Inventory of the Allan Bier papers, [ca. 1870-ca. 1973]
Inventory of the Allan Bier Papers, [ca. 1870-ca. 1973]
Collection number: ARCHIVES BIER 1The Music Library
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Folder containing information pertaining to the acquisition of the Allan Bier Collection by the Music Library.
Scrapbook containing programs, reviews, and other notices. 12 double-faced plastic leaves.
Folder containing loose programs, etc.
Folder containing clippings and notices pertaining to Allan Bier's piano teacher, Vladimir de Pachman, 1848-1933, Ukrainian pianist.
Seven (7) large glossy photographs of Ignace Jan Paderewski, 1860-1941.
Photograph of the English pianist, Irene Scharrer, which bears the inscription: "Three Weeks. Flashlight only. To Allan Bier - since he wishes it. Only don't tell a soul. Dotingly, Irene Scharrer."
Folders 7 through 16 are original compositions in manuscript for piano solo:
-- Croquis d'une infante.
-- Dreaming spires.
-- Legend of Gondolon.
-- Le Reveillon.
-- Skeleton Waltz.
-- Summer Dusk.
-- Two poems of Quest.
Cadenza to Mozart's piano concerto in D minor by Allan Bier.
Episode, for piano. Doubtful composition by Allan Bier.
Folders 19 through 24 are original songs in manuscript:
-- The Columbine.
-- Love in a mist.
-- O lady, let love full your tears.
-- Oh, my love is like a red rose.
-- Der Tod, das ist die kuhle Nacht.
Folder 25 contains drafts and sketchers of musical compositions by Allan Bier. 47 loose leaves.
One (1) sound recording of Allan Bier playing:
-- Debussy, Douze Etudes.
-- Bier, Summer Dusk.
-- Chopin, Three Preludes.