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The Papers of the Yale Music Curriculum Project

Call Number: Misc. Ms. 59

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a music curriculum project developed by Claude V. Palisca and Kenneth Wendrich under the auspices of the Yale School of Music and with funding from the Cooperative Research Program of the Office of Education, United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Teacher and student manuals by 6 authors are present for 7 of the projected 9 units. The final report of the project, " An approach to musical understanding for secondary school students" (New Haven, 1970), is housed in the Music Library with the call number MT3 U58 Y1+.


  • 1965-1969


Language of Materials

Materials chiefly in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The Papers are open to researchers by appointment. There are no restricted materials in the collection. Please contact the Special Collections staff to schedule an appointment.

Conditions Governing Use

The Papers are the physical property of the Irving S. Gilmore Music Library of Yale University. Copyrights belong to the composers and authors, or their legal heirs and assigns.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Papers were established in the Music Library of Yale University by Claude V. Palisca in 1975.


In 7 units as follows: I. Music for the dance. II. Music for the keyboard. III. Chamber music. IV. The symphony. V. The concerto. VI. The opera. VII. The oratorio.


1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

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Teacher and student manuals for a federally-funded secondary school music curriculum project

The Papers of the Yale Music Curriculum Project
Edited Full Draft
Compiled by Jean Elizabeth Roberts
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared According To Local Music Library Descriptive Practices
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Gilmore Music Library Repository

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