Inventory of the Charles Harlan papers, 1958-1969

Processed by Judy Tsou; machine-readable finding aid created by James Lake
Music Library
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University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
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Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
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© 1997
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Inventory of the Charles Harlan Papers, 1958-1969

Collection number: ARCHIVES HARLAN 1

The Music Library



University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, California

Contact Information

  • Music Library
  • 240 Morrison Hall
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Berkeley, California, 94720-6000
  • Phone: (510) 642-2623
  • Fax: (510) 642-8237
  • Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
  • URL: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MUSI/
Processed by:
Judy Tsou
Date Completed:
ca. 1991
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Charles Harlan Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1958-1969
Collection number: ARCHIVES HARLAN 1
Creator: Harlan, Charles Leroy, 1920-1972
Extent: Number of containers: 1 flat storage box

Linear feet: 0.3
Repository: The Music Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Acquisition

1991

Donor

Cabrillo Community College (Aptos, Calif.)

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Music Library.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item] Charles Harlan papers, ARCHIVES HARLAN 1, The Music Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Biographical Sketch

Charles Leroy Harlan was born in Lewiston, Idaho (December 4, 1920), and died in Seaside, California (February 14, 1972). He studied with Joseph Brye at the University of Idaho, Roger Sessions at the University of California (Berkeley), and received a doctorate (Ed.D.) from Colorado State College in 1961. He taught at the California public schools from 1957 and at Monterey from 1970 until his death in 1972.
His orchestral works include Arioso, Lysistrata (2-act Ballet, 1958), Overture for Orchestra, Psalm 98 (with chorus, 1961), and Suite for Strings and Percussion (1969). His chamber music includes Trio for Brass (trumpet, horn, and trombone), and Fantasy (for alto saxophone).

Scope and Content

This collection consists of entirely music scores. They are ozalid reproductions of his manuscripts of two compositions: Lysistrata, and Overture for Orchestra with orchestral parts for both.

Arrangement

The manuscripts are arranged chronologically. There is only one series.

Container List

 

I. Lysistrata (1958)

Scope and Content Note

Lysistrata -music for a ballet in 2 acts. The score is dated 1958, the choreographer was Frances Dougherty. The music comes with full orchestral parts.
Box Box, Folder 1

Full orchestral score

Folder 2

Woodwind parts

Folder 3

Brass parts

Folder 4

Percussion parts

Folder 5

String parts

Folder 6

Piano part

 

II. Overture For Orchestra (1969)

Scope and Content Note

The Overture for Orchestra was completed in Seaside, California in February of 1959. The orchestral score includes pencil markings, and there are 66 parts (with parts list).
Box Box, Folder 1

Full orchestral score

Folder 2

String parts

Folder 3

Woodwind, brass, and percussion parts

 

III. Suite for Strings and Percussion (date unknown)

Scope and Content Note

This contains the first violin part (III:1) for Harlan's Suite for Strings and Percussion. The part has performance markings on it.