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American Music Edition records 1920-1997 1951-1991

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Diamond, David, 1915-2005

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By Unknown - ebay.com, front of photo, back of photo, Public Domain, Link David Leo Diamond (1915-2005) was a gay, Jewish American composer of classical music....

Strang, Gerald, 1908-1983

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Formerly, the 2nd movement was cataloged as callno.: 3076, the 3rd & 4th movements as callno.: 4220. All 4 movements consolidated under callno.: 3117, and the other 2 numbers re-assigned.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony / Gerald Strang. [1938] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 55210730 ...

Howard, John Tasker, 1890-1964

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John Tasker Howard was a noted American music expert, radio host, writer, lecturer, and composer. His early involvement with piano, and his subsequent study of composition with Paul Tidden, Howard Brockway and Mortimer Wilson, provided him with the proper background for the numerous positions held over the course of his life. Some of his more noteworthy positions were: managing editor of the Musician (1919-1922), music editor of McCall's magazine (1928-1930), music edito...

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 ...

Wagenaar, Bernard, 1894-1971

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Completed 1935. First performance New York, 23 January 1937, Juilliard Graduate School Orchestra, the composer conducting. Received the Juilliard Publication Award, 1942.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Third symphony / Bernard Wagenaar. [1935] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56758759 Composed 1930. First performance New York, 10 November 1932, New York Philharmonic, Arturo Toscanini conductor. Dedicated to Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Gardner...

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Rohe, Robert, 1916-

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Bloom, Robert, 1908-1994

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Lipscomb, Helen, 1921-1974

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Goebels, Franzpeter

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Birdt, Bob

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Gusikoff, Michel

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Schiek, Florence

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Haubiel, Charles Trowbridge, 1892-1978

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Commissioned by Fabien Sevitzky. Composed 1965. First performance Warren Auditorium, Downey, California, 21 February 1970, Louis S. Palange conductor. Dedicated to Fabien Sevitzky.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Heroic elegy for symphony orchestra / by Charles Haubiel. [1965] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52187172 Originally composed for solo piano, 1939. Expanded orchestral version 1943; first performance under the title Mississip...

Dickson, Harry Ellis

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Ganz, Rudolph, 1877-1972

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Originally composed for piano, 1930; orchestrated 1932. First performance by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Detroit, January 19, 1933, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of 20 animal pictures / by Rudolph Ganz. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51970405 Commissioned in honor of the National Association of Schools of Music. Composed 1950. First performance Cincinnati, Ohio, 24 November 1950, Cincinnati Symphony...

Milhaud, Darius, 1892-1974

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Milhaud was born in France, and immigrated to the U.S. in 1940. He was then a professor at Mills College, in Oakland, Calif., from 1940 to 1971. From the description of Darius Milhaud music, programs, and photograph collection, 1954-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70977481 Madeleine Milhaud was Darius's wife; they married in 1925. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, ca. 1921-1943. (University of Pennsylvania Library). Worl...

Kouguell, Arkadie, 1898-1985

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King-Smith, Grace

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Harrison, Guy Fraser, 1894-1986

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Barlow, Wayne, 1912-1996

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Based on two Carolina mountain folk songs. Composed 1938. First performance Rochester, 28 October 1938, Rochester Civic Orchestra, Robert Sprenkle oboist, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of The winter's passed : rhapsody for oboe and strings / by Wayne Barlow. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43250392 Composed 1934. First performance Rochester, Rochester Civic Orchestra, Howard Hanson, conductor.--Cf. Flei...

Vogel, Norman

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Schoberlechner, Annie, 1888-1961

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Varèse, Edgard, 1883-1965

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American composer of French origin; compositions of the 1920s used rhythmic complexity, atonality and themes not based on harmonic progression. He was interested in electric instruments and composed pieces with sounds on tape. From the description of Autograph letters to François Bernouard, 1907-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872672 American composer of French origin; compositions of the 1920s used rhythmic complexity, atonality and themes not based on harmonic pro...

Whithorne, Emerson, 1884-1958

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First performance with Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, 19th and 20th March, 1920, Max Zach conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Adventures of a samurai = Hi tsu zin : op. 17 / Emerson Whithorne. [1919] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 229890888 Inspired by the Spanish bandits who hid in the Sierra Morena. Composed 1938. First performance over radio, New York, 7 May 1938, NBC Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Monteux conductor.--Cf. Flei...

Vovk, Ivan

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Shepherd, Arthur

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Epithet: Lord Mayor of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x000275 Epithet: of Egerton Ch 7808 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x0000f2 Although born in Paris, Idaho, 125 miles north of Salt Lake City in the colorful Bear Lake Valley, Arthur Shepherd has always been claimed by Utah as one of its ...

Goldman, Richard Franko, 1910-1980

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Violinist and conductor Sam Franko was born January 20, 1857 in New Orleans, Louisiana and died May 6, 1937 in New York. His brother Nahan Franko was also a conductor and violinist. He was born July 23, 1861 in New Orleans and died May 7, 1930 in Amityville, New York. Bandmaster and composer Edwin Franko Goldman was born January 1, 1878 in Louisville, Kentucky and died February 21, 1956 in New York. He was the son of Selma Franko (Sam and Nahan's sister) and her first cousin David Henry Goldman,...

Mumma, Gordon, 1935-

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Ballantine, Edward

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Character actor and director and an original member of the Provincetown Players, an experimental group of actors and playwrights founded in 1916 by Susan Glaspell, George Cram Cook, Ida Rank, and Eugene O'Neill. From the description of Collection 1911-1951. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 32913425 ...

Still, William Grant, 1895-1978

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Composer; d. 1978. From the description of William Grant Still papers, 1937-1969. (Fisk University). WorldCat record id: 70972606 Epithet: composer and conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001186.0x000212 William Grant Still was a prominent African-American composer. Verna Arvey, Still's wife, was a journalist and musician who collaborated with her husband on many compositions. ...

Hodghead, Lillian, 1886-1972

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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.]....

Allanbrook, Douglas

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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...

Schoemer, William H.

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Penna, Joseph

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Griggs, Betty Lew

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Harris, Roy, 1898-1979

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Commissioned by the Rockefeller Foundation for the Rockefeller FIlm Project. Composed as film score 1940-41. First performance (recording for the film) New York, 21 January 1941, Roy Harris conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of One-tenth of a nation / Roy Harris. [1940?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 226966329 Composed 1949-51. First performance Wilmington, North Carolina, 21 March 1984.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. F...

Lee, Dai-Keong, 1915-

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Composed 1941-42.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. 1, 1942 / by Dai-Keong Lee. [1942] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52722069 ...

