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Inventory of the Roger Nixon archive, 1944-[ongoing]
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Container List

 

I. Correspondence and Papers

Box Box 1

Academic Tribute and California Jubilee and San Joaquin Sketches (commission)

 

American Bandmasters, National Endowment for the Arts

 

ASCAP - Former correspondence, supportive material for awards

 

Biographical Materials

 

Boosey and Hawkes

 

The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky (opera) - N.J. Performance. Photographs and correspondence

 

Chamarita!

 

Correspondence - library staff

 

Correspondence - misc. 1 & 2

 

Correspondence - S.F. State files 1-4

 

Correspondence with composers, conductors, musicians, and organizations

 

Festival Mass

 

Carl Fischer Inc.

 

Galaxy

 

Golden Crest Records and Baylor University Project - corres.

 

The Goldman Memorial Band

 

Grants and Awards 1 & 2

 

Neil A. Kios Music Co.

 

List of Performances

 

List of Works

 

Misc. publishers correspondence, catalogues, info.

 

Music Educators National Conference, 1986 -- Program

 

Music for a Civic Celebration, J. C. Penney Bicentennial Project

 

NPR notes: "Meet the Composer"

 

Newspaper articles 1, 2, and 3

 

Nixon - David Boyden

 

Nixon - Aaron Copland 1 ALS

 

Nixon - Andrew Imbrie 2 MLS

 

Nixon - Roger Sessions 3 ALS

 

Nixon - Schoenberg

 

Nixon to Ernst Krenek

 

Photos

 

Postcards

 

Presser Co. Correspondence

Box Box 2

Program information, lists of works, lecture notes (1976 on)

 

Publisher correspondence and catalogs

 

"Raw" notes for lecture given in Ann Arbor (Univ. of Michigan). A Perspective on Composing for Band / with cassette tape used for demonstration

 

Reviews

 

San Francisco Symphony Stagebill (1/31/87)

 

Scrapbook

 

A Solemn Processional Southern Music Company

 

Twelve piano preludes and Opus Music Publishers

 

US Air Force Band - Arnold Gabriel, cond.

 

University of Michigan and Univ. of Illinois Bands1

 

Viola concerto

 

Workshops

 

A dissertation: "The Published Band Compositions of Roger Nixon," by Anthony P. Mazzaferro

 

II. SCORES

Additional Note

All are published scores inscribed by Nixon or ozalid copies of his manuscripts.
Box Box 5

Academic Tribute: for concert band (1987)

 

Air for Strings; with notes from a lesson with Schoenberg / Summer 1948

 

Arises the New Flower (1985)

Box Box 6

The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky Opera in 4 scenes -- piano-vocal score (1967)

Box Box 5

By-By-baby -Lullay! (1965)

 

California Jubilee (1987)

 

Centennial Overture (1995) score and parts

 

Ceremonial piece for brass (1980) score and parts

 

Chaucerian Visions: for mixed voices (SATB) [and piano] (1987)

 

Chinese seasons : song cycle (1942)

Box Box 6

Christmas perspectives for mixed voices, another score marked "set 1." (1980)

 

Concert Prelude: for brass (no date)

Box Box 5

Conversations for violin and clarinet in B flat (1981)

 

Festival mass [SATB, organ] (1980)

 

Firwood: for four part chorus (SATB) a capella (1960)

 

Flower of Youth [Concert Band, Grade 4] Score and parts (1992)

 

Four duos for flute or oboe and B flat clarinet (1966)

 

From The Canterbury Tales for mixed voices (no date)

 

Love's secret: four-part chorus, SATB (1967)

 

Music for a Civic Celebration, score and parts (1975)

 

Music for Clarinet and Piano. Score and part (1986)

 

Music for Piano (1994)

 

Music of Appreciation: for band. Score and parts (1944)

Box Box 6

A Narrative of Tides. Vocal score. (1984)

Box Box 5

Nocturne: for concert band. Condensed score and parts (1965)

