Goossens, Eugène (1893-1962).

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British conductor and composer.

From the description of "Nature Poem no I." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563956

Composed 1927. First peformance London, 2 October 1930, Leon Goossens soloist. Dedicated to Leon Goossens, the composer's brother.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Oboe concerto / by Eugene Goossen. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49817957

Originally sketched out as orchestral pieces, Goossens' publisher suggested he postpone the orchestration and convert them into piano pieces. After composing an additional piece, they were published as "Three nature poems for piano," op. 25. Eighteen years later the composer returned to completing the orchestration for two of the pieces, "Pastoral" and "Bacchanal."--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Two nature poems for orchestra / Eugene Goossens. [19--]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 317717172

Composed 1938-40. First performance Cincinnati, 12 April 1940, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the composer conducting. Dedication: To my colleagues of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Symphony op. 58 / Eugene Goossens. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49895137

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British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x000369

Composed originally for violin and piano, 1921. Orchestrated by the composer 1926. First performance Rochester, New York, 11 September 1929.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Lyric poem / Eugène Goossens. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49818052

English conductor and composer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London, 3 March 1918], to Mrs. Harding [i.e. Louise Alvar], 1918 Mar. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578063

From the description of Autograph postal card signed, dated : Harlech (N. Wales), [31 July 1922], to Harry [i.e. Otto M.?] Kling [at J. & . W. Chester], 1922 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578067

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 28 December [n.y.], to Copeley Harding, [n.y.] Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578070

Composed 1935.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Three pictures : for solo flute, string orchestra and percussion / Eugène Goossens. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49895172