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. ...

Carter, Elliott, 1908-

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Composer and writer on music. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Dec. 8, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861514 Commissioned by the Ballet Caravan, 1939. Composed 1939. A suite called "Suite from Pocahontas, ' consisting of 4 excerpts drawn from this ballet and provided with new endings and introductions, received the Juilliard Publication Award, 1940. First performance by the Ballet Caravan, in ...

Stevens, Halsey, 1908-1989

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Biographical Note Halsey Stevens was born on December 3, 1908, in Scott, New York. Educated at Homer Academy as a youth, Stevens took to composing at a young age and completed his first work, The Frogs at School, sometime around 1920-1921. He studied composition with William Berwald at Syracuse University, earning his B.A. in 1931 and his M.M. in 1937. Shortly after graduation, Stevens accepted a position as associate professor of music at Da...

Dahl, Ingolf, 1912-1970

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Berezowsky, Nicolai, 1900-1953

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First performance by the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra, Dresden, Germany, 29 April 1930, the composer conducting, Carl Flesch, soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto for violin and orchestra / Nicolai T. Berezowsky. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42890645 Violinist, conductor, member of the Coolidge String Quartet, composer in the burgeoning era of "American music." From the description of Nicolai Bere...

Barzin, Leon

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American conductor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (25), postcards signed (2), and Christmas card signed, dated : Woodstock (N.Y.), New York, Paris, Munich [and other places], to Mrs. Melbert B. Cary [i.e. Mary Flagler Cary], 1931-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672027 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : [Paris], to Langdon van Norden, 1958 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672032 Violinist. ...

Engel, Lehman, 1910-1982

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Composer, conductor, author. From the description of Reminiscences of Lehman Engel : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597833 ...

Korn, Peter Jona

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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...

Rorem, Ned, 1923-....

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Composer and author. From the description of Oral history conducted by Vivian Perlis, March 31, 1997. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155905487 Commissioned by Nikolai Sokoloff and the Musical Arts Society of La Jolla, California. Composed 1956. First performance La Jolla, California, 5 August 1956, Nikolai Sokoloff conductor. Dedicated to Nikolai Sokoloff and the Musical Arts Society of La Jolla, California.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. Fr...

Yessin, Gerson

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Spencer, Williametta

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Brant, Ada

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Turner, Godfrey, 1913-1948

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Kraft, William

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Biography Kraft was born on Sept. 6, 1923, in Chicago, IL; BS (1951) and MA (1954) in composition, Columbia Univ.; percussionist, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra (LAPO), 1955-81; became the music director of the LA Percussion Ensemble and Chamber Players in 1955; became director of LAPO New Music Group in 1981; composer-in-residence, LAPO, 1981-85; recipient of Guggenheim fellowships (1967 & 1972), NEA grants (1975, 1977, 1979), and an...

Gruenberg, Louis, 1884-1964

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Commissioned by Columbia Broadcasting Corporation for radio performance. Presented 17 October, 1937 as the first opera composed for radio without any thought of visualization or the additional theatrical elements of costumes, scenery and lighting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Green mansions : a non-visual opera after W.H. Hudson / by Louis Gruenberg. [1937?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 176632275 Composed 1945.--Cf. Fleisher Co...

Weigl, Karl 1881-1949

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Suggested by the Old Testament and the Book of Revelation. Composed 1942-45. First performance Carnegie Hall, New York, 27 October 1968, American Symphony Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski conductor. Inscribed: "In memory of Franklin Delano Roosevelt" (work completed 16 April 1945, the day of Roosevelt's death). Dedicated to the people of the United Nations.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Apocalyptic symphony (fifth symphony) for full orchestra / Karl Weigl. [19--] (Fra...

Moran, Robert, 1937-

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Lora, Antonio, 1899-1965.

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Composed 1955. First performance Erie, PA, 17 January 1961, Erie Philharmonic Society, James Sample conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. 2 / by Antonio Lora. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52803449 ...

Lipscomb, Edna

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Newman, William S.

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Rothenberg, Esther

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Cushing, Charles, 1905-1982

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Charles C. Cushing (b. Oakland, Calif., Dec. 8, 1905; d. Berkeley, Calif., April 14, 1982) professor and composer. He studied at the University of California, Berkeley (BA, MA) and won the Paris Prize Fellowship (1929), which took him to the Ecole Normale de Musique for composition lessons with Nadia Boulanger; he also studied violin, viola, clarinet, and piano. He taught at Berkeley (1931-68, professor 1948), where he conducted the University of California Concert Band (1934-52). His music is l...

Etler, Alvin

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Composed 1938. First performance at the Fifth Yaddo Music Period, by the Yaddo Chamber Orchestra, Sept. 10, 1938, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Arthur Shepherd conducting--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Music for chamber orchestra / Alvin Etler. [19--?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51782357 Etler was born Feb. 19, 1912 in Battle Creek, Iowa. He studied at the University of Illinois and the Cleveland Institute of Music with Arthur Shephe...

Webern, Anton

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Austrian composer. From the description of Anton Webern / Das Augenlicht / von / Hildegard Jone / für / gemischten Chor / u. / Orchester / Op. 26 / Klavierauszug / von / Ludwig Zenk. [1935?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571148 From the description of Stefan George / VII. Ring / A. v. Webern op. 2. [1908-1909?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571211 From the description of Vier Lieder / für / Gesang und Orchester / von / Anton Webern / op. 13 / Partitur. [19...

American society of composers, authors and publishers

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Taylor and Adams were each president of the ASCAP at the time of their writing; Nissim was in the Serious Music Department; Cunningham signed the television rights agreement on behalf of the ASCAP. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1944-1961. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862820 ...

Moross, Jerome

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED American composer of film scores, concert works, and music for ballet and theater. He died in 1983. From the guide to the Jerome Moross Papers, 1924-2000, (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Commissioned by CBS, 1938. Composed 1938. First performance in a CBS broadcast, New York, 25 September, 1938, Howard Barlow conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of A tall story for orchestra / Jerome Moross. [1938] (...

Bolton, Jacklin T.

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Lipsky, Alexander, 1900-1985

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Fox, Frederick, 1931-2011

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Composed 1960. First performance San Antonio, Texas, January 1962, San Antonio Symphony Orchestra, Raphael de Castro conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Passacaglia : for orchestra / Fred Fox. 1960. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51909070 ...

