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Contemporary Composers Collection

Collection ID: DCR PC 1

Scope and Contents

This collection is made up of unpublished new music scores and recordings. The collection promotes new music through performance and actively pursues donations. Portions of the Contemporary Composers Collection have been digitized and are available in the Old Dominion University Libraries Digital Collections.


  • 1981-2002
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1981-2002, undated
  • Other: Date acquired: 05/00/2011



6.00 Linear Feet

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Old Dominion University Libraries.

Language of Materials


Arrangement Note

Materials are arranged in alphabetical order by composer's last name.

Source of Acquisition


Method of Acquisition

New music composers are contacted and encouraged to donate copies of their unpublished materials only.

Accruals and Additions

Additions to this collection are made on an ongoing basis by several donors.

Related Materials

New Music Performance Collection of the Old Dominion University Libraries Diehn Composers Room

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Jessica Mirasol in 2011.

A Guide to the Contemporary Composers Collection
Jessica Mirasol
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the ODU Diehn Composers Room Collection Repository

189 Diehn Fine & Performing Arts Center
1339 49th St.
Norfolk VA 23529 US