University of California, San Diego
Correspondence between Leonard Stein and numerous American composers and music performers regarding their participation in the Encounters series. Also programs, announcements, reviews of performances, and miscellaneous photographs. The collection also includes correspondence between Stein and the composer Ernst Krenek, which is not concerned with the Encounters series
Getty Research Institute
The Bienal Americana de Arte records provide partial documentation of the planning, realization, and reception of Salons IV and V and Bienals I, II, and III. The Salons are grouped into one series, each Bienal into its own series, and there is a separate series for the Experimental music section of the third Bienal coordinated by Magda Sorenson. All of the series include administrative papers and ephemera. Series III. and IV. have more extensive and varied records, including correspondence, photographs, and slides, which reflect the growing scope and impact of the second and third Bienals. Series V. includes correspondence with and a score by John Cage and audio recordings of works by the following composers: Earle Brown, Alcides Lanza, Nelly Moretto, and Jorge de la Vega in addition to two compilations
Getty Research Institute
Materials comprise recordings of David Tudor's Sea Tails panel discusion held in conjunction with the exhibition "SEA TAILS: A Video Collaboration.".
Yale University
Letters from Wakoski to her friend and publisher John Martin cover a variety of topics: progress on her poetry; Black Sparrow Press books, projects, and authors, including Charles Bukowski, William Everson, John Fante, and Robert Kelly; teaching; friends and family; avant-garde music and musicians, including La Monta Young; art pottery; gambling; and movies. The letters also contain drafts of poems, photographs, and copies of letters between Wakoski and others (including items from Martin and Clayton Eshleman). Some letters are addressed to both John and Barbara Martin
University of Iowa
This small Alternative Traditions in Contemporary Art collection is comprised of zines relating to avant garde and popular music
Getty Research Institute
The collection comprehensively documents David Tudor's participation in post-World War II experimental and avant-garde music and aspects of his personal life until his death in 1996. Scores by other composers, notably John Cage, Earle Brown, Morton Feldman, Christian Wolff, Sylvano Bussotti and Karlheinz Stockhausen, Tudor's realizations of their scores and his electronic compositional materials, form the most significant part of the collection. Extensive project files concern the scheduling and development of his piano concerts, electronic compositions and performances with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company. Electronic research files with equipment catalogs and notes show how Tudor taught himself complicated mathematics, equipment systems and circuitry in order to gain the requisite technical knowledge to compose his electronic work. Articles and reviews, a nearly complete set of Tudor's programs, more than 500 audio tapes, some videotapes, and photographs augment the documentation ... Read More
Getty Research Institute
Material comprises video recordings of an oral history interview with avant-garde composer Henry Brant conducted by Rani Singh and Andrew Perchuk on January 30, 2004. The Getty Research Institute (GRI) hosted events and conducted oral histories inspired by the "Modern Art in Los Angeles" theme beginning in 2003. Much of the research and product generated by the GRI's Modern Art in Los Angeles activities has been incorporated into the Getty's larger initiative, "Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A.," which focused on postwar art (1945-1980) in Los Angeles
Getty Research Institute
This film documents the conception, design, and opening of the Pepsi-Cola Pavilion at Expo '70, Osaka, Japan. It focuses on the model-making and installation of the mirror dome in the pavilion's interior space. E.A.T. Los Angeles and New York jointly organized and administered the large-scale international collaboration to design, build, and program the pavilion. The project was begun in October 1968 by four artists: Robert Breer, Forrest Myers, David Tudor and Robert Whitman. In all, 20 artists and 50 engineers and scientists contributed to the design of the pavilion, which opened in March 1970
Getty Research Institute
Four recordings of David Tudor performing works by Stefan Wolpe, Isaac Nemiroff, Earle Brown, Morton Feldman, Pierre Boulez, and John Cage
Cornell University Libraries
Periodicals, pasteups, proofs, ephemera, audiotapes, and a videotape, documenting Carver's work, life, and interests. Includes a complete run of Rollerderby (issues 1-25), as well as preliminary pasteups, proofs, artwork, and photographs for use in the zine. Also, ephemera and poster artwork for an issue of the zine Generation L, Suckdog and other projects; eight cassette tapes of music or performance sounds; and a VHS videotape containing a rough cut of the work Anatomically correct


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