A.P. Schmidt Company archives, 1869-1958 (bulk 1895-1920).

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A.P. Schmidt Company archives, 1869-1958 (bulk 1895-1920).

The A.P. Schmidt Company archives contains music, correspondence, business and financial records, and related documents. These materials provide a detailed look at the management, daily operations, and history of the Schmidt firm. In the music series, which contains manuscripts and some printed music and is the largest part of the collection, are examples of music composed by Americans at the turn of the twentieth century and selected for publication by Schmidt. The majority of the music in the collection is in autograph form; some are holographs in the hand of the composer and many are the work of Schmidt company editors and arrangers. It is from these manuscripts that the Schmidt company prepared its publications. The music in the collection is principally for voice, chorus or piano, with some examples of large-scale orchestral music as well. It should be noted that none of the manuscripts of Edward MacDowell, one of Schmidt's most important composers, accompanied the collection to the Library of Congress. It may be assumed that after MacDowell's death, most of his manuscripts were returned to his widow, Marian MacDowell (see the Edward and Marian MacDowell Collection). Among the major correspondents in the collection are Edward Ballantine, Florence Newell Barbour, Floy Bartlett, Mrs. H.H.A. Beach, Robert Braine, Gena Branscombe, F. Leslie Calver,Rosseter G. Cole, Mabel Daniels, Roland Diggle, G. A. Grant-Schaefer, Cora W. Jenkins, Boris Levenson, Marian MacDowell, John W. Metcalf, T. Tertius Noble, Mari Paldi, Anna Priscilla Risher, Thomas Tapper, and George Woodhouse. Other notable correspondents include Paul Ambrose, Willi Apel, J. Stuart Archer, Parker Bailey, Edward Shippen Barnes, Marion Bauer, Richard Key Biggs, Arthur Bird, David Bispham, Carl Bohm, Joseph Bonnet, Franz Bornschein, Felix Borowski, John Hyatt Brewer, Radie Britain, Rayner Brown, Ignaz Brüll, Annabel Morris Buchanan, Charles Wakefield Cadman, William C. Carl, Pablo Casals, George Whitefield Chadwick,Norman Coke-Jephcott, Rossetter G. Cole, Frederick S. Converse, Henry Cowell, Bainbridge Crist, Frank Damrosch, Charles F. Dennée, Robert Nathaniel Dett, David Diamond, Clarence Dickinson, Olin Downes, Marcel Dupré, Clarence Eddy, Carl Engel, Geraldine Farrar, H. T. Finck, Ross Lee Finney, Arthur Foote, Rudolf Friml, Henry S. Fry, Ossip Gabrilowitsch, Rudolph Ganz, W. W. Gilchrist, Leopold Godowsky, Percy Grainger, Donald J. Grout, Alexandre Guilmant, Cornelius Gurlitt, Henry K. Hadley, Hermann Hagedorn, Philip Hale, Howard Hanson, F. Flaxington Harker, Charles Haubiel, George Henschel, Edward Burlingame Hill, John Tasker Howard, Mary Howe, Rupert Hughes, Henry Holden Huss, Philip James, Sigfrid Karg-Elert, Bruno Oscar Klein, Ernest R. Kroeger, Gail Kubik, Edwin H. Lemare, Ellen Jane Lorenz, Otto Leuning, Eduardo Marzo, Daniel Gregory Mason, William H. Neidlinger, Arthur Nevin, Geoffrey O'Hara, John Knowles Paine, Horatio Parker, Daniel Pinkham, Florence B. Price, Richard Purvis, Carl Reinecke, Hugo Reinhold, Josef Rheinberger, Wallingford Riegger, Artur Schnabel, Percy A. Scholes, William Howard Schuman, Ludwig Schytte, R. Deane Shure, Ernest M. Skinner, Templeton Strong, Paolo Tosti, William Treat Upton, Edgar Varese, Clarence Cameron White, Thornton Wilder, John Wesley Work and many others. Some composers whose works are represented in the collection include Charles R. Adams, William F. Apthorp, Frederick Archer, Florence Newell Barbour, Edward S. Barnes, Floy L. Bartlett, Marion Bauer, Mrs. H. H. A. Beach, W. Berwald, Arthur Bird, J. W. Bischoff, W. L. Blumenschein, Carl Bohm, George Whitefield Chadwick, Arthur Foote, Rudolf Friml, Leopold Godowsky, Helen Hopekirk, Edward A. Macdowell, F. A. Porter, H. J. Stewart, G. D. Wilson, Alfred Wooler, and many others.

