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Ernst Victor Wolff Collection - Programs

Month.
Date.
Year
Program Concert Venue Location Performing Ensemble Type of Recital/
Performance
Works Performed Performers Copies
of
Programs
Special Notes Additional Info
December 13, 1910 German Folk Songs American Folk-Lore Society. Meeting of the Boston/Cambridge Branches at the Tuilleries MA Voice, piano Folk/Art Song performance Der Unerbittliche Hauptmann, Das Lied vom Jüngen Gräfin, Nachbarin Schlangenkoechin,Capitaen und Leutenant, La Parisienne, Migration of a Melody 2 examples with various text used), Das Frauenzimmer (Telemann 1724), Prinz Eugen, Bailiff's Daughter of Islington, Liebesprobe, Sally in our Alley, Die Lore am Tore Dr. Max Friedlaender, EVW 1    
December 29, 1910 German Folk Songs Boston University Boston, MA Voice, piano Folk/Art Song Der Unerbittliche Hauptmann, Das Lied vom Jüngen Gräfin, Nachbarin Schlangenkoechin,Capitaen und Leutenant, La Parisienne, Migration of a Melody 2 examples with various text used), Das Frauenzimmer (Telemann 1724), Prinz Eugen, Bailiff's Daughter of Islington, Liebesprobe, Sally in our Alley, Die Lore am Tore Dr. Max Friedlaender, EVW, accompanist 1   32nd Annual Meeting: MTNA Conference
January 13, 1911 German Folk Songs Smith College Northampton, MA Voice, piano Folk/Art Song Der Unerbittliche Hauptmann, Das Lied vom Jüngen Gräfin, Nachbarin Schlangenkoechin,Capitaen und Leutenant, La Parisienne, Migration of a Melody 2 examples with various text used), Das Frauenzimmer (Telemann 1724), Prinz Eugen, Bailiff's Daughter of Islington, Liebesprobe, Sally in our Alley, Die Lore am Tore Dr. Max Friedlaender, EVW, accompanist 1    
February 11, 1911 The German Section: German Folk Songs The Brooklyn Institution of Arts and Sciences NYC Voice, piano Art Song Der Unerbittliche Hauptmann, Das Lied vom Jüngen Gräfin, Nachbarin Schlangenkoechin,Capitaen und Leutenant, La Parisienne, Migration of a Melody 2 examples with various text used), Das Frauenzimmer (Telemann 1724), Prinz Eugen, Bailiff's Daughter of Islington, Liebesprobe, Sally in our Alley, Die Lore am Tore Dr. Max Friedlaender, EVW, accompanist 1    
December 11, 1911 The German Section: German Folk Songs The Brooklyn Institution of Arts and Sciences NYC Voice, piano Art Song Der Unerbittliche Hauptmann, Das Lied vom Jüngen Gräfin, Nachbarin Schlangenkoechin,Capitaen und Leutenant, La Parisienne, Migration of a Melody 2 examples with various text used), Das Frauenzimmer (Telemann 1724), Prinz Eugen, Bailiff's Daughter of Islington, Liebesprobe, Sally in our Alley, Die Lore am Tore Dr. Max Friedlaender, EVW, accompanist 1   Mrs. David Kimball, Hostess
March 31, 1919 Lieder = Abend (Song Recital) Göttingen Germany Voice, piano Art Song SCHUBERT: Allmacht, Frühlingsglaube, Der Tod und das Mädchen, Wohin, Der Musensohn, BRAHMS: Wie bist du, meine Königin, Botschaft, Muss es eine Trennung geben, Ständchen, Das Mädchen spricht, SCHUMANN: Der Nussbaum, Mondnacht, Frühlingsnacht Emmi Leisner voice, EVW piano 1 EVW replaced Karl Straube as pianist for this concert German lyrics for songs are on back of program bulletin
June 26-30, 1920  Rodelinde Stadttheater at University of Göttingen Germany Handel Opera Festival Opera Opera: Rodelinde Oskar Hagen director, EVW harpsichordist. Cast in program *6 Signed by EVW. Performance times on cover. *Program notes in separate booklet. Program contains newspaper clippings/reviews inside. Picture of theatre on front cover. Bios, plot etc, in separate playbills. Newspaper reviews attached to back of program.
July 5-12, 1921 Otto und Theophano (1723-24) and Rodelinde (1725) Stadttheater at University of Göttingen Germany Handel Opera Festival Opera Operas: Otto und Theophano and Rodelinde Oskar Hagen, director, EVW harpsichord. Cast not listed in copy of program *3   *1 original full program 1 partial copy of program. 1 copy of reviews from Festival.
July 5-12, 1922 Handel: Otto und Theophano (1723-24) and Julius Caesar (1724) Stadttheater at University of Göttingen Germany Handel Opera Festival Opera Operas: Otto und Theophano and Julius Caesar Oskar Hagen, director, EVW harpsichord. Cast in program *2+1   2 copies of program (original and copy) Separate copy of reviews included.
April 17, 1923 EVW in Concert Singakademie Berlin, Germany EVW in Concert Piano Solo recital J. HAYDN: Sonata in E-flat Major, SCHUBERT: Sonata in B Major (op. Posth), BEETHOVEN: Sonata in C Major, op. 53 EVW *6   Handwritten program notes/order of work for Cantata No. 16 "Apollo." Performance date unknown.
June 4, 1923 Julius Caesar

Grosse Volksoper

Berlin, Germany Handel Opera Festival Opera Opera: Julius Caesar Oskar Hagen, director, EVW, harpsichord. Cast in program 1   program is brittle
July 4-14, 1923  Otto und Theophano (1723-24), Julius Cesar (1724) and Rodelinde (1725) Stadttheater at University of Göttingen Germany Handel Opera Festival Orchestra and cast Opera Operas: Otto und Theophano, Julius Caesar and Rodelinde Oskar Hagen, director EVW, harpsichord. Cast in program *2+2 2 copies of program(original and copy) and 2 separate copies of reviews  
October 7, 1923 Handel: Morgenfeier  (Celebration Tomorrow)  Lower Saxony State Theatre Hanover, Germany
 
