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Rodzinski Correspondence 1927-1942, Jun 3, 1927 - Dec 29, 1942

Correspondence between Artur Rodzinski (AR) and his personal manager Arthur Judson regarding representation and contracts: LS-Arthur Judson, numerous signed letters to AR, 1927-1942, regarding breach of contract (1927); concerts in Los Angeles (1928); removal of AR from list of conductors whom he represents (1928); confidential letter about possibility of a position in Kalamazoo, Michigan (1930); angry letter re: AR failure to respond to Judson's earlier letters and lack of cooperation (1931); whether AR might consider a position in Philadelphia or New York and commission for Los Angeles contract (1931); requesting engagement in Los Angeles of artists represented by Judson (1932); unspecified possible guest conducting opportunities on the East coast (1932); angry letters re: lack of consultation on engagement by Cleveland Orchestra (1932); blind Polish pianist Imre Ungar (1932); successful AR concerts with New York Philharmonic-Symphony (1934); AR as Music Director of Cleveland Orchestra, (1935-1943); engagment with Philharmonic-Symphony for 8 weeks (1936); suggestions regarding AR representation by Andre Mertens for engagements in Europe (1936); performances of Strauss' "Elektra" (1936); invitation to AR for visit to Judson's Camp in Canada (1941); re: management of Artur Rubinstein (1941); Judson's view on chances for AR to get job as permanent conductor of Chicago Symphony succeeding Frederick Stock (1942), AR unsigned responses to Judson letters, 1927-1942: unsigned letter noting that his two weeks with the New York Philharmonic were the happiest in his life (1934); telegram re: proposed American Music Competition (1936): AR promises "to be a good boy" (Dec 1936); AR conducting appearances in Europe, 1937; Judson and wife guests of Rodzinskis in Stockbridge, Mass. (1941); question of AR tour of Australia and Phillippines, and threat of war (Oct 1941); AR interest in position in Chicago (1942); Judson on engagement of John Barbirolli as permanent conductor of New York Philharmonic-Symphony (1936); enigmatic letter of AJ to AR regarding possible position in New York (1942).
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
Rodzinski Correspondence 1927-1942, 3 Jun 1927 - 29 Dec 1942, Folder 1078-01-01, Music Director/Conductors Records, New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives.