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Arthur C. Edwards papers, 1840s-1989
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Series 1. Original compositions. circa 1941-1953.

Scope and Content

This series contains original compositions by Edwards.
Box 1, Folder 1

Concerto for Orchestra in Three Movements. full score. undated.

Box 1, Folder 2

Etude for Piano. piano score. 1953 February 25.

Box 1, Folder 3

John Bunyan Suite- First Movement. full score. 1950 August 23.

Box 1, Folder 4

Paul Bunyan Suite. piano score. undated.

Box 1, Folder 5

Piece for Symphonietta. full score. circa 1941 April 6.

Box 1, Folder 6

Suite for Orchestra. full score. undated.

Box 1, Folder 7

Suite in Modern Style for Woodwin Quartet. parts. undated.


Series 2. Research material. 1840s-circa 1979.

Scope and Content

This series contains material relating to Edwards' work in ethnomusicology; it consists of published folk music scores from various countries and Edwards' notes on the scores and song structures.

Subseries 2.1. Collected scores. 1840s-circa 1979.

Scope and Content

This subseries contains photocopied scores of folk music, which are arranged by region and country. It also contains full books and songbooks, which are indicated separately.
Box 2, Folder 1

Africa. undated.

Box 2, Folder 2

Albania. undated.

Box 2, Folder 3

Americas. undated.

Box 2, Folder 4

Angola. circa 1963.

Box 2, Folder 5

Argentina. undated.

Box 2, Folder 6

Australia. undated.

Box 2, Folder 7

Cambodia. undated.

Box 2, Folder 8

China. undated.

Box 2, Folder 9

Czechoslovakia. circa 1956.

Box 2, Folder 10

El Salvador. undated.

Box 2, Folder 11

Europe. circa 1972.

Box 2, Folder 12

Ghana. undated.

Box 2, Folder 13

Greece. undated.

Box 2, Folder 14

India. undated.

Box 2, Folder 15

Indonesia. undated.

Box 2, Folder 16

Iran. undated.

Box 3, Folder 1

Japan. undated.

Box 3, Folder 2

Korea. circa 1959.

Box 3, Folder 3

Laos. undated.

Box 3, Folder 4

Lapland. undated.

Box 3, Folder 5

Malaysia. undated.

Box 3, Folder 5

Mexico. circa 1951.

Box 3, Folder 7

Mongolia. circa 1961.

Box 3, Folder 8

Panama. undated.

Box 3, Folder 9

Poland. undated.

Box 3, Folder 10

Russia. circa 1975.

Box 3, Folder 11

Slavonic. undated.

Box 3, Folder 12

Slovakia. undated.

Box 3, Folders 13-14

Turkey. circa 1979.

Box 4, Folder 1

Ukraine. circa 1961.

Box 4, Folder 2

Venezuela. undated.

Box 4, Folder 3

Vietnam. 1961.

Box 4, Folder 4

Various countries. undated.

Scope and Content

Manuscripts in these folders are intermixed and pertain to many of the countries above.
Boxes 10-15

Books and songbooks. 1840s-1960s.

Scope and Content

Books and folk music songbooks from Austria, Basque Country, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Russia, Spain, and Sweden. Publication dates range from the mid-19th to mid- 20th century.
To find individual titles, search the UCLA Library Catalog by using the phrase “...".

Subseries 2.2. Notes. undated.

Scope and Content

This subseries contains manuscript notes and musical sketches relating to Edwards' analysis of folk music from various countries. Edwards' folder organization has been retained.
Box 4, Folder 5

Argentina, Italy. undated.

Box 4, Folder 6

Argentina. undated.

Box 4, Folder 7

Austria. undated.

Box 4, Folder 8

Brazil, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Basque. undated.

Box 4, Folder 9

Bohemia, Yugoslavia, Slovak. undated.

Box 4, Folder 10

Estonia, Greece, Rumania, Switzerland. undated.

Box 4, Folder 11

Estonia, Norway, Slovakia. undated.

Box 4, Folder 12

Hungary, Poland, Russia, Ukraine. undated.

Box 4, Folder 13

England. undated.

Box 4, Folder 14

France. undated.

Box 4, Folder 15

Iran. undated.

Box 4, Folder 16

Ireland, Mexico. undated.

Box 4, Folder 17

Norway, Finland. undated.

Box 4, Folder 18

Portugal. undated.

Box 4, Folder 19

Spain. undated.

Box 4, Folder 20

Wales, Finland, Guatemala. undated.

Box 5, Folders 1-8, Box 4, Folder 21

Various countries (1 of 2). undated.

Scope and Content

Manuscripts in these folders are intermixed and pertain to a large portion of the countries and areas included above.
Box 7, Folders 1-3, Box 6, Folders 1-5

Various countries (2 of 2). undated.

Scope and Content

Manuscripts in these folders are arranged in a specific order and pertain to France (particularly the Cantal region), Germany, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, and Russia.
Box 7, Folder 4

Bibliographies. undated.


Series 3. Professional material. 1954-1989.

Scope and Content

This series contains material related to Edwards' career, travels, and writing.
Box 8

Dictionaries and atlases. 1954-1974.

Scope and Content

Two world atlases and dictionaries in Finnish, Dutch, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Russian, and one "world-wide phrasebook". Dictionaries are largely published by Berlitz.
Box 9, Folder 1

Correspondence. 1965-1989.

Box 9, Folder 2

The Art of Melody- reviews and correspondence. 1956-1957.

Box 9, Folder 3

"The Analysis and Comparison of Folk Melodies" typescript. circa 1976.

Box 9, Folder 4

"German Folk Melodies: Their Characteristics and Organization" typescript and notes. undated.

Box 9, Folder 5

"A Re-examination of Melodic Structure" typescript. undated.

Box 9, Folders 6-7

"A System for Analyzing, Organizing, and Cataloguing Folk Melodies" typescript. circa 1976.

Box 9, Folder 8

Bulletin of the International Council for Traditional Music, No. LXIX-LXXIV. 1986-1989.

Box 9, Folder 9

Directory of Traditional Music. 1987, 1989.

Box 9, Folders 10-12

Yearbook for Traditional Music, Vol.18-21. 1986-1989.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Includes one compact audio cassette.
Use of audio material requires production of listening copies. Please notify reference desk in advance of your visit.
Box 9, Folder 13

Itinerary and bookseller's lists. circa 1975.

Box 9, Folder 14

Eulogy for memorial. undated.

Box 5, Folder 9

Untitled film. undated.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

16 mm film reel
Use of moving image material requires production of viewing copies. Please notify the reference desk in advance of your visit.