 

Pacific Celebration Suite (1979) 1 score and parts

 

Psalm: for band (1972) 1 score and parts

 

Three duos (flute & B flat clarinet) (1983)

 

To the evening star (William Blake): for mixed voices a cappella (1967)

 

Twelve Preludes for Piano (1984)

 

Two Elegies for solo cello (1984)

 

Variations for B-flat bass clarinet (1983)

 

Variation for Clarinet and cello (1991) 2 scores and 1 facsimile (facs. in Box 6)

 

Variations for bassoon (1983)

 

Viola concerto (1969) Study score, Viola and Piano version (score and part)

 

Wonders of Christmas: for chorus of mixed voices unaccompanied (4 pieces) (1993)

 

III. Programs

Additional Note

The programs are arranged by the titles of the composition.
Box Box 3

Academic Tribute -- SF State University

 

Academic Tribute -- USA

 

Air for Strings -- Bay Area

 

Air for Strings -- California

 

The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky -- SF State University

 

The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky -- Bay Area

 

The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky -- California

 

The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky -- USA

 

By-By Baby, Lullay -- Bay Area

 

California Jubilee -- International:Japan

 

California Jubilee -- SF State University

 

California Jubilee -- California

 

California Jubilee -- USA

 

Carols

 

Centennial Fanfare March -- SF State University

 

Centennial Fanfare March -- Bay Area

 

Centennial Fanfare March -- California

 

Centennial Fanfare March -- USA

 

Centennial Overture

 

Ceremonial Fanfare Nos. 1 and 2 -- SF State University

 

Ceremonial Fanfare No. 1 -- Bay Area

 

Ceremonial Piece for Brass -- California

 

Chamarita! -- International: Japan

 

Chamarita! -- SF State University

 

Chamarita! -- California

 

Chamarita! -- USA

 

Chanticleer -- International: South Africa

 

Chanticleer -- Bay Area

 

Chanticleer -- USA

 

Chaucerian Visions

 

Chinese Seasons -- SF State University

 

Chinese Seasons -- Bay Area

 

Chinese Seasons -- USA

 

Christmas Perspectives -- SF State University

 

Christmas Perspectives -- Bay Area

 

Concerto for Viola and Orchestra -- Bay Area

 

Conversations for Violin and Clarinet -- SF State University

 

Conversations for Violin and Clarinet -- Bay Area

 

Dialog -- SF State University

 

Dialog -- Bay Area

 

Dialog -- USA

 

Duo for Flute and Alto Flute

 

Elegie -- Bay Area

 

Elegy for Band -- Berkeley

 

Elegy and Fanfare -- International: Istanbul

 

Elegy, Fanfare and March -- SF State University

 

Elegy, Fanfare and March -- Bay Area

 

Elegy, Fanfare and March -- USA

 

Festival Fanfare March -- SF State University

 

Festival Fanfare March -- Bay Area

 

Festival Fanfare March -- California

 

Festival Fanfare March -- USA

 

Festival Mass -- Bay Area

 

Fiesta del Pacifico-- International: China

 

Fiesta del Pacifico-- International: Japan

 

Fiesta del Pacifico -- SF State University

 

Fiesta del Pacifico -- Bay Area

 

Fiesta del Pacifico -- California

 

Fiesta del Pacifico -- USA

 

Firwood -- SF State University

 

Five Pieces for Two Instruments -- Bay Area

 

Five Preludes -- International: Bruxelles

 

Five Preludes -- USA

 

Flower of Youth

 

Four Duos -- Bay Area

 

Four Duos for Flute and B-flat Clarinet -- SF State University

 

Four Duos for Violin and Viola -- USA

 

Four Preludes -- SF State University

 

Four Preludes -- Bay Area

 

Four Songs -- Bay Area

 

From the Canterbury Tales

 

Gliding All Over -- SF State University

 

Green Growth the Holly -- Bay Area

 

