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Finding Aid for the Donn Borcherdt Collection 1966-1967
1966.02  
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Description
This collection consists of sound recordings and field notes.
Background
Donn Borcherdt was born in Montrose, California. Borcherdt was a composer and pianist. After he received his BA from UCLA in composition and conducting, he began his graduate studies in ethnomusicology in 1956, focusing first on Armenian folk music and, later, on the music of Mexico. He earned his MA from UCLA in 1962. Borcherdt conducted field research in Jalisco, Mexico, in 1960, 1961, and 1963-64. His publications include "Armenian Folk Music in the Los Angeles and Fresno Areas," Western Folklore (1959). Borcherdt also hosted the weekly radio program, "Many Worlds of Music," in 1960-62, on KPFK in Los Angeles.
Extent
2 boxes
Restrictions
Archive materials do not circulate and may not be duplicated or published without written permission from the copyright holders, collectors, and/or performers. For more information contact the Archive Librarians: archive@arts.ucla.edu.
Availability
Archive materials may be accessed in the Archive. As many of our collections are stored off-site at SRLF, we recommend you contact the Archive in advance to check on the availability of the materials.