Music manuscripts, ca. 1785-1950.
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Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847
Felix Mendelssohn, composer of the early Romantic period. His best-known works include the overture and incidental music for A Midsummer Night's Dream, the Italian Symphony, the Scottish Symphony, the oratorio St. Paul, the oratorio Elijah, the overture The Hebrides, the mature Violin Concerto and the String Octet. A grandson of the philosopher Moses Mendelssohn, Felix Mendelssohn was born into a prominent Jewish family. He was brought up without religion until the age of seven, when he was bapt...
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 : ...
Bennett, Robert Russell, 1974
Composed 1931. First performance Rochester, 9 December 1932, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto grosso : for small dance band and symphony orchestra / Robert Russell Bennett ; in the form of "Sketches from an American Theatre." [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42886632 Robert Russell Bennett was an American composer, orchestrator and conductor. From th...
Still, William Grant, 1895-1978
Composer; d. 1978. From the description of William Grant Still papers, 1937-1969. (Fisk University). WorldCat record id: 70972606 Epithet: composer and conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001186.0x000212 William Grant Still was a prominent African-American composer. Verna Arvey, Still's wife, was a journalist and musician who collaborated with her husband on many compositions. ...
Beach, H.H.A. Mrs
Dedicated to Madame Teresa Carreño. First performance Music Hall, Boston, 6 April 1900, Boston Symphony, William Gericke conductor, the composer as soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto : for pianoforte and orchestra, op. 45 / by Mrs. H.H.A. Beach. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43256910 American composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., London?, n.d.], to Stanley K. Faye at t...
Chasins, Abram, 1903-1987
Revised 1937. First performance of revised version by the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, New York, April 7, 1938, John Barbirolli, conducting, the composer at the piano.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Piano concerto no. 2 : in F♯ minor / Abram Chasins. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42693718 American pianist, composer, writer, and educator. From the description of Autograph letter signed and Typewritte...
Krone, Max T. (Max Thomas), 1901-1970
Robinson, Earl, 1910-1991
Moore, Douglas, 1893-1969
Douglas Moore was a composer and teacher; Ethan Ayer wrote song lyrics which were set by Moore for the 1961 theatrical production of The wings of the dove, based on the novel by Henry James. From the guide to the Letters to Ethan Ayer, 1960 and undated., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Composed 1931. First performance under original title, Overture Babbit, New York, 11 December 1932, Manhattan Symphony Orchestra, th...
Lang, Margaret Ruthven
American composer. From the description of Letters received, 1880 April 19-1903 May 12. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 655778802 ...
Templeton, Alec, 1910-1963
Composed originally for piano, 1936. Transcribed 1936. First broadcast performance Chicago, December 1938, Benny Goodman conductor. First concert performance New York, 15 January 1939, members of the New York Philharmonic, Henry Brant conductor, Benny Goodman soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Bach goes to town / Alec Templeton ; symphonic arrangement by Henry Brant. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56024505 ...
Cain, Noble, 1896-1977
Brockway, Howard, 1870-1951
American composer, pianist, and teacher. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York, 7 December 1913, to George A. Plimpton, 1913 Dec. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270673311 ...
Bloch, Ernest, 1880-1959
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...
Belgian composer of Danish origin, active in Germany. From the description of [T'amo, si t'amo.] : autograph manuscript. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566605 Belgian composer of Danish origin active in Germany. From the description of Autograph postal card signed, dated : [Weimar] July 2 1894, to Baron von Banfmann, 1894 July 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270667154 Lassen, born in Copenhagen, moved in his early years to Brussels. He was a compose...
Composed 1936. First performance Rochester, N.Y., 26 October 1937, Rochester Civic Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of A fantasy on children's tunes : scored for chamber orchestra / Walter Helfer. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52278406 Composed 1936. Commissioned and first performed by Hans Lange and the New York Philharmonic Symphony Chamber Orchestra, 1936. First performance by the New York P...
Malin, Donald Franklin, 1896-
Read, Gardner, 1913-2005
Originally composed for French horn and piano, 1934, as op. 31. Transcribed for viola and piano, 1940, as op. 31a. This transcription 1946.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Poem : for horn in F, or viola, with string orchestra accompaniment, op. 31b / Gardner Read. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53334385 Composed 1940-42. Awarded first prize in the Paderewski Fund Prize Competition, 1943. First performance Boston, 26 November 1...
Daniels, Mabel W. (Mabel Wheeler), 1878-1971
Composed 1934. First performance Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, Harrisburg, PA, Feb. 19, 1935, George King Raudenbush conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Pirates' island, op. 34, no. 2 / Mabel Daniels. [19--?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43917644 Composer (B.A. Radcliffe College, 1900), Wheeler studied music in Boston and Munich, was director of music at Bradford Academy, 1911-1913, and Simmons College, 1913-1918, and then...
Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893
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 ...
English, Granville, 1895-1968
Composed 1936-37. Inspired by Lord Byron's Don Juan. First performance by the Federal Symphony Orchestra of the WPA, Brooklyn, N.Y., June 25, 1939, Eugene Plotnikoff conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Ballet fantasy (after Lord Byron) : for orchestra / Granville English. [19--?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51782630 Composed 1948. First performance Rochester, New York, Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra, Howard Hanson c...
Powell, Maud, 1867-1920
Noted concert violinist. From the description of Maud Powell autograph, undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 70918676 ...
Dykema, Peter W. (Peter William), 1873-1951
Farwell, Arthur, 1872-1952
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...
James, Philip, 1890-1975
Incorporates themes from incidental music to Iphigenia in Tauris (1937). Composed 1952. First performance Kilbourn Hall of the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York, 6 May 1967, Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Overture to a Greek play / Philip James. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52433031 Based on the Welsh folk song Morfa Rhuddlan. Originally composed for ...
Clokey, Joseph W. (Joseph Waddell), 1890-1960
Composer. From the description of Francis Poulenc autograph letter to [Jay S. Harrison],  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...
Spross, Charles Gilbert