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William P. Latham Collection | Music Library

By Maristella Feustle

Collection Overview

Title: William P. Latham CollectionAdd to your cart.
ID: 06/040
Primary Creator: Latham, William P.
Extent: 50.0 Boxes
Subjects: Composition (Music), University of North Texas. College of Music
Languages: English

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of about 50 boxes of Latham's compositions and papers.

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Administrative Information

Repository: Music Library
Access Restrictions: Access to this collection is provided only by special arrangement. Please contact the Music Library for more information.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Music Library. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: Collection is housed in the UNT Music Library. Advance notice for use is required. Please contact the Music Library for further information.
Finding Aid Revision History: Documents added 4/3/2017.

Box and Folder Listing

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Series 3: Works for soloist with orchestra or bandAdd to your cart.
 
Box 1Add to your cart.
 
Folder 1: Andante and Allegro, 1962Add to your cart.

"2 mvts. oboe sonata - transcribed by the composer for oboe solo and wind ensemble."

"Published by Jack Spratt, 1966."

Manuscript score, sketch.

Folder 2: Andante and Allegro, 1962Add to your cart.
Ozalid masters of parts
Folder 3: Birthday Salute, sketch, orginal score, copy, originals (in pencil) of parts and copies, vocal score, synthesizer part (2 copies), 1990Add to your cart.

"Arr. Happy Birthday."

Synthesizer part is a reduction of string parts.

"Used following 'Sacred Flame'."

Dated 1990 on envelope; score dated April 27, 1991 and inscribed to Joan.

Folder 4: [Birthday Salute] Here's to You, Charlie, sketch, full score (original and copy), parts, synthesizer (reduction of strings), vocal score, 8.5 x 11" reduction masters, file of related papers, 1992Add to your cart.

"For Charles Mattheson's 80th birthday, used with Birthday Salute." Written to precede Birthday Salute.

Filed in its original order with Birthday Salute.

"C.f. trip file."

Folder 5: Concertino for Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble, condensed score and sketches, 1968 November 29Add to your cart.
"For John Giordano."
Box 2Add to your cart.
 
Folder 1: Concertino for E-flat Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble, full score (marked "uncorrected") and parts, 1968 December 12Add to your cart.
Labeled "K912" from filing system at the University of Northern Iowa.
Folder 2: Concertino for E-flat Alto Saxophone and Full Orchestra, full score, 1969 JulyAdd to your cart.

"For John Giordano." Two ozalid copies in separate plastic comb binding.

"Scored for wind ensemble, Dec. 1968; re-scored for full orchestra July 1969."

Copyright assigned to Dorn Publications, Inc., Needham, MA, in 1982.

Folder 3: Concertino for E-Flat Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble, solo part, 4 copies, 1968Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Concertino for E-Flat Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble, set of parts with listAdd to your cart.
 
Box 3Add to your cart.
 
Folder 1: Concertino for E-flat Alto Saxophone and Full Orchestra, set of partsAdd to your cart.
"Complete set."
Folder 2: Concertino, two percussion partsAdd to your cart.
One part marked for timpani.
Folder 3: Concerto Grosso for Soprano and Alto Saxophone with Wind Ensemble, sketches and [performers'] saxophone ranges, 1960Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Concerto Grosso for Soprano and Alto Saxophone with Wind Ensemble, full scoreAdd to your cart.
Two plastic comb-bound copies. "For Karin and Sigurd Rascher."
Box 4Add to your cart.
 
Folder 1: Concerto Grosso for 2 Saxophones and Symphonic Wind Ensemble, full score, 1960 October 1Add to your cart.
"Copy #3," plastic comb-bound.
Folder 2: Concerto Grosso for 2 Saxophones and Symphonic Wind Ensemble, condensed score, 1960 August 16Add to your cart.
Plastic comb-bound ozalid copy.
Folder 3: Concerto Grosso for Soprano and Alto Saxophone with Wind Ensemble, solo parts, 2 copies, 1960Add to your cart.
"Transcribed for orchestra, 1962." Both saxophone parts on same score. Ozalid copies.
Folder 4: Concerto Grosso for Soprano and Alto Saxophone with Wind Ensemble, set of parts, completeAdd to your cart.
 
