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Writings, 1914-1975 (continued)
By Serge Koussevitzky, 1921-1951 (continued)
Thoughts (continued)
In Russian.
BOX-FOLDER 133/37 Thoughts on music and conducting I and II, 1940
see also Music and conducting I and Music and conducting II
BOX-FOLDER 133/38 Thoughts on tuning in, 1946
BOX-FOLDER 133/39 Trends in symphonic music on the air
BOX-FOLDER 133/40 Turgenev, 1949-1950
Includes book review by Alfred Kazin.
BOX-FOLDER 134/1 The universal language of mankind, 1948-1949
An address given at the 1948-1949 Symposium of the Friends of Music at Princeton. Includes copies of the finished speech, typed and handwritten drafts, correspondence, and the program.
BOX-FOLDER 134/2 The value of a symphony orchestra, 1939
BOX-FOLDER 134/3 V-E Day
BOX-FOLDER 134/4 Victory of freedom
BOX-FOLDER 134/5 Vision of a music center, 1939
BOX-FOLDER 134/6 War bonds
BOX-FOLDER 134/7 "What is America's musical future?," 1944
Article from Musical America.
BOX-FOLDER 134/8 Wood, Henry, Sir, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 134/9 The world synod of music and musicians
BOX-FOLDER 134/10 A wrong to be repaired, 1943
see also Justice to composers
Includes copy of Koussevitzky's editorial, drafts of the narrative, correspondence, memos put together by Margaret Grant proposing the next step in creating a composers' fund, and excerpts from an Aaron Copland letter.
A wrong to be righted
see A wrong to be repaired
BOX-FOLDER 134/11 Miscellaneous fragments--typewritten
BOX-FOLDER 134/12-17 Miscellaneous handwritten documents
Most of these documents are in Russian, and some in English, and are written by either Serge or Olga Koussevitzky. They include draft autobiographical material.
BOX-FOLDER 134/18 Miscellaneous fragments--handwritten
BOX 135-141 About Serge Koussevitzky, 1914-1975
Published and unpublished writings chiefly in English or Russian. Articles, essays and news items written for newspapers, popular magazines and scholarly journals; biographical materials; addresses; reviews; tributes; editorials; typed or handwritten drafts; scripts from broadcasts; poetry and lyrics written in honor of Koussevitzky; articles from programs; clippings; and reprints. Includes some materials written by Olga Koussevitzky. Items may be accompanied by various documents, including clippings, correspondence, programs, and notes.
Arranged alphabetically by title, author, journal or magazine title, or subject.
BOX-FOLDER 135/1 A-C News, 1945
BOX-FOLDER 135/2 Abell, Arthur, articles 1928 and undated
Various published and unpublished articles on Koussevitzky by Abell.
BOX-FOLDER 135/3 About young artists, 1948
BOX-FOLDER 135/4 "Aftermath of Koussevitzky," 1926
BOX-FOLDER 135/5 L'Ame des contrebasses et non plus l'ame des violons, 1927
BOX-FOLDER 135/6 "America's foremost orchestras," by Pierre V.R. Key, 1945
BOX-FOLDER 135/7 The American Mercury: "Koussevitzky," by Ernest Newman, 1924
BOX-FOLDER 135/8 The American Record Guide: book review on Gentlemen, More Dolce Please! by Harry Ellis Dickson, 1970
A memoir about the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
BOX-FOLDER 141/1 The American Sketch, Nov. 1927
BOX-FOLDER 135/9 L'Art Musical, 1937 and 1938
Two items.
BOX-FOLDER 135/10 The art of conducting
BOX-FOLDER 135/11 The art of conductorial gesture as developed by Koussevitzky
BOX-FOLDER 135/12 Artist Life, 1948
BOX-FOLDER 135/13 Les arts et la vie, 1926
BOX-FOLDER 135/14 Austro American Tribune, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 135/15 Barchard, Adolphe article on Koussevitzky
BOX-FOLDER 135/16-22 Biographical materials
Includes typewritten Koussevitzky biographical narratives of various lengths, in both English and Russian; a typewritten portion of a biography that Olga may have written; correspondence, biographical outlines and entries, and other materials relating to his submissions to various biographical dictionaries; and press materials.
BOX-FOLDER 135/23 The Biosophical Review, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 135/24 B'nai B'rith National Jewish Monthly, 1935
BOX-FOLDER 135/25 Boosey and Hawkes Inc. Newsletter, 1974
BOX-FOLDER 135/26 The Boston Globe, 1962
Typewritten copies of editorials.
BOX-FOLDER 135/27 Boston Symphony Orchestra musician remembrance
BOX-FOLDER 135/28 Bostonia, 1945
Boston University confers upon Koussevitzky an honorary degree of Doctor of Music.
BOX-FOLDER 135/29 Brazil, 1948
BOX-FOLDER 135/30 Brazilian trip, 1950
BOX-FOLDER 135/31 Brookline Chronicle, 1941
BOX-FOLDER 135/32 Bulletin of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1937
BOX-FOLDER 135/33 Bulletin of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1938
BOX-FOLDER 135/34 Bulletin of the International Music Council, 1964
BOX-FOLDER 135/35 Bulley, Hebe articles, 1950, 1974
see also General Correspondence, Bulley, Hebe
Contains a 1974 article on Koussevitzky published in Concern, and a typewritten narrative entitled "Serge Koussevitzky and the Light Within," read by Koussevitzky in 1950.
