Society of American Archivists Records, 1935-2018

 
Contents List
 + Records, 1935-2016
Container Title
Series: 1. Works, 1956-2006
Scope and Content Note: This series includes compositions and productions that comprise much of Yannay's catalog. It is organized by work title in a general chronological order. Documentation of each work usually includes scores and parts. Some recordings are also available. Material may also include lecture notes, poem texts, illustrations, stage directions and diagrams, correspondence, photographs, programs and promotions, and props. When in print format, this material is noted as "manuscript material" in the Contents List; when digital, such material is listed as the appropriate digital file type.
Access Restrictions: Electronic files in the collection must be viewed on computers in the Archives. Contact an archivist for more information.
Other Finding Aids: Musical direction and premier information can be found in lists available in the Archives Department.
Early Compositions and Arrangements, Small Compositions, 1956-1960s
Box   2
Folder   1
Manuscript material
Rubayat, 1958
Box   2
Folder   2
Manuscript material
Twelve Monophonic Dances, 1958
Box   2
Folder   3
Manuscript material
Variations for 2 Flutes, 1960
Box   2
Folder   4
Manuscript material
Mishnayot, 1961
Box   3
Folder   1
Manuscript material
Psukey Dezimra, 1961
Box   3
Folder   2
Manuscript material
The Chain of Proverbs, 1962, , undated
Box   3
Folder   3
Manuscript material
Audio recording
Audio   5, 41
, 1962
Physical Description: 2 audio reels (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Electronic Folder   Chain of Proverbs_undated
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: For choir, recorders, and percussion. UWM Choir. Yehuda Yannay, conductor.
Electronic Folder   Chain of Proverbs_undated 2
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: UWM Choir. Yehuda Yannay, conductor.
Music for Piano, 1962
Box   3
Folder   4
Manuscript material
Audio   41
Audio recording, 1962
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Spheres, 1963
Box   4
Folder   1-3
Manuscript material
Permutations, 1964
Box   5
Folder   1-2
Manuscript material
Audio recording
Electronic Folder   Permutations_undated_recording 1
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Greg Charnon, percussion.
Electronic Folder   Permutations_undated_Recording 2
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Greg Charnon, percussion.
Incantations, 1964
Box   5
Folder   3-4
Manuscript material
Audio recording
Audio   24, 25, 41
, 1964
Physical Description: 3 audio reels (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Electronic Folder   Incantations_undated.
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: For voice and piano. Lee Dougherty, soprano. Glenn Holmer, piano.
Statement for Flute, 1964
Box   5
Folder   5
Manuscript material
Audio   42
Audio recording, 1964
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.) 
Interconnections, 1965
Box   5
Folder   6-7
Manuscript material
Random Rotated, 1965
Box   14
Folder   12
Manuscript material
Foregroundmusic, 1965
Box   6
Folder   1
Manuscript material
Fragments [Two Fragments], 1964
Box   6
Folder   2-3
Manuscript material
Audio recording
Audio   8, 37, 41, 43
, 1966
Physical Description: 4 audio reels (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Audio   38
, 1966
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.) 
Continuum, Op.15, 1964
Box   6
Folder   4-5
Manuscript material
Audio recording
Audio   8, 37, 41, 43
Audio   35-36
, 1966
Physical Description: 2 audio reels (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Electronic Folder   Continuum_undated
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: William Heiles, piano.
Electronic Folder   Continuum_DVD
Video recording , undated
Physical Description: 1 digital video folder 
Scope and Content Note: Louis Goldstein, piano. DVD of visual realization.
Textures [Mirkamim], 1967
Box   14
Folder   1-11
Manuscript material
Audio recording
Audio   7, 9-10
, 1967
Physical Description: 3 audio reels (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Audio   11
, 1967
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.) 
Electronic Folder   Mirkamim_undated
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Utrecht Symphony Orchestra. Paul Hupperts, conductor.
Electronic Folder   Mirkamim_undated 2
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Utrecht Symphony Orchestra. Paul Hupperts, conductor.
