Wilder, Alec

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Composed ca. 1928.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Symphonic piece / Alexander Wilder. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 57313483

Alexander LaFayette Chew Wilder (1907-1980) was an American composer and songwriter.

He composed sonatas for the bassoon, flute and tuba; works for the piano; a concerto for saxophone and chamber orchestra; five operas; and a ballet. He wrote several hundred popular songs and was the author of a memoir and the co-author of a book about popular music.

From the description of Alec Wilder papers, 1939-2000. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122687178

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creatorOf Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986. The Benny Goodman papers, 1933-1982 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986. The Benny Goodman papers, 1933-1982 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Wilder, Alec. Duets for flute and violin / Alec Wilder. University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, Sibley Music Library
creatorOf Williams, Gail. Guest artist concert [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Wilder, Alec. The long way : opera / music, Alec Wilder ; libretto, William Engvick. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Wilder, Alec. [Eight songs for voice and orchestra. Score. Rochester]. Eastman School of Music
referencedIn Sundgaard, Arnold, 1909-2006. Papers relating to Kurt Weill, 1949-1983. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
creatorOf Wilder, Alec. Suite for baroque quartet / by Alec Wilder. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
creatorOf Wilder, Alec. Suite for alto saxophone and piano / Alec Wilder. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Clarion Wind Quintet. Clarion Woodwind Quintet [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf Henthorn, Zac. Junior recital [sound recording] : University of Central Oklahoma/School of Music, Recital Hall, Tuesday, April 17, 2007, 7:30 PM / Zac Henthorn, bassoon. University of Central Oklahoma, Chambers Library
creatorOf Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. [Central State University Music Department present[s] Bastien and Bastienne] [sound recording] / [Mozart ; and, Sunday excursion / Alec Wilder]. University of Central Oklahoma, Chambers Library
referencedIn Sundgaard, Arnold, 1909-,. An oral history interview with Arnold Sundgaard / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by David Farneth, 1996 May 13 : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
creatorOf Wilder, Alec. Knute, the flute / Alec Wilder. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
creatorOf Wilder, Alec. Alec Wilder papers, 1939-2000. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Sendak, Maurice. Lullabies and night songs : production material. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Wilder, Alec. [Symphonic piece for orchestra. Full score. Rochester]. Eastman School of Music
creatorOf Wilder, Alec. Knute the flute / Alec Wilder. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
creatorOf Wilder, Alec. Transfusion / words by Merrick McCarthy ; music by Alec Wilder. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf White, David. [Vocal recital] [sound recording] : [8:00 p.m., Mitchell Hall, Monday, February 19, 1979]. University of Central Oklahoma, Chambers Library
creatorOf Wilder, Alec. Brass quintet # 4 / Alec Wilder. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Wilder, Alec. Symphonic piece / Alexander Wilder. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Wilder, Alec. Suite for horn, tuba and piano. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Hill, Jerome, 1905-1972. Jerome Hill papers, 1909-2001 (bulk 1909-1972). Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf Wilder, Alec. Suite for clarinet, bassoon and piano / Alec Wilder. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
creatorOf Wilder, Alec. Cumberland Fair. Northwestern University
creatorOf Wilder, Alec. Trio for flute, cello, and piano / Alec Wilder. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Wilder, Alec. I'll be around / comp. Wilder ; arr. Holman. University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, Sibley Music Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Albee, Edward, 1928- person
associatedWith Baker, Dorothy, 1907-1968. person
associatedWith Balaban, Emanuel, 1895-1973. person
associatedWith Bénet, Laura. person
associatedWith Blechman, Marcus. person
associatedWith Brooks, Stella, 1915- person
associatedWith Cheever, John. person
associatedWith Churchill, Sarah, 1914-1982. person
associatedWith Clarion Wind Quintet. corporateBody
associatedWith De Vries, Peter. person
associatedWith Diamond, David, 1915-2005. person
associatedWith Engvick, William. person
associatedWith Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986. person
associatedWith Henthorn, Zac. person
associatedWith Herlihy, James Leo. person
associatedWith Hill, Jerome, 1905-1972. person
associatedWith Holliday, Judy. person
associatedWith Holman, Bill. person
associatedWith Holman, Libby. person
associatedWith Krumgold, Joseph, 1908-1980. person
associatedWith McCarthy, Merrick person
associatedWith Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. person
associatedWith Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965. person
associatedWith Sendak, Maurice. person
associatedWith Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998. person
associatedWith Sundgaard, Arnold, 1909-, person
associatedWith Taylor, Harold, 1925- person
associatedWith Thurber, James, 1894-1961. person
associatedWith Watson, James S. (James Sibley), 1894-1982. person
associatedWith Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001. person
associatedWith Westlake, Donald E. person
associatedWith Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975. person
associatedWith Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983. person
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United States
Subject
Suites (Piano, bassoon, clarinet)--Scores and parts
Brass quintets (Horn, trombone, trumpets (2), tuba)--Parts
Songs with orchestra--Scores
Trios (Piano, flute, violoncello)--Scores
Opera--Scores
Jazz--Scores and part
Suites (Harpsichord, flute, oboe, double bass)--Scores
American drama
Music
Flute and violin music--Scores
Sacred songs with piano
Trombone with jazz ensemble--Scores and parts
Saxophone and piano music--Scores and parts
American literature--20th century
Operas--Vocal scores
Songs (Low voice with instrumental ensemble)--Scores
Orchestral music--Scores and parts
Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
Operas--Vocal scores with piano
Songs, English
Music--Manuscripts
Orchestral music--Scores
Sonatas (Saxophone and piano)--Scores and parts
Popular music
Popular music--Writing and publishing
Suites (Piano, horn, tuba)
Occupation
Composers
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Active 1933

Active 1982

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