William E. Brandt Papers
Cage 584

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
William E. Brandt Papers
ID
Cage 584
Date [inclusive]
1872-1995
Extent
16.0 Linear feet
Language
English
Abstract
The William Brandt Papers consist chiefly of music manuscripts. The collection also includes correspondence, audio recordings, printed materials, photographs and miscellaneous items.

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Biographical/Historical note

William Edward Brandt was born in Butte, Montana, in 1920. Shortly thereafter, his family moved to Spokane, Washington. He began endeavoring to compose music as early as fourteen, teaching himself enough to write rudimentary compositions during the period between high school and his second year of college (1934-1939). Brandt began attending the State College of Washington in 1939, majoring in chemistry, but composing music for the classes in Modern Dance taught by Norma Anderson. Brandt began almost four years of military service in the U.S. Army in 1942. Travel associated with his army enlistment allowed him to attend recitals and concerts around the country, including stops in Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York, Philadelphia, and San Francisco, where he attended concerts and recitals. He worked for three years as a librarian of classified materials at the Dugway Proving Ground in Utah, a position that gave Brandt time on weekends to continue his work with composition, with a strong emphasis on counterpoint and form. In Utah, he also met the late well-known illustrator Edward Gorey, with whom he maintained a friendship.

In 1945, Brandt met and married Jane Quire (also from Spokane), who for a brief time had attended the famous Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester in New York. Their son, Roger Frederick, was born in May of 1946. Jane Quire encouraged Brandt to apply to Eastman on a so-called "challenge" basis, which he did successfully with a composition titled "Night." After he was discharged from the Army in 1946, Jane encouraged him to apply for serious study in music at the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester, New York, which she had attended briefly. He applied to their Graduate School on a "challenge" basis, submitting a work for large orchestra, chorus and vocal soloists based on Robinson Jeffers' poem "Night" as evidence of his abilities. He was admitted and studied orchestration and composition with Bernard Rogers and Howard Hanson from 1946-1950. His successes at Eastman began with a reading of the "Poe Ballet" at the 1947 Symposium, and with other readings at subsequent Eastman Symposia.

During the Eastman years, Brandt's compositional style (as he writes in unpublished biographical notes quoted throughout this synoptic sketch) became more "reasoned and modal" and less rooted in "romantic chromaticism" and "tonality." Though contrapuntal, the writing was less dissonant, featuring compositions more "unified in harmonic and melodic" schemes. The orchestral "King Lear Suite" and the "Third String Quartet," examples of Brandt's Eastman style, were chosen by Howard Hanson to be performed at the American Composers Festival Concerts in Rochester and in Toronto, respectively. Brandt obtained his Master of Music degree in 1948 and his Ph.D. in 1950.

From 1950 to 1956, Brandt sought permanent employment in his field. He and Jane Quire divorced. He taught music in Seattle for a time, giving piano classes under the auspices of the Hopper-Kelly Music Company. During the course of his work, he met soprano Janet Steinke. They were married in 1953 and had two sons, David Evans Brandt (b. 1955) and Douglas Edward Brandt (b. 1960).

Brandt was a member of the musical faculty of Washington State University from 1956 to 1985, when he retired as full professor. From 1958 to 1983, he was also the choirmaster at St. James Episcopal Church in Pullman, Washington. During this period Brandt's secular compositional style became increasingly "chromatic, building on the previous contrapuntal style" and evolved into the twelve-tone serial technique. The variety of choral music he composed for the church, by contrast, was written in a tonally nonfunctional triadic style "in order to effect some sort of compromise between desirable æmodernity' and the limitations of the choir, the tastes of the congregation, and the composer's own somewhat conservative ideas about church music... ." Brandt published The Way of Music in 1963, and issued a revised edition in 1968. He worked with music faculty at Indiana University to produce a unified course in music theory and history. Brandt was responsible for anthologies covering the Baroque, Classic and Romantic periods. Other authors produced the Medieval and Modern period anthologies as well as accompanying theory and sight-singing texts. Due to a change in the ownership of the publisher, only the anthologies were published. In the 1980s, Brandt wrote another unpublished text for use in his Washington State University Honors courses which dealt with how various arts in the twentieth century reflected their historical contexts. Since retiring in 1985, his musical compositions have been composed in a "looser, not always dodecaphonic style, even plainly tonal when the purpose and the materials seem to require it." Brandt's "Toccata for Piano" was played in South America on a tour sponsored by the U.S. State Department.

