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Guide to the Ray Martin Music Scores Collection, 1950-1972
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Description
Ray Martin (1918-1988) was a composer, arranger, and conductor for BBC-TV, Columbia Records, RCA, and motion pictures. The collection contains the original manuscript scores in the composer's hand, and are numbered 1 through 342. There are nearly 600 pieces, including the unnumbered songs written for twenty-one of Martin's ablums.
Background
Ray Martin was a composer, arranger, and conductor for BBC-TV, Columbia Records, RCA, and scored numerous motion pictures. He was born in Vienna, Austria, and attended the Vienna Academy for Music and Dramatic Arts where he studied violin and majored in music theory. In 1938, Martin moved to London and earned a living performing with Caroll Levis’ amateur talent shows and with various revues.
Extent
65.00 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research use.