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Allen and Madeleine Forte Memorial Collection | Music Library

By Maristella Feustle

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 24Add to your cart.
 
Item 1: La merle bleuAdd to your cart.
UCA 20S videocassette.
Item 2: Hsu - MessiaenAdd to your cart.
UCA 20S videocassette.
Item 3: Madeleine Hsu - pianist, lecturer: "Visualization of Two Piano Works by French Composer Olivier Messiaen", 1982Add to your cart.

UCA 30 videocassette.

"Assisted by Boise State University EMS director Ben Hambelton, Ken Hyde, and Dick Graybeal."

1. "Gaze of the Spirit of Joy"

2. "The Blue Rock Thrush"

Item 4: Walter Piston: Harmony, revised edition, 1948Add to your cart.
New York: W.W. Norton and Company.
Item 5: Norton Anthology of Western Music in two volumes, Volume I, 1980Add to your cart.
New York: W.W. Norton and Company. ISBN 0-393-95143-4.
Item 6: Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet in C Minor, Op. 18, No. 4Add to your cart.
Miniature score. New York Pro Art Publications / Belwin, Inc. Plate number: PMS 50. "A. Forte" partially visible on cover.
Item 7: Ludwig van Beethoven: Prometheus, Op. 43 - OvertureAdd to your cart.
Miniature score. New York: Pro Art Publications. Plate number PMS 72.
Item 8: Prof. Allen Forte; Prof. Madeline Forte, 1950-2003Add to your cart.
Assorted documents, including copies of degrees, awards, and conference programs.
Item 9: Beethoven: Selected Sonatas: A Collection of Favorite SonatasAdd to your cart.
Philadelphia: Theodore Presser Co., Volume 287.
Item 10: Schumann: Fantasy Pieces for the Piano, Op. 12Add to your cart.
Philadelphia: Theodore Presser Co., No. 292.
Item 11: J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavichord, Vol. 1, 1893Add to your cart.
New York: G. Schirmer, Schirmer's Library of Musical Classics, Volume 13. Plate number 11015.
Item 12: Sonatinen-Album. Sammlung beliebter Sonatinen Rondos und Stücke für Pianoforte, herausgegeben von Louis Koehler und Adolf RuthardtAdd to your cart.
Cincinnati: The John Church Co.
Item 13: 59 Piano Solos You Like to Play, 1936Add to your cart.
New York: G. Schirmer Inc. Plate number 37186.
Item 14: Theodore Lack: Song of the Brook: Idylle, Op. 92, 1908Add to your cart.
New York: Century Music Publishing Co. Plate number 1352-6.
Item 15: Shiao Wen Tseng - Festival Dance; Ting Shan Te - Hide & Seek; Cheung Sau Ming - Thirty Miles Villa, 1997Add to your cart.
Rockville, MD: Universal Associates.
Item 16: Shun Chung Ge - Chopping Wood in the Morning; Li-Ly Chang: Divertissement, 1997Add to your cart.
Rockville, MD: Universal Associates.

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