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Stephan D. Lindeman collection on the concerto and other materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8677

Scope and Contents

Contains materials collected by Lindeman on the concerto. There are also CDs of Lindeman playing solo or with Q'd Up, a jazz ensemble. The material on the concerto was compiled as research for Lindeman's publication, "The Concerto: A Research and Information Guide." The works and background of Alkan, Beethoven, Benedict, Bennett, Böhner, Boiëldieu, Burgmüller, Clementi, Cramer, Czerny, Dussek, Eberl, Field, Griffin, Henselt, Herz, Hiller, Hummel, Kalkbrenner, Kazeluch, Kreutzer, Litolff, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Moscheles, Mozart, Pixis, Rosenhain, Clara and Robert Schumann, Steibelt, Sterndale, Taubert, Thalberg, Volkmann, Wölfl, and Zelter make up Lindeman's research. There are photocopies or microfilm of published scores and copyist manuscripts for each of the listed composers. There is also some additional background research in the form of articles, dissertations, theses, and other materials. Some composers such as Mendelssohn and Cramer have significantly more research and scores than the other composers. Most of the material was acquired through interlibrary loan. The dates range approximately 1970-2010.


  • approximately 1970-2010


Language of Materials

Materials in English and German.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Stephan D. Lindeman collection on the concetro and other materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Stephan D. Lindeman (Steve Lindeman) is a professor of music theory and analysis, jazz studies, and piano at Brigham Young University.

Stephan D. Lindeman is from Columbus, Indiana where he attended Indiana University and gained a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies in 1977. After Indiana University, Lindeman attended Queens College, City University of New York, where he earned a Masters in Music Theory in 1984. Lindeman then graduated from Rutgers University in 1995 with a PhD in Music History and Theory. He has published a number of scholarly writings concerned with Felix Mendelssohn, the 19th century piano concerto, and jazz. He is also active as a jazz composer and pianist, performing with Q'd up, he BYU School of Music faculty quintet, and as a freelancer in the Salt Lake City area. He is married to Sharon Kessinger, an art teacher at Rowland Hall in Salt Lake City, and the proud parent of Scarlett, Sam and Jake.


8 boxes (4 linear ft.)

1 carton (1 linear ft.)

9 oversize boxes (14.94 linear ft.)


Retained in original order, alphabetical by composer.

Custodial History

Donated by Stephan Lindeman in February 2015.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Stephan Lindeman; February 2015.


Music Special Collections.

Processing Information

Processed; Jenna Faulkner, student processor, and David A. Day, curator; February 2015.

  • list to be added
Register of Stephan D. Lindeman collection on the concerto and other materials
In Progress
Jenna Faulkner
2015 February 6
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States