The Quincy Porter papers, 1897-1975 (inclusive).

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Porter, Quincy, 1897-1966. The Quincy Porter papers, 1897-1975 (inclusive).

The Quincy Porter papers, 1897-1975 (inclusive).

The Quincy Porter Papers contain the manuscript scores and sketches of Porter's musical compositions, including 2 symphonies, 9 string quartets, and other major compositions and smaller pieces. The Papers also include music copied or arranged by Porter. The correspondence contains letters to and from Porter and other individuals, publishers, performing organizations, and schools and universities. Porter's life and work are further documented by: programs and newspaper clippings; published articles and books; photographs; medals; and scrapbooks.

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

Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006

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Clergyman. From the description of Reminiscences of William S. Coffin, Jr. : oral history, 1989. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122452011 Epithet: Reverend chaplain Yale University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000080 William Sloane Coffin, Jr. was born June 1, 1924, in New York City. He attended Deerfield Academy and Phillips Academy Andover b...

Skinner, Ernest M.

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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...

James, Philip, 1890-1975

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

Shepherd, Arthur

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Epithet: Lord Mayor of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001150.0x000275 Epithet: of Egerton Ch 7808 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x0000f2 Although born in Paris, Idaho, 125 miles north of Salt Lake City in the colorful Bear Lake Valley, Arthur Shepherd has always been claimed by Utah as one of its ...

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...

Sims, Ezra, 1928-....

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Primrose, William

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William Primrose (1904-1982) was a professional violist who performed with groups in England and the United States, and later taught at several universities, including Brigham Young University. John Primrose, William's father, taught violin and gave William his start when he was four years old. By age twelve he had made public appearances. When William was about fifteen, the family moved to London where Primrose attended the Guildhall School of Music and began to study v...

Tuthill, Burnet, 1888-1982

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

Lewin, Frank

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Tangeman, Robert, 1910-1964.

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Shulman, Alan

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American cellist, teacher and composer; member of NBC Radio Symphony. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Mar. 4, 1980 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862275 Alan Shulman was a composer, cellist and arranger. Born in Baltimore on June 4, 1915, his early studies were with Bart Wirtz (cello) and Louis Cheslock (harmony) at the Peabody Conservatory. In 1928 the family moved to New...

Kroll, William, 1901-1980

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Wagner, Joseph, 1900-1974

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Originally composed for two pianos, 1935. This version 1937, originally having the title Processions medieval. First performance, under the present title, Columbus, Ohio, 16 December 1946, Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Izler Solomon conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Processions medieval : a choreographic episode / Joseph Wagner. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56758834 Transcribed 1956 from String Quartet in C minor, co...

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...

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...

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 ...

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. ...

Fiedler, Arthur‏, 1894-1979‏

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Conductor of Boston Pops Orchestra. From the description of Arthur Fiedler collection, 1856-1979 (bulk 1927-1979). (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925338 ...

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...

Hindemith, Paul, 1895-1963

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Composed 1940. First performance Minneapolis, 21 November 1941, Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, Dimitri Mitropoulos conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphonie in Es (1940) / Paul Hindemith. c1940. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50172725 Composer. From the description of Paul Hindemith autograph card to Jay S. Harrison, 1959 Apr. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 489450513 German composer, theorist, tea...

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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...

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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...

Kaufman, Louis, 1905-1994

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Louis Kaufman, b. 1905, Art collector, musician. From the description of Oral history interview with Louis Kaufman, 1985 Feb. 15 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233007157 Louis Kaufman (b. May 10, 1905, in Portland, Oregon; d. Feb. 9, 1994, Los Angeles, Calif.) was a violinist. His wife, Annette Leibole Kaufman was a pianist who served as his accompanist for more than fifty years. From the description of Louis Kaufman collection, 1925-2008. (Unk...

Layton, Billy Jim, 1924-2004

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Brunswick, Mark, 1902-1971

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

American Composers Alliance.

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The American Composers Alliance, a publishing and service organization owned and operated by composers, was founded in 1938 to promote the interests of American composers. From the description of Minutes, 1938-1946. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122431386 From the guide to the American Composers Alliance minutes, 1938-1946, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Francis Burritt Thorne Jr. was born June 23, 1922 in Bay Shore, New...

Goodrich, Wallace, 1871-1952

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McKay, George Frederick, 1899-1970

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Originally composed for clarinet and harmonium, 1929. Transcribed 1929. First performance Seattle, 23 February 1932, University of Washington Orchestra, the composer conducting, Ronald Phillips soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Sonatine for B♭ clarinet & string orchestra, op. 15 / George McKay. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52938604 First movement taken from A Short Symphony. Composed 1929. First performance Boston...

