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Cowell, Henry (Dixon)

composer, Komposition, piano, percussion, piano, writer on music


born: 11 Mar 1897 Menlo Park, California / state, USA Source: 1  

died: 10 Dec 1965 Shady, New York / state, USA Source: 1  

date of Variety obit: 22 Dec 1965  

active: Baltimore, Maryland / state, USA  

Concerts:


04 Feb 1924 New York / city, USA Source: 2  
24 Mar 1947 unknown Source: 2  

The Music Sack has 1,568 items with information about Henry (Dixon) Cowell
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 2001

Index

p. 243-264 In:
Klein, Axel
Irish classical recordings
A discography of Irish art music
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 2001, 264 p.

Number of People : 1,228


 1996

Darter, Thomas Eugene
Michael Tilson Thomas : conductor, pianist, composer
Keyboard 22:62-8+ Jul 1996

Number of People : 1


 1996

World of music
Classical Music Magazine 19:11 N1 1996

Number of People : 1


 1996

The United States and Canada in the Twentieth Century

p. 500 In:
Gordon, Stewart
A History of Keyboard Literature.
Music for the Piano and its Forerunners
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 566 p.

Number of People : 67


 1996

Karolyi, Otto
Modern American music from Charles Ives to the minimalists
London: Cygnus Arts, 1996, 143 p.

Number of People : 25


 1996

Mellers, Wilfred Howard
New world oldies; Henry Cowell : Set of Five; Four Combinations for Three Instruments; Hymn and Fuguing Tune No. 9; Trio in Nine Short Movements (Rick Kvistad (percussion), Trio Phoenix) (Koch International Classics)
Musical Times, 137:21 Apr 1996

Number of People : 1


 1995

Nicholls, David
Henry Cowell's United Quartet
American Music, 13-2, 1995, p. 195-217

Number of People : 1


 1995

MacMillan, Rick
Listening post Cowell : Set of Five (1952); Trio : Four Combinations for Three Instruments (1924); Hymn & Fuguing Tune No. 9 for Cello and Piano (1950); Trio in Nine Short Movements (1965) (Trio Phoenix) (Koch CD)
Classical Music Magazine 18:22-3 N4 1995
       illustr.

Number of People : 1


 1995

Struble, John Warthen
The history of American classical music : MacDowell through Minimalism
By John Warthen Struble
Facts on File, 1995, 444 p.

Number of People : 74


 1995

Rich, Alan
American pioneers : Ives to Cage and beyond
London: Phaidon Press, 1995, 240 p.

Number of People : 4


 1995

Nicholls, D.
Henry Cowell's United Quartet
American Music 13:195+ N2 1995
       chart mus notes

Number of People : 1


 1995

Peysen, Joan
Babbitt, Milton
Tureck, Rosalyn
The music of my time
Foreword by Milton Babbitt and Rosalyn Tureck
London: Kahn & Averill, 1995, 474 p.

Number of People : 44


 1995

Ballstaedt, Andreas
Tontrager Henry Dixon Cowell : Music for Strings (M. Kransberg Talvi, Violine; E. Swanson, R. Serequee, Viola; F. Avril, Oboe; Northwest Chamber Orchestra Seattle, Alun Francis) (cpo)
Neue Zeitschrift fur Musik N4:76+ Jul-Aug 1995
       illustr.

Number of People : 1


 1995

Review / CDs Cowell : Hymn and Fuging Tune No. 10; Air and Scherzo; Concerto Grosso; Fiddler's Jig; Persichetti; the Hollow Men
MacDowell : To a Wild Rose (Ashley Horne (violin), Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Richard Auldin Clark (conductor)) (Koch)
Strad: 106:1327 Dec 1995

Number of People : 1


 1994

Nicholls, D.
Unanswerable questions/questionable answers
Music & Letters 75:246-52 N2 1994
       notes

Number of People : 1


 1994

Nicholls, D.
Henry Cowell : a call for restitution
Newsletter--Institute For Studies in American Music 24:1-2+ N1 1994
       bibliog facs mus notes port

Number of People : 1


 1994

Twentieth-Century composers in the Chesapeake Region

Part I In:
Hall, Bonlyn G.
Hedges, Bonnie
Twentieth-century composers in the Chesapeake region
A bio-bibliography and guide to library holdings
Compiled and edited by Bonnie Hedges and Bonlyn Hall
Richmond, Virginia: Chesapeake Chapter Music Library Association, 1994, 168 p.

