Finding Aid for the Gunther Tautenhahn Collection of Musical Compositions 1968-1974

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Gunther Tautenhahn Collection of Musical Compositions,
Date (inclusive): 1968-1974
Collection number: 30
Creator: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Ozalid copies of musical scores by Tautenhahn and one manuscript sketchbook in a 3-ring binder.

Access

The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights in the physical objects belong to the Performing Arts 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 if the Performing Arts Special Collections does not hold the copyright.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Gunther Tautenhahn Collection of Musical Compositions, 30, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biographical Note

Composer, Gunther Tautenhahn, was born in Kaunas, Lithuana on December 22, 1938. He came to the United States on November 30, 1951, and became a U.S. citizen in 1953. He moved to California in 1967, residing there still.
Tautenhahn studied composition in New York and Vienna, and has won many awards for his compositions including six ASCAP Standard Awards
His compositions have been performed and broadcast in Africa, Austria, Australia, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Korea, Russia, Sweden, Taiwan, U.K., and United States, by chamber groups and orchestras, and the the world's leading musicians.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of ozalid copies of musical scores by Tautenhahn.
The collection is organized into the following series:
  • Series 1. Sound Recordings
  • Series 2. Printed Music

Container List

 

Series 1. Sound Recordings

Box 2, Folder 1

Music from Two Millenniums 2002

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunter
Physical Description: Compact Disc
 

Series 2. Printed Music

Box 1

Pyramid Four 1978 August

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: Orchestra
Box 1

The American Ode Symphony No. 3 1967 October

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: orchestra, four part chorus, piano
Box 2, Folder 2

Sparks of Life 2002 August

Parts: Mezzo Soprano, Tenor and Piano
Box 2, Folder 3

The Hoax 1998 June

Parts: viola, piano
Box 2, Folder 4

Micro Entity's 1999 October-December

Parts: piano
Box 2, Folder 5

Addiction 2000 November

Parts: orchestra
Box 2, Folder 6

Lullaby for Two 1995 November

Parts: oboe, piano
Box 2, Folder 7

Pryamid Four 1978 August

Parts: orchestra

Scope and Content Note

Box 2, Folder 8

Suite 1972

Parts: double bass
Box 2, Folder 9

Poetical Rhapsody 1968 June

Parts: string quartet
Box 2, Folder 10

A Brisk Romance

Box 2, Folder 11

Reflections 1985 September

Parts: flute, bass
Box 2, Folder 12

The Vertical Man 1982 August-December

Parts: trumpet, percussion

Note

Commissioned by Steven Trinkle and Eugenie Burket.
Box 2, Folder 13

The Vertical Man 1982

Parts: trumpet in c
Box 2, Folder 14

Caprice Elegant 1978

Parts: flute, accordian
Box 2, Folder 15

Sonata 1971

Parts: violin
Box 2, Folder 16

Sonata 1978 April

Parts: guitar
Box 2, Folder 17

String Quartet Nr. 2 1981-1983

Physical Description: full score and parts
Box 2, Folder 18

Elegy 1973

Parts: flute, guitar
Box 2, Folder 19

(Wilted Night) Prelude 1976 August

Parts: piano
Box 2, Folder 20

Wilted Night 1976 August

Parts: piano
Box 2, Folder 21

Fivescape 1984 January-March

Parts: violin, clarinet, marimba, French horn, piano
Box 3

Dare To Love 1996 June-1998 December

Physical Description: 14" x 11" 494 p.

Scope and Content Note

Complete original manuscript of the opera, Dare To Love, in two acts and six scenes, including notes on orchestration, singers, and other miscellaneous information.
Box 4

Between Heaven and Hell

Physical Description: 18.5" x 12" 183 p.
Box 4

Between Heaven and Hell

Physical Description: 18.5" x 12" 183 p.

Scope and Content Note

Complete original manuscript of the opera, Between Heaven and Hell, in three acts, contained in 5 pads of manuscript paper.
Box 5, Folder 1

Quadrilingual, Mass for Peace, Cathedral Work #2 1995

Parts: four part choir, orchestra

Scope and Content Note

Original score.
Box 5, Folder 2

Calendar Odyssey 1990

Scope and Content Note

Original score.
Box 5, Folder 3

Concept, three. For orchestra. 1976

Scope and Content Note

Original score, bound.

