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Business Papers, 1904-1981 (continued)
Part 2: Ivan Bloch Business Papers (continued)
Correspondence, 1975-1977 (continued)
Includes enclosures to letters, such as sketch for plaque at Agate Beach and clippings
Correspondents include Forest W. Amsden, Penny Avila, Jacob Avshalomov (Jack), Jack Berry, Ronald Broude, E. W. Caswell, Alfred Cocchini, Lois and Vic Critchlow, Tom Dargan, R. E. Driesner, Warren Garkill, Neal Goren, Matt and Alice Gruber, Elise S. Haas, Michael Hanson, John and Mary Huisman, David Hyslop, Donald Jenkins, Eric Johnson, Frank and Marilyn Kindaid, Harvey D. Klevit, Thurston O. Lindvall, Herbert Lundy, Yehudi Menuhin, Robert Michelet, Margaret Moore, Gregor Piatigorsky, Alice Rodgers, Robert W. Straub, William R. Webber, Aleta Woodruff, Kay Young, and others
BOX-FOLDER 55/19 Miscellany
Includes promotional materials, newsletters, and other items
BOX-FOLDER 55/20-21 Stainer & Bell Ltd., 1979-1980
BOX-FOLDER 55/21 WRVR Radio, 1968, undated
BOX 56 Photographs, 1916-1925, undated
The Photographs series is small, especially considering Bloch's skill as a photographer. Photographs depict Bloch alone (most are portraits) or Bloch family members. Of special note is a photograph of Ernest Bloch with Roger Sessions.
Arranged by subject and chronologically therein.
BOX-FOLDER 56/1-4 EB Alone, 1916-1919, 1925, undated
BOX-FOLDER 56/5 EB with others, undated
5 photographs
EB with Ivan Bloch, with Mariana Bloch, with Roger Sessions
BOX-FOLDER 56/6 EB with unidentified others, circa 1916, undated
BOX-FOLDER 56/7 Miscellaneous subjects, undated
BOX 56 Programs, 1908-1980
Programs from Ernest Bloch concerts and performances. Each citation includes date, concert venue, performing artist(s) when given, and Bloch work(s) performed unless the entire concert was a tribute to Bloch.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 56/8 1908-1909
EB's Macbeth at Théâtre National de L'Opéra-Comique and EB's Deux Poèmes symphonique at Grand Concert par L'Orchestre Symphonique de Lausanne
BOX-FOLDER 56/9 1940s
EB festival at Juilliard School of Music, 1947
Sinfonie-Konzert, 1948
BOX-FOLDER 56/10 1950s
EB Festival Association / Chicago Symphony Orchestra, in honor of EB's 70th birthday, 1950
New York Chamber Ensemble, 1957
EB Sacred Service, Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York, 1959
BOX-FOLDER 56/11 1960s
Music of EB, College of Marin, California, 1965
Portland Civic Orchestra, 1967
EB's Concerto Grosso for String Orchestra, Washington National Symphony, 1968
EB's Macbeth, Grand Theatre de Genève, 1968
EB's Sacred Service, Symphonic Choral Society of New York / Camerata Singers and Symphony Orchestra, 1969
BOX-FOLDER 56/12 1970s
EB's Macbeth, Juilliard School of Music, 1973
EB's Macbeth, Royal Festival Hall, 1975
EB's America, San Francisco Symphony, 1976
Three EB works, Carnegie Hall, 1979
EB concert and exhibit: Center for Creative Photography, 1979
Arena Coast Music Association Winter Concert, 1979
BOX-FOLDER 56/13 1980s
EB Commemoration Week at Linfield College, 1980
Centenary Tribute, Oregon State University of Music, 1980
Solo and chamber music of EB, University of Oregon School of Music, 1980
Choral and orchestral music of EB, University of Oregon School of Music, 1980
BOX 42, 57-60 Writings about Ernest Bloch, 1910-1976