Number of People : 78


 1994

Wright, D.
Reviews / CDs Henry Cowell : Persian Set; Hymn and Fuguing Tune for String Orchestra; American Melting Pot; Air for Violin and Strings; Old American Countruy [sic] Set; Adagio for String Orchestra (Manhattan Chamber Orchestra/Richard Aulden Clark) (Koch)
Musical Times, 135:46 Jan 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Moor, Paul
Classical recordings Cowell : Persian Set; Hymn and Fuguing Tune for String Orchestra; American Melting Pot; Air for Solo Violin and String Orchestra; Old American Country Set; Adagio (from Ensemble for String Orchestra) (Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, Richard Auldon Clark) (Koch International Classics CD)
Audio 78:68 Aug 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Gann, Kyle
Downtown beats for the 1990s : Rhys Chatham, Mikel Rouse, Michael Gordon, Larry Polansky, Ben Neill
Contemporary Music Review 10:33-49 N1 1994
       discog facs mus notes table
       Note: includes abstract

Number of People : 1


 1994

Wright, D.
Reviews / CDs Aaron Copland : Vitebsk
Amy Beach : Trio in A Minor
Ives : Trio
Bloch : Three Nocturnes
Cowell : Trio; Four Combinations for Three Instruments (The Hartley Trio) (Gamut)
Musical Times, 135:46 Jan 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Moor, Paul
Classical recordings Cowell : Piano Music (Henry Cowell, piano) (Smithsonian Folkways CD)
Audio 78:68 Aug 1994

Number of People : 1


 1993

Villamil, Victoria Etnier
Hampson, Thomas
A singer's guide to the American art song 1870-1980
Foreword by Thomas Hampson
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1993, 452 p.

Number of People : 146


 1993

Johnson, S.
Henry Cowell, John Varian and Halcyon
American Music 11:1-27 N1 1993
       facs mus

Number of People : 1


 1993

Hicks, Michael
Cowell's clusters
Musical Quarterly: 77:428-58 N3 1993
       mus notes ports table

Number of People : 1


 1993

Johnson, Steven
Henry Cowell, John Varian and Halcyon
American Music, vol 11, no.1, 1993, p. 1-27

Number of People : 2


 1993

Hommel, Friedrich
Quali anni Cinquanta? Ritratto di famiglia con Ives, Cowell, Varese e Cage
Musica/realta 14:201-9 N40 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Fleming, S.
Overlook Lyric Theatre : Cowell, The Commission
American Record Guide 56:37 N1 1993
       port
       Note: premiere

Number of People : 1


 1993

Gann, Kyle
Classical music / a special section Conlon Nancarrow's tempo tornadoes
The grandfather of totalism brings world-class complexity to American music
Village Voice: 38:93+ Oct 5 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Sonata for Violoncello and Piano.
Notes 49:1273-6 N3 1993
       Note: N.Y., Columbia Univ. Music Press, 1989. $13.10

Number of People : 1


 1992

La musique du xxe siecle
Paris: Hachette, 1992, 382 p.

Number of People : 27


 1992

Borroff, Edith
Clark, J. Bunker
American opera : a checklist
By Edith Borroff
Edited by J. Bunker Clark
Detroit: Harmonie Park Press, 1992, 334 p.

Number of People : 2,319


 1992

Sparrer, Walter-Wolfgang
Heister, Hanns-Werner
Komponisten der Gegenwart
Edition Text+Kritik
Herausgegeben von Hanns-Werner Heister und Walter-Wolfgang Sparrer
1992

Number of People : 466


 1992

Gann, Kyle
Music Letting Euro go
Village Voice: 37:81 Jan 21 1992
       illustr.
       Note: reviewing American music by European standards

Number of People : 1


 1992

Cowell, Henry
La musica di Edgar Varese
Musica/realta 13:165-75 N37 1992
       mus

Number of People : 1


 1992

Fleming, S.
Woodstock, NY
Opera News 57:42 Dec 19 1992

Number of People : 1


 1991

Bierley, Paul E.
Rehrig, William H.
The heritage encyclopedia of band music : composers and their music
Edited by Paul E. Bierley
William H. Rehrig
Westerville, Ohio: Integrity Press, 1991

Number of People : 8,916


 1991

Cowell, Henry
Current chronicle
Musical Quarterly: 75:132-43 N4 1991
       bibliog diag facs mus table
       Note: January 1952

Number of People : 1


 1991

Morgan, Robert P.
Twentieth-century music
A history of musical style in modern Europe and America
New York: W.W. Norton, 1991, 554 p.
      (Series: The Norton Introduction To Music History)

Number of People : 47


 1991

Kenney, C.
Experiments in American dissonance
Sonneck Society For American Music Bulletin: 17:107-10 N3 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Gann, Kyle
Music The party's over
Village Voice: 36:84 Sep 17 1991

Number of People : 1


 1991

Hicks, Michael
The imprisonment of Henry Cowell
Journal of the American Musicological Society 44:92-119 N1 1991
       bibliog biog ports
       Note: includes abstract

Number of People : 1


 1990

Townsend, D.
Debuts & reappearances New York
Musical America 110:67 N6 1990
       port

Number of People : 1


 1990

Dery, M.
The world pulse : fresh sounds flow from distant cultures
Keyboard 16:81-4+ Oct 1990
       illustr.

