Papers of the Society for the Publication of American Music, 1924-1974 (inclusive).

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Society for the Publication of American Music. Papers of the Society for the Publication of American Music, 1924-1974 (inclusive).

Papers of the Society for the Publication of American Music, 1924-1974 (inclusive).

This collection documents the activities of the Society for the Publication of American Music from its inception in 1919 to its dissolution in May, 1969. The bulk of materials dates from the last 10 years of the Society's existence and consists of: correspondence; subscription records; royalty, bank, and other financial records; officers' notes; and a small number of programs and reviews.

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Diamond, David, 1915-2005

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By Unknown - ebay.com, front of photo, back of photo, Public Domain, Link David Leo Diamond (1915-2005) was a gay, Jewish American composer of classical music....

Kortschak, Hugo, 1884-1957

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Ward, John Owen.

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Epithet: editor of books on music British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001026.0x0001d4 Assistant to Oxford musicologist Percy Scholes and then on staff at Boosey-Hawkes publishers. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Oct. 11, 1978 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861404 ...

Wagenaar, Bernard, 1894-1971

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Completed 1935. First performance New York, 23 January 1937, Juilliard Graduate School Orchestra, the composer conducting. Received the Juilliard Publication Award, 1942.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Third symphony / Bernard Wagenaar. [1935] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56758759 Composed 1930. First performance New York, 10 November 1932, New York Philharmonic, Arturo Toscanini conductor. Dedicated to Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Gardner...

Wilson, Keith L. (Keith Leroy), 1916-2013

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Bailey, Parker

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Parker Bailey (Yale A.B. 1923, Cornell LL.B. 1934) served as president of the Telluride Association. His father, James M. Bailey, was employed by L.L. Nunn, founder of the Telluride Association, in Telluride, Colorado. From the description of Parker Bailey letter, from George Lincoln Burr, 1938. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64071861 ...

Holden, David, 1911-1996

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Koutzen, Boris, 1901-1966

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Composed 1929.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Mouvement symphonique : pour violon et orchestre / Boris Koutzen. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52587946 Composed 1934. First performance New York, 12 March 1935, National Orchestra Association, Leon Barzin conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto for five solo instruments and string orchestra / Boris Koutzen. 1934. (Franklin & Marshal...

Hughes, Edwin, 1884-1965

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Heilman, William Clifford

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Fine, Irving

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Irving Fine, American composer, teacher, and conductor, was born in Boston, Mass., on Dec. 3, 1914. He studied composition with Walter Piston at Harvard University and with Nadia Boulanger in Cambridge, Mass., and in Paris, 1France, and choral conducting with A.T. Davison, and orchestral conducting with Serge Koussevitzky. From 1939 until 1950, when he was appointed professor at Brandeis University, he also taught at Harvard. Fine was chairman of the Brandeis School of Creative Arts and served o...

Carl Fischer, Inc., 1939-1978

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Publisher and importer of music and music books, importer and manufacturer of musical instruments and general musical merchandise. From the description of Typewritten letter on letterhead, with stamped signature : New York, to Clark Music Co., Syracuse, N.Y., 1914 May 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270935540 ...

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 ...

Heller, James G.

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Originally composed for voice and string quartet. Transcribed for string orchestra, 1935.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Elegie and pastorale : for string orchestra / by James Heller. 1934. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52278462 Rabbi and composer, of Cincinnati, Ohio. From the description of Papers, 1905-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 32822190 Rabbi, composer, and musician, of Cincinnati, Ohio. ...

Donato, Anthony.

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Commissioned by the Chicago Little Symphony, 1961. Composed 1961. First performance Traverse City, Michigan, 3 March 1962, Chicago Little Symphony Orchestra, Thor Johnson conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Serenade for small orchestra / Anthony Donato. [1961]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 44052610 Composed 1945. First performance Eureka Springs, Arkansas, 30 August 1947, Ozark Workshop Orchestra, William Hacker conductor.-...

