Masters of our day educational series, 1936-1941 (inclusive).

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Castro, Juan José, 1895-1968. Masters of our day educational series, 1936-1941 (inclusive).

Masters of our day educational series, 1936-1941 (inclusive).

This collection consists of sheet music for 70 piano pieces by 33 composers, all of easy to moderate difficulty, and all published from 1936 to 1941 by Carl Fischer, Inc., in their Masters of Our Day Educational Series. The editors of this series were Lazare Saminsky and Isidore Freed, both of whom also contributed compositions.

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

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Ficher, Jacobo

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Text is a poem by Arminda Ralesky. Composed 1969.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Kadisch : cantata para solistas, coro y orquesta, op. 112 / Jacobo Ficher ; poema de Arminda Ralesky. 1969. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 85607486 Composed 1956.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Sexta sinfonia : op. 86 / Jacobo Ficher. [1956] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49800180 Composed...

Sanjuán, Pedro 1886-1976

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Composed 1925. First performance Havana, 12 June, 1925, Havana Philharmonic Orchestra, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Castilla / by Pedro Sanjuan. c1941. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53971192 ...

Paz, Juan Carlos, 1897-1972

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Prelude to Henrik Ibsen's play Emperor and Galilean. Composed 1931. First performance Buenos Aires, 2 July 1933, Asociación del Profesorado Orquestal, José Marica Castro conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Preludio para "Juliano Emperador" de Ibsen, op. 19 / Juan Carlos Paz. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53149325 Composed 1930. Reorchestrated 1933..--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Movimi...

Thompson, Randall, 1899-1984

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American composer, particularly noted for his choral works, including "Testament of Freedom" with text by Thomas Jefferson. From the description of Randall Thompson letters to Jean M. Bonin [manuscript], 1973, 1978. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648018118 Composed 1922 as the prelude to Edna St. Vincent Millay's play Aria da Capo. Awarded Prix de Rome, 1922. First performance Rome, 17 May 1923, Academia di Santa Cecilia orchestra, the composer conducting.--Cf...

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...

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...

Milhaud, Darius, 1892-1974

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Milhaud was born in France, and immigrated to the U.S. in 1940. He was then a professor at Mills College, in Oakland, Calif., from 1940 to 1971. From the description of Darius Milhaud music, programs, and photograph collection, 1954-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70977481 Madeleine Milhaud was Darius's wife; they married in 1925. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, ca. 1921-1943. (University of Pennsylvania Library). Worl...

Elwell, Herbert

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Villa-Lobos, Heitor, 1887-1959

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Composed 1937, part of the 2nd of 4 film suites. Suite no. 2 first performed 11 October 1946, orchestra conducted by the composer.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Impressão moura : from Descobrimento do Brasil / H. Villa-Lobos. [ca. 1943] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56349185 Composed 1932, originally as a children's ballet for a youth concert. First performance Rio de Janeiro, 23 November 1932, Burle Marx conductor. Suite extract...

Sessions, Roger, 1896-1985

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Composer and educator Sessions graduated from Harvard and studied under Horatio Parker at Yale. In 1926 he won a Guggenheim Professorship and worked at composition in Europe until 1933 as a winner of the American Rome Prize. He held posts at Princeton (1935), Berkeley, CA (1945), Princeton again (1953), and the Julliard School (1965). Among his compositions are four symphonies, several operas, a notable violin concerto (1935), and chamber music. His best known work remains his early BLACK MASKER...

Pisk, Paul Amadeus

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Epithet: writer on music British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000977.0x00007e ...

Taylor, Deems, 1885-1966

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American composer and writer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed and autograph letter signed, dated : Stamford, Conn., 28 August 1927 and 1 March 1931, to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1927 Aug. 28 and 1927 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676607 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Stamford, Conn., 7 December 1931, to Mrs. [Melbert B.] Cary [Mary Flagler Cary], 1931 Dec. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676604 From...

Saminsky, Lazare, 1882-1959

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American composer, conductor, and writer on music of Russian origin. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5), dated : New York, Rye, and Menthon St. Bernard, 1924, 1927, 1943 [and n.d.], to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1924, 1927, 1943 [and n.d.], including 1924 Apr. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668709 Commissioned by the League of Composers, 1936. Composed 1936. First performance National Symphony Orchestra, Washington, D.C., 17 February 1937, the composer c...

