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The Jean Berger Music and Personal Papers, 1931-2002

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Descriptive summary

Creator(s)
Title Jean Berger Music and Personal Papers
Dates 1931-2002
Extent 20 linear feet (48 boxes)
Location Housed in the American Music Research Center

 

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Scope and Contents

Papers of Jean Berger (1909-2002), born Artur Schlossberg, professor of Music (1961-1968), including manuscript and published scores and parts; scrapbooks; drafts of memoirs and related correspondence; diaries (1948-2002); personal correspondence, especially with Henry Pleasants, Rita Berger and Jon Berger; geneological records; business papers and correspondence concerning copyright, the American Society of Composers and Publishers (ASCAP), publishers and publications, and travel; contracts; records of royalties; dissertations concerning the music of Jean Berger; audio and video recordings of the works of Jean Berger.

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Organization of the Collection

The collection is organized into the following series:

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Arrangement

Scores and manuscripts are arranged alphabetically by title

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Index Terms

Access points related to this collection

Personal names
Corporate names
Subject headings

 

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jean Berger Music and Personal Papers, University of Colorado, Boulder

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Restrictions

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the American Music Research Center.

Access

Collection is open for research.

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Detailed Description

Compositions
Box 1
1 Adorai, Montanhas: All Ye Mountains, 1942
(SATB and Piano)
2 Airs and Rounds, 1959
(Voices a cappella and Piano)
3 All is Vanity, 1973
(SATB and Piano)
4 Alleluia from Brazilian Psalm, 1941?
(SATB, TTBB)
5 Amoretti: Five Love Songs on Poems by 16th and 17th Century authors, 1984
(Voice and Piano)
6 And It Shall Come To Pass, 1966
(SATB a cappella)
7 Andorinha Querida
(Voice and Piano)
8 Après ai qu'en chantant
(Voice, strings, and woodwinds)
9 As For Man, 1969
(SATB a cappella)
10 Bailada, 1949
(Band)
Box 2
1 Bailada
(SSA and Piano)
2 Baker's Dozen, 1980 (Part 1)
(Piano)
3 Baker's Dozen, 1980 (Part 2)
(Piano)
4 Ballad
(Voice and piano)
5 Barely Missed
(Voice and orchestra)
6 Beatus Vir: Psalm 112
(SATB and Organ)
7 Behind the Cloud, 1966
(SATB a cappella)
8 Behold, God Is My Salvation, 1965
(SATB a cappella)
9 Behold, the Lord Hath Proclaimed, 1964
(SATB a cappella)
10 Believe It or Not: Old Superstitions, 1976
(SATB a cappella)
11 Belle Ilona, 1936
(Voice and Piano)
12 Ben Franklin's Wit and Wisdom
(SATB and Piano)
13 Benedixerunt eam, 1952
(SATB a cappella)
14 Benediction
15 Better Lose the Saddle Than the Horse, 1973
(SSA and Piano)
16 Bio-Geometrics, 1981
(SATB and Piano)
17 Birds of a Feather: an Entertainment in One Act, 1970 (score)
(Chorus, Soloists, Various Instruments)
Box 3
1 Birds of a Feather: an Entertainment in One Act, 1970 (parts)
(Chorus, Soloists, Various Instruments)
2 Bits of Wisdom, 1968
(SSA a cappella)
3 Blame Not My Lute, 1991
(High Voice and Piano)
4 Blessed Are They: Psalm 84, 1983
(SATB and Optional Timpani)
5 Blessed Are They That Dwell in Thy House: Psalm 84, 1983
(SATB and Organ)
6 Blessed Be His Name, 1984
(SATB a cappella)
7 Blessing & Righteousness: Psalm 24, 1964
(SATB a cappella)
8 Boo-Hoo at the Zoo, 1977
(2 Part Voices and Piano)
9 Boulderollicks, 1964
(String Orchestra)
10 Brazilian Psalm: Psalmo Brasileiro, 1941
(SATB a cappella)
11 Bug for All Seasons, 1986
(SS and Piano)
Box 4
1 Cançao do Mineiro, 1942
(Voice and piano)
2 Cantate Domino, 1961
3 Canticle of the Sun, 1980
(SATB, Viola, Small Percussion)
4 Cantico de lo frate sole, 1989
(Voice and Piano)
5 Cantiga, 1942
(SATB and Piano Voice and Piano)
6 Cantigas: Hear the Singing, 1941
(SATB a cappella)
