Additional John Powell Foundation material [manuscript], 1932-1973.


John Powell Foundation. Additional John Powell Foundation material [manuscript], 1932-1973.

Additional John Powell Foundation material [manuscript], 1932-1973.

The collection includes press material, Foundation booklets, news bulletin of the Leschetizky Association, reminiscences in memory of John Powell, certificate of incorporation of John Powell Home Foundation, board minutes, newsclippings re. John Powell; letters from Bassett W. Hough, Edgar Schenkman, and John H. Steinway, re. formal presentation of the John Powell portrait to the Foundation; a listing of Powell compositions; 1 notebook with "Sonate noble, Opus 21" by John Powell; 1 notebook with music "At the fair" by John Powell; portrait of John Powell, portrait of Mrs. J. Smith Brockenbrough, 16 phonograph records, and 1 scrapbook. Phonograph records (33-1/3, 45, and 78 rpm) include: Daniel Boone ; My horses ain't hungry (Gene Wardell, vocals) -- Fireworks del- (Herbert Ricks, piano) -- Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht ; Susser die Clocken nie klingen (Wilhelm Strienz, vocals ; Jean Bastian, organ) -- Indian suite, no. 2, op. 48 / Edward MacDowell (American Recording Society Orchestra ; Dean Dixon, conductor) -- Washington quickstep tunes. The lady in the boat ; Muckin' o' Geordie's byre ; Norfolk long dance tunes. The perfect cure ; Long dance (Pinewoods Players) -- Cumberland square dance tunes. My love she's but a lassie yet ; Biddy o' Sligo ; Yorkshire square dance tunes. Miss Forge's warewell to Banff ; Old Donald ; La russe quadrille tunes. La russe ; Bluebell polka ; The break down (Pinewoods Players) -- Modern rhythms [poetry reading] (Warrington Dawson) -- Fantasie in C major / Mozart (Herbert Ricks, piano) -- Rhapsodie negre / John Powell (John Powell, piano ; NBC Symphony Orchestra) -- Journey with a clarinet / La Salle Spier (Rex Hinshaw, clarinet ; National Gallery Orchestra) -- Concerto no. 2 in G, opus 44 / Tchaikovsky (Benno Moseiwitsch ; Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra).

75 items.

Related Entities

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Powell, John, 1882-1963 (person)

American pianist and composer. From the description of "Sonata Teutonica." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568733 From the description of Papers : of John Powell, 1888-1979. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793227 Pianist and composer. From the description of Papers of John Powell [manuscript] : regarding Powell and the Norfleet and Scott families, 1845-1957. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810702 John Powell Fo...

Hough, Bassett W., (person)

Steinway, John H., (person)

John Powell Foundation (corporateBody)

Leschetizky Association of America. (corporateBody)

Schenkman, Edgar (person)