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Finding Aid for the Elaine Barkin Collection of Musical Compositions and Papers , 1976-1984.
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This collection consists of manuscripts and sketches of musical compositions, with related program notes, poems, and descriptive notes.
Barkin was born on Dec. 15, 1932 in New York City; studied with Karol Rathaus, Saul Novak, and Leo Kraft at Queens College, CUNY (BA, 1954), with Irving Fine, Harold Shapero, and Arthur Berger at Brandeis Univ. (MFA, 1954 and Ph.D, 1971), and with Boris Blacher at the Berlin Hochschule für Musik (1956-57); taught at Queens College (1964-70), the Univ. of Michigan (1970-74), and Princeton Univ. (1974), before joining the faculty at UCLA in 1974; contributed articles to various journals, including Perspectives of new music, of which she became editor in 1964; member, executive committee, American Society of University Composers, 1967-69; compositions include: Woodwind quartet (1956), Essay for orchestra (1957), String trio (1957), String quartet (1969), and Inward and outward bound (for chamber ensemble, 1975).
7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)
Copyright has not been assigned to the UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Librarian for Performing Arts Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Performing Arts Special Collectionsas the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained.
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