callout

Ernst Krenek Letters


Ernst Krenek (1900-1991), was a composer and musician who visited Black Mountain College in April 1939 to lecture on twelve-tone music. Krenek was a colleague and friend of Heinrich Jalowetz and later taught at Black Mountain College during the 1944 Summer Music Institute.Ernst Krenek's letters include discussions of events at the college, music, and Heinrich Jalowetz.

Title

Ernst Krenek Letters

Collection Number

PC.1546

Date(s)

1939

Language

English

Physical Description
Genre/Physical Characteristic

Letters

Physical Description
Items
3
Folder
1
Physical Description
Folders
1.00
Items
3.00
Abstract

Ernst Krenek (1900-1991), was a composer and musician who visited Black Mountain College in April 1939 to lecture on twelve-tone music. Krenek was a colleague and friend of Heinrich Jalowetz and later taught at Black Mountain College during the 1944 Summer Music Institute.

Ernst Krenek's letters include discussions of events at the college, music, and Heinrich Jalowetz.

Physical Location

For current information on the location ofthese materials, please consult the Western Regional Archives.

Physical Location

WRA:5A06

Creator

Krenek, Ernst, 1900-1991

Repository

Western Regional Archives, State Archives of North Carolina


Available for research.


Copyright is retained by the authors of these materials, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law (Title 17 US Code). Individual researchers are responsible for using these materials in conformance with copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.


Processed by Ashley Yandle, February, 2002

Encoded by Ashley Yandle, February 20, 2002; additional encoding, May, 2010

Note: This collection was processed with the support of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Ernst Krenek (1900- ), composer and musician, visited Black Mountain College, an experimental school located in Black Mountain, N.C., in April 1939 to lecture on twelve-tone music. Krenek was a colleague and friend of Heinrich Jalowetz and later taught at Black Mountain College during the 1944 Summer Music Institute.


[Identification of item], PC.1546, Ernst Krenek Letters, State Archives of North Carolina, Western Regional Archives, Asheville, NC, USA.


Gift of Ernst Krenek, Palm Springs, California, February 1974; accessioned February 21, 1974. During March-April, 2012, these records were moved from the State Archives building in Raleigh to the Western Regional Archives, Asheville, N.C.


Additional information on topics found in this collection may be found in the Manuscript and Archives Reference System (MARS)  http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov.

  1.  List of Black Mountain College collections at the State Archives of North Carolina.
  2.  Black Mountain College Records, 1933-1956, Western Regional Archives, Asheville, N.C. (These records have been described in the online Manuscript and Archives Reference System (MARS). See link above.)
  3.  Martin Duberman Collection, 1933-1980, PC 1678, State Archives of North CarolinaRaleigh, N.C.
  4.  North Carolina Museum of Art, Black Mountain College Research Project, 1933-1973, Western Regional Archives, Asheville, N.C.

This collection includes three letters to Ernst Krenek from John Evarts, professor of mathematics at Black Mountain College. The letters discuss events at the college, music, Heinrich Jalowetz and his family, and the interviewing of Dr. Richard Goetz for a teaching position.


  • Goetz, Robert
  • Krenek, Ernst, 1900-1991
  • Jalowetz, Heinrich
  • Evarts, John
  • Richard Goetz
  • Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.)
  • Music--Instruction and study--North Carolina--History--20th century
  • Universities and colleges
  • Music
  • Education, Humanistic