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MRS.31.1011
[Collection of articles]
Els Apunts inédits del compositor Robert Gerhard: dossier.
Published in: 'Cultura', no. 30 (gener 1992), p. 19-42
Material: printed copy of periodical
Contents:
'Lletra i música' / Màxim Pujade
Robert Gerhard dins del context de la música catalana / Oriol Martorell
La personalitat humana de Robert Gerhard / Joaquim Homs
'La Dueñna', una obsessió de Robert Gerhard / Antoni Ros Marbà.
Robert Gerhard i la música catalana contemporània / Albert Sardà.
Apunts / Robert Gerhard [also listed in MS.Gerhard.40]
Notes: illustrated with photographs

MS.Gerhard.42.2
   Albet, Montserrat
Gerhard, de nuevo / Montserrat Albet
Published in: 'Destino', no. 2209 (7 febrero 1980), p. 44
Material: photocopy
Notes: With some annotations by Joaquim Homs in blue biro related to the Barcelona performances and radio transmissions of 'The Plague' -- With a portrait

MS.Gerhard.42.3
   Albet, Montserrat
Robert Gerhard, de nou / Montserrat Albet
Published in: 'Revista de Catalunya', no. 59 (gener 1992), p. 75-89
Material: photocopy
Notes: States the location for some of R.G.'s manuscripts considered lost

MS.Gerhard.42.4
   Barce, Ramón
Descubrir a Gerhard: un gran compositor exiliado / Ramón Barce
Published in: 'La Calle', no. 31 (octubre 1978), p. 46-47
Material: printed copy + photocopy
Notes:  With a portrait -- Includes a chronology and a list of works -- Includes some statements by Colin Davis taken from an interview by Luis Pérez de Arteaga in 'Ritmo', no. 463 (agosto 1976), David Drew and Joaquim Homs

MS.Gerhard.42.5
Donat, Misha
Last works of Roberto Gerhard / by Misha Donat
Published in: 'The Listener' (15 March 1973), p. 349
Material: printed copies (2)

MRS.31.71
Drew, David
Roberto Gerhard: the musical character / David Drew
Published in: "The score and I.M.A. magazine', no. 17 (September 1956), p. 39-49
Material: printed issue
Notes: with musical examples

MRS.31.71
Drew, David
Roberto Gerhard: catalogue of works / [David Drew]
Published in: 'The score and I.M.A. magazine', no. 17 (September 1956), p. [54-60]
Material: printed issue

MS.Gerhard.42.6
Drew, David
Roberto Gerhard / David Drew
Published in: 'New Statesman' (7 October 1966), p. 527
Material: printed copy

MS.Gerhard.42.7
Drew, David
Roberto Gerhard / by David Drew
Published in: 'The Listener' ([10?] January 1970), p. 94
Material: printed copies (4) + photocopy
Notes: title of the column: 'Music' -- Obituary

MS.Gerhard.31.1
Drew, David
Roberto Gerhard: a chronology / David Drew
Published in: 'The London Sinfonietta Schoenberg/Gerhard series' (October and November 1973), p. 74-75
Material: printed issue

MS.Gerhard.42.8
Glock, William
Superhuman attention / by Sir William Glock
Published in: 'The Listener' (12 February 1970), p.??
Material: printed copy
Notes: Obituary

MS.Gerhard.42.9
Harvey, Deryck
Gerhard: lesson for an age / [Deryck Harvey]
Published in: 'Cambridge news' (October 28 1968), p. 3?
Material: photocopy
Notes: With a portrait – “For the first of the BBC Music Weekends … music was composed by Roberto Gerhard …”

MS.Gerhard.42.10
Homs, Joaquim
El llarg exili de Robert Gerhard / per Joaquim Homs
Published in: 'Serra d'Or', ?? (febrer 1985??)], p. 55-58
Material: photocopy
Notes: illustrated with 4 photographs
Works mentioned: Symphonys (Homenaje a Pedrell). Pedrelliana -- Alta naixença del rei en Jaume -- Edició del seu llibre en català --  Escrits i apunts d'un compositor

MS.Gerhard.42.11 & MRS.31.447
Homs, Joaquim
Record de Robert Gerhard / per Joaquim Homs
Published in: 'Serra d'Or', no. 125 (febrer 1970), p. 69-71
Material: cutting and printed copy (2nd unamended copy of complete issue at MRS.31.447)
Notes: illustrated with 4 photographs
Notes: both copies with amendments -- With a list of works and a discography

