Benjamin, Arthur, 1893-1960

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Composed 1940. Dedicated to Evelyn Barbirolli.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Concerto for oboe : accompanied by string orchestra, on themes by Cimarosa / freely adapted by Arthur Benjamin. 1940. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42886691

Originally written for two pianos as the second piece of the composer's Two Jamaican Pieces.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Jamaican rumba : (setting for orchestra) / Arthur Benjamin. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42886694

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creatorOf ARTHUR BENJAMIN COLLECTIONMSS Mus. 250-263. Arthur Leslie Benjamin (b.1893, d.1960): music manuscripts; 1910 – [1965], n.d. Autograph unless stated otherwise. A microfilm of several further autograph full scores is at Mus.Mic.H.1. Presented by Vernon..., 1910-1965 British Library
creatorOf 1934-59. Includes minutes of two meetings of the Programme Sub-committee, 1955.ff. ii + 623. 356 x 241mm.includes:ff. 1, 15, 36 Sir Stanley Robert Marchant, composer and organist: Signed as present at meetings of the Committee of the Royal Philharm..., 1955 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 253. ARTHUR BENJAMIN COLLECTION. Vol. iv. ‘Orlando’s Silver Wedding’, ballet, after Kathleen Hale, for chorus and orchestra; [1950]. Dyeline copy of autograph vocal score, with annotations in pencil and ink. First performed in the Festival of..., 1950 British Library
creatorOf ERNEST CHAPMAN PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. 123). Correspondence and papers relating to Chapman's editorship of Tempo; 1939-1955. Mostly typewritten and signed. Partly printed. 1. ff. 1-39. Ralph Hawkes; 1939-1947, n.d. 2. ff. 40-45v. Arthur Hutchings; 1940, ..., 1939-1955 British Library
creatorOf Benjamin, Arthur, 1893-1960. Concerto for oboe : accompanied by string orchestra, on themes by Cimarosa / freely adapted by Arthur Benjamin. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf MSS Mus. 254-257. ARTHUR BENJAMIN COLLECTION. Vols. iv-vii. ‘Tartuffe’, opera in two acts and an epilogue to a libretto by Cedric Cliffe after the play by Molière; [1957-1965]. The short score, originally entitled ‘The Imposter’, was finished by Benj..., 1957-1965 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 260. ARTHUR BENJAMIN COLLECTION. Vol. x. Orchestral music; 1915-50.ff. 107. 363 x 266mm.1. ff. 1-59. ‘Three Dance-Scherzos’, for full orchestra; 1915-17. Full score. No.1 dedicated ‘To my Mother & Father’ (f. 2), no.2 ‘To Jeanne’ (f. 23), no...., 1915-1950 British Library
creatorOf Australian Musical Association. Records [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf MS Mus. 250. ARTHUR BENJAMIN COLLECTION. Vol. i. ‘The Devil Take Her’ and ‘Poultry’; 1931-2.ff. 66. Largest size 370 x 270mm.1. ff. 1-53. ‘The Devil Take Her’, opera in a prologue and one act to a libretto by Alan Collard and John B. Gordon, with add..., 1931-1932 British Library
creatorOf Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. An ideal husband / [Oscar Wilde]. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf A. Letters to the conductor and composer Leslie Heward (b.1897, d.1943) and his widow Leonore; 1935-47, n.d. Arranged alphabetically; the correspondents are listed in the index. Purchased at Sotheby’s, 1 Dec. 1995 (lot 182).ff. 1-74.Leslie Hays Hewar..., 1935-1947 British Library
creatorOf Benjamin, Arthur, 1893-1960. Ballade for string orchestra [music]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Benjamin, Arthur. Siciliana [music] / by Arthur Benjamin. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Benjamin, Arthur, 1893-1960. Quartette for strings : 1952 (revised in 1956) / by Arthur Benjamin. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
creatorOf Benjamin, Arthur, 1893-1960. Cookie / Arthur Benjamin ; Primrose. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
creatorOf Benjamin, Arthur, 1893-1960. Concerto pour hautbois [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein papers, 1887-1957. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Benjamin, Arthur, 1893-1960. Three Greek poems / rendered into English by R. C Benson ; music by Arthur Benjamin. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Benjamin, Arthur, 1893-1960. Jamaican rumba : (setting for orchestra) / Arthur Benjamin. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Benjamin, Arthur, 1893-1960. The impostor : from the opera Tartuffe by Arthur Benjamin / arranged and adapted for wind instruments by Alan Boustead. Saint Louis District Acoe Tech Library & Information
