Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909

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Composed c. 1879. First performed Music Teachers' National Assoc., Indianapolis. This work is not connected to Buck's 1868 organ work, "Concert variation on The Star-Spangled Banner".--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Festival overture : on the American national air, the star spangled banner / Dudley Buck. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43310428

American composer and organist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Brooklyn, 14 April 1898, to Miss L.B. Smith, 1898 Apr. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270673872

American composer.

From the description of Dudley Buck autograph letter to Francis Wilson, 1909 May 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 649707644

Dudley Buck was an American organist and composer. Born in Connecticut and educated at Trinity College in Hartford, he was a musical prodigy, and studied in Leipzig, Dresden, and Paris. He held posts as organist in Hartford, Chicago, Boston, and New York, where he was assistant conductor of the Theodore Thomas Orchestra. He also wrote a large amount of church music, some of which remains popular, and several secular cantatas.

From the description of Dudley Buck letter to Dear Brown, 1906 May 1. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 61856310

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creatorOf Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. Autograph letter signed with initials : Cambridge, Mass., to Helen Mar Bean, 1881 Jan. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. Letter, 1869 December 12, Chicago, Illinois, to Mr. Gundlach. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Serge Koussevitzky Archive, 1920-1976, (bulk 1924-1951) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. Centen[n]ial cantata / Dudley Buck. Library of Congress
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. The forty-sixth Psalm : "God is our refuge" : composed for chorus, solos and orchestra, op. 57 / by Dudley Buck. University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, Sibley Music Library
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Samuel P. Warren Collection, 1840-1950, (bulk 1880-1910) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881. Papers of Sidney Lanier, [manuscript], 1867-1895. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. Festival overture : on the American national air, the star spangled banner / Dudley Buck. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. Canzonetta : sheet music, [New York?], 1887. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. Dudley Buck autograph letter to Francis Wilson, 1909 May 27. Library of Congress
referencedIn Brooklyn Museum. Libraries and Archives. Lantern slide collection. Brooklyn photo portraits. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. Paul Revere's ride : my country, 'tis of thee I sing : manuscript, [1898]. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Hayne, Paul Hamilton, 1830-1886. Papers of Paul Hamilton Hayne, 1883-1885, N.D. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn MacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908. Edward and Marian MacDowell collection, 1861-1960 (bulk 1900-1956). Library of Congress
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. [Sentiment] 1905 May, Brooklyn, N.Y. [to] H.G. Rugg / Dudley Buck. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. My redeemer and my Lord / Dudley Buck ; arr. H. Dutschke. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. In the woods at early morn : bass aria Don Munio / Dudley Buck. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
referencedIn Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881. Papers, 1857-1942; (bulk 1857-1881). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Edison Sheet Music Collection, 1830-1958, (bulk 1890-1940) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. Three character songs. No 3, Go sleep, ma honey / words by Edward D. Barker ; music by Dudley Buck. Library of Congress
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. Three character-songs. No. 2, Sleep, Kentucky babe / words by Richard Henry Buck ; music by Dudley Buck. Library of Congress
referencedIn Warren, Samuel P. (Samuel Prowse), 1841-1915. Samuel P. Warren collection, 1840-1950 (bulk 1880-1910). Library of Congress
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. Praise ye the Lord, for he is good : antiphonal anthem for male voices with obbligato organ accompt. / by Dudley Buck. Library of Congress
referencedIn Samuel P. Warren Collection, 1840-1950, (bulk 1880-1910) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. Magnificat (no. 2) ; Nunc Dimittis (no. 2) / Dudley Buck. Library of Congress