Musicians, Singers from The Handel Opera Festival Solo recital/lecture HANDEL: Organ Concerto in F Major in Free improvisation, Handel als Dramatiker, Dr. Abert, Solo Cantata (Caecilien-Ode) "O, blick herab, harmonische Heilige Du", Oboe Sonata in c minor, Schluss-Aria from "Jephta" "Tragt sie Engel sanft mit Euch" EVW, G. Walter, tenor, F. Helemert, oboe, Dr. Hermann Abert, musicologist/lecturer 1   additional info on upcoming opera performances on program bulletin

January 29, 1924

February 4, 1924

February 7, 1924

 Rodelinde

Julius Caesar

 

Grosse Volksoper Berlin, Germany Handel Opera Festival Opera Operas: Rodelinde, Julius Caesar Oskar Hagen, director, Inszenierung: Hans Strohbach, Musikalische Leitung: Fritz Zweig, Koncertmeister: Ferry Roth, EVW, harpsichord. Cast in program. 1 complete program, 2 incomplete portions of a program    
March 23, 1924 Preview: Julius Caesar: 11am, performances: 4 and 6pm City Theater at the Wall Bremen, Germany Musicians, Singers from The Handel Opera Festival Preview Performance, Opera Performance J. Caesar: Overture, Lecture with Prof. Dr. Oskar Hagen: Trade Opera and their means of expression. J.C. Arias: Da seh ich einen Jagersmann, Herauf Ihr Eumeniden, Finale from the Opera Otto and Theophano  EVW, Oskar Hagen 1 program. Program is brittle and one page has separated from original. Newspaper clipping in program.    
May 20, 1924 Handel (In Free Style) Lecture and Performances Munster (Westphalia) N. Germany Musicians, Singers from The Handel Opera Festival Lecture and Performance Die neue Handelbewegung: H. Niedecken-Gebhard, Orgel=Konzert in F dur in Free Improvisation: EVW, Jephtha+Cantata (aus dem Oratorium Jeptha), G. Walter and EVW Dr. Hanns Niedecken-Gebhard, director, Georg A. Walter, Tenor, EVW, harpsichord and piano 1   Lyrics included in program
                     
July 5-13, 1924  7/4: Borfeier, 7/5: Xerxes, 7/6: Rodelinde, 7/8-10 Xerxes,  Xerxes, 7/12: Rodelinde, 7/13: Xerxes Stadttheater at University of Göttingen  Germany Handel Opera Festival Opera Operas: Xerxes and Rodelinde Oskar Hagen, director, Dr. H. Niedecken-Gebhard, Administrator, Harpsichord: EVW. Cast in program 1    
February 10, 1925 Song Recital: Tilly Erlenmeyer w/ EVW accompanist Singakademie Berlin Song Recital: Tilly Erlenmeyer w/ EVW accompanist Voice recital Program: BEETHOVEN: An die Hoffnung, GLÜCK: der Freundschaft; SCHUBERT: Gruppe a. d. Tartarus, Wehmut, Der Einsame, Heidenröslein, Heliopolis; J. Röntgen (Two Chinese Songs): Die Einsame, Der Pavillon aus Portzelian; W. GROSZ: (Kinderlieder): Fips, Von dem grossen Elefanten, Die drei Spatzen; H. WOLF: Der Genesene a. d. Hoffnung, Um Mitternacht, Der Musikant, Elfenlied, Dank des Paria Tilly Erlenmeyer, EVW 1 1 original program, song texts included Two newspaper clippings pinned to program
Jun 7, 1925 Tamerlan Neues Theater Hanover, Germany Handel Opera Festival Opera Opera: Tamerlan

Musikalische Leitung: Gustave Brecher, EVW. Cast and directors in program

1 1 original. Brittle  
June 30-July 5, 1926 Ezio, Otto and Theophano Stadttheater at University of Göttingen Germany Handel Opera Festival Opera Operas: Ezio, Otto and Theophano Cast and performers in program 2 1 original program, 1 copy  
September 6, 1926 (Sept 11, 24?) Otto and Theophano State Opera Theater Berlin Handel Opera Festival Cast and performers Opera Opera: Otto and Theophano Cat and performers in program 1 1 program Program states Sept 6 performance. Outside cover indicates Sept 11, 24, too.
December 2-5, 1926 Handel Society Festival Stadttheater of Munster (Westphalia) Germany Handel Society Festival performers Opera/lecture 12/2: Ezio, 12/3: Choral Concert, 12/4 Orchestra Concert, 12/5: Chamber Concert and Oratorio: Alexander Balus. Lecture: The Executing Artist Cast and performers in program 2 1 program, 1 bulletin for open choral concert rehearsal  
June 22-27, 1927 Radamisto, Ezio  Stadttheater at University of Göttingen Germany Handel Opera Festival Opera Operas: Radamisto, Ezio cast in program 2 1 original, 1 copy  
December 9, 1927  Otto and Theophano State Theater Hamburg, Germany Handel Opera Festival Opera Opera: Otto and Theophano Werner Wolff, music director, harpsichord, EVW. Cast and other directors listed on program 1 copy is brittle (Hagen ed. used)  
January 31, 1928  Ezio State Opera Theater Berlin Handel Opera Festival Opera Opera: Ezio Music Director, Robert Denzler, EVW, harpsichord. CAST et al in program *2 (playbill and program notes are separate pieces) Edition: translated and adapted by Franz Notholt  
July 5-10, 1928 Julius Caesar, Scenic Cantatas, Morning Music   Stadttheater at University of Göttingen Germany Handel Opera Festival Opera, Sacred Works (Vocal), Ch.Music Performance Opera: Julius Caesar, Sacred Works (Vocal), Chamber Music cast in program *1+1 1 photocopy of program. Also, 1 photocopy of reviews.  
Jul 12, 1928 University of Göttingen Madrigal Choir Concert Stadttheater at University of Göttingen Germany Handel Opera Festival Vocal concert