creatorOf MS Mus. 1096. Christopher Shaw Collection: Vol. xix. Letters, D’Arányi-Gillespie; 1919-1989; n.d.ff. 147. 340 x 255mm.includes:ff. 1-7 Jelly Eva Arányi de Hunyadvar, violinist: Christopher Shaw, pianist and composer: Letters to Christopher Shaw from ..., 1919-1989 British Library
creatorOf Benjamin, Arthur, 1893-1960. Concerto pour hautbois [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf MS Mus. 1692. Miscellaneous letters and music.ff. 147. Largest size 390 x 280mm., 1881-1984 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1120. Signature book presented to John Mewburn Levien; [1930]. J. M. Levien was Secretary of the Royal Philharmonic Society from 1918 to 1929, and this book was presented to him on his retirement from office by Sir Edward Elgar, together wi..., 1930 British Library
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Bedford – Bergson (ff. 252); 1823-1938, n.d.includes:ff. 1-2 Alberto Igenio Randegger, composer: Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen, composer: Herbert Bedford, composer and painter: Francesco Berger, pianist and composer; Secretary, Philhar..., 1823-1938 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 77. CHAGRIN COLLECTION. Vol. lxxvi. Composers’ Guild correspondence and European Broadcasting Union material; 1947-71.ff. 254.1. ff. 1-236. Correspondence relating to the Composers’ Guild; 1947, 1949-68, 1970-72.2. ff. 237-54. Lists of member..., 1947-1972 British Library
creatorOf Benjamin, Arthur, 1893-1960. Jamaicalypso : for 2 pianos / Arthur Benjamin. The Juilliard School, Lila Acheson Wallace Library
creatorOf Philadelphia Orchestra. Transcription of WFLN radio broadcast [sound recording], 1976 March 2. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf ARTHUR BENJAMIN (d. 1960): 'Divertissement' in six movements for full orchestra, based on music from the film, 'The Steps of the Ballet', released in 1948; aft. 1948. Autograph. Full score, mostly pencil. Purchased from Richard Macnutt, 1981. Paper; ... British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1529. Michael Hurd Papers: Letters from correspondents Bantock-Craig; 1948-1980, n.d.ff. 183. 298 x 212mm.includes:f. 1 Michael Hurd, composer and author: Lady Helen Bantock, née von Schweitzer; poet and artist; wife of the composer G Ban..., 1948-1980 British Library
creatorOf 1918-65.ff. ii + 656 + 45* + 45**. 236 x 190mm.includes:f. 14, 15v, 19v Arthur Hinton, composer: Signed as present at general meetings of the Royal Philharmonic Society: 1913, 1918-19.ff. 14, 15, 23, 26v, 35v, 53v, 58v Howard Ellis Carr, composer..., 1918-1965 British Library
referencedIn Arthur Benjamin collection, [19--?-ongoing]. Museum of Performance & Design
creatorOf MSS Mus. 251-252. ARTHUR BENJAMIN COLLECTION. Vols. ii-iii. ‘The Tale of Two Cities’, ‘a romantic melodrama’ in a prologue and two acts to a libretto by Cedric Cliffe after Charles Dickens; 1949-50. First staged performance Sadler’s Wells, 23 July 19..., 1949-1950 British Library
creatorOf Ralph Vaughan Williams: Correspondence, 1935-1936 British Library
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associatedWith Australian Musical Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Benson, Robert, 1850-1929. person
associatedWith Boustead, Alan. person
associatedWith Cimarosa, Domenico, 1749-1801. person
associatedWith Philadelphia Orchestra. corporateBody
associatedWith Primrose, William 1904-1982. person
correspondedWith Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945 person
associatedWith Symphony Australia. corporateBody
associatedWith Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. person
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Piano music (pianos (2)--Scores
String orchestra music--Scores
Orchestral music, Arranged--Scores and parts
Songs with piano
Operas--Excerpts, Arranged--Scores and parts
String quartets--Scores
Concertos (oboe with string orchestra)--Scores and parts
Music--Manuscripts
Songs, Greek--Translations into English
Viola and piano music, Arranged--Scores
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Birth 1893-09-18

Death 1960-04-10

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