League of Composers/ISCM records, 1906-2009 (bulk 1923-2009).

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International Society for Contemporary Music. League of Composers/ISCM records, 1906-2009 (bulk 1923-2009).

League of Composers/ISCM records, 1906-2009 (bulk 1923-2009).

The League of Composers / International Society for Contemporary Music records contain the papers of the League's co-founder and first Executive Director, Claire Raphael Reis; the records of both the League of Composers and the United States section of the ISCM before their 1954 merger; and the post-1954 records of the combined League/ISCM.

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Reis, Claire R.

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Goossens, Eugène (1893-1962).

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British conductor and composer. From the description of "Nature Poem no I." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563956 Composed 1927. First peformance London, 2 October 1930, Leon Goossens soloist. Dedicated to Leon Goossens, the composer's brother.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Oboe concerto / by Eugene Goossen. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49817957 Originally sketched out as orchestral pieces, Goossen...

Lindsay, John V.

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Castro, Juan José, 1895-1968

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Composed 1931. First performance Buenos Aires, 22 July 1931, Colón Orchestra, Ernest Ansermet conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Sinfónia / Juan José Castro. 1931. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45206238 From the ballet in 4 parts with story by Fifa Cruz de Caprile and choreography by Paul Petroff. Composed 1934-35. First performance Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires, 17 July 1937, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collecti...

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...

Gruenberg, Louis, 1884-1964

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Commissioned by Columbia Broadcasting Corporation for radio performance. Presented 17 October, 1937 as the first opera composed for radio without any thought of visualization or the additional theatrical elements of costumes, scenery and lighting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Green mansions : a non-visual opera after W.H. Hudson / by Louis Gruenberg. [1937?]. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 176632275 Composed 1945.--Cf. Fleisher Co...

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...

Rathaus, Karol, 1895-1954

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The legacy of Polish-born composer Karol Rathaus, who emigrated to the U.S. via Vienna, Berlin, Paris, and London in 1938 and after a brief career as a Hollywood film composer, became professor of composition and chairman of the music department at Queens College (CUNY), Flushing, New York. From the description of Archives, 1938-1974. 1938-1974. (Queens College). WorldCat record id: 36750911 Salisbury Cove is near Bar Harbor, Maine. Composed 1949. First performance St. Louis...

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...

Karchin, Louis S.

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People's Institute (New York, N.Y.). Music League

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Malipiero, Gian Francesco, 1882-1973

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Italian composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (17) and autograph postcards signed (6), one letter partly in the hand of Anna Malipiero, one card also signed by Anna Malipiero, Alfredo Casella, Manuel de Falla, and Lionel Tertis, dated : Venice, Asolo, Rome, Milan, Paris, Naples, [and other places], 1919-1926, to Louise Alvar, 1919-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270581657 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 24 March 1919,...

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. ...

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...

Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962

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Elsa Walter (née Wirthschaft, previous married name Korneck) was an opera singer and Bruno's wife; they were married from around 1900 until Elsa's death, which was apparently in 1945. Delia Reinhardt, an opera singer whom Walter had mentored, was a close friend of Walter. McLane was a friend of Alma Mahler who communicated with Alma upon Walter's death; she lived in Calif. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler, Gustav Mahler, and Franz Werfel, 1911-1960. (Universit...

Howe, Hubert S., Jr., 1942-

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International Society for Contemporary Music.

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The League of Composers was co-founded in 1923 in New York by Claire Raphael Reis and several contemporary composers. Conceived as an alternative to the International Composers' Guild, the League's mission was to promote the composition and performance of contemporary music. By 1954, the League had commissioned 110 works by outstanding American and European composers (including Aaron Copland, Bela Bartók and Samuel Barber), sponsored American stage premières of Igor Stravinsky's The...

Casella, Alfredo, 1883-1947

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Italian composer, organizer, pianist, and conductor. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 10 February 1926, to [Charles Copeley Harding?] in London, 1926 Feb. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564213 From the description of Bolero / Casella. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270562160 From the description of Autograph postcard signed signed, dated : [Siena, 17 August 1923?], to Louise Alvar, 1923 Aug. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

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 ...

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) ...

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...

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...

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...

New York City Center

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Riegger, Wallingford

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

Rodziński, Artur, 1892-1958

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Artur Rodzinski was born in Spalato, Dalmatia (now Croatia), in 1892. He studied music in Lwów, Poland before taking a law degree in Vienna. While in Austria, Rodzinski studied composition with Joseph Marx and Franz Schreker, conducting with Franz Schalk, and piano with Emil Sauer, a Liszt pupil. Rodzinski started as a choral conductor and then made his conducting debut with Ernani at the Lwów Opera in 1920. Leopold Stokowski invited Rodzinski to visit Philadelphia in 1925. He was a sought-aft...

Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977

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

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...

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. ...

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...

