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Finding Aid for the Gunther Tautenhahn Collection of Musical Compositions 1968-1974
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Gunther Tautenhahn Collection of Musical Compositions,
    Date (inclusive): 1968-1974
    Collection number: 30-M
    Creator: Tautenhahn, Gunther
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
    Abstract: Ozalid copies of musical scores by Tautenhahn and one manuscript sketchbook in a 3-ring binder.


    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights in the physical objects belong to the UCLA Music Library. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish if the Music Library does not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Gunther Tautenhahn Collection of Musical Compositions, 30-M, Performing Arts Special Collections , University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biographical Note

    Composer, Gunther Tautenhahn, was born in Kaunas, Lithuana on December 22, 1938. He came to the United States on November 30, 1951, and became a U.S. citizen in 1953. He moved to California in 1967, residing there still.
    Tautenhahn studied composition in New York and Vienna, and has won many awards for his compositions including six ASCAP Standard Awards
    His compositions have been performed and broadcast in Africa, Austria, Australia, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Korea, Russia, Sweden, Taiwan, U.K., and United States, by chamber groups and orchestras, and the the world's leading musicians.

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists of ozalid copies of musical scores by Tautenhahn.
    The collection is organized into the following series:
    • Series 1. Sound Recordings
    • Series 2. Printed Music