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Ralph Rothe Scores

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: LU-MS-231
The collection is comprised of three manuscript scores: draft and final copies of Piano quartet in G minor, and an untitled composition book containing a brass quartet, canzonetta, poem from "The mimic muse", and a theme and variations.


  • 1948


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Lawrence University does not hold the copyright for all materials in this collection. Uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) require the researcher to secure permission from the copyright holder.


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The Ralph Rothe Scores collection is comprised of three manuscript scores written by Ralph Rothe.

Biographical Information

A 1949 Lawrence graduate, Ralph Rothe spent more than 30 years as band director in the Appleton school district. Following his death in 2005, he bequeathed to Lawrence and the Academy his entire collection of 1,600 band arrangements, music that spans nearly the entire 20th century. [From Lawrence University press release, 2005 November 28]

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials donated to the library, 2021.

Library Catalog Records

These items can be found in the catalog of the Seeley G. Mudd Library: Piano quartet in G minor Warner's spiral manuscript book

Processing Information

Processed by Lina Rosenberg Foley (based on MARC records by Jill Thomas), 2022.


Ralph Rothe Scores Finding Aid
Lina Rosenberg Foley
2022 February 03
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Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

Seeley G. Mudd Library
113 South Lawe Street
Appleton WI 54911 US
(920) 832-6753