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Lou Harrison Papers: Correspondence
MS 132 Ser.3  
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Description
Collection includes incoming and outgoing letters from Lou Harrison and friends.
Background
Lou Harrison (1917-2003) is recognized especially for his percussion music, his work with just intonation tuning systems, and his syntheses of Asian and Western musics. His compositions have combined instruments from various cultures and utilized many of his own construction. His style is marked by a notable melodicism: even his percussion and 12-note works have a decidedly lyrical flavor.
Extent
9 document boxes
Restrictions
Property rights for this collection reside with the University of California. Copyright resides with the Lou Harrison Estate. UCSC Special Collections and Archives requires written permission from the copyright holder to allow reproduction of this material, including photography in the reading room. Permission must be sent to speccoll@library.ucsc.edu in advance. For more information on copyright or to order a reproduction, please visit guides.library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/reproduction-publication.
Availability
Collection open for research.