General Collection manuscript music miscellany [ca. 1600-ongoing]

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General Collection manuscript music miscellany, [ca. 1600-ongoing]

General Collection manuscript music miscellany [ca. 1600-ongoing]

Single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts relating to music. Materials are grouped under name headings. Within each name heading, materials are organized in three subgroups: Music, Correspondence, and Other Papers.

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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...

Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886

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Note at end says "Original mss. in Weimar--date 1851. First published by Meyer in 1854--later by Litolff. Never been orchestrated--either by Liszt or anyone else."--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Scherzo and March / Franz Liszt ; orchestrated by Arthur Hartmann. [c1934]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 69683005 Composed originally for solo piano, 1849, on the deaths of Prince Felix Lichnowsky, Count Ladislaus Teleky and Count Lajos Ba...

Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918

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

Lalo, Edouard, 1823-1892.

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Extracted from the ballet Namouna 1885. Dedicated to Pablo de Sarasate.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fantaisie-ballet pour violon solo et orchestre / E. Lalo. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50416505 French composer most noted for the opera Le roi d'Ys, Symphonie espagnole and the Cello Concerto in D minor. From the description of [Admission pass] / E. Lalo. [1888] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244251966...

Pierné, Gabriel, 1863-1937

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French composer and conductor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Bézu-St.-Eloi (Eure), 20 June 1916, to an unidentified recipient, 1916 June 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270675004 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Herblay, 25 April 1899, to the director of primary instruction, 1899 Apr. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270675000 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : the Hague, 27 April 1922, t...

Wagner, Cosima, 1837-1930

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Second wife of the composer Wagner, daughter of composer Franz Liszt. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Cosima Wagner to Mlle. Cécile Cleveland, Luzern, ---- Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122398267 Richard Wagner's second wife. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Bayreuth, 23 March 1873, to Herr [Karl] Voltz, 1873 Mar. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270678655 From the description of Autograph letter ...

Diaghilev, Serge, 1872-1929

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Serge Diaghilev was a Russian ballet impresario, the founder, producer and artistic director of Ballets Russes. In his late years he turned to book and manuscript collecting. He built up a collection of rare Russian printed books, manuscripts and scores. From the description of Correspondence relating to book collecting, 1925-1938 (inclusive), 1925-1929 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80095680 From the guide to the Correspondence relating to book collecting, 1925-1938...

Flotow, Friedrich, 1812-1883

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

Reszke, Edouard ˜deœ 1853-1917

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Polish singer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hotel Continental, 1 Regent Street, S.W., London, to Arthur Sullivan, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125617 Polish tenor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 15 July 1896, to Mr. [Joseph] Bennett, 1896 July 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565762 Polish bass. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Garnek, 10 Septem...

Chabrier, Emmanuel, 1841-1894

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French composer, 19th century. From the description of Autograph letter from Chabrier to Vincent d'Indy, Paris, 1890 Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86130420 French composer. From the description of [A draft of Maurice Ravel's orchestration]. [1918?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568816 French composer and pianist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Paris], 7 June 1893, to [Henri Georges Heugel?], 1893 June ...

Grove, George, 1820-1900

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English writer on music. From the description of Autograph letters signed : Crystal Palace, S.E. ; and Lower Sydenham, S.E., to Arthur Sullivan, 1866 Sept. 28 to 1897 Dec. 21, 2ith 3 undated letter. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125248 From the description of Autograph letters signed : Lower Sydenham, S.E. ; and elsewhere, to Mary C. Sullivan, 1879 Dec. 30 to 1881 July 11, with 4 undated letter. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125249 From the description of Au...

Melba, Nellie

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Melba was born Helen Porter Mitchell. In 1882 she married Charles Nesbit Frederick Armstrong, who died in 1948. From the description of Papers concerning Mitchell and Armstrong families [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225791512 Mrs Helen Porter Armstrong, soprano singer, was born in, and derived her non de plume from Melbourne. She first appeared in opera in 1887 after concentrating for many years on her piano playing and made her final appearance in...

Lecocq, Alexandre Charles

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La fille de Madame Angot (with libretto by Clairville, V. Koning and P. Siraudin) was first performed in Brussels at the Fantaisies-Parisiennes, 4 December 1872. Cf. New Grove opera. From the description of La Fille de Madame Angot, opéra bouffe en 3 actes : de Clairville Siraudin Konig : musique de Charles Lecoq [i.e. Lecocq] : valse arrangée par Henri Boyer : manuscript, [after 1872] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 733097409 Libretto by Meilhac and Halévy; fir...

Roussel, Albert

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Albert Roussel (1869-1937), French composer. From the description of Albert Roussel letters to Blanche Roussel, 1914-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702162549 From the description of Albert Roussel letters to Blanche Roussel, 1914-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82841856 Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000206.0x00002a The work was composed in 1927--Cf. G...

