Web Archive Virgil Thomson
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- Virgil Thomson
- Virgil Thomson (1896-1989) was an American composer and music critic. In 1949, he was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress for the composition Lord Byron, an opera in three acts. In 1964, he was commissioned by the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation in the Library of Congress for the composition Pervigilium Veneris (The Feast of Love) for baritone and orchestra. The Music Division holds the holograph score (https://lccn.loc.gov/65037973).
- Thomson, Virgil -- 1896-1989
Created / Published
- United States.
- - Music
- - Library of Congress. Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation
- - Library of Congress. Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation
- - Composers. United States
- Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 20540 USA
- - virgilthomson.org (domain)
- web page
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Thomson, Virgil. Virgil Thomson. United States, 2018. Web Archive. https://www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0025939/.
APA citation style:
Thomson, V. (2018) Virgil Thomson. United States. [Web Archive] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0025939/.
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Thomson, Virgil. Virgil Thomson. United States, 2018. Web Archive. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0025939/>.