J. REGNART: Wenn ich gedenk der Stund; H. ALBERT: Du mein einzig' Licht; J.H. SCHEIN: O grüne Wälderlein; D. FRIDERICI: Einstmals das Kind Cupido klein; D. SCARLATTI: 3 Sonatas (Harpsichord) F Major, D minor and C minor, G.G. GASTOLDI: Amor im Nachen; J. ECCARD: Nun schürz dich, Gretlein; LULLY: Haltet uns, wonnige Banden, J. HAYDN: (piano) Andante with Variations in F minor, Rondo in C minor. (Anon. 16- 17th cent): Sie gleicht wohl einem Rosenstock, Es steht ein' Lind in jenem Tal, Es flog ein kleins Waldvögelein. (Anon. 18-19th cent): Verstohlen geht der Mond auf, Zwischen Berg und tiefem Tal, Buhköhken Halberstadt.

Göttingen Madrigal Choir, University Music Director Hogrebe, director, EVW, harpsichord 1 1 original program w/song texts included  
October 29, 1928 French Songs and Folklore Bechstein Hall Berlin Madeline Grey voice, EVW piano Vocal recital FRANCK: La Procession; G. FAURE: Mandoline; DEBUSSY: Chansons de Bilitis: La Flûte de Pan, La Chevelure; CHABRIER: Pastorale des Cochons roses, RAVEL: Ronde; 15th century: Chanson Francaise, L'amour de Moy, Complainte de Notre Dame; EMMANUEL: Noel; J. HURE: Guignolot d'Saint Lazot,  Chanson Bretonne: La petite Lingere; J. CANTELOUBE: Chants d'Auvergne: La Fileuse, Bailero, Bourees; RAVEL: Chants Traditionnels Hebraiques; ALGAZI: Kaddisch; RAVEL: Chansons Populaires Juives; MILHAUD: Hamavdile, Berceuse; AUBERT: Der rebele der gabele (In Yiddish) Madeline Grey, EVW 1 handwritten written notes on back of program program is very brittle. Taped together.
April 21, 1929  Xerxes (Matinee) Theater am Bulowplatz Berlin Handel Opera Festival Opera Opera: Xerxes Professor Alexander von Fielitz, Director Cast on program 1 1 program Oskar Hagen Rendition edition performed
Jun 12, 1929  Rokoko-Konzert Charlottenburg Palace Berlin Berliner Festspiele Chamber Orchestra Orchestral/Solo concert

 FRIEDRICH DER GROSSE (edited by G. Lenzewski): Symphony No. 2 in G Major for Harpsichord and String Orches EVW, soloist, W. A. MOZART: Symphony in A Major (K 201), J. HAYDN: Symphony No. 45 in F Minor.

Berliner Festspiele, Erich Kleiber, EVW 1    
February 20, 1936   "The Bohemians" NYC Musicians' Club NYC Barre, Herrick, EVW Trio Ch. music JS BACH: Sonata in E major for Flute and Harpsichord, Suite E Major for Harpsichord, HANDEL: Dank sei Dir, Herr TRUNK: Schmitterlied; H. WOLF: Verborgenheit, Fussreisse; A. WALTER KRAMER: Two Souls, The Stirrup Cup; M. HEAD: Nocturne; DR. ARNE: Preach not me your musty rules George Barrere, flute John Herrick, voice EVW, harpsichord *1   May have two copies of program in collection.
April 26-27, 1936 Boston Symphony Orchestra Pension Fund Concert Symphony Hall Boston Boston Symphony Orchestra and various soloists Passion/Oratorio concert J.S. BACH: The Passion According to St. Matthew BSO: Dr. Serge Koussevitsky, conductor. Harvard Glee Club/Radcliffe Choral Society, G. Wallace Woodworth, director. Vocal Soloists: J. Vreeland, K. Meisle, F. Jagel, K. Falkner, D. Blair McClosky. Instrumental: EVW, harpsichord, Louis Spyer, Henry Stanislaus, English Horns, L. Spyer and Jean Devergie, Oboe d'Amore, Alfred Zighera, Viola de Gamba, Albert Snow, Organ 3    
October 24, 1936 Ernst Victor Wolff, pianist and harpsichordist The Town Hall: 123 W 43rd Street NYC EVW Solo piano recital (piano) JS BACH/BUSONI: Chaconne in D minor, (harpsichord) PURCELL: Toccata in A major, HANDEL: Suite in E major, (harpsichord): CPE BACH: Concerto in D minor (with accomp. of String Quintet) EVW. M. Holland and B. Robbins (violin), M. Katims viola, S Hunkins cello, H. Smith double-bass *3 program list enclosed in large program  
October 26, 1936 Ernst Victor Wolff, pianist and harpsichordist The Town Hall: 123 W 43rd Street NYC EVW Solo piano rep Piano: HANDEL (WOLFF): Organ Concerto in F Major, HAYDN: Andante con variazoni in F minor, Rondo in C major CHOPIN: Nocturne in C# minor, Op. 27 No. 1, Ballade in F minor, Op. 52 (Harpsichord) JS BACH: Italian Concerto MOZART: Variations on a theme from Glück's Opera, "The Pilgrims of Mekka" EVW 2    
October 18, 1936 to January 31, 1937 15 radio programs with Alfred Wallenstein's orchestra ovr the Mutual Broadcasting System (WOR). The radio show series was titled "Classics of the Keyboard." WOR studios NYC Alfred Wallenstein Orchestra with EVW Orchestra, Solo concert Concertos: H: JS BACH: D minor (mvt I) I: theme sent in by Liebling, H: MENDELSSOHN: G minor (mvts: II/III), H: WF BACH: E minor (mvt. III), P: BEETHOVEN: C minor (mvt. I), H: CPE BACH: D minor (mvt III), I: theme sent in by J. Hofmann, P: Rubinstein: D minor (mvt. I), H: DITTERSDORF: A major (mvt. I), I. theme sent in by Godowsky, P: BEETHOVEN: C major (mvt. I), H: JS BACH: A major (Mvt. I), P: WA MOZART: D minor (mvt. III), H: HAYDN: D major (mvt. III), I. theme sent in by Rachmaninoff, P: GRIEG: A minor (mvt. I), H: DITTERSDORF: B flat major (mvt. I), I. theme sent in by Lhevinne, Piano: BEETHOVEN: G major (mvts. II/III), H: JS BACH: D minor (mvt. III), I. theme sent in by Rosenthal, P: WA MOZART: A major (mvts. II/III), P: FX RICHTER: E minor (mvt. I), I. theme sent in by Chasins, P: SCHUMANN, Op. 134, H: JC BACH: B-flat major (mvts I, III), I. theme sent in by Reiner, P: BEETHOVEN: C minor (mvt III), H: JS BACH: F minor (mvts I-III), I. theme sent in by Stravinsky, P: WA MOZART: D minor (mvt I), WF BACH: C minor (mvt. III), I. theme sent in by Sowerby, H: JS BACH: E major (mvts. II, III), I. theme sent in by Lundquist, WA MOZART: A major (mvt. I), P: WA MOZART: B flat (mvt. I), (H) JS BACH: E major (mvt. I), I. theme sent in by Menuhin, P: WA MOZART: B flat major (mvts. II, III) EVW, Alfred Wallenstein and his orchestra 1 No dates given when these broadcasts were aired. Key: H- Harpsichord, I- Improvisaional, P- Piano. Program is very brittle.