Pyle, Francis Johnson, 1901-1983

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Vrionides, Christos, 1894-1961

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Converse, F. S. (Frederick Shepherd), 1871-1940

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Commissioned by the St. Louis Masque and Pageant Society in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of St. Louis. Composed 1914. First performance on Art Hill in Forrest Park, St. Louis, 28 May 1914, by the Pageant Drama Association.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of No. XXXVIII : finale. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51497053 Composed 1898. First performance Munich, 14 July 1898. Dedicated to the composer's wif...

Brush, Mrs. J. M.

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Nagel, Robert

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Josten, Werner, 1885-1963

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Ballet based on René Maran's novel. Composed 1930-31.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Batouala : poèm chorèographique d'après le veritable roman nègre par René Maran / musique par Werner Josten. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52467074 Composed 1936. First performance Boston, 13 November 1936, Boston Symphony Orchestra, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony / Werne...

Fletcher, Grant, 1913-2002

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Composed 1935. First performance Rochester, New York, 19 October 1944, Rochester Symphony, Howard Hanson conductor, Joseph Mariano soloist. Dedicated to F.E.W. (Frances E. Wells).--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Rhapsody for flute and string orchestra / Grant Fletcher. [19--?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51821501 Commissioned by Carl A. Baumann. Composed 1953. First performance Chicago, 18 April 1953, Chicago Symphonietta, the co...

Parris, Robert, 1924-1999

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Osborne, Willson, 1906-1979

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Stein, Alvin

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Wendelburg, Norma

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D'Angelo, Nicholas V.

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Nicholas V. D'Angelo (1929-2010) was a prolific American composer, conductor, musician, and teacher. A veteran of the Korean Conflict, he was a conductor of the United States Air Force Band. Beginning in 1955 and for the next 56 years, he was a professor of music at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York. Born in Erie, Pennsylvania December 2, 1929, the son of Polidoro and Josephine D'Angelo, he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and obtained hi...

Trythall, Gilbert, 1930-

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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...

Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers

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Wuorinen, Charles

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Hunsley, Robert

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Shaw, Clifford, 1911-1976

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Loeffler, Charles Martin, 1861-1935

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Composed 1915. First performance Boston, 2 March 1917, Boston Symphony, Carl Muck conductor. Dedicated to Mr. & Mrs. Carl Stoeckel.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Hora mystica : symphony in one movement for grand orchestra and men's voices / composed by Ch. M. Loeffler. 1915. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52731937 Charles Martin Loeffler was born on January 30, 1861. His place of birth is disputed; he claimed to be Alsatian, bu...

Siegmeister, Elie, 1909-1991

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Composer; wife participates in final interview. From the description of Reminiscences of Elie Siegmeister and Mrs. Elie Siegmeister : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309725333 ...

McPhee, Colin, 1900-1964

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McPhee was born on Mar. 15, 1900 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada; graduated from Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, MD (1921) and studied in Paris with Paul Le Flem (1924-6) and in New York with Edgard Varèse (ca. 1927); he was based in the US from 1926, except for the years he spent in Indonesia; went to Bali in the early 1930s after having heard recordings of Indonesian music, where he composed the toccata Tabuh-Tabuhan; his books A house in Bali (1946), Dance in Bali (1948), and Music in Bali (1...

Donovan, Richard, 1891-1970

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Inspired by Carl Sanburg's poem Smoke and steel. Composed 1932.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Smoke and steel : symphonic poem for orchestra / by Richard Donovan. 1932. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 44393299 American composer. From the description of The Richard Donovan papers, 1913-1971 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702191441 From the description of The Richard Donovan papers, 1913-1971 ...

Jones, Charles, 1910-1997

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Charles Jones was born in Tamworth, Ontario, Canada on June 21, 1910. At the age of ten he moved to Toronto where he studied the violin and theory. In 1928 he went to New York and studied violin at the Institute of Musical Art with Sascha Jacobson graduating in 1932. In 1935 Jones entered the Juilliard School on a fellowship where he studied with Bernard Wagenaar and graduated in composition in 1939. He was then sent by the Juilliard School to teach at Mills College, California, there he met fel...

Green, Harold Bellman, 1921-2007

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Korn, Richard, 1908-1981

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Mason, Daniel Gregory

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Eminent American musician and composer. From the description of Papers, 1894-1953. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122681505 Composed 1935-36. First performance New York, 17 November 1937, New York Philharmonic Society, John Barbirolli conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. 3 : Lincoln, op. 35 / Daniel Gregory Mason. 1937. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50555507 ...

Bachmann, Barton

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Raymond, Joseph

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Ormandy, Eugene

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Epithet: conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000699.0x0001db Conductor; Music Director of the Philadelphia Orchestra, 1938-1980. From the description of Oral history conducted by Herbert Kupferberg, October 1969. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 213481085 From the description of Oral history conducted by Herbert Kupferberg, October 1969. (University of Pennsyl...

Bacon, Ernst, 1898-1990

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Ernst Bacon, 1898-1990, was an American composer, pianist, conductor, and teacher. From the description of Papers, 1962-1976 (inclusive), 1972-1976 (bulk). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122639945 From the guide to the Ernst Bacon papers, 1962-1976 (inclusive, 1972-1976, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Composed 1937. First performance Chicago, 5 February 1940, Illinois Symphony Orchestra of the Works Progress Administration, the compos...

Denecke, Henry

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Grant, Parks.

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Composed 1929-30.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Overture to Shakespeare's "Macbeth" / William Parks Grant. [1929-1930] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52083983 Composed 1948.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Dramatic overture : orchestral overture no. 2, op. 26 / by Parks Grant. [1948] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52083952 Commissioned by the Northwestern Louisiana Stat...

Blitzstein, Marc

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Marc Blitzstein was an American composer of theater works and oratorios. Shortly before his death in 1964, the Ford Foundation commissioned him to write an opera on the subject of Sacco and Vanzetti for production by the Metropolitan Opera, but the work was not finished. From the guide to the Letters received, 1960-1963, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) ...

Glanville-Hicks, Peggy

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Epithet: Australian composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x000283 ...

Elwell, Herbert

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Knowlton, Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gillespie), 1903-

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Sanjuán, Pedro 1886-1976

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Composed 1925. First performance Havana, 12 June, 1925, Havana Philharmonic Orchestra, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Castilla / by Pedro Sanjuan. c1941. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53971192 ...

Bard, Martin

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Haines, Edmund

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Ardévol, José, 1911-1981

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Composed 1947. First performance La Habana, January 1948, Orquesta Filarmónica de La Habana, Juan José conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite cubana no. 1 : para orquesta / José Ardévol. [1947]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42695941 Composed 1949. First performance Cologne, 25 May 1953, Symphony Orchestra of Hamburg Radio, Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of...

