Neighborhood Playhouse scenarios 1914-1931


Neighborhood Playhouse scenarios 1914-1931

The collection consists of scenarios (notes, scripts, and action interpretations) for approximately 20 works between 1914 and 1931.

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SNAC Resource ID: 6310939

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Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750 (person)

From the partita no. 2 for solo violin by J.S. Bach.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Bach's chaconne / transcribed for large orchestra by Louis Gesensway. [19--]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 144609295 Arranged 1856. First performance same year at the Philharmonic concerts, Vienna, von H. Esser conductor. Elgar's coda added subsequently.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Toccata : für die Orgel / compon...

Enesco, Georges (person)

Prokofiev, Sergei (person)

Prokofiev was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. From the description of Letters : to Fatima Hanoum Samoilenko and Boris Nikolaevich Samoilenko, 1919-1936. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612846006 Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953), Russian composer. From the description of Letters to Ephraim F. Gottlieb, 1920-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477994 Sergey Prokofiev was a Russian composer. From the description of Postcard ...

Crowley, Alice (person)

Brundage, Frances, 1854-1937 (person)

Bloch, Ernest, 1880-1959 (person)

Composer, violinist, conductor, and photographer Ernest Bloch was born on July 24, 1880, in Geneva, Switzerland. In 1894 he began the study of music theory and composition with Emile Jacques-Dalcroze at the Geneva Conservatory of Music, who advised him to continue violin instruction under Louis Etienne-Reyer at the same institution. He studied violin under Franz Schörg of the Royal Conservatory of Music, Belgium, in 1896, and composition in Frankfurt under Ivan Knorr from 1899 to 1901, whereupo...

Lewisohn, Irene, -1944 (person)

Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre (corporateBody)

Horst, Louis (person)

Louis Horst was born to Conrad and Leva Horst on the twelfth of January, 1884, in Kansas City, Missouri. Horst began to study piano at an early age. He became a professional accompanist, playing for silent films, stock theater companies, Broadway rehearsals, and later for many of the modern dance personalities of the thirties and forties. In 1915, Horst joined the Denishawn Company as accompanist; his wife, Betty, was a member of the company. He remained with Denishawn u...

Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868 (person)

Libretto by Jacopo Ferretti after Charles Perrault's Cendrillon and librettos by Charles-Guillaume Etienne for Nicolas Isouard's Cendrillon and Francesco Fiorini for Stefano Pavesi's Agatina, o La virtù premiata; first performed in Rome at the Teatro Valle, 25 January 1817; the Holtei translation first performed in Berlin 20 October 1825. Cf. A. Loewenberg. Annals of opera. From the description of Aschenbrödel : komische Oper in zwei Acten, für die Darstellung auf der Königstädt...

Hyland, Lily (person)

Lewisohn, Irene, -1944 (person)

Neighborhood Playhouse (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

The Neighborhood Playhouse was founded in 1915 by Alice and Irene Lewisohn, as part of the Henry Street Settlement. Many early twentieth-century modern dancers and artists found a professional home at the Neighborhood Playhouse, including composers Ernest Bloch, Kurt Schindler, and Louis Horst, who also worked with Martha Graham. Other notables whose works were produced at the Neighborhood Playhouse include Agnes de Mille, Laura Elliott, Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman. The Neighborhood Playh...

Eichheim, Henry (person)

Biography Henry Eichheim (b Chicago, 3 Jan 1870; d Santa Barbara, CA, 22 Aug 1942). American composer, violinist and conductor. A graduate of the Chicago Musical College, he went on to play with the Theodore Thomas Orchestra (1889) and the Boston SO (1890-1912). Thereafter, he devoted himself to composition, chamber music and conducting, making his reputation as an early champion of works by Debussy, Ravel and Fauré. Trips to Japan, Korea and...

Schindler, Kurt (person)

Kurt Schindler, a composer, conductor, and folksong musicologist, was born in Berlin in 1882 and died in New York City in 1935. He founded the organization which became the Schola Cantorum of New York. From the description of Papers, 1882-1946. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122580695 American composer and conductor of German birth. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [New York], to Mr. and Mrs. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, [n.d., ...

Talmud, Blanche (person)