Writings by authors about Ernest Bloch. This series is divided into four subseries: Biographical Writings, Clippings, Articles in Serials, and Articles and Clippings in Scrapbooks.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 57/1-4 Part 1: Biographical Writings
BOX-FOLDER 57/1 Ernest Bloch: biography and comment, author unknown, 1925
2 copies
One copy shows two sets of updates and annotations
BOX-FOLDER 57/2 Ernest Bloch, [by] Mary Tibaldi Chiesa. Torino, Italy: G. B. Paravia, 1933
BOX-FOLDER 57/3 Ernest Bloch: creative spirit
Biography by Alex Cohen included in the 1956 edition of the Bloch Manual, as updated by EB's daughter Suzanne Bloch
BOX-FOLDER 57/4 Biographical essay, undated
3+ p, typed
No title, no author, no date
BOX-FOLDER 57/5-8 Part 2: Clippings
BOX-FOLDER 57/5 1910-1919
BOX-FOLDER 57/6 1920s-1950s
BOX-FOLDER 57/7 1960s-1970s
BOX-FOLDER 57/8 undated
BOX-FOLDER 58/1-5 Part 3: Articles in Serials
BOX-FOLDER 58/1 1922, May: Über Ernest Bloch, von Guido M. Gatti; Musikblatter des Anbruch, pp. 133-137
BOX-FOLDER 58/2 1922, Due "Macbeth", [by] Guido M. Gatti; La Cultura Musicale, pp. 125-137
BOX-FOLDER 58/3 1923, July-Aug.: Ernest Bloch, [by] Fernando Liuzzi; Il Pianoforte, pp. 174-179
BOX-FOLDER 58/4 1931, Sept.: The Musician; no articles on EB
BOX-FOLDER 58/5 1976, Apr. 4: In Search of Ernest Bloch, by Penny Avila; Northwest Magazine, pp. 14-15 (3 copies)
BOX-FOLDER 42/1 BOX-FOLDER 59/1-2 BOX-FOLDER 60/5 Part 4: Articles & Clippings in Scrapbooks
BOX-FOLDER 59/1 Scrapbook 1: 1910-1911
BOX-FOLDER 59/2 Scrapbook 2: 1916-1917
BOX-FOLDER 42/1 Scrapbook 3: 1917-1920
BOX-FOLDER 60/5 Scrapbook 4: 1928-1929
BOX 61-62 Personal Papers, 1888-1975
The Personal Papers series is divided into two subseries: Ernest Bloch Legal, Financial, and Miscellaneous Documents, and Personal Papers of Other Family Members. The first subseries contains documents relating to Ernest Bloch, including his grade school report cards, passports and marriage certificate. The second subseries contains documents relating to Bloch's wife Marguerite Elizabeth Auguste Bloch and his daughter Suzanne Bloch, including Marguerite's birth certificate.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material and chronologically therein.
BOX 61 Part 1: Ernest Bloch Legal, Financial, and Miscellaneous Documents
BOX-FOLDER 61/1 Estate of Ernest Bloch
Includes: correspondence, 1964-1975; an inventory and appraisal; letters testamentary; lists of EB works; and other items
BOX-FOLDER 61/2-7 Financial Papers, 1942-1959 9
Includes: Balance sheets from 1942 to 1959 and other items
BOX-FOLDER 61/8 Passports
BOX-FOLDER 61/9 Report Cards, 1888, 1891-1994
BOX 62 Part 2: Personal Papers of Other Family Members
BOX-FOLDER 62/1 Marguerite Elizabeth Auguste Bloch
Includes: birth certificate, marriage certificate, naturalization papers and passports, and other items
BOX-FOLDER 62/2-6 Suzanne Bloch
Includes: Articles and clippings; correspondence, 1961-1967; programs; promotional material; and other items
BOX-FOLDER 62/7 Miscellany
BOX 62 Printed Matter, 1941-1980
The Printed Matter series contains one volume of printed music containing Bloch selections, promotional material (a small amount of brochures, announcements, and flyers that promote Ernest Bloch and his work), one literary volume (Darwin, Marx, Wagner by Jacques Barzun), and a folder of miscellaneous loose items
Arranged by genre.
