Inventory of the Non-administrative files, Music Dept., 1909-ongoing (bulk 1940-1960)
Inventory of the Non-administrative Files, Music Dept., 1909-ongoing (bulk 1940-1960)
Collection number: ARCHIVES MUSIC DEPT 3The Music Library
University of California, Berkeley
- Music Library
- 240 Morrison Hall
- University of California, Berkeley
- Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
- Phone: (510) 642-2623
- Fax: (510) 642-8237
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- URL: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MUSI/
- Processed by:
- Matthew Weber
- Date Completed:
- September 1999
- Encoded by:
- Xiuzhi Zhou
Linear feet: 1.25
--adapted from program notes, Music at Berkeley: The University of California 125th Anniversary
- I. Special Events
- II. Performance Groups on Campus
- III. Festivals and Concerts
- IV. Instruments
Series I: Special events.
November 4, 1936 to October 21, 1947, guest lecturers in music at the University of California. A correspondence file.
1958-1959, Music Conference lectures.
October 27, 1959, Soviet composers visit Berkeley.
1940-1948, Friends of Music. Correspondence file.
1945, Modern Music Magazine, correspondence.
1946-1947, National Association of Music Executives of Universities. Correspondence file. Pablo Casals master class 25 16mm films at Pacific Archive (642-1437).
7-11 November, 1990, American Musicological Society 56th annual meeting. Copy of AMS abstracts for this meeting (hosted by UC Berkeley Music Department).
25-26 March, 1994. Projecting Musicology in the Curriculum of the Future. Includes program for a series of symposia in response to Joseph Kerman's paper "Morphing musicology: The curricular component," a photocopy of Kerman's paper, and a copy of a round by Igor Stravinsky (text taken from Stravinsky's review of Kerman's Retrospectives and conclusions in the 26 September 1968 issue of the New York review of books).
6 November 1996, Sala, sallone: an evening of music and music history from UC Berkeley. Program and brochure.
8 March 1997, Mozart in the afternoon. Program, flyer, briefing memo, and guest list for a salon designed to introduce the Music Department to alumni and major gift prospects.
25-26 April 1998, The creation. Program, flyer, and documents relating to planning of the symposium and concert.
23 May 1998, Musicale and presentation to Jean Gray Hargrove. Invitation and program.
Series II: Performance Organizations on Campus.
1909-1934, Berkeley Musical Association. Correspondence file.
1940-1941, Composer's Forum. Programs and correspondence.
1948-1955, Griller Quartet. Correspondence file and biography of the Griller Quartet.
1958, Northern California High Schools Honor Orchestra. Master list, brochures, correspondence.
1941-1942, International Society for Contemporary Music Festival at Berkeley. Correspondence file, newspaper clippings, program.
1938-1942, League of Composers. Correspondence file including a substantial number of letters to and from Mrs. Claire R. Reis, the national chairman.
1959-1961, Opera Workshop. Correspondence file, with special reference to the performances of Benjamin Britten's Turn of the Screw (Devember 10-12, 1959: and Ernest Bloch's Macbeth (March 31, 1960). This file also contains a list of past opera productions at Berkeley:
March, 1942, Gay-Pepusch, The Beggar's Opera, 4 performances
February, 1946, Purcell, Dido and Aeneas, 6 perf.
April, 1947, Stravinsky, Story of a Soldier, 6 perf.
April, 1947, Sessions, Trial of Lucullus, 6 perf.
May, 1953, Schenk, The Village Barber, 6 perf.
May, 1957, Monteverdi, Orfeo, Act II, 3 perf.
May, 1957, Elston, Sweeney Agonistes, 3 perf.
May, 1958, Elston, Love of Don Perlimplin, 2 perf.
May, 1959, Milhaud, Sorrows of Orpheus, 3 perf.
1945-1948, Pro Arte Quartet, correspondence file with brochures.
1950-1951, ASUC Band. Correspondence file, newspaper clippings, etc.
1935-1945, UC Symphony orchestra. Correspondence file.
1948-1954, UC Symphony orchestra. Correspondence file.
1958-1960, UC Symphony orchestra. Correspondence file.
1941-1942, UC Quartet Club. Membership lists, programs, some correspondence.
1939-1940, University of California String Quartet. Correspondence, programs.
Series III: Festivals and Concerts.
1940-1948, concerts sponsored by the Coolidge Foundation. Correspondence file.
1941, Berkeley Festival in the Greek Theatre. Correspondence file.
1942, short wave programs saluting the University of Chile, 100th anniversary. Correspondence file.
1945-1946, performance of Purcell's Dido and Aeneas. Correspondence file.
1947, performance Sessions' Trial of Lucullus. Correspondence file.
1947, performance of Stravinsky's Histoire du Soldat. Correspondence file.
1951-1954, performance of Schenk's The Village Barber. Correspondence file.
1955-1956, Festival commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Mozart. Some programs and lists.
Carillon festivals. Programs from the second, third, and fourth carillon festivals (1983, 1988, and 1993).
Music at Berkeley: University of California 125th Anniversary. Program and photocopied review from San Francisco Chronicle (3/8/1993).
23 April 1994, Concert celebrating the distinguished careers of Richard Crocker, Alan Curtis, Richard Felciano, Daniel Heartz, and Joseph Kerman. Program.
9 March 1997, The heritage of Henry Cowell. Program.
Series IV: Instruments.
1951-1953, The John Challis harpsichord (correspondence file, budget, newspaper clippings).
1961-1963, The Eric Herz harpsichord, on loan to the Department of Music. Correspondence file.
1961-1962, The Hubbard and Dowd harpsichord and the sale of the John Challis harpsichord. Correspondence file.
1953-1970, The Walter Holtkamp Organ. Correspondence files, memos, blueprints, photographs, specifications, etc.
19 November 1995, Harpsichord inaugural. Postcard and brochure.
[no date] The Edmond O'Neill Memorial Organs. List of specifications for the 12 Edmond O'Neill Memorial Organs.