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Register of the Robert Erickson Papers MSS.96
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BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIALS

Box 1, Folder 1

Biographical information

Box 1, Folder 2

College diplomas 1946-1948

Box 1, Folder 3

Erickson's uncle Harold's diary 1919-1930

Box 1, Folder 4, Oversize FB-506-01

Erik-Alt, Lenore (wife of Robert Erickson) - Notes and drawing; New Year's Greeting (Bob and Lenore, 1968) 1940-1955

Box 1, Folder 5

Family documents - Photocopies 1898-1906

Box 1, Folder 6

Family photos

Box 1, Folder 7

Interviews of Robert Erickson 1982

Box 1, Folder 8

Media appearances 1956-1970

Box 1, Folder 9

School and university papers

Box 1, Folder 10

University of California at San Diego Robert Erickson celebration - Booklet 1987

Box 2, Folder 1-4

Articles and newsclippings about Erickson 1946-1987

 

Datebooks and journals

Box 2, Folder 5

Journals 1940-1948

 

Datebooks

Box 2, Folder 6-7

1962-1970

Box 3, Folder 1-3

1970-1981

 

CORRESPONDENCE

Box 3, Folder 4-9

1941-1977

Box 4, Folder 1-8

1978-1982

Box 5, Folder 1-9

1983-1986

Box 6, Folder 1

1987-1989

Box 6, Folder 2

1991-1996

Box 6, Folder 3

Undated

Box 6, Folder 4

Correspondence with Ernst Krenek 1940-1985

 

MUSIC

 

Compositions

 

General

Box 6, Folder 5

List of compositions 1940-1980

Box 6, Folder 6

Program notes

Box 6, Folder 7

Timings for the music of Robert Erickson

Box 6, Folder 8-17

1961-1968

Box 7, Folder 1-19

1969-1976

Box 8, Folder 1-13

1977-1979

Box 9, Folder 1-14

1980-1983

Box 10, Folder 1-10

1984-1990

Box 10, Folder 11-15

Undated

Box 11, Folder 1-14

Undated

Box 11, Folder 15, Oversize MC-021-01

Graphic score for a chamber ensemble, various parts 1965

 

Oversize music scores

Oversize FB-496-01

1940-1947

Oversize FB-496-02-04

1953

Oversize FB-497-01

1954

Oversize FB-497-02

1956

Oversize FB-498-01

1957-1959

Oversize FB-498-02

1960

Oversize FB-498-03

1961

Oversize FB-498-04

1962

Oversize FB-498-05

1963

Oversize FB-499-01-02

1973

Oversize FB-500-01-02

1973

Oversize FB-501-01

1975

Oversize  FB-501-02

1976

Oversize FB-501-03

1978

Oversize FB-502-01

1980

Oversize FB-502-02

1982

Oversize FB-503-01-02

1982

Oversize FB-504-01

1983

Oversize FB-504-02

Undated

Oversize FB-505-01-02

Undated

Oversize FB-506-01

New Year's Greetings- Robert and Lenore Erickson, 1968. Portrait of Robert Erickson- Pen drawing on rice paper by Lenore Erik-Alt 1955

Oversize FB-506-02

Sound Structure in Music - Illustrations

Oversize FB-506-03

Undated

Oversize FB-506-04

1963

Oversize FB-506-05

1971-1977

Oversize FB-506-06

Oversize music theory charts undated

 

Programs and Reviews

Box 11, Folder 17-22

1941-1963

Box 12, Folder 1-11

1964-1975

Box 13, Folder 1-10

1976-1985

Box 14, Folder 1-2

1986-2001

Box 14, Folder 3

Undated

 

