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Correspondence, 1900-2001 (continued)
Family Correspondence
BOX-FOLDER 50/1-2 Family to Picken, 1939-1945
BOX-FOLDER 51/1-11 Picken to family, 1950-1990s
Related Correspondence
BOX-FOLDER 52/1-8 1900-2001 and undated
BOX 53-57, 67-70 Writings, circa 1930-2000
Articles, essays, lectures, and notebooks. Most materials have accompanying correspondence and notes. Includes offprints of works by various authors (including Picken) used in the course of research.
Arranged in five subseries: lectures; notebooks; papers edited by Picken; offprints about Chinese music; and books written for Picken. Each subseries is arranged alphabetically by title, author, or subject.
BOX-FOLDER 53/1-2 Chinese music
BOX-FOLDER 53/3 "Chinese music of a thousand years ago"
BOX-FOLDER 53/4 "A comparative journey of the musics of the world"
BOX-FOLDER 53/5 "The documentary history of the Tōgaku repertory"
BOX-FOLDER 53/6 "Micro-ornament"
BOX-FOLDER 53/7 Miscellaneous lectures
BOX-FOLDER 53/11 "Music aspects of transcription and analysis of the Tōgaku repertory"
BOX-FOLDER 53/8 "Music at the Tang Court" (Hume)
BOX-FOLDER 53/9 "Music for a Tang Dynasty ballet of the 7th century"
BOX-FOLDER 53/10 "Music from the Tang Court" (Saibara)
BOX-FOLDER 53/12 "A musical background to treasures of Ancient China"
BOX-FOLDER 53/13 "Musical instruments in Turkey"
BOX-FOLDER 53/14 "Musical survivals of the Tang and Sung Dynasties"
BOX-FOLDER 53/15 Seoul, South Korea
BOX-FOLDER 53/16 "Tang music of the Sung Dynasty"
BOX-FOLDER 53/17 "Towards the archaic music of pre-Nora Japan"
BOX-FOLDER 53/18 "Turkish folk music and musical instruments"
BOX-FOLDER 53/19 "Turkish music"
BOX-FOLDER 53/20 "Turkish poetry"
BOX-FOLDER 53/21-23 University of Washington, Seattle
BOX-FOLDER 53/14 Unidentified
BOX-FOLDER 53/25 Asian Music Club
BOX-FOLDER 54/1, 67/1-3 Asian notebooks, 1972-1974, 1980
BOX-FOLDER 67/4 Biographical notebook
Chiefly business cards, pamphlets, and photographs
BOX-FOLDER 67/5 Buddhist music
BOX-FOLDER 67/6 Ch'au-chou requiem service
BOX-FOLDER 53/26 Chinese and Sino-Japanese notebooks
BOX-FOLDER 53/27-28, 68/1 Miscellaneous notebooks
BOX-FOLDER 68/2 Taoist music
BOX-FOLDER 53/29-30 Tōgaku notebooks: draft catalogue of pieces, movements, and occurrence in manuscripts
BOX-FOLDER 68/3-5, 69/1-5 Turkish notebooks
Papers Edited by Picken
BOX-FOLDER 54/2 Blench, Roger. "The morphology and distribution of Sub-Saharan musical instruments of North African, Middle Eastern, and Asian origin"
BOX-FOLDER 54/3-4 Craig, Dale A. "Ancient legacy of music: a Min Dynasty collection of Chin songs"
BOX-FOLDER 54/5 Fletcher, Peter. World musics in context
BOX-FOLDER 54/6 Fukushima, Kazuo. "Descriptive catalogue of the Rakusaidō-Gagaku manuscripts in the Research Archives for Japanese Music of Ueno Gakuen College"
BOX-FOLDER 54/7-9 Marett, Allan J.
Miscellaneous essays and draft of dissertation
BOX-FOLDER 54/10 Miyoko, Kôkawa. "A method of improvising music at school"
BOX-FOLDER 54/11-12 Wei, Deng. "Historical and stylistic development in the Chinese four-stringed lute Pipa and in Pipa music"
BOX-FOLDER 54/13 Widdess, Richard. "The reconstruction of early Indian music from notation"
BOX-FOLDER 54/14 Williamson, Muriel C. "The correlation between speech-tones of text-syllables and their musical settings in a Burmese classical song"
Offprints about Chinese Music
BOX 70 1936-1975
Four bound volumes of Picken's articles
Includes several earlier articles on cellular biology
BOX-FOLDER 54/15-19 "A" - "C"
BOX-FOLDER 55/1-19 "D" - "Picard"
BOX-FOLDER 56/1-16 "Picken" - "Z"
Books Written for Picken
BOX 57 Three bound essays in honor of Dr. Laurence E. R. Picken
BOX 58-62, 65 Music, circa 1923-2000
Manuscript and printed scores of original Picken compositions and transcriptions of traditional East Asian music.
Arranged alphabetically by title of work or folder title.
Original Compositions
BOX-FOLDER 58/1 Canon, waltz and jig
BOX-FOLDER 58/2 Composition sketchbooks, 1923-1927
BOX-FOLDER 58/3 Composition sketchbooks, 1928-1936
BOX-FOLDER 58/4 Compositions and sketches
BOX-FOLDER 58/5 Concert for two pianos
BOX-FOLDER 59/1 Five songs 1934
BOX-FOLDER 59/2 Four songs
BOX-FOLDER 59/3 Jabuke and Groždja
BOX-FOLDER 59/4 Moralité du petit chaperon rouge
BOX-FOLDER 59/5 Prelude to foreign parts
BOX-FOLDER 59/6 Les Saintes Maries de la mer
BOX-FOLDER 59/7 Sonata movement: Slovenja
BOX-FOLDER 59/8 Sonatina
BOX-FOLDER 60/1-2 "The Emperor destroys the military formation"
BOX-FOLDER 60/3 Folk dances choreographed and notated by Liu Fengxue Essen (1971), under Albrecht Knust
BOX-FOLDER 60/4 "Haguga no fue-fu" (Marett)
BOX-FOLDER 65/1 "Korean court dance" (Siyong mubo)
BOX-FOLDER 60/5-6 "Lion dance"
BOX-FOLDER 61/1-3 Miscellaneous transcriptions
BOX-FOLDER 61/4, 65/2 "Music for a thousand autumns"
BOX-FOLDER 65/3 "Myit-zu thaká nat-pàn Bwe"
BOX-FOLDER 61/5 "Namguan"
BOX-FOLDER 65/4-6 "O-dai hajinraku"
BOX-FOLDER 61/6 "Occidental diversions around an Oriental tune" (Albright)
BOX-FOLDER 62/1 "Sandai-en" (Arthur Cooper's lecture)
BOX-FOLDER 62/2 "Shi Jing"
BOX-FOLDER 62/3 "T'ai P'ing Yüeh/Taiheiraku"
BOX-FOLDER 62/4 "Toraden"
BOX-FOLDER 60/1-2 "Tsuwano"
BOX-FOLDER 61/7 Walker, Robert compositions
BOX-FOLDER 65/7 "Waves of the blue sea"
BOX-FOLDER 62/6 "The wine is clear"
BOX-FOLDER 61/8 Wolpert, Rembrandt F., 1975
BOX 63, 65 Photographs, circa 1930-circa 1990
Individual and group portraits, musical instruments, world music performances, and other images. Includes negatives.
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
BOX-FOLDER 63/1-6 Instruments and performers
BOX-FOLDER 63/7-8 Miscellany
BOX-FOLDER 65/8 Picken, alone or with others, 1930s-1960s
BOX-FOLDER 65/9 Stages making a Shō reed

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