Records of the Symposium on Music Criticism, held May 1-3, 1947 at Harvard, 1946-1948 (inclusive)]

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Harvard University. Dept. of Music. Records of the Symposium on Music Criticism, held May 1-3, 1947 at Harvard, 1946-1948 (inclusive)]

Records of the Symposium on Music Criticism, held May 1-3, 1947 at Harvard, 1946-1948 (inclusive)]

Box 1 contains 24 folders of correspondence with symposium participants, commissioned composers, performers, and donors; press releases; journal and newspaper reviews; schedules; receipts. Box 2 contains 17 folders of correspondence with symposium invited and other attendees. Invitees included college and university music faculty members, music critics, and journalists.

2 boxes.

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