Other Projects

Box 14, Folder 4

Artifact - Musical theory reference tool

Box 14, Folder 5

Computer research proposals

Box 14, Folder 6

"Empirical Studies Introductory to a Theory of Timbre Music" undated

Box 14, Folder 7

"Ensemble Timbre Experiments" 1974

Box 14, Folder 8-9

Grant applications 1966-1984

Box 14, Folder 10

Electronic organ/speaker system - Plans and research notes

Box 14, Folder 11

Instrument project - Plans and research notes

Box 14, Folder 12

"Making Music on Homemade Instruments" 1980

Box 14, Folder 13

"Open Your Ears" undated

Box 14, Folder 14

Patent fund application for speaker system

 

UCSD MATERIALS

 

Teaching Materials

 

Class Materials

Box 14, Folder 15

Music 27 1956

Box 14, Folder 16

Music 10 1969

Box 15, Folder 1

Seminar 206: Timbre 1969-1985

Box 15, Folder 2

Graduate seminars 1974-1978

Box 15, Folder 3

Music 102: Music Theory 1974-1984

Box 15, Folder 4

Music 209: Contemporary Orchestral Music 1975-1979

Box 15, Folder 5

Melodic tonality seminar 1978

Box 15, Folder 6

Musicianship seminar 1978

Box 15, Folder 7

Musicianship I and II, Book

Box 15, Folder 8

Untitled class 1978-1979

Box 15, Folder 9

Music 210: Music Analysis 1978-1979

Box 15, Folder 10

Music 6: Musical Masterworks 1980

Box 15, Folder 11

Orchestra seminar 1980

Box 15, Folder 12

Composition seminar 1981-1982

Box 15, Folder 13

Music 3: Bali Lecture 1982

Box 16, Folder 1

Seminar 209B: The Opulent Orchestra 1982-1986

Box 16, Folder 2

Seminar 209B: The Orchestra Between the Wars 1982-1987

Box 16, Folder 3

Seminar 209A: The Orchestra Since 1945 1983

Box 16, Folder 4

Untitled class 1983

Box 16, Folder 5

Seminar 209 undated

Box 16, Folder 6

Theory III undated

Box 16, Folder 7

Miscellaneous lectures

 

Subject Files

Box 16, Folder 8-12

B-D

Box 17, Folder 1-5

G-K

Box 17, Folder 6-7, Oversize FB-506-06

M

Box 18, Folder 1-9

N-V

 

Writings by Others

Box 18, Folder 10

Babbit, Milton - "Who Cares if You Listen?" Annotated 1958

Box 18, Folder 11

Balzano, Jerry - Untitled. Chapter excerpts with correspondence 1980

Box 18, Folder 12

Barzun, Jacques - "The Meaning of Meaning in Music: Berlioz Once More" 1980

Box 18, Folder 13

Birnbaum, Daniel "Lost Hills" 1980

Box 18, Folder 14

Duberman, Martin - "Black Mountain: An Exploration in Community" 1972

Box 18, Folder 15

Grey, John M. - "Musical Timbre Discrimination in Temporal Contexts." With correspondence 1977-1978

Box 19, Folder 1

Griffin, Elinor - Untitled. Chapter excerpts with correspondence 1976

Box 19, Folder 2

Johnson, Mark - " 'Jeffered' by Peter: An Analysis of Musical Organization." With correspondence 1979

Box 19, Folder 3

Plomp, R. and Bouman, M.A. - "Relation Between Hearing Threshold and Duration for Tone Pulse." Annotated 1959

Box 19, Folder 4

Rush, Loren - "Mandala Music" undated

Box 19, Folder 5

Schoenberg, Arnold - "Erecting the Sound Image" 1946

Box 19, Folder 6

Stewart, John L. - Outline of Krenek book. With correspondence 1979

Box 19, Folder 7

Tuzin, Donald - "Sound, Ritual and 'Peak-Experience' " 1973

 

Music Department

Box 19, Folder 8-9

Correspondence 1973-1984

Box 19, Folder 10

Department seminar 1978-1984

Box 19, Folder 11

Meeting minutes 1974-1984

Box 19, Folder 12

Reports and proposals 1973-1984 and undated

Box 19, Folder 13, Oversize MC-21-06

Erickson UCSD Music Department posters, 1987

Box 19, Folder 14

Miscellaneous

 

