Michael Manion Music and Papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Subject Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Original and published music

Correspondence

Research, Publications, and Performance Materials

Education and Personal Papers

Sound Recordings and Audiovisual Materials



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Collection Overview

Title: Michael Manion Music and Papers, 1965-2008Add to your cart.

ID: 26/20/188

Primary Creator: Manion, Michael (1952-2012)

Extent: 5.0 cubic feet

Arrangement: Content is arranged in five series: Series 1 contains published and unpublished music, Series 2 contains correspondence, Series 3 contains materials related to publication and research, Series 4 contains materials related to Michael's education, Series 5 contains sound recordings and audiovisual materials of Michael's music as well as the music of his contemporaries. All series are arranged alphabetically.

Date Acquired: 02/04/2013

Subjects: Compositions-Music, Computer Music, Electronic Music, Music Composition

Languages: English, German

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of original and published music, new music ensemble performance directions and diagrams, correspondence, research notes, correspondence, audio recordings, photographs, concert programs, and posters documenting Michael Manion's career as a percussionist, composer of electroacoustical music, and scholar of the music and performance practices of Karlheinz Stockhausen between 1965 and 2008. Of particular interest is correspondence between Stockhausen and Manion related to the performance and notation practices for Stockhausen's works between 1984 and 1987 while Manion served as an assistant to Stockhausen.

Biographical Note

Michael Lawrence Manion (1952-2012), percussionist and American composer of electroacoustical music, earned his Bachelor of Music degree in composition and percussion performance from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in 1977 and Master of Music in composition from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1983. He studied composition with Randolph Coleman, Dary John Mizelle, and Gary Lee Nelson at Oberlin and Salvatore Martirano and Ben Johnston at the University of Illinois. In addition, he studied with Robert Ashley at Mills Collection from 1977 to 1978, Mauricio Kagel at the Musikhochschule Koln from 1980 to 1981, and Jonathan Harvey at the Univeristy of Sussex from 1985 to 1988. Between 1984 and 1987 he served as an assistant to Karl Heinz Stockhausen for the publication of such works Kindheit, Nausenflugeltanz, Wochenkreis, and Madchenprozession. He remained an active composer and performer throughout his career in Europe and the United States until a stroke in 2008.

Subject/Index Terms

Compositions-Music
Computer Music
Electronic Music
Music Composition

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Acquisition Source: Mrs. Floy Manion

Acquisition Method: Gift

Related Materials: Published scores of Stockhausen's music and books on Stockhausen's music that were not worked on by Michael Manion and not used for his research articles on Stockhausen were transfered to the Calvin College Library.