7 Carguez les voiles, 1936
(Voice and Piano)
8 Caribbean Concerto for Harmonica and Orchestra, 1941
(Harmonica and Orchestra)
9 Caribbean Concerto for Two Trumpets and Orchestra
(2 Trumpets and Orchestra)
10 Caribbean Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, 1940
(Violin and Orchestra)
11 Caribbean Cruise, 1949
(2 Pianos, 4 Hands)
12 Cease from Anger: Psalm 37, 1976
(SATB a cappella)
13 Chanson de femme
14 Chansonnier de femme, 1992
(Voice and Piano)
15 Cherry Tree Carol, Liturgical Drama, 1974
(SATB, Keyboard, Instruments, Dancers)
Box 5
1 Child's Book of Beasts, 1961 (Set I)
(SA or TB)
2 Child's Book of Beasts, 1961 (Set II)
(SA or TB)
3 Cinq chants populaires palestiniens, 1937
(Voice and Piano)
4 Cinq mélodies brèves, 1937
(Voice and Piano)
5 Come Away, 1985
(SATB a cappella)
6 Concert Piece for Two Flutes and String Orchestra, 1942
(2 Flutes and String Orchestra)
7 Concertino for Harmonica and Chamber Orchestra, 1948
(Harmonica and Chamber Orchestra)
8 Concertino for Harmonica and String Orchestra, 1948
(Harmonica and String Orchestra)
9 Concertino for Piano and Chamber Orchestra, 1948
(Piano and Chamber Orchestra )
Box 6
1 Concerto for Harmonica and Orchestra, 1941 (score)
(Harmonica and orchestra)
2 Concerto for Harmonica and Orchestra, 1941 (parts)
3 Country Sketches, 1980
(Piano)
4 Country Songs, 1964
(SATB a cappella)
5 Creole Overture, 1947 (score)
(Orchestra)
6 Creole Overture, 1947 (score, parts)
7 Critic, 1976
(Treble Voices, 2 Treble Instruments and Percussion)
8 Cuck-a-cadoo, 1953
(Operetta)
Box 7
1 De Profundis Clamavi: Psalm 130, 1960
(SATB, Soprano Solo)
2 De Profundis Clamavi, 193?
(Voice and Piano)
3 Dear Aunt Phoebe, 1952
(SSA and Piano)
4 Deux mélodies pour voix graves, 1939
(Voice and Piano)
5 Deux sonnets de Louise Labé, 1936
(SATB)
6 Devotional Songs, 1960
(SATB a cappella)
7 Different Drummer, 1973
(SSATBB and Instruments )
8 Diversion for a Consort of Singers and Players, 1977
(SATB & 3 Stringed Instruments or Harpsichord or Piano)
9 Diversion for Chorus and Dancers, 1971
(SATB and Piano)
10 Diversion for Strings, 1977
(String Quintet)
Box 8
1 Diversion for Three, 1974
(Soprano, Flute, and Piano)
2 Diversion for Three Trombones, 1982
(Three Trombones)
3 Diversions For Keyboard, 1979
(Piano or Harpsichord)
4 Divertimento for Three Treble Instruments, 1955
5 Divertissement for String Orchestra, 1960
(String Orchestra)
6 Dix airs d'chez nous, 1942
7 Does it Matter...
(Vocal line only)
8 Dos Cantos, 1985
(Tenor and Piano)
9 Doublets, 1972
(4 part voices (M or F) and Instruments)
10 Duo Concertant, 1940
(Violin and Piano)
Box 9
1 Early in the Morning, 1976
(SATB with Piano and Percussion)
2 Earth Is the Lord's: Psalm 24, 1983
(SA and Organ)
3 Elegy for Strings, 1974
(String Quintet)
4 Entrée-Ballet
(Brass Quintet)
5 Epigrams, 1987
(Voice and Piano)
6 Etude, 1942
(Voice and Piano Violoncello and Piano)
7 Even Such Is Tlime, 1963
(SATB a cappella)
8 Every Jack Must Have His Jill, 1972
(SATB and Piano )
9 Except the Lord the City Keep, 1957
(SATB a cappella)
10 Exiles, A Cantata, 1943
(Baritone or Alto, Mezzosoprano & Soprano Solos, SATB, 2 Pianos and Percussion)
11 Eyes of All Wait Upon Thee: Psalm 145, 1959
(SATB a cappella)
Box 10
1 Facts, 1963
(3 Treble Voices & Piano)
2 Fashions Change, 1952
(SSA and Piano)
3 Faucheur sinistre
(Voice and Piano)
4 Faucheurs
(Voice and Piano)
5 Fiery Furnace, 1962
(SATB a cappella with 5 Male Soloists)
6 Fiesta
(Voice and piano)
7 Fille dans la tour
(Voice and Piano)
8 Fin, Feather and Fur, 1973
(SSA and Piano)
9 Five Canzonets, 1956
(SATB a cappella)
10 Five Compositions for the Piano
(Piano)
11 Five Quotations, 1968
(SATB a cappella)
12 Five Shelley Poems, 1975
(Voice and Piano)
13 Five Songs, 1948
(Medium Voice, Flute, Viola, Cello)
14 Five Songs for Voice and Piano
(Voice and Piano)
15 Five Songs of Israel
(Unison chorus, Solo voice, Piano)
Box 11
1 For the Love of God: God is Love, 1984
(SATB and Piano (bass optional))
2 For This Good Company, 1952
(SATB and Piano or Organ)
3 Fountain of Life, 1967
(SATB a cappella)
4 Four Bagatelles, 1981
(Violin & Viola duet)
5 Four Epigrams
(SATB and Piano)
