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Nicolas Slonimsky

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

Recordings

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  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Slonimsky, Nicolas," accessed January 17, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101914.

Slonimsky, Nicolas. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 17, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101914.

"Slonimsky, Nicolas." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 17 January 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101914

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