Stoessel, Albert

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American violinist, conductor, and composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : New York May 6 1923 and 10 June 1924, to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1923 May 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270670156 Albert Stoessel was an American composer, conductor, and teacher. $bHe was born in St. Louis, MO on October 11, 1894. He studied in the Berlin Hochschule under Emmanuel Wirth and Willy Hess. At age 19 he made his professional debut as a violinist. ...

Bradley, Ruth O. (Ruth Olive), 1901-1989

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Koutzen, Boris, 1901-1966

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Composed 1929.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Mouvement symphonique : pour violon et orchestre / Boris Koutzen. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52587946 Composed 1934. First performance New York, 12 March 1935, National Orchestra Association, Leon Barzin conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto for five solo instruments and string orchestra / Boris Koutzen. 1934. (Franklin & Marshal...

Lopatnikoff, Nikolai, 1903-1976

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From the opera in three acts and ten scenes. Composed 1930-32. Suite extracted 1933.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Danton suite : suite from the opera "Danton," op. 20 / Nikolai Lopatnikoff. [1965] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52833186 Nikolai Lopatnikoff (b. Mar. 16, 1903, in Revel (now Tallinn), Estonia; d. Oct. 7, 1976, in Pittsburgh) was a composer. His family settled in Heidelberg after the Russian Revolution of 1917 and in ...

Downes, Olin

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American music critic. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2), dated : New York, 22 April 1932 and 16 June 1939, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1932 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565951 Olin Downes (1886-1955), American music critic with the Boston Post (1906-1924) and the New York Times (1924-1955). From the description of Olin Downes manuscripts, [ca. 1926-1957]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476554 From the description of O...

Snitman, Alice Rose

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Ives, Charles E., 1874-1954

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The poem by Edwin Markham. Composed 1912. Arranged for voice and piano, 1921 and published as no. 11 of 114 songs. Quotations: The Battle Hymn of the Republic; Hail Columbia; The Red, White, and Blue; The Star-Spangled Banner; America; The Battle Cry of Freedom. Dedicated to Dr. David Cushman Twichell.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Lincoln, the great commoner / Charles Ives. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52368029 Composer. ...

Bostelmann, Otto

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Ewen, David

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Elkus, Jonathan.

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Jonathan Britton Elkus (b. San Francisco, CA, August 8, 1931). Composer, arranger, editor, and teacher. He studied composition with Charles Cushing and William Denny at the University of California, Berkeley (BA 1953), with Ernst Bacon and Leonard Ratner at Stanford University (MA 1957), and with Darius Milhaud at Mills College (1957). He taught at Lehigh University from 1957 and to 1973 and became director of music at Cape Cod Academy in 1979. He presently teaches at the University of Californi...

Jolas, Jacques

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Heilner, Irwin, 1908-1991

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Tuthill, Burnet, 1888-1982

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Composed 1962, at Robert Zimmerman's request. First performance Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York, 12 December 1962, Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor, Robert Zimmerman soloist. Dedicated to Robert Zimmerman.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto for double bass and wind orchestra / by Burnet Tuthill. [1962] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56339011 Composed 1933. First performance National Mus...

Beyer, Johanna Magdalena, 1888-1944

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Composed 1941. Dedicated to Leopold Stokowski.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphonic movement II / Johanna M. Beyer. 1941. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43299866 Johanna Magdalena Beyer was born on July 11, 1888 in Leipzig. She studied piano and music theory in Germany. In 1924 she arrived in New York and went to study at the David Mannes School. After receiving a teacher's certificate in 1928, she took private lessons with Dane...

Tcherepnin, Alexander, 1899-1977

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Composed 1938. First performance Paris, 17 April 1940.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite géorgienne / Alexandre Tcherepnine. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54314154 Commissioned by John Sebastian. Composed 1953. First performance Venice, 11 September 1956, Orchestra di Teatro Fenice, Fabien Sevitzky conductor, John Sebastian soloist. Dedicated to John Sebastian.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description o...

Gaul, Harvey B. (Harvey Bartlett), 1881-1945

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Fizdale, Robert

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Rockefeller, Blanchette Hooker, 1909-1992

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Blanchette F.H. Rockefeller (1909-1992) was an art collector and patron from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Blanchette F.H. Rockefeller, 1970 July 30-Aug. 19 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495596716 Art collector, patron; New York, N.Y. From the description of Blanchette F. H. Rockefeller interviews, 1970 July 30-Aug. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220189988 ...

Fine, Irving

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Irving Fine, American composer, teacher, and conductor, was born in Boston, Mass., on Dec. 3, 1914. He studied composition with Walter Piston at Harvard University and with Nadia Boulanger in Cambridge, Mass., and in Paris, 1France, and choral conducting with A.T. Davison, and orchestral conducting with Serge Koussevitzky. From 1939 until 1950, when he was appointed professor at Brandeis University, he also taught at Harvard. Fine was chairman of the Brandeis School of Creative Arts and served o...

Jones, Homer, composer

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Bogas, Roy

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Schneider, William L., 1925-2009

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Duke, Vernon, 1903-1969

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< Born Vladimir Alexandrovitch Dukelsky, Parafianove, Minsk 1916 1919 Studied composition with Reinhold Glière and Marian Dombrovsky at the Kiev Conservatory 1920 Fled the Revolution with his family, settling first in Constantinople ...

Humphrey, Doris, 1895-1958

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Ann Hutchinson Guest, born November 3, 1918 in New York, is an American dancer and dance notator. Her initial dance training began in the mid 1930's at the Jooss-Leeder School at Dartington Hall, England. When World War II broke out in Europe, she returned to New York where her continued training included ballet, modern, tap, and ethnic dance. In the 1940's she danced with the Welland Lathrop Company and in Broadway musicals, including One Touch of Venus, Billion Dollar Baby, and Kiss Me, Kate. ...

Bennett, Robert Russell, 1974

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Composed 1931. First performance Rochester, 9 December 1932, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto grosso : for small dance band and symphony orchestra / Robert Russell Bennett ; in the form of "Sketches from an American Theatre." [19--?] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42886632 Robert Russell Bennett was an American composer, orchestrator and conductor. From th...

Jackson, George Pullen (1874-1953)

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Jackson was born on Aug. 20, 1874 in Monson, ME; student, Royal Conservatory of Music, Dresden, 1897-98, Vanderbilt Univ., 1900-01; Ph. B (1904) and Ph. D (1911), Univ. of Chicago; post-graduate work at Univ. of Chicago, Univ. of Munich, and Univ. of Bonn; taught German at various institutions beginning in 1905; became assoc. professor of German (1918-26), professor (1926-43), and emeritus at Vanderbilt Univ.; President, University Philharmonic Society, Grand Forks, ND, 1913-18; founded Nashvill...

