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BOX 48-51 Scrapbooks, 1919-1944, bulk 1919-1933, 1944
The four scrapbooks include newspaper clippings, magazine articles and programs. The majority of the information concerns performance announcements, performance reviews, interviews and biographical information. Scrapbook 1 (1919-25) is comprised of articles in Polish with the majority relating to performances at the Teatr Wielki w Warszawie [Warsaw Opera] and the Lwów Opera. Scrapbook 2 (1925-30) consists of documents in English, German, and Italian that record Rodzinski’s time with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Curtis Institute of Music, the Pennsylvania Grand Opera Company, the Stanley Music Club, the Rochester Philharmonic, and guest appearances in New York, Detroit, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Santa Monica County, California. Scrapbook 3 (1930-33) contains materials in English and an item in Hebrew that document the Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra, the Hollywood Bowl, the Young People’s Concert Series, the Cleveland Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Scrapbook 4 (1944) covers Rodzinski’s visit to the United States Rubber Plant in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, with the newspaper clippings in English.
The series is arranged in chronological order.
BOX 48 Scrapbook 1, 1919-1925
BOX 49 Scrapbook 2, 1925-1930
BOX 50 Scrapbook 3, 1930-1933
BOX 51 Scrapbook 4, 1944
BOX 11-12; 44-47; 60-62 Subject Files, 1919-1989, bulk 1929-1958
This series contains newspaper clippings, magazine articles, programs, photographs, tickets, schedules, brochures, advertisements, a poster, business cards, catalogs, lists of composers’ works, a drawing and announcements. In addition, there are descriptions of Shostakovich’s opera Lady Macbeth of the Mzensk District and the process Rodzinski took to perform it. Most of the articles are announcements or reviews of Rodzinski’s performances in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. Other themes include biographical information, comparisons to other conductors, reviews of composers’ works, interviews, and Rodzinski’s travels. The majority of the documents are written in English or Polish, but also include Italian, German, Russian, and French.
The series is arranged alphabetically.
BOX-FOLDER 11/12 35-letni Jubileusz Towarzystwa Śpiewu Lutnia, at the Masonic Temple in Detroit, Michigan, program, 1943
BOX-FOLDER 60/8 Adirondacks Festival of the Arts, 1947
BOX-FOLDER 44/1 Antena 3, no. 33 (September 16, 1936)
BOX-FOLDER 11/13 L’Approdo musicale 1, no. 4 (October-December 1958)
BOX-FOLDER 11/14 The Barber of Seville, 1935
BOX-FOLDER 11/15 Barroud, Henry, n.d.
BOX-FOLDER 11/16 Bernstein, Leonard, 1989
BOX-FOLDER 11/17 Bliss, Arthur, Sir, n.d.
Note on his Concert suite from Checkmate.
BOX-FOLDER 11/18 Breitkopf & Härtel advertisement, n.d.
BOX-FOLDER 11/19 Budapest concert, 1937
BOX-FOLDER 11/20 Cadman, Charles Wakefield, 1937
BOX-FOLDER 44/2, 61/4 Chicago, 1947-1948
BOX-FOLDER 11/21, 44/3, 60/9, 61/5 Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1947-1950, 1989
Includes programs and a statement of the Friends of Chicago Symphony.
BOX-FOLDER 44/4, 60/10, 61/6 Cleveland Orchestra programs, 1933-1943
BOX-FOLDER 11/22, 60/11 Columbia Records Inc., 1945-1947
Includes publicity materials such as brochures, catalogs, advertisements and a poster.
BOX-FOLDER 11/23 Concert Management Willard Matthews, 1935-1943
Includes brochures featuring Gertrude Gibson, Phyllis Kraeuter, Aurora Mauro-Cottone, Thomas Richner and Avron Twerdowsky.
BOX-FOLDER 11/24 Cowell, Henry, n.d.
Notes on his American Pipers.
BOX-FOLDER 11/25 Edwin F. Kalmus, 1927-1928, 1938
Catalog of all miniature scores, price lists of scores.
BOX-FOLDER 11/26 Elektra in New York, 1937
BOX-FOLDER 44/5 Ernani and Eros I Psyche, 1919
BOX-FOLDER 60/12 Eugen Onegin, 1928
BOX-FOLDER 61/7 Eugenio Onieghin at Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy, program, 1954
BOX-FOLDER 61/8 Faust at Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy, 1954
BOX-FOLDER 11/27, 60/13 Festivale Salzvurskie [Salzburg Festival], 1936
BOX-FOLDER 11/28 Festivalu Wiedeńskim in Vienna, n.d.
BOX-FOLDER 44/6 Filharmonia Warszawska [National Orchestra of Warsaw], n.d.
BOX-FOLDER 60/14 Florence, Italy, 1952
BOX-FOLDER 11/29 Goldschmidt, Berthold, brochure, 1931
BOX-FOLDER 11/30 Goossens, Eugene, Sir, n.d.
A list of his works.
BOX-FOLDER 44/7, 61/9 Guerra e Pace [War and Peace] at Maggio musicale fiorentino in Florence, Italy, 1953
BOX-FOLDER 61/10 Havana, 1949
BOX-FOLDER 11/31 Hindemith, Paul, n.d.
Contains performance suggestions for his op. 44, no. 4.
BOX-FOLDER 44/8, 60/15 Illustracye, foreign language, 1932-1934
BOX-FOLDER 44/9, 60/16-17, 61/11 Interviews, honors, and memorials, 1928-1958
BOX-FOLDER 11/32 Jarecki, Tadeusz, n.d.
