ca. 30 items.
Original and copies (photostat, photograph, typescript, printed ephemera) of graphic and text scores gathered by Leonard Stein for his performances. Composers represented include Earle Brown, Sylvano Bussotti, Larry Austin, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Cornelius Cardew, Robert Ashley and La Monte Young. Some scores contain Stein's annotations for performance. Includes Stein's realization for Earle Brown's "4 Systems for David Tudor on a birthday Jan. 20, 1954," excerpts of John Cage scores, and class materials from Karlheinz Stockhausen's 1959 Darmstadt lectures.
American musicologist born in 1916, Stein was pianist and conductor who performed widely in Los Angeles during the 1960's. He was an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California and a former head of the Schoenberg Institute.
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