MS.Gerhard.42.12
Homs, Joaquim
Robert Gerhard / Joaquim Homs
Published in: ['Serra d'Or', no. 7 (juliol 1963)??], p. 35-36
Material: printed copies (2)

MS.Gerhard.42.13
[Homs, Joaquim??]
Robert Gerhard (1896-1970) / [Joaquim Homs??]
Published in: [??], pages “13[259]-14[260]”
Material: printed copy (22 cm), first page only of an article.
Notes: with a portrait -- Text in Catalan

MS.Gerhard.42.14
Homs, Joaquim
Robert Gerhard / texto de Joaquim Homs
Published in: [??]
Material: printed copy + photocopy of the 'Apendices'
Series title: Música actual: cinco compositores catalanes
contemporáneos, II
Notes: with some musical examples -- with some typographical amendments by J.H. -- Contents: 'Apéndices: I. Fragmentos de escritos de R. Gerhard. II. bibliografíía. III. Catálogo de obras. IV Discografía'

MS.Gerhard.42.15
Kay, Norman
Late harvest: Norman Kay pays tribute to Roberto Gerhard (1896-1970)
Published in: 'Music and musicians' (March 1970), p. 44, 71
Material: printed copy + photocopies (2)
Notes: With a portrait

MS.Gerhard.42.16
Martínez Miura, Enrique
Roberto Gerhard: creador de la vanguardia musical española / por
Enrique Martínez Miura
Published in: 'Ritmo' [(198-?)], p. 29-31
Material: photocopy of printed issue – incomplete (ends mid-sentence)
Notes: with portraits (2), one by A. Roca -- With a reproduction of the first page of Symphony no. 4 (New York)

MS.Gerhard.42.26/2
Martínez Miura, Enrique
Robert Gerhard / por Enrique Martínez Miura
Published in: 'Ritmo', 542 (marzo-abril 1984), p. 95-96
Material: photocopy of printed issue
Notes: with a portrait -- With a reproduction of the first two pages of Symphony no. 4 -- RILM 85: 3194ap28 -- Before the title: 'Músicos del siglo XX' -- Includes list of works, bibliography and discography

MS.Gerhard.42.17
Mason, Colin
Gerhard, Roberto / C.M. (iii)
Published in: 'Grove's dictionary of music and musicians', 5th. ed. (London: Macmillan, 1954), vol. III, p. 599-561
Material: photocopy of printed edition
Notes: Includes catalogue of works

MS.Gerhard.42.18
Mason, Colin
Gerhard's catch / by Colin Mason
Material: printed copy
Published in: 'Daily Telegraph' (?? September 1966)

MS.Gerhard.42.19
Newman, Ernest
Musical 'order' and 'disorder' / by Ernest Newman
Published in: 'Sunday Times' (5th August 1956), p. ??
Material: printed copy + photocopy

MS.Gerhard.42.19
Great refugee composer: obituary
Published in: 'The Guardian' (6 January 1970), p. ??
Material: photocopy of printed issue

MS.Gerhard.42.20
No Pasarán: Musik zum Thema 'Spanischer Bürgerkrieg' von Roberto
Gerhard, Lennox Berkeley und Benjamin Britten
Published in: 'Nota bene', Nr. 6  (Januar 1987), p. 8-9
Material: printed copy

MS.Gerhard.42.21
Emigration: Endstation oder Neubeginn?: Bertold Goldschmidt, Leopold
Spinner, Roberto Gerhard, Andrzej Panufnik und Jaromir Weinberger
Published in: 'Nota bene', Nr. 8 (August 1987), p. 6-7
Material: printed copy
Notes: with a portrait of Goldschmidt and Gerhard

MS.Gerhard.42.22
Orga, Ates
Roberto Gerhard 1896-1970 / Ates Orga
Published in: 'Music and musicians' (October 1970), p. 36-40, 46, 62-63
Material: printed copy (cover and p. 36-50, 62-63 only)
Notes: with a portrait -- With an extract of 'Gemini' in p. 42-44

MRS.31.1
Orga, Ates
Man and his music: an essay / Ates Orga
Published in: 'The London Sinfonietta Schoenberg/Gerhard series' (October and November 1973), p. 87-94
Material: printed issue
Notes:  With a Select bibliography

