Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958

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Florent Schmitt was a French composer.

From the description of Florent Schmitt fonds. [1902]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676777086

Epithet: composer, pianist and critic

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x000398

Composed originally for solo piano, 1935, as the first movement of a piano suite under the title Chaîne brisée [Broken chain]. Orchestral version 1936 under the title Stèle. First performance Paris, 18 December 1938, Société des Concerts, Charles Munch conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Stèle : pour le tombeau de Paul Dukas / Florent Schmitt. [1936?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54819115

French composer.

From the description of J'entends dans le lointain ... les cris prolongés de la douleur la plus poignante / Lautréamont (Chants de Maldoror) / Extrait des 'Ombres' si intelligemment -- encore que si aimablement -- / commentées par Alfred Cortot / Florent Schmitt. 22 janvier MCMXXIX. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569187

From the description of Mélodie pour trompette / Florent Schmitt / op. 30 bis. [1906?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569191

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : St. Cloud Dec. 23 [1930], to Mme [Louise] Alvar, 1930 Dec. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668917

Composed between 1898-1913, originally for violin or violoncello and piano, as no. 4 of Cinq pièces, op. 19. Orchestrated 1913. First performance Paris, 1913, Concerts Lamoureux, Camille Chevillard conductor. Dedicated to André Tourret.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Rêve au bord de l'eau : for 'cello solo and orchestra / Florent Schmitt. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54819103

Florent Schmitt, French composer, pianist, and critic.

Originally for band. Composed 1916; transcription for piano, 4 hands, published 1918.

From the description of Marche du CLXIII : pour musique militaire : op. 48., no. II / Florent Schmitt. 1916 February. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 775852016

Florent Schmitt, French composer, pianist, and critic.

Originally for piano, 4 hands. Composed 1905.

From the description of Reflets d'Allemagne : suite d'orchestre / Florent Schmitt. [circa 1906] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 775852019

