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John Ward and his magnificent collection

Author: John M Ward; Gordon Hollis
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Golden Legend, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This book celebrates the second career of John Milton Ward following his retirement in 1985 as William Mason Powell Chair of the Music Department of Harvard University. Since that time Ward has devoted his life to collecting rare music scores and related original editions. All have been donated to Harvard University libraries.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: John M Ward; John M Ward; John M Ward
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John M Ward; Gordon Hollis
OCLC Number: 652963265
Notes: Includes interview with John Milton Ward on his tenure as chairman of Harvard's Music Department.
"This is a limited edition of 200 copies"--P. 166.
Description: 166 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Interview with John Milton Ward / Gordon Hollis --
Origins of the King's Theatre Collection / Sir Curtis Price --
An innocent bystander / Joseph G. Price --
La chasse et le professeur, or, Reminiscenses of four decades on the prowl / John and Jude Lubrano --
"Give what you have" : John Milton Ward as educator / Carl B. Schmidt --
Letter to John Ward / Christel Wallbaum --
Introduction to the John Milton and Ruth Neils Ward Collections at Harvard University / Andrea Cawelti --
A passage to India : John Ward and the whole world of music / Virginia Danielson --
A French journey / Lisa Cox --
Il barbiere di Siviglia and the John Milton and Ruth Neils Ward Collection at the Houghton Library, Harvard University / Philip Gossett --
From Vienna to Naples to Cambridge : the Ward Collection, Robert von Gallenberg, and Furio Camillo / Morris S. Levy --
Bizet's La jolie fille de Perth in print and in performance / Hugh Macdonald --
Handel's significance within the King's Theatre Collection of John Milton and Ruth Neils Ward / Lowell Lindgren --
The first editions in vocal score of Weber's Der Freischütz and Euryanthe / Richard Macnutt --
Lutebooks on the loose / D.W. Krummel.
Responsibility: edited by Gordon Hollis.

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This book celebrates the second career of John Milton Ward following his retirement in 1985 as William Mason Powell Chair of the Music Department of Harvard University. Since that time Ward has devoted his life to collecting rare music scores and related original editions. All have been donated to Harvard University libraries.

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