6 Four Inventions for Two Violins
(Violin)
7 Four Minatures, 1981
(Piano)
8 Four Songs, 1947
(Voice and Piano)
9 Four Sonnets, 1939 (Version I)
(Voice and Piano and String Quartet)
10 Four Sonnets, 1939 (Version II)
(Voice and Piano)
11 Four Sonnets (parts) (Versions I, II)
12 Four Vignettes, 1960
(SATB a cappella)
Box 12
1 From Isaiah, 1964 (Parts 1, 2, 3)
(SATB a cappella and Piano)
2 From Portugal
(Voice and Piano)
3 From the Bay Psalm Book, 1962 (Set 1)
(SATB a cappella)
4 From the Bay Psalm Book, 1980 (Set 2)
(SATB a cappella)
5 From the Proverbs, 1962
(SATB a cappella)
6 Fruit of the Vine, 1976
(SATB a cappella)
7 Fuenf Chorsäetze, 1997
(Choir, a cappella)
8 Give a Man a Fish, 1985
(SA and Piano)
9 Gladness of the Heart: Psalm 84, 1990
(SATB, Alto Solo, Piano)
10 Glorify the Lord with Me: Psalm 34, 1966
(SATB a cappella)
11 Glory and Honor: Psalm 8, 1948
(SATB a cappella)
12 Glory Be to God, 1954
(SATB a cappella)
13 Go Not for Every Grief to the Physician, 1970
(SATB and Piano)
14 God Be in My Heart, 1981
(SATB a cappella)
15 Good, Better, Best, 1970
(Voice and Piano)
Box 13
1 Good Neighbor Series
(Voice and Piano)
2 Good of Contentment, 1950
(SATB a cappella)
3 Good-Bye, 1974
(SATB a cappella)
4 Great is the Lord: Psalm 145, 1976
(SATB a cappella)
5 Happy Are They That Dwell in Thy House, 1961
(SATB a cappella)
6 Happy Is the Man, 1958
(SATB a cappella)
7 Happy the Man, 1977
(SATB a cappella)
8 Haste, Elegy and Wedlock, Three Duets, 1971
(Voices and Piano)
9 Haste Makes Waste, 1969
(2 Voices & Piano)
10 He Who Gives to the Poor, 1981
(SATB a cappella)
11 Highway of the Upright: Quam pulchri super montes, 1952
(SATB a cappella or organ)
12 Hope for Peace, 1976
(SATB and soloists a capella)
13 Hope for Tomorrow, 1956
(SATB or TTBB with Piano )
14 Hope in God: Psalm 43, 1986
(SATB a cappella)
15 How Amiable Are Thy Tabernacles: Psalm 84, 1963
(SSAATTBB, Organ, Handbells)
16 How Beautiful Upon the Mountains, 1964
(SATB a cappella)
17 How Brightly Beams the Morning Star
(SATB and Organ)
18 How Good It Is : Psalm 133, 1981
(SATB a cappella)
19 How Lovely Are Thy Tabernacles, 1963
(SSAATTBB & Soloist)
Box 14
1 Hymns of Praise, 1963
(SATB a cappella)
2 I Found a Castle, 1947
(Voice and Piano)
3 I to the Hills Lift up Mine Eyes: Psalm 121, 1961
(SATB a cappella)
4 I Will Be With Thee: Isaiah 43: 2,3, 1965
(Solo and SATB acapella)
5 I Will Greatly Rejoice in the Lord, 1959
(SATB a cappella)
6 I Will Sing of Your Might, 1985
(SATB a cappella)
7 If a Man Die, 1972
(SATB a cappella)
8 If I Can Stop One Heart, 1973
(SATB a cappella)
9 If I Flew to the Point of Sunrise: Psalm 139, 1981
(SATB a cappella)
10 In a Time of Pestilence, 1945
(SATB a cappella & 4 Soloists)
11 In Days to Come, 1949
(SATB a cappella)
12 Instruments, 1941
(Voice and Piano)
13 Intrada, 1957
(Brass Quartet)
14 Introduction and Allegro for Unaccompanied Flute
(Flute)
15 It Is Good to Be Merry, 1955
(SSAATTBB a cappella )
16 It Is Good to Give Thanks: Psalm 92, 1967
(SATB and Organ )
17 It Is Good to Give Thanks: Psalm 136, 1970
(SATB, Children's Voices, Flutes)
18 It Is Sometimes Better to Give Your Apple Away, 1970
(Unison or SA and Piano)
19 It's Not Fair, 1981
(SSA & Piano)
20 I've Known Rivers, 1952
(TTBB a cappella)
21 Jeanne Must Come Again, 1943
(Voice and Piano)
22 Jerusalem, My Happy Home: Chorale prelude
(Organ)
23 Jerusalem, My Happy Home: Hymn and Anthem
(SATB and Piano)
24 Just a Little Word from You, 1953
(Voice and Piano)
25 Just So, 1970
(SATB a cappella)
Box 15
1 Knock on Wood!, 1978
(SATB a cappella)
2 Leave It All Quietly To God: Psalm 62, 1982
(SATB a cappella)
3 Let the People Praise Thee, O God: Psalm 67, 1963
(SATB & 2 Trumpets)
4 Let Us Go into the House of the Lord: Psalm 122, 1964
(SATB a cappella)
5 Let Us Now Build a Holy Place, 1985
(SATB and Organ)
6 Life Again, 1976
(SATB and optional percussion)
7 Life Is Not a Dream, 1981
(SATB a cappella)
8 Lift up Your Eyes on High, 1964
(SATB a cappella)
9 Lift Up Your Heads for Double Choir: Psalm 24, 1973
(SSAATTBB, 3 Trumpets, Organ)
10 Lift Up Your Heads for Mixed Voices: Psalm 24, 1959
(SSATBB a cappella)
