The Leonard Burkat papers, 1943-1981 (inclusive).

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Burkat, Leonard, 1919-1992. The Leonard Burkat papers, 1943-1981 (inclusive).

The Leonard Burkat papers, 1943-1981 (inclusive).

The Leonard Burkat Papers consist primarily of correspondence written to Burkat by composers, conductors, musical performers, and writers. The Papers also contain manuscript corrections from Lukas Foss regarding his Oboe concerto and from William Walton regarding his Cello concerto. Photographs are also included in the Papers.

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Composed 1940. First performance, with Movements 2 and 3 of the Suite (callno.: 3371), Rochester, New York, 1945-46, Rochester Civic Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor. Old Double Mountain is an actual pair of twin mountains in the heart of the West Texas ranch country.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite for orchestra : Movement I "From Old Double Mountain" / Gideon Waldrop. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 56819010 Composed ...

Mayer, William, 1925-

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Nos. 20, 7, 21, 14 and 6, respectively, of Twenty Four Preludes for Piano, op. 34, composed 1932-33. Arranged 1936.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Five preludes : from 24 piano preludes by D. Shostakovich, op. 34 (nos. 20, 7, 21, 14, 6) / arr. by Lan Adomian. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54108995 From the opera, "The nose" in 3 acts with libretto by the composer in conjunction with Y. Zemyatin, G. Ionin and A. Preys after G...

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Ansermet, Ernest, 1883-1969

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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...

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Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989

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

Pinkham, Daniel

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Denisov, Ėdisson Vasilʹevich, 1929-1996.

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Graffman, Gary

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Concert pianist and director of the Curtis Institute. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Sept. 27, 1978 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861454 Concert pianist, director of Curtis Institute of Music, 1985- . From the description of Oral history conducted by Sharon Eisenhour, January 25, 1991. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155892233 American ...

Hétu, Jacques, 1938-2010

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Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim

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Historian and writer Tuchman (1912- ) received an A.B. from Radcliffe College (1933), and worked as a journalist and editor. She is the author of many prize-winning works, including The Guns of August (1962) and Stilwell and the American Experience in China (1971). From the description of Letter, 1963. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007438 New York-born American journalist and historian; Pulitzer-prize winning author of The Guns of August, 1962. Fro...

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...

Keats, Donald

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Avshalomov, Jacob

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Jacob Avshalomov (1919- ) graduated from Reed College in 1943 and married Doris Felde, also class of '43. He played percussion and cello in the Portland Junior Symphony before earning advanced degrees from the Eastman School of Music. Avshalomov taught music at Columbia University from 1946 to 1954 before returning to Portland to become the Conductor of the Portland Junior Symphony, retiring after 40 years in 1994. From the description of Jacob Avshalomov Papers, 1954-2000. 1954-2000...

Kirchner, Leon.

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American composer. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Oct. 16, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862472 ...

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...

Ormandy, Eugene

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Epithet: conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000699.0x0001db Conductor; Music Director of the Philadelphia Orchestra, 1938-1980. From the description of Oral history conducted by Herbert Kupferberg, October 1969. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 213481085 From the description of Oral history conducted by Herbert Kupferberg, October 1969. (University of Pennsyl...

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. ...

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Einem, Gottfried ˜vonœ 1918-1996

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Schuman, William

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Yttrehus, Rolv

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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...

Kay, Hershy

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American composer and arranger. From the description of The Hershy Kay papers, 1940-1974 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 122451538 From the description of The Hershy Kay papers, 1940-1974 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702190738 ...

Thorne, Francis

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American jazz musician and composer. From the description of Interview, Dec. 2, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861548 Prolific American composer Francis Thorne (born 1922) is well known for his work in a variety of genres, as well as for his service in music administration. Born in Bay Shore, New York, Thorne came from a musical family. His father had been a ragtime pianist and his grandfather, Gu...

Stern, Isaac, 1920-2001.

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Concert violinist. From the description of Oral history conducted by Sharon Eisenhour, January 27, 1992. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155896054 Epithet: American violinist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x0000f9 Born on January 10, 1910 in Lyon, the French conductor and composer, Jean Martinon entered the Lyon and Paris conservatoires to stu...

Leinsdorf, Erich, 1912-1993

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Epithet: conductor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x000384 Born on January 10, 1910 in Lyon, the French conductor and composer, Jean Martinon entered the Lyon and Paris conservatoires to study the violin. At Lyon, his teacher was Maurice Foundray and at the Paris Conservatory, he studied violin technique with Jules Boucherit. While at the Paris conservatory, Martinon took composition with A...

Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972

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Poet, acting editor of The Dial magazine, 1925-1929. Born Marianne Craig Moore. From the description of Book manuscripts, 1935-1967. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122417395 From the description of Albums, [ca. 1905-1936]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122524976 From the description of Family correspondence, 1848-1972, bulk 1905-1972. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122540617 From the desc...

Wyner, Yehudi, 1929-

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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...

Gould, Glenn

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Canadian pianist. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Sept. 22, 1978 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861589 From the description of Autograph note signed, dated : [n.p., n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873369 Concert pianist and radio producer. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Jan. 2, 1978 [sound recording]...

Wuorinen, Charles

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Starer, Robert

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Composed 1945. First performance Tel Aviv, 11 March 1947, Palestine Philharmonic Orchestra, Georg Singer conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Fantasy for strings with solo trio / Robert Starer. 1945. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54983174 Composed 1954. First performance New York, 27 October 1956, New York Philharmonic, Dimitri Mitropoulos conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Prelude and ron...

Weisgarber, Elliot, 1919-2001

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Clarinetist, composer and ethnomusicologist Elliot Weisgarber (December 5, 1919 - December 31, 2001) was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. He studied clarinet and composition at the Eastman School of Music where he earned his Bachelor and Masters degrees in music as well as a Performers Certificate in clarinet. Following his graduation in 1943 Weisgarber spent one year teaching at Colby Junior College in New Hampshire before moving on to a sixteen-year career at the Womans College, University o...

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 ...

Richter, Marga

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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...

Zádor, Eugene, 1894-1977

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Composed 1939.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Csardas rhapsody / by Eugene Zador. [1939?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 57344995 Zádor was born on Nov. 5, 1894 in Bátaszék, Hungary; studied under Richard Heuberger at the Vienna Conservatory (1911) and under Max Reger in Leipzig (1912-14); attended lectures given by Hermann Abert (1913-14) and Arnold Schering (1919-20) at the Univ. of Halle, and studied with Fritz Volbach at Mün...

Morawetz, Oskar, 1917-2007

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Burkat, Leonard 1919-1992

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Burkat was artistic director for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1948. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863038 American music librarian, arts administrator, and program annotator. From the description of The Leonard Burkat papers, 1943-1981 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702190492 From the description of The Leonard Burkat papers, 1943-1981 (inclusive)....

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...

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...

Healey, Derek, 1936-....

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Inspired by Eskimo prints. Commissioned by the CBC for the Vancouver Autumn Fair, composed 1971. First performance Vancouver, Canada, 21 September 1971, CBC Vancouver Chamber Orchestra, John Avison conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Arctic images : a suite for orchestra / Healey. c1971. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52183937 ...

Dutilleux, Henri, 1916-2013

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Born on January 10, 1910 in Lyon, the French conductor and composer, Jean Martinon entered the Lyon and Paris conservatoires to study the violin. At Lyon, his teacher was Maurice Foundray and at the Paris Conservatory, he studied violin technique with Jules Boucherit. While at the Paris conservatory, Martinon took composition with Albert Roussel and Vincent d’Indy. After completing the composition courses, he studied conducting with Charles Munch and Désormière. He graduated from ...

Josephs, Wilfred

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x000318 ...

Somers, Harry

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Composed 1954. First performance Toronto, 1954, CBC Symphony Orchestra, Ettore Mazzoleni conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Passacaglia & fugue for orchestra / by Harry Somers. [1954] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 54806760 ...

Forsyth, Malcolm

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Stein, Leon, 1910-2002

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

Bavicchi, John, 1922-2012

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Movements 1, 4, and 5 originally composed as Sonata for Two Pianos, 1953. This work composed 1955-59. First performance Cambridge, Mass., 16 April 1961, Cambridge Civic Symphony Orchestra, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite for orchestra, opus 19 / by John Bavicchi. [195-?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43257019 Composed 1952. Dedicated to Beverly Ann Lewis.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the ...

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 ...

Salk, Jonas Edward, 1914-1995

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Biochemical researcher and physician. Salk was an alumnus of City College, Class of 1934. From the description of Memorabilia, [ca. 1934-1965] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155503820 Noted physician, virologist, and humanitarian, best known for development of the first poliomyelitis vaccine. Founder of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California. Served on the faculty of the Univ. of Michigan (1942-1963...

Horowitz, Vladimir

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Russian-born pianist. From the description of The papers of Vladimir and Wanda Toscanini Horowitz, 1784-1991 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702150358 Vladimir Horowitz (in Russian, Gorowitz) was born in Berdichev, near Kiev, on October 1, 1903. His father, Simeon, was an electrical engineer, and his mother, Sophie, a pianist. It was Sophie who gave Volodya (as he was affectionately called), his sister, Regina, and brothers Jacob and George, ...

