Henry Cowell collection of noncommercial recordings [sound recording] 1940-1953


Henry Cowell collection of noncommercial recordings [sound recording] 1940-1953

These noncommercial music and spoken word recordings were collected by Henry Cowell and primarily consist of his own compositions and lectures, as well as numerous field recordings of folk and ethnic music. Additional recordings contain music by modern Western composers, including unique recordings of works by John J. Becker.


SNAC Resource ID: 6316763

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Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951

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Ajemian, Maro

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Ajemian, Anahid

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American violinist. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Mar. 24, 1978 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861581 From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, [1977?] [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861329 ...

Hindemith, Paul, 1895-1963

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Paul Hindemith (born 16 November 1895 in Hanau; died 28 December 1963 in Frankfurt) was a German composer, music theorist, teacher, violist and conductor. He founded the Amar Quartet in 1921, touring extensively in Europe. Gertrud Hindemith (born Rottenberg) was the wife of Paul Hindemith; they were married in 1924. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, n. d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863460 ...

Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977

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Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977) was an American conductor, who led the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, American Youth Orchestra, New York City Symphony, Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra, NBC Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Houston Symphony Orchestra, and American Symphony Orchestra. His career began with studies at the Royal College of Music in 1896 when Stokowski was just 13. He performed as an organist and choral director for several years in England,...

Kostelanetz, André, 1901-1980

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André Kostelanetz (1901-1980) was born in Russia and studied in Petrograd before coming to the USA. He became a successful conductor and arranger, and in 1930 was engaged as conductor for the CBS radio network, beginning a long association with broadcasting and film work. He is credited with popularizing classical music. He made many successful arrangements of light music, using heavily concentrated instrumental sonorities, and his orchestrations had a direct influence on film music of the time...

Luening, Otto, 1900-1996

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American composer, teacher, conductor, and flutist. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : [New York?], 11 September 1981, to Mr. Allen, 1981 Sept. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874496 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 22 July 1992, to Joseph Chouinard, 1992 July 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270930274 Composer. From the description of Reminiscences of Otto Luening : oral history, 1979. ...

Ussachevsky, Vladimir, 1911-1990

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Composer. From the description of Reminiscences of Vladimir Ussachevsky : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735377 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Vladimir Ussachevsky was born in 1911 in the Russian province of Outer Manchuria, where his father was serving as a career officer in the Russian Army. Ussachevsky's mother performed and gave lessons on the piano, and she became her son's first teacher, initiating his musical ...

Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965

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Composed 1916-18. The original ms. had a pencilled-in note saying: "This is the only copy anywhere." See note from Mrs. Cowell 19 Nov. 1959: "The first symphony is a student work, and I hope earnestly for it not to be performed." This is a facsimile of the composer's holograph score, according to Bill Lichtenwanger.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony in B minor / Henry Cowell. 1918. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45207014 Compo...

Callas, Maria

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Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990

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Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was among the most important conductors of the second half of the 20th Century and also the first American conductor to receive international acclaim. His best-known work is the Broadway musical West Side Story; other works include three symphonies, Chichester Psalms, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", the original score for the film On the Waterfront, and theater works including On the Town, Wonderful Town, Candide, and his MASS. Bernstei...

United States Marine Band

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Established by an Act of Congress in 1798, the United States Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization. Its mission is unique—to provide music for the President of the United States and the Commandant of the Marine Corps. President John Adams invited the Marine Band to make its White House debut on New Year’s Day, 1801, in the then-unfinished Executive Mansion. In March of that year, the band performed for Thomas Jefferson’s inauguration and it is bel...

Mahler, Fritz, 1901-1973

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Fritz Mahler was an Austro-American conductor, composer, music teacher and radio personality. Mahler was born on July 16, 1901 in Vienna, where his father was professor of Oriental languages at the university. He came from a family with some musical background; he was a third cousin of the composer Gustav Mahler. He studied musicology with Guido Adler at the University of Vienna (1920-1924), conducting with Leopold Reichwein, and composition with Schoenberg, Webern and B...

