Edward MacDowell


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United States composer best remembered as a composer of works for the piano (1860-1908)

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ROBERT MacNEIL,chairman, The MacDowell Colony CHERYL YOUNG, executive director, The MacDowell Colony WHAT: Seminal American photographer ROBERT FRANK, considered one of the key visual artists of postwar America, will make a rare appearance at the MacDowell Colony to receive the 43rd Edward MacDowell Medal for his outstanding contribution to the arts.
In 1998, Alan Howard Levy published his Edward MacDowell, an American Master (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press), the first study to make use of the trove of MacDowell correspondence to Templeton Strong that had been sealed for fifty years at the Library of Congress.
Two other significant musical contributions survive: Recent Developments in Teaching Children to Play the Piano (1923), and What the Piano Writings of Edward MacDowell Mean to the Piano Student.
Along the way, he authored an influential book on harmony, helped found the Music Teachers National Association, and succeeded Edward MacDowell as musical member of the venerable American Academy of Arts and Letters.
For the second edition, Friedberg collaborated with Robin Fisher, associate professor of voice at Sacramento State University, to create a revised all-in-one volume that focuses on art song settings of American poetry by American composers from Edward MacDowell (1860-1908) to the present.
Composed during World War I by Massachusetts-born-and-trained Foote (a charter member of the so called Boston Six composers, which included Edward MacDowell, and Amy Beach) the piece has a very 19th century romantic cast, melodic and sweetly predictable, but ravishingly played by WCMS flutist Tracy Kraus in conjunction with the quartet: Krista Buckland Reisner and Amy Rawstron violins, Peter Sulski, viola, and guest artist Joshua Gordon, cello.
Of these, Edward MacDowell has the most tenuous connection to New England, being a native New Yorker who lived in Boston only eight years, later summering in New Hampshire during his appointment at Columbia University.
Schwab Collection, an archive of materials related to the life and work of Marian Nevins MacDowell, wife of composer Edward MacDowell (1860-1908) and founder of the MacDowell Colony in Peter-borough, N.