Music and literary manuscripts in the Frederick R. Koch collection, 1640-1983.

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Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson),. Music and literary manuscripts in the Frederick R. Koch collection, 1640-1983.

Music and literary manuscripts in the Frederick R. Koch collection, 1640-1983.

Manuscripts by European, English, and American composers, authors, and artists.

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Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900

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Epithet: writer of plays British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000765.0x00005f Irish writer, poet, and playwright. From the description of Collection, 1851-1957 (bulk 1877-1957). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122625016 Irish poet, dramatist and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed :...

Sibelius, Jean, 1865-1957

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000613.0x0001c0 Composed originally for solo piano 1893. This orchestration 1979. From the description of Sonata für pianoforte, op. 12 / Jean Sibelius ; orchestrated [by] Albert B. Conkey. 1979. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 41962755 Finnish composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dat...

Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886

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Note at end says "Original mss. in Weimar--date 1851. First published by Meyer in 1854--later by Litolff. Never been orchestrated--either by Liszt or anyone else."--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Scherzo and March / Franz Liszt ; orchestrated by Arthur Hartmann. [c1934]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 69683005 Composed originally for solo piano, 1849, on the deaths of Prince Felix Lichnowsky, Count Ladislaus Teleky and Count Lajos Ba...

Glazunov, Aleksandr Konstantinovich

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First performed in St. Petersberg at the Mariinsky on 7/19 January 1898. From the description of Adagio (Raymonda) : A. Glazunov : manuscript, [1898?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612868490 Originally composed for horn and piano 1890. For Glazunov's own transcription for horn and orchestra see F.C. no. 539 m. From the description of Rêverie, op. 24, for horn solo and orchestra / Alexander Glazunov ; transcribed by B. Jivoff. [1---?] (Franklin & Marshall Co...

Coward, Noël, 1899-1973

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English composer, writer, actor, and producer. From the description of Signature on his visiting card, dated : [n.p., n.d.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899310 Badger's Green opened Jun. 12, 1930. From the description of Letter [1930] Jun. 20 [London] to Maurice Browne [London] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365183 English actor and author. From the description of The Birth of Hope : autograph manuscript signed ...

Daudet, Alphonse, 1840-1897

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Alphonse Daudet was a nineteenth century French novelist and dramatist. From the description of Alphonse Daudet letter to mon cher monsieur Colhynon, ca. 1872 and 1950. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 40804528 Daudet was a French novelist, dramatist, short story writer, and a leading figure in the nineteenth-century school of French Naturalism. Adolphe Belot was a prolific French author and dramatist. Fromont jeune et Risler ainé is a comic dra...

Straus, Oscar, 1870-1954

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Austrian composer. From the description of "Alt-Wiener Reigen / (Old-fashioned Viennese Waltz) / Oscar Straus" : autograph manuscript, 1944 May. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569618 Composer. From the description of Autograph note signed : [n.p.], [194-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270902659 ...

Hofmannsthal, Hugo ˜vonœ 1874-1929

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Hugo von Hofmannsthal was a German author, known as perhaps the most important Austrian writer of his era. Born in Vienna to prosperous Jewish parents, he was educated by private tutors and studied law and philology at the University of Vienna. He showed a precocious gift for poetry, and became equally prolific writing drama, fiction, and essays. He was influenced by the Symbolist tradition, and his work was self-consciously aesthetic, but his writing was always infused with his concern for harm...

Koch, Frederick R. (Frederick Robinson)

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Frederick Robinson Koch is a collector of rare materials and a graduate of Harvard College, A.B. 1955. From the description of Frederick R. Koch collection of photographs of stage and screen actors and entertainers, ca. 1920-1979. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 663985221 From the guide to the Frederick R. Koch collection of photographs of stage and screen actors and entertainers, ca. 1920-1979., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Librar...

