Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968

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Commissioned by the Sigma Alpha Iota music fraternity. Originally composed for String Quartet, 2 Flutes, Clarinet and Piano, 1943. First performance at the First Festival of Women Composers, Basle, Switzerland, 1950. This transcription for full orchestra 1951. Four movements of the orchestral version first performed Chicago, 10 March 1959, American Conservatory Symphony Orchestra, Russell Harvey conductor. Dedicated to the memory of Lewis Carroll.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Eleventurous dances : suite for orchestra / by Jeanne Boyd. 1950. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43273681

Composed 1922. First performed by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Rochester, N.Y., November 25, 1925, Howard Hanson conducting. In a revision of this work made in 1938, the composer added a 2nd trumpet, cymbale and gong.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Andante lamentabile : from "Symphonic suite" / Jeanne Boyd. 1922. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43273720

Based on a poem, "Song against ease," by Scharmel Iris, from his book, Bread Out of Stone. Composed 1940. First performance Rochester, New York, 22 October 1946, Eastman-Rochester Symphony, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Symphonic poem : (Song against ease) / Jeanne Boyd. 1940. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43273699

Composed 1949. First performance Rochester, New York, 27 April 1960, Eastman-Rochester Symphony, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Introduction and fugue / Jeanne Boyd. [19--]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43273694