Three Christian Morgenstern Studies, 1968-1970
Box   2
Folder   5-6
Manuscript material
Mutatis Mutandis, 1968
Box   15
Folder   1-2
Manuscript material
Audio recording
Audio   8, 10, 21
, 1968
Physical Description: 3 audio reels (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Audio   22
, 1968
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.) 
Audio   23
, 1968
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Electronic Folder   Mutatis Mutandis_undated
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: For six players. Musica Viva Pragaensis.
Electronic Folder   Mutatis Mutandis_undated 2
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: For six players. Musica Viva Pragaensis. Z. Vostrak, conductor.
Wraphap, 1969
Box   6
Folder   6
Manuscript material
Per Se, 1969
Box   6
Folder   7-8
Manuscript material
Audio recording
Audio   49
Audio recording, WFMT Conversation, 1970
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.; 3 ¾ ips) 
Electronic Folder   Per Se_undated
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Chamber concerto for violin and seven instruments. Andrea [Ein?], violin. Paul Zonn, conductor.
Coloring-book, 1969
Box   15
Folder   3-4
Manuscript material
Houdini's Ninth, 1969
Box   6
Folder   6
Manuscript material
Audio   51
Audio recording, 1969
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.) 
Coheleth, 1970
Box   7
Folder   1-5
Manuscript material
Oversize Folder   1
Oversize manuscript material
Audio recording
Audio   52
, 1970
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.) 
Electronic Folder   Coheleth_undated
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: For choir, electronics. University of Illinois choir. Yehuda Yannay, director.
Electronic Folder   Coheleth_undated 2
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: For mobile choir, electronics. University of Illinois choir.
Dawn, 1970
Box   7
Folder   6-7
Manuscript material
Audio   4
Audio recording, 1970
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Dawn and Departure, 1970
Audio   8
Audio recording, 1970
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
The Decline and Fall of the Sonata in B Flat, 1970-1976
Box   6
Folder   6
Manuscript material
preFIX-FIX-sufFIX, 1971
Box   15
Folder   5-6
Manuscript material
Audio recording
Electronic Folder   preFIX-FIX-sufFIX_undated
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Robert Thompson, bassoon. Basil Tyler, horn. Alice Mayes, cello.
Electronic Folder   preFIX-FIX-sufFIX_1971
, 1971
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Robert Thompson, bassoon. Basil Tyler, horn. Alice Mayes, cello.
Squares and Symbols, Exits and Traps, 1971
Box   16
Folder   2
Manuscript material
Audio recording
Audio   25, 40
, 1971
Physical Description: 2 audio reels (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Audio   39
, 1971
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.) 
Electronic Folder   Squares and Symbols, Exists and Traps_undated
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Monte Paerkins, bassoon. Yehuda Yannay, piano.
Electronic Folder   Squares and Symbols, Exists and Traps_undated 2
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Monte Paerkins, bassoon. Yehuda Yannay, piano.
Concerto for Audience and Orchestra, 1971
Box   8
Folder   1-3
Manuscript material
Autopiano or Piano Minus Pianist, undated
Box   6
Folder   6
Manuscript material
Departure, 1972
Box   7
Folder   6-7
Manuscript material
Bug Piece, 1972
Box   9
Folder   1-2
Manuscript material
Electronic Folder   Bug Piece_1972
Audio recording, 1972
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Yehuda Yannay, Raymond Weisling and Ken Meyer discuss Bug Piece toward the premiere of Bug Piece at the Milwaukee Fresh Music Festival in 1972.
Le Campane di Leopardi, 1972
Audio recording
Electronic Folder   Le Campane di Leopardi_undated
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Dale Warland Singers.
Electronic Folder   Le Campane di Leopardi_undated 2
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: UWM Choir. Robert Porter, conductor.
Electronic Folder   Le Campane di Leopardi_undated 3
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: UWM Choir. Robert Porter, conductor.
Houdini's Ninth, 1973
Electronic Folder  
Four Music Theater Pieces, Directions book
Physical Description: 1 digital text file 
Box   16
Folder   1, 16
Manuscript material
Oversize Folder   1
Oversize manuscript material
Audio recording
Electronic Folder   Houdini's Ninth_undated
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Soundtrack material to film. David Phillips, bass and violin.