Robert, Louis ˜deœ 1871-1937

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Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934

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English composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Malvern, 12 April [n.y.], to [Plunket?] Greene. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566154 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Plas Gwyn, 15 August 1904, to [Samuel Aitken], 1904 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566140 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Plas Gwyn, Christmas Day 1902, to Mrs. [Louise Alvar] Harding, 1902 Dec. 25. (Unknown). Wo...

Brahms

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German Romantic composer, 19th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Brahms to Fritz Simrock, Rome, 1881 Apr. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122448491 From the description of Autograph letter signed from Brahms to Elise. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122541007 19th century German Romantic composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Brahms to unidentified correspondent, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 12...

Maugham, Robin, 1916-1981

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English author; nephew of W. Somerset Maugham. From the description of The green shade : original manuscript, ca. 1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866481 British writer of non-fiction, novels, plays, short stories, and screenplays, and critic. From the description of Collection, 1932-1975. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122597854 Robin Maugham was an author of short ...

Roussel, Albert

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Albert Roussel (1869-1937), French composer. From the description of Albert Roussel letters to Blanche Roussel, 1914-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702162549 From the description of Albert Roussel letters to Blanche Roussel, 1914-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82841856 Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000206.0x00002a The work was composed in 1927--Cf. G...

Dukas, Paul

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French composer. From the description of Correspondence with Paul Poujaud, 1891-1935 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702195521 From the description of L'Ondine et le Pêcheur (Th. Gautier.). [n.d.] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563125 From the description of Variations et finale sur un menuet de J. Ph. Rameau. [between 1899 and 1902] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563130 From the description of [Sketchbook] [manuscript]. (Unknown)...

Balfe, M. W. (Michael William), 1808-1870

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Epithet: Irish composer and singer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x0001b3 British composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 154 Avenue des Champs Elysées, Paris, to Arthur Sullivan, 1869 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125509 Irish composer and singer. From the description of Cantata / MWBal[fe.] [manuscript]. [between 1842 and 1845] (Unkno...

Lecocq, Alexandre Charles

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La fille de Madame Angot (with libretto by Clairville, V. Koning and P. Siraudin) was first performed in Brussels at the Fantaisies-Parisiennes, 4 December 1872. Cf. New Grove opera. From the description of La Fille de Madame Angot, opéra bouffe en 3 actes : de Clairville Siraudin Konig : musique de Charles Lecoq [i.e. Lecocq] : valse arrangée par Henri Boyer : manuscript, [after 1872] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 733097409 Libretto by Meilhac and Halévy; fir...

Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921

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Composer. From the description of Camille Saint-Saëns autograph letter to unidentified recipient, 1913 Mar. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 476902751 Saint-Saëns was known to have been composing the opera between 1881-1882. Cf. New Grove opera. From the description of Draft of the libretto of Henry VIII : manuscript, undated [between 1880 and 1883]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232649239 French composer, pianist, organist, and writer. ...

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...

Franck, César, 1822-1890

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From the second of the Composer's Six Pièces Pour Grand Orgue, which were composed between 1860 and 1862. The original organ piece was dedicated to Charles-Henri Valentin Alkan.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Andante, from Grande pièce symphonique, op. 17 / César Franck ; orch. by Charles O'Connell. [1950-1961?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49947367 French composer, teacher, and organist of Belgian birth. From the d...

Halévy, F., 1799-1862.

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Libretto by Saint-Georges; opera first performed in Paris at the Opéra, 17 March 1858. Cf. New Grove online. From the description of Autographe d'Halévy : fragment de La magicienne : manuscript, [1858?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612871875 F. Halévy was a composer; he wrote the opera La Juive. From the description of Autographed musical score fragment and commentary, 1858. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155888413 Librett...

Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893

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During his London sojourn, 1870-75, French composer Charles Gounod lived at the residence of English soprano Georgina Weldon. From the description of Letters received, 1792-1905. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485989 From the guide to the Letters received, 1792-1905, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Libretto by Emile Augier; first performed in Paris at the Opéra, 16 April 1851. Cf. New Grove online. From the description ...

