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Inventory of the Roger Nixon archive, 1944-[ongoing]
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I. Correspondence and Papers

Box Box 1

Academic Tribute and California Jubilee and San Joaquin Sketches (commission)


American Bandmasters, National Endowment for the Arts


ASCAP - Former correspondence, supportive material for awards


Biographical Materials


Boosey and Hawkes


The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky (opera) - N.J. Performance. Photographs and correspondence




Correspondence - library staff


Correspondence - misc. 1 & 2


Correspondence - S.F. State files 1-4


Correspondence with composers, conductors, musicians, and organizations


Festival Mass


Carl Fischer Inc.




Golden Crest Records and Baylor University Project - corres.


The Goldman Memorial Band


Grants and Awards 1 & 2


Neil A. Kios Music Co.


List of Performances


List of Works


Misc. publishers correspondence, catalogues, info.


Music Educators National Conference, 1986 -- Program


Music for a Civic Celebration, J. C. Penney Bicentennial Project


NPR notes: "Meet the Composer"


Newspaper articles 1, 2, and 3


Nixon - David Boyden


Nixon - Aaron Copland 1 ALS


Nixon - Andrew Imbrie 2 MLS


Nixon - Roger Sessions 3 ALS


Nixon - Schoenberg


Nixon to Ernst Krenek






Presser Co. Correspondence

Box Box 2

Program information, lists of works, lecture notes (1976 on)


Publisher correspondence and catalogs


"Raw" notes for lecture given in Ann Arbor (Univ. of Michigan). A Perspective on Composing for Band / with cassette tape used for demonstration




San Francisco Symphony Stagebill (1/31/87)




A Solemn Processional Southern Music Company


Twelve piano preludes and Opus Music Publishers


US Air Force Band - Arnold Gabriel, cond.


University of Michigan and Univ. of Illinois Bands1


Viola concerto




A dissertation: "The Published Band Compositions of Roger Nixon," by Anthony P. Mazzaferro



Additional Note

All are published scores inscribed by Nixon or ozalid copies of his manuscripts.
Box Box 5

Academic Tribute: for concert band (1987)


Air for Strings; with notes from a lesson with Schoenberg / Summer 1948


Arises the New Flower (1985)

Box Box 6

The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky Opera in 4 scenes -- piano-vocal score (1967)

Box Box 5

By-By-baby -Lullay! (1965)


California Jubilee (1987)


Centennial Overture (1995) score and parts


Ceremonial piece for brass (1980) score and parts


Chaucerian Visions: for mixed voices (SATB) [and piano] (1987)


Chinese seasons : song cycle (1942)

Box Box 6

Christmas perspectives for mixed voices, another score marked "set 1." (1980)


Concert Prelude: for brass (no date)

Box Box 5

Conversations for violin and clarinet in B flat (1981)


Festival mass [SATB, organ] (1980)


Firwood: for four part chorus (SATB) a capella (1960)


Flower of Youth [Concert Band, Grade 4] Score and parts (1992)


Four duos for flute or oboe and B flat clarinet (1966)


From The Canterbury Tales for mixed voices (no date)


Love's secret: four-part chorus, SATB (1967)


Music for a Civic Celebration, score and parts (1975)


Music for Clarinet and Piano. Score and part (1986)


Music for Piano (1994)


Music of Appreciation: for band. Score and parts (1944)

Box Box 6

A Narrative of Tides. Vocal score. (1984)

Box Box 5

Nocturne: for concert band. Condensed score and parts (1965)


Pacific Celebration Suite (1979) 1 score and parts


Psalm: for band (1972) 1 score and parts


Three duos (flute & B flat clarinet) (1983)


To the evening star (William Blake): for mixed voices a cappella (1967)


Twelve Preludes for Piano (1984)


Two Elegies for solo cello (1984)


Variations for B-flat bass clarinet (1983)


Variation for Clarinet and cello (1991) 2 scores and 1 facsimile (facs. in Box 6)


Variations for bassoon (1983)


Viola concerto (1969) Study score, Viola and Piano version (score and part)


Wonders of Christmas: for chorus of mixed voices unaccompanied (4 pieces) (1993)


III. Programs

Additional Note

The programs are arranged by the titles of the composition.
Box Box 3

Academic Tribute -- SF State University


Academic Tribute -- USA


Air for Strings -- Bay Area


Air for Strings -- California


The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky -- SF State University


