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Stan Kenton Collection | Music Library

By Maristella Feustle

Collection Overview

Title: Stan Kenton CollectionAdd to your cart.
ID: 06/017
Primary Creator: Kenton, Stan (1911-1979)
Extent: 200.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The scores are arranged in their original order, which is not alphabetical. Instead, index numbers point to the physical location of a given title.
Subjects: Big bands
Forms of Material: Jazz

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of well over 200 boxes of scores, parts, photographs, videotapes, and non-cataloged sound recordings, as well as sub-collections of Kenton personnel Robert Graettinger and Vido Musso.

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Administrative Information

Repository: Music Library
Accruals:

One box via Bob Curnow, received November 7, 2013. Contents appended to end of Series 1.

One box via Bill Lichtenauer, received February 4, 2015. Contents also appended to end of Series 1.

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: Bequest of Stan Kenton

Box and Folder Listing

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Series 4: Robert Graettinger Research CollectionAdd to your cart.
 
Box 1Add to your cart.
 
Folder 1: Correspondence between Robert Morgan and Ole Just Astrup, 1972-1973Add to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Correspondence between Robert Morgan and Harold Budd, 1973-1974Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Correspondence between Robert Morgan and Max Cramer, 1973-1974Add to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Correspondence between Robert Morgan and Carol Easton, 1973Add to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Correspondence between Robert Morgan and Ernest Farmer, 1973Add to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Correspondence between Robert Morgan and Russ Garcia, 1973Add to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Correspondence between Robert Morgan and Mrs. A.D. Mitchell (Graettinger's mother), 1973-1974Add to your cart.
 
Folder 8: Correspondence between Robert Morgan and Vido Musso, 1974Add to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Correspondence between Robert Morgan and Dave Robertson, 1973Add to your cart.
 
Folder 10: Correspondence between Robert Morgan and Creative Music, 1972-1973Add to your cart.
Clinton Roemer, Chuck Anderson, Phil Herring
Folder 11: Correspondence between Robert Morgan and Michael Sparke, 1973-1974Add to your cart.
 
Folder 12: Correspondence between Robert Morgan and Pete Venudor, 1973-1974Add to your cart.
 
Folder 13: Correspondence between Robert Morgan and the Ontario Daily Report, Ontario, CA, 1973Add to your cart.
 
Folder 14: Correspondence between Norm Applebaum, Carlton Appleby, and Bill Russo, 1991-1997Add to your cart.
 
Folder 15: Correspondence with "little or no useful information in responses", 1973Add to your cart.
 
Folder 16: Robert Morgan dissertation, 1974Add to your cart.
Copy 1 of 2.
Folder 17: Robert Morgan dissertation, 1974Add to your cart.
Copy 2 of 2.
Folder 18: "Periodical info (photocopies) reviews, etc."Add to your cart.
 
Folder 19: "Misc."Add to your cart.
 
Folder 20: Cello SoloAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of score, 23 pages.
Folder 21: City of GlassAdd to your cart.
Photocopies of 7 pages of score.
Folder 22: Lover ManAdd to your cart.
Photocopy of score, 7 pages.
Folder 23: Piece for flute and string quartet; Piece for small string orch. (pts. I & II)Add to your cart.
Photocopies of score: 8 pages; 3 pages.
Folder 24: Some SaxophonesAdd to your cart.
Single page, photocopy of score.
Folder 25: Suite for string trio and wind quartetAdd to your cart.
Photocopies of score, 42 pages; some parts apparently used as examples in Morgan's dissertation.
Folder 26: A TrumpetAdd to your cart.
Solo part, 2 pages, photocopies.
Folder 27: Printed inventory of collection contents, 2001Add to your cart.
Heading indicates that materials were donated by Robert Morgan in fall of 2001.
Item 1: Envelope with 9 color slidesAdd to your cart.
8 slides of Graettinger's graphs, 1 with two photos of Graettinger (one with Stan Kenton).
Item 2: Envelope with index cards likely related to Morgan's dissertationAdd to your cart.
 
Item 3: Shelly Swan Orchestra, Los Angeles, c. 1941Add to your cart.
One 5-inch reel. Contents: On the Alamo ;  Rockin’ Chair; Bob Graettinger (ca. age 19), arranger/lead alto/soloist. "All members students at Chaffey College : Max Cramer, 1st tpt./soloist. Tape given to Bob Morgan by Max Cramer, 5/73." "Tape is obviously copy of record."
Item 4: "Brief interviews re: Graettinger", 1973 March 27Add to your cart.
One 7-inch reel. Contents: Bob Morgan / Stan Kenton (3:00); Bob Morgan / Stan Kenton (3:20); Bob Morgan  / Willie Maiden (3:09).
Item 5: CD transfer of Items 3, 4Add to your cart.
 
Item 6: "Lengthy interview re Graettinger: Bob Morgan / Max Cramer"Add to your cart.
One cassette tape:  Side A, 30:08; Side B, 23:21. Cramer: "boyhood best friend; musical associate in early 40s."
Item 7: CD transfer of Item 6Add to your cart.
 

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