Rosa Ponselle collection of performances, recorded interviews, and films 1926-1987

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Rosa Ponselle collection of performances, recorded interviews, and films, 1926-1987

Rosa Ponselle collection of performances, recorded interviews, and films 1926-1987

The collection contains commercial and noncommercial sound recordings and noncommercial films and videos collected by Rosa Ponselle from 1926 to 1981, covering her career and retirement; recordings of memorial tributes to Ponselle were added to the collection from 1982 to 1987.

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Doubleday, Liz

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Clarke, ...

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Epithet: Dr; incumbent of a living in Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x0000fb Epithet: of Sloane MS 2788 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001476.0x000100 Epithet: of Add MS 36067 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81...

Spontini, Gaspare, 1774-1851

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Italian opera composer and conductor. From the description of [O salutaris hostia]. [n.d.] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569602 From the description of [Nurmahal. Draft.] : autograph manuscript, [1822?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270975700 From the description of [Incipit oratio Jeremiae Prophetae] : autograph manuscript, 1843 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569600 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Paris], 11 January...

Foster, Addison

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Alexander, Harvey

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List, Emanuel

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Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899

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Composed 1854.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Nachtfalter Walzer, Op. 157 / Johann Strauss (the younger). [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 55503504 From the operetta in 3 acts with libretto by Josef Braun, "F. Zell" (pseudonym of Camillo Walzel), and Richard Genée after Victorien Sardou's comedy, Piccolino. Composed circa 1872. First performance Theater an der Wien, Vienna, 1 March 1873.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. F...

Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893

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Composed 1888-89. Scenario by Marius Petipa and I.A. Vsevolozhsky. Based on Perrault's fairy tale. First performance Maryinsky Theatre St. Petersburg, 27 Jan. 1890, R. Drigo conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of La belle au bois dormant : ballet, op. 66 / Tschaikowsky. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 41964015 Russian composer, 19th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed, from Tchaikovsky to C...

Brahms

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German Romantic composer, 19th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Brahms to Fritz Simrock, Rome, 1881 Apr. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122448491 From the description of Autograph letter signed from Brahms to Elise. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122541007 19th century German Romantic composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Brahms to unidentified correspondent, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 12...

Botipka, Thelma

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Barton, Priscilla

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Ponce, Manuel M. (Manuel María), 1882-1948

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Composed 1938. Si Algún Ser is the name of a popular Mexican song. For a revised version of this movement see callno.: 4180.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Instantáneas mexicanas. [4], Si algún ser / M.M. Ponce. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53235252 Composed 1938. Cielito Lindo is a popular Mexican song. For original version of this movement see callno.: 4177.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of...

Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883

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The German opera composer Richard Wagner was at the beginning of his career at the time of this letter. From the description of Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, [1896?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122571065 From the guide to the Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, 1896?, (The New York Public Library. Music Divisio...

Norman, Jessye

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Bori, Lucrezia, 1887-1960

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Opera singer born in Valencia, Spain, debuted in Rome in Carmen in 1908; joined Metropolitan Opera in 1912 and sang there until 1936. After retirement was a fundraiser for Metropolitan, elected chairman of Metropolitan Opera Guild in 1942. From the description of Lucrezia Bori photograph, 1933. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 435456502 Spanish soprano. From the description of Signature, dated : [n.p., n.d.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Hasselmans, Louis

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Louis Hasselmans was the son of the Belgian harpist Alphonse Hasselmans and the grandson of Joseph Hasselmans. He received his musical education at the Paris Conservatoire where he studied cello, composition, and conducting. He toured Europe as cellist with the Capet Quartet (1893-1909) and had his debut as a conductor with the Lamoureaux Orchestra in Paris, 1905. His conducting career began in 1909 and included seasons with the Opera Comique in Paris (1909-1911), in Montreal, Canad...

Duparc, Henri, 1848-1933

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Orchestra music. Originally the first part of Poème nocturne, composed in 1874. Parts two and three, Lutins et follets and Duo: L'aurore, are lost. From the description of Aux étoiles. [1874?] (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092350 French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p.], 20 February [n.y., 1881?] to an unidentified friend, 1881? Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566028 From the description of ...

Shelton, Maud Key

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Yurka, Blanche

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No biographical information available at this time. From the guide to the Blanche Yurka Papers, 1959, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]) ...

