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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Michael Manion Music and Papers, 1965-2008

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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Arrangement: Content is arranged in five series: Series 1 contains published and unpublished music, Series 2 contains correspondence, Series 3 contains materials related to publication and research, Series 4 contains materials related to Michael's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.


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Series 4: Education and Personal Papers, ca. 1974-2010Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra, 1970-1974Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Photographs, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Spiral note pads, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Harry C. Manion memorium, 2005Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Scrapbook, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Camilla Hoitenga newspaper clippings, 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Arch Ensemble newspaper clippings, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Review for recording of "Music for Solo Piano", 2010Add to your cart.
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Folder 1: Comstock High School and Fourth Annual Percussion Symposium, 1971-1972Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Grand Rapids Junior College, 1973-1974Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Oberlin College, Oberlin Conservatory, and TIMARA, 1975-2007Add to your cart.
Folder 4: University of Illinois, 1978-1980Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Koln Musikhochschule, Sweelinck Conservatorium, The Hague, Staatliche Hochschule fur Musik Rheinland, 1980-1989Add to your cart.
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Folder 15: Oberlin College diploma, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 16: University of Illinois diploma, 1983Add to your cart.
Item 1: Oberlin College yearbook, 1977Add to your cart.

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