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Oral history interview with Eric Clarke [electronic resource], 1967.

Creator: Clarke, Eric, 1890-1968
Project: Carnegie Corporation project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 82 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Documentary film producer; author, MUSIC IN EVERYDAY LIFE; Staff, Metropolitan Opera.

Scope and Contents

Initial impressions of Carnegie Corporation; organizing Carnegie music grant program, selecting albums for inclusion in Carnegie music sets, 1933-1934; MUSIC IN EVERYDAY LIFE; Andrew Carnegie Centenary concerts; move to Association of American Colleges, 1935-1936; Carnegie grants to Peabody Institute, Columbia University, Princeton University, Yale University, University of Saskatchewan; Library of Congress music program; Baltimore Department of Education music grant; American Council of Learned Societies, Community Musical Study, 1939-1944; coming to work at Metropolitan Opera; Federal Arts Program projects. Impressions of Frederick P. Keppel, John M. Russell, Robert M. Lester, Walter A. Jessup.


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