Leich, Roland, 1911-1995

Alternative names

Hide Profile

Composed 1941-42.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Rondo for orchestra : spring 1942 / Roland Leich. 1942. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 181163928

The words "Brightest and best of the sons" were written by Bishop Reginald Heber. Heber originally wrote this hymn for the Feast of the Epiphany, January 6. It was first published in the Christian Observer in 1811, but did not appear in hymnals until after Heber's death. The music, "Morning Star," was composed by James Proctor Harding, 1892.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Variations on "Brightest and best" (Morning star) : for mixed chorus and string orchestra / Roland Leich. [1968]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 181163904

Composed 1965, orchestration 1981.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of The oxen / [words by] Thomas Hardy ; Roland Leich. [1981]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 181163917

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Leich, Roland, 1911-1995. The oxen / [words by] Thomas Hardy ; Roland Leich. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953. Music for children, nine pieces for strings, from opus 65 / by Serge Prokofieff ; transcribed by Roland Leich. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Leich, Roland, 1911-1995. Fantasia on "Hark! the herald angels sing" : mixed voices with brasses, timpani and strings / Roland Leich. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Leich, Roland, 1911-1995. String quartet no. 1 / Roland Leich. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Main (Oakland)
creatorOf Leich, Roland, 1911-1995. Easter hymn / [words by] A.E. Housman ; [music by] Roland Leich. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Leich, Roland, 1911-1995. Fantasia on Hark! the herald angels sing : mixed voices with brasses, timpani and strings / Roland Leich. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Main (Oakland)
creatorOf Leich, Roland, 1911-1995. The town of Pittsburgh / text by Hugh Henry Brackenridge (1786) ; set to music for baritone solo, chorus & orchestra by Roland Leich. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Leich, Roland, 1911-1995. Rondo for orchestra : spring 1942 / Roland Leich. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Leich, Roland, 1911-1995. String quartet / by Roland Leich. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Main (Oakland)
creatorOf Leich, Roland, 1911-1995. Easter hymn / [words by] A.E. Housman ; [music by] Roland Leich. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Leich, Roland, 1911-1995. Two Christmas choruses for mixed voices with strings and piano / Roland Leich. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Leich, Roland, 1911-1995. Fanfare on the name of Andrew Carnegie / Roland Leich. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Main (Oakland)
creatorOf Leich, Roland, 1911-1995. Seal lullaby / [words by] Rudyard Kipling (Jungle Book) ; [music by] Roland Leich. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Leich, Roland, 1911-1995. Variations on "Brightest and best" (Morning star) : for mixed chorus and string orchestra / Roland Leich. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Leich, Roland, 1911-1995. MIdsummer 1976 : a poem by Sara Henderson Hay : set to music for mezzo-soprano and string orchestra / by Roland Leich. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Leich, Roland, 1911-1995. Velvet shoes / [words by] Elinor Wylie ; [music by] Roland Leich. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Leich, Roland, 1911-1995. Prelude and fugue for orchestra / Roland Leich. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Leich, Roland, 1911-1995. Seven chorale preludes for organ / Roland Leich. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Main (Oakland)
creatorOf Leich, Roland, 1911-1995. Be still, you little leaves / [words by] Mary Webb ; [music by] Roland Leich. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Leich, Roland, 1911-1995. The town of Pittsburgh / text by Hugh Henry Brackenridge (1786) ; set to music for baritone solo, chorus + orchestra by Roland Leich. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Main (Oakland)
creatorOf Leich, Roland, 1911-1995. Concert piece : for oboe and strings / Roland Leich. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Main (Oakland)
creatorOf Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953. Music for children : nine pieces for strings, from opus 65 / by Serge Prokofieff ; transcribed by Roland Leich. Dartmouth College Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Brackenridge, H. H. (Hugh Henry), 1748-1816 person
associatedWith Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919. person
associatedWith Harding, James Proctor. person
associatedWith Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928. person
associatedWith Hay, Sara Henderson. person
associatedWith Heber, Reginald, 1783-1826 person
associatedWith Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936 person
associatedWith Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 person
associatedWith Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953. person
associatedWith Webb, Mary person
associatedWith Wylie, Elinor, 1885-1928 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Pittsburgh (Pa.)
Pittsburgh (Pa.)
Subject
Songs (Medium voice) with string orchestra--Scores and parts
Rondos (Orchestra)--Scores and parts
Lullabies
Christmas music--Scores and parts
Chorale preludes
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with string orchestra--Scores and parts
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra--Scores and parts
Fanfares
Fantasia--Scores and parts
Oboe with string orchestra--Scores
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra--Scores
Carols, English
Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
String quartets--Parts
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra--Scores
Songs (medium voice) with piano
Christmas music
Songs with piano
Choruses, Sacred (mixed voices) with orchestra--Scores and parts
Canons, fugues, etc. (Orchestra)--Scores and parts
String quartets--Scores
Brass band music--Scores
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with chamber orchestra--Scores and parts
Occupation
Arrangers
Function

Person

Birth 1911

Death 1995

Male

Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6x067jj

Ark ID: w6x067jj

SNAC ID: 66074924