11 Lonley People
(SATB and Isnt. Accomp. Ad Lib.)
12 Look at Life, 1981
(SATB a cappella and Tambourine)
13 Look before You Leap, 1980
(SSA and Piano)
14 Lord, from the Depth I Cried to Thee : Psalm 130, 1961?
(SATB a cappella)
15 Lord Gives Wisdom, 1977
(SATB a cappella)
16 Lord Is Good to All: Psalm 145, 1977
(SATB a cappella and opt'l. Finger Cymbals)
17 Lord Is My Light: Psalm 27, 1980
(SATB a cappella)
18 Lord Is My Shepherd: Psalm 23, 1960
(SATB a cappella)
19 Lord Is My Strength: Psalm 28, 1977
(SATB & 2 Trumpets)
20 Lord Is Righteous in All His Ways, 1961
(SATB a cappella)
21 Lord, Save Us, We Perish
(SATB a cappella)
22 Lord to Me a Shepherd Is, 1975
(SATB, Percussion and/or Electric Piano)
Box 16
1 Ma Malia, 1941
(Voice and Piano)
2 Magnificat, 1961
(SATB, Soprano Solo, Flute, Tambourine, Triangle )
3 Man's Life Is Well Compared to a Feast, 1963
(SATB a cappella)
4 Marche le Carnaval, 1943
(Piano)
5 Meditations, 1988
(Voice and Piano)
6 Memories of Brazil, 1977
(Piano)
7 Messianic Songs
(Voice and String Quartet)
8 Mill Gains by Going, 1969
(SATB a cappella)
9 Minnie and Winnie, 1957
(SSA a cappella)
10 Mocinha bemfeitinha
(Voice and Piano)
11 Mock Turtle's Song, 1963
(3 Treble Voices & Piano)
12 More Diversions for Keyboard, 1980
(Piano or Harpsichord)
13 Mountain and the Squirrel, 1958
(SATB a cappella)
14 Mr. Finney's Turnip, 1957
(SSA a cappella)
15 My Days Are Like an Evening Shadow: Psalm 102, 1957
(SATB a cappella)
16 My Soul, O Wherefore Dost Thou Bow : Psalm 42, 1961?
(SATB a cappella)
17 Ne joue pas avec mon coeur, 1935
(Voice and Organ)
18 New Year Carol, 1972
(SSAA, 2 Flutes and Percussion)
19 Night Has a Thousand Eyes, 1973
(SATB a cappella)
20 No Jardim
(Med. Voice and Piano)
21 No Man is an Island, 1951
(SATB a cappella)
22 Nostalgia
(Piano)
23 Ó Ai, Ó Linda
(SATB and Piano w/ Mandolin)
Box 17
1 O Clap Your Hands: Psalm 47, 1961
(SATB a cappella)
2 O Come Let Us Sing Unto the Lord : Psalm 95, 1954
(SATB a cappella)
3 O Give Thanks unto the Lord: Psalm 105, 1958 (Version 1)
(SSATTB a cappella)
4 O Give Thanks unto the Lord: Psalm 105, 1978 (Version 2)
(SATB a cappella)
5 O Give Thanks unto the Lord: Psalm 107, 113, 1978 (Version 3)
(SATB a cappella)
6 O Lord, Seek Us, 1976
(SATB a cappella)
7 O Lord, Thou God of Israel, 1957
(SATB a cappella)
8 O Mortal Man, 1957
(SATB a cappella)
9 O Praise the Lord All Ye Nations: Psalm 117, 1963
(SATB, Tambourine, Castanets, Handbells)
10 O Sing All Ye Lands: Psalm 100, 1962
(SATB a cappella)
11 O Sing to the Lord, 1955
(SATB a cappella)
12 Of Life, 1973
(SATB, Soloist and Instrumental accompaniment)
13 Of Love, 1969
(High Voice and Piano)
14 Of Mirth and Merriment, 1967
(SATB a cappella)
15 Of Wisdom and Folly: Book of Proverbs, 1964
(SATB a cappella)
16 Old Moby Dick, 1953
(TTBB & Piano)
17 Old Sayings, 1973
(SATB a cappella with Percussion )
18 On Looks, On Love, On Marriage, 1978
(SATB a cappella)
Box 18
1 Papou, 1951
(Opera)
2 Parable of the Sower, 1962
(SATB and organ)
3 Parrot from San Domingo
(Voice and Piano)
4 Partita for Piano, 1952
(Piano)
5 Partita for Woodwind Quintet, 1952
(Woodwind Quintet)
6 Pater Noster, 1961
(SATB)
7 Path of the Just, 1966
(SATB a cappella)
8 Peace Be Within Thy Walls: Psalm 122, 1983
(SATB and Organ)
9 Peace of the City, 1985
(SATB and Organ)
10 Pennyworth of Mirth, 1965
(SATB a cappella)
11 Pernette
(Voice and Piano)
12 Petite suite, 1958
(String Orchestra)
13 Petits lapons, 1936
(Voice and piano)
Box 19
1 Pied Piper, a Play with Music, 1968 (I)
(Play w/Music)
2 Pied Piper, a Play with Music, 1968 (II)
(Play w/Music)
3 Poor Have Little, 1977
(SATB and Piano)
4 Portuguese Noel
(SATB and Piano)
5 Praised Be Thou, O Lord, 1967
(SATB a cappella)
6 Prayer, 1981
(SATB a cappella)
7 Prayer of Manasseh, 1955
(SATB a cappella)
Box 20
1 Poor Richard's Almanack, 1967
(SATB a cappella)
2 Preserve Me, O God: Psalm 16, 1962
(SATB a cappella)
3 Psalm 13, 1948
(SSATB a cappella)
4 Psalm 57 in Three Movements, 1960
(SATB w/ Piano, Organ or Brass Quartet)
5 Psalm 86, 1961
(SATB and Piano)
6 Psalm 113, 1963
(SATB, Brass Quartet and Timpani)
7 Psalm 128: Blessed Is Every One That Feareth the Lord, 1958
