Hanson, Howard, 1896-1981

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1896-10-28
Death 1981-02-26
Americans
English, Swedish

Biographical notes:

Composed 1921.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Concerto : for organ, strings and harp, op. 22, no. 3 / Howard Hanson. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52170318

Composed for the Chopin Centennial, UNESCO, Paris 1949.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Pastorale for solo oboe, strings and harp / Howard Hanson. c1949. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52170353

American composer, teacher, and conductor, of Swedish ancestry.

From the description of Autograph card signed, dated : [n.p.], 1939 June 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270911572

Commissioned by the Koussevitzky Foundation. Composed 1948. First performance Boston, 31 December 1948, Boston Symphony Orchestra, the composer conducting, Rudolf Firkus̆ny soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Concerto in G major : for piano and orchestra, op. 36 / Howard Hanson. [1948] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52170324

Originally composed for piano as no. 1 of the Scandinavian Suite, op. 13, 1918-1919. This transcription 1944.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Vermeland / by Howard Hanson ; arr. for string orchestra by Richard Bales. 1944. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52198934

First performed Eighth Annual Festival of American Music of the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, N.Y., 28 April 1938, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Fanfare / Howard Hanson. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52170331

Composer, conductor. Director of the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, 1924-1964.

From the description of Howard Hanson collection [sound recording], 1933-1957. (University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music). WorldCat record id: 30628804

American composer, teacher, and conductor of Swedish ancestry.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, to Gustave Oberlaender in Reading, Pennsylvania, 1933 Jan. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270665344

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Subjects:

  • Musical intervals and scales
  • String quartets--Parts
  • String quartets--Scores
  • Piano music (4 hands), Arranged
  • Harmony
  • Symphonies--Scores
  • Piano music
  • Orchestral music--Scores
  • Oboe with string orchestra--Scores and parts
  • Radio programs--musical
  • Fanfares--Scores and parts
  • Concertos (Piano)--Scores and parts
  • Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
  • Music--Manuscripts
  • String quartets, Arranged--Score
  • Oboe and piano music--Scores and parts
  • Symphonies (Piano, 4 hands), Arranged
  • Oboe with string orchestra, Arranged--Scores
  • Suites (String orchestra)--Excerpts, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • String orchestra music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Songs (Medium voice) with piano--Scores
  • Band music--Scores and parts
  • Orchestral music--20th century
  • Concertos (Organ with string orchestra)--Scores and parts
  • Musicians--Archives

Occupations:

  • Composers
  • Collector

Places:

  • New York (State)--Rochester (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)