Nicolas Slonimsky (April 27 [O.S. April 15] 1894 – December 25, 1995), born Nikolai Leonidovich Slonimskiy (Russian: Никола́й Леони́дович Сло́нимский), was a Russian-born American conductor, author, pianist, composer and lexicographer. Best known for his writing and musical reference work, he wrote the Thesaurus of Scales and Melodic Patterns and the Lexicon of Musical Invective, and edited Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians.
Birth and Death Data: Born April 27, 1894 (Saint Petersburg), Died December 25, 1995 (San Francisco)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934
Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||W152759||10-in.||6/1/1934||Ionisation||Instrumental ensemble (unidentified; Columbia Records) ; Nicolas Slonimsky||Percussion ensemble||conductor|
|Columbia||W152760||10-in.||6/1/1934||Ionisation||Instrumental ensemble (unidentified; Columbia Records) ; Nicolas Slonimsky||Percussion ensemble||conductor|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Slonimsky, Nicolas," accessed May 21, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101914.
Slonimsky, Nicolas. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 21, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101914.
"Slonimsky, Nicolas." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 21 May 2022.
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