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Lucier, Alvin
Music Division | JPB 16-03
24.6 linear feet (58 boxes, 2 volumes, 2 oversized folders, 1 tube); 2.5 gb (1462 computer files)
Alvin Lucier (born 1931) is an American composer who is best known for exploring the nature of sound and sonic environments. His papers, dating from 1939 to 2015, strongly represent his career as a composer and pedagogue over five decades. Most of... more
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
Music Division | JPB 12-12
32.84 linear feet (79 boxes)
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is an organization of more than 420,000 artists that protects the copyrights of its members. The ASCAP records represent a portion of the artists who joined the society from the... more
Cleveland Quartet
Music Division | JPB 16-04
11.55 linear feet (28 boxes)
The Cleveland String Quartet records, dating from 1965 to 2001, document the formation and evolution of the ensemble; its performances, recordings, tours, and other activities; and its critical reception. They also evidence the careers of Paul and... more
National Association for American Composers and Conductors
Music Division | JPB 03-15
27.7 linear feet (65 boxes)
The National Association for American Composers and Conductors, Inc. (NAACC) was founded by Henry K. Hadley in 1933. It was an organization dedicated to the task of fostering American Music. The collection contains correspondence, legal and... more
Condon, Eddie, 1905-1973
Music Division | JPB 18-07
3.71 linear feet (13 containers)
The Eddie Condon papers document the multi-faceted career and life of the guitarist, bandleader, and impresario through photographs, letters, writings, professional files, and art. Dating from the late 1800s to 2010, the collection mainly... more
Hundley, Richard
Music Division | JPB 16-09
21.9 linear feet (66 boxes); 13.3 mb (2 computer files)
Richard Hundley (1931-) is an American composer of vocal music. The Richard Hundley papers, dating from the early 1900s to 2014 (bulk dates 1950s-2014), document the composer's career through scores, subject files, performance files, photographs,... more
Oberlin, Russell, 1928-2016
Music Division | JPB 17-20
6.83 linear feet (20 containers)
Russell Oberlin (1928-2016) was an American singer and teacher renowned for being the first countertenor in the United States, and one of the earliest in the world to have an international career. His papers, dating from 1930 to 2016, document his... more
Amram, David
Music Division | JPB 14-29
74.92 linear feet (114 boxes, 33 volumes, 3 oversized folders, 2 tubes)
David Amram (born 1930) is an American composer, conductor, and multi-instrumentalist active in classical, jazz, and folk music. The David Amram papers, dating from 1937 to 2011, most strongly represent his career path from the 1950s through the... more
Reed, Lou
Music Division | JPB 18-01
91 linear feet (212 boxes, 27 tubes, 4 oversized folders); 2.5 terabytes (40,920 computer files)
Lou Reed was an American musician best known for co-founding the Velvet Underground, and his five-decade long career as a solo artist. Reed's papers date from 1958 to 2015, and chronicle his career through audio and video recordings, office files,... more
Mayer, William, 1925-
Music Division | JPB 17-18
4 linear feet (6 boxes, 4 volumes)
William Mayer (1925-2017) was an American composer and former trustee of the Composers Recordings, Inc. record label. The William Mayer papers date from 1956 to 2016 and contain scores composed by Mayer, correspondence and meeting minutes... more
Wolff, Christian, 1934-
Music Division | JPB 18-10
13.37 linear feet (35 containers)
Christian Wolff (born 1934) is an American composer and literary scholar closely associated with John Cage, Morton Feldman, David Tudor, Earle Brown, Frederic Rzewski, Alvin Lucier, Cornelius Cardew, and other mid- to late-20th century modernists.... more
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