Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966

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Composed 1946.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Concerto grosso for string orchestra / Vittorio Giannini. 1946. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51987515

Composed 1931. First performance by the National Youth Administration Symphony Orchestra, New York, June 23, 1940, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Suite for orchestra / Vittorio Giannini. [19--]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51987523

Vittorio Giannini, first president and the guiding light of the North Carolina School of the Arts, was born into a musical family on October 19, 1903, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He studied in Europe and at Juilliard, before going on to teach at the Curtis Institute, the Manhattan School of Music, and of course, Juilliard. Giannini was a renowned operatic composer who also composed chamber music and choral works. When, at 62, he saw a chance to make his dream of a new kind of school for the performing arts come true, he jumped at the chance -even though he was recovering from a heart attack. Through the efforts of men like Governor Terry Sanford and John Ehle the dream eventually became a reality, and Giannini later accepted the presidency of the new school. Giannini's administration was marked by a "personal touch" as he carried on all his artistic and administrative duties while meeting with parents, students, and staff. But the school was forced to press onward without its guiding force when Vittorio Giannini died of a heart attack in New York City on November 25, 1966.

From the description of Vittorio Giannini Papers, 1962-1967. (University of North Carolina School of the Arts). WorldCat record id: 17543428

American composer.

From the description of "Sonata for Flute & Piano." : autograph manuscript, 1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563887

Commissioned by the trustees of the New York State Theodore Roosevelt Memorial, 1934. Composed 1935. First performance at the dedication of the New York State Theodore Roosevelt Memorial, at the American Museum of Natural History, in a broadcast by the NBC Symphony Orchestra, New York, January 19, 1936, the composer conducting. First concert performance at the Sixth Annual Festival of American Music of the Eastman School of Music, by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Rochester, N.Y., April 30, 1936, Howard Hanson conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Symphony in memoriam Theodore Roosevelt / Vittorio Giannini. 1935. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51987530

