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Barbara Long and Michael Bloom programs

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: MSS 7887

Scope and Contents

Consists of programs from various orchestra concerts the Blooms attended and participated in and a book of postcards entitled "The Blues" by Stephen C. LaVere, spanning the years of 1948 to 2008.

Dates

  • approximately 1948-2008

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Barbara Long and Michael Bloom programs programs must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Michael Bloom (1926-2010) was a violist who performed with orchestras and in concerts throughout the world, especially in the United States and Europe.

Michael Bloom was an active musician, performing with groups such as the Stadt Orchestra of Lucerne, Switzerland, the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Washington, DC Symphony, and the New York City Opera, among others. He and his wife, Barbara Long, performed duo concerts in major halls of Amsterdam and Berlin. A U.S. State Department sponsored tour took them both to nine countries of the far east with Lyrica Quartet.

Bloom was a certified Suzuki teacher, and taught in several schools. He died on April 9, 2010, in New Jersey.

Biographical history

Barbara Long Bloom (born 1936) is a professional musician who has performed in Europe and the far east.

Barbara Long Bloom performed duo concerts in major halls of Amsterdam and Berlin with her husband, Michael Bloom. A U.S. State Department sponsored tour took them both to nine countries of the far east with Lyrica Quartet.

Extent

1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

The original order of the collection has been retained.

Custodial History

Donated by Barbara Bloom in 2011.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Barbara Bloom; 2011.

Appraisal

Prominent Violist, (Section IV Primrose International Viola Archive Collection Development Policy January 2011).

Processing Information

Processed; Sara Stout; July 2011.

Creator

Title
Register of Barbara Long and Michael Bloom programs
Status
Completed
Author
Sara Stout
Date
2011 June 17
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States