List of works by Serge Koussevitzky

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Works with Opus number

  • Op.1 - 2 Morceaux for Double Bass and Piano (pub. 1907 ca.)
  1. Andante
  2. Valse miniature

Works without Opus number

  • Passacaille sur un thème Russe for orchestra (pub. 1929-1931)
  • Prelude and Fugue in C Major, No. 17 - arrangement of Bach's Prelude and Fugue in C major, BWV 547 for orchestra (1936)
  • Fair Harvard Chorus: SSAATTBB, arranged for chorus and orchestra for the tercentenary of Harvard University by Serge Koussevitzky (1936?)
  • Arrangements for Double Bass and Piano
  • Etudes for double bass (194-?)
  • Various pieces (Miscellaneous manuscripts)
  • Minuetti Luigi Boccherini; [ca. 1924] Orchestral parts transcribed by Serge Koussevitzky presumably from the copyist ms. of the work in the Library of Congress (M1049.B72 G4 Case). The parts for violin I, violin II, viola, bass, oboe I, oboe II, bassoons I-II, horn I, and horn II are thought to have been used by Koussevitzky in concerts devoted to Classical-era repertory, ca. 1924.

Archive of Serge Koussevitzky, Series A: Music manuscripts

  • Item no. 1 - Freigesprochen, Melodrama Nathan Ehrenreich for piano
  • Item no. 2 - Tempo di ballo Roland-Manuel for orchestra (1923)
  • Item no. 3 - Sonata for piano Leonard Rosenman (1949)
  • Item no. 4 - Akhtamar, Op. 12 Ter-Gevondian
  • Item no. 5 -
  • Item no. 6 - Lento for piano
  • Item no. 7 - Scherzo for piano
  • Item no. 8 - Toccata Edmond Delpierre for piano
  • Item no. 9 - Barcarola Charles Gounod for Soprano and Baritone, with piano
  • Item no. 10 - Que l'heure est donc breve Jules Massenet for voice and piano
  • Item no. 11 - Exercises for contrabass and piano
  • Item no. 12 - Solfege execices
  • Item no. 13 - Vocal exercises

Archive of Serge Koussevitzky, Series B: Documents

  • Item no. 2 - The Serge Koussevitzky collection for orchestral and chamber music (1949)
  • Item no. 3 - Bibliotheque Musicale de Monsieur S. Koussevitzky. Book: French
  • Item no. 4 - A Tanglewood dream (1965)
  • Item no. 7 - A Sentimental Journey (1970)


  • Letters, 1935-1945, to Mark Antony DeWolfe Howe.
  • Letter, 1938 Dec. 27, Boston, Mass., to George Balanchine, New York. [1] p. on 1 l. Miscellaneous manuscripts.
  • Correspondence: Serge Koussevitzky - Marie Achron, 1943. item no. 011
  • Serge Koussevitzky archive, 1888-1978

The archive is a collection of correspondence, personal and business papers, photographs, writings and other materials which document some of the most significant aspects of twentieth-century music. Through Koussevitzky's work as a conductor and publisher, and his efforts to commission new musical works, he maintained deep ties with many of the finest composers and musicians of the day. These figures are represented in their personal and professional affiliations with the conductor. In addition to serving as a record of Koussevitzky's life and career, the collection extensively chronicles periods in the history of organizations such as the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Berkshire Music Center, the Koussevitzky Music Foundation, and the American International Music Fund. Material in the collection dates from Koussevitzky's years in his native Russia and also contains material created after Koussevitzky's death, reflecting his widow's continuing work with various organizations and projects. Additional series will be created as the rest of the materials in the Koussevitzky archive are processed. Musical compositions commissioned by Serge Koussevitzky are part of the Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation Collection, and are shelved in ML30.3c, ML30.3c2, ML30.3c3, and ML30.3e2.