Eastman School Senior Symphony Orchestra

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Whitney, Robert (Robert W.)

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Wallenstein, Alfred, 1898-1983

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Alfred Franz Wallenstein was born in Chicago on October 7, 1898. Raised in Los Angeles, he studied music with composer Ferde Grofé's mother, Elsa Johanna Bierlich von Grofé, who was a professional cellist, and with Julius Klengel. Wallenstein joined the San Francisco Symphony as a cellist at age 17, and went on to play cello for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the New York Philharmonic under Arturo Toscanini. Toscanini encouraged him to pursue conducting, and hi...

Weisgall, Hugo

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Hugo Weisgall was born at Eibenschütz (Ivanice), Moravia on October 13, 1912 and emigrated to the United States as a child. Growing up in Baltimore, his first musical influence was his father, Adolph J. Weisgal (1885 - 1981), a cantor for the Chizuk Amuno Congregation in that city. Becoming an American citizen in 1926, his formal musical education began at the Peabody Conservatory (1927 - 1932). In the years that followed (1932 - 1941) he worked periodically with Roger Sessions, stu...

Starin, Stefani

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Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra

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New York Oratorio Society

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Seltzer, Cheryl

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Strickland, William

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Luening, Ethel

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Sachs, Jack

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Peninsula Festival Orchestra

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Robinson, Carol

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Bacon, Ernst

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Solomon, Izler, 1910-1987

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Educator, musician; Federal Music Project. From the description of Izler Solomon interview, 1964 June 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220197240 From the description of Oral history interview with Izler Solomon, 1964 June 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233007130 From the description of Oral history interview with Izler Solomon, 1964 June 24 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 312026414 ...

Green Bay Symphonette.

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Koch, Frederick

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Nolte, Virginia

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Glick, Jacob

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Robertson, Merle

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Bombay Orchestra

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Eastman Philharmonia

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Donato, Dominic

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Dillane, Michael

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Boatwright, Helen

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Soprano. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Dec. 11, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861543 ...

Di Bonaventura, Mario

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University of Buffalo Percussion Ensemble

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Stetson University Orchestra

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Eto, Kimio

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Wahineikeouli Pa'a

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Taylor, John

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Wiener Symphoniker.

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Perry, Timothy

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Johnson, Thor

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Juilliard string quartet

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Raga Tilanga

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Epstein, Samuel S.

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Samuel S. Epstein devoted his career to the study and identification of carcinogenic mechanisms in industrial pollutants, pesticides, cosmetics, food, as well as the entire range of environmental contaminants. He used his knowledge and experience to warn the public of risk, to advocate for regulation, to encourage cancer prevention measures, and to serve as an expert witness on the public's behalf in issues of toxic contamination and disease. Born in Middlesborough, Yorkshire, England on April 1...

Le Jeune, Claude, -1600

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Aguilar, Ignacio

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Epithet: Mexican Ministro de Gobernación British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000741.0x0002d4 ...

Murrow, Edward R. (Edward Roscoe), 1908-1965

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Edward Roscoe Murrow (April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965), born Egbert Roscoe Murrow, was an American broadcast journalist and war correspondent. He first gained prominence during World War II with a series of live radio broadcasts from Europe for the news division of CBS. During the war he recruited and worked closely with a team of war correspondents who came to be known as the Murrow Boys. After the war, in December 1945 Murrow an offer to become a vice president of the CBS network and head o...

CBS Symphony Orchestra

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Schneider, Charles (Editor)

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Appel, Toby

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Stewart, Reginald

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Cherdon, John

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Matthews, Mrs. Z. K.

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Ahrens, Margaret

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Ives, Burl, 1909-1995

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Carl Sandburg once called Burl Ives "America's Great Ballad Singer." From the 1940s to the 1960s, his diverse talents and spirited performances made him one of America's best-loved entertainers. The traditional repertoire of American folk tunes represented in his performances was considerably different from the popular music of the day. His presence on the musical scene not only served to sustain an awareness of neglected American folk songs, but would contribute to the resurgence of interest in...