212 linear ft. (514 boxes)

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Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965

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Paine, John Knowles, 1839-1906

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Diamond, David, 1915-2005

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Bispham, David Scull, 1857-1921

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Brewer, John Hyatt, 1856-1931

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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...

Biggs, Richard Keys, 1886-1962

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Jenkins, Cora W.

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Godowsky, Leopold, 1870-1938

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Leopold Godowsky, American pianist and composer of Polish birth, was born in Soshly, near Vilnius, Feb. 13 1870 and died in New York, Nov, 21, 1938. He was one of the great piano virtuosos at the turn of the century, who wrote works of such technical difficulty that they have been mastered by few pianists. He was also a great teacher and a prolific composer. From the description of Leopold Godowsky collection 1890-1938 1900-1930 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130016 ...

Archer, Frederic, 1838-1901

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Woodhouse, George (British architect, active 1858-1880)

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Blumenschein, W. L. 1849-1916.

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James, Philip, 1890-1975

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Finck, Henry Theophilus, 1854-1926

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American music critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York, 21 March 1893, to [Robert Underwood?] Johnson, 1893 Mar. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577334 ...

Buchanan, Annabel Morris, 1888-

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Annabel Morris Buchanan, composer, author, folk music collector, and officer of the National Federation of Music Clubs. From the description of Annabel Morris Buchanan papers, 1902-1972 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 26180471 Annabel Morris Buchanan (22 October 1888-6 January 1983), composer, writer, and folklorist, was born in Groesbeck, Tex., the daughter of the Reverend William Caruthers Morris and Anna Virginia Foster. By seven, she was composing songs, w...

Paldi, Mari

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Eddy, Clarence

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Karg-Elert, Sigfrid, 1877-1933

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German composer, theorist, and organist. From the description of Autograph postcard signed, dated : Leipzig, 7 March [192?], to [Breitkopf & Härtel], 192? Mar. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578760 Epithet: organist and composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x0002d6 ...

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Howe, Mary, 1882-1964

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Ganz, Rudolph, 1877-1972

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Originally composed for piano, 1930; orchestrated 1932. First performance by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Detroit, January 19, 1933, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of 20 animal pictures / by Rudolph Ganz. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51970405 Commissioned in honor of the National Association of Schools of Music. Composed 1950. First performance Cincinnati, Ohio, 24 November 1950, Cincinnati Symphony...

Rheinberger, Josef

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Reinhold, Hugo, 1854-1935

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Kubik, Gail, 1914-1984

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First movement commissioned by CBS for its American School of the Air series. Composed 1941. First performance over the CBS Network, New York, 8 April 1941, Columbia Concert Orchestra, Bernard Herrmann conductor. The Billings tunes in no. 2 are When Jesus Wept and Chester. Composed 1945. No. 3 commissioned by the BBC. Composed 1944. First performance on the BBC Network (I.T.M.A. program), 30 March 1944.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Folk song suite : 1. Whoopee-ti...

Kroeger, Ernest R. (Ernest Richard), 1862-1934

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Engel, Carl

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Engel was president of G. Schirmer, Inc., a music publishing company. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, ca. 1940. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863213 ...

Fry, Henry S., 1875-1946

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Cole, Rossetter G.

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This suite is a concert arranged from the 3 act opera, composed 1919-1927. Orchestration completed in 1931. First performance by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago, Jan. 9, 1936, Frederick Stock conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite from the maypole lovers / Rossetter G. Cole. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45205275 Originally composed for organ under the title "Fantaisie Symphonique," 1911; orchestrated 1914...

A.P. Schmidt Company

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Arthur Paul Schmidt was born in Altona, Germany on April 1, 1846 and came to the United States in 1866. He worked for the G.D. Russell publishing house in Boston before opening his own retail and foreign music importing business in 1876. The A.P. Schmidt company soon gained a reputation for publishing works of many distinguished American composers. With branches in New York from 1894 to 1937 and in Leipzig from 1889 to 1910, it became one of the largest music publishing and importing firms in th...

Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975

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Hale, Philip, 1854-1934

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American music critic. From the description of Letter, 1929 Nov. 24, Boston, to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904183 From the description of Philip Hale letter to William M. Payne [manuscript], 1896 December 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 741779873 Philip Hale studied organ and piano as a boy, graduated from Yale University (A.B., 1876) and then apprenticed in a law office in Albany, N.Y., passing the New York Ba...

