Koldofsky, Adolph, 1905-1951

Collection, 1948-1979: 2 boxes (21 folders (202 leaves, 4 volumes))

Adolph Koldofsky--London-born violinist, who spent many years (1912-1946) in Canada (Toronto and Vancouver) where he was a leading performer and musicologist. In 1946 he moved to Los Angeles, where he was instrumntal in reviving the International Society for Contemporary Music Los Angeles Chapter. At the ISCM-sponsored 75th-birthday concert for Schoenberg (1949), Koldofsky premiered Schoenberg's Op. 47 (which was dedicated to him) and also performed Opp. 41 & 45.

Contents

finding aids
articles, "Birthday Canons...to Carl Engel" (1949)
biographical data (3 items)
catalog, "El Instituto Interamericano do Musicologia, Uruguay"
clipping (1 item: 1949)
correspondence (10 items: 1949-1954, 1978-1979)
manuscript and printed scores of Opp. 29 (printed score (Universal Edition 8685)), 45 (manuscript facsimile, photostatic copies of the parts), 47 (manuscript facsimile, transparencies of score & violin part, plus 2 copies of the violin part, printed edition (Peters 6060), printed edition (miniature score))
corrections for Opp. 45 (25 leaves), 47 (32 leaves)
photographs (6 items: [n.d.]-1950) of Koldofsky, Schoenberg, et al.
programs (7 items: 1949-1951)
script, "Music of Today"
business card, Velma Tetzlaff

Correspondents

ASI (Clara Steuermann (1 item: 1978))
Theodore Front (1 item: 1978)
Russell Garcia (1 item: 1950)
Adolph Koldofsky (1 item: 1951)
Gwendolyn Koldofsky (1 item: 1979)
Arnold Schoenberg (4 items: 1949-1950)

Music cited

Programs, clipping, invitation: Opp. 1, 12, 41, 45, 47, Engel canons, Moses und Aron
 

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.
>>More information