How Sweet I Roamed -- SF State University

 

Love's Secret -- Bay Area

 

In Memoriam Adlai E. Stevenson -- USA

 

Modesto Centennial March -- Bay Area

 

Mooney's Grove Suite -- SF State University

 

Mooney's Grove Suite -- Bay Area

 

Mooney's Grove Suite -- California

 

Movement for Clarinet and Piano -- SF State University

 

Movement for Clarinet and Piano -- Bay Area

 

Music for A Civic Celebration -- SF State University

 

Music for A Civic Celebration -- Bay Area

 

Music for A Civic Celebration -- California

 

Music for A Civic Celebration -- USA

 

Music for Clarinet and Piano -- California

 

Music for Piano

 

Music of Appreciation

 

A Narrative of Tides -- SF State University

 

A Narrative of Tides -- California

 

Nocturne -- International: France

 

Nocturne -- International: Germany

 

Nocturne -- SF State University

 

Nocturne (for flute and piano) -- Bay Area

 

Nocturne -- California

 

Nocturne -- USA

Box Box 4

Now Living Things -- California

 

Pacific Celebration Suite -- International: Japan

 

Pacific Celebration Suite -- SF State University

 

Pacific Celebration Suite -- Bay Area

 

Pacific Celebration Suite -- California

 

Pacific Celebration Suite -- USA

 

Preludes -- SF State University

 

Preludes -- Bay Area

 

Preludes -- California

 

Prelude and Fugue -- International: Taiwan

 

Prelude and Fugue -- SF State University

 

Prelude and Fugue -- Bay Area

 

Prelude and Fugue -- California

 

Prelude and Fugue -- USA

 

Preludes VIII and IX -- California

 

Preludes VIII and IX -- USA

 

Psalm for Band -- California

 

Psalm for Band -- USA

 

Psalm 60 -- Bay Area

 

Psalm 60 -- California

 

Qaurtet No. 1 -- SF State University

 

Reflections -- International: Japan

 

Reflections -- SF State University

 

Reflections -- Bay Area

 

Reflections -- California

 

Reflections -- USA

 

San Joaquin sketches -- USA

 

Six Moods of Love -- SF State University

 

Six Moods of Love -- Bay Area

 

Six Moods of Love -- California

 

Six Moods of Love -- USA

 

Six Preludes -- SF State University

 

Six Preludes -- Bay Area

 

Slowly the Music -- Bay Area

 

A Solemn Processional -- SF State University

 

A Solemn Processional -- USA

 

Songs, from "The Children's Garden of Verse" -- SF State University

 

Summer Rain -- California

 

The Tempest -- SF State University

 

Testimonial -- USA

 

Three Dances for Orchestra -- California

 

Three Duos -- Bay Area

 

Three Preludes -- International: The Philippines

 

Three Preludes -- SF State University

 

Three Preludes -- Bay Area

 

Three Preludes -- California

 

Three Preludes -- USA

 

Three Settings of William Blake

 

Three Songs -- Bay Area

 

Three Transcendental Songs on Poems by Walt Whitman -- USA

 

To the Evening Star -- SF State University

 

Twelve Preludes

 

Two Dances for Orchestra -- USA

 

Two Duos for Flute and Piccolo -- SF State University

 

Two Duos for Flutes -- SF State University

 

Two Songs --California

 

Two Transcendental Songs -- Bay Area

 

Variations

 

Variations for Bass Clarinet -- Bay Area

 

Variations for Bass Clarinet -- USA

 

Variations for Clarinet and Cello -- SF State University

 

Viola Concerto -- SF State University

 

Viola Concerto -- Bay Area

 

The Wine of Astonishment -- Bay Area

 

The Wine of Astonishment -- California

 

Wonders of Christmas

 

SF State University -- Nixon Concerts (Multiple Pieces)

 

Arrangements by Roger Nixon

 

Miscellaneous Stuff -- Bay Area