Ballantine, Edward

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Character actor and director and an original member of the Provincetown Players, an experimental group of actors and playwrights founded in 1916 by Susan Glaspell, George Cram Cook, Ida Rank, and Eugene O'Neill. From the description of Collection 1911-1951. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 32913425 ...

Hughes, Rupert, 1872-1956

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Rupert Hughes was born in Lancaster, MO on January 31, 1872, and grew up in Keokuk, Iowa. He attended the Western Reserve Academy, and received a BA from Adelbert College, Cleveland, in 1892, and an MA from Yale University in 1893. His writing career began with a book for boys which was serialized in the highly regarded St. Nicholas magazine, and he was an assistant editor for several magazines. He eventually wrote more than 50 books. Hughes served in the New York National Guard during the Spani...

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 ...

Lorenz, Ellen Jane, 1907-1996

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Bird, Arthur, 1856-1923

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The "folksong" is Stephen Foster's Old folks at home. Composed 1891. Dedicated to Paul Taffanel, French flautist and conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Variationen über ein amerikanisches Volkslied : für flöte solo und Orchester, op. 34 / componirt von Arthur Bird. 189-? (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42694400 Composed 1886, originally for orchestra without organ. Organ part added after transcribing the work for piano four...

Dennée, Charles, 1863-1946

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Diggle, Roland, 1885-1954

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White, Clarence Cameron

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Composer, violinist, educator, and author. Major participant in the Harlem Renaissance. From the description of Clarence Cameron White collection, 1872-1965 (bulk, 1930-1960). (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 739116553 Composer, violinist, educator. White and John Frederick Matheus collaborated on "Ouanga" (1932) and "Tambour" (1929). From the description of Clarence Cameron White papers (Additions), 1906-1963. (New York Public Library). W...

Levenson, Boris, 1884-1947

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Scholes, Percy A., 1877-1958

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Epithet: Dr; writer on music British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x00020f Percy A. Scholes was an English lexicologist and writer on music. Largely self-taught, he graduated from Oxford and began working as a journalist and lecturer. During his remarkably active life in music, he was a teacher, critic, editor, lecturer, and author, known for his early support of broadcasting, the gramophone, and the pianola....

Bornschein, Franz C. (Franz Carl), 1879-1948

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Composed 1935. First performance Baltimore, 23 February, 1936 Ernest Schelling conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Leif Ericson : for symphony orchestra / Franz C. Bornschein. 1935. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43270152 Composed 1922 as Three Persian tone poems. First performance of that version Baltimore, the Lyric Theatre, 10 December 1922, the composer conducting. Rewritten in present form 1940. Also known as Feast of Lig...

Bartlett, Floy Little

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Brüll, Ignaz, 1846-1907

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Austrian pianist and composer. From the description of 5 Chorlieder für Männerchor componirt von Ignaz Brüll. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270562095 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna, 21 October 1875, to an unidentified friend, 1875 Oct. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270673850 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna, 11 January 1880, to Herr Baron [von Kaskel?], 1880 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record ...

Böhm, Carl, 1844-1920

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x0001d1 German pianist. From the description of Autograph document signed, dated : Berlin, January 1898, 1898, January. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672922 ...

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...

Metcalf, John W.

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Metcalf was possibly the first music instructor at Stanford University, at least privately. He studied music in Boston until 1890 but apparently spent most of his career composing and performing in the Oakland area. From the description of Music (manuscripts and published scores), correspondence, and photographs, c. 1880-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863882 ...

Price, Florence, 1887-1953

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Florence Beatrice Price (b. April 9, 1887, Little Rock, AK–d. June 3, 1953, Chicago, IL) was born to a well respected interracial couple. Her first piano performance was at age four and her first composition was published at 11. At 14, Price graduated from Capitol High School as valedictorian and enrolled in the New England Conservatory of Music. There she studied with George Chadwick and Frederick Converse, and graduated in 1906 with honors. In 1910, she became the head of Clark Atlanta Univer...

Barnes, Edward Shippen, 1887-1958

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Pinkham, Daniel

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Pinkham (1923- ) is an American composer. From the description of Scores, 1949-1972. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79458343 From the description of Additional scores, 1969-1972. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 84276168 From the description of Additional scores, 1970. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 82211169 From the guide to the Daniel Pinkham additional scores, 1970., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard Unive...

