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Sessions, Roger (Huntington)

composer, piano, theorist, teacher


born: 28 Dec 1896 Brooklyn, New York / state, USA Source: 1  

died: 16 Mar 1985 Princeton, New Jersey / state, USA Source: 1  

date of Variety obit: 20 Mar 1985  

active: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic  

The Music Sack has 243 items with information about Roger (Huntington) Sessions
The first 100 are listed below (to view all 243 items click here)


 1998

Indice Onomastico

p. 510-520 In:
Inchausteguie, Aristides
Vida musical en Santo Domingo (1940-1965)
Santo Domingo, D.N.: 1998, 529 p.

Number of People : 1,493


 1996

Mellers, Wilfred Howard
New world oldies; Roger Sessions : Symphonies Nos. 6, 7 & 9 (American Composers Orchestra/Dennis Russell Davies) (Argo)
Musical Times, 137:20 Apr 1996

Number of People : 1


 1996

Madrid, A.L.
Young Mexican composers : Samuel Zyman : a Mexican composer in New York
Soundboard 22:31-4 N3 1996

Number of People : 1


 1996

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

Number of People : 25


 1996

Classical music Sessions : Symphonies Nos. 6, 7, and 9 (American Composers Orchestra, Dennis Russell Davies, conductor) (Argo)
Stereo Review 61:95 Aug 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


 1995

Talbot, J.
Review / CDs Roger Sessions : Duo for Violin and Cello; Six Pieces for Cello; Duo for Violin and Piano; Sonata for Violin (Curtis Macomber (violin), Joel Krosnick (cello), Barry David Salwen (piano)) (Koch)
Strad: 106:546 May 1995

Number of People : 1


 1995

Wright, D.
Reviews / CDs Roger Sessions : Quintet; Canons to the Memory of Stravinsky; Six Pieces for Violoncello; String Quartet in E Minor (The Group of Contemporary Music) (Koch)
Musical Times, 136:45 Jan 1995

Number of People : 1


 1995

Brumbeloe, Joe
Recording reviews Roger Sessions : Quintet for 2 Violins, 2 Violas and Cello; Canons (to the Memory of Igor Stravinsky); Six Pieces for Violoncello; and String Quartet in E Minor (The Group for Contemporary Music) (Koch International Classics)
American Music 13:128-9 N1 1995

Number of People : 1


 1995

Devenney, David P.
Source readings in American choral music
College Music Society, 1995, 258 p.

Number of People : 25


 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

Wallace, H.
Reviews / CDs Roger Sessions : Duo for Violin and Cello; Six Pieces for Cello; Duo for Violin and Piano; Sonato for Violin (Curtis Macomber (violin), Joel Krosnick (cello), Barry David Salwen (piano)) (Koch)
Musical Times, 136:107 Feb 1995

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


 1994

Denford, A.
Review / CDs Roger Sessions : String Quintet; Canons; Six Pieces for Violoncello; String Quartet in E Minor (Group for Contemporary Music) (Koch International Classics)
Strad: 105:712 Jul 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Classical music reviews Harbison : Symphony No. 2; Oboe Concerto
Sessions : Symphony No. 2 (Bennett; San Francisco Symphony, Blomstedt) (London)
Stereo Review 59:103-4 Sep 1994

Number of People : 1


 1994

Classical music reviews Sessions : Piano Concerto
Thorne : Piano Concerto No. 3 (Taub; Oppens; Westchester Philharmonic, Dunkel) (New World)
Stereo Review 59:161 Dec 1994

Number of People : 1


 1993

Atwood, J.
Contemporary etudes and solos for the violoncello
American String Teacher 43:31-4 N3 1993
       biog il mus port

Number of People : 1


 1993

Kerner, Leighton
Music Copland's Dracula
Village Voice: 38:106 Nov 16 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Listening post Sessions : Complete Works for Solo Piano (Barry David Salwen, piano) (Koch International CD)
Classical Music Magazine 16:31 N2 1993

Number of People : 1


 1993

Lochhead, Judy
Temporal processes of form : Sessions's Third Piano Sonata
Contemporary Music Review 7:163-83 N2 1993
       abs bibliog chart diag mus notes

Number of People : 1


 1993

Lochhead, Judy
Temporal processes of form : Sessions's Third Piano Sonata
Contemporary Music Review 7:163-83 N2 1993
       abs bibliog chart diag mus notes

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


 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


 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


 1990

Olmstead, Andrea
The correspondence between Arnold Schonberg and Roger Sessions
Journal of the Arnold Schoenberg Institute 13:47-62 N1 1990

Number of People : 1


 1990

Steinberg, Michael P.
Roger & me
Symphony: 41:13-14 N3 1990

Number of People : 1


 1990

Olmstead, Andrea
The Copland-Sessions letters
Tempo N175:2-5 Dec 1990
       port

Number of People : 1


 1989

Nott, M.
Roger Sessions's fugal studies with Ernest Bloch
A glimpse into the workshop
American Music 7:245-59 N3 1989
       illustr.