March 25, 27, 1937

 

Boston Symphony Orchestra Symphony Hall Boston Boston Symphony Orchestra and soloists Orchestra concert JS BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, WA MOZART: Symphony in E-flat Major (K. 543), BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36  BSO: Serge Koussevitsky, conductor. Soloists on Bach: R. Burgin, violin, G. Laurent, flute, F. Gillet, oboe, G. Mager, trumpet, EVW, harpsichord 1  EVW performed on the BACH, but  wasn't listed in program. Handwritten note on cover and in program provided.  
*March 26, 1937 Boston Symphony Orchestra Pension Fund Concert Symphony Hall Boston Boston Symphony Orchestra and soloists Passion/Oratorio concert JS BACH: St. Matthew Passion Serge Koussevitzky, conductor. Solists: J. Vreeland, K. Meisle, J. Priebe, K. Falkner, F. Lechner, EVW, harpsichord *0 No original program in collection, Program found in reference book of program from BSO 1936-37 season. Copy provided for collection.  
October 24, 1937 Ernst Victor Wolff, pianist, harpsichordist The Town Hall: 123 W 43rd Street NYC EVW and assisting musicians Solo and Ch. Music recital JS BACH/BUSONI: Chaconne in D minor (piano) EVW, M. Hollander and B. Robbins violins, M. Katims, viola, S. Hunkins, cello, H. Smith, double-bass 1    
November 6, 1937 Ernst Victor Wolff Recital unknown Simsbury, CT EVW Solo harpsichord recital W. BYRD: The Bells, G. FARNABY: Rosasolis, PURCELL: Suite in D minor, HANDEL: Suite in E major, SCARLATTI: Sonatas in G major, G minor, D minor-major (F minor, C major), COUPERIN: Les Moissonneurs, Les Bagatelles, Les Fastes de la grande et ancienne Menestrandise, RAMEAU: Gavotte (variee), L'Enharmonique, La Poule, JS BACH: Italian Concerto EVW 1

Works in parentheses: crossed out in pencil

Copy of program typed out on paper. Very brittle.
December 5, 1937 "The Harpsichord; and Its Transition Into the Piano" Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences (Brooklyn Academy of Music)  Brooklyn, NY EVW and assisting musicians  Ch. Music PURCELL: Sonata in G minor for violin and figured bass (harpsichord and cello), JS BACH: Sonata in E major for harpsichord and violin, HANDEL: Suite in E major (solo harpsichord), WA MOZART: Trio in C major, K.548 for piano, violin and cello EVW, assisted by: W. Kroll, violin, S. Hunkins, cello, Commentator: Carleton Sprague Smith 1    