The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky -- Bay Area


The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky -- California


The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky -- USA


By-By Baby, Lullay -- Bay Area


California Jubilee -- International:Japan


California Jubilee -- SF State University


California Jubilee -- California


California Jubilee -- USA




Centennial Fanfare March -- SF State University


Centennial Fanfare March -- Bay Area


Centennial Fanfare March -- California


Centennial Fanfare March -- USA


Centennial Overture


Ceremonial Fanfare Nos. 1 and 2 -- SF State University


Ceremonial Fanfare No. 1 -- Bay Area


Ceremonial Piece for Brass -- California


Chamarita! -- International: Japan


Chamarita! -- SF State University


Chamarita! -- California


Chamarita! -- USA


Chanticleer -- International: South Africa


Chanticleer -- Bay Area


Chanticleer -- USA


Chaucerian Visions


Chinese Seasons -- SF State University


Chinese Seasons -- Bay Area


Chinese Seasons -- USA


Christmas Perspectives -- SF State University


Christmas Perspectives -- Bay Area


Concerto for Viola and Orchestra -- Bay Area


Conversations for Violin and Clarinet -- SF State University


Conversations for Violin and Clarinet -- Bay Area


Dialog -- SF State University


Dialog -- Bay Area


Dialog -- USA


Duo for Flute and Alto Flute


Elegie -- Bay Area


Elegy for Band -- Berkeley


Elegy and Fanfare -- International: Istanbul


Elegy, Fanfare and March -- SF State University


Elegy, Fanfare and March -- Bay Area


Elegy, Fanfare and March -- USA


Festival Fanfare March -- SF State University


Festival Fanfare March -- Bay Area


Festival Fanfare March -- California


Festival Fanfare March -- USA


Festival Mass -- Bay Area


Fiesta del Pacifico-- International: China


Fiesta del Pacifico-- International: Japan


Fiesta del Pacifico -- SF State University


Fiesta del Pacifico -- Bay Area


Fiesta del Pacifico -- California


Fiesta del Pacifico -- USA


Firwood -- SF State University


Five Pieces for Two Instruments -- Bay Area


Five Preludes -- International: Bruxelles


Five Preludes -- USA


Flower of Youth


Four Duos -- Bay Area


Four Duos for Flute and B-flat Clarinet -- SF State University


Four Duos for Violin and Viola -- USA


Four Preludes -- SF State University


Four Preludes -- Bay Area


Four Songs -- Bay Area


From the Canterbury Tales


Gliding All Over -- SF State University


Green Growth the Holly -- Bay Area


How Sweet I Roamed -- SF State University


Love's Secret -- Bay Area


In Memoriam Adlai E. Stevenson -- USA


Modesto Centennial March -- Bay Area


Mooney's Grove Suite -- SF State University


Mooney's Grove Suite -- Bay Area


Mooney's Grove Suite -- California


Movement for Clarinet and Piano -- SF State University


Movement for Clarinet and Piano -- Bay Area


Music for A Civic Celebration -- SF State University


Music for A Civic Celebration -- Bay Area


Music for A Civic Celebration -- California


Music for A Civic Celebration -- USA


Music for Clarinet and Piano -- California


Music for Piano


Music of Appreciation


A Narrative of Tides -- SF State University


A Narrative of Tides -- California


Nocturne -- International: France


Nocturne -- International: Germany


Nocturne -- SF State University


Nocturne (for flute and piano) -- Bay Area


Nocturne -- California


Nocturne -- USA

Box Box 4

Now Living Things -- California


Pacific Celebration Suite -- International: Japan


Pacific Celebration Suite -- SF State University


Pacific Celebration Suite -- Bay Area


Pacific Celebration Suite -- California


Pacific Celebration Suite -- USA


Preludes -- SF State University


Preludes -- Bay Area


Preludes -- California


Prelude and Fugue -- International: Taiwan


Prelude and Fugue -- SF State University


Prelude and Fugue -- Bay Area


Prelude and Fugue -- California


Prelude and Fugue -- USA


Preludes VIII and IX -- California


Preludes VIII and IX -- USA


Psalm for Band -- California


Psalm for Band -- USA


Psalm 60 -- Bay Area


Psalm 60 -- California


Qaurtet No. 1 -- SF State University


Reflections -- International: Japan


Reflections -- SF State University


Reflections -- Bay Area


Reflections -- California


Reflections -- USA


San Joaquin sketches -- USA


Six Moods of Love -- SF State University


Six Moods of Love -- Bay Area


Six Moods of Love -- California


Six Moods of Love -- USA


Six Preludes -- SF State University


Six Preludes -- Bay Area


Slowly the Music -- Bay Area


A Solemn Processional -- SF State University


A Solemn Processional -- USA


Songs, from "The Children's Garden of Verse" -- SF State University


Summer Rain -- California


The Tempest -- SF State University


Testimonial -- USA


Three Dances for Orchestra -- California


Three Duos -- Bay Area


Three Preludes -- International: The Philippines


Three Preludes -- SF State University


Three Preludes -- Bay Area


Three Preludes -- California


Three Preludes -- USA


Three Settings of William Blake


Three Songs -- Bay Area


Three Transcendental Songs on Poems by Walt Whitman -- USA


To the Evening Star -- SF State University


Twelve Preludes


Two Dances for Orchestra -- USA


Two Duos for Flute and Piccolo -- SF State University


Two Duos for Flutes -- SF State University


Two Songs --California


Two Transcendental Songs -- Bay Area




Variations for Bass Clarinet -- Bay Area


Variations for Bass Clarinet -- USA


Variations for Clarinet and Cello -- SF State University


Viola Concerto -- SF State University


Viola Concerto -- Bay Area


The Wine of Astonishment -- Bay Area


The Wine of Astonishment -- California


Wonders of Christmas


SF State University -- Nixon Concerts (Multiple Pieces)


Arrangements by Roger Nixon


Miscellaneous Stuff -- Bay Area