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La Monte Young collection of pamphlets, programs, and correspondence, 1965-1975
PASC-M 100  
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  • Restrictions on Access
  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • UCLA Catalog Record ID

  • Title: La Monte Young collection
    Collection number: PASC-M 100
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft. (1 box)
    Date (inclusive): 1965-1975
    Abstract: The collection consists of selected writings, catalogs, lectures and correspondence relating to musical programs and other performance events of La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela, many signed and given to Robert Stevenson or John Vincent.
    Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Creator: Young, La Monte

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. 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.

    Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

    COLLECTION CONTAINS DIGITAL MATERIALS: Special equipment or further processing may be required for viewing. To access digital materials you must notify the reference desk in advance of your visit.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], La Monte Young Collection (Collection PASC 100-M). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    Young was born on Oct. 14, 1935 in Bern, ID; grew up in Los Angeles and Utah; attended LA City College (1953-55), LA State College (1956-57), Univ. of CA, LA (1957-58), and Univ. of CA, Berkeley (1958-60); studied with William Green and Leonard Stein in LA, Karlheinz Stockhausen in Darmstadt, and with Richard Maxfield at the New School for Social Research in New York (1960-61); since 1960 Young has been a freelance composer, performer, lecturer, and teacher; became music editor of the bimonthly S.M.S.; in 1962 he founded a workshop, The theatre of eternal music, with which he has developed and performed his music; published works include Selected writings (1970); musical compositions include The second dream of the high-tension line stepdown transformer, Trio for strings, and The tortoise, his dreams and journeys.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of 10 items, including selected writings, catalogs, lectures and correspondence relating to musical programs and other performance events of La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela.
    The collection is organized into the following series:
    • Series 1. Compositions
    • Series 2. Correspondence
    • Series 3. Publicity and Press Kits
    • Series 4. Writings of Young and Zazeela
    • Series 5. Books and Articles about Young and Zazeela
    • Series 6. Recordings and Video

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 3677791