Box 5Add to your cart.
 
Folder 1: Concerto Grosso for 2 Saxophones and Symphonic Wind Ensemble, set of parts, completeAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Concerto Grosso for 2 Saxophones and Symphonic Wind Ensemble, set of parts, completeAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Concerto Grosso, transcribed for orchestra, parts, 1962Add to your cart.
"Missing French horn I, trombone I, timpani (use band part)." "Full score (orch.) is available from Dorn Publications, Inc."
Folder 4: Concerto Grosso for Two Saxophones and Chamber Orchestra, concert program, 1963 July 2Add to your cart.
Composed for and performed by Karin and Sigurd Rascher.
Box 6Add to your cart.
 
Folder 1: Fantasy Concerto for Flute and Strings, original manuscript score, parts ("old copies), 1941Add to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Fantasy Concerto, piano reduction, 1950Add to your cart.
For flute and piano, 2 copies with score and flute part. Composed in 1941, published by Jack Spratt Music Co. (Old Greenwich, CT) in 1950.
Folder 3: Fantasy Concerto for Flute and Strings, correspondence, programs, press notices, 1941Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Fantasy for Trumpet and Wind Ensemble, sketches, 1969Add to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Fantasy for B-flat Trumpet Solo and Symphonic Wind Ensemble, condensed score.Add to your cart.
"For John Haynie." Manuscript score in pencil.
Folder 6: Fantasy for B-flat Trumpet Solo with Band Accompaniment, solo part and full score, 1969Add to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Trumpet Fantasy [Fantasy for Trumpet], correspondence, programs, press noticesAdd to your cart.
 
Box 7Add to your cart.
 
Folder 1: Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra, condensed score and programs, 1946Add to your cart.
"Short score," manuscript in ink in spiral manuscript paper notebook.
Folder 2: Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra, parts, 1946Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Lenten Letter, first sketches, program notes, text sourcesAdd to your cart.
Text by Alexander Solzhenitsyn, translated by Patricia Blake. Dedicated to Jeannine Crader.
Folder 4: A Lenten Letter: Solo Cantata for Dramatic Soprano, Strings, and Percussion, full scoreAdd to your cart.
Labeled with the pseudonym "Wilhelm von der Vogelweide" (allusion to Walter von der Vogelweide). Landscape orientation.
Folder 5: A Lenten Letter: Solo Cantata for Dramatic Soprano, Strings, and Percussion, full scoreAdd to your cart.
"Copy 1." Landscape format.
Folder 6: A Lenten Letter: Solo Cantata for Dramatic Soprano, Strings, and Percussion, full scoreAdd to your cart.
Two copies, portrait orientation in plastic comb binding.
Folder 7: A Lenten Letter: Solo Cantata for Dramatic Soprano, Strings, and Percussion, full scoreAdd to your cart.

Corrections to title page in blue pencil. Portrait orientation.

Loose, blank page of landscape-oriented score included in file.

Folder 8: A Lenten Letter: Solo Cantata for Dramatic Soprano, Strings, and Percussion, condensed scoreAdd to your cart.
Original in pencil and two copies.
Box 8Add to your cart.
 
Folder 1: A Lenten Letter: Solo Cantata for Dramatic Soprano, Strings, and Percussion, full score, re-copied masters, 1983 AugustAdd to your cart.
Landscape orientation.
Folder 2: A Lenten Letter: Solo Cantata for Dramatic Soprano, Strings, and Percussion, orchestral parts: strings, percussion (complete set)Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: A Lenten Letter: Solo Cantata for Dramatic Soprano, Strings, and Percussion, "old score and parts"Add to your cart.
Ozalid masters.
Folder 4: A Lenten Letter: Solo Cantata for Dramatic Soprano, Strings, and Percussion, correspondence, programs, press notices, text clearanceAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 5: River to the Sea for Baritone and Orchestra, 1942 January 3Add to your cart.
Full score, vocal score, parts, photostatic negatives, text (by Merrick Fifield McCarthy), program, press notices.
Folder 6: The Sacred Flame, first sketchesAdd to your cart.
In four sections.
Box 9Add to your cart.
 
