Book/Printed Material  |  Collection  |  Manuscript/Mixed Material Irving Fine collection, 1930-1993

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Title
Irving Fine collection, 1930-1993
Contributor Names
Fine, Irving, 1914-1962.
Subject Headings
-  Fine, Irving,--1914-1962
-  Fine, Irving,--1914-1962--Correspondence
-  Fine, Irving,--1914-1962--Autographs
-  Bernstein, Leonard,--1918-1990--Correspondence
-  Copland, Aaron,--1900-1990--Correspondence
-  Foss, Lukas,--1922-2009--Correspondence
-  Ginastera, Alberto,--1916-1983--Correspondence
-  Rorem, Ned,--1923---Correspondence
-  Schuman, William,--1910-1992--Correspondence
-  Composers--United States--Correspondence
-  Musicians--Portraits
-  Orchestral music--Scores
-  Chamber music--Scores
-  Vocal music
-  Instrumental music
Genre
Scores
Art music
Chamber music
Incidental music
Musical sketches
Songs
Symphonies
Albums (Books)
Business correspondence
Concert programs
Personal correspondence
Photographs
Autographs (Manuscripts)
Clippings (Information artifacts)
Notes
-  Organized in following series: I. Music (1930s-1960s), subdivided: Original Compositions (1930s-1960s), Sketchbooks, undated, Music by Others (1943-1963), II. Writings (1940s-1963), subdivided: Writings by Irving Fine (1940s-1957), Writings by Others, III. Correspondence (1941-1992), subdivided: General Correspondence (1934-1992), Business Correspondence (1962-1989), IV. Photographs (1937-1974), V. Programs (1930-1992), VI. Clippings (1940-1993), VII. Scrapbooks (1936-1962), VIII. Printed Matter (1949-1987).
-  Irving Fine, American composer, teacher, and conductor, was born in Boston, Mass., on Dec. 3, 1914. He started learning music from studying piano. Fine went to Harvard University, attending the composition and theory classes of Edward Burlingame Hill and Walter Piston; he received his BA in 1937 and his MA a year later; at Harvard he also studied choral conducting with Archibald T. Davidson and, at Tanglewood, orchestral conducting with Serge Koussevitzky. In 1938-1939 he attended Nadia Boulanger's composition classes at Fontainebleau, outside Paris, and at Radcliffe College, Cambridge (Mass.). Fine's connection with Harvard continued in 1939, when he became a member of the Music Department. He was appointed Assistant Professor in 1945 and stayed there until 1950. From 1939-1945 he was also Assistant Conductor of the Harvard Glee Club. At Harvard Fine became closely associated with Aaron Copland, Igor Stravinsky, Serge Koussevitzky, and Leonard Bernstein. From 1950, he taught at Brandeis University, where he was Walter S. Naumburg Professor of Music and founded the School of Creative Arts. Between 1946 and 1957, he also taught composition at the Tanglewood Music Festival in the Berkshires. He received two Guggenheim Fellowships, a Fulbright Research Fellowship for France, and many other awards. In addition to his composing, Fine wrote articles and reviews. Irving Fine died in Boston on Aug. 23, 1962.
-  Collection material in English.
-  Gifts; Verna Fine; 1964-1991.
-  Digitized images along with identifying information and a narrative introduction are also available through the Library of Congress Web site under the title: The Irving Fine collection, ca. 1914-1962 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/collmus.mu000004
-  Sound recordings Irving Fine Collection ((MAVIS collection number 3291); Also located at; Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division; 19053 Mt. Pony Rd., Culpeper, VA 22701 USA; An inventory of forty unpublished tapes transferred to MBRS is available in the Music Division's collection file.
-  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Performing Arts Reading Room and at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/eadmus.mu001001
-  Irving Fine Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress.
Medium
approximately 4,350 items (21 boxes, 7 linear feet)
Extent
25 p. ; 21 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
ML31 .F5
Repository
Library of Congress Music Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/perform.home
Library of Congress Control Number
2003561019
Related Resources
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/collmus.mu000004 (American memory presentation)
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Access Advisory
Open to research.
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Online Format
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image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2003561019
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Fine, Irving. Irving Fine collection, -1993. 1930. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2003561019/.

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Fine, I. (1930) Irving Fine collection, -1993. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2003561019/.

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