Melchior, Lauritz

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Danish tenor, later naturalized American. From the description of Autograph letter signed and autograph letter in the third person, dated : New York, 18 February 1936 and 9 March 1937, to Harry [Harkness] Flagler (and to Mr. & Mrs. Flagler), 1936 Feb. 18 and 1937 Mar. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582159 ...

Goldovsky, Boris

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Sapete, Violo

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Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868

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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...

Eames, Emma, 1865-1952

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American soprano. From the description of 7 photographs of Emma Eames, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500329 From the description of Emma Eames autographs, 1893 Oct. 20. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 639465193 From the description of Autograph letter signed Emma Eames Gogorza, dated : New York, 9 December 1928, to Mrs. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1928 Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566097 From the description of Autograp...

Rodgers, Richard, 1902-

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Black, Frank, 1894-1968

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Ginnasti, Gara

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Garrison, Lloyd

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Cilèa, Francesco, 1866-1950

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Italian composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Naples, 18 April 1931, to [Giovanni] Tebaldini in Genoa, 1931 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564446 ...

Falvo, Rodolfo, 1873-1937

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Leoncavallo, Ruggero

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Italian composer. From the description of Roland 2d. acte / [musical quotation] / R. Leoncavallo / Berlin 17. XII. 1904., 1904 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270975715 From the description of Autograph letter signed from Leoncavallo to "Paolo, " Brissago, 1901 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122595413 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Milan, [ca. 22 June 1896], to M. [Max] Abraham, 1896 June 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: ...

Martin, Wolfgang

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Baklanova, Kira

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Oelheim, Helen

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Morand, Jeannine

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Sania, Albert

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Fauré, Gabriel

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Smith, Ken (Composer)

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Angle, Lena

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Alvarez, F. M. (Fermin Maria), d. 1898

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Ball, Ernest R., 1878-1927

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Well-known composer and singer, a native of Cleveland, Ohio. Among his most popular songs were "When Irish eyes are smiling" and "Mother Machree", a tribute to his mother. From the description of Papers, 1910-1967. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 22569602 Composer of "When Irish eyes are smiling" and other songs. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Denver, Hall Hotel, to Mr. Linder, [no year] Oct. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id...

Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949

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Richard Strauss (1864-1949) was a German composer. From the description of Richard Strauss audiocassette, undated [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122391808 This work was premiered in Munich on November 28, 1883, Hermann Levi conducting. Lahee's Annals of Music in America and Mueller's compendium of the repertoire of 27 major U.S. orchestras make no mention of a U.S. performance. Theodore Thomas conducted the world premiere of Richard Strauss's second sympho...

Torrieri, Mary

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Porter, Cole, 1891-1964

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Cole Albert Porter was born on June 9, 1891 in Peru, IN; born into wealth, he spent most of the 1920s in Europe; became composer and lyricist for the Broadway musical theatre; his hit shows included: Fifty million Frenchmen (1929), Gay divorcé (1932), Anything goes (1934), Leave it to me (1938), DuBarry was a lady (1939), Kiss me, Kate (1948) and Can-can (1953); he composed such songs as: You do something to me, Night and day, I get a kick out of you, Anything goes, I love Paris, Let's do it, B...

Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x00020d I Rantzau, with a libretto by Guido Menasci and Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti, based on a play by Émile Erckmann, was first performed in Florence in 1893. A vocal score was published by Sonzogno (Milan, 1892). From the description of Sol che il sole risplenda. 1894 Nov 1-2. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092344 Italia...

Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843

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Lawyer and author of THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER. From the description of Letter, 1812 Dec. 22. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 25160695 Francis Scott Key was the composer of "The Star-Spangled Banner." From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1808-1814. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 190846542 Francis Scott Key was composer of the Star Spangled Banner. From the description of Francis ...

Puccini, Giacomo

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An Italian opera composer, Giacomo Puccini at the time of this letter was overseeing the production of La Fanciulla del West at the Teatro Grande, Brescia. The recipient, Antonio Bettolacci, was Puccini's personal business agent. From the guide to the ALS, from Giacomo [Puccini], Brescia, to Antonio Bettolacci, Torre del Lago, 1911 Aug. 19, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) From the description of ALS, 1911 Aug. 19, from Giacomo [Puccini], Brescia, to Antonio Be...

