He was a sought-after teacher as well, teaching privately in New York, in summers at his harp colony in Camden, Maine, and at the Curtis Institute of Music, where he maintained a large department until The orchestrations were completed by Robert Russell Bennett with a grant from the Alice Ditson Fund, and stolen immediately after the performance, as yet not recovered. Salzedo is regarded by many as one of history's greatest harpists.
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Where others have excelled as performers only or as composers of minor genre pieces, he was as highly regarded as a pianist and conductor by his colleagues as he was by harpists. Recordings he made evidence an unparalleled virtuosity with a signature style of clarity, facility, articulation, fluidity, and subtle phrasing. His playing gives the impression of being without limitations.
His transcriptions and compositions are remarkably original and well abreast of the latest musical developments, if not ahead of them. Many harpists objected to his innovations, particularly his concise system of notation, provoking a backlash that continues into present times, yet his influences and contributions remain clearly defined. While a few harpists such as Heidi Lehwalder and Alice Giles have perhaps equalled his virtuosity, neither are composers as well, nor conductor. As a teacher, he was a figure of near-divine inspiration arousing utter devotion among his pupils.
He raised the technical and musical standards of playing in the areas of strength, tonal projection, tone quality and color, facility, and his students were thus widely sought-after for leading teaching and orchestral positions. He influenced many composers with his new ideas for the harp's sounds and notation. The Salzedo model harp is based on the number 5, his favorite number, and has five stripes of each color on the sounding board, five sections of the base, five layers in the column, etc. Salzedo harp Style Salzedo authored articles in many musical publications, including Musical America , and was often featured in musical publications as well, in addition to newspapers.
For many years, he edited the publications Eolus and Aeolian Review. As serious artistic publications, they featured writing by notable composers such Ernest Bloch and Dane Rudhyar, and artwork by artists such as Witold Gordon in their issues. Salzedo's students numbered in the hundreds. Many continue to perform in symphony orchestras including the Philadelphia, Milwaukee, New Jersey and other symphony orchestras, and formerly occupied the Principal chairs in a great many American orchestras, as well as teaching positions at conservatories and universities. Titles are followed by year of composition, publisher's name if applicable, and year of publication.
Many works have been published more than once, subsequent publisher's names follow that of the original publisher. Schirmer, No titles for I-XI.
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Performances From the s onward, Salzedo appeared regularly as a soloist with orchestras such as the Philadelphia Orchestra, on tour as a recitalist, harp ensemble leader and flute-harp-cello trio member. Legacy Salzedo is regarded by many as one of history's greatest harpists. Salzedo harp Style 11 Salzedo authored articles in many musical publications, including Musical America , and was often featured in musical publications as well, in addition to newspapers. Thomas A. Fowler is the author of nerdy things.
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