This collection contains the papers of ethnomusicologist Arthur C. Edwards. It consists of collected folk music scores, manuscript
notes, and, to a lesser extent, original compositions by Edwards, as well other material relating to his professional career.
Arthur C. Edwards was a music teacher, composer, and ethnomusicologist. He taught on the faculty of the University of Illinois
School of Music, Urbana, from 1928 to 1945, and at UCLA from 1950 until his retirement in 1966. As an ethnomusicologist, he
extensively studied folk music from around the world. His book, The Art of Melody, was pubished in 1956. He lived in Los Angeles
and pursued various research projects until his death.
6.0 linear ft.
(14 document boxes and 1 flat box)
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