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Scope and Contents note

The William Brandt Papers consist chiefly of music manuscripts. Some of these compositions are fragments. The organizational arrangement has been imposed by the archivist, and consists of two series: Series 1, Music Manuscripts 1934 -1993, includes Subseries 1.1, Non-Oversize Manuscripts, and Subseries 1.2, Oversize Manuscripts, both arranged in alphabetical order by composition title. (In cases where a composition has been produced and/or reproduced in both size formats, those folders of material have all been placed with oversize manuscripts.) Series 2, Correspondence and Reference Material 1946-1995, includes Subseries 2.1 Correspondence, and Subseries 2.2, Reference Material. The correspondence is arranged chronologically by date but has been left in its original internal order. Series 3, Writings and Ephemera 1872-1993, includes programs, publicity, reviews, lectures, talks, published articles, introductions, miscellaneous materials and diplomas and certificates. Series 4, Photographs and Drawings 1942-1993, includes both black and white and color performance stills and personal photographs. Series 5, Phonograph Records, circa 1940s, contains six 78 RPM demonstration recordings.

The descriptive information in Series 1 is standardized according to the classification of musical compositions employed by Arthur Cohn in Recorded Classical Music: A Critical Guide to Compositions and Performances (Schirmer Books, 1981), xi-xii. An index following the descriptive inventory lists Brandt's music compositions in opus number order with corresponding folder number.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2012

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

The collection is open and available for on-site research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

William Brandt (Emeritus Professor of Music, Washington State University) donated his papers to Washington State University Libraries in 1987 (MS87-35) and 1990 (MS90-69).

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Composers -- 20th century -- Archives.
  • Music
  • Washington State University -- Faculty -- Archives

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Index of Compositions in Opus Number Order

Note: William Brandt did not always assign unique opus numbers to specific compositions, nor did he assign all compositions an opus number. Thus, to the group of compositions titled "Miscellaneous Piano Pieces" from the period 1934-1938, Brandt assigned opus numbers 1-7, though these are not listed here. Brandt also assigned individual opus numbers 1 through 7 to a later group of (seven) different compositions, which are listed in this index. "Miscellaneous Piano Pieces" may be found in Folder 89.

Name(s)

  • Opus 1:  125
  • Opus 11:  29-31, 107
  • Opus 12:  66
  • Opus 13:  29-31
  • Opus 14:  158
  • Opus 15:  29-31, 132
  • Opus 16:  184-185
  • Opus 17:  157
  • Opus 18:  167
  • Opus 19:  80
  • Opus 2:  15
  • Opus 20:  55-56
  • Opus 21:  99
  • Opus 22:  159
  • Opus 23:  133
  • Opus 24:  131
  • Opus 26:  57
  • Opus 27:  119-120
  • Opus 28:  134
  • Opus 29:  181-183
  • Opus 3:  26
  • Opus 30:  201-207
  • Opus 31:  49
  • Opus 33:  43
  • Opus 34:  148
  • Opus 35:  120
  • Opus 36:  88
  • Opus 37:  123
  • Opus 38:  164
  • Opus 39:  83
  • Opus 4:  46
  • Opus 40:  168-174
  • Opus 41:  64
  • Opus 42:  135
  • Opus 44:  124
  • Opus 45:  121
  • Opus 46:  17-20
  • Opus 47:  63
  • Opus 48B:  40
  • Opus 48D:  5
  • Opus 48E:  53
  • Opus 49A:  127
  • Opus 49B:  128
  • Opus 5:  198-200
  • Opus 51:  38
  • Opus 51A:  39
  • Opus 53:  74
  • Opus 54:  60
  • Opus 55:  44-45
  • Opus 56:  94
  • Opus 57:  153
  • Opus 58:  85
  • Opus 59:  87
  • Opus 6:  15
  • Opus 60A:  68
  • Opus 60D:  6
  • Opus 60E:  7
  • Opus 60F:  11
  • Opus 61:  72
  • Opus 62:  62
  • Opus 63:  73
  • Opus 64A:  25
  • Opus 64B:  24
  • Opus 65:  58
  • Opus 66A:  106
  • Opus 66B:  86
  • Opus 66C:  34
  • Opus 66D:  35
  • Opus 67:  175-180
  • Opus 68:  97
  • Opus 69:  16
  • Opus 7:  41-42
  • Opus 70:  32
  • Opus 71:  59
  • Opus 72:  165
  • Opus 73:  95
  • Opus 74:  48
  • Opus 75:  21
  • Opus 76:  28
  • Opus 79:  130.1-130.5
  • Opus 9:  154

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Collection Inventory

 1 Music Manuscripts 1934-1993 

 1.1 Non-Oversize Manuscripts 

Box-folder

Allegro molto e brilliante circa 1943 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Two pianos

Genre: Solo instruments

Textual Format: Holograph

1/1

Allegro molto for piano undated 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

1/2

American Rhapsody ("Let Not the Wind") 1941 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph and typescript text

