New England Conservatory of Music scrapbooks, 1900-1949 [microform].


New England Conservatory of Music scrapbooks, 1900-1949 [microform].

New England Conservatory of Music scrapbooks, 1900-1949 [microform].

Includes six separate scrapbooks. The 1st scrapbook, from 1900-1949, includes concert reviews, programs, correspondence and newspaper articles relating to the Boston Symphony Orchestra, New England Conservatory, and Wallce Goodrich, in particular. The 2nd scrapbook Wallace Goodrich, 1902-1942, includes newspaper reviews of his concerts as conductor of the Choral Arts Society, the Worcester Music Festival, the Boston Opera Company and the NEC Orchestra; also includes articles about his recitals and other activities as well as personal news. The 3rd scrapbook, Jordan Hall Orchestra, 1906-1907, includes newspaper clippings about the conservatory's new orchestra, programs, concert reviews, articles on Goodrich and correspondence. The 4th scrapbook, Boston Opera House, 1908-1914, includes programs from the 1909-1912 seasons, newspaper clippings about the founding of the new opera company and the opening of the Opera House; documents NEC's involvement with the opera company. The 5th scrapbook, 1926-1935, includes newspaper clippings about NEC activities and concert reviews, primarily of NEC orchestra performances. The 6th scrapbook, 1929-1934, includes newspaper clippings about NEC faculty and administration, in particular, Wallace Goodrich, Joseph Adamowski, Henry Dunham, Director George W. Chadwick and President of the Board of Trustees George W. Brown; also contains articles about NEC concerts on the radio and the addition of Brown Hall to the NEC building on Huntington Avenue.

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