E. Robert Schmitz Papers 1909-1991 (inclusive)

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E. Robert Schmitz Papers, 1909-1991 (inclusive)

E. Robert Schmitz Papers 1909-1991 (inclusive)

Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the Franco-American pianist and composer E. Robert Schmitz (1889-1949)

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British conductor and composer. From the description of "Nature Poem no I." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563956 Composed 1927. First peformance London, 2 October 1930, Leon Goossens soloist. Dedicated to Leon Goossens, the composer's brother.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Oboe concerto / by Eugene Goossen. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49817957 Originally sketched out as orchestral pieces, Goossen...

Sevitzky, Fabien, 1891-1967

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Tailleferre, Germaine, 1892-1983

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Franch composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., Paris?, n.d., 1923?], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d., 1923?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676535 French composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (6), dated : Paris and St. Jean de Luz, 1920-1921 [and n.d.], to Mme [Louise] Alvar 1920-1921 [and n.d.], including 1920 Dec. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676532 From the description of [Album leaf] : ...

Gédalge, André, 1856-1926

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Koussevitzky, Serge

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American conductor and composer of Russian birth. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 1 June 1911 to Herr [Emil] Gutmann, 1911 June 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578961 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : [n.p., Boston?], 30 September 1927, to Alfred Knopf in New York, 1927 Sept. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874483 Serge Koussevitzky, conductor and double bassist, was born July 26, 1874, in Vishniy ...

Fauré, Gabriel, 1845-1924

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Riegger, Wallingford

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Bloch, Ernst, 1885-1977

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Hoérée, Arthur.

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Antheil, George, 1900-1959

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MacMillan, Ernest, 1893-1973

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Originally composed for string quartet; transcribed 1937. First performance Ravinia Park, Illinois, 2 July 1937, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Two sketches : for string quartet, based on French Canadian airs / by Ernest MacMillan. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52807434 ...

Huré, Jean, 1877-1930

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Réti, Rudolph, 1885-1957

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Rudolph Reti (1885-1957), composer, pianist and musicologist, was a pupil of Eduard Steuermann. As a pianist he premiered Schoenberg's Opus 19 piano pieces. He is the author of Tonality, atonality, pantonality. Rudolph's brother, Richard Reti (1889-1929), was a world-famous chess master who famously defeated Capablanca in 1924 with what is now known as the Reti Opening. From the description of Rudolph and Richard Reti 1910-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71128312 ...

Casals, Pablo, 1876-1973

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Catalan violoncellist. From the description of Letters, 1952 July 29 - 1971 Sept. 15, to Milly Stanfield. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122378665 From the guide to the Letters, 1952 July 29 - 1971 Sept. 15, to Milly Stanfield, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Catalan cellist, conductor, pianist, and composer. From the description of Autograph note signed on his visiting card, dated : [n.p., Prades?], 6 January 1939, to Mr. ...

Coulthard, Jean, 1908-2000

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Labunski, Félix 1892-1979

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Morris, Harold, 1890-1964

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Composed 1929. First performance New York, New York Chamber Music Society, 10 January 1932, Carolyn Beebe conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Variations on the American Negro spiritual, I was way down a-yonder (dum-a-lum) : for chamber orchestra / Harold Morris. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53022685 Composed 1938. First performance NBC broadcast, New York, 25 May 1939, Frank Black conducting, Philip Frank soloist. Won...

Mengelberg, Willem

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Bysterus Heemskerk, a violinist, was Mengelberg's assistant and archivist. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1938-1947. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863936 ...

Pijper, Willem

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Bliss, Arthur, 1891-1975

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Enesco, Georges

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Gaubert, Philippe, 1879-1941

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Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962

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Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918

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Garden, Mary

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Brott, Alexander

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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...

Durand, Jacques, 1865-1928

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Sowerby, Leo

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American composer and church musician. From the description of [Organ symphony. Album leaf] : autograph manuscript, 1951 Mar. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569572 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Chicago, 13 March 1953, to Joseph Chouinard, 1953 Mar. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270962032 Composed 1926-27. Chicago, 29 March 1929, Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Frederick Stock coductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the ...

