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PITTSBURGH MUSIC - ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

 

ROLAND LEICH (1911-1995)

 

Contents

  • Nine of his compositions. All are photocopies of manuscripts, including "The Town of Pittsburgh"
  • One piece of printed sheet music titled "XX Century" - with Roland Leich's signature

Time period  c. 1945 - 1970

Subject

    Composer and music theorist who taught at Carnegie Institute of Technology/Carnegie Mellon University from 1946-1976.

Location

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FINDING LIST

Compositions

All are photocopies of manuscripts except for last title

Concert Piece for Oboe and Strings
     Oboe part - 3 copies
     Piano reduction - 2 copies

Pickpocket Songs (Edna Becker)
     Voice and piano - 1 copy

The Town of Pittsburgh
     Baritone Solo, Chorus and Orchestra
     Piano vocal score - 2 copies

Midsummer, 1976 (poem by Sara Henderson Hay)
     Mezzo-soprano and string orchestra
     Score - 2 copies
     Piano vocal score - 2 copies

The Shepherd’s Star
     SAB with piano
     Piano vocal score - 2 copies

Two Christmas Choruses
     Mixed Voices with Strings and Piano
     Score - 2 copies

Variations on Brightest and Best (Morning Star)
     Mixed Chorus and String Orchestra
     Score - 2 copies
     Piano vocal score - 1 copy

Fantasia on "Hark the Herald Angels Sing"
     Mixed Voices with Brasses, Timpani and Strings
     Score - 2 copies
     Piano vocal score - 2 copies

The Oxen (Thomas Hardy)
     SAB with Orchestra
     Score - 2 copies
     Piano vocal score - 2 copies

XX Century (Robert Hillyer)
     SATB with Piano
     Printed music, not a photocopy - Piano vocal score
     Signed "To Jacob A. Evanson, with deep appreciation - Roland Leich, August 1963