Found 4 collections related to Avant-garde (Music)

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
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
Grimes, Henry
Music Division | JPB 19-08
3.52 linear feet (10 boxes, 2 oversize folders); 8.99 gigabytes (112 computer files)
Henry Grimes (1935-2020) was an American jazz double bassist. A versatile and innovative player, Grimes performed with some of the leading jazz performers of the 1950s and 1960s including Sonny Rollins, Thelonious Monk, Cecil Taylor, and more.... more
Amacher, Maryanne
Music Division | JPB 22-9
92.51 linear feet (204 boxes, 25 tubes, 21 oversize folders). 22.3 gigabytes (378 computer files)
Maryanne Amacher (1938-2009) was an experimental sound artist, musician, and composer best known for her site-specific sound installation work and audio research. Amacher's collection dates from the 1890s to 2009 (bulk dates 1960s-2009), and... more