Personnel records, [ca. 1870-1986]

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New York Philharmonic. Personnel records, [ca. 1870-1986]

Personnel records, [ca. 1870-1986]

Contracts, correspondence, memoranda, press releases, portrait photographs, and printed material, ca. 1870s-1980s, relating to the Philharmonic-Symphony Society's arrangements with conductors and guest conductors, orchestra members, soloists, and composers including Samuel Barber, Milton Babbitt, Pierre Boulez, Guido Cantelli, Walter Damrosch, Wilhelm Furtwangler, Leopold Stokowski, Bruno Walter, Paul Hindemith, Henry Hadley, Andre Kostelanetz, Serge Koussevitsky, Efrem Kurtz, Willem Mengelberg, George Szell, Luigi Dallapiccola, Francis Poulenc, Dimitri Mitropoulos, Artur Rodzinski, Arturo Toscanini, Igor Stravinsky, Lukas Foss, Luciano Berio, Tōru Takemitsu, and Karlheinz Stockhausen. Also, Orchestra Managers' reports, ca. 1920s-1970s, containing data about attendance, salaries, overtime, and other matters; Orchestra Committee minutes, 1960s-1970s; and other documents relating to pensions, employee relations, and other matters.

ca. 50 cubic ft.

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Takemitsu, Tōru

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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 : ...

Furtwängler, Wilhelm, 1886-1954

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Elisabeth Furtwängler was the wife of Wilhelm Furtwängler. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1922-1954. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863316 German conductor, composer, and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Baden-Baden, 9 May [1929], to [Hermann] Scherchen, 1929 May 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577583 ...

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...

Koussevitzky, Serge

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

Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981

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American composer. From the description of [Sonata, piano. Draft] : autograph manuscript, 1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270561604 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p.], to Mr. [Seymour] Peck, 1966 Aug. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270671896 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, with two autograph postscripts, dated : Mount Kisco, N.Y., 27 April 1957, to Niccolò [i.e. Nikolay Malko], 1957 Apr. 27. (Unknown). WorldC...

Berio, Luciano

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Italian composer. From the description of Album leaf, 1975, Oct. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270919773 From the description of Autograph letters signed (10), Typewritten letters signed (9), Autograph postcard signed, Typewritten letter signed (copy) of a letter to Karl Heinz [Stockhausen], Typewritten letter signed (copy) of a letter to [Donal] Henahan, Printed program with Autogrph note signed, Copies (2) of an article about Berio in a Paris newspaper with Autograph ...

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...

Stockhausen, Karlheinz, 1928-2007

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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...

New York Philharmonic. Orchestra Committee.

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Boulez, Pierre

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French composer and conductor. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (5), Typewritten letter, and Autograph envelope, dated London and Baden-Baden, 1971-1975, to Joan Peyser, 1971-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992184 French Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000350.0x00027d ...

Dallapiccola, Luigi, 1904-1975

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Luigi Dallapiccola, an Italian composer, wrote Rencesvals, a piece for voice and piano based on three fragments of La Chanson de Roland, for French baritone Pierre Bernac. From the description of Correspondence concerning Rencesvals : Firenze, to Pierre Bernac, Paris, 1945-1946. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122640078 From the guide to the Correspondence concerning Rencesvals : Firenze, to Pierre Bernac, Paris, 1945-1946, (The New York Public Library. Music ...

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 ...

Hindemith, Paul, 1895-1963

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Composed 1940. First performance Minneapolis, 21 November 1941, Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, Dimitri Mitropoulos conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphonie in Es (1940) / Paul Hindemith. c1940. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50172725 Composer. From the description of Paul Hindemith autograph card to Jay S. Harrison, 1959 Apr. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 489450513 German composer, theorist, tea...

Szell, George

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American conductor of Austro-Hungarian birth. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., 1944], to Mr. Little, [1944]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873790 ...

Hadley, Henry, 1871-1937

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Composed 1906. First performance Berlin, 27 December 1907, Berlin Philharmonic, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. III / Henry Hadley. [1906] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52137491 Henry Hadley was an American composer and conductor, founder of the National Association for American Composers and Conductors. From the description of Papers, 1898-1965 (inclusive), 1927-1937 (bulk). (New Yo...

Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962

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Elsa Walter (née Wirthschaft, previous married name Korneck) was an opera singer and Bruno's wife; they were married from around 1900 until Elsa's death, which was apparently in 1945. Delia Reinhardt, an opera singer whom Walter had mentored, was a close friend of Walter. McLane was a friend of Alma Mahler who communicated with Alma upon Walter's death; she lived in Calif. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler, Gustav Mahler, and Franz Werfel, 1911-1960. (Universit...

Babbitt, Milton, 1916-2011

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Composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Princeton, N.J., to Mr. [James] Fuld, [1983 Dec. 30?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270911546 American composer. From the description of Autogrpaph letters signed (6), dated Princeton, N.J., [ca. 1977, 1987, and n.d.], to Joan Peyser, [ca. 1977, 1987, and n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270991916 ...

New York philharmonic

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The Philharmonic Society of New York is one of the predecessors of the New York Philharmonic. From the description of Scores, [ca. 1842-1986]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155513361 Orchestra based in New York, NY. From the description of Collection of broadcast concerts [sound recording], 1934-1955. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122687015 From the guide to the New York Philharmonic collection of broadcast concerts [sound recording], 1...

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 ...

Poulenc, Francis

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Composer. From the description of Francis Poulenc autograph letter to [Jay S. Harrison], [1953] July 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 476902904 French composer. From the description of Discours du Général / (Les Mariés de la Tour Eiffel) / Francis Poulenc / (1921). Avril 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568728 From the description of Autograph note signed on his visiting card, dated : [Paris, n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unkn...

Rodziński, Artur, 1892-1958

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

Kostelanetz, André, 1901-1980

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André Kostelanetz (1901-1980) was born in Russia and studied in Petrograd before coming to the USA. He became a successful conductor and arranger, and in 1930 was engaged as conductor for the CBS radio network, beginning a long association with broadcasting and film work. He is credited with popularizing classical music. He made many successful arrangements of light music, using heavily concentrated instrumental sonorities, and his orchestrations had a direct influence on film music of the time...

Mitropoulos, Dimitri, 1896-1960

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Eble was an officer of the Bruckner Society of America, in New York City. Selden-Goth was a music scholar; she was an acquaintance of Mitropoulos and of Alma Mahler; Trudy Goth was apparently her daughter. Johnson was a music critic for the New York Post. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, 1941-1960. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863958 ...

Kurtz, Efrem, 1900-1995

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Cantelli, Guido

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