Finding Aid for the William Kraft Collection of Musical Compositions , ca. 1974-1983

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Finding Aid of the William Kraft Collection of Musical Compositions, ca. 1974-1983

Collection number: 74

UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections



University of California, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • University of California, Los Angeles, Library
  • Performing Arts Special Collections, Room A1713
  • Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Phone: (310) 825-4988
  • Fax: (310) 206-1864
  • Email: speccoll-paging@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www2.library.ucla.edu/specialcollections/performingarts/index.cfm
Processed by:
UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
1987
Encoded by:
UCLA Performing Arts Special Collections staff
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: William Kraft Collection of Musical Compositions,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1974-1983
Collection number: 74
Creator: Kraft, William
Extent: 18 boxes (9 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Performing Arts Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Shelf location: Held at SRLF.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Source of Acquisition/Provenance

William Kraft; gift; 1982-99.

Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for access.

Publication Rights

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

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William Kraft Collection of Musical Compositions, 74, Performing Arts Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Kraft was born on Sept. 6, 1923, in Chicago, IL; BS (1951) and MA (1954) in composition, Columbia Univ.; percussionist, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra (LAPO), 1955-81; became the music director of the LA Percussion Ensemble and Chamber Players in 1955; became director of LAPO New Music Group in 1981; composer-in-residence, LAPO, 1981-85; recipient of Guggenheim fellowships (1967 & 1972), NEA grants (1975, 1977, 1979), and an award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters (1984); his intimate knowledge of percussion instruments is an important influence on his work; his works include a number of large-scale works for orchestra and percussion.

Organization

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Music for film and television productions (boxes 1-9)
  2. Musical compositions (boxes 10-18)
  3. Other materials (boxes 11, 14).

Scope and Content

Holographs, ozalid masters and copies, and photocopies of scores and parts of music for film and television. Includes scores for Avalanche, Bill, The Chisholms, The Elephants: Last Day in Eden, Fire and Ice, The Homeric Hymn to Demeter, and Kirlian Force. The Collection also includes scores for musical compositions, including L'Arlésienne Sweet, Da dit, Passacaglia, Theme and Metric Variations, Etude for Two Drums, English Suite, Courante no.2, Me and Mr. Stenner, Nonet for Brass and Percussion, Permutations, Theme and Variations for Percussion Quartet, Weavings, Brazen, Cadeau, Cascando, Colorations, Concerto for Percussion, Concerto for Timpani, Contextures, Cornucopia, Divinations, Incantation, Kandinsky Variations, Pierrot Mute, Quintessence Revisited, Red Azalea, and Selbstmord.

Access Points

Kraft, William--Archives.
Composers--United States--Archival resources.
Motion picture music.
Television music.
Music--Manuscripts.
Motion picture music--Scores.
Television music--Scores.


Container List

 

Series I. Music for Film and Television

 

1. Avalanche (1978)

Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 1. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Avalanche Main Title.
Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 2. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Bruce Skiing and First Avalanche.
Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 3. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

The Avalanche.
Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 4. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Firemen to the Rescue.
Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 5. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Nick and David to the Rescue.
Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 6. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

End Credits.
Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 7. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Tina Leaves Screaming.
Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 8. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

The Races.
Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 9. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

David Sights the Burning Ambulance.
Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 10. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Kathy's Sequence.
Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 11. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Bruce and Annette in Bed.
Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 12. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

The Aftermath.
Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 13. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

The Cornice.
Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 14a-b. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

14a: Plane Thru Motns [Plane Through Mountains], 14b: Bleachers Blowing Over.
Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 15. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Army Rescue.
Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 16. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Mother Goes Down / Henry Comes Through.
Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 17. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Annette's Sequence (Ice Skating).
Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 18. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Nick and Caroline at the Pool.
Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 19. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Nick and Caroline at the Cabin.
Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 20. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Henry's Saved.
Box 1, Folder 1

Avalanche, Cue 21. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Sleigh Ride.
 

2. Fire and Ice (1983)

Box 1, Folder 2

Fire and Ice. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Music Notes (cue sheets and timings).
Box 1, Folder 3

Fire and Ice. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Short score (Photocopy of manuscript, folder 1 of 2).
Box 1, Folder 4

Fire and Ice. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Short score (Photocopy of manuscript, folder 2 of 2).
Box 1, Folder 5

Fire and Ice. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Short score and sketches (photocopies).
Box 1, Folder 6

Fire and Ice. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score of cues 7-4/8-0A (bound photocopy).
Box 1, Folder 7

Fire and Ice. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score of cues 5-5, 22, 32, and 35 (Both manuscript and photocopy).
Box 1, Folder 8

Fire and Ice. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Orchestration charts.
 

