Joseph Schillinger collection of noncommercial recordings 1937-1943


Joseph Schillinger collection of noncommercial recordings 1937-1943

These noncommercial acetate disc recordings were collected by Schillinger, and in many instances recorded by him as well. Works by Schillinger in the collection include many of his piano compositions and improvisations. Other composers prominently represented include Will Bradley, Carmine Coppola, Henry Cowell, Clarence Cox, Rosalino De Maria, Belle Fenstock, Edwin Gerschefski, George Gershwin, Lyn Murray, and Lazar Weiner.


SNAC Resource ID: 6316764

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MacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908 (person)

American composer, pianist, and teacher. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Villars sur Ollon, Switzerland, 3 July 1903, to Horatio Parker, 1903 July 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270581435 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York], 25 November 1904, to Mr. [Robert Underwood] Johnson, 1904 Nov. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270581431 From the description of Letter signed : Boston, [n.d.], to Mr. Story, [n.d.]....

Akst, Harry, 1894-1963 (person)

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Duke, Vernon, 1903-1969 (person)

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Epithet: of the Army Medical Office British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000695.0x00039a Epithet: of Add MS 15856 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000695.0x000397 Epithet: Captain; Folkestone volunteer Artillery British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Descripti...

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The Philharmonic Society of New York is one of the predecessors of the New York Philharmonic. From the description of Scores, [ca. 1842-1986]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155513361 Orchestra based in New York, NY. From the description of Collection of broadcast concerts [sound recording], 1934-1955. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122687015 From the guide to the New York Philharmonic collection of broadcast concerts [sound recording], 1...

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Bave, Edwin (person)

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Arlen, Harold, 1905-1986 (person)

Harold Arlen, composer was born in Buffalo, New York in 1905. He composed the music for such well-known songs as: "Over the Rainbow", "Stormy Weather", "That Old Black Magic", and "Blues in the Night". Among his collaborators were: E. Y. Harburg, Johnny Mercer, Ira Gershwin, Dorothy Fields and Leo Robbin. From the guide to the Harold Arlen papers, 1947-1967, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) Harold Arlen, composer. From the description o...

Radio City Orchestra (corporateBody)

Barbirolli, John, 1899-1970 (person)

Epithet: conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000976.0x00022a English conductor. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2) and postcard signed, dated : Brighton &amp; Hove (Sussex), 7 August 1937, and [n.p.], 18 and 28 April 1938, to Mrs. [Melbert B.] Cary, 1937 Aug. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270671906 From the description of Autograph letter signed and postcard si...

Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 (person)

Aaron Copland (1900-1990) was an American composer. During the years 1964 and 1965 Copland wrote, conducted, narrated, and hosted a series of twelve television programs entitled Music in the 20s = Music in the Twenties. The transcripts described in this collection were transcribed from filmed interviews recorded live at the WGBH studios in Boston, Mass. between 1964 Nov. 11 and 1965 Jan. 26. These unedited, preliminary tape recordings later formed the basis of the series...

Reisenberg, Nadia (person)

Pianist, chamber musician and teacher. Ms. Reisenberg studied with Leonid Nikolayev, Alexander Lambert and Josef Hofmann. She concertized extensively and is known for her legendary performances of all twenty-seven Mozart concertos played in consecutive weekly broadcasts with Alfred Wallenstein and the WOR Mutual Radio Symphony Orchestra. She gave the New York premiere of the Rimsky-Korsakov piano concerto and the first performance of Vincent d'Indy's Symphony on a French...

Schillinger, Joseph (person)

Commissioned for radio performance by RCA, 1930. Composed 1930.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of North-Russian symphony, op. 22 / Joseph Schillinger. [1930] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54053672 Joseph Schillinger was a composer and teacher of musical composition who combined the study of aesthetics and the study of science in such theoretical writings as the "Schillinger System of Musical Compositon" and "The Mathematical Basis of ...

Young, Victor, 1900-1956 (person)

Composer of "Sweet Sue" and other songs. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, N.Y., to Mrs. Cooper, 9/11/47. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270910520 Victor Young was an important arranger, conductor, music director and American composer known for his musical scores of many movies which won a number of awards including an Academy Award. From the description of Collection, 1900-1956. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 2762972...

