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Creshevsky, Noah sound recordings, scores, and other material Edit

Summary

Identifier
Creshevsky

Dates

  • 1966-2005 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1.00 Boxes (Whole)

Names

Subjects

Notes

  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Abstract

    Noah Creshevsky (b. 1945, Rochester, New York) is an American composer of primarily electronic music. He has taught at Juilliard, Hunter College, and Princeton University. Creshevsky has received awards and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, and ASCAP. His music has been published, performed, broadcast, and recorded around the world. The Noah Creshevsky Collection spans the years 1966-2005. It fills one box and documents Creshevsky's compositional career. The collection consists of articles written by and about him as well as compact discs, scores, and texts of his works.

  • Acquisition Information

    The Noah Creshevsky Collection consists of materials donated by Creshevsky to the Music Library between 2002 and 2005. Some material in the possession of the Music Library was also incorporated into the collection.

  • Processing Information

    Jennifer Ward, December 2006 and April-May 2007.

  • Separated Materials

    Two inches of duplicate and extraneous material were separated and discarded.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    None.

  • Preferred Citation

    Noah Creshevsky Sound Recordings, Scores, and Other Material, Northwestern University Music Library.

  • Scope and Contents

    The Noah Creshevsky Collection spans the years 1966-2005. It fills one box and documents Creshevsky's compositional career. The collection consists of articles written by and about him as well as compact discs, scores, and texts of his works.

    The folder of press clippings includes a March 2004 review from Gramophone and an article about Creshevsky's sixtieth birthday celebration in the newsletter of the Institute for Studies in American Music.

    The Writings folder contains an article by Creshevsky that was published in Contemporary Music Review. In this article, Creshevsky discusses his compositional techniques and his strategies for using an "expanded sonic palette."

    The bulk of the collection highlights Creshevsky's music. Twenty-one CDs are housed in the Noah Creshevsky Collection. The CDs were compiled between 1992 and 2004 and feature music from most of Creshevsky's career. There are also ten scores that date between 1966 and 2004 and texts of some of his works with voice. These musical materials are non-commercial unless otherwise noted in the container list.

Components