Crowe, Peter, 1932-2004 : Papers

Date
1937-1995
By
Crowe, Peter Russell, 1932-2004
Ref
MS-Group-0135
Description

Papers of ethnomusicologist and composer Peter Crowe include correspondence (1958-1994), various articles, talks, reviews and reports by Crowe (1948-1995) the latter including that of the first CANZ Conference; music scores of his compositions (1937-1978), sound and video recordings made or dubbed by Crowe (1960-1978); ephemera (1970-1974) and some miscellaneous items (1980-1994).

Part of the Archive of New Zealand Music

Relationship complexity - Related to A85-032 - Vera Moore interviewed by Peter Crowe.

Arrangement: The papers which have come to the Library over many years, are arranged into six series

Quantity: 10 audiotape(s) 8 reel tapes, 2 cassettes. 2 videotape(s). 21 folder(s). 1 box(es). 8 megabyte(s) textual documents. 0.60 Linear Metres.

Physical Description: Holographs (mostly photocopies), mss, typescripts (mostly photocopies), printed matter

Finding Aids: Listing of correspondents in MSDL-0002 only is available in backfile..

Transfers: To Photographic Archive - Photos transferred.

Additional description

Original recordings not available for playback. Surrogate copies will be provided.

Use/Reproduction
No copies of music scores or sound recordings are to be made without the written permission of Janet Sidney and possibly other interested parties. Correspondence for which access has been granted under paragraph 3 above may be copied for research purposes. Other unpublished items may be copied for research purposes under the Copyright Act 1994, by Library staff. The CANZ Conference Report, 1975, is available for copying. For Gillian Whitehead materials no copies without the written permission of Gillian Whitehead and Janet Sidney; for the videos permissions of performers and the director is needed as well. Publication of short quotations from music scores is allowed with the permission of the Music or Manuscripts curator. More extensive public use must have the prior written permission of Janet Sidney and possibly that of other interested parties. Publication of other items must have the written permission of copyright owners.
Access restrictions
Partly restricted material - Specific items or parts of the collection are restricted with access by permission of Janet Sidney (Trustee), the Chief Librarian, or the Curator, as indicated. Access to correspondence files is restricted.
Format
10 audiotape(s) 8 reel tapes, 2 cassettes, 2 videotape(s), 21 folder(s), 1 box(es), 8 megabyte(s) textual documents, 0.60 Linear Metres, Administrative reports, Audiovisual materials, Concert programmes, Electronic documents, Manuscripts, Music reviews, Personal correspondence, Scores, Speeches, Holographs (mostly photocopies), mss, typescripts (mostly photocopies), printed matter
There are 7 sub-groups.
There are 45 items in total.
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There are 45 items in this group.
Date: 22 Sep 1960 From: Crowe, Peter, 1932-2004 : Papers By: Alex Lindsay String Orchestra; Tremain, Ronald, 1923-1998; Ritchie, John Anthony, 1921-2014 Ref: MST7-0124 Description: Performer: Alex Lindsay String Orchestra Other Titles - Allegro for string orchestra / by Ronald Tremain Other Titles - Three mystical songs / by Ronald Trem...
Date: 1937-1938, 1946, 1978 From: Crowe, Peter, 1932-2004 : Papers By: Crowe, Peter Russell, 1932-2004 Ref: MS-Papers-10127-03 Description: Peter Crowe's transcriptions in 1978 of `There's a war in Abysinnia' orally transmitted in 1937-1938, and of Jack Crowe's `Boracure jingle' (1946); also incl...
Date: 1975 From: Crowe, Peter, 1932-2004 : Papers By: Crowe, Peter Russell, 1932-2004 Ref: f-81-069-2 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Holograph (photocopy)
Date: [1980?] From: Crowe, Peter, 1932-2004 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-10127-11 Description: Push no 2 includes a photograph of Damon Crowe, son of Peter Crowe, page 2 Quantity: 1 folder(s) 1 item. Physical Description: Printed matter Transfers: T...
Date: 1995 From: Crowe, Peter, 1932-2004 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-6989 Description: Review by Crowe of CD, `Te Ku te Whe' recording of original compositions played and sung by Hirini Melbourne and Richard Nunns for `Journal of Pacific arts' ...
Date: 1975-1976 From: Crowe, Peter, 1932-2004 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-10127-05 Description: `The crisis of identification ; why New Zealand composers should take an interest in Oceania music' (1975), and `Pacific thoughts towards the enlightenment o...
Date: 1956, 1979 From: Crowe, Peter, 1932-2004 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-10127-10 Description: `Larry Pruden, a New Zealand composer' (1956), and an unpublished letter to the NZ Listener, 17 Sep 1979, by Peter Crowe Quantity: 1 folder(s) 2 items. Phy...
Date: 1956 From: Crowe, Peter, 1932-2004 : Papers By: Crowe, Peter Russell, 1932-2004; Dowling, Basil Cairns, 1910-2000 Ref: MS-Papers-10127-15 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s) 1 leaf. Physical Description: Holograph? (copy)
Date: 1975 From: Crowe, Peter, 1932-2004 : Papers By: Crowe, Peter Russell, 1932-2004 Ref: MS-Papers-10127-01 Description: Contents: A charm for taro -- The Crater lake -- Stick game -- Variations (Tambu chant) -- Sawagoro circles ; Stick game (easier version) Quantity: 1 folder...
Date: Jul 1976 From: Crowe, Peter, 1932-2004 : Papers Ref: MSC-000873 Description: Included on this tape are some first drafts of Jan Kemp's (information from Peter Crowe) Quantity: 1 C60 cassette(s). Finding Aids: Preliminary list availa...