The Oregon Bach Festival was founded in 1970 as an outgrowth of the University of Oregon’s School of Music. The collection includes office files, memoranda, and meeting minutes, reports, grant and financial records, and alumni relations information.
Manuscripts of articles, short pieces, reviews, lectures, radio talks, program notes (1939-1976), printed articles and reviews, correspondence, financial documents and contracts, photographs, and files of International Bach Society (founded by Tureck) -- Correspondents include Albert Einstein, Adlai Stevenson, Stephen Spender, Edward Albee, Saul Bellow, Leonard Bernstein, Elizabeth Bishop, Aaron Copland, Edward Heath, Iris Murdoch, Anne Sexton, and Leopold Stokowski
Set to music by J.S. Bach, Ciacona assembles fragments of Matthias Grünewald's Crucifixion, the central panel of the Isenheim Altar (1515), while images of political demonstrations and caged animals in zoos emerge from the black background of the painting
Columbia University - Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Peter Schickele (b. 1935) is an American composer, music educator, and satirist. He is best known for his comedy pieces composed by the fictional character P.D.Q. Bach. The collection contains manuscript and engraved scores and parts, sketches, revised and annotated copies of Schickele’s work. In addition, the collection contains scripts of dramatic pieces or spoken introductions, correspondence, and memorabilia.