Folder 1: The Sacred Flame: Cantata for Baritone and Orchestra, "orchestral piano part (electronic keyboard)"Add to your cart.

"For Joan."

Two copies in plastic comb binding. Piano reduction for electronic keyboard simulating orchestral instruments, noted on one copy. The other copy is indicated to be a piano reduction for rehearsal only.

Texts by Mary Coleridge, Thomas Moore, and William P. Latham

Folder 2: The Sacred Flame: Cantata for Baritone and Orchestra, original piano reductionAdd to your cart.
Manuscript in pencil. Estimated duration of each of the four sections of the work taped to envelope.
Folder 3: The Sacred Flame: Cantata for Baritone and Orchestra, set of parts with listAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 4: The Sacred Flame: Cantata for Baritone and Orchestra, parts, originals and "reduction masters"Add to your cart.
 
Folder 5: The Sacred Flame: Cantata for Baritone and Orchestra, assorted papersAdd to your cart.
 
Box 10Add to your cart.
 
Folder 1: Sisyphus 1971, orchestral part masters and duplicatesAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Sisyphus 1971, orchestral part copiesAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Sisyphus 1971, programs and explanation of Sisyphus' legendAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Suite for Trumpet and String Orchestra, score and parts, 1951Add to your cart.
Ozalid copies of manuscript score and parts. Two copies of score.
Folder 5: Suite for Trumpet and String Orchestra, transcribed for "chamber band," score and programs, 1958Add to your cart.
Manuscript original score in pencil, in plastic comb binding; ozalid copy.
Folder 6: Suite for Trumpet and String Orchestra, transcribed for "chamber band," partsAdd to your cart.
Ozalid copies
Folder 7: Suite for Trumpet and String Orchestra, correspondence, programs (orchestral version), press noticesAdd to your cart.
"More correspondence in Presser file. See also under [Series 8], Instrumental Chamber Music."
Box 11: Oversized itemsAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Fantasy Concerto for Flute and String Orchestra, full score, 1941Add to your cart.
Plastic comb-bound ozalid copy with annotations and corrections in pencil.
Folder 3: Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra, full scoreAdd to your cart.
2 copies, spiral-bound ozalid copies. Copy 1 has additional markings in pink-colored pencil.
Folder 4: Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra, ozalid masters of full score and string partsAdd to your cart.
Extra sheet with corrections included with score.
Folder 5: A Lenten Letter: Solo Cantata for Dramatic Soprano, Strings and Percussion, full score, 1974 March 24Add to your cart.
"For Jeannine Crader." "Text adapted from Alexander Solzhenitsyn and other sources." Plastic comb-bound copy of ozalid.
Folder 6: The Sacred Flame: Cantata for Baritone and Orchestra, full score, original ("first draft"), 1990Add to your cart.
Title from poem "Love" by Thomas Moore. "For Joan, on her 70th birthday (April 27, 1991), and our 45th wedding anniversary (April 18 1991)."
Folder 7: The Sacred Flame: Cantata for Baritone and orchestra, full score, copy, 1990Add to your cart.
Plastic comb-bound. Annotations in pencil and red ink.
Folder 8: The Sacred Flame: Cantata for Baritone and Orchestra, reduced-size masters of piano reductionAdd to your cart.
Photocopies, two pages of music per 11 x 17-inch sheet.
Folder 9: Sisyphus 1971: full score, ozalid masters in pencilAdd to your cart.
For also saxophone, string orchestra, and electric piano, "à François Daneels." Copyrighted by Gérard Billaudot, Paris.
Folder 10: Sisyphus 1971, full score, ozalid copy in plastic comb bindingAdd to your cart.
 

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