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Doktor, Paul 1919-1989

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Paul Doktor (1919-1989) was an eminent violist and teacher in Europe and the United States. One of the eminent violists of his time, the Viennese born Paul Doktor was the son of another distinguished violist, Karl Doktor, an associate of the violinist, Adolf Busch. He completed his studies at the Vienna Academy of Music in 1938 and moved to Switzerland the next year. He was the prize winner at the Geneva International Viola Competition in 1942. He moved to the United Sta...

Bain, Wilfred C.

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Dean IU School of Music, 1947-1973. Wilfred C. Bain came to IU in 1947 when the School of Music was still quite small and had not yet established a national reputation. Bain quickly went to work establishing the IU Opera Theater whose first performance was held in 1948. He brought to Bloomington a top rate faculty that helped to expand the program. During his tenure, IU held numerous world premieres of operas and plays. He retired in 1973 when he reached the mandatory re...

Lucier, Alvin

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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...

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...

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 ...

Shaw, Artie, 1910-2004.

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American musician, a popular clarinet player, composer, arranger, and leader of a number of jazz bands. From the description of Papers, 1910-1953 (bulk 1936-1950). (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 27959840 Band leader. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], 1994 Aug. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270913277 ...

Kirkpatrick, Ralph

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American harpsichordist. From the description of The Ralph Kirkpatrick papers, 1911-1977 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702162167 ...

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...

Koussevitzky, Serge

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American conductor and composer of Russian birth. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 1 June 1911 to Herr [Emil] Gutmann, 1911 June 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578961 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : [n.p., Boston?], 30 September 1927, to Alfred Knopf in New York, 1927 Sept. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874483 Serge Koussevitzky, conductor and double bassist, was born July 26, 1874, in Vishniy ...

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...

Noss, Luther

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

Delaney, Robert Mills, 1903-1956

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Baumgartner, H. Leroy (Hope Leroy), 1891-1969

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Hope Leroy Baumgartner was born on August 6, 1891 in Rochester, Indiana. He spent most of his life at Yale School of Music; he received the B.M. degree in 1916, and he was a member of the faculty from 1919 until his retirement in 1960. Baumgartner was an active organist and composer during those years, in addition to fulfilling his duties as a professor of composition and music theory. He composed in a variety of genres, but specialed in sacred music. Baumgartner died in Hamden, Connecticut on S...

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In 1854, Joseph Battell donated money to Yale for the purpose of supporting instruction in music. The Yale Corporation approved the appointment of Gustave Jacob Stoeckel as an instructor in church music and other musical activities at Yale College in April of 1855. The Department of Music was established in 1889 and by 1890 Yale was offering its first credited courses in music. In 1894 Yale awarded its first Bachelor of Music degrees to a graduating class of four students. The graduate division ...

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...

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PORTER, LOIS.

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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...

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...

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...

Luening, Otto, 1900-1996

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

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) ...

Pisk, Paul Amadeus

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

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 ...

Smith, Carleton Sprague

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La Montaine, John

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Parisot, Aldo

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Helm, Everett

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Commissioned by the Louisville Symphony Orchestra. Composed 1956. First performance Louisville, Kentucky, 25 February 1956, Louisville Symphony Orchestra, Robert Whitney conductor, Benjamin Owen soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Zweites Konzert für Klavier und Orchester / Everett Helm. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52278494 Composed 1950. First performance Berlin, January 1951, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Joseph Ke...

Dickinson, George Sherman, 1888-1964

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Creston, Paul, 1906-1985

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Composed 1937. First performance at the Fourth Yaddo Music Period, by the Yaddo Orchestra, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Sept. 18, 1937, the composer conducting, Louis Porter (violin), Robert Silberberg (flute), soloists.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Partita / Paul Creston. 1937. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45207062 Composed 1938 in memory of the composer's first child, Paul Julian Creston. First performance by the Pittsburgh Symphon...

Whitmer, T. Carl (Thomas Carl), 1873-1959

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Composed 1950 at the request of Mihail Stolarewski. First performance Pittsburgh, May 1950, Chatham College Orchestra, Mihail Stolarewski conductor. Dedicated to Mihail Stolarewski and the P.C.W. [Pennsylvania College for Women, later Chatham College] Orchestra.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Miniature suite for small orchestra / by T. Carl Whitmer. [1950] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 57235484 First performance Philadelphia, 20 Ma...

