The John Kirkpatrick Papers 1836-1993 (inclusive)

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The John Kirkpatrick Papers, 1836-1993 (inclusive)

The John Kirkpatrick Papers 1836-1993 (inclusive)

Correspondence and other writings, music, photographs, and additional materials by and about the American pianist and scholar John Kirkpatrick (1905-1991)

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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....

Stevens, Halsey

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Satie, Erik, 1866-1925

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Satie arr. the Piège de Méduse to accompany the play in 1921; Sauguet met Satie ca. 1920. Cf. New Grove online. From the description of 7 dances du Piège de Méduse : piano : Erik Satie : manuscript, [after 1921] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 671537756 Charles Gounod's opéra-comique Le médecin malgré lui, with a libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, based on Molière's play, was first performed in 1858. For a revival at the Festival Français in Mont...

Davison, Archibald T. (Archibald Thompson), 1883-1961

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Epithet: alias Bodkin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x0002d1 Davison graduated from Harvard (A.B., 1906) and taught music at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Archibald Thompson Davison, 1887-1979 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973043 Musicologist Epithet: Professor of Music, Harvard University British Library ...

Bachauer, Gina

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Gina Bachauer (1913-1976) was a world renowned Greek pianist who performed many times with the Utah Symphony. Gina Bachauer was born May 21, 1913, in Athens, Greece. She began piano lessons at age five after attending a concert of Emil Sauer. When she was nine years old, the Polish pianist Woldemar Freeman settled in Greece and after hearing her play took her on as a student. She worked seriously with him until she finished her studies at the Athens Conservatory when she...

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...

Ravel, Maurice

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001219.0x000308 Maurice Ravel was a French composer; the apparent recipient, Toscanini, was a conductor. From the guide to the ALS, to [Arturo Toscanini], 1930 Sept. 9, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) From the description of ALS, 1930 Sept. 9, to [Arturo Toscanini]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122682742 ...

Verrall, John, 1908-

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Bartholomew, Marshall

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American choral conductor. From the description of The Marshall Bartholomew papers, 1929-1966 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702190754 From the description of The Marshall Bartholomew papers, 1929-1966 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 86121743 ...

Schonberg, Harold C.

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Gilbert, Henry F.

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Biography The composer Henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert was born in Somerville, Massachusetts on September 26, 1868. The product of a musical family, Gilbert studied violin, piano, composition, and theory at the New England Conservatory under Edward MacDowell, a leading composer at the turn of the twentieth century. Gilbert's travels within and outside the United States exposed him to the music of non-European cultures, which inspired him to co...

De Lerma, Dominique-René.

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De Lerma was born in 1928. He is a scholar specializing in black music research, professor, and oboist. He received a Ph. D. in musicology from Indiana University in 1958. De Lerma has also served as Director of the Center for Black Music Research at Columbia College Chicago (1990-1993). He is the author of several books. From the description of Papers, ca. 1960. (Columbia College Chicago). WorldCat record id: 50918648 ...

Ives, Harmony Twichell

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Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da

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Italian composer. From the description of Document signed Giovanni Petraloysio, dated : [Rome], 27 March 1578, 1578 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674220 ...

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 ...

Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958

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English composer, teacher, writer, and conductor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Norfolk,] 1 February 1921, to H[arry] H[arkness] Flagler, 1921 Feb. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270677908 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dorking, [n.d.], to Dr. Myers, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270677911 From the description of Letter in the third person, dated : [London], 19 February [1926], to Mme [Louise] Alvar, 1926 Fe...

Diller, Angela, 1877-1968

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Rascher, Sigurd

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Franco, Johan

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Maganini, Quinto, 1897-1974

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Composed 1928.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Even hours : a ballet-suite, op. 32 / Quinto Maganini. [1928?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50556394 Composed 1931. First performance New York, 10 November 1935, Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra of the W.P.A., the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Napoleon I : an orchestral portrait, op. 34 / Quinto Maganini. [1931?] (Franklin & Marshall ...

Chopin, Frederic

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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. ...

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 ...

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...

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 & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42886632 Robert Russell Bennett was an American composer, orchestrator and conductor. From th...

Alexander, Josef

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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 & 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 ...

Hinson, Maurice.

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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...

Handel, George Frideric

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Chanler, Theodore

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Stravinsky, Soulima, 1910-

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Soulima Stravinsky is a pianist, teacher, and composer, son of Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. From the guide to the Soulima Stravinsky papers, ca.1884-1976 (inclusive, 1950-1976, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) ...

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 & Marshall College). WorldCat record id...

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 ...

Howe, Mary

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Abell, Arthur M...

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American music critic Arthur M. Abell, 1868-1958, was Berlin correspondent for the Musical Courier from 1893 to 1918 and later published Talks with Great Composers, his reminiscences of conversations with Brahms, Strauss, Puccini, Humperdinck, Bruch, and Grieg. He knew many musicians both obscure and famous, and as a former violinist himself, especially befriended other violinists. From the description of Papers, 1829-1976 (inclusive), 1905-1958 (bulk). (New York Public Library). Wor...

Heseltine, Philip

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Peter Warlock was the pseudonym used by composer Philip Warlock. From the description of Letter. 1922. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 222253003 ...

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 & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51793878 Commissioned...

Marks, Alan, 1949-1995

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Solomon, Maynard

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Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975

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Thornton Wilder (1897-1975), novelist and playwright. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82555916 From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165470 Thornton Wilder was an American playwright, novelist, and essayist. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection of papers, 1926-1975 bulk (1926-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat rec...

Lockwood, Normand

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Beckwith, John, 1918-1991

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George, Earl, 1924-1994

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Composed 1946.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Adagietto for orchestra / by Earl George. [19--]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 166329390 Composed in 1953. Premiered by Rafael Druian, violin, and the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, Northrop Memorial Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minn., Nov. 26, 1954.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto for violin and orchestra / Earl George. [1953?]. (Franklin & Mars...

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...

Maganini, Quinto, 1897-1974

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Composed 1928.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Even hours : a ballet-suite, op. 32 / Quinto Maganini. [1928?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50556394 Composed 1931. First performance New York, 10 November 1935, Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra of the W.P.A., the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Napoleon I : an orchestral portrait, op. 34 / Quinto Maganini. [1931?] (Franklin & Marshall ...

