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ALFRED REED - INSCRIBED MUSICAL QUOTATION ON PHOTO SIGNED 11/1978 - HFSID 224620

B/w photograph of Reed from the chest up in paisley tux, signed "With every good wish and kindest regards" in blue ink in 1978. Reed included three bars from one of his most performed works, 1957's A Festival Prelude.

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ALFRED REED
B/w photograph of Reed from the chest up in paisley tux, signed "With every good wish and kindest regards" in blue ink in 1978. Reed included three bars from one of his most performed works, 1957's A Festival Prelude.
Inscribed musical quotation on a photograph signed: "For Sylvia Davis -/With every good/wish and kindest/regards./Alfred Reed/Nov. '78". Also signed with three bars of music, titled: " 'A Festival Prelude'" . B/w, 7¾x9¾ overall, image 7¼x9¼ (one surface). Reed composed A Festival Prelude in 1957; it has since become one of his most performed compositions. Reed (1921-2005) an American composer and conductor. A prolific composer, Reed penned over 200 published works for concert band, wind enseble, orchestra, chorus and chamber. He began playing with small hotel bands in the Catskill Mountains. His interests turned to composing and arranging and, in 1938, he joined New York's Radio Workshop as a composer, arranger and assistant conductor. Reed was assigned to the 529th Army Air Corps Band during World War II, where he spent three and a-half years and composed over 100 of his compositions. After the war, he attended Juilliard before becoming staff composer and arranger for NBC and then ABC. Reed became conductor of the Baylor Symphony Orchestra and executive director of music publisher Hansen Publications in 1955, then a professor of music at the University of Miami from 1966 to 1993. His compositions include Russian Christmas Music (written in 11 days in 1994), his Armenian Dances (Part I in 1972, Part II in 1977) and El Camino Real (1985). Lightly toned and bowed. Otherwise, fine condition.

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