Rochberg, George

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Composed in 1949; revised in 1957.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Capriccio / George Rochberg. [1957?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 236485838 Originally part of Symphony no. 1. Composed as a separate work, 1949. First performance New York, 23 April 1953, New York Philharmonic, Dimitri Mitropoulos conductor. Winner of the 8th annual George Gershwin Memorial Award, 1952.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of ...

Stein, Leon, 1910-2002

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Composed 1950. First performance Oklahoma City, 14 April 1951, Oklahoma Symphony, Victor Alessandro conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of A festive overture / Leon Stein. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 55074614 Composed 1972.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. 4 / by Leon Stein. [1974] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 55074736 Conductor, composer, and ...

Fetler, Paul

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Commissioned by the American Music Center under a grant from the Ford Foundation. Composed 1958. First performance Minneapolis, 7 November 1958, Minneapolis Symphony, Antal Dorati conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Contrasts for orchestra / Paul Fetler. [1958]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51785983 ...

Overton, Hall, 1920-1972

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Gold, Ernest, 1921-1999

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Ernest Gold (1921-1999) was a film music composer who worked for various studios and independant producers. From the guide to the Ernest Gold papers, circa 1950-1995, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Gold was a film composer. From the description of Papers, ca. 1970. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 51605365 ...

Luening, Otto, 1900-1996

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American composer, teacher, conductor, and flutist. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : [New York?], 11 September 1981, to Mr. Allen, 1981 Sept. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874496 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 22 July 1992, to Joseph Chouinard, 1992 July 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270930274 Composer. From the description of Reminiscences of Otto Luening : oral history, 1979. ...

Thomson, Virgil

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The hymn is How Firm a Foundation, words and music commonly ascribed to Robert Keene. The melody is also called Geard. Also quoted Yes, Jesus Loves Me and For He's A Jolly Good Fellow. Composed 1926-28. First performance New York, 22 February 1945, New York Philharmonic, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony on a hymn tune / Virgil Thomson. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56078995 Composer. ...

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...

Bezanson, Philip, 1916-1975

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A native of Athol, Massachusetts, Philip T. Bezanson (1916-1975) graduated from Yale University School of Music in 1940. Following war work and military service during World War II, he enrolled in the graduate program in musical composition at the State University of Iowa, Iowa City. He joined its faculty in 1948 and received his Ph.D. there in 1951. In 1954 he was appointed head of the program in musical composition, and in 1961 he was made full professor. In 1964, Dr. Bezanson was...

Foss, Lukas

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Lukas Foss (b. Aug. 15, 1922, in Berlin; d. Feb. 1, 2009, in New York City) was an American composer, conductor, pianist, and educator. From the description of Lukas Foss papers, circa 1926-2000 (bulk 1936-1995). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130018 Composed 1955-58. First performance Pittsburgh, 24 October 1958, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, William Steinberg conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony of chorales : for orchestra : ...

Cone, Edward

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Epithet: American musicologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000837.0x0003b6 Poet, writer, prospector. Charles Edward Cone, born in Kansas in 1862, spent 1886 to 1927 prospecting, fishing, and trapping in various locations in Alaska and British Columbia, with intermittent trips Outside, before retiring to LaPush, Washington. While mining on the Hartman River, he became known as "The B...

Trimble, Lester, 1923-1986

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Composed 1950. First performance Great Hall, Cooper Union, New York 13 March 1959, Music in the Making Orchestra, David Brockman conductor. First performance of this revised version, Carnegie Hall, New York, 14 April 1964, National Orchestra Association, John Barnett conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony in 2 movements / by Lester Trimble. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56193239 ...

Boatwright, Howard

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American violinist, conductor, and composer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Syracuse, N.Y., 13 November 1964, to Joseph Chouinard, 1964 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906389 ...

Bassett, Leslie, 1923-....