Chávez, Carlos, 1899-

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Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958

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Florent Schmitt was a French composer. From the description of Florent Schmitt fonds. [1902]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676777086 Epithet: composer, pianist and critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x000398 Composed originally for solo piano, 1935, as the first movement of a piano suite under the title Chaîne brisée [Broken chain]. Orchestral version...

Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912

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Korngold, Erich Wolfgang

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Malipiero, Gian Francesco, 1882-1973

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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...

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...

Schmitz, E. Robert (Elie Robert), 1889-1949

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First performance by the composer.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto no. 1 / E. Robert Schmitz. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54113593 Elie Robert Schmitz was born in Paris on February 8, 1889. As a boy he sang in a choir at the Church of the Assumption. When he was seventeen, he went on to the Paris Conservatory, where he studied violin, solfège, and ensemble music. His studies were interrupted in 1909, w...

Rathaus, Karol, 1895-1954

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The legacy of Polish-born composer Karol Rathaus, who emigrated to the U.S. via Vienna, Berlin, Paris, and London in 1938 and after a brief career as a Hollywood film composer, became professor of composition and chairman of the music department at Queens College (CUNY), Flushing, New York. From the description of Archives, 1938-1974. 1938-1974. (Queens College). WorldCat record id: 36750911 Salisbury Cove is near Bar Harbor, Maine. Composed 1949. First performance St. Louis...

Lévi-Strauss, Claude, 1908-2009

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Claude Lévi-Strauss (b. Nov. 28, 1908, Brussels, Blegium–d. Oct. 30 2009, Paris, France) grew up in Paris and studied law and philosophy at the Sorbonne. In 1935, was part of a French cultural mission to Brazil as a visiting professor of sociology at the University of São Paulo while his then wife, Dina. Together they conducted research into the Mato Grosso and the Amazon Rainforest. Lévi-Strauss returned to France in 1939. He was employed at a lycée in Montpellier but was dismissed under the Vi...

Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995

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Composed 1933. First performance Hollywood Bowl, 13 July 1933, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fragment of chorus from "Orestes" of Euripides : from a conjectural version (400 B.C.) / arranged by Nicolas Slonimsky. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54759973 Movements 1-6 and 8 originally composed 1928 in Studies in Black and White for piano. Transcribed and Valse added, 1941. First performance Buenos Aire...

Rieti, Vittorio, 1898-1994

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Commissioned by the Louisville Philharmonic Society under a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation. Composed 1953. First performance Louisville, 16 October 1954, The Louisville Orchestra, Robert Whitney conductor. Dedicated to the Louisville Orchestra.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Introduzione e gioco delle ore / Vittorio Rieti. [1953] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53472383 Originally composed as Chess Serenade, suite for two pian...

Calvocoressi, M. D. (Michel D.), 1877-1944

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Epithet: writer on music British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001137.0x000028 ...

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...

Rosenthal, Manuel, 1904-2003

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French conductor and composer. From the description of Huit bagatelles pour le piano / Manuel Rosenthal. .... [1923-1924] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569021 Born on January 10, 1910 in Lyon, the French conductor and composer, Jean Martinon entered the Lyon and Paris conservatoires to study the violin. At Lyon, his teacher was Maurice Foundray and at the Paris Conservatory, he studied violin technique with Jules Boucherit. While at the Paris conservatory, M...

Messager, André

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French composer, conductor, opera administrator, pianist, organist, and critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?, n.d., 1888?], to an unidentified friend, [n.d., 1888?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873572 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : St. Sauveur les Bains, 9 April [n.y., 1918?], to [Alfred Cortot], [n.y., 1918? Apr. 9]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582357 From the description of Véronique....

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...

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...

Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-

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Barraud, Henry, 1900-1997

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French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?], 11 June 1958, to [René Dumesnil], 1958 June 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270671960 Born on January 10, 1910 in Lyon, the French conductor and composer, Jean Martinon entered the Lyon and Paris conservatoires to study the violin. At Lyon, his teacher was Maurice Foundray and at the Paris Conservatory, he studied violin technique with Jules Boucherit. While at the Pari...

Carpenter, John Alden

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Epithet: American composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001072.0x0003d0 John Alden Carpenter (b. Feb. 28, 1876, in Park Ridge, Ill.; d. Apr. 26, 1951, in Chicago, Ill.) was an American composer. From the description of John Alden Carpenter collection, 1891-1961 (bulk 1900-1949). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 658833426 John Alden Carpenter was born in 1876 in Park Ridge, Ill. His earlies...