Cadman, Charles Wakefield, 1881-1946

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American composer. From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman autograph letter to Adolph M. Foerster, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 650839439 From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman autograph letter to Adolph M. Foerster, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 650839474 From the description of Charles Wakefield Cadman autograph letter to Adolph M. Foerster, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 650839445 From the description of C...

Archer, J. Stuart

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Bonnet, Joseph, 1884-1944

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Marzo, Eduardo

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Daniels, Mabel W. (Mabel Wheeler), 1878-1971

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Composed 1934. First performance Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, Harrisburg, PA, Feb. 19, 1935, George King Raudenbush conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Pirates' island, op. 34, no. 2 / Mabel Daniels. [19--?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43917644 Composer (B.A. Radcliffe College, 1900), Wheeler studied music in Boston and Munich, was director of music at Bradford Academy, 1911-1913, and Simmons College, 1913-1918, and then...

Beach, H.H.A. Mrs

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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...

Gilchrist, William Wallace, 1846-1916

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Composed ca. 1910. First performance at the unveiling of a bas-relief tablet in memory of the composer, Academy of Music, Philadelphia, 29 April 1921, Philadelphia Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphonic poem / W.W. Gilchrist. [19--]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51998064 Text based on Psalm 46, God is our refuge and strength.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Th...

Haubiel, Charles Trowbridge, 1892-1978

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Commissioned by Fabien Sevitzky. Composed 1965. First performance Warren Auditorium, Downey, California, 21 February 1970, Louis S. Palange conductor. Dedicated to Fabien Sevitzky.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Heroic elegy for symphony orchestra / by Charles Haubiel. [1965] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52187172 Originally composed for solo piano, 1939. Expanded orchestral version 1943; first performance under the title Mississip...

Bailey, Parker

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

Grant-Schaefer, G. A. 1872-1939

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Noble, T. Tertius (Thomas Tertius), 1867-1953.

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Thomas Noble of Westfield, Mass., was father of Aaron Noble, a soldier during Abercromby's Ticonderoga campaign. Thomas Noble's other son John was a weaver and school teacher. From the description of Deed of the sale of land by Thomas Noble to John Noble, 1761. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 228770299 Epithet: organist of York Minster British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ar...

Calver, F. Leslie b. 1880

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Apthorp, William Foster, 1848-1913

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American critic and writer on music. From the description of Fragment of a review, 1879 January 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53793652 ...

Wooler, Alfred, 1867-1937

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Huss, Henry Holden, 1862-1953

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Also known as Rhapsody.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphonisches Fantasie Stück für Clavier und Orchester / von Henry Holden Huss. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52333060 Composed for piano, 1902. Transcribed 1939. First performance Washington, D.C., 15 March 1942, National Symphony Orchestra, Francis Garziglia conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of La nuit : poem for orchestra / Henry...

Bischoff, J. W. 1850-1909.

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Downes, Olin

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American music critic. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2), dated : New York, 22 April 1932 and 16 June 1939, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1932 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565951 Olin Downes (1886-1955), American music critic with the Boston Post (1906-1924) and the New York Times (1924-1955). From the description of Olin Downes manuscripts, [ca. 1926-1957]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476554 From the description of O...

Lemare, Edwin Henry.

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Tapper, Thomas

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Farrar, Geraldine

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American soprano. From the description of Autograph note signed, dated : [n.p.], 1961, to [Joseph Chouinard?], 1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270913139 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Ridgefield, Conn., 31 January 1934 and New York [n.d., 1934], to H[arry] H[arkness] Flagler, 1934 Jan. 31 and [n.d. 1934]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270576719 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Ridgefield, Conn., 28 August ...

Casals, Pablo, 1876-1973

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Catalan violoncellist. From the description of Letters, 1952 July 29 - 1971 Sept. 15, to Milly Stanfield. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122378665 From the guide to the Letters, 1952 July 29 - 1971 Sept. 15, to Milly Stanfield, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Catalan cellist, conductor, pianist, and composer. From the description of Autograph note signed on his visiting card, dated : [n.p., Prades?], 6 January 1939, to Mr. ...

Converse, F. S. 1871-1940

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Klein, Bruno Oscar

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Hagedorn, Hermann

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Gurlitt, Cornelius, 1820-1901

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Branscombe, Gena

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Conductor and composer. From the description of Gena Branscombe collection of noncommercial sound recordings [sound recording], 1935-1981. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122346204 From the guide to the Gena Branscombe collection of noncommercial sound recordings [sound recording], 1935-1981, (The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.) ...