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Barros, Eudóxia de. Faculty recital [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Mueller, Julia. NCSA commencement exercises [sound recording] : first high school graduating class. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. The Medéad : (after Euripedes) : monodrama for soprano and orchestra / by Vittorio Giannini. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
creatorOf Smith, Joseph, 1948-. Student recital [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
referencedIn Reston Music Center. Symphony Orchestra. Memorial concert for Dr. Vittorio Giannini [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741. Concerto grosso : for orchestra / Antonio Vivaldi [arranged by] Vittorio Giannini. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. Symphony in memoriam Theodore Roosevelt / Vittorio Giannini. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. A canticle of Christmas : for baritone solo, chorus and orchestra / Vittorio Giannini. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Semans, James H. James H. and Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans family papers, 1925-1991. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn North Carolina School of the Arts. Dept. of General Studies. "Trilogy" creative writing (higher education) / published by students of NCSA 1965-66. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Ward, Mark. School of music student recital [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. Psalm 130 : (Out of the depths my soul cries out) : for orchestra and contrabass / Vittorio Giannini. Indiana University
referencedIn Sosnik, Marge. Marge at large [sound recording]. Apr. 28, 1988. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Winston-Salem Singers Guild Chorale. Winston-Salem Guilds [sic] Chorale [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
referencedIn Semans, James H. Dictated speech [sound recording] / by Dr. James H. Semans. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
referencedIn Brickell, Margaret. Interview with Dr. Louis Mennini [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
referencedIn National Orchestral Association collection of rehearsal and concert recordings [sound recording], 1938-1968 The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
referencedIn Taylor, Marilyn, soprano. Vittorio Giannini, founder, NC School of the Arts [sound recording] / by Stephanie Martin. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
referencedIn Limón, José. Dances for Limon / William Bergsma ... [et al.]. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
referencedIn Stewart, Bruce. Memorial service for Dr. Vittorio Giannini [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, President, 1903-1966. Vittorio Giannini Papers, 1962-1967. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. Suite for orchestra / Vittorio Giannini. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. Talk to NCSA faculty [sound recording] / Dr. Giannini. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf NCSA Chamber Music Society. Giannini's legacy [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. Concerto grosso for string orchestra / Vittorio Giannini. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. NCSA convocation [sound recording] / address by Dr. Vittorio Giannini. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
referencedIn Karl West Flaster papers, 1837-1994 University of Dayton
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. Sonata per violino / Vittorio Giannini. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
creatorOf Segovia, Andrés, 1893-1987. Talk to NCSA student body [sound recording] / Andrés Segovia. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. Praeludium and allegro / Vittorio Giannini. Northwestern University
creatorOf Cutri, Joseph. Viewpoints on living [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. Psalm 130 : for contrabass + orchestra / V. Giannini. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. Arts in public schools [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. Madrigale no. 1 / Vittorio Giannini. Curtis Institute of Music, John de Lancie Library
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. Psalm 130 / V. Giannini. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
creatorOf Muilenberg, Martha. Target [sound recording] Artistic oasis at Winston-Salem / WBT Radio, Charlotte, N.C. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. Cantilena : song / by Vittorio Giannini ; score for flute, oboe, violins, viola, v'cello & contrabass. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Conant, Ina. Student recital [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Adler, Richard, 1921-. NCSA Advisory Board meeting [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Young, Kristin. Music in America [sound recording] North Carolina. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. Giannini recordings [sound recording] / Irene Jordan ; The Detroit Symphony ; & the New York Philharmonic ; [and the Phoenix Symphony?]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf NCSA Orchestra. NCSA Orchestra [concert] [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. Lyeff Yysneff : or, Not all prima donnas are ladies : musical scherzo in on act / music by Vittorio Giannini ; libretto by Robert Simon. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Brickell, Margaret. Interview with Vittorio Giannini and Margaret Brickell [sound recording] / WPTF Radio, Raleigh, N.C. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. Sonata per violino / Vittorio Giannini. Library of Congress
creatorOf Bergstone, Fredrick. Wind, Brass, & Percussion Ensembles [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. "Sonata for Flute & Piano." : autograph manuscript, 1958. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Giannini, Vittorio, 1903-1966. Psalm 130 : for contrabass + orchestra : contrabass / V. Giannini. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
referencedIn NCSA Orchestra. NCSA Orchestra [concert] [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
referencedIn North Carolina School of the Arts. Miscellaneous Program Collection, 1965- University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
referencedIn Flaster, Karl, 1905-1965. Karl West Flaster papers, 1837-1994. University of Dayton, Roesch Library
referencedIn Mark, Charles Christopher, 1927-. Commentary on NCSA for Arts Reporting Service, National Public Radio [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
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associatedWith Barros, Eudóxia de. person
associatedWith Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. person
associatedWith Carroll, Charles. person
associatedWith Christmas music. person
associatedWith Colombo, Franco. person
associatedWith Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Conant, Ina. person
associatedWith Conference of School Superintendents (1996 : Mars Hill, N.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Detroit Symphony Orchestra. corporateBody
associatedWith Ehle, John, 1925- person
associatedWith Euripides person
associatedWith Flaster, Karl, 1905-1965. person
associatedWith Ford Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Hanes, R. Philip, Jr., 1926- person
associatedWith Jordan, Irene, 1919- person
associatedWith Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843 person
associatedWith Lowry, W. McNeil, 1913- person
associatedWith Luther, Martin, 1483-1546. person
associatedWith Mark, Charles Christopher, 1927- person
associatedWith Martin, Les. person
associatedWith National Orchestral Association (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith NCSA Chamber Music Society. corporateBody
associatedWith NCSA Orchestra. corporateBody
associatedWith NCSA Orchestra. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Philharmonic. corporateBody
associatedWith North Carolina School of the Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith North Carolina School of the Arts. Board of Trustees. corporateBody
associatedWith North Carolina School of the Arts. Dept. of General Studies. corporateBody
associatedWith North Carolina School of the Arts. Executive and Planning Committees. corporateBody
associatedWith North Carolina School of the Arts. Faculty. corporateBody
associatedWith North Carolina School of the Arts. General Studies. corporateBody
associatedWith North Carolina School of the Arts. School of Dance. corporateBody
associatedWith North Carolina School of the Arts. School of Drama. corporateBody
associatedWith North Carolina School of the Arts. School of Music. corporateBody
associatedWith North Carolina School of the Arts. Student Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Music Library. General Manuscript Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Paray, Paul, 1886-1979. person
associatedWith Petrarca, Francesco, 1304-1374. person
associatedWith Phoenix Symphony. corporateBody
associatedWith Reston Music Center. Symphony Orchestra. corporateBody
associatedWith Sandresky, Margaret Vardell. person
associatedWith Segovia, Andrés, 1893-1987. person
associatedWith Semans, James H. person
associatedWith Simon, Robert Alfred, 1897- person
correspondedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Smith, Joseph, 1948- person
associatedWith Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741. person
associatedWith Winston-Salem Singers Guild Chorale. corporateBody
associatedWith WWJ (Radio station : Detroit, Mich.) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States--North Carolina
North Carolina School of the Arts
United States--North Carolina
Subject
Double bass with orchestra
Double bass with orchestra
School enrollment
Flute and piano music
Fund raising
Izler Solomon Collection
Madrigals
Monodramas
Music
Music
Operas
Performing arts
Performing arts
Performing arts and children
Performing arts and youth
Psalms (Music)
School discipline
Solo cantatas, Secular (High voice)
Sonatas
Sonatas (Violin)
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Songs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensemble, Arranged
Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Speeches, address, etc., American
Suites (Orchestra)
Symphonies
Symphonies
Teacher-student relationships
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Band music
Chamber music
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with instrumental ensemble
College-school cooperation
Concertos (String orchestra)
Curriculum planning
Occupation
Activity

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Birth 1903-10-19

Death 1966-11-28

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