Murray Boren scores
Scope and Contents
The collection contains primarily computer-printed scores written by Murray Boren with a small number of manuscripts and onionskin copies, circa 1976-2004.
- approximately 1976-2004
- Boren, Murray (composer, Person)
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 Murray Boren scores must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Murray Boren (born 1950) is an LDS composer and Brigham Young University School of Music faculty member.
Murray Boren earned his B.M. and M.A. in Composition from Brigham Young University in 1975 and 1977, respectively, followed by a D.M.A. in Composition from The City University of New York in 2002. From 1970 to 1980, he took the position of acting department head and Lecturer in Music at University of Nsukka College of Education in Nigeria, then returned to Utah to become professor of composition and theory at BYU from 1980 to 1984. From 1984 to 1994, he became administrator at The City University of New York and New York University before returning to teaching composition and theory at Brigham Young University once again until 2007. Boren then retired from teaching to become House Composer for Lyon & Healy West.
11 oversize boxes (16.5 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
This collection is arranged into two series: 1. Murray Boren non-orchestral scores, circa 1976-2004. 2. Murray Boren full-size orchestral scores, circa 1976-2004.
Donated by Murray Boren in June 2002.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Murray Boren; 2002.
Prominent LDS composer (Section IV LDS Music Archives Collection Development Policy September 2010).
Processed; Lindsay A. Weaver; March 2011.
- Register of Murray Boren scores
- Lindsay A. Weaver
- 2011 March 10
- 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.