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John Kirkpatrick

John Kirkpatrick (18 March 1905 – 8 November 1991) was an American classical pianist and music scholar, best known for championing the works of Charles Ives, Aaron Copland, Carl Ruggles, and Roy Harris. He gave the first complete public performance of Ives's Concord Sonata in 1939, which became a turning point in the composer's public recognition. At the time of his death Kirkpatrick was a professor emeritus at Yale University, where he had also been the curator of the Charles Ives archives.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 18th, 1905 (New York City), Died November 8th, 1991 (Ithaca)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CRC-68246 12-in. 6/23/1931 Fourth sonata John Kirkpatrick Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CRC-68247 12-in. 6/23/1931 Fourth sonata John Kirkpatrick Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kirkpatrick, John," accessed July 31, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103332.

Kirkpatrick, John. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103332.

"Kirkpatrick, John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103332

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