The John Kirkpatrick papers, 1836-1993 (inclusive).

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Kirkpatrick, John, 1905-1991. The John Kirkpatrick papers, 1836-1993 (inclusive).

The John Kirkpatrick papers, 1836-1993 (inclusive).

The John Kirkpatrick Papers document the life and career of American pianist John Kirkpatrick through his correspondence with composers, performers, music educators, and family members. The Papers also hold an extensive collection of music, including sketches, manuscripts, and published versions of Kirkpatrick's many editions of music by composers such as Charles Ives and Carl Ruggles. Kirkpatrick's life and work are further documented with photographs, programs, reviews, writings, teaching materials, and miscellaneous items.

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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...

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...

Hinson, Maurice

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Read, Gardner, 1913-2005

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Originally composed for French horn and piano, 1934, as op. 31. Transcribed for viola and piano, 1940, as op. 31a. This transcription 1946.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Poem : for horn in F, or viola, with string orchestra accompaniment, op. 31b / Gardner Read. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53334385 Composed 1940-42. Awarded first prize in the Paderewski Fund Prize Competition, 1943. First performance Boston, 26 November 1...

Marks, Alan, 1957-....

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Hartley, Walter S. (Walter Sinclair), 1927-

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Commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation, 1954. Composed 1954. First performance Rochester, New York, May 1955, Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Chamber symphony : for woodwind and brass quartets, harp and string orchestra / Walter Sinclair Hartley. 1954. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52182930 Commissioned by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra for the West Virgini...

Tweedy, Donald, 1890-1948

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Shackford, Charles

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Commissioned by Theodore J. Schultz in memory of Isaac Kodis (1894-1974) and Alice E. Kodis (1904-1973).--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Serenade in D on three Jewish melodies : for flute, clarinet, bassoon, violin, violoncello and harpsichord / Charles Shackford. [1975]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 191853443 Composed in 1976.--Cf Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto for brass and symphonic ensemble / ...

Sidlin, Murry

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Galkin, Elliott W.

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Carter, Elliott, 1908-

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Composer and writer on music. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Dec. 8, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861514 Commissioned by the Ballet Caravan, 1939. Composed 1939. A suite called "Suite from Pocahontas, ' consisting of 4 excerpts drawn from this ballet and provided with new endings and introductions, received the Juilliard Publication Award, 1940. First performance by the Ballet Caravan, in ...

Fuchs, Joseph Balthasar 1828-1877

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Becker, John Joseph

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John Joseph Becker, 1886-1961, was an American composer. From the description of List of musical works by John J. Becker, [195-?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122314261 Music to the play by Alfred Kreymborg. Composed 1939.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Rain down death (a tragic march) : first orchestral suite from Stage work no. 5a / by John J. Becker. [1939] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42860016 ...

Boyden, David D. (David Dodge), 1910-1986

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American musicologist; Professor of Music, University of California, Berkeley 1938-1975. From the description of David D. Boyden papers, 1922-1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77738082 Biography David Dodge Boyden (b. Westport, CT, 10 Dec 1910; d. Berkeley, CA, 18 Sep 1986). American musicologist. He studied at Harvard (BA 1932, MA 1938) and at Columbia Universities, and the Hartt School of Music in Connecticut. From 1...

Brion, Keith

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Parker, Horatio W.

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Text is the German poem by Count Friedrich Leopold, Graf zu Stolberg, translated into English by the composer's mother, Isabella Parker. Composed 1884. First performance Munich, 1884. Dedicated to Jules Jordan.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Ballade von Friedrich Leopold, Graf zu Stolberg / komponirt von H.W. Parker. [18--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53114434 Text is the poem by J. de Beaufort, in French with English translatio...

Golde, Walter, 1887-1963

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Krigbaum, Charles

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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...

Mennin, Peter

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Composer, educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Peter Mennin : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309733307 Commissioned by the Dallas Symphony League. Composed 1949-50. First performance Dallas, 2 April 1950, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Walter Hendl conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fifth symphony / Peter Mennin. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id...

Slohan, Robert, 1894-

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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 ...

Mellers, Wilfrid, 1914-2008

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Epithet: composer and musicologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001137.0x0003b2 ...

Wooldridge, David

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Dedicated to Madame Teresa Carreño. First performance Music Hall, Boston, 6 April 1900, Boston Symphony, William Gericke conductor, the composer as soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto : for pianoforte and orchestra, op. 45 / by Mrs. H.H.A. Beach. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43256910 American composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., London?, n.d.], to Stanley K. Faye at t...

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Husa, Karel, 1921-

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Morgan, Robert P., 1934-

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Commissioned by Swarthmore College. Composed 1980. First performance Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, 8 February 1981, Swarthmore College Chamber Orchestra, James Freeman conductor, Carole Morgan flutist, Dorothy Freeman oboist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto for flute, oboe and string orchestra / Robert P. Morgan. [1980] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53014785 ...

Chase, Gilbert, 1906-1992

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American music historian and critic. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New Orleans, 13 January 1961, to Mr. [James] Fuld, 1961 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874445 Gilbert Chase (1906-1992) was an author, critic, teacher, and musicologist. Born in Havana, Cuba on September 4,1906, Chase was raised in the United States where he attended public and private schools. He later studied piano with Max Drittler in New Yo...

Sinclair, James B.

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Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971

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Painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Rockwell Kent interview, 1957 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80242441 Painter, illustrator, writer, lecturer; Ausable Forks, New York. From the description of Rockwell Kent letters to Robert T. Hatt, 1935-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553040 In addition to being a successful painter, printmaker, illustrator, designer, and commercial artist, Kent pursued careers as a writer, professional ...

Hughes, Edwin, 1884-1965

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Blitzstein, Marc

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Composer. From the description of Marc Blitzstein autograph letter to Eric Bentley, 1953 Apr. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 366668199 From the description of Autograph page signed, dated : Berlin, 1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270911558 From the description of Marc Blitzstein autograph letter to Eric Bentley, 1951 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 614998569 American composer. From the description of "Theater for the Cabaret." /...