Allende, Pedro Humberto, 1885-1959

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First performance Santiago, 27 November 1942, Orquesta Sinfónica de Chile, Armando Carvajal conductor, Fredy Wang soloist. Awarded second prize at the Music Festival, Santiago 1941.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concierto sinfónico : para violin y orquesta en Re / Pedro Humberto Allende. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42632837 Composed 1915. First performance Teatro Unión Central de Santiago, Chile, 15 August 1915, Santi...

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 ...

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...

Heinsheimer, Hans W

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Routley, Erik

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Phillips, Burrill

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Composed 1935. First performance Rochester, N.Y., 3 April 1935, Eastman School Little Symphony Orchestra, Karl Van Hoesen conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony concertante : for small orchestra / Burrill Phillips. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53194490 Based on Mexican children's game-songs collected by José Limón. Commissioned by she Julliard School for José Limón's students. Composed 1968-69.--Cf. Fleisher...

Dunstable, John

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Meltzer, Charles Henry, 1853-1936

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Dramatist and critic. Born in London in 1853, Charles Henry Meltzer studied at Oxford University, where he won a scholarship at the age of fourteen. Meltzer also studied music in London and Paris. Meltzer became a correspondent for several newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune and the New York Herald, and was also a music critic and writer for magazines. From 1912 to 1916 Meltzer was librettist for the Chicago Opera Company. He was the author or adaptor of a number of plays, and founder of C...

Feder, Stuart, 1930-2005

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Miller, Carl

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Weiss, Adolf, 1891-1971.

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Bowles, Paul

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Mozart, Franz Xaver, 1791-1844

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Austrian composer. From the description of [Douce amitié fille du ciel!] [manuscript]. 23 mars [1]843. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567716 Epithet: composer, son of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x00017e Composers. From the description of Franz Xaver Mozart and Carl Thomas Mozart autograph letter to Johann Anton André, 1826 June 7. (Unknow...

Elwell, Herbert

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Tenney, James

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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. ...

Fuchs, Joseph

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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...

Gow, N.

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Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da

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Italian composer. From the description of Document signed Giovanni Petraloysio, dated : [Rome], 27 March 1578, 1578 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674220 ...

Certon, Pierre, ?-1572

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Hennessy, Swan, 1866-1929

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Vogel, Wladimir

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Galkin, Elliott W.

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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 ...

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 ...

Brant, Henry, 1913-2008

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Composed 1933. First performance, New School for Social Research, New York, Oct. 16, 1933, American Chamber Orchestra, Bernard Hermann, conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Lyric piece / Henry Brant. 1933. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43284603 Composed 1945. In memory of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Dedication : in memory of a great man / Henry Brant. 1945. (Fr...

Fennell, Frederick

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Calabro, Louis

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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 ...

Slohan, Robert, 1894-

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Beale, James

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Historian. From the guide to the James Beale letter to Paul Leicester Ford, 1894, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965

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Music editor, writer, teacher. From the description of Reminiscences of Sigmund Spaeth : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419644 Music editor, writer, lecturer. From the description of Reminiscences of Sigmund Spaeth : oral history, 1951. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597914 American writer on music. From the description of Typewritten letters sig...

Donato, Anthony

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Anthony Donato was born in Prague, Nebraska, on March 8, 1909. He obtained his B. Mus. (1931), M. Mus. (1937), and PhD (1947) degrees from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. From 1931 to 1937 Donato was head of the violin department and conducted the orchestra at Drake University. He also headed the violin departments at Iowa State Teachers College, 1937-1939, and at the University of Texas, 1939-1946, where he also taught composition. Donato came to Nor...

Aston, Hughe

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Lawes, William, 1602-1645

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Procter, Leland

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Fiske, William Orville, 1833-1909

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Chanler, Theodore, 1902-1961

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Kay, Ulysses

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Stevenson, Robert

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Epithet: Commissioner for Stirling British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x000289 ...

Heiden, Bernhard

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Composed 1938. First performance Detroit, 16 April 1941, Michigan Symphony Orchestra of the WPA, Valter Poole conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony / Bernhard Heiden. 1954. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52243170 Composed 1949. First performance Art Institute Auditorium, Detroit, 7 December 1949, Little Symphony of Detroit, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto f...

Hume, Paul, 1915-

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Foeppl, Charles A.

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Verardi, Carlos

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Shanet, Howard

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Paumann, Conrad

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Austin, Larry

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Morley, Thomas

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Epithet: of Add MS 14398 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x0002c3 ...

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....

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...

Pincherle, Marc

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French musicologist and collector. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Paris], 5 April 1933, to an unidentified recipient, 1933 Apr. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873623 ...

Babitz, Sol

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Babitz was born on Oct. 11, 1911, in Brooklyn, NY; he was largely a self-taught violinist since leaving high school; his violin teachers included Carl Flesch in Berlin and Marcel Chailley in Paris; his interest in performance practice was aroused by the writing of Arnold Dolmetsch and encouraged by Igor Stravinsky, whose string parts Babitz edited for many years; he was a violinist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic from 1933-37, and then played with Hollywood studio orchestras until 1952; editor...

Farwell, Arthur, 1872-1952

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Originally composed for two pianos, 1912; this version 1931. Won First Prize and awarded a nationwide broadcast in the National Federation of Music Clubs Competition, 1939. First performance in a broadcast by the CBS Orchestra, New York, May 28, 1939, Howard Barlow conducting, Karl Ulrich Schnabel and Helen Fogel soloists.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symbolistic study, no. 6 : Mountain vision : concerto in one movement for piano, second piano and string orchestr...

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...

Burkholder, J. Peter (James Peter)

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Nelson, Mark D.

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Hartley, Walter S. (Walter Sinclair), 1927-

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Commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation, 1954. Composed 1954. First performance Rochester, New York, May 1955, Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Chamber symphony : for woodwind and brass quartets, harp and string orchestra / Walter Sinclair Hartley. 1954. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52182930 Commissioned by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra for the West Virgini...

Manzoni, Giacomo

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Lessard, John, 1920-2003

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Composer and former composition student of Henry Cowell. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Nov. 17, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861429 Composed 1949. First performance New York, 29 January 1951, Little Orchestra Society, Thomas Scherman conductor. Dedicated to Mlle. Nadia Boulanger.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto for wind instruments / John Lessard. [1...

