The Benson Latin American Collection

David P. Appleby Collection on Brazilian Music



Descriptive Summary

Creator Appleby, David P.
Title David P. Appleby Collection on Brazilian Music
Dates: 1779-2001 (Bulk 1915-1990)
Abstract Collected materials of David P. Appleby, a scholar of Brazilian music. Materials primarily focus on Brazilian composers and their works.
Accession No. 2001-22
Extent 19 linear feet
Language English, Portuguese, French
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

David P. Appleby, a professor of music and scholar of Brazilian composers, was born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil and began collecting musical scores when he was seven years old. As an adult, Appleby worked as a professional pianist, and became a professor of music at Eastern Illinois University. He was the author of several books, including Bravo Brazil!, The Music of Brazil, and Heitor Villa-Lobos: A Life. Appleby actively collected materials on major Brazilian composers, both past and present, and corresponded with many of the composers he studied.


Scope and Contents Note

Composer files, research materials, written works, audiovisual recordings, musical artifacts, and oversize musical works comprise the David P. Appleby Collection . The first series,    Brazilian Composer Files (8 linear feet), includes correspondence, notes, and the works of, Brazilian composers. Much of the material concerns Heitor Villa-Lobos, but also includes works, correspondence, and articles on Henrique de Curitiba, Camargo Guarnieri, Claudio Santoro, Osvaldo Lacerda, and José Joaquim Emérico Lobo de Mesquita. The second series,    Research Materials(2.5 linear feet), contains broader materials on Brazil and music more generally, as well as works produced by other writers.    Written Works (5 linear inches) is comprised of exerpts from Appleby's Villa Lobos: A Life, as well as the published edition of The Music of Brazil. The    Audiovisual Materials series (1.25 linear feet) is extensive and includes videotapes, audio reels, microcassettes, and microfilm of several Brazilian composers. The fifth series,    Artifacts (1.25 linear feet), contains musical instruments and other native artifacts from South America. The    Oversize series (5.5 linear feet) is comprised of musical scores, and are arranged alphabetically by composer.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Curitiba, Henrique de
Guarnieri, Camargo, 1970-
Appleby, David P.
Santoro, Claudio, 1919-
Lacerda, Osvaldo, 1927-
Mesquita, José Joaquim Emérico Lobo de, d. 1805
Subjects
Music--Brazil
Music--Brazil--History and criticism
Composers--Brazil
Document Types
sound recordings
publications
correspondence
writings
notes
catalogs
scores

Related Material

The Benson Collection also holds the Marion Verhaalen Collection on Brazilian composer Camargo Guarnieri, among other works and collections.


Separated Material

More than 1000 published musical scores, books, and recordings from the David P. Appleby Collection are cataloged individually. The complete list may be found through a keyword search for "David P. Appleby Brazilian Collection" in the University of Texas library catalog.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: David P. Appleby Collection, Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.


Box and Folder Inventory

 