Perle, George, 1915-2009

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Commissioned by Walter Trampler. Composed 1962. First performance Museum of Modern Art, New York, 10 May 1962, Composers Showcase concert, Arthur Weisberg conductor, Walter Trampler soloist. Dedicated to Walter Trampler.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Serenade for viola and solo instruments / by George Perle. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53180840 An American composer and theorist, George Perle received his Ph.D. degree in 1...

Bolcom, William

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American composer, pianist, and author. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (3), and Autograph letter signed, dated : Ann Arbor, 12 and 28 April 1981, and 21 June 1988, and [New York, 15? May 1988], to Jim Fuld, 1981 Apr. 12 and 28, 1988 June 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874434 William Bolcom is a composer and pianist. Joan Morris is a mezzo-soprano. They are both members of the University of Michigan School of Music faculty. Bolcom and Morris have giv...

Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario, 1895-1968

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Composer. From the description of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco autograph letter to Robert Raphael, 1959 May 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 426069522 From the description of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco autograph letter to Robert Raphael, 1959 Jan. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 426069519 From the description of Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco autograph letter to Robert Raphael, 1959 June 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 426069523 From the description of Mario...

Subotnick, Morton

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Morton Subotnick's incidental music for Berthold Brecht's play Caucasian chalk circle was written for the Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center production at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre which premièred on March 24, 1966 and ran for 100 performances. The production was directed by Herbert Blau and Jules Irving. Stacy Keach, Brock Peters and Priscilla Pointer were members of the cast. From the description of [Music for the Caucasian chalk circle / Morton Subotnick]. [1966] (New York Pub...

Walton, William, 1902-1983

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William Walton composed the Sinfonia Concertante while living in London with the Sitwell family. Walton dedicated the three movements of the work to Edith, Osbert, and Sacheverell Sitwell. The Sinfonia Concertante was first published in 1928 and revised in 1943. From the description of Sinfonia concertante : for orchestra with pianoforte (quasi obbligato) / by William Walton. [ca. 1927] (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092340 English composer. From the de...

Cooper, Paul, 1926-1996

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Amram, David Werner, 1866-1939

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American Composer, horn player, conductor, and cultural ambassador for U.S. Dept. of State; b. 1930. From the description of David Amram collection, [19--]. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70960352 ...

Luke, Ray, 1928-2010

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Composed 1957. First reading Rochester, New York, 15 April 1958, Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra, Howard Hanson conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite for orchestra / by Ray Luke. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52803738 ...

Muczynski, Robert

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Robert Muczynski (b. Mar. 19, 1929, Chicago) received formal musical training at DePaul University in Chicago, where he studied piano with Walter Knupfer and composition with Alexander Tcherepnin. His works have been performed in the major cities of the United States, Europe, Australia and Asia. His Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Chamber Orchestra was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in Music in 1982, while his Second Piano Sonata was unanimously voted Best Contemporary...

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...

Stravinsky, Igor

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Russian born composer and conductor. From the description of Audio materials [sound recording]. 1931-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 40723194 Igor Stravinsky was a Russian composer. From the description of Sketchbook, [1917?]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122465769 Stravinsky's opera The Rake's Progress, set to the libretto by W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman, was inspired by William Hogarth's series of paintings. Stravinsky had wan...

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 ...

Ginastera, Alberto, 1916-1983

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Argentine composer. From the description of "Los peones de hacienda, del ballet Estancia.", 1947 May. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270919811 First performance by the Orquesta del Servicio Oficial de Difusión Radio Eléctrica (SODRE), Montevideo, Uruguay, July 18, 1941, Lamberto Baldi conducting, Hugo Balzo (to whom the work is dedicated) at the piano.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concierto argentino : para piano y orquesta / Alberto E. Gin...

Tourel, Jennie

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Russian-born American mezzo-soprano; b. Jennie Davidovich; on Metropolitan Opera roster; taught at Juilliard and elsewhere; b. 1900; d. 1963. From the description of Jennie Tourel collection, [193-]-[195-]. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969783 Mezzo-soprano (1900?-1973); taught at the Juilliard School, 1963-1973. From the description of Papers, 1929-1977 (bulk 1946-1973). (The Juilliard School). WorldCat record id: 30055084 ...

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...

Goodman, Benny

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Clarinettist and bandleader. From the description of Check signed : New York, N.Y., 1955 May 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270914758 American clarinetist, bandleader, and King of Swing. From the description of The Benny Goodman papers, 1933-1982 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702190423 From the description of The Benny Goodman papers, 1933-1982 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 122555549 Musician; inter...

