Collection contains documents, correspondence, engineering plans and schematics, audio and video recordings, photographs, instruments and instrument components, and other personal papers documenting his work as an engineer and inventor of electronic music
Vier Lieder (performance) -- Circuit -- Broadcast -- Chaconne -- In other words (portrait of John Cage) -- Great performances (tape to accompany live performances) -- Portrait of Rudy Perez -- Highway -- Sonata
IDEAMA (International Digital Electroacoustic Music Archive) was founded in 1990 to identify and preserve important and endangered compositions from the early years of electroacoustic music (works to circa 1970). The Stanford Center for Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) was a co-collaborator on the project with the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnolgie (ZKM) in Karlsruhe, Germany. CCRMA's involvement ended in 1996 and this collection came to ARS from CCRMA. A target collection of 570 works transferred to digital format was completed in 1997. Significant composers include John Cage, Edgard Varèse, Milton Babbitt, Charles Wuorinen, Steve Reich, Max Mathews, and Tōru Takemitsu. The IDEAMA collection consists of sound recordings on CD-R transferred from original master tapes, as well as a few master open reel tapes, DATs, and audiocassettes. The IDEAMA database is represented by 95 CD-ROMs and a set of 3 1/2" computer disks. One box contains documentation related to the ... Read More
Texas Tech University - Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library
Consists of compositions and lists of compositions by Robb. Also includes literary productions by Robb about folk songs and composing. Collection bulks (1962-1965) with programs of musical events attended and/or participated in by Robb. Some of these programs are in Spanish. Of special interest is the copy of Robb's opera "Little Jo.".
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
The papers primarily relate to Lewin's career as a teacher and theorist, and to his work as a composer. They span the years 1945-2011 with the bulk of the materials dating from 1960 to 2003. The collection is the result of Lewin's career as a teacher, writer and scholar of music theory; and of his activities as an adviser, composer and musician. The Writings series contains a wide variety of Lewin's published and unpublished work and ranges from his student days in the early 1950s to his death in 2003. Early documents include his undergraduate thesis and his own student notes from Harvard that show his mulling over of issues that would flower in his later years. Lewin's frequent contributions to scholarly journals are here, sometimes accompanied by drafts, correspondence and other materials that show the progression of Lewin's thoughts. The miscellaneous fragments, scraps of paper, doodles and notes that Lewin kept in envelopes or bound together contain mathematical or musical ... Read More
Approximately 40,000 sound recordings representing Bambaataa's music collection from the 1970s to the present. The archive also includes books, documents, and files relating to the founding and spread of the Universal Zulu Nation; and videos, papers, and clothing