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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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Biographical Note

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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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.

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