Levene, Henry (person)

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Byrd, William, 1539 or 1540-1623 (person)

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. ...

Respighi, Ottorino, 1879-1936 (person)

Italian composer. From the description of "Voici Noël! / per soprano. / Ottorino Respighi" : autograph manuscript, 1919 Aug. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568953 From the description of Autograph letters signed (3), dated : Abetone Serrabassa, 19 August 1925 and 7 August 1926, and [n.p.], 23 August 1933, to Claudio [Guastalla], 1925 Aug. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676008 From the description of "Partitura / Maria Vittoria / Atto Io. [Atto 2o. / Quadr...

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Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel, 1714-1788 (person)

Composed 1788, originally for cembalo, piano and orchestra. This edition for 2 pianos and orchestra.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Konzert in Es dur für zwei Klaviere und Orchester / Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach ; herausgegeben von Heinrich Schwartz. [19--] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 48242544 German composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 6 December 1767, to [Georg Michael Telemann i...

Berliner Philharmoniker. (corporateBody)

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 ...

Bach, Johann Christian, 1735-1782 (person)

First modern performance Sheffield, England, 6 January 1940, John Parr Chamber Concerts, O.C. Owrid conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of [Sinfonia no. 6 in B♭ for wind instruments]. [19--?] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50749644 First published in London between 1772 and 1777 by Peter Welcker. Dedicated to the Elector Palatine, Carl Theodor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Divertimento à une flut...

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Nos. 20, 7, 21, 14 and 6, respectively, of Twenty Four Preludes for Piano, op. 34, composed 1932-33. Arranged 1936.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Five preludes : from 24 piano preludes by D. Shostakovich, op. 34 (nos. 20, 7, 21, 14, 6) / arr. by Lan Adomian. [19--] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54108995 From the opera, "The nose" in 3 acts with libretto by the composer in conjunction with Y. Zemyatin, G. Ionin and A. Preys after G...

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Hollander, Frederick (person)

Calloway, Cab, 1907-1994 (person)

Cabell Calloway III (December 25, 1907 – November 18, 1994) was a Black American singer, songwriter, dancer, bandleader, conductor and actor. He was associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, where he was a regular performer and became a popular vocalist of the swing era. His niche of mixing jazz and vaudeville won him acclaim during a career that spanned over 65 years. Calloway was a master of energetic scat singing and led one of the most popular dance bands in the United States from the ea...

League of Composers Brass Septet (person)

New York Civic Orchestra (corporateBody)

Burnett, Ernie, 1884-1959 (person)

NBC symphony orchestra (corporateBody)

Morris (person)

Fenstock, Belle 1914- (person)

Mozart, Franz Xaver, 1791-1844 (person)

Austrian composer. From the description of [Douce amitié fille du ciel!] [manuscript]. 23 mars [1]843. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567716 Epithet: composer, son of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x00017e Composers. From the description of Franz Xaver Mozart and Carl Thomas Mozart autograph letter to Johann Anton André, 1826 June 7. (Unknow...

Luboschutz, Pierre (person)

Gerschefski, Edwin, 1909- (person)

Gould, Morton (person)

Composed 1934. First performance Jan. 2, 1936, Philadelphia, at a concert for Youth, by the Philadelphia Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Chorale and fugue in jazz / by Morton Gould. [19--?]. (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51998771 American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist (b. Dec. 10, 1913 in New York; d. Feb. 21,1996 in Orlando, Florida). From the description of Morton G...

Page, Gale (person)

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 (person)

Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x000089 Opera with a libretto by Salvadore Cammarano, based on Friedrich von Schiller's play Kabale und Liebe, premiered at the Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, on December 8, 1849. From the description of Luisa Miller : melodramma tragico in tre atti / sinfonia musica del Sigr. Mo. Giuseppe Verdi. [ca. 1850] (Yale University). WorldCat record id...

Hirsch, Louis A. (Louis Achille), 1881-1924 (person)

Lud Gluskin Orchestra (corporateBody)

Jordan, Steve, 1919-1993 (person)

Ellington, Willis (person)

Schrecker (person)

Prima, Louis, 1910-1978 (person)

Harris, Roy, 1945- (person)

Lecuona, Ernesto, 1896-1963 (person)

Cuban composer. From the description of "1 Tres Miniaturas / Campanilla / Bell-flower / Lecuona / 1943 / N.Y." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270919828 ...