MS.Gerhard.42.23
Pahissa, Jaume
La música de Robert Gerhard / Jaume Pahissa
Published in: 'Mirador' ([Summer 193-?]), p. 5
Material: printed newspaper
Notes: With advertisements of a concert at the Institut Català Sant Isidre on Saturday 8 [Summer 193-??], stating programme and performers
Institutions mentioned: A.D.L.A.N. -- Associació de Música 'Da Camera' -- Institut Català de Sant Isidre
Works mentioned: Infantament meravellós de Scharazade – Quintet – Cançons populars
Performers mentioned: Concepció Badia d’Agustí

MS.Gerhard.42.24
Pedrell, Felipe
Un nuevo compositor / Felipe Pedrell
Published in: 'La Vanguardia española' ([1919?]), p. ??
Notes: Letter to the editor of La vanguardia about the performance of Infantament meravellós de Schaharazada, sung by Conxita Badia

MRS.31.71
Picken, Laurence
Roberto Gerhard: intermittently observed / Laurence Picken
Published in: "The score and I.M.A. magazine', no. 17 (September 1956), p. 50-53
Material: printed issue

MS.Gerhard.42.25
Redlich, Hans F.
Gerhard, Roberto / Hans F. Redlich 
Published in: 'Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart', Herausgegeben von Friedrich Blume (Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1955), vol. 4, p. 1786-1787
Material: off print pasted on sheet
Notes: includes catalogue of works and select Bibliography

MS.Gerhard.42.26/1
Reverter, Arturo
Robert Gerhard
Published in: 'Ritmo', 542 (marzo-abril 1984), p. 63-64
Material: photocopy of printed issue
Notes: with a portrait -- RILM 85: 3300ap28 -- Before the title: 'De Madrid al cielo'
Related organisation: Centro para la difusión de la música contemporánea

MS.Gerhard.42.27
Sackville-West, Edward
The Music of Roberto Gerhard / Edward Sackville-West
Published in: 'The Arts', no. 2 (1947), p.19-27
Material: photocopy of printed issue (incomplete) (complete printed copy at MRS.31.1005)
Notes: With musical examples -- With a facsimile of ‘The age of gold’ from the ballet 'Don Quixote' for piano (missing in this photocopy) -- Reprinted in 1968 (RILM 69: 4242ac28)

MRS.31.1
Smith, Sydney
War years in Cambridge / Sydney Smith
Published in: 'The London Sinfonietta Schoenberg/Gerhard series' (October and November 1973), p. 99-100
Material: printed issue

MS.Gerhard.42.28
Teodoro, Beatrice
Gerhard analizes Adorno criticism of music / by Beatrice Teodoro
Published in: [Ann Arbor newspaper, May 1960]
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: review of Gerhard’s lecture “Is new music growing old?”, given on May 17 1960 -- With a portrait, photo by Chak-Man Chow.

MS.Gerhard.42.28
Revelación, en el extranjero, de un compositor español: Roberto Gerhard
Published in: 'Indice', no. 95-96 (Nov-Dic 1956)
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: quotes of William Glock and David Drew writings in 'The Score' (September 1956)

MS.Gerhard.42.29
Teodoro, Beatrice
Sees change in composers / by Beatrice Teodoro
Published in: [Ann Arbor newspaper, 1960]
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: before the title: Arts and letters

MS.Gerhard.42.30
Roberto Gerhard's creative life of exploration / from a correspondent
Published in: 'The Times' (Friday 30 September 1966)
Material: newpaper cutting (2 copies)
Notes: with a portrait

MS.Gerhard.42.31
Roberto Gerhard
Published in: 'The Times' (Tuesday 6 January 1970), p. 12.
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: obituary -- with a portrait

MS.Gerhard.42.32
Shawe-Taylor, Desmond
Gerhard's greatness / Desmond Shawe-Taylor
Published in: "The Sunday Times' (11 January 1970), p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: obituary

MS.Gerhard.42.33
Roberto Gerhard, composer
Published in: 'Daily Telegraph' (Tuesday, 6 January 1970), p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: obituary

MS.Gerhard.42.34
Gerhard will be missed / James Day
Published in: ['Cambridge evening news'] (6 January 1970)
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: obituary

MS.Gerhard.42.35
Great refugee composer
Published in: 'The Guardian' (6 January 1970), p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: obituary

MS.Gerhard.42.36 (another copy at MS,Gerhard.42.37)
Roberto Gerhard / Professor W.H. Thorpe writes
Published in: 'The Times' (Wednesday January 14, 1970) p. 12
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: supplementary letter to obituary