Gyring, Elizabeth, 1909-1970

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Composed 1939.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Orchesterstück no. 1 / Elizabeth Gyring. (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52169789 From the description of Concerto : for violin and orchestra : in 2 movements / by Elizabeth Gyring. [19--] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52169755 From the description of Orchesterstück no. 4 / Elizabeth Gyring. (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 5216985...

Chappell and Co.

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Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951

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Composer. From the description of Arnold Schoenberg letter to Carl Engel, 1942 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 427647095 An Austrian composer, Arnold Schoenberg came to the United States in 1933 and became an American citizen in 1941. Carl Parrish, an American musicologist and composer, bound together published copies of Schoenberg's piano music with annotations in pencil. From the description of Letter : Los Angeles, to Carl Parrish, Aurora-on-Cayuga, N...

Broekman, David, 1899-1958

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Dick, Stuart

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Lieberson, Samuel A.

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Composed 1932. First performance Chicago, 14 March 1935, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Frederick Stock conductor. Won the Hollywood Bowl Competition, 1934.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of In a winter garden : suite for grand orchestra / by S.A. Lieberson. [19--] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52730502 ...

Beglarian, Grant

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Ivey, Jean Eichelberger

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El-Dabh, Halim, 1921-....

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Carl Fischer, Inc., 1939-1978

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Publisher and importer of music and music books, importer and manufacturer of musical instruments and general musical merchandise. From the description of Typewritten letter on letterhead, with stamped signature : New York, to Clark Music Co., Syracuse, N.Y., 1914 May 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270935540 ...

Holloway, Jack

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Mennin, Peter

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Composer, educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Peter Mennin : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309733307 Commissioned by the Dallas Symphony League. Composed 1949-50. First performance Dallas, 2 April 1950, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Walter Hendl conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fifth symphony / Peter Mennin. [19--] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id...

Stoddard, Hope, 1900-1987

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Author and poet, of New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1972-1981. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20188633 ...

Salinger, Pierre.

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Grofé, Ferde

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American composer Ferde Grofe (1892-1972) is best known for his Grand Canyon Suite and for his orchestration of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue. From the description of Ferde Grofé collection, ca. 1890-ca. 1960 (bulk ca. 1920-ca. 1940). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71128295 Composed 1933. First performance New York, Carnegie Hall, 25 January 1933, Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra, Paul Whiteman conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Tabloid : ...

Sanner, Kathryn Thomas

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Powell, Laurence, 1899-1990

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Composed 1923; revised 1930. First performance (of revised version), Madison, Wis., 20 May 1931, Madison Civic Symphony Orchestra, Sigfrid Prager conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Keltic legend / Laurence Powell. [19--] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53324243 Composed 1933. First performance Little Rock, Ark., 18 March 1937, Little Rock Symphony Orchestra, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From t...

Horsky, Edward L.

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Antheil, George, 1900-1959

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George Antheil, 1900-1959, composer of ultramodern music in the 1920's, prominent in the Parisian literary and artistic avant-garde of the period; subsequently composer of film scores in Hollywood as well as orchestral works and ballets; after 1939 composing in a more traditional style. From the description of George Antheil papers, 1919-1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 460879070 Composer. From the description of An explana...

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 &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45207014 Compo...

Frankenstein, Alfred V. (Alfred Victor), 1906-1981

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Art historian; San Francisco, Calif. From the description of Alfred Victor Frankenstein interview, 1965 Nov. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220193439 Music critic for the San Francisco Chronicle. From the description of Alfred Frankenstein collection, [ca. 1930-1932]. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 39146032 Art critic, art historian; San Francisco, Calif. Died 1981. From the description of Alfred Victor Frankenst...

Griffis, Eliot

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Klauss, Kenneth

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Watson, Scott, composer

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Anson, George Anson, baron, 1697-1762

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Commodore George Anson is best known for his voyage round the world. This document would have been written shortly after the Commodore returned from sea. From the description of Signed document by Lord Anson signing over interest in an endeavor to a list of gentlemen, 1748 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864477 ...

Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario, 1895-1968

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Composer. From the description of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco autograph letter to Robert Raphael, 1959 May 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 426069522 From the description of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco autograph letter to Robert Raphael, 1959 Jan. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 426069519 From the description of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco autograph letter to Robert Raphael, 1959 June 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 426069523 From the description of Mario...

Hughes, Edwin, 1884-1965

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Hiller, Lejaren, 1924-1994

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Lejaren Hiller was born on February 23, 1924, in New York City. He received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in chemistry from Princeton University, where he also studied music theory and composition with Milton Babbitt and Roger Sessions. In 1958, Hiller received his M.Mus. from the University of Illinois where he founded the Experimental Music Studio. In 1957, Hiller collaborated with Leonard Isaacson on the Illiac Suite, the first significant use of a computer in composition. The Illiac Suite (Strin...

Shanet, Harold

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Cooper, John C. (John Cobb), 1887-1967

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Malipiero, Gian Francesco, 1882-1973

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Italian composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (17) and autograph postcards signed (6), one letter partly in the hand of Anna Malipiero, one card also signed by Anna Malipiero, Alfredo Casella, Manuel de Falla, and Lionel Tertis, dated : Venice, Asolo, Rome, Milan, Paris, Naples, [and other places], 1919-1926, to Louise Alvar, 1919-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270581657 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 24 March 1919,...

Pisk, Paul Amadeus

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Epithet: writer on music British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000977.0x00007e ...

Edwin A. Fleisher Music Collection

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Finney, Ross Lee, 1906-1997

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Originally composed as the slow movement of Sonata, for cello and piano; transcribed for string orchestra, 1940 at the request of Dmitri Mitropoulos. First performance by the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, Minneapolis, Apr. 4, 1941, Dmitri Mitropoulos (to whom the work is dedicated) conducting--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Slow piece for string orchestra / Ross Lee Finney. 1940. (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51793878 Commissioned...

Limón, José

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Schuller, Gunther

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Russo, Joseph, composer

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Mueller, Robert Earl, 1920-2005

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Moore, Douglas, 1893-1969

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Douglas Moore was a composer and teacher; Ethan Ayer wrote song lyrics which were set by Moore for the 1961 theatrical production of The wings of the dove, based on the novel by Henry James. From the guide to the Letters to Ethan Ayer, 1960 and undated., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Composed 1931. First performance under original title, Overture Babbit, New York, 11 December 1932, Manhattan Symphony Orchestra, th...

