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Primary Creator: Michalove, Peter A (1951-2013)
Extent: 3.5 cubic feet
Arrangement: The collection is organized into two distinct series. Series 1: Personal Papers, 1963-2013 is organized chronologically by schools and universities attended. Series 2: Music and Audio Recordings, 1970-2006 is organized chronologically.
Date Acquired: 05/10/2013
Consists of news clippings, photographs, music programs, correspondence, and original music compositions documenting his educational experiences growing up in Greensboro, North Carolina as well as his tenure as a composition student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Michigan, and the University of Illinois between 1963 and 1976.
Born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina, and attended Grimsley High School between 1966 and 1969 where he began composing at an early age. He earned his bachelors of music from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1972 and masters degree in composition from the University of Michigan in 1973. He later attended the University of Illinois between 1974 and 1976, and studied composition with Salvatore Martirano and Ben Johnson. He completed his DMA in composition in 1976. Shortly after completing his doctoral studies he took a position with the Internal Revenue Service, and remained with the IRS until 1979 when he accepted an accounting position in the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois. In addition to music, Michalove was an active philatelist in the Rossica Philately Society where he researched and presented on stamps and letters from Soviet Georgia. He later worked for Illinois' Alumni Association (1981-1989), Geology Department (1989-1999), and the Foreign Language Department (1999-2006). After retiring from the University of Illinois in 2006, he returned his focus to music composition.
Acquisition Source: Peter A. Michalove
Acquisition Method: Gift
Digital folder structure and folder names remain as designated by Peter Michalove. Folders and files are arranged and described alphabetically within Michalove's structure. Dates indicated are "last modified."
The green arrow to the right of the folder titles provides access to either the named folder in the digital library.
Contains materials related to a Classical Mongolian course taught by Peter Michalove. Files include grade summaries, syllabi, handouts, text examples, and other teaching materials; items of particular interest are "bibliography," a list of publications in which Michalove was an attributed creator, and "Michalove CV," which is exactly what is purports to be: Michalove's full CV.
Two files are dated 2018, presumably in error. Folder includes several levels of subfolders: "classical" with subfolder "chaz", containing Mongolian characters in charts and image files.
Contains informally published documents and personal lists related to various philatelic societies and stamp-focused organizations. Initially contained catalogs and periodicals available commercially for free download or for purchase.
Several items are dated October 22, 2019; this is presumed to be an error.
Contains files pertaining to Peter Michalove's personal life, including documentation pertaining to his cancer diagnosis and management, travel arrangements, poetry, blog posts, financial documentation, and job applications, as well as a file with Michalove's planning materials for the classes he taught with OLLI. The bulk of these files are Michalove's writing on personal topics.
Includes 5 subfolders: "BMO", "Cruise", "M&I", "Malecare Application", and "National Do Not Call Registry_files".
Initially contained production materials for a National Do Not Call Registry, which have been deaccessed; contains planning and educational materials for the classes Peter Michalove taught at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Includes one subfolder: "OLLI". The subfolders listed as part of folder 3E are all contained within the OLLI subfolder, as are several other documents pertaining to Michalove's work with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in Champaign, Illinois.
Contains materials for a class taught by Peter Michalove on Chinggis Khan, including the proposal, images, power point, written out lecture, and supplementary material.
Includes a subfolder: "What to Listen For in Music".
This subseries contains scores and video recordings of Michalove's compositions. Digital folder structure, folder names, and item names remain as designated by Peter Michalove. Folders and files are arranged and described alphabetically within Michalove's structure. Dates indicated are "last modified."
The green arrow to the right of the folder titles provides access to either the named folder in the digital library or a sample of the score for the piece being described. For access to the full scores, please contact the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Copyright for Peter Michalove's musical works does not belong to the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, and is retained by the estate of Peter Michalove. Use of this material falls under United States Copyright Law.
Contains digital scores (Sibelius and PDF), submission documents and notes, and recordings (generally .wav files) of Peter Michalove's work. Michalove's naming and organization schema are retained throughout the born-digital portions of this finding aid.
Several items are dated 2019, presumably in error.
Contains PDF and Sibelius versions of the score for Peter Michalove's Ballade des pendus for mezzo-soprano and piano.
Also includes a subfolder, which was possibly intended to be at the same hierarchical level as this folder, with materials for Michalove's Back to Back.
Contains recordings and scores (Sibelius and PDF) for Peter Michalove's Five Fragments for Double Reeds (2013).
Includes materials for both the original version for oboe, bassoon, and English horn, and the revised version for two oboes and English horn.
Contains score (PDF and Sibelius), parts (PDF), and MIDI recording of Peter Michalove's Fanfare for Two Trumpets.
Also includes PDF and Sibelius versions of the score of Michalove's Fanfare for Horn and Trombone.
Contains administrative materials (not scores) pertaining to Peter Michalove's musical career. This includes program notes, calls for scores, a resume, various repertoire lists, and administrative materials for several concerts and a grant.
Specific items of note in this folder are "On Second Acts," a Word document containing Michalove's written account of his journey in composition over his lifetime, and "Resume," Michalove's music-specific resume as prepared for Mike Ross, the director of the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.
Includes two subfolders: "2014 Composition Recital" and "February concert."
Contains materials related to a grant funded concert series that took place in 2013, including posters, programs, and grant application materials.
Includes one subfolder: "IAC Grant."