Blank, Allan, 1925-

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Commissioned by Stanley Hoffman.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Six significant landscapes : for soprano and chamber groups : 1972-1974 / Allan Blank. c1974. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 181163827

Composed 1964-1969.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Music for orchestra / Allan Blank. [1969]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 181335585

Allan Blank was born in New York in 1925. His early musical training was on the violin. He studied at the Juilliard School of Music (1945-1947), Washington Square College (BA, 1948), University of Minnesota (MA, 1950) and the University of Iowa. He was a violinist with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (1950-1952) and has taught at a number of schools and universities. He is Professor Emeritus at Virginia Commonwealth University where he taught from 1978-1996. He has a number of published works, and has won many national and international awards. Dr. Blank is listed in a number of reference resources, including the New Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians.

From the description of Allan Blank collection [mixed materials]. (Old Dominion University). WorldCat record id: 46465598

Composed 1958-1960.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Aria da capo : a chamber opera / based on a play by Edna St. Vincent Millay ; [music] Allan Blank. [1960]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 181335590

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Blank, Allan, 1925-. Allan Blank collection [mixed materials]. Old Dominion University, Old Dominion University Libraries
creatorOf Blank, Allan, 1925-. Trios for flute, cello & piano : (1983) / Allan Blank. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Blank, Allan, 1925-. Four songs : for voice and piano / poems by W.B. Yeats ; [music by] Allan Blank. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Blank, Allan, 1925-. Aria da capo : a chamber opera / based on a play by Edna St. Vincent Millay ; [music] Allan Blank. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
referencedIn The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Correspondence, literary manuscripts, sound recordings, and other material, 1873-2001. Houghton Library.
referencedIn The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Correspondence, literary manuscripts, sound recordings, and other material, 1873-2001. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Blank, Allan, 1925-. Concertino for bassoon & string orchestra / Allan Blank. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Blank, Allan, 1925-. Esther's monologue : a cantata for soprano, oboe, viola, and cello / Allan Blank ; text by Margot Blank. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Blank, Allan, 1925-. Toccata : for piano / Allan Blank. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Blank, Allan, 1925-. Music for piano / Allan Blank. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Blank, Allan, 1925-. Cupid and Campaspe / Allan Blank ; poem, John Lyly. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Blank, Allan, 1925-. Six studies for piano, one hand (left or right). Sets I and II / Allan Blank. University of Alberta
creatorOf Blank, Allan, 1925-. String quartet 1958 / Allan Blank. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Blank, Allan, 1925-. Music for orchestra / Allan Blank. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
referencedIn Atkins, Irene Kahn, 1922-. Major figures in American music [A-E] : [oral history]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Blank, Allan, 1925-. The magic bonbons : an opera in 8 scenes / Allan Blank. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Blank, Allan, 1925-. Re-statement of romance : a song for piano, without voice / Allan Blank ; based on a poem by Wallace Stevens. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Blank, Allan, 1925-. A short invention for piano / Allan Blank. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Blank, Allan, 1925-. Six significant landscapes : for soprano and chamber groups : 1972-1974 / Allan Blank. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
referencedIn E. E. Cummings additional papers, 1870-1969. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Moldenhauer, Hans,. The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Manuscript music compositions, 1880-1985. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn The Moldenhauer Archives at Harvard University: Manuscript music compositions, 1880-1985. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919. person
associatedWith Blank, Margot. person
correspondedWith Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962 person
associatedWith Lyly, John, 1554?-1606 person
associatedWith Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950. person
associatedWith Moldenhauer, Hans person
associatedWith Moldenhauer, Hans, person
associatedWith Moldenhauer, Hans, collector. person
associatedWith Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955 person
associatedWith Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939 person
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Songs (High voice) with orchestra--Scores and parts
Opera--Scores
Composers--Biography
Operas--Scores and parts
Piano--Studies and exercises
Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
Piano music
Trios (Piano, flute, violoncello)--Scores
Solo cantatas, Secular (High voice) with instrumental ensemble--Scores
Orchestral music--Scores and parts
Bassoon with string orchestra--Scores and parts
String quartets--Scores
Concertos (Bassoon with string orchestra)--Scores and parts
Songs (medium voice) with piano
Songs (High voice) with piano
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Birth 1925-12-27

Death 2013-11-13

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