Reminiscences of Otto Luening, 1976

 

Name
Luening, Otto, 1900-1996 (Interviewee)
Morris, Berenice (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of Otto Luening, 1976
Abstract
Family background; early life in Madison, Wisconsin; musical education in Munich, 1912-1917; composing, performing and acting in Europe during World War I; Chicago, 1920-1925; executive director, opera department, Eastman School of Music, 1925-1928; teaching at University of Arizona; Yaddo; organization of American Composers Alliance; Barnard College Music Department, 1944-1947; professor of music, Columbia University, 1949- ; electronic workshop at Columbia, development of electronic music; meetings of National Institute of Art and Letters; impressions of Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, Randall Thompson, John Cage, and others. Session 8 of the interview was not transcribed and is only in the audio
Collection Name
Individual interviews oral history collection
Subjects
Composers; Music--Instruction and study; Electronic music; Music--History and criticism.--20th century; Opera; Luening, Otto, 1900-1996; Eastman School of Music; Barnard College; Columbia University; National Institute of Arts and Letters (U.S.)
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1976
Note (Biographical)
Composer
Note
Interviewed by Berenice Morris
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
15645759
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/b9j6-1z07
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.