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Inventory of the Charles Seeger musical compositions and published research articles, 1908-1978
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Part I: Musical compositions.

Box Box 1 , item 1.

Danza lenta, para violin y piano.

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Published in the Boletin Latino-Americano de Musica (Oct., 1941), p. 89.

Xerox copy, 1 leaf.
item 2.

Sonata, for violin and pianoforte.

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Manuscript.

Score and parts.

No place or date.
item 3.

Seven songs, for high voice with piano accompaniment.

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Xerox copy of the published edition.

Boston: The Boston Music Co., 1911.
item 4.

Song "Alguna vez (Some day)," for voice and piano.

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Negative photo copy.

Copyright, 1956.
item 5.

Song "From the Arabic," for voice and piano.

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Copy 1.

Ink with corrections in pencil.

Dated: 1908, no place.
item 6.

Song "From the Arabic."

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Copy 2.

Ink with corrections in pencil.

No date or place.
item 7.

Song "Helen, thy beauty is to me," for voice and piano.

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Blueprint copy. No. 1.

Inscription: "Privately Printed Santa Barbara, Calif., 1955."
item 8.

Song "Helen, thy beauty is to me."

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Blueprint copy, no. 2
item 9.

Song "The Lady of the South," for voice and piano.

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Manuscript. Copy 1.

In ink with corrections in pencil.

Dated: 1908, no place.
item 10.

Song "The Lady of the South."

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Manuscript. Copy 2.

In ink, with a few additions in pencil.

Dated: 1908, no place.
item 11.

Song "The Lady of the South."

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Manuscript. Copy 3.

In ink, with a few corrections in pencil.

No date or place.
item 12.

Song The Letter "The night is measureless," for solo voice.

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Manuscript.

I nk.

Dated: 1931, no place.
item 13.

Song The Letter.

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Published version. Published in New Music (April, 1953), 10.
item 14.

Song On a faded violet "The odor from the flower is gone," for voice and piano.

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Manuscript. Copy 1.

Ink with corrections in pencil.

Dated: 1907, no place.
item 15.

Song On a faded violet.

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Manuscript. Copy 2.

Includes the text typed on a sheet of paper.

No date or place.
item 16.

Song "When as in silks my Julia goes," for voice and piano.

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Manuscript.

Ink with some corrections in pencil.

Dated: October 15, 1912, no place.
item 17.

Song "Lenin, Who's that guy," for voice and piano.

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Xerox copy.

Composer: Carl Sands, 1933. Pseud. Charles Louis Seeger.

Published by the Worker's Music League, 1934.
 

Part II: Monographic study.

Box Box 2 , item 18.

Tradition and Experiment in the New Music

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(title taken from a letter from Universal Edition to Charles Seeger dated Vienna, October 20, 1931). Unpublished typescript draft written about 1931.
  • Title: Tradition and Experiment in Musical Idiom.
  • Contents of the binder as found on October 11, 1984 by J. Emerson.
  • Dedication: To Ruth Crawford.
  • Table of Contents (3 copies).
  • Synopsis of Chapters (pp. xviii-xxi).
  • Preface (pp. i-xv)
  • Introduction (1 unnumbered leaf).
  • Chapter II: "Critique" (begins with p. 24).
  • Chapter IX (dated September 12, 1931) ends on p. 159.
  • Appendices I-IX (pp. i-1ii).
 

Part I: Critique and Technique of Experimental Method in Musical Composition.

 

Part II: Manual of Dissonant Counterpoint.

item 19.

Tradition and Experiment in the New Music (for title, see item 18).

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Another unpublished typescript draft written about 1931.

  • Title: Tradition and Experiment: Occidental Fine Art of Music (sic).
  • Contents of binder as found on October 11, 1984 by J. Emerson.
  • Dedication: To Ruth Crawford (followed by 14 loose leaves of notes).
  • Preface (pp. i-xv).
  • Table of Contents (1 leaf).
  • Synopsis of Chapters (4 leaves).
  • Chapters I-IX (pp. 1-179).
  • Appendices I-IX (pp. i-1ii).
 

Part I: Critique and Technique of an Experimental Method in Musical Composition.

 

Part II: Manual of Dissonant Counterpoint.

 

Part II: Manual of Dissonant Counterpoint: Chapters X-XVII (pp. 124-212).

 

Part III: Publications.

Box Box 3 , item 20.

"American music for American children."

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Music Educators Journal, Nov-Dec., 1942, pp. 1-12.
item 21.

American Songs for American children."

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Music Educators National Conference, March-April 2, 1942. 19 pp.
item 22.

"The Arts in international relations."

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JAMS, Vol. 2 (Spring, 1949), 36-43.
item 23.

Brief History of the Music Division of the Pan American Union.

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June 9, 1947. 14 pp.
item 24.

"The Cultivation of various European traditions in the Americas."

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IMS Congress Report, New York, 1961, pp. 364-75.
item 25.

"Factorial analysis of the song as an approach to the formation of a unitary field theory."

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Journal of the International Folk Music Council, vol. 20 (1968),pp. 33-39.
item 26.

"Folk music as a source of social history."

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Typescript copy on yellow paper.