May 13-31, 1938

Twelfth Festival of Chamber Music The Evergreen Theatre (Johns Hopkins University) Baltimore, MD The Musical Art Quartet and EVW (assisting artists May 21-22) Ch. Music 3/21: JS BACH: Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord, Sonata for Two Violins and Harpsichord, Concerto for Harpsichord and SQ. 3/22: HANDEL: Sonata for Cello and Harpsichord, Sonata for Two Violins and Harpsichord, TELEMANN: Quartet for Flute, Violin, Cello and Harpsichord Musical Art Quartet: S. Jacobsen, W. Hymanson, P. Bernard, M. Roemaet-Rosanoff, assisting artists: EVW and F. Blaisdell, flute 1    
May 27-28, 1938 31st Bach Festival Parker Memorial Chapel (Lehigh, University) Bethlehem, PA The Bach Choir. (EVW assisting artists May 27) Choral, Instrumental Concert 5/27: JS BACH: Cantata No. 78: "All Things are Good by God"; Alto Aria "Bekennen will ich"; Choral Duet: We Hasten with Feeble but Diligent Footsteps, St. John Passion, 5/28: JS BACH: Mass in B minor, Orchestra Trombone Choir The Bach Choir, Dr. Bruce Carey, director. Dr. T. Edgar Shields, organ, EVW, harpsichord 1 Program only states EVW's name under Mass in B minor, but could have performed on other works programmed.  
October 19, 1938 "Ernst Victor Wolff and Ralph Kirkpatrick, harpsichordists" Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences (Brooklyn Academy of Music)  Brooklyn, NY EVW and Ralph Kirkpatrick  Ch. Music JS BACH: Concerto in C minor for 2 harpsichords and strings, J. SCHEIFFELHUT: Suite in E flat Major for strings and harpsichord (EVW at instrument),COUPERIN: Three Pieces for two harpsichords, JS BACH: Concerto in C major for two harpsichords and strings  EVW and Ralph Kirkpatrick, M. Hollander and B. Robbins violins, M. Katims viola, S. Hunkins cello, H. Smith double-bass 1    
April 13, 1939 Teachers College Benefit for Student Refugees McMillin Theater NYC Modern Dance Groups from H. Mann School, Ruth Whitney Jones, director, EVW, Ruth Draper Dance, Instrumental Various Dances performed by students from the Horace Mann School for Girls, Harpsichord: HANDEL: Suite in E major, SCARLATTI: Two Sonatas (D minor, C Major) Piano: CHOPIN: Nocturne in C minor, HAYDN: Rondo in C major, M. Moussorgsky: Children at Play. Monologues by Miss Ruth Draper, actress Modern Dance Groups from H. Mann School, Ruth Whitney Jones, director, EVW, Ruth Draper 1    
September 14, 1939

Intl. Congress of the American Musicological Society

Concert of Unpublished Music by G.F. Handel

Juilliard Concert Hall NYC Chamber Orchestra Dr. J.M. Coopersmith, director and soloists Ch. Orchestra, Solo Vocal, Ch. Music

Handel: "Diana Cacciatrice" (Cantata con Stromenti); Aria, "Benchè mi Sia Crudele" from Ottone; Sonata per Hautbois Solo E Basso Continuo; "Sarei Troppo Felic"e (Cantata a Voce Sola E Basso Continuo); Sonata a Tre (violino, violoncello, Concertato E Basso Continuo); Aria: "È Troppo Bella"; " Ero E Leandro (Cantata con Stromenti); Duet: "Gli Dirai" (Alessandro Severo)

Chamber Orchestra Dr. J.M. Coopersmith director; Soloists: Florence Vickland soprano, Viola Silva contralto, Max Hollander violin, Carl Stern cello, Philip Kirschner oboe, Carmine Coppola and Frederick Wilkins flute, EVW harpsichord *1   *Only copy of program in EVW scrapbook
October 18, 1939 Bach Club Concerts 1939-40 The Cadoa Baltimore, MD (Peabody) EVW  Ch. Music JS BACH: Sonata in C minor for flute, violin and figured bass, Sonata in D major for viola da Gamba and Harpsichord, PURCELL: Toccata in A major for Harpsichord, SCARLATTI: Three Sonatas for Harpsichord (F major, D minor, C major), TELEMANN: Quartet in B minor for flute violin, viola da gamba and harpsichord EVW harpsichord, F. Blaisdell flute, N. Chaikin viola de gamba, E. Williams violin *2   *1 copy of program of "programs" folder. Other copy is in EVW scrapbook.
February 29, 1940 Music of the 17th and 19th Centuries Ritz-Carlton Hotel Montreal, QC EVW and assisting artists Ch. Music JS BACH: Sonata in C minor (flute, violin, cello and harpsichord, HANDEL: Sonata in G major (flute and harpsichord), VERACINI: Sonata in E minor (violin and harpsichord), GUILLERMAIN: (flute, violin, Bass de Viole and Basse continuee EVW harpsichord, F Blaisdell flute H. Teschner Tas violin, N Chaikin cello 1    
March 9, 1941 Music for Ancient Instruments Harvard Club of NYC NYC EVW and assisting artists Ch. Music HANDEL: Sonata for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord, PURCELL: Toccata in A Major for Harpsichord, SCARLATTI: Sonatas in F Major and C Major, FORQUERAY: Suite in G Major, LOTTI: Trio Sonata in F Major for Flute, Gamba and Harpsichord EVW, harpsichord, E. Heininz, viola da gamba, S. Sprague Smith, flute 2    
April 28, 1941 Bach Passion According to St. John Finney Memorial Chapel Oberlin Conservatory The Oberlin Musical Union, The Conservatory Orchestra, Maurice Kessler, conductor   Passion/Oratorio concert JS BACH: St. John Passion Vocal soloists: H. Henders soprano, J. Peebles contralto, W. Hain tenor, F. Numbers tenor, D. Harris baritone, I. Bushman bass, L. Holden, Inst. soloists: EVW harpsichord, M. Kessler, viola d'amore, R. Koff viola d'amore, D. Mudge solo cello 1    
January 19, 1947 Ruth Kisch-Arndt, contralto The New York Times Hall NYC Ruth Kisch-Arndt solo recital Vocal recital HASSLER: Nun Fanget An, LOHNER: O Ewigkeit, AE KOPP: Die Psyche Ladet Die Waldvogel In Zum lobe Gottes Ein, CAMPIAN: Blame Not My Cheeks, When the Merry God of Love, R JONES: In Sherwood Lived Stout Robin Hood (voice and harpsichord), SCARLATTI: Aria from the cantata "Amore e Venere" (voice, two violins, harpsichord, cello), MONTEVERDI: Monologue from "Orfeo", DUFAY: Bon jours, Bon mois, BINCHOIS: Rondeau (voice, recorder, viola, viola da gamba), PERI: Invocazione from "Eurydice" (voice, harpsichord), BUXTEHUDE: Jubilate Domino (voice, viola da gamba, harpsichord, cello), ITALIAN DANCES OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY: Villanella, Minuetto, Madrigale, Bouree, Italiana (voice and harpsichord), WA MOZART: Aria from the Italian Cantata "La Betulia Liberata" K. 118 (voice 2 violins, viola, harpsichord, cello) R. Kisch-Arndt, E. Man violin, P. Buonconsiglio violi, M. Brenner viola, E. Katz recorder, E. Heinitz viola da gamba, O. deri cello, EVW harpsichord 1    
April 2, 1947 " The Passion According to St. John" Carnegie Hall NYC Schola Cantorum of New York, Hugh Ross conductor Passion/Oratorio concert JS BACH: St. John Passion Schola Cantorum, H. Ross, D. Halban soprano, M. Paulee mezzo sop, W. Hain tenor, W. Ezekiel bass, J. Scholz viola da gamba, EVW harpsichord, E. Tutchings organ, 50 members of the Philharmonic Society Orchestra 1+1 original program and program notes  
October 29, 1947 Program from The Fall Music Series Fuld Hall Newark, NJ EVW, Rene Le Roy, Eva Heinitz Trio Ch. music program LOEILLET: Trio in B minor (harpsichord, flute and viola da gamba), JS BACH: Sonata in A major (flute alone), HANDEL: Suite in E Major (harpsichord), M. MARAIS: Fourth Suite in A minor (Viola da gamba and harpsichord), RAMEAU: Pieces en Concert No. 3 in A (harpsichord, flute and viola da gamba) EVW harpsichord, Rene Le Roy flute, Eva Heinitz viola da gamba 1    
March 4-5, 1938 The Principia Concert and Lecture Course

