Van de Vate, Nancy

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Composed 1985. First performance Krakow, 20 June 1987, Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra of Krakow, Szymon Kawalla conductor, Janucz Miryinski violin. Dedicated to the composer's husband, Clyde A. Smith.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Distant worlds : for violin and orchestra : 1985 / by Nancy Van de Vate. c1985. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56356452

Nancy Van de Vate studied piano at Wellesley and the Yale School of Music and earned a Ph.D. in composition at Florida State University in 1968. Her chamber music compositions were published under her own name, and she used the pseudonyms Helen Huntley and William Huntley for other genres of music. Additionally, Van de Vate founded the International League of Women Composers in 1975, and served as its chairperson until 1982.

From the description of Nancy Van de Vate papers, 1952-2007. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 32047237

From the guide to the Nancy Van de Vate papers, 1952-2007, (University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.)

Composed 1958. First performance Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 13 March 1960, Mississippi Southern College Forum Orchestra, Vincent de Frank conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Variations for chamber orchestra : (1959) / Nancy Van de Vate. c1980. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56356454

Composed 1957. First performance Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 18 April 1958, University of Alabama Forum Orchestra, Henry Sopkin conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Adagio for orchestra, 1958 / Nancy Van de Vate. c1974. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56356442

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Van de Vate, Nancy. Dark nebulae / Nancy Van de Vate. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Van de Vate, Nancy. Suite for solo violin / Nancy Van de Vate. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Van de Vate, Nancy. An American essay : for mixed chorus, piano, and percussion / [music by] Nancy Van de Vate ; text by Walt Whitman. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Van de Vate, Nancy. Adagio and rondo : for violin and string orchestra / Nancy Van de Vate. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Van de Vate, Nancy. Nancy Van de Vate papers, 1952-2007. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
creatorOf Van de Vate, Nancy. Katyn : 1989 / Nancy Van de Vate. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Van de Vate, Nancy. Distant worlds : for violin and orchestra : 1985 / by Nancy Van de Vate. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Van de Vate, Nancy. Variations for chamber orchestra : (1959) / Nancy Van de Vate. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Van de Vate, Nancy. Adagio for orchestra, 1958 / Nancy Van de Vate. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Van de Vate, Nancy. The pond : for four-part chorus of mixed voices a cappella : 1970 / Nancy Van de Vate ; [words by] Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, trans. Herman Salinger. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Van de Vate, Nancy. Concerto for piano and orchestra / by Nancy Van de Vate. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Van de Vate, Nancy. Gema Jawa = Echoes of Java / Nancy Van de Vate. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Van de Vate, Nancy. Four somber songs : for mezzo-soprano and orchestra (1970/1991) / Nancy Van de Vate. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Van de Vate, Nancy. Diversion : for brass / by Nancy Van de Vate. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Van de Vate, Nancy. Journeys / Nancy Van de Vate. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Van de Vate, Nancy. How fares the night? / Nancy Van de Vate. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Nancy Van de Vate papers, 1952-2007 University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
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associatedWith Blake, William, 1757-1827 person
associatedWith Droste-Hülshoff, Annette von, 1797-1848 person
associatedWith International League of Women Composers. corporateBody
associatedWith Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 person
associatedWith Trakl, Georg, 1887-1914 person
associatedWith Verlaine, Paul, 1844-1896 person
associatedWith Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 person
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Variations (Chamber orchestra)--Scores and parts
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with instrumental ensemble--Scores
Women composers
Composers--United States--20th century
Composition (Music)--Societies, etc
Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra--Scores and parts
Concertos (Piano)--Scores and parts
Chamber orchestra music--Scores and parts
Suites (Violin
Chamber music
String orchestra music--Scores and parts
Composers--20th century
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra--Scores and parts
Orchestral music--Scores and parts
Brass quartets (Horn, trumpets (2), trombone)--Scores
Piano with orchestra--Scores and parts
Song cycles
Violin with orchestra--Scores and parts
Choruses, Secular (Women's voices) with string orchestra--Parts
Compositions (Music)--Societies, etc
Violin with string orchestra--Scores and parts
Orchestral music--Scores
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices, 4 parts) unaccompanied
Rondos (Violin with string orchestra)--Scores and parts
Brass quartets (Horn, 2 trumpets, baritone)--Scores
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Composers
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Birth 1930-12-30

Americans

Polish,

Latin

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