Kress, Karl (person)

Johnny McGhee Orchestra (corporateBody)

Cui, César. (person)

Russian composer and critic of French descent. From the description of "Ptitsï / Belyayevskaya." : autograph manuscript, 1912. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270562417 Russian composer. From the description of Autograph manuscript signed : [n.p., n.d.], n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564781 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., St. Petersburg?], 8 February 1886, to an unidentified recipient, 1886 Feb. 8. (Unknown). Wo...

Stock, Frederick (person)

Mayers, William Frederick, 1831-1878 (person)

Epithet: Chinese scholar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000560.0x0002c6 ...

Scott, Hazel (person)

Gerschefski, Edwin (person)

Johnson, James P. (James Peter), 1929- (person)

James P. Johnson was born in Yankton, South Dakota, on June 2, 1930. He grew up in Muleshoe and Lubbock, Texas. He left Texas to attend Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, graduating in 1952. That same year he went into the Marine Corps. As a jet pilot, he served a ten-month tour of combat duty in Korea. Discharged from the Marines in 1956, he moved to Colorado to attend the University of Colorado Law School. He later was a prosecuting attorney in the 8th Judicial Distric...

McKinley (person)

Cowell, Henry. (person)

Wagner, Richard, 1966- (person)

Novacek (person)

Coppola, Carmine, 1910-1991 (person)

Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich (person)

NYA Symphony (corporateBody)

Chaplin, Saul, 1912-1997 (person)

Chaplin (1912- ) is a music composer, conductor and arranger and motion picture producer. He was associate producer for the film "The Sound of Music," producer for the film "Star!" and associate producer and music director for the film "West Side Story." From the description of Papers, 1955-1968 (bulk 1961-1968). (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 29631615 ...

Irving Miller Orchestra (corporateBody)

Levine, Henry (person)

Percy Faith Orchestra (corporateBody)

Cage, John, 1912-1992 (person)

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...

Negro Male Chorus of the Tuskegee Institute (corporateBody)

Bennett, Robert Russell (person)

Ford Symphony Orchestra. (corporateBody)

Paul Lavalle Orchestra (corporateBody)

Sullivan, Joe (person)

Hubbell, Raymond (person)

Gellert, Harry (person)

Scotto, Vincent (person)

Colum-Hughes (person)

Lynn Murray Chorus & Orchestra (corporateBody)

Brown, Nacio Herb, 1896-1964 (person)

Composer of "Singin' in the rain" and other songs. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], [193-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906647 ...

Fenstock, Belle (person)

Harry Simeone Chorus (corporateBody)

Zaret, Hy (person)

Stevens, Thomas Wood, 1880-1942 (person)

Thomas Wood Stevens was an artist, teacher, author, and theater director. He served has head of the Illustration Department at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1903-1911; he was cofounder of Blue Sky Press, 1899-1907; he served as head of the Drama Department at the Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1913-1925; then at the Kenneth Sawyer Goodman Memorial Theatre, 1925- 1930; he was the director of various university and community theaters, and of the Globe Theatre Shakespearean productions perfo...

Sears, Charles (person)

Coolidge String Quartet (corporateBody)

Raymond Paige Orchestra (corporateBody)

Harrison, Lou (person)

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 &amp; 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 ...

Ravel, Maurice (person)

Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001219.0x000308 Maurice Ravel was a French composer; the apparent recipient, Toscanini, was a conductor. From the guide to the ALS, to [Arturo Toscanini], 1930 Sept. 9, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) From the description of ALS, 1930 Sept. 9, to [Arturo Toscanini]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122682742 ...

McHugh, Jimmy, 1894-1969 (person)

Songwriter. From the description of Reminiscences of James Francis McHugh : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158322 ...

Rochester philharmonic orchestra (corporateBody)

Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario (person)

Braham, Philip, 1881-1934 (person)

Layton, Turner, 1894-1978 (person)

Leslie, Nat (person)

Weiner, Lazar, 1897-1982 (person)

Composed 1938.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Prelude &amp; fugue / Lazar Weiner. 1938. (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56992271 ...