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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The collection consists of 25 boxes of writings, sketches, analyses, and other personal and unpublished papers, along with some photos and videocassettes from the career of music theorist and educator Allen Forte. An additional donation 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

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 additional 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.
Related Materials: See also: The Allen Forte Papers at Yale University.

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Box:

Box 12Add to your cart.
Barcode 707228.
Folder 1: Cole Porter - lead sheets and analysesAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Cole PorterAdd to your cart.
Various materials, including materials for 2009 class.
Folder 3: Schoenberg: Three Pieces for Chamber Orchestra, third movementAdd to your cart.
List of pitch-class sets
Folder 4: Cole PorterAdd to your cart.
Sheet music, book about the movie De-Lovely
Folder 5: Jones: What Love Is, 2006Add to your cart.
Sheet music.
Folder 6: Ad for Songs of Today and YesterdayAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Robert Lemay: 6 UshebtisAdd to your cart.
Other materials included.
Folder 8: Assorted materials, analyses, and correspondence, circa 2008Add to your cart.
Folder 9Add to your cart.
See oversize box.
Folder 10: Cole Porter's Life in MusicAdd to your cart.
Text, lecture materials, song lists, lyrics
Folder 11Add to your cart.
See oversize box.
Folder 12: Cole Porter: At Long Last Love; I Concentrate on YouAdd to your cart.
Multiple copies of sheet music.
Folder 13: Cole Porter, 1993-1994Add to your cart.
Includes class materials.
Folder 14: Copland: Piano variationsAdd to your cart.
Copy of score.
Folder 15: Lemay: Tanze vor AngstAdd to your cart.
Spiral-bound copy of score.
Folder 16Add to your cart.
See oversize box.
Folder 17Add to your cart.
See oversize box.
Folder 18: Schumann: Album for the Young, Op. 68Add to your cart.
Edition Peters, edited by Emil Sauer. Plate number 10478.
Folder 19: Cole PorterAdd to your cart.
Sheet music and correspondence.
Folder 20: Messiaen lectureAdd to your cart.
"Olivier Messiaen's Twenty Views of the Infant-Jesus, No. II: Musical Materials, Interpretation, and Performance," by Allen and Madeleine Forte.
Folder 21: Irving Berlin: AlwaysAdd to your cart.
Lyrics with chord symbols.
Folder 22: Cole Porter program - Mu Phi Epsilon performance, Florida, 2008 AugustAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Messiaen: Chronochromie, 2007Add to your cart.
Brief summary, correspondence.
Folder 24: Christian Martin Schmidt festschrift, 2007Add to your cart.
Correspondence, and a copy of "Schoenberg as Webern."
Folder 25: Abstract for "Olivier Messiaen's Vingt Regards: A Study of the Chords" for R, 2008 AprilAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Seven Songs By Cole Porter - Koerner Center, Yale, 2009 September 17Add to your cart.
Folder 27: L. Solomon, Yale University Press, 1983-1984Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Correspondence with M. Litchfield, other letters, genealogical informationAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: Tonal Harmony in Concept and Practice, 1961-2001Add to your cart.
Contracts and royalty statements.
Folder 30: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1995Add to your cart.
Materials related to Forte's induction into AAAS.
Folder 31Add to your cart.
See oversize box.
Folder 32: Yale commencement, 2004Add to your cart.
Various materials.

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