Louÿs, Pierre, 1870-1925

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French novelist and poet. From the description of Pierre Louÿs Papers, 1839-1934 (bulk 1891-1919). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 85242183 Pierre Louys (1870-1925) was a French poet and writer known for his erotic and sensual themes, particular lesbian. He was good friends with André Gide and Oscar Wilde. From the guide to the Pierre Louys Manuscripts, unknown, (Special Collections Research Cen...

Hahn, Reynaldo, 1875-1947

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Composed originally for clarinet and piano, 1903.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Sarabande et thème varié : pour clarinette basse et piano / Reynaldo Hahn ; orchestrated by Lucien Cailliet. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49980832 Hahn was a French composer. Madeleine-Jeanne Coll Lemaire (1845-1928 ) was a French painter and illustrator of Marcel Proust’s Les plaisirs et les jours . From the guide to the Reynald...

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 ...

Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895

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The writer Alexandre Dumas (1824-1895), the author of La Dame aux camlias, was the son of the novelist Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870). From the guide to the Miscellaneous correspondence from Alexandre Dumas junior to various recipients, 1850-1883, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) French author and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Marly-le-Roi], to an unidentified "monsieur," [1892 Apr. 12]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 757338135 ...

Walton, William, 1902-1983

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William Walton composed the Sinfonia Concertante while living in London with the Sitwell family. Walton dedicated the three movements of the work to Edith, Osbert, and Sacheverell Sitwell. The Sinfonia Concertante was first published in 1928 and revised in 1943. From the description of Sinfonia concertante : for orchestra with pianoforte (quasi obbligato) / by William Walton. [ca. 1927] (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092340 English composer. From the de...

Malibrán, María 1808-1836

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Maria Malibran was a contralto. Monsieur Robert was director of Théâtre des italiens, Paris. From the description of Letter : to M. [Edouard] Robert, [between 1830 Oct. and 1831 May]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485587 Spanish mezzo-soprano. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?], 22 March 1831, to M. [Edouard] Robert, [co-]director of the Théâtre-Italien, 1831 Mar. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2705...

Menotti, Gian Carlo, 1911-2007

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Composer. From the description of Papers, 1982-1989. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 21072004 Orlando Cole, American, cellist of the Curtis String Quartet, and educator (cello faculty, The Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, Pa.), was a classmate of Menotti's and Barber's at the Curtis Institute. From the description of [Letter, 1936, summer, St. Wolfgang, Austria, to] Landy [Orlando Cole, Rockport, Me.] / Gian-Carlo ; Sam [Samuel Barb...

Rubinstein, Anton

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Suggested by the drama by Lev Alexandrovich Mey. Composed 1869.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Ivan IV (the terrible), op. 79 / Anton Rubinstein. [19--]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 76952517 Russian pianist and composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, from Rubinstein to unidentified publisher, London, 1859 July 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553504 Russian pianist, composer, and teache...

Respighi, Ottorino, 1879-1936

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Italian composer. From the description of "Voici Noël! / per soprano. / Ottorino Respighi" : autograph manuscript, 1919 Aug. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568953 From the description of Autograph letters signed (3), dated : Abetone Serrabassa, 19 August 1925 and 7 August 1926, and [n.p.], 23 August 1933, to Claudio [Guastalla], 1925 Aug. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676008 From the description of "Partitura / Maria Vittoria / Atto Io. [Atto 2o. / Quadr...

Guitry, Sacha, 1885-1957

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Ireland, John, 1879-1962

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English composer, pianist, and teacher. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 5 June 1919, to Mr. Kling [at J. &. W. Chester], 1919 June 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578522 Epithet: composer and pianist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x00036a ...

Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869

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Hector Berlioz was a French composer. From the description of Letter : from M. Berlioz, Paris, to Monsieur Busset, ingénieur, Dijon, Côte d'Or, 1836 Oct. 9. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626765 From the guide to the Letter : from M. Berlioz, Paris, to Monsieur Busset, ingénieur, Dijon, Côte d'Or, 1836 Oct. 9, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) French composer, 19th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed...

Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880

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Jacques Offenbach (1819–1880) was a German-born French composer and cellist of Jewish ancestry. He had a strong influence in popular music in Europe, and was one of the originators of the operetta, of which he wrote more than one hundred. His works were noted for their elements of satire and parody; two for which he is particularly known are the operetta Orpheus in the Underworld and the opera The Tales of Hoffman . From the guide to the Jacques Offenbach Letter, undated (after 1844)...

German, Edward, 1862-1936

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Sir Edward German was an English composer. From the description of Edward German collection. [1907]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 667848476 English composer, 20th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed from German to Ivimey. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122448664 British composer. From the description of "'Fallen Fairies.'" : autograph manuscript, 1909 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2705...

Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956

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Alan Alexander Milne (b. January 18, 1882, London, England-d. January 31, 1956, Hartfield, England) was born to John Vine Milne, the headmaster of Henley House School, and Sarah Maria Heginbotham Milne. Known best for his children’s stories, Milne was also a prolific essayist, playwright, and mystery writer. As a child, Milne attended his father’s school, where H. G. Wells was one of his instructors. Beginning at age eleven, Milne attended Westminster School and later en...

Radiguet, Raymond, 1903-1923

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Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759

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Most material is from the oratorio; see Callno. 7087. This arrangement 1943.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphonic suite no. V : the triumph of Truth : based on / Handel ; free arrangement by Zoltan Fekete. c1943. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50064356 From the opera in three acts, librettist unknown. Composed 1707 or 1708.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Dance of the sailors : from Rodrigo / G.F. H...

Boccherini, Luigi, 1743-1805

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Composed 1761. This edition after a J.F. Peter autograph copied in 1771, now in the Moravian Music Foundation Archives.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Divertimento in B♭ / L. Boccherini. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42554106 The present concerto is not to be confused with the composer's Violoncello concerto No.1 in E-flat major, Gérard no. 474. This edition from photocopies of ms. parts discovered in the Naples (Italy) Co...

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x000089 Opera with a libretto by Salvadore Cammarano, based on Friedrich von Schiller's play Kabale und Liebe, premiered at the Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, on December 8, 1849. From the description of Luisa Miller : melodramma tragico in tre atti / sinfonia musica del Sigr. Mo. Giuseppe Verdi. [ca. 1850] (Yale University). WorldCat record id...

Ponchielli, Amilcare

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Italian composer. From the description of [Draft of Suor Teresa]. [ca. 1880s?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270989968 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Cremona, 26 August 1869, to [Emanuele] Rovelli, 1869 Aug. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270675101 From the description of [Sketches for Act 3 of La Gioconda]. [1876?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568708 From the description of [Draft of vocal score of I Lituani]. [1874?] (U...

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...

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...

Cocteau, Jean

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French poet, novelist, dramatist, designer, boxing manager, playwright and filmmaker. Antonin Artaud -- French poet, essayist, actor and director -- was the leading playwright of the 'Theatre of Cruelty.' From the description of Le moine de M.G. Lewis raconté par Antonin Artaud [manuscript], ca. 1931 / Jean Cocteau. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 318989605 French poet, novelist, playwright, and artist. From the description of Autograph letter signed :...

Fauré, Gabriel, 1845-1924

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French composer. From the description of 3e Valse Caprice. Aout 1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563225 From the description of Letters to Paul Dukas, 1903-1923 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702195517 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Evian-les-Bains, to unidentified friends, 1916 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270576781 From the description of Autograph letters signed (3), dated : Monte Carlo, 1 ...

Dvorák, Antonín, 1841-1904

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Antonín Dvořák was a Bohemian composer. In 1892 he accepted an invitation to head the National Conservatory in New York. He returned to Prague in 1895. From the description of Receipt : to The National Conservatory of Music of America, 1894 Apr. 26. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615912 Antonín Dvořák was a Bohemian composer. In 1892 he accepted an invitation to head the National Conservatory in New York. He returned to Prague in 1895. From ...

Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek

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Composed originally for solo piano 1836, as one of 12 Êtudes in Op. 25.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Etude de F. Chopin op. 25, no. 7 for cello solo and orchestra / by Jules de Swert. [1931?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49608220 Composer. From the description of Frédéric Chopin autograph letter to Julian Fontana, 1839 Oct. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 440301778 From the description of Frédéric Cho...

Morlacchi, Francesco, 1784-1841

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000544.0x0000bd Italian composer and conductor. From the description of L'invito a Climene Canzonetta [manuscript]. 10. Dec. 1822. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270567217 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Töplitz, 1 August 1823, to Francesco [i.e. Franz Anton] Schubert in Dresden, 1823 Aug. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Miller, Henry, 1891-1980.

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Novelist. From the description of Papers, 1952-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155457225 Henry Miller (1891-1980) was an American author. He was known for his experimental, surrealist novels, such as Tropic of Cancer, which mixed fiction and autobiography. His writing was controversial for its graphic depictions of sexuality, leading to a 1964 obscenity trial in the United States, Grove Press, Inc. v. Gerstein. From the guide to the Henry Miller Letter, unda...

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888

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English painter and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 61 Promenade des Anglais [Nice], to Lady Duncan, 1865 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129778 From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : Cairo, Cannes, Paris, San Remo, and Botzen, to Mrs. (later Lady) Digby Wyatt, 1866 Dec. 30-1871 Aug. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598498 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Villa Tennyson, San Remo, to Wilkie [Col...

Villa-Lobos, Heitor, 1887-1959

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Composed 1937, part of the 2nd of 4 film suites. Suite no. 2 first performed 11 October 1946, orchestra conducted by the composer.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Impressão moura : from Descobrimento do Brasil / H. Villa-Lobos. [ca. 1943] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56349185 Composed 1932, originally as a children's ballet for a youth concert. First performance Rio de Janeiro, 23 November 1932, Burle Marx conductor. Suite extract...

Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno, 1876-1948

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Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Italian composer. From the description of Quartetto in la minore per 2 violini, viola, e violoncello / di Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, Monaco, Gennaio 1895. 1895 January. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 775721388 From the description of Quartetto in C-dur per due violini, viola, e vcello / di Ermanno Wolf, Luglio-Agosto 1893. 1893 July-August. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 775852037 Italian composer. From the description of Autograph lette...

Schumann, Clara, 1819-1896

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German pianist and composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Düsseldorf, 20 December 1856, to an unidentified recipient in Leipzig, 1856 Dec. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270900002 From the description of Autograph letter signed Clara Wieck, dated : Liebenstein Aug. 23 1840, to Herr [Ernest?] Montag in Weimar, 1840 Aug. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270669575 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Baden-B...

Giordano, Umberto

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Opera, with a libretto by Salvatore Di Giacomo, first performed in Palermo in 1910. From the description of Mese Mariano. [ca. 1910] (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092365 From the description of Mese Mariano, [ca. 1910]. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 54656367 Italian composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577875 From the ...

Puccini, Giacomo

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An Italian opera composer, Giacomo Puccini at the time of this letter was overseeing the production of La Fanciulla del West at the Teatro Grande, Brescia. The recipient, Antonio Bettolacci, was Puccini's personal business agent. From the guide to the ALS, from Giacomo [Puccini], Brescia, to Antonio Bettolacci, Torre del Lago, 1911 Aug. 19, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) From the description of ALS, 1911 Aug. 19, from Giacomo [Puccini], Brescia, to Antonio Be...

Berners Lord

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English composer, writer, and painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Faringdon House (Berks.), [n.y.] to Mr. [Otto M.] Kling [at J. & . W. Chester] [n.y., 1915-1924] Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672667 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Faringdon House (Berks.), and [London], to Mme [Louise] Alvar to Mme [Louise] Alvar, 1923 Apr. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672663 British composer. ...

