Reminiscences of Roger Huntington Sessions : oral history, 1962.
|Creator: ||Sessions, Roger, 1896-1985.||Project: ||Biographical interview||Phys. Desc. :||Transcript 309 leaves.|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Composer; interviewee d.1985.
Scope and Contents
New England background; early music lessons and first composition, 1909; Harvard MUSICAL REVIEW, 1913; Yale Music School, 1915-1917: Horatio Parker; Smith College, 1919-1921; teaching music theory, Roy Welch; Cleveland Conservatory, Ernest Bloch; fellowships and work abroad, 1925-1933: Florence, Rome, Berlin; comments on his own compositions, as well as on techniques of composition, tonality, harmony, teaching young composers, and on many artists, especially Igor Stravinsky, Otto Klemperer.
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