Chadman, George W.

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Tureck, Rosalyn

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American pianist, student of Olga Samaroff Stokowski. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Apr. 3, 1979 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861755 Pianist, clavichordist and harpsichordist known for her interpretation of the works of J.S. Bach. From the description of Rosalyn Tureck collection, 1893-1980. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652112 From the guide to the Ros...

Davenny-Wyner, Susan

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Mildred J. Hill

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Milan, Luis

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Freed, Richard, 1928-....

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Krigbaum, Charles

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Mignone, Francisco

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Finney, Ross Lee

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Diamond, David H.

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Ives, Charles E.

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Parthun, Paul.

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Martin, Frank, 1890-1974

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First performed Boston, 20 December 1927, Chamber Orchestra of Boston, Nicolas Slonimsky conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fox trot / Frank Martin. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52833516 ...

Helm, Everett

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Commissioned by the Louisville Symphony Orchestra. Composed 1956. First performance Louisville, Kentucky, 25 February 1956, Louisville Symphony Orchestra, Robert Whitney conductor, Benjamin Owen soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Zweites Konzert für Klavier und Orchester / Everett Helm. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52278494 Composed 1950. First performance Berlin, January 1951, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Joseph Ke...

Ballou, Esther Williamson, 1915-1973

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Boatwright, Howard

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American violinist, conductor, and composer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Syracuse, N.Y., 13 November 1964, to Joseph Chouinard, 1964 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906389 ...

Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827

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Composer. From the description of Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Count Franz von Brunswick, [1813]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 242622425 From the description of Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to Josef Blöchlinger, [1819 Aug.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 242622372 From the description of Ludwig van Beethoven autograph letter to the Chevalier Josef de Varena, 1812 July 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 242622275 From the description...

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...

Morel, Jean, 1903-1975

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Jean Morel was a French conductor who emigrated to the U.S. in 1939, taught at Brooklyn College and the Juilliard School of Music, and conducted at the Metropolitan Opera House. From the description of Jean Morel collection, ca.1875-1974. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122313967 From the guide to the Jean Morel collection, ca.1875-1974, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) ...

Turner, Godfrey, 1913-1948

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Tilson-Thomas, Michael (1944- ).

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Conductor. From the description of Reminiscences of Michael Tilson Thomas : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735271 ...

Austin, William W.

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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...

Kroeger, Karl

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DeVoto, Mark

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Professor of music at Tufts Univerity and son of Bernard DeVoto, composer and writer, and coauthor of HARMONY. From the description of Remarks for a conference, "Devoted to the American West: The century of Bernard DeVoto, " 1997 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122586156 ...

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...

Scarlatti, Doménico 1685-1757

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This transcription made 1942. First performance Chicago, 10 December 1942, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Hans Lange conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite : for string orchestra / by Domenico Scarlatti ; orchestrated by Harold Byrns. [1942?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54449931 For another arrangement of "Tempo di ballo," see callno.: U-4915.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite galante / D....

Auric, Georges, 1899-1983

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French composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Paris, 23 June 1925, and [London], 23 June 1926, to Mme [Louise] Alvar, 1925, 23 June and 1926, 23 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270680749 From the description of [Les fâcheux. Album leaf] : autograph manuscript, 1925 June 05. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270561533 From the description of [La concurrence] : autograph manuscript, 1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270561528 ...

Chávez, Carlos

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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...

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...

Fauré, Gabriel

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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 ...

Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-

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Bull, John

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Epithet: art restorer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000499.0x0001ca Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000757.0x0001da Epithet: Major British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000875.0x000188 Epithet: Comptroller of the Mint ...

Hughes, Edwin, 1884-1965

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Westenburg, Richard

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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 & 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...

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...

Palmer, Robert M.

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Gershwin, George, 1898-1937

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George Gershwin (1898-1973) was an American pianist and composer well-known for his collaborations with older brother Ira Gershwin. George Gershwin's work included musical theater, opera, most notably Porgy and Bess, and other classical compositions. From the guide to the George Gershwin sheet music, 1918-1946., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) George Gershwin, composer. Ira Gershwin, lyricist. Ken Ludwig, librettist...

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...

Heyman, Katherine Ruth

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Strickland, William

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Epithet: of Add MS 36057 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000571.0x00009c Title: 1st Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000613.0x000122 Epithet: of Add MS 4743 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000571.0x00009d Epithet: Secretar...

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 ...

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 & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52199133 American composer. From the description of Interview conduc...

Miller, Philip Lieson, 1906-1996

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Epithet: Chief Music Division New York Public Library British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000560.0x00014c ...

Stravinsky, Igor

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Russian born composer and conductor. From the description of Audio materials [sound recording]. 1931-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 40723194 Igor Stravinsky was a Russian composer. From the description of Sketchbook, [1917?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122465769 Stravinsky's opera The Rake's Progress, set to the libretto by W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman, was inspired by William Hogarth's series of paintings. Stravinsky had wan...

Schuman, William, 1910-

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Roldan, Amadeo

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Palmer, Robert

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Epithet: of Add MS 32704 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001092.0x000352 Roger Palmer, Earl of Castlemaine (1634-1705), diplomat and author, was the eldest son of Sir James Palmer of Hayes, Middlesex, and Dorney Court, Buckinghamshire, by his second wife, Catherine, daughter of Sir William Herbert, K.B. Palmer was born at Dorney Court on 3 September 1634, and educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge, whic...

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 ...

Myrick, Julian S. (Julian Southall), 1880-1969.

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Griffes, Charles Tomlinson, 1884-1920

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Originally composed for piano 1916 as No. 4 of Roman Sketches, Op. 7. Later transcribed for orchestra. First performance of orchestral version Philadelphia, 19 December 1919, Philadelphia Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Clouds / Charles T. Griffes. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52093517 American composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York], ...

Perlis, Vivian.

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Aaron Copland (1900-1990) ranks among the most widely respected of all American composers. Born in Brooklyn to a Russian Jewish family, Copland studied with Rubin Goldmark in New York and Nadia Boulanger in France. His music, which drew upon sources as disparate as jazz, neoclassicism, folk music, and serialism, helped establish an American musical vocabulary, and his most popular works, such as Appalachian Spring and Fanfare for the Common Man, have reached audiences far beyond the...

