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Ott, Donald J.

Overview
Works: 27 works in 28 publications in 1 language and 28 library holdings
Genres: Biographies 
Roles: Author, Narrator
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Most widely held works by Donald J Ott
by Oliver Daniel( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research files, cassette tapes, and transcripts for Daniel's biography of Leopold Stokowski titled Stokowski: A Counterpoint of View (1982). Includes the author's correspondence, photocopies of Leopold Stokowski's correspondence, programs, reviews, clippings, photographs, and the completed manuscript submitted for publication; plus preservation and service copies of the oral history sound recordings
conducted by Oliver Daniel by Arthur Judson( )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mrs. Judson discusses her husband's disapproval of Stokowski's Hollywood period; Olga Samaroff Stokowski's marriage to Stokowski; an argument that Arthur Judson, not William Paley, founded CBS; and an anecdote about Judson's scheme to let Stokowski think he was handling the record engineering. She mentions Sam Rosenbaum, Muriel and Sidney Kaye, Toscanini, and Thomas Beecham
conducted by Oliver Daniel by Natalie Myra Bender( )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Natalie Bender discusses her purchase of a home; the possibility of meeting with Daniel; and discusses the progress of Daniel's book with Don Ott. They mention Stokowski's daughter Sadja, Lilette Hindin, Kurt Leimer, and others
Notes about interview with Tony D'Amato by Donald J Ott( )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ott's recollections of comments about Stokowski by Tony D'Amato, producer of Decca/London's Phase Four recordings, before and after D'Amato's taped interview with Oliver Daniel. Ott mentions D'Amato's discussion of Stokowski's late recordings, Natalie Bender, Ted Johnson, and Stokowski's failure to recognize people in his last years
conducted by Donald J. Ott by Natalie Myra Bender( )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bender reads a letter written by her and Faye Chabrow to Stokowski in 1944 concerning Mayor LaGuardia's antagonistic attitude toward the New York City Symphony and the selection of a new business manager for the New York City Symphony
by Walfredo Toscanini( )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Don Ott recorded Walfredo Toscanini speaking about his grandfather; also includes bits from Ormandy, Dolan, Lehmann, and Sarnoff
conducted by Donald J. Ott by Charlie Babel( )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

read by Donald J. Ott by Arthur B Carles( )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ott reads correspondence of Carles from the 1910s through the 1930s housed in the Archives of American Art. He also reads supplementary materials such as Carles's obituary
conducted by Oliver Daniel by Gunther Schuller( )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Schuller discusses the influence of Stokowski's early recordings on Schuller's development as a musician; Stokowski's ability to create a whole new kind of orchestral sound; mistakes made by Stokowski conducting in the recording studio for RCA Victor and United Artists; Stokowski conducting when Schuller's father played with the New York Philharmonic; older musicians' memories of Stokowski conducting the Cincinnati Orchestra. Schuller mentions Hugo Kohlberg, violinist and concertmaster; Jerry Toobin and the Symphony of the Air; George Neikrug; Paul Ben-Haim; Oliver Knussen; Alan Hovhaness, Adolf Busch, and Harold Faberman
Notes on Stokowski recording sessions by Oliver Daniel( )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Notes on interview with Rolf Liebermann by Oliver Daniel( )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Oliver Daniel and Donald Ott recall their meeting with Liebermann earlier in the day, mentioning Stokowski's performances of Liebermann's works; Stokowski's correspondence with Liebermann; and time Liebermann spent with Stokowski and Gloria Vanderbilt in Zurich, when the Liebermann's drove Stokowski and Vanderbilt to Rudolf Steiner's establishment in Switzerland
conducted by Oliver Daniel by Anthony A D'Amato( )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tony D'Amato discusses his own education and career with London Records, Inc. and his relationship with Stokowski. He remembers Stokowski conducting the Czech Philharmonic in Prague in 1974 after his leg injury; and remembers Stokowski conducting in Geneva with the Suisse Romande. He discusses Stokowski's character and conducting; the importance of recording Stokowski in concert rather than in the studio when Stokowski was in his 90s; and mentions Marty Wargo, Joyce Bright, Ray Few, Ilana Vared, Natalie Bender, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Welsh Opera Company, and Stokowski's daughter Lyuba. Stokowski's contract with London Records and conductors Monteux and Toscanini are also subjects of the interview
conducted by Donald Ott by Donald J Ott( )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

conducted by Oliver Daniel by Frans van Rossum( )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Rossum remembers Stokowski recording in the Netherlands for Decca; he describes Stokowski rehearsing the Franck Symphony and Ravel's Fanfare, August 24 and 25, 1970 with the Hilversum Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Avro Studios, Hilversum. Rossum also discusses his own research on Poulenc
conducted by Donald J. Ott by Natalie Myra Bender( )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

After exchanging greetings with Daniel, Bender discusses discount seats for regular Philadelphia Orchestra concerts; the Stokowski Society; and commemorations for Stokowski's 100th birthday in 1982 with Ott. She mentions Mary Binney Montgomery, Helene Hanff, Edward (Ted) Johnson, and David Linton
dictated by Donald J. Ott by Donald J Ott( )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

conducted by Oliver Daniel by Jack H Ossewaarde( )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ossewaarde discusses the years in which he wrote program notes and played the organ for Stokowski with the Houston Symphony Orchestra and his involvement in the concert that Stokowski conducted at St. Bartholomew's in 1972, where Ossewaarde was the organist at that time. He also discusses contemporary music that he played with Stokowski and describes an impromptu rehearsal of Stokowski's Pianissimo Amen at St. Bartholomew's. He mentions Tom Johnson, Alan Hovhaness, and Vaughan Williams. Don Ott was also present at the interview, speaking a little at the end
conducted by Oliver Daniel by David Hall( )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

David Hall discusses Stokowski's recordings; his memory of Stokowski's rehearsals and performances; and the 'Stokowski sound' with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the NBC Symphony Orchestra, and the Youth Orchestra. He compares the sound to rehearsal and performance tapes made of Koussevitsky and the Boston Symphony Orchestra and to acetate recordings made of Toscanini for NBC. He remembers Stokowski programming Bill Schuman's Prayer in Time of War and Stokowski asking Schuman to conduct it on the spot; he also remembers Schuman conducting Undertow with the Louisville Symphony Orchestra for Mercury Records
Notes about interview with Henry Schmidt by Donald J Ott( )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Donald J. Ott recalls details of Oliver Daniel's interview with Henry Schmidt, violinist and personnel manager for the Philadelphia Orchestra. Schmidt declined having the interview tape recorded. Ott remembers they discussed Stokowski's working relationships with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra, performances of contemporary music, Fantasia, and inequitable pay for members of the Orchestra
conducted by Oliver Daniel by Hall Clovis( )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Clovis and Charles Lee discuss Clovis's early career; their connections with Stokowski and Gloria Vanderbilt in Connecticut and Santa Barbara, where Clovis and Lee bought Stokowski's house; and how Stokowski found the place in Santa Barbara and designed his home
 
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