Monteux, Pierre

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Griffes first met the French-born conductor Pierre Monteux in October 1916. When Monteux was appointed the conductor for the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 1919, he began to program contemporary music, despite the objections of both the orchestra and the public who were accustomed to a German repertory. Griffes' The pleasure-dome of Kubla Khan was premeiered by Monteux and the orchestra in Boston, November 28, 1919, and repeated the following month at New York City's Carnegie Hall, December 4 and ...

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...

Freedman, Harry, 1922-2005

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Pisk, Paul Amadeus

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

Bresnick, Martin

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American composer; professor of composition at Yale University. From the description of Papers of Martin Bresnick, 1987-1988. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 56694254 ...

Adaskin, Murray, 1906-2002

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Gottlieb, Jack

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Piatigorsky, Gregor, 1903-1976

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Epithet: cellist and composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000699.0x0001fc This transcription 1946.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Variations on a Paganini theme / Gregor Piatigorsky ; orchestral arrangement by Arthur Cohn. [1946] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53194517 ...

Serly, Tibor

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Composer, conductor, and instrumentalist. From the description of Letters from Tibor Serly to Henry Pleasants, 1931-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435462 From the guide to the Tibor Serly letters to Henry Pleasants, 1931-1951, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Composed 1931. First performance Budapest, 13 May 1935, Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony in 3 movements...

Gerhard, Roberto.

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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...

Surinach, Carlos

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Title refers to the Desert Fathers, early Christian monks who were nicknamed "Athletae Dei." Composed 1960. First performance 54th Street Theatre, New York, 27 April 1960, Martha Graham and Company.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Acrobats of God : ballet for chamber orchestra / Carlos Surinach. [1960] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 55739155 Composed 1945. First performance Barcelona, Spain, 8 April 1945, Barcelona Municipal Orchestr...

Kraft, William F., 1938-

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Kraft was born on Sept. 6, 1923, in Chicago, IL; BS (1951) and MA (1954) in composition, Columbia Univ.; percussionist, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra (LAPO), 1955-81; became the music director of the LA Percussion Ensemble and Chamber Players in 1955; became director of LAPO New Music Group in 1981; composer-in-residence, LAPO, 1981-85; recipient of Guggenheim fellowships (1967 & 1972), NEA grants (1975, 1977, 1979), and an award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Lette...

Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951

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Composer. From the description of Arnold Schoenberg letter to Carl Engel, 1942 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 427647095 An Austrian composer, Arnold Schoenberg came to the United States in 1933 and became an American citizen in 1941. Carl Parrish, an American musicologist and composer, bound together published copies of Schoenberg's piano music with annotations in pencil. From the description of Letter : Los Angeles, to Carl Parrish, Aurora-on-Cayuga, N...

Strouse, Charles

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Composer of "Put on a happy face" and many other songs from scores of shows. From the description of Autograph note on music paper, signed : [n.p.], [196-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270910499 Annie 2 opened for previews at the Kennedy Center's Opera House, Washington, D.C., Dec.22, 1989. It closed in early Jan., 1990, when the producers decided it would need further development before resuming performances. It was not produced again until 1993 with the title Annie War...

Haieff, Alexei, 1914-1994

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Composed 1949-50. First performance of revised version Boston, 31 October 1952, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch conductor, Leo Smit soloist. Dedicated to Janice Newman for Leo Smit. Received the New York Music Critics Award for 1952.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto for piano and orchestra / Alexei Haieff. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52137728 Alexei Haieff was born in Blagoveshchensk, Siberia, ...

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 : ...

Markevitch, Igor

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Italian conductor and composer of Russian birth. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [Vevey], 27 January [1933], to Comtesse Etienne de Beaumont in Paris, 1933 Jan. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270581831 ...

Allen, Betty, 1927-2009

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American mezzo-soprano. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Sept. 28, 1976 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861144 ...

Munch, Charles 1891-1968

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Musician and conductor; b. in Germany; conductor of Boston Symphony Orchestra. From the description of Charles Munch collection, 1935-1966. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70968710 Born on January 10, 1910 in Lyon, the French conductor and composer, Jean Martinon entered the Lyon and Paris conservatoires to study the violin. At Lyon, his teacher was Maurice Foundray and at the Paris Conservatory, he studied violin technique with Jules Boucherit. While a...

Cordero, Roque, 1917-2008

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Composed 1939. First performance Panama City, 1942, National Orchestra of Panama, Herbert de Castro conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Capricho interiorano = (Capriccio of the interior) / by Roque Cordero. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51464460 Composed 1945. First performance Panama City, 14 September 1955, National Orchestra of Panama, Roque Cordero conductor. Honorable mention: Reichhold Music Award, Detroit, 1947...

Pépin, Clermont 1926-2006

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