Late Spring Pieces, Piano [Seven Late Spring Pieces], 1973
Box   16
Folder   3-5
Manuscript material
Audio   37, 54
Audio recording, 1973
Physical Description: 2 audio reels (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
At the End of the Parade, 1974
Box   17
Folder   1-2
Manuscript material
Audio recording
Audio   30-34
, 1974
Physical Description: 5 audio reels (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Electronic Folder   At the End of the Parade_undated
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Concert performance. Larry Weller, baritone. Joel Thome, conductor.
American Sonorama, 1975-1976
Electronic Folder   American Sonorama_undated
Audio recording, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Electronic composition. Music for Dance.
Noiseless Patient Spider, A, 1975
Box   10
Folder   1-3
Manuscript material
Audio recording
Audio   1-3
, 1975
Physical Description: 3 audio reels (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Electronic Folder   Noiseless Patient Spider, A_undated
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: First performance. Robert Porter, conductor.
Five Songs for Tenor and Orchestra, 1976-1977
Box   18
Folder   1-3
Manuscript material
Audio recording
Audio   26-28
, 1976-1977
Physical Description: 3 audio reels (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Audio   29
, 1976-1977
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.) 
Electronic Folder   Five Songs for Tenor and Orchestra_undated_Cleveland
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Cleveland Chamber Orchestra, Dan Nelson, tenor, Ed London, conductor.
Electronic Folder   Five Songs for Tenor and Orchestra_undated_Milwaukee
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Dan Nelson, tenor, Lukas Foss, conductor.
Electronic Folder   Five Songs for Tenor and Orchestra_undated_Milwaukee 2
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Lukas Foss, conductor.
Nigun Haganuz [Hidden Melody], 1977
Box   17
Folder   3-4
Manuscript material
Audio recording
Audio   18
, 1977
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.) 
Audio   19-20
, 1977
Physical Description: 2 audio reels (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Three Michael and Nancy Pieces, 1978
Box   18
Folder   4-6
Manuscript material
Electronic Folder   Three Michael and Nancy Pieces_DVD
Video recording , undated
Physical Description: 1 digital video folder 
Genesis, 1979
Audio   6
Audio recording, 1979
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Charcoal and Pastel Music 1 to 52, 1979
Box   11
Folder   1
Manuscript material
Late Spring Pieces, 1979
Box   16
Folder   3-5
Manuscript material
Tombeau de Satie, 1979
Box   11
Folder   2
Manuscript material
Audio recording
Audio   17
, 1979
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Electronic Folder   Le Tombeau de Satie_undated
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: UWM Choir. Robert Porter, conductor.
Campane di Leopardi, 1979
Box   11
Folder   3-4
Manuscript material
Audio recording
Audio   16
, 1979
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.; 15 ips) 
Audio   17
, 1979
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Concertino Violin, Orchestra [Concertino for Violin and Chamber Orchestra], 1980
Electronic Folder  
Legal size score, cover, and instrumentation
Physical Description: 3 digital text files 
Electronic Folder  
Tabloid score, cover, and instrumentation
Physical Description: 3 digital text files 
Electronic Folder  
Parts
Physical Description: 14 digital text files 
Box   11
Folder   5-10
Manuscript material
Audio recording
Audio   50
, 1980
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Electronic Folder   Concertino for Violin and Chamber Orchestra_undated
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Madison premiere. Piotr Janowski, violin. Madison Chamber Orchestra. David Crosby, conductor.
Quintet, 1980-1981
Box   12
Folder   1-2
Manuscript material
Eros Reminisced, 1981
Electronic Folder  
Score for high voice
Physical Description: 5 digital text files 
Electronic Folder  
Score for low Voice
Physical Description: 5 digital text files 
Electronic Folder  
Cavafy texts
Physical Description: 1 digital text file 
Box   12
Folder   3
Manuscript material
Electronic Folder   Eros Reminisced_undated
Audio recording , undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Lee Dougherty, soprano and piano.
All Our Women, 1981
Box   19
Folder   1-8
Manuscript material
Oversize Folder   2
Oversize manuscript material
Three Jazz Moods, 1982
Electronic Folder   Three Jazz Moods_undated
Audio recording , undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Pavel Burda, conductor.
