Krenek Festival Tapes

David Seubert
Department of Special Collections
Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
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Guide to the Krenek Festival tapes, 1979

Collection number: PA Mss 54

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara
Processed by:
David Seubert
Date Completed:
Spring 2004
Latest revision:
Feb. 4, 2013
Encoded by:
Lisa Koch
© 2008-2013 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Krenek Festival tapes, 1979
Dates: 1979
Collection Number: PA Mss 54
Creator: Krenek, Ernst, 1900-1991
Collection Size: 4 linear ft. (42 audio tapes, 2 videos, and 1 manuscript box)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Abstract: The collection is arranged in 3 series: I. Programs, II. Audio and III. Videos relating to 1979 Krenek Festival, honoring composer Ernest Krenek.
Physical location: Del Norte, Performing Arts (box 1); Annex 2 (audiovisual).
Languages: English

Restrictions

Majority of collection is stored off-site; advance notice required for retrieval. Service copies of audiovisual items may need to be made before viewing or listening. Please consult Special Collections staff for further information.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

Krenek Festival tapes, 1979. PA Mss 54. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the UCSB Arts Library, July 2003. University Archives audio merged in 2013.

Biography / Administrative History

Ernest Krenek (1900-1991) was an Austrian American composer known for his chamber music, opearas, orchestral works and eletronic music. He studied in Vienna and Berlin. In 1925 he became a conductor at the opera house in Kassel. His jazz opera Johnny Stikes Up (1926), and was translated into many languages. In 1928 he returned to Vienna. In the 1930s he gradually adopted the twelve-tone technique used by Arnold Schoenberg. In 1937, he moved to the United States, where became a citizen in 1945. There, he taught and composed chamber, orchestral, choral, and electronic music and wrote operas.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains materials relating to the Krenek Festival which was held in the spring of 1979 in Santa Barbara in conjunction with the UCSB Department of Music to honor the composer Ernest Krenek. The majority of the collection consists of audio recordings.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in 3 series: I. Programs, II. Audio and III.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Concerts -- California -- Santa Barbara
Krenek, Ernst, 1900-1991
Music festivals
Sound recordings
Concert programs


 

Series 1:  Programs

Box 1: 1

Festival Program

 

Series 2:  Audio

Tape No. A6632/R7

Krenek Inserts

Tape No. A6633/R7

Krenek Interview Master #1

Tape No. A6634/R7

Krenek Interview Master #2

Tape No. A6635/R7

Krenek Master #3

Tape No. A6636-6638/R7

Krenek-Porter TV Audio (3 parts)

Tape No. A6639-6641/R7

Statisch und Ekstatisch (3 tapes), 8 April 1979

Tape No. A6642-6643/R7

Kitharaulos (2 tapes), 8 April 1979

Tape No. A6644-6646/R7

The Dissembler (3 tapes), 8 April 1979

Tape No. A6647-6648/R7

Von Vorn Herein (2 tapes), 8 April 1979

Tape No. A6649/R7

Orga-Nastro; St. quartet #2, 9 April 1979

Tape No. A6650/R7

Second Sonata for Violin; St. Quartet #2, 9 April 1979

Tape No. A6651/R7

Fifth Sonata for Piano; Clarinet trio, 9 April 1979

Tape No. A6652/R7

Three Merry Marches; Dream sequence, 9 April 1979

Tape No. A6653/R7

String Quartet #1, 10 April 1979

Tape No. A6654/R7

Two Choruses on Jacobean Poems etc., 10 April 1979

Tape No. A6655/R7

They Knew What They Wanted, 10 April 1979

Tape No. A6255/R7

"Karl V," Claudia Zenek, 11 April 1979

Tape No. A5666/R7

"Lamentatio Jeremiae Prophetae," Peter Fricker, 11 April 1979

Tape No. A6656/R7

Alpbach Quintet, 12 April 1979

Tape No. A6657/R7

Piano Sonata #4, 12 April 1979

Tape No. A6658/R7

String Quartet #3, 12 April 1979

Tape No. A6659/R7

Sestina, 12 April 1979

Tape No. A6660/R7

String Quartet #5, 13 April 1979

Tape No. A6661/R7

Acco-Music; Durch die Nacht, 13 April 1979

Tape No. A6662/R7

Gesange des Spaten Jahres, 13 April 1979

Tape No. A6663/R7

Gesange des Spaten Jahres, 13 April 1979

Tape No. A6664/R7

Four Pieces for Oboe and Piano; String quartet, 13 April 1979

Tape No. A5241/R7

"On Spatlese," Beverly Grigsby, 13 April 1979

Tape No. A6665/R7

The Ballad of the Railroads, 14 April 1979

Tape No. A6666/R7

Die Jahreszeiten, etc., 14 April 1979

Tape No. A5541/R7

"Krenek's Early Music," William Austin, 14 April 1979

Tape No. A5542/R7

"Krenek and Histories," William Austin, 14 April 1979

Tape No. A6667/R7

Monologue for Clarinet; Little Suite, 14 April 1979

Tape No. A6668/R7

O Lacrymosa; Die Nachtigall, 14 April 1979

Tape No. A6669/R7

String Quartet #4, 15 April 1979

Tape No. A6670/R7

Quintina, 15 April 1979

Tape No. A6671-6673/R7

Reisebuch aus den Osterreichischen Alpen (3 tapes), 15 April 1979

 

Series 3:  Videos

Tape No. V1459-1460/UM

Krenek Festival Inserts, tapes 1-2, 4/13/1979