Etler, Alvin

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Composed 1938. First performance at the Fifth Yaddo Music Period, by the Yaddo Chamber Orchestra, Sept. 10, 1938, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Arthur Shepherd conducting--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Music for chamber orchestra / Alvin Etler. [19--?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51782357

Etler was born Feb. 19, 1912 in Battle Creek, Iowa. He studied at the University of Illinois and the Cleveland Institute of Music with Arthur Shepherd and Paul Hindemith. He was oboist with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (1938-1940), instructor of wind instructments at Yale University (1942-1946), at Cornell University (1946-1947) and at the University of Illinois (1947-1949). He was professor of composition at Smith College (1949-1973). He died June 13, 1973.

From the description of Alvin Etler papers, 1934-1973. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 52591131

Commissioned by the Cleveland Orchestra for its Fortieth Anniversary Season. Composed 1957. First performance Cleveland, Ohio, 12 October 1957, The Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell conductor. Dedicated to George Szell and the Cleveland Orchestra.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Concerto in one movement / Alvin Etler. [19--?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51782346

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referencedIn The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Manuscript music compositions, 1880-1985. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Etler, Alvin, 1913-1973. Four impressions : for woodwind quintet / Alvin Etler. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
referencedIn The Richard Donovan Papers, 1913-1971 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Etler, Alvin, 1913-1973. Quartet for strings : (1945) / by Alvin Etler. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Ross, Gilbert, 1903-1993. Stanley Quartet commission papers, 1949-1970. University of Michigan
referencedIn Porter, Quincy, 1897-1966. The Quincy Porter papers, 1897-1975 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Rapson, David. Senior recital [sound recording] : University of Central Oklahoma/School of Music, Recital Hall, Tuesday, November 14, 2006, 7:00 PM / David Rapson, bassoon. University of Central Oklahoma, Chambers Library
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf American Music Edition records, 1920-1997, 1951-1991 Music Library
referencedIn Quincy Porter Papers, 1897-1975 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
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 Serge Koussevitzky Archive, 1920-1976, (bulk 1924-1951) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Juilliard School collection of autograph letters and other documents, 1793-1985. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
referencedIn Porter, Quincy, 1897-1966. The Quincy Porter papers, 1897-1975 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Donovan, Richard, 1891-1970. The Richard Donovan papers, 1913-1971 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Yaddo records, 1870-1980 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Correspondence, literary manuscripts, sound recordings, and other material, 1873-2001. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Rapson, David. David Rapson, bassoon [sound recording] : junior recital, Wednesday, November 30, 2005, 7:30 pm, Recital Hall. University of Central Oklahoma, Chambers Library
creatorOf Etler, Alvin, 1913-1973. Passacaglia and fugue, 1947 / Alvin Etler. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Etler, Alvin, 1913-1973. Sonata for clarinet and piano, 1969 / Alvin Etler. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Donovan, Richard, 1891-1970. The Richard Donovan papers, 1913-1971 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Etler, Alvin, 1913-1973. Music for chamber orchestra / Alvin Etler. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Etler, Alvin, 1913-1973. Concerto in one movement / Alvin Etler. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Etler, Alvin, 1913-1973. Alvin Etler papers, 1934-1973. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Quincy Porter Papers, 1897-1975 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Kirkpatrick, Ralph. The Ralph Kirkpatrick papers, 1911-1977 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Etler, Alvin, 1913-1973. Music for three recorders / Alvin Etler. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn The John Kirkpatrick Papers, 1836-1993 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Massachusetts--Northampton
United States
Subject
Music--Instruction and study
Woodwind trios (Recorders (3))--Scores
String quartets--Scores and parts
Sonatas (clarinet and piano)--Scores and parts
Passacaglias (Orchestra)--Scores
Chamber orchestra music--Scores and parts
Concertos (Orchestra)--Scores and parts
Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
Composers--Biography--Sources
Wind quintets (Bassoon, clarinet, flute, horn oboe)--Scores and parts
Canons, fugues, etc. (Orchestra)--Scores
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Composers
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Birth 1913-02-19

Death 1973-06-13

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