Jacques Barzun's Collection of Hector Berlioz Records, 1825-1994


Jacques Barzun's Collection of Hector Berlioz Records, 1825-1994

26.5 linear ft (ca.3l,500 items in 50 boxes, 5 oversize folders, 228 phonograph records, 37 record jackets, 2 record album brochures, & 2 audio tapes in 1 file cabinet).



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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. ...

Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012

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Born in France on November 30, 1907, critic-historian Jacques Barzun came to the United States in 1920 and received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University. He taught at Columbia until his retirement in 1975, having also for a decade been Dean of Faculties and Provost. From 1975 to 1993 he was Literary Adviser to Charles Scribner's Sons. Among his forty books are biographical-critical studies of William James and Hector Berlioz, several volumes of literary and cultu...

Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950

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Born in Dublin, Ireland, on July 26, 1856, George Bernard Shaw was the only son and third and youngest child of George Carr and Lucinda Elizabeth Gurly Shaw. Though descended from landed Irish gentry, Shaw's father was unable to sustain any more than a facade of gentility. Shaw's official education consisted of being tutored by an uncle and briefly attending Protestant and Catholic day schools. At fifteen Shaw began working as a bookkeeper in a land agent's office which required him t...

Leinsdorf, Erich, 1912-1993

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Epithet: conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x000384 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 A...

Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950

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Julia Marlowe was an English actress. She married Edward Hugh Sothern on 17 August 1911. From the description of Letters : to Horace Howard Furness, Horace Howard Furness, Jr., and Louise Brooks Winsor Furness, 1890-1929. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155868093 Julia Marlowe was an actress. She was married to Edward Sothern. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1911-1933. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat rec...


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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, ...

Auden, W.H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973

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Wystan Hugh Auden (1907-1973), poet, was born in York, England, on February 21, 1907. He attended Christ Church, Oxford, from 1925-1928, then served as a schoolmaster in various institutions in England and Scotland from 1930 to 1935, including The Downs School in Colwell. In 1935 Auden married Erika Mann, a writer and the daughter of Thomas Mann, so that she could gain British Citizenship and escape Nazi Germany. Although the two never lived together, they remained married until Mann's death in ...

Rolland, Romain

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French author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Paris], to an unidentified editor or publisher, 1906 Nov. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872184 French communist intellectual. From the description of Romain Rolland miscellaneous papers, 1932-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868035 Romain Rolland was a French novelist, dramatist, and essayist, an idealist who was deeply involved with pacifism; Lucien Price was an American no...

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...

Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864

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By 1831, Spontini's reputation has lost ground to the works of younger men, including Meyerbeer, whose Robert le Diable was first performed eight month after the date of this letter; this is perhaps the opera mentioned here, though Meyerbeer may be referring to the abortive Le Portefaix, the contract for which he had just signed. Despite the apparent warmth of their relationship, Spontini was already jealous. His own continuing lack of success he attributed to a plot orchestrated by Meyerbeer, "...

Baillet, Gaston.

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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...

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...

Kahn, Otto H., 1867-1934

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Indy, Vincent d', 1851-1931,

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Composed 1886. First performance Paris, 5 March 1887. Société Nationale de Musique. Dedicated to Émile Lemoine.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Sarabanda and menuet : for string orchestra and piano / V. d'Indy. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50245007 French composer, teacher, theorist, and writer on music. From the description of [Scherzo from the Symphony in A major, arranged for two pianos]. [1872?] (Unknown)...

Searle, Humphrey

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x0003d6 ...

Prod'homme, J.-G. (Jacques-Gabriel), 1871-1956

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Prod'homme was born on Nov. 28, 1871 in Paris, France; studied philology and music history at the Paris École des Hautes Études Sociales (1890-4), then became a writer on musical and other subjects in the socialist publications, among them La revue socialiste, Droits de l'homme, and Messidor; co-founded the French section of the International Music Society (IMS) in 1902, and served as its secretary (1903-13); co-founded the French Musicological Society in 1917, serving as its secretary (1917-2...

Bentley, Eric, 1916-....

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Eric Russell Bentley (1916- ) was an American editor, translator and professor of dramatic literature at Columbia University. From the description of Eric Bentley papers, ca. 1960-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122517495 From the guide to the Eric Bentley papers, ca. 1960-1964, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Eric Bentley, theater critic and dramatist. From the description of Eric Bentley letters to Mary Douglas Di...

Viardot-García, Pauline, 1821-1910.

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French singer, composer, and teacher. From the description of Letter, 1872 Jan. 26, 48 Rue de Donai [Paris?] to "Cher maître" [n.p.]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34370451 Pauline Viardot-Garcia (1821-1910) was one of the most celebrated French mezzo sopranos of the 19th century, and a truly cosmopolitan woman artist. The collection reflects all aspects of her life: firstly as a singer, composer, and teacher; secondly as the mistress and muse of Ivan Turgen...

Malherbe, Charles, 1853-1911

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Barzun, 1881-1973

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Author, editor and professor of French literature. From the description of Henri Martin Barzun papers 1909-1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 298686784 ...

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...

Trilling, Lionel, 1905-1975

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Lionel Trilling and his wife, Diana Trilling. From the description of Letters, 1970-1976, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155876900 Professor. From the description of Reminiscences of Lionel Trilling: oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122394116 Lionel Trilling was a successful author, educator, and scholar, but his greates...

Boucher, Anthony, 1911-1968

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Editor of science fiction stories. From the description of Recordings, 1949-1968. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 122256976 Critic, editor and writer William Anthony Parker (W. A. P.) White, better known by the pseudonym Anthony Boucher, was born in Oakland, Calif. He graduated from the University of Southern California in 1932, and obtained a M.A. in German from the Univeristy of California at Berkley. He initially planned to teach languages but turned to writing ...

Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869

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Hector Berlioz was a French composer. From the description of Letter : from M. Berlioz, Paris, to Monsieur Busset, ingénieur, Dijon, Côte d'Or, 1836 Oct. 9. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626765 From the guide to the Letter : from M. Berlioz, Paris, to Monsieur Busset, ingénieur, Dijon, Côte d'Or, 1836 Oct. 9, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) French composer, 19th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed...

Parry, C. Hubert H. (Charles Hubert Hastings), 1848-1918

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English composer, scholar, and teacher. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5), dated : London, 1911-1918, to Mr. R.F. Martin Akerman, 1911 July 10 and 1911-1918. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674261 From the description of Autograph letters signed (9), dated : Gloucester, London, Montreux, and Worthing, 1889-1899 to Mr. [Joseph] Bennett, 1889 May 15 and 1894 Sept. 10 and 1889 Aug. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674264 From the description o...

Weeks, Edward, 1898-1989

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Editor of the Atlantic Monthly, 1938-1966, and Atlantic Monthly Press, 1928-1987. From the description of Personal and professional papers, 1918-1989. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 671632617 Editor. From the description of Reminiscences of Edward Weeks : oral history, 1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597577 Edward Weeks (1898-1989) worked as an essayist and editor of The Atlantic Monthly f...

Starkie, Enid

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Cousins, Norman

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Biography Cousins was born on June 24, 1915 in Union Hill, New Jersey; attended Teachers College, Columbia University; began working at New York post as the education editor, 1934-35; worked at Current history as book reviewer, literary editor, and managing editor, 1935-40; married Eleanor (Ellen) Kopf in 1939; executive editor (1940-42), and editor-in-chief (1942-71) of Saturday Review Of Literature, later known as Saturday Review; editor of...

Berlioz, Harriet Smithson, 1800-1834.

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