Number of People : 1


 1989

Nott, Michael David
Roger Sessions's Fugal Studies with Ernest Bloch
A Glimpse into the Workshop
American Music, 07-3, 1989, p. 245-259

Number of People : 2


 1989

Sonti, Piero
Repertorio di musica Sinfonica : gli autori, le composizioni dal seicento a oggi
Ricordi, 1989

Number of People : 201


 1988

Greer, Taylor A.
Music theory : anatomy of a discipline
Theory and Practice 13:147-9 1988

Number of People : 1


 1988

Turok, Paul
Ovation record review
Ovation 9:42 Feb 1988

Number of People : 1


 1988

Moor, Paul
San Francisco Symphony : Sessions Violin Concerto
Musical America 108:46-7 N3 1988

Number of People : 1


 1988

Oja, Carol J.
Cos Cob Press and the American composer
Notes 45:227-52 N2 1988
       facs il

Number of People : 1


 1987

Benjamin, T.
On teaching composition
Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy 1:57-76 N1 1987
       bibliog
       Note: includes Free Advice to a Young Composer

Number of People : 1


 1987

An appreciation : Roger Sessions, 1896-1985.
American Music 5:113-14 N1 1987
       Note: Kent Quarterly, Winter 1986. 35p

Number of People : 1


 1987

Index to music necrology : supplement to the 1985 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1987, p. 768

Number of People : 69


 1987

Burge, David
About pianists
Clavier 26:46-7 N4 1987

Number of People : 1


 1986

Carter, Elliott
Roger Sessions : a commemorative tribute.
Tempo, No. 156 (1986), S. 4-6.

Number of People : 1


 1986

Index to music necrology : 1985 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1986, p. 757

Number of People : 131


 1986

Anderson, Martin J.
[Review]
Tempo, No. 159 (1986), S. 36-37.

Number of People : 1


 1986

Carter, E.
Roger Sessions : a commemorative tribute
Tempo N156:4-6 Mar 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

[Roger Huntington Sessions - obituary]
Central Opera Service Bulletin 26:36 N4 1986

Number of People : 1


 1985

Olmstead, Andrea
Roger Sessions and his music.
Ann Arbor, Mich.: UMI Research Press 1985. XVII, 218 S.
       Mit Ill.
      (Series: Studies in Musicology; 81)

Number of People : 1


 1985

[Roger Huntington Sessions - obituary]
Gramophone 63:7 Jun 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

Olmstead, Andrea
The plum'd serpent : Antonio Borgese and Roger Sessions's "Montezuma"
Tempo, No. 152 (1985), S. 13-22.
       Mit 2 Fig.

Number of People : 1


 1985

[Roger Huntington Sessions - obituary]
Mens En Melodie 40:414 Sep 1985
       port.

Number of People : 1


 1985

Olmstead, Andrea
Roger Sessions and his Music.
Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1985, 218 p.
       musical examples

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1985

Imbrie, Andrew
Remembering Roger
Perspectives of New Music 23:148-51 N2 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

Lewin, David
Studying with Roger
Perspectives of New Music 23:152-4 N2 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

[Roger Huntington Sessions - obituary]
Down Beat 52:12 Jul 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

Carter, E.
Roger Sessions admired
Perspectives of New Music 23:120-22 N2 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

Olmstead, Andrea
The Plum'd Serpent : Antonio Borgese and Roger Sessions's Montezuma
Tempo N152:13-22 Mar 1985
       il mus

Number of People : 1


 1985

Berger, A.
Roger Sessions : a reminiscence
Perspectives of New Music 23:117-18 N2 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

Gorelick, Brian Lee
Movement and Shape in the Choral Music of Roger Sessions.
Illinois (Urbana). 1985. D.M.A. 296 p.
  - Dissertation Abstracts International: 46-1772A

Number of People : 1


 1985

[Roger Huntington Sessions - obituary]
Variety 318:150 Mar 20 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

Meckna, Michael
Copland, Sessions, and Modern Music
The rise of the composer-critic in America
American Music 3:198-204 N2 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

[Roger Huntington Sessions - obituary]
Billboard 97:70 Apr 6 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

[Roger Huntington Sessions - obituary]
Diapason: (US) 76:4 Jul 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

Babbitt, Milton
I remember Roger
Perspectives of New Music 23:112-16 N2 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

[Roger Huntington Sessions - obituary]
Musikhandel 36:192 N4 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

Cyr, G.C.
Roger Sessions at Berkeley
A personal reminiscence
Perspectives of New Music 23:131-8 N2 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

[Roger Huntington Sessions - obituary]
Musica 39:317 N3 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

Finney, Ross Lee
In memoriam Roger Sessions 1869-1985
Perspectives of New Music 23:142-3 N2 1985
       port

