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Programs, 1907-1953 (continued)
Concerts given by Medtner, 1907-1946 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 6/1-4 1907-1946 and undated
March 13, 1930 program autographed by Sir Dan Godfrey, conductor.
Concerts of Medtner's works given by other musicians, 1920-1953 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 6/5-8 1920-1953 and undated
BOX 7 Articles, 1910-1952
Newspaper clippings (often collected in scrapbooks, transcribed, and occasionally translated) and several longer articles written about Medtner. Includes a brief article written by Medtner on musical inspiration.
Arranged alphabetically by author's last name, and chronologically therein.
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 Alexander, Arthur. "Nicolas Medtner: an appreciation," Tempo, no. 22 (Winter 1951-1952)
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Armin, George, editor. [Several articles featuring Medtner] Der Stimmwart, 2-4, 6. Jahrgang, (1926-1930)
Collection of individual issues of Der Stimmwart, featuring articles on Medtner. Several typed transcripts of articles from this serial are also included.
BOX-FOLDER 7/3-12 Clippings, 1910-1950 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 7/13 Clippings. Unbound book of transcripts, 1924-1940 and undated
Includes an unbound book (109 pages) containing typed transcripts taken from newspapers and articles.
BOX-FOLDER 7/14 Clippings album, 1932
BOX-FOLDER 7/15 Clippings. Preservation photocopies, 1929-1946
BOX-FOLDER 7/16 Gestlé, Henry S. "The Piano music of Nicolai Medtner," Musical Quarterly, 10, no. 4 (October 1924)
BOX-FOLDER 7/17 Il'in, Ivan. [Unidentified article], [Unidentified journal], no. 7 (1929)
Includes a letter (dated 1952) to Anna Medtner, presumably from Il'in.
BOX-FOLDER 7/18 Medtner, Nikolai. "Opinions: On Inspiration," The Chesterian, 10, no. 73 (September-October 1928)
BOX-FOLDER 7/19 Miller, Sidney. "Medtner's Piano Music," The Musical Times, 82, nos. 1184-1185 (October-November 1941)
Two copies.
BOX-FOLDER 7/20 Riesemann, Oskar von. "Nikolai Medtner," The Sackbut, (May 1925)
BOX-FOLDER 7/20 Riesemann, Oskar von. "Nikolai Medtner," Rheinische Musik- und Theater Zeitung, XXV. Jahrgang, nr. 41-42, November 22, 1924
BOX-FOLDER 7/21 Swan, Alfred J. "Medtner," The Musical Times, 955, no. 63 (September 1, 1922)
BOX-FOLDER 7/21 Swan, Alfred J. "Medtner and the Music of our Time," Music and Letters, January 1927
BOX-FOLDER 7/21 Swan, Alfred J. "Nicholas Medtner," The Chesterian, 10, no. 75 (December 1928)
BOX-FOLDER 7/21 Swan, Alfred J. [Unidentified article] [Unidentified journal], (1945)
Russian language publication containing article featuring Rachmaninoff.
BOX-FOLDER 7/22 Swan, Alfred J. and Katherine. "Rachmaninoff: Personal Reminiscences - Part I," Musical Quarterly, 30, no. 1 (January 1944)
BOX-FOLDER 7/23 [Unidentified]. [Unidentified article], Cahiers Periodiques, (1949)
BOX 8 Photographs, 1922-1951, undated
Chiefly photographs of various musicians inscribed to Nikolay Medtner. Included are two inscribed photographs of Rachmaninoff and a photograph of Medtner.
Arranged alphabetically by last name of individual, and chronologically therein.
BOX-FOLDER 8/1 Armin, George, undated
Inscribed to Medtner.
BOX-FOLDER 8/1 Armin, George and Ludwig Wüllner, July 26, 1934
Note written to Medtner from Armin on verso.
BOX-FOLDER 8/1 Decaux, Abel, undated
BOX-FOLDER 8/1 Dobrowen, Issay, June 8, 1947
BOX-FOLDER 8/1 Dupré, Marcel, October 7, 1935
BOX-FOLDER 8/1 Dusseau, Jeanne, undated
Inscribed to Medtner.
BOX-FOLDER 8/2 Fortier, Florestine, December 1929
Inscribed to Anna and "Nicola."
BOX-FOLDER 8/2 Fortier, Florestine and Leopold, December 1929
Inscribed to Medtner.
BOX-FOLDER 8/2 Katuar, G. (Georgiĭ), undated
Not signed. Photograph has been identified as: "The composer, Georg Catoire."
BOX-FOLDER 8/2 Laliberté, Alfred, 1927, 1931 and undated
Four inscribed photographs, one being an image of Laliberté's music room.
BOX-FOLDER 8/2 Makushina, Tatiana, 1929
BOX-FOLDER 8/2 Marx, Joseph, 1951
Inscribed on verso.
BOX-FOLDER 8/2 Medtner, Nikolay, 1922
Inscribed with musical quotation.