Windheim, Marek (1895-1960).

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Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921

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Italian operatic tenor who performed more than twenty roles in Europe, the U.S., and Latin America and excelled in works by Verdi and Puccini. From the description of Enrico Caruso invitation to an unknown acquaintance, [19--]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64757235 Enrico Caruso was an Italian tenor connected with the Metropolitan Opera (N.Y.) after 1902. From the description of Correspondence received and financial records, 1919-1920. (New Y...

Foster, Stephen C

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Bland, James A.

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Romani, Romano

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Ricordi, Signori

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Paisiello, Giovanni

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Libretto by the Duke of San Angelo Morbilli; first performed in Rome at the Argentina, carn. 1776. Cf. New Grove. From the description of Sò che frà poco indegno : manuscript, [178-?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612843217 Libretto by Metastasio; first performed in Naples at the Teatro San Carlo, 12 January 1785. Cf. New Grove online. From the description of Nell'Antigono S. Carlo Rec.vo [i.e. Recititativo] con duetto Non temer non sono amante : musica del si...

Gatti-Casazza, Rosina

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Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno, 1876-1948

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Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Italian composer. From the description of Quartetto in la minore per 2 violini, viola, e violoncello / di Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Monaco, Gennaio 1895. 1895 January. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 775721388 From the description of Quartetto in C-dur per due violini, viola, e vcello / di Ermanno Wolf, Luglio-Agosto 1893. 1893 July-August. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 775852037 Italian composer. From the description of Autograph lette...

MacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908

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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.]....

Souir, Edith

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Weber, Carl Maria von 1786-1826

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Composed 1809, originally for viola and orchestra. Rewritten 1813 for bassoon and orchestra and given the op. no. 35. First performance Prague, 18 February 1813, G.F. Brandt soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Andante e rondo ongarese : for solo bassoon, op. 35 / Carl Maria von Weber. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56969197 Originally composed 1806 -- lost. Revised 1815.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the desc...

Bizet, Georges, 1837-1875

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Pasero, Tancredi

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Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875

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French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., n.d., 1874?], to [Choudens], [1874?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270977098 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Paris?, n.d.], to [Ernest Reyer], n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672788 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Paris?, n.d.], to M. Ruelle, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672792 From the description of Autograp...

Franck, César, 1822-1890

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From the second of the Composer's Six Pièces Pour Grand Orgue, which were composed between 1860 and 1862. The original organ piece was dedicated to Charles-Henri Valentin Alkan.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Andante, from Grande pièce symphonique, op. 17 / César Franck ; orch. by Charles O'Connell. [1950-1961?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49947367 French composer, teacher, and organist of Belgian birth. From the d...

Atwell, Lionel

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Reiner, Max, 1900-1985

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Schubert, Franz

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Composed originally for piano four hands, 1928. This orchestration 1984. For Felix Mottl's transcription see callno.: 826.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fantasy in F minor, op. 103 / by Franz Schubert ; orchestrated by Roman Pawlowski. 1984. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 55011151 From the opera by Franz Schubert, libretto by Franz van Schober; first performed in Weimar at the Hoftheater, 24 June 1854. Cf. New Grove online. ...

Delibés, Léo 1836-1891

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From the opera in 3 acts with libretto by Edmund Gondinet and Phillip Gille after Pierre Loti's novel Rarahu. Composed 1881-82. First performance Opéra-Comique, Paris, 14 April 1883.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Duo / paroles de Ed Gondinet et Ph. Gille ; musique de Léo Delibes. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45207214 French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Paris?, n.d.], to ...

Bada, Angelo

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Nevin, Ethelbert Woodbridge

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Ethelbert Nevin was born in 1862 at Edgeworth near Sewickley, Pa. He entered the Western University of Pennsylvania and then his father's business but found music was his true callling. He began to compose his own music and became a huge success. He continued to compose until his death in 1901. From the description of Ethelbert Nevin papers 1890-1894. (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 45761331 American composer. From the description of A...

Ward's Quartet

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Stritch, Elaine

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Marchesi, Blanche, 1864-1940

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D'Angelo, Louis, 1888-1958

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De Falla, Manuel

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Manuel de Falla was a Spanish classical composer. Ricardo Vinès was a Spanish pianist. From the description of [Postcard, 1921 avril 4 to] Ricardo Vinès / Manuel de Falla. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191100808 Spanish composer. From the description of Autograph postcard signed, dated : Granada, 30 December 1922, to O.M. Kling [at J. & W. Chester], 1922 Dec. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270576695 From the description of Autograph note...