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)...

Schmitz, E. Robert (Elie Robert), 1889-1949

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First performance by the composer.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto no. 1 / E. Robert Schmitz. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54113593 Elie Robert Schmitz was born in Paris on February 8, 1889. As a boy he sang in a choir at the Church of the Assumption. When he was seventeen, he went on to the Paris Conservatory, where he studied violin, solfège, and ensemble music. His studies were interrupted in 1909, w...

Johnson, Lockrem

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Pinto, Octavio, 1890-1950

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Kodály, Zoltán, 1882-1967

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Hungarian composer, ethnomusicologist, and educationist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) and autograph postcards signed (2), dated : Budapest, Paris, London, and Brussels, 1948 and 1950, to Sir Ivor Atkins in Worcester, 1948 June 4 and 1948 June 2 and 1950 Feb. 8 and 1948 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578936 From the description of "Uj esztendőt köszöntő" : autograph manuscript, 1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566555 ...

Dubois, Théodore, 1837-1924

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French composer, teacher, and organist. From the description of "Les Sept Paroles du Christ. Oratorio. Choeurs, Soli et Orchestre." : autograph manuscript, 1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563121 From the description of Baiser Maternel / Sonnet / Paroles de M. Lionel Bonnemère / Musique de Th. Dubois. [manuscript]. [n.d.] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563119 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 26 June 1888, to the Directeur de...

Stock, Frederick, 1872-1942

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German immigrant, conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1905-42. From the description of Frederick Stock papers, 1873-1954. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 66895323 From the description of Papers, 1873-1954. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34491655 Chicago Symphony Orchestra's second musical director (1905-1942); founder and conductor of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and Children's Concert Series; composer and an arranger of a var...

Champagne, Claude, 1891-1965

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Nordoff, Paul, 1909-

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Wolff, Albert, 1884-1970

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Steinberg, William, 1899-1978

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Steinberg had been in the U.S. since 1938. He apparently developed a friendly relationship with Alma Mahler over the course of this period, with her attending some performances and inviting him to her home. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1948-1954. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864539 ...

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. ...

Schmitz, Germaine.

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Johnson, Thor

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Jean-Aubry, G. (Georges), 1882-1950

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French writer on music. From the description of Autograph manuscript signed, dated : Edinburgh, 11 May 1918, 1918 May 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578602 From the description of Autograph manuscript signed : [n.p., n.d., ca. 1918?], [n.d., ca. 1918?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578607 French writer. From the description of Papers relating to Camille Mauclair, 1903-1922. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83812069 ...

Judson, Arthur, 1881-1975

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American concert manager. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2), dated : Philadelphia, 11 October 1924 and 10 December 1927, to George Engles, 1924 Oct. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578705 Agent for musical artists. From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Judson : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527808 ...

Harsányi, Tibor, 1898-1954

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Tibor Harsányi, French composer, conductor and pianist. Opera, with text by Jean-Victor Pellerin, from his play Intimité. From the description of Les invités : opera en 15 minutes / livret de Jean-Victor Pellerin, tiré de sa piece Intimité ; musique de Tibor Harsányi. 1927 December-1928 January. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 610561370 ...

Lawrence, Marjorie

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Marjorie Lawrence (February 17, 1907 - January 13, 1979) was an Australian soprano, particularly noted as an interpreter of Richard Wagner's operas. She later served on the faculty of the School of Music at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Lawrence was born at Deans Marsh, south of Winchelsea, Victoria. She won a number of vocal competitions when aged in her teens. In 1932 she made her operatic debut in Monte Carlo as Elisabeth in Wagner's Tannhäuser. On 25 February 1933, she made her f...

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...

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...

Reiner, Fritz, 1888-1963

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Robert Russell Bennett was an American composer, orchestrator and conductor. From the guide to the Robert Russell Bennett papers, 1911-1981, (Music Library) Reiner was born in Budapest in 1888. He graduated from the Budapest Academy of Music in 1908 where he studied with Bela Bartok. Various conducting and directing appointments followed in Budapest and in Dresden, including that of chief conductor of the Royal Opera House in Dresden for 1914-1922. An acquaintan...

