Cortex and Ankle Manuscript Score

Identifier: MSS.0947

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

The Cortex and Ankle Manuscript Score Collection (2 linear feet) consists of one music score in a loose-leaf format (11x17 sq in) titled “Cortex and Ankle: Songs after Texts of Christopher Middleton” composed by Michael Hersch (1971-), ca. 2016. Hersch is an American composer and pianist from Washington D.C. who studied at Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore.


  • circa 2016

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


2 Linear Feet (1 flat oversize box)

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This collection contains the musical score for Cortex and ankle: songs after texts of Christopher Middleton, by Michael Hersch.

Physical Location

Offsite Storage, Special Collections & Archives

Finding Aid for the Cortex and Ankle Manuscript Score
Partially Processed
Zach Johnson
December 2019
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Revision Statements

  • October 2022: Scope and content note revised by Nawat Masavisut and Elizabeth Batiuk.

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Library
1101 19th Ave. S.
Nashville TN 37212 United States


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