Number of People : 1


 1985

[Roger Huntington Sessions - obituary]
Neue Zeitschrift fur Musik N4:61 Apr 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

Diamond, David
Roger Sessions remembered
Perspectives of New Music 23:139-40 N2 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

[Roger Huntington Sessions - obituary]
Buhne N320:53 May 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

Kerner, Leighton
Roger Sessions, 1896-1985
Village Voice: 30:82 Apr 2 1985
       port

Number of People : 1


 1985

Porter, Andrew
Musical events
New Yorker: 61:95 Apr 8 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

Obituary
Musical Times, 126:364 Jun 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

[Roger Huntington Sessions - obituary]
American Organist: 19:42 Jun 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

Symphony No. 9. (Bryn Mawr, Merion (Presser), 1984. $65.00)
Notes 42:390-91 N2 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

[Roger Huntington Sessions - obituary]
Hudebni Rozhledy 38:288 N6 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

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

Number of People : 2,597


 1985

Gorelick, Brian Lee
Movement and shapc in the choral music of Roger Sessions
Illinois (Urbana). 1985. dissertation.

Number of People : 1


 1985

In memoriam Roger Sessions
Perspectives of New Music 23:160-61 N2 1985
       illustr.

Number of People : 1


 1985

In memoriam Roger Sessions 1869-1985
Perspectives of New Music 23:110-65 N2 1985
       Note: tributes by colleagues and friends

Number of People : 1


 1985

[Roger Huntington Sessions - obituary]
Opera (England) 36:883 Aug 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

[Roger Huntington Sessions - obituary]
Orchester, Das 33:513 May 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

Murio Roger Sessions.
Pauta 4:91 N14 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

[Roger Huntington Sessions - obituary]
Nuova Rivista Musicale Italiana 19:582 N3 1985

Number of People : 1


 1985

Prausnitz, Frederik
Roger Sessions remembered
Perspectives of New Music 23:155-8 N2 1985

Number of People : 1


 1984

Olmstead, Andrea
The Black Maskers : Russian expressionism and American music
Sonneck Society For American Music Bulletin: 10:47-8 Summer 1984
       Note: abstract

Number of People : 1


 1984

Sheeler, William Scott
Movement : Harmonic Motion in the Music of Roger Sessions.
Brandeis. 1984. Ph.D. 93 p.
  - Dissertation Abstracts International: 45-1SA

Number of People : 1


 1984

Wheeler, William Scott
Harmonie motion in the music of Roger Sessions
Brandeis. 1984. dissertation.

Number of People : 1


 1984

Starr, Lawrence
[Review]
Perspectives of New Music. 23 (1984/85), No. 2, S. 216-219.

Number of People : 1


 1984

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

Number of People : 525


 1984

Moor, Paul
Homage to Roger Sessions
High Fidelity/musical America Edition 34:ma31+ Mar 1984
       port

Number of People : 1


 1984

Hruby, Frank
Cleveland Orchestra : Sessions salute
High Fidelity/musical America Edition 34:ma32-3 Jul 1984
       port

Number of People : 1


 1984

Siohan, Robert
La musique etrangere au XXe siecle
Paris: Presse Universitaire de France, 1984, 128 p.

Number of People : 67


 1984

Porter, Andrew
Musical events
New Yorker: 60:174 Nov 12 1984
       Note: American Composers Orchestra

Number of People : 1


 1984

Wolpe, Stefan
On new (and not-so-new) music in America (lecture delivered to the International Summer Course for New Music, Darmstadt, July 1956)
Journal of Music Theory 28:23 N1 1984
       includes German text

Number of People : 1


 1984

Wheeler, William Scott
Harmonic Motion in the Music of Roger Sessions.
Brandeis. 1984. Ph.D. 93 p.
  - Dissertation Abstracts International: 45-1SA

Number of People : 1


 1984

Babbitt, Milton
In memoriam Roger Sessions 1896-1985.
[Verf.:] Milton Babbitt [u.a.]
Perspectives of New Music. 23 (1984/85), No. 2, S. 110-165.
       Mit Abb. u. Noten.

Number of People : 1


 1984

Daniel, Oliver
Roger Sessions
The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer's music combines complexity with rugged expressive power
Ovation 4:12-15+ Mar 1984
       ports

Number of People : 1


 1983

Porter, Andrew
Musical events American symphonists
New Yorker: 58:94 Jan 31 1983
       biog

Number of People : 1


 1983

Meckna, Michael
Copland, Sessions, and Modern Music
The rise of the composer-critic in America
Sonneck Society For American Music Bulletin: 9:19 Spring 1983
       Note: abstract

Number of People : 1


 1983

Press, Jaques Cattell
Who's who in American music : classical
First edition
Edited by Jaques Cattell Press
New York: R. R. Bowker, 1983

Number of People : 6,738


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