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Composer, professor of music at the University of Michigan. From the description of Leslie Bassett photographs. 1977-2003. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778860 From the description of Leslie Bassett papers, 1946-2005. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778856 Leslie Bassett is a composer and professor of music at the University of Michigan. He was born in Hanford, California on January, 23, 1923 and was exposed to music wh...

Brunswick, Mark, 1902-1971

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Composer. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1919-1970]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155500999 ...

Stoessel, Albert

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American violinist, conductor, and composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : New York May 6 1923 and 10 June 1924, to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1923 May 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270670156 Albert Stoessel was an American composer, conductor, and teacher. $bHe was born in St. Louis, MO on October 11, 1894. He studied in the Berlin Hochschule under Emmanuel Wirth and Willy Hess. At age 19 he made his professional debut as a violinist. ...

Blackwood, Easley 1933-

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Composed 1955.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. 1, op. 3 / by Easley Blackwood. 1955. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50988748 Composed 1954.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Chamber symphony, op. 2 / Easley Blackwood. [1954] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50988740 ...

Barzin, Leon

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American conductor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (25), postcards signed (2), and Christmas card signed, dated : Woodstock (N.Y.), New York, Paris, Munich [and other places], to Mrs. Melbert B. Cary [i.e. Mary Flagler Cary], 1931-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672027 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : [Paris], to Langdon van Norden, 1958 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672032 Violinist. ...

Society for the Publication of American Music

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Reiser, Alois

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Composed 1934. First performance Los Angeles, 24 January 1936, Los Angeles Federal Symphony Orchestra of the WPA, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Erewhon / by Alois Reiser. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53438646 Composed 1919. First performance Los Angeles, 23 March, 1933, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Artur Rodzinski conductor, Ilya Bronson soloist. Received honorable mention in the Hollywood B...

Feist, Leonard, 1910-1996

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Leonard Feist, publisher and copyright expert, was the son of music publisher Leo Feist. After graduating from Yale in 1932, the younger Feist joined his father's company. When Leo Feist, Inc. was sold to MGM in the late 1930s, Leonard Feist began a career as an independent publisher, in which he was involved in the publication of concert, educational, and sacred music. In 1956, he assumed the presidency of Associated Music Publishers, Inc., and in 1966, he became presid...

Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague, 1864-1953

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Biographical Note 1864, Oct. 30 Born Elizabeth Penn Sprague, Chicago, Illinois, to Albert Arnold and Nancy Ann Atwood Sprague circa 1872 Began piano lessons with Regina Cohn Watson 1891 Married Frederic Shurtleff Coolidge (died 1915) ...

Korn, Richard, 1908-1981

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Moore, Douglas, 1893-1969

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Douglas Moore was a composer and teacher; Ethan Ayer wrote song lyrics which were set by Moore for the 1961 theatrical production of The wings of the dove, based on the novel by Henry James. From the guide to the Letters to Ethan Ayer, 1960 and undated., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Composed 1931. First performance under original title, Overture Babbit, New York, 11 December 1932, Manhattan Symphony Orchestra, th...

Noss, Luther

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Luther Melancthon Noss was born on July 21, 1907, in Leland, Illinois. He was educated at Northwestern University (B. Mus., 1930) and Yale University (B. Mus., 1931, M. Mus., 1932). He served as a combat intelligence specialist with the 73rd Bombardment Wing during World War II, based in Saipan. He was assistant professor of music at Cornell University from 1935-1939; thereafter he spent the rest of his career at Yale University. He served as professor of music, chair of the department of music,...

Powell, Melanie

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American composer and jazz pianist. From the description of The Mel Powell papers, 1942-1991 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702152843 American composer and teacher. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2), dated : [n.p.], 2 March 1984, and Sherman Oaks, Ca., 15 April 1996, to Joan Peyser, 1984 March 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992658 ...