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Composed 1938. First performance Detroit, 16 April 1941, Michigan Symphony Orchestra of the WPA, Valter Poole conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony / Bernhard Heiden. 1954. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52243170 Composed 1949. First performance Art Institute Auditorium, Detroit, 7 December 1949, Little Symphony of Detroit, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto f...

Schuman, William

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An American composer and educator, William Schuman was instructor at Sarah Lawrence College (1935-45), president of the Juilliard School of Music (1945-1962), director of publications for G. Schirmer (1945-1952), and president of Lincoln Center (1962-1968). In the 1970's he was chairman of the Norlin Foundation and of the MacDowell Colony. He was a founding director of the Charles Ives Society and a member of the board of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, the Naumburg and K...

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Wilding-White, Raymond, 1922-2001

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Serkin, Rudolf, 1903-1991

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Rudolf Serkin (1903-1991) was a Hungarian-born composer. He studied and performed throughout Europe until 1933, when he and violinist Adolf Busch and family left Germany for Switzerland (Serkin was later to marry Busch's daughter, Irene). In 1939 they emigrated to the United States, where Serkin taught at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia and was later (1968-1976) its Director. He and Adolf Busch founded the Marlboro Music School and Festival near Brattleboro, Vermont. Fr...

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Composed 1925; rev. 1940. First performance by the WNYC Concert Orchestra of the WPA, New York, Jan. 28, 1940, broadcast over Station WNYC, Macklin Marrow conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of A Persian fable : ballade for orchestra / Ellis Griffis. 1940. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52093618 Composed 1925-26. Rewritten 1931 and again 1934.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Paul Bunyan, Colossus : ...

Delaney, Robert Mills, 1903-1956

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Composed 1940. First peformance at the Fall Symposium of American Music, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York, 25 October 1943, Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor. Dedicated to Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Emerson.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Going to town : suite for orchestra / Robert Mills Delaney. 1940. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 44389885 Composed 1930.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From...

White, John Reeves, 1924-1984

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Mills, Charles, 1914-1982

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Charles (Borromeo) Mills, 1914-1982, was an American composer of chamber music, orchestral works including movie music and ballets, and vocal music including sacred choral works. He became a Roman Catholic in 1944. Morris Hochberg was a conductor and violinist, and his wife Sylvia was a noted pianist. Their daughter Rena was born in 1944. Mills lived in New York City, and the Hochbergs in Detroit throughout the correspondence. From the description of Letters to Morris Hochberg, ca. 1...

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 ...

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.-...

Frankenstein, Alfred V. (Alfred Victor), 1906-1981

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Art historian; San Francisco, Calif. From the description of Alfred Victor Frankenstein interview, 1965 Nov. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220193439 Music critic for the San Francisco Chronicle. From the description of Alfred Frankenstein collection, [ca. 1930-1932]. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 39146032 Art critic, art historian; San Francisco, Calif. Died 1981. From the description of Alfred Victor Frankenst...

Diamond, David, 1915-2005.

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From the ballet with scenario by E.E. Cummings, based on the story Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Composed 1936. Corrections made 1981. Dedicated to Marion and Estlin Cummings.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of First orchestral suite from the ballet Tom (by E.E. Cummings) / David Diamond. [1937] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45420865 Composed 1938-39. Dedicated to Serge Koussevitsky. Revised 1968.--Cf. Fleisher Collection...

Myrick, Julian S. (Julian Southall), 1880-1969.

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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 ...

List, Eugene

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Vaughan Williams, Ralph, 1872-1958

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English composer, teacher, writer, and conductor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Norfolk,] 1 February 1921, to H[arry] H[arkness] Flagler, 1921 Feb. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270677908 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dorking, [n.d.], to Dr. Myers, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270677911 From the description of Letter in the third person, dated : [London], 19 February [1926], to Mme [Louise] Alvar, 1926 Fe...

Tilson-Thomas, Michael (1944- ).

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Conductor. From the description of Reminiscences of Michael Tilson Thomas : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735271 ...

Piston, Walter, 1894-1976

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Walter Hamor Piston (1894-1976) was a noted 20th-century American composer. He earned his Harvard AB 1924 and served as Walter W. Naumberg Professor of Music at Harvard from 1948-1960. From the description of Letters from Walter Piston to Carl Miller, 1954, 1968. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77063913 Composed 1957. First performance Boston, 7 March 1958, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch conductor, Joseph de Pasquale soloist. Dedicated to Joseph de Pasqua...

Mendel, Arthur, 1905-1979

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After graduation from Harvard University (B.A. 1925), Mendel went to Paris, where he studied with Nadia Boulanger (1925-1927). He was music critic of THE NATION (1930-1933), literary editor for G. Schirmer (1930-1938), editor of the American Musicological Society's journal (1940-1943), and editor for Associated Music Publishers (1941-1947). He was also an active translator. From 1936 to 1953 he conducted the Cantata Singers, one of the first groups in the USA to give authentic performances of Ba...

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...

Diller, Angela, 1877-1968

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Heinsheimer, Hans W., 1900-1993

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Author and music publishing executive Hans Heinsheimer was active with many of the leading European and American 20th-century composers. From the description of Hans Heinsheimer collection 1915-ca 1990. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71128299 German-born American publishing executive and writer on music. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York, 25 November 1964, to James J. Fuld, 1964 Nov. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873424 ...

Talma, Louise

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Louise Talma (b. Oct. 31, 1906, in Arcachon, France; d. Aug. 13, 1996 at Yaddo Artist Colony, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) was an American composer, pianist, and educator. From the description of Louise Talma papers, 1875-1996 (bulk 1928-1994). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71128298 Biographical Note 1906, Oct. 31 Born, Arcachon, France ...