BOX-FOLDER 8/3 Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1925
BOX-FOLDER 8/3 Rachmaninoff, Sergei, 1930
BOX-FOLDER 8/3 Santagano, Elisabeth, 1926
BOX-FOLDER 8/3 Turcotte, J. G., abbé, undated
BOX-FOLDER 8/3 Wüllner, Ludwig, July 1934
Two photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 8/3 Zimmermann, Wilhelm, undated
BOX 8-9 Miscellany, 1912-1951, undated
Analytical notes, advertisements, and reviews pertaining to the Medtner Society's issued recordings; catalogues of 1912-1913 of Ėmiliĭ Metner's publishing house Musaget'; a 1927 address (with English translation) signed by 111 Moscow musicians given to Medtner upon his visit to Russia; a diploma (dated 1928) from the Royal Academy of Music on the occasion of Medtner's election as an honorary member; and a humorous banner given to Medtner from Russian friends soon after his arrival in London in 1936. A bronze bust of Medtner executed by Czech sculptor Karen Vogel and a posthumous plaster cast of Medtner's hands are also included in this collection.
Arranged alphabetically by subject, and chronologically therein.
BOX-FOLDER 8/4 Address presented to Nikolay Medtner upon his return to Russia, 1927
The original address was signed by 111 musicians.
Includes the original copy with signatures and a typed translation.
BOX-FOLDER 8/5 Humorous scroll, July 11, 1936
A humorous paper scroll signed by several Russian individuals (London, 1936) encouraging Medtner to "apply himself with all diligence and perseverence to the learning of the barbarous Tongue of the hospitable Tribe we live amongst ...".
BOX-FOLDER 8/6 Medtner Society publications, 1947-1949
Includes "His Master's Voice" announcement of the founding of the Society, programs of issued recordings (volumes 1-3), published reviews of the Society's recordings and other publicity.
BOX-FOLDER 8/7 Musaget' catalogues, 1912-1913
Two catalogues.
BOX-FOLDER 8/8 Royal Academy of Music. Diploma, June 28, 1928
The diploma was given to Medtner on the occasion of his election as an honorary member of the Royal Academy of Music.
BOX 9 Plaster cast of Medtner's hands, ca. November 1951
Collection files paperwork describes this as a posthumous plaster cast of Medtner's hands.
BOX: Consult Ref. Staff Bronze bust of Medtner executed by Czech sculptor, Karen Vogel, undated
Consult Reference staff for assistance in examining this item.
BOX 10 Books, 1826-1948
Eleven items, including two volumes of Pushkin's poems, single volumes of Lermontov and Tiutchev, all with Medtner's marginalia and musical sketches, as well as Medtner's personal copy of Muza i moda (Paris: Navarre, 1935) with autograph emendations, and Ėmiliĭ Karlovich Metner's Modernizm i muzyka (Moskva: Musaget', 1912).
Arranged alphabetically by author.
BOX 10 Drinker, Henry Sandwith. English texts for the songs of Nicholas Medtner. n.p., 1946.
see ML31 .M43g no. 5 (Case)
BOX 10 Gebhard, Friedrich Albert. Dramatische Spiele. Queblinburg and Leipzig: G. Basse, 1826.
see ML31 .M43g no. 7 (Case)
BOX 10 Holt, Richard. Medtner and his music: a tribute to a great Russian composer. London: Rimington, Van Wyck Ltd., 1948
see ML31 .M43g no. 6 (Case)
BOX 10 IAkovlev, Vasiliĭ. [Nikolaĭ̆ Karlovich Metner]. Moscow: [Musik Sektion, Staats verlag], 1927.
Contains notes and other marginalia.
see ML31 .M43g no. 3 (Case)
BOX 10 Lermontov, Mikhail IUrʹevich. Lirika. n.p., 1921.
Book of poems by Lermontov including Medtner's marginalia and musical sketches (page 9).
see ML31 .M43g no. 2 (Case)
BOX 10 Medtner, Nikolay Karlovich. Muza i moda. Paris: Navarre, 1935.
see ML31 .M43g no. 4
BOX 10 Metner, Ėmiliĭ Karlovich. Modernizm i muzyka. Moskva: Musageť, 1912.
see ML31 .M43g no. 8 (Case)
BOX 10 Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich. [Unidentified collection of poems]. n.p., 1896.
Inscribed to N. Medtner by Alexander Borisovich Goldenweiser, noted Russian piano pedagogue.
BOX 10 Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich. [Unidentified collection of poems], volume 2. n.p., 1921.
This volume was used by Medtner when composing his songs based on Pushkin's texts.
Contains Medtner's musical sketches, marginalia.
see ML31 .M43g
BOX 10 Tiutchev, F. I. (Fedor Ivanovich). Stikhotvorenīi︠a︡. [Moskva: n.p., 1899.
Volume of poems by Tiutchev used by Medtner when composing his songs based on Tiutchev's texts.
Contains Medtner's musical sketches, marginalia.
see ML31 .M43g no. 1 (Case)
BOX 10 Urania : Tiutchevskiĭ al'manakh, 1803-1928. Leningrad: Priboĭ, 1928.
Marginalia found on page 269, which contains an article ("Tiutchev v muzyke" by Sergei Durylin) mentioning Medtner.
BOX 11 Music, 1896-circa 1940
Three holograph scores and two printed music items. The holographs include: an undated score titled Romance, the first fair copy with composer's emendations for the Russian round dance, op. 58, for two pianos, and the Prelude, piano, E♭ minor, dated 1896. Printed music includes a printed score of Formes en l'air by Arthur Lourié (Paris: A. Gutheil, 1923), inscribed by Rachmaninoff, and a bound compilation by Kiselev of musical settings (by various Russian composers) to Pushkin's texts.
Arranged alphabetically by composer/compiler's last name.
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