, Folder 21

Sabbath Songs for Congregational Singing (booklet). undated.

Box 1, Folder 22

Santa Lucia Luntana, by A. Mario. undated.

Box 1, Folder 23

Song and Flame, by Edward Schneider. undated.

Box 1, Folder 24

Untitled hymn list for evening and morning services (Jewish). undated.

Box 1, Folder 25

Untitled sketch for hymn (Jewish). undated.

Box 1, Folder 26

Untitled sketch. undated.

Box 1, Folder 27

Personal materials. circa 1966.

Scope and Content

Includes one photograph of Riese, one newspaper clipping, a bookplate from Riese's library, an itinerary for Mr. and Mrs. Riese's travels through Europe, and a set of religious postcards from Italy.