The musicological legacy of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge

by Cyrilla Barr

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“ A Style of Her Own: The Patronage of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge.” In Cultivating Music in America: Women Patrons and Activists since Edited by Locke, Ralph P. and Barr, Cyrilla. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. – Cited by: 1. In the High Valley" is the fifth and last book of the popular "What Katy did" series by Susan Coolidge. The story starts out with Lionel Young and his sister, Imogen who set out for the picturesque but remote High Valley (America), leaving their hometown Devonshire (England) behind. Suchoff, Benjamin. This book is a substantial and thorough musicological analysis of Turkish folk music. Secular (Women's voices, 3 parts) with piano Christmas music Composers Concertos (Bartók, Béla) Conducting Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague, Copland, Aaron, Creative ability Eastern Europe Educators Ethnomusicology Folk dance music. Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge playing chamber music with her son Sprague at her home in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Photograph courtesy of Dr. John C. Coolidge, Cambridge, Mass. began in with a capital investment of $2, borrowed from his father.

Strunk, W. Oliver (William Oliver) Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation collection by and Elliot Forbes on ally published in The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton. Coolidge is a different sort of biography; the author tells the story of Calvin Coolidge's life, yes, but without much of the imputation of motive or assumption of insight into the subject's mind that drives so many biographies. Coolidge does not claim to be the definitive historical analysis of its subject/5(). The endowment also supports musicological lectures and commissions new works of chamber music, some by women composers. The resulting collection of commissioned autograph scores and related correspondence is part of the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Collection. Among composers represented are Rebecca Clarke (), Mary Howe (), Mél. What Katy Did is a children's book written by Susan Coolidge, the pen name of Sarah Chauncey Woolsey. It follows the adventures of Katy Carr and her family, growing up in America in the s. Katy is a tall untidy tomboy, forever getting into scrapes but wishing to be beautiful and beloved.

Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge’s gem of a chamber music hall at first seemed an unlikely recording and broadcasting studio, and a less likely oral history workshop for Alan Lomax and Jelly Roll Morton. To begin to list the composers and musicians whose careers have been significantly affected by Spivacke – even alphabetically – would be. William Coolidge in Florida. We found 2 records for William Coolidge in Zephyrhills, Altamonte Springs and 3 other cities in Florida. Select the best result to find . The Library of Congress is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress, but which is the de facto national library of the United is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States. The Library is housed in three buildings on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., and also maintains the Packard Campus in Culpeper, Virginia, which houses the National. The Concerts from the Library of Congress season offers a packed lineup of 40 concerts, lectures, film screenings, master classes and workshops, all celebrating the rich tapestry of the.

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Elizabeth Penn Sprague Coolidge, American philanthropist, herself a trained pianist, who is remembered for her generous support of musicians and the world of music.

Elizabeth Sprague was of a wealthy family that early encouraged her to study music. In her youth she appeared on a few occasions as a.

Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague (–)American patron of music, whose benefactions greatly assisted many contemporary composers and introduced chamber music to thousands of Americans.

Born Elizabeth Penn Sprague in Chicago, Illinois, on Octo ; died in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on November 4, ; daughter of Albert Arnold Sprague andNancy (Atwood) Sprague; married Frederic. Article. It happened one day that Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, as a tourist in Washington, was invited by Dr.

Putnam to join a group of the Library's division chiefs for their "roundtable" lunch. As Mrs. Coolidge's contribution to this conversation centered on a recent festival and other musical affairs, she was approached about the possibility of bringing some music to the Library, which was.

In the past they turned to Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge (), who inherited a fortune in and devoted the rest of her life to philanthropy. Through the works she commissioned, personally or via the Coolidge Foundation, and through her aid to musicians who fled to the United States from Hitler's Europe, she had a profound and positive Cited by: 8.

Aug —Janu In Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge (–) established the Coolidge Foundation at the Library of Congress, an unprecedented gift that ensured her support for contemporary music would continue for many generations. Transcript for “Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Speaks” In January—watch this space—the Music Division will announce plans for an exhilarating 90 th anniversary season.

As a tribute to Mrs. Coolidge’s remarkable vision, and to honor her passionate commitment to the creation of new music, Concerts from the Library of Congress will unveil eight major commissions, to be premiered during the.

AUTOGRAPH MUSICAL SCORES IN THE COOLIDGE FOUNDATION COLLECTION [Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. AUTOGRAPH MUSICAL SCORES IN THE COOLIDGE FOUNDATION COLLECTIONAuthor: Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge. Coolidge territory ("The Musicological Legacy of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge," Journal of Musicology 11 []: ; "The Faerie Queene and the Archangel: The Correspondence of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge and Carl Engel," American Music 15 []: ; "A Style of Her Own: The Patronage of Elizabeth Sprague Coo-lidge," in Cultivating Music.

