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Partch, Harry - newspaper articles

Mayfield, Selby Noel. "Student Devises 29-Degree Octave Theory of Music: Also Invents Instruments to Play Small Divisions of His Scale." New Orleans Times Picayune, 16 November 1930, 25.

Mason, Redfern. "Music Gamut of Speech is Noted Down." San Francisco Examiner, 29 November 1931, E-8.

"Monophony Demonstrated in Concert Tuesday Night." San Fransisco Call-Bulletin, 6 February 1932, 8.

"Monophony to Be Concert Feature." San Fransisco Chronicle, 7 February 1932, D-3.

"New Music Debut Slated for Tonight." San Fransisco Call-Bulletin, 9 February 1932, 16.

Fisher, Marjorie M. "Monophony and Monphone--Illlustrated by Harry Partch." The San Fransisco News, 10 February 1932, 9.

Fried, Alexander. "Declamation Music Given by Originator: Partch Plays Obbligato as Soprano Recites Classic Texts." San Fransisco Chronicle, 10 February 1932, 9.

Nathan, Paul S. "Music Inventor in Oakland Concert." Oakland Post Enquirer, 1 March 1932, 10.

Scofield, R. D. "Music Played in New Scale at Exhibition: Oakland Program Presented to Demonstrate 55 Gradations of Fractional Tone." Oakland Tribune,1 March 1932, 12.

Heath-Taylor, Noel. "Monphony: Looking into the Future." Pacific Coast Musician, August 1939, 2.

Drake, Mary P. "Harry Partch Makes Musical History: Carmel Genius Perfects Amazing New Musical Instrument at Big Sur." The Carmel Pine Cone, 28 February 1941, 7, 11.

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. 1943 and 1944 Reports of the Secretary of the Treasurer. New York: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1944.

"7 UC Teachers, 5 Others in Bay Area Granted Guggenheim Fellowships." San Fransisco Examiner, 17 April 1950, 6.

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. 1949 and 1950 Reports of the Secretary of the Treasurer. New York: John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1950.

Gessler, Clifford. "Oakland Composer's Music Played on New Instruments, Heard at Mills College." Oakland Tribune, 27 May 1951, C-3.

"43-Tone Scale to Be Used." San Fransisco Examiner, 9 March 1952, sec. 2-16.

Hagen, R. H. "The Mills College Production of 'King Oedipus'- in 43 Tones" San Francisco Chronicle (This World Section), 9 March 1952, 29.

Soanes, Wood. "Mills Group Stages Ancient Greek Tragedy." Oakland Tribune, 15 March 1952, D-11.

Frankenstein, Alfred. "New Version of Oedipus at Mills." San Francisco Chronicle, 16 March 1952, 13.

Fisher, Marjorie M. "Musical Experiment in Opera Succeeds: Harry Partch's 'King Oedipus' Combines Old and New Forms." San Francisco News, 17 March 1952, 9.

Fried, Alexander. "Strange Partch Music Adds to Effect of Mills 'Oedipus'" San Francisco Examiner, 17 March 1952, 33.

Gessler, Clifford. "'King Oedipus' Introduces New, Flexible Music." Oakland Tribune, 17 March 1952, 14.

Biskind, Joseph. "Sophocles, Yeats, and Harry Partch." The Argonaut (San Fran), 21 March 1952, 18.

Foisie, Jack "Atomic-Age 'Oedipus': Pyrex Bottles, Other Ultra-New Devices Help Reproduce 43-Tone Greek Scale." New York Herald Tribune, 22 March 1952, sec. 4, 2.

Hagen, R. H. "Harry Partch's Invented Scale and Instruments." San Francisco Chronicle, 4 October 1953, 32, 35.

Gessler, Cliford. "Of Music and the Dance: Partch's Unique Music Recorded." Oakland Tribune, 11 October 1953, C-3.

"Oedipus to Be Played Tonight." Mill Valley (CA) Review, 2 June 1954, 4.

Fried, Alexander. "Sausalito Fair Bills Partch Music Drama." San Francisco Examiner, 10 September 1954, 18.

Tory, Alan. "Unique Play, Unique Instrument." A Review of Oedipus by Harry Partch. Fortnight: California's Own Magazine (LA), October 6 1954, 45.

Goldberg, Albert. A Review of Oedipus by Harry Partch (Harry Partch Trust Fund Edition, 1954) Los Angeles Times, 17 October 1954, (part 4), 5.

Rogers, Harold. "Music for Percussion and a 43-Tone Scale." A Review of Oedipus by Harry Partch (Harry Partch Trust Fund Edition, 1954) Christian Science Monitor, 19 October 1954, 11.

Hagen, R. H. "Some of the Classical Recordings in Review." A Review of Oedipus by Harry Partch (Harry Partch Trust Fund Edition, 1954) San Francisco Chronicle, 25 October 1954, 35.

Sherman, Thomas B. "Classical Records." A Review of Oedipus by Harry Partch (Harry Partch Trust Fund Edition, 1954) St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 13 January 1955, D-6.

Hansen, Bill. "Wierd Instruments: Musicians to Play 'The Bewitched.'" Daily Illini (U. of Illinois, Urbana), 21 September 1956, 7. Klein, Francis A. "Concert Notes." A Review of The Bewitched by Harry Partch (Gate 5 Records, 1957) St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 30 June 1957, G-9.

Rogers, Harold. "Harry Partch's Exotic Music." A Review of The Bewitched by Harry Partch (Gate 5 Records, 1957). Christian Science Monitor, 9 July 1957, 7.

"Partch Concert at Music Convention." San Francisco Chronicle, 19 June 1963, 39.