Prokofiev, Sergei

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Prokofiev was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. From the description of Letters : to Fatima Hanoum Samoilenko and Boris Nikolaevich Samoilenko, 1919-1936. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612846006 Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953), Russian composer. From the description of Letters to Ephraim F. Gottlieb, 1920-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477994 Sergey Prokofiev was a Russian composer. From the description of Postcard ...

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 ...

Weisgall, Hugo.

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Ballet commissioned by the Baltimore Ballet. Composed 1938. First performance of this suite New York, 21 March 1942, New York Philharmonic, John Barbirolli conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Suite from the ballet Quest / Hugo Weisgall. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 57122732 Hugo Weisgall was a Moravian-born American composer. Weisgall studied composition and conducting at the Curtis Institute,...

Sessions, Roger, 1896-1985

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Composer and educator Sessions graduated from Harvard and studied under Horatio Parker at Yale. In 1926 he won a Guggenheim Professorship and worked at composition in Europe until 1933 as a winner of the American Rome Prize. He held posts at Princeton (1935), Berkeley, CA (1945), Princeton again (1953), and the Julliard School (1965). Among his compositions are four symphonies, several operas, a notable violin concerto (1935), and chamber music. His best known work remains his early BLACK MASKER...

Piston, Walter, 1894-1976

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

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...

Klemperer, Otto, 1885-1973

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Johanna Klemperer (born Geissler; d. 1956) was an operatic singer and Otto Klemperer's wife; Lotte Klemperer (1923-2003) was their daughter. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1910-1959. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863663 Conductor and composer. Otto Klemperer (b. May 14, 1885 in Breslau, Germany; d. July 6, 1973 in Zurich) is known particularly for conducting orchestral music by Beethoven, Bruckner, Mozart, and Mahler, an...

Carter, Elliott, 1908-

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

League of Composers (U.S.)

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Modern music, the quarterly journal of the League of Composers, was published in New York from 1924 to 1946 and was edited by Minna Lederman Daniel. Initially the title was the League of Composers' review. In 1925 the name was changed to Modern music. It is one of the most distinguished collections of criticism and scholarship concerning early twentieth-century musical arts. From the description of Modern music archives, 1910-1984 (bulk 1924-1983). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 7112...

Martinu, Bohuslav 1890-1959

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Composed 1946. First performance Basel, Switzerland, 21 January 1947.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Toccata e due canzoni / B. Martinů. [1946] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 52855434 Commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation. Composed 1942. First performance Boston, 13 November 1942, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Serge Koussevitzky conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Symphony no. 1 / by B....

Kidde, Geoffrey, 1963-

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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...

Ornstein, Leo

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Russian-born composer. From the description of The Leo Ornstein papers, 1892-1989 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 86117693 From the description of The Leo Ornstein papers, 1892-1989 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702191292 Nocturne and dance commissioned as one complete work by the League of Composers, 1935. Composed 1936. First performance St. Louis, 12 February 1937, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Golschmann conduct...

Rosenfeld, Paul, 1890-1946

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

Milhaud, Darius, 1892-1974

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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...

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...

Antheil, George, 1900-1959

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

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...

Levi, Paul Alan

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De Falla, Manuel

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Manuel de Falla was a Spanish classical composer. Ricardo Vinès was a Spanish pianist. From the description of [Postcard, 1921 avril 4 to] Ricardo Vinès / Manuel de Falla. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191100808 Spanish composer. From the description of Autograph postcard signed, dated : Granada, 30 December 1922, to O.M. Kling [at J. & W. Chester], 1922 Dec. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270576695 From the description of Autograph note...

Blitzstein, Marc

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

Reiner, Fritz, 1888-1963

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Robert Russell Bennett was an American composer, orchestrator and conductor. From the guide to the Robert Russell Bennett papers, 1911-1981, (Music Library) Reiner was born in Budapest in 1888. He graduated from the Budapest Academy of Music in 1908 where he studied with Bela Bartok. Various conducting and directing appointments followed in Budapest and in Dresden, including that of chief conductor of the Royal Opera House in Dresden for 1914-1922. An acquaintan...

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...

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...

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...

Bloch, Ernst, 1885-1977

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Ernst Bloch was born in Ludwigshafen in 1885. His parents were Max Bloch, a railroad official, and his wife, Berta (nee Feitel). He studied philosophy in Munich and Wuerzburg, and worked as a private tutor and journalist in Berlin and Heidelberg. In 1913, he married Else von Stritzky. He lost his German citizenship in 1933 and immigrated to Switzerland, where he had also stayed during World War I. Between 1934 and 1938, he lived in Prague. In 1938, he immigrated to New York. In 1948...

Still, William Grant, 1895-1978

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

ISCM World Music Days

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Women's City Club of New York

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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...

Weinberg, Henry, 1931-

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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...

Cage, John.

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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...