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BERRY, WALLACE, 1928-1991
MUS 180

Wallace Berry fonds.  - 1934-1985.  - 25 cm of textual records. 

Biographical sketch
Born in La Crosse, Wisconsin, Wallace Berry was a professor in the Department of Music of the University of British Columbia from 1978 to 1991, as well as director until 1984.  A composer and theorist, he has left us mainly works for piano, chamber music (String Quartet No.  4), a piano concerto, orchestra music (Acadian Images), and a few theoretical works (Form in Music, Structural Functions in Music). 

Scope and content
The fonds consists of records which principally illustrate the composing career of Wallace Berry:  autograph manuscripts of his compositions; autograph manuscript signed by Arnold Schoenberg of a transcription for chamber ensemble of Eine romantische Suite, op. 125 by Max Reger. 

Immediate source of acquisition:  acquired from Wallace Berry in two accessions (1988). 

Restrictions:  none. 

Finding aids:  none. 

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