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Charles Louis Seeger, 1900-1983 (bulk 1925-1979) (continued)
Writings, 1913-1983 (continued)
BOX-FOLDER 64/33 "On the moods of a music-logic," Journal of the American Musicological Society, vol. 13, nos. 1-3, 1960
see also "Motifs as moods of a music-logic"
BOX-FOLDER 64/34 "On the principle of musicology," Musical Quarterly, 1954 April
BOX-FOLDER 64/35 "On style and manner in modern composition," Musical Quarterly, 1925 October
BOX-FOLDER 64/36 "Opportunities in the field of music," undated
BOX-FOLDER 64/37 "The oral tradition as the basis of group-work in music in rural America," undated
BOX-FOLDER 64/38 "Oral tradition in music," Standard Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore, and Legend, 1950
Note: Includes typescript
BOX-FOLDER 64/39 "Otto Kinkeldey," Acta Musicologica, undated
BOX-FOLDER 65/1 Outline of a Course in Harmonic Structure and Simple Music Invention, 1913
Note: Written with Edward Griffith Stricklen
BOX-FOLDER 65/2 "Popular music," undated
Note: Written for Colliers Encyclopedia
BOX-FOLDER 65/3 "Preface to all linguistic treatment of music," Music Vanguard, vol. 1, no. 1, 1935 March-April
BOX-FOLDER 65/4 "Preface to a critique of music," Inter-American Music Bulletin, no. 49, 1965 September
Note: Includes mimeograph copy and proof copy with edits and paste-overs
BOX-FOLDER 65/5 "Preface to the description of a music," report of the Fifth International Society for Musical Research, 1952
2 copies; one with Seeger holograph correction sheet
BOX-FOLDER 65/6 "Prescriptive and descriptive music writing," Musical Quarterly, vol. 45, no. 2, 1958 April
BOX-FOLDER 65/7 "Primitivism in musical composition in the new world, 1965
see also "Continuity, variations, and selection in traditional music," drafts
BOX-FOLDER 65/8-15 "Principia," undated
Edited typescripts and photocopies
Note: Incomplete manuscript; lacks chapters 3, 5, and 7
Note: Published posthumously as Studies in musicology II
BOX-FOLDER 22/3 "Principia," bibliography, undated
Note cards
BOX-FOLDER 65/16 "Principles of group guidance of music activities," undated
BOX-FOLDER 65/17 "Professionalism and amateurism in the study of folk music," Journal of American Folklore, 1949 April-June
BOX-FOLDER 65/18 "Prolegomena to musicology," 1925
BOX-FOLDER 65/19 "A proposal to found an international society for music education," UNESCO, 1953 June 26
BOX-FOLDER 65/20 "La realidad sobre la educacion musical y el professorado de la musica culta,” undated
BOX-FOLDER 65/21 "Reflections upon a given topic: music in a universal perspective," Ethnomusicology, vol. 15, no. 3, 1971 September
BOX-FOLDER 65/22 "Review of inter-American relations in the field of music, 1940-1943," undated
BOX-FOLDER 65/23 "Review of a review," in "The revolt of the angels," Eolian Review, undated
Note: Seeger's response to Dane Rudhyar's "Carl Ruggles and the future of dissonant counterpoint" in the same issue (included)
BOX-FOLDER 248/3 Review of Nettl, Bruno. Music in Primitive Culture, Journal of American Folklore, vol. 71, no. 279, 1958 January-March
BOX-FOLDER 65/24 "Semantic, logical, and political considerations bearing upon research in ethnomusicology," Ethnomusicology, vol. 5, no. 2, 1961 May
BOX-FOLDER 65/25 "Seminar for a movie," undated
Manuscript and typescript
BOX-FOLDER 65/26 "Singing style," Western Folklore, vol. 17, no. 1, 1958 January
BOX-FOLDER 65/27 "Smithsonian paper, January 1979," undated
Edited typescript and holograph notes
BOX-FOLDER 4/5 "Song as a compositional process of auditory communications," 1979 January
Manuscript music
BOX-FOLDER 65/28 "Song and the compositional process, 1977-1983," 1983
Holograph and typescript drafts
Studies in Musicology, 1935-1975
BOX-FOLDER 66/1 Proof, undated
Note: Annotated
BOX-FOLDER 22/2 Bibliographies, undated
Note cards
