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Finding Aid for the Ojai Music Festival Records 1940-
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Description
The collection consists of materials pertaining to the Ojai Music Festival, founded in 1947. The festival is held annually in Ojai, CA, in Ventura County. Notable conductors and performers have included Pierre Boulez, Aaron Copland, Igor Stravinsky, Michael Tilson Thomas, Dawn Upshaw, the Kronos Quartet and Murray Perahia, among many others. The collection includes programs, artist biographies, press clippings, business records, and recordings. The collection is in the midst of being processed. The finding aid will be updated periodically.
Background
Established in 1947 by music aficionado John Bauer, the Ojai Music Festival has fostered a healthy spirit of eclecticism in its adventurous programs, gaining a worldwide reputation for attracting artists who are given artistic freedom as they perform exceptional pieces of classical music.
Extent
148 boxes.
Restrictions
Property rights in the physical objects belong to the UCLA Music Library. 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 if the Music Library does 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.