Allen and Madeleine Forte Memorial Collection | Music Library

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Collection Overview

Title: Allen and Madeleine Forte Memorial CollectionAdd to your cart.
ID: 06/080
Primary Creator: Forte, Allen
Extent: 25.0 Boxes
Arrangement: Files are presented in the order in which they were found. Where a particularly large file needed to be housed in separate folders, they are numbered (e.g., "folder 1 of 2; 2 of 2"). It is common to find sub-folders "nested" in other folders, or multiple folders in a file. That system of organization has been maintained.
Date Acquired: 06/11/2014. More info below under Accruals.
Subjects: musical analysis, music theory, Schenkerian analysis
Languages: English

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of 25 boxes of writings, sketches, analyses, and other personal papers, along with some photos and videocassettes from the career of music theorist and educator Allen Forte. An additional donating in the summer of 2015 added two boxes of sound and video recordings from Madeleine Forte, as well as Allen Forte's doctoral cap, gown, and hood for the honorary doctorate he received from Eastman School of Music in 1978.

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Administrative Information

Repository: Music Library
Accruals:

4 additional boxes received from Madeleine Forte on June 26, 2015.

1 additional box received from Madeleine Forte on March 8, 2016.

1 additional box received from Madeleine Forte on June 8, 2016.

2 addiional boxes received from Madeleine Forte on January 3, 2017.

10 additional boxes received from Madeleine Forte on January 10, 2017.

1 additional box received from Madeleine Forte on February 1, 2017.

3 additional boxes received from Madeleine Forte on February 28, 2017.

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.
Acquisition Source: Allen and Madeleine Forte
Acquisition Method: Gift.

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 4Add to your cart.
 
Folder 1: Series, 2001-2006Add to your cart.
Correspondence related to Yale University Press series "Composers of the Twentieth Century."
Folder 2: Publicity / reviews, 1999-2002Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Vienna: Schenker, Schoenberg, 2003Add to your cart.
"Schenkerians and Schoenbergians in America" - correspondence and paper for Schenker-Traditionen symposium.
Folder 4: VareseAdd to your cart.
Copy of Octandre and analysis
Folder 5: CD liner notes - backup copy, 2004 September 18Add to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Messiaen  - R. Scholl, 2006Add to your cart.
Article "Messiaen's Mysterious Birds," and correspondence about publication.
Folder 7: DebussyAdd to your cart.
Copies of piano-vocal score; course pack. Folder 1 of 2.
Folder 8: Mahler, DebussyAdd to your cart.
Copies of piano-vocal scores. Folder 2 of 2.
Folder 9: Wolf SongsAdd to your cart.
Analyses of numerous songs by Hugo Wolf, with supporting information such as works lists.
Folder 10: Peabody Conservatory, 2002Add to your cart.
Correspondence regarding visit.
Folder 11: Modling, 2001-2002Add to your cart.
Assorted materials - schedules, lists, booklets.
Folder 12: Rare BooksAdd to your cart.
Documentation about the Allen Forte Music Theory Collection at Florida State University.
Folder 13: University of North Carolina, 2002 FallAdd to your cart.
Correspondence regarding visit.
Folder 14: Oregon, 2002Add to your cart.
Correspondence and flyer for Forte's presentation "Revisiting Classic American Popular Songs" at the University of Oregon.
Folder 15: Society for Music Theory, Columbus, 2002 October-NovemberAdd to your cart.
Correspondence and materials related to Forte's attendance at the meeting.
Folder 16: University of Texas at Austin, 2001 October - 2002 JulyAdd to your cart.
Correspondence.
Folder 17: Southwestern University, 2002 March-AprilAdd to your cart.
Correspondence and travel arrangements.
Folder 18: Steve Gilbert obituary, 1999Add to your cart.
Written by Forte. Correspondence and revisions.
Folder 19: Liszt research notes, Weimar, 1984 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Correspondence, list, notes, and analysis.
Folder 20: Schoenberg Op. 24 - draftsAdd to your cart.
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Folder 21: Schoenberg Op. 6 - draftsAdd to your cart.
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Folder 22: Schoenberg Op. 15 - sketchesAdd to your cart.
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Folder 23: Schoenberg Op. 22Add to your cart.
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Folder 24: Schoenberg - notes on archival materialsAdd to your cart.
 

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