Browse Collections: Music Library

The collection consists of 149 boxes, most of which contain sets of parts used by the various bands led by Maynard Ferguson from around 1950 through his death in 2006. Scores are also present, along with published arrangements, Thai and Indian music, miscellaneous and/or unidentified materials, and scores reconstructed by Ferguson expert Edward Etkins.

Abbreviations: MF = Maynard Ferguson; S = Score; NS = No Score; R = Rhythm section; Mosaic = Released on The Complete Roulette Maynard Ferguson.

Numbers refer, in order, to the number of saxophones, trumpets, and trombones in an arrangement. For example, MF/4/3/2/R denotes an arrangements with a part for Maynard Ferguson, 4 saxophones, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, and a rhythm section.

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The collection consists of Don Gillis' compositions and papers, reel-to-reel recordings of many of his compositions and Gillis' discussing his works, and materials related to the series Toscanini: The Man Behind the Legend, which Gillis produced. Gillis' wife Barbara oversaw the donation of this collection, and was a lifelong advocate of Mr.Gillis' work.

Gillis' compositions represent his career from the early 1930s through the 1970s, and include sacred, secular, symphonic, and chamber works. His papers include correspondence, papers related to various projects, schedules, reviews, radio scripts, and the Men of Music radio project, teaching materials, writings, additional papers concerning his work, biographical materials, and newspaper clippings.

The reel-to-reel recordings, 50 in all, contain recordings of Gillis' works and Gillis' own description of them. Transcripts are included in Series 3 of the finding aid.

The recordings of Toscanini: The Man Behind the Legend and The Centennial Series span the years 1963 through 1967, and with few exceptions, each broadcast is linked individually and available for listening through the UNT Digital Library.

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The collection consists of Leon Breeden's extensive, and often self-selected archival materials from his entire career, during which time the One O'Clock Lab Band and the UNT Jazz Studies program rose to international prominence. Also present are personal recordings and writing, compositions, memorabilia, photos, and materials from his time at Texas Christian University, in New York City, and at Grand Prairie High School.

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This extensive collection includes documents from Willis Conover's career at the Voice of America, as well as personal papers, non-VOA projects, sound recordings, video recordings, and realia.

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The collection consists of two boxes of assorted papers and audio recordings from Jerry Samuels. Many of the recordings are of educational materials or recordings of music-related workshops and conferences.

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The collection consists of one box containing 17 spiral-bound books of photocopies of handwritten notes by Christopher Small; gaps in the numbering of the books indicate that some volumes may be missing. Also present are a paper inventory of the collection, and a 3.5" floppy disk which has so far been unreadable. The notebooks are undated, but consist of Small's commentaries on publications about music and culture published between 1930 and 1985.

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The collection consists of  ten boxes, eight of which contain recordings in various formats and include performances by Conley,  the Metropolitan Opera, and Conley's students and colleagues. Also included are a small collection of sheet music and a folder of photographs.

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This small collection contains autograph manuscripts of short compositions, as well as photocopies, and clippings from the life and career of Hedley Cooper.

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The collection consists of one box of reel-to-reel tape recordings donated by pianist and former faculty member of the College of Music, Larry Walz. Most recordings are of Walz' own performances, but also include students and other performers.

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The collection consists of two boxes of cassette recordings of the Richardson (TX) Symphony Orchestra, the Allen (TX) Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, and other projects with which Xeros was involved.

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The collection consists of three boxes, which primarily contain various arrangements by John Neill. Also present are a small amount of set lists, performance programs, and promotional materials. The music consists primarily of "American songbook" tunes and some selections of sacred music.

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The collection consists of one box of cassette tapes, including recordings of lectures at music education meetings.

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The collection consists of fifty boxes, mainly of the compositions and papers of Simon Bucharoff (1881-1955), along with materials related to Bucharoff's brother, Isadore Buchhalter, papers related to activities of Bucharoff's estate, one piece of realia, and the documentation that accompanied the collection from the University of Houston. Bucharoff's papers consist mainly of correspondence, but also include clippings, photographs, concert programs, promotional materials, and writings on non-musical subjects. The materials are predominantly from 1916 through 1967, with a smaller number of materials from before and after that period.

