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CBMR Digest

Latest Issue: Fall 2013

ISSN # 2168-3301spring 2013 | Volume 26, No. 1

Donations to the CBMR Library and Archives

November 2012 through May 2013

  • Warrick L. Carter. Ca. four linear feet of scores and music manuscripts to add to his collection.
  • Jonathan Eubanks. Ca. 4.3 linear feet of scores and manuscripts, mostly unpublished, of his sister, composer and educator Dr. Rachel Eubanks. Dated 1934–1999, including notes on the earliest compositions, plus writings and correspondence dated from 1966–2001 and undated, with the bulk of the papers dated 1986–2001. (See Eubanks items in Highlights from the Collections.)
  • Paul Garon. One inch of clippings on jazz and black musicians, most written by Whitney Balliett.
  • Fernando Jones. Ca. 2.5 linear feet of papers, scores, and ephemera to add to his collection.
  • Rich Kirby. Approximately 3.5 linear feet of LP and CD sound recordings and thirteen books on South African popular music. Many of the recordings are on Gallo, one of the largest and oldest independent record labels in South Africa. There are also records from Zimbabwe and music on U.S. and British labels.
  • Marya McQuirter. Set of seventeen jazz pedagogical tapes from the 1971 Hayakawa’s Jazz Seminar series by Dr. S.I. Hayakawa.
  • Fred Onovwerosuoke. One linear foot of published scores and recordings, along with promotional materials, to add to his collection. Includes Afro Caribbean Mass (2011) for mixed choir, soloist, and piano; Twenty-Four Studies in African Rhythms, volume 1 (2007) and volume 2 (2011) for piano; and Twelve African Songs (2011). Five recordings featuring The Muungano National Choir Nairobi, Boys Choir of Kenya, Tema Youth Choir, and his concert music for soprano voice, and flute, with piano.
  • Michael Raphael. Materials on his compositions, including a copy of the score, large poster, and CD-R recording of his dramatic cantata Darfur, Darfur (undated) for chorus and orchestra, with other promotional materials.
  • Godwin Sadoh. Three new scores for accompanied voice, two with Yoruba texts: “Oluwa Mi” for two tenors and piano (2012); “Three Wedding Songs” for soprano and piano (2012); and “Five Nigerian Songs” for solo voice and piano (2012) with texts in Yoruba, Igbo, Hausa, and English, to add to his collection.
  • Jean B. Stearns. Collection of hundreds of jazz sound recordings on CD, especially Ellington titles, including deluxe boxed sets and rare issues; plus thirty-one videorecordings on VHS and DVD and twenty-six volumes of books on Duke Ellington, jazz, and jazz dance to add to her collection.
  • Dolores White. Additional scores and recordings for her collection, including six original compositions and arrangements for SATB chorus, including “Peter, Go Ring Dem Bells” (1994), “Three Madrigals” (2005), “O Spontaneous Earth” (1996), “Christmas Joy” (1993), “I Am the People, the Mob” (1991), and “Psalm 47” (1987) for SATB chorus with piano. Three works for voice accompanied by piano: a collection of “Twelve Art Songs” (undated) for soprano and tenor, “Four Glimpses of Night” (undated) for soprano/tenor, and “Three Art Songs” (undated). Three chamber/solo works: “Bouncy” (2011) for violin and piano, “Sequences” (2009, 2012) for solo cello, and four pieces (undated) from Heitor Villa-Lobos’s “A Prole Do Bebê” piano suite arranged for flute, clarinet, and piano. Plus a copy of the Albany Records CD Piano Duo Project, featuring Meisha Adderley and Stacey Holliday performing music by William Grant Still, Hale Smith, Cedric Adderley, and two pieces by White.
  • Michael Woods. Two new jazz charts to add to his collection: “Attractive Passion” and “Three Times,” plus a recording of the fall 2012 performance of his funk jazz suite Uhthuh Planets at Hamilton College.

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