1/3

An Evening's Entertainment at an Elizabethan Manor House 1972 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Violin, viola, cello, recorders, percussion, tourdian, harpsichord

Genre: Chorus and orchestra

Textual Format: Holograph and photocopies (complete and parts), script

1/4

Antiphon (Psalm Response), Psalm 80, Op. 81A 1993 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

1/4.1

Anthem: "Behold My Servant, " Op. 48D 1962 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph, multiple mimeographed complete copies

1/5

Anthem: Psalm 19 & 34, Op. 60D 1981 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph and multiple complete photocopies

1/6

Anthem: Psalm 62,  "My Soul in Silence Waits, " Op. 60E 1980-1981 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Multiple complete photocopies

1/7

Anthem: Psalm 67 undated 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

1/7.1

Anthem: Psalm 119, "Thy Word Shall Be a Lantern To My Feet, " Op. 119 1979 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph and multiple complete photocopies

1/8

Anthem: Psalm 119 (121), "I Lift up My Eyes unto the Hills" 1961 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Multiple mimeographed complete copies

1/9

Anthem: Psalm 145, "I Will Exalt You, O Lord" 1979 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph and multiple complete photocopies

1/10

Anthem: Psalm 146, "Praise the Lord, O My Soul,  " Op. 60F 1981 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph and multiple complete photocopies

1/11

Anthem sketch for "Ps" setting undated 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Strings, piano (see Sketches for string/piano trio movements)

Genre: Chorus with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

1/12

Arrangements of Medieval, Renaissance and Early Baroque Music circa 1970s 

Scope and Contents note

Suite X, Banchetto Musicale; Sonata - Il Pomo d'oro; Chiome d'oro; O rosetta che rosetta; Ohimè dovè il mio ben; Dunque ha potutu in me; Ahi, sciocco mondo; Damigella tutta bella; Faulte d'argent; A guest' Olmo; Amarilli; Amor che deggio far; Damigella tutto bella; Sinforia - chorus- dance; Orteo - chorus - dance; Canzona La Maggia; Consort Accompaniment to "Amyntes with his Rhyllis Fair; Allemande - Brade; Gavotte; Rosasolis; Balletti; Ballet de la Royne; Bransle de la Royne; Elle Crainct Cela

Instrumentation: Recorder, violin, vibraphone, piano, percussion, harpsichord, cello flute, krummhorn

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph and photocopies (complete and parts), program

1/3

Ash Wednesday circa 1945 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Speaker and string quartet

Genre: Voice and instrumental ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

1/14

"The Blind Man's Song," Op. 6 1945 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Soprano, piano

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

2/15

Brevities for Piano, Op. 69 1982 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph, computer print-out, photocopies (complete and parts)

2/16

Cantata for Christmas, Op. 46 1956 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Orchestra

Genre: Voice and orchestra

Textual Format: Holograph, printed copies, Ozlid reproductions, multiple complete photocopies

2/17-20

Cantata Mistica, Op. 75 1986 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Chamber orchestra

Genre: Voice and orchestra

Textual Format: Holograph and multiple complete photocopies

3/21

Caprice 1944 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

3/22

Caprice No. 2 1944 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

3/23

Carol: "Before the Paling of the Stars, " Op. 64B 1983 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph and multiple complete photocopies

3/24

Carol: "Let us Gather Hand in Hand, " Op. 64A 1981 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph and photocopy

3/25

Chaconne, Op. 3 1941 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

3/26

Chaconne II undated 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano, trombone

Genre: Instrumental unaccompanied

Textual Format: Holograph

3/27

Chamber Concerto I, II, III, Op. 76 1990 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Woodwind quintet, harpsichord, percussion

Genre: Instrumental

Textual Format: Holograph and multiple computer print-outs

3/28-28.4

Chamber Music, Collected Piano Quintet [1944], Op. 11,  Four Poems [1944], Op. 13,  String Quartet No. 1 [1946], Op. 15 1943-1946 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano, string quartet; string quartet; string quartet

Genre: String ensemble; speaking voice with accompaniment; string ensemble

Textual Format: Ozlid reproductions

4/29-31

Children's Pentecost Pageant, Op. 70 1985 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Chorus with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph and photocopies (complete and parts), program

5/32

Chorale Preludes 1948 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Solo instrument

Genre: Piano

Textual Format: Holograph

5/33

Chorales for Passion Sunday, Op. 66C 1959 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Chorus and orchestra

Textual Format: Holograph and photocopies (complete and parts), mimeographed complete copy

5/34

Christmas Introit, Op. 66D 1979 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Brass quintet, organ

Genre: Voice and instrumental ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph and multiple complete photocopies

5/35

Christmas Music 1982 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Brass and organ

