Northwestern

Ferris, William scores Edit

Summary

Identifier
Ferris

Dates

  • 1952-1998 (Creation)

Extents

  • 11.50 Linear Feet (Whole)

Names

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The materials, spanning the years 1952 to 1998, consist of holographs, copyists' manuscripts, and published scores and the composer’s sketches and notebooks.

  • Abstract

    Consists of holograph, manuscript, and published scores of nearly all of the composer's musical compositions written between 1952 and 1998 as well as sketches and notebooks related to specific works.

  • Arrangement Note

    Organized into 10 series: Operas; Orchestral Works; Chamber Works; Solo Keyboard Works; Songs; Choral Works; Arrangements; Student Compositions; Transcriptions; Psalms and Acclamations.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Open to researchers under library restrictions. All access to these materials is strictly controlled.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    The status and copyright on the materials are governed by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S.C.).

  • Method of Acquisition

    The materials are a gift of William Ferris and John Vorrasi; the first shipment was sent to the Music Library in September 1999.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    unspecified

  • Related Materials

    unspecified

  • Preferred Citation

    William Ferris Manuscript Scores, Northwestern University Music Library.

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