3. Bill (1981) (Television Movie)

Box 2, Folder 1

Bill. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Music Notes (cue sheets and timings).
Box 2, Folder 2

Bill. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score of cues 11-13, 21-22, 32, 34, 42, 51, 61-62, 71-74, 91-92, and 101-102 (onion skin).
Box 2, Folder 3

Bill. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score of cues 11-13, 21-22, 32, and 34 (ozalid copies).
Box 2, Folder 4

Bill. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score of cues 42, 51, 61-62, 71-74, 91-92, and 101-102 (ozalid copies).
Box 2, Folder 5

Bill. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score of cues 14 and 15 (ozalid copies).
Box 2, Folder 6

Bill. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Orchestration chart.
Box 2, Folder 7

Bill. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Orchestral parts (onion skin).
Box 2, Folder 8

Bill. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Woodwind parts (manuscripts).
Box 2, Folder 9

Bill. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Brass parts (manuscripts).
Box 3, Folder 1

Bill. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Parts for percussion, electric bass, and keyboard (manuscripts).
Box 3, Folder 2

Bill. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Box 3, Folder 2

Bill. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Violin I parts (manuscripts).
Box 3, Folder 3

Bill. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Violin II parts (manuscripts).
Box 3, Folder 4

Bill. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Viola and violincello parts (manuscripts).
 

4. The Chisholms (1980) (Television Movie)

Box 4, Folder 1

Chisholms II: The Promised Land (a.k.a. The Betrayal). [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score for cues 12, 22, 23, 31-32, 41, 51-53 (onion skin).
Box 4, Folder 2

Chisholms II: The Promised Land [a.k.a. The Betrayal]. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score for cues 12, 23, 31-32, 51-52 (ozalid copies).
Box 4, Folder 3

Chisholms II: The Promised Land (a.k.a. The Betrayal). [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Bound photocopies of sections from published scores of works by Copland, with annotations (Appalachian Spring, Billy the Kid, Rodeo: Hoedown).
Box 4, Folder 4

Chisholms IV. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Music Notes (cue sheets and timings).
Box 4, Folder 5

Chisholms IV. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score of cues 11, 21-24, 31-34, 41-43, 51-54 (onion skin).
Box 4, Folder 6

Chisholms IV. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score of cues 11, 21-24, 31-34, 41-43, 51-54 (2 bound ozalid copies).
Box 4, Folder 7

Chisholms IV. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Orchestral parts, onion skin (Violin I part--ozalid copy).
Box 4, Folder 8

Chisholms VI. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Music Notes (cue sheets and timings).
Box 4, Folder 9

Chisholms VI. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score of cues 11-14, 22, 31-32, 41, 51-52 (onion skin). Orchestral parts (onion skin).
Box 5, Folder 1

Chisholms VII. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Music Notes (cue sheets and timings).
Box 5, Folder 2

Chisholms VII. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score of cues 11-13, 21-23, 31-32, 41-43, 51-54 (onion skin). Orchestral parts (onion skin).
Box 5, Folder 3

Chisholms VII. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score (bound ozalid copy).
Box 5, Folder 4

Chisholms VIII: Chains. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score of cues 11-13, 21-24, 31-33, 41-43, 51-52 (onion skin). Orchestral parts (onion skin).
Box 5, Folder 5

Chisholms VIII: Chains. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score of cues 11-13, 21-24, 31-33, 41-43, 51-52 (bound ozalid copy).
Box 5, Folder 6

Chisholms IX: Siren Song. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score for clues 11, 13, 21-25, 31-34, 41-43, 51-54 (onion skin). Orchestral parts (onion skin).
Box 5, Folder 7

Chisholms IX: Siren Song. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score of cues 11, 13, 21-25, 31-34, 41-43, 51-54 (bound ozalid copy).
 

5. The Elephants: The Last Day in Eden

Box 6, Folder 1

The Elephants: Last Day in Eden. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Music Notes (cues and timings).
Box 6, Folder 2

The Elephants: Last Day in Eden. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score of cues 11-13, 21-22, 31-34, 41, 51, 61-62 (onion skin).
Box 6, Folder 3

The Elephants: Last Day in Eden. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score of cues 11-13, 21-22, 31-34, 41, 51, 61-62 (bound ozalid copy).
Box 6, Folder 4

The Elephants: Last Day in Eden. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score of cues 11 and 12 (ozalid copy).
Box 6, Folder 5

The Elephants: Last Day in Eden. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Orchestral parts (onion skin).
Box 6, Folder 6

The Elephants: Last Day in Eden. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Woodwind parts (manuscripts).
Box 6, Folder 7

The Elephants: Last Day in Eden. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Brass parts (manuscripts).
Box 6, Folder 8

The Elephants: Last Day in Eden. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Percussion parts (manuscripts).
Box 6, Folder 9

The Elephants: Last Day in Eden. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Violin I and II parts (manuscripts).
Box 6, Folder 10

The Elephants: Last Day in Eden. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Viola and Violincello parts (manuscripts).
 

