The Stoeckel Family Papers 1906-1971


The Stoeckel Family Papers 1906-1971

Papers of Carl Stoeckel (1858-1925) and Ellen Battell Stoeckel (1851-1939), the founders of the Norfolk Music Festival, with special emphasis on Jean Sibelius and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, from whom the Stoeckels commissioned new works for the festival

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Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957 (person)

Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000613.0x0001c0 Composed originally for solo piano 1893. This orchestration 1979. From the description of Sonata für pianoforte, op. 12 / Jean Sibelius ; orchestrated [by] Albert B. Conkey. 1979. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 41962755 Finnish composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dat...

Downes, Olin (person)

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...

Stoeckel, Robbins Battell. (person)

Parker, Horatio W. (person)

Text is the German poem by Count Friedrich Leopold, Graf zu Stolberg, translated into English by the composer's mother, Isabella Parker. Composed 1884. First performance Munich, 1884. Dedicated to Jules Jordan.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Ballade von Friedrich Leopold, Graf zu Stolberg / komponirt von H.W. Parker. [18--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53114434 Text is the poem by J. de Beaufort, in French with English translatio...

Ekman, Karl (person)

Smith, David Stanley, 1877-1949 (person)

Composed 1921; revised 1930. First performance New Haven, 22 February 1931, New Haven Symphony Orchestra, the composer conducting, Georges Barrère soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fête galante : fantasy for flute and orchestra, op. 48 / David Stanley Smith. [1930] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54802064 Composed 1928. First performance Cleveland, 8 January, 1931, Cleveland Orchestra, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher C...

Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel, 1875-1912 (person)

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor was born in London on August 15, 1875 to African and English parents. He studied composition (with Charles Villiers Stanford) and violin at the Royal Conservatory of Music. After completing his studies in 1897, he held a variety of posts as a conductor and teacher, while pursuing a career as a composer. The best known of his many works is the cantata Hiawatha's Wedding Feast . Coleridge-Taylor's growing international fame took him to the United States three times, and he ...

Carl and Ellen Stoeckel (person)

The Stoeckel and Battell families both played crucial roles in the development of music at Yale University. Gustave Jacob Stoeckel (1819-1907) was the first professor of music at Yale. Robbins Battell (1819-1895) was a generous Yale philanthropist as well as an amateur composer. Stoeckel's papers and some of Battell's compositions are preserved in the Yale Music Library as MSS 27 and Misc. Ms. 157, respectively. In 1895, Stoeckel's son Carl (1858-1925) married Battell's daughter Ell...

O'Meara, Eva Judd. (person)

Stoeckel, Carl (person)

Stoeckel, Carl, 1858-1925 (person)

American patron of music. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Norfolk, Conn. May 30 1914, to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1914 May 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270670152 Epithet: musical patron British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000862.0x000043 ...

Stoeckel, Ellen Battell. (person)