Object Timeline

1960

  • Work on this object began.

1980

  • Work on this object ended.

1997

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2020

  • You found it!

Poster, Strauss, Mahler, Stravinski - The Yale Symphony, ca. 1970

This is a Poster. It is dated ca. 1970 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is screenprint on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Ken Friedman. It is credited Gift of Ken Friedman.

Its dimensions are

65.9 x 50.8 cm (25 15/16 x 20 in. )

It is inscribed

Imprinted lower left, footnote 1 in script: composed in 1913 for the opening of / The Vienna Konzerthaus, and / probably the loudest ten minutes of unamplified music composed for / orchestra. Woolsey's Newberry Or- / gan is the third largest in the world, / making the interaction between / the 120 member Yale Symphony / and James Meehan at te organ about equal in decibel potential. At lower center, footnote 2 in script: the last work completed by the / composer before his death in 1911. / Its profound lyricism was seen by / the composer not only as a farewell / to life but a farewell to the lush / romantic style he had perfected. At lower right, footnote 3 in script: first heard in 1913 and seen by many / to be the begining of the modern / era of music. Its unprecedented / rhythmic complexity coupled with / the primal simplicity of its musical / ideas make it Stravinski's most / famous and infamous works. / John Mauceri begins his sixth season / as music director of the orchestra / with this concert.

Cite this object as

Poster, Strauss, Mahler, Stravinski - The Yale Symphony, ca. 1970; Previously owned by Dan Friedman (American, 1945–1995); screenprint on white wove paper; 65.9 x 50.8 cm (25 15/16 x 20 in. ); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-272

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18673561/ |title=Poster, Strauss, Mahler, Stravinski - The Yale Symphony, ca. 1970 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=8 August 2020 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>