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Marion Bauer compositions

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0039

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of over 50 published and unpublished compositions in a variety of forms including songs with pianoforte accompaniment, sonatinas, fugues and a symphonic poem. Most of the manuscript scores are not duplicated in the published scores.

Dates

  • 1912-1953

Conditions Governing Access

Consultation unrestricted; performance requires payment of ASCAP fee.

Biographical Note

Marion Eugenie Bauer was born in Walla Walla, Washington on Aug. 15, 1882. She taught at New York University, 1926-1951, and was affiliated with the Juilliard School of Music, 1940-1955. She was a founding member of the American Music Guild, the Society of American Women Composers, and the American Composers Alliance. Initially she wrote songs and music for piano solos, but later she branched out and wrote orchestral and chamber music. She died in South Hadley, Massachusetts Aug. 9, 1955.

Extent

2.83 Linear Feet (1 long full Hollinger and 1 specialty boxes)

Abstract

Bauer, Marion, 1882-1955; Composer. The collection consists of over 50 published and unpublished compositions in a variety of forms including songs with pianoforte accompaniment, sonatinas, fugues and a symphonic poem. Most of the manuscript scores are not duplicated in the published scores.
Title
Marion Bauer Compositions, 1912-1953
Author
Finding aid prepared by Ralitsa Donkova.
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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