Ponchielli, Amilcare

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Italian composer. From the description of [Draft of Suor Teresa]. [ca. 1880s?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270989968 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Cremona, 26 August 1869, to [Emanuele] Rovelli, 1869 Aug. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270675101 From the description of [Sketches for Act 3 of La Gioconda]. [1876?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568708 From the description of [Draft of vocal score of I Lituani]. [1874?] (U...

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...

Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893

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During his London sojourn, 1870-75, French composer Charles Gounod lived at the residence of English soprano Georgina Weldon. From the description of Letters received, 1792-1905. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485989 From the guide to the Letters received, 1792-1905, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Libretto by Emile Augier; first performed in Paris at the Opéra, 16 April 1851. Cf. New Grove online. From the description ...

Balfe, M. W. (Michael William), 1808-1870

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Epithet: Irish composer and singer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x0001b3 British composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 154 Avenue des Champs Elysées, Paris, to Arthur Sullivan, 1869 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125509 Irish composer and singer. From the description of Cantata / MWBal[fe.] [manuscript]. [between 1842 and 1845] (Unkno...

Sturges, Marietta.

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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, "...

Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880

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Jacques Offenbach (1819–1880) was a German-born French composer and cellist of Jewish ancestry. He had a strong influence in popular music in Europe, and was one of the originators of the operetta, of which he wrote more than one hundred. His works were noted for their elements of satire and parody; two for which he is particularly known are the operetta Orpheus in the Underworld and the opera The Tales of Hoffman . From the guide to the Jacques Offenbach Letter, undated (after 1844)...

Leoncavallo, Ruggero

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

Glazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich

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First performed in St. Petersberg at the Mariinsky on 7/19 January 1898. From the description of Adagio (Raymonda) : A. Glazunov : manuscript, [1898?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612868490 Originally composed for horn and piano 1890. For Glazunov's own transcription for horn and orchestra see F.C. no. 539 m. From the description of Rêverie, op. 24, for horn solo and orchestra / Alexander Glazunov ; transcribed by B. Jivoff. [1---?] (Franklin & Marshall Co...

Chausson, Ernest

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

Fauré, Gabriel, 1845-1924

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

Burney, Charles, 1726-1814

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Charles Burney, British musician and author. He is the father of Frances Burney, Madame d'Arblay, the writer. From the guide to the Charles Burney (musician and author) manuscript material : 1 item, 1792, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Charles Burney established a reputation as an organist and composer before moving to London in 1760. There he became a central figure in the circle gathered around author Samuel Johnson...

Kreisler, Fritz

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

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. ...

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...

Pizzetti, Ildebrando

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Italian composer, conductor, and critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Florence, 29 January 1917, to an unidentified recipient, 1917 Jan. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270675024 The author is the Italian composer of operas, orchestral, chamber and choral music. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Rome, 2 May 1955, to Calusio, Buenos Aires. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 769139933 ...

Halévy, F., 1799-1862.

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Libretto by Saint-Georges; opera first performed in Paris at the Opéra, 17 March 1858. Cf. New Grove online. From the description of Autographe d'Halévy : fragment de La magicienne : manuscript, [1858?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612871875 F. Halévy was a composer; he wrote the opera La Juive. From the description of Autographed musical score fragment and commentary, 1858. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155888413 Librett...

Bruneau, Alfred, 1857-1934

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French composer and critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Paris], 18 April 1893, to Octave Pradels, 1893 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270673860 From the description of Autograph letter signed : La Baule-sur-mer, to an unidentified fried, 1921 Oct. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270522946 From the description of Autograph letters signed (8), dated : [Paris, and other places], 1887-97, to [Louis Gallet], 1887 June 11. (Unknow...

Auber, Daniel-François-Esprit

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Composer. From the description of D. F. E. Auber miscellany, 1860-1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122377121 Auber, French composer noted for his operas, including Manon. From the description of [Letter], 12 Jun. [18--] / Auber. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 152608612 French composer, pupil of Cherubini. Writer of grand operas and comic operas. From the description of Original manuscript copy of Fra Diavolo as sent to the printer b...

Guiraud, Ernest, 1837-1892

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Ernest Guiraud, a French composer, studied piano with the recipient, A. Marmontel. In 1888 composer Paul Dukas won the 2nd Prix de Rome with a cantata, Velléda. From the description of Letter, 1888 June 27, Paris, to A. Marmontel. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517493 French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., n.d.], to an unidentified friend. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578451 From the description...

Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste

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Belgian composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Grétry to M. de Croise, Secrétaire du Roy, Paris, 1789 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122639601 From the description of Autograph note signed from Grétry to unidentified correspondent, Paris, 1809 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122560768 From the description of Autograph letter signed from Grétry to "Citoyen Ministre, " Paris, c1803. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510940 ...

Delibés, Léo 1836-1891

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

Isouard, Nicolò (1775?-1818).

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Boieldieu, A. (Adrien), 1775-1834

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French composer, 19th century. From the description of 3 autograph letters signed, 1820-1834. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387807 French composer; leading opera composer in France during the first quarter of the 19th century and a central figure in the "opéra comique" tradition. From the description of Shepherd's song, 1831. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34491651 French composer. From the description of Autograph letter ...

Sullivan, Arthur

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Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900) was an English composer well-known for his collaborations with W. S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert. From the guide to the Arthur Sullivan sheet music, 1868-1993., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.) Sullivan was an English composer. Gilbert was a English dramatist. From the guide to the Arthur Sullivan correspondence with W. S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert, 1854-1900., (Houghton Libra...

Feydeau, Georges, 1862-1921

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Barnett Shaw, translator and adapter; Georges Feydeau, playwright. From the description of One husband too many an Americanized adaptation of Georges Feydeau's Champignol Malgré Lui : typescript, 1977, Apr. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 78682508 Georges Feydeau, playwright. Translated and adapted by Edward Stern and Anne Ward Stern. From the description of A bird in the hand: typescript, 1974. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 12246...

Poulenc, Francis

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Composer. From the description of Francis Poulenc autograph letter to [Jay S. Harrison], [1953] July 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 476902904 French composer. From the description of Discours du Général / (Les Mariés de la Tour Eiffel) / Francis Poulenc / (1921). Avril 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568728 From the description of Autograph note signed on his visiting card, dated : [Paris, n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unkn...

Halévy, Ludovic, 1834-1908

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French dramatist. From the description of Autograph note signed : [n.p.], to M. Denis, "Mercredi 9". (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270507876 From the description of Document signed, dated : Paris, 8 June 1885, 1885 June 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873886 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?, n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873408 ...

Cherubini, Luigi, 1760-1842

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Luigi Cherubini (1760-1842) was an Italian composer and music instructor. He was a child music prodigy who went on to write many popular operas as an adult. He moved to France in 1785, where he continued to live and work, successfully surviving the tumultuous regime changes of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic periods. After the end of the eighteenth century, Cherubini's operatic work was less successful and so he began composing church music. In 1822, he became director of the prestigious Conser...

Puccini, Giacomo

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

Spontini, Gaspare, 1774-1851

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

Busoni, Ferruccio, 1866-1924

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Italian pianist and composer. From the description of Letters 1901-1920. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 703895285 German-Italian composer and pianist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Berlin?], 22 June 1923, to Herr Dünnebeil [at Breitkopf & Härtel] 1923 June 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674030 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 8 March 1924, to a Herr Präsident, 1924...

Febvre, Frédéric

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Fétis, François-Joseph, 1784-1871

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Belgian musicologist, critic, teacher, and composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Brussels, 14 November 1839, to [Ignaz] Moscheles, 1839 Nov. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270576823 From the description of "Un' pezzo di niente." : autograph manuscript, 1847 Jan. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563240 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Brussels, 10 November 1868, to M. [J.W.] Davison, 1868 Nov. 10. (Unknown...

Méhul, Etienne Nicolas

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From the opera in 2 acts with libretto by Jean Nicolas Bouilly. First perforamnce Opéra-Comique, Paris, 5 April 1802.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Ouverture d'une Folie / musique de Méhul. [18--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52951715 From the opera in one act with libretto by François Benoît Hoffman. First performance Opéra-Comique, Paris, 29 July 1802.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Ouverture...

David, Félicien, 1810-1876

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French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 15 November 1852, to Jules Perton[?] et Cie, 1852 Nov. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565393 From the description of [Symphony in E flat. Scherzo; arr.] : autograph manuscript, 1846 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270562927 From the description of Ballet / Félicien David. [manuscript]. [n.d.] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270562920 From the description of [Draf...

Kuhn, Lili.

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Hugo, Valentine, 1887-1968

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French artist, author, and surrealist. From the description of Valentine Hugo Papers, 1872-1968. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 85242169 Valentine Hugo was a painter and designer whose works employed dream-like imagery. She illustrated some literary works by the Surrealists, such as Paul Eluard's Hommes et Bêtes. Crevel was a Surrealist poet and artist. From the description of Letters received,...