BOX-FOLDER 66/2-11 to 67/1-11 Front matter, chapters, and bibliography, undated
Note: Annotated
BOX-FOLDER 67/12-16 to 68/1-3 Manuscript, undated
Note: Annotated
BOX-FOLDER 68/4 "Symposium on transcription and analysis: a Hukwe song with musical bow - Report of the chairman-moderator," Ethnomusicology, vol. 8, no. 3, 1964 September
BOX-FOLDER 68/5 "Systematic and historical orientations in musicology," Acta Musicologica, 11, 1939
Note: Also includes article as printed in Bulletin of American Musicological Society in 1936
BOX-FOLDER 68/6 "Systematic musicology: viewpoints, orientation, and methods," Journal of the American Musicological Society, vol. 4, no. 3, 1951 Fall
BOX-FOLDER 68/7 "Toward a unified operations theory for musicology" - old version, 1973-1976
Holograph and typescript
BOX-FOLDER 68/8 "Toward a unitary field theory for musicology," Selected reports, Institute of Ethnomusicology, vol. 1, no. 3, 1970
Note: Includes 1972 abstract for paper of same title
BOX-FOLDER 19/5 "Toward a unitary field theory" - "Conspectus" undated
Note: Multiple versions
BOX-FOLDER 68/9 "Toward a universal music lexicon," Kolinski festschrift, 1977
Typescript and holograph manuscript
Note: Annotated
BOX-FOLDER 68/10 "Toward a universal music sound-writing for musicology," Journal of the International Folk Music Council, 1977
BOX-FOLDER 68/11 "Toward the establishment in America of an institute for musicology," undated
Note: Annotated
BOX-FOLDER 68/12-13 "Tractatus esthetico-semioticus: model of the systems of human communication," undated
Note: Includes working papers
BOX-FOLDER 69/1 "Tradition and experiment in the new music," version A, undated
Typescript and manuscript
BOX-FOLDER 69/2-3 "Tradition and experiment in the new music," version B, undated
Annotated typescript
BOX-FOLDER 69/4 "Tradition and the (North) American composer," Music in the Americas, 1967
BOX-FOLDER 69/5 "Tribute to Vanett Lawler," Music Educators Journal, 1968 March
BOX-FOLDER 69/6 "UNESCO," Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association, 1948 March
BOX-FOLDER 69/7 "Wartime and peace programs in music education," Music Educators Journal, 1943 January
BOX-FOLDER 69/8 "Who owns folklore?" California Folklore Society, 1962
Note: Reprinted from Western Folklore, vol. 21, no. 2, 1962 April
BOX-FOLDER 69/9 "Why political organization for international peace must concern itself with cultural affairs," 1951 August
BOX-FOLDER 69/10 "World musics in American schools: a challenge to be met," Music Educators Journal, 1972 October
Original and photocopy
Working Papers and Notes
BOX-FOLDER 22/4 Bibliography of Charles Seeger works, undated
Note cards
BOX-FOLDER 22/7 Communication notes, undated
Note cards
BOX-FOLDER 70/1-2 From top of CLS desk, 1979 May
BOX-FOLDER 70/3 Material formerly in black loose-leaf notebook, 1933 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 70/4-5 Miscellaneous, undated
BOX-FOLDER 22/6 Miscellaneous cards from Sharon Corrigan, 1971 June 20
Note cards
BOX-FOLDER 268/6 Bartok-Lord, undated
BOX-FOLDER 268/4 Peggy Seeger singing "Maiden of the Shore" and Lammikin, undated
BOX-FOLDER 268/2 Tests by ?? and CS of stylus chag, 1962
Original melograph
Note: Recording was a spliced tape of oscillating ptches
BOX-FOLDER 268/1 Uppsala graphs, undated
Four original graphs
Note: Includes "La Marsellaise" - female voice, "La Marsellaise" - flute, Mona's graph of "Kulning," and Song - female voice
BOX-FOLDER 268/5 Unidentifed, undated
BOX-FOLDER 70/6 Music notation, 1966 and undated
Note: Includes Production committee of the Music Publishers Association. "Standard music engraving practice," Music Educators Journal, vol. 52, no. 4, 1966
BOX-FOLDER 70/7 Notebooks, undated
BOX-FOLDER 70/8 Still to be written, 1975 November 29
Typescript and holograph
BOX-FOLDER 70/9 Studies in musicology, undated
Typescript and holograph
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