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Books and Publications, 1886-1973 (continued)
Tumanina, N. [Nadezhda].
M. Musorgskiĭ. ZHizn' i tvorchestvo. K stoletiiu so dnia rozhdeniia, 1839-1939 (=M. Musorgsky. Life and work. On the centenary of his birth, 1839-1939). (continued)
Moskva/Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoe Izdatel'stvo, 1939.
BOX 79 Turner, W. J.
Orpheus, or, the music of the future. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1926.
BOX 73 Tynianov, IUriĭ.
Maloletnyĭ Vitushishnikov (=The Youthful Vitushishnikovs). Leningrad: Izdatel'stvo Pisatelei, 1933.
BOX 73 Vakhtangov, Evgeniĭ Bogrationovich.
Zapiski, pis'ma, stat'i (=Notes, letters, articles). Edited by N. M. Vakhtangova, L. D. Vendrovskaia, and B. E. Zakhav. Moskva/Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoe Izdatel'stvo, 1939.
BOX 73 Vasilenko, Sergeĭ.
Sergeĭ Vasil'evich Rakhmaninov. 1873-1943. Kratkiĭ ocherk zhizni i tvorchestva (Knizhka dlia iunoshestva.) (=Sergei Vasil'evich Rachmaninoff. 1873-1943. Leningrad: Gosudarstvennoe Muzykal'noe Izdatel'stvo, 1961.
Brief study of his life and work. Part of the Little books for young people series.
Contains corrections by Sophie Satin.
BOX 73 Vasil'ev, E..
"S. V. Rakhmaninov." Vozrozhdenie / La Renaissance. Literaturno-politicheskiia tetradi, No. 31 (January-February 1954)
Laid in: offprint of the article.
BOX 73 Verhaeren, Émile.
La Multiple splendeur. Poèmes.. (Quatorzième édition). Paris: Mercure de France, 1917.
BOX 79 Vetlugin, A.
Avantiuristy grazhdanskoĭ voĭny (=Adventurers of the civil war). Paris: Russkoe Knigoizdatel'stvo v Parizhie "Siever" [Éditions "Sever"], 1921.
BOX 79 Viatkin, M. P. [Mikhaĭl], editor.
Ocherki istorii Leningrada. Tom tretiĭ. Period imperializma i burzhuazno-demokraticheskikh revoliutsii. 1895-1917 gg. (=Essays on the history of Leningrad.. Volume 3. Period of imperialism and bourgeois-democratic revolution. 1895-1917) Moskva: Leningrad: Izdatel'stvo Akademii Nauk SSSR, 1956.
BOX 73 Vinogradov, Anatoliĭ.
Osuzhdenie Paganini. Roman (Izdanie tret'e) (=Condemnation of Paganini. Novel). Moskva: Gosudarstvennoe Izdatel'stvo "KHudozhestvennaia Literatura," 1938.
BOX 79 Vladykina-Bachinskaia, Nina Mikhaĭlovna.
Sobinov. (ZHizn' zamechatel'nykh liudei, no. 9) (=Sobinov. (Life of great people (series), no. 9). Moskva: Izdatel'stvo TSK VLKSM (ЦК ВЛКСМ), "Molodaia Gvardiia," 1958.
BOX-FOLDER 76/1 Volkov, Oleg.
"I dym otechestva..." (=And the hearth [or smoke?] of the fatherland...) Nash Sovremennik, No. 6 (June 1969)
Contains annotations by Sophie Satin and Nikolaĭ Nikiforov.
Laid in: mailing card, dated 29 July 1969, bearing an illustration of SR and the House-Museum at Ivanovka.
BOX 73 Vozrozhdenie / La Renaissance. Nezavisimyĭ literaturno-politicheskiĭ zhurnal, No. 219, March 1970.
Contains a couple articles on Rachmaninoff.
BOX-FOLDER 76/15 Die Woche (magazine), No. 6 (11 February 1905)
Photograph on page 238 of Sophie Satin.
BOX 71 Yasser, Joseph.
"Progressive Tendencies in Rachmaninoff's Music." Musicology, Vol. II, no. 1 (1948)
BOX-FOLDER 75/3 Zhitomirsky, Daniel.
"Russia Honors Memory of Rachmaninoff." Musical Courier, Vol. CXXXIII, no. 2 (15 January 1946)
BOX 4 Realia
Two small enamel pins, held in Box 4, and SR's desk and chair, presently on display in the Library of Congress Performing Arts Reading Room (PARR).
