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Inventory of the Jack Edward Holloway Papers, 1939-1984
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Part I: Bio-Bibliographical Documents

item 1.

Folder containing a sketch of Mr. Holloway's professional career, together with a list of his compositions, Xerox copies of some programs and newspaper reviews, and a statement of work accomplished under a Fulbright grant.

item 2.

Biographical materials pertaining to Mr. Holloway's career in mining.

item 3a.

Folder containing 105 letters dating May 4, 1951 to February 13, 1963.

item 3b.

Folder containing 61 letters dating October 24, 1979 to October 26, 1984

item 4.

Folder containing 43 programs which featured Mr. Holloway's musical compositions, and dating from 1947 to 1960.

item 5.

Folder containing reviews of Mr. Holloway's compositions in performance.

item 6.

Essay Electronic Music in 1959 (typescript in a plastic folder).

item 7.

Folder containing notes and copies of the essay Electronic Music in 1959. Also notes for a class given on electronic music.

item 8.

Essay Polytonality and Atonailty, by Darius Milhaud.

item 9.

Photographs of Jack Holloway: one (1) studio photograph; three (3) 8 x 10" glossy prints of friends at Aspen including Darius Milhaud; eleven (11) snapshots with friends.

item 10.

Folder containing miscellaneous documents.

 

Part II: Vocal Compositions

item 11.

Concerto, for soprano and orchestra (1948)

Physical Description: Draft, 11 leaves, pencil. Arranged for voice and two pianos.
item 12.

In Memorium, a song for soloists, chorus, and orchestra (1980) Dated: July 23, 1980, Yucaipa, California

Physical Description: Two (2) full scores, spiral bound, Xerox copies; one (1) unbound Xerox copy of the full score with some manuscript leaves; two (2) manuscript notebooks containing the vocal parts and an instrumentation chart.
Physical Description: Text derived from poems of Walt Whitman
Physical Description: Inscription: "This work is dedicated to the memory of my many happy friends who vanished in several wars."
Physical Description: See also item 42
item 13.

The Mystic Trumpeter, for baritone and chamber orchestra (1957) Dated: Aspen, Colorado, and Bonn, Germany, 1958

Physical Description: Two (2) full scores, spiral bound, Xerox copies.
Physical Description: Text: Walt Whitman. See also item 42
Physical Description: Inscription: Reproduction costs for this work were obtained from a National Endowment for the Arts Composers Fellowship
item 14.

Three Chinese Songs, for soprano and piano

Physical Description: Autograph score on onion skin paper, ink, 9 leaves, and three (3) blueprint copies of the score. In 4 folders.
Physical Description: Inscription: Moro Bay, New Guinea, 1943; revised: 1956,
Physical Description: Villa Montalvo, California
Physical Description: There are 2 cassette recordings and 1 tape recording in the collection, see item 43
Physical Description: Contents:
 

1. Winter Night

 

2. Flowers and Moonlight on the Spring River

 

3. Dreaming of a Dead Lady

item 15.

Three Songs, for soprano and string quartet (1950) Dated: Richmond, California, 1950

Physical Description: Autograph score on onion skin paper, ink, 21 numbered leaves, and 1 Xerox copy of the score, accordion folded. Two folders.
Physical Description: Text: Walt Whitman
Physical Description: Inscription: For Martha Long and Nathan Rubin
Physical Description: There is 1 cassette recording and 1 tape recording, see item 43
item 16.

Through a Child's Eyes. Five Songs lyric soprano and chamber orchestra (1983) Dated: Composed 8/8/83-9/21/83. Orchestrated 11/16/83-12/20/83. Las Vegas, Nevada

Physical Description: Two (2) full scores, one spiral bound, one lose pp.
Physical Description: Xerox copies, 41 pp. each. Draft copy with full text.
Physical Description: Text: Poems written by my thirteen year-old daughter, Diane
Physical Description: Inscription: This work is written expressly for and dedicated to Virko and Elissa Baley
Physical Description: Contents:
 

1. Ah, what beauty

 

2. A secret place

 

3. Under the elm

 

4. The twig

 

5. The place

item 17.

