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Guide to the Dane Rudhyar Papers, 1922-1973
Special Collections M0264  
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Folder 1.

1. The Seed Center, Winter-Spring. Printed brochure advertising Rudhyar poetry books and others.

 

2. Carlos Salzedo. 1 page carbon copy typescript recommendation for Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship. n.d.

 

3. 1973, May 7.Leo Ornstein to D.R. LS, Brownsville, Texas. Cello sonata, Lysistrata suite, Seller's tape.

Physical Description: 1 p.
 

4. N.D.,n.p. Roy Harris to D.R. ALS,

Physical Description: 2 pp.
 

5. 1931, Oct 19.Eugene Goossens to D.R. T.L.S., Cincinnati, with D.R. note attached.

Physical Description: 1 p.
 

6. N.D.Henry Cowell to D.R., N.Y.

Physical Description: 1 1/2 pp.
 

7. 1929, Sep 9.Martha Graham to D.R.

Physical Description: 3 pp.
 

8. 1928, Jul 18.Carl Ruggles to D.R. ALS, Arlington, Vt.,

Physical Description: 2 pp.
 

9. -, Nov 26.Carl Ruggles to D.R., ALS, Arlington, Vt.,

Physical Description: 4 pp.
 

10. 1926, Dec 6Carl Ruggles to D.R., ALS, Arlington, Vt.,

Physical Description: 8 pp.
 

11. N.D.Carl Ruggles to D.R. ANS, n.p.,

Physical Description: 2 pp.
 

12. N.D.Carl Ruggles to D.R. ALS, St. Petersburg, Florida,

Physical Description: 3pp.
 

13. 1924, Sept 25.[L. Stokowski] Boris to D.R. TLS Philadelphia D.R. note attached.

Physical Description: 1 p.
 

14. 1924, Oct 18.[L. Stokowski] Boris to D.R. TLS, Philadelphia

Physical Description: 1 p.
 

15. 1937, Aug 11.F.H. Price, Free Library of Philadelphia to D.R. TLS. Edwin A. Fleisher Music Collection.

Physical Description: 2 pp.
 

16. 1938, Nov 16.D.R. to F.H. Price. TL (carbon unsigned). Hollywood.

 

17. [1958?]Leo Ornstein to D.R. ALS [N.Y.] D.R. note attached.

Physical Description: 3 pp.
 

18. 1926, Sep 21.Roy Harris to D.R. ALS and cover. Paris, France.

Physical Description: 3 pp.
 

19. 1949, Feb 11.Francisco Curt Lange to D.R. TLS

Physical Description: 1 p.
 

20. 1926, Nov 8.Carl [Ruggles] to D.R. APcS Arlington, Vt.

 

21. N.D.Carl [Ruggles] to D.R. ALS n.p.,

Physical Description: 3 pp.
 

22. 1928, March 15.Carlos Chavez to D.R. ALS

Physical Description: 2 pp.
 

23. 1928, March 6Carlos Chavez to D.R. ALS N.Y.

Physical Description: 2. pp.
 

24. ?, Jun 13.A(aron) Copland to D.R. ALS Santa Fe,

Physical Description: 1 p.
 

25. [ca 1922]Henry Cowell to D.R. ANS on printed announcement of Carl Ruggles' Whitney Studio Club talks. N.Y.

Physical Description: 4 pp.
 

26. [1921]Henry Cowell to D.R. A.Pc.S.

 

27. 1954, Oct. 2.Henry [Cowell] to D.R. ALS n.p.

Physical Description: 1 p.
 

28. 1921,Christmas. Henry Cowell to D.R. ANS on signed musical inscription n.p.

Physical Description: (Two sides of slip).
 

29. 1946, Jan 10.Henry Cowell to D.R. TLS, Fresno, CA

Physical Description: 1.p.
 

30. N.D.Henry Cowell to D.R. ALS, N.Y., 1 p. With autographed musical inscription on verso.

 

31. 1924, Jul 20.(Edgar) VArese (1883-1965) to D.R. ALS in French. N.Y.,

Physical Description: 1 p.
 

32. 1927, Dec 12.(Edgar) Varese to D.R. ALS in French, N.Y.,

Physical Description: 2 pp.
 