PARR SR's desk and chair, 1910-1930
The desk exhibits ornate wood inlay and carved wood details. The chair exhibits carved wood details and tapestry upholstery. While there is a photograph of SR seated at this desk, taken by photographer Eric Schaal at Senar, there is no evidence to suggest that SR owned this desk for more than approximately a decade. The desk and chair may have been in SR's apartment in New York. After SR's death in 1943, the desk and chair were exhibited at the New York offices of Steinway and Co. In 1951, the desk and chair were donated by SR's daughters Irina Rachmaninoff Wolkonsky and Tatiana Rachmaninoff Conus to the Library of Congress, where they are exhibited in the Library's Performing Arts Reading Room. A brass plaque stands on the desk indicating that the desk and chair were presented to the Library of Congress by SR's daughters "as a memorial to their father."
BOX-FOLDER 4/1 Commemorative lapel pin bearing a likeness of SR
A treble clef appears along its left side; along the pin's bottom edge appears SR's surname, in Cyrillic characters, as well as the dates "1873-1943."
The pin is made of brass with black enamelware, and measures approximately 2.6 x 1.9 cm.
BOX-FOLDER 4/2 Commemorative lapel pin bearing a crest of Novgorod, Russia
The pin depicts two bears facing each other and standing over the number "859" (date the city was founded), which are placed at its center, as well as two fishes facing each other along the bottom edge of the pin; the city's name in Cyrillic characters appears along its top edge.
The pin is made of white metal with red and blue enamelware, and measures approximately 3.1 x 2.0 cm.
BOX 82-89 MAPCASE 5 Papers of Sophie Satin, 1929-1974
This is a discrete collection that was donated to the Library of Congress in 1976 by the estate of Sophie Satin (née Sofiia Aleksandrovna Satina; 1879-1975), SR's first cousin and later his sister-in-law. Satin emigrated to the United States in 1921, and spent her professional life at Smith College (Northampton, Mass.), first as a research associate in botanical genetics, then as a visiting professor, where she remained until her retirement in 1955.
The Satin papers consist primarily of research notes and published material relating to Rachmaninoff which was compiled by Satin over the course of her lifetime. Also included are various notes, drafts and other materials documenting the writing of Sergei Rachmaninoff: A Lifetime in Music (1956), a biography by Sergei Bertensson and Jay Leyda (with Satin's assistance); copies (in English and Russian) of Satin's own autobiography; and material related to Rachmaninoff collected by Satin after the deaths of both SR and NR.
The substantial collection of preliminary research notes housed within this series corresponds closely to the lists found within the "Lists compiled by Sophie Satin" section of the Writings about SR subseries under the Writings series.
BOX 82-85 MAPCASE 5 Writings
BOX 82 Autobiographical Materials
BOX-FOLDER 82/1 Moi vospominaniia=My Recollections (Memoir)
Typescript (bound, photoreproduced) ; 129 pages
In Russian.
BOX-FOLDER 82/2 Moi vospominaniia=My Recollections (Memoir)
Typescript drafts (unbound), annotated ; 153 pages
In Russian.
BOX-FOLDER 82/3 Recollections (Memoir)
Typescript (bound, photoreproduced), annotated ; 53 pages
BOX-FOLDER 82/4 Recollections (Memoir)
Typescript drafts (unbound), annotated ; 53 pages
BOX-FOLDER 82/5 Lecture at the R. Steiner School, 14 February 1972
Manuscript draft ; 37 pages
Laid in: Original cover of folder bearing Satin's handwriting.
BOX 82-83 Biographical Material about SR
BOX-FOLDER 82/6 Materials for the biography of Rachmaninoff. Part I (copy 1), 1929-1930
Typescript draft (bound) ; in 46, 96, 4 pages
In Russian.
Additional information added after SR's death in 1943.
BOX-FOLDER 82/7 Notes and data for S. V. Rachmaninoff's biography, by Sophie Satina (copy 2), 1929-1930
Typescript draft (bound) ; in 46, 96, 4 pages
In Russian.
Additional information added after SR's death in 1943.
BOX-FOLDER 83/1 Materials for the biography of S. V. Rachmaninoff, Parts I and II, by Sophie Satin, December 1943
Annotated typescript draft (bound), original and carbon copies ; in 46, 96 pages
In Russian.
BOX-FOLDER 83/2 Biographical materials, 1948
Annotated typescript drafts ; 21 pages
In English and in Russian.