Sherman, Robert, 1932-

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Son of pianist Nadia Reisenberg, Robert Sherman (b. 1932) began his career in broadcasting as the Music Director and Program Manager for radio station WQXR in New York. In 1969, he began hosting the popular folk music program, "Woody's Children," on WQXR, followed in 1970 by the nationally broadcast program, "The Listening Room." He then expanded to television, hosting "Vibrations" on PBS in 1972 and appearing as a commentator for CBS's "Camera Three." He continued his work at WQXR,...

Fang, Mei Lah

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Harrison, Lou

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An American composer, Lou Harrison was born in 1917 and taught at Black Mountain College from 1951 until 1952. From the guide to the Lou Harrison Papers., 1946-1971, (Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center .) Epithet: American composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000977.0x00001f ...

Caskel, Christoph

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Sanchez, Abel

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Biggs, E. Power, 1953-1967

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Coleman, Charles

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Charles Coleman served as an Army psychiatric aide in 1970 during the Vietnam War. His novel, SERGEANT BACK AGAIN, is based on those experiences. From the description of Sergeant back again, 1980. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64072491 ...

Hirsch, Albert

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Walden String Quartet (Urbana, Ill.)

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Founded in 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio with violinists Homer C. Schmitt (1911-80) and Bernard M. Goodman (b 1914), cellist Robert H. Swenson (b 1910) and the viola player LeRoy Collins, who was replaced by five more players in the first 14 years of the group's existence before John C. Garvey (b 1921-2006) became the viola player in 1948.�??�?  All of the original members played in the Cleveland Orchestra. The quartet was based initially in Cleveland, then moved to Cornell University (1946-7), and ev...

Sexteto Nacional

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Willem Durieux Chamber Music Ensemble of New York

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Scott, Cyril

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Composed 1947.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Hymn of unity : oratorio for chorus, contralto, baritone and orchestra / text & music by Cyril Scott. [1947]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 64695157 Originally composed as a piano solo, 1923; orchestrated 1923.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Souvenir de Vienne / Cyril Scott. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54350713 ...

Russell, William

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Wallenstein Sinfonietta

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Kahn, Enayet

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Bussoti, Carlo

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Friedlander, Marie

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Tamada, G. K

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Hagemeyer, Dora

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Tansman, Alexander

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Marrow, Macklin

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Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra

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McBride, Robert

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Commissioned by the Ballet Caravan, 1937. Originally composed for piano, 1937; orchestrated 1937. First complete performance New York, 12 December 1937, Radio City Orchestra, Erno Rapee conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Show piece : ballet / Robert McBride. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52938290 Composed 1934. First performance Tucson, 7 May 1935, University of Arizona Chamber Orchestra, Henry Johnson, Jr. conductor....

Clancy, Willy

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Jerki Singing Band

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Varese, Edgard

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Linsley, Ralph

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American Youth Orchestra

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Syracuse University Wind Ensemble

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Milanov, Zinka

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Epithet: Croatian singer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x0003cc ...

Smith, Leland

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Music Hall Brass Ensemble

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Byrd, William, 1539 or 1540-1623

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Both originally composed for keyboard (harpsichord or virginal). The Pavane composed ca. 1612 and published as no. 6 in the collection Parthenia. The Gigg published as A Giff F. Tr[egian], no. 180 in the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book compiled probably after 1621. For Leslie Russell's transcription of the Earle of Salisbury's Pavane for string orchestra see FLC callno.: 2370s.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of The Earle of Salisbury's pavane ; A gigg / William Byrd ; arr. ...

Kiaha, J. S.

