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Guide to the Howard Lutwak Collection, 1926-1997
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  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Howard Lutwak Collection
    Dates: 1926-1997
    Identification: IGRA/HL
    Creator: Lutwak, Howard, 1956-
    Physical Description: 0.42 linear feet
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    Repository: International Guitar Research Archives (IGRA)
    Abstract: Howard Lutwak is a classical guitarist who studied under Professor Ronald Purcell at California State University, Northridge. This collection consists of 32 musical scores for classical guitar.

    Biographical Information:

    Howard Lutwak, a classical guitarist born in Hollywood, California in 1956, began playing guitar when he was eight, and has performed both as a soloist and in ensembles. He studied guitar under Ronald Purcell at California State University, Northridge, Frederick Noad at the Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts, John Duarte at the Cannington International Guitar Summer School, and in master classes with Carlos Barbosa-Lima and Manuel Barrueco. Lutwak has recorded professionally, appearing on recordings including Songs of Angels, Caro Mio Ben, and Generation to Generation, the last of which includes arrangements of traditional, folk, and modern Jewish, Yiddish, and Israeli songs, reflecting Lutwak’s interest in bringing music of the Jewish tradition to a broader audience.

    Access Terms

    This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

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    Administrative Information

    Processing Information:

    Jeff Carr, 2012

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright status for materials in this collection is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    The collection is open for research use.

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    For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials  guide.

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    Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of 32 musical scores for classical guitar, the majority of which are for solo guitar. However, the collection also includes scores for two guitars, voice and guitar, and guitar and other instruments, including piano, flute, violin, viola, and cello. The scores were published in various countries, including the United States, Spain, Australia, Italy, Argentina, Germany, the United Kingdom, and France.