33. (1928, Feb 22)Edgar Varese to D.R. ALS in French, N.Y.

Physical Description: 2 pp.
 

34. (1928), Mar 7.D.R. to Varese. T.L. (carbon) Hollywood,

Physical Description: 2 pp.
 

35. 1928, Mar 7.Edgar Varese to D.R. ALS in French. N.p.,

Physical Description: 2 pp.
 

36. N.D. (June?)E(dgar) V(arese) to D.R. ALS in English, N.Y.,

Physical Description: 1 p.
 

37. 1946, Aug 18.(Edgar) Varese to D.R. ALS in English, n.p.,

Physical Description: 1 p.
 

38. N.D.Louise Varese (1890-1989) to D.R. ANS on card, (N.Y.),

Physical Description: 1 p.
 

39. N.D.Carl (Ruggles) to D.R., n.p., ALS, 2 pp. Re Schoenberg.

 

40. 1950, Mar 11.Program for Composer's forum in cooperation with the New York Public library. Includes Rudhyar's Moments and Ouranos.

Folder 2.

Pentagram No. 1: The Summons for the piano. Composer's ms., transparencies.

Physical Description: Title + 11 leaves numbered 2-12.
 

Pentagram No. 2: Enfoldment for the piano. Composer's ms., transparencies.

Physical Description: Title + 9 leaves numbered 2-10.
 

Pentagram No. 3: Release for the piano. Composer's ms., transpariencies.

Physical Description: Title + 10 leaves numbered 2-11.
 

Pentagram No. 4: The Human Way for the piano. Composer's ms., transparencies.

Physical Description: Title + 16 numbered leaves.
 

Fanfares: Adolescence (To the North)

 

Composer's ms. p. [1-2] of 4, with [Fanfares] Rebirth (to the Zenith)

 

Composer's ms. p. [3-4] of 4

Physical Description: 2 leaves ms. music untitled.
 

Primavera; Tetragram No. 8

 

Composer's ms. 8 pp.:cover p[2-6] music p. [7-8] blank.

 

Tetragrams (Third Series) No. 8: Primavera

 

Composer's ms.

Physical Description: 6 numbered leaves.
 

Perforation for spiral binding at left.

 

Tetragram 7: Tendrils

 

Composer's ms.

Physical Description: One leaf designated p. 6-7.
 

Part of Summer Nights

 

Composer's ms.

Physical Description: 1 leaf designated p. 6-7.
 

The Way of Power, from Pentagram

 

(2) Yearning (for piano)

Physical Description: 3 pp.
 

Composer's ms. p. 4-6.

 

(3) Irony

 

Composer's ms. p. 44-45

Physical Description: (2 pp.)
 

(5) Place

 

Composer's ms. p. 46-48

Physical Description: (3 pp.)
Folder 3.

Syntony, in 4 movements for the piano.

 

Composer's ms. Cover.

 

1. Dithyramb 20 unnumbered pages:

Scope and Content Note

[1, title; 2, blank; 3-3, music; 14, blank; 15, music sketch, with diagonal red strike out line; 16, blank; 17, music sketch, with diagonal red strike out line; 18-20, blank]
 

2. Eclogue

Physical Description: 4 unnumbered pages [1, title, 2-4 music].
 

3. Prophetic Rite

 

Early version, 1935.

Physical Description: 8 numbered pages: 1-6, music; 7-8, blank.
 

4. Apotheosis

 

Oct 31, 1924

Physical Description: 5 unnumbered pages.
Folder 4.

(1) Transcription by Rudhyar of Hymne a la Vie by F. Nietzsche 2 pp. ms.

 

(2) 1924 Oct.Ruggles, Carl; Men & Mountains symphonic ensemble published by New Music, Arlington, Vermont.

Physical Description: 24 pp.
 

(3) 1924Ruggles, Carl: Lilacs from Men & Mountains ms.

Physical Description: 2 pp.
 

Inscribed to Rudhyar, 1926, Nov.

Note

Note: transcribed by Dane Rudhyar 1925.
 

(4) [N.D.][Ruggles, Carl] - One leaf music sketch with notes,

Physical Description: 2 pp.
 

(5) 1929 Euphoria by Henry Cowell 1 p. for Blanche Walton.