Bird, Arthur, 1856-1923

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1856-07-23
Death 1923-12-22
Americans

Biographical notes:

The "folksong" is Stephen Foster's Old folks at home. Composed 1891. Dedicated to Paul Taffanel, French flautist and conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Variationen über ein amerikanisches Volkslied : für flöte solo und Orchester, op. 34 / componirt von Arthur Bird. 189-? (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42694400

Composed 1886, originally for orchestra without organ. Organ part added after transcribing the work for piano four-hands. First known performance St. Petersburg, November 1903, Alexander Siloti conductor. Dedicated to Georg Vierling, the 19th century German organist and composer.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Introduction et fuga pour grand orchestre et orgue : oev. 16 / par Arthur Bird. [18--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 48843501

Composed 1887 for Joachim Andersen, the Danish flautist and composer. Dedicated to Joachim Andersen. The work is sometimes listed as Oriental Scene and Caprice.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Deux morceaux pour flauti solo et orchestre : oev. 17 / par Arthur Bird. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 48952667

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Subjects:

  • Orchestral music--Scores and parts
  • Composers--Biography
  • Violin with string orchestra--Scores and parts
  • Dance music
  • Wind ensembles--Scores and parts
  • Suites (String orchestra)--Scores and parts
  • Violin with orchestra--Scores and parts
  • Orchestral music--Scores
  • Flute with chamber orchestra--Scores
  • Violin with orchestra--Scores
  • Operas--Vocal scores with piano
  • Suites (String orchestra)--Scores
  • Music--Manuscripts
  • Ballets--Scores
  • Suites (Wind ensemble)--Scores
  • Overtures--Parts
  • Violoncello with chamber orchestra--Scores
  • Suites (Orchestra)--Scores
  • Overtures--Scores and parts
  • Wind ensembles--Scores
  • Opera--Scores
  • String orchestra music--Scores and parts
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with piano
  • Flute with chamber orchestra--Scores and parts

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