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Wakasugi, Hiroshi, 1935-2009

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Boggs, Doc

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Goldman Band

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Vrionides, Christos

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Sandoval, Chick

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Mayuzumi, Toshiro

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Raab, Emil

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Philadelphia orchestra

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Stetson University Choir

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Wigglesworth, Frank

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Schumann, Robert

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Originally composed for solo piano, 1833-1835. Collaborative orchestration of the score, 1908-1909, for the use of the Russian Imperial Ballet. No indication is given of each collaborator's contribution. First performance as a ballet St. Petersburg, 1910. First concert performance, Boston, 25 November 1938, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Goossens conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Carnival / Robert Schumann ; orchestrated by Rimsky-Korsakov, Glazounov, Li...

Raleigh, Stuart

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Vividh Vadya Vrind Orchestra

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Cohen String Quartet

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Cowell Festival Orchestra

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Price, Paul

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Locklair, Dan

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Eric Hawkins Dance Company

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House, Robert

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Soy-Son Orchestre

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Nowak, Lionel

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Lerner, Jeffrey, 1928-

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Catskill Choral Society

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Shirali, Vishundas

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Page, Willis

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Fine, Vivian

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Vermont Festival Players

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Saidenberg Middle Symphony

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Queens Symphony Orchestra

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Carleton, Jean

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Herrmann, Bernard

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American composer and conductor Bernard Herrmann was born in New York City on June 29, 1911. He attended New York University and the Julliard School of Music. In 1933 he formed the New Chamber Orchestra. Herrmann joined CBS in 1934 as a composer-conductor and from 1936 to 1940 he composed incidental music for a number of radio show episodes. In the following years Herrmann composed music for concert works, operas, film productions and television series. He composed his most famous film scores fo...

Hawks, Carlton

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Green, Ray

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Ray Green (1908-1997) was an American composer who created works for dance companies as well as orchestral, choral, and children's pieces. Green was born in Livingston Country, Missouri and began piano lessons at 14. He studied composition as a young man in California with Ernest Bloch, Albert Elkus, and E.G. Stricklen. He also traveled to Paris and studied with Darius Milhaud, Nadia Boulanger and Pierre Monteux. Green received his break after having an entire issue dedicated to his...

Yuize, S

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Roy, Dr. D. K.

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Adler, Charles

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Chin, Hu

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Schulte, Rolf

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Uppman, Theodor, 1920-2005

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Bach, Giovanni, 1892-

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Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), composer of baroque music, organ technician, master of harpsicord, organ and violin, whose talents were largely unrecognised in his lifetime but have been celebrated ever since. From the guide to the Copy of Johann Sebastian Bach, Twenty Four Preludes and Fugues, c.1800, c.1800, (University of St Andrews) ...

Cowell, Sidney

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Willem Durieux String Quartet

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Riegger, Wallingford

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Composed for piano 4-hands, 1932. Transcribed 1938.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Dance suite : I Evocation / Wallingford Riegger. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53784085 Commissioned by the Alice M. Ditson Fund. Composed 1947. First performance New York, 16 May 1948, CBS Symphony, Dean Dixon conductor. Received the New York Music Critics' Circle Award for the 1947-48 season and the Walter W. Naumburg Recording Award.--Cf. F...

Panole, Aiamanu

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Indianapolis Symphony

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Catskill Woodwind Quintet

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Utah symphony orchestra

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University of Miami. Symphony Orchestra

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Becker, John J.

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John Joseph Becker, 1886-1961, was an American composer. From the guide to the List of musical works by John J. Becker, 195-?, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) John Joseph Becker was an ultramodernist composer, conductor, and educator. He was born in Henderson, Kentucky on January 22, 1886 and he spent most of his life in the Midwest. Indeed, he has been called the “Midwestern Musical Crusader”. His early teachers included Alexander von Fielitz and...

Sevitzky, Fabien

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Glenn, Carol

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Dox, Thurston

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Auster, Paul, 1947-....

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Paul Auster (b. 1947) is a Brooklyn-based novelist, screenplay writer, poet, essayist and translator. From the description of Paul Auster collection of papers, 1999-2006 2000-2005. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 770725385 From the guide to the Paul Auster Papers, 1963-1995, 1972-mid-1995, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) From the guide to the Paul Auster collection of papers, 19...