Phillips, Burrill

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Composed 1935. First performance Rochester, N.Y., 3 April 1935, Eastman School Little Symphony Orchestra, Karl Van Hoesen conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony concertante : for small orchestra / Burrill Phillips. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53194490 Based on Mexican children's game-songs collected by José Limón. Commissioned by she Julliard School for José Limón's students. Composed 1968-69.--Cf. Fleisher...

Chanler, Theodore, 1902-1961

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Freed, Richard, 1928-....

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Webster, Beveridge, 1908-1999

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American pianist. Mr. Webster studied with Isidor Philipp, Nadia Boulanger, Robert Casadesus and Artur Schnabel and was the first American to win the Premier Prix award at the Paris Conservatory. He has associated with Maurice Ravel, and Igor Stravinsky. His concert repertory is diverse and wide-ranging, extending from Bach and Beethoven to twentieth century avant-garde. He is best known as a champion of modern American composers and for his interpretations of Debussy an...

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...

Morel, Jean, 1903-1975

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Jean Morel was a French conductor who emigrated to the U.S. in 1939, taught at Brooklyn College and the Juilliard School of Music, and conducted at the Metropolitan Opera House. From the description of Jean Morel collection, ca.1875-1974. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122313967 From the guide to the Jean Morel collection, ca.1875-1974, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) ...

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...

McPhee, Colin, 1900-1964

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McPhee was born on Mar. 15, 1900 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada; graduated from Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, MD (1921) and studied in Paris with Paul Le Flem (1924-6) and in New York with Edgard Varèse (ca. 1927); he was based in the US from 1926, except for the years he spent in Indonesia; went to Bali in the early 1930s after having heard recordings of Indonesian music, where he composed the toccata Tabuh-Tabuhan; his books A house in Bali (1946), Dance in Bali (1948), and Music in Bali (1...

Bachauer, Gina

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Gina Bachauer (1913-1976) was a world renowned Greek pianist who performed many times with the Utah Symphony. Gina Bachauer was born May 21, 1913, in Athens, Greece. She began piano lessons at age five after attending a concert of Emil Sauer. When she was nine years old, the Polish pianist Woldemar Freeman settled in Greece and after hearing her play took her on as a student. She worked seriously with him until she finished her studies at the Athens Conservatory when she...

David, Hans T. (Hans Theodore,), 1902-1967

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Musicologist, professor of music history at the University of Michigan, specialist of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. From the description of Hans T. David papers, 1934-1970 bulk 1940-1966. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 700295250 ...

Green, Ray

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Ray Green (1908-1997) was an American composer who created works for dance companies as well as orchestral, choral, and children's pieces. Green was born in Livingston Country, Missouri and began piano lessons at 14. He studied composition as a young man in California with Ernest Bloch, Albert Elkus, and E.G. Stricklen. He also traveled to Paris and studied with Darius Milhaud, Nadia Boulanger and Pierre Monteux. Green received his break after having an entire issue dedicated to his...

Dickinson, Peter

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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 ...

Kirkpatrick, Hope.

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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 ...

Fennell, Frederick

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Davenny-Wyner, Susan

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Dolmetsch, Arnold, 1858-1940

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English instrument maker, performer, and musicologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 17 December 1901, to Mr. [Sydney Carlyle] Cockerell, 1901 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565873 English antiquarian musician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Seymour Place, Marble Arch [London], to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1901 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527630 ...

Kirkpatrick, John, 1905-1991

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American pianist. From the description of The John Kirkpatrick papers, 1836-1993 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702150415 Professor of Music. Pianist and professor of Music, Cornell University. From the description of John Kirkpatrick papers, 1951-1965. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 74898137 b New York Epithet: pianist British Library Archives and Manus...

Kroeger, Karl.

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Not to be confused with his Sinfonietta for String Orchestra (1965), a different work. Composed 1958. First performance Redlands, California, 19 May 1962, Redlands University Community Orchestra, Edward C. Tritt conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Sinfonietta : 1958 / Karl Kroeger. 1958. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52611292 Composed 1965. Not to be confused with his Sinfonietta for orchestra (1958), a different work.--Cf. F...

Ruggles, Carl, 1876-1971

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American composer. From the description of Carl Ruggles Papers, 1894-1981 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 122501161 From the description of Carl Ruggles Papers, 1894-1981 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702189342 Painter; Coral Gables, Fla., and Arlington, Vt. From the description of Christmas card and note to E.P. and Constance Richardson, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557460 Charle...

Mandel, Alan, 1935-....

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Harris, Donald (Donald Renshaw)

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Donald Harris served as an administrator and faculty member at the New England Conservatory from 1967-1977. Harris left NEC to go to the Hartt School of Music where he served as Chair of the Theory and Composition Department as well as Composer in Residence for three years. Then in 1980, Harris was named Dean of the School, succeeding Donald Mattran. He remained in this position until 1988, when he left to become Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Music at Ohio State Unive...

Hume, Paul, 1915-2001

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Author, educator and music critic for the Washington Post, 1946- . From the description of Oral history conducted by Sharon Eisenhour, November 7, 1991. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155896122 ...

Brown, Merton

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Westenburg, Richard

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Serebrier, José

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Composed 1956-57. First performance Houston, 4 November 1957, Houston Symphony, Leopold Stokowski conductor. Composer received the Young Composers Award of Broadcast Music, Inc. for this work and his Quartet for Saxophones.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Sinfonia no. 1 : (en un movimiento) = (in one movement) / José Serebrier. 1956. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54403301 ...

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...

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. ...

Biggs, E. Power (Edward Power), 1906-1977

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E. Power Biggs was born in Essex, England, on March 29, 1906. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He began to concertize in the United States in 1930, and by 1937 had become an American citizen. By 1960, he was a well-known recitalist, broadcaster, and recording artist with Columbia Studios. In 1958, working with the Dutch organbuilder D.A. Flentrop, he helped to design a three-manual, mechanical-action organ for the Busch-Reisinger Museum at Harvard. E. Power Biggs used this org...

