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Michael C. Viens Papers 1967-2002


Compositions, 1972-2002

Catalog Number: M251.1


                Box      1        

                 Folder       1    Autumnal Triptych drafts, 1988
                              2    Autumnal Triptych penultimate, 1991
                              3    Bittersweet, 1989
                              4    ColorScope - Amber Ale, 1992
                              5    ColorScope - Consolation, 1992
                              6    ColorScope - Epilogue, 1992
                              7    ColorScope - Peach-tart, 1992
                              8    ColorScope - Prologue, 1992
                              9    Entretiens, 1979, copy 1

      Folio     Box      1        

                 Folder       1    Entretiens, 1979, copy 2

                Box      1        

                 Folder      10    Hummingbirds, 1997
                             11    In Loving You
                             12    Interlude - The Hours, 1989

      Folio     Box      1        

                 Folder       2    Kladdenklangen, 1979

                Box      1        

                 Folder      13    Les Insectes Dansants, 1994

      Folio     Box      1        

                 Folder       3    Mongol 482

                Box      1        

                 Folder      14    Pareil-non-Pareil, 1976 rev. 1978
                             15    Perpetuum Mobile, 1979, copy 1

      Folio     Box      1        

                 Folder       4    Perpetuum Mobile, 1979, copy 2

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                 Folder      16    Phases of the Heart, 1989
                             17    Seasons of Love, 1989, copy 1
                             18    Seasons of Love, 1989, copy 2
                             19    Seasons of Love, 1989, with stage
                                   directions
                             20    StarBlaze, 1990, copy 1
                             21    StarBlaze, 1990, copy 2
                             22    StarBlaze, 1990, penultimate
                             23    Summer Fare, 1991

      Folio     Box      1        

                 Folder       5    Thune

                Box      1        

                 Folder      24    Twilight - Hymn to the Night, 1991
                             25    Twilight - Song, 1992
                             26    Twilight - Spring (sketch)
                             27    Twilight - Winter, 1991

      Folio     Box      1        

                 Folder       6    Ukanos, 1980

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                 Folder      28    Voices in the Still, 1991
                             29    Voices in the Still - Acceptance, 1991
                             30    Voices in the Still - Bereft, 1990
                             31    Voices in the Still - Come In, 1991
                             32    Voices in the Still - Desert Places, 1990
                             33    Voices in the Still - Mezzo soprano, 1991
                             34    Voices in the Still - Reluctance, 1991
                             35    Voli in Primavera, 1991
                             36    Winter Night, 1991, drafts
                             37    Winter Nights, 1991, penultimate copy 1

      Folio     Box      1        

                 Folder       7    Winter Nights, 1991, penultimate copy 2

                Box      1        

                 Folder      38    Score inventory

 


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Poems, 1972-2002

Catalog Number: M251.2


                Box      2        

                 Folder       1    Poems authored by Viens
                              2    Poems collected by Viens
                
                Box      3         Poems, floppy disk backups

 


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Correspondence and Agreements, 1979-2001

Catalog Number: M251.3


                Box      2        

                 Folder       3    AIDS project correspondence
                              4    Copyrights, compositions, A-P
                              5    Copyrights, compositions, Q-Z
                              6    Copyrights, poetry, A-G
                              7    Copyrights, poetry, H-S
                              8    Copyrights, poetry, T-Z
                              9    Les Insectes Dansants correspondence
                             10    Letters of recommendation
                             11    McKinley correspondence
                             12    Mailing list
                             13    Maine Composers' Forum correspondence
                             14    Pareil-non-Pareil correspondence
                             15    University of Illinois correspondence
                             16    Winter Night correspondence
                             17    York, Maine: fin de siecles               
                                    correspondence

 


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Programs, 1967-2002

Catalog Number: M251.4


                Box      2        

                 Folder      18    1967-1979
                             19    1988-1991

      Folio     Box      1        

                 Folder       8    1991, Maine Composers Forum Festival

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                 Folder      20    1992-1995
                             21    1996-2001

 


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Clippings and Ephemera, 1967-2001

Catalog Number: M251.5


                Box      2        

                 Folder      22    Biographies of Viens
                             23    Clippings about Viens
                             24    Clippings collected by Viens
                             25    Edward di Valli life celebration
                             26    James Bowdoin Scholar Award
                             27    Master Musicians' Collective
                             28    Robert Casadesus biography
                             29    Travel to Bratislava, Slovakia

 


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Recordings, 1976-1998

Catalog Number: M251.6


                Box      3         Cassette

                                     Les Insectes Dansantes, 1995 May 4
                                     Les Insectes Dansantes, 1995 October 13
                                     Premiere of works, tape 1
                                     Premiere of works, tape 2
                                   CD
                                     Michael C. Viens and William Thomas     
                                     McKinley
                                     Song Cycles
                                     York, Maine: fin des siecles
                                   DAT
                                     Live takes, 1990 February 4
                                     Live takes, 1990 May 1
                                     Sequenced dub master
                                   Reel-to-reel
                                     ColorScope
                                     Phantasmagoria
                                     Recital - Fondation des Etats-Unis,     
                                     1976 February 3, copy 1
                                     Recital - Fondation des Etats-Unis,     
                                     1976 February 3, copy 2
                                     Recital - Fondation des Etats-Unis,     
                                     1976 February 3, copy 3
                                     Recital - Fondation des Etats-Unis,     
                                     1976 February 3, copy 4
                                    VHS
                                     Bonjour!, 1996
                                     Boston concert
                                     Bowdoin bicentennial concert
                                     Olin Arts Center concert
                                     Portsmouth concert

 


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Publications (software), 1982-1984

Catalog Number: M251.7


                Box      3         Spinnaker Delta Drawing Learning Program

                                   Spinnaker Kids on Keys
                                   Spinnaker Kidwriter
                                   Spinnaker Kinder Comp
                                   Spinnaker Kindercomp

 


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