The Henry Gilbert papers, 1821-1980 (inclusive).

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Gilbert, Henry F. B. (Henry Franklin Belknap), 1868-1928. The Henry Gilbert papers, 1821-1980 (inclusive).

The Henry Gilbert papers, 1821-1980 (inclusive).

The Henry Gilbert Papers contain sketches, manuscript scores, and published editions of Gilbert's musical compositions, including operas, orchestral music, chamber works, keyboard pieces, choral music, and songs. The Papers also hold music by other composers, most notably Gilbert's father, Benjamin Franklin Gilbert, and his uncle, James L. Gilbert. The correspondence includes letters to and from Gilbert and family members, composers, performers, and writers. Gilbert's life and work are further documented by: programs, clippings, and scrapbooks; writings by and about Gilbert; photographs; biographical materials; and miscellaneous items.

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Spalding graduated from Harvard in 1887 and taught music at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Walter R. Spalding, ca. 1937. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973189 ...

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

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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...

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American composer and writer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed and autograph letter signed, dated : Stamford, Conn., 28 August 1927 and 1 March 1931, to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1927 Aug. 28 and 1927 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676607 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Stamford, Conn., 7 December 1931, to Mrs. [Melbert B.] Cary [Mary Flagler Cary], 1931 Dec. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676604 From...

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Peterborough (Hillsborough Co.), N.H. poet. From the description of Papers, 1928. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36405152 Robinson was an American poet. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1882-1935. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612365637 From the description of Letters to Harry de Forest Smith, 1888-1936 (inclusive), 1890-1900 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505878 From the description...

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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.]....

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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...

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Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952

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American photographer and ethnologist. From the description of Edward Curtis papers, ca. 1900-ca. 1935. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80251387 Curtis was a still photographer and a movie camera operator on Cecil B. DeMille's The ten commandments (1923). From the description of Photographs of the filming of Cecil B. DeMille's The ten commandments by Edward S. Curtis [graphic]. [1923] (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 79448890 ...

Freer, Eleanor Everest

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Kindler, Hans, 1892-1949

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Hans Kindler (1892-1949) was an American cellist and conductor. He played with the Philadelphia Symphony for many years and founded the National Symphony Orchestra in 1931; he was its conductor until 1949. Theresa Russell was an American suffragist. Her husband Charles Edward Russell (1860-1941) was an American journalist, politician and author. He wrote several books, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, The American Orchestra and Theodore Thomas (1928). ...

Hughes, Rupert, 1872-1956

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Rupert Hughes was born in Lancaster, MO on January 31, 1872, and grew up in Keokuk, Iowa. He attended the Western Reserve Academy, and received a BA from Adelbert College, Cleveland, in 1892, and an MA from Yale University in 1893. His writing career began with a book for boys which was serialized in the highly regarded St. Nicholas magazine, and he was an assistant editor for several magazines. He eventually wrote more than 50 books. Hughes served in the New York National Guard during the Spani...

Patterson, Frank, 1871-1966

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

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

Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950

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

Toscanini, Arturo

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Conductor. From the description of Arturo Toscanini souvenir card, 1952 summer. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 501180914 Italian conductor, considered one of the greatest of the early 20th century. Started his career in Italy and spent much of his later years in the United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed, from Toscanini to Mme Emmy Destinn, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872455 Italian conductor. From the descr...

Gilbert, Benjamin Franklin, 1828-1894.

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Diaghilev, Serge, 1872-1929

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

Ayres, Frederic, 1876-1926

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Monteux, Pierre

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

Glière, Reinhold.

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Ballet in 3 acts with scenario by M.T. Kurilko. Composed 1926-27. First performance Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow, 14 June 1927. Ballet later revised in 1949, and title changed from Krasnyĭ mak (The Red Poppy) to Krasnyĭ Tsvetok (The Red Flower). For excerpts from the ballet see callnos. 2499, 2575, 2398, 6399, 2502, 4215, 2579, 2928, 2500, 2929.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Pavot rouge. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49802744 ...

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...

Harmati, Sándor 1892-1936

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

Mengelberg, Willem

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

Atherton, Percy Lee, 1871-1944

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Kelley, Edgar Stillman, 1857-1944

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Edgar Stillman Kelley was a distinguished American composer of the early 20th century. A pianist, conductor, scholar, teacher, lecturer and author he captured the hearts and minds of audiences and critics around the world. Born in 1857 in Sparta, Wisconsin, he was surrounded by music, art and literature. His mother was an accomplished musician who gave Edgar his first piano lessons and inspired Edgar to pursue a professional career in music. He received formal lessons from noted mus...

Gilbert, Helen Kalischer.

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Ormandy, Eugene

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

Darrell, R. D. (Robert Donaldson), 1903-1988

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Varèse, Edgard, 1883-1965

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

Flood, William H. Grattan (William Henry Grattan), 1859-1928

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Gilbert, J. L. (James L.)

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