Kerr, Harrison

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Dance Sonata composed 1938, for 2 pianos, timpani and percussion; first performed at Bennington College Festival, August 1938. Orchestrated 1940 as Dance Suite; first performed Rochester, 27 October 1942, Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Dance suite / Harrison Kerr. [1940] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52569871 Material derived from the opera The Tower of Kel, composed 19...

Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990

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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...

Kabalevsky, Dmitry Borisovich, 1904-1987

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Russian composer, pianist, and writer on music. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Moscow, 5 February 1938, to Nikolay Andreyevich [Malko], 1938 Feb. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578709 From the description of "Quartet N 2" : autograph manuscript, 1955. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566525 Composed 1934. First performance Moscow, 25 December 1934, Moscow Philharmonic, Albert Coates conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. Fr...

Hill, Edward Burlingame

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Composed 1931. First performance, Boston, 25 April 1932, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Serge Koussevitzky conductor, Jesús María Sanromá soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concertino in one movement for piano and orchestra, op. 36 / by Edward Burlingame Hill. 1931. (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52297708 Composed 1916-17. First performance, New York, 17 February 1918, New York Symphonic Society, Walter Damrosch conductor.--Cf. ...

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 &amp; 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 &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52170353 American compos...

Kushner, David Z., 1935-

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Sessions, Roger, 1896-1985

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Composer and educator Sessions graduated from Harvard and studied under Horatio Parker at Yale. In 1926 he won a Guggenheim Professorship and worked at composition in Europe until 1933 as a winner of the American Rome Prize. He held posts at Princeton (1935), Berkeley, CA (1945), Princeton again (1953), and the Julliard School (1965). Among his compositions are four symphonies, several operas, a notable violin concerto (1935), and chamber music. His best known work remains his early BLACK MASKER...

Nelhybel, Vaclav

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Peterson, Wayne, 1927-

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Hamlet, Alice

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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. ...

Avshalomov, Aaron, 1894-1965

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Russian-American composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Shanghai, 27 August 1934, to Mr. [Melbert Brinkerhoff] Cary, 1934, 27 August. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270680766 Composed 1948.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto for flute and orchestra / A. Avshalomoff. 1948. (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42720570 Commissioned by the Serge Koussevitzky Foundatioin. Composed 1953. De...

Baptista, Raphael, 1909-1984

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Anderson, Garland

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Lubin, Ernest

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The themes are: Yankee Doodle, Jeanie with the light brown hair, Turkey in the straw. Composed 1940. First performance ca. 1948, Sidney Blackman conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of A divertimento on American themes / Ernest Lubin. [19--] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52803605 Composed 1948. First performance over Station WNYC, New York, 13 February 1957, National Orchestral Association, Hugo Fiorato conductor.--Cf. Fleisher C...

Citkowitz, Israel, 1909-1974

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Creston, Paul, 1906-1985

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Composed 1937. First performance at the Fourth Yaddo Music Period, by the Yaddo Orchestra, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Sept. 18, 1937, the composer conducting, Louis Porter (violin), Robert Silberberg (flute), soloists.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Partita / Paul Creston. 1937. (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45207062 Composed 1938 in memory of the composer's first child, Paul Julian Creston. First performance by the Pittsburgh Symphon...

Kelly, Robert, 1916-2007

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Robert Kelly was born September 26, 1916, at Clarksburg, WV and died in 2007 in Urbana, Illinois. He studied violin at an early age and later majored in violin at the Juilliard School of Music under Samuel Gardner. He studied composition with Rosario Scalero at The Curtis Institute of Music where he received his Bachelor of Music Degree in Composition. Much later he continued studies with Herbert Elwell at the Eastman School of Music where he received his Master of Music Degree in C...

Fetler, Paul

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Composers Recordings, Inc.

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Composers Recordings, Inc. (CRI) was founded in 1954 by the composers Otto Luening and Douglas Moore and the arts administrator Oliver Daniel. The label's mission was the discovery, distribution and preservation of the finest in contemporary American music. In 1976 CRI became one of the nation's first nonprofit, tax-exempt recording companies, and in June, 1980, it received one of the first three recording and distribution grants to be awarded by the National Endowment f...

Ruggles, Carl, 1876-1971

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American composer. From the description of Carl Ruggles Papers, 1894-1981 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 122501161 From the description of Carl Ruggles Papers, 1894-1981 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702189342 Painter; Coral Gables, Fla., and Arlington, Vt. From the description of Christmas card and note to E.P. and Constance Richardson, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557460 Charle...

Verrall, John, 1908-2001

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John Verrall was born in Britt, Iowa, in 1908 and died in Seattle in 2001. He was a composer and professor of music. Verrall studied composition with Zoltan Kodaly at the Liszt Conservatory of Music in Budapest. He also studied with Aaron Copland, Roy Harris, and Frederick Jacobi. Before becoming an editor for G. Schirmer and the Boston Music Company, he taught at Hamline University, 1934-1942, and Mount Holyoke College, 1942-1946. He taught composition at the University of Washington from 1948 ...

Berry, Wallace.

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Piston, Walter, 1894-1976

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Walter Hamor Piston (1894-1976) was a noted 20th-century American composer. He earned his Harvard AB 1924 and served as Walter W. Naumberg Professor of Music at Harvard from 1948-1960. From the description of Letters from Walter Piston to Carl Miller, 1954, 1968. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77063913 Composed 1957. First performance Boston, 7 March 1958, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch conductor, Joseph de Pasquale soloist. Dedicated to Joseph de Pasqua...

Booe, Agnes

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Harrison, Lou, 1917-2003

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Composer and teacher at Black Mountain College (1951-1952). From the description of Lou Harrison papers, 1946-1971. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28418179 Composed 1940. First performance Oakland, California, 18 July 1940.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Canticle / Lou Harrison. 1940. (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52199133 American composer. From the description of Interview conduc...

Price, Mary Juanita

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Freed, Isadore

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Composed 1941-42.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. 1 / Isadore Freed. [1941]. (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51909473 Originally composed as a children's suite for piano, 1933; transcribed for orchestra, 1936. First performance (of first 8 movements) by the Philadelphia Civic Symphony Orchestra of the WPA, Philadelphia, June 12, 1938, at Mitten Hall, the composer conducting. First complete performance by the National Symp...