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 ...

Graham, Martha, 1894-1991

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American modern dancer and choreographer. From the description of Letters from Martha Graham to David Zellmer, 1942-1945. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122535299 From the guide to the Letters from Martha Graham to David Zellmer, 1942-1945, (The New York Public Library. Jerome Robbins Dance Division.) American modern dance pioneer in performance, choreography, and technique. From the description of Letters, 1942-1983, to Agnes de Mille, A...

Kalish, Gilbert

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Furness, Clifton Joseph, 1898-1946

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Furness earned his Harvard AM in 1928. From the description of A study of the development of interest in folk ballads in the eighteenth century / Clifton Joseph Furness. January 1929. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075837 Editor and scholar of Walt Whitman's life and writings. From the description of Correspondence, 1940. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155478873 Clifton Joseph Furness, was born in She...

Golde, Walter, 1887-1963

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Swift, Richard, 1927-2003

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Professor Emeritus, Department of Music, University of California, Davis. From the description of Papers, 1947-1992. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 30106867 ...

Mozart, W.A.

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Howe, Mary, 1882-1964

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For a slightly different version with 2 pianos, see callno.: U-2127.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Waltz (of the Queen of Hearts) and finale : for small orchestra or with augmented strings : from "Cards" a ballet / Mary Howe. [19--]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 145498495 Composed 1936.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Coulennes : (tableau de genre) / Mary Howe. [1936?] (Franklin & Marshall Colleg...

Purcell, Henry

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Serebrier, José

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Composed 1956-57. First performance Houston, 4 November 1957, Houston Symphony, Leopold Stokowski conductor. Composer received the Young Composers Award of Broadcast Music, Inc. for this work and his Quartet for Saxophones.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Sinfonia no. 1 : (en un movimiento) = (in one movement) / José Serebrier. 1956. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54403301 ...

Delius, Frederick

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x0003c0 Commissioned by Basil Dean in 1920 as incidental music to James Elroy Flecker's play. Composed 1920-23. First performance Hessische Landes-Theater, Darmstadt, 1 June 1923. Full version His Majesty's Theatre, London, 23 September 1923, Eugene Goosens conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Hassan / F. Delius. 1923....

Joplin, Scott, 1868-1917

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Scott Joplin was born in either  1867 or 1868 or November 24, 1868 in Texarkana, Texas to a former slave and laborer and a house cleaner. Joplin received most of his music education from Julius Weiss in Texas. As a late teen he began working as a traveling musician and eventually moved to Missouri in 1894. There he became a success. While in Sedalia, Mo. local businessman John Stark purchased the rights to “Maple Leaf Rag.” When it was published in 1899, it became a sensation, and all 10,000 co...

Mills, Charles, 1914-1982

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Charles (Borromeo) Mills, 1914-1982, was an American composer of chamber music, orchestral works including movie music and ballets, and vocal music including sacred choral works. He became a Roman Catholic in 1944. Morris Hochberg was a conductor and violinist, and his wife Sylvia was a noted pianist. Their daughter Rena was born in 1944. Mills lived in New York City, and the Hochbergs in Detroit throughout the correspondence. From the description of Letters to Morris Hochberg, ca. 1...

Boatwright, Helen

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Soprano. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Dec. 11, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861543 ...

Mussorgsky, Modeste

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Cohen, Isidore

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Sykes, James, 1908-1985

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Mills, Charles

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Epithet: of the Court of Common Pleas, Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0001ad Epithet: Director, E India Co.; lst Baronet 1868 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x0001a8 Epithet: of Add MS 38268 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_10000000...

Carter, Elliott

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Foster, Stephen Collins

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Stephen Collins foster was born in Pittsburgh in 1826. He wasnaturally inclined to music and he wrote over one hundred and seventy songs in his short life. He traveled to New Orleans and New York to compose music but still came back to Pittsburgh, where he died in 1864. From the description of Stephen Foster Collins collection 1931-1932 [typescripts]. (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 48010401 Robert Russell Bennett was an American composer, orchest...

Gottschalk, Louis Moreau

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American composer and pianist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York, 2 November 1863, to an unidentified friend, 1863 Nov. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270925412 Composed originally for piano solo 1845-46.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Le bananier / by Louis Moreau Gottschalk ; orchestrated by Sam Dennison. 1977. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52147492 This is also known as Sym...

Huggler, John

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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...

James, Philip

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Philip James, (1890-1975), American composer of choral and orchestral music, was born on May 17, 1890 in Jersey City, N.J., to a Welsh father and German mother. At an early age, he began piano, violin, and theory lessons, and served as choirboy in several New Jersey churches. He was deeply involved in the liturgy and music of the Episcopal Church and composed his first hymn at the age of ten. From 1904 to 1909 he studied organ with J. Warren Andrews and in 1907 began advanced harmon...

Ballou, Esther Williamson, 1915-1973

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Vinton, John

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Mellers, Wilfrid, 1914-2008

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Epithet: composer and musicologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001137.0x0003b2 ...

Gerschefski, Edwin

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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...

Edmunds, John, 1913-1986

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John Edmunds, 1913-1986, composer, educated at the University of California, Berkeley where he also taught briefly, from 1957 to 1961 was in charge of the Americana Collection at the New York Public Library. After working for a time in England, he returned to San Francisco, where he was born. His major life-long work is the unpublished 12-volume set of over 300 arrangements for voice and piano of 17th century English songs and poetry titled The major epoch of English song (1940-1976) ...

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...

Wooldridge, David

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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...

Franklin, Benjamin (attrib.)

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Hsu, John D.

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Golde, Walter, 1887-1963

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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...

Heyman, Katherine

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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. ...

Verrall, John

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Sessions, Roger.

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Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958

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English composer, teacher, writer, and conductor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Norfolk,] 1 February 1921, to H[arry] H[arkness] Flagler, 1921 Feb. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270677908 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dorking, [n.d.], to Dr. Myers, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270677911 From the description of Letter in the third person, dated : [London], 19 February [1926], to Mme [Louise] Alvar, 1926 Fe...

Hartley, Walter S. (Walter Sinclair), 1927-

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Commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation, 1954. Composed 1954. First performance Rochester, New York, May 1955, Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Chamber symphony : for woodwind and brass quartets, harp and string orchestra / Walter Sinclair Hartley. 1954. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52182930 Commissioned by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra for the West Virgini...

