Cadman, Charles Wakefield, 1881-1946

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1881-12-24
Death 1946-12-30
US
English

Biographical notes:

American composer.

From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman autograph letter to Adolph M. Foerster, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 650839439

From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman autograph letter to Adolph M. Foerster, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 650839474

From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman autograph letter to Adolph M. Foerster, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 650839445

From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman autograph letter to Adolph M. Foerster, 1909 Oct. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 650839430

From the description of Letter : to Arthur Hartmann, 1940 Apr. 15. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122492255

From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman letter to Adolph M. Foerster, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 651015246

From the description of Album leaf. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270919776

From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman autograph letter to Adolph M. Foerster, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 650839461

From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman autograph letter to Adolph M. Foerster, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 650839496

From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman letter to Adolph M. Foerster, 1926 July 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 650839451

From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman autograph letter to Adolph M. Foerster, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 650839395

From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman autograph letter to Adolph M. Foerster, 1908 May 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 650839425

From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman autograph letter to Adolph M. Foerster, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 650839403

From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman autograph letter to Adolph M. Foerster, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 650839456

From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman autograph letter to Adolph M. Foerster, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 650839448

From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman autograph letter to Adolph M. Foerster, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 650839470

From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman autograph letter to Adolph M. Foerster, 1908 May 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 650839434

From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman autograph letter to Adolph M. Foerster, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 650839483

From the description of Receipt, signed : Denver, Colorado, to Francis La Flesche, 1912 April 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 21420236

Composer and authority on Indian folk song.

From the description of Autograph note signed : [n.p.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270911548

Composed 1944.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Aurora borealis : impressionistic fantasy for piano and orchestra / Charles Wakefield Cadman. 1942. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49208016

Composed 1939. First performance Hollywood, California, 7 March 1940, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Albert Coates conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Symphony no. 1, Pennsylvania / Cadman. [1943?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49208080

Pennsylvania native Charles Wakefield Cadman was a popular composer and musician. He showed early musical ability, and composed choral works, sonatas, vocal works, and works for diverse instruments; his breakthrough came in researching Native American Indian music. He incorporated Native American musical themes into his music, and went on extensive lecture-recital tours with a Native American singer, Tsianina Redfeather. He moved to California to study music, and went on to write popular songs and opera.

From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman collection, 1905-1936. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 58834988

From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman letters, manuscript, and portrait, 1924-1945. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 56550660

Suggested by certain quotations from Mark Twain's classic American novel. Composed 1945.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Huckleberry Finn goes fishing : characteristic overture / Charles Wakefield Cadman. [1945?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49208039

The empress of the title is the Empress Carlotta of Mexico (1840-1927) who went mad after the death of her husband, the Emperor Maximilian. Composed 1943, originally as a sonata for violoncello and piano. Orchestrated 1944. First performance, posthumously, Burbank, California, 4 February 1956, Burbank Symphony Orchestra, Leo Damiani conductor, Kurt Reher violoncello. Corrections made by cellist Douglas Moore, 1986. Dedicated "in gratitude to Gregor Piatigorsky."--Fleisher Collection.

From the description of A mad empress remembers : tone drama for violoncello with orchestra / by Charles Wakefield Cadman ; version corrected by Douglas Moore. [1944?, 1986] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49208051

Composed originally for piano 1908. Arranged for strings 1913. First performance Denver Music Festival, Colorado, 17 May 1914, Russian Symphony Orchestra, Modest Altschuler conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of To a vanishing race : for string orchestra, op. 47 no. 1 / Charles Wakefield Cadman. [1941?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49208104

From the opera with libretto by R. La Fleche and N.R. Eberhardt. Composed 1909-12 originally under the title Daoma, or, The Land of the Misty Water. Revised 1939 as Ramala. These two excerpts first performed Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, California, July 1946, Leopold Stokowski conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Two selections from the opera Ramala / by Charles Wakefield Cadman. 1946. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49208077



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Subjects:

  • Band music, Arranged--Parts
  • Symphonic poems (Piano and orchestra)--2-piano scores
  • Songs with band--Parts
  • Pageants--Vocal scores with piano
  • Choruses, Secular (Men's voices, 4 parts) with piano
  • Songs (Low voice) with piano
  • Symphonic poems (Piano with orchestra)--Scores and parts
  • Balder (Norse deity)--Songs and music
  • Operas--Excerpts--Scores and parts
  • Orchestral music--Scores and parts
  • Vocal quartets with piano--Scores
  • Songs with piano
  • Waltzes (Piano)
  • Piano music
  • Operas--Excerpts--Vocal scores with piano
  • Operas--Excerpts, Arranged--Parts
  • Marches (Piano)
  • Violin and piano music--Scores and parts
  • Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra--Scores and parts
  • Marches (Bassoon, clarinet, flute, horn, oboe, percussion)--Parts
  • Songs (medium voice) with piano
  • Indians of North America--Drama
  • Operas--Vocal scores
  • Songs (Medium voice) and piano
  • Musical revues, comedies, etc.--Vocal scores with piano
  • Piano music (Pianos (2)), Arranged
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with piano
  • Operas
  • Vocal music
  • Operas--Scores and parts
  • Choruses (Women's voices, 3 parts), Unaccompanied
  • Vocal trios with piano
  • Song cycles
  • Incidental music--Excerpts--Scores and parts
  • Orchestral music, Arranged--Parts
  • Vocal quartets with piano
  • Vocal duets with piano
  • Songs (High voice) with piano
  • Symphonic poems (Piano with orchestra)--2-piano scores
  • Cantatas, Secular (Men's voices)--Scores
  • Suites (Orchestra)--Scores
  • Instrumental music
  • Operas--Parts
  • Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra--Scores
  • Piano music, Juvenile
  • Piano music (4 hands), Juvenile
  • Piano with orchestra--2-piano scores
  • Part songs
  • Easter music--Songs
  • Musical sketches
  • Choruses (Women's voices, 4 parts), Unaccompanied
  • Choruses, Secular (Unison) with piano
  • Organ music
  • Incidental music--Scores
  • Suites (Pianos (2)), Arranged
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices, 4 parts), Unaccompanied
  • Vocal quartets, Unaccompanied
  • Choruses, Secular (Women's voices), Unaccompanied
  • Ballets
  • Silent film music
  • Songs--Excerpts
  • Overtures--Scores
  • Colorado--Songs and music
  • Choruses (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with piano
  • Cantatas
  • Composers--Correspondence
  • Operas--Vocal scores with piano
  • Suites (Orchestra), Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Choruses, Secular (Children's voices) with piano
  • Orchestral music, Arranged--Scores
  • Radio operas--Scores
  • Orchestra music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Symphonic poems (Violoncello with orchestra)--Scores
  • Operas--Excerpts--Scores
  • Composers
  • Symphonic poems (Violoncello with orchestra)--Solo with piano
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts), Unaccompanied
  • Piano music (Pianos (2), 6 hands), Juvenile
  • Orchestral music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Songs (High voice) with orchestra--Scores and parts
  • Sacred songs (Medium voice) with piano
  • Choruses, Secular (Women's voices, 3 parts) with piano
  • Cantatas, Juvenile--Vocal scores with piano
  • Piano trios--Scores
  • Violin and piano music--Scores
  • Piano music (4 hands), Arranged
  • Cantatas, Secular--Vocal scores
  • Suites (Piano, flute, oboe, violin, viola, violoncello), Arranged--Parts
  • Choruses Secular (Men's voices, 4 parts) with piano
  • Songs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensemble--Scores and parts
  • Orchestral music, Arranged
  • Piano with orchestra--Scores and parts
  • Cantatas, Secular--Vocal scores with piano
  • Operas--Librettos
  • Choruses, Secular (Men's voices, 4 parts), Unaccompanied
  • Songs (Medium voice) with piano
  • Songs with orchestra, Arranged--Parts

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  • Composers.
  • Composer

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