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La Monte Young collection of pamphlets, programs, and correspondence, 1965-1975
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Compositions. Series 1.

Box 1, Folder 1

The Two Systems of Eleven Categories / 1:07:40 AM 3 X 67 - First Revision of "2-3 PM 12 XI 66 - 3:43 AM 28 XII 66 for John Cage" from "Vertical Hearing or Hearing in the Present Tense". 1967.

Physical Description: 11.0 pages
Physical Description: typescript, photocopy
Box 1, Folder 11

Study 1 for Piano.. 1959.

Physical Description: 11.0 pages
Physical Description: ozalid reproduction

General note

See Box 1, Folder 10.
Box 1, Folder 12

Vision. 1959.

Physical Description: 14 p. typescript, 20 cards, 11 strips of music notation

General note

See Box 1, Folder 10.

Correspondence. Series 2.

Box 1, Folder 3

2 Letters from Young and Zazeela to Robert Stevenson. 1971 January 29, 1973 May 20.

Physical Description: 3.0 pages
Physical Description: typescript

General note

Signed, with holograph postscripts.
Box 1, Folder 10

Handwritten letter to Gordon Stone, Performing Arts Special Collections, 23 December, 1959. 1959.

Physical Description: 2 pages

Scope and Content Note

Concerns a concert at UC Berkeley and a donation of two scores to the Music Library: Vision, and Study I for Piano. See Box 1, Folders 11 and 12. Includes mimeographed program notes.
Box 2, Folder 5

1 typed letter. To Robert Stevenson from La Monte and Marian. August 28, 2006..

Physical Description: 1 typed page

Publicity and Press Kits. Series 3.

Box 1, Folder 2

Galerie Heiner Friedrich München. [sale catalog]. 1970 March.

Physical Description: 2 p.

General note

Catalog of Young and Zazeela works for sale.
Box 1, Folder 4

Performance advertisement? Composition 1960 #13. Performance 10 20 62.

Physical Description: 1 p.

General note

Holograph signatures, Young and Zazeela.
Box 1, Folder 5

Press Kit for Young and Zazeela. 1964-1972.

Physical Description: Vita, press clippings, program notes. c. 125 p.
Box 1, Folder 13

Publicity flyers, posters, press clippings. 1965-1968.

Scope and Content Note

For events at The American Theatre for Poets, UCLA, Asia House Gallery, The Pocket Theatre, and the East End Theatre; including The Second Dream of the High-Tension Line., The Tortoise recalling the Drone.., and the Theatre of Eternal Music.

Writings of Young and Zazeela. Series 4.

Box 1, Folder 6

Selected Writings. 1969.

Physical Description: c. 100 p.

General note

Robert Stevenon's copy.
Box 1, Folder 8

Lecture 1960. La Monte Young, from Tulane Drama Review, vol. 10, no. 2, 1965. 1965.

Physical Description: 10 p., photocopy
Box 1, Folder 9

An Anthology of Chance Operations. (Bronx, N.Y. : L. Young & J. Mac Low, 1963). 1963.

Physical Description: c. 200 p.

General note

Robert Stevenson's copy.
Box 2, Folder 6

Celebrating MELA's 20th Year and La Monte Young's 70th. Collection of programs and program notes of concerts and events. 2005.

Physical Description: 4 program booklets
Box 2, Folder 7

On the Concept of Time and Eternity in our Work. La Monte Young. Marian Zazeela. 1987-2004. 2004.

Physical Description: 18 p.

Books and Articles about Young and Zazeela. Series 5.

Box 1, Folder 7

La Monte Young, from Kostelanetz, Richard. The theatre of mixed means; an introduction to happenings, kinetic environments, and other mixed-means performances. (New York : Dial Press, 1968.). 1968.

Physical Description: 40.0 pages
Physical Description: photocopy
Box 2, Folder 4

Sound and Light: La Monte Young. Marian Zazeela. Edited by William Duckworth and Richard Fleming. 1996.

Material Specific Details note: 231 p.
Physical Description: 1 book

Recordings and Video. Series 6.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

SERIES CONTAINS DIGITAL MATERIALS: Special equipment or further processing may be required for viewing. To access digital materials you must notify the reference desk in advance of your visit.
Box 2

Test Recording. 1987 February 18.

Scope and Content Note


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

1 audio cassette.
Box 2, Folder 1

Pandit Pran Nath. Midnight. Raga Malkauns. 4 VII 71 SF. 21 VIII 76 NYC. 2002.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

2 CDs with booklet.
Box 2, Folder 2

La Monte Young. Marian Zazeela. The Tamburas of Pandit Pran Nath. An Homage. 1999.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

1 CD with booklet.
Box 2, Folder 3

The Well Tuned Piano in the Magenta Lights. 81 V 10 6:43:00 PM - 81 VI II 1:07:45 AM NYC. 2000.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

1 DVD (401 minutes), 1 program booklet (38 p.)