3/4: Howard Hall

3/5: Arthur T. Morey Field House

St. Louis, MO

Elash, IL

EVW, Rene Le Roy, Horace Britt Trio Ch. music program LOEILLET: Trio in B minor (harpsichord, flute and viola da gamba), JS BACH: Sonata in A major (flute alone), HANDEL: Suite in E Major (harpsichord), TELEMANN: Sonata in D major, (cello and harpsichord), BEETHOVEN: Duo in B-flat major (flute and cello), RAMEAU: Pieces en concert (harpsichord, flute and cello) EVW harpsichord, Rene Le Roy flute, Horace Britt, cello 1    
March 2, 1948 The Wolff-Le Roy-Britt Trio The Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress Washington, DC EVW, Rene Le Roy, Horace Britt Trio Ch. music program LOEILLET: Trio in B minor (harpsichord, flute and viola da gamba), JS BACH: Sonata in A major (flute alone), HANDEL: Suite in E Major (harpsichord), TELEMANN: Sonata in D major, (cello and harpsichord), BEETHOVEN: Duo in B-flat major (flute and cello), RAMEAU: Pieces en concert (harpsichord, flute and cello) EVW harpsichord, Rene Le Roy flute, Horace Britt, cello 1    
March 7, 1948 Eighteenth Century Chamber Music Auditorium, The Toledo Museum of Art Toledo, OH EVW, Rene Le Roy, Horace Britt Ch. music program LOEILLET: Trio in B minor (harpsichord, flute and voila da gamba), JS BACH: Sonata in A major (flute alone), HANDEL: Suite in E Major (harpsichord), TELEMANN: Sonata in D major, (cello and harpsichord), HAYDN: Trio No. 1 in G major EVW harpsichord, Rene Le Roy flute, Horace Britt, cello 1    
March 23, 1948 Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra 10th Subscription Concert Keinhans Music Hall Buffalo, NY Buffalo Oratorio Chorus Cameron Baird director, Buffalo Schola Cantorum, Boys' Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral, St. Simons and Trinity Churches Reed Jerome director, BPO Orchestra William Steinburg conductor and soloists Passion/Oratorio concert JS BACH: St. Matthew Passion Buffalo Oratorio Chorus Cameron Baird director, Buffalo Schola Cantorum, Boys' Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral, St. Simons and Trinity Churches Reed Jerome director, BPO Orchestra William Steinburg conductor. Soloists: H. Glaz contralto, J. Priebe tenor, A. Bollinger soprano, G. London Bass, J. Posner Baritone, S. Haskin organ, EVW harpsichord 1    
February 20, 1949 The University of Kansas City Chamber Music Society: The Wolff-Le Roy-Britt Trio Univ. of Kansas City Playhouse Kansas City, MO EVW, Rene Le Roy, Horace Britt Ch. music program LOEILLET: Trio in B minor (harpsichord, flute and viola da gamba), JS BACH: Sonata in A major (flute alone), HANDEL: Suite in E Major (harpsichord), TELEMANN: Sonata in D major, (cello and harpsichord), BEETHOVEN: Duo in B-flat major (flute and cello), RAMEAU: Pieces en concert (harpsichord, flute and cello) EVW harpsichord, Rene Le Roy flute, Horace Britt, cello 1    

March 13-15, 1953

 

7th Annual Bach Festival

Stetson Chapel

Kalamazoo College

Kalamazoo, MI Festival Chorus, Symphonic Orchestra Henry Overley Director and soloists Bach: Choral Work, Ch. music

3/14: The Mass in B minor

3/15: Suite for Harpsichord in A minor (EVW), Sonata No. 4 in C major for Flute (Russell Friedewald, flute and EVW), Cantata No. 209 for Solo Soprano and harpsichord (Phyllis Curtin soprano and EVW)

 

Mass in B minor: Festival Chorus, Symphonic Orchestra Henry Overley Director. Soloists: P. Curtin soprano, L. Chookasian contralto, C. Eldridge tenor, P. MacGregor bass-baritone, F. Owen organ, H. Ray piano, V. Rushevics concertmaster, EVW harpsichord, R. Friedewald flute 1    
October 1, 1954 St. Cecilia Society Artist Recital St. Cecilia Society Grand Rapids, MI EVW, Joseph Evans (one piano, four hands program) Ch. music program WA MOZART: Sonata in C major, HINDEMITH: Sonata, POULENC: Sonata SCHUBERT: Grande Sonate, Op. 30 EVW, Joseph Evans 1