Morris, Harold, 1890-1964

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Composed 1929. First performance New York, New York Chamber Music Society, 10 January 1932, Carolyn Beebe conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Variations on the American Negro spiritual, I was way down a-yonder (dum-a-lum) : for chamber orchestra / Harold Morris. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53022685 Composed 1938. First performance NBC broadcast, New York, 25 May 1939, Frank Black conducting, Philip Frank soloist. Won...

Bergsma, William, 1921-1994

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Composed 1942. First performance at the Thirteenth Annual Festival of American Music of the Eastman School of Music, by the Eastman School Little Symphony Orchestra, Rochester, N. Y., Apr. 14, 1943, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony : for chamber orchestra / William Bergsma. 1942. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43268092 Professor of music, University of Washington. William Bergsma served as director, S...

Kramer, A. Walter (Arthur Walter), 1890-1969

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Composed 1912. First performance Lewisohn Stadium, New York, 7 August 1919, Lewisohn Stadium Symphony Orchestra, Arnold Volpe conductor, Elya Schkolnik soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphonic rhapsody in F minor : for violin and orchestra, op. 35 / A. Walter Kramer ; edition with piano acc. [1912] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52596100 Epithet: Editor of `Musical America', composer British Library Archives and...

Widdoes, Lawrence, 1932-

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National Music Council

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Kroll, William, 1901-1980

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Schwarz, Boris, 1906-1983

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Tuthill, Burnet, 1888-1982

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Composed 1962, at Robert Zimmerman's request. First performance Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York, 12 December 1962, Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor, Robert Zimmerman soloist. Dedicated to Robert Zimmerman.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto for double bass and wind orchestra / by Burnet Tuthill. [1962] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56339011 Composed 1933. First performance National Mus...

Jacobi, Frederick, 1891-1952

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Composed 1919. First performance by the National Symphony Orchestra of New York, 29 April, 1921, Artur Bodanzky conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of The eve of Saint Agnes : symphonic prelude after the poem of Keats / by Frederick Jacobi. [1952]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 166329353 Written for the Juilliard Alumni. Composed 1939. First performance New York, 1939, Juilliard Alumni Association, Charles Lichter conductor. Ade...

Bauer, Marion, 1882-1955

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Marion Eugenie Bauer was born in Walla Walla, Washington on Aug. 15, 1882. She taught at New York University, 1926-1951, and was affiliated with the Juilliard School of Music, 1940-1955. She was a founding member of the American Music Guild, the Society of American Women Composers, and the American Composers Alliance. Initially she wrote songs and music for piano solos, but later she branched out and wrote orchestral and chamber music. She died in South Hadley, Massachusetts Aug. 9, 1955. ...

Dahl, Ingolf, 1912-1970

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Palmer, Robert, 1915-2010

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Composed 1938. First performance Rochester, 20 October 1938, Rochester Civic Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor, John Celentano soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Poem for violin and small orchestra / Robert Palmer. 1938. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53114350 Robert M. Palmer was the Given Foundation Professor Emeritus of Music at Cornell University. He was born in Syracuse in 1915. After basic studie...

Cole, Ulric, 1905-1992

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American composer and pianist (1930-1936). Studied composition with Rubin Goldmark and piano with Josef LheĢvinne as a fellowship student at the Juilliard Graduate School. From the description of Ulric Cole Music Collection, 1930-1936. (The Juilliard School). WorldCat record id: 465215890 Composed 1948. First performance Sydney, 10 March 1955, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Eugene Goossens, conductor. Sunlight Channel is a small body of water located in the Russell Islands, a gr...

Robertson, Leroy J.

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Leroy J. Robertson was born in Fountain Green, Utah, on 21 December 1896, the son of Utah-born Mormon parents. His first musical experiences were simple and personal--he fashioned tunes on a homemade fiddle and played by ear on the parlor organ in his home. In grammar school, after a few rudimentary music lessons, he organized a small orchestra of young friends and taught them to play music of his own devising. He graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music in boston under George Whitef...