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...

Hitchcock, H. Wiley

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H. Wiley Hitchcock was an American musicologist who did much to advance the study of American music in the United States. Born in Detroit in 1923, he received his BA from Dartmouth College in 1944 and his MM from the University of Michigan in 1948, after which he studied with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. He returned to Michigan, where he completed his Ph.D. in 1954 and began his teaching career. In the early 1960s he moved to New York, where he was professor of music at Hunter College,...

De Leeuw, Reinbert.

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White, John Reeves, 1924-1984

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Zumbro, Nicholas

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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...

Griffis, Elliot

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Composed 1925; rev. 1940. First performance by the WNYC Concert Orchestra of the WPA, New York, Jan. 28, 1940, broadcast over Station WNYC, Macklin Marrow conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of A Persian fable : ballade for orchestra / Ellis Griffis. 1940. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52093618 Composed 1925-26. Rewritten 1931 and again 1934.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Paul Bunyan, Colossus : ...

Cowell, Henry, and Sidney Cowell.

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Burkholder, J. Peter

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Beeson, Jack

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Composer. From the description of Autograph note signed, dated : New York City, to Randall Sutherland, 1978 Aug. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270911544 American composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated New York, 28 October 1977 and 2 February 1984, to Joan Peyser, 1977, Oct. 28 and 1984, Feb. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270991920 From the description of The sweet bye and bye. Album leaf. (Unknown). WorldCat record...

Gossick, Ben R.

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Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946

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Alfred Stieglitz was an American photographer, founder of the Photo-Secession Group, gallery owner, and editor and publisher of photography magazines, most notably, Camera Work. Frank Hermann was an American painter, who spent most of his career in Germany, where he associated with several avant-garde art groups. Childhood friends, Stieglitz and Herrmann were schoolmates, spent time together when Stieglitz was in Europe, and visited each other in the United States when Herrmann returned in 1919....

Vitry, Philippe de, 1291-1361

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Bellini, Vincenzo

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Music by V. Bellini, Italian libretto by F. Romani after Carlo Tedaldi-Fores's play Beatrice di Tenda; opera first performed in Venice at the Teatro La Fenice, 16 March 1833. Cf. New Grove online. From the description of Cavatine für eine Bassstimme aus der Oper Beatrice di Tenda : mit Piano Forte Begleitung : manuscript, [185-?] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 671538604 Italian composer. From the description of Autograph letter (incomplete), dated : [...

Dowland, John, 1563?-1626

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000298.0x0000d0 ...

Bassett, Leslie

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Oboukhow, ?

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Stone, Kurt.

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Chou, Wen-chung

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Morgan, Robert P.

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Shaw, Robert, 1916-

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Wilding-White, Raymond, 1922-

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Shackford, Charles

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Commissioned by Theodore J. Schultz in memory of Isaac Kodis (1894-1974) and Alice E. Kodis (1904-1973).--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Serenade in D on three Jewish melodies : for flute, clarinet, bassoon, violin, violoncello and harpsichord / Charles Shackford. [1975]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 191853443 Composed in 1976.--Cf Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto for brass and symphonic ensemble / ...

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...

Scott, Lady John

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Perotin.

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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...

Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862

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Henry David Thoreau (b. July 12, 1817, Concord, Massachusetts-d. May 6, 1862, Concord, Massachusetts), American author, lecturer, naturalist, student of Native American artifacts and life, transcendentalist, land surveyor, and life-long resident of Concord, Massachusetts. He was an active opponent of slavery and a social critic. He graduated from Harvard College in 1837....

Anonymous

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The author of this volume informed his correspondents about the trade of pepper and rum in New York between November and December 1801. He also did business in Philadelphia, Boston, and Baltimore. From the guide to the New York Mercantile letter book, 1801, (William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan) This volume contains copied passages from several sources, including the works of John Locke, histories of England and Europe, and treatises on religion. F...

Lichtenwanger, William, 1915-2000

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American music librarian. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2), dated : District Heights, Md., and/or Berkeley Springs, W. Va., 25 October and 6 December 1976, to Jim [Fuld], 1976 Oct. 25 and Dec. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874494 ...

Behrend, Jeanne, 1911-1988

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Composed 1959. First performance Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 27 September 1959, members of the Philadelphia Orchestra, William R. Smith, conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Festival fanfare : prelude to "The Star-spangled banner" / by Jeanne Behrend. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42886654 Originally composed for piano, 1934; orchestrated 1939. First performance Oakland, California, 25 October 1940, Northern Californi...

Duke, John (Bassist)

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Epithet: of Campton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000684.0x000235 Epithet: Lieutenant -Colonel of the Devonshire Militia British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000684.0x000233 Epithet: of Stowe MS 210 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/...

Tweedy, Donald, 1890-1948

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Wolpe, Stefan

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Labunski, Félix 1892-1979

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Felix Labunski was a Polish born American composer. He studied with Lucjan Marczewski and Witold Maliszewski at the Warsaw Conservatory (1922-24) and with Paul Dukas, Nadia Boulanger (composition) and Georges Migot (musicology) at the Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris (1924-34). In 1927 he helped found the Association of Young Polish Composers in Paris. He moved to the United States in 1936 and became an American citizen in 1941. In 1940-41 he was professor of counterpoint and composition at Mar...

Maillard, Jean, active 1538-1572

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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...

Echols, Paul

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Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971

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Painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Rockwell Kent interview, 1957 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80242441 Painter, illustrator, writer, lecturer; Ausable Forks, New York. From the description of Rockwell Kent letters to Robert T. Hatt, 1935-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553040 In addition to being a successful painter, printmaker, illustrator, designer, and commercial artist, Kent pursued careers as a writer, professional ...

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 & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52569871 Material derived from the opera The Tower of Kel, composed 19...

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 & 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...

Brant, Henry, 1913-2008

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Composed 1933. First performance, New School for Social Research, New York, Oct. 16, 1933, American Chamber Orchestra, Bernard Hermann, conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Lyric piece / Henry Brant. 1933. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43284603 Composed 1945. In memory of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Dedication : in memory of a great man / Henry Brant. 1945. (Fr...