 

 
November 23, 1954 Jackson Symphony Orchestra EWV, soloist unknown Jackson, MI Jackson Symphony Orchestra, Pedro Paz director, EVW Orchestra/Solo concert

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67, R. STRAUSS: Waltzes from "Der Rosenkavalier" Op. 59, BEETHOVEN: Concerto No. 5 in E flat Major, Op. 73 "Emperor", EVW, soloist. Encores: HAYDN: Rondo in C major, SCHUMANN: In the Evening

 

Jackson Symphony Orchestra, Pedro Paz, EVW 1    
February 13, 1955 Lansing Civic Symphony Orchestra, EVW soloist Sexton Auditorium (Sexton HS) Lansing, MI Lansing Symphony Orchestra, Romeo Tata, conductor, EVW Orchestra/Solo concert GLINKA: Overture to Russlan and Ludmilla, HANSON: Symphony No. 2 "Romantic", BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73, "Emperor", EVW, soloist Lansing Symphony Orchestra, Romeo Tata, EVW 1    
April 22, 1959 Olivet College presents Ernst Victor Wolff, pianist Olivet Church Olivet, MI EVW Solo piano recital BACH-BUSONI: Chaconne, WA MOZART: Sonata in G major (K. 283), CHOPIN: Impromptu in F sharp major, Op. 36, Nocturne in C minor, Op. 48, No. 1, Valse Brillante, op. 34, No. 1, DEBUSSY: La Danse de Puck, La Fille aux Cheveux de Lin, Jardins sous la Pluie  EVW 4    
April 1 (later 1940's?) Wummer-Heinitz-Wolff Trio Times Hall NYC John Wummer flute, Eva Heinitz viola da gamba, EVW harpsichord  Ch. music recital BUXTEHUDE: Trio Sonata in E major, MARAIS: Fourth Suite in A minor for Viola da Gamba and Harpsichord, JS BACH: Sonata in E major for flute and harpsichord, JS BACH: English Suite in A minor for Harpsichord, RAMEAU: Pieces de clavecin en concerts No. 3 (Trio) John Wummer, Eva Heinitz, EVW 2   program looks to be similar to that of other programs performed in late 40's 
January 3, 19?? Ernst Victor Wolff, harpsichord and piano recital unknown location Scranton, PA EVW Solo piano recital JS BACH: Italian Concerto, RAMEAU: Gavotte (variee), HANDEL: Suite in E major, BEETHOVEN: Sonata in E flat major, Op. 31, No. 3, CHOPIN: Nocturne in C minor, Op. 48, No. 1, Ballade in F minor, Op. 52 EVW 1    
March 4, 19?? Music of the 17th and 18th centuries McMillin Academic Theater (Columbia University) NYC EVW and assisting artists Solo/Ch. music recital SCHEIFFELHUT: Suite in E-flat major for strings and harpsichord, HANDEL: Concerto in G minor for Oboe and Strings, PURCELL: Toccata in a major for solo harpsichord, SCARLATTI: Three Sonatas: F major, D minor, C minor, CPE BACH: Concerto in D minor for harpsichord and strings EWV, P. Renzi oboe, M. Goberman, S. Weiss violins, D. Mankowitz (Hirsch)viola, G. Neikrug cello, H. Smith Bass 1    David Mankowitz's name was crossed out on program. The last name of Hirsch was written above, but no first nam

MSU Performances

Month.
Date.
Year
Program Concert Venue Location Performing Ensemble Type of Recital/
Performance
Works Performed Performers Copies
of
Programs
Special Notes Additional Info
December 7, 1947 MSC Symphony Orchestra w/ EVW College Auditorium MSU/East Lansing MSC Symphony Alexander Schuster director and EVW Orchestra/Solo concert WEBER: Freischutz Overture, BACH, JS: Suite in D for 3 trumpets, 2 oboes, timpani, strings and continuo, BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G, Op. 58, MENDELSSOHN-BATHODY: Nocturne and Scherzo, ENESCO: Rumanian Rhapsody No. 1, Op. 11 MSC Symphony, Alexander Schuster and EVW
 