Number of People : 1


 1990

Hicks, Michael
John Cage's studies with Schonberg
American Music 8:125-40 N2 1990

Number of People : 1


 1990

Nicholls, David
American experimental music, 1890-1940
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990, 239 p.

Number of People : 6


 1990

A Composition for Piano and Chamber Ensemble
Ed. by Y. Mikhashoff.
Notes 46:1072-3 N4 1990
       Note: N.Y., Peters, 1988. $15.00

Number of People : 1


 1990

Quartet for Flute, Oboe, Cello and Harpsichord. (New York, Associated (Hal Leonard), 1985. $28.00)
Notes 46:1072-3 N4 1990

Number of People : 1


 1989

Burge, David
Contemporary piano Henry Cowell
Keyboard 15:112-13+ Jan 1989
       biog mus

Number of People : 1


 1989

Drlikova, Eva
Henry Cowell, Leos Janacek, and who were the others?
Sonneck Society For American Music Bulletin: 15:58-61 N2 1989

Number of People : 1


 1989

Burge, David
Contemporary piano In the footsteps of Henry Cowell
Keyboard 15:96-7 Feb 1989
       mus

Number of People : 1


 1989

Clarke, Donald
The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Donald Clarke
London: Viking, 1989, 1378 p.

Number of People : 4,498


 1989

Mabry, Sharon Cody
New directions
Nats Journal: 45:33-4 N4 1989

Number of People : 1


 1989

Steinzor, Curt Efram
American musicologists, c1890-1945
A bio-bibliographical sourcebook to the formative period
Compiled by Curt Efram Steinzor
New York: Greenwood Press, 1989
      (Series: Music Reference Collection; 17)

Number of People : 35


 1989

Dox, Thurston
Henry Cowell's choral bombshell
Choral Journal 29:5-11 N10 1989
       mus
       Note: includes excerpts from interview with William Strickland

Number of People : 1


 1989

Campana, D.
Sound, rhythm and structure : John Cage's compositional process before chance
Interface 18:223-41 N4 1989
       bibliog mus

Number of People : 1


 1989

I am one of Mr. Ives' legal heirs
An interview with Lou Harrison. T. Kakinuma and M. Fujieda
Sonus 9:46-58 N2 1989

Number of People : 1


 1988

Register

p. 205-216 In:
Willimann, Joseph
50 Jahre Pro Musica Ortsgruppe Zurich ...
Zurich: Atlantis Musikbuch Verlag, 1988, 216 p.

Number of People : 836


 1988

Suppan, Wolfgang
Lexikon des Blasmusikwesens
3. Auflage des Lexikons des Blasmusikwesens
Herausgegeben in Verbindung mit dem Bund Deutscher Blasmusikverbande
Freiburg-Tiengen: Blasmusikverlag Schulz, 1988, 386 p.

Number of People : 2,925


 1988

Steinbach, R.
Henry Cowell : sound explorations through new techniques in piano performance
Piano Quarterly 37:28+ N144 1988-1989
       bibliog biog mus

Number of People : 1


 1987

1987-88 premieres and season highlights
Symphony: 38:36 N5 1987

Number of People : 1


 1986

Litynski, L.
Oneonta Henry Cowell Festival
Sonneck Society For American Music Bulletin: 12:56-8 Summer 1986

Number of People : 1


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1986

Roggenkamp, P.
Der Flugel : gestreichelt, gezupft, geschlagen; Studie fur "praepariertes" Klavier; auch im padagogischen Einsatz geeignet
Neue Musikzeitung 35:19 Dec 1986

Number of People : 1


 1985

Londieux, Jean-Marie
Music for saxophone
Vol. II: general repertoire of music and educational literature for the saxophone
Cherry Hill: Roncorp Publications, 1985

Number of People : 2,020


 1985

Wilson, Lyle G.
A dictionary of pianists
London: Robert Hale, 1985

Number of People : 2,597


 1984

Butterworth, Neil
A dictionary of American composers
New York: Garland, 1984

Number of People : 525


 1984

Dreyer, Martin
Recitals
Musical Times, 125:223 Apr 1984
       Note: London

Number of People : 1


 1984

Hitchcock, H. Wiley
Henry Cowell's Ostinato Pianissimo
Musical Quarterly: 70:23-44 Nl 1984
       chart il

Number of People : 1


 1984

Hitchcock, H. Wiley
Henry Cowell's Ostinato Pianissimo.
Musical Quarterly, 70, no. 1 (1984): 23-44.
       musical examples

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1984

Hitchcock, H. Wiley
Henry Cowell's "Ostinato pianissimo"
The Musical Quarterly. 70 (1984), S. 23-44.
       Mit 2 Fig. u. 8 Notenbeisp.