BOX-FOLDER 44/10, 61/12 Katerina Ismailova, program, 1965
BOX-FOLDER 11/33 Kondracki, Michal, n.d.
BOX-FOLDER 11/34, 44/11-14, 61/13-14 Lady Macbeth of the Mzensk Distric, 1934-1935
Contains four photographs, a description of acquiring the score, a description of scenes and programs.
Photographs with Cleveland Orchestra: 1) Rodzinski with the cast, 2) Act 4, scene 9, 3) unknown scene, 4) the set.
BOX-FOLDER 11/35 Lake Placid (N.Y.), 1958
BOX-FOLDER 11/36 Lidov, P. Tania,, 1942
BOX-FOLDER 11/37 Lilien, Ignace, 1949
Catalog of his works.
BOX-FOLDER 11/38 Liszt, Franz, 1931
Comments on his work by Jenö Hubay.
BOX-FOLDER 11/39 Lloyd, George, 1945
BOX-FOLDER 11/40, 45/1, 60/18 Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, 1929
BOX-FOLDER 11/41, 45/2, 60/19 Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, program, 1930
BOX-FOLDER 45/3, 60/20 Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, 1931
BOX-FOLDER 11/42, 45/4, 60/21 Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, 1932-1933
BOX-FOLDER 11/43, 45/5 Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra program, blank postcard and blank stationary, n.d.
BOX-FOLDER 62/1 Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, 1929-1933
BOX-FOLDER 60/22 Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, drawing, around 1933
BOX-FOLDER 45/6 Lyric Opera of Chicago, 1958
BOX-FOLDER 11/44 Lyric Theater of Chicago, 1955
BOX-FOLDER 11/45 Maggio musicale fiorentino, programs and schedules, 1957
BOX-FOLDER 11/46 Miami Health Institute, 1949
Business card of Dr. G.F. Ehrline.
BOX-FOLDER 62/2 Milwaukee, 1947
BOX-FOLDER 11/47 Montreal, 1951
BOX-FOLDER 11/48 Montserrat (Spain), n.d.
A brochure.
BOX-FOLDER 60/23 Music Courier 98, no. 9 (February 28, 1929)(cover only)
BOX-FOLDER 45/7 Music News interviews Rodzinski, 1945-1948
BOX-FOLDER 11/49 Naples, Italy, n.d.
A brochure.
BOX-FOLDER 62/3 La Nazione Italiana 115, no. 134 (July 6, 1953)
BOX-FOLDER 11/50 New York Philharmonic programs, 1937-1946
BOX-FOLDER 60/24 New York Philharmonic program, 1940
BOX-FOLDER 62/4 New York Philharmonic, 1942-1947
BOX-FOLDER 45/8 New York Philharmonic, 1944-1946, n.d.
BOX-FOLDER 45/9-12 New York Philharmonic, 1947
BOX-FOLDER 45/13 “Opera stołeczna,” 1938
BOX-FOLDER 11/51 Orquesta Filarmónica de La Habana program, 1949
BOX-FOLDER 11/52 Orquesta Sinfónica Venezuela at Teatro Municipal (Caracas, Venezuela) program, 1951
BOX-FOLDER 11/53 Palomba, Lidia, 1952-1957
Announcements about and interviews conducted with Palomba.
BOX-FOLDER 45/14 Panorama 2, no. 33 (July 3, 1932)
BOX-FOLDER 45/15 Paris, France, 1937
BOX-FOLDER 45/16 Philadelphia Orchestra, 1926
BOX-FOLDER 11/54 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra program, 1948
BOX-FOLDER 45/17, 60/25 Polish criticism and festivals, 1925-1946
BOX-FOLDER 45/18 Polish miscellaneous clippings, 1919-1924, 1932
BOX-FOLDER 11/55 “Polish position outlined,” 1946
BOX-FOLDER 46/1 Polish Review 3, no. 38 (October 18, 1943)
BOX-FOLDER 46/2 Pops symphony concert and Christmas benefit for Fort Logan Convalescent Hospital, program, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 11/56 Prince Charles Hotel, n.d.
Business card for George M. LeClere.
BOX-FOLDER 46/3 Radiocorriere 25, no. 36 (September 1948)
BOX-FOLDER 46/4 Radiocorriere 30, no. 1 (January 1953)
BOX-FOLDER 46/5 Radiocorriere 31, no. 1 (January 1954)
BOX-FOLDER 46/6 Radiocorriere 31, no. 7 (February 1954)
BOX-FOLDER 46/7 Radiocorriere 32, no. 13 (March-April 1955)
BOX-FOLDER 46/8 Radiocorriere 33, no.16 (April 1956)
BOX-FOLDER 46/9 Radiocorriere 34, no. 14 (April 1957)
BOX-FOLDER 46/10 Radiocorriere 35, no. 15 (April 1958)
BOX-FOLDER 46/11 Radiocorriere 35, no. 26 (June-July 1958)
BOX-FOLDER 46/12 Radiocorriere clippings, 1956-1958
BOX-FOLDER 46/13 Radiotelevisione Italiana, 1958
BOX-FOLDER 46/14, 60/26, 62/5 Ravinia Festival, 1936-1947
Includes program and seasons resume.
BOX-FOLDER 11/57 Read, Gardner, 1938-1940
Brochures.
BOX-FOLDER 46/15 Return to the United States, 1953, 1958
BOX-FOLDER 46/16, 60/27 Rodzinski, Artur, 1937-1956
BOX-FOLDER 62/6 Rodzinski scomparso [disappeared], 1958
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