The scores comprise the most complete collection of Bucharoff's works that has yet been assembled and organized. His papers chronicle the his rise to prominence as a pianist, and then as a composer, the struggles of the 1920s and onward, his attempts to promote and publish his works, and reflect the personality, worldview, and spirituality that informed his works.

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The collection consists of eight boxes, containing materials from Duke's years at North Texas State Teacher's College, numerous photos from his overseas deployment in the Second World War and from his time as a working musician in the post-war years, and materials related to his career as a writer (including the novel Sideman), and his work with the General Dynamics Corporation, and the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles.

Highlights of the collection include the photo albums, and a film reel of the General Dynamics promotional film, Champion of Champions, which starred Jimmy Stewart. The collection also contains a copy of the script annotated and autographed by Stewart.

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The collection consists of one box, which primarily contains musical compositions, arrangements, and other writings by Marian Mapes-Bouck, as well as ephemera and newspaper clippings.

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The collection consists of about 500 boxes of scores, parts, photographs, videotapes, and non-cataloged sound recordings. A full inventory may be found via http://findingaids.library.unt.edu/?p=collections/findingaid&id=68.

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The collection consists of 27 boxes of materials concerned with Miss Heyer's career, research, publications, and personal hobbies, as well as historical materials related to the development of the UNT Music Library.

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The collection includes a broad array of documents related to the Schönberg, Greissle, and Bogen families, including scores, photographs, letters, and passports among other items.

The collection also holds documents pertaining to Nancy Bogen's cultural organization The Lark Ascending, with audio and video recordings, receipts, contracts with composers and performers, and grant applications. Also contained in the collection are many of author Nancy Bogen's professional and personal documents: manuscripts, published novels, essays, poems, letters, and professional research.

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The collection consists of two boxes of correspondence and papers that once belonged to Arnold Schoenberg's cousin Hans Nachod. It includes many letters from Schoenberg to Nachod, a few from Nachod to Schoenberg, as well as a number of music manuscripts in Schoenberg's hand, among which are early songs and arrangements.

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The collection consists of approximately 67 boxes of music books, scores, correspondence, memorabilia, manuscripts, photographs, and recordings relating to the career of composer and University of North Texas alumna, Julia Smith (1905-1989), as well as Smith's handwritten transcriptions of more than a dozen scores by Aaron Copland.

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The collection consists of three boxes, which primarily contain harp parts for symphonic and operatic works by major composers, but also include photos, conference materials, and LP and 78 rpm sound recordings featuring Carlos Salzedo and Marcel Grandjany.

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The collection consists of about 45 discs of recorded music, including various versions of Louchheim's own works along with copies of relatively obscure early recordings of international music. A few supplemental materials are also present.

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The collection consists of four boxes of player piano rolls from various publishers. The rolls are primarily of popular music, but include some classical music as well.

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The collection consists of two boxes of memorabilia from a classical music radio station in New York City, WNCN 104.3, and includes items reflecting efforts by its Listeners Guild to keep the station on the air in a classical format.

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The collection consists of approximately 180 audio cylinders from Thomas Edison's Blue Amberol line, published from 1912 through 1929. Popular songs (1500-5719) are especially well represented, along with almost the entire "Bohemian" series (9850-9867).

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The collection consists of one box of cylinder audio recordings from various manufacturers.

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The collection consists of two boxes of reel-to-reel tapes, cassettes, photographs, programs, and newspaper clippings from former UNT piano professor Jack Roberts, who served on the music faculty from 1957-1999.  Reel-to-reel tapes comprise most of the collection, and are primarily of Roberts' own performances in solo and ensemble settings, along with some performances by students and colleagues.

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The collection consists of two boxes of a variety of literature and promotion materials related to pipe organ builders and specific pipe organs primarily in the United States, along with performance programs, correspondence, catalogs, and newspaper and magazine clippings.

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The collection consists of over 250 glass-base, 16-inch broadcast transcriptions dated from July of 1941 through February of 1950, divided more or less evenly between news material (principally from the NBC "Blue" network) and "classical" music: largely orchestral music, with some opera selections. The musical selections are primarily from the New York Philharmonic and NBC Symphony Orchestra, with later selections from the "Oklahoma Symphony" (possibly the present-day Oklahoma City Philharmonic). Also present are the occasional recordings of what appear to be Rotary Club programs or proceedings.

