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PITTSBURGH MUSIC - ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

 

VLADIMIR BAKALEINIKOFF (1885-1953)

 

Contents   Two folders of music manuscripts: Oriental Dances; and "Music for Movie"

Time period  1920-1954

Subject

  • Pittsburgh Orchestral Conductor; Pittsburgh Composer
  • Born and educated in Moscow, Bakaleinikoff came to the USA in 1925. He served as associate conductor and violist under Fritz Reiner with the Cincinnati Symphony. After spending a couple of years in Hollywood, he moved to Pittsburgh in 1939 to work again with Reiner and the Pittsburgh Symphony. His brothers, Mischa and Constantin, remained in Hollywood.

Location

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FINDING LIST

Folder I
  Two Oriental Dances (Mss.) - Parts for full orchestra (missing 2nd horn part); no score

Folder II
  "Music for Movie" - Letter from brother (?) and the snippets (2-3 minutes) he sent of movie scores. Some scores missing. Composers include Louis Gruneberg, Victor Young, Ernst Toch, Paul Sawtelle, William Grant Still, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.