Sipprell, Clara E. (Clara Estelle), 1885-1975

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American photographer. From the description of The Clara Sipprell collection. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 122333128 Photographer. From the description of Clara E. Sipprell papers, 1914-1975. (Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Research Library). WorldCat record id: 122349006 Clara E. Sipprell (1885-1975) was a Canadian-American photographer, known for her landscapes and for portraits of famous actors, artists, writers and scienti...

Scriabin, Aleksandr Nikolayevich, 1872-1915

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Composed originally for piano 1907.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Nuances / A. Scriabin ; arr. by M. Altschuler. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54109302 American pianist, conductor, and composer of Russian birth. From the description of [Album leaf in the hand of Ossip Gabrilowitsch], 1928 Jan. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563334 Russian composer. From the description of "Mazurka op 9. ....

Boepple, Paul, 1896-1970

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Fletcher, Grant

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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...

Bach, Giovanni, 1892-

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Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), composer of baroque music, organ technician, master of harpsicord, organ and violin, whose talents were largely unrecognised in his lifetime but have been celebrated ever since. From the guide to the Copy of Johann Sebastian Bach, Twenty Four Preludes and Fugues, c.1800, c.1800, (University of St Andrews) ...

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...

Mendel, Arthur, 1905-1979

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After graduation from Harvard University (B.A. 1925), Mendel went to Paris, where he studied with Nadia Boulanger (1925-1927). He was music critic of THE NATION (1930-1933), literary editor for G. Schirmer (1930-1938), editor of the American Musicological Society's journal (1940-1943), and editor for Associated Music Publishers (1941-1947). He was also an active translator. From 1936 to 1953 he conducted the Cantata Singers, one of the first groups in the USA to give authentic performances of Ba...

Foss, Lukas

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Lukas Foss (b. Aug. 15, 1922, in Berlin; d. Feb. 1, 2009, in New York City) was an American composer, conductor, pianist, and educator. From the description of Lukas Foss papers, circa 1926-2000 (bulk 1936-1995). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130018 Composed 1955-58. First performance Pittsburgh, 24 October 1958, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, William Steinberg conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony of chorales : for orchestra : ...

Husa, Karel, 1921-

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Originally composed for piano 4-hands as part of the Czech Duets, 1955. First performance of duets Ithaca, New York, at the Cornell University Contemporary Arts Festival; 1956, Bruce Archibald and Charles McClain pianists. This transcription 1958. First performance Ann Arbor, Michigan, August 1959, University of Michigan August 1959, University of Michigan Band, Henry Romersa conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Divertimento for brass and percussion / Karel Hu...

Santa Cruz, Domingo

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Jencks, Gardner, 1907-

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Evett, Robert

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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 & 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 ...

Wooldridge, David

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Dolmetsch, Arnold, 1858-1940

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English instrument maker, performer, and musicologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 17 December 1901, to Mr. [Sydney Carlyle] Cockerell, 1901 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565873 English antiquarian musician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Seymour Place, Marble Arch [London], to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1901 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527630 ...

Riemenschneider, Albert, 1878-1950

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Beach, H.H.A. Mrs

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Dedicated to Madame Teresa Carreño. First performance Music Hall, Boston, 6 April 1900, Boston Symphony, William Gericke conductor, the composer as soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto : for pianoforte and orchestra, op. 45 / by Mrs. H.H.A. Beach. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43256910 American composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., London?, n.d.], to Stanley K. Faye at t...

Sidlin, Murray.

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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...

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...

Berger, Arthur 1912-

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Drury, S. A. (Stephen A.), 1946-

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Johnson, Hunter, 1906-1998

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

Rorem, Ned

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Picken, Laurence Ernest Rowland

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Laurence Picken (b. July 16, 1909, in Nottingham; d. March 16, 2007, in Cambridge) was a British zoologist and musicologist who specialized in Asian, particularly Chinese, music. From the description of Laurence Picken papers, 1900-2001 (bulk 1936-1999). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 760178087 Epithet: Dr zoologist and musicologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001026.0x0000dc ...

Smit, Leo, 1921-1999

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American pianist and composer. From the description of Autograph documents (2), dated : Buffalo, 17 February [1976, and n.d.], 1976 Feb. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270962013 Composer, pianist, and educator, Leo Smit was born in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1921. After studies at Curtis Institute of Music, he worked as a rehearsal pianist with George Balanchine's American Ballet in 1930-32. He made his solo debut at Carnegie Hall in 1939. Smit taught at Sarah Lawrence College...

Gibbons, Orlando, 1583-1625

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Epithet: organist and composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x00032d Second movement is transcribed from Dainty Fine Bird, No. 9 of Gibbons' First Set of Madrigals and Mottets [sic] of 5 Parts: Apt for Viols and Voyces, first published London, 1612. This transcription 1948. First performance New York, 11 December 1948, New York Philharmonic, Walter Hendl conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. ...

Beeson, Jack

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Composer. From the description of Autograph note signed, dated : New York City, to Randall Sutherland, 1978 Aug. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270911544 American composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated New York, 28 October 1977 and 2 February 1984, to Joan Peyser, 1977, Oct. 28 and 1984, Feb. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270991920 From the description of The sweet bye and bye. Album leaf. (Unknown). WorldCat record...

Smith, Carleton Sprague, 1905-

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Parker, Horatio W.

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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...

Webster, Beveridge, 1908-

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Gnattali, Radamés

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Victoria, Tomás Luis de, approximately 1548-1611

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First performance Philadelphia, 30 January 1935, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and Composer's Laboratory, Isadore Freed conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of O magnum mysterium : motet / Tomas Luis da Vittoria ; arranged for strings by Isadore Freed. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56564160 ...

Brion, Keith

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Biltzstein, Marc.

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Harris, Donald

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Ide, Chester Edward, 1878-1944

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First performance 17 March, 1904, Springfield, Illinois.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Idyllic suite / Chester Ide. [1904?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 226290755 First performance 23 November, 1933, Greenwich, Conn.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite for chamber orchestra in B minor / by Chester Ide. 1935. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 75489215 For a different v...

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.]....

Eller, D. R.

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Harrison, Lou

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An American composer, Lou Harrison was born in 1917 and taught at Black Mountain College from 1951 until 1952. From the guide to the Lou Harrison Papers., 1946-1971, (Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center .) Epithet: American composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000977.0x00001f ...

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. ...