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The collection consists primarily of audio recordings of performances by Baird, along with a few other performers; and two books of Jewish liturgical settings and sacred music.

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The collection consists of six boxes, which primarily contain Wakeling's translations of libretti in multiple languages, most often written in music scores or copies of them. Also present are materials from collaboration with other scholars and artists, stage sketches, and ephemera.

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The collection consists of six boxes of original compositions, arrangements, correspondence, photographs from Holt's career as a trombonist, and assorted sound recordings and media files.

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The collection consists of 18 boxes of correspondence, photos, promotional materials, and sound recordings from the career of Adam Makowicz, spanning the early 1970s through 2009.

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The collection consists of 6 boxes of photos, publicity materials, and cassette tapes of interviews from Richard Hogan.

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The collection consists of four boxes, which primarily contain scores of works and arrangements by Jacoby and others, along with other papers and a small collection of sound and video recordings.

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The collection consists of approximately 15 boxes of papers, recordings of radio interviews, and other sound recordings, mostly in connection with Tater's career as host of jazz radio shows, principally at KJZY (Sonoma County, CA), and KETR (Commerce, TX).

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The collection consists of six boxes of metal Regina Music Box records of popular songs, folk songs, and excerpts of well known classical works.

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The collection consists of about 50 boxes of Latham's compositions and papers.

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The collection consists of sixteen boxes of papers, correspondence, memorabilia, newspaper clippings, and music for jazz ensembles of various sizes, as well as one piece of realia.

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The collection consists of one box of company records and memorabilia from Ben A. Brown, proprietor of The Music Exchange sheet music store in New York City.

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The collection consists of one box of scores and manuscripts, both published and unpublished, programs, newspaper clippings, and photographs related to the careers of Silvio and Isabel Scionti.

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The collection consists of 45 microfilms of significant early European music manuscripts housed primarily overseas.

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The collection consists of 145 microfilms of early European music manuscripts, as well as books and related documents.

Please see also:

The Helen Hewitt Research Collection

The Helen Hewitt papers in the UNT Archives

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The collection consists of eleven boxes of materials from Dr. Hewitt's research and teaching, and primarily professional correspondence. Those materials include manuscript transcriptions from centuries-old music manuscripts scattered in libraries across Europe, research for articles and conference papers, teaching materials and student projects, speeches, and unpublished writings, along with a box of concordance cards from the preparation of her edition of Ottaviano Petrucci's Harmonices musices odhecaton A.

Please see also:

The Helen Hewitt Microfilms Collection

The Helen Hewitt Papers in the UNT Archives

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The collection consists of 16 boxes of mostly oversized scores of compositions by Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji.

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The collection consists of ten boxes, three of which contain reel-to-reel tape recordings of Mailman's work, along with a fourth box which includes works by other composers and concerts and recitals featuring his wife, Mary Nan Mailman. Boxes 5 through 10 were received in November of 2016, and are awaiting processing.

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The collection consists of 47 boxes related to the publication of Source: Music of the Avant-Garde, including a complete run of issues as well as unpublished materials and sound recordings.

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The collection consists of eleven boxes, primarily containing ensemble arrangements of popular songs and original compositions (including materials for a soundtrack to The Tony Fontane Story), as well as sheet music, correspondence, song lyrics, study materials for music composition, and newspaper clippings.

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The collection consists of 3 boxes of memorabilia, letters, copies of the Mountain Broadcast and Prairie Recorder, scrapbooks, and original music by Floy Case.

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The collection consists of 25 boxes of scores, correspondence, audio and video recordings, photographs, and materials for his book, Trackings.

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The collection consists of 23 boxes containing papers and materials related to research for Collins’ many publications.

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The collection consists of 61 boxes of materials related to the life and work of several little-known, but significant composers and music theorists.

Detailed, individual finding aids exist for Hubert Kessler, and for Hans Weisse, Joseph Knettel, and Paul Kletzki. The collections of Reinhard Oppel and Saul Novack are currently undergoing processing.

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The collection consists of twelve boxes of audio and videocassettes, reel-to-reel tapes, scores, jazz arrangements, concert programs, clippings, photos, and miscellaneous correspondence.

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The collection consists of the papers of David M. Schimmel, including compositions and teaching materials.

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The collection consists of four boxes of audio materials, and five boxes of papers, including compositions.