Rothier, Léon 1874-1951

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Dvorák, Antonín, 1841-1904

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Antonín Dvořák was a Bohemian composer. In 1892 he accepted an invitation to head the National Conservatory in New York. He returned to Prague in 1895. From the description of Receipt : to The National Conservatory of Music of America, 1894 Apr. 26. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615912 Antonín Dvořák was a Bohemian composer. In 1892 he accepted an invitation to head the National Conservatory in New York. He returned to Prague in 1895. From ...

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901

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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...

Martinet, Mary

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Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912

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Jules Massenet was a French composer. From the description of Letters, [ca. 1874-1909]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122616188 From the description of Letter: from Jules Massenet, written on a calling card, [18--?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122571050 From the guide to the Letter: from Jules Massenet, written on a calling card, 18--?, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) From the comédie lyrique in three act...

Bizet, George, 1838-1835

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Saint-Saëns, Camille

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Cilea, Francesco

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Sadero, Geni, 1886-1961

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Martini, Giovanni Battista

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Italian writer on music, teacher, and composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Bologna, 15 May 1758, to an unidentified padre in Padua, 1758 May 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270581886 ...

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901

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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...

Paisiello, Giovanni

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Libretto by the Duke of San Angelo Morbilli; first performed in Rome at the Argentina, carn. 1776. Cf. New Grove. From the description of Sò che frà poco indegno : manuscript, [178-?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612843217 Libretto by Metastasio; first performed in Naples at the Teatro San Carlo, 12 January 1785. Cf. New Grove online. From the description of Nell'Antigono S. Carlo Rec.vo [i.e. Recititativo] con duetto Non temer non sono amante : musica del si...

Mozart, Franz Xaver, 1791-1844

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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...

Ewing, Bob, 1873-1947

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Chichagov, Igor

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Gluck, Christoph Willibald von

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Rossini, Giaocchino

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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 ...

Lawrence, Robert

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Nice, Cleo

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Kreisler, Fritz

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Originally composed for violin and piano. Attributed by Kreisler to Pugnani when first published by Carl Fischer in 1910. This transcription 1919.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Praeludium und Allegro / A. Pugnani- F. Kreisler. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52596205 Fritz Kreisler (b. Feb. 2, 1875, in Vienna; d. Jan. 29, 1962, in New York) was a violinist and composer. From the description of Fritz Kreisler colle...

Brice, Fanny

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Panizza, Ettore

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Epithet: conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001193.0x000036 Argentine conductor and composer of Italian descent. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Chicago?], 16 June 1923, to Gatti[-Casazza?], 1923 June 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674230 ...

Puricelli, Ciccio

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Jackson, Carl

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Burke, Hilde

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Tosti, F. Paola (Francesco Paolo), 1848-1919

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Rodgers, Richard

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Farley, Roland

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Bond, Carrie Jacobs

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Tibbett, Lawrence, 1896-1960

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Born in Bakersfield, California (USA) on November 16, 1896, baritone Lawrence Tibbett began his career as an actor as well as a singer in performances of light operas and also in churches. Tibbett's teachers were Joseph Dupuy and Basil Ruysdael in Los Angeles and Frank La Forge and Ignaz Zitomirsky in New York. Tibbett's study in New York led to his Metropolitan Opera debut in the role of Lewicki in Boris Godunov in 1923. Following shortly after his Met debut he sang the role of Valentin in Faus...

Maggiore, Lago

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Fleischer, Edita

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Maison, Rene, 1895-1962.

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Nuttall, Barbara

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Romani, Romano, 1881-1958

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Tosti, Sir Paolo, 1846-1916

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Italian composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed : 92 Finchley Road, N.W., [London], to Arthur Sullivan, 1891 Feb. 2 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125573 Italian song composer and singing teacher. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 15 December 1908, to an unidentified recipient. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270677806 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 26 D...

Daniels, Reggie

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Cehanovsky, George, 1892-1986

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Russian-born baritone. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Nov. 22, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862027 ...