Brieff, Frank

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Forte, Allen

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Wyner, Yehudi, 1929-

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Fetler, Paul

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

Bloch, Ernest, 1880-1959

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Composer, violinist, conductor, and photographer Ernest Bloch was born on July 24, 1880, in Geneva, Switzerland. In 1894 he began the study of music theory and composition with Emile Jacques-Dalcroze at the Geneva Conservatory of Music, who advised him to continue violin instruction under Louis Etienne-Reyer at the same institution. He studied violin under Franz Schörg of the Royal Conservatory of Music, Belgium, in 1896, and composition in Frankfurt under Ivan Knorr from 1899 to 1901, whereupo...

Archer, Violet

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Composed 1941. First performance London, 10 March 1942, British Broadcasting Corporation Orchestra, Adrian Boult conductor. From the description of Britannia, a joyful overture / Violet Archer. 1941. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42695888 Composed 1946. Revised 1956. First performance Austin, Texas, 14 April 1956, University of Texas Symposium Orchestra, Guy Fraser Harrison conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fant...

Clarke, Henry Leland

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Henry Leland Clarke, composer and professor of music, was born in New Hampshire in 1907. He received his undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees from Harvard University, where he studied composition with Gustav Holst; later he studied under Nadia Boulanger, Hans Weisse, and Otto Luening. Clarke taught at a number of colleges and universities, including the University of Washington. He retired from the University of Washington as professor emeritus in 1977 and died in 1992. In addition to h...

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...

Beyer, Johanna Magdalena, 1888-1944

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Composed 1941. Dedicated to Leopold Stokowski.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphonic movement II / Johanna M. Beyer. 1941. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43299866 Johanna Magdalena Beyer was born on July 11, 1888 in Leipzig. She studied piano and music theory in Germany. In 1924 she arrived in New York and went to study at the David Mannes School. After receiving a teacher's certificate in 1928, she took private lessons with Dane...

Somary, Johannes

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Bales, Richard, 1915-1998

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Text is from Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address, 4 March 1865. Originally composed for piano for a ballet, 1946. This orchestral version (4 extracts) 1947. First performance Washington, D.C., 29 May 1949, National Gallery Orchestra, the composer conducting, Noel Smith speaker. Dedicated to the memory of the composer's father.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Episodes from a Lincoln ballet / Richard Bales. [194-?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id:...

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 ...

Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981

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

Childs, Barney

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Etler, Alvin

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Composed 1938. First performance at the Fifth Yaddo Music Period, by the Yaddo Chamber Orchestra, Sept. 10, 1938, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Arthur Shepherd conducting--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Music for chamber orchestra / Alvin Etler. [19--?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51782357 Etler was born Feb. 19, 1912 in Battle Creek, Iowa. He studied at the University of Illinois and the Cleveland Institute of Music with Arthur Shephe...

Stoessel, Albert

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

Boulanger, Nadia, 1887-1979

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French composer and music teacher. From the description of [Letter] 1977 October 27 [to] Dear Mr. Wilson 1977. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 755584222 Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) was a Parisian composer, music teacher and conductor. From the description of Nadia Boulanger American music scores, 1925-1937 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612769739 French composer and composition teacher. From the d...

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 ...

Lopatnikoff, Nikolai, 1903-1976

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From the opera in three acts and ten scenes. Composed 1930-32. Suite extracted 1933.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Danton suite : suite from the opera "Danton," op. 20 / Nikolai Lopatnikoff. [1965] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52833186 Nikolai Lopatnikoff (b. Mar. 16, 1903, in Revel (now Tallinn), Estonia; d. Oct. 7, 1976, in Pittsburgh) was a composer. His family settled in Heidelberg after the Russian Revolution of 1917 and in ...

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...

Glanville-Hicks, Peggy

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Composer. Her works include "Choral suite" (1938), "Letters from Morocco" (1952), the operas "Nausiacaa" (1961) and "The transposed heads" (1958), as well as film and ballet scores. From the description of Papers [microform]. 1934-1981. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 222662403 From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1934-1981. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225809114 From the description of Sappho [manuscript] : an opera in three acts. 1...

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 ...

Barrows, John, 1913-1974

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Converse, F. S. (Frederick Shepherd), 1871-1940

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Commissioned by the St. Louis Masque and Pageant Society in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of St. Louis. Composed 1914. First performance on Art Hill in Forrest Park, St. Louis, 28 May 1914, by the Pageant Drama Association.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of No. XXXVIII : finale. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51497053 Composed 1898. First performance Munich, 14 July 1898. Dedicated to the composer's wif...