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The collection consists of approximately 70 boxes of music manuscripts out of a larger collection of over 700 boxes of sheet music used by the orchestra at radio station WOR. The manuscripts contain the work of numerous arrangers, including Sy Oliver, Joe Glover, Charles Maehl, Bill Challis, Ralph Barnhart, Agustin Borguno, and Lew Davies, along with the work of numerous copyists identifiable by their union stamps. The union stamps also correlate to approximate dates. Specific dates are noted where available. The collection contains both popular music and classical selections, including much of the series of J.S. Bach cantatas that the station broadcast, and other lesser known works.

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The collection consists of recordings from UNT alumnae and past UNT students who went on to have prominent careers in popular music, including Roy Orbison, Pat Boone, Meatloaf, and Don Henley. The collection is by no means a comprehensive record of commercially-successful North Texas musicians, but rather a growing document of some of the more prolific artists who have studied at North Texas.

This collection occasionally accrues new items.

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The collection consists of Bragg's personal papers and those related to the operation of the Texas Boys Choir, photographs and slides, sheet music, books, scrapbooks, and ephemera, as well as sound recordings, costumes, and display items from the Texas Boys Choir. Also present is a small, but growing collection of materials from other boys' choirs in the United States.

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The collection consists of over one hundred and thirty LP records, twenty-one 78 rpm records and four compact discs constituting the collected recordings of Gerard Souzay, as compiled by Manuel Morris, along with Morris' discography of Souzay's work, and manuscripts and research materials related to the discography.

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The collection consists of 29 boxes of scrapbooks of newspaper clippings about the music program and UNT musicians from campus and local papers over several decades.

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The collection consists of thousands of published ensemble arrangements and sheet music for popular songs from roughly 1890 through the 1950s.

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The collection consists of four boxes, which contain a total of fifty-seven 16-inch broadcast transcription discs from the Mineral Wells area. Most of the programs were sponsored by the Crazy Water Company, and there are multiple copies of most programs in the collection.

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The collection consists of 54 boxes of performance materials for all of Ellis' works: tapes, cassettes, slides, films, instructions, masters, etc. Also included are tapes of historical importance such as the John Cage Lecture, the Roy Harris Informal Evening, and a tape of Ellis discussing plans for the construction of the current Music Building.

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The collection consists of six boxes of materials related to Herndon's 1964 book The Sweetest Music This Side of Heaven: The Guy Lombardo Story, including extensive typed transcripts of interviews with Guy, Lebert, and Carmen Lombardo, and others, along with drafts of the book up to the published version.

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The collection consists of four boxes of Dedrick's compositions and arrangements over the course of his career. Most are autograph scores in pencil, with a few published materials, and a handful of works by other arrangers.

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The collection consists of three boxes of "stock" and "special" arrangements from the Bill Kuelbs Orchestra, a big band which was active in the Chicago area during the 1940s.

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The collection consists of 5431 piano rolls, containing Western art music and American popular songs, as well as folk and novelty tunes. A majority of the popular songs are arranged as fox trots; many rolls also include lyrics which scroll as the roll progresses.

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The collection consists of Stanley Meacham's research documents in his efforts to collect every published work by composer Dudley Buck.

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The collection consists of three boxes, and contains various discographies of Duke Ellington (including four copies of Askey's own work), ten years of the Duke Ellington Music Society Bulletin, materials from record clubs, VHS and Beta tapes, CDs, and film reels. The film reels include content related to jazz, and to Askey's work as a foreign service officer, with content from China and Afghanistan.

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The collection consists of two boxes of papers related to Houston attorney Rhodes Baker's research and collection of Duke Ellington recordings.

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The collection consists of one box of music sketches and manuscripts by Carl Friedberg.

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The collection consists of 15 boxes of original compositions and sketches.

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The collection consists of one box of photographs, clippings, and other memorabilia from the life and career of Vido Musso.

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The collection consists of three boxes of cassette recordings of live performances by the Stan Kenton Orchestra, as well as commercially released studio recordings.

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The collection consists of two boxes of photos, band parts, and saxophone method books from Robert L. Marquis, Jr., dating from his time with the Aces of Collegeland.

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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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The collection consists of eight boxes of personal papers, manuscripts, sketches, and published sheet music related to Kessler's work in philosophy, music composition, and music theory.