Migot, Georges

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French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, [n.d.], to an unidentified friend, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582506 ...

Revueltas, Silvestre

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Originally composed 1935 for the film Redes, about the fishermen of Alvarado, near Veracruz, Mexico. Film also known as The Wave. First performance of this suite Barcelona, Spain, 7 October 1937 at a concert sponsored by the Committee Against War and Fascism. Performed as a ballet, Palacio des Bellas Artes, Mexico City, November 1951, Ballet Mexicano, book and choreography by Jose Limon. Limon renamed the ballet "El Grito" (The Scream) for its first New York performance at Juilliard Concert Hall...

Schmitt, Florent, 1870-1958

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Florent Schmitt was a French composer. From the description of Florent Schmitt fonds. [1902]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676777086 Epithet: composer, pianist and critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x000398 Composed originally for solo piano, 1935, as the first movement of a piano suite under the title Chaîne brisée [Broken chain]. Orchestral version...

Goossens, Eugène (1893-1962).

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British conductor and composer. From the description of "Nature Poem no I." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563956 Composed 1927. First peformance London, 2 October 1930, Leon Goossens soloist. Dedicated to Leon Goossens, the composer's brother.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Oboe concerto / by Eugene Goossen. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49817957 Originally sketched out as orchestral pieces, Goossen...

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...

Roldán, Amadeo (1900-1939).

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Composed 1930. First performance Seattle, Cornish School, John Cage conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Rítmica V : para instrumentos cubanos de percusión solamente en tpo. de "son" / Amadeo Roldán. 1930. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53882864 Composed 1925. First performance Havana, 29 November 1925, Orquesta Filarmónica de la Habana, Pedro Sanjuan conductor. Dedicated to the composer's parents.--Cf. Fleisher Collection....

Rathaus, Karol, 1895-1954

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The legacy of Polish-born composer Karol Rathaus, who emigrated to the U.S. via Vienna, Berlin, Paris, and London in 1938 and after a brief career as a Hollywood film composer, became professor of composition and chairman of the music department at Queens College (CUNY), Flushing, New York. From the description of Archives, 1938-1974. 1938-1974. (Queens College). WorldCat record id: 36750911 Salisbury Cove is near Bar Harbor, Maine. Composed 1949. First performance St. Louis...

Halffter, Rodolfo, 1900-1987

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Freed, Isadore

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Composed 1941-42.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. 1 / Isadore Freed. [1941]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51909473 Originally composed as a children's suite for piano, 1933; transcribed for orchestra, 1936. First performance (of first 8 movements) by the Philadelphia Civic Symphony Orchestra of the WPA, Philadelphia, June 12, 1938, at Mitten Hall, the composer conducting. First complete performance by the National Symp...

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...

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...

Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990

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Aaron Copland (1900-1990) was an American composer. During the years 1964 and 1965 Copland wrote, conducted, narrated, and hosted a series of twelve television programs entitled Music in the 20s = Music in the Twenties. The transcripts described in this collection were transcribed from filmed interviews recorded live at the WGBH studios in Boston, Mass. between 1964 Nov. 11 and 1965 Jan. 26. These unedited, preliminary tape recordings later formed the basis of the series...

García Caturla, Alejandro, 1906-1940

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Composed 1933. First performance, Havana, 30 April 1933, the Orquesta Filharmónica de la Habana, Nicolas Slonimsky conductor. Also performed under the title: Fanfare to Shake Up an Old Fogey.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fanfarria para despertor espiritus apolillados / Caturla. [1933] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45206285 Originally composed 1928 for full orchestra. First performance Havana, 9 December 1928, Orquesta Filarmóni...

Hanson, Howard, 1896-1981

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Composed 1921.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto : for organ, strings and harp, op. 22, no. 3 / Howard Hanson. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52170318 Composed for the Chopin Centennial, UNESCO, Paris 1949.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Pastorale for solo oboe, strings and harp / Howard Hanson. c1949. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52170353 American compos...

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. ...

Castro, Juan José, 1895-1968

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Composed 1931. First performance Buenos Aires, 22 July 1931, Colón Orchestra, Ernest Ansermet conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Sinfónia / Juan José Castro. 1931. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45206238 From the ballet in 4 parts with story by Fifa Cruz de Caprile and choreography by Paul Petroff. Composed 1934-35. First performance Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires, 17 July 1937, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collecti...