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Blaisdell (Frances) Collection
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This collection contains material amassed by American flautist Frances Blaisdell dating from 1843-2005. Included are music scores, sound recordings, scrapbooks and personal books pertaining the life and musical career of Blaisdell.
Frances Blaisdell (b.1912 – 2009) was an American flautist and the first female wind player admitted to the Julliard School. As a performer she held positions with the National Orchestral Association, the New Opera Company, the New Friends of Music, and was the first female wind player to appear as soloist in concert with the New York Philharmonic. In addition to her performing carreer, she was a prolific teacher that held positions at the Manhattan School of Music, New York University, Dalcroze School, Mannes School of Music, and Stanford University.
21 Linear Feet 14 boxes
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head Librarian, Archive of Recorded Sound, Braun Music Center, Stanford, California 94305. Consent is given on behalf of the Archive of Recorded Sound as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns.
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