Carabo, Madeleine

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Dixon, Dean

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Mikhashoff, Yvar, 1941-1993

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Salgo, Sandor

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Wiley, Jackson

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Little Orchestra Society

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Thomas Scherman (1917-1979) was the director of the Little Orchestra Society, which he had just recently founded, earlier in the same year, in New York City. He was the son of Harry Scherman (1887-1969), the founder of the Book of the Month Club, and Harry's wife Bernadine. The Scherman family had a friendly relationship with Alma Mahler; Harry and Bernadine Scherman had first become acquainted with Alma in Vienna. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1947. (Univers...

Chow, Y. R.

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Royal Samoans

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United States Air Force Orchestra

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Nashville Symphony

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Herron, Eileen

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Ito, Ryuto

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Stanford Symphony Orchestra

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Levi, Alan

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Babylon Symphony Orchestra

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Gorman, Michael, 1965-....

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Aldridge, Benjamin

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Bibo, Franz

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Savannah Symphony Orchestra

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Kansas City Philharmonic.

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Springfield Orchestra

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Purcell, Henry

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Brandt, Henry

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St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.

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Cage, John, 1912-1992

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John Cage was born in Los Angeles in 1912. He studied composition with Richard Buhlig, Henry Cowell, Adolph Weiss, and Arnold Schoenberg. In 1938 he began working as an accompanist for dance and a teacher at the Cornish School of the Arts in Seattle, Washington. It was here that he first met the dancer Merce Cunningham, with whom he would have a lifelong working relationship. Together they were responsible for a number of radical innovations in musical and choreographic compositions, such as the...

Sherman, Thomas

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Arquero, Santiago

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Kahan, Prof. Wali Ullah

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Louisville Orchestra.

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Sorenson, Wendy

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Northwestern University Chamber Orchestra

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Swoboda, Henry.

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New Beaux Arts String Quartet

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Schweiger, Hans

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Williams, Jan

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Byzantine Singers

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Sutherland, Joan, 1926-2010

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Since 1997 Australia Post has commemorated Australia Day with a special stamp issue honouring the achievements of great Australians. The 2004 Australian Legends Award honours Dame Joan Sutherland. From the description of Commemorative stamps [manuscript]. 2004. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 224190442 Australian soprano. From the description of Signature, dated : New York, [n.d.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270967646 ...

Borror, Ronald

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Slivka, Meyer

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Saidenberg, Daniel

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Perez, Antonio

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Epithet: Secretary and Minister of Philip II of Spain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x000096 ...

Szigeti, Joseph

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Joseph Szigeti (1892-1973) was an American violinist of Hungarian birth. He studied first with his father, then with Jeno Hubay. He settled in the United States in 1940 and became a citizen in 1951. His true strength was contemporary music, and he often forced concert managers to include contemporary pieces in concert programs. He was friends with Bartok and several other prominent composers, many of whom dedicated works to him. He played a Guarneri violin, and held his bow in the old fashioned ...

Mester, Jorge

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Centenary Singers

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Manhattan Percussion Ensemble.

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Chan, Kei Ping

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Lawes, William, 1602-1645

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Vigil, Thomas

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Thomson, Virgil, 1896-

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Virgil Thomson was born in Kansas City, Missouri on November 25, 1896. As a boy, he took lessons in piano and organ, and soon found work as a church organist. He attended public schools and then Kansas City Polytechnic Institute, a junior college. In 1917 he enlisted in the Army, but World War I came to an end before he could be sent to Europe. After his discharge from the military, Thomson attended Harvard, where he sang in the Glee Club and studied with Edward Burlinga...

Tassie, Phelan

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Davies, Dennis Russell

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Grainger, Percy

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Melbourne-born pianist and composer who spent much of his working life in the United States. From the description of Letter to Virginia Morley and Livingston Gearhart [manuscript]. 1949. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225793948 From the description of Postcards from Percy and Rose Grainger, 1916-1925 [manuscript]. 1916-1925. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 271311978 Percy Aldridge Grainger, 1882-1961 was an Australian Composer/Pianist. Rose an...

