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Author Wigglesworth, Frank, 1918-1996.
Title Frank Wigglesworth papers, 1895-1996.
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Description 23.75 linear ft. (95 boxes)
A/1. Frank Wigglesworth's printed scores; A/2. Frank Wigglesworth's manuscript scores; A/3. Other composers' printed scores; A/4. Manuscript scores of other composers; A/5. Frank Wigglesworth's ideas for composition; B/1. Personal correspondence; B/2, Personal subject files; C. Organizational papers (C/1. American Academy in Rome; C/2. American Composers Alliance; C/3. American Music Center; C/3a. Broadcast Music, Inc.; C/4. Century Association; C/5. Chamber Music Conference and Composers' Forum of the East; C/6. Composers' Forum; C/7. Composers Recordings, Inc.; C/8, Greenwich House Music School; C/9. MacDowell Colony; C/10. The New School; C/11. New York Youth Symphony; C/12. Virgil Thomson Foundation; C/13. Miscellaneous organizations); D. Performance file; E. Writings and teaching materials; F. Miscellaneous materials (F/2. Iconography; F/3. Appointment calendars); G. Annotated books.
Summary The Frank Wigglesworth Papers document Wigglesworth's life and career. The collection was assembled by Wigglesworth over the course of his lifetime, and includes musical scores, correspondence, clippings, programs, miscellaneous papers, iconography, and books. Correspondents include Henry and Sidney Cowell, Lou Harrison, Otto Luening, Virgil Thomson, and Edgard Varèse among many others. Maurice Sendak and Adlai Stevenson are represented by one letter each. Lou Harrison's letter of February 12, 1952, contains the autograph score of his Serenade for Guitar, spontaneously composed for Wigglesworth. Series A/4 contains other autograph scores by Harrison and by Otto Luening, a manuscript score by Vittorio Rieti, and reproductions of manuscript scores by Paul Arma, Chester Biscardi, Edward V. Bonnemere, Richard Brooks, John Cage, Gerald C. Chenoweth, Edward T. Cone, Stefania M. De Kenessey, Aaron Einbond, Daniel S. Godfrey, Daron Aric Hagen, Jose Halac, Reiko Ito, Barbara Kolb, Robert Maggio, Denman Maroney, Henry Martin, Lucas Mason, Richard Owen, Peter Phillips, David L. Post, David Rakowski, Loren Rush, Marvin Salzberg, John Sembret, Davy Temperley, Virgil Thomson, Brian Wilson, Marilyn Ziffrin, and Ellen Taafe Zwilich. Sound recordings originally with the collection are now housed in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Biography Frank Wigglesworth (1918-1996) was an American composer, educator, and champion of new music.
Language Chiefly in English ; also contains material in Latin, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Greek, and Polish.
Indexes Finding aid available in the repository.
Subject Wigglesworth, Frank, 1918-1996.
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965.
Cowell, Sidney Robertson.
Harrison, Lou, 1917-2003
Luening, Otto, 1900-1996.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989.
Varèse, Edgard, 1883-1965.
American Academy in Rome.
American Composers Alliance.
American Music Center (New York, N.Y.)
Broadcast Music, inc.
Century Association (New York, N.Y.)
Chamber Music Conference and Composers' Forum of the East.
Composers' Forum (U.S.)
Composers Recordings, Inc.
Greenwich House Music School.
MacDowell Colony, Inc.
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y.)
New York Youth Symphony.
Virgil Thomson Foundation.
Genre/Form Appointment books.
Books.
Clippings.
Correspondence.
Group portraits.
Music.
Portrait photographs.
Programs.
Scores.
Occupation Composers.
Genre/Form Drawings.
Photographic prints.
Silver gelatin prints.
Added Author Arma, Paul, 1905-1987.
Biscardi, Chester.
Bonnemere, Eddie, 1921-
Brooks, Richard, 1942-
Cage, John.
Chenoweth, Gerald, 1943-
Cone, Edward T.
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965.
Cowell, Sidney Robertson.
De Kenessey, Stefania Maria, 1956-
Einbond, Aaron, 1978-
Godfrey, Daniel.
Hagen, Daron, 1961-
Halac, José.
Harrison, Lou, 1917-2003.
Ito, Reiko.
Kolb, Barbara.
Luening, Otto, 1900-1996.
Maggio, Robert.
Maroney, Denman.
Martin, Henry, 1950-
Mason, Lucas.
Owen, Richard, 1922-
Phillips, Peter, 1930-
Post, David L.
Rakowski, David.
Rieti, Vittorio, 1898-1994.
Rush, Loren, 1935-
Salzberg, Marvin, 1931-
Sembret, John.
Sendak, Maurice.
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965.
Temperley, Davy.
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989.
Varèse, Edgard, 1883-1965.
Wilson, Brian.
Ziffrin, Marilyn J., 1926-
Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe, 1939-
Wigglesworth, Frank, 1918-1996. Selections.
American Music Collection.
Research Call Number JPB 97-44