Herrmann, Bernard

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American composer and conductor Bernard Herrmann was born in New York City on June 29, 1911. He attended New York University and the Julliard School of Music. In 1933 he formed the New Chamber Orchestra. Herrmann joined CBS in 1934 as a composer-conductor and from 1936 to 1940 he composed incidental music for a number of radio show episodes. In the following years Herrmann composed music for concert works, operas, film productions and television series. He composed his most famous film scores fo...

Rascher, Sigurd

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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...

De Lerma, Dominique-René.

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De Lerma was born in 1928. He is a scholar specializing in black music research, professor, and oboist. He received a Ph. D. in musicology from Indiana University in 1958. De Lerma has also served as Director of the Center for Black Music Research at Columbia College Chicago (1990-1993). He is the author of several books. From the description of Papers, ca. 1960. (Columbia College Chicago). WorldCat record id: 50918648 ...

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...

Bartholomew, Marshall

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American choral conductor. From the description of The Marshall Bartholomew papers, 1929-1966 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702190754 From the description of The Marshall Bartholomew papers, 1929-1966 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 86121743 ...

Zumbro, Nicholas

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Goeb, Roger, 1914-1997

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American composer. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Dec. 6, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861497 ...

Martin, Frank, 1890-1974

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First performed Boston, 20 December 1927, Chamber Orchestra of Boston, Nicolas Slonimsky conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fox trot / Frank Martin. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52833516 ...

Spaeth, Sigmund, 1885-1965

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Music editor, writer, teacher. From the description of Reminiscences of Sigmund Spaeth : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419644 Music editor, writer, lecturer. From the description of Reminiscences of Sigmund Spaeth : oral history, 1951. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597914 American writer on music. From the description of Typewritten letters sig...

Echols, Paul C.

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Still, William Grant, 1895-1978

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Composer; d. 1978. From the description of William Grant Still papers, 1937-1969. (Fisk University). WorldCat record id: 70972606 Epithet: composer and conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001186.0x000212 William Grant Still was a prominent African-American composer. Verna Arvey, Still's wife, was a journalist and musician who collaborated with her husband on many compositions. ...

Schuller, Günther

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The son of German immigrants, Gunther Schuller was born in New York on November 22, 1925. His professional music career began as a horn player, performing with the American Ballet Theater, as principal horn in the Cincinnati Symphony (1943-1945) and with the Metropolitan Opera from 1945-1959. Schuller's jazz career also began as a French horn player on Miles Davis's Birth of the Cool recording (1949-1950). As an educator, Schuller first taught at the Manhattan School of Music from 1950-1953. Fro...

Harris, Roy, 1898-1979

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Commissioned by the Rockefeller Foundation for the Rockefeller FIlm Project. Composed as film score 1940-41. First performance (recording for the film) New York, 21 January 1941, Roy Harris conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of One-tenth of a nation / Roy Harris. [1940?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 226966329 Composed 1949-51. First performance Wilmington, North Carolina, 21 March 1984.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. F...

Siegmeister, Elie, 1909-1991

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Composer; wife participates in final interview. From the description of Reminiscences of Elie Siegmeister and Mrs. Elie Siegmeister : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309725333 ...

Kalish, Gilbert

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Masselos, William

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American pianist. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Apr. 24, 1979 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861759 ...

Picken, Laurence Ernest Rowland

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Laurence Picken (b. July 16, 1909, in Nottingham; d. March 16, 2007, in Cambridge) was a British zoologist and musicologist who specialized in Asian, particularly Chinese, music. From the description of Laurence Picken papers, 1900-2001 (bulk 1936-1999). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 760178087 Epithet: Dr zoologist and musicologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001026.0x0000dc ...

Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich, 1925-2012

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Epithet: baritone British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x0003e6 German baritone. From the description of Typewritten document, dated : [Berlin, 1967], sent to Mrs. Herbert S. Seligmann, 1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270907077 ...

Mattfeld, Julius, 1893-1968

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Fletcher, Grant, 1913-2002

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Composed 1935. First performance Rochester, New York, 19 October 1944, Rochester Symphony, Howard Hanson conductor, Joseph Mariano soloist. Dedicated to F.E.W. (Frances E. Wells).--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Rhapsody for flute and string orchestra / Grant Fletcher. [19--?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51821501 Commissioned by Carl A. Baumann. Composed 1953. First performance Chicago, 18 April 1953, Chicago Symphonietta, the co...

Alexander, Josef

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Composed 1942. First performance New York, 19 August 1944, The National Broadcasting Company Symphony, Henri Nosco conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Williamsburg suite : for orchestra / by Josef Alexander. [194-?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42632323 Composed 1947. First performance New York, 28 November 1949, Little Orchestra Society, Thomas Scherman conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description o...

Swift, Richard, 1927-2003

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Professor Emeritus, Department of Music, University of California, Davis. From the description of Papers, 1947-1992. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 30106867 ...

Turner, Godfrey, 1913-1948

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Austin, Larry T.

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Rosenfeld, Paul, 1890-1946

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Paul Leopold Rosenfeld (1890-1946), author and critic, edited Seven Arts 1916-18, was music critic for Dial 1920-27, and was co-editor of the American Caravan 1927-36. He wrote articles, published seven collections of essays, and published an autobiographical novel, "The Boy in the Sun" (1928). From the description of Paul Rosenfeld papers, 1910-1963 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702131683 American music and art critic, editor, translator. From the ...

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...

Meltzer, Charles Henry, 1853-1936

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Dramatist and critic. Born in London in 1853, Charles Henry Meltzer studied at Oxford University, where he won a scholarship at the age of fourteen. Meltzer also studied music in London and Paris. Meltzer became a correspondent for several newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune and the New York Herald, and was also a music critic and writer for magazines. From 1912 to 1916 Meltzer was librettist for the Chicago Opera Company. He was the author or adaptor of a number of plays, and founder of C...

Antheil, George, 1900-1959

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George Antheil, 1900-1959, composer of ultramodern music in the 1920's, prominent in the Parisian literary and artistic avant-garde of the period; subsequently composer of film scores in Hollywood as well as orchestral works and ballets; after 1939 composing in a more traditional style. From the description of George Antheil papers, 1919-1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 460879070 Composer. From the description of An explana...