Published in The Cultural Approach to History(NY: Columbia Univ. Pr., 1940), pp. 316-23.
item 27.

"Grass roots for American composers."

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Modern Music (March-April, 1939), 143-49.
item 28.

"The importance to cultural understanding of folk and popular music."

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Conference of Inter-American Relations in the Field of Music.Proceedings.Washington, DC, 1940. 10 pp.
item 29.

"An instantaneous music notator."

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Journal of the International Folk Music Council, vol. 3 (1951),103-06.
item 30.

"Inter-American relations in the field of music."

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Music Educators Journal (March-April, 1941), pp. 17-18.
item 31.

"Music and Culture."

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Proceedings of the Music Teachers National Association (1940),112-22.
item 32.

"Music and government--Field for an applied musicology."

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IMS Congress Report, New York, 1944, pp. 12-20.
item 33.

"Music and Musicology."

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"Occidental."

Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (New York, MacMillan, 1933), 143-65.
item 34.

"Music as a tradition of communication: Discipline and play."

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Ethnomusicology, vol. 6 (Sept., 1962), 156-63.
item 35.

Music as recreation.

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W.P.A. Technical Series, no. 1.

Washington, DC, May 29, 1940. 27 pp.
item 36.

"Music education in the Americas."

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Music Educators Journal (May-June, 1944), without pagination.
item 37.

"Music in the American university."

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Educational Review, vol. 66 (Sept., 1923), 95-99.
item 38.

"The music process as a function in a context of functions."

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Yearbook, Inter-American Institute for Musical Research

New Orleans, Tulane University, 1966. Vol 2, 1-36.
item 39.

"Musicology and the music industry."

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National Music Council Bulletin (May, 1945), pp. 8-10.
item 40.

"The musicological juncture: 1976."

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Ethnomusicology, vol. 21 (May, 1977), 179-88.
item 40 1/2.

"On style and manner in modern composition."

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Musical Quarterly (October, 1925), 423-31.
item 41.

"On dissonant counterpoint."

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Modern Music, vol. 7 (June-July, 1930), 23-31.
item 42.

"On the formational apparatus."

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Ethnomusicology, vol. 13 (May, 1969), 230-47.
item 43.

"On the moods of music-logic."

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JAMS, vol. 13 (1960), 224-61.
item 44.

"On the principles of musicology."

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Musical Quarterly, vol. 10 (April, 1924), 244-50.
item 45.

"Preface to the critique of music."

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Inter-American Music Bulletin, vol. 49 (September, 1965),2-16.
item 46.

"Preface to the description of a music."

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IMS Congress Report, Utrecht, 1952, pp. 360-70.
item 47.

"Prescriptive and descriptive music writing."

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Musical Quarterly, vol. 44:2 (April, 1958), 184-95.
item 48.

"Reflections upon a given topic: Music in universal perspective."

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Ethnomusicology, vol. 15 (Sept., 1971), 385-98.
item 49.

Review of inter-American relations in the field of music, 1940-1943.

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No place or date, 13 pp.
item 50.

"Semantic, logical, and political considerations bearing upon research in ethnomusicology."

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Ethnomusicology, vol. 5 (May, 1961), 77-80.
item 51.

"Sources of evidence and criteria for judgment in the critique of music."

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Essays for a Humanist (1977), 261-76.
item 52.

"Suggestions for a music program for UNESCO."

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No place or date, 8 pp.
item 53.

"Systematic and historical orientations in musicology."

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Acta musicologica, vol. 11 (1939), 121-28.
item 54.

"Systematic musicology: Viewpoints, orientations, and methods."

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JAMS, vol. 4 (Fall, 1951), 240-48.
item 55.

"Toward a unitary field theory for musicology."

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Institute of Ethnomusicology of the University of California at Los Angeles.

Selected Reports, vol. 1, no. 3 (1970), 171-210.
item 56.

"Toward a universal music sound-writing for musicology."

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Journal of the International Folk Music Council, vol. 9 (1957),pp. 63-66.
item 57.

"Tractatus esthetico-semioticus."

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Current Thought in Musicology (Austin, Univ. of Texas, 1976).
item 58.

"Tradition and the (North) American composer."

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Music in the Americas, (Indiana University, 1967),pp. 195-212.
item 59.

"Wartime and peacetime programs in music education."

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Music Educators Journal (Jan. 1943), pp. 12-14.
 

Part IV: Miscellaneous.

Box Box 4 , item 60.

Article by Redfern Mason, music critic of the San Francisco Examiner, about February 15, 1915, on Professor Seeger of the University of California, and the need for the Department of Music to purchase a harpsichord.

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The article is illustrated with music of Monteverdi.
item 61.

Pfaff, Timothy, "The Measure of a Man: Charles Seeger Across the Centuries," California Monthly, vol. 88:4 (March, 1978), article begins on p. 9.

item 62.

"Conspectus of the resources of the musicological process."

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Chart from the Institute of Ethnomusicology at UCLA. Selected Reports,vol. 1:3, revised edition.
item 63.

Packet of materials rxelating to the Charles Seeger Celebration held in Berkeley, California August 28-31, 1977.