Friedlander, Ernst

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Biographical/Historical Note Austrian soldier taken prisoner during World War I. From the guide to the Ernst Friedlander typescript : Imprisonment in Siberia, 1920, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...

Antonini, Alfredo

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Thomson, Virgil

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The hymn is How Firm a Foundation, words and music commonly ascribed to Robert Keene. The melody is also called Geard. Also quoted Yes, Jesus Loves Me and For He's A Jolly Good Fellow. Composed 1926-28. First performance New York, 22 February 1945, New York Philharmonic, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony on a hymn tune / Virgil Thomson. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56078995 Composer. ...

Nang Thiem

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Hamburg Radio Orchestra

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Jenkins, John, 1936-

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Epithet: of Edinburgh British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000268.0x000170 Epithet: of Bristol British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000268.0x00016f ...

Ford, Warde H.

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O'London, Paddy

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Paranjoti, Victor

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Finkel, Christopher

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Smith, Iva

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Concha, Pat

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Schultz, Rolf

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Wiener Philharmoniker.

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Obermeyer writes on behalf of the management (Vorstand) of the orchestra. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler, 1954. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864807 ...

Grainger, Ella

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Gonsalves, Bernadette

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Hinton, Sam, 1917-2009

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Wyner, Yehudi, 1929-

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Goldman, Edwin Franko

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American composer and conductor of military bands. From the description of Edwin Franko Goldman autograph collection, 1823-1954. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422799 Edwin Franko Goldman (1878-1956), a founder of the American Bandmasters Association and its first president, was a composer, scholar, and prominent conductor. In 1911 he formed his own band which began a summer concert series, later know as the Guggenhiem Memorial Concert Series, in New York Ci...

Ping, Chun Kai

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Rzewski, Frederic

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Kelly, Chauncey

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Hanson, Howard, 1896-1981

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Composed 1921.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto : for organ, strings and harp, op. 22, no. 3 / Howard Hanson. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52170318 Composed for the Chopin Centennial, UNESCO, Paris 1949.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Pastorale for solo oboe, strings and harp / Howard Hanson. c1949. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52170353 American compos...

Lester, Joel.

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Sandby, Herman

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Schwab, Ludvik

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Fickenscher, Arthur

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Completed 1934. First performance by the Richmond Symphony Orchestra, Richmond, Va., December 4, 1934, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Out of the gay nineties / Arthur Fickénscher. [19--]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51823017 American composer, pianist, teacher, inventor, and University of Virginia professor, 1920-1941. From the description of Papers of Arthur Fickénscher, 1895-1995. (Univers...

Baltimore symphony orchestra

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Born on January 10, 1910 in Lyon, the French conductor and composer, Jean Martinon entered the Lyon and Paris conservatoires to study the violin. At Lyon, his teacher was Maurice Foundray and at the Paris Conservatory, he studied violin technique with Jules Boucherit. While at the Paris conservatory, Martinon took composition with Albert Roussel and Vincent d’Indy. After completing the composition courses, he studied conducting with Charles Munch and Désormière. He graduated from ...

Koyama, Kiyoshige

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Sullivan's Band

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Harding, Marjorie

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Matheson, John

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New York Civic Orchestra

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Handel, George Frideric

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N.Y.A. Orchestra

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Ives, Charles, 1815-1880

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Lawyer; born in New Haven, CT; graduated from the Lancastrian School in 1831 and began work in a printing office; entered Yale Law School and graduated in 1846; he was admitted to the bar that year and opened a law office in New Haven; elected to the Conn. General Assembly from New Haven in 1853; represented East Haven in 1865, 1867, and 1868; Speaker of the House in his last two years of office. From the description of Charles Ives papers, 1838-1897 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat ...

Cowell Festival Wind Ensemble

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Chin, Yang

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Coleman, Michael

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Teheran Symphony Orchestra

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O'Sullivan, John

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Maruchess, Alix Yound

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