PITTSBURGH MUSIC - ARCHIVAL MATERIAL
VLADIMIR BAKALEINIKOFF (1885-1953)
Contents Two folders of music manuscripts: Oriental Dances; and "Music for Movie"
Time period 1920-1954
- Pittsburgh Orchestral Conductor; Pittsburgh Composer
- Born and educated in Moscow, Bakaleinikoff came to the USA in 1925. He served as associate conductor and violist under Fritz Reiner with the Cincinnati Symphony. After spending a couple of years in Hollywood, he moved to Pittsburgh in 1939 to work again with Reiner and the Pittsburgh Symphony. His brothers, Mischa and Constantin, remained in Hollywood.
Pittsburgh Music Archive #1
- The Bakaleinikoff Tablecloth - Includes autographs of notable visiting performing artists, conductors and composers for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
- Bakaleinikoff, V. Zapiski Musykanta (Memoirs of a Musician), 1943 - ML410 .B1742 A3
- Baynham, Edward G. A History of Pittsburgh Music, 1758-1958 - rqML200.8 .P6 B39 1970x
- Pittsburgh Music Information File
- Link to author entry in online catalog - Bakaleinikoff Vladimir 1885 1953
- Oral History of Music in Pittsburgh #7 and #293
Two Oriental Dances (Mss.) - Parts for full orchestra (missing 2nd horn part); no score
"Music for Movie" - Letter from brother (?) and the snippets (2-3 minutes) he sent of movie scores. Some scores missing. Composers include Louis Gruneberg, Victor Young, Ernst Toch, Paul Sawtelle, William Grant Still, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.