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Letter from Yehudi Menuhin to Ellen Ballon

File contains a letter from Yehudi Menuhin to Ellon Ballon written on December 2, 1957. The letter concerns a performance by Ellen Ballon in Montreal. Item is accompanied by the Ritz Carlton Montreal envelope in which Ballon received the letter.

Menuhin, Yehudi, 1916-1999

Transcribed letter from Richard Wagner to his publisher

Item is a transcription to English of the twenty-eighth paragraph in a letter that Richard Wagner wrote to his publisher in 1872. This transcription was presumably sent by William Somerset Maugham to Ellen Ballon with a letter.

Somerset Maugham, William

Letter from Josef Hofmann to Ellen Ballon

File contains a letter from Josef Hoffman granting Ellen Ballon permission to use his name in a scholarship. Hofmann was Ballon's teacher from 1914-1916 in Switzerland.

Hofmann, Josef

Letter from Walter de Mouilpied Scriver to Ellen Ballon

File contains a letter from Walter de Mouilpied to Ellen Ballon, written on September 30, 1952. The letter thanks Ballon for a performance she gave at an honorary dinner. Item is accompanied by the stamped envelope in which Ballon received the le...

Scriver, Walter de Mouilpied

Suite

File is a manuscript with three numbered pieces by Alfred La Liberté: "Pensée Tendre" (D-flat Major), dedicated to Katherine Sneed; "Prière (Choral)" (D Major), dedicated to Marcel Dupré; and "Dance-Song" (b minor).

La Liberté, Alfred

Letter from Arminda Villa-Lobos to Ellen Ballon

Item is a typed letter from Arminda Villa-Lobos to Ellen Ballon written on May 28, 1947. Arminda writes about her poor English and asks Ballon to write in Portuguese. She also asks if an October 1947 concert in Montreal will be broadcast. This con...

Villa-Lobos, Arminda

Letter from Heitor and Arminda Villa-Lobos to Ellen Ballon

Item is a handwritten letter from Heitor and Arminda Villa-Lobos to Ellen Ballon written on July 26, 1947. The letter details Villa-Lobos itinerary on a European tour and comments on Ballon's performances of Villa-Lobos' compositions. It...

Villa-Lobos, Heitor

Letter from Heitor Villa-Lobos to Ellen Ballon

Item is a typed letter from Heitor Villa-Lobos to Ellen Ballon written on June 2, 1947. Villa-Lobos acknowledges a May 15, 1946 letter from Ballon and provides some information on his compositions, including Caixinha de Boas Festas, the 2nd Suite ...

Villa-Lobos, Heitor

Letter from Heitor Villa-Lobos to Ellen Ballon

Item is a typed letter from Heitor Villa-Lobos to Ellen Ballon written on September 9, 1947. The letter details some potential performances of Villa-Lobos' compositions and his desire to have Ballon perform his music. Item is accompanied by t...

Villa-Lobos, Heitor

Letter from Heitor Villa-Lobos to Ellen Ballon

Item is a typed letter from Heitor Villa-Lobos to Ellen Ballon written on December 17, 1946. The letter acknowledges a letter Ballon wrote on December 5, 1946 and asks if Ballon performed the world premier of Villa-Lobos's first piano concert...

Villa-Lobos, Heitor

Concerto para piano e orquestra : primiero flautas

Item contains the first and second flute parts for Heitor Villa-Lobos' first piano concerto, dedicated to Ellen Ballon. This part was used by the first flautists. The parts were copied by Fran Averede.

Villa-Lobos, Heitor

Concerto para piano e orquestra : terceiro e quarto Fa horns

Item is one of two copies of the third and fourth French Horn parts for Heitor Villa Lobos' first piano concerto, dedicated to Ellen Ballon. The parts were copied by Henrique Martins. This part was used by the third French horn players.

Villa-Lobos, Heitor

Concerto para piano e orquestra : terceiro e quarto Fa horns

Item is one of two copies of the third and fourth French Horn parts for Heitor Villa Lobos' first piano concerto, dedicated to Ellen Ballon. The parts were copied by Henrique Martins. This part was used by the fourth French horn players.

Villa-Lobos, Heitor

Concerto para piano e orquestra : drums

Item is the percussion part from a piano concerto written by Heitor Villa-Lobos and dedicated to Ellen Ballon. The part was copied by Henrique Martins.

Villa-Lobos, Heitor

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