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Karl Gottfried Brunotte scores

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7883

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of manuscript style scores composed within the dates 1976 to 1999, and other materials relating to Brunotte. The scores included are oversized and use a wide range of instrumentations.


  • 1976-1999


Language of Materials

Materials are in English and German.

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 the Karl Gottfried Brunotte scores must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


2 oversize boxes (3 linear ft.)


The original order of the colleciton has been retained.

Biographical History

Karl Gottfried Brunotte (born 1958) is a composer and music philosopher in Germany, predominantly known for his contributions to religious music.

Karl Gottfried Brunotte was born in Frankfurt, Germany, in 1958. His music studies consisted of not only an assortment of instruments, but music sociology, music psychology, ancient languages, aesthetics, conducting, composition, and electronic music.

In 1987 Brunotte joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and in his lifetime has composed nearly three hundred pieces for a wide range of instruments.

Brunotte has held lecturer positions at Hochschule für Music und darstellende Kunst and the International Vacation Courses for New Music in Darmstadt. Since 1993 Brunotte has worked at the University of Frankfurt as well as the Fachhochschule Frankfurt für elektronische Music.

Custodial History

Donated by the Brigham Young University School of Music in 2001.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Brigham Young University School of Music; 2001.


Noteworthy LDS composer (Section IV. LDS Music Archives Collection Development Policy January 2011).

Processing Information

Processed; Melissa James; August 2011.

Register of Karl Gottfried Brunotte scores
Melissa James
2011 August 2
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States