6. The Homeric Hymn to Demeter

Box 7, Folder 1

The Homeric Hymn to Demeter. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Score (manuscript).
Box 7, Folder 2

The Homeric Hymn to Demeter. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Score (onion skin).
Box 7, Folder 3

The Homeric Hymn to Demeter. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score (bound ozalid copy).
Box 7, Folder 4

The Homeric Hymn to Demeter. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Orchestral parts (onion skin).
Box 7, Folder 5

The Homeric Hymn to Demeter. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Woodwind parts (ozalid copy).
Box 7, Folder 6

The Homeric Hymn to Demeter. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Percussion parts (ozalid copy).
Box 7, Folder 7

The Homeric Hymn to Demeter. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Script (typescript).
 

7. Kirlian Force (1974)

Box 8, Folder 1

Kirlian Force. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score (onion skin).
Box 8, Folder 2

Kirlian Force. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score of cue sheets (2 bound ozalid copies).
Box 8, Folder 3

Kirlian Force. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Orchestral parts (onion skin).
Box 8, Folder 4

Kirlian Force. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Woodwind parts (manuscript, folder 1 of 2).
Box 9, Folder 1

Kirlian Force. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Woodwind parts (manuscript, folder 2 of 2).
Box 9, Folder 2

Kirlian Force. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Brass parts (manuscripts).
Box 9, Folder 3

Kirlian Force. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Percussion and keyboard parts (manuscripts).
Box 9, Folder 4

Kirlian Force. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

String parts (manuscripts).
 

Series II. Musical Compositions

 

5. Music for Percussion

Box 10, Folder 1

L'Arlesienne Sweet (Etude for Three Drums). [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Percussion parts. Onion skin and ozalid copies.
Box 10, Folder 1

Da Dit. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Percussion parts. Onion skin and ozalid copies.
Box 10, Folder 1

Passacaglia. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Percussion parts. Onion skin and ozalid copies.
Box 10, Folder 1

Theme and Metric Variations. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Percussion parts. Onion skin and ozalid copies.
Box 10, Folder 1

Etude for Two Drums. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Percussion parts. Onion skin and ozalid copies.
Box 10, Folder 1

English Suite: Prelude, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande, Bouree 1 & 2, Gigue. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Percussion parts. Onion skin and ozalid copies.
 

6. Other Compositions

Box 10, Folder 2

Courante No. 2. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Score (onion skin).
Box 10, Folder 3

Me and Mr. Stenner. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Music Notes (cues and timings).
Box 10, Folder 4

Me and Mr. Stenner. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score (onion skin and ozalid copies).
Box 10, Folder 5

Me and Mr. Stenner. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score (2 bound ozalid copies).
Box 10, Folder 6

Me and Mr. Stenner. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Parts (manuscripts).
Box 10, Folder 7

Nonet for Brass and Percussion. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Score and parts (onion skin).
Box 10, Folder 8

Nonet for Brass and Percussion. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Brass parts (ozalid copies).
Box 11, Folder 1

Permutations. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

"For John Whitney." Full score (photocopy of ozalid copy).
Box 11, Folder 2

Permutations. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score (bound ozalid copy).
 

5. Music for Percussion

Box 11, Folder 3

Theme and Variations for Percussion Quartet. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score (3 ozalid copies) and Narration (2 ozalid copies). Includes recording copy.
Box 11, Folder 4

Theme and Variations for Percussion Quartet. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Performance copies for Percussion I and II (ozalid copies).
Box 11, Folder 5

Theme and Variations for Percussion Quartet. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Performance copies for Percussion III and IV (ozalid copies).
 

6. Other Compositions

Box 11, Folder 6

Weavings. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Pencil sketches (manuscript).
 

7. Sketchbooks

Box 11, Folder 7

Sketchbooks. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

 

Series III. Other Materials

Box 11, Folder 9

Miscellaneous papers, including correspondence, fragments, and notes. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

 

Series II. Musical Compositions

 

2. Concertos

Box 12, Folder 1

Concerto for Timpani and Orchestra. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Full score (manuscript, in pencil).
 

