Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation Music Collection, 1950

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Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague, 1864-1953 -- Library -- Catalogs., Library of Congress. Music Division -- Catalogs., Music -- Bibliography -- Cata
Statementcompiled by William L. Graves.
ContributionsGraves, William L., Library of Congress. Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation.
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LC ClassificationsML29g.L5 E4 1950
The Physical Object
Pagination[57] leaves (bound) ;
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Open LibraryOL1912223M
LC Control Number90118906

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This book, Autograph musical scores in the Coolidge Foundation collection, by Library of Congress. Music Division. (Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation Collection) The Moldenhauer Archives Foundation at the Library of Congress was established in by the bequest of Hans Moldenhauer (), pianist, teacher, author, and founder of the Moldenhauer Archives for the study of music history from primary sources located in the Library of Congress and.

Autograph musical scores in the Coolidge Foundation collection Item Preview remove-circle Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation. Publication date Topics Music, Music Publisher Washington: Government Printing Office CollectionPages: Four newly commissioned works will receive their first performantes in the eleventh music festival of the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation.

Elizabeth Penn Sprague Coolidge, American philanthropist, herself a trained pianist, who is remembered for her generous support of musicians and the world of music.

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Elizabeth Sprague was of a wealthy family that early encouraged her to study music. In her youth she appeared on a few occasions as a. Article. It happened one day that Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, as a tourist in Washington, was invited by Dr.

Putnam to join a group of the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation Music Collection division chiefs for their "roundtable" lunch. As Mrs. Coolidge's contribution to this conversation centered on a recent festival and other musical affairs, she was approached about the possibility of bringing some music to the Library, which.

Correspondence from the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation Collection,(bulk ) Music Division Library of Congress: referencedIn: Jacobo Ficher Collection,(bulk ). Sheet Music & Books. Piano / Harpsichord / Harp. Keyboard / Electronic Organ. Recorder. Composition Award from the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation Washington for the string sextet (world première in Washington) World première of the Sinfonietta “La Jolla” in La Jolla, California and the Sinfonia concertante no.

Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index Women as singers in Christian antiquity -- Music in an early community of women -- Life at a twelfth-century Benedictine convent -- Hildegard of Bingen: abbess and composer -- Three women troubadours -- Women among the minstrels and as amateur musicians -- The Renaissance lady -- Vocal and instrumental music Pages: In Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge () established the Coolidge Foundation at the Library of Congress through a generous gift that would ensure her support of contemporary music for generations to come.

An accomplished pianist and avid composer, Coolidge’s passion was chamber music. The generosity of two remarkable American women, Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge () and Gertrude Clarke Whittall (), was instrumental in the formation of the first special collections in music at the Library of Congress.

Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge was an ardent supporter of chamber music and, inestablished a foundation at. Coolidge established the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation at the library, resulting in hundreds of free public performances, many of which were broadcast nationally over radio equipment that.

Collection Summary. Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation Collection (bulk ) ML29 Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague, 56, items containers linear feet Collection material in English Music Division Library of Congress.

Recorded in the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress on the Stradivari instruments of the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Foundation. Recorded and May 8, Add to Collection Add to Wantlist Remove from Wantlist.

Marketplace. Hermit Songs is a cycle of ten songs for voice and piano by Samuel n in on a grant from the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation, it takes as its basis a collection of anonymous poems written by Irish monks and scholars from the 8th to the 13th centuries, in translations by W.

Auden, Chester Kallman, Howard Mumford Jones, Kenneth H. Jackson. Transcript for “Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Speaks” In January—watch this space—the Music Division will announce plans for an exhilarating 90 th anniversary season.

As a tribute to Mrs. Coolidge’s remarkable vision, and to honor her passionate commitment to the creation of new music, Concerts from the Library of Congress will unveil eight major commissions, to be. INTRODUCTION. Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, born 30th OctoberChicago, Illinois — died 4th NovemberCambridge, Massachusetts, holds an esteemed position in the history of American founder of the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation at the Library of Congress, her gifts helped shape the Music Division of the Library of Congress and much of.

Cultivating Music in America: Women Patrons and Activists sinceedited by Ralph P. Locke and Cyrilla Barr. Berkeley: University of California Press, xi + pp. ISBN Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge: American Patron of Music, by Cyrilla Barr. New York: Schirmer Books, xxiv + pp. ISBN Autograph musical scores in the Coolidge Foundation collection.

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Search for Library Items Search for Lists Autograph musical scores in the Coolidge Foundation collection. Washington: U.S.G.P.O., (DLC. WASHINGTON, Oct. This evening saw the final concert of the chamber music festival of the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation.

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Abstract. Mode of access: Internet Topics: Music. This cycle of ten songs was commissioned by the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation and completed during and The texts are anonymous writings from Irish monastic sources of the eighth through the thirteenth centuries -- most notably marginalia of hand-copied manuscripts -- that embrace every possible sentiment, from the devout to the obscene.

Edison sheet music collection, Edward and Clara Steuermann collection, Edward Beach collection, Edward Jablonski papers, Elinor Remick Warren papers, Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation collection, Ella Fitzgerald collection, Epstein, Selma.

Selma Epstein collection. The auditorium was built in with funds from Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge (no immediate relation to President Calvin Coolidge). The decor is plain, with no ornamentation on the solid yellow walls or ceiling.

Coolidge wanted concertgoers to focus on the music, not on the decorations. [OPM Rule Kills Library of Congress Charity Book Sale]. Author of Catalogue of opera librettos printed beforeCatalogue of first editions of Stephen C.

Foster (), Folk music, Autograph musical scores in the Coolidge Foundation collection, Catalogue of first editions of Edward MacDowell (), Orchestral music catalogue, Folk music of the United States, Orchestral music (Class M. Elizabeth Jean Robinson collection, Elizabeth Madox Roberts papers, Elizabeth Robins Pennell papers.

Elizabeth Severn and Margaret Severn papers, Elizabeth Severn papers. Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation collection, Elkisch, Paula. Paula Elkisch papers, The Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Auditorium, which opened in October,has been home to more than 2, concerts, primarily of classical chamber music, but occasionally also of jazz, folk music, and special presentations.

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Some performances make use of the Library's extensive collection of musical instruments and ectural style: Beaux-Arts. The Coolidge Auditorium was constructed in after Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge gifted $60, for the sole purpose of providing the Library of Congress a dedicated space to host performances--specifically chamber music.

(Photo Source: Coolidge Foundation Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress) According to the Library of Congress. Following the deaths of her husband, father, and mother inshe used her inheritance to sponsor the South Mountain (later Berkshire) Chamber Music Festival (–24), then established the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation at the Library of Congress () to fund festivals, composers, and musicians.Oct.

31 Premiere of Ancient Voices of Children at the 14th Coolidge Festival of Chamber Music. The piece was commissioned by the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation in the Library of CongressMar. 17 First performance of Vox Balaenae by the New York Camerata at the Library of Congress.

TheFile Size: 59KB. A cantata by Norman Dello Joio written for the baritone with a text drawn from D.H. Lawrence's play "David".

Taken from a concert at Town Hall in New York on 20 October (The instrumentalists.