De Falla, Manuel

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

Berners Lord

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English composer, writer, and painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Faringdon House (Berks.), [n.y.] to Mr. [Otto M.] Kling [at J. & . W. Chester] [n.y., 1915-1924] Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672667 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Faringdon House (Berks.), and [London], to Mme [Louise] Alvar to Mme [Louise] Alvar, 1923 Apr. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672663 British composer. ...

Spalding, Albert, 1888-1953

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Wife of Albert Spalding. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : New York, [20 January 1933], and Stratford on Avon, [n.d.], to Mrs. Melbert B. Cary, Jr., 1933 Jan. 20 and n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270669949 American violinist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) and typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, Jan. 28 1933 and 7 December 1935, and Great Barrington (Mass.), [n.d.], to Mrs. Melbert B. Cary, Jr., and...

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...

Walton, William, 1902-1983

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William Walton composed the Sinfonia Concertante while living in London with the Sitwell family. Walton dedicated the three movements of the work to Edith, Osbert, and Sacheverell Sitwell. The Sinfonia Concertante was first published in 1928 and revised in 1943. From the description of Sinfonia concertante : for orchestra with pianoforte (quasi obbligato) / by William Walton. [ca. 1927] (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092340 English composer. From the de...

Hervé, 1825-1892

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French composer, singer and conductor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 4 November 1879, to M. Blum, 1879 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270666190 ...

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)...

Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945

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

Honegger, Arthur

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Epithet: Swiss-French composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0003b9 Swiss composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Paris] June 18 1923, to M.H. Kling at [J. & W.] Chester, 1923 June 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270666421 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Calvados, [ca. 26 July 1938], to [Jacques Larmanjat], 1938 July 26....

Hofmann, Josef, 1876-1957

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Concert pianist; b. Cracow, Poland. From the description of Papers, 1878-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122333630 From the description of Josef Hofmann papers, 1878-1957. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 28417727 American pianist of Polish birth. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Berlin, to his parents, [n.d., 1890's?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270666339 From the description of Autograph letter sign...

Lind, Jenny

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Swedish singer. From the description of Autograph letters signed : Oak Lea, Wimbledon Park, S.W., to Arthur Sullivan, 1883 Feb. 11, and 9 incompletely dated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125245 Swedish soprano. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Mannheim Dec. 7 1846, to an unidentified recipient, 1846 Dec. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270667419 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : London Apr. 27 1874, t...

Elman, Mischa

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American violinist of Russian birth. From the description of Autograph letter signed and typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 24 November and 16 December 1915, to [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1915 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566179 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 18 April 1931, to William van den Burg, 1931 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874462 ...

Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912

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

Charpentier, Gustave

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001303.0x0000b3 French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?], 21 September 1926, to an unidentified recipient, 1926 Sept. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564312 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?], 7 February 1900, to an unidentified friend, 1900 Feb. 7. (U...

Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno, 1876-1948

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

Law, Andrew, 1749-1821

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The grandson of a colonial governor of Connecticut, Andrew Law was born in Milford, Connecticut, and studied divinity at Rhode Island College (Brown University) and Yale before obtaining a license to preach in 1776. Although ordained in 1787 for both Congregational and Presbyterian congregations, he had already embarked on a musical career that would make him one of America's most prolific, most widely traveled composers of the day. As early as 1770, Law offered instruct...

Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899

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

Roze, Marie Hippolyte Ponsin, 1846-1926.

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Wolff, Albert, 1835-1891

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Jeritza, Maria

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Czech soprano. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna, 21 September 1921, to Erika Heller, 1921 Sept. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578633 Czech singer. From the description of Typed letter signed : New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1926 Nov. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868119 ...

Enesco, Georges

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Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919

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Adelina Patti was one of the most highly regarded opera singers of the 19th century. From the description of Adelina Patti letters, 1889-1891. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 269476576 Spanish-born soprano trained in New York City; by 1861 Adelina Patti was the leading operatic prima donna. In 1886 she married tenor Ernest Nicolini, who had sung opposite her in La traviata at her castle in Wales. He died in 1898. From the description of ALS, Yst...

Hahn, Reynaldo, 1875-1947

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Composed originally for clarinet and piano, 1903.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Sarabande et thème varié : pour clarinette basse et piano / Reynaldo Hahn ; orchestrated by Lucien Cailliet. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49980832 Hahn was a French composer. Madeleine-Jeanne Coll Lemaire (1845-1928 ) was a French painter and illustrator of Marcel Proust’s Les plaisirs et les jours . From the guide to the Reynald...

Herold, Ferdinand

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French composer of Alsatian descent. From the description of [Sketches for Zampa] [manuscript]. [1831?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566392 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?] Dec. 8 1829, to M. [Pierre Honoré] Janet, 1829 Dec. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270666172 French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris, n.d., ca. 1831?], to Eugène Monvel, [n.d., ca. 1831?]. ...