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2008ua038Guide to the Kenneth Wright papers, 1949-2004Processed by Emily Hikes in October-November 2008 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist.; machine-readable finding aid created by Janice ChildersSpecial Collections2005Special CollectionsUniversity Archives and Records ProgramUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King BuildingLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=298&llib_id=13University of Kentucky Libraries. All rights reserved.Machine-readable finding aid derived from ${DERIVED}. Date of source: Emily Hikes in October 2008 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist.Description is in English.Guide to the Kenneth Wright papers, 1949-2004Contact InformationSpecial CollectionsUniversity Archives and Records ProgramUniversity of KentuckyMargaret I. King BuildingLexington, Kentucky40506-0039 USAPhone: (859) 257-8611Fax: (859) 257-6311Email: sclref@lsv.uky.eduURL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=298&llib_id=13Processed by: Emily Hikes in October-November 2008 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist.Finding aid completed by: Emily Hikes in October 2008 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist.Encoded by: Janice ChildersCopyright 2009 University of Kentucky. All rights reserved.Kenneth Wright papers, 1949-20042008ua038Wright, Kenneth.4.3 cubic feet (9 boxes)The materials are in English.The Kenneth Wright papers consist of musical scores and arrangements, programs and posters of performances, correspondence, notes, articles, student work, and recordings of musical performances.University of Kentucky Libraries, Special CollectionsCollection is open to researchers by appointment.The intellectual rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections.2008ua038: [identification of item], Kenneth Wright papers, University of Kentucky Archives.Hindesmith, Paul, 1895-1963.Kinney, Gordon.Niles, John Jacob, 1892-1980.Wright, Eleanor, 1915-Wright, Kenneth, 1913-2008.University of Kentucky. College of Fine Arts. School of Music.Music -- 20th century.Guignol Theatre (Lexington, Ky.)Lexington (Ky.)ScoresDr. Kenneth Richard Wright was a longtime professor of music theory and composition at the University of Kentucky and a violin and viola teacher to generations of students. He received a bachelor degree in economics from Hastings College, and a master and doctorate from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y. He played in the Kansas City Philharmonic from 1935 to 1938; the Rochester Philharmonic from 1939 to 1941; and the New Orleans Symphony in the summers of 1945 and 1947. Since September, 1949, he has been connected with the University of Kentucky. After retiring from UK in 1978, he taught at the University of Wisconsin, the University of Western Australia, and Christopher Newport University in Newport News, VA. He played in the Norfolk, VA. Symphony from 1979 to 1981 and 1984 to 1985. Wright died May 23, 2008.Source: Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras website http://www.ckyo.org/Kenneth%20Wright.htm (accessed November 17, 2008) The Kenneth Wright papers consist of musical scores and arrangements, programs and posters of performances, correspondence, notes, articles, student work, and recordings of musical performances.This collection is arranged in four series by subject: I. Scores II. Arrangements III. Other Materials IV. Recordings86AV01, University of Kentucky School of Music collection, University of Kentucky Audio-Visual Archives, Special Collections.1M82M9, John Jacob Niles papers, University of Kentucky Manuscripts, Special Collections.2003ua051, Longyear papers, University of Kentucky Archives, Special Collections.Container ListI. Scores, 1939-1978The Scores series consists of the musical scores and operas composed and written by Wright. The first two boxes contain materials from his operas, Lost Eden and Wing of Expectation. Following these are scores arranged in alphabetical order by title.11-6Lost Eden Materials17Lost Eden Opera Notes18Lost Eden Synopsis19-10Lost Eden Materials 2111Lost Eden Libretto112Lost Eden Score21-5Lost Eden Score26Wing of Expectation Correspondence and Program31Love is Eternal Duet in G32Wing of Expectation Conductor Scores, Act One33Wing of Expectation Conductor Scores, Act Two34Wing of Expectation Conductor Scores, Act Three35Adoro te Devoto St. Thomas Aquinas36Andante for Oboe and Strings, 194637Bardy38Bardy41Bardy42Blue Tears, 197743Call it Square, 1954?44Call it Square, 1954?45Call it Square, Vocal/Piano Score , 1954?46Concerto Grosso47Concerto for Two Violins and Orchestra, 195248Four Encore Songs51Festive Overture, 196652Four Encore Songs, 194453Hexagon Variations54Jamey55Mother Goose Suite, 195056My Old Kentucky Home, 1954-196757Opera Fanfares, 197858Pastorale and Dance, 195659Prelude, 1939510Psalm 104511Spring this Year, 1944-1947512Veni Sancte Spiritu513Veni Sancte Spiritu, Palestrina514The Voices of ChildrenII. Arrangements, 1950-2004The Arrangements series contains a selection of musical arrangements by Wright. Many are arrangements of 20th Century or classical music, while others are original pieces by Wright. Many are undated and have been arranged in alphabetical order by title.61Adagio, Sonata Handel62Andante Mendelssohn63Ave Maria Schubert, 2004?64Ave Verum - Mozart65Come Sweet Death Bach66Die Meistersinger Wagner67Fr Elise68He shall Feed His Flock - Handel69I Wonder as I Wander610Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring Bach611Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head J.J. Niles, 1994612Liebesleid (Love's Sorrow), 2004?613March Handel614Meditation Thas615O, Holy Night616O Sacred Head Bach617Od Yishama618Sarabande Bach619Schne Rosmarin Kriesler620Wedding Song, 2004?621Wedding Waltzes71Air Bach72Etude and Romance Wieniawski73Etude No 9 Mazas74For the Fallen - Choral, 195075Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming Brahms76Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming Brahms77Lullaby78The Man I Love Gershwin79Reverie and Prelude #6 Debussy710Silent Nite711Story of the Bee J. J. Niles712Suite for the Band713Suite, Piano for Hands714To Jesus on His Birthday, 1969715Unknown - Brahms716Violin WorksIII. Other Materials The Other Materials series is a collection of documents that are either nonmusical works by Wright or works by his students or musical predecessors. There is a student dissertation, a musical theory composition by Paul Hindesmith. It also contains an obituary, a book of Gregorian chants and works by two Italian composers of liturgical music, a letter from The Instrumentalist, and a pedagogy for violin by Wright. The final folder has various compositions of music or writing with little or no identification, as well as the original inventory list of this collection.81Fragments of Bach's Sarabande82Mary Hansard Dissertation83Hindesmith Craft Book, Vol. 384Gordon Kinney Obituary, 198185Examples of Gregorian chant and works by Orlando Lassus and Giovanni Pierluigi Palestrina, 193786The Instrumentalist letter87Violin Pedagogy88Miscellaneous PapersIV. RecordingsThe Recordings series consists of reel to reel recordings and a cassette of Wright's performances. Also included are two copies of a mass produced record album.9Bardy, 7" Reel9Jamey, 7" Reel9Bardy and Jamey, 7" Reel9Wing of Expectation, 7" Reel9Lost Eden, Cassette9World Symphony Orchestra Parts 1-2, 3" Reel9World Symphony Orchestra Parts 3-4, 3" Reel9Hexagon Variations, 5" Reel9Wing of Expectation Complete, Large Reel9Wing of Expectation Complete Act One, Large Reel9Wing of Expectation Complete Act Two, Large Reel9Wing of Expectation Libretto and Music, Two Records