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referencedIn Ruggles, Carl, 1876-1971. Carl Ruggles Papers, 1894-1981 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1117. Miscellaneous Letters of Musicians; 19th-20th cent. Autograph unless stated otherwise.ff. 227. Overall size 295 x 240mm. British Library arrangement.A. Letters from the composer Federigo Fiorillo to the London music publishers Rober..., 1813-1957 British Library
referencedIn Jongen, Joseph, 1873-1953. Autograph letter signed, dated : Brussels, 20 June 1919, to M. Kling [at J. & W. Chester], 1919 June 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Guelph Spring Festival Archives. R.C.A. Victor reproductions of watercolour portraits of recording artists, 1977. University of Guelph
creatorOf Goossens, Eugene, 1893-1962. Lyric poem / Eugène Goossens. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1176. Eugene Goossens Collection. Vol. vi. Tinkler–Zeigler; 1931-1962.ff. 225. 295 x 210mm.includes:f. 1 Benjamin Godard, composer: Autograph signature: n.d.: Autogr.f. 3 Sir Aynsley Eugene Goossens, conductor and composer: Marianne Ma..., 1931-1962 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1175. Eugene Goossens Collection. Vol. v. Radhuber–Tibbett; 1899-1977. Includes a letter, dated 1899, from Camille Saint-Saëns to an unidentified woman, and a letter to Pamela Main dated 1977.ff. 199. 295 x 224mm.includes:f. 1 Sir Aynsl..., 1899-1977 British Library
creatorOf LÉON GOOSSENS COLLECTION. Vol. xx.ff. i+37. Largest size 360 x 275mm.1. ff. i+1-2. Ruth Gipps: 'The piper of dreams' for unaccompanied oboe; n.d. Possibly autograph.2. ff. 3-19. Eugène Goossens: 'Concert piece for oboe and orchestra'; n.d. Reduction ..., 1936 British Library
creatorOf Ralph Vaughan Williams: Supplementary correspondence, 1922-1958 British Library
creatorOf Goossens, Eugene, 1893-1962. Letters : London, to Grace Lovat Fraser, undated. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Goossens, Eugene, Sir, 1893-1962. Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 28 December [n.y.], to Copeley Harding, [n.y.] Dec. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Bruno David Ussher collection of photographs, Bulk, 1922-1935, 1892-1957 USC Libraries Special Collections
creatorOf ELISABETH LUTYENS CORRESPONDENCE: letters written to the composer Elisabeth Lutyens; 1922-1973. Arranged alphabetically by correspondent. The writers include Ernest Ansermet, Sir Adrian Boult, Edward J. Dent (partly to Edwin Evans), John Ireland (par..., 1922-1973 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1171. Eugene Goossens Collection. Vol. i. Accademia–Cockshott; 1929-1962, n.d.ff. 194. 295 x 260mm.includes:f. 1 Sir Aynsley Eugene Goossens, conductor and composer: Sammartino, of the Accademia di Santa Cecilia: Letter to Sir Aynsley Eu..., 1929-1962 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1171-1176. Eugene Goossens CollectionCorrespondence of Sir Aynsley Eugene Goossens (b. 1893, d. 1962); 1899-1977, n.d. Names of correspondents are in the index to this catalogue. Purchased from Miss Pamela Main, 27 Feb. 2003.Six volumes. ..., 1899-1977 British Library
referencedIn International Society for Contemporary Music. League of Composers/ISCM records, 1906-2009 (bulk 1923-2009). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Goossens, Eugene, Sir, 1893-1962. Oboe concerto / by Eugene Goossen. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Keenan, Gerald, 1906-. [Three songs] / arr. for orch[estra by] G. Keenan. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf CECIL GRAY PAPERS. Vol. XXI (ff. 161). Letters written by Philip Heseltine ('Peter Warlock') to Cecil Gray and others; [1915?]-1930. Partly German.Philip Arnold Heseltine, alias 'Peter Warlock'; composer: Letters to Cecil Gray and others from Philip ..., 1915-1930 British Library
referencedIn Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1954-57 (ff. 167).includes:f. 1 Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky, composer: Royal Philharmonic Society: Chappell and Co; music publishers: Card relative to the press tickets allocation for the Stravinsky conce..., 1954-1957 British Library
creatorOf Goossens, Eugene, 1893-1962. String quartet no. 2, op. 59 : first sketches / Eugene Goosens. University of Cincinnati - Main Campus, Langsam Library
referencedIn Antheil, George, 1900-1959. George Antheil papers, 1919-1959. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Carl Ruggles Papers, 1894-1981 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Jascha Heifetz Collection, 1911-1972 Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries
creatorOf Goossens, Eugene, Sir, 1893-1962. Autograph postal card signed, dated : Harlech (N. Wales), [31 July 1922], to Harry [i.e. Otto M.?] Kling [at J. & . W. Chester], 1922 July 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Paganini, Nicolò, 1782-1840. Caprice no. 13 / Paganini ; acc. Eugene Goossens. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Castro, Juan José, 1895-1968. Masters of our day educational series, 1936-1941 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Bacon, Ernst, 1898-1990. Ernst Bacon papers, 1926-1990. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Müller, René. Papers regarding 20th century musicians [manuscript], 1916-1977. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Goossens, Eugene, 1893-1962. Letter, [1927 July 12], London, to Sergeĭ Dyagilev [London, 1] p. on 1 l. New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