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The collection consists of 15 boxes of papers and research materials related to the work and career of John J. Haynie, a major figure in trumpet pedagogy, and former faculty member of the UNT College of Music.

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The collection consists of one box, containing the species counterpoint notebooks and one composition by Hans Weisse, compositions by and performance programs with Joseph Knettel, and published compositions by Paul Kletzki.

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The collection consists of about 40 boxes of materials related to the life and work of composer and music theorist Reinhard Oppel.

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The collection consists of about 20 boxes of materials related to the life and work of Saul Novack.

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The collection consists of about 20 boxes of reel-to-reel and cassette tapes, with performances by numerous Swing-Era bands including Artie Shaw, Count Basie, and many others. The principal focus of the collection, however, is Benny Goodman, with live performances, airchecks, and electrical transcriptions.

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The collection consists of four boxes of ephemera and other materials found during the cataloging of Golding's substantial donation of books to the Music Library's circulating collection.

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The collection consists of four boxes which primarily contain photos, but also photonegatives, a few slides, and newspaper clippings. Most photos are from around the time of the A Cappella Choir's State Department-sponsored tour of Europe.

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The collection consists of about 60 boxes of manuscripts of compositions and arrangements by Gene Puerling, an innovative vocal jazz arranger and leader of the Hi-Los and The Singers Unlimited vocal groups, along with sound recordings and memorabilia.

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The collection consists of eight boxes of cylinder audio recordings.

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The collection consists primarily of photos, along with proofs for a plaque in honor of Leon Breeden, graphics for a plaque for Kenton Hall in the Music Building, Stan Kenton memorabilia, a large black-and-white poster of John F. Kennedy, a plaque in honor of J. Frank and Mary Lively from the UNT Jazz Studies division, a bust of Stan Kenton, and other ephemera.

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The collection consists thirty-seven boxes of sound recordings and publications from Darwin Lamm's writings and radio programs, concerning Elvis Presley and other rock and country artists.

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The collection consists of reel-to-reel recordings of Stefan Bardas' performances as a concert pianist.

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The collection consists of eight boxes of materials related to various opera singers.

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The collection consists of the official records of the Woody Herman Society, along with an extensive set of photo albums, scrapbooks, and memorabilia (including Woody Herman's music stand) collected by Al and Anna Julian.

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The collection consists of one box of music manuscripts and dye-line copies of music by Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges, Cat Anderson, Lou Carter, and Paul Gonsalves, including a 1-page autograph music manuscript in Ellington's hand of "Get It Over."

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This collection consists 88 boxes of musical works by Larry Austin and includes his compositions, sound recordings, and videos/films.

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The collection consists of 26 boxes of arrangements for the band known for playing "the sweetest music this side of heaven," spanning many decades.

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The collection consists of three boxes of correspondence and memorabilia including press clippings, photographs, performance materials, memorabilia, scores, and books.

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The collection consists of 3 boxes of recordings of UNT Opera performances directed by Prof. Homer.

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The collection consists of approximately 29 boxes of music manuscripts and printed music selected, compiled, and edited by Jay Dias for the Lyric Stage organization of Irving, TX.

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The collection consists of 4 boxes of music teaching materials.

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The collection consists of audio equipment and compositions by Carl Johnson.

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The collection consists of about 110 boxes of music manuscripts and stock arrangements for big bands and other ensembles.

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The collection consists of thirty-one boxes of compositions, articles, correspondence, and personal effects by and regarding Fisher Tull.

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The collections consists of six boxes of Merritt Johnson's compositions, mainly in manuscript form or printed with the Musicwriter typewriter, as well as correspondence, music sketchbooks, and materials related to donor Susan Vaughan's efforts to perserve Johnson's music and pedagogy.

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The collection consists of three boxes of interview transcripts, jazz memorabilia, photos, and ephemera.

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The collection consists of 10 boxes of correspondence and works in progress documenting the creation and development of The Universe of Music: A History project (1979–2007).

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The collection consists of one box of official records.

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The collection consists of one box of cassettes of various live performances by Stan Kenton and his orchestra, along with recordings from a 50th anniversary celebration of Stan Kenton's music held in 1995.

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The collection consists of two boxes of discographies and other reference works related to Stan Kenton and his orchestras, along with one piece of memorabilia.

