Sargent, David H. (David Henry), 1941-
- Existence: 1941-
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.
Citation:UPB files, July 17, 2014 (education: Brigham Young University, Illinois University; career as professor at Brigham Young University, Eastman School of Music, and The Ohio University; where his works were performed; birthday)
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
This series contains published compact discs collected by Dr. Sargent. This discs contains recordings of his compositions. His compositions on these CD’s include: “Three of a Kind”, “We Give Thee but Thine Own”, “Sonata for the Church”, and “At the River”. Dates range 1993-2009.
This series contains programs collected by Dr. Sargent. The programs are from concerts where his compositions were performed. They include information regarding the performers, venues, and dates of each performance. Some programs also include biographical information regarding Dr. Sargent. Dates range 1979-2012.
This sub-series contains manuscripts, copies, and printed scores. Everything was composed as a result of an assignment. Some of the “Phases” and “Ideas” have been refined and printed. Dates range approximately 1964-1968.
This sub-series contains individual titled scores which were arranged by David H. Sargent. Dates range approximately 2007-2010.
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.
This sub-series contains a collection of Dr. David H. Sargent’s musical compositions post educations. Materials include manuscripts, photocopies, bound and unbound printed scores. Most of these pieces have been commissioned or dedicated. There are several genres and orchestrations. Date range approximately 1970-2010.
This collection contains the musical compositions and arrangements as well as a few papers of David H. Sargent. The Musical compositions are a combination of completed works and school assignments. The compositions are in the form of manuscripts, photocopies, final editions, published copies, scores and parts. There is a variety of genres and orchestrations. The resulting collection include programs and recordings in the form of compact discs. Dates range 1964-2012.