Wilson, George Balch, 1927-

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Druckman, Jacob

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The Jacob Druckman Collection documents the life and career of Jacob Druckman (1928-1996), a Pulitzer-prize winning composer, educator, and organizer of the New York Philharmonic's Horizons series of new music concerts. The collection, assembled by Druckman over the course of his lifetime, with additional material inserted posthumously by his family, includes musical scores, correspondence, clippings, programs, and iconography; the collection's sound recordings are housed in the Rodgers and Hamm...

Lockwood, Normand, 1906-2002

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Composer who studied in Europe with Nadia Boulanger, also faculty-composer at several colleges and universities including Columbia, Yale, and University of Denver. From the description of Normand Lockwood collection, 1921-1996. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 49937993 ...

Finney, Ross Lee, 1906-1997

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Originally composed as the slow movement of Sonata, for cello and piano; transcribed for string orchestra, 1940 at the request of Dmitri Mitropoulos. First performance by the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, Minneapolis, Apr. 4, 1941, Dmitri Mitropoulos (to whom the work is dedicated) conducting--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Slow piece for string orchestra / Ross Lee Finney. 1940. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51793878 Commissioned...

James, Philip, 1890-1975

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Incorporates themes from incidental music to Iphigenia in Tauris (1937). Composed 1952. First performance Kilbourn Hall of the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York, 6 May 1967, Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Overture to a Greek play / Philip James. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52433031 Based on the Welsh folk song Morfa Rhuddlan. Originally composed for ...

Persichetti, Vincent, 1915-1987

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Texts are six of Aesop's fables. Composed 1943. First performance Philadelphia, 20 April 1945, Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy conductor, Robert Grooters narrator.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fables : for narrator and orchestra, 1943 / Vincent Persichetti. 1943. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53180868 Commissioned by Anthony di Bonaventura. Composed 1962. First performance Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 2 Augus...

Engel, Lehman, 1910-1982

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Composer, conductor, author. From the description of Reminiscences of Lehman Engel : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597833 ...

Porter, Quincy, 1897-1966

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Commissioned by the Little Symphony Society of St. Louis, 1937. Composed 1937. First performance St. Louis, 2 July 1937, St. Louis Little Symphony, Hans Lange conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Dance in 3 time / by Quincy Porter. c1937. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53342913 Commissioned by the Columbia Broadcasting System. Composed 1938. First performance over CBS Radio from New York, summer 1938, CBS Orchestra. For Dance ...

Reese, Gustave, 1899-1977

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An American musicologist, teacher, and editor, Gustave Reese is best known as the author of Music in the Middle Ages (1940) and Music in the Renaissance (1954; rev 1959). Reese divided his time between publishing and academia. He was director of publications for both G. Schirmer (1940-45) and Carl Fischer (1944-55). His teaching at New York University and other institutions helped to shape the direction of American musicology. Reese was one of the founding members of the American Musicological S...

Mason, Daniel Gregory

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Eminent American musician and composer. From the description of Papers, 1894-1953. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122681505 Composed 1935-36. First performance New York, 17 November 1937, New York Philharmonic Society, John Barbirolli conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. 3 : Lincoln, op. 35 / Daniel Gregory Mason. 1937. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50555507 ...

Van Vactor, David, 1906-1994

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Commissioned by the Saidenberg Symphonietta, 1937. Composed 1938. First performance Chicago, 7 February 1938, Saidenberg Symphonietta, Daniel Saidenberg conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Five bagatelles for strings / David Van Vactor. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56394729 Composed 1940. First performance Ravinia Park, Illinois, 13 July 1940, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the composer conducting, Milton Preves, violist...

Stevens, Halsey, 1908-1989

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Biographical Note Halsey Stevens was born on December 3, 1908, in Scott, New York. Educated at Homer Academy as a youth, Stevens took to composing at a young age and completed his first work, The Frogs at School, sometime around 1920-1921. He studied composition with William Berwald at Syracuse University, earning his B.A. in 1931 and his M.M. in 1937. Shortly after graduation, Stevens accepted a position as associate professor of music at Da...