Genre: Voice with instrumental ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph, photocopies (complete and parts), program, readings

5/36

Christmas Piece circa 1946-1947 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Orchestra

Genre: Choral works

Textual Format: Holograph

5/37

A Civil War Requiem, Op. 51, 51A 1959 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Winds, percussion

Genre: Voice and instrumental ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph, Ozlid reproductions, printed copies, microfilm copies, multiple printed vocal scores

5/38-39

Communion Anthem ("Cipher"), Op. 48B 1969 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph and photocopies (complete and parts), published copy, Communion Anthem (Carol Stream, Illinois: Hope Publishing Company, 1974)

6/40

Concertino for Piano & Chamber Orchestra, Op. 7 1941-1942 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano and chamber orchestra

Genre: Chamber ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph and Ozlid reproductions

6/41-42

Concerto for Piano & Orchestra, Op. 33 1951 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano, orchestra

Genre: Piano and orchestra

Textual Format: Holograph

6/43

Concerto for Piano and Small Orchestra, Op. 55 1967 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano and orchestra

Genre: Solo instrument and orchestra

Textual Format: Holograph

6/44-45

Dance Suite, Op. 4 1941 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Five winds and percussion

Genre: Wind ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

7/46

Dance: "Unresolved Dissonance" 1940 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

7/47

Dialogue for Flute & Piano, Op. 74 1987 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Flute, piano

Genre: Solo instruments

Textual Format: Holograph and multiple complete photocopies

7/48

Divertimento for String Trio, Op. 31 1951 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: String trio

Genre: String ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

7/49

Divertimento for Three Winds 1959 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Flute, clarinet, bassoon

Genre: Wind ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph and multiple complete photocopies, Ozlid reproductions

7/50

Du Ring an meinen Finger circa 1954 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Soprano, piano

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

7/51

E Tenebris 1944 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

7/52

Easter Anthem II: "This is the Day, " Op. 48E 1970 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph and multiple complete photocopies

7/53

Easter - Jesus Christ is Risen Today undated 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Orchestra

Genre: Voice and orchestra

Textual Format: Holograph and photocopies (complete and parts)

7/54

Edgar Allen [sic]  Poe, Ballet, Op. 20 1946 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Orchestra

Genre: Orchestral, ballet score

Textual Format: Holograph and Ozlid reproductions

8/55-56

The Enchanted Garden, Op. 26 1947 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Orchestra

Genre: Orchestral suite

Textual Format: Holograph and Ozlid reproductions

8/57

Exsultet for The Great Vigil of Easter (Easter Candle Service), Op. 65 1977, revised 1990 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph, computer print-out, photocopies (complete and parts)

8/58

Fantasia for Clarinet & Piano, Op. 71 1986 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Clarinet, piano

Genre: Solo instruments

Textual Format: Holograph and multiple complete photocopies

9/59

Fantasie for Clarinet, Cello & Piano, Op. 54 1962 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Clarinet, cello, piano

Genre: Chamber ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

9/60

Joe Farmer, piano composition dedicated to William Brandt undated 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

9/61

Festival Anthem for Easter: "This is the Day the Lord hath Made. . ., " Op. 62 1981 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Brass, trombone, trumpet, horn, organ

Genre: Voice and instrumental ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph and multiple complete photocopies

9/62

Festival Mass, Op. 47 1958 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

9/63

Four Folk Songs: Buckeye Jim, Leatherwing Bag, Come All You Fari & Tender Ladies, The Invitation, Op. 41 1953 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph and Ozlid reproductions

9/64

Four Poems for Speaking Voice & String Quartet: Strange Victory, Sea Longing, To Joy, The New Moon 1944 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: String quartet

Genre: Voice and instrumental ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

9/65

Four Songs: Joy, Like Barley Bending, The Net, Pierrot, Op. 12 1944 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph and Ozlid reproductions

9/66

Four Songs: "Spring Thunder," "Serenade," "Dirge," "The Warbler, " (includes  Song Sketches: ""Spring Thunder," "Serenade," "Song," "Alone"), Op. 18 1945 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph and Ozlid reproductions

9/67

Gradual Anthem: "In the Beginning, " Op. 60A 1976 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph and multiple complete photocopies

9/68

Hark the Herald Angels Sing 1944 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph and Ozlid reproductions

9/69

Helen of Troy 1944 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

9/70

Homage to Bacchus 1953 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

9/71

Hymm 333, "Now" 1992 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: computer print-out

9/71.1

Incidental Music for "Hamlet, " Op. 61 1979 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Brass quintet and recorders

Genre: Voice and instrumental ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph and photocopies (complete and parts)