Barbour, Florence Newell, 1866-1946

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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...

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 ...

Braine, Robert, 1896-1940

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Foote, Arthur, 1853-1937

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American composer, organist, pianist, and piano teacher. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, [n.d., 1909?], to Mr. Stemberg , n.d., 1909?. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577474 Composed 1907, originally as the second movement of the Suite for String Orchestra in E major, Op. 63, but later replaced by the present Pizzicato and Adagietto, (see callno.: 142s).--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Theme and variations / Arthur Fo...

Guilmant, Alexandre, 1837-1911

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French organist, composer, and editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Meudon, 18 March 1897, to [Louise Filliaux-Tiger], 1897 Mar. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578440 ...

Dett, R. Nathaniel, 1882-1943

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African-American composer. From the description of Papers [microform], 1913-1943. (Oberlin College Library). WorldCat record id: 41711378 Originally composed for piano, 1921. First performance of 3rd movement only by Percy Grainger as pianist. This version 1922. Received the Harmon Foundation Award.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Enchantment : a romantic suite / R. Nathaniel Dett. [c1922] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 4...

Hopekirk, Helen

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Scots-American composer and pianist Helen Hopekirk (1856-1945) was considered one of the great concert pianists of her generation. She taught at the New England Conservatory in Boston, and in 1900 she premiered her Piano Concerto in D with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Her recitals often included her own compositions which demonstrated the strong influence of Celtic folk music on her work. From the description of Helen Hopekirk collection, 1875-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 7...

Adams, Charles R., Jr.

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Strong, Templeton, 1856-1948

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Apel, Willi

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Hadley, Henry, 1871-1937

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Composed 1906. First performance Berlin, 27 December 1907, Berlin Philharmonic, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. III / Henry Hadley. [1906] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52137491 Henry Hadley was an American composer and conductor, founder of the National Association for American Composers and Conductors. From the description of Papers, 1898-1965 (inclusive), 1927-1937 (bulk). (New Yo...

Schmidt, Arthur Paul

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Hanson, Howard, 1896-1981

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

Nevin, Arthur, 1871-1943

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Bauer, Marion, 1882-1955

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

Skinner, Ernest M.

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Chadwick, G. W. 1854-1931.

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Damrosch, Frank

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German-American conductor and teacher. From the description of Typewritten document signed, dated : [New York], 22 March 1913, 1913 Mar. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565329 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : New York, 22 January and 7 December 1906, to [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1906 Jan. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565325 Esther Ostroff, an American pianist, studied with Isidore Philipp. From the guide to the...

Risher, Anna Priscilla, 1875-1946

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Borowski, Felix, 1872-1956

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Chicago composer, musicologist, critic for the Chicago Evening Post and Chicago Record-Herald, and music bibliographer for the Newberry Library. From the description of Felix Borowski papers, 1841-1995, bulk 1896-1956. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 190995566 Composed 1931-32. First performance by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago, March 16, 1933, Frederick Stock conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. 1 / Felix B...

Brown, Rayner

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Harker, F. Flaxington, 1876-1936

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Howard, John Tasker, 1890-1964

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John Tasker Howard was a noted American music expert, radio host, writer, lecturer, and composer. His early involvement with piano, and his subsequent study of composition with Paul Tidden, Howard Brockway and Mortimer Wilson, provided him with the proper background for the numerous positions held over the course of his life. Some of his more noteworthy positions were: managing editor of the Musician (1919-1922), music editor of McCall's magazine (1928-1930), music edito...

Wilson, G. D. 1833-1897.

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Friml, Rudolf, 1879-1972

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Charles Rudolf Friml was born on Dec. 7, 1879 in Prague, Czechoslovakia; studied composition with Antonín Dvořák and piano with Josef Jiránek at the Prague Conservatory (1900-3); was accompanist for the violinist Jan Kubelík on tours of Europe and the US (1900-6); settled in the US in 1906, performing his First piano concerto with Walter Damrosch and the New York Symphony Orchestra; gained a reputation for his keyboard improvisations, character pieces, lyrical salon dances, etudes, violin a...

Henschel, George

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Sir George Henschel was a German-English composer, conductor, and baritone. He was the first conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, in addition to many appointments in England. His diverse compositions and arrangements showed influences of Brahms and Wagner. He was also professor of singing at the Royal College of Music. From the description of George Henschel letter to Mr. Greene, 1890 June 12. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53917419 Ger...

