La musique du XXe siècle. 5.

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Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951

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Arnold Franz Walter Schoenberg was born on Sept. 13, 1874 in Vienna; began composing before he was nine years old; composed the string sextet Verklärte Nacht (1899), which he later scored for string orchestra, and became one of his most popular works; Austrian composers Alban Berg and Anton Webern began studying with him in 1904; his cantata Gurrelieder (begun in 1900) was received enthusiastically at its premiere in 1913; by 1909 he began creating atonal compositions, and in his Opus 25 Piano S...

Gershwin, George, 1898-1937

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George Gershwin was a composer and pianist; his best-known works are Rhapsody in Blue (1924), An American in Paris (1928), "I Got Rhythm" (1930), and the opera Porgy and Bess (1935), which included the hit "Summertime". Gershwin moved to Hollywood and composed numerous film scores. He died in 1937 of a malignant brain tumor....

Messiaen, Olivier

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First performed Dec. 2, 1949 by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein, conducting; the solo part played by Yvonne Loriod. From the description of Turangalîla-symphonie / Olivier Messiaen. [1946-1948] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 271073216 French composer. From the description of Autograph manuscript signed, dated : Paris, 26 June 1943, 1943 June 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582366 From the description of Autograph manuscript signed...

Berg, Alban

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Austrian composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Trahütten, to an unidentified friend, 1927 July 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672335 From the description of Autograph postcards signed (2), dated : [Villach?], and Villach [n.d.], to his sister-in-law Steffi Berg, 1907 Sept. 23 and n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672288 From the description of Autograph and typewritten letter signed (incomplete), dated : [n.p., n.d.], to [Cl...

Villa-Lobos, Heitor, 1887-1959

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Heitor Villa-Lobos (born March 5, 1887, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – died November 17, 1959, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) was a Brazilian composer, conductor, cellist, and classical guitarist described as "the single most significant creative figure in 20th-century Brazilian art music".[1] Villa-Lobos has become the best-known South American composer of all time. A prolific composer, he wrote numerous orchestral, chamber, instrumental and vocal works, totaling over 2000 works by his death in 1959. His mu...

Webern, Anton

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Austrian composer. From the description of Anton Webern / Das Augenlicht / von / Hildegard Jone / für / gemischten Chor / u. / Orchester / Op. 26 / Klavierauszug / von / Ludwig Zenk. [1935?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571148 From the description of Stefan George / VII. Ring / A. v. Webern op. 2. [1908-1909?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571211 From the description of Vier Lieder / für / Gesang und Orchester / von / Anton Webern / op. 13 / Partitur. [19...

Kodály, Zoltán, 1882-1967

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Hungarian composer, ethnomusicologist, and educationist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) and autograph postcards signed (2), dated : Budapest, Paris, London, and Brussels, 1948 and 1950, to Sir Ivor Atkins in Worcester, 1948 June 4 and 1948 June 2 and 1950 Feb. 8 and 1948 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578936 From the description of "Uj esztendőt köszöntő" : autograph manuscript, 1929. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566555 ...

Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945

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Commissioned by the Basel section of the International Society for Contemporary Music. Composed originally as Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion 1937. Orchestrated 1940 as this Concerto. First performance London, 14 November 1942, Royal Philharmonic Society, Adrian Boult conductor, Louis Kentner and Ilona Kabos soloists.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto for 2 pianos and orchestra / Béla Bartók. [194-?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record i...

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...

Ives, Charles E., 1874-1954

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The poem by Edwin Markham. Composed 1912. Arranged for voice and piano, 1921 and published as no. 11 of 114 songs. Quotations: The Battle Hymn of the Republic; Hail Columbia; The Red, White, and Blue; The Star-Spangled Banner; America; The Battle Cry of Freedom. Dedicated to Dr. David Cushman Twichell.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Lincoln, the great commoner / Charles Ives. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52368029 Composer. ...

Desarnaulds, Serge

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Albert, Martin.

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Holst, Gustav

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Gustav Holst (1874-1934), composer and music teacher, was born in Cheltenham, and educated at the local grammar school and at the Royal College of Music. He taught at St Pauls Girls School, and composed many pieces, most notably The Planets. His daughter Imogen was educated at St Pauls and the Royal College of Music, and was among other appointments Director of Music at Dartington Hall, Devon. She wrote on a number of musical themes, but most significantly her father and Benjamin Britten, she be...

Gallois, J.

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Britten, Benjamin

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Composed 1938. First performance at a Promenade Concert, by the British Broadcasting Co. Symphony Orchestra, London, Aug. 18, 1938, in Queen's Hall, Sir Henry J. Wood conductor, composer at the piano.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Concerto no. 1 in D major for piano and orchestra / Benjamin Britten. [1928]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 43291276 Composed 1939. First performance by the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, New...

Arnau, J.

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Satie, Erik, 1866-1925

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Satie arr. the Piège de Méduse to accompany the play in 1921; Sauguet met Satie ca. 1920. Cf. New Grove online. From the description of 7 dances du Piège de Méduse : piano : Erik Satie : manuscript, [after 1921] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 671537756 Charles Gounod's opéra-comique Le médecin malgré lui, with a libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, based on Molière's play, was first performed in 1858. For a revival at the Festival Français in Mont...

Orff, Carl, 1895-1982

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Basté, Jg.

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Prokofʹev, Sergej Sergeevič, 1891-1953.

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Ravel, Maurice

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001219.0x000308 Maurice Ravel was a French composer; the apparent recipient, Toscanini, was a conductor. From the guide to the ALS, to [Arturo Toscanini], 1930 Sept. 9, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) From the description of ALS, 1930 Sept. 9, to [Arturo Toscanini]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122682742 ...

Barce, Ramón

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Saguer, Louis

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Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918

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Claude Debussy (b. 22 August 1862–d. 25 March 1918) was one of the most influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France he attended the Conservatoire de Paris originally to study piano before switing to composition. His orchestral works include Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1894), Nocturnes (1897–1899), Images (1905–1912). In 1904 he rose to international fame for his opera Pelléas et Mélisande. He also composed two books of Préludes a...

Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934

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English composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Malvern, 12 April [n.y.], to [Plunket?] Greene. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566154 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Plas Gwyn, 15 August 1904, to [Samuel Aitken], 1904 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566140 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Plas Gwyn, Christmas Day 1902, to Mrs. [Louise Alvar] Harding, 1902 Dec. 25. (Unknown). Wo...