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Douglas B. Moore Musical Score and Personal Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0012

Scope and Contents

The first portion of the collection contains 92 scores published by Douglas B. Moore. These include Moore's original arrangements for multiple celli, his republished editions of historical dous, and two pieces for multiple violas. The second part of the collection contains various historic and rare cello pieces.

Dates

  • 1988 - 2015
  • Other: Date acquired: 2015 May 13

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information. Please see our Sensitive Materials Statement.

Extent

112.50 Linear Feet (75 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Douglas B. Moore is a cellist, arranger, editor, conductor, and publisher. The Douglas B. Moore Musical Score Collection consists of his arrangements for multiple celli, published through his company, PlayMooreCello. Moore also has published nearly three dozen modern editions of late 18th century and early 19th century duos for violin and cello, most of which have never appeared since their first publication.

Arrangement Note

The Douglas B. Moore musical Score Collection is arranged into 2 series: Series 1: Arrangements published by Douglas B. Moore Sub-Series 1: Cello Concertos with Cello Accompaniment Sub-Series 2: Duos Sub-Series 3: Trios Sub-Series 4: Quartets Sub-Series 5: Solo Cello with Quartets Sub-Series 6: Quintets Sub-Series 7: Large Ensemble & Orchestra Series 2: Additions to the collection: The materials in Series 2 originally were donations made by Douglas B. Moore to the Willem Willeke Collection housed at the Chapin Library of Rare Books at Williams College. This material was not part of the original Willike Collection and was transferred to the UNCG Cello Music Collection in 2015. Sub-Series 1: Manuscripts and Manuscript Facsimiles Sub-Series 2: Concertos Sub-Series 3: Sonatas Sub-Series 4: Unaccompanied Cello Pieces Sub-Series 5: Cello Pieces Sub-Series 6: Duos Sub-Series 7: Trios Sub-Series 8: Quartets, Quintets, Ensemble, and Orchestral Pieces Sub-Series 9: Studies and Methods

Source of Acquisition

Douglas B. Moore

Method of Acquisition

The collection was donated by Douglas B. Moore.

Accruals and Additions

Materials in Series 2 originally were donations made by Douglas B. Moore to the Willem Willeke Collection housed at the Chapin Library of Rare Books at Williams College. This material was not part of the original Willike Collection and was transferred to the UNCG Cello Music Collection in 2015.

Offensive Language Statement

The UNC Greensboro University Libraries collects, preserves, and makes accessible unique and historical materials for learning and research. The nature of historical materials is such that some material may represent positions, norms, and values that are offensive and objectionable. These materials represent the opinions and actions of their creators. By providing access to these records in our reading room and through our digital collections, we recognize that archives and rare books can play a vital role in holding those creators accountable and in helping us learn from the past.

Our finding aids and other collection descriptions may occasionally re-use language provided by creators or former holders of the materials, but we strive to place outdated or offensive terminology in context. That said, we recognize that we may not always make the right decision and welcome feedback from all sources so we can learn and adjust our practices. Please contact us at scua@uncg.edu if you encounter problematic language in our finding aids or other collection description. We will review the language and, as appropriate, update it in a way that balances preservation of the original context with our ongoing commitment to describing materials with respectful and inclusive language.

Processing Information

The collection was processed in July of 2015 by Stacey Krim.
Title
Douglas B. Moore Musical Score Collection
Status
Under Revision
Author
Stacey Krim
Date
07/22/2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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