MacDowell, Marian, 1857-1956

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Philanthropist, musician, and cofounder of the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, N.H. Born Marian Griswold Nevins; married composer Edward MacDowell (1861-1908) in 1884. From the description of Marian MacDowell papers, 1876-1969 (bulk 1908-1938). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979848 Biographical Note 1857, Nov. 22 Born, New York, N.Y. ...

Tosti, Sir Paolo, 1846-1916

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Italian composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed : 92 Finchley Road, N.W., [London], to Arthur Sullivan, 1891 Feb. 2 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125573 Italian song composer and singing teacher. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 15 December 1908, to an unidentified recipient. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270677806 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 26 D...

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...

Schytte, Ludvig, 1848-1909

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MacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908

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American composer, pianist, and teacher. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Villars sur Ollon, Switzerland, 3 July 1903, to Horatio Parker, 1903 July 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270581435 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [New York], 25 November 1904, to Mr. [Robert Underwood] Johnson, 1904 Nov. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270581431 From the description of Letter signed : Boston, [n.d.], to Mr. Story, [n.d.]....

Dupré, Marcel, 1886-1971

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Stewart, H. J. 1856-1932.

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Hill, Edward Burlingame

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Composed 1931. First performance, Boston, 25 April 1932, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Serge Koussevitzky conductor, Jesús María Sanromá soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concertino in one movement for piano and orchestra, op. 36 / by Edward Burlingame Hill. 1931. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52297708 Composed 1916-17. First performance, New York, 17 February 1918, New York Symphonic Society, Walter Damrosch conductor.--Cf. ...

Purvis, Richard

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Upton, William Treat, 1870-1961

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Musician, educator, author and music critic. From the description of A forgotten pioneer : the story of the life and time of Anthony Philip Heinrich... : typescript, circa 1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132183 ...

Britain, Radie

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Composed 1936-37. First performance by the Illinois Symphony Orchestra of the Works Project Administration, Chicago, Mar. 4, 1940, Izler Solomon conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Southern symphony : in four movements / Radie Britain. 1937. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43291270 Composed 1940. First performance Rochester, New York, 25 July 1940, Rochester Philharmonic, Howard Hanson conductor. Won the First National Prize of...

Neidlinger, W. H. 1863-1924

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Reinecke, Carl

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Carl Reinecke was born in Denmark, and lived much of his life in Germany. A popular composer, an influential pianist, and respected instructer, he wrote books about Mozart and Beethoven, cadenzas to the concertos of Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven, and taught some of the most acclaimed composers of his time. From the description of Carl Reinecke postal cards, 1889-1893. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51464340 Composed 1908. First performance Londo...

O'Hara, Geoffrey, 1882-1967

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Geoffrey O'Hara (1882-1967) was a Canadian American composer, singer and music teacher. From the description of Geoffrey O'Hara cylinder recordings and lantern slides of Navajo Indians, circa 1913-1914. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702199154 ...

Crist, Bainbridge, 1883-1969

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Composed 1939. First performance by the U.S. Marine Band Symphony Orchestra, Washington, D.C., Jan. 3, 1940, Capt. W.F.H. Santelmann conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Festival overture / Bainbridge Crist. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45207071 Composed 1914, based on the romance by Théophile Gautier. First performance by the Bournemouth Municipal Orchestra, Bournemouth, England, Dec. 3, 1925, the composer conductin...

Gabrilowitsch, Ossip, 1878-1936

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Born Jan. 26, 1878 in St. Petersburg, the son of a well know jurist. At the age of 10 he was entered in the St. Petersburg Conservatory to study piano under Anton Rubenstein, later studied composition in Vienna under Glazunov and other. In 1896 made his public debut in Berlin and later Europe. Made his first appearance in America at Carnegie Hall, Nov. 12, 1900, and made six transcontinental tours. Met Clara Clemens daughter of Mark Twain when both were studying under Leschistky, and married in ...

Porter, F. Addison

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F. Addison Porter, born 1859 in Dixmont, Me., was a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music (NEC) in 1884 and studied with A.D. Turner, Stephen Emery, and George W. Chadwick. He was on the faculty of NEC as a professor of piano and later as head of the piano normal department from 1859-1941. From the description of F. Addison Porter piano music manuscripts, 1885-1939. (New England Conservatory of Music). WorldCat record id: 257653757 ...

Dickinson, Clarence

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Berwald, W. 1864-1948.

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Shure, R. Deane (Ralph Deane), 1885-1962

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