Burkholder, J. Peter (James Peter)

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Lederman, Minna

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Minna Lederman Daniel (b. March 17, 1896; d. October 29, 1995) was a music and dance editor and writer, and a major influence on 20th century music. In 1923, she was a founding member of the League of Composers, a group of musicians and proponents of modern music. In 1924, she helped launch the League's magazine, The League of Composers review (in 1925 the name was changed to Modern music), which was the first American journal to manifest an interest in contemporary composers. She served as the ...

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...

Johnson, Hunter, 1906-1998

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Kerr, Harrison

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Dance Sonata composed 1938, for 2 pianos, timpani and percussion; first performed at Bennington College Festival, August 1938. Orchestrated 1940 as Dance Suite; first performed Rochester, 27 October 1942, Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Dance suite / Harrison Kerr. [1940] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52569871 Material derived from the opera The Tower of Kel, composed 19...

Rudhyar, Dane, 1895-1985

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Dane Rudhyar (1895-1985), born Daniel Chennevière in Paris, was an author, composer and humanistic astrologer. Rudhyar studied at the Sorbonne, moved to New York in 1916, and became an American citizen in 1926. Although respected in astrological and New Age circles, he did not become generally well-known until the 1970s, when mainstream publisher Penguin Books published his The Practice of Astrology . Over the course of his life he wrote more than forty books and hundreds of articles on astrolog...

Smit, Leo, 1921-1999

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American pianist and composer. From the description of Autograph documents (2), dated : Buffalo, 17 February [1976, and n.d.], 1976 Feb. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270962013 Composer, pianist, and educator, Leo Smit was born in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1921. After studies at Curtis Institute of Music, he worked as a rehearsal pianist with George Balanchine's American Ballet in 1930-32. He made his solo debut at Carnegie Hall in 1939. Smit taught at Sarah Lawrence College...

Nyman, Michael

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Sykes, James, 1908-1985

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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...

Cage, John.

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Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977

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Epithet: conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x0002db Leopold Stokowski (1882-1977) was an American conductor. Upon graduating from the Royal College of Music in 1900, Stokowski performed as an organist and choral director for several years in England, Europe, and the U.S. before becoming director of the Cincinnati Orchestra in 1909. His distinguished conducting career included appearances and dire...

Stone, Kurt.

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Furness, Clifton Joseph, 1898-1946

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Furness earned his Harvard AM in 1928. From the description of A study of the development of interest in folk ballads in the eighteenth century / Clifton Joseph Furness. January 1929. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075837 Editor and scholar of Walt Whitman's life and writings. From the description of Correspondence, 1940. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155478873 Clifton Joseph Furness, was born in She...

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 ...

Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975

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Thornton Wilder (1897-1975), novelist and playwright. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82555916 From the description of Thornton Wilder collection, 1918-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165470 Thornton Wilder was an American playwright, novelist, and essayist. From the description of Thornton Wilder collection of papers, 1926-1975 bulk (1926-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat rec...

Schonberg, Harold C.

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American music critic. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2), dated : New York, 10 June 1982 and 17 January 1985, to Jim [Fuld], 1982 June 10 and 1985 Jan. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874527 Music critic and writer. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, [1981?] [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862321 ...

Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975

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American regionalist painter; Kansas City, Mo. From the description of Thomas Hart Benton miscellaneous printed material, 1935-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122577172 From the description of Thomas Hart Benton papers, 1906-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122576861 Thomas Hart Benton was born in Neosho, Missouri on April 15, 1889. He studied at the Academie Julien in Paris from 1908 to 1911. He then settled in New York and painted in the Synchromist and C...

Jencks, Gardner, 1907-1989

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Hill, Richard S. (Richard Synyer), 1901-1961

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Epithet: blacksmith, of Dingley, county Northamptonshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000568.0x00036c Charleston, S.C., merchant. From the description of Letter book, 1743. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154271309 From the description of Letter book, 1743. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20748552 Epithet: Rector of West Heslerton Yorkshire ...

Davison, Archibald T. (Archibald Thompson), 1883-1961

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Epithet: alias Bodkin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x0002d1 Davison graduated from Harvard (A.B., 1906) and taught music at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Archibald Thompson Davison, 1887-1979 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973043 Musicologist Epithet: Professor of Music, Harvard University British Library ...

Gilman, Lawrence.

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American music critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York, 1 December 1934, to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1934 Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577872 From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Geneva, New York, etc., to F.A. Duneka, 1909 Dec. 25-1910 May 26 and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589421 Lawrence Gilman, American author and music critic, was born on July 5, 1878 in Flushing, New York to A...

Moross, Jerome

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED American composer of film scores, concert works, and music for ballet and theater. He died in 1983. From the guide to the Jerome Moross Papers, 1924-2000, (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Commissioned by CBS, 1938. Composed 1938. First performance in a CBS broadcast, New York, 25 September, 1938, Howard Barlow conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of A tall story for orchestra / Jerome Moross. [1938] (...

Tinayre, Yves, 1891-1972

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Miller, Philip Lieson, 1906-1996

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Epithet: Chief Music Division New York Public Library British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000560.0x00014c ...

Tenney, James

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DeVoto, Mark

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Professor of music at Tufts Univerity and son of Bernard DeVoto, composer and writer, and coauthor of HARMONY. From the description of Remarks for a conference, "Devoted to the American West: The century of Bernard DeVoto, " 1997 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122586156 ...

Seeger, Charles, 1886-1979

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Musicologist. From the description of Ballad of Hattonchatel : manuscript and typescript poem, 1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981474 Seeger was born on Dec. 14, 1886 to American parents in Mexico City; graduated from Harvard University, 1908; taught music at UC Berkeley (1912-19), the Institute of Musical Arts, N.Y. (1921-33), and the New School for Social Research, N.Y. (1931-35); served as asst. director, Pan American Union (1941-53); visiting prof., Yale Univ. (19...

