Schelling, Ernest

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Composed originally for string quartet and published by Carl Fischer. This arrangement 1936. First performance Philadelphia, 26 February 1936, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and Composers' Laboratory, Isadore Freed conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Tarantella : for chamber orchestra / Ernest Schelling. [1943?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54616029

American pianist, conductor, and composer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York], 9 February 1937, to Mrs. Melbert Cary, Jr. [i.e. Mary Flagler Cary], 1937, 9 February. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668839

From the description of Scherzo / adapté de la Suite Fantastique / Ernest Schelling. [1922?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569181

From the description of Autograph letters signed (5), dated : New York, 1916-1939 [and n.d.], to H[arry] H[arkness] Flagler, 1916-1939 [and n.d.], including 1916 Dec. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668842

Pianist, conductor, composer.

In 1924 Schelling began giving his children's lectures on the music and instruments of the orchestra. He delivered these at the New York Philharmonic and, between 1935 and 1937, at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

From the description of Young People's Concerts lantern slides and scrapbooks, [ca. 1924-1939] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155513451

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Schelling, Ernest, 1876-1939. Scherzo / adapté de la Suite Fantastique / Ernest Schelling. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981,. Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, May 10, 1979 [sound recording]. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Erskine, John, 1879-1951. John Erskine papers, [ca. 1890]-1951. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Semans Family Papers, 1878-2008 and undated Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library
referencedIn Smith, Max, 1874-1935. The Max Smith papers, 1879-1933 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Mackay, Clarence Hungerford, 1874-1938. Typewritten letters signed (11) and telegram, dated : New York and Roslyn, N.Y., 10 February 1928 and January 1932-February 1933, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1928 Feb. 10 and 1932 Jan.-1933 Feb. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Schelling, Ernest, 1876-1939. Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York], 9 February 1937, to Mrs. Melbert Cary, Jr. [i.e. Mary Flagler Cary], 1937, 9 February. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1884-1971 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Love family. The Love family papers, 1850-1960 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Gilbert, Henry F. B. (Henry Franklin Belknap), 1868-1928. The Henry Gilbert papers, 1821-1980 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn The Max Smith Papers, 1879-1933 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
creatorOf Schelling, Ernest, 1876-1939. A victory ball [microform] : a fantasy after the poem by A. Noyer / Ernest Schelling. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
referencedIn The Henry Gilbert Papers, 1821-1980 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Spalding, Albert, 1888-1953. Autograph letters signed (2) and typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, Jan. 28 1933 and 7 December 1935, and Great Barrington (Mass.), [n.d.], to Mrs. Melbert B. Cary, Jr., and to Mr. and Mrs. Cary, 1933 Jan. 28, 1935 Dec. 7, and n.d. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Papers of Robert Woods Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss, ca. 1860-1969 (inclusive) Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Schelling, Ernest, 1876-1939. Correspondence to Eugene Ormandy, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Persinger, Louis, 1887-1966. Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 8 May 1932, to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1932 May 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Smith, Max, 1874-1935. The Max Smith papers, 1879-1933 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Papers, 1847-1933. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Schelling, Ernest, 1876-1939. Tarantella : for chamber orchestra / Ernest Schelling. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Schelling, Ernest, 1876-1939. Letters of Ernest Schelling, 1917. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Richard Aldrich papers, 1842-1956 (inclusive), 1883-1938 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Schelling, Ernest, 1876-1939. Autograph letters signed (5), dated : New York, 1916-1939 [and n.d.], to H[arry] H[arkness] Flagler, 1916-1939 [and n.d.], including 1916 Dec. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Correspondence, literary manuscripts, sound recordings, and other material, 1873-2001. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Schelling, Ernest, 1876-1939. Young People's Concerts lantern slides and scrapbooks, [ca. 1924-1939] Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Fairchild, Blair, 1877-1933. Autograph letters signed (4), dated : New York, London, Avon (France), [and other places], 1924, 1929 [and n.d.], to Harry [Harkness Flagler] and to Mr. & Mrs. Flagler, 1924, 1929, and n.d. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Correspondence, 1904-1937. Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard College Library, HarvardUniversity
creatorOf Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. "Etude Nro 7." : autograph manuscript, 1832. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Serge Koussevitzky Archive, 1920-1976, (bulk 1924-1951) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856. "Phantasiestücke / für Pianoforte / Violine und Violoncell / componirt / und / Frau Sophie Petersen, geb. Petit / in Altona / zugeeigent / von / R.S" : copyist's manuscript, 1842. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Cheatham, Kitty. Autograph letters signed (2), dated : New York, 29 August and 28 September 1932, to [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1932 Aug. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Daniels, Mabel W. (Mabel Wheeler), 1878-1971. Papers, 1884-1971 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Jascha Heifetz Collection, 1802-1987, (bulk 1911-1974) Music Division Library of Congress
referencedIn Gilbert, Henry F. B. (Henry Franklin Belknap), 1868-1928. The Henry Gilbert papers, 1821-1980 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn The Love Family Papers, 1850-1960 (inclusive) Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
Role Title Holding Repository
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associatedWith Aldrich, Richard, 1863-1937. person
associatedWith American Red Cross. corporateBody
associatedWith Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (Baltimore, Md.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962 person
associatedWith Cary, Mary Flagler, person
associatedWith Cheatham, Kitty. person
associatedWith Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. person
associatedWith Daniels, Mabel W. (Mabel Wheeler), 1878-1971. person
associatedWith Erskine, John, 1879-1951. person
associatedWith Fairchild, Blair, 1877-1933. person
associatedWith Flagler, Harry Harkness, person
associatedWith Flonzaley Quartet. corporateBody
associatedWith Freed, Isadore, 1900-1960. person
associatedWith Gabrilowitsch, Ossip, 1878-1936. person
associatedWith Gilbert, Henry F. B. (Henry Franklin Belknap), 1868-1928. person
associatedWith Heifetz, Jascha, 1901-1987 person
associatedWith Jones, Mrs, person
correspondedWith Koussevitzky, Serge, 1874-1951 person
associatedWith Love family. family
associatedWith Lucy Prindle Love and Helen Love Scranton person
associatedWith Mackay, Clarence Hungerford, 1874-1938. person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Max Smith person
associatedWith McCormack, John, 1884-1945. person
correspondedWith Moldenhauer, Hans, collector. person
associatedWith New York Philharmonic. corporateBody
associatedWith Paderewski, Ignace Jan, 1860-1941. person
associatedWith Peltz, Mary Ellis, 1896-1981, person
associatedWith Persinger, Louis, 1887-1966. person
correspondedWith Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933 person
associatedWith Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856. person
associatedWith Semans family family
associatedWith Sembrich, Marcella, 1858-1935. person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Smith, Max, 1874-1935. person
associatedWith Sousa Archives for Band Research. corporateBody
associatedWith Sousa Preservation Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Spalding, Albert, 1888-1953. person
associatedWith Taworski, Ladislaus Leopold. person
associatedWith Voorhis, Miss, person
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United States
Maryland--Baltimore
New York (N.Y.)
Subject
Soldiers--Recreation--History
Chamber orchestra music--Scores and parts
Performing arts and children
Tarantellas
World War, 1914-1918--War work
Musicians
Composers
Band music--Parts
Instrumental music
Concerts
Musical instruments
Musicals--Scores
Scherzos (String quartet)
Music Study and teaching
Occupation
Conductors (Music)
Pianists
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Birth 1876-07-26

Death 1939-12-08

Americans

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