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George Perle papers

Title
George Perle papers, ca. 1948-1991.
Author
Perle, George, 1915-2009.

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Details

Additional Authors
Lansky, Paul, 1944-
Found In
p1bc Perle, George, 1915- . Papers, musical scores, and sound recordings. (CStRLIN)NYPW92-A179.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Articles.
  • Bibliographies.
  • Checks.
  • Clippings.
  • Correspondence.
  • Manuscripts (for publication).
  • Musical scores.
  • Programs.
  • Receipts.
Source (note)
  • Perle, George
  • Perle, George
  • Perle, George
Biography (note)
  • An American composer and theorist,
Language (note)
  • Chiefly in English; several items in German.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Preliminary finding aid in the repository.
Provenance (note)
  • Gift of George Perle, 1987; 1990.
Processing Action (note)
  • Accessioned
  • Cataloged
  • Accessioned
  • Accessioned
Call Number
JPB 89-2
Author
Perle, George, 1915-2009.
Title
George Perle papers, ca. 1948-1991.
Description
73 boxes
Summary
Manuscripts of books, articles, reviews, and student term papers (the last under the name Perlman); correspondence (about publications; about theory, chiefly with Paul Lansky; and about the Society); bibliography of books and articles by and about Perle; income tax records; programs; flyers; clippings; and musical scores of compositions (page proofs and photocopies of holographs, with emendations in the hand of the composer). Musical scores have classmark JPB 89-3 and will be cataloged separately in the Scores file.
Biography
An American composer and theorist, George Perle received his Ph.D. degree in 1956 from N.Y. Univ. with the dissertation Serial Composition and Atonality (publ. 1962; 4th ed. 1977). He also wrote Twelve-tone Tonality (1977); The Operas of Alban Berg (v. 1, Wozzeck, v. 2, Lulu; 1980-1985); The Listening Composer (1990); and numerous articles on Berg, Schoenberg, and Webern. He is co-founder and director of the International Alban Berg Society.
Language
Chiefly in English; several items in German.
Indexes
Preliminary finding aid in the repository.
Occupation
Composers.
Added Author
Lansky, Paul, 1944-
Found In:
p1bc Perle, George, 1915- . Papers, musical scores, and sound recordings. (CStRLIN)NYPW92-A179.
Research Call Number
JPB 89-2
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