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Copland, Aaron to Gilman, Lawrence., 05/03/1932-05/03/1932

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: 68238
Consists of 28 folders containing correspondence sent to Lawrence Gilman from notable music professionals. Includes correspondence from composers, conductors, music critics, and other notables in the field of music. Arranged alphabetically by last name of correspondent.

Dates

  • 05/03/1932-05/03/1932

Container Summary

Contains 1 TLS dated 5/3/1932 from Aaron Copland to Lawrence Gilman expressing dissatisfaction over a newspaper article's analysis of the First Festival of Contemporary American Music at Yaddo (the Spencer Trask mansion in Saratoga Springs, New York) and of the relationship between composers and music critics. The article in question is included in this folder. References in the news article include "Boston Evening Transcript" reviewer Alfred Meyer, Yale music professor Richard Donovan, and composer Harvey Brandt.

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Extent

From the Collection: 11 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Container Summary

Contains 1 TLS dated 5/3/1932 from Aaron Copland to Lawrence Gilman expressing dissatisfaction over a newspaper article's analysis of the First Festival of Contemporary American Music at Yaddo (the Spencer Trask mansion in Saratoga Springs, New York) and of the relationship between composers and music critics. The article in question is included in this folder. References in the news article include "Boston Evening Transcript" reviewer Alfred Meyer, Yale music professor Richard Donovan, and composer Harvey Brandt.

Subjects and Associated Physical Materials

COPLAND, AARON - CORRESPONDENCE TO GILMAN, LAWRENCE (1932): Typed Letter Signed

FIRST FESTIVAL OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN MUSIC - REFERENCE (1932): Typed Letter Signed

YADDO - REFERENCE (1932): Typed Letter Signed

SARATOGA SPRINGS - NEW YORK - REFERENCE (1932): Typed Letter Signed

MEYER, ALFRED - REFERENCE (1932): Printed Item

DONOVAN, RICHARD - REFERENCE (1932): Printed Item

BRANDT, HARVEY - REFERENCE (1932): Printed Item

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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