(SATB, Piano, Soprano Solo)
8 Psalm 140 - Psalm 146, 1958 (I)
(SATB and 2 Pianos)
9 Psalm 140 - Psalm 146, 1958 (II)
(SATB and 2 Pianos)
10 Psalm 150: Praise Ye the Lord, 1948
(SATB a cappella)
Box 21
1 Psalms of Penitence, 1952 (score, parts)
(SATB & Organ; SATB & Orchestra)
2 Psalms of Penitence, 1952 (score, parts)
(SATB & Organ; SATB & Orchestra)
3 Psalms of Penitence, 1952 (score, parts) (transparent masters)
(SATB & Organ; SATB & Orchestra)
4 Psalms of Penitence, 1952 (Fischer published version w/ composer's markings)
(SATB & Organ; SATB & Orchestra)
Box 22
1 Psalms of Penitence, 1952 (score)
(SATB & Organ; SATB & Orchestra)
2 Psalms of Penitence, 1952 (Violin I parts)
(SATB & Organ; SATB & Orchestra)
3 Psalms of Penitence, 1952 (Violin II parts)
(SATB & Organ; SATB & Orchestra)
4 Psalms of Penitence, 1952 (Viola parts)
(SATB & Organ; SATB & Orchestra)
5 Psalms of Penitence, 1952 (Violoncello parts)
(SATB & Organ; SATB & Orchestra)
6 Psalms of Penitence, 1952 (Bass parts)
(SATB & Organ; SATB & Orchestra)
7 Psalms of Penitence, 1952 (Wind, Brass, Timpani parts)
(SATB & Organ; SATB & Orchestra)
Box 23
1 Quatre chansons, 194?
(Voice and Piano)
2 Quatre chants d'amour, 1937
(Voice and piano)
3 Rejoice!, 1967
(SATB a cappella)
4 Round After Round, 1971
(SATB a cappella)
5 Sainte Catherine: Chanson populaire de Savoie, 1936
(Voice and Piano)
6 Samba das Flores
(Voice and Piano)
7 Sang des autres (Other Men's Blood)
(SATB a cappella)
8 Seek Ye the Lord, 1960
(SATB a cappella)
9 Sermon for Our Time, 1970
(SATB and Soprano or Tenor Solo, and Guitar)
10 Set of Airs, 1990
(Voice and Piano)
11 Set of Five, 1981
(SATB a cappella)
12 Set of Songs, 1969
(Equal Voices & Piano Duet)
13 Set of Three
(SA and Piano)
14 Seven Inventions, 1980
(Piano or Harpsichord)
15 Shakespeare Hit - Parade, 1942
(Voice and Piano )
16 She'd Be Good If She Could But She Can't, 1953
(TTBB and Piano)
17 Short Overture for String Orchestra, 1955
(String Orchestra)
Box 24
1 Short Symphony for Orchestra, 1952 (I)
(Orchestra)
2 Short Symphony for Orchestra, 1952 (II)
(Orchestra)
3 Sinfonia di San Petronio, 1951
(3 Trumpets & String (Quintet) Orchestra)
Box 25
1 Sinfonietta (Orchestra), 1947
(Orchestra)
2 Sinfonietta for String Orchestra and Solo Stringed Instruments, 1977
(String Orchestra and Solo Stringed Instruments)
3 Sing Praises Unto Our God: Psalm 141, 1965
(SATB and Brass Quartet)
4 Sing Unto Him, 1965
(SATB and Organ)
5 Sing Ye to the Lord: Psalm 96, 1979
(Solo Voice, Unison Chorus, and 2 Trumpets)
6 Six Madrigals, 1958
(SATB a cappella)
7 Six Portuguese Folk Songs: Seis Cançaoes Populares, 1946, 1974
(SATB a cappella)
8 Six Rondeaux, 1962
(Voice and Viola)
9 Six Short Pieces for Piano, 1948
(Piano )
Box 26
1 Six Short Pieces for Woodwind Quintet, 1959
(Woodwind Quintet)
2 Skelton Poems, 1955
(SATB, Baritone Solo, Piano)
3 Slow Waltz
(Voice and Piano)
4 Sonata Concertante , 1952
(2 Pianos and String Orchestra)
5 Sonata da Camera, 1949
(Oboe and Piano or Oboe and String Orchestra)
6 Sonata for Piano, 1947
(Piano)
7 Sonata for Piano, op. 39, 1947
(Piano)
8 Sonata for Two Pianos, 1952
(2 Pianos)
9 Sonatina, 1980
(Piano)
10 Sonatina, op. 33, 1947, 1949
(Piano)
11 Sonatina, op. 51, 1950
(Piano)
12 Sonatina, c. 1955
Box 27
1 Sonatina for Two Pianos, 1957
(2 Pianos)
2 Sonatina for Violin and Piano
(Violin and Piano)
3 Song of Praise: Psalm 113, 1989
(SATB and 3 Trumpets)
4 Song of Seasons, 1967 (Part 1)
(SATB a cappella)
5 Song of Seasons, 1967 (Part 2)
(SATB a cappella)
6 Songs of Sadness and Gladness, 1970
(SATB a cappella)
7 Songs of Worship, 1959
(SATB a cappella)
8 Sonnets de Louise Labé, 1990
(Voice and Strings)
9 Souvenirs de France for Piano, 1981
(Piano)
10 Souvenirs de France For Violin, Viola, & Cello, n.d.
(String Trio)
Box 28
1 Square Dance : Hayride, 1955
(String Orchestra)
2 Stone Soup, 1975
(Chorus plus singers, dancers, and players)
3 Suite for Flute and Piano, 1947
(Flute and Piano)
4 Suite for Harpsichord and Piano, 1958
(Harpsichord and Piano)
5 Suite for Strings, 1949
(String Orchestra)
6 Suite for Two Flutes and Piano, 1949
(2 Flutes and Piano)
