Harold Newman papers, 1921-1993 (bulk 1941-1988)
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Pete Seeger (1919-2014) was an American folk singer and social activist. As a member of the Weavers, Seeger was often heard on the radio in the early 1950s, most notably on their recording of Lead Belly's "Goodnight, Irene". In the 1960s, Seeger re-emerged on the public scene as a prominent singer of protest music in support of international disarmament, civil rights, counterculture, workers' rights, and environmental causes. A prolific songwriter, his best-known songs include "Where Have ...
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...
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 : ...
Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was among the most important conductors of the second half of the 20th Century and also the first American conductor to receive international acclaim. His best-known work is the Broadway musical West Side Story; other works include three symphonies, Chichester Psalms, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", the original score for the film On the Waterfront, and theater works including On the Town, Wonderful Town, Candide, and his MASS. Bernstei...
Music publisher, composer, and arranger, Harold Newman (1903-1989) became one of the leading advocates for promoting the instruction and performance of recorder music in the United States. Trained as an accountant, Newman first became aware of the instrument through Shakespeare's Hamlet, learned to play, and quickly became enthusiastic about the instrument. Following a period of intensive study, he became the first president of the American Recorder Society. In 1940 Newm...
First movement commissioned by CBS for its American School of the Air series. Composed 1941. First performance over the CBS Network, New York, 8 April 1941, Columbia Concert Orchestra, Bernard Herrmann conductor. The Billings tunes in no. 2 are When Jesus Wept and Chester. Composed 1945. No. 3 commissioned by the BBC. Composed 1944. First performance on the BBC Network (I.T.M.A. program), 30 March 1944.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Folk song suite : 1. Whoopee-ti...