Karg-Elert, Sigfrid, 1877-1933

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German composer, theorist, and organist.

From the description of Autograph postcard signed, dated : Leipzig, 7 March [192?], to [Breitkopf & Härtel], 192? Mar. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578760

Epithet: organist and composer

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x0002d6

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referencedIn Young, Stephen E. A study of the sixty-six choral-improvisations for organ, opus 65 of Sigfrid Karg-Elert (1877-1933) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Karg-Elert, Sigfrid, 1877-1933. Autograph postcard signed, dated : Leipzig, 7 March [192?], to [Breitkopf & Härtel], 192? Mar. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf (Former pressmark Cup.900.p.1.). SIGFRID KARG-ELERT COLLECTION; 1909-1936. Photographs and articles of and relating to Sigfrid Karg-Elert (b.1877, d.1933). In addition to the items described and indexed here, the following printed items, all of which..., 1909-1936 British Library
creatorOf Parkins, Robert. Robert Parkins, organ [sound recording] University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf NCSA Wind Ensemble. NCSA Wind Ensemble [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf GALLIARD COLLECTION. Vol. LXII. Gustav Jensen, Joseph Jongen, Sigfrid Karg-Elert, Fritz Kirchner, Charles Herbert Kitson: orchestral and instrumental works; [1892]-[1924]. ff. 71. Largest size 375 x 280mm. 1. ff. 1-33v. Jensen: '3 Charakterstücke' fo..., 1892-1924 British Library
creatorOf Karg-Elert, Sigfrid, 1877-1933. Kanzone und Tokkata, op. 85 / Sigfrid Karg-Elert. Northwestern University
referencedIn Partita in E major, op. 100, for organ; '5. Febr. 1924' (f. 14). Autograph. The original dedication to Charles Marie Widor (f. 1) was subsequently deleted and a dedication to Godfrey Sceats substituted, with a note of presentation to him of the manus... British Library
referencedIn Letters, etc. (23), to Godfrey Sceats; 27 Sept. 1922-30 Dec. 1931. Mostly German and partly typewritten. Extracts in English translation published by G. Sceats, op. cit., pp. 39-46. Paper; ff. i+52. Quarto. 1922-1931. List of the letters at f. i.Litu... British Library
referencedIn A.P. Schmidt Company. A.P. Schmidt Company archives, 1869-1958 (bulk 1895-1920). Library of Congress
creatorOf Beets, Eyrline. [Organ recital] [sound recording] : [First Methodist Church, October 26, 1971, 8:00 p.m. / Eyrline Beets, organist]. University of Central Oklahoma, Chambers Library
creatorOf Edward Elgar: corrected proofs of the piano arrangement of his Symphony no. 1, 1908 British Library
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correspondedWith A.P. Schmidt Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Beets, Eyrline. person
associatedWith Breitkopf & Härtel, corporateBody
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith NCSA Wind Ensemble. corporateBody
associatedWith Parkins, Robert. person
associatedWith Young, Stephen E. person
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Organ music


Birth 1877-11-21

Death 1933-04-09




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