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...

Hurok, Sol

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Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945

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Commissioned by the Basel section of the International Society for Contemporary Music. Composed originally as Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion 1937. Orchestrated 1940 as this Concerto. First performance London, 14 November 1942, Royal Philharmonic Society, Adrian Boult conductor, Louis Kentner and Ilona Kabos soloists.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto for 2 pianos and orchestra / Béla Bartók. [194-?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record i...

Markevitch, Igor

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Italian conductor and composer of Russian birth. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Vevey], 27 January [1933], to Comtesse Etienne de Beaumont in Paris, 1933 Jan. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270581831 ...

Tibbett, Lawrence, 1896-1960

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

Brailowsky, Alexander, 1896-1976

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Russian born French pianist. From the description of Alexander Brailowsky collection, 1921-2000. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70971778 ...

Prokofiev, Sergei

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Prokofiev was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. From the description of Letters : to Fatima Hanoum Samoilenko and Boris Nikolaevich Samoilenko, 1919-1936. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612846006 Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953), Russian composer. From the description of Letters to Ephraim F. Gottlieb, 1920-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477994 Sergey Prokofiev was a Russian composer. From the description of Postcard ...

Pentland, Barbara, 1912-2000

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Dello Joio, Norman

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Composed 1949. First performance La Jolla, California, 21 August 1949, Musical Arts Society, Nicolai Sokoloff conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of New York profiles : a suite for orchestra / Norman Dello Joio. 1949. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45207262 Composed 1945. First performance Pittsburgh, 4 January 1946, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description ...

Tansman, Alexandre, 1897-1986

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000562.0x000165 French composer, conductor, and pianist of Polish origin. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Palma de Mallorca, 4 September 1932, to an unidentified recipient, 1932 Sept. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676566 From the description of "Deux Chansons (André Spire). I. Ne [and II. Possession.] Alexand...

Auric, Georges, 1899-

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Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921

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

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. ...

Edison, Thomas Alva, 1847-1931

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xmlns="urn:isbn:1-931666-33-4">Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) was the most prolific American inventor to date. This collection contains typescript reproductions of his laboratory notebooks recording research for a domestic source of natural rubber sponsored by his Edison Botanic Research Corp. of Fort Myers. The company was founded in Florida by Edison, Harvey Firestone and Henry Ford. In collaboration with John Kunkel Small (1869-1938) of the New York Botanical Garden, over 17,000 plants were ...

Thomson, Virgil, 1896-

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Virgil Thomson was born in Kansas City, Missouri on November 25, 1896. As a boy, he took lessons in piano and organ, and soon found work as a church organist. He attended public schools and then Kansas City Polytechnic Institute, a junior college. In 1917 he enlisted in the Army, but World War I came to an end before he could be sent to Europe. After his discharge from the military, Thomson attended Harvard, where he sang in the Glee Club and studied with Edward Burlinga...

Golschmann, Vladimir, 1893-1972

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American conductor of French birth and Russian descent. From the description of Autograph letters signed (6), dated : Columbus, New York, and St. Louis, 1924-1942, to Harry Harkness Flagler (one is to Mrs. Flagler), 1924-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578042 ...

Szymanowski, Karol

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Karol Symanowksi was a Polish composer and pianist. From the description of Karol Szymanowski score, ca. 1921 (Vassar College). WorldCat record id: 464282712 Polish composer. From the description of Tarantella. / Pour violon et piano / Karol Szymanowski op. 28. N 2. [1915?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569968 ...

Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague, 1864-1953

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Biographical Note 1864, Oct. 30 Born Elizabeth Penn Sprague, Chicago, Illinois, to Albert Arnold and Nancy Ann Atwood Sprague circa 1872 Began piano lessons with Regina Cohn Watson 1891 Married Frederic Shurtleff Coolidge (died 1915) ...

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...

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...

Ropartz, J. Guy (Joseph Guy), 1864-1955

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Composed 1908, originally for trombone and piano, for the competition of the National Conservatory of Music, Paris.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Pièce en mi bémol mineur : for trombone solo and orchestra / by J. Guy Ropartz. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53866944 The solo violoncello part doubles the first violin part. Dedicated to Th. Decker.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Méditation : po...