I. Brazilian Composer Files, 1779-2001

This series contains files on over ninety Brazilian composers, ranging from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries. Each composer is represented by his or her music, and in some cases by correspondence, biographical materials, and reviews of their compositions. All files are arranged in alphabetical order, except for the files concerning Heitor Villa-Lobos, whose extensive materials are found at the end of the series.
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1 1 Aguiar, Ernani, 1971
Albuquerque, Armando, 1976-1977, n.d.
2 Correspondence and reviews, 1976-1977
3 Musical compositions, n.d.
4 Alcântara, Livino, 1964
5 Alimonda, Heitor, 1958-1964
Antunes, Jorge, 1963-1986
6 Correspondence, 1963-1986
7 Programs,reviews, and notes, 1963-1986
8 Musical compositions, 1963-1975
(see also    Oversize)
9 B, [various], 1982, n.d.
10 Bauer, Guillerme, 1977
Bértola, Eduardo, n.d.
(see    Oversize)
11 Blauth, Brenno, 1961-1968
12 Brandão, José Vieria, 1947-1978
13 C, [various], 1960, n.d.
14 Campos, Wenceslau N., 1970
15 Carvalho, Dinorá, 1969-1975
16 Carvalho, Emilio Cesar de, 1971-1976
17 Caymmi, Dorival, 1969, n.d.
18 Cerqueira, Fernando, 1966-1976
19 Correa, Sergio O. de Vasconcellos, 1956-1972
Correa Oliveira, Willy, 1975-1980, n.d.
20 Correspondence and notes, 1975-1980, n.d.
21 Works, 1976-1977, n.d.
(see also    Oversize)
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2 1 Corticelli, María Rita, 1969
2 Curitiba, Henrique de, 1960-1976
3 Dias de Oliveira, Manoel (d. 1813), n.d.
4 Dominguez de Meirelles, José, 18th century
5 Escalante, Eduardo, 1967, n.d.
6 Escobar, Aylton, 1970-1977
7 Farias, Eduardo, 1976-1977
8 Fernândez, O. Lorenzo, 1944-1955, n.d.
9 Ferreira, Lucemar, n.d.
10 Ficarelli, Mario, 1972, n.d.
11-12 Fonseca, Carlos Alberto Pinto, 1965-1976, n.d.
(2 folders)
13 Franca, Lourdes, 1977-1982
14 França, Neusa, n.d.
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3 1 G, [various], 1808-1973
2 Gallett, Luciano, n.d.
3 García, José Maurício Nunes, 1801
4 Gomes, Carlos, 1870-1978
Guarnieri, Camargo, 1941-1988
5 Correspondence, 1977-1988
6 Programs, reviews, and notes, 1950-1988
7 Works, 1941-1979
Guerra-Peixe, César, 1944-1982
8 Notes and correspondence, 1944-1982
9 Works, 1944-1982
(see also    Oversize)
10 Guerra, Vicente J., 1962, n.d.
(see also    Oversize)
11 Henrique, Valdemar, 1936, n.d.
12 Herrera, Rufo, n.d.
(see also    Oversize)
13 Hofmann, Hubertus, 1989
Hollanda, Nestor de, n.d.
(see    Oversize)
14 Jabor, Najla, 1973-1978
(see also    Oversize)
15 Kaplan, José Alberto, 1982-1983
16 Koellruetter, Hans-Joachim, 1939-1978
17 Kiefer, Bruno, 1978, n.d.
(see also    Oversize)
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4 Krieger, Edino, 1956-1997
1 Correspondence, reviews, and notes, 1975-1997
2 Works, 1975-1980
(see also    Oversize)
3 L, [various], 1964-1983
Lacerda, Osvaldo, 1950-1997
4 Correspondence and notes, 1975-1997
Works
(see also    Oversize)
5 1950-1959
6 1960-1969
7 1970-1974
8 1975-1979
9 1980-1983
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5 1 Lima, João Souza, 1950-1976
Lins, D. n.d.
(see    Oversize)
Macêdo, Nelson de, 1967
(see    Oversize)
Mahle, Ernst, 1956-1982
2 Correspondence, notes, and programs, 1974-1982
3 Works, 1956-1973
4 Works, 1974-1975
5 Works, 1976-1979, n.d.
6 Martino, Roberto, 1969
Maul, Octavio, n.d.
(see    Oversize)
Mendes, Gilberto, 1953-1993
7 Correspondence and programs, 1976-1993
8 Notes and articles, 1963-1976
9 Works, 1953-1970
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6 Mesquita, José Joaquim Emérico Lobo de, 1779-1787, n.d.
1 Articles and notes, n.d.
2 Works, 1779-1787
(see also    Oversize)
3 Tercis, 1783
Mignone, Francisco, 1929-1986
4 Correspondence and notes, 1978-1986
5 Works, 1929-1973
(see also    Oversize)
Moreira, Itala, n.d.
(see    Oversize)
Nazareth, Ernesto, 1912-1926, n.d.
6 Notes, n.d.
7-8 Works, 1912-1926
(2 folders)
9 Nepomuceno, Alberto (d. 1920), 1926-1978
10 Neukomm, Sigismund, 1816
Nobre, Marlos, 1959-2001
11 Correspondence, 1977-1992
12 Correspondence, 1993-2001
13 Notes, articles, and interviews, 1975-1983
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7 1 Projects and commissions, 1976-1988
2-3 Biographies and catalogs, 1959-1982
(2 folders)
4 Programs and reviews, 1974-1996
5 O, [various], 1902-1970
6 Oliveira, Janary, 1973
7 P, [various], 1939-1969
Penalva, José, 1969-1977
8 Correspondence and notes, 1977
9 Works, 1969-1977
(see also    Oversize)
Prado, Almeida,
10 Correspondence, 1976-1984