Boda, John, 1922-2002

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Weiss, Abraham, 1949-

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Spinner, Leopold

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Cazden, Norman, 1914-1980

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American composer. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1923-1980]. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 26710813 Norman Cazden, composer, performer, teacher, theorist, folklorist, and prolific writer, was born in 1914 and died in 1980. Raised in New York City he studied at several colleges, Julliard School of Music, New York City College, and Harvard University. He taught at several universities namely Julliard School of Music, Vassar College, Peabody Cons...

Chávez, Carlos, 1899-1978

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Composed 1925. First performance by the Orchestre Straram, Paris, Jun 11, 1931, Nicolas Slonismky conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Energía / Carlos Chávez. [1925] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45206586 Mexican composer. From the description of Album leaf. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270919783 Conductor. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], [ca. 1960]. (Unknown). Wor...

Whitmer, T. Carl (Thomas Carl), 1873-1959

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Composed 1950 at the request of Mihail Stolarewski. First performance Pittsburgh, May 1950, Chatham College Orchestra, Mihail Stolarewski conductor. Dedicated to Mihail Stolarewski and the P.C.W. [Pennsylvania College for Women, later Chatham College] Orchestra.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Miniature suite for small orchestra / by T. Carl Whitmer. [1950] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 57235484 First performance Philadelphia, 20 Ma...

Porter, Quincy, 1897-1966

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Commissioned by the Little Symphony Society of St. Louis, 1937. Composed 1937. First performance St. Louis, 2 July 1937, St. Louis Little Symphony, Hans Lange conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Dance in 3 time / by Quincy Porter. c1937. (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53342913 Commissioned by the Columbia Broadcasting System. Composed 1938. First performance over CBS Radio from New York, summer 1938, CBS Orchestra. For Dance ...

Lockwood, Normand, 1906-2002

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Composer who studied in Europe with Nadia Boulanger, also faculty-composer at several colleges and universities including Columbia, Yale, and University of Denver. From the description of Normand Lockwood collection, 1921-1996. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 49937993 ...

Dupriez, Christian

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Thorne, Francis

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American jazz musician and composer. From the description of Interview, Dec. 2, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861548 Prolific American composer Francis Thorne (born 1922) is well known for his work in a variety of genres, as well as for his service in music administration. Born in Bay Shore, New York, Thorne came from a musical family. His father had been a ragtime pianist and his grandfather, Gu...

Nordhoff, Paul

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Lambert, Cecily

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Parchman, Gen

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Franco, Johan, 1908-1988

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Composed 1937. This work was later used as the last movement of the composer's Symphony II.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Introduczione e scherzo : for clarinet (B♭) and chamber orchestra / Johan Franco. 1937. (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51893569 Composed 1932. First performance by the Utrecht Municipal Orchestra, Utrecht, Holland, March 6, 1933, Henri Van Goudoever conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the desc...

Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999

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American expatriate writer and novelist. From the description of Letter to Bob Sharrard, 1986 December. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54097458 American expatriate author living in Morocco. From the description of Papers of Paul Bowles [manuscript], 1957-1984 ca. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647821107 American expatriate writer. From the description of Paul Bowles letter to Bob Sharrard [manuscript], 1987 March...

Vito, Edward

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Wagner, Joseph, 1900-1974

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Originally composed for two pianos, 1935. This version 1937, originally having the title Processions medieval. First performance, under the present title, Columbus, Ohio, 16 December 1946, Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Izler Solomon conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Processions medieval : a choreographic episode / Joseph Wagner. [19--] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56758834 Transcribed 1956 from String Quartet in C minor, co...

Jacobi, Frederick, 1891-1952

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Composed 1919. First performance by the National Symphony Orchestra of New York, 29 April, 1921, Artur Bodanzky conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of The eve of Saint Agnes : symphonic prelude after the poem of Keats / by Frederick Jacobi. [1952]. (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 166329353 Written for the Juilliard Alumni. Composed 1939. First performance New York, 1939, Juilliard Alumni Association, Charles Lichter conductor. Ade...

Podolsky, Leo, 1891-1987

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Hadley, Henry, 1871-1937

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Composed 1906. First performance Berlin, 27 December 1907, Berlin Philharmonic, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. III / Henry Hadley. [1906] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52137491 Henry Hadley was an American composer and conductor, founder of the National Association for American Composers and Conductors. From the description of Papers, 1898-1965 (inclusive), 1927-1937 (bulk). (New Yo...

Dalvit, Lewis D.

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Leet, Lucie

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García Caturla, Alejandro, 1906-1940

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Composed 1933. First performance, Havana, 30 April 1933, the Orquesta Filharmónica de la Habana, Nicolas Slonimsky conductor. Also performed under the title: Fanfare to Shake Up an Old Fogey.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fanfarria para despertor espiritus apolillados / Caturla. [1933] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45206285 Originally composed 1928 for full orchestra. First performance Havana, 9 December 1928, Orquesta Filarmóni...

Britain, Radie

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Composed 1936-37. First performance by the Illinois Symphony Orchestra of the Works Project Administration, Chicago, Mar. 4, 1940, Izler Solomon conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Southern symphony : in four movements / Radie Britain. 1937. (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43291270 Composed 1940. First performance Rochester, New York, 25 July 1940, Rochester Philharmonic, Howard Hanson conductor. Won the First National Prize of...

Dawson, William L. (William Levi), 1899-1990

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William Levi Dawson (1899-1990), African American composer, conductor, and educator, was born in Anniston, Alabama, the oldest of the seven children of George W. Dawson, an illiterate day laborer and former slave, and Eliza Starkey Dawson. Dawson married Cecile Demae Nicholson in 1935. A graduate of the Tuskegee Institute, Dawson composed the NEGRO FOLK SYMPHONY and arranged a number of African American spirituals. He also conducted the Tuskegee Institute Choir for 25 years. Dawson died May 2, 1...

Freehoff, Ruth W.

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Hedge, Grace

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Seeger, Ruth Crawford, 1901-1953

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Lombardo, Robert, 1932-

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Robert Michael Lombardo, composer and teacher, b. March 5, 1932, Hartford, Connecticut. Received musical training at Hartt College of Music, University of Hartford (BMus., composition cum laude, 1954, MMus., composition, 1955), Hochschule für Musik, Berlin (1958-1959) and the University of Iowa (Ph.D., composition, 1959-1961). His principal teachers were Philip Bezanson, Boris Blacher and Arnold Franchetti. In 1959-61 he taught music theory at the University of Iowa and then at Hartt College in ...

Alexander, Leni, 1924-2005

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Kirkpatrick, John, 1905-1991

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American pianist. From the description of The John Kirkpatrick papers, 1836-1993 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702150415 Professor of Music. Pianist and professor of Music, Cornell University. From the description of John Kirkpatrick papers, 1951-1965. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 74898137 b New York Epithet: pianist British Library Archives and Manus...