Palmer, Robert, 1915-2010

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Composed 1938. First performance Rochester, 20 October 1938, Rochester Civic Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor, John Celentano soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Poem for violin and small orchestra / Robert Palmer. 1938. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53114350 Robert M. Palmer was the Given Foundation Professor Emeritus of Music at Cornell University. He was born in Syracuse in 1915. After basic studie...

Dufay, Guillaume

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x0002b0 ...

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] (...

Crawford, Dorothy H.

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Sinclair, James B.

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Ives, George E. (George Edward), 1845-1894

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Serkin, Rudolf, 1903-

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Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975

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American regionalist painter; Kansas City, Mo. From the description of Thomas Hart Benton miscellaneous printed material, 1935-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122577172 From the description of Thomas Hart Benton papers, 1906-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122576861 Thomas Hart Benton was born in Neosho, Missouri on April 15, 1889. He studied at the Academie Julien in Paris from 1908 to 1911. He then settled in New York and painted in the Synchromist and C...

Mattfeld, Julius, 1893-1968

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Darewski, Hermann E.

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Seeger, Charles, 1886-1979

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Musicologist. From the description of Ballad of Hattonchatel : manuscript and typescript poem, 1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981474 Seeger was born on Dec. 14, 1886 to American parents in Mexico City; graduated from Harvard University, 1908; taught music at UC Berkeley (1912-19), the Institute of Musical Arts, N.Y. (1921-33), and the New School for Social Research, N.Y. (1931-35); served as asst. director, Pan American Union (1941-53); visiting prof., Yale Univ. (19...

Hilliard, John

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Green, Ray, 1908-

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Lotti, Antonio (attributed to)

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Simons, Moises

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Ives, Charles Edward

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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...

Leclair, Jean-Marie

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Stravinsky, Igor

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Russian born composer and conductor. From the description of Audio materials [sound recording]. 1931-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 40723194 Igor Stravinsky was a Russian composer. From the description of Sketchbook, [1917?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122465769 Stravinsky's opera The Rake's Progress, set to the libretto by W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman, was inspired by William Hogarth's series of paintings. Stravinsky had wan...

David, Hans T. (Hans Theodore,), 1902-1967

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Musicologist, professor of music history at the University of Michigan, specialist of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. From the description of Hans T. David papers, 1934-1970 bulk 1940-1966. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 700295250 ...

Biggs, E. Power (Edward Power), 1906-1977

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E. Power Biggs was born in Essex, England, on March 29, 1906. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He began to concertize in the United States in 1930, and by 1937 had become an American citizen. By 1960, he was a well-known recitalist, broadcaster, and recording artist with Columbia Studios. In 1958, working with the Dutch organbuilder D.A. Flentrop, he helped to design a three-manual, mechanical-action organ for the Busch-Reisinger Museum at Harvard. E. Power Biggs used this org...

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...

Rochberg, George

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Composed in 1949; revised in 1957.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Capriccio / George Rochberg. [1957?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 236485838 Originally part of Symphony no. 1. Composed as a separate work, 1949. First performance New York, 23 April 1953, New York Philharmonic, Dimitri Mitropoulos conductor. Winner of the 8th annual George Gershwin Memorial Award, 1952.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of ...

Kay, Ulysses, 1917-1995

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Composed 1940. First performance Rochester, 16 April 1940, Rochester Civic Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor, Robert Sprenkle.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto for oboe / Ulysses Kay. 1940. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52529397 Composed 1946. First performance Washington, D.C., 9 May 1948, National Gallery Orchestra, Richard Bales conductor, Leonard Shifrin soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the descriptio...

Nin, Joaquin

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Cuban composer and pianist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (4), typewritten letters signed (3), telegram, and autograph postcard signed (also signed by G. Jean-Aubry), dated : Paris, 1921, 1927, and 1930, to Louise Alvar, 1921, 1927, and 1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582973 ...

Ockeghem, Jean de

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Barzun, Jacques, 1907-

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Author, historian, editor, university administrator, and a member of the faculty of Columbia University since 1927. C.U.: A.B. (1927) & Ph.D. (1932). From the description of Jacques Barzun papers, ca.1900-1999. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 265033358 Author, historian, editor, university administrator, and a member of the faculty of Columbia University since 1927. C.U.: A.B. (1927) & Ph. D. (1932). From the description...

Kuhnau, Johann, 1660-1722

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Persichetti, Vincent

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Boyden, David D. (David Dodge), 1910-1986

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American musicologist; Professor of Music, University of California, Berkeley 1938-1975. From the description of David D. Boyden papers, 1922-1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77738082 Biography David Dodge Boyden (b. Westport, CT, 10 Dec 1910; d. Berkeley, CA, 18 Sep 1986). American musicologist. He studied at Harvard (BA 1932, MA 1938) and at Columbia Universities, and the Hartt School of Music in Connecticut. From 1...

Smith, Gregg

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American conductor, choral director, and composer. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Mar. 22, 1978 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862052 ...

Delaney, Robert

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Hill, Richard S. (Richard Synyer), 1901-1961

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Epithet: blacksmith, of Dingley, county Northamptonshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000568.0x00036c Charleston, S.C., merchant. From the description of Letter book, 1743. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154271309 From the description of Letter book, 1743. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20748552 Epithet: Rector of West Heslerton Yorkshire ...

Franck, César

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Chávez, Carlos, 1899-

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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...

Chase, Gilbert, 1906-1992

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American music historian and critic. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New Orleans, 13 January 1961, to Mr. [James] Fuld, 1961 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874445 Gilbert Chase (1906-1992) was an author, critic, teacher, and musicologist. Born in Havana, Cuba on September 4,1906, Chase was raised in the United States where he attended public and private schools. He later studied piano with Max Drittler in New Yo...

Chihara, Paul

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Chihara was born on July 9, 1938 in Seattle, WA; began studying the violin at age eight; studied composition with Robert Palmer at Cornell Univ. (where he also received his MM in English literature); studied with Gunther Schuller at Tanglewood, Nadia Boulanger in Paris, and Ernst Pepping in Berlin; was an associate professor of music at UCLA, where he founded and directed the Twice ensemble and conducted the Collegium musicum; his compositions, often reflecting his interest in Oriental music, in...

Masselos, William

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American pianist. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Apr. 24, 1979 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861759 ...

Schuller, Gunther.