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The collection consists of two boxes of materials related to Dr. Cho's life and work, including documents and sound recordings.

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The collection consists of three boxes materials generated or collected by the Texas Chapter of the Music Library Association (TMLA).

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The collection consists of 8 boxes of orchestral works which Brusilow selected primarily from the performing library of what was then the UNT School of Music. Most selections are core repertory from major composers, but less well-known works include Carlton Cooley's Vexations, Bill Holcombe's Hey Look Me Over, Robert Kurka's The Good Soldier Schweik Suite, Benjamin Lees' Chamber Concerto, Andreas Makris' Concerto for Strings, Francesco Manfredini's Concerto for Two Trumpets, Strings, and Continuo, Vittorio Rieti's Concertino for Flute, Viola, Cello, Harp, and Harpsichord, Bill Robinson's I Ching, Cycle for Solo Violin and Symphony No. 2, David Sheinfeld's Dialogues, Peter Warlock's Capriol Suite, and Richard Yardumian's Chapters 13 and 14 from The Story of Abraham.

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The collection consists of 24 boxes of materials related to John Gilliland's Pop Chronicles program, including research notes, interview transcripts, open-reel tapes, CD transfers, cassettes, and other media format.

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The collection consists of 18 boxes from the composer’s personal library, comprising some manuscript arrangements, but primarily orchestrations including the complete Schirmer’s Galaxy Library. (Source: pages 30-31 of Special Collections in the Libraries at Southern Methodist University, 1989.)

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The collection consists of 24 boxes of McGrath's band and symphonic compositions from his career with Mitch Miller, as a pop star in Japan, as a main character on Sesame Street, and as a performer in the U.S.

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The Freddy Martin collection consists largely of the arrangements Martin's various bands played over the nearly fifty years of his career as a band leader. Series I consists of 4190 manuscript band scores with parts. Series II consists of other types of music, including published sheet music, published arrangements and manuscript lead sheets. Series III consists of Freddy Martin biographical materials, including correspondence, lists of arrangements, photographs, programs and memorabilia.

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The collection consists of 8 boxes of euphonium and other brass music.

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The collection consists of six boxes of Dr. Bonneau's music compositions and arrangements, along with material related to the memorial concert held in his honor in April of 2015, as well as personal effects and books.

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The collection consists of one box of publications of the International Symposium on the Sociology of Music Education.

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The collection consists of one box of instantaneous sound discs of radio programs and live performances featuring the Moonmaids and the Swingtet (sometimes "Swingtette"), which was the forerunner to the Moonmaids at the University of North Texas. A few related performers (Page Cavanaugh Trio) are also present.

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The collection consists of eight boxes of photos, programs, documents, and memorabilia from the Dallas Opera.

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The collection consists of 50 boxes of band arrangements used by Vince Giordano with his band, Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks.

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The collection consists of one box of various materials, primarily related to Vaughn Monroe and his band, including several manuscript music arrangements from the band.

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The collection consists of three boxes of scrapbooks, manuscript music, and compact discs related to music performed, written, or arranged by Bob Rogers, along with awards and memorabilia.

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The collection consists of one box of instantaneous records, manuscript music, and ozalid copies of manuscript scores.

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The collection consists of one box of 10-inch instantaneous records, primarily of recordings of radio broadcasts of major jazz artists including Duke Ellington, Les Brown, Gene Krupa, Nat King Cole, Tommy Dorsey, and Woody Herman.

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The collection consists of three boxes of 78 rpm test record pressings, primarily from Columbia Records. The Columbia items often have the name of employee John Ball on the label, as well as that of Paul Affelder; such labeling appears to correspond to tentative assignments for writing liner notes. Many discs are housed in the commercially produced containers made for the finished product, though many of the discs themselves are apparently unreleased alternate takes.

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The collection consists of seven boxes of materials from pianist and former UNT College of Music faculty member Berthe Huberman Odnoposoff and her husband, cellist Adolfo Odnoposoff.

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The collection consists of one box of handwritten arrangements by Charles Bickley and Young V. Harper, along with various published arrangements. The materials provide insights into the repertory played by lesser-known, local bands during and after the Second World War. Bickley was a Houston-area musician, and Harper made his career in Tennessee.  Bickley and Harper met during their service in the European theater of the Second World War.

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