Finding aid for the Aviva Rosenbloom collection on cantorial music 6231

Diann Benti
USC Libraries Special Collections
2021 December
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California 90089-0189
specol@usc.edu


Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
Title: Aviva Rosenbloom collection on cantorial music
Creator: Rosenbloom, Aviva
Identifier/Call Number: 6231
Physical Description: 1.72 Linear Feet 2 boxes
Date (inclusive): 1923-2007
Abstract: This small collection contains Jewish cantorial music dating from the 1920s to the 2000s collected by cantor Aviva Rosenbloom. Materials consist mainly of sheet music and Bar/Bat Mitzah booklets from the 1990s-2000s.
Language of Material: English, Hebrew, Yiddish.

Biographical / Historical

Aviva Rosenbloom was cantor of the Temple Israel of Hollywood, California, from 1975 until becoming cantor emerita in 2008.

Scope and Contents

This small collection contains Jewish music dating from the 1920s to the 2000s collected by cantor Aviva Rosenbloom. Materials consist of published sheet music originals and 18 photocopied pieces with lyrics often in Yiddish or Hebrew (1920s-1980s), some Jewish music catalogs from the late 1980s, and Bar/Bat Mitzah booklets from the 1990s-2000s. A variety of composers and arrangers are represented by the sheet music including Abraham Ellstein, Lipa Feingold, Solomon Golub, Pinchos Jassinowsky, Henry Lefkowitch, and Solomon Secunda. There is also a Park Avenue Synagogue Musical T'Fillah Uk'Dushah booklet (2003). Box 2 contains two copies of sets of the first installment of music for Shabbat Yachad commissioned by the Cantors Assembly (2000).

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder no. or item name], Aviva Rosenbloom collection on cantorial music, Collection no. 6231, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Nick Strimple, 2016.

Processing Information

This collection is not fully processed.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Jews -- Music
Music by Jewish composers
Sheet music

Box 1

Sheet music, music catalogs, booklets

Box 2

Shabbat Yachad music