Scope and Content
Title: Elaine Barkin Collection of Musical Compositions and Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1976-1984.
Collection number: 59
Barkin, Elaine, 1932-
(3.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: This collection consists of manuscripts and sketches of musical compositions, with related program notes, poems, and descriptive
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF.
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Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
[Identification of item],
Elaine Barkin Collection of Musical Compositions and Papers, 59, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California,
Barkin was born on Dec. 15, 1932 in New York City;
studied with Karol Rathaus, Saul Novak, and Leo
Kraft at Queens College, CUNY (BA, 1954), with
Irving Fine, Harold Shapero, and Arthur Berger at
Brandeis Univ. (MFA, 1954 and Ph.D, 1971), and
with Boris Blacher at the Berlin Hochschule für
Musik (1956-57); taught at Queens College
(1964-70), the Univ. of Michigan (1970-74), and
Princeton Univ. (1974), before joining the faculty
at UCLA in 1974; contributed articles to various
journals, including Perspectives of new music, of
which she became editor in 1964; member, executive
committee, American Society of University
Composers, 1967-69; compositions include: Woodwind
quartet (1956), Essay for orchestra (1957), String
trio (1957), String quartet (1969), and Inward and
outward bound (for chamber ensemble, 1975).
Scope and Content
Collection consists of manuscripts and sketches of
musical compositions, with related program notes,
poems, and descriptive notes. Includes the NB
suite for flutes and contrabass, Two Dickinson
choruses, Plein chant for solo alto flute, .. in
its surrendering for tuba solo, and Still life for
baritone jazz saxophone and vibraphone.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this
collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Barkin, Elaine, 1932- --Archives.
Women composers--United States--Archival resources.