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Virgil Thomson papers

Yale University. Music Library.

Virgil Thomson papers

Yale University Music Library, archival collection MSS 29

by Yale University. Music Library.

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Published by The Library in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English

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  • Connecticut,
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    • Subjects:
    • Thomson, Virgil, 1896- -- Archives -- Catalogs.,
    • Yale University. Music Library -- Catalogs.,
    • Music -- Manuscripts -- Connecticut -- New Haven -- Catalogs.,
    • Manuscripts, American -- Connecticut -- New Haven -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by Jay Rozen and Benjamin J. Outen under the supervision of Victor Cardell.
      ContributionsRozen, Jay., Outen, Benjamin J., Cardell, Victor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML136.N48 Y375 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 508, 63 leaves ;
      Number of Pages508
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1307474M
      LC Control Number92175945


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This series contains manuscripts, typescripts, notes, and proofs for Thomson's articles and books. It also contains a carbon typescript of Gertrude Stein's Bee Time Vine with autograph manuscript of preface by Virgil Thomson, notes by Thomson passim, and two pages.

The Virgil Thomson Papers contain the manuscript scores and sketches of Thomson's musical compositions, including Virgil Thomson papers book for 3 operas, 7 films, and other major compositions and smaller pieces. The Papers also hold printed copies of books and music by Thomson.

Box 23 Virgil Thomson (#37), J2 open reel audiotapes; Guests: No guests. Works: Praises and Prayers; Guggenheim Jeune; Five Songs to Poems of William Blake. About the Author. TIM PAGE, editor of the two-volume Library of America Virgil Thomson edition, won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism for his writings in the Washington Post, for which he was a music critic from to A professor of music and journalism at the University of Southern California, he is also co-editor of Virgil Thomson’s 5/5(4).

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He has been described as a modernist, a neoromantic, a neoclassicist, and a composer of "an Olympian blend of humanity and detachment" whose "expressive voice was always carefully muted" until his late opera Lord Byron Born: NovemKansas City, Missouri, U.S.

Virgil Thomson - American Composer. The highly anticipated new PBS documentary, Virgil Thomson: Creating the American Sound is close to wrapping Virgil Thomson papers book for an expected debut next project, started in by James Arnst and John Paulson, has gone through a long creation process full of ups and downs, from lack of funding to the new discoveries in the Harvard archives.

The American composer and critic Virgil Thomson ( - ). Photograph by Erich Auerbach / Getty One evening in the nineteen-eighties, the composer Virgil Thomson papers book critic Virgil Thomson. Virgil Thomson and Grayson Hirst in rehearsal for Lord Byron, Photo by Beth Bergman.

Courtesy of MSS 29/29A, The Virgil Thomson Papers in the Gilmore Music Library of Yale University. (On Recent News and News & Events page) Cast of Four Virgil Thomson papers book in Three Acts with Virgil Thomson at piano, Photo by Vic Shifreen, ANTA Playhouse.

The Virgil Thomson Papers. Oral History of American Music (OHAM) Archives include interviews with Virgil Thomson as well as recordings of a course Thomson taught at Yale. University Libraries at the University of Missouri, Kansas City.

The Virgil Thomson Collection in the LaBudde Special Collections. of results for Books: Virgil Thomson. Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Eligible for Free Shipping. Virgil Thomson - Collected Songs: High Voice (24 Songs) by Virgil Thomson | Feb 1, Paperback $ $ 01 $ $ Get it as soon as Thu, Apr 2.

Following on the critically acclaimed edition of Virgil Thomson's collected newspaper music criticism, The Library of America and Pulitzer Prize–winning music critic Tim Page now present Thomson’s other literary and critical works, a body of writing that constitutes America’s musical declaration of independence from the European past.5/5(4).

Thus waxed composer and music critic Virgil Thomson () about a season-opener of the Philharmonic Symphony Society of New York, and there's more where that came from: Virgil Thomson: A Reader Selected Writings, gathers the best of the writer's brilliantly acerbic criticism.5/5(1).

Virgil Thomson is primarily remembered now for his criticism, not his composing. As a powerful, provocative critic for The New York Herald Tribune from toThomson () was unsparing and unwary, capable of skewering or sanctifying with a handful of words, where others would need paragraphs. Virgil Thomson, composer, journalist, author.

The Virgil Thomson papers consist of correspondence regarding a piece of choral music commissioned from Thomson for the seventy-fifth anniversary of the University of Chicago, an invitation and a press release (photocopies) for the event, as well as a letter to Bernard Weinberg from Virgil Thomson.

Virgil Thomson is an authentic work of Americana and a first-rate, first-person history of the rise of modernism. American Music Since () is a pocket guide to the music of Thomson’s lifetime as told through brilliant biographical essays on its most accomplished makers, chief among them Charles Ives, Carl Ruggles, Aaron Copland.