Grainger, Percy

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Melbourne-born pianist and composer who spent much of his working life in the United States. From the description of Letter to Virginia Morley and Livingston Gearhart [manuscript]. 1949. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225793948 From the description of Postcards from Percy and Rose Grainger, 1916-1925 [manuscript]. 1916-1925. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 271311978 Percy Aldridge Grainger, 1882-1961 was an Australian Composer/Pianist. Rose an...

Beliaev, V. (Viktor), 1888-1968

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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. ...

Berg, Alban

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Austrian composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Trahütten, to an unidentified friend, 1927 July 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672335 From the description of Autograph postcards signed (2), dated : [Villach?], and Villach [n.d.], to his sister-in-law Steffi Berg, 1907 Sept. 23 and n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672288 From the description of Autograph and typewritten letter signed (incomplete), dated : [n.p., n.d.], to [Cl...

Kurtz, Erfem, 1900-

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Monteux, Pierre

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Griffes first met the French-born conductor Pierre Monteux in October 1916. When Monteux was appointed the conductor for the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 1919, he began to program contemporary music, despite the objections of both the orchestra and the public who were accustomed to a German repertory. Griffes' The pleasure-dome of Kubla Khan was premeiered by Monteux and the orchestra in Boston, November 28, 1919, and repeated the following month at New York City's Carnegie Hall, December 4 and ...

Křenek, Ernst

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Krenek was an Austro-American composer. Robert Holliday was the director of the Hamline University Choir, St. Paul, Minn. Krenek was chair of the Hamline University Music Dept. the first six years of Holliday's tenure as director. From the description of Letters : to Robert Holliday, 1943-1976. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 33996728 Commissioned by The Louisville Orchestra. Composed 1954. First performance Louisville, Kentucky, 12 February 1955, ...

MacDowell, Marian, 1857-1956

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Philanthropist, musician, and cofounder of the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, N.H. Born Marian Griswold Nevins; married composer Edward MacDowell (1861-1908) in 1884. From the description of Marian MacDowell papers, 1876-1969 (bulk 1908-1938). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979848 Biographical Note 1857, Nov. 22 Born, New York, N.Y. ...

Martenot, Maurice, b. 1898

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Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977

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Epithet: conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x0002db Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977) was an American conductor. Upon graduating from the Royal College of Music in 1900, Stokowski performed as an organist and choral director for several years in England, Europe, and the U.S. before becoming director of the Cincinnati Orchestra in 1909. His distinguished conducting career included appearances and dire...

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...

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...

Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950

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Walter Johannes Damrosch (1862-1950) was a German-born conductor and composer in the U.S. From the description of Walter Damrosch presentation volume, 1928. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122517384 From the guide to the Walter Damrosch presentation volume, 1928, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American conductor and composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to "My dear and heaven sent Isadora ...

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

Defauw, Désiré, 1885-1960

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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....

Pons, Lily, 1898-1976

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French-American coloratura soprano and movie actress who performed at the Metropilitan Opera and toured with American forces in North Africa, Europe, and the China/Burma/India theaters in World War II. In her later years, Pons lived in Dallas, Tex. From the description of Lily Pons collection, 1944-1976. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 28185420 ...

Henriot, Nicole, 1925-

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Rodziński, Artur, 1892-1958

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Artur Rodzinski was born in Spalato, Dalmatia (now Croatia), in 1892. He studied music in Lwów, Poland before taking a law degree in Vienna. While in Austria, Rodzinski studied composition with Joseph Marx and Franz Schreker, conducting with Franz Schalk, and piano with Emil Sauer, a Liszt pupil. Rodzinski started as a choral conductor and then made his conducting debut with Ernani at the Lwów Opera in 1920. Leopold Stokowski invited Rodzinski to visit Philadelphia in 1925. He was a sought-aft...

Turner, Godfrey, 1913-1948

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Talma, Louise

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Louise Talma (b. Oct. 31, 1906, in Arcachon, France; d. Aug. 13, 1996 at Yaddo Artist Colony, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) was an American composer, pianist, and educator. From the description of Louise Talma papers, 1875-1996 (bulk 1928-1994). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71128298 Biographical Note 1906, Oct. 31 Born, Arcachon, France ...