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Olin Downes papers, Series 4. Articles

Olin Downes papers, Series 4. Articles

Descriptive Summary

Title: Olin Downes papers, Series 4. Articles
Creator: Downes, Olin, 1886-1955
Inclusive Dates: circa 1900-1964
Language: English
Extent: 1.6 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Collection Number: ms688.series4
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Olin Downes (1886-1955) was an American music critic with the Boston Post (1906-1924) and the New York Times (1924-1955).

Scope and Content

The Articles consist of articles written by Olin Downes from approximately 1930-1952. In manuscript form with some corrected copies, the articles relate to criticism of American music in general and to specific composers, conductors, musicians, and productions. Includes articles on Serge Koussevitsky, Vladimir Horowitz, and Jean Sibelius and radio scripts of the CBS Symphony Broadcasts.

Organization and Arrangement

The materials are arranged in alphabetical order by title of article.

This finding aid represents just one portion of the Olin Downes papers, which all together consists of correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, printed materials, articles, music manuscripts, and lectures.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Olin Downes papers, Series 4. Articles, ms688.series4, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc
Composers.
Conductors (Music)
Music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Music -- United States -- Performance.
Music critics -- United States.
Musicians.
Radio broadcasters -- United States.
Radio scripts.
Reviews.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11American Composers
 
12Artists in Residence
 
13Balzac's "Gambara"
 
14Boston Symphony
 
15Boston Symphony
 
16Britten, Benjamin
 
17Chamber Music
 
18Charpentier, Gustave
 
19Chopin
 
110The Composer
 
111Concert Etiquette
 
112A Concert of Jazz
 
113The Conductor
 
114The Critic
 
115Critic Circle Award
 
116Curzon, Clifford
 
117Enesco
 
118Fine Arts Development
 
119Flagstad, Kirsten
 
120Folk Song
 
121Forms in Music
 
122Fragments & Vistas of Music
 
123Gershwin, George
 
124Gilbert, Henry
 
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21Horowitz, Vladimir
 
22 - 9Horowitz, Vladimir - Program Notes
 
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31 - 2Koussevitsky, Serge
 
33Koussevitsky, Serge (Duplicate)
 
34Looking Backward
 
35Menotti, Gian-Carlo
 
36Modern Scores
 
37Sunday Article (Mouteux)
 
38Moussorgsky, Modest Petrovitch
 
39Music and the Changing Order
 
310A Nation Musical Frontier
 
311New York City Opera Company
 
312Oklahoma
 
313Paderewski
 
314Phalen, Dale - Proposed Book
 
315Poland
 
316Prokofieff, Serge
 
317Ravel, Maurice
 
318The Romantic Period
 
319Rachmanioff (Notes)
 
320Rubinstein, Anton
 
321Russia
 
322Satie, Eric
 
323Scarlatti, Domenico
 
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41Schoenberg, Arnold
 
42Season of 1949 - 1950
 
43Shall We Applaud?
 
44 - 6Sibelius, Jean (3 folders)
 
47Spain
 
48Stokowski, Leopold
 
49Stravinsky, Igor
 
410Summer Is Icumen In
 
411 - 13Symphony Broadcasts
 
414Three Musicals: "Oklahoma", "Sing Out, Sweet Hand" & "On The Town"
 
415Toscanini, Arturo
 
416WQXR Auditions
 
417War Songs
 
418Wassermann, Jacob
 
419Wedge, George - String Players
 
420What Place Music in American Culture