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Composers--United States--20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

John Cage scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: Cage scrapbooks
Overview The John Cage Scrapbooks are comprised of 9 scrapbooks constructed by John Cage's mother, Lucretia Cage, spanning the years 1916-1954. The scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, programs, ticket stubs, correspondence, and a few photographs. They document Cage's early life, mostly in photographs, and his early to mid career.
Dates: 1916 - 1954

John Giles music manuscripts and papers

 Collection
Identifier: Giles
Overview The John Giles music manuscripts and papers consist of music manuscripts (predominantly vocal music including art songs, duets and choral works), programs, photographs, audio recordings on compact disc and correspondence.
Dates: 1950–1996

Dick Higgins Archive

 Collection
Identifier: MS132
Abstract This collection documents the interests and activities of Fluxus co-founder Dick Higgins, from his early experiments with intermedia and collaborations with other artists in the 1960s to projects current at the time of his death in 1998. The collection includes correspondence, drafts for published and unpublished works, collages, slides of large paintings and graphic productions, films, audio and videotapes, performance scores, and photographs. The collection includes Higgins' own documentation...
Dates: 1958-1998

M. William Karlins (1932-2005) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 19/3/12
Abstract Composer and music professor M. William Karlins came to Northwestern as an Associate Professor of Theory and Composition, and in 1973, he was appointed a full Professor. He was also the director of the Northwestern University Contemporary Music Ensemble from 1967 until his retirement in August 2001. The M. William Karlins Papers fill 12 boxes and consist almost exclusively of his musical works. The material spans the period 1953 to 2004, with the bulk of the materials dating between 1957 and...
Dates: 1953-2005

Robert Moran papers and scores

 Collection
Identifier: Moran
Overview American composer born Denver, Colorado, January 8th, 1937. The Robert Moran papers and scores reflect the full scope of Moran's compositional activities, and include scores, sketches, libretti, photographs, recordings, and extensive correspondence.
Dates: 1950-2001; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1978

New Music Chicago records

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Identifier: NMC
Overview The New Music Chicago Records consist of administrative records, correspondence, newsletters, publicity and promotional materials, clippings, and subject files. A complete run of New Music Chicago in Print, which was the organization's monthly newsletter, and materials used in preparation for each issue are included in the collection.
Dates: 1982 - 1988

LeRoy I. Wetzel (1886-1956) Papers

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Identifier: 55/48
Abstract Choral conductor, organist and composer LeRoy Wetzel was the director of music at the First Methodist Church of Evanston, Illinois and the People’s church of Chicago, among other venues. His papers consist mainly of Wetzel’s original musical compositions and arrangements.
Dates: 1928-1939; Other: Date acquired: 05/11/2014