Alfred Schnittke Manuscripts
Scope and Contents
The Alfred Schnittke Manuscripts (1 linear feet) consists of one autograph of “Sinfonishches Vorspiel” notated in pencil on “32-stave “Star Nr. 37” music manuscript paper (10x14 sq in), composed in 1994. As a working short-score manuscript, it contains numerous corrections, emendations, directions, indications pertaining to scoring, and furnished with lists of numbers (in cm) indicating the space to be allowed for the width of each bar in the successive fair-copy autograph. Schnittke (1934-1998) was a Russian composer of Jewish-German descent.
- 1994 May 25
Conditions Governing Access
This collection may be viewed only in the reading room of Special Collections in the Jean and Alexander Heard Library. Collections should be requested 2-3 days prior to visiting in order to facilitate easier access. For questions or to request a collection, contact email@example.com.
1 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
A working short-score manuscript for Sinfonisches Vorspiel for the entire work notated in pencil on 32-stave "Star Nr. 37" music manuscript paper, containing numerous corrections, amendations, directions, indications pertaining to scoring, and furnished with lists of numbers (in cm) indicating the space to be allowed for the width of each bar in the successive fair-copy autograph.
Offsite Storage, Special Collections & Archives
- Finding Aid for the Alfred Schnittke Manuscripts
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- October 2022: Scope and content note revised by Nawat Masavisut and Elizabeth Batiuk.
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