Abell, Arthur M...

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American music critic Arthur M. Abell, 1868-1958, was Berlin correspondent for the Musical Courier from 1893 to 1918 and later published Talks with Great Composers, his reminiscences of conversations with Brahms, Strauss, Puccini, Humperdinck, Bruch, and Grieg. He knew many musicians both obscure and famous, and as a former violinist himself, especially befriended other violinists. From the description of Papers, 1829-1976 (inclusive), 1905-1958 (bulk). (New York Public Library). Wor...

Graham, Martha, 1894-1991

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American modern dancer and choreographer. From the description of Letters from Martha Graham to David Zellmer, 1942-1945. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122535299 From the guide to the Letters from Martha Graham to David Zellmer, 1942-1945, (The New York Public Library. Jerome Robbins Dance Division.) American modern dance pioneer in performance, choreography, and technique. From the description of Letters, 1942-1983, to Agnes de Mille, A...

Chávez, Carlos, 1899-1978

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Composed 1925. First performance by the Orchestre Straram, Paris, Jun 11, 1931, Nicolas Slonismky conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Energía / Carlos Chávez. [1925] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45206586 Mexican composer. From the description of Album leaf. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270919783 Conductor. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], [ca. 1960]. (Unknown). Wor...

Weiss, Adolf, 1891-1971.

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Cazden, Norman, 1914-1980

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American composer. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1923-1980]. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 26710813 Norman Cazden, composer, performer, teacher, theorist, folklorist, and prolific writer, was born in 1914 and died in 1980. Raised in New York City he studied at several colleges, Julliard School of Music, New York City College, and Harvard University. He taught at several universities namely Julliard School of Music, Vassar College, Peabody Cons...

Verrall, John, 1908-2001

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John Verrall was born in Britt, Iowa, in 1908 and died in Seattle in 2001. He was a composer and professor of music. Verrall studied composition with Zoltan Kodaly at the Liszt Conservatory of Music in Budapest. He also studied with Aaron Copland, Roy Harris, and Frederick Jacobi. Before becoming an editor for G. Schirmer and the Boston Music Company, he taught at Hamline University, 1934-1942, and Mount Holyoke College, 1942-1946. He taught composition at the University of Washington from 1948 ...

Behrend, Jeanne, 1911-1988

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Composed 1959. First performance Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 27 September 1959, members of the Philadelphia Orchestra, William R. Smith, conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Festival fanfare : prelude to "The Star-spangled banner" / by Jeanne Behrend. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42886654 Originally composed for piano, 1934; orchestrated 1939. First performance Oakland, California, 25 October 1940, Northern Californi...

Boepple, Paul, 1896-1970

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Shanet, Howard

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Smith, Gregg

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American conductor, choral director, and composer. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Mar. 22, 1978 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862052 ...

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 : ...

Tureck, Rosalyn

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American pianist, student of Olga Samaroff Stokowski. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Apr. 3, 1979 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861755 Pianist, clavichordist and harpsichordist known for her interpretation of the works of J.S. Bach. From the description of Rosalyn Tureck collection, 1893-1980. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652112 From the guide to the Ros...

Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990

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American composer and conductor. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated [n.p.], 10 November 1986, to Joan Peyser; Harry Kraut, Typewritten letters signed (2) on Leonard Bernstein stationery, dated New York, 22 March 1984 and 24 November 1986, to Joan Peyser; Burton Bernstein, Typewritten letter signed, dated New York, 9 September 1986, to Joan Peyser; Joan Peyser: Typewritten letter signed, dated New York, 15 July 1986, to Leonard Bernstein with comments in his hand...

Ballou, Esther Williamson, 1915-1973

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Brant, Henry, 1913-2008

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Composed 1933. First performance, New School for Social Research, New York, Oct. 16, 1933, American Chamber Orchestra, Bernard Hermann, conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Lyric piece / Henry Brant. 1933. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43284603 Composed 1945. In memory of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Dedication : in memory of a great man / Henry Brant. 1945. (Fr...

Berger, Arthur, 1912-2003

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Arthur Berger was an established music composer and critic who served on the Brandeis University faculty from 1953 to 1980. From the description of Arthur Berger papers, 1948-2004 (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 61455403 Arthur Berger (1912-2003) was a critically acclaimed composer, music critic, and professor. He began writing short newspaper reviews while still a student at New York University, where he studied composition and mu...

Beeson, Jack

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Composer. From the description of Autograph note signed, dated : New York City, to Randall Sutherland, 1978 Aug. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270911544 American composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated New York, 28 October 1977 and 2 February 1984, to Joan Peyser, 1977, Oct. 28 and 1984, Feb. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270991920 From the description of The sweet bye and bye. Album leaf. (Unknown). WorldCat record...

Farwell, Arthur, 1872-1952

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Originally composed for two pianos, 1912; this version 1931. Won First Prize and awarded a nationwide broadcast in the National Federation of Music Clubs Competition, 1939. First performance in a broadcast by the CBS Orchestra, New York, May 28, 1939, Howard Barlow conducting, Karl Ulrich Schnabel and Helen Fogel soloists.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symbolistic study, no. 6 : Mountain vision : concerto in one movement for piano, second piano and string orchestr...

Barzun, Jacques, 1907-

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Author, historian, editor, university administrator, and a member of the faculty of Columbia University since 1927. C.U.: A.B. (1927) & Ph.D. (1932). From the description of Jacques Barzun papers, ca.1900-1999. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 265033358 Author, historian, editor, university administrator, and a member of the faculty of Columbia University since 1927. C.U.: A.B. (1927) & Ph. D. (1932). From the description...

Boatwright, Helen

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Soprano. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Dec. 11, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861543 ...

Wolpe, Stefan

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Hennessy, Swan, 1866-1929

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Cohen, Isidore.

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Grout, Donald Jay

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Professor of Musicology, Cornell University, 1945-1970. From the description of Donald Jay Grout papers, 1929-1989. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64072986 From the description of Donald Jay Grout papers, 1929-1989. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 165393011 ...

Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999

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American expatriate writer and novelist. From the description of Letter to Bob Sharrard, 1986 December. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54097458 American expatriate author living in Morocco. From the description of Papers of Paul Bowles [manuscript], 1957-1984 ca. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647821107 American expatriate writer. From the description of Paul Bowles letter to Bob Sharrard [manuscript], 1987 March...

Nin, Joaquin

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Cuban composer and pianist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (4), typewritten letters signed (3), telegram, and autograph postcard signed (also signed by G. Jean-Aubry), dated : Paris, 1921, 1927, and 1930, to Louise Alvar, 1921, 1927, and 1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582973 ...

Shaw, Robert, 1916-1999

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Choral and orchestra conductor. From the description of Interviews conducted by Oliver Daniel, Nov. 25, Nov. 30, and Dec. 1, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861473 ...

Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995

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Composed 1933. First performance Hollywood Bowl, 13 July 1933, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fragment of chorus from "Orestes" of Euripides : from a conjectural version (400 B.C.) / arranged by Nicolas Slonimsky. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54759973 Movements 1-6 and 8 originally composed 1928 in Studies in Black and White for piano. Transcribed and Valse added, 1941. First performance Buenos Aire...

Perlis, Vivian.

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Aaron Copland (1900-1990) ranks among the most widely respected of all American composers. Born in Brooklyn to a Russian Jewish family, Copland studied with Rubin Goldmark in New York and Nadia Boulanger in France. His music, which drew upon sources as disparate as jazz, neoclassicism, folk music, and serialism, helped establish an American musical vocabulary, and his most popular works, such as Appalachian Spring and Fanfare for the Common Man, have reached audiences far beyond the...

Ives, Harmony Twichell

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Riegger, Wallingford

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Composed for piano 4-hands, 1932. Transcribed 1938.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Dance suite : I Evocation / Wallingford Riegger. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53784085 Commissioned by the Alice M. Ditson Fund. Composed 1947. First performance New York, 16 May 1948, CBS Symphony, Dean Dixon conductor. Received the New York Music Critics' Circle Award for the 1947-48 season and the Walter W. Naumburg Recording Award.--Cf. F...

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...

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. ...

Hsu, John S.J., 1955-

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John Hsu retired as the Old Dominion Foundation Professor of Humanities and Music at Cornell University. Hsu joined the Cornell music faculty in 1955, teaching cello and viola da gamba, as well as music theory, music history and performance. He is a noted virtuoso player of the viola da gamba and baryton, as well as a conductor and a specialist in French Baroque viol music and the music of Joseph Haydn. As a conductor he has led the Cornell Collegium Musicum, the Cornell Chamber Orchestra, the C...

Franco, Johan, 1908-1988

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Composed 1937. This work was later used as the last movement of the composer's Symphony II.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Introduczione e scherzo : for clarinet (B♭) and chamber orchestra / Johan Franco. 1937. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51893569 Composed 1932. First performance by the Utrecht Municipal Orchestra, Utrecht, Holland, March 6, 1933, Henri Van Goudoever conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the desc...

Smith, Carleton Sprague

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Feder, Stuart, 1930-2005

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Babitz, Sol

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Babitz was born on Oct. 11, 1911, in Brooklyn, NY; he was largely a self-taught violinist since leaving high school; his violin teachers included Carl Flesch in Berlin and Marcel Chailley in Paris; his interest in performance practice was aroused by the writing of Arnold Dolmetsch and encouraged by Igor Stravinsky, whose string parts Babitz edited for many years; he was a violinist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic from 1933-37, and then played with Hollywood studio orchestras until 1952; editor...

Nowak, Lionel, 1911-1995

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Composer, professor of music. From the description of Oral history interview with Lionel Nowak, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131750 ...

Yates, Peter, 1909-1976

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American music critic, author, teacher, and poet, who was much engaged in the study and promotion of 20th century American avant-garde music. Yates was principal organizer of "Evenings on the Roof," a series of chamber concerts presented in Los Angeles, and he served as chair of the music department at Buffalo State College. Married to pianist Frances Mullen in 1933, Yates also authored two important books AN AMATEUR AT THE KEYBOARD (1965) and TWENTIETH CENTURY MUSIC (1967). He died in 1976. ...

Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946

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Alfred Stieglitz was an American photographer, founder of the Photo-Secession Group, gallery owner, and editor and publisher of photography magazines, most notably, Camera Work. Frank Hermann was an American painter, who spent most of his career in Germany, where he associated with several avant-garde art groups. Childhood friends, Stieglitz and Herrmann were schoolmates, spent time together when Stieglitz was in Europe, and visited each other in the United States when Herrmann returned in 1919....

Pincherle, Marc

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French musicologist and collector. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Paris], 5 April 1933, to an unidentified recipient, 1933 Apr. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873623 ...

Riemenschneider, Albert, 1878-1950

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Harrison, Lou, 1917-2003

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Composer and teacher at Black Mountain College (1951-1952). From the description of Lou Harrison papers, 1946-1971. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28418179 Composed 1940. First performance Oakland, California, 18 July 1940.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Canticle / Lou Harrison. 1940. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52199133 American composer. From the description of Interview conduc...

Grainger, Percy

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Melbourne-born pianist and composer who spent much of his working life in the United States. From the description of Letter to Virginia Morley and Livingston Gearhart [manuscript]. 1949. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225793948 From the description of Postcards from Percy and Rose Grainger, 1916-1925 [manuscript]. 1916-1925. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 271311978 Percy Aldridge Grainger, 1882-1961 was an Australian Composer/Pianist. Rose an...

Elkus, Jonathan.

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Jonathan Britton Elkus (b. San Francisco, CA, August 8, 1931). Composer, arranger, editor, and teacher. He studied composition with Charles Cushing and William Denny at the University of California, Berkeley (BA 1953), with Ernst Bacon and Leonard Ratner at Stanford University (MA 1957), and with Darius Milhaud at Mills College (1957). He taught at Lehigh University from 1957 and to 1973 and became director of music at Cape Cod Academy in 1979. He presently teaches at the University of Californi...