Frankenstein, Alfred. "Partch's Instruments." San Francisco Chronicle, 22 June 1963, 26.

Fried, Alexander. "Novel Demonstration Concert: Harry Partch's Symphony League Special." A Review of a lecture/demonstration given by Harry Partch for BMI. San Francisco Examiner, 22 June 1963, 13.

"Harry Partch Concert Presented for Convention Delegates by BMI." A Review of a lecture/demonstration given by Harry Partch for BMI. America Symphony Orchestra League Newsletter (July-August 1963): 3.

Cornish, Ken. "Petaluma's Experimental Composer Invents Instruments, Creative Music." Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 8 December, 1963, C-1.

Ludlow, Lynn, "Maestro of Egg Town: He's Hatching a Music Revolution." San Francisco Examiner, 12 January 1964, 1, 3.

Wyant, Dan. "He Makes New Sounds." Eugene (Oregon) Register-Guard, 17 February 1964, B-1.

A Brief Review of From the Music of Harry Partch by Harry Partch (CRI-193, 1964). New York Times, 2 May 1965, (sec 2) X-23.

Terence, Mal. "UCLA Concert Scheduled: Composer Makes Music with Exotic Instruments." Los Angeles Times, 10 April 1966, K-1, K-6.

"Arts and Letters Institute Names 5 for Music Grants." New York Times, 3 May 1966, 50.

Ludlow, Lynn. "It's Not Money, but . . .':A Renaissance of S. F. Culture in Southland." San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle, 15 May 1966, (sec 1) 3.

Yates, Peter. A Review of a Performance of On the Seventh Day Petals Fell in Petaluma by Harry Partch. Arts and Architecture, July 1966, 33-34.

"Art Institute Prize Goes to 65 Year Old Prodigy." San Francisco Examiner, 18 November 1966, 39.

"Art Institute to Hear 'Petals Fell in Petaluma.'" San Francisco Examiner, 25 November 1966, 32.

Commanday, Robert. "Hurrying, Screaming Experimenters." San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle, 12 February 1967, (This World Section) 31-32.

Strongin, Theodore. "Have You Ever Heard a Gubagubi?" A Review of On the Seventh Day Petals Fell in Petaluma by Harry Partch. (CRI-213, 1967). New York Times, 25 1968, D-30.

Morgan, Judith. "It isn't All Pure Tone, but it's Sound; Composer's Invention; Instrument Needs Player." San Diego Union, 7 April 1968, B-1, B-6.

Schonberg, Harold C. "Music: Focus on Movies: New Works Matched to 3 Films at Hunter." New York Times, 8 May , 1968, 39.

Tircut, Heuwell. "Classical Albums." A Review of On the Seventh Day Petals Fell in Petaluma by Harry Partch. (CRI-213, 1967). San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle, 19 May 1968, 34-35.

Harrison, Lou. "Partch's Glorious New 'Delusion.'" A Review of the UCLA Production of The Delusion of the Fury by Harry Partch. San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle, 26 January 1969, D-4.

Tircuit, Heuwell. "Partch Fantasy amoung the LPs." A Review of The World of Harry Partch (Columbia Records MS-7207, 1969). San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle, 3 August 1969, (This World section) 29.

Hertelendy, Paul. "Harry Partch--Rebel Composer." Oakland Tribune, 23 November 1969, 31-EN.

Willis, Thomas. "'Discovering' Harry Partch." A Review of The Delusion of the Fury by Harry Partch (Columbia Records M2-30576, 1971). Chicago Tribune, 14 November 1971, (Arts and Fun section) 4.

Hertelendy, Paul. "Harry Partch: Rugged Individualist." A Review of The Delusion of the Fury by Harry Partch (Columbia Records M2-30576, 1971). Oakland Tribune, 21 November 1971, 31-EN.

Stempel, Larry. "Partch for All." A Review of The Delusion of the Fury by Harry Partch (Columbia Records M2-30576, 1971). Saturday Review, 27 November 1971, 72-73.

Rockwell, John. "Seductive Argument for Partch." A Review of The Delusion of the Fury by Harry Partch (Columbia Records M2-30576, 1971). Los Angeles Times, 5 December 1971, (Calendar section) 52.

Heckman, Don. "An American Original." A Review of The Delusion of the Fury by Harry Partch (Columbia Records M2-30576, 1971). New York Times, 12 December 1971, 39, 41.

Tircuit, Heuwell. "A Flawless 'Delusion' of 20th Century Music." A Review of The Delusion of the Fury by Harry Partch (Columbia Records M2-30576, 1971). San Francisco Chronicle & Examiner, 12 March 1972, (This World section) 37.

Johnson, Tom. "Do-It-Yourself Records: Composers vs. the Industry's 'Good Music Doesn't Sell.'" The Village Voice, 13 September 1973, 42, 46.

Obituaries Associated Press.

"Harry Partch, Music Man." San Francisco Examiner, 5 September 1974.

United Press. "Composer Harry Partch Dies." San Francisco Chronicle, 6 September 1974, 26

Tircuit, Heuwell. "The Wizard of Modern Music." San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle, 22 September, 1974, (This World section) 21.

Hertelendy, Paul. "The World of Music Suffered Major Losses in 1974." Oakland Tribune, 29 December 1974, 27.

A Review of the Recording of Revelation if the Courthouse Park by Harry Partch. From the American Musical Theater Festival, Oct 8, 1987. Ear (February 1990): 48.

"Rockbeat: Goodbye Partch Pie Hat (Hal Willner's Tribute to Charles Mingus Using Harry Partch's Instruments, Weird Nightmare)." Village Voice, 3 July 1990, 79.

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