Olin Downes scrapbooks and printed materials, 1929-1955.


Olin Downes scrapbooks and printed materials, 1929-1955.

The series consists of scrapbooks and folios of printed materials of Olin Downes from 1929-1955. The scrapbooks and folios contain newspaper articles written by Olin Downes from 1929-1955 (with gaps) for the New York Times pertaining to musical performers and performances at Carnegie Hall, the New York Metropolitan Opera, and the Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra. Other scrapbooks and folios include newspaper clippings of the writings of music critics Virgil Thompson (1940-1954, with gaps) and Ernest Newman (1935-1954).

6 linear ft.

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Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)

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The Metropolitan Opera (commonly known as the Met) is an American opera company based in New York City, resident at the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center. The company is operated by the non-profit Metropolitan Opera Association, with Peter Gelb as current general manager (2021). As of 2018, the company's current music director is Yannick Nézet-Séguin. The Met was founded in 1883 as an alternative to the previously established Academy of Music opera house, and debuted the same year in...

Newman, Ernest

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Music critic, author. From the description of Papers, 1900-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155490535 English writer on music. From the description of Autograph letters signed (16) and typewritten letters signed (4), dated : Liverpool, Birmingham, London [and n.p.], 1900-1921, to Grant Richards, 1900-1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582901 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Brimingham, 17 and 24 March 1917, to C. Cop...

Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra.

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Thompson, Virgil

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Carnegie Hall (New York, N.Y.)

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Designed to be America's foremost center for classical music, Carnegie Hall has extended its 3 stages not only to different types of music, but also to lecturers, staged productions, and one stage even served for a time (early 1960s to 1997) as a cinema until it was reclaimed for live performances. Known for its wonderful acoustics, Carnegie Hall is known as the premier location for music of all sorts. From the description of Belknap Collection, Theatre and theatre groups 1895- : Car...

Downes, Olin

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American music critic. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2), dated : New York, 22 April 1932 and 16 June 1939, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1932 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565951 Olin Downes (1886-1955), American music critic with the Boston Post (1906-1924) and the New York Times (1924-1955). From the description of Olin Downes manuscripts, [ca. 1926-1957]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476554 From the description of O...