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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 10Add to your cart.
 
Folder 1: Bach scoresAdd to your cart.
Lea Pocket Scores No. 1a, 1b, 2, 26, 27, 28, 32,34,37,73; Fifteen Inventions and Symphonia; Italian Concerto, Clavierubung; Cantata No. 4 (Christ lag in Todesbanden). Folder 1 of 2.
Folder 2: Bach scoresAdd to your cart.
Eighteen Little Preludes and Fugues (Schirmer - Buonamici); Well-Tempered Clavier, part II (Salabert). Folder 2 of 2.
Folder 3: Singer Phred MileskiAdd to your cart.
Correspondence.
Folder 4: David Berry: The Journal of Music Theory During the Forte Years, 2007Add to your cart.
Article and correspondence.
Folder 5: Library of Congress bequest, 1998-2002Add to your cart.
Correspondence and statement of bequest (1999) of materials from Forte to the Library of Congress.
Folder 6: Ph.D DissertationsAdd to your cart.
List of Ph.D. dissertations which Forte supervised  at Yale, with 2007 American Musicological Society directory.
Folder 7: Correspondence with Dr. Timothy Jackson; "Yale University Press book of articles"Add to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Photos and VitaeAdd to your cart.
Curriculum vitae. Folder 1 of 3.
Folder 9: Photos and VitaeAdd to your cart.
Includes older photos. Folder 2 of 3.
Folder 10: Photos and VitaeAdd to your cart.
Includes CD-ROM labeled "A.F. portraits." Folder 3 of 3.
Folder 11: Octatonic StudiesAdd to your cart.
Assorted articles, notes, and correspondence.
Folder 12: Octatonic StudiesAdd to your cart.
Assorted articles, notes, and correspondence.
Folder 13: Octatonic StudiesAdd to your cart.
Assorted articles, notes, and correspondence.
Folder 14: PhotosAdd to your cart.
Three envelopes, and loose photos.
Folder 15: "Biographical misc."Add to your cart.
Folder 1 of 3.
Access Restriction: Curriculum vitae and personal recollections.
Folder 16: "Biographical misc."Add to your cart.
Folder 2 of 3.

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