11 Notes, 1976-1984
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8 1-2 Works (2 folders), 1964-1983, n.d.
(see also    Oversize)
3 R, [various], 1995, n.d.
4 Reis, Hilda, n.d.
5 Ribeiro Bastos, Martiniano, n.d.
6 S, [various], 1960-1979, n.d.
Santoro, Cláudio, 1944-1990
7 Correspondence, 1976-1984
8 Notes, programs, and articles, 1983-1990
9 Brasiliana, 1954
10 Works, 1944-1971
(see also    Oversize)
11 Schmidt, Y. Rudner, 1966-1975, n.d.
12 Scliar, Esther, 1953-1978
13 Silva, Adelaide, 1974
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9 1 Siqueira, José, 1945-1977
(see also    Oversize)
2 Soares Netto, Calimerio A., 1973-1981
3 Tacuchian, Ricardo, 1986-1987
(see also    Oversize)
4 Taranto, Aldo, n.d.
(see    Oversize)
5 Terraza, Emilio, 1979, n.d.
(see also    Oversize)
6 Toni, Olivier, 1975
7 Valle, Raul do, n.d.
8 Vianna, Fructuoso de Lima, 1929-1953
9 Vieira, Amaral, 1977-1981
10 Villa-Lobos, Lucilia G., 1972-1976
11 Vinholes, L.C., 1978
12 Widmer, Ernst, 1966-1980
13 Xavier, José Maria, 1885-1886
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10 1 Unsigned pieces and scores, 19--, 1983
(see also    Oversize)
2 Anthologies, 1942-1985
3 Program of Brazilian composers, n.d.
Villa-Lobos, Heitor, 1910-1979:
General
4 Notes, n.d.
5 Bibliographies, n.d.
6 Index to Villa-Lobos correspondence, n.d.
7 Discographies, 1960-1986
8 Copyrights on Villa-Lobos' works, 1999
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11 Secondary source materials,
1 Interviews, 1975
2-3 Articles, 1945-1998
(2 folders)
4 Student papers, 1989, n.d.
5 Dissertations abstracts, 1963-1984
6 Catholic University of America, 1987
Library of Congress, 1955-1989
7 Correspondence
8 Notes and catalogs
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12 1 Museu da Imagem e do Som, 1977, n.d.
2 Museu Villa-Lobos, 1969-1998
3 Peer-Southern Music Publisher, 1981-1990
4 Uberlândia, 1989
5 Villa-Lobos, Arminda, 1979-1987
6 Villa-Lobos Festival, 1974-1983
7 Villa-Lobos Festival programs, 1971-1977
8 "Bravo!", November 1999
9 Pedrosa, Mario, "Villa-Lobos et son Peuple," n.d.
10 Rubinsky, Sonia, "Villa-Lobo's Rudepoema," 1986
11 Silva, Francisco Pereira da, "Villa-Lobos," 1974
12 "Viagem Maravilhosa de Villa-Lobos," 1979
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13 Biographical materials
1 1887-1922
2 1923-1930
3 1931-1944
4 1944-1949
5 1950-1952
6 1953-1954
7 1955-1959
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14 1 1959-1987
2 n.d.
Works,
(see also    Oversize)
3 A, [various], 1896-1918
4 Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1, 1930
5 Bachianas Brasileiras No. 2, 1930
6 Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4, 1941
7 Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5, 1938
8 Bachianas Brasileiras No. 6-7, 1938, n.d.
9 Bachianas Brasileiras No. 8, n.d.
10 Be-Bi, 1915-1948
11 Ca-Cha, 1933-1958
12 Chôros No. 1-7, 1920-1924
13 Chôros No. 8, 1925
14 Chôros No. 9, 1929
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15 1 Chôros No. 10-13, Chôros bis, 1926-1939
2 Ci, [various], 1933-1937, n.d.
3 Cirandas No. 1-16, 1926
4 Co, [various], 1908-1958
5 D, [various, 1901-1948
6 Descobrímento do Brasil, first suite, 1937-1941
7 Descobrímento do Brasil, second suite, 1937
8 Descobrímento do Brasil, fourth suite, 1937
9 E, [various], 1921-1956
10 F, [various], 1921, n.d.
11 Floresta do Amazones, 1958
12 Gênesis, 1954
13 Green Mansions, 1958
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16 1 Guia Pratica, Album 1-11, 1932
2 Historieta, No. 1-6, 1920-1926
3 Improviso No. 7, 1915
4 Izaht, 1940, n.d.
5 Japonêsas, 1912
6 L, [various], 1914-1958
7 Ma-Me, [various], 1913-1958
8 Magdalena, 1947
9 Magdalena reviews, 1947-1988
10 O Martirio do Insetos, 1925
11 Mi-Mo, [various], 1912-1936
12 Musica Sacra, 1916
13 Nome di Maria, 1915
14 O, [various], 1913-1953
15 P, [various], 1912-1952
16 Próle do Bebê No. 1, 1918-1993
17 Q, [various], 1942-1957
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17 1 Rudá, Quadro 1-3 (score), 1951
2 Rudá, Quadro 4-6 (score), 1951
3 Rudá (arranged for piano), 1951
4 Rudepoema, 1921-1926
5 Seresta No. 3, 7-9, 1926
6 Sinfonia No. 4 (Vitoria), 1919
7 Sinfonia No. 12, 1957
8 Sonata No. 2-3, 1920-1998
9 Suite para Piano e Orquestra, 1913
10 Suite para Quinteto, 1912-1913
11 Suite Suggestive, 1929-1989
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18 1-2 Sumé Pater Patrium, 1952
(2 folders)
3 T, 1910-1930
4 Trio violino, alto e celo, 1945
5 Uirapurú, 1917
6 V, 1919-1932, n.d.
7 Yerma, 1955-1983