BOX-FOLDER 135/36 Burkat, Leonard article, 1957
BOX-FOLDER 135/37 Butler Argus, 1943
BOX-FOLDER 136/1-4 Cavallo, Diana. Triple memoir: A documentary memoir of three 20th century lives, Koussevitzkys and Naumoffs, 1968-1973
A typewritten draft of Cavallo's biography of Koussevitzky. The title page indicates it was based on the reminiscences of Olga Naumoff Koussevitzky, the letters and documents of Serge Koussevitzky, and the Memoirs of Alexander Naumoff. Includes correspondence with Olga and handwritten drafts and notes.
BOX-FOLDER 136/5 Celebrity Bulletin, 1948
BOX-FOLDER 136/6 Le chef d'orchestre comme soliste, 1927
BOX-FOLDER 136/7 The Chicago Guide, 1972
BOX-FOLDER 136/8 Chicago Sunday Tribune, 1947
BOX-FOLDER 141/3 Christian Science Monitor, Apr. 28, 1945
BOX-FOLDER 136/8b Citkowitz, Israel. "Orchestras, conductors and musicians," 1948
BOX-FOLDER 136/9 Clippings, 1925-1951, undated
English and Russian.
BOX-FOLDER 141/2 Comœdia Illustré, Oct. 1921
BOX-FOLDER 136/10 "The composer's conductor: Koussevitzky," by N. Nabokov
BOX-FOLDER 136/11 "Composer's place," 1947
BOX-FOLDER 136/12 The conductor, by Helen Bruno, 1928
BOX-FOLDER 136/13 Copacabana, 1949
BOX-FOLDER 136/14 Copland, Aaron on Koussevitzky, 1948
Contains printed and typed versions of Copland's essay "Serge Koussevitzky and the American Composer," and a sheet with excerpts from various sources of Copland's views on Koussevitzky.
BOX-FOLDER 136/15 Coronet: "Gods of the stick," 1939
BOX-FOLDER 137/1 Daily Dispatch article, 1935
BOX-FOLDER 137/2 Debussy, Claude on S.K., 1914
BOX-FOLDER 137/3 A deserved rebuke, 1937
Articles from the Pittsburgh papers.
BOX-FOLDER 137/4 Donlon, J.P. Koussevitzky, 1974
BOX-FOLDER 137/5 Double bass
Contains various pieces about Koussevitzky and the double bass
BOX-FOLDER 137/6 Downes, Olin. "Koussevitzky as a magnetic personality," 1924
Reprinted from the New York Times.
BOX-FOLDER 137/6a Downes, Olin. "Series here ended by Koussevitzky," 1939
BOX-FOLDER 137/7 Downes, Olin. "Koussevitzky: mentor of young composers," 1944
BOX-FOLDER 137/7a Downes, Olin. "The artist and the state," 1946
BOX-FOLDER 137/8 Downes, Olin. Interview article, undated
BOX-FOLDER 137/8a Downes, Olin. "Concerning orchestra personnel," undated
BOX-FOLDER 137/9 Drake-A-Day, 1927
BOX-FOLDER 137/10 Drake-A-Day, 1946
BOX-FOLDER 137/11 Drake-A-Day, 1947
BOX-FOLDER 137/12 Durgin, Cyrus. "Farewells," 1949
BOX-FOLDER 137/13 Elie, Rudolph, Jr. "Dr. Koussevitzky in rehearsal," 1947
BOX-FOLDER 137/14 Elie, Rudolph, Jr. "Koussevitzky fires a cannon," 1943
BOX-FOLDER 137/15 The Etude, Oct. 1940
BOX-FOLDER 137/16 The Etude, Feb. 1943
BOX-FOLDER 141/4 The Etude, Sept. 1948
BOX-FOLDER 137/17 Fadiman, Clifton. A word portrait of Koussevitzky, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 137/18 "Festival of American music," 1948
BOX-FOLDER 137/19 "First impressions of Koussevitzky's first concert in America," 1948
BOX-FOLDER 137/20 Fisher, Dorothy Canfield articles, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 137/21 "For the day Koussevitzky retires," 1948
BOX-FOLDER 137/22 Foss, Lukas. Koussevitzky: a reminiscence
BOX-FOLDER 137/23 "Hail and farewell," 1949
BOX-FOLDER 137/24 Hanson, Howard articles, 1943, 1945
BOX-FOLDER 137/25 Harvard Alumni Bulletin, Feb. 1935
BOX-FOLDER 137/26 High Fidelity articles, June 1969
BOX-FOLDER 137/27 Hollywood Bowl magazine, 1949
BOX-FOLDER 137/28 How Koussevitzky enkindles listener
BOX-FOLDER 137/29 Humphrey, Martha Burnham. An Eye for Music, 1949
Includes a 1948 letter from Burnham to Koussevitzky, and draft material for her book.
BOX-FOLDER 137/29a Iablonskii, V.M. Sergei Aleksandrovich Koussevitzky: a memoir [Vospominaniia]
The author of this undated draft article was a professor at the Kiev State/Tchaikovsky Conservatory. "I remember the enthusiastic opinions of the happy young musician ..."
BOX-FOLDER 137/29b In the midwest, 1948
BOX-FOLDER 137/30 International Musician, June 1949
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