7 Suite from Le Trésor d'Orphée
(Brass: Cornets, Horns, Trombones, Tubas)
8 Sunday!, 1997
(Mixed voices a cappella)
9 Take From Us, Lord, 1954
(SATB a cappella)
10 Tale of a Dog and A Bee, 1961
(SATB a cappella)
11 Teach Us, Good Lord, 1984
(SATB a cappella)
12 Ten French Folk Songs
(Piano)
13 Test of the Heart: Smile Through Tears, 1966
(SATB a cappella)
Box 29
1 Thank Ye the Lord: Psalm 136, 1957
(SATB a cappella)
2 Then Shalt Thou Understand, 1979
(SAATBB a cappella)
3 There Is a Garden in Her Face, 1958
(SATB a cappella)
4 There's No Luck Like Pluck, 1969
(SATB a cappella)
5 They All Dance the Samba
(Solo Voice and Piano)
6 They All Dance the Samba, 1966
(SATB and Piano)
7 They That Wait Upon the Lord, 1965
(SATB a cappella)
8 This is the Covenant , 1972
(SATB and Organ )
9 Thou Alone Art Israel's Shield, 1974
(SATB a cappella)
10 Three Anthems, 1955
(SATB with Solos and Trumpets)
11 Three Ayres, 1969
(SATB and Piano)
12 Three Brazilian Dances, 1975
(Treble Instrument and Piano)
13 Three Choral Pieces, 1958
(SSA and Piano)
14 Three Choral Pieces On 17th Century Poems, 1964
(SATB and Piano)
15 Three Dances for Strings, 1977
(String Quintet)
16 Three Duets for Like or Mixed Treble Instruments, 1967
(Duet for Treble Instruments)
17 Three Epigrams, 1955
(SATB a cappella)
18 Three Fables for Acting and Dancing, 1972
(Two part chorus, Flutes, Percussion, Piano)
19 Three Fancies, 1941
(TTBB and Piano)
20 Three for Chorus, 1981
(SATB, Flutes, Bass, Tambourine)
21 Three for Three, 1982
(SAA a cappella)
Box 30
1 Three Impromptus: Diversion for Violin and Viola, 1980
(Violin & Viola Duet)
2 Three Introits, 1966
(SATB a cappella)
3 Three Miniatures, 1941
(Voice and piano)
4 Three Moralities, 1963
(SATB a cappella)
5 Three More Bugs, 1989
(SA and Piano)
6 Three Part Songs, 1978
(SATB a cappella)
7 Three Pieces for Strings, 1989
(SA and Piano)
8 Three Poems , 1971
(SATB and Piano)
9 Three Roundelays, 1962
(SATB a cappella)
10 Three Songs: Gifts Vine Song, 1982
(Medium High Voice and Piano)
11 Three Songs for Treble Voices and Piano, 1968
(SSA and Piano)
12 Three Tudor Ayres, 1961
(SATB a cappella)
13 Three Whimsies, 1970
(SATB a cappella)
14 Thy Kingdom Come, 1951
(SATB a cappella)
15 Thy Light Is Come, 1964
(SSA , Flute and Percussion)
16 Time is Eternity, 1990
(SATB and Piano )
17 Time Is Too Slow, 1972
(SSAATBB and Piano )
18 Tres Bailecitos
(Piano)
19 Tres Canciones
(Medium Voice and Piano or Viola and Cello)
Box 31
1 Trio for Flute, Viola, Cello, 1952
(Flute, Viola, Cello)
2 Trois Chansons, 1982
(SATB a cappella)
3 Trois danses Palestiniennes, 1949
(Piano)
4 Trois Esquisses, 1944
(Alto and Piano; String Instruments )
5 Trois Impromptus
(Piano)
6 Trois Poésies traduites du chinois, 1940?
(Voice and Piano )
7 Trova -- Embolada, 1940
(Piano, Harmonica.)
8 Trust In the Lord: Psalm 3, 1960
(SATB a cappella)
9 Tune Thy Music to Thy Heart, 1976
(SATB a cappella)
10 Twilight, 1985
(SATB a cappella)
11 Twilight Star
(Voice and Piano)
12 Two Chances, 1971
(SATB and Bass )
13 Two Choral Elegies, 1959
(SATB a cappella)
14 Two Laments, 1973
(SATB, Tenor Solo, a cappella)
15 Two Motets
(SATB and Organ)
16 Two Motets (Petri), 1957
(SATB a cappella)
17 Two Proverbs, 1955
(SATB, Soprano Solo, a cappella)
Box 32
1 Two Psalms for Chorus and String Orchestra, 1958 (I)
(Chorus and String Orchestra)
2 Two Psalms for Chorus and String Orchestra, 1958 (II)
(Chorus and String Orchestra)
3 Two Songs: Kohelet, 1949
(Soprano, Tenor and Piano)
4 Two Songs on Poems by Robert Frost, 1948
(Voice and Piano)
5 Two Vocalises
(Voice, Piano, Violoncello)
6 Two Whimseys
(SATB and Piano)
7 Vidala: Argentina
(Voice and Piano)
8 Villanellas, 1961
(SATB a cappella)
9 Villanescas, 1941
(Voice and Piano)
10 Vision of Peace, 1948
(SSAATB a cappella)
11 Waiting in the Night, 1973
(SATB and Percussion)
12 Wake Psaltery and Harp, 1964
(SATB and Organ and/or Trumpet)
Box 33
1 Way of Charity: Charity, 1966
(SATB a cappella)
2 We Sanctify Thy Name, 1959
(SSAATTBB a cappella)
3 Welcome the Glorious King, 1982
(SATB and Organ or Piano)
4 What Care I, 1978
(SATB a cappella)
5 What Difference Do es it Make?