Genêt, Jean, 1910-1986

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David Hilliard was in prison from 1970 to 1974 on a one-year to ten-year assault charge. His letters from Genet were sent to him through his lawyer, Charles Garry, who also received some direct communication from Genet. According to Hilliard's notes on these letters, "[Genet] had a major effect in the change of Newton's and the Party's views on homosexuality. Zayd Shakur influenced Genet with regard to the Party. When I was released from prison I was expelled from the Party by Newton after Newto...

Wolf, Hugo, 1860-1903

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Austrian composer. From the description of Gudmund's erster Gesang. [1891 Oct. 30?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571339 From the description of Charwoche. [1888 Oct. 8?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571344 From the description of Letter, dated : [Vienna, 1 June 1880], to Mlle. Henriette Lang, Taikowitz, Moravia, [1880 June 1]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873919 From the description of Autograph letters signed (3), dated : Vienna, 2 March and...

Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

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Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Thematisch-systematisches Verzeichnis der musikalischen Werke (MWV). Studien-Ausgabe von Ralf Wehner (Wiesbaden, 2009), Anh. B. From the description of Beethoven's pianoforte sonata in A♭. Op. 26 (no. 12) / arranged in score ... entirely in autograph of Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. [1834] (University of Leeds, Brotherton Library). WorldCat record id: 421364937 Nos. 1 and 2 composed 1847, part of an unfinished string quartet. No. 3 composed 1843, ...

Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista, 1710-1736

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x0002e3 Italian composer. From the description of [Mass in F major ; version 2]. [1734?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568681 From the description of Mesa á Cinque / Voci / Due Canti Alto Tenore, e Basso / Del fu / Sig:e Gio: Batta / Pergolesi. [1732?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568677 From the description of Sta...

Sterling, George, 1869-1926

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California poet. From the description of Papers of George Sterling [manuscript] 1910-27. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647944409 American poet. From the description of To Ruth Chatterton : typed poem signed, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122445441 From the description of Letter, San Francisco, Ca. to Norbert Hyatt, Hartford, Ct. [manuscript] 1922 March 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647944413 George Sterli...

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...

Schumann, Robert

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Originally composed for solo piano, 1833-1835. Collaborative orchestration of the score, 1908-1909, for the use of the Russian Imperial Ballet. No indication is given of each collaborator's contribution. First performance as a ballet St. Petersburg, 1910. First concert performance, Boston, 25 November 1938, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Goossens conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Carnival / Robert Schumann ; orchestrated by Rimsky-Korsakov, Glazounov, Li...

Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911

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Gustav Mahler, Austrian composer and conductor. From the description of Conductor's score for Beethoven's Symphony no. 3. [circa 1900] (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 505208040 Austrian composer composer and conductor. From the description of [Unidentified draft (A).] : autograph manuscript. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566874 From the description of [Unidentified draft (B).] : autograph manuscript. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566878 ...

Mozart, Johann Chrysostom Wolfgang Amadeus

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The Serenade from which this movement is taken originally composed for 2 clarinets, 2 horns and 2 bassoons, 1781; second version, with the addition of 2 oboes, in 1782 (see callno.: 2329). This transcription 1941.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Adagio, K. V. 375 / Mozart ; transcribed by Zoltán Fekete. [c1941]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42631243 Composed originally for solo piano, 1788. This transcription 1986.--Cf. Fleisher C...

Frederick R. Koch Foundation.

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Chaminade, Cecile

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French pianist and composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Paris], 20 May [n.y.], to an unidentified friend, [n.y.] May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564287 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to [Joseph Bennett?], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564278 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564282 Fren...

Duparc, Henri, 1848-1933

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Orchestra music. Originally the first part of Poème nocturne, composed in 1874. Parts two and three, Lutins et follets and Duo: L'aurore, are lost. From the description of Aux étoiles. [1874?] (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092350 French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p.], 20 February [n.y., 1881?] to an unidentified friend, 1881? Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566028 From the description of ...

Bantock, Granville, Sir, 1868-1946

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000765.0x0003e3 English composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3), dated : Birmingham, to Richard Peyton 1907 May 8 and June 5, and 1909 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270671885 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Kings Norton, to Mr. Dunnebeil [at Breitkopf & Härtel] 1912 Feb. 24. (Unkn...

