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A violinist's journey from Vienna's Kolisch Quartet to the San Francisco Symphony and Opera orchestras : oral history transcript / 1996.
BANC MSS 98/39 c; Phonotape 2888 C:1-9; BANC MSS 98/39 c
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Title:

A violinist's journey from Vienna's Kolisch Quartet to the San Francisco Symphony and Opera orchestras : oral history transcript / 1996

Creator/Contributor:

Khuner, Felix, 1906-1991, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Heimberg, Tom.

Creator/Contributor:

Crawford, Caroline, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Felix Khuner, a native of Vienna and member of the Vienna Opera Orchestra and Kolisch Quartet, remembers Alban Berg and Arnold Schoenberg; after diiscussing Nazism, he turns to settling in the San Francisco Bay Area, teaching at the University of California, Berkeley, and playing with the San Francisco Opera and Symphony orchestras, and the California String Quartet. His comment include conductors and performances.

Date:

1996 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Berg, Alban -- 1885-1935
Schoenberg, Arnold -- 1874-1951
Wiener Staatsoper. -- Orchester.
Kolisch Quartett.
San Francisco Opera. -- Orchestra.
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra.
California String Quartet.
Violinists -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews
Jewish musicians -- Interviews

Note:

Felix Khuner ; with an introduction by Tom Heimberg. Interviews conducted by Caroline Crawford in 1989-1990. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Classified as Phonotape 2888 C.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (ix, 167 p.) : port. ; 28 cm.
9 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3p2k
BANC MSS 98/39 c
Phonotape 2888 C:1-9
BANC MSS 98/39 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3p2k