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Grout, Donald Jay

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Professor of Musicology, Cornell University, 1945-1970. From the guide to the Donald Jay Grout papers, 1929-1989., (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library) ...

EISEMAN, DAVID

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Tinayre, Yves, 1891-1972

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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...

Johnson, Hunter

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Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich, 1925-2012

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Epithet: baritone British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x0003e6 German baritone. From the description of Typewritten document, dated : [Berlin, 1967], sent to Mrs. Herbert S. Seligmann, 1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270907077 ...

Rosenfeld, Paul, 1890-1946

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Paul Leopold Rosenfeld (1890-1946), author and critic, edited Seven Arts 1916-18, was music critic for Dial 1920-27, and was co-editor of the American Caravan 1927-36. He wrote articles, published seven collections of essays, and published an autobiographical novel, "The Boy in the Sun" (1928). From the description of Paul Rosenfeld papers, 1910-1963 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702131683 American music and art critic, editor, translator. From the ...

Citkowitz, Israel

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Farwell, Arthur, 1872-1952

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Originally composed for two pianos, 1912; this version 1931. Won First Prize and awarded a nationwide broadcast in the National Federation of Music Clubs Competition, 1939. First performance in a broadcast by the CBS Orchestra, New York, May 28, 1939, Howard Barlow conducting, Karl Ulrich Schnabel and Helen Fogel soloists.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symbolistic study, no. 6 : Mountain vision : concerto in one movement for piano, second piano and string orchestr...

Harris, Roy, 1945-

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Delaney, Robert, 1903-

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Persichetti, Vincent, 1915-1987

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Texts are six of Aesop's fables. Composed 1943. First performance Philadelphia, 20 April 1945, Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy conductor, Robert Grooters narrator.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fables : for narrator and orchestra, 1943 / Vincent Persichetti. 1943. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53180868 Commissioned by Anthony di Bonaventura. Composed 1962. First performance Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 2 Augus...

Lamb, Hubert

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Lasso, Orlando ˜diœ 1532-1594

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Composed as a motet for 12 voices ca. 1580, published posthumously in Munich, 1604, as no. 516 of Magnum Opus Musicum.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Laudate Dominum : motet pour 12 voix : magnum opus musicum no. 516 / Roland de Lassus ; instrumenté par René Leibowitz. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52639747 ...

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...

Chihara, Paul Seiko

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Nowak, Lionel, 1911-

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Nyman, Michael

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Billings, William

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Smith, John Stafford, 1750-1836

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Mikhashoff, Yvar, 1941-1993

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Grieg, Edvard

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Edvard Grieg was a Norwegian composer, and Edward MacDowell was an American composer. From the description of Letter : Kopenhagen, to Edward MacDowell, New York, 1901 Apr. 8. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122364004 From the guide to the Letter : Kopenhagen, to Edward MacDowell, New York, 1901 Apr. 8, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Grieg was a Norwegian pianist and composer. Johannes Wolf was a musical historian and specialist in the ...

Yates, Peter, 1909-1976

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American music critic, author, teacher, and poet, who was much engaged in the study and promotion of 20th century American avant-garde music. Yates was principal organizer of "Evenings on the Roof," a series of chamber concerts presented in Los Angeles, and he served as chair of the music department at Buffalo State College. Married to pianist Frances Mullen in 1933, Yates also authored two important books AN AMATEUR AT THE KEYBOARD (1965) and TWENTIETH CENTURY MUSIC (1967). He died in 1976. ...

List, Eugene

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Monaco, Richard.

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Gilman, Lawrence.

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American music critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York, 1 December 1934, to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1934 Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577872 From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Geneva, New York, etc., to F.A. Duneka, 1909 Dec. 25-1910 May 26 and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589421 Lawrence Gilman, American author and music critic, was born on July 5, 1878 in Flushing, New York to A...

Kirkpatrick, Hope.

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Szigeti, Joseph

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Joseph Szigeti (1892-1973) was an American violinist of Hungarian birth. He studied first with his father, then with Jeno Hubay. He settled in the United States in 1940 and became a citizen in 1951. His true strength was contemporary music, and he often forced concert managers to include contemporary pieces in concert programs. He was friends with Bartok and several other prominent composers, many of whom dedicated works to him. He played a Guarneri violin, and held his bow in the old fashioned ...

Mandel, Alan, 1935-....

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Lederman, Minna

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Minna Lederman Daniel (b. March 17, 1896; d. October 29, 1995) was a music and dance editor and writer, and a major influence on 20th century music. In 1923, she was a founding member of the League of Composers, a group of musicians and proponents of modern music. In 1924, she helped launch the League's magazine, The League of Composers review (in 1925 the name was changed to Modern music), which was the first American journal to manifest an interest in contemporary composers. She served as the ...

Gauthier, Eva, 1885-1958

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Canadian soprano. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York, 1 December [n.y.], to Breitkopf & Härtel in Berlin, [n.y.] Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577728 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : New York, [2 May] and 29 October 1917, to Mrs. H[arry] H[arkness] Flagler, 1917 May 2 and Oct. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577729 Eva Gauthier, a mezzo-soprano, was born in Ottawa. John Edmunds was an...

Maynor, Dorothy

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Singer. From the description of Reminiscences of Dorothy Maynor : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309733402 ...

Fletcher, Grant, 1913-

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Borodin, Aleksandr

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Lenel, Ludwig

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Brown, Merton, 1913-

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Dickinson, Peter, 1934-

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Created by Peter Dickinson during the course of his career as a writer, from the 1960s to 2004. The following explanatory notes were supplied by Peter Dickinson to provide further information and explanation on the context of creation: '1.) Editors. The documents in the catalogue tend to distort my relationship with my various editors, partly because before the coming of e-mail it was always simpler to telephone London than it was Boston or New York, and unti...

McBride, Robert

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Commissioned by the Ballet Caravan, 1937. Originally composed for piano, 1937; orchestrated 1937. First complete performance New York, 12 December 1937, Radio City Orchestra, Erno Rapee conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Show piece : ballet / Robert McBride. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52938290 Composed 1934. First performance Tucson, 7 May 1935, University of Arizona Chamber Orchestra, Henry Johnson, Jr. conductor....

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 & 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...

Koutzen, Boris, 1901-

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Goeb, Roger, 1914-

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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...