Milhaud, Darius, 1892-1974

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Milhaud was born in France, and immigrated to the U.S. in 1940. He was then a professor at Mills College, in Oakland, Calif., from 1940 to 1971. From the description of Darius Milhaud music, programs, and photograph collection, 1954-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70977481 Madeleine Milhaud was Darius's wife; they married in 1925. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, ca. 1921-1943. (University of Pennsylvania Library). Worl...

Schubert, Franz

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Composed originally for piano four hands, 1928. This orchestration 1984. For Felix Mottl's transcription see callno.: 826.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fantasy in F minor, op. 103 / by Franz Schubert ; orchestrated by Roman Pawlowski. 1984. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 55011151 From the opera by Franz Schubert, libretto by Franz van Schober; first performed in Weimar at the Hoftheater, 24 June 1854. Cf. New Grove online. ...

Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949

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Richard Strauss (1864-1949) was a German composer. From the description of Richard Strauss audiocassette, undated [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122391808 This work was premiered in Munich on November 28, 1883, Hermann Levi conducting. Lahee's Annals of Music in America and Mueller's compendium of the repertoire of 27 major U.S. orchestras make no mention of a U.S. performance. Theodore Thomas conducted the world premiere of Richard Strauss's second sympho...

Cox, Palmer, 1840-1924

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Palmer Cox was a Canadian author and illustrator of children's books. He is best known for the "Brownies," pixie-like characters in his books based on folklore. He also contributed to St. Nicholas, Ladies' Home Journal, Harper's, Young People, and Wide Awake. From the description of Palmer Cox collection, 1881-1917. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 698454394 American author and illustrator noted for "Brownie" books. From the description of Papers of ...

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...

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...

Pacini, Giovanni, 1796-1867

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The opera was first performed in Venice at S. Benedetto, 14 January 1819; rev. version in Milan at the Teatro alla Scala, 1 August 1819. Cf. New Grove. From the description of Sinfonia nell'opera La sposa fedele : del Mro. Giovanni Pacini : manuscript, [1819?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612848038 Italian composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Viareggio, 16 January 1860, to Vincenzo Jacovacci in Rome, 1860 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldC...

Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922

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French author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Fernand Gregh, [n.d.]"Jeudi." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615671 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Georges [de Lauris], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851761 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to [Robert de Montesquiou], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270851766 Marcel Proust is generally regarded as one ...

Leoncavallo, Ruggero

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Italian composer. From the description of Roland 2d. acte / [musical quotation] / R. Leoncavallo / Berlin 17. XII. 1904., 1904 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270975715 From the description of Autograph letter signed from Leoncavallo to "Paolo, " Brissago, 1901 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122595413 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Milan, [ca. 22 June 1896], to M. [Max] Abraham, 1896 June 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: ...

Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912

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Jules Massenet was a French composer. From the description of Letters, [ca. 1874-1909]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122616188 From the description of Letter: from Jules Massenet, written on a calling card, [18--?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122571050 From the guide to the Letter: from Jules Massenet, written on a calling card, 18--?, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) From the comédie lyrique in three act...

Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868

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Libretto by Jacopo Ferretti after Charles Perrault's Cendrillon and librettos by Charles-Guillaume Etienne for Nicolas Isouard's Cendrillon and Francesco Fiorini for Stefano Pavesi's Agatina, o La virtù premiata; first performed in Rome at the Teatro Valle, 25 January 1817; the Holtei translation first performed in Berlin 20 October 1825. Cf. A. Loewenberg. Annals of opera. From the description of Aschenbrödel : komische Oper in zwei Acten, für die Darstellung auf der Königstädt...

Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883

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The German opera composer Richard Wagner was at the beginning of his career at the time of this letter. From the description of Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, [1896?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122571065 From the guide to the Manuscript copy of letter from Richard Wagner, 1832 June 15, Leipzig, addressed to Schott's Söhne, Mainz, 1896?, (The New York Public Library. Music Divisio...