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Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Accession Numbers

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Lawrence Weiner Papers, 1958-1994



Creator Weiner, Lawrence, 1932-2009
Title: Lawrence Weiner papers
Dates: 1958-1994
Abstract: The Lawrence Weiner Papers, 1958-1994, consist of sheet music, sound recordings, correspondence, reviews, newspaper clippings, announcements, photographs, biographical material, and programs regarding Weiner's career as a composer and faculty member of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.01352
Extent: 3 linear feet
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Biographical Note

Composer Lawrence Weiner (1932-2009) studied music at the University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in 1954 and master's in 1956. In 1972, he received a doctorate of musical arts from the University of Miami. From 1974 until his retirement in 2003, Weiner taught and served as Composer-in-Residence at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, formerly Corpus Christi State University. Having written more than 160 and published over 50 compositions, Weiner received the American Bandmasters Association's Ostwald Award for his Daedalic Symphony (1967) and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Music.

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Scope and Contents

The Lawrence Weiner Papers, 1958-1994, consist of sheet music, sound recordings, correspondence, reviews, newspaper clippings, announcements, photographs, biographical material, and programs regarding Weiner's career. The sheet music, 1958-1994, contains printed, photocopied, and original handwritten copies of his compositions, including published and unpublished works, while the sound recordings contain primarily live performances of his musical scores, including Daedalic Symphony and Chipita Rodriguez. The programs and announcements, 1961-1994, as well as newspaper clippings and reviews, 1972-1993, document the performances of Weiner's music and their reception by Texan fine arts communities. The biographical material describes Weiner's background and career as a composer and teacher at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, formerly Corpus Christi State University. Additionally, the photographs depict Weiner and performances of his music.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

Use of audio reels by appointment only; please contact sound archivist for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Weiner, Lawrence, 1932-2009
Corporate Names
Corpus Christi State University
Texas A & M University--Corpus Christi
Subjects
Music
Twentieth century
Places
Corpus Christi
Texas
Document Types
musical compositions

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lawrence Weiner Papers, 1958-1994, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection contains unprocessed materials. Inventory for accession number 2013-018 located in digital holding record.

Subsequent processing by Colleen Hobbs, September 2020.

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Accession Numbers

91-090; 91-325; 92-050; 92-129; 92-222; 93-180; 94-095; 2013-018

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

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4Za161 [SRH1230014589] Unprocessed materials
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4Za162 [SRH1230014588] Unprocessed materials
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4Za163 [SRH1230014528] Unprocessed materials
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4Za164 [SRH1230014587] Unprocessed materials
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3S447 [SRH1230022084] Photographs
Accession Number 91-325

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