Alfred H. Bartles

This exhibit contains items related to the Blair School of Music's Alfred H. Bartles Papers special collection. This exhibit includes scores and parts for Bartles' music, information about those pieces, letters between Alfred and various professional contacts and family members, photographs of Alfred, recordings of his music, recordings of Alfred performing jazz piano, and more. It also contains a separate section for the memorial concert for Alfred H. Bartles on December 6, 2015, which includes the music performed, the program from the concert, and recordings and photographs from the concert.


This project was a Fall 2015 Dean’s Fellowship project of the Jean and Alexander Heard Library, Vanderbilt University. Dean’s Fellow Brian Entwistle led the project under the mentorship of Holling Smith-Borne and Jake Schaub. Special thanks to the Bartles family for their donation and cooperation in this project.