Lehár, Franz

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Chausson, Ernest

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Ernest Chausson was a French composer. Octave Maus was a Belgian art critic, writer and lawyer. From the description of [Postcard] 1895 juin 13 [to] Octave Maus / Ernest Chausson. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 184954772 Wife of Ernest Chausson. From the description of Autograph note signed with initials on her visiting card, dated : [n.p., Paris, n.d.], to M. [Alfred] Cortot, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564340 French composer. ...

Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924

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Composed 1884-85. First performance Stuttgart, 8 December 1885, the composer as soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of 1st concerto for violoncello, op. 8 / by Victor Herbert. [1965?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50216538 Victor Herbert (1859-1924) cellist, co-founder of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), conductor and composer is best known as the composer of light operas such as Babes in Toyland...

Huehn, Julius

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Tosti, Francesco

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Wagner, Richard, 1966-

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Lully, Jean-Baptiste, 1632-1687

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First performed at the court at St. Germain-en-Laye, 3 February 1680. Cf. New Grove online. From the description of Proserpine : tragedie mis en musique par monsieur de Luly [sic] surintendant de la musique du roy en 1680 : manuscript, [between 1750 and 1800] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612860198 First performed at the Paris Opéra, 15 February 1686; libretto by P. Quinault, after Torquato Tasso's epic poem Gerusalemme liberata. Cf. New Grove opera. From the d...

Locatelli, Gertrude

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Cross, Milton John, 1897-

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Crooks, Richard, 1900-1972

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Alexander Richard Crooks, tenor, was born in Trenton, N.J. on June 26, 1900. He toured widely, and sang with the Metropolitan Opera Company from 1933 to 1942. Crooks recorded extensively for the Victor record company, and was featured on several radio series from 1929 to 1945. He married his childhood friend Mildred Pine in 1921 and they had two children, Patricia and Richard, Jr. In retirement, the couple settled in Portola Valley. Richard Crooks died on September 30, 1972. From the...

Brahms

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German Romantic composer, 19th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Brahms to Fritz Simrock, Rome, 1881 Apr. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122448491 From the description of Autograph letter signed from Brahms to Elise. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122541007 19th century German Romantic composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Brahms to unidentified correspondent, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 12...

Carminati, Tullio

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Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

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Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Thematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis der musikalischen Werke (MWV). Studien-Ausgabe von Ralf Wehner (Wiesbaden, 2009), Anh. B. From the description of Beethoven's pianoforte sonata in A♭. Op. 26 (no. 12) / arranged in score ... entirely in autograph of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. [1834] (University of Leeds, Brotherton Library). WorldCat record id: 421364937 Nos. 1 and 2 composed 1847, part of an unfinished string quartet. No. 3 composed 1843, ...

Pinza, Ezio

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Bellini, Vincenzo

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Music by V. Bellini, Italian libretto by F. Romani after Carlo Tedaldi-Fores's play Beatrice di Tenda; opera first performed in Venice at the Teatro La Fenice, 16 March 1833. Cf. New Grove online. From the description of Cavatine für eine Bassstimme aus der Oper Beatrice di Tenda : mit Piano Forte Begleitung : manuscript, [185-?] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 671538604 Italian composer. From the description of Autograph letter (incomplete), dated : [...

Schubert, Franz

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Composed originally for piano four hands, 1928. This orchestration 1984. For Felix Mottl's transcription see callno.: 826.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fantasy in F minor, op. 103 / by Franz Schubert ; orchestrated by Roman Pawlowski. 1984. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 55011151 From the opera by Franz Schubert, libretto by Franz van Schober; first performed in Weimar at the Hoftheater, 24 June 1854. Cf. New Grove online. ...

Giacco, Mary

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Del Riego, Teresa, 1876-1968

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Ponce, Manuel M. (Manuel María), 1882-1948

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Composed 1938. Si Algún Ser is the name of a popular Mexican song. For a revised version of this movement see callno.: 4180.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Instantáneas mexicanas. [4], Si algún ser / M.M. Ponce. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53235252 Composed 1938. Cielito Lindo is a popular Mexican song. For original version of this movement see callno.: 4177.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of...

Comer, Meryl

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Ponselle, Carmela, 1887-1977

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Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921

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Composer. From the description of Camille Saint-Saëns autograph letter to unidentified recipient, 1913 Mar. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 476902751 Saint-Saëns was known to have been composing the opera between 1881-1882. Cf. New Grove opera. From the description of Draft of the libretto of Henry VIII : manuscript, undated [between 1880 and 1883]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232649239 French composer, pianist, organist, and writer. ...

