Olin Downes papers, Series 4. Articles

Olin Downes papers, Series 4. Articles

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Downes, Olin, 1886-1955
Title: Olin Downes papers, Series 4. Articles
Dates: circa 1900-1964
Quantity: 1.6 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Coll. Number: ms688.series4

Biographical/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 Note

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.


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.


Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Olin Downes papers, Series 4. Articles, ms 688.series4, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11American Composers
 
2Artists in Residence
 
3Balzac's "Gambara"
 
4Boston Symphony
 
5Boston Symphony
 
6Britten, Benjamin
 
7Chamber Music
 
8Charpentier, Gustave
 
9Chopin
 
10The Composer
 
11Concert Etiquette
 
12A Concert of Jazz
 
13The Conductor
 
14The Critic
 
15Critic Circle Award
 
16Curzon, Clifford
 
17Enesco
 
18Fine Arts Development
 
19Flagstad, Kirsten
 
20Folk Song
 
21Forms in Music
 
22Fragments & Vistas of Music
 
23Gershwin, George
 
24Gilbert, Henry
 
BoxFolder
21Horowitz, Vladimir
 
2 - 9Horowitz, Vladimir - Program Notes
 
BoxFolder
31 - 2Koussevitsky, Serge
 
3Koussevitsky, Serge (Duplicate)
 
4Looking Backward
 
5Menotti, Gian-Carlo
 
6Modern Scores
 
7Sunday Article (Mouteux)
 
8Moussorgsky, Modest Petrovitch
 
9Music and the Changing Order
 
10A Nation Musical Frontier
 
11New York City Opera Company
 
12Oklahoma
 
13Paderewski
 
14Phalen, Dale - Proposed Book
 
15Poland
 
16Prokofieff, Serge
 
17Ravel, Maurice
 
18The Romantic Period
 
19Rachmanioff (Notes)
 
20Rubinstein, Anton
 
21Russia
 
22Satie, Eric
 
23Scarlatti, Domenico
 
BoxFolder
41Schoenberg, Arnold
 
2Season of 1949 - 1950
 
3Shall We Applaud?
 
4 - 6Sibelius, Jean (3 folders)
 
7Spain
 
8Stokowski, Leopold
 
9Stravinsky, Igor
 
10Summer Is Icumen In
 
11 - 13Symphony Broadcasts
 
14Three Musicals: "Oklahoma", "Sing Out, Sweet Hand" & "On The Town"
 
15Toscanini, Arturo
 
16WQXR Auditions
 
17War Songs
 
18Wassermann, Jacob
 
19Wedge, George - String Players
 
20What Place Music in American Culture