WRITINGS

 

Sound Structure in Music

Box 20, Folder 1-2

Typescript draft

Box 20, Folder 3-4

Edited typescript

Box 20, Folder 5

Chapter 1 typescript with Will Ogdon's edits

Box 20, Folder 6

Introduction - Typescript draft

Box 20, Folder 7

"Timbre: What is it?" - Typescript and handwritten notes

Box 20, Folder 8-9

"Timbre and Pitch" - Typescript and handwritten notes

Box 21, Folder 1-2

"Timbre and Time" - Typescript and handwritten notes

Box 21, Folder 3-4

"Timbre in Texture" - Typescript and handwritten notes

Box 21, Folder 5-6

"Klangfarbenmelodie: Problems of Linear Organization" - Typescript and handwritten notes

Box 21, Folder 7

"Drones" - Typescript and handwritten notes

Box 21, Folder 8

Bibliography 1972

Box 21, Folder 9

Research notes - Typescript and handwritten

Box 21, Folder 10

Contracts 1972

Box 21, Folder 11

Illustrations

Box 22, Folder 1-2

Illustrations

Box 22, Folder 3, Oversize FB-506-02

Oversize illustrations for book

Box 22, Folder 4

Mock-up with negatives and handwritten notes

Box 22, Folder 5

Reviews and correspondence

 

Articles and Books

Box 22, Folder 6-16

1962-1969

Box 22, Folder 17-18

1973

Box 23, Folder 1-17

1974-1980

Box 24, Folder 1-10

1982-1989

Box 24, Folder 11-14

Undated

Box 25, Folder 1-11

Undated

Box 25, Folder 12

Miscellaneous writings

Box 25, Folder 13

Miscellaneous notes

 

Notebooks

 

Timbre notebooks

Box 26, Folder 1

Vol. I-IV 1970

Box 26, Folder 2

Vol. V-VIII

Box 26, Folder 3

Vol. IX-XII

Box 26, Folder 4

Vol. XIII-XVI

Box 27, Folder 1

Vol. XVII-XIX

 

Notebooks

Box 27, Folder 2-3

1980-1985

Box 27, Folder 4

Undated

 

MEDIA

 

Images

Box 27, Folder 5-6

Photographs of Robert Erickson

Box 28, Folder 1-2

Portraits of Robert Erickson

Box 28, Folder 3

Events, 1982 and undated

Box 28, Folder 4

Instruments

Box 28, Folder 5

"Ad Hoc Musical Instruments" - Black and white prints 1968

Related Archival Materials note

Related materials can be found in Box 22, Folder 13.
Box 28, Folder 6

"Back in the Shop" - Black and white prints and one slide 1975

Related Archival Materials note

Related materials can be found in Box 23, Folder 8.
Box 28, Folder 7

Greek music - Black and white prints

Related Archival Materials note

Related materials can be found in Box 17, Folder 2.
Box 28, Folder 8

"Tunable Tube Drums" - Black and white prints

Related Archival Materials note

Related materials can be found in Box 25, Folder 10.
Oversize MC-21-07

Robert Erickson in his studio, portrait, undated

 

VHS and Beta Cassette Tapes

Box 31, Folder 1-4

New World of Sound - KOGO TV Channel 10 1969

Box 31, Folder 5-6

Robert Erickson videos undated

Box 31, Folder 7-12

Erickson Archive number 1-6

 

