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Jacob Avshalomov scores

Title
Jacob Avshalomov scores, 1928-2001.
Author
Avshalomov, Jacob, 1919-2013.
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ScrapbookMixed materialRequest in advance JPB 02-5 ScrapbookOffsite Rose - Performing Arts

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Description
5.6 linear ft. (15 boxes)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Clippings.
  • Correspondence.
  • Programs.
  • Scores.
  • Typescripts.
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
Source (note)
  • Jacob Avshalomov
Biography (note)
  • The composer Jacob Avshalomov spent the majority of his career as the director of the Portland Youth Orchestra (a/k/a the Portland Youth Philharmonic) from 1954 to 1995.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository and on Internet.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
JPB 02-5
Author
Avshalomov, Jacob, 1919-2013.
Title
Jacob Avshalomov scores, 1928-2001.
Summary
The Jacob Avshalomov scores consists chiefly of scores encompassing a fifty-year period of his work from 1928 to 1978. There are several drafts of many of the compositions in the collection. There are also two scores written by the composer's father, Aaron Avshalomov. The other materials in the collection include limited correspondence, clippings, and programs. The majority of the material was dated, labeled, and arranged in chronological order by Jacob Avshalomov. The collection also contains Jacob Avshalomov's typescript for his autobiography, written with his father, Avshalomovs' winding way : composers out of China : a chronicle.
Also in the collection is a scrapbook containing mostly articles about Jacob Avshalomov and his compositions. Includes many articles from foreign newspapers including from Chinese sources in the 1930s. Also includes selected concert programs and very few photographs.
Biography
The composer Jacob Avshalomov spent the majority of his career as the director of the Portland Youth Orchestra (a/k/a the Portland Youth Philharmonic) from 1954 to 1995. Avshalomov was born in Tsingtao, China on March 28, 1919. He became a naturalized American citizen in 1944. In 1946, following his education and a stint in the U.S. Army, Avshalomov joined the music faculty at Columbia University. During his eight-year tenure, he founded and conducted the University chorus. In 1954, Avshalomov took over the Portland Junior Symphony, whose name was changed in 1978 to the Portland Youth Orchestra. He served as its conductor until 1995. Avshalomov received many honors during his career, including the Ernst Bloch award, a Guggenheim fellowship, the New York Music Critics Circle award, and multiple honorary degrees. He served on the National Council on Humanities from 1968 to 1978. Avshalomov's many compositions include Slow dance, Inscriptions at the city of the brass, How long o Lord, and Tom O'Bedlam.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository and on Internet.
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Local Subject
JPB 02-5
Added Author
Avshalomov, Aaron, 1894-1965.
Avshalomov, Jacob, 1919-2013. Avshalomovs' winding way : composers out of china : a chronicle.
Avshalomov, Jacob, 1919-2013. How long o Lord.
Avshalomov, Jacob, 1919-2013. Inscriptions at the city of the brass.
Avshalomov, Jacob, 1919-2013. Slow dance.
Avshalomov, Jacob, 1919-2013. Tom O'Bedlam.
Portland Youth Philharmonic.
Research Call Number
JPB 02-5
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