7. Sketchbooks

Box 17, Folder 1

Sketchbook. Spiral bound. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Sketches for the film "Fire and Ice" and "Double Play".
Box 17, Folder 2

Sketchbook I. Spiral bound. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Sketches for "Dialogues and Entertainments" and "Evening voluntaries".
Box 17, Folder 3

Sketchbook II. Spiral bound. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Sketches for "Contextures II" (orchestral version) and "Quartet for the love of time".
Box 18, Folder 1

Sketchbook. Spiral bound. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Sketches for "Melange".
Box 17, Folder 4

Sketchbook IV. Spiral bound. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Sketchese for "A Kennedy portrait/Contextures III" and "Settings from Pierrot lunaire: Mein Bruder".
Box 17, Folder 5

Sketchbook VI. Spiral bound. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Sketches for "OCPAC[?]", "Mein Bruder", "Horn Concerto", and "Vintage Renaissance".
Box 17, Folder 6

Sketchbook VII. Oct 27, 1988-. Spiral bound. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Sketches for "Cascando" (9/27/88 - 10/7/88), "Harlequinale (Pierrot Lunaire)" (5/17/89 - 7/11/89), "Vintage Renaissance" (new ending only) (7/18/89 - 7/24/89), "Fanfare vintage" (4/14/90 - 9/5/90), "Pierrot Mute" (9/8/90 - 10/16/90), and "Selbstmord" (11/29/90).
Box 17, Folder 7

Sketchbook VIII. Spiral bound. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Sketches for "Wedding Music for Jennifer and John" (mid August to Sept 11, 1989), "Guitar piece" (1989), and "Selbstmord" (ending).
Box 17, Folder 8

Sketchbook IX. Spiral bound. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Sketches for "Cadeau" (4/11/92 - 6/16/92).
Box 18, Folder 2

Sketchbook. Spiral bound. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Sketches for "Pierrot (Feerie)" and "Symphony of Sorrows".
 

3. Contextures

Box 18, Folder 5

Contextures II: The Final Beast. Manuscript score, pencil, 108p. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Complete draft of the full score.
 

7. Sketchbooks

Box 18, Folder 4

Sketchbook. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Sketches for "Gossamer Glances".
 

2. Concertos

Box 15, Folder 3

Concerto Grosso (1962). Full score, ozalid copy, 69 l. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

For orchestra with violin, flute, cello, bassoon concertino. Spiral bound. Dated Jan. 13, 1962. "Composer copy."
Box 15, Folder 2

Concerto for Tuba, Three Chamber Groups and Orchestra (1979). Full score, ozalid copy, 68 l. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Alternative title: Cornucopia, for tuba and orchestra. Spiral bound. "Composer copy." "Composed for and dedicated to my friend Roger Bobo.. Written at the request of Zubin Mehta on the occasion of his final season as Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.."
 

6. Other Compositions

Box 16, Folder 2

Fanfare Vintage 90-91 (The Saint Comes Marching In). Full score, ozalid masters (pencil), 23 l. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

For orchestra.
Box 16, Folder 8

Vintage Renaissance. Full score, ozalid masters (pencil), 39 l. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

For orchestra.
 

3. Contextures

Box 16, Folder 1

Contextures II: The Final Beast (1986). Full score, ozalid masters (pencil), 28 l. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

For soprano and tenor soloists, chorus and orchestra. "To the victims of all wars / Why can we not one and all love one another" (Stephen Crane).
 

6. Other Compositions

Box 16, Folder 4

Of Ceremonies, Pageants and Celebrations (1986). Full score (25 l.) and parts, ozalid masters (ink). [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Commissioned by the Orange County Center for the Performing Arts, Inc, for the opening of the center. For orchestra. Dedication: "To my teacher and friend Otto Luening. He had faith when I had none." Masters created for the premier performance.
Box 16, Folder 3

Gossamer Glances (1993). Full score, ozalid masters (pencil), 50 l. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

For orchestra. Commissioned by the Association of California Symphony Orchestras to celebrate its 25th anniversry.
Box 16, Folder 7

Settings from Pierrot Lunaire (1994). Full score, ozalid masters (pencil), 93 l. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

For soprano and orchestra. "Composed on a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts." "This is an orchestral version of the chamber settings (1987-90) commissioned by the Schoenberg Institute, Leonard Stein, Director, to set verses not used by Schoenberg."
 

5. Music for Percussion

Box 13, Folder 16

M's P: an encore piece (1978). Score, ozalid master, 2 l. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

For 4 timpani, cymbal and high pitched drum. "To my friend and colleague, Mitchell Peters."
Box 13, Folder 14

Images (1978). Score, ozalid masters (pencil), 7 l. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

For four timpani, five cymbals and large tam tam. In four movements: I. And the bronze bird sang; II. And the first sound must gather in deep bronze; III. Angels of the winds; IV. Homage (to Mahler).
 