Beckwith, John

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John Beckwith, composer, author and teacher, was born in Victoria, BC, 9 March 1927. He has written in most musical genres, and has contributed scholarly articles and criticism in Canadian music studies. From the description of John Beckwith papers 1948-1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 225154183 Epithet: Major-General; of Add MS 48837 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001164.0x0000a8 Comm...

Mikhashoff, Yvar

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Yvar-Emilian Mikhashoff was born Ronald McKay in Troy near Albany, New York in 1941. He began piano studies with Betty Weir and Stanley Hummel in Albany. At the Eastman School of Music in 1959, he first took a major in composition and cello, then changed to piano studies with Armand Basile. In the 1961 academic year, he studied piano at the Juilliard School in New York City. He also had a career as a ballroom dancer from 1962-1965. In 1964 Mikhashoff entered the University of Houston for studies...

Kay, Ulysses, 1917-1995

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Composed 1940. First performance Rochester, 16 April 1940, Rochester Civic Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor, Robert Sprenkle.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto for oboe / Ulysses Kay. 1940. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52529397 Composed 1946. First performance Washington, D.C., 9 May 1948, National Gallery Orchestra, Richard Bales conductor, Leonard Shifrin soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the descriptio...

Maynor, Dorothy

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Singer. From the description of Reminiscences of Dorothy Maynor : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309733402 ...

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...

Hitchcock, H. Wiley

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H. Wiley Hitchcock was an American musicologist who did much to advance the study of American music in the United States. Born in Detroit in 1923, he received his BA from Dartmouth College in 1944 and his MM from the University of Michigan in 1948, after which he studied with Nadia Boulanger in Paris. He returned to Michigan, where he completed his Ph.D. in 1954 and began his teaching career. In the early 1960s he moved to New York, where he was professor of music at Hunter College,...

Maganini, Quinto, 1897-1974

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Composed 1928.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Even hours : a ballet-suite, op. 32 / Quinto Maganini. [1928?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50556394 Composed 1931. First performance New York, 10 November 1935, Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra of the W.P.A., the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Napoleon I : an orchestral portrait, op. 34 / Quinto Maganini. [1931?] (Franklin & Marshall ...

Donovan, Richard, 1891-1970

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Inspired by Carl Sanburg's poem Smoke and steel. Composed 1932.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Smoke and steel : symphonic poem for orchestra / by Richard Donovan. 1932. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 44393299 American composer. From the description of The Richard Donovan papers, 1913-1971 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702191441 From the description of The Richard Donovan papers, 1913-1971 ...

Sipprell, Clara E. (Clara Estelle), 1885-1975

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American photographer. From the description of The Clara Sipprell collection. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 122333128 Photographer. From the description of Clara E. Sipprell papers, 1914-1975. (Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Research Library). WorldCat record id: 122349006 Clara E. Sipprell (1885-1975) was a Canadian-American photographer, known for her landscapes and for portraits of famous actors, artists, writers and scienti...

Szigeti, Joseph

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Joseph Szigeti (1892-1973) was an American violinist of Hungarian birth. He studied first with his father, then with Jeno Hubay. He settled in the United States in 1940 and became a citizen in 1951. His true strength was contemporary music, and he often forced concert managers to include contemporary pieces in concert programs. He was friends with Bartok and several other prominent composers, many of whom dedicated works to him. He played a Guarneri violin, and held his bow in the old fashioned ...

Labunski, Félix 1892-1979

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Felix Labunski was a Polish born American composer. He studied with Lucjan Marczewski and Witold Maliszewski at the Warsaw Conservatory (1922-24) and with Paul Dukas, Nadia Boulanger (composition) and Georges Migot (musicology) at the Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris (1924-34). In 1927 he helped found the Association of Young Polish Composers in Paris. He moved to the United States in 1936 and became an American citizen in 1941. In 1940-41 he was professor of counterpoint and composition at Mar...

Stout, Alan

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Varèse, Edgard, 1883-1965

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American composer of French origin; compositions of the 1920s used rhythmic complexity, atonality and themes not based on harmonic progression. He was interested in electric instruments and composed pieces with sounds on tape. From the description of Autograph letters to François Bernouard, 1907-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872672 American composer of French origin; compositions of the 1920s used rhythmic complexity, atonality and themes not based on harmonic pro...

Drury, Stephen William

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Lichtenwanger, William, 1915-2000

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American music librarian. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2), dated : District Heights, Md., and/or Berkeley Springs, W. Va., 25 October and 6 December 1976, to Jim [Fuld], 1976 Oct. 25 and Dec. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874494 ...

Edmunds, John, 1913-1986

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John Edmunds, 1913-1986, composer, educated at the University of California, Berkeley where he also taught briefly, from 1957 to 1961 was in charge of the Americana Collection at the New York Public Library. After working for a time in England, he returned to San Francisco, where he was born. His major life-long work is the unpublished 12-volume set of over 300 arrangements for voice and piano of 17th century English songs and poetry titled The major epoch of English song (1940-1976) ...

Gauthier, Eva, 1885-1958

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Canadian soprano. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York, 1 December [n.y.], to Breitkopf & Härtel in Berlin, [n.y.] Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577728 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : New York, [2 May] and 29 October 1917, to Mrs. H[arry] H[arkness] Flagler, 1917 May 2 and Oct. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577729 Eva Gauthier, a mezzo-soprano, was born in Ottawa. John Edmunds was an...

Vinton, John

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Dello Joio, Norman

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Composed 1949. First performance La Jolla, California, 21 August 1949, Musical Arts Society, Nicolai Sokoloff conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of New York profiles : a suite for orchestra / Norman Dello Joio. 1949. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45207262 Composed 1945. First performance Pittsburgh, 4 January 1946, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description ...

Manzoni, Giacomo

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