Virgil Thomson: Sa Vie— Sa Musique. Paris: Club du Livre Américain, (). Octavo, original white printed paper wrappers, uncut and partially unopened.

Early edition in French, inscribed by Thomson: “for David Posner with affection Virgil T., Buffalo April ”. Winner of the William M. Jones Best Graduate Student Paper Award at the Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference: Collaborating in a Continuous Present: Language and the Performing Body in Gertrude Stein and Virgil Thomson's Four Saints in Three Acts.

Jocelyn E. Marshall. Thanks to “exclusive full access” to Virgil Thomson’s papers at Yale, and to some that he withheld, including intimate letters and a receipt from a Brooklyn bail bondsman, the book is “the first full-scale account of Thomson’s experiences as a composer, influential critic, and gay man.”.

Genre/Form: Catalogs: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Yale University. Music Library. Virgil Thomson papers. New Haven, Conn.: The Library, Four Saints in Three Acts is an opera by American composer Virgil Thomson with a libretto by Gertrude n init contains about 20 saints, and is in at least four acts.

It was groundbreaking in form, content, and for its all-black cast, with singers directed by Eva Jessye, a prominent black choral director, and supported by her choir. Gertrude Stein and Virgil Thomson, the creators of “The Mother of Us All,” looking at an earlier score.

Credit Thérèse Bonney/Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas : Anthony Tommasini. Virgil Thomson I put small faith in the “moving” effect of music as an indication of its quality, because our visceral responses are seldom significant and always capricious.

The only rule I observe about my own is to respect their intensity. Overview: The William Carlos Williams Papers document the life and work of poet, prose writer, dramatist, and physician William Carlos Williams.

The papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, medical records, artwork, sound recordings, newspaper clippings and printed material, and personal papers. Overview: Music, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the American composer and critic Virgil Thomson () Dates: (inclusive) Found in: Yale University Music Library > The Virgil Thomson Papers.

Anthony Tommasini's book is based on his extensive interviews with Virgil Thomson, his examination of Thomson's manuscripts and documents, and his correspondences with over sixty subjects of Thomson portraits (the "still-available sitters," as Thomson called them).4/5(1).

Virgil Thomson eBooks. Buy Virgil Thomson eBooks to read online or download in PDF or ePub on your PC, tablet or mobile device. When, in Octoberthe New York Herald Tribune named the composer Virgil Thomson (–) its chief music critic, the management of the paper braced itself for an uproar.

Perhaps best known for his collaboration with librettist Gertrude Stein on the whimsically nonsensical “anti-opera” Four Saints in Three Acts, Thomson was notorious among conservative concertgoers as a leader of. In the first full-scale biography of a dominating figure in 20th-century American music, Anthony Tommasini tells the richly-textured story of Virgil Thomson's experiences as a composer, influential critic, and gay man.

Writing with exclusive, full access to Thomson's papers and from extensive interviews and research, he recounts/5. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas is a book by Gertrude Stein, written in October and November of and published in It employs the form of an autobiography authored by Alice B.

Toklas, her lifeModern Library ranked it as one of the 20 greatest English-language nonfiction books of the 20th : Gertrude Stein. The State of Music by Virgil Thomson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Thomson Virgil - AbeBooks Passion for books.

There are photographs of several musical personalities as well, including Ernó Dohnányi, Walter Gieseking, Jascha Heifetz, Fritz Kreisler, Lily Pons, and Virgil Thomson. The remainder of the Frank Daniel Papers is quite intriguing, as it concerns exclusively the American writer, James Purdy. To the Editor: Nicholas Fox Weber's conveying of Anthony Tommasini's version of Virgil Thomson's alleged ''cruelty'' is unfair in the extreme.

Yes, Virgil did. In Virgil Thomson published his first book, The State of Music, a polemic arguing that composers and other professionals must take control of the creation, performance, and distribution of music or it will become “a mere consumer commodity.”Previously, Thomson had been most famous for his collaboration with Gertrude Stein on the innovative opera, Four Saints in Three Acts, and his.

[Photograph of Virgil Thomson and Gertrude Stein at 27 rue de Fleurus.] From: Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers. To the Editor: I was pleased to read Nicholas Fox Weber's favorable review of my biography, ''Virgil Thomson: Composer on the Aisle'' (July 6).

Pdf Prize-winning composer and celebrated critic Virgil Thomson, photographed in The Library of America has brought out a second volume of his writings on music. The composer Virgil Thomson was also one of the most astute and influential critics of the 20th century. From tohe brought feisty opinions and lucid, colloquial prose to The New York Author: Anthony Tommasini.

Lawrence Ebook Wins the ASCAP Virgil Thomson Award We are pleased to announce that Lawrence Kramer’s book, The Thought of Music, was awarded The Virgil Thomson Award for Outstanding Music Criticism in the concert music field. The book .