Norman Cazden Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0528
Scope and Contents
Collection includes original manuscripts, notes used for class teaching, recordings of all his works, obituary, tribute to him by Stephen Erdely, interview on tape with Dr. Sandy Ives about Cazden.
- Cazden, Norman, 1914-1980 (Person)
Restrictions on Access
Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Information on literary rights available in the repository.
Norman Cazden, composer, performer, teacher, theorist, folklorist, and prolific writer, was born in 1914 and died in 1980. Raised in New York City he studied at several colleges, Julliard School of Music, New York City College, and Harvard University. He taught at several universities namely Julliard School of Music, Vassar College, Peabody Conservatory, University of Michigan, University of Illinois, and the University of Maine. He published and composed over 100 compositions for piano and other instruments. He was a nationally known composer and won several prestigious musicology awards. He was interested in psychology and aesthetics as well as composition and performance, integrating historical and theoretical concepts with practice.
5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Language of Materials
- Audiotapes Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Books Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Composers -- United States -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Interviews Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Lecture notes Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Manuscripts Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Music -- Instruction and study Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Scores Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- University of Maine -- Faculty
- Guide to the Norman Cazden Collection
- Box And Folder List Available
- Maida K. Rollins
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for uncoded script
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.