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David Van Vactor Score for "Suite for Piano"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3965

This collection consists of a handwritten score titled "Suite for Piano" by David Van Vactor for 1962. This handwritten score was gifted to Wallace McClain Cheatham while he was a graduate student at the University of Tennessee.

Dates

  • 1962

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 oversize folder)

Overview

This collection consists of a handwritten score titled "Suite for Piano" by David Van Vactor for 1962. This handwritten score was gifted to Wallace McClain Cheatham while he was a graduate student at the University of Tennessee.

Biographical / Historical

David Van Vactor was born on May 8, 1906 in Plymouth, Indiana. He received both his Bachelor and Master of Music from Northwestern University. He studied with many composers such as Mark Wessel and Franz Schmidt. He was the assistant conductor for the Chicago Civic Orchestra from 1933-1934 and was the assistant conductor at the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra from 1943-1947. He served as the conductor for the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra from 1947 to 1972. He was also a professor of Flute and Composition at the University of Tennessee. He died in Los Angeles, California in 1994.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single oversized folder.

Related Materials

Interested researchers may wish to consult MS.1942, the David Van Vactor Music Collection.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480