Found 5 collections related to Perle, George, 1915-2009

Wood, Thor E.
Music Division | JPB 91-117
15 items
Thor E. Wood was Chief of the Performing Arts Research Center of the New York Public Library. P.A.R.C. has since been incorporated into the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Letters concerning the loan or gift of music manuscript... more
Perle, George, 1915-2009
Music Division | JPB 89-2
An American composer and theorist, George Perle received his Ph.D. degree in 1956 from N.Y. Univ. with the dissertation Serial Composition and Atonality (publ. 1962; 4th ed. 1977). He also wrote Twelve-tone Tonality (1977); The Operas of Alban... more
International Society for Contemporary Music
Music Division | JPB 11-5
7.98 linear feet (20 boxes)
The League of Composers / International Society for Contemporary Music records contain the papers of the League's co-founder and first Executive Director, Claire Raphael Reis; the records of both the League of Composers and the United States... more
Turner, Charles
Music Division | JPB 12-05
8.46 linear feet (25 boxes)
The papers of the composer Charles Turner, one of Samuel Barber's few students, contain scores, sketches and notes, libretti, correspondence, diaries, photographs, programs, scrapbooks, yearbooks, clippings, and audio recordings documenting his... more
Perle, George, 1915-2009
Music Division | JPB 03-21
.41 linear feet (1 box)
The George Perle letters to Paul Lansky date from July 1969 through October 1973. They explore Perles development of his 12-tone modal system that modifies the dodecaphonic theories of the composers, Arnold Schoenberg, Alban Berg and Anton Webern... more