referencedIn Alvar, Louise, 1883-1966. Autograph drafts of two letters, and photocopies of 29 autograph letters signed and autograph postcards signed (several are mostly in the hand of Georges Jean-Aubry), dated : Ventnor (Isle of Wight), London, Stockholm, Paris, Santa Barbara, [and other places], 1919-1930, to Manuel de Falla, 1922, 16 July. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols collection of papers, 1911-1941 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn League of Composers/ISCM records, 1906-2009, 1923-2009 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
creatorOf Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1952-53 (ff. 233).includes:f. 1 Sir John Battista Barbirolli, conductor: Royal Philharmonic Society: Emmie M. Tillett, née Bass; of Ibbs and Tillett: Edith Warburton, assistant secretary, Hallé Concert So..., 1952-1953 British Library
creatorOf MACNAGHTEN CONCERTS COLLECTION. Vol. XVIII (ff. 183+iii). Correspondence, etc.: 1. ff. 1-38. Letters to Edwin Evans from Lennox Berkeley, Lord Berners, Gustav Holst, Geoffrey and J. M. Keynes, Constant Lambert, Ethel Smyth, Ralph Vaughan Williams and..., 1930-1976 British Library
creatorOf Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Messiah / [re-orchestrated for large orchestra by E.G. (Sir Eugene Goossens)]. University of Sheffield, Sheffield University
creatorOf Harding, Charles Alvar, 1915-. Charles Alvar Harding collection, ca. 1850-ca. 1970. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf MS Mus. 1173. Eugene Goossens Collection. Vol. iii. Glyndebourne–Knight; 1931-1962, n.d.ff. 213. 280 x 275mm.includes:ff. 1-2 Sir Aynsley Eugene Goossens, conductor and composer: John Christie, founder of the Glyndebourne opera: Copy of a letter..., 1931-1962 British Library
creatorOf DARNTON COLLECTION. Vol. XLVII (ff. i+289). Correspondence with Denis ApIvor, Max Butting, Arnold Cooke, Nancy Cunard, Sir Colin Davis, Sir William Glock, Sir Eugene Goossens, Adolph Hallis, Constant Lambert, Walter Leigh, Ernst Hermann Meyer, Randal..., 1927-1981 British Library
referencedIn Ussher, Bruno David. Bruno David Ussher collection of photographs, 1892-1957 (bulk 1922-1935). University of Southern California, USC Libraries
referencedIn Smith, Max, 1874-1935. The Max Smith papers, 1879-1933 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn The Max Smith Papers, 1879-1933 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Smith, Max, 1874-1935. The Max Smith papers, 1879-1933 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Martini, Giovanni Battista, 1706-1784. Piacer d'amor / Martini [arranged by Eugene Goossens, Jnr.]. University of Sheffield, Sheffield University
creatorOf ERNEST CHAPMAN PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. 237). Correspondence with composers and performers concerning the Macnaghten Concerts; 1955-1969. Partly signed and typewritten. Partly French and Russian. Among the correspondents are Thea Musgrave, Sir Peter Pear..., 1955-1969 British Library
creatorOf Goossens, Eugene, 1893-1962. Two nature poems for orchestra / Eugene Goossens. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Ralph Vaughan Williams: Correspondence, 1954-1955 British Library
referencedIn Ruggles, Carl, 1876-1971. Carl Ruggles Papers, 1894-1981 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Miquelle, Georges, 1894-1977. Scrapbook : of Georges Miquelle, 1927-1969. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn E. Robert Schmitz Papers, 1909-1991 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Lawrence Tibbett Collection, 1929-1945 Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries
creatorOf Goossens, Eugene, 1893-1962. The constant nymph. Some incidental music to "The constant nymph." [Songs with piano accompaniment]. Written on "S.S. Carmania" in July 1926. Eastman School of Music
creatorOf RUTLAND BOUGHTON CORRESPONDENCE. Vol. I (ff. 186). A-Scott, including:-(a) Frederic Austin; 1915, 1924. Partly signed. F. 1 printed, in part, by Hurd, on p. 56. ff. 1-4;-(b) Granville Bantock; 1913-1946. Partly signed. F. 7 printed on pp. 43-4. ff...., 1913-1954 British Library
creatorOf John Gerrard Williams, Arthur Bliss and others: ‘Suite: Captions, being five glimpses of an anonymous theme’, for small orchestra, 1923 British Library
creatorOf Goossens, Eugene, 1893-1962. Concert piece, op. 65. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Choral prelude [music] : come God creator, Holy Ghost : BWV 370, 631 / Bach ; Goosens. Libraries Australia
creatorOf MS Mus. 1172. Eugene Goossens Collection. Vol. ii. Coke–Gipps; 1932-1962, n.d.ff. 175. 330 x 210mm.includes:ff. 1-10, 24, 26-28 Sir Aynsley Eugene Goossens, conductor and composer: Roger Coke, composer: Letters to Sir Aynsley Eugene Goossens fro..., 1932-1962 British Library
creatorOf BOULT PAPERS: (SERIES II) Vol. l a. ‘A Letter from his Friends at Maida Vale’; 15 July 1950. Comprising letters, tributes, signatures, telegram and a photograph. Printed letter followed by numerous signatures.ff. 31. 272 x 218mm. Bound in black leath... British Library
creatorOf FOULDS COLLECTION. Vol. XIV. Correspondence and papers of and relating to Foulds; 1905-1957. Partly typewritten. ff. 111. Contents: 1. ff. 1-95. Correspondence of and relating to Foulds, chiefly letters to him; 1905-1957. 2. ff. 96-111. Classified bi..., 1905-1957 British Library
referencedIn Ives, Charles, 1874-1954. The Charles Ives papers, 1874-1983 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Karsavina, Tamara. Letter : London, to Claud Lovat Fraser, [1916-1921]. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1174. Eugene Goossens Collection. Vol. iv. Labunski–Procopé; 1932-1962, n.d.ff. 245. 345 x 216mm.includes:f. 1 Sir Aynsley Eugene Goossens, conductor and composer: Adele Franklin, pianist and piano teacher: Letter to Sir Aynsley Eugene G..., 1932-1962 British Library
creatorOf Goossens, Eugene, 1893-1962. Symphony op. 58 / Eugene Goossens. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Goossens, Eugene, Sir, 1893-1962. Autograph letter signed, dated : [London, 3 March 1918], to Mrs. Harding [i.e. Louise Alvar], 1918 Mar. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf MS Mus. 311. SIR EUGENE GOOSSENS (b.1893, d.1962): letters (22) to ‘Ernest Newman’ (William Roberts), music critic of The Times; 1917-58, n.d. With two letters to Mrs Vera Roberts, and a photograph of Goossens by Stuart Hamilton, inscribed ‘for dear ..., 1917-1958 British Library
creatorOf Goossens, Eugene, Sir, 1893-1962. "Nature Poem no I." Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Goossens, Eugene, 1893-1962. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1940. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Goossens, Eugene, 1893-1962. Old Chinese tune : Musical score, undated. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Ralph Vaughan Williams: Correspondence, 1957-1958 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 75. CHAGRIN COLLECTION. Vol. lxxiv. 1957, 1960-66.ff. 167.includes:ff. 30, 34 Composers' Guild of Great Britain: Stephen Dodgson, composer: Letters to members of the Composers' Guild of Great Britain from Stephen Dodgson: 1961: Typewritten;..., 1957-1966 British Library
creatorOf Goossens, Eugene, 1893-1962. Three pictures : for solo flute, string orchestra and percussion / Eugène Goossens. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Harding, Charles Alvar, 1915-. Autograph Book. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn George Balanchine archive, 1924-1989 (inclusive), 1961-1983 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Paganini, Nicolò, 1782-1840. Caprice no. 24 / Paganini ; accompaniment by Eugene Goossens. University of Cincinnati - Main Campus, Langsam Library
creatorOf Correspondence files: concerts and general; 1958-59 (ff. 256).includes:f. 1 Leslie Regan, Secretary, Royal Philharmonic Society: Frederick Woodhouse, singer: T. Frost, Education Officer, Borough of Barking: Letter to Leslie Regan from T. Frost rel...., 1958-1959 British Library
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associatedWith Alvar, Louise, 1883-1966, person
associatedWith Antheil, George, 1900-1959. person
associatedWith Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. person
associatedWith Bacon, Ernst, 1898-1990. person
correspondedWith Balanchine, George. person
associatedWith Chenery. person
associatedWith Diaghilev, Serge, 1872-1929. person
associatedWith E. Robert Schmitz person
associatedWith Fraser, Claud Lovat, 1890-1921. person
associatedWith Fraser, Grace Lovat. person
associatedWith Guelph Spring Festival Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. person
associatedWith Harding, Charles Alvar, 1915- person
associatedWith Harding, Charles Copeley, b. 1873, person
associatedWith International Society for Contemporary Music. corporateBody
associatedWith Ives, Charles, 1874-1954. person
associatedWith Jongen, Joseph, 1873-1953. person
associatedWith J. & W. Chester (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Karsavina, Tamara. person
associatedWith Kling, Otto M., 1866 or 7-1924. person
associatedWith Martini, Giovanni Battista, 1706-1784. person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Max Smith person
associatedWith Miquelle, Georges, 1894-1977. person
associatedWith Müller, René. person
associatedWith Nichols, Robert, 1893-1944 person
associatedWith Paganini, Nicolò, 1782-1840. person
associatedWith Pfeiffer, John, 1920- person
associatedWith Ruggles, Carl, 1876-1971. person
associatedWith Smith, Max, 1874-1935. person
associatedWith Symphony Australia. corporateBody
associatedWith Tibbett, Richard M. person
associatedWith Ussher, Bruno David. person
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Songs with piano
Incidental music
Symphonic poems--Scores
Orchestral music
Musical sketches
Orchestral music--Scores and parts
Music--Manuscripts
Orchestral music--Scores
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Birth 1893-05-26

Death 1962-06-13

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