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Guide to the Richard Maxfield Collection ARS.0074
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Box 1

Amazing Grace 1961-1964

Physical Description: 2 7" open reel tapes

Scope and Contents

One tape box says KPFA. 1. old mono (orig.) ; 2. edited mono (Dinsmoor, edited 1964-02-03 at Flushing) ; 3. 7.5 ips stereo (San Antonio). The other box is dated 1961-07-01.
Box 1

Cough Music

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape

Scope and Contents

Tape box and leader says "Living Th. - San Antonio Tape." Maxfield performed Cough Music at a New Music event at the Living Theatre in New York City 1960-03-14.
Box 1

Dromenom 1964-05-19

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape

Scope and Contents

Ballet for tape and live instruments, as performed at Judson Memorial Church, Washington Square, New York City. Opening Night, May 19, 1964. Goldstein, violin ; McDowell, organ ; Roussakis, clarinet ; Dinsmoor, trumpet ; Corner, trombone ; and five other instruments conducted by RM.
Box 1

Electronic Symphony

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape
Box 1

Pastoral Symphony

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape
Box 1

Suite from Peripateia (1959 & 1961-05-06) 1959-1961

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape

Scope and Contents

Tape box contains inscription, probably by Maxfield: "Please return this tape to its owner and composer, Richard Maxfield," followed by an address in South Laguna, California.
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Wind (25 min., San Antonio) 1961-04

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape
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[electronic music, possibly Bacchanale and Night Music]

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape

Scope and Contents

Tape box says Bacchanale, Night Music copies.
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[electronic music - modified sound effects - dub]

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape

Scope and Contents

Tape box contains Maxfield's Laguna Beach address, as well as an address label, also from Laguna Beach, from poet Ruth Forbes Sherry.