9/72

Incidental Music for "The Lion in Winter, " Op. 63 1981 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Harpsichord, percussion, ww quintet

Genre: Chamber ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph, computer print-out

10/73

Incidental music to "The Lark," "Sherherd's Dance," "Alleluia," "Court Song," "Benedictus," "Soldier's Song," "Santus," "Gloria in Excelsis," "Piu Mosso," "Agnus Dei," "Kyrie, " Op. 53 1960 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Double bass and percussion

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph, Oz reproductions, vocal scores, Jean Anouilh, The Lark, adapted by Lillian Hellman (New York: Dramatists Play Service, Inc., 1957)

10/74

In the Forest 1942 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: String quartet

Genre: Chamber ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

10/75

Intermezzo 1943-1946 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

10/76

Instrumental Ensemble of Two Easter Hymns undated 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, harpsichord, violin, viola, cello, piccolo

Genre: Voice and instrumental ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

10/77

Kyrie 1961 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph and multiple mimeographed complete copies

10/78

Larghetto Tranquillo 1944 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: String quartet

Genre: String ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

10/79

The Last Invocation, Op. 19 1946 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Voice alone

Genre: Choral works

Textual Format: Holograph

10/80

Lute Book Lullaby 1978 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph and photocopy

10/81

Lute Song: "I Know a Maiden" 1977 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

10/82

Lyric Piece for Piano, Op. 39 1952 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph and photocopy

10/83

Macbeth undated 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

10/84

Magnificat, Op. 58 1976 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ and recorders

Genre: Voice with instrumental ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph, multiple mimeographed complete copies, multiple complete photocopies

10/85

Marriage Vows, Op. 66B 1979 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

10/86

Mass of St. James: Rite II, Op. 59 1977, 1992 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano, organ, trumpet, horn, bassoon, flute, violin, clarinet, cello,

Genre: Chorus and orchestra

Textual Format: Holograph and multiple complete photocopies, computer print-out

10/87

The Meditation of Mary, Op. 36 1951 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano, violin, viola, cello

Genre: Voice and instrumental ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

10/88

Miscellaneous Piano Pieces: Nocturne (Abendstück), Impromptu, Bagatelle, Serenade, Deux Prelude, Romanza, Suite Petit, Valse, Opus 1-7 1934-1938 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

11/89

(Monteverdi): "Il Ballo delle Ninfe d'Istria, " canzonett and madrigals undated 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Violin, cello, harpsichord

Genre: Chorus and instrumental ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph, photocopies (complete and parts), program

11/90

Movement for String Quartet 1944-1945 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: String quartet

Genre: String ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

11/91

Movement for String Quartet 1949 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: String quartet

Genre: String ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

11/92

Movement for Violin and Piano 1945 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Violin, piano

Genre: Solo instruments

Textual Format: Holograph

11/93

Music for the Decalogue, Op. 56 1967 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Orchestra

Genre: Voice and orchestra

Textual Format: Holograph, Ozlid reproductions, photocopies (complete and parts), reader's score

11/94

Music for the Dedication of an Altar, Op. 73 1987 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph and multiple complete photocopies

11/95

Music of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance 13th-15th century (presented for programs of February, 1975 and January, 1976) 

Scope and Contents note

Hac in anni janua; Kalenda maya; Mayenzeit; A l'entrada el tens clar; Robins m'aime; Tout me greif-Robins m'aime-Portare; Summer is icumen in; Douce dame, Gram piant agl'occhi; Tosto che l'alba; O Rosa bella; Adieu m'amour; Dit le Bourguignon; Je suis tant bien; Elle a bien ce ris gracieux; J'ay fait pour vous cent mille pas; Two bourrée; Chiare, fresch'e dolci acque; Pavane and Galliarde; Three Balletti; De petit po'; Preambulium; Ballet du Roy; Sonata di Pomo d'oro; A la bataglia; Bien doy servir; Gentil Robyn; programs

Instrumentation: Guitar, krummhorn/viol drone, recorders, finger cymbals, percussion, harpsichord

Genre: Voice and instrumental ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph and photocopies (complete and parts)

11/96

Namarie: Threnody of Galadriel, Op. 68 1984 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Clarinet, piano, chamber orchestra

Genre: Chorus and instrumental ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph and photocopies (complete and parts), program

12/97

Non Nobis, Dominie 1961 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Mimeographed complete copy

12/98

Overture: The Highland Mountains, Op. 21 1946 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Orchestra

Genre: Orchestral

Textual Format: Holograph

12/99

A Palm Sunday Processional 1975 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

12/100

Piano Piece 1946 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph and Ozlid reproductions

12/101

Piano Pieces 1945 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

12/102

Poem 1943 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Piano

Genre: Solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

12/103

Prelude for Horn and Strings 1948 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Horn, strings