Two Chorus Pieces, for soprano, tenor, alto, and bass (1959)

Physical Description: One autograph full score on onion skin paper, ink, 35 leaves, and one Xerox copy, accordion folded. Two folders.
Physical Description: Text: Poems from "This is my beloved," by Walter Benton
Physical Description: No place or inscription
Physical Description: Contents:
 

1. Entry -- November 25, "There are no starts tonight."

 

2. Entry -- October 15, "Sleep, whisper everyone."

 

Part III: Instrumental Compositions

item 18.

Configuration, for solo violin (1959) Dated: Koln, Deutschland, May 2, 1959

Physical Description: Two Xerox copies of the score, 4 pp., accordion folded.
Physical Description: Inscription: Composed for Ronald Stoffel in 1959
item 19.

Fantasia, for piano, four hands (1954) Dated: San Pablo, California, 1954

Physical Description: Two (2) Xerox copies of the score made from a blueprint copy. 16 pp. In 2 folders.
Physical Description: Inscription: For Peggy and Milton Salkind
Physical Description: There are 2 cassette copies, see item 43
item 20.

Middle-Ages Dance Suite, for clarinet and string quartet (1984) Dated: July 9, 1984, Las Vegas, Nevada

Physical Description: Autograph score, 12 pp., ink; two (2) Xerox copies of the score; set of parts in ink; and draft of the score. 5 folders.
Physical Description: Inscription: Written expressly for my long-time dear friend and wonderful composer-musician-clarinetist, Jerry Rosen
item 21.

Piano Concerto (1982) Dated: Composed 8/21/82-1/1/83. Orchestrated 1/15/83-3/22/83, Las Vegas.

Physical Description: Autograph full score, ink, 74 leaves; one (1) Xerox copy of the score, spiral bound, and drafts. In 3 folders.
Physical Description: Inscription: This work as supported in part by a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
item 22.

Piano Pieces (1957) (Two pieces for piano) Dated: July 4 and July 12, 1957, Aspen, Colorado

Physical Description: Autograph score on onion paper, 5 leaves, ink. Also one (1) blueprint copy and one (1) Xerox copy. In 3 folders.
Physical Description: Inscription: For Frank, For Chris
item 23.

Recitative and Aria, for violin and piano (1946)

Physical Description: Autograph score, ink, on 8 leaves of onion skin paper. In 1 folder.
Physical Description: Inscription: Jack Holloway, August, 1946, Mills College
item 24.

Serial Studies, for violin, viola, and cello (1958) (Two pieces) Dated: Koln, Dec. 25, 1958

Physical Description: Autograph score, ink, with prefatory explanations and charts, 9 leaves. Also one (1) blueprint copy. In 2 folders.
Physical Description: Contents:
 

1. Notice (typescript)

 

2. Chart for Serial Study no. 1

 

3. Chart for Serial Study no. 2

 

4. Scores

item 25.

Sonata no. 1, for violin and piano (1951). In 3 folders. Dated: January, 1951, Berkeley

Physical Description: Autograph score on onion skin paper, ink, 29 leaves. Also an autograph set of parts on onion skin paper, and a Xerox copy of the score, accordion folded.
Physical Description: Inscription: For Robert Gross
item 26.

Sonata no. 2, for violin and piano (1957) Dated: March, 1957, Berkeley

Physical Description: Autograph score and parts on onion skin paper, ink.
Physical Description: Score, 38 leaves; parts, 13 leaves. Also a xerox copy of the score, accordion folded. In 3 folders.
Physical Description: Inscription: For the Berkeley Piano Club
Physical Description: Contents:
 

1. Movement 1, Seven Metamorphosis

 

2. Movement 2, Allegro Giubilante, Fuocoso, Comodo

item 27.

Sonor for Orchestra (1958) Dated: Completed July 25, 1958, Aspen, Colorado

Physical Description: Full score, blueprint; also two (2) spiral bound Xerox copies.
Physical Description: In 3 folders. 31 pp. each. See also item 42.
Physical Description: Inscription: For my teacher, Darius Milhaud, with gratitude
item 28.

String Quartet no. 1 (Three Pieces and Postlude) (1952) Date: Richmond, California, 1952

Physical Description: Autograph score, ink, 10 leaves. Also three (3) Xerox copies (accordion folded). In 4 folders.
Physical Description: Inscription: In memory of my Father, Frank
Physical Description: Contents:

Additional Note

 

1. Allegro

 

2. Andante

 

3. Andante graziozo e simplice

item 29.

