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Samuel Barber : a guide to research

Author: Wayne C Wentzel
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2001.
Series: Routledge music bibliographies.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses Barber's life and achievements. Offers a chronology placing Barber's works in context. Cotnains an annotated bibligraphy and select discograhical information.

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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Bibliographie
Named Person: Samuel Barber; Samuel Barber; Samuel Barber
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne C Wentzel
ISBN: 0815334966 9780815334965
OCLC Number: 45393531
Description: x, 333 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The State of Barber Research 1 --
Barber in his Own Words 2 --
Current State of Recordings 3 --
Contents of the Book 4 --
Chapter 1. Basic Information 7 --
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias 7 --
A Barber Chronology 9 --
Awards, Prizes, and Honors 13 --
Obituaries and Tributes 22 --
Electronic Information Retrieval 25 --
Chapter 2. Published Works, with First Performances and Reviews 29 --
Opera and Ballet 30 --
Orchestral Music 38 --
Band Music 53 --
Choral Music 53 --
Vocal Music 61 --
Chamber Music 74 --
Keyboard Music 77 --
Arrangements of Barber's Works, by Barber and Others 83 --
Unpublished Works 89 --
Chapter 3. Bibliography: Books, Theses, Dissertations, and Articles 109 --
General Bibliography: Books and Dissertations 109 --
Additional Biographical Material 119 --
Individual Genres and Individual Works 119 --
Opera and Ballet 119 --
Instrumental: General 127 --
Orchestral Works: General 128 --
Orchestral Works: Individual Titles 129 --
Choral and Vocal Music 138 --
Choral Music: General 139 --
Choral Music: Individual Titles 142 --
Vocal Works: General 145 --
Individual Songs or Cycles 150 --
Chamber Music: General 159 --
Solo Piano Works: General 162 --
Piano Sonata and Piano Concerto 171 --
Organ Works: General 171 --
Related Material: People, Places, and Performers in Barber's Life 173 --
Chapter 4. Historical Discography, Current Videography, and Archival Tapes 183 --
Previous Discographies 183 --
Bibliographies of Discographies 184 --
Discographies 184 --
Record Ratings and Reviews 187 --
Recordings 188 --
Individual Works 189 --
Orchestral Music 194 --
Choral Music 205 --
Vocal Music 207 --
Chamber Music 211 --
Piano Music 213 --
Videography 216 --
Commercially Available Videotapes 216 --
Archival Videotapes 219 --
Archival Audio Tapes 221 --
Chapter 5. Holographs and Other Manuscripts 229 --
Library of Congress 229 --
Music 1907, Items 1-74 229 --
Music 1811, Items 2-4 (Koussevitzky Foundation Collection) 240 --
Music 1571, Hermit Songs 241 --
Earliest Compositions 241 --
School Compositions, 1927-1928 242 --
Barber's Orchestration Book c. 1930 243 --
Library of Congress Holographs by Acquisition 244 --
G. Schirmer Collection on Loan to Eastman School of Music 245 --
Barber Materials at the Chester County Historical Society 250 --
Manuscripts and Copies at the Curtis Institute of Music 252 --
Marian Anderson Collection of Music Manuscripts (University of Pennsylvania) 253 --
Holographs at the New York Public Library 254 --
Edith Evans Braun Collection 254 --
Toscanini Memorial Archive 254 --
Anton Brees Carillon Library at the Bok Tower Gardens 255 --
Pierpont Morgan Library: Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection 255 --
Van Pelt Library, Rare Book and Manuscript Collection (University of Pennsylvania) 255 --
Chapter 6. Letters and Other Correspondence 257 --
Letters to Individuals 258 --
Leonard Bernstein 258 --
Katherine Garrison Chapin Biddle 259 --
John Bitter 261 --
Edith Evans Braun 261 --
Leonard Burkat 263 --
Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge 264 --
Aaron Copland 265 --
Walter Damrosch 269 --
Leonard Ellinwood 269 --
Lehman Engel 269 --
Ross Lee Finney 270 --
Vladimir Horowitz 270 --
Serge Koussevitzky 271 --
William Miller 279 --
Eugene Ormandy 280 --
Dorothy Slepian Packer 283 --
Quincy Porter 284 --
William Schuman 284 --
Fabien Sevitzky 289 --
Harold D. Spivacke 290 --
Oliver Strunk 291 --
Deems Taylor 292 --
Virgil Thomson 292 --
Letters to Institutions 295 --
New York: American Academy of Arts and Letters 295 --
New York: American Academy in Rome 301 --
People 303 --
Barber Compositions 306 --
Works of Other Composers 308 --
Orchestras and Other Performing Groups 320 --
Choirs and Vocal Ensembles 321 --
Chamber Music Ensembles 321 --
Dance Groups 321.
Series Title: Routledge music bibliographies.
Responsibility: Wayne C. Wentzel.
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