Trio: for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano, 1982
Electronic Folder  
Score
Physical Description: 1 digital text file 
Box   12
Folder   4
Manuscript material
Audio recording
Audio   12
, 1982
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Audio   13-15
, 1982
Physical Description: 3 audio reels (¼ in.; 15 ips) 
Jazz Moods, 1983
Box   20
Folder   1-6
Manuscript material
Im Silberwald, 1983
Box   13
Folder   1-3
Manuscript material
Audio recording
Audio   44, 55, 61
, 1983
Physical Description: 3 audio reels (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Audio   56, 59-60
, 1983
Physical Description: 3 audio reels (¼ in.; 15 ips) 
Audio   57-58
, 1983
Physical Description: 2 audio reels (¼ in.) 
Electronic Folder   Im Silberwald Tape part 40'
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Nine Branches of the Olive Tree, 1983
Box   13
Folder   4-6
Manuscript material
Audio recording
Audio   45-47
, 1984
Physical Description: 3 audio reels (¼ in.; 7 ½ ips) 
Audio   48
, 1984
Physical Description: 1 audio reel (¼ in.; 15 ips) 
Between the Raindrops, 1984
Box   22
Folder   1-2
Manuscript material
Jidyll, 1984-1990
Box   21
Folder   1-8
Manuscript material
Electronic Folder   Jidyll_undated
Audio recording , undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Original soundtrack for the film.
M. My Dear, 1985
Box   22
Folder   3
Manuscript material
Peckarsky, 1985
Electronic Folder   Peckarsky_1985
Audio recording , 1985
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Milton Peckarsky introduces Yehuda Yannay at a concert of Yannay's works in May, 1985.
Three Visions of the Age, 1985
Yigdal, 1985
Box   22
Folder   4-5
Manuscript material
Augentanz = Eye Dance and Galgenlied = Hangman's Song, 1986
Box   1
Folder   1-5
Manuscript material
Electronic Folder   Augentanz and Galgenlied_1987
Audio recording , 1987
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: From Cedar Ensembles. Dan Nelson, tenor. Pavel Burda, conductor.
In Madness There Is Order, 1988
Electronic Folder  
Slides
Physical Description: 58 digital image files 
Electronic Folder  
Sound files
Physical Description: 19 digital audio files 
Electronic Folder  
Presentation
Physical Description: 1 digital presentation file 
Box   1
Folder   6
Manuscript material
Spiegeltanz, 1989
Box   1
Folder   7
Manuscript material
Duo, Flute, Violoncello, 1991
Box   22
Folder   6-7
Manuscript material
Violoncello Solo, 1993
Electronic Folder  
Presentation
Physical Description: 1 digital presentation file 
Box   22
Folder   8
Manuscript material
Pieces, Saxaphone, Clarinet, Marimba, 1994
Box   22
Folder   9-14
Manuscript material
Playing for Peace, 1994
Box   23
Folder   1
Manuscript material
Exit Music At Century's End, 1993
Electronic Folder  
Scores and notes
Physical Description: 7 digital text files 
Box   23
Folder   2-5
Manuscript material
Loose Connections, 1996
Box   23
Folder   6-9
Manuscript material
Tangoul Mortii, 1996-1997
Electronic Folder  
Scores and notes
Physical Description: 3 digital text files 
Box   23
Folder   10-12
Manuscript material
Go Fearing, 1996
Electronic Folder  
Presentation
Physical Description: 1 digital presentation file 
Box   23
Folder   13
Manuscript material
Radiant, Inner Light, 1998-2000
Box   2
Folder   7
Manuscript material
Electronic Folder   Radiant, Inner Light_DVD
Video recording , undated
Physical Description: 1 digital video folder 
Scope and Content Note: DVD of water chime fountain.
Piano Portfolio I, 1998-2000
Electronic Folder  
Score, cover, and notes
Physical Description: 9 digital text files 
Box   24
Folder   1-3
Manuscript material
Traum ist von Tat nicht so verschieden, 1998
Electronic Folder   Traum ist von Tat nicht so verschieden_2008
Audio recording , 2008
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Tape part for a performance piece in Berlin 2008. Text by Benjamin Herzl from Altneauland.