Audio Cassette Tapes

Box 29, Folder 1-12

"Erickson Archive" number 1-12 1968-1984 and undated

Box 29, Folder 13

"Robert Erickson" undated

Box 29, Folder 14-15

"Auroras" 1984 and undated

Box 29, Folder 16

"Dunbar's Delight" - First performance May 6, 1985

Box 29, Folder 17

Erickson program - KFAC March 10, 1987

Box 29, Folder 18-19

"Focus" 1992-1996

Box 29, Folder 19-20

"The Idea of Order at Key West" 1979-1980

Box 29, Folder 21

"Night Music" and "Garden" undated

Box 30, Folder 1

Petersen "Monopoly Mix" and Erickson "Do It" 1966

Box 30, Folder 2

"Postcards" 1982

Box 30, Folder 3

"Sierra" undated

Box 30, Folder 4

"Solstice" (1985) and "Sequoia Quartet" undated

Box 30, Folder 5-6

Trio 1987

Box 30, Folder 7

"Summer Music" 1975

Box 30, Folder 8

Erickson Festival: Kronos Quartet - "Solstice" March 1, 1987

Box 30, Folder 9

Krenek - "Concerto for Violin" undated

 

LPs

Box 28, Folder 9

"Five Prayers" undated

Box 28, Folder 10-11

"Job Choruses" by Robert Erickson undated

Box 28, Folder 12

"Little Trio" for violin, viola and piano undated

Box 28, Folder 13

"Pastorale," music by Robert Erickson undated

Box 28, Folder 14

"The Star Song" and "I Saw a Sweet Silly Sight" by Robert Erickson undated

Box 28, Folder 15

Untitled undated

 

Reel-to-Reel

 

7 1/2 IPS, 1/4", 7" diameter

Box 32, Folder 1

"Peter," Movie Tape I (a)

Box 32, Folder 2

"Peter," Movie Tape I (b)

Box 32, Folder 3

"Peter," Movie Tape II

Box 32, Folder 4

"Peter," Movie Tape III

Box 32, Folder 5-7

"Time and Chance in Contemporary Music"

Box 32, Folder 8

"Down at Piraeus," Performance Tape

Box 32, Folder 9

"Down at Piraeus," Performance, May 14, 1970, Jerome Rosen, Conductor

Box 32, Folder 10-11

"I am R.E.'s Keeper," July 23, 1984, Reel 1 and 2

Box 32, Folder 12

"White Lady," for wind emsemble

Box 32, Folder 13

"LOOPS," an informal timbre experiment, Master

 

7 1/2/ IPS, 1/4", 5" diameter

Box 32, Folder 14

"Elegy for solo percussion," Jerome Rosen

Box 32, Folder 15

"Nine and a Half for Henry"

Box 32, Folder 16

Sound examples illustrating "Computer Study of Trumpet Tones"

Box 32, Folder 17

Notes relating to reel to reels, 1956 and undated

Box 32, Folder 18

"Computer Study of Trumpet Tones," Risset, J.C., 1969

General note

Relates to reel to reel recording "Sound Examples Illustrating..." Box 32, Folder 16
 

15 IPS, 1/2", 10 1/2" diameter

Box 33, Folder 1

"4 track Bells Master," Jack Williams

Box 33, Folder 2

"Bialka P/22 Mix"

Box 33, Folder 3

"Forks," 1972

Box 33, Folder 4

"Mixes: La Jolla Cove"

Box 33, Folder 5

"Nine and a Half for Henry," Master

Box 33, Folder 6

"Wave Mix," 4 tracks

 

15 IPS, 1/4", 10 1/2" diameter

Box 33, Folder 7

"Babbitt: Ectro"

Box 33, Folder 8

"Ch Concerto," Stereo

Box 33, Folder 9

"Down at Piraeus," Stereo Dub 15

Box 33, Folder 10

"The End of the Music," from concert March 19, 1967

Box 33, Folder 11

January ACA Composer Program, "Chamber Music," January 6, 1957

 

Box 34, Folder 1

Music Improvisations from Griffin Nursery School, January 22, 1964

Box 34, Folder 2

Piano improvisations by Claudia and Betsy and group drumming. Griffin Nursery School, May 1955

Box 34, Folder 3

"String Quartet"