Hinson, Maurice.

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Debusman, Emil

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Nee, Thomas

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American conductor and UCSD professor emeritus of music, Nee received a master of arts from Hamline University where he studied with Ernst Krenek. He was music director of the Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis (1954-1967, 1972-1973), joined the UCSD Music Department in 1967, and conducted the La Jolla Symphony and Chorus until his retirement. From the description of Thomas Nee papers, 1946-2001. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 51874126 ...

Goodman, Alfred, 1920-1999

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Preobrajenska, Vera

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Schlosser, Minka

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Brugmann, Aline Grossart, 1900-1996

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Bloch, Ernest, 1880-1959

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

Adler, Samuel, 1928-...

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American composer, conductor, and teacher. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Rochester, N.Y., 11 December 1969, to Joseph Chouinard, 1969 Dec. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270905934 ...

Hemmer, Eugene, 1929-1977

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Slates, Philip M., 1924-1966

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La Montaine, John

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Norton, Spencer, 1909-1978

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Cole, Linton

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Wiser, John

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Burton, Eldin

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Bichel, Marguerite B.

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Giannini, Walter, 1917-2001

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Denise, Mary, Sister

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G. Schirmer, Inc.

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Rudhyar, Dane, 1895-1985

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Dane Rudhyar (1895-1985), born Daniel Chennevière in Paris, was an author, composer and humanistic astrologer. Rudhyar studied at the Sorbonne, moved to New York in 1916, and became an American citizen in 1926. Although respected in astrological and New Age circles, he did not become generally well-known until the 1970s, when mainstream publisher Penguin Books published his The Practice of Astrology . Over the course of his life he wrote more than forty books and hundreds of articles on astrolog...

Pozdro, John, 1923-

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Russell, Bill, 1905-1992

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First performance Seattle, 19 May 1939, John Cage conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Percussion studies : in Cuban rhythms / William Russell. [19--] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53932399 ...

Davidson, Harold G. (Harold Gibson), 1893-1959

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Friml, Rudolf, 1879-1972

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Charles Rudolf Friml was born on Dec. 7, 1879 in Prague, Czechoslovakia; studied composition with Antonín Dvořák and piano with Josef Jiránek at the Prague Conservatory (1900-3); was accompanist for the violinist Jan Kubelík on tours of Europe and the US (1900-6); settled in the US in 1906, performing his First piano concerto with Walter Damrosch and the New York Symphony Orchestra; gained a reputation for his keyboard improvisations, character pieces, lyrical salon dances, etudes, violin a...

Wiggins, Mary

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Salembeni, Alberto

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Michalsky, Donal

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Whitcomb, Robert, 1921-

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Bauer, Marion, 1882-1955

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Marion Eugenie Bauer was born in Walla Walla, Washington on Aug. 15, 1882. She taught at New York University, 1926-1951, and was affiliated with the Juilliard School of Music, 1940-1955. She was a founding member of the American Music Guild, the Society of American Women Composers, and the American Composers Alliance. Initially she wrote songs and music for piano solos, but later she branched out and wrote orchestral and chamber music. She died in South Hadley, Massachusetts Aug. 9, 1955. ...

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...

Huffman, Walter Spencer, 1921-2005

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Van Vactor, David, 1906-1994

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Commissioned by the Saidenberg Symphonietta, 1937. Composed 1938. First performance Chicago, 7 February 1938, Saidenberg Symphonietta, Daniel Saidenberg conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Five bagatelles for strings / David Van Vactor. [19--] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56394729 Composed 1940. First performance Ravinia Park, Illinois, 13 July 1940, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the composer conducting, Milton Preves, violist...

Shadinger, Richard

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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...

Harmati, Sándor 1892-1936

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American violinist, conductor, and composer of Hungarian birth. From the description of Autograph letters signed (4), typewritten letter signed, and telegram dated : Omaha Feb. 13 1928, New York, February-March [1933], and Paris Apr. 18 [n.y.] to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1928 Feb. 13 and 1933 Feb. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270665357 Composed 1924-25.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Primavera : episodes of youth : symphonic variation...

Chanler, Theodore, 1902-1961

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Read, Gardner, 1913-2005

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Originally composed for French horn and piano, 1934, as op. 31. Transcribed for viola and piano, 1940, as op. 31a. This transcription 1946.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Poem : for horn in F, or viola, with string orchestra accompaniment, op. 31b / Gardner Read. [19--] (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53334385 Composed 1940-42. Awarded first prize in the Paderewski Fund Prize Competition, 1943. First performance Boston, 26 November 1...

Schubart, Mark

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Taylor, Clifford

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Emerich, Paul, 1895-1977

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Barlow, Evelyn

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American Music Center (New York, N.Y.)

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Galindo, Blas

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Composed 1940.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Preludios para orquesta / Blas Galindo. [19--]. (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51970152 ...

Huerter, Charles, 1885-1974

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Schramm, Harold, 1935-1971

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Elkus, Albert I. (Albert Israel), 1884-1962

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Composed 1922. First performance by the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco, February 9, 1923, Alfred Hertz conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of On a merry folk tune : for small orchestra / Albert Elkus. [1932]. (Franklin &amp; Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51782544 Teacher, pianist, and composer, Elkus was on the faculty of the Music Department of the University of California, Berkeley, from 1931 to 1959, and was chairman of the...

Adams, Leslie, 1932-

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H. Leslie Adams, Jr. (b. December 30, 1932) is an important African American composer, teacher and conductor. Born in Cleveland, Ohio to Harrison L. Adams, Sr. and Jessie Adams, Leslie received his early musical training in Cleveland from Dorothy Smith and Mina Eichenbaum. Adams attended Oberlin College (1951-55) to pursue a degree in Music Education. There he studied composition under Herbert Elwell and Joseph Wood. After completing his degree, Adams traveled to New York City to wo...

Mainville, Denise

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Shoemaker, John R. (John Rogers), 1934-

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Vázquez Sebastiá, Rafael

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Stout, Alan

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Alan Stout (b. 1932) is an American composer. He studied concurrently at Johns Hopkins University (BS 1954) and the Peabody Conservatory. After a year at the University of Copenhagen, he completed his formal musical training at the University of Washington (MA 1959). His teachers included Henry Cowell, Wallingford Riegger, Vagn Holmboe, and John Verrall. In 1962 he joined the Northwestern University School of Music. His diverse musical interests are reflected in the various societie...