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 Collection
Identifier: IJS-0166

George Handy music and papers

Creator

Dates

  • circa 1943-2002

Scope and Contents

This collection consists primarily of handwritten full scores and parts, as well as printed scores. The pieces were composed and/or arranged for various types of ensembles ranging from orchestra with strings to saxophone quartet.

Additional materials in the collection include audiocassettes, audio discs, and a draft of the book Boyd Raeburn and his Modernist Orchestra. There is correspondence regarding the use of arrangements, as well as other personal and business correspondence. The collection also includes composition sketches, jazz publications, performance notes, and published sheet music.

Extent

8.24 cubic feet

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use.

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by material type. Boxes 1-12 contain music manuscripts organized alphabetically. Boxes 13-15 contain oversized music manuscripts organized alphabetically. Boxes 16 and 17 contain personal papers and correspondence.

Author
Kristiana Weseloh and Max Dienemann
Date
2019-02-26

Part of the Institute of Jazz Studies Repository

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