(Voice and Piano)
6 When I Hear the Robin Call, 1981
(SATB a cappella)
7 When Storms Arise, 1978
(SATB a cappella)
8 Where Shall Wisdom Be Found?, 1965
(SATB a cappella)
9 Who Is Like Unto Thee O Lord, 1984
(SATB and Organ)
10 Who Is Like Unto Thee?, 1965
(SATB and Organ)
11 Whom Shall I Send?, 1962
(SATB a cappella)
12 Who's Who in the Zoo, 1972
(SATB and 2 Flutes)
13 Why Art Thou Cast Down, O My Soul?: Psalm 45, 1963
(SATB a cappella)
14 Wisdom Hath Builded Her House, 1958
(SSAATTBB a cappella)
15 Wise Sayings (Benjamin Franklin), 1967
(TB and Piano)
16 Word of God, 1968
(SATB a cappella)
17 Word of Our God Will Stand Forever
(SATB and Piano)
18 Ye Shall Go Out With Joy, 1967
(SATB a cappella)
19 Yiphtah and His Daughter, 1971
(SATB a cappella)
20 Your Treasures In Heaven, 1966
(SATB a cappella)
Scrapbooks
Box 34:
Scrapbook, 1935-1970
Box 35:
Scrapbook, 1971-1976
Box 36:
Scrapbook, 1976-2002
Personal Papers
Box 37
1 Schlossberg, Artur. "Italienische Sonata Für Mehrere Instrumente im 17 Jahrhundert" (PhD. Diss: Heidelberg)
2 Berger, Jean. "Memories, Musings and Meanderings" (autobiography) (draft), 1991-1993
Index by Linda Giedl 2002
3 Berger, Jean. "Memories, Musings and Meanderings" (autobiography) (draft)
4 Berger, Jean. "Memories, Musings and Meanderings" (autobiography) (draft)
5 Berger, Jean. "Memories, Musings and Meanderings" (autobiography) (draft)
6 Berger, Jean. "Memories, Musings and Meanderings" (autobiography) (early draft)
7 Berger, Jean. "To and From: for solo voices and typewriter" (memoirs)
Box 38
1 Correspondence – Jon Berger, 1976-95
2 Correspondence – Jon Berger
3 Correspondence – Rita Berger, 1960s
4 Correspondence – Rita Berger, 1970s & 1980s
5 Correspondecne – Rita Berger, 1970s & 1980s
6 Correspondence – Max Gruenewald, 1959-84
7 Correspondence – Henry Pleasants, 1962-75
8 Correspondence – Henry Pleasants, 1975-79
Box 39
1 Correspondecne – Henry Pleasants, 1980-1989
2 Correspondence – Henry Pleasants, 1990-1999
3 Correspondence – Denis Stevens, 1968-1981
4 Correspondence, 1960-1989
5 Awards
6 Class notes, parts 1-5, 1959-1964
7 Class notes, parts 6-10, 1959-1964
Box 40
1 Correspondence – Friends
2 Correspondence – Moreux, Serge
3 Correspondence – Political, 1979 – 1991
4 Cuck – a – ca – doo Production
5 Diaries, 1948-1957
6 Diaries, 1958-1967
7 Diaries, 1968-1977
8 Diary, 1978-1982
Box 41
1 Diaries, 1983-1992
2 Diaries, 1993-2002
3 Genealogy
4 Interview of Jean Berger by CS, 1991-1992
5 Judaism – article, correspondence
6 Lectures
7 Memoirs (Draft)
8 Memoirs (Draft)
9 Memoirs (Draft) (Has 1st Page of Ch. 6)
Box 42
1 Memoirs (Draft)
2 Music Compositions – Catalog
3 Photos – Berger, Jean
4 Photos – Berger, Jean
5 Photos – Family
6 Photos A – Z (Slides)
  • Paul, Charles
  • Angelica, Marthe
  • Misc. & unknown
  • Touselle, Myrethe
  • Schroeder, Andrew
  • Sayao, Bidu
  • Merriman, Nan
  • McKeever, Catherine
  • Magnes, Frances
  • Jobin, Raoul
  • Houston, Elsie
  • Figher, Helena
  • DeVienne, Lucie
  • DeLuca, Giuseppe
  • Coelho, Olga Praguer
  • Cotton, Robin
  • Micheau, Janine
Box 43
1 Programs, Flyers, Posters, 1951 – 2002
2 Proverbs and Sayings, Part 1
3 Proverbs and Sayings, Part 2
4 Research material
5 Writings – About Jean Berger
6 Writings – By Jean Berger
7 Writings – Henry Pleasant Letters, 1962-1971
8 Writings – Henry Pleasant Letters, 1972-2003
9 Writings – "Rape of Lucretia"
Business Papers
Box 44
1 Compositions Lists (with Publisher), 1936-1999
2 Correspondence – Acknowledgements
3 Correspondence – ASCAP
4 Correspondence – ASCAP
5 Correspondence – Brazil
6 Correspondence – Canada, Quebec
7 Correspondence – Commissions
8 Correspondence – Copyright
9 Correspondence – Copyright
Box 45
1 Correspondence – General
2 Correspondence – Germany
3 Correspondence – Ireland
4 Correspondence – Letters to be Kept
5 Correspondence – Mexico
6 Correspondence – Performers
7 Correspondence – Portugal / Spain
8 Correspondence – Publishers
9 Correspondence – Scotland, Glasgow
10 Correspondence – Solo Voice and Typewriter
Including correspondence with Max Gruenewald
11 Correspondence – Stein, Ingeborg
12 Correspondence – Travel, general
