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Condie, Richard (Richard P.)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1898-1985

biographical statement

Citation

Richard P. Condie oral history as interviewed by Jerold D. Ottley, 1978-82. Prefers to be cited as follows: Condie, Richard P. Oral History. Interviewed by Jerold D. Ottley. Salt Lake City, Utah, 1978-82. Typescript. The James Moyle Oral History Program, Archives, Historical Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah. (Richard Palfreyman Condie; born July 5, 1898 in Springville, Utah; director of Mormon Tabernacle Choir 1957-1974; graduated from Brigham Young University in 1923, the Boston New England Conservatory in 1928, and attended the Fontainebleau School of Music in France in 1925; taught at the McCune School of Music at the University of Utah; also taught at Utah State and Brigham Young University.; married Blanche Mendenhall in 1923, producing five children, and eventually Manda Booth in 1963 after Blanche’s death)

Richard P. Condie diploma from University of Utah (Taught at the McCune School of Music at the University of Utah, achieving professor emeritus status on July 1, 1967).

Hicks, Michael. "Condie, Richard P.". Encyclopedia of Latter-day Saint History. Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret Book (2000). (He died in 1985.)

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Richard Condie papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 7767
Scope and Contents This collection includes press clippings from national and local publications highlighting events in Condie's career, especially in relation to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir; photographs, books, and scores annotated and marked by Condie during performance or study; and other personal materials such as a typescript of an oral history given by Condie, circa 1950-1970.

Lowell M. Durham papers on Mormon music, 1920-1993

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8150 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains Durham's files on Mormon music and musicians. Many of these materials relate to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, including correspondence on replacing the conductor of the choir and clippings of reviews of their performances. Includes mentions the careers of Jay Welch and Richard Condie. Also includes several pieces of research on Mormon musicians with Ph.D.s in music. Research on hymnody in the Mormon Church is included as well, such as published articles and books. Materials date from...

Printed scores 1967, 1967

 File — Box: 3
Identifier: MSS 7767 Series 4 Sub-Series Sub- 2 File 66

Richard Condie choral music, approximately 1892-2011

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7767 Series 4
Scope and Contents Consists of sacred and folk sheet music scores, both printed and manuscript, primarily for voice with piano accompaniment.

Richard Condie concert programs, 1945-1982

 Series — Box: 3, Box: 4
Identifier: MSS 7767 Series 2
Scope and Contents Consists of concert programs featuring Richard P. Condie and/or The Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

Richard Condie correspondence, 1939-09-28 to 1970-07-04

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 7767 Series 5 Sub-Series Sub- 5
Scope and Contents Sub-Series includes correspondance composed by and addressed to Richard P. Condie.

Richard Condie magazines, approximately 1954 to 1975-04-06

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 7767 Series 4 Sub-Series Sub- 3
Scope and Contents Sub-Series includes periodical magazines with articles on both Richard P. Condie and The Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir during his time as head director.

Richard Condie manuscript scores, approximately 1943-1971

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 7767 Series 4 Sub-Series Sub- 1
Scope and Contents Sub-Series includes original and photocopied manuscript scores, likely performed by the Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

Richard Condie mixed materials, approximately 1924-06-06 to 1973-08-22

 Series
Identifier: MSS 7767 Series 5
Scope and Contents This collection includes press clippings from national and local publications highlighting events in Condie's career, especially in relation to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir; photographs, books, and scores annotated and marked by Condie during performance or study; and other personal materials such as a typescript of an oral history given by Condie, circa 1950-1970.

Richard Condie periodicals, 1923-09-05 to 1997-11-19

 Series — Carton: 5
Identifier: MSS 7767 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains both original and photocopies press clippings from local and national publications, including either The Salt Lake Mormon Tabernacle Choir.