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Primary Sources for Latin American Composers at the Library of Congress

Aurelio de la Vega (b. 1925)

The date range of primary sources in the Music Division for Cuban-American composer Aurelio de la Vega is 1945-1992 and undated.

The links in the Location/Call Number column link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog or Music Division finding aids for special collections.

Special Collection

The Aurelio de la Vega Collection is 4 boxes of material: correspondence to Aurelio de la Vega, concert programs, and academic materials. Unlike many named special collections in the Music Division, this collection must be asked for by the call number ML94.V43 (CASE) and the box number. Box 1 contains Correspondence A-L; Box 2 contains correspondence M-Z; Box 3 contains programs; Box 4 contains remaining materials.

Correspondence

Dates Location/Call Number
1947 Arnold Schoenberg Correspondence and Other Papers, Box 27
1957-1963 Serge Koussevitzky Archive, Boxes 62 and 474
1958-1983 Harold Spivacke Collection, Boxes 7 and 10
1962-1992 Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, Box 168
1964 Vladimir Ussachevsky Collection
1964-1971 Paul Amadeus Pisk Papers
1965, 1976 Music Division Old Correspondence

This inventory contains correspondence from Aurelio de la Vega. For additional correspondence to Aurelio de la Vega from others, search within the finding aid of the Moldenhauer Archives for his name. Correspondence dating from 1947-1983 is written to Aurelio de la Vega from numerous individuals including: Ernest Bloch, Luigi Dallapiccola, Juan Guinjoán, Györgi Ligeti, Yoritsune Matsudaira, Darius Milhaud, and Joaquín Rodrigo.

Holograph Scores

Work Title Dates Location/Call Number
Analigus 1965 September 3-October 22 ML96.V35 (Case)
Andamar-Ramadna 1975 June 10-11 ML96.V (Case)
Antinomies 1967 July 22- Aug 1 ML96.V35 (Case)
Astralis 1977 July 14-15 ML96.V (Case)
7 Canciones 1962 December 20 ML96.V (Case)
Cantata para dos sopranos [full score] 1958 June 2-Jul 6 ML96.V35 (Case)
Cantata para dos sopranos [piano-vocal score] 1958 June 2-Jul 6 ML96.V35 (Case)
Corde 1977 July 27 ML96.V (Case)
Dos Movimientos para cuarteto de cuerdas 1945 September 13-Oct 2 ML96.V35 (Case)
Exospheres 1966 December 26-28 ML96.V35 (Case)
The Infinite Square 1976 August 11 ML96.V (Case)
Interpolation 1965 June 22-27 ML96.V35 (Case)
Work Title Dates Location/Call Number
The Magic Labyrinth 1975 June 12 Moldenhauer Archives, Box 57
The Magic Labyrinth 1975 June 12 ML96.V (Case)
Nones 1977 July 1-2 ML96.V (Case)
Olep Ed Arudamot 1976 August 11 ML96.V (Case)
Segments 1964 January 27-February 9 ML96.V35 (Case)
Structures 1962 ML29c.V331 (Case)
(Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation commission)
Symphony in Four Parts 1960 March 10-November 28 ML96.V35 (Case)
Variants 1964 June 18-July 27 ML96.V35 (Case)

Facsimile Scores

Work Title Dates Location/Call Number
Analigus 1964 ML96.5.V43 (Case)
Astralis undated Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, Box 268
Corde undated Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, Box 268
Cuarteto 1957 ML96.5.V43 (Case)
The Infinite Square undated Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, Box 268
The Magic Labyrinth 1975 Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, Box 268
Nones undated Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, Box 268
Segments 1964 ML96.5.V43 (Case)
Toccata para piano 1957 ML96.5.V43 (Case)
Trio for Flute, Oboe, and Clarinet 1960 ML96.5.V43 (Case)

Note: Many of the facsimile scores by Aurelio de la Vega classed with "ML96.5" call numbers are facsimiles with hand-colored graphic notation by the composer. These compositions are listed in the category "Facsimile Scores" in order to reflect the original cataloging classification. The call number may possibly change to "ML96" in the future in order to reflect the holograph hand-coloring.

Other Manuscripts

Work Title Dates Location/Call Number
Andamar-Ramadna undated Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, Box 268
The Cranbrook Triptych 1981 Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, Box 268
Olep ed Arudamot 1976 March Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, Box 268
Segments para violin y piano 1964 Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, Box 268
Variants para piano 1965 February Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, Box 268