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Barlow Endowment for Music Composition commissions and other materials

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 8381
Collection contains materials pertaining to the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition. The majority of this collection are materials from annual competitions. There are also scans of competition scores, competition promotional flyers and pamphlets, and correspondence regarding the Endowment. These materials have been compiled over the years, after each competition. Currently dates range from 1984-2011.

Dates

  • 1984-2011

Creator

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 Barlow Endowment for Music Composition commissions and other materials must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

26 boxes ((13 linear ft.) )

15 oversize ((24.9 linear ft.) )

Administrative History

The Barlow Endowment for Music Composition (1984- ) administers composition competitions and aids the development of excellent composers.

Through the support of Milton and Gloria Barlow, Brigham Young University established the Barlow Endowment in 1984. The organization has three focuses to encourage the growth and development of composers: The Barlow International Competition, The Barlow Commissions, and the Barlow LDS Composer Grants. The disposition of funds is decided members of the board of directors and board of advisors. The Barlow International Organization offers substantial prizes annually to composers from all over the world, in various areas of music. The Barlow Commissions is intended to produce a new work annually, including composition and performance. The commission goes to cover both cost of the musicians and to compensate the composer. The LDS Composer Grants are to aid the educational costs of composers belonging to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Arrangement

Arranged in three series: 1. Barlow Endowment for Musical Composition promotional material, 1986-2006. 2. Barlow Endowment for Musical Composition correspondence, 1993-2006. 3. Barlow Endowment for Musical Composition commissions, 1984-2011.

Custodial History

Donated by the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition, corporate body, annually since 1984.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Barlow Endowment for Music Composition; annually since 1984.

Appraisal

Archives of local organizations with working relations with Brigham Young University, (Section IV.a.i.5 Music Special Collections Development Policy September 2010).

Processing Information

Processed; Jenna Faulkner, Music Special Collections Research Assistant; Feburary 2014.
Title
Register of Barlow Endowment for Music Composition commissions and other materials
Status
in_progress
Author
Jenna Faulkner
Date
2014 February 10
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States