Genre: Orchestral

Textual Format: Holograph

12/104

Prelude for Small Orchestra 1953 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Orchestra

Genre: Orchestral

Textual Format: Holograph

12/105

Puer Natus in Bethlehem, Op. 66A 1977 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Organ

Genre: Voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Photocopy

12/106

Quintet for Piano & String Quartet, Op. 11 1943 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano and strings

Genre: chamber ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph and Ozlid reproductions

12/107

Reveries 1934-1938 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

12/108

Rhapsody 1943 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: solo instrument

Textual Format: Holography and Ozlid reproductions

12/109

Rondo in G for String Quartet 1946-1947 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: string quartet

Genre: string ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

12/110

Scherzo 1948 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: string quartet

Genre: chamber ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

12/111

Scherzo for Small Orchestra 1948 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: orchestra

Genre: orchestral

Textual Format: Holograph

12/112

The Ship of Death: A Song Cycle 1953 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

12/113

Sketch, for orchestra 1944 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano and orchestra

Genre: orchestral

Textual Format: Holograph

12/114

Sketch: "Christmas Piece" 1964 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: organ

Genre: voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

12/115

Sketch: "Let Freedom Ring!" 1964 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: accordion

Genre: voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

12/116

Sketch: "Steely Stars and Moon of Brass" 1945 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: string quartet

Genre: voice and instrumental ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

12/117

Sketch: "Trio No. 1" 1942 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: viola, cello, piano

Genre: chamber ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

12/118

Sinfonietta No. 2, Op. 27 1948 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Orchestra

Genre: Orchestral

Textual Format: Holograph and Ozlid reproductions

13/119-120

Sinfonietta No. 3, Op. 45 1955 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: Orchestra

Genre: Orchestral

Textual Format: Holograph

13/121

The Slaughter of the Innocents and  Rachel's Lamentation 1953 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

13/122

Sonata for Flute & Piano, Op. 37 1951 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: flute and piano

Genre: chamber ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph and Ozlid reproductions

13/123

Sonata for Harpsichord 1991 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: harpsichord

Genre: solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph and multiple complete computer print-outs

13/123.1

Sonata for Piano, Op. 44 1954 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

14/124

Sonata in B-Flat Minor, Op. 1 1939 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

14/125

Sonata No. 2 for Piano, No. 39 1953 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

14/126

Sonatas I & II for Clarinet & Piano, Op. 49, A, B 1959 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: clarinet and piano

Genre: chamber ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph, Ozlid reproductions, multiple complete photocopies

14/127-128

Sonatas for Violin & Piano 1945 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: violin and piano

Genre: chamber ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

14/129

Song: "Eyes Look into the Well, " Op. 35 1950 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

14/130

Songs of the Golden Wood, Op. 79 1992 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: orchestra

Genre: chorus and orchestra

Textual Format: Holograph, multiple complete photocopies, computer print-outs

15/130.1-130.5

Songs (Riches, Pierrot, Joy, Pierrot's Song, Jabberwocky, Like Barley Bending), Op. 24 1944 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: soprano, piano

Genre: voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

15/131

Square Dance 1940 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

15/131.1

String Quartet No. 1, Op. 15 1945 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: string quartet

Genre: string ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph and Ozlid reproductions

16/132

String Quartet No. 2, Op. 23 1947 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: string quartet

Genre: string ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

16/133

String Quartet No. 3, Op. 28 1948 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: string quartet

Genre: string ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph and photocopies (complete and parts)

16/134

String Quartet No. 4, Op. 42 1954 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: string quartet

Genre: string ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph and photocopies (parts)

17/135

Suite for Piano 1942 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

17/136

Suite for Piano: "Filigree," "Lonesome," "Grotesque," "Gaiety" 1946 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

17/137

Suite for Small Orchestra 1950 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: orchestra

Genre: orchestral suite

Textual Format: Holograph and Ozlid reproductions

17/138-141

Suite for Small Orchestra No. 2 1964 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: orchestra

Genre: orchestral

Textual Format: Holograph

18/142

Suite in the Ancient Style 1941 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: flute and piano

Genre: chamber ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

18/143

Theme & Variations 1943 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

18/144

Theme & Variations 1948 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: string quartet

Genre: string ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

18/145

Theme for Music for WSU Foreign Films 1963 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: woodwind quintet

Genre: wind ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

18/146

There's No Business Like Show Business 1955 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: jazz band

Genre: voice and jazz band

Textual Format: Holograph and sheet music

18/147

Thirteen Choruses from "The Meditation of Simeon, " Op. 34 1950 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: voice alone