Cohn, Arthur, 1910-1998

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Composed 1934. Revised 1939. First performance by members of the brass section of the Greenwich Concert Orchestra of the Federal Music Project of New York City, WPA, New York, May 26, 1937 at the Federal Music Theatre, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Music for brass instruments, op. 9 / Arthur Cohn. 1939. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45205187 Composer. From the description of Interview conducted...

Strunk, W. Oliver (William Oliver), 1901-1980

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W. Oliver Strunk was a musicologist and served as a professor of music at Princeton University from 1937-1966. During his tenure he was enormously influential for both his students at the university and for American musicology at large. From the description of William Oliver Strunk collection, 1937-1979. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 66529641 ...

Scherchen, Hermann, 1891-1966

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German conductor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Leipzig?] Jan. 15 1921, to Herr Dünnebeil [at Breitkopf & Härtel], 1921 Jan. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668850 Scherchen left Germany in 1933 in voluntary protest of the new Nazi regime. Later that year he organized what he termed a musical workshop (Arbeitstagung) in Strassburg, intended especially for young musicians, and with the additional intention of providing a forum for perfo...

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...

Chasins, Abram, 1903-1987

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Revised 1937. First performance of revised version by the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, New York, April 7, 1938, John Barbirolli, conducting, the composer at the piano.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Piano concerto no. 2 : in F♯ minor / Abram Chasins. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42693718 American pianist, composer, writer, and educator. From the description of Autograph letter signed and Typewritte...

Fairchild, Blair, 1877-1933

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American composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (4), dated : New York, London, Avon (France), [and other places], 1924, 1929 [and n.d.], to Harry [Harkness Flagler] and to Mr. & Mrs. Flagler, 1924, 1929, and n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270576684 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Golfe-Juan, [n.d.], to Mrs. [Mary Flagler] Cary, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270576677 From the description of Autograph let...

Binkerd, Gordon, 1916-2003

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Commissioned by the University of Illinois, for the 1955 Festival of Contemporary Arts. Composed 1955. First performance Urbana, Illinois, 20 March 1955, University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Goodman conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. 1 / by Gordon W. Binkerd. 1955. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50988490 Composed 1959. First performance New York, 6 January 1961, Music in the Making Concert, Howard S...

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...

French, Richard F. (Richard Frederic), 1915-2001

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Frost, Robert, 1874-1963

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American poet from New England. Winner of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize. From the description of Letters, 1931-1943. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122464432 American Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. From the description of Letter to Mr. Beggen [?], 1928. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 86129842 Robert Frost was an American poet. From the description of Papers concerning the Kenned...

Partch, Harry, 1901-1974

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Biography Harry Partch was born in Oakland, CA on June 24, 1901; both his parents had been Presbyterian missionaries in China who endured the Boxer Rebellion. By the age of 20, he had moved through parts of the Midwest and East Coast, then back through Northern and Southern California before settling in San Diego in 1964. He began his early musical training playing clarinet, harmonium, viola, piano, and guitar and composing music using a temp...

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 ...

Bennett, Robert Russell, 1974

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Composed 1931. First performance Rochester, 9 December 1932, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto grosso : for small dance band and symphony orchestra / Robert Russell Bennett ; in the form of "Sketches from an American Theatre." [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42886632 Robert Russell Bennett was an American composer, orchestrator and conductor. From th...

Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague, 1864-1953

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

Stern, Blake

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American singer and music educator. From the description of The Blake Stern papers, 1938-1985 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 122451549 From the description of The Blake Stern papers, 1938-1985 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702121423 ...

Wigglesworth, Frank, 1918-1996

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Frank Wigglesworth (1918-1996) was an American composer, educator, and champion of new music. From the description of The Frank Wigglesworth papers, 1895-1996. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122486686 From the guide to the Frank Wigglesworth papers, 1895-1996, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) The Composers' Forum was founded in New York by Ashley Pettis in 1935. Funded by the Federal Music Project (a division of the Works P...

Kilpatrick, Jack Frederick, 1915-1967

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Composed 1939. First performance Muskogee, Oklahoma, 19 February 1941, Oklahoma State Symphony, Victor Alessandro conductor, Walter Kessler soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Romanza : for oboe and strings, op. 7 / by Jack Frederick Kilpatrick. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52576458 ...

McKinley, Carl, 1895-1966

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Composer, organist, choir director and educator. Member of the composition faculty at New England Conservatory of Music 1929-1963; chairman of theory and composition, 1955-1963. From the description of Carl McKinley printed and ms. music, 1916-1955. (New England Conservatory of Music). WorldCat record id: 82369627 Composed 1939. First performance Rochester, New York, 29 October 1941, Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. ...

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...

Elwell, Herbert

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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...