William Remsen Strickland collection, 1926-1991 (bulk 1946-1970).

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Strickland, William. William Remsen Strickland collection, 1926-1991 (bulk 1946-1970).

William Remsen Strickland collection, 1926-1991 (bulk 1946-1970).

This collection is comprised of materials related to the distinguished career of American conductor and composer William Remsen Strickland. It includes correspondence, concert programs, publicity materials, newspaper and magazine clippings, music manuscripts by Strickland and other composers, articles, speeches and notes, photographs, scrapbooks, datebooks, journals, and recordings.

around 8,600 items (39 boxes, 16 linear feet).

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Berg, Alban

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Austrian composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Trahütten, to an unidentified friend, 1927 July 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672335 From the description of Autograph postcards signed (2), dated : [Villach?], and Villach [n.d.], to his sister-in-law Steffi Berg, 1907 Sept. 23 and n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672288 From the description of Autograph and typewritten letter signed (incomplete), dated : [n.p., n.d.], to [Cl...

Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951

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Composer. From the description of Arnold Schoenberg letter to Carl Engel, 1942 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 427647095 An Austrian composer, Arnold Schoenberg came to the United States in 1933 and became an American citizen in 1941. Carl Parrish, an American musicologist and composer, bound together published copies of Schoenberg's piano music with annotations in pencil. From the description of Letter : Los Angeles, to Carl Parrish, Aurora-on-Cayuga, N...

Sowerby, Leo

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American composer and church musician. From the description of [Organ symphony. Album leaf] : autograph manuscript, 1951 Mar. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569572 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Chicago, 13 March 1953, to Joseph Chouinard, 1953 Mar. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270962032 Composed 1926-27. Chicago, 29 March 1929, Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Frederick Stock coductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the ...

Ives, Charles E., 1874-1954

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The poem by Edwin Markham. Composed 1912. Arranged for voice and piano, 1921 and published as no. 11 of 114 songs. Quotations: The Battle Hymn of the Republic; Hail Columbia; The Red, White, and Blue; The Star-Spangled Banner; America; The Battle Cry of Freedom. Dedicated to Dr. David Cushman Twichell.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Lincoln, the great commoner / Charles Ives. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52368029 Composer. ...

Rorem, Ned, 1923-

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Composer and author. From the description of Oral history conducted by Vivian Perlis, March 31, 1997. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155905487 Commissioned by Nikolai Sokoloff and the Musical Arts Society of La Jolla, California. Composed 1956. First performance La Jolla, California, 5 August 1956, Nikolai Sokoloff conductor. Dedicated to Nikolai Sokoloff and the Musical Arts Society of La Jolla, California.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. Fr...

Impuriaru Firuhāmonikku Kōkyōgakudan (Japan)

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Sinfóniúhljómsveit íslands.

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Pleasants, Henry.

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American music critic and author. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : London, 3 March 1996, to Joan [Peyser], 1996 March 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992647 American music critic, author, editor, and translator from German; b. 1910; d. 2000; lived in London. From the description of Henry Pleasants collection, 1930-1997. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969184 ...

Nashville symphony orchestra

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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...

Pleasants, Virginia

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Hull, Anneke van 't

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Keller, Homer, 1915-1996

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Composed 1947.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Overture 1947 / Homer Keller. [1947] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52569313 Commissioned by the Ojai Festival. Composed 1949. First performance Ojai, California, 29 May 1949, Ojai Festival Chamber Orchestra, Thor Johnson conductor, Shura Cherkassky soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto : for piano and orchestra / Homer Keller. [1949] (Franklin &...

Strickland, William

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William Remsen Strickland (1914-1991) was born in Defiance, Ohio and began his musical career an an organist. He eventually shifted his focus to conducting and while serving in the U.S. Army (1941-1946) he founded the Army Music School Choir. In 1946 he co-founded the Nashville Symphony Orchestra which he led until 1951. Strickland spent the 1950s championing the works of American composers both at home and abroad. He led the Vienna Symphony, directed the New York Oratorio Society and traveled t...

Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981

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American composer. From the description of [Sonata, piano. Draft] : autograph manuscript, 1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270561604 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p.], to Mr. [Seymour] Peck, 1966 Aug. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270671896 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, with two autograph postscripts, dated : Mount Kisco, N.Y., 27 April 1957, to Niccolò [i.e. Nikolay Malko], 1957 Apr. 27. (Unknown). WorldC...

Howe, Mary, 1882-1964

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For a slightly different version with 2 pianos, see callno.: U-2127.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Waltz (of the Queen of Hearts) and finale : for small orchestra or with augmented strings : from "Cards" a ballet / Mary Howe. [19--]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 145498495 Composed 1936.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Coulennes : (tableau de genre) / Mary Howe. [1936?] (Franklin & Marshall Colleg...

Dumbarton Oaks Chamber Orchestra

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Effinger, Cecil, 1914-1990

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Commissioned by St. Louis Little Symphony, 1945. Composed 1945. First performance St. Louis, Missouri, 29 June 1959, St. Louis Little Symphony, Stanley Chapple conductor. Received the Walter W. Naumberg Award, 1959.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Little symphony no. 1, op. 31 / Robert L. Sanders. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51689611 Composer, violinist, oboist, educator and inventor of the Musicwriter (typewriter for musi...

Kennan, Kent Wheeler, 1913-2003

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Completed 1941.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concertino : for an American going to war : for piano and orchestra / Kent Kennan. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52569407 Refers to the flea market in Rome. Composed 1938. First performance Rochester, 5 January 1939, Rochester Civic Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Il campo dei fiori : for solo trumpet and small or...

Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965

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Composed 1916-18. The original ms. had a pencilled-in note saying: "This is the only copy anywhere." See note from Mrs. Cowell 19 Nov. 1959: "The first symphony is a student work, and I hope earnestly for it not to be performed." This is a facsimile of the composer's holograph score, according to Bill Lichtenwanger.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony in B minor / Henry Cowell. 1918. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45207014 Compo...

Nihon Firuhāmonī Kōkyō Gakudan.

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Thorne, Francis

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American jazz musician and composer. From the description of Interview, Dec. 2, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861548 Prolific American composer Francis Thorne (born 1922) is well known for his work in a variety of genres, as well as for his service in music administration. Born in Bay Shore, New York, Thorne came from a musical family. His father had been a ragtime pianist and his grandfather, Gu...

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Křenek, Ernst

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Krenek was an Austro-American composer. Robert Holliday was the director of the Hamline University Choir, St. Paul, Minn. Krenek was chair of the Hamline University Music Dept. the first six years of Holliday's tenure as director. From the description of Letters : to Robert Holliday, 1943-1976. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 33996728 Commissioned by The Louisville Orchestra. Composed 1954. First performance Louisville, Kentucky, 12 February 1955, ...

Ward, Robert, 1917-2013

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Originally composed for string quartet, 1937; arranged 1937-40. First performance Detroit, July 1941, Merrill String Ensemble, Celia Merrill conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Andante and scherzo for strings / Robert E. Ward. [1937-1940] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56906096 Composed 1937 for a symphony in E minor, not completed. First performance Rochester, New York, April 1938, Rochester Civic Orchestra, Howard Hanson con...