 

II. Research Materials, 1938-1989

This series includes general research on Brazilian music and South American culture, illustrating the breadth and depth of Appleby's academic interests. There are handwritten notes on various topics, as well as articles and books by other writers. Also included in this series are musical catalogs from Brazil and the United States, periodicals such as the Southwest Historical Review, and a card file.
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18 Notes
8 Brazilian pianists, n.d.
9 Minas Gerais, n.d.
10 Typed notes on cultural hegemony, n.d.
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19 1 Various materials, 1970-1990
Works by others, 1938-1987
Articles, 1942-1987
(alphabetized by author)
2 A-N, [various]
3 P-Z, [various]
4 Corrêa, Luiz Heitor, "Relação das Óperas de Autores Brasileiros," 1938
5 Heitor, Luiz, "Estudos do Folk-Lore," n.d.
6 Heitor, Luiz, "150 Anos de Música no Brasil," 1956
7 Queiroz, Maria Luiza, "Origem e Evolução da Música em Portugal e Sua Influência no Brasil," 1942
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20 1 "Uma Fonte para Pesquisa Histórica," n.d.
Catalogs, 1979-1989
2 Catálogo geral, 1979, n.d.
3 Ordem dos Músicos do Brasil, 1973
4 Editoras Novas Metas, 1980
5-6 G. Schirmer Library of Musical Classics, n.d.
2 volumes
7 "Radio Ministério da Educação e Cultura," n.d.
8 Scores Diffusion Services catalog, 1989
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21 1 Periodical publications, 1952-1976
2 Periodical publications, 1952-1976
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22-24 Card files, n.d.



 

III. Written Works, 1983-2000

This series contains three works by David P. Appleby: one final publication of The Music of Brazil, and two draft chapters from his book Heitor Villa Lobos: A Life, which was developed under the working title of "The Life and Works of Heitor Villa-Lobos."
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21 3 The Music of Brazil, 1983
4 The Life and Works of Heitor Villa-Lobos, Chapter 1
5 The Life and Works of Heitor Villa-Lobos, notes for Chapter 2



 