13 Correspondence – Under the Blazing Light
14 Correspondence – Vocal Works
Financial Records
Box 46
1 Contracts (A – C)
2 Contracts (D – H)
3 Contracts (I – L)
4 Contracts (M – R)
5 Contracts (S)
6 Contracts (T – Z)
Box 47
1 Royalties, 1958 – 2002
2 Royalties – Alfred Publ. Co.
3 Royalties – Associated Music Publ. Inc.
4 Royalties – Augsburg Fortress
5 Royalties – Belwin Mills Publishing
6 Royalties – Bock, Fred, Music Co.
7 Royalties – Broude Brothers Ltd.
8 Royalties – Columbia Pictures Publications
9 Royalties – European American Music
10 Royalties – Fischer, Carl, Inc.
11 Royalties – Gould, Lawson, Music Publishers
12 Royalties – King, Robert, Music Co.
13 Royalties – Kjos, Neil A., Music Co.
14 Royalties – Leduc, Alphonse
15 Royalties – Peters, C. F., Corp
16 Royalties – Presser, Theodore, Co.
17 Royalties – Schirmer, G.
18 Royalties – Shawnee Press, Inc.
19 Royalties – Tetra Music Corp.
20 Royalties – Tromba
21 Royalties – Union American Hebrew Congress
22 Sales, 1994 - 2003
Student Dissertations and Theses
Box 48
1 Linne, Mary Jane. "An Analysis of Three Fables by Jean Berger: a work appropriate to Middle School Choral Education." University of Montana, Master of Music Education, 1986
2 MacNeill, Roger. "Secular Choral Chamber Music in America since 1950, as represented by the music for this genre by Samuel Adler, Jean Berger, Eugene Butler, and Kirke Mechem." University of Northern Colorado, Doctor of Arts, 1986
3 Shuman, Philip L. "A Stylistic Analysis of Selected Solo Vocal Works by Jean Berger." University of Northern Colorado, Doctor of Arts, 1989
4 Smith, Merrie Melanie. "Jean Berger: His Life and Musical Compositions for the Solo Voice—a Performance Project." University of Maryland, Doctor of Musical Arts, 2001
Audio/Video Materials
Box 49
1 Cherry Tree Carol, Dec. 17 1989 (VHS)
2 Stories, a chamber opera" by Michael Kallstrom (VHS)
3 Recital of Psalms and Alleluias" by Billye Brown Youmans, Soprano, Jan. 31, 1999 (VHS)
4 "Jean Berger Concert" with Jean Berger (commentary) and members of Zeta Zeta Chapter of Delter Omicron Intern’l. Music Fraternity (pianist), First Plymouth Congregational Church, Denver, CO., Mar. 18, 1986 (VHS)
5 "Treasures: Jean Berger Excerpt" Denver Center Media. Stereo: 8:09 minutes (VHS)
6 "Double Concerto" (Martineau?) possibly Berger a performer (Reel-to-reel)
7 Berger/Debussy/Grieg/Hebert, et al by Jeff Foote, Nov. 8, 1995 (DAT)
8 Jean Berger Memorial (MiniDV)
9 Music of Jean Berger (CD)
  • Psalm 57: Animato
  • Eyes of All Wait Upon Thee
  • John Skelton Poems
  • Cniq Chansons (Mary Stuart)
  • Brazilian Psalm
  • Speak to One Another of Psalms
10 "Birthday Party for Jean Berger on the Occasion of his 80th Birthday" from his friends at the University of Colorado. University of Colorado, Grusin Music Hall, Mar. 20 1990 (CD)
  • Child’s Book of Beasts
  • Jean Berger: A Musician of Many Talents by William Kearns
  • Of Love
  • Alleluia from Brazilian Psalm
  • Eyes of all wait upon Thee
  • My true love hath my heart
11 "Concertino for Piano and Chamber Orchestra" (1948) Arapahoe Symphonette, Littleton, CO, Mar. 14 1992 (CD)
12 St. Martin’s Chamber Choir" Timothy Krueger, cond. University of Colorado, Grusin Music Hall, Sept. 26 1998 (CD)
  • Introduction by Thomas Riis
  • My True-Love Hath My Heart
  • Vision of Peace
  • Skelton Poems
  • Harvester’s Song
  • I Find No Peace
  • To Mistress Isabel
  • Lost Is My Quiet
  • Art Thou That She?
13 "Homage to Jean Berger" University of Colorado, Grusin Music Hall, Sept. 27 1998 (CD)
  • Callejon
  • I prithee send me back my heart
  • Face that should content me wonderous well
  • Fain would I love
  • My love is like to ice
  • He that loves a rosy cheek
  • Despechado
  • Mariquita
  • Madrecica
  • Ya Cantan Los Gallos
  • Ay Triste, Que Vengo
  • Ninguno Cierre Las Puertas
  • Bailemos nos tre
  • Chamas me tua vida
  • Apalpei o lado esquerdo
  • Remarks by Daniel Sher, Dean
  • Two Vocalises
14 Music of Jean Berger (CD)
  • The Eyes of All wait upon thee
  • John Skelton Poems
  • Cinq Chansons (Mary Stuart)
  • Speak to One Another of Psalms
  • Brazilian Psalm