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Moldenhauer Archives at the Library of Congress, circa 1000-circa 1990 Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Castro, Juan José, 1895-1968. Masters of our day educational series, 1936-1941 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958. Mélodie pour trompette / Florent Schmitt / op. 30 bis. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958. Pupazzi. Scaramouche, op. 36, #1 / Florent Schmitt. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958. Marche du CLXIII : pour musique militaire : op. 48., no. II / Florent Schmitt. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Serge Diaghilev/Serge Lifar Collection, 1750-1950, (bulk 1890-1929) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Ekstrom Collection: Diaghilev and Stravinsky Foundation, 1902-1984 V&A Museum: Department of Theatre and Performance
creatorOf Milhaud, Darius, 1892-1974. [Book of autographs of vistors to Louise Hanson-Dyer] [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Papers relating to Marie Scheikévitch, 1928-[ca. 1935]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958. Nocturne : [from] Cançunik : suite en deux parties / Fl[orent] S[chmitt]. Northwestern University
creatorOf Kirkpatrick, Ralph. The Ralph Kirkpatrick papers, 1911-1977 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Harding, Charles Alvar, 1915-. Charles Alvar Harding collection, ca. 1850-ca. 1970. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Serge Koussevitzky Archive, 1920-1976, (bulk 1924-1951) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Glenn Dillard Gunn Collection, 1874-1961, (bulk 1910-1961) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958. Vendredi XIII : op. 67, III / Florent Schmitt. Yale University Library
creatorOf Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958. Stèle : pour le tombeau de Paul Dukas / Florent Schmitt. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958. Florent Schmitt fonds. [1902]. University of Victoria Libraries, UVic
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Stravinsky-Diaghilev Foundation research files, 1920-1989. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Philadelphia Orchestra. Transcription of WFLN radio broadcast [sound recording], 1976 October 7, 8, 9. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958. Marche musulmane : (sur des thèmes tangitans) pour orchestre (extrait des "Musiques de plein air") / Florent Schmitt. Northwestern University
creatorOf Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958. Romance sans paroles / Paul Verlaine ; Florent Schmitt. Yale University Library
creatorOf Sullivan, Taimur. Taimur Sullivan, saxophone ; Allison Gagnon, piano [sound recording] University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958. Autograph letter signed, dated : St. Cloud Dec. 23 [1930], to Mme [Louise] Alvar, 1930 Dec. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958. Rapsodie viennoise [microform] / Fl. Schmitt. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
referencedIn The Charles Ives Papers, 1874-1983 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Ralph and Ursula Vaughan Williams: Photographs, 1955-1956 British Library
creatorOf Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958. Rêve au bord de l'eau : for 'cello solo and orchestra / Florent Schmitt. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958. Demande : (sur le lac du Bourget) / mots de J.F. ; sons de F.S. Yale University Library
referencedIn Aaron Copland Collection, 1841-1991, (bulk 1911-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Papers relating to Marie Scheikévitch, 1928-[ca. 1935]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958. J'entends dans le lointain ... les cris prolongés de la douleur la plus poignante / Lautréamont (Chants de Maldoror) / Extrait des 'Ombres' si intelligemment -- encore que si aimablement -- / commentées par Alfred Cortot / Florent Schmitt. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Erik Satie papers, 1866-1966. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn E. Robert Schmitz Papers, 1909-1991 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Grovlez, Gabriel, 1879-1944. Autograph letter signed, dated : [Paris], 7 April 1916, to [Georges Jean-Aubry], 1916 Apr. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf NCSA Wind Ensemble. NCSA Wind Ensemble [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958. Oriane : réd. : d'après un poème de Claude Séran en avignonnais à la fin du XVIe siècle / Florent Schmitt, op. 83, St-Cloud : manuscript, 1934 April. Harvard University, Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958. Reflets d'Allemagne : suite d'orchestre / Florent Schmitt. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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associatedWith Alvar, Louise, 1883-1966, person
associatedWith Chalupt, René person
associatedWith Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 person
associatedWith Cortot, Alfred, 1877-1962, person
associatedWith Diaghilev, Serge, 1872-1929 person
correspondedWith Ekstrom, Parmenia Migel., 1908-1989 person
associatedWith E. Robert Schmitz person
associatedWith Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942. person
associatedWith Grovlez, Gabriel, 1879-1944. person
associatedWith Gunn, Glenn Dillard, 1874-1963 person
associatedWith Harding, Charles Alvar, 1915- person
associatedWith Inghelbrecht, D. E. (Désiré Emile), 1880-1965. person
associatedWith Ives, Charles, 1874-1954 person
associatedWith John Milton and Ruth Neils Ward Collection (Harvard Theatre Collection) corporateBody
associatedWith Kirkpatrick, Ralph. person
correspondedWith Koussevitzky, Serge, 1874-1951 person
associatedWith Lehman, Robin, person
associatedWith Lifar, Serge, 1905-1986. person
associatedWith Moldenhauer, Hans. person
associatedWith NCSA Wind Ensemble. corporateBody
associatedWith Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Music Library. General Manuscript Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Music Library. General Manuscript Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Opéra de Paris. corporateBody
associatedWith Philadelphia Orchestra. corporateBody
associatedWith Pruna, Pere, 1904-1977. person
associatedWith Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937. person
associatedWith Satie, Erik, 1866-1925 person
associatedWith Seran, Claude, person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Sousa Archives for Band Research. corporateBody
associatedWith Sousa Preservation Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Stravinsky-Diaghilev Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Verhaeren, Emile, 1855-1916. person
associatedWith Verlaine, Paul, 1844-1896 person
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Violin with orchestra, Arranged--Scores and parts
Piano music (4 hands), Arranged--Scores
Suites (Orchestra), Arranged--Scores
Trumpet and piano music, Arranged
Songs with piano
Chamber orchestra music, Arranged--Scores and parts
Music--20th century
Piano with orchestra, Arranged--Scores
Songs (High voice) and piano
Orchestral music, Arranged--Scores and parts
Suites (Chamber orchestra)--Excerpts, Arranged--Scores and parts
Piano music--20th century
Ballets--Vocal scores with piano (4 hands)
Marches (Orchestra)--Scores
Violoncello with orchestra, Arranged--Scores and parts
Band music, Arranged--Parts
Orchestral music, Arranged--Scores
Orchestral music--Scores
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Composers
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Birth 1870-09-28

Death 1958-08-17

French

French

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