3. Contextures

Box 14, Folder 4

Contextures IV: Songs of Flowers, Bells and Death (1991). Full score, manuscript (pencil), 65p. Also ozalid masters (pencil), 3 l. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Also: additional manuscript notes; 2 typescript letters, signed, from Mohammad Nadertabar to Kraft, May 12, 1991 & June 26, 1991; phonetic transcription from the Koran; additional photocopied and mansucript material.
 

6. Other Compositions

Box 13, Folder 27

Fanfare from Games: Collage I (1993). Full score, ozalid masters, 4 l. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

For the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra's 75th birthday.
 

7. Sketchbooks

Box 18, Folder 3

Sketchbook. Spiral bound. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Sketches for Encounters XI, unidentified compositions. Date on last page: Dec. 20, 1998.
 

6. Other Compositions

Box 13, Folder 34

Silent Boughs: That Love at Length Should Find Me Out. Manuscript score (pencil), 17 p. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

For sorano and string orchestra.
Box 13, Folder 35

Silent Boughs: What Lips My Lips Have Kissed. Manuscript score (pencil), 19 p. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

For sorano and string orchestra.
Box 13, Folder 33

Silent Boughs: Sketches. Manuscript (pencil), 10 p.

 

4. Encounters

Box 13, Folder 12

Encounters IX, for alto saxophone and percussion (1982). Score, ozalid copy, 10 p. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Dated 3/4/82.
Box 13, Folder 13

Encounters IX, for alto saxophone and percussion (1982). Score, ozalid masters (ink), 10 p. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Dated 3/4/82.
 

5. Music for Percussion

Box 13, Folder 20

Soliloquy, for solo percussion and tape (1979). Score, ozalid masters, 10 p. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Commissioned by and dedicated to Karen Ervin.
Box 13, Folder 15

Images (1979). Score, ozalid masters (engraved), 8 l. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

For four timpani, five cymbals and large tam tam.
 

6. Other Compositions

Box 13, Folder 36

The Sublime and the Beautiful (1979). Full score, ozalid masters (pencil), 14 l. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

For tenor, flute (piccolo, alto flute, bass flute [optional]), clarinet (bass clarinet), percussion (1), piano (celeste), violin, 'cello. Texts: 1. Dostoevsky, Notes from the underground; 2. Rimbaud, Being beauteous.
Box 13, Folder 37

The Sublime and the Beautiful (1979). Parts, ozalid masters (ink), 46 l.

 

5. Music for Percussion

Box 13, Folder 21

Igor Stravinsky. L'Histoire du Soldat. Percussion part, ozalid masters, 13 l. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Transcribed by William Kraft (July 1963).
Box 13, Folder 17

M's P: an encore piece (1978). Score, ozalid masters (engraved), 3 l. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Final revision 3/16/79, Marina Del Rey, Ca.
 

4. Encounters

Box 13, Folder 11

Encounters III D.L.A.: duel for trumpet and percussion. Ozalid masters (ink), 15 l. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Dedicated to the combatants, Thomas M. Stevens and Mitchell T. Peters. Commissioned by Thomas M. Stevens. In three movements: I. Strategy; II. Truce of God; III. Tactics.
 

5. Music for Percussion

Box 13, Folder 19

Scherzo a Dué (Percussion Duet). Score, ozalid masters (ink), 6 l.

Box 13, Folder 18

Morris Dance, for percussion solo. Score, ozalid masters, 6 l.

 

6. Other Compositions

Box 13, Folder 38

Theme and Waltz (1947). Manuscript (ink and pencil), 4 p. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

Solo part for unidentified instrument (1 p.) and accompaniment (2 p.); also an additional page entitled "Your're Long Gone Due".
Box 13, Folder 29

The Innocents (The Witch Trial at Salem) (1975). Part for percussion 4, masters (engraved), 7 l.

Box 13, Folder 30

The Innocents (The Witch Trial at Salem) (1975). Vocal parts, ozalid masters (engraved), 56 l.

Box 14, Folder 8

The Innocents (The Witch Trial at Salem) (1975). Parts for percussion and harmonium, masters (engraved), 20 l.

Box 14, Folder 7

The Innocents (The Witch Trial at Salem) (1975). Vocal score, masters (engraved), 56 l. [unittitle added: see error report]

Scope and Content Note

"A dramatic scene for four vocal quartets, chorus, percussion, harmonium, and celeste." Text: Barbara Kraft.