referencedIn The Henry Gilbert Papers, 1821-1980 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. O ye that hear and understand : offertory for baritone or bass = O quae auditis : op. 91, no. 1 / Dudley Buck ; II. Esdras, II. 34-37. Library of Congress
referencedIn Parker, Horatio W. (Horatio William), 1863-1919. The Horatio Parker papers, 1863-1972 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. The merry brown thrush / words by Lucy Larcom ; [music by] Dudley Buck. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Golden Family Collection, 1795-1996 Working Men's Institute of New Harmony, Indianahttp://www.workingmensinstitute.org/
referencedIn Miller, Dave. All the way home : a biography of William F. Sudds (1843-1920) of Gouverneur, Saint Lawrence County, New York, 2010. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909,. Autograph letter signed from Dudley Buck to Mrs. C.L. Ellis [manuscript], 1904 January 20. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. Judge me, O God : = Judica me Deus : Psalm XLIII : offertory for baritone or bass : op. 91, no. 3 / Dudley Buck. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. Dudley Buck letter to Dear Brown, 1906 May 1. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Correspondence, literary manuscripts, sound recordings, and other material, 1873-2001. Houghton Library.
referencedIn The Charles Ives Papers, 1874-1983 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. The Centennial Meditation of Columbia : a cantata for the inaugural ceremonies at Philadelphia, May 10, 1876. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. Autograph letter signed, dated : Brooklyn, 14 April 1898, to Miss L.B. Smith, 1898 Apr. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Buck, Dudley, 1839-1909. Letter, 1886, Oct. 27, Brooklyn, N.Y., to Edmund Clarence Stedman. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Beach Family. Scrapbook, 1898-1941. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Parker, Horatio W. (Horatio William), 1863-1919. The Horatio Parker papers, 1863-1972 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn The Horatio Parker Papers, 1863-1972 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
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associatedWith Apollo Club of Boston. corporateBody
associatedWith Barker, Edward D. person
associatedWith Beach Family. family
associatedWith Brooklyn Museum. Libraries and Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Buck, Richard Henry, 1870-1956. person
associatedWith Carreño, Teresa, 1853-1917. person
associatedWith Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.) corporateBody
associatedWith Dütschke, Hans, 1848-1928. person
correspondedWith Ellis, C. L., Mrs., fl. 1904 person
associatedWith Gilbert, Henry F. B. (Henry Franklin Belknap), 1868-1928 person
associatedWith Golden Family family
associatedWith Hayne, Paul Hamilton, 1830-1886. person
associatedWith Ives, Charles, 1874-1954 person
correspondedWith Koussevitzky, Serge, 1874-1951 person
associatedWith Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881. person
associatedWith Larcom, Lucy, 1824-1893 person
associatedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. person
correspondedWith MacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908. person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Miller, Dave. person
correspondedWith Moldenhauer, Hans, collector. person
associatedWith Parker, Horatio W. (Horatio William), 1863-1919. person
associatedWith Revere, Paul, 1735-1818 person
associatedWith Rugg, Harold Goddard, 1883-1957. person
associatedWith Schirmer, G. (Gustav), 1829-1893, person
associatedWith Smith, L. B., Miss, person
associatedWith Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908, person
associatedWith Thomas A. Edison, Inc. corporateBody
correspondedWith Warren, Samuel P. (Samuel Prowse), 1841-1915. person
correspondedWith Wilson, Francis, Esq. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
United States
Subject
Anthems
Songs (medium voice) with piano
Sacred songs (Medium voice) with organ
National songs
Star-spangled banner (Song)
Psalms (Music)--43rd Psalm
Composers--Correspondence
Organists--Correspondence
Orchestral music, Arranged--Scores and parts
Choruses, Sacred (Men's voices, 4 parts) with organ
Overtures--Scores and parts
Offertories (Music)
Cantatas, Secular--Parts
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with organ
Nunc dimittis (Music)
Cantatas, Secular (Men's voices)--Vocal scores with piano
Orchestral music--Scores and parts
Sacred songs (Low voice) with organ
Psalms (Music)--46th Psalm
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra--Scores
Cantatas, Secular--Vocal scores with piano
Magnificat (Music)
Musicians
Cantatas, Secular--Score
Music--Manuscripts
Occupation
Composers
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Birth 1839-03-10

Death 1909-10-06

Americans

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English

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