Note

On title page: Composed in celebration of the United States Bicentennial (1776 - 1976).
Box 5, Folder 4

Piano Marathon, op. 162 2007

Scope and Content Note

Original score of 10 movements in two parts.
Box 6, Folder 1

Composer scores

Scope and Content Note

Article by Lee Sutter about Gunther Tautenhahn.
Box 6, Folder 2

Addiction, for orchestra. Cathedral work #19. 2000

Scope and Content Note

Original score.
Box 6, Folder 3

Concerto for a fantastic piano and orchestra. 2000

Scope and Content Note

Original score.
Box 6, Folder 4

Veronica Paris, and opera in 2/5 and 2/A. Cathedral work #10. 1999

Scope and Content Note

Original score.
Box 6, Folder 5

Silence. An opera in 4/5 and 1/A. Cathedral work #17. 2000

Scope and Content Note

Original score.
Box 7

Match My Heart (From Corinna's Flowers) 2007

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: soprano, piano
Box 7

Millennium Concerto for Violin and Orchestra

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: Violin, orchestra
Box 7

Self Destruction Blvd. 2004-2005 January

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: French horn, percussion instruments
Box 7

The Hoax 1998 June

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: viola, piano
Box 7

The Vertical Man 1982

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: trumpet, percussion instruments
Box 7

Veolmania 2004 May 6

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: viola, piano
Box 7

Veolmania for Viola and Piano 2004 May 6

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: Viola, piano
Box 8

Fragmented Fragments 2001 April-May

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: piccolo, flute, clarinet, trumpet, French horn, xylophone, timpani, violin, cello, piano
Box 8

Pyramid Four 1978 August

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: Orchestra
Box 8

Terzer Variations 2007 May

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: French horn
Box 9

Interchange 1980

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Box 9

Piano Sonata No. 2 in C Minor 1966 November-December

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: Piano
Box 9

Poetical Rhapsody

Parts: string quartet
Box 9

Quintet in C Major

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: Clarinet, 2 violins, viola, cello
Box 9

Saxophone Quartet 1976

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: Soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone
Box 9

Sparks of Life 2002 August

Parts: Mezzo Soprano, Tenor and Piano
Box 9

The American Ode Symphony No. 3 1967 October

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: Orchestra, Four part chorus, Piano
Box 9, Folder 21

Fivescape 1984

Parts: Violin, Clarinet, Marimba, French/Horn, Piano

Scope and Content Note

Box 10

Everlasting Hatred 2002

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: Three pianos, four trumpets, one french horn, chorus, soloists

Note

Part of "The Scrolls." Music is written on scroll.
Box 10

I Sing 2003

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: Three pianos, four trumpets, one french horn, chorus, soloists

Note

Part of "The Scrolls." Music is written on scroll.
Box 10

While the Earth Remaineth 2003

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: Three pianos, four trumpets, one french horn, chorus, soloists

Note

Part of "The Scrolls." Music is written on scroll.
Box 10

With Water He Wipes the Clouds 2003

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: Three pianos, four trumpets, one french horn, chorus, soloists

Note

Part of "The Scrolls." Music is written on scroll.
Box 11

The Scrolls Part I 2002

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: Three pianos, four trumpets, one french horn, chorus, soloists

Note

Part of "The Scrolls." Music is written on scroll.
Box 11

The Scrolls Part II 2003

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: Three pianos, four trumpets, one french horn, chorus, soloists

Note

Part of "The Scrolls." Music is written on scroll.
Box 12

Do Not Worry 2003

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: Three pianos, four trumpets, one french horn, chorus, soloists

Note

Part of "The Scrolls." Music is written on scroll.
Box 13

A Sixth of Tautenhahn

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Performer: 2007
Parts: timpani, piano
Box 13

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra 1979

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: violin, piccolo, flute, oboe, english horn, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, 2 horns, viola, harp, glockenspiel, timpani
Box 13

Zeus 1983-1984

Composer: Tautenhahn, Gunther
Parts: orchestra