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 1: Original and published music, ca. 1972-2008],
[Series 2: Correspondence, ca. 1972-2004],
[Series 3: Research, Publications, and Performance Materials, ca. 1977-2008],
[Series 4: Education and Personal Papers, ca. 1974-2010],
[Series 5: Sound Recordings and Audiovisual Materials, ca. 1974-2007],
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Series 3: Research, Publications, and Performance Materials, ca. 1977-2008Add to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Compositional and musicological notes, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes handwritten notes regarding both Michael Manion's compositions and  research. Folder 1 of 2.
Folder 2: Compositional and musicological notes, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes handwritten notes regarding both Michael Manion's composition and research. Folder 2 of 2.
Folder 3: Dienstags-Gruss, undatedAdd to your cart.
Segment of unknown piece.
Author: Manion, Michael
Folder 4: From Tape Loops to MIDI: Karlheinz Stockhausen's Forty Years of Electronic Music, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes full final copy, fragments of copies, and drafts.
Author: Manion, Michael
Folder 5: Introduction to the Formula of Stockhausen's 'Donnerstag aus Licht', undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes draft and final copy.
Author: Manion, Michael
Folder 6: Lukas Foss Echo I analysis, undatedAdd to your cart.
Author: Manion, Michael
Folder 7: Material Things as Logical Constructions, undatedAdd to your cart.
Author: Manion, Michael
Folder 8: Miscellaneous fragments of pieces, undatedAdd to your cart.
Fragments of drafts and final copies of essays and papers.
Author: Manion, Michael
Folder 9: Stockhausen lecture transcription drafts, 1982Add to your cart.
Author: Manion, Michael; Stockhausen, Karlheinz
Folder 10: Stockhausen lecture transcriptions, 1982Add to your cart.
Author: Manion, Michael; Stockhausen, Karlheinz
Folder 11: Techniques of Formula Composition in Stockhausen's 'Donnerstag aus Licht', undatedAdd to your cart.
Author: Manion, Michael
Folder 12: Two Views of Beethoven's String Quartet Op. 132, First Movement, undatedAdd to your cart.
Author: Manion, Michael
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Le mois a caen, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Introduction to the Super-Formula of 'Donnerstag aus Licht', undatedAdd to your cart.
Copy of published paper.
Author: Manion, Michael
Folder 3: Ear, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Contemporary Music Review brochure, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 5: 'O Alter Duft': Stockhausen and the Return to Melody, 1976Add to your cart.
Author: Toop, Richard
Folder 6: Eine Teezeremonie horen, 1977Add to your cart.
Author: Stockhausen, Karlheinz
Folder 7: Sight Reader: A Computer Language Program for the Transcription of Piano Music, 1977Add to your cart.
Author: Ross, Daniel; Fravel, Carl
Folder 8: Stockhausen's 'Tierkreis', 1978Add to your cart.
Author: Stockhausen, Christel
Folder 9: Papers from IRCAM, 1978Add to your cart.
Includes Perceptions of Timbral Analogies, Musical Acoustics,  Low Dimensional Control of Musical Timbre. Collected at IRCAM in 1978.
Author: Ehresman, David; Wessel, David; Risset, Jean-Claude
Folder 10: Stockhausen interviews, 1980-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 11: The Evolution of Macro- and Micro-Time Relations in Stockhausen's Recent Music, 1983Add to your cart.
Author: Kohl, Jerome
Folder 12: Contact, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Electronic Music for 'Kathinka's Chant as Lucifer's Requiem', 1984Add to your cart.
Author: Stockhausen, Karlheinz
Folder 14: Gaudeamus Information, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Stockhausen in Calcutta, 1984Add to your cart.
Author: Schnebel, Dieter; Frisius, Rudolf; Stockhausen, Karlheinz
Folder 16: Michael im Himmel wie auf Erden, 1985Add to your cart.
Author: Riethmuller, Albrecht
Folder 17: Zeitschrift fur Musikpadagogik, 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Kontakte, Stockhausen 60. Geburtstag, 1988-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Literatur und Kunst, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Our Path to Hearing Webern, 1990Add to your cart.
Author: Johnson, Donivan
Folder 21: Von Kommenden Zeiten, 1990Add to your cart.
Author: Hennenberg, Fritz
Folder 22: Hymnen: Tractatus Musica Unita, 1991Add to your cart.
Author: Hopkins, Nicholas F.
Folder 23: Tempo, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Clavier Music, 1992Add to your cart.
Author: Stockhausen, Karlheinz
Folder 25: Plan K-Ars Musica, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Dansk Musik Tidsskrift, 1992-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Computer Music Journal, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Y (Muziekcentrum De Ijsbreker), 1995Add to your cart.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 1: The American Music Center, Directory and "Opportunities for Composers", 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Camilla Hoitenga profile, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: DuMont Dokumente Musik: Karlheinz Stockhausen, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Ex Machina '96 materials, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 5: GIMIK and Studio Feedback Koln materials, 1977-2005Add to your cart.
Folder 6: International Computer Music Conference program, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 7: International Music Conference questionnaire, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Michael Manion profile and list of compositions, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Nicholas Isherwood profile, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Prix Ars Electronica 94: A Duel Between Jurassic Park and France, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Stichting Logos flyer, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: The Stockhausen Project speech, ca. 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Stockhausen-Verlag materials, 1991-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Works list of Shigeru Kan-no, 2004Add to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Michael Manion concert programs, 2001-2008Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Concert programs, 2000-2007Add to your cart.
Includes programs from concerts of mentors and contemporaries.
Folder 3: Stockhausen concert programs, 1992-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Concert programs, 1991-1996Add to your cart.
Includes programs from concerts of mentors and contemporaries.
Folder 5: Michael Manion concert programs, 1991-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Concert programs, 1982-1987Add to your cart.
Includes programs from concerts of mentors and contemporaries.
Folder 7: Stockhausen concert programs, 1981-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Michael Manion concert programs, 1979-1984Add to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Michael Manion concert posters and copy of painting, 2000-2004Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Michael manion concert posters, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Michael Manion concert posters, 1980-1988Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Michael Manion concert poster with Camilla Hoitenga, flute, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Stockhausen album sleeve, undatedAdd to your cart.
Oversize Portfolio Box 1Add to your cart.
Item 3: Trapezium poster, 1995Add to your cart.
Removed for conservation August 8, 2014

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[Series 1: Original and published music, ca. 1972-2008],
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[Series 3: Research, Publications, and Performance Materials, ca. 1977-2008],
[Series 4: Education and Personal Papers, ca. 1974-2010],
[Series 5: Sound Recordings and Audiovisual Materials, ca. 1974-2007],
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