Allen and Madeleine Forte Memorial Collection | Music Library

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The collection consists of 25 boxes of writings, sketches, analyses, and other personal and unpublished papers, along with some photos and videocassettes from the career of music theorist and educator Allen Forte.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

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Box 22Add to your cart.
Barcode 707224.
Folder 1: Article offprintsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1 of 2.
Folder 2: Article offprintsAdd to your cart.
Folder 2 of 2.
Folder 3: Catalog of the Cole Porter Collection at Yale University, 1982Add to your cart.
Compiled by Tulin Duda.
Folder 4: Copy of Kurt Weill song collectionAdd to your cart.
Photocopies in plastic comb binding.
Folder 5: Indiana Theory Review, Vol. 21, 2000 Spring/FallAdd to your cart.
Inscribed to Forte by David Berry.
Folder 6: Circuit magazine materialsAdd to your cart.
Covers and promotional info for Circuit: Revue nord-américaine de musique du XXe siècle (University of Montreal Press).
Folder 7: Various materialsAdd to your cart.
Materials on Siglind Bruhn, "Addenda to a Curriculum Vitae," by Walter Kahn, "Wenren and Culture," by Chou Wen-Chung, programs, Les Cahiers de la Societe Quebecoise de recherche en music, Vol. 1, No. 1-2.
Item 8: Binder: Summation vectors and combinatorial material (computer program output)Add to your cart.
Item 9: Binder: Schenkerian analysis of numerous popular songs, organized by composerAdd to your cart.
Item 10: Binder: piano-vocal score of Porgy and BessAdd to your cart.
Item 11: Assorted issues of the Journal of the American Liszt Society, 1993-2007Add to your cart.

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