Dennis Eberhard Music and Papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Subject Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Original Music

Personal Papers



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Finding Aid for Dennis Eberhard Music and Papers, 1967-2005 | The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

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Collection Overview

Title: Dennis Eberhard Music and Papers, 1967-2005Add to your cart.

ID: 26/20/139

Primary Creator: Eberhard, Dennis (1943-2005)

Extent: 5.0 cubic feet

Arrangement: Music is arranged chronologically within each compositional genre and physical format.  Papers are arranged alphabetically by subject and content.

Date Acquired: 07/31/2006. More info below under Accruals.

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

Formats/Genres: Motion Pictures/Videotapes, Papers, Sound Recordings

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists correspondence, publicity packets, news clippings, audio-visual recordings, scripts, and original full scores (FS), condensed scores (CS) and parts (P) for compositions created by Eberhard throughout his professional music career.  The music and papers are organized in two series: Series 1: Original Music, 1967-2005 and Series 2: Personal Papers, 1968-2005.  The original music is organized in four sub-series: Sub-series 1, Orchestral Works, 1978-2002; Sub-series 2, Chamber Music, 1969-2004; Subseries 3, Choral Works, 1983-1989; and Sub-series 4, Works for Band, 1967-1973.  Of particular significance is Eberhard's original composition and motion picture documentary, The Shadow of the Swan, surrounding the 2002 debut performance of this work for orchestra in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Biographical Note

Dennis Eberhard (1943-2005) studied at the Cleveland Institute of Music, Kent State University, University of Warsaw in Poland as well as at the Experimental Music Studio of the University of Illinois from 1969 to 1972. Composing both concert music and music for film and theater, Mr. Eberhard also worked with John Cage and Lejaren Hiller, participating in the realization of their compositions Music Circus and HPSCHD. He studied composition with Marie Martin, Frederick Coulter, Paul Martin Zonn, Salvatore Martirano, and Wlodzimierz Kotonski, and electronics, computer techniques, and programming with Gordon Mumma and Herbert Brun. He taught at the University of Illinois, Western Illinois University, the University of Nebraska, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and Cleveland State University, while lecturing widely on his own music at such institutions as the Cleveland Institute of Music, Cornell University, Penn State, the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, the University of New Mexico, and the Sao Paulo State University in Brazil.

Subject/Index Terms

Compositions-Music
Computer Music
Electronic Music
Music, School of
Music Composition

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Accruals: "Janus" (1979) and "Paraphrases" (1968) donated by Phillip  Musser, August 2007

Acquisition Source: Susan Lokar

Acquisition Method: Bequest to the University's School of Music Library.


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Series 2: Personal PapersAdd to your cart.
Box 16Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Posters for Russian performance of Shadow of the Swan, 2002Add to your cart.
Box 17Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Personal Papers, 1972-91Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Photographs, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Professional Papers, 1979-2002Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Press Clippings: Original Periodicals, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Press Clippings: Originals, 1975-2002Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Press Clippings: Photocopies, 1975-2002Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Programs, 1977-89Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Publicity Packet, 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Video Script: Shadow of the Swan, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Alice Giles, 1985-90Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Halida Donova, 1998-2002Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Arvo Part: Credo: Photocopy, 1968Add to your cart.
Box 18Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Recordings: 3 CDs, circa 2003Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Shadow of the Swan: A Composer's Story: DVD, 2005Add to your cart.
Folder 3: I Never Saw Another Butterfly: Book, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Under the Rainbow: Book, 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Poetry for Grieving Children: Book, 1990-92Add to your cart.

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