BOX-FOLDER 62/8 Compositores de América = Composers of the Americas : biographical data and catalogs of their works, Volume 9 Washington, DC: Unión Panamerica, 1963.
Includes data on EB as well as title page of EB's Arodath Hakodesh (Sacred Service)
Promotional Material
BOX-FOLDER 62/9 Brochures, announcements, and flyers, 1976-1980
BOX-FOLDER 62/10 Darwin, Marx, Wagner : critique of a heritage, by Jacques Barzun. Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1941
BOX-FOLDER 62/11 Programs and flyers
BOX 25, 63 Carolyn Epes / Ernest Bloch Material, 1916-1980
The material in the Carolyn Epes / Ernest Bloch Collection follows the same arrangement scheme as the larger collection. The Music Manuscripts series includes only one item: a copy of the piano-vocal score to Bloch's anthem America. There are no business papers or personal documents included with this material; however, all other series are represented.
The material in this collection generally follows the same series order and arrangement scheme as the larger.
Music Manuscripts
BOX-FOLDER 25/2 America : anthem from the symphony titled America, by Ernest Bloch, 1916
Piano-vocal score; [2] p.; 36 cm.
Title page autographed in ink; music, blackline print
Gift of Carolyn Epes, 1988
Manuscript Lecture Notes on Ernest Bloch
BOX-FOLDER 25/1 Manuscript Lecture Notes on Ernest Bloch, by Anita Frank
Holograph in pencil
BOX-FOLDER 63/1-5 Correspondence: Ernest Bloch to Anita Frank
BOX-FOLDER 63/1 1923
BOX-FOLDER 63/2 1931-1936
BOX-FOLDER 63/3 1947
BOX-FOLDER 63/4 1950-1957
BOX-FOLDER 63/5 Miscellaneous correspondence to Anita Frank, 1931-1980
BOX-FOLDER 63/6-7 Photographs
BOX-FOLDER 63/6 EB Portraits, circa 1925, undated
BOX-FOLDER 63/7 Various locations
BOX-FOLDER 63/7 EB at piano, undated
BOX-FOLDER 63/7 EB at seashore, undated
BOX-FOLDER 63/7 EB profile, undated
BOX-FOLDER 63/7 EB snapshots, undated
BOX-FOLDER 63/7 St. Francis Auditorium, undated
BOX-FOLDER 63/8 Programs
BOX-FOLDER 63/8 Three Concerts of Chamber Music by Ernest Bloch, 1937-1938
BOX-FOLDER 63/8 A Festival of Three Concerts presenting Music of Ernest Bloch, 1947
BOX-FOLDER 63/8 A Six-day Ernest Bloch Music Festival in honor of EB on occasion of his 70th birthday, 1950
BOX-FOLDER 63/8 Sunday Evening Ensemble Concert; EB's Sonata for violin and piano
Mar. 29 (year unknown)
BOX-FOLDER 63/10-12 BOX-FOLDER 25/3 Writings about Ernest Bloch
BOX-FOLDER 63/10 Biographical
BOX-FOLDER 63/10 Ernest Bloch, by Mary Tibaldi Chiesa; reprinted from The Jewish Chronicle Supplement, Nov. 25, 1932
BOX-FOLDER 63/10 Ernest Bloch, [by] Mary Tibaldi Chiesa. Torino, Italy: G.B. Paravia & C., 1933; autographed by EB
BOX-FOLDER 63/11 BOX-FOLDER 25/3 Articles in serials
BOX-FOLDER 63/11 Mr. Bloch's lectures; The Outpost, issued by the Cleveland Institute of Music, Jan. 6, 1923; p. 4
BOX-FOLDER 25/3 Ernest Bloch at 70 : a musician apart, by Howard Taubman, New York Times Magazine, July 16, 1950; pp. 17-19
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