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Guide to the Albert Cohen Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC1062
    Creator: Cohen, Albert, 1929-
    Title: Albert Cohen papers
    Dates: circa 1970-2000
    Physical Description: 2 Linear feet (2 boxes)
    Summary: The materials consist primarily of research files from the French Académie de musique, as well as a few administrative files from his time as chair of the Music Dept.
    Language(s): The materials are in French.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    The materials were a gift of Albert Cohen, 2011.

    Information about Access

    Open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    [identification of item], Albert Cohen Papers (SC1062). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Professor of Music Emeritus at Stanford, Albert Cohen is a distinguished musicologist and historian of music theory, specializing in French music of the 17th and 18th century. He was chair of the Music Department from 1973-1990, during which time he raised funds for, desiged and launched the Braun Music Center. A masterful performer on both violin and treble viol, Cohen is a graduate of Juilliard and former Guggenheim fellow and contributor to the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians and Cambridge History of Western Music Theory. He retired from Stanford in 2001.

    Scope and Contents

    The materials consist primarily of research files from the French Académie de musique, as well as a few administrative files from his time as chair of the Music Dept.

    Arrangement note

    The materials are arranged in two series: Series 1. Administrative Files; Series 2. Research Files.

    Access Terms

    Cohen, Albert, 1929-
    Music--France--History and criticism.
    Music--France--Paris--Manuscripts
    Music--Theory--17th century.
    Music--Theory--18th century.
    Stanford University--Faculty.