By Maristella Feustle
|Title:||Allen and Madeleine Forte Memorial Collection|
|Primary Creator:||Forte, Allen|
|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.|
Scope and Contents of the MaterialsThe collection consists of 25 boxes of writings, sketches, analyses, and other personal and unpublished papers, along with some photos and videocassettes from the career of music theorist and educator Allen Forte.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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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.
|Acquisition Source:||Allen and Madeleine Forte|
|Related Materials:||See also: The Allen Forte Papers at Yale University.|
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Box and Folder Listing
Symphony No. 40 in G minor (K. 550, Norton); Complete String Quartets in Two Volumes, Vol. I, II (K. 174, 406, 407, 515, 516, 581, 593, 614, 525); Symphony No. 40 in G minor (K. 550, Kalmus); String Quartet in C major (K. 465, Philharmonia); String Quartet in C major (K. 465, Kalmus);
Correspondence, introduction, errata, reviews from first edition.
Photocopy of piano score; analyses.
Salzburg summer readings, Forte's articles, Webern Symposium Austria; correspondence.
Includes handouts, sheet music, reading manuscript. Folder 1 of 2.
Includes copy of talk, analyses, examples, flyer for book, Listening to Classic American Popular Songs. Folder 2 of 2.
Folder 1 of 4. Correspondence, drafts, lectures, musical excerpts related to "Messiaen's Mysterious Birds" and "Messiaen's Chords."
Folder 2 of 4.
Folder 3 of 4.
Folder 4 of 4.
Folder 1 of 2. Correspondence, forms.