MS.Gerhard.42.37
Glock, William
Superhuman attention / by Sir William Glock
Published in “The Listener’ (12 February 1970)

 

MS.Gerhard.42.38
E. L.
Falleció en Cambridge el maestro Roberto Gerhard / (De nuestro corresponsal) E. L.
Published in: 'La Vanguardia española' (6 de enero 1970), p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: obituary

MS.Gerhard.42.39
Robert Gerhard, músico ilustre vallense, falleció en Inglaterra
Published in: 'Diario español' (Jueves, 8 de enero de 1970) p. 5
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: obituary -- After the title: 'Actualmente trabajaba en la composición de la quinta sinfonía por encargo delos Estados Unidos' -- With amendments by Poldi Gerhard in pencil and black rollpen

MS.Gerhard.42.40
Falleció el compositor Robert Gerhard
Published in: [unidentified Spanish newspaper]
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: obituary -- With amendments by Poldi Gerhard in pencil and black ball point

MS.Gerhard.42.41
J. G.
Trayectoria artística del gran compositor catalán Robert Gerhard / J.G.
Published in: 'Diario de Barcelona' (miércoles, 7 de enero de 1970), p. 22
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: obituary -- After the title: 'Estaba considerado como una de las primeras figuras en el lenguaje atonal y dodecafónico'

MS.Gerhard.42.42
Ero (Pseud of ??)
Sobre Gerhard / Ero
Published in: 'La Vanguardia española' (martes, 13 de enero de 1970), p. 27
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: obituary -- Title of the column: 'La calle y su mundo'

MS.Gerhard.42.43
Soler, Josep
Robert Gerhard ha muerto / Josep Soler
Published in: 'Diario de Barcelona' (miércoles, 14 de enero de 1970) p. 26
Material: newspaper cutting (2 copies)
Notes: obituary -- Title of the section: 'Música viva' -- With a portrait
-- Includes select discography

MS.Gerhard.42.44
Benguerel, Xavier
Robert Gerhard, músico racial y universalista / Xavier Benguerel
Published in: 'La Vanguardia española' (domingo, 11 enero de 1970), p. 31
Material: newspaper cutting (2 copies)
Notes: obituary -- With a portrait

MS.Gerhard.42.45
Llates, Rosendo
Robert Gerhard, catalan universal / Rosendo Llates
Published in: 'El Correo catalán (10 de enero de 1970), p. 29
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: obituary

MS.Gerhard.42.46
Soler, Josep
Robert Gerhard: en la muerte de un compositor exilado / Josep Soler
Published in: [?? (?? 1970)] p. 43-44
Material: magazine cutting
Notes: obituary -- With a portrait and 3 photographs – works mentioned: Merope --Infantament meravellós de Shahrazada

MS.Gerhard.42.47
Roberto Gerhard, compositor español, murió alos 73 años, en Cambridge
Published in: ['??' (January 1970), p. ??]
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: obituary

MS.Gerhard.42.48
Montsalvatge, Xavier
Robert Gerhard y la Escuela de Viena / por Xavier Montsalvatge
Published in: 'Destino' no. 1685 (17 de enero de 1970), p. 43
Material: complete copy of magazine + cutting
Notes: obituary -- Title of the column: 'Pauta y clave'

MS.Gerhard.42.48
Casanovas, Josep
Robert Gerhard / por J. Casanovas
Published in: 'Destino' no. 1685 (17 de enero de 1970), p. 45
Material: complete copy of magazine + cutting
Notes: obituary --Title of the column: 'Música'

MS.Gerhard.42.49
Martorell, Oriol
Robert Gerhard / por Oriol Martorell
Published in: 'Diario de Barcelona' (23 de enero de 1970), p. ??
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: obituary -- Title of the column: 'Momento musical'

MS.Gerhard.42.50
DPA
Roberto Gerhard / dpa
Published in: ['Frankfurter allgemeine' (?? 1970), p. ??]
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: obituary

MS.Gerhard.42.51
Schmid, Erich
Roberto Gerhard: ein vergessener Komponist? / von Erich Schmid
Published in: 'Neue zürcher Zeitung' (Samstag/Sonntag, 5./6. Januar 1980), p. 46
Material: newspaper cutting
Notes: published in commemoration of 10th anniversary of Roberto Gerhard's death