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Ethel Leginska

Ethel Liggins (13 April 1886 – 26 February 1970) was a British pianist, composer, conductor and music educator.

She was a student of Theodor Leschetizky, later studying composition with Rubin Goldmark and Ernest Bloch, and conducting with Eugene Goossens, Robert Heger and Gennaro Papi. Among her students were pianist and harpsichordist Gavin Williamson, James Henry Fields, Daniel Pollack and Bruce Sutherland. She was a pioneer of women's opportunity in music performance and conducting, being the first woman to conduct many of the world's leading orchestras.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 13th, 1886 (Kingston upon Hull), Died February 26th, 1970 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 29 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W142318 10-in. 6/18/1926 Marche militaire, part 1 Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142319 10-in. 6/18/1926 Marche militaire, Part 2 Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W142320 10-in. 6/18/1926 The hurdy-gurdy man Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia W142321 10-in. 6/18/1926 Cradle song Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia W145657 10-in. 2/20/1928 Moments musicaux, for pianoforte Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W145658 10-in. 2/20/1928 Moments musicaux, for pianoforte Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W145659 10-in. 2/20/1928 Moments musicaux, for pianoforte Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W145734 10-in. 3/8/1928 Moments musicaux Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W145735 10-in. 3/8/1928 Moments musicaux Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W145736 10-in. 3/8/1928 Moments musicaux, for pianoforte Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W145737 10-in. 3/8/1928 Moments musicaux Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W145738 10-in. 3/8/1928 Moments musicaux Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 98285 12-in. 6/19/1926 Hungarian rhapsody, no. 8 Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 98286 12-in. 6/19/1926 Hungarian rhapsody, no. 8 Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 98303 12-in. 12/21/1926 Prelude in C-sharp minor, no. 2 Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 98304 12-in. 12/21/1926 Prelude in G minor Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 98317 12-in. 2/18/1927 Rondo capricciosio, part 1 Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 98318 12-in. 2/18/1927 Rondo capricciosio, part 2 Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 98360 12-in. 6/3/1927 Polonaise Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 98361 12-in. 6/3/1927 Prelude op. 28, no. 15 Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 98362 12-in. 6/3/1927 Minuet Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 98468 12-in. 2/20/1928 Impromptu no. 2 Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 98469 12-in. 2/20/1928 Impromptu no. 3 Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 98470 12-in. 2/20/1928 Impromptu no. 3 Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 98483 12-in. 3/8/1928 Impromptu no. 1 Ethel Leginska Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 1-25 of 29 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Leginska, Ethel," accessed December 4, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110736.

Leginska, Ethel. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 4, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110736.

"Leginska, Ethel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 4 December 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110736

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