BOX-FOLDER 83/3 Written for Bertensson and Leyda, by Sophie Satin, 1955
Typescript ; 3 pages
In Russian.
Written for S. Bertensson and J. Leyda's 1956 biography of SR "but not used by the authors."
Includes the Russian text of F. Tiutchev's poem "Silentium," one of SR's "favorite Russian verses," and an English translation of the poem by Vladimir Nabokov.
BOX-FOLDER 83/4 List of errors in Sophie Satin's article about SR which was published in Vospominaniia o Rakhmaninovie=Recollections of Rachmaninoff, 1957
Original typescript ; 3 pages
In Russian.
BOX-FOLDER 83/5 "S. V. Rakhmaninov. K 25-letiiu so dnia konchiny" =S. V. Rachmaninoff. On the 25th-year anniversary of his death, by Sophie Satin, 1968
Published offprint
In Russian.
Article originally appeared in the journal Novyĭ ZHurnal, (no. 91, 1968)
BOX-FOLDER 83/6 Lecture by Satin given in Philadelphia, 4 November 1973
Typescript draft ; 7 pages
Includes press releases, in both English and Russian.
BOX-FOLDER 83/7 Lecture by Satin given in Philadelphia, 4 November and 2 December 1973
Manuscript and typescript drafts
Laid in: original cover of folder (bearing Satin's handwriting)
In Russian.
BOX-FOLDER 83/8 Lecture by Satin given in Philadelphia, 18 March 1974
Manuscript draft ; 34 pages
In Russian.
Laid in: original cover of folder (bearing Satin's handwriting)
BOX-FOLDER 83/9 SR's "Recollections of a Vanished World" (as told to Frederick H. Martens), 1931
Manuscript and typescript drafts ; 31 pages
In Russian.
BOX-FOLDER 83/10 SR's "Recollections of a Vanished World" (as told to Frederick H. Martens), undated
Typescript drafts ; 56 pages
In English.
Contains extensive annotations in several hands, including that of Satin.
Includes an undated typed contract between SR and Frederick H. Martens regarding the publication of these memoirs.
BOX-FOLDER 83/11 Typescript drafts of unpublished biographical articles about SR by Earle Ferris Co., Anastasiia Gul'kevich (née Rimskaia-Korsakova), Lolliĭ Lvov, O. Mandrovskaia, Daniel Gregory Mason, Victor Seroff, Boris Chaliapin and Sophie Satin, undated
In Russian and in English.
BOX 83-85 Research Notes Related to SR's Career
BOX-FOLDER 83/12 List of SR's holograph manuscripts in the Library of Congress and in the Glinka Museum, Moscow
Handwritten material and typescripts ; 28 items
In English and Russian.
BOX-FOLDER 83/13 List of published musical scores of SR's works and other published material (books, articles) retained in SR's family library (subsequently donated to the Library of Congress)
Handwritten material and annotated typescripts (both original and carbon copies) ; 41 items
In English.
List is not comprehensive.
BOX-FOLDER 83/14 List of compositions by SR
Annotated original and carbon copy typescripts ; 158 pages
Primarily in English.
BOX-FOLDER 83/15 List of concerts in which SR's works were first performed
Annotated typescript ; 16 items
In Russian.
BOX-FOLDER 83/16 List of works (piano solo, chamber music, orchestral concerti) performed and/or conducted by SR
Annotated manuscript notes and typescripts (original and carbon copy) ; 35 items
In Russian and in English.
BOX-FOLDER 83/17 List of cities in Russia, Europe and North America where SR performed, 1888-1943, and the number of times in each city
Annotated typescripts ; 106 items
BOX-FOLDER 83/18 List of concerts (occasionally including repertoire) performed by SR in North America, 1923-1943
Annotated typescripts ; 92 items
Includes related correspondence (most notably by NR and Boston Symphony Orchestra manager George Judd)
BOX-FOLDER 84/1 List of concert programs (including repertoire) performed by SR in North America, 1909-1910 and 1918-1930
Annotated typescripts (originals and carbon copies) ; 115 items
BOX-FOLDER 84/2 List of concert programs (including repertoire) performed by SR in North America, 1930-1943
Annotated typescripts (originals and carbon copies) ; 111 items
Includes an itinerary of SR's 1940-1941 concert tour of the USA and Canada,as well as an original typescript of the concert encores performed by SR during his "last 5-6 years," compiled by NR, and prepared by Sophie Satin.
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