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Finding Aid for the Los Angeles Chamber Symphony Society Records, 1949-1954
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Description
The Los Angeles Chamber Symphony Society was founded sometime in the 1940s and was committed to cultivating the musical arts. The collection contains contracts, correspondence, and material related to reading premiers for student orchestral compositions and membership.
Background
Founded in the 1940s, the Los Angeles Chamber Symphony Society was a society for music lovers. Paying yearly dues enabled members to attend rehearsals, concerts, social gatherings, and events such as Reading Premiers for student orchestral compositions. The object of the society was the cultivation of the musical arts, the sponsoring of concerts by a Chamber Symphony Orchestra, and the promotion of social intercourse among its members. Concerts organized by the society usually took place at Royce Hall at the University of California, Los Angeles. The society hired resident composers such as Igor Stravinsky, Aaron Copeland, and Carlos Chavez.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.