Genre: choral works

Textual Format: Holograph

18/148

Three Preludes 1945 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: violin, piano

Genre: chamber ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

18/149

Three Religious Songs: "Show Me the Way," "O Lord, How Joyous to Sing the Lord's Praises," "Bend Me to Thy Will" 1957 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: organ or piano

Genre: voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

18/150

Three Songs: "Dew," "Rome," "The Return," "Spring," Op. 2 1941 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: soprano, piano

Genre: voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph and Ozlid reproductions

18/151

Three Songs: "Song for April," "Troth," "Conversation Piece" 1955 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: soprano, piano

Genre: voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

18/152

Toccata for Harpsichord 1992 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: harpsichord

Genre: solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph, multiple complete photocopies, computer print-out

18/152.1

Toccata for Piano, Op. 57 1974 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph, photocopy, computer print-out

18/153

Trilogy 1941 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

18/153.1

Trio for Flute, Violin & Piano, Op. 9 1942 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: flute, violin, piano

Genre: chamber ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph and Ozlid reproductions

18/154

Trio in a Minor 1941 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: viola, cello, piano

Genre: chamber ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

18/155

Trio No. 1 1942 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: cello

Genre: solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

19/156

Trio No. 2, Opus 17 1946 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: violin, viola, cello

Genre: chamber ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

19/157

Trio No. 2 for Viola, Violin, Piano, Op. 14 1945-1946 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: viola, violin, piano

Genre: chamber ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph and Ozlid reproductions

19/158

Trio No. 4, Op. 22 1946 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: cello, piano

Genre: chamber ensemble

Textual Format: Holograph

19/159

Two Grimaces for Modern Dance 1941 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

19/160

Two Sketches 1952 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano, orchestra

Genre: orchestral

Textual Format: Holograph

19/161

Two Songs: "Melody," "Alone," "Untitled" 1952 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: soprano, piano

Genre: voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

19/162

Two Songs and a Chorus: "Mystery," "Baby Moon" 1955 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: chorus with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

19/163

The Wall Soldier's Lament, Op. 38 1951 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

19/164

Wedding Song, Op. 72 1986 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph and photocopies (complete and parts)

19/165

Where or When 1954 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: voice with accompaniment

Textual Format: Holograph

19/166

untitled undated 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

19/167

 1.2 Oversize Manuscripts 

Box-folder

Beaumarchais: Chamber Opera, Op. 40 1958 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: orchestra

Genre: opera

Textual Format: Holograph, typescript script, vocal scores

20/168-174

Canzona Prismatica, Op. 67 1982 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: wind ensemble

Genre: wind symphony

Textual Format: Holograph

21/175-180

King Lear Suite, Op. 29 1949 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: orchestra

Genre: orchestral

Textual Format: Holograph and Ozlid reproductions

22/181-183

Night: Symphonic Poem, Op. 16 1946 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: orchestra

Genre: voice and orchestra

Textual Format: Holograph and Ozlid reproductions

22/184-185

No Neutral Ground, Op. 52 1959 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: orchestra

Genre: chamber opera

Textual Format: Holograph, multiple complete photocopies, Ozlid reproductions, vocal and performance scores

23-24/186-196

Piano Concerto (unfinished score) undated 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: piano

Genre: solo instrument

Textual Format: Holograph

24/197

Sinfonietta No. 1, Op. 5 1939 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: orchestra

Genre: orchestral

Textual Format: Holograph and Ozlid reproductions

25/198-200

Symphony No. 1, Op. 30 1950 

Scope and Contents note

Instrumentation: orchestra

Genre: orchestral

Textual Format: Holograph and Ozlid reproductions

26-27/201-207

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 2 Correspondence and Reference Material 1946-1995 

 2.1 Correspondence 

Box-folder

Letters received from "Notable" people 1946-1981, undated 

Scope and Contents note

In connection with The Way of Music; readers' reviews

28/208

Letters received from Edward Gorey, "Les Scaphandreuers" par Stephen Cimier and Edward Gorey, sketches (color photocopies). 1947, 1951, undated 

28/209

Letters received from Cal (Englbart) Rogers; "A Comparison of Two Novels," Month's Best, The Creative Writing magazine of the University of Washington, March 1950; poem. 1949, 1956, undated 

28/210

Letters received, miscellaneous 1950-1995, undated 

28/211-212

Letters received concerning publications, performances, positions, commissions, etc. 1951-1992 

Scope and Contents note

Advertisement for The Way of Music, report of sales for  The Way of Music (1966), Report on sabbatical leave, first semester, 1976-1977, Comments on Proposed Revision of  The Way of Music, program notes & text for St. James performance of  Cantata Mistica, flyer, newspaper clipping (1982).

