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Material Information

Title:
Samuel Gardner Music Collection
Physical Description:
0.83 : (2 boxes) ;
Language:
English
Creator:
Gardner, Samuel, 1918-1985

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Concertos (Violin) -- Scores and parts   ( lcsh )
Music--United States--20th century   ( lcsh )
Genre:
Violin and piano music--Scores and parts   ( lcsh )
Violin and piano music--Scores and parts
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Notes

Scope and Content:
The collection primarily consists of photocopies of manuscripts, scores, and printed music composed by Gardner. A photograph and biographical documents are also included.
Preferred Citation:
Samuel Gardner Music Collection, Special Collections Department,  Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
Acquisition:
Donation
Biographical:
Born in 1891 in Russia, Samuel Gardner moved to the United States at the age of one. He attended school in Rhode Island and, after studying violin and composition, graduated from the New York Institute of Musical Art (now known as Juilliard). A former member of the Kneisel String Quartet and the Elschuco Trio, Gardner was also a concert soloist and member of the Chicago symphony. As a composer, he received the Pulitzer Traveling Scholarship and the James Loeb Prize of the Institute of Musical Art, both in 1918. Gardner taught at Juilliard, Columbia University, the University of Wisconsin, the University of Hartford, and the Atlanta School of Music. He died in January 1984.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
None.  The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright.  Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at http://www.copyright.gov/ for more information.
Resource Identifier:
usfldc doi - G07
usfldc handle - u29.97-g07-ead
System ID:
SFS0031914:00001


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ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION
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Administrative Information
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Acquisition Information:
Gardners collection of music was presented to the Department of Special Collections in the University of South Florida Tampa Library in October of 1985 during a memorial concert attended by Henrietta Gardner, widow of the composer.
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Processing Information:
Complete
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Conditions Governing Access:
None.  The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright.  Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at http://www.copyright.gov/ for more information.
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Preferred Citation:
Samuel Gardner Music Collection, Special Collections Department,  Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
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Related Materials:
The Samuel Gardner Papers in the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library of Yale University.
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Arrangement of Materials:
Collection is arranged by title of composition.
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Scope and Contents
The collection primarily consists of photocopies of manuscripts, scores, and printed music composed by Gardner. A photograph and biographical documents are also included.
COLLECTION METADATA
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Compositions
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1
Folder 1
Collection Guide and Biography
1985
Scope and Contents
Folder includes a 5'' X 7'' photograph of Samuel Gardner at age 50, container listing, two copies of a newspaper clipping from October 16, 1985 announcing a memorial concert for Samuel Gardner, and a list of Samuel Gardner's compositions being held in the Yale University Archives of American Composers.
id19541
1
2
Coquetterie
1940
Scope and Contents
Folder includes two copies of "Coquetterie," a composition with parts for violin and piano.
id19542
1
3
Country Moods for String Orchestra with Piano Ad Libitum
No Date
Scope and Contents
Folder contains a score for "Country Moods," with parts for violin I, violin II, violin III, viola, cello, double bass, and piano.
id19543
1
4
Elaborations Suzukiana
1971
Scope and Contents
Folder includes a score for "Elaborations Suzukiana" with a copy of printed music assembled for a three part violin ensemble.
id19544
1
5
Essays
1975
Scope and Contents
Folder contains two copies of a score for "Essays for Solo Violin."
id19545
1
6
Five Preludes for Violin and Piano-- Prelude in B Major
1919
Scope and Contents
Folder contains one copy of printed music, the first of five preludes for violin and piano composed by Samuel Gardner.
id19546
1
7
Four Sketches
1954
Scope and Contents
Folder contains "Four Sketches," a composition for violin with piano accompaniment.
id19547
1
8
From the Canebrake
1949
Scope and Contents
Folder contains two copies of printed music arranged for violin and piano entitled "From the Canebrake." The second piece is a simplified version.
id19548
1
9
From the Rockies
1925
Scope and Contents
Folder contains one copy of printed music entitled "From the Rockies," a melody for violin with piano accompaniment.
id19549
1
10
Jazzetto
1953-1974
Scope and Contents
Folder contains two copies printed music with parts for violin and piano entitled "Jazzetto," including a second edition revised in 1974.
id19550
1
11
Prelude IX
1924
Scope and Contents
Folder contains a copy of a manuscript for Prelude IX (1924) with parts for piano and violin, revised in 1974.
id19551
1
12
Quintet in F Minor
1926
Scope and Contents
Folder contains copies of printed music in five parts: Samuel Gardner's "Quintet in F Minor" (Opus 16) for piano, two violins, viola, and cello.
id20059
1
13
Samuel Gardner School of Violin Study
1953
Scope and Contents
Folder contains Book II of Samuel Gardner School of Violin Study Based on Harmonic Thinking.
id20060
1
14
Samuel Gardner Violin Method
1947
Scope and Contents
Folder contains an inscribed presentation copy of the first book of Samuel Gardner Violin Method. The inscription reads, "To my very good friend-- Andrew Galos the fine artist and teacher-- from Samuel Gardner, Chautaugua-- N.Y. Aug. 20, 1968"
id20061
1
15
Second String Quartet (piano, two violins, viola, cello)
Scope and Contents
Folder contains four copies of the Second String Quartet manuscript: one for cello, two for violin, and one for viola.
id20062
1
16
Splashes of Color
1918
Scope and Contents
Folder contains a copy of the manuscript for Splashes of Color
id20063
1
17
String Ensemble-- Easy First Position
1946
Scope and Contents
Folder contains a copy of Samuel Gardner's Music for String Ensemble, Easy First Position, First Series.
id20064
1
18
Troubador
1944
Scope and Contents
Folder contains two copies of Troubador for violin and piano.
id20065
1
19
Two Birds
1949
Scope and Contents
Folder contains two copies of printed music entitled Two Birds, one for violin and one for violin and piano.
id20066
1
20
Vaqueros
1928
Scope and Contents
Folder contains a copy of printed music entitled Vaqueros (Spanish Cowboys) with parts for violin and piano.
id20067
1
21
Whimsical Whistler
1955
Scope and Contents
Folder contains a copy of printed music entitled Whimsical Whistler with parts for violin and piano.
id20068
2
Compositions
id20070
2
2
Hebraic Fantasy (two violins and piano)
No Date
Scope and Contents
Folder contains a copy of the manuscript for Hebraic Fantasy for Two Violins and Piano in three parts: one for piano, one for first violin, and one for second violin.
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id20069
2
Broadway (1924)
1924
Scope and Contents
1 reel