Coolidge, Elizabeth (Penn) Sprague (–) music patron; born in Chicago. Daughter of a wealthy wholesale grocer, she began studying piano at and started composing m. Today Spivacke is probably best known for his role in commissioning Aaron Copland's ballet for Martha Graham, Appalachian Spring, when he served as musical advisor to Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge.

My presentation of Spivacke's (and the Library's) musical activities during World War II provides a microcosmic exploration of music's various.

Sprague Coolidge or the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation in the Library of Congress comprise a substantial portion of the collection and are cataloged individually. The Correspondence from the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation Collection spans the yearswith the bulk of the materials dating from to His work is also discussed in an article titled "La musica di Gian Francesco Malipiero" Music and Letters (Feb.

); and in Cynthia Barr, "The Musicological Legacy of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge" Journal of Musicology (Spring ). Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge was born in in Chicago to a wealthy wholesale dealer. She studied music and became very proficient. However, it is likely, in her wealthy gilded age home, she would have been discouraged from taking her music too seriously.

‘Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge’ was created in by John Singer Sargent in Realism style. Find more prominent pieces of portrait at – best visual art : John Singer Sargent.

Further Reading on Gian Francesco Malipiero. Malipiero's Antonio e Cleopatra is discussed in Opera News (June ). His work is also discussed in an article titled "La musica di Gian Francesco Malipiero" Music and Letters (Feb. ); and in Cynthia Barr, "The Musicological Legacy of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge" Journal of Musicology (Spring ).

Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge was an ardent supporter of chamber music and, inestablished a foundation at the Library of Congress to promote the composition and performance of new chamber works. At the time her endowment was without precedent at the Library and served as a.

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View Essay - Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge from HON at Simmons College. Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Presented by Laura Matt Growing Up Born in Chicago, Octo Author: 8. For further information on Mrs. Coolidge, see Cyrilla Barr, Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge: American Patron of Music (New York: Schirmer Books, ).

Barr is also the author of The Coolidge Legacy (Washington: Library of Congress, ), available from the Music Division upon request.[back] 9. Robert Frost, letter to Mrs. Whittall, Ap As for patrons and other musical activists, there has been little beside an article on Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge in the massive first three volumes of The Musical Woman.

Coolidge is, of course, safely dead, and in any case, she was clearly a "musical woman," since she played the piano before audiences and took her composing seriously. The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.

It is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States. The library is housed in three buildings on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.; it also maintains the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center in Culpeper, on: Washington, D.C., U.S. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Descendants of John and Mary Coolidge of Watertown, Massachusetts, by Emma Downing Coolidge,Wright & Potter printing company edition, in EnglishPages: founder Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, celebrating the vision, passionate commitment and long-lasting artistic legacy of a brilliant woman recognized today as one of the 20th century’s most influential music patrons.

A serious pianist and composer, Mrs. Coolidge funded and supervised the building of the Library’s Coolidge Auditorium, wiring it. Susan Coolidge was the pen name of Sarah Chauncey Woolsey (), an American children's author best known for her classic novel What Katy Did () and its sequels.

The Carr family of the Katy series were modelled on her own family, with the c. He is the author of Why Coolidge Matters: Leadership Lessons from America's Most Underrated President (Encounter Books) and The Truth About the IRS Scandals (Encounter Books). He has written for The Wall Street Journal, Charles C.

Johnson is an independent investigative journalist, author, and new media entrepreneur/5. Calvin Coolidge has 21 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Calvin Coolidge’s most popular book is Kid Presidents: True Tales of Childhood from America'. the Library of Congress entitled The Coolidge Legacy. With Ralph Locke she has coed-ited and coauthored Cultivating Music in America: Women Patrons and Activists Since 1published by the University of California Press.

Her biography, Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge: American Patron of Music, published by Schirmer Books, appeared this sum-mer. The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.

It is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States. The library is housed in three buildings on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.; it also maintains the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center in Culpeper, Virginia.

Susan Coolidge (–) was an American children's author who based the Carr family from What Katy Did on her own siblings. She also wrote What Katy Did at School, What Katy Did Next, and Clover/5(9).

Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Restrictions on Access. Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite. Box 2 Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague, Box 2 Copeland, H.

W., Box 2 Copland, Aaron, n.d. and Box 2. 16 Mother Goose Melodies (Sprague Coolidge, Elizabeth) It is very unlikely that this work is public domain in the EU, or in any country where the copyright term is life-plus years. However, it is in the public domain in Canada (where IMSLP is hosted) and other countries where the term is life-plus years (such as China, Japan, Korea and Composer: Sprague Coolidge, Elizabeth."Concerts from the Library of Congress" Unless otherwise noted, all events and concerts will be held at 8 p.m.

in the Coolidge Auditorium located on the ground floor of the Thomas.ABSTRACT The Australian-born Louise Hanson-Dyer () was known in her day to be an equal to her contemporaneous music patronesses, compared most regularly to her more well-known American equal, Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge ().

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