Marrakesh Bop, 1999
Box   24
Folder   4
Manuscript material
My Main Squeeze, 2000
Box   24
Folder   5-6
Manuscript material
Piano Trio, 2001
Electronic Folder  
Violin and Cello combined part
Physical Description: 1 digital text file 
Box   24
Folder   7
Manuscript material
The One-Legged Dancer, 2001
Electronic Folder  
Score, cover, and notes
Physical Description: 3 digital text files 
Box   25
Folder   1
Manuscript material
Visions of Y, 2002
Box   25
Folder   2-4
Manuscript material
Piano Concerto, 2002
Electronic Folder  
Instrumental parts
Physical Description: 16 digital text files 
Electronic Folder  
Scores, cover, notes, instrumentation, and percussion list
Physical Description: 10 digital text files 
Box   25
Folder   5-6
Manuscript material
Three Organic Pieces, 2004
Box   25
Folder   7-8
Manuscript material
Hornology, 2004
Electronic Folder  
Score, cover, and notes
Physical Description: 3 digital text files 
Box   26
Folder   1
Manuscript material
Piano Transplant, 2004
Electronic Folder  
Score
Physical Description: 1 digital text file 
Box   25
Folder   9
Manuscript material
Double Transplant, 2004
Electronic Folder  
Score
Physical Description: 1 digital text file 
Box   25
Folder   10
Manuscript material
Rhapsody, 2005
Electronic Folder  
Legal size score, cover, and notes
Physical Description: 4 digital text files 
Electronic Folder  
Tabloid score, cover, notes and instrumentation
Physical Description: 4 digital text files 
Electronic Folder  
Instrumental parts
Physical Description: 19 digital text files 
Box   26
Folder   2-5
Manuscript material
Nuances Argentées, 2006
Electronic Folder  
Score pieces
Physical Description: 6 digital text files 
Electronic Folder  
Legal size score
Physical Description: 1 digital text file 
Electronic Folder  
Tabloid score, cover, tape synchronization, orchestration, and instrumentation
Physical Description: 6 digital text files 
Electronic Folder  
Instrumental parts
Physical Description: 48 digital text files 
Box   26
Folder   6-7
Manuscript material
Adventures, undated
Electronic Folder   Adventures_undated
Audio recording , undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Sample of concert recording by Music from Almost Yesterday. Gyorgy Ligeti, composer. Yehuda Yannay, conductor.
Attic Songs, undated
Electronic Folder   Attic Songs_DVD
Video recording , undated
Physical Description: 1 digital video folder 
Scope and Content Note: DVD of dance piece with Yannay's electronic score.
Edgard Varese, Ernst Krenek, undated
Electronic Folder   Edgard Varese, Ernst Krenek_undated
Audio recording , undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Music From Almost Yesterday Ensemble. Varese "Octandre", Krenek "Quintina".
Exit Music for the End of Century, undated
Electronic Folder   Exit Music for the End of Century_undated
Audio recording , undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Cleveland Chamber Orchestra, Ed London, conductor.
Improvisation, undated
Electronic Folder   Improvisation_undated
Audio recording , undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Sample of concert recording by Music from Almost Yesterday. MFAY Ensemble, composer. Yehuda Yannay, conductor.
Madrigals, undated
Electronic Folder   Madrigals_undated
Audio recoding , undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Madrigals_undated. Sample of concert recording by Music from Almost Yesterday. George Crumb, composer. Adele Borrouchof, soprano. Yehuda Yannay, conductor
Octandre, undated
Electronic Folder   Octandre_undated
Audio recording , undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Scope and Content Note: Sample of concert recording by Music from Almost Yesterday. Edgard Varese, composer. Yehuda Yannay, conductor.
Rauf, Runter, Rauf, undated
Electronic Folder   Rauf, Runter, Rauf_undated
Audio recording , undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file 
Verbal Improvisation, undated
Electronic Folder   Verbal Improvisation_undated
, undated
Physical Description: 1 digital audio file