Guide to the Howard Lutwak Collection, 1926-1997

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Howard Lutwak Collection
Dates: 1926-1997
Identification: IGRA/HL
Creator: Lutwak, Howard, 1956-
Physical Description: 0.42 linear feet
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Repository: International Guitar Research Archives (IGRA)
Abstract: Howard Lutwak is a classical guitarist who studied under Professor Ronald Purcell at California State University, Northridge. This collection consists of 32 musical scores for classical guitar.

Biographical Information:

Howard Lutwak, a classical guitarist born in Hollywood, California in 1956, began playing guitar when he was eight, and has performed both as a soloist and in ensembles. He studied guitar under Ronald Purcell at California State University, Northridge, Frederick Noad at the Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts, John Duarte at the Cannington International Guitar Summer School, and in master classes with Carlos Barbosa-Lima and Manuel Barrueco. Lutwak has recorded professionally, appearing on recordings including Songs of Angels, Caro Mio Ben, and Generation to Generation, the last of which includes arrangements of traditional, folk, and modern Jewish, Yiddish, and Israeli songs, reflecting Lutwak’s interest in bringing music of the Jewish tradition to a broader audience.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

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Administrative Information

Processing Information:

Jeff Carr, 2012

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright status for materials in this collection is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 32 musical scores for classical guitar, the majority of which are for solo guitar. However, the collection also includes scores for two guitars, voice and guitar, and guitar and other instruments, including piano, flute, violin, viola, and cello. The scores were published in various countries, including the United States, Spain, Australia, Italy, Argentina, Germany, the United Kingdom, and France.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Lo mejor de, 1970

Composer: Paco de Lucia
Box 1, Folder 2

Nouveau Flamenco, 1997

Composer: Ottmar Liebert
Box 1, Folder 3

Mel Bay Presents Treasures of the Baroque, 1991

Compiler and Editor: David Grimes
Box 1, Folder 4

Seventeenth Century English Songs, 1962

Arranger: John Williams
Box 1, Folder 5

14 Songs of Love with Guitar, 1991

Arranger: Richard Pick
Box 1, Folder 6

Four Sonatas, 1977

Composer: Domenico Scarlatti
Editor: John W. Duarte
Box 1, Folder 7

Three Spanish Pieces for Guitar, 1963

Composer: Joaquin Rodrigo
Arranger: Andres Ségovia
Box 1, Folder 8

Nocturnal after John Dowland for Guitar, Op. 70, 1965

Composer: Benjamin Britten
Editor: Julian Bream
Box 1, Folder 9

Rossiniana N. 1 op. 119 per chitarra, 1976

Composer: Mauro Giuliani
Revision and Fingering by: Ruggero Chiesa
Box 1, Folder 10

Sacred Solos for Voice & Guitar, 1992

Author: Keith Calmes
Box 1, Folder 11

The Four Seasons (A Suite of Themes), 1992

Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
Arranger: Alexander Glüklikh
Box 1, Folder 12

Third Quintet in E Minor for Two Violins, Viola, Cello and Guitar

Composer: Luigi Boccherini
Box 1, Folder 13

Nutcracker Suite, 1987, 1993

Composer: P. I. Tchaikovsky
Arranger: Timothy Sparks
Box 1, Folder 14

Gavotte en Rondeau De La 3 Partita Para Violin, 1941

Composer: J. S. Bach
Arranger and Transcriber: A. Sinopoli
Box 1, Folder 15

Capirola Lute Book, Seven Pieces, Guitar Solo, 1978

Editor: John W. Duarte
Box 1, Folder 16

A Musical Voyage with Two Guitars, 1974

Author: Vladimir Bobri, Carl Miller
Box 1, Folder 17

Renaissance and Baroque, A Collection of XVI and XVII Century Compositions, Originally Written for the Guitar, Selected, Transcribed from the Tablature and Edited by Alexander Bellow, Vol. II, 1967

Composer: M. Gregoire Brayssing
Editor: Alexander Bellow
Box 1, Folder 18

Grande Sonate brillante für Gitarre und Klavier, op. 102, 1963

Composer: Anton Diabelli
Editor: Siegfried Behrend
Box 1, Folder 19

Deux Etudes De Concert Pour Guitare, 1965

Composer: André Jolivet
Box 1, Folder 20

Escarraman, A Suite of Spanish Dances from the XVI Century (after Cervantes), op. 177, for Guitar, 1979

Composer: Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Revision and Fingering by: Angelo Gilardino
Autographed: Angelo Gilardino
Box 1, Folder 21

Gardame Las Vacas, Sept Diferencias, 1957

Composer: Anriquez de Valderrábano
Transcriber: Emilio Pujol
Box 1, Folder 22

Die Gitarre in Der Haus - und Kammermusik (1800-1840), Nr. 23, op. 21 Notturno für Flöte, Viola und Gitarre, op. 21 Notturno for Fløjte, Bratsch og Guitar, 1960

Composer: Wenzeslav Matiegka
Editor: Eugen Huber
Box 1, Folder 23

Die Gitarre in Der Haus - Und Kammermusik (1800-1840), Ausgabe von Meisterwerken der Klassischen Gitarrezeit von Heinrich Albert, Nr. 7 Giuliani, Mauro (geb. 1780) op. 25, Große Sonate für Violine u. Gitarre

Composer: Mauro Giuliani
Box 1, Folder 24

The Complete Works in Facsimiles of the Original Editions, Mauro Giuliani, Volume 35, Ten works for guitar and flute or violin, Opus numbers 19, 24a, 25, 52, 53, 63, 74, 75, 76, and 77, 1986

Composer: Mauro Giuliani
Editor: Brian Jeffery
Box 1, Folder 25

Serenade Op. 8, 1981

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Arranger: Wenceslaus Matiegka
Revised and Edited by: Wenceslaus Matiegka
Instrumentation: Wenceslaus Matiegka
Box 1, Folder 26

Petite Suite En Ré Mineur, 1928

Composer: Robert De Visée
Transcriber: Emilio Pujol
Box 1, Folder 27

Petite Suite En Ré Mineur, Deuxième partie, 1955

Composer: Robert De Visée
Transcriber: Emilio Pujol
Box 1, Folder 28

Ràfaga, 1930, 1958

Composer: Joaquin Turina
Fingering by: Andres Segovia
Box 1, Folder 29

Répertoire Andrés Segovia, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, 1º Concerto (in Re) per chitarra e orchestra, opus 99, G.-A. 166, 1954

Composer: Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Box 1, Folder 30

Sonata pour Guitare, Gitarren-Archiv 144, 1935

Composer: Domenico Scarlatti
Transcriber: Andres Segovia
Box 1, Folder 31

Romance de Durandarte, Para Canto Y Guitarra, 1968

Composer: Joaquin Rodrigo
Adapted by: Victoria Kamhi
Box 1, Folder 32

Fandanguillo, 1926, 1954

Composer: Joaquin Turina
Fingering by: Andres Segovia