Inventory of the Arthur Bliss papers, 1940-1958

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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Inventory of the Arthur Bliss Papers, 1940-1958

Collection number: ARCHIVES BLISS 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:
The Music Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Arthur Bliss Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1940-1958
Collection number: ARCHIVES BLISS 1
Creator: Bliss, Arthur, Sir, 1891-1975
Extent: Number of container: 1 box
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

Donor:

Arthur Bliss, 1941 and 1958.

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], Arthur Bliss papers, ARCHIVES BLISS 1, The Music Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Scope and Content

Includes 2 compositions (Ballet "Lady of Shalott" and String quartet no. 2) commissioned for performance at the University of California, Berkeley, and class notes for courses taught at Berkeley, 1940-1941.

Container List

item 1.

Ballet The Lady of Shalott (1958).

Scope and Content Note

Comissioned by the University of California, Berkeley, for the May T. Morrison Festival. First performance May 2, 1958, Earl Murray, Conductor. Set of orchestra parts in ink and photographic copies. (Foreman index no. 5).
item 2.

String Quartet no. 2 (1950).

Scope and Content Note

Full score (autograph), ink.

Each of the 4 movements bound separately.

Inscription:

To be sent air mail to Griller Quartet -Music Dept, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA (Foreman index no. 26).
item 3.

"A Survey of English Music."

Scope and Content Note

Class notes for Music 114 taught at U.C. Berkeley from Jan 20-May 17, 1941.

Pencil, Loose sheets, unnumbered.
item 4.

"Instrumentation."

Scope and Content Note

Class notes for Music 108 taught at U.C. Berkeley during the class year 1940-41.

Pencil, loose sheets in a binder, unnumbered.