Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995Alternative names
Composed 1933. First performance Hollywood Bowl, 13 July 1933, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.
From the description of Fragment of chorus from "Orestes" of Euripides : from a conjectural version (400 B.C.) / arranged by Nicolas Slonimsky. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54759973
Movements 1-6 and 8 originally composed 1928 in Studies in Black and White for piano. Transcribed and Valse added, 1941. First performance Buenos Aires, 31 October 1941, Grupo Renovación concert, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.
From the description of Suite : for flute, oboe, clarinet, percussion and a portable typewriter / Nicolas Slonimsky. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54759989
Commissioned by Arthur Cohn. Composed 1942.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.
From the description of [Fanfare for the W.P.A. Music Copying Project of the Free Library of Philadelphia] / Nicolas Slonimsky ; edited by Arthur Cohn.  (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54759953
Originally composed 1928 as part of Studies in Black and White for piano. Transcribed 1933. First performance Hollywood Bowl, 23 July 1933, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.
From the description of Little march for the big bowl : alternate title--Marche grotesque / by Nicolas Slonimsky ; edited by Arthur Cohn. 1943. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54759968
Slonimsky was a conductor, composer, writer, and editor of a number of reference books on music.
From the description of Letter, 1991. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008507
Russian-born American musicologist.
From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2), dated : Boston, 6 May 1964 and Los Angeles, 13 February 1980, to Mr. [James] Fuld, 1964 May 6 and 1980 Feb. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874536
Nicholas Slonimsky, lexicographer, composer, and writer on music, was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Apr. 27, 1894. He studied the piano with his aunt, Isabelle Vengerova, a well-known piano pedagogue, at the St. Petersburg Conservatory and composition with Glière. He taught at the Eastman School of Music (1923¡1925). He was Serge Koussevitzky's secretary for two years and conducted the Boston Chamber Orchestra (1927¡1934) and the Harvard University Orchestra (1927¡1930). In the 1930s and early 1940s he became known for conducting first performances of Ives, Varèse, Riegger, Cowell, Chàvez, and other composers of the Americas. He was a lecturer at Colorado College (1940, 1947¡1949), the Peabody Conservatory (1956¡1957), and the University of California at Los Angeles (1964¡1967). Slonimsky was author or editor of major music reference works, including Music Since 1900, Music of Latin America, The international cyclopedia of music and musicians, 4th ed., Thesaurus of scales and melodic patterns, Lexicon of musical invective, and many editions of Baker's biographical dictionary. He died on Dec. 25, 1995, in Los Angeles.
From the description of Nicolas Slonimsky collection, 1873-1997 (bulk 1920-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71055179
From the guide to the Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990), (Music Division Library of Congress)
- Songs, English
- Suites (Clarinet, flute, oboe, percussion)--Scores and parts
- Songs with piano
- Pantomimes with music--Scores
- Marches (Chamber orchestra)
- Variations (Violin)
- Songs (Medium voice) with piano
- Chamber orchestra music--Scores and parts
- Music--20th century.
- Violin music
- Overtures (Chamber orchestra)--Scores and parts
- Violin and violoncello music--Parts
- Orchestral music--Scores and parts
- Music--20th century