An experimental composer, Ivan Wyschnegradsky (1893-1979) wrote many pieces on quarter tones and other microtones. The collection consists of 3.75 Linear Feet of concert programs, correspondence, articles, journals, books, recordings, and scores related to Wyschnegradsky’s career, performances of his work after his death, and his relationships with his close friends and colleagues, including John Dierks, Mildred Couper, and his wife, Lucille Gayden.
This collection is open for research use.
3.75 Linear Feet
This collection is arranged into five series.
This collection was donated by John Diercks of the Diercks Duo, who performed Wyschnegradsky's works, on August 1st, 1991.