Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002

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American composer and conductor; composition professor at the University of Chicago, where he founded and directed the Contemporary Chamber Players; MacArthur Fellow, 1982.

From the description of Oral history, 1976. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866428

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referencedIn Shifrin, Seymour, 1926-1979. The Seymour Shifrin papers, 1940-1982 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Sonata; violin and piano. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn University of Chicago. Contemporary Chamber Players. University of Chicago Contemporary Chamber Players records, 1958-1996 (inclusive). University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Configuration : for flute & piano / Ralph Shapey. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Sonance, for carillon. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Gottlieb duo : for piano & percussion, 9/27/84-11/27/84 / Ralph Shapey. SUNY at Buffalo, University at Buffalo
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Oral history, 1976. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Fromm Music Foundation scores and recordings, 1943-2011. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Rothschild, Randolph S., 1909-2003. Randolph S. Rothschild collection, 1942-1992 (bulk 1973-1985). Library of Congress
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Cello and piano sonate. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Smith Publications. Sylvia Smith Archives of Smith Publications and Sonic Art Editions, ca. 1970-1991. University of Akron, Bierce Library
referencedIn Randolph S. Rothschild Collection, 1942-1992, (bulk 1973-1985) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Sonate, cello and piano / Ralph Shapey. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn University of Chicago. Contemporary Chamber Players. Records, 1958-1996 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
referencedIn Walter Trampler papers, 1904-2005 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Concerto for trumpet & chamber orchestra : Chamber concerto for trumpet : Concerto da camera for trumpet. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Altman, Leonard, 1920-1996. Leonard Altman papers, 1930-1995. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Evocation # III : for viola & piano / Ralph Shapey. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
referencedIn Shifrin, Seymour, 1926-1979. The Seymour Shifrin papers, 1940-1982 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Evocation # 1 : for violin with percussion & piano / Ralph Shapey. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Fromm Music Foundation scores and recordings, 1943-2011. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Piece, for violin and instruments. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Convocation, for chamber group. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Atkins, Irene Kahn, 1922-. Major figures in American music [S-Z] : [oral history]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. De profundus [sic] for contra-bass with flute-piccolo: oboe-English horn: clarinet-bass clarinet-alto sax: violin and French horn. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Songs of life : for sop, vlc, pno / Ralph Shapey. Library of Congress
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Five for violin & piano. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Partit-fantasia, for cello & 16 players. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Harold Rosenberg papers, 1923-1984 Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Songs for soprano and piano : 4/13/82-4/23/82 / Ralph Shapey. SUNY at Buffalo, University at Buffalo
referencedIn Rudolf Kolisch papers, 1886-1978. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Randolph S. Rothschild Collection, 1942-1992, (bulk 1973-1985) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Songs for soprano & piano / Ralph Shapey. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Carol Baron research files on Stefan Wolpe, 1933-1976, 2009 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
creatorOf Rosenberg, Harold, 1906-1978. Harold Rosenberg Papers, 1923-1984. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Piano trio for violin, cello and piano. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Leonard Altman Papers, 1930-1995 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn William Gedney Photographs and Writings, 1940s-1989 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Millennium designs : for violin & piano / [Ralph Shapey]. Library of Congress
creatorOf Shapey, Ralph, 1921-2002. Etchings : opus 21, pour violin solo / Ralph Shapey. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
referencedIn The Seymour Shifrin Papers, 1940-1982 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
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associatedWith Altman, Leonard, 1920-1996. person
associatedWith Baron, Carol person
associatedWith Fromm Music Foundation corporateBody
associatedWith Gedney, William, d. 1989 person
associatedWith Gottlieb, Gordon. person
correspondedWith Kolisch, Rudolf, 1896-1978 person
associatedWith Library of Congress. Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Library of Congress. McKim Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith Naumburg Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Rosenberg, Harold, 1906-1978. person
correspondedWith Rothschild, Randolph S., 1909-2003. person
associatedWith Shifrin, Seymour, 1926-1979. person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Smith Publications. corporateBody
associatedWith Trampler, Walter person
associatedWith University of Chicago. Contemporary Chamber Players. corporateBody
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Violin with instrumental ensemble
Instrumental ensembles
Sonatas (Violin and piano)
Carillon music
Songs (High voice) with piano
Violoncello with instrumental ensemble
Sonatas (Violoncello and piano)--Scores
Double bass with instr. ensemble
PRO Wernick, Richard
Music--Manuscripts
Violin and piano music
Sonatas (Violoncello and piano)
Viola and piano music--Scores
Flute and piano music--Scores
Suites (Violin and piano)
CHR 1987?
Violin music
Sextets (Clarinet, flute, horn, oboe, violin, double bass)
Trios (Piano, percussion, violin)--Scores
Songs (high voice) with instrumental ensemble--Scores
Concertos (Trumpet with chamber orchestra)--Scores
Piano trios
Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
Percussion and piano music--Scores
Violin and piano music--Scores
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Birth 1921-03-12

Death 2002-06-13

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