Item No: foc000769
Title: Fanfare for the W.P.A. Music Copying Project of the Free Library of Philadelphia
Russian-born American musicologist Nicolas Slonimsky traveled to South America for the Fleisher Collection to collect manuscripts and instruments for the Federal Music Project at the Free Library. He wrote this piece as a humorous gift to the Collection and used the initials of curator Arthur Cohn, founder Edwin Fleisher, and head librarian Franklin H. Price as notes in the opening.
Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin):
Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 - Composer