Inventory of the Émile Antoine Bruguière collection, [ca. 1899-ca. 1911]

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Inventory of the Émile Antoine Bruguière Collection, [ca. 1899-ca. 1911]

Collection number: ARCHIVES BRUG. 1

The Music Library



University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

Contact Information

  • Music Library
  • 240 Morrison Hall
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
  • Phone: (510) 642-2623
  • Fax: (510) 642-8237
  • Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
  • URL: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MUSI/
Processed by:
The Music Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Émile Antoine Bruguière Collection,
Date (inclusive): [ca. 1899-ca. 1911]
Collection number: ARCHIVES BRUG. 1
Creator: Bruguière, Émile Antoine, b. 1876
Extent: Number of container: 1 box
Repository: The Music Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Music Library.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Émile Antoine Bruguière collection, ARCHIVES BRUG. 1, The Music Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Biographical Information

Son of Émile A. Bruguière and Josephine Sather Bruguière. Studied in San Francisco with Lorenzo Smith and Oscar Weil, and in Berlin with Georges Jacoby. His opera Querida, a lyric drama in two acts, from the play Mother Earth by Francis Powers was published by Costallat in Paris ca. 1911 (plate no. CC 1573). he also collaborated with Richard Henry Warren in The Rightful Heir, a musical satire in two acts directed especially at the conventional comic opera. Text and lyrics by Arthur Sturgess and J. Cheever Goodwin, as produced by The Strollers. New York: The Winthrop Press, 1899.

Scope and Content

Includes the full manuscript score of the comic opera Kosiki, and 21 songs (some incomplete) This collection was found interleaved with the musical compositions of Oscar Weil, Brugui`ere's teacher in San Francisco, held by the Music Library (ARCHIVES WEIL 1) Some unidentified compositions of Brugui`ere may remain among the sketches and drafts of Weil. See Series IX of the Oscar Weil papers. It is possible that there still remains unidentified compositions of Bruguière among the sketches and drafts of the Oscar Weil collection. See item 58 of the Weil collection.

List of Contents

item 1.

Kosiki, comic opera, apparently in 3 acts (the different sections are not clearly indicated).

Additional Note

Full manuscript score.

Words by J. Cheever Goodwin.

Characters: Nousima, Sagami, Kosiki, Xicoco, Fitzo, Voices, and a Chorus of Yakounines.

Place: San Francisco, ca. 1900.
item 2.

Song "All's over then." Incomplete.

Additional Note

Poem by Robert Browning.

Dated: April, 1901.
item 3.

Song "Ave Maria."

Additional Note

Dated: San Francisco, June, 1902.
item 4.

Song, By the side of a cyrian tree "At the foot of the hill." Incomplete.

Additional Note

Dedicated to "G."

Dated: Monterey, March 16, 1902.
item 5.

Song, "Come to me in the spirit of the night."

Additional Note

Words by Christian Rosetti.

Dedicated to Helen.

Dated: San Francisco, April 1, 1902.
item 6.

Song, Cradle song Sweetheart sleep, night spreads her pall."

Additional Note

Poem by St. John Lucas.

No place or date.
item 7.

Song The dark glen "Not I myself know."

Additional Note

Poem by Dante Gabriel Rosetti.

Dated: February, 1901.
item 8.

Song Evening song "Look off dear."

Additional Note

Poem by Sidney Lainer.

Dated: San Francisco, January, 1902.
item 9.

Song Farewell to summer "Summer is fading."

Additional Note

Poem by George Arnold.

Dedicated to Helen C.

Dated: Newport, Rhode Island, August, 1901.
item 10.

Canzonetta The fire of your eyes "Seville's walls are not whiter."

Additional Note

Poem by Francis Powers.

No date or place.
item 11.

Song "Gray rocks and grayer sea."

Additional Note

Poem by Charles G. D. Roberts.

Dated: January, 1902.
item 12.

Song A leave taking "Let in silence my song."

Additional Note

Dated: January, 1902, San Francisco.
item 13.

Song "love, let me thank you for this." Incomplete.

Additional Note

Dedicated to V(erta).

Dated: Monterey, August 3, 1905.
item 14.

Song, "My love's like a red, red rose."

Additional Note

Poem by Robert Burns.

Dated: Monterey, 1902.
item 15.

Song "Oh, straight white road that runs to meet."

Additional Note

Dedicated to V(erta).

Dated: Monterey, August 5, 1902.
item 16.

Song Refrain of a lullaby "Bye low my dearie." Two versions.

Additional Note

Dated: December, 1899.
item 17.

Song "Remeber me when I am gone."

Additional Note

Dedicated to Verta.

Poem by Christian Rosetti.

Dated: March, 1902,San Francisco.
item 18.

Song "Take all my loves my love."

Additional Note

Words by Shakespeare.

Dated: March, 1901.
item 19.

Song "There was a time not long ago."

Additional Note

Dated: July, 1910.
item 20.

Song "What do the violets." Incomplete.

Additional Note

Poem by Frederick Locker.

Dated: April 26, 1901.
item 21.

Song "Every hour this faithful flower."

Additional Note

Inscription: "Duet --Act I."

Copyright stamp: 1897.

Another stamp: October 8, 1908.
item 22.

Song "Oh, oh, happy and free." Incomplete draft.

Additional Note

Inscription: "Waltz song --Geraldine, Act I, no. II.

Dated: New York, November, 1903.

Sung by Geraldine and chorus.