Correspondence between Leopold Stokowski and Victor Seroff, Sept. 11, 1979 [sound recording].


Correspondence between Leopold Stokowski and Victor Seroff, Sept. 11, 1979 [sound recording].

Daniel reads 14 letters from Stokowski and 4 letters from pianist and biographer Victor Seroff that deal with a possible biography of Stokowski by Seroff, Stokowski's memories of Rachmaninoff, and Stokowski's willingness to look at scores by Hauer.

Tape 1 sound cassette : analog.Tape 1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 tracks, NAB standard ; 10 1/2 in., 1/4 in. tape.Sound disc digital : 4 3/4 in.Transcript 12 leaves.

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Seroff, Victor, 1902-1979 (person)

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Hauer, Josef Matthias, 1883-1959 (person)

Austrian composer and theorist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna Sept. 3 1927, to [Hermann Scherchen], 1927 Sept. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270665463 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna June 2 1920, to [Johannes] Itten, 1920 June 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270665458 Hauer was an Austrian composer known for having invented, independently from Arnold SchoĢˆnberg, a variation on the 12-tone method...