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1905: Enter Walter Damrosch

Nancy Toff

in Monarch of the Flute: The Life of Georges Barrère

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170160
eISBN:
9780199850372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170160.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the career development of Georges Barrère in 1905. It was during this year that Barrère was invited by New York Symphony Orchestra's (NYSO) music director Walter Damrosch to ... More


The World of the Damrosch Brothers, 1905–09

Nancy Toff

in Monarch of the Flute: The Life of Georges Barrère

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170160
eISBN:
9780199850372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170160.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the career development of Georges Barrère during the period from 1905 to 1909. In June 1950, Michelette Barrère came to New York to join his husband and perform for Walter ... More


Lawrence Gilman: “Mr. George Gershwin Plays His New Jazz Concerto” (1925)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0022
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of music critic Lawrence Gilman's review of George Gershwin's performance of his Concerto in F at the Carnegie Hall with the New York Symphony Orchestra (NYSO) which ... More


James Reese Europe

Maurice Peress

in Dvorák to Duke Ellington: A Conductor Rediscovers America's Music and Its African-American Roots

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195098228
eISBN:
9780199869817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098228.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

David Mannes, concertmaster of Walter Damrosch's New York Symphony and Director of the city's Musical Settlement Houses, engaged James Reese Europe, charismatic conductor and composer, and his ... More


Introduction

Nancy Toff

in Monarch of the Flute: The Life of Georges Barrère

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170160
eISBN:
9780199850372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170160.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the life and career of flutist Georges Barrère. This book chronicles Barrère's training at the Paris Conservatoire in France, his ... More


The Symphonic Premiere

Douglas W. Shadle

in Antonín Dvořák's New World Symphony

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190645625
eISBN:
9780190645663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645625.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Bohemian composer Antonín Dvořák’s music reached American shores in the late 1870s and immediately found public favor. Infused with ethnic Bohemian gestures, Dvořák’s smaller character pieces caused ... More


Winding Up: June 1917

E. Douglas Bomberger

in Making Music American: 1917 and the Transformation of Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190872311
eISBN:
9780190872342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872311.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The first selective service registration on 5 June forced Schumann-Heink’s sons, the members of the ODJB, and millions of other American men between twenty-one and thirty to register for the draft. ... More


Middle America: May 1917

E. Douglas Bomberger

in Making Music American: 1917 and the Transformation of Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190872311
eISBN:
9780190872342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872311.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Within weeks of the release of the ODJB’s “Livery Stable Blues” on 15 April, jazz became a household word across the United States. The frantic, unbridled sound of the new music seemed to suit the ... More


Prologue: New Year’s Eve 1916

E. Douglas Bomberger

in Making Music American: 1917 and the Transformation of Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190872311
eISBN:
9780190872342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872311.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The activities of eight musicians on New Year’s Eve 1916 reflected their positions in the varied musical tapestry of the United States. Two symphony orchestra conductors, three classical soloists, ... More


Summer: July–August 1917

E. Douglas Bomberger

in Making Music American: 1917 and the Transformation of Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190872311
eISBN:
9780190872342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872311.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Before air conditioning became the norm, concerts in the summer months were seldom given indoors. Muck, Samaroff, and other classical musicians vacationed in Seal Harbor, Maine, a small town that ... More


Explosions: April 1917

E. Douglas Bomberger

in Making Music American: 1917 and the Transformation of Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190872311
eISBN:
9780190872342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872311.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

On 2 April 1917, President Woodrow Wilson urged Congress to enter the European war, and Congress voted to do so on Friday, 6 April. On the 15th of that month, Victor released the Original Dixieland ... More


Epilogue: New Year’s Day 1918

E. Douglas Bomberger

in Making Music American: 1917 and the Transformation of Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190872311
eISBN:
9780190872342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872311.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The activities of the eight musicians on New Year’s Day 1918 reflected their changed status in the musical world. Kreisler and Schumann-Heink had withdrawn from the stage, and Muck was under intense ... More


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