String Quartet no. 2 (1983) Dated: Las Vegas, Nevada, 5/6/83-6/26/83

Physical Description: Draft score, pencil, 18 leaves. Autograph score, ink, 15 leaves.
Physical Description: Parts, ink. Three (3) Xerox copies of the score (accordion folded). Set of parts, Xerox copies. In 7 folders.
Physical Description: Inscription: For Roger Levenson & The San Francisco Composers' Forum Concert

Additional Note

item 30.

Symphony no. 1 (1980) Dated: Composed 7/25/80-12/25/80, Yucaipa, California Orchestrated 1/25/81-5/1/81, Las Vegas, Nevada

Physical Description: Notebook (spiral bound) containing drafts of the Symphony.
Physical Description: Full autograph score, ink, 110 leaves. Two (2) spiral bound xerox copies of the score. In 4 folders. See also item 42.
Physical Description: Inscription: For Tracy, Diane, and Laura
item 31.

Symphony no. 2 (1982) Dated: Composed 11/25/81-3/14/82, Las Vegas, Nevada Orchestrated 4/15/82-6/25/82, Las Vegas, Nevada

Physical Description: Bound notebook containing drafts of the Symphony.
Physical Description: Autograph full score, ink, 110 leaves. Two (2) spiral bound Xerox copies of the score.
Physical Description: Inscription: This work was supported by a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
Physical Description: Remarks: At measure 179 a bass soloist commences the text "Come lovely and soothing Death." Text derived from Whitman's Death Carol.
item 32.

Three Pieces and Postlude, for string quartet (1952)

Physical Description: 4 parts [3 ozalid copies].
item 33.

Trio "The Atoll": violin, cello, piano (1956) Dated: 1956

Physical Description: Autograph score and short score (violin and cello parts), ink.
Physical Description: 2 ozalid copies, one with inscription: For John & Priscilla Logan
item 34 a-b.

Violin Concerto (1981)

a. Notebook (spiral bound) containing pencil sketches

b. Autograph full score, ink.
Dated: Composed 6/10/81 Las Vegas, Nevada, and Yucaipa, California

Orchestration 12/25/81, Las Vegas, Nevada

Revised: 4/25/82, Las Vegas, Nevada

Physical Description: Inscription: For a lady -- Valerie
item 35.

Dialogue, for cello and orchestra (1984) Dated: 7/16/84

Physical Description: Notebook (spiral bound) containing sketches
 

Part IV: Incomplete Works

item 36.

Elbowcreek 1880 (libretto for incomplete opera) Dated: 1958

Physical Description: Notebook -- libretto drafts
item 37.

Symphony No. 3 (1983) (incomplete)

Physical Description: Sketches (1 folder).
Physical Description: Incomplete full score, ink.
item 38 a-d.

Miscellaneous

Physical Description: Sketches in four folders
 

Part V: Student Exercises

item 39.

Three (3) spiral bound notebooks containing harmony and counterpoint exercises. Dated 1939-46.

item 40.

Harmony and counterpoint exercises.

Physical Description: One folder of loose sheets.
item 41.

Exercise in orchestration.

Physical Description: One folder of loose sheets.
 

Part VI: Five Compositions -- Autographs on Oversize Onion Skin Paper

item 42.

Five compositions in one archival box containing the original autograph manuscripts which were copied on oversized onion skin paper.

 

no. 12. In memorium

 

no. 13. The Mystic Trumpeter

 

no. 27. Sonor

 

no. 30. Symphony no. 1

 

no. 34. Violin Concerto

 

Part VII: Performance of Compositions on Cassette Tapes

item 43.

The following pieces are available:

 

no. 13. The Mystic Trumpeter (3 copies)

 

no. 15. Three Whitman Songs (2 copies)

 

no. 19. Fantasia, for piano (2 copies)

 

no. 26. Sonata no. 2, for violin and piano

 

no. 27. Sonor (3 copies)

 

no. 28. String quartet no. 1 (2 copies)

 

no. 32. Three Pieces and Postlude

 

no. 33. Trio "The Atoll"

 

Part Viii: 32 Items in Two (2) Archival Boxes

Access Information

NOT TO BE OPENED UNTIL THE YEAR 2000 AD AT THE REQUEST OF MR. JACK HOLLOWAY
item 44.

Box 1 of 2 containing items 1 through 15

item 45.

Box 2 of 2 containing items 16 through 32