Flotow, Friedrich, 1812-1883

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German opera composer, 19th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Flotow to M. Joly; autograph manuscript signed. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122289428 From the description of Autograph letter signed from Flotow to unidentified theatre director, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122395543 German composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Paris, n.d., ca. 1849?], to M. [Alphonse?] Royer, n.d., ca. 1849?. (Unk...

DuBois, Steve

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Savoia, Conte

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Weill, Kurt

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As a result of the success of his Broadway musical Lady in the dark in 1941, German-born composer Kurt Weill and his wife, the singing actress Lotte Lenya, were able to buy "Brook House," in Rockland County, New York, moving there during their sixth year in the United States. From Brook House, and a couple of addresses in Los Angeles during his trips there, Weill kept in touch, until a month before his death, with his parents, who had emigrated to Israel in 1935. From the description...

Warfield, William

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Cook, Ida

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Epithet: alias 'Mary Burchell' writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001186.0x00035b ...

Bond, Cary Jacobs

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Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868

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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...

Luzzi, Luigi, 1828-1876

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Stewert, Charles

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Duparc, Henri, 1848-1933

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Orchestra music. Originally the first part of Poème nocturne, composed in 1874. Parts two and three, Lutins et follets and Duo: L'aurore, are lost. From the description of Aux étoiles. [1874?] (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092350 French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p.], 20 February [n.y., 1881?] to an unidentified friend, 1881? Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566028 From the description of ...

Jagel, Frederick

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American tenor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, [n.d., December 1933?], to Harry Harkness Flagler, [n.d., 1933 Dec.?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578568 ...

Serafin, Tullio

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Epithet: conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000800.0x000099 ...

Ponselle, Rosa, 1897-1981

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American soprano. From the description of Rosa Ponselle collection of performances, recorded interviews, and films, 1926-1987. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 86164288 Rosa Ponselle was an American soprano whose real name was Rosa Ponzillo. Her sister Carmela Ponselle (1892-1977) was a mezzo-soprano. From the description of Papers, ca. 1911-1981. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122576040 Rosa Ponselle was an American soprano...

Craig, Pat

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Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827

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Composer. From the description of Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Count Franz von Brunswick, [1813]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 242622425 From the description of Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Josef Blöchlinger, [1819 Aug.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 242622372 From the description of Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to the Chevalier Josef de Varena, 1812 July 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 242622275 From the description...

Fauré, Gabriel, 1845-1924

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French composer. From the description of 3e Valse Caprice. Aout 1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563225 From the description of Letters to Paul Dukas, 1903-1923 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702195517 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Evian-les-Bains, to unidentified friends, 1916 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270576781 From the description of Autograph letters signed (3), dated : Monte Carlo, 1 ...

Lazzari, Agostino

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Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875

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French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., n.d., 1874?], to [Choudens], [1874?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270977098 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Paris?, n.d.], to [Ernest Reyer], n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672788 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Paris?, n.d.], to M. Ruelle, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672792 From the description of Autograp...

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759

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Most material is from the oratorio; see Callno. 7087. This arrangement 1943.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphonic suite no. V : the triumph of Truth : based on / Handel ; free arrangement by Zoltan Fekete. c1943. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50064356 From the opera in three acts, librettist unknown. Composed 1707 or 1708.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Dance of the sailors : from Rodrigo / G.F. H...

Gluck, Christoph Willibald, 1714-1787

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From the opera in 2 acts with libretto by Marco Coltellini after a play by Carlo Sigismondo Capece. First performance Burg Theater, Vienna, 30 January 1765. This work was later used as the Overture to Armide (callno.: 4406).--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Overture : Il Telemaco osia [sic] L'isola di Circe / Gluck. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49863952 18th century German opera composer. From the description of ...

Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918

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Claude Debussy (b. 22 August 1862–d. 25 March 1918) was one of the most influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France he attended the Conservatoire de Paris originally to study piano before switing to composition. His orchestral works include Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1894), Nocturnes (1897–1899), Images (1905–1912). In 1904 he rose to international fame for his opera Pelléas et Mélisande. He also composed two books of Préludes a...