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David H. Sargent musical compositions, approximately 1964-2010.

Identifier: MSS 8294 Series 3

Scope and Contents

This series contains Dr. David H. Sargent’s musical compositions and arrangements. The materials include manuscripts, manuscript copies, bound and unbound scores. The compositions are from both school assignment and his professional career. There is a variety of genres and orchestrations. Dates range approximately 1964-2010.


  • approximately 1964-2010.


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from David H. Sargent papers and musical works must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

From the Collection:

Dr. David H. Sargent (1941-) is a composer and educator, with compositions performed throughout the United States, and abroad.

Sargent was born in Springville, Utah on February 11, 1941. His education was carried out at Brigham Young University and the University of Illinois. During his education he studied under composers Dr. Merrill K. Bradshaw and Professor Gordon W. Binkerd. Post education he held visiting professor positions at the Eastman School of Music and The Ohio University. In 1998 he was awarded the Harold R. Laycock Professorship in Music Composition at BYU. He held the position for 32 years, and retired in September 2008. His compositions have been commissioned and performed throughout the United States as well as internationally in Germany, France, denmark, Switzerland, Hungary, Wales, England, Bolivia, and Canada.


1 box

2 oversize

Language of Materials



Series arranged in 3 sub-series: 1. David H. Sargent composition assignments, approximately 1964-1968. 2. Daivd H. Sargent musical arrangements, approximately 2007-2010. 3. David H. Sargent musical compositions, approximately 1970-2010.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States