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November 29, 1949 Schuster/EVW Sonata Recital Music Auditorium MSU/East Lansing Alexander Schuster cello and EVW piano Recital BEETHOVEN: Sonata in D major No. 2, Op. 102, KODALY: Sonata, Op. 4, CHOPIN: Sonata in G minor, Op. 65 Alexander Schuster cello and EVW 1    
April 4, 1950 MSC Faculty SQ Recital Music Auditorium MSU/East Lansing MSU String Quartet and piano Recital BEETHOVEN: Quartet, Op. 95, DEBUSSY: Quartet, Op. 10, DVORAK: Piano Quintet, Op. 81 R. Tata and J. Niblock, violins, L. Bodman viola, A. Schuster cello, and EVW piano 1    
May 8, 1952 Morning Musical Club First Congregational Church Lansing, MI MSC Faculty WW Quintet and piano Recital DESLANDRES: Quintet, POULENC: Trio oboe, bsn and piano), NIBLOCK: Sextet (quintet with piano), HUBEAU: Sonatine-Humoresque (flute, clarinet, horn and piano), JUON: Sextet (quintet and piano) R. Friedewald flute, S. Finn clarinet, P. Harder oboe, E. Kirk bassoon, D. Campbell horn and EVW piano 1    
May 18, 1952 Music of Schubert Music Auditorium MSU/East Lansing MSU Faculty String Quintet and piano Recital SCHUBERT: Sonata in B-flat major for piano, Sring Quintet in C major EVW piano, R. Tata and J. Niblock violins, L. Bodman viola, A. Schuster cello, R. Graham cello 1    
*January 24, 1954 MSC Symphony Orchestra and EVW College Auditorium MSU/East Lansing MSC Symphony Orchestra and EVW Orchestral/Solo Concert R. MAREK: Short Overture to a Comedy (George Bernard Shaw's "Arms and the Man"), BEETHOVEN: Concerto No. 3in C minor, Op. 37, for Piano and Orchestra, EVW soloist, MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 5 in D major, Op. 107 ("The Reformation") MSU Symphony Louis Potter Jr.,   conductor and EVW soloist 1 *Concert commemorated the 100 th anniversary of the House of Steinway *Note attached to program from T. Steinway. Program is in collection, but with professional correspondence materials.
December 3, 1957 Romeo Tata and EVW Music Auditorium MSU/East Lansing Romeo Tata and EVW Recital HANDEL: Sonata in D Major for violin and figured bass, DEBUSSY: Sonata, MOZART: Sonata in A Major, K. 305, BEETHOVEN: Sonata in G Major, Op. 96 R. Tata violin and EVW piano 1    
February 14, 1958 Christa Ludwig, mezzo-soprano Music Auditorium MSU/East Lansing *Christa Ludwig and EVW Guest Artist recital STRAUSS: Rest, My Soul; All Souls' Day; MAHLER: I have lost track of the World; Anthony of Padua's Sermon to the Fishes; Rhine Legend *Christa Ludwig mezzo-soprano and EVW piano 1 *EVW is not listed on program, but inferred that he accompanied C. Ludwig for the recital.  
May 18, 1958  University Ch. Orchestra and EVW Music Auditorium MSU/East Lansing University Ch. Orchestra, Gomer Jones and EVW
 
Orchestral/Solo concert BRAHMS: Serenade No. 2 in A major, Op. 16, HONEGGER: Pastorale d'été, MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 17 in G major (K. 453) University Ch. Orchestra, Gomer Jones director and EVW piano
 
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January 25, 1959 Ch. Music concert with EVW and MSU Faculty Music Auditorium MSU/East Lansing Ch. Music concert with EVW and MSU Faculty Recital BRAHMS: Trio for piano, violin and horn, Op. 40, BEETHOVEN: Quintet for piano, oboe clarinet, bassoon and horn, Op. 16, BRAHMS: Quartet fpr piano, violin, viola and cello, Op. 60 EVW piano, R. Tata and J. Niblock violins, L. Bodman viola, L. Potter cello, D. Wilson oboe, K. Stein clarinet, E. Kirk bassoon, D. Campbell horn 2    
November 22, 1959 University Symphony Orchestra and EVW Fairchild Theater MSU/East Lansing University Symphony Orchestra and EVW Orchestra/Solo concert  WAGNER: Overture to Die Meistersinger, SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 5 in B flat major, CRESTON: Pre-Classic Suite, BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 (Emperor) University Symphony Orchestra, Hans Lampl conductor, EVW piano 1 handwritten note  on program" Last concert at MSU"  
January 31, 1960 Ch. Music concert with EVW and MSU Faculty Music Auditorium MSU/East Lansing Ch. Music concert with EVW and MSU Faculty Recital BACH, JS: Trio Sonata in C minor for flute, violin and harpsichord (from The Musical Offering), French Suite in G major for solo harpsichord, Concerto in D minor for harpsichord and strings EVW piano, R. Tata and J. Niblock violins, L. Bodman viola, L. Potter cello, V. Bodman bass, R. Friedewald flute 4 copy of EVW's program notes with programs  
*February 19, 1960 Concert: Ensemble Group, Michigan State University

 NMTA Conference (Music Teachers National Assoc.)

 

Toledo, OH MSU faculty Ch. music recital POULENC: Trio for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano, HUBEAU: Sonatine Humoresque for Flute, Clarinet, Horn and Piano, JUON: Divertimento for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon and Piano, BEETHOVEN: Octet in E-flat major, Op. 103 R. Friedewald flute, P. Harder and S. Reece oboes, K. Stein and R. Wilson clarinets, W. Seastrom and J. Stepleton horns, E. Kirk and N. Price bassoons, EVW piano 1   Performance date found on EVW Scolarly Activity worksheet from 1960. "Toledo- last concert" is handwritten on program.

 

MSU student recital programs

Month.
Date.
Year
Program Concert Venue Location Performing Ensemble Type of Recital/
Performance
Works Performed Performers Copies
of
Programs
Special Notes Additional Info
April 13, 1956 Alfred Kanwischer,  in a Graduate Recital Music Auditorium MSU/East Lansing Alfred Kanwischer Solo recital BACH, JS: Partita in G major, BARBER: Sonata, Op. 26, BRAHMS: Variations on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24 Alfred Kanwischer, piano 1    
May 13, 1956 Lawrence V. McCann in a Graduate Recital Music Auditorium MSU/East Lansing Lawrence V. McCann Solo recital BACH, JS: Partita in E minor, BEETHOVEN: Sonata in F minor, Op. 57, PROKOFIEV: Sonata No. 7 Lawrence V. McCann, piano 4    
February 27, 1959 Leon Plantinga in a Graduate Recital Music Auditorium  MSU/East Lansing Leon Plantinga Solo recital BACH, JS: French Suite No. 5 in G Major, BEETHOVEN: Sonata in A-flat major, Op. 100, RAVEL: Sonat w, PROKOFIEV: Sonata No. 7 Leon Plantinga, piano 1 *LSJ review (EW)of student recital attached to program  
April 10, 1959  Albert Desiderio in a Graduate Recital Music Auditorium MSU/East Lansing Albert Desiderio and EVW Solo recital TARTINI: Sonata in G minor (Devil's Trill), BRAHMS: Sonata in D minor, op. 108, CHAUSSON: Poeme, RAVEL: Tzigane Albert Desiderio violin, assisted by EVW piano 1