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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Roger Huntington Sessions
RLIN number: NXCP87-A139
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: New England background; early music lessons and first composition, 1909; Harvard MUSICAL REVIEW, 1913; Yale Music School, 1915-1917: Horatio Parker; Smith College, 1919-1921; teaching music theory, Roy Welch; Cleveland Conservatory, Ernest Bloch; fellowships and work abroad, 1925-1933: Florence, Rome, Berlin; comments on his own compositions, as well as on techniques of composition, tonality, harmony, teaching young composers, and on many artists, especially Igor Stravinsky, Otto Klemperer.
Extent: Transcript: 309 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part II, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1962 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Sessions, Roger, 1896-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1896
Speaker occupation: Composer
Age at speaking: 66
Document date: 1962
Interviewer: Rounds, Frank W.
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Composers; Composition (Music); Conservatories of music; Music--Instruction and study
Topics discussed - Other terms: Music--Performance; Music--Theory; Sessions, Roger, 1896-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017260-12703