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creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Eleventurous dances : suite for orchestra / by Jeanne Boyd. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Your flag and my flag / the poem by Wilber [!] D. Nesbit ; music by Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Symphonic poem, "Song against ease" / Jeanne Boyd ; arr. for two pianos by J. B. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. At morning : song for soprano with orchestral accompaniment / [words by] Scharmel Iris ; [music by] Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. The white birds / [words by] W.B. Yeats ; [music by] Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. To a child : for voice and piano / poem by Scharmel Iris ; music by Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Eleventurous dances : suite for orchestra / by Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Pavanilla : from Eleventurous dances : solo violin and piano / Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. The smell of rain : (from "Perceptions of a child") / by Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. Lilacs : (S.A.A. [!]) / Rachmaninof-Boyd ; [English version by Carl Engel] University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Symphonic poem, Song against ease : for full orchestra / by Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Smart, Henry Thomas, 1813-1879. Angels from the realms of glory : Regent Square / [words by] James Montgomery, 1816 ; [music by] Henry Smart, 1867 ; descant by Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Margaret's cradle song : (three-part song for women's voices) / Edvard Grieg ; arranged by Jeanne Boyd ; [words by Henrik Ibsen ; English version by Arthur Westbrook] University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Three songs for medium voice and orchestra / by Jeanne Boyd ; orchestrated by Jeanne Boyd and James Wade. University of Michigan
creatorOf Carpenter, Lillian. The spectre bridegroom : a romantic operetta in two acts : based on the folk-lore in the legendary stories of Washington Irving / libretto, lyrics and music by Lilliam Carpenter. University of Michigan
creatorOf Barnby, Joseph, 1838-1896. Now our work is over : Merrial / Joseph Barnby, 1868 ; descant by Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Sonatine for piano : beginning in the Dorian mode of d (?) : (Incomplete) University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Canzonetta / [poem by] Scharmel Iris ; [music by] Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. At morning : S.S.A. / [words by] Scharmel Iris ; [music by] Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. My mind is like a peak snow-crowned : (three-part song for women's voices) / Edvard Grieg ; arranged by Jeanne Boyd ; [words by Hans Christian Andersen ; English version by Nathan Haskell Dole] University of Michigan
creatorOf Griffes, Charles Tomlinson, 1884-1920. By a lonely forest pathway : S.S.A. / Charles T. Griffes ; arranged by Jeanne Boyd ; [words by N. Lenau ; English version by Henry G. Chapman] University of Michigan
creatorOf OAC Review Index (University of Guelph). Macdonald Alumnae / F. Partridge, N. Barclay & M. Barry, OAC Review, v.49, no. 3, Dec. 1936, p. 200, 202, 209-211. University of Guelph
creatorOf Paladilhe, Emile, 1844-1926. Psyché : (T.T.B.B.) / Paladilhe-Boyd ; [words by Pierre Corneille ; English version by Henry G. Chapman] University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Symphonic poem ("Song against ease") / Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Original manuscripts of published songs / Jeanne M. Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Symphonic poem : (Song against ease) / Jeanne Boyd. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Thy kingdom come / poem by Isabel Sanderson ; music by Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Symphonic poem ("Song against ease") / Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Canzonetta / [poem by] Scharmel Iris ; [music by] Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. La tarantella : song for soprano with orchestral accompaniment / the poem by Scharmel Iris ; [music by] Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf OAC Review Index (University of Guelph). Macdonald Hall Examinations, OAC Review, v.47, no.8, Summer 1935, p. 493. University of Guelph
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Four dances from Eleventurous dances / by Jeanne Boyd ; arranged for three pianos (originally two pianos, six hands) by the composer from the original octet version. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Balloons in the snow / poem and music by Jeanne Boyd ; orchestrated by James Wade. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Eleventurous dances : for orchestra / Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf OAC Review Index (University of Guelph). Macdonald Alumnae : Year '36, OAC Review, v.52, no.5, Feb. 1940, p. 304-305. University of Guelph
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Canzonetta : (a little song) : S.S.A. / [poem by] Scharmel Iris ; [music by] Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Wind from the South / Jeanne Boyd ; arranged for three-part chorus of women's v[oices] by J.B. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. The white birds : song for medium voice and piano / music by Jeanne Boyd ; poem by W.B. Yeats. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Eleventurous dances : suite for orchestra / by Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Andante lamentabile : from "Symphonic suite" / Jeanne Boyd. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. La tarantella : (Italian folk dance) / by Jeanne Boyd ; arranged for violin and piano by James Wade. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Eleventurous dances : suite for chamber orchestra and piano solo / by Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. The lost road ; The light ; The fairy pool / Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
referencedIn Hatton, John Liptrot, 1809-1886. Jesus shall reign where'er the sun : Duke Street / [words by] Isaac Watts, 1719 ; [music by] John Hatton, 1793 ; descant by J[eanne] B[oyd]. University of Michigan
creatorOf Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. In the boat : three-part song for women's voices / Edvard Grieg ; arranged by Jeanne Boyd ; [words by Vilhelm Krag ; English version by Nathan Haskell Dole] University of Michigan
creatorOf Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Ragna : (three-part song for women's voices) / Edvard Grieg ; arranged by Jeanne Boyd ; [words by Holger Drachmann ; English version by Charles Fonteyn Manney] University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Three treble choruses with orchestra / by Jeanne Boyd ; orchestrated by Jeanne Boyd and James Wade. University of Michigan
creatorOf Lee, Kenneth. Music I heard with you / words by Conrad Aiken ; music by Kenneth Lee. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. To a child : for medium voice and piano / the poem by Scharmel Iris ; the music by Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. Ragnhild : (three-part song for women's voices) / Edvard Grieg ; arranged by Jeanne Boyd ; [words by Holger Drachmann ; English version by Charles Fonteyn Manney] University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Canzonetta : (a little song) / poem by Scharmel Iris, reprinted from Lyrics of a lad ; [music by] Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Sketches of Eleventurous dances. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Eleventurous dances / Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf OAC Review Index (University of Guelph). Macdonald Institute Graduates : Senior Associates, OAC Review, v.48, no.8, Summer 1936, p. 494. University of Guelph
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Sleighbells in summer / poem by Lillian Carpenter ; music by Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Song settings from A child's world : (a series of pictures by Jessie Willcox Smith). The light ; The fairy pool / the verses by Veta Thorpe ; the music by Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Swierk, Richard. Oriental fantasy : for orchestra / Richard Swierk. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Symphonic poem, "Song against ease" / Jeanne Boyd ; arr. for two pianos by J. B. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Introduction and fugue / Jeanne Boyd. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Cowen, Frederic H. (Frederic Hymen), 1852-1935. Bridal chorus : 'Tis thy wedding morning : from Rose maiden / Cowen ; [arranged by] J. B. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Songs / by Jeanne Boyd ; poem[s] by Scharmel Iris. University of Michigan
creatorOf Boyd, Jeanne, 1890-1968. Canzonetta / [poem by] Scharmel Iris ; [music by] Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Wade, James. Homage to Jeanne Boyd : song for high voice with piano / poem by Scharmel Iris ; music by James Wade. University of Michigan
referencedIn Scott, Cyril, 1879-1970. Summer is acumen in : (old English air) / Cyril Scott ; arranged for two pianos by Jeanne Boyd. University of Michigan
creatorOf Lukewitz, Joseph. Psalm CXXXII : for chorus of mixed voices (S.A.T.B.) with piano accompaniment / Joseph Lukewitz. University of Michigan
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associatedWith Barnby, Joseph, 1838-1896. person
associatedWith Carpenter, Lillian. person
associatedWith Cowen, Frederic H. (Frederic Hymen), 1852-1935. person
associatedWith Grieg, Edvard, 1843-1907. person
associatedWith Griffes, Charles Tomlinson, 1884-1920. person
associatedWith Hatton, John Liptrot, 1809-1886. person
associatedWith Iris, Scharmel, 1889-1967. person
associatedWith Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 person
associatedWith Lee, Kenneth. person
associatedWith Lukewitz, Joseph. person
associatedWith Nesbit, Wilbur D. (Wilbur Dick), 1871-1927. person
associatedWith OAC Review Index (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith OAC Review Index (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith OAC Review Index (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith OAC Review Index (University of Guelph) corporateBody
associatedWith Paladilhe, Emile, 1844-1926. person
associatedWith Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1873-1943. person
associatedWith Sanderson, Isabel S., 1913- person
associatedWith Seeger, Alan, 1888-1916. person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 person
associatedWith Smart, Henry Thomas, 1813-1879. person
associatedWith Smith, Jessie Willcox, 1863-1935. person
associatedWith Swierk, Richard. person
associatedWith Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941 person
associatedWith Thorpe, Veta. person
associatedWith Wade, James. person
associatedWith Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939 person
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Songs (High voice) with piano
Songs (medium voice) with piano
Choruses, Secular (Women's voices, 3 parts) with piano
Suites (Piano with chamber orchestra)
Choruses, Secular (Women's voices) with orchestra--Scores
Sacred songs (Medium voice) with piano
Choruses, Secular (Women's voices, 3 parts)
Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra, Arranged--Scores
Piano music
Symphonic poems--Scores
Songs (low voice) with piano
Suites (Piano with orchestra), Arranged--Scores and parts
Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra, Arranged--Parts
Symphonic poems--Parts
Symphonic poems--Scores and parts
Songs (High voice) with orchestra, Arranged--Scores
Sonatas (piano)
Music--Manuscripts
Suites (Piano with chamber orchestra)--Scores
Musical sketches
Choruses, Secular (Women's voices, 3 parts) with piano--Chorus scores without accompaniment
Symphonic poems (Pianos (2)), Arranged--Parts
Songs (High voice) with orchestra--Scores
Orchestral music--Scores and parts
Violin and piano music, Arranged--Parts
Suites (Piano with orchestra), Arranged--Parts
Suites (Pianos (3)), Arranged--Parts
Symphonic poems (Pianos (2)), Arranged--Scores
Suites (Piano with orchestra), Arranged--Scores
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Birth 1890-02-25

Death 1968-08-08

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