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Bainbridge Crist, American composer. Member Society Composers,; Member Society Friends.; Club: Friday Morning Music (Washington).

Background

Crist, Bainbridge was born on February 13, 1883 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, United States. Son of Kendall and Maley (Bainbridge) Crist.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, George Washington University, 1906. Student Paul Juon, Berlin, Claude Landi, London, Franz Emerich.

Career

1 son, Bainbridge. Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1906, practiced in Boston, 1907-1912. Teacher singing, Boston, 1915-1921, Washington, 1922-1923, Florence, Paris, Lucerne, 1923-1927. Composer of (symphonic works): La Morte Amoureuse.

American Epic, 1620; The Night Remembered. Hymn to Nefertiti; A Leave-Taking. The Parting; Hindu Rhapsody.

Festival Overture; Souvenir de Ballet. Egyptian Impressions. Pregiwa’s Marriage (ballet).

Le Pied de Ia Momie (ballet). Japanese Nocturne; (songs): Coloured Stars. Leile, Chinese Mother Goose Rhymes.

Remember; Into a Ship, Dreaming. Love’s Offering; Fairyland. The Mocking Fairy; Evening.

By a Silent Shore; Knock on the Door. Noontime; Mistletoe; (choruses). To a Waterfowl; I Come Once More.

They Saw the Light; O, My Soul, Awake. He Shall Sustain Thee. Christ, The Only Light.

Kate Kearny; (piano): Fantasie in D Major. Egyptian Impressions. Oriental Dances; Nautch Dance.

Retrospections; In a Swiss Toy Shop.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer of (symphonic works): La Morte Amoureuse. American Epic, 1620

    • The Night Remembered. Hymn to Nefertiti

    • A Leave-Taking.

      The Parting

    • Hindu Rhapsody. Festival Overture

    • Souvenir de Ballet. Egyptian Impressions.

      Pregiwa’s Marriage (ballet). Le Pied de Ia Momie (ballet). Japanese Nocturne

    • (songs): Coloured Stars.

      Leile, Chinese Mother Goose Rhymes. Remember

    • Into a Ship, Dreaming. Love’s Offering

    • Fairyland.

      The Mocking Fairy

    • Evening. By a Silent Shore

    • Knock on the Door. Noontime

    • Mistletoe

    • (choruses).

      To a Waterfowl

    • I Come Once More. They Saw the Light

    • O, My Soul, Awake. He Shall Sustain Thee.

      Christ, The Only Light. Kate Kearny

    • (piano): Fantasie in D Major. Egyptian Impressions.

      Oriental Dances

    • Nautch Dance. Retrospections

    • In a Swiss Toy Shop.

Membership

Member Society Composers. Member Society Friends. Club: Friday Morning Music (Washington).

Connections

Married Florence Libbey, November 16, 1909.

father:
Kendall Crist

mother:
Maley (Bainbridge) Crist

spouse:
Florence Libbey