Simon Bucharoff Collection | Music Library
By Maristella Feustle
|Title:||Simon Bucharoff Collection|
|Primary Creator:||Bucharoff, Simon (1881-1955)|
|Arrangement:||Organized into ten series: (1) Scores; (2) Oversized scores; (3) Published works by Simon Bucharoff; (4) Libretti and other writings; (5) Correspondence and papers; (6) Photographs, clippings, and publicity; (7) Works by other authors and composers; (8) Isadore Buchhalter; (9) Realia; and (10) Documentation from the University of Houston.|
|Subjects:||Bucharoff, Simon, 1881-1955|
Browse by Series:
- [Series 1: Scores],
- [Series 2: Oversized scores],
- [Series 3: Published works by Simon Bucharoff],
- [Series 4: Libretti and other writings],
- [Series 5: Correspondence and papers],
- [Series 6: Photographs, clippings, and publicity],
- [Series 7: Works by other authors and composers],
- [Series 8: Isadore Buchhalter],
- [Series 9: Realia],
- [Series 10: Documentation from the University of Houston]
- Series 3: Published works by Simon Bucharoff
- Box 1
- Barcode 5000361808.
- Folder 1: The Four Freedoms, 1943
- For voice and piano. 6 pages of music, 7 copies. Publisher not named on this set of copies, but address given (1515 N. Vine St., Hollywood) matches that of Pacific Music Sales on adjacent item by same title.
- Folder 2: The Four Freedoms, 1943
- 6 pages of music, 58 copies. Hollywood: Pacific Music Sales. First copy inscribed from Bucharoff "To Elizabeth + Isadore with very best wishes."
- Folder 3: Go Thy Way, Forgetting, 1920
- For high voice and piano. Words by Isabel Buckingham, music by Simon Bucharoff. New York: Carl Fischer. 7 pages. "To John O'Sullivan."
- Folder 4: A Lovers' Knot : an opera in one act, 1916
- Vocal-piano score, 139 pages. 2 copies. Libretto by Cora Bennett-Stephenson. Music by Simon Buchhalter [crossed out with "Bucharoff" written below on both copies]. New York: G. Schirmer.
Biographical / Historical Note: From second page: First performance at the Auditorium Theater, Chicago, January 15, 1916.
Cast of Characters: Sylvia: Myrna Sharlow; Beatrice: Augusta Lenska; Walter: George Hamlin; Edward: Graham Marr.
Conductor: Marcel Charlier.
Staged by Désiré Defrère.
- Folder 5: Sakahra, 1924
- Libretto in German. Music by Simon Bucharoff, text by Isabel Buckingham; German text by Rudolf Lothar. Leipzig: Steingräber-Verlag.
- Folder 6: Sakahra, 1923
- Piano score with German and English text, 292 pages. Libretto by Isabel Buckingham, translated into German by Rudolf Lothar; music by Simon Bucharoff. Inscribed from Bucharoff "To brother Isadore and sister Elizabeth with my love + best wishes," dated December 12, 1923. Leipzig: Steingräber-Verlag. Dedicated to Mr. Max Klee.
- Folder 7: Sechs Lieder = Six Songs, 1924
1. Heart! Heart! (Herz! Herz!) - text by Elizabeth Reynolds, dedicated by Bucharoff "to my wife"
2. Lieb Seelchen, laß das Fragen (Prithe ask not, dearest) - text by Hans Hopfen
3. Erinnerung (Remembrance) - text by Otto von Leixner
4. Winged Thoughts (Beflügelte Gedanken) - text by Elizabeth Reynolds
5. Star of Gold (Der goldne Sterne) - text by Elizabeth Reynolds
6. Mir träumte einst ein schöner Traum (One Night I Dreamed) - text by Friedrich Bodenstedt.
35 pages, 5 copies. Leipzig: Steingräber-Verlag.
- Folder 8: Vier Tonstücke : für Klavier zweihändig, 1924
1. Überlegung (Reflection)
2. Trunken (Drunk)
3. Zweifel (Doubt)
4. Freude (Joy)
31 pages, copies. Leipzig: Steingräber-Verlag.