- Body, John Stanley, 1944-2015
Jack Body's collection comprises music scores and recordings of his compositions plus personal papers which include his educational certificates and music awards, essays and other writings, official documents, correspondence dealing with musical matters, with family and also with Douglas Lilburn. There are also scrapbooks of concerts and events attended; programmes and posters
Papers also include working files for various composition projects, organising festivals, events and recordings, as well as for overseas travel.
A large portion of sound and video recordings are from field work in China, later used in the making of the documentary Big Nose and Body Music. Other recordings are of interviews, and compositions by Jack Body and other New Zealand composers.
Part of the Archive of New Zealand Music
Previous unit title 'Body, Jack, 1944-2015: Papers'.
Quantity: 194 folder(s). 1 audiotape(s). 1 film. 62 videotape(s). 100 7" reel(s). 37 5" reel(s). 19 10" reel(s). 26 box(es) File boxes. 20 C60 cassette(s). 4.53 Linear Metres.
Physical Description: Holographs, manuscripts, typescripts, printed matter, sound and video recordings.
Transfers: To Photographic Archive - A large number of loose photographs - To Ephemera Collection - Some programmes, others retained in Mss collection (see MS-Papers-9257, folders 1-9).
- Additional description
To protect the original, audiovisual recordings can only be accessed through an access copy, to be made on request.
- One copy of unrestricted materials may be taken for research purposes only. No copies may be taken for publication or any public or commercial use without written permission of Jack Body's trustee(s); in some cases the permission of the Chief Librarian must also be obtained. May photocopy any of Jack Body's scores for the Music Archive at the University of Canterbury, if required (TL 2/8/2/3 6 Mar 1980).
- Access restrictions
- Partly restricted material - Some materials have specified individual restrictions, otherwise collection is unrestricted. Audio-visual material and recently received papers currently being arranged and described. There is no access to any of these items until processing is complete.
- 194 folder(s), 1 audiotape(s), 1 film, 62 videotape(s), 100 7" reel(s), 37 5" reel(s), 19 10" reel(s), 26 box(es) File boxes, 20 C60 cassette(s), 4.53 Linear Metres, Audiovisual materials, Clippings, Concert programmes, Manuscripts, Music reviews, Musical sketches, Parts (Music), Personal correspondence, Posters, Scores, Scrapbooks, Holographs, manuscripts, typescripts, printed matter, sound and video recordings.
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