IV. Audiovisual Materials, 1951-1989

Audio reels, videotapes, microcassettes, and audio cassettes comprise this series. There are recordings of music, speeches, documentaries and interviews. Included in this series is a documentary on Carmen Miranda, radio interviews with David Appleby, and recordings of over 40 musical works by Villa-Lobos and other Brazilian composers. Note that most published recordings were separated for individual cataloging in the University of Texas library catalog [see Separated Materials note above].
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25 Audio reels
Antunes, Jorge, Music for Eight Persons Playing Things, n.d.
Antunes, Jorge, Tartinia and Isomerism, 1970
Videotapes
Copy of Marchete; Villa Lobos video, June 1987
Beta
Bananas is My Business: The story of Carmen Miranda, n.d.
VHS
Villa-Lobos, n.d.
VHS
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26 Microcassettes
Included with these microcassettes is the player, microphone, headphones, case, and instruction manual.
Brahms Theory
Brazilian children's music lecture
Interview with Mrs. Villa-Lobos and Ely Gonçalves
(2 cassettes)
Vidal Villa-Lobos
Luiz Heitor
(2 cassettes)
Luiz Heitor, Paris, January 26, 1989
Mario Tavares, June 30, 1983
Anna Stella, January 4, 1986
Villa-Lobos, João Pessoa speech, 1951
Augusta
Hugh Ross, January 29, 1989
Quan, Dr. Stuart H.Q. January 30, 1989
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27 Audio cassettes
Antunes, Music for Eight Persons Playing Things
Caetano, Terra Floresta do Amazonas
Curitiba, Henrique de
Guarnieri, Camargo, Marília De Dirceu
Guarnieri, Camargo
Krieger, Edino
Lobo de Mesquita, Kyrie
Mignone, 1975
Modinha e Lundu: Bahia Musical, 18th-19th c.
Nascimento, Milton and Gismonti, Egberto
Nobre, Marlos Interview, June 7, 1975
(2 tapes)
Pantanal, Suite Sinfonica
Prado, Jose Almeida, violin concerto
Santoro, Cláudio
(2 tapes)
Villa-Lobos, Heitor
Bachiana Brasileiras No. 1, No. 5
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 2
Chôros No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Chôros No. 6
Chôros No. 6, No. 7
Chôros No. 8
Chôros No. 8, No. 9
Chôros No. 10
(4 copies)
Cinq Preludes et Suites
Concerto for Harmonica and Orchestra
Danses Africaines
Fantasia for Saxophone
Guia Prático and L'Oeuvre de Piano
Irmãos Assad
(2 copies)
Noneto
(2 copies)
Ondulando
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28 Prelude No. 1
(2 copies)
Sinfonia No. 1
Sinfonia No. 4
Sinfonia No. 8
Sinfonia No. 10, No. 12
Sinfonia No. 12
Sonata No. 3
(3 copies)
Suite Populaire
Trio (performed by the Lydian Trio)
(2 copies)
Trio
Uirapuru, Rudepoema
Uirapuru
Compilations of works
(9 cassettes)
Miscellaneous musical recordings, 1975-1987, n.d.
Amazônia: Cult Music of Northern Brazil
"April 3, 1987 Program-Second Rehearsal"
Canções Brasileiras
"Music of Latin American Composers"
University of Brasilia String Quartet, May 2, 1975
Interviews
Quan, Dr. Stuart H.Q. n.d.
Mrs. Villa-Lobos
(2 tapes)
WILL Broadcast interviews with Appleby
(3 tapes)
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25 Microfilm
Revista Brasileira de Música, vol. 1-4, 1937
Revista Brasileira de Música, vol. 5-9, 1943
Ernesto Nazareth, n.d.
Camargo Guarnieri, n.d.



 

V. Artifacts, n.d.

This series is comprised of musical instruments and other indigenous folk pieces from South America. There are approximately 10 musical instruments of varying sizes and sounds, originating from different parts of South America, including a rainstick and four ocarinas, or mouth harps.
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29 Musical Instruments
Quena
Rainstick
Panpipes
Medicine rattle
(2 items)
Guiro
Ocarinas
(4 items)
Frame drum
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30 Embroidered bag
Woven grass object



 

VI. Oversize, 1915-1997

Musical scores and arrangements encompass this series. All of the music is arranged alphabetically by composer.
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31 A-J, 1956-1997
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32 K-Z, 1929-1983
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33 Mesquita, José Joaquim Emérico Lobo de, n.d.
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34 Villa-Lobos, Heitor, 1915-1958