Lange, Arthur, 1889-1956

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Composed 1947. First performance Santa Monica, California, 1 February 1953, Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Big trees : American pastorale II / Arthur Lange. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52631589

Known chiefly as an arranger of popular songs and as a composer of music for films, American musician Arthur Lange was also a pianist, a conductor, and a composer of concert works. He wrote the books: Arranging for the Modern Dance Orchestra, and A New and Practical Approach to Harmony.

From the guide to the Arthur Lange papers, 1907-1956, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.)

Antelope Valley is the western part of the Mojave Desert, lying north of Los Angeles. Composed 1947. First performance New York, 20 July 1947, NBC Symphony Orchestra, Frank Black conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Antelope valley : American pastorale I / Arthur Lange. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52631584

Based on the fairy tale by Oscar Wilde. Originally composed for nonette as Four Symphonic Murals 1939. This version for orchestra 1950. First performance Santa Monica, California, 29 January 1950, Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of The fisherman and his soul : a fairytale / by Oscar Wilde ; with music by Arthur Lange. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52631606

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creatorOf Lange, Arthur, 1889-1959. [Instrumental music. Selections] / Arthur Lange. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Lange, Arthur, 1889-1956. Big trees : American pastorale II / Arthur Lange. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Gruber, Franz Xaver, 1787-1863. Silent night / [Franz Gruber] ; arr. by Arthur Lange. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Lange, Arthur, 1889-1956. Antelope valley : American pastorale I / Arthur Lange. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Arthur Lange papers, 1907-1956 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
creatorOf Lange, Arthur, 1889-1956. The fisherman and his soul : a fairytale / by Oscar Wilde ; with music by Arthur Lange. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Lange, Arthur, 1889-1959. [Selections] / Arthur Lange. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Arthur Lange scores, 1907-1950 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn Lange, Arthur, 1889-1959. [Selections] / Arthur Lange. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Lange, Arthur, 1889-1959. [Instrumental music. Selections] / Arthur Lange. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Gruber, Franz Xaver, 1787-1863. Silent night / [Franz Gruber] ; arr. by Arthur Lange. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith American Music Collection corporateBody
associatedWith Gruber, Franz Xaver, 1787-1863. person
associatedWith Lange, Arthur, 1889-1959. person
associatedWith Maxwell, Charles, 1892-1962. person
associatedWith Tiomkin, Dimitri, 1894-1979. person
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Musical sketches
Motion picture music
Popular music
Popular music--United States
Vocal music
Instrumental music
Suites (Orchestra)--Scores and parts
Instrumentation and orchestration
Motion picture music--Scores
Orchestral music--Scores and parts
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Composers
Conductors (Music)
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Birth 1889-04-16

Death 1956-12-07

Americans

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