Finding Aid for the Elaine Barkin Collection of Musical Compositions and Papers , 1976-1984.

Collection processed and machine-readable finding aid created by UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections staff.
UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections
University of California, Los Angeles, Library
Performing Arts Special Collections, Room A1713
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Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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Email: speccoll-paging@library.ucla.edu
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Arts and Humanities--Music

Finding Aid of the Elaine Barkin Collection of Musical Compositions and Papers, 1976-1984.

Collection number: 59

UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections



University of California, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • University of California, Los Angeles, Library
  • Performing Arts Special Collections, Room A1713
  • Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Phone: (310) 825-4988
  • Fax: (310) 206-1864
  • Email: speccoll-paging@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www2.library.ucla.edu/specialcollections/performingarts/index.cfm
Processed by:
UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
5/2/85
Encoded by:
Bryan Griest
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Elaine Barkin Collection of Musical Compositions and Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1976-1984.
Collection number: 59
Creator: Barkin, Elaine, 1932-
Extent: 7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: This collection consists of manuscripts and sketches of musical compositions, with related program notes, poems, and descriptive notes.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Publication Rights

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.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Elaine Barkin Collection of Musical Compositions and Papers, 59, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

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).

Scope and Content

Collection consists of manuscripts and sketches of musical compositions, with related program notes, poems, and descriptive notes. Includes the NB suite for flutes and contrabass, Two Dickinson choruses, Plein chant for solo alto flute, .. in its surrendering for tuba solo, and Still life for baritone jazz saxophone and vibraphone.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Barkin, Elaine, 1932- --Archives.
Women composers--United States--Archival resources.
Music--Manuscripts.


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