University of Illinois Festival of Contemporary Arts Music and Sound Recordings, 1954-1990
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Brief Description: Consists of 27 reel-to-reel recordings and sheet music of musical works by University of Illinois composition faculty and guest composers. These items document the Chamber Music and Contemporary Arts Festivals that took place between 1954 and 1990, as well as the compositional output of the faculty.
Held at:
The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music
236 Harding Band Building
1103 South 6th Street
Champaign, IL 61820 6223
Phone: 217-244-93093
Fax: 217-244-8695
Email: schwrtzs [at]
Record Series Number: 12/5/818
Created by: Kuypers, John Marinus (1900-), BrĂ¼n, Herbert (1918-2000), Johnston, Ben, Martirano, Salvatore (1927-1995), Powell, Morgan (1938-)
Volume: 1.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 01/22/2007.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged in three series; Series 1: Concerts and Festivals, 1953-1967; Series 2: Individual Works, ca. 1973-1990; and Series 3: Sheet Music, ca. 1980. Series 1 is arranged alphabetically by concert/festival name, then chronologically by performance date. Series 2 is arranged alphabetically by the last name of the composer whose work is recorded on the reel. Series 3 consists of one piece of sheet music, which is housed at the end of Series 2.
Subject Index
Electronic Music
Music, School of
Genres/Forms of Material
Sound Recordings
Acquisition Notes:   Transferred from the University Archives to the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music in January of 2007.