28/213-214

Letters received, fan mail 1956-1992, undated 

28/215

Letters received in connection with The Way of Music; readers' reviews. 1962-1965 

28/216-217

Moldenhauer correspondence 1963-1983 

Scope and Contents note

Includes photo of sculpture, program (1983), announcement, "Hans Moldenhauer, Pionier der Musikwissenschaft" (1960), newspaper clippings (1979, 1985).

28/218

 2.2 Reference Material 

Box-folder

Previous compilations of notes on this collection 1981-circa 1990s 

Scope and Contents note

Biographical periods of works in this catalogue, an alphabetical index, chronological catalog, large box catalog, chronological works list including both numbered and unnumbered compositions, container lists, index of compositions by opus number, index of compositions by performance, and index of compositions by performance medium. Also, photocopies from Arthur Cohn, Recorded Classical Music: A Critical Guide to Compositions and Performances (1981), xi-xii.

29/219-221

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 3 Writings and Ephemera 1872-1993 

Box-folder

Programs and publicity; handwritten notes, printed programs, newspaper clippings, bulletins, announcements 1930-1995, undated 

29/222-230

Same as folders 222-230. 

30/231-233

Miscellaneous materials 1872-1990 

Scope and Contents note

Music to be Performed at the World's Peace Jubilee and International Musical Festival, in Boston, 1872, Metropolitan Opera House, Grand Opera Season 1910-1911 (program), Veterans Administration notice of expiration of entitlement (1950), schedule of events (1968), entry form for  The International Who's Who, announcement, class evaluation (1983), In Memoriam: Peter DeLone (1984), The Nutcrackers (program) 1989-1990, Washington State Composers (brochure), instructions for assembling my first telescope, song, Auditorium Theatre (program), Patriotic Lectures; diplomas, certificates, State College of Washington, Phi Kappa Phi, Washington State University Certificate of Service, letter of recognition from Samuel H. Smith, President, WSU, to Dr. William E. Brandt, upon his retirement.

30/234-235

Lectures, talks, skits, published articles, introductions; Music Literature Outline 1949-1985, undated 

Scope and Contents note

The Development of Concerto Form from J.S. Bach to Mozart; Beethoven: The Spiritual Bridge; Music Now: A Dying Fall; Three American Composers; Musorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition; Music for Czar and Commissar - Elderhostel Course; A Prologue Illustrated Address; Twin Trends in 20th Century Painting and Music; The Arts in Turmoil Conference; Music in Germany under the Weimar Republic, 1920-1933; Introduction to Nadas recital as "The Invited Address"; April Fool's Day - Introduction; Otto Stumpf-Fassbender is the Name & Musicology is my Game!; Introduction for Nicolas Slonimsky; A Collage of Modern Music; Ussachevksy; Music to be Performed at the World's Peace Jubilee and Music Festival in Boston, June, 1872; Beethoven's Russian Enigma; Some Speculation about Beethoven's Use of Integrative Devices in Large Compositions; Criticisms of the Beethoven Symphonies from Thayer-Forbers; Third Relationships; Metternick; Researchers of Note; Honors Address Examples (cassette tape), Common Courtesy III (cassette tape)

30/236-241

A Short History of Russia & Its Music for Elderhostel; Music in Soviet Russia; Music for Csar and Commissar - Notes; Stop and Go: Soviet Art Music Since Stalin; The Soviet Gig: Pop Music in the USSR; Russky Jazzsky 

31/242-245

Programs, notes, reviews 1964-1987 

Scope and Contents note

Printed materials, program notes for Istvan Nadas' Recital, periodical and newspaper clippings, Review of Washington-Idaho Symphony Concert, book reviews

31/246

WSU Anton von Webern Centennial 1983 

Scope and Contents note

Proposal, introduction, news release, memoranda, biographical sketch, chronology, miscellaneous materials

31/247

Notes, essays, clarifications, "Progress in the High Arts" undated 

Scope and Contents note

Six-page handwritten ms.

31/248

Miscellaneous notes, sketches, C.M. von Weber Concerto, Moldenhauer notes, Notes: Incantation undated 

31/249

For SANE: The Art of Peace undated 

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten and typed outlines

31/250

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 4 Photographs and Drawings 1942-1993 

Box-folder

Black & white and color stills of WSU classes, campus performances, the "Quarter Century Club," on set of Neutral Ground, military photos, including Dugway Proving Ground and Camp Sibert, Alabama, and publication photos 1942-1993 

Scope and Contents note

Also sketch.

31/251

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 5 Phonograph Records circa 1940s 

Box-folder

Six 78 RPM production disks. Trio String Quartet #2; Two Pieces for Bassoon and Piano circa 1940s 

31/252

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