Number of People : 1


 1983

Mead, Rita H.
The Amazing Mr. Cowell
American Music, 01-4, 1983, p. 63-89

Number of People : 1


 1983

Mead, Rita H.
The amazing Mr. Cowell
American Music 1:63-89 N4 1983
       biog port

Number of People : 1


 1983

[Recent recordings : reviews]
American Music 1:109-11 N2 1983

Number of People : 1


 1983

Composium annual index of contemporary compoitions
Directory of new music 1982/83 edition
Los Angeles: Crystal Record, 1983

Number of People : 1,324


 1983

Belfy, Jeanne
The Louisville Orchestra New Music Project
An American experiment in the patronage of international contemporary music. Selected composers' letters to the Louisville Orchestra.
Louisville, Kentucky: University of Louisville, 1983, 53 p.
      (Series: University of Louisville Publications in Musicology; 2)

Number of People : 13


 1982

Mead, Rita H.
Henry Cowell's New Music Society.
The Journal of Musicology. 1 (1982), S. 449-463.

Number of People : 1


 1982 Source: 2

Kehler, George
The piano in concert
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1982, 1431 p.

Number of People : 2,682


 1982

Mead, Rita H.
Latin American accents in New Music
Latin American Music Review/revista de Musica Latinoamericana 3:207-29 N2 1982
       illustr.

Number of People : 1


 1982

Index

p. 313-343 In:
Keefer, Lubov Breit
Baltimore's music
The haven of the American composer
Baltimore: 1982, 343 p.

Number of People : 3,293


 1982

Anderson, E. Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
Second edition
Compiled by E. Ruth Anderson
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1982, 578 p.

Number of People : 3,986


 1982

Hamilton, David
[Review]
Notes. 39 (1982/83), S. 352-353.

Number of People : 1


 1981

Menter, M.
Brilliant eccentrics : five American composers
Virtuoso 2:15 N2 1981

Number of People : 1


 1981

Kenyon, Nicholas
Musical events Beginnings
New Yorker: 57:167-8 Nov 9 1981

Number of People : 1


 1981

Wehmeyer, Grete
Klavier in unserem Jahrhundert
Neue Zeitschrift fur Musik N5:445-6 Sep-Oct 1981
       diag il

Number of People : 1


 1981

Ewen, David
Composers since 1900
A biographical and critical guide
First supplement
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1981, 328 p.

Number of People : 219


 1981

Olmstead, Andrea
Mirecourt Trio : Creston, Cowell
High Fidelity/musical America Edition 31:ma24 Feb 1981
       Note: premiere

Number of People : 1


 1981

Fuerst-Heidtmann, M.
Henry Cowell und die experimentelle Klaviermusik
Neuland Ansaetze Zur Musik der Gegenwart 2:255-63 1981-1982
       mus

Number of People : 1


 1981

Furst-Heidtmann, Monika
Henry Cowell und die experimentelle Klaviermusik.
Neuland. 2 (1981/82), S. 255-263.
       Mit Notenbeisp.

Number of People : 1


 1980

Siwe, T.
Lou Harrison at the University of Illinois
Percussive Notes 18:33+ N2 1980

Number of People : 1


 1980

Mead, Rita H.
Cowell, Ives, and New Music
Musical Quarterly: 66:538-59 N4 1980

Number of People : 1


 1980

Martin, William R.
Drossin, Julius
Music of the twentieth century
[by] William R. Martin and Julius Drossin
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1980, 400 p.

Number of People : 69


 1980

Mead, Rita H.
Cowell, Ives, and "New Music"
Musical Quarterly, 66, 1980, p. 538-59

Number of People : 2


 1980

Performer Index : Instrumentalists

p. 311-366 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Vol. 5: indexes
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1980, 664 p.

Number of People : 6,053


 1980

Premieres
American Ensemble 3:4 N4 1980

Number of People : 1


 1980 Source: 1

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1979

Cuthbert, A.
Record reviews Collecting Henry Cowell
Fugue 3:50-51 May 1979

Number of People : 1


 1979

Oja, Carol J.
The Copland-Sessions concerts and their reception in the contemporary press
Musical Quarterly: 65:213-18 N2 1979
       Note: includes program

Number of People : 1


 1979

Smith, S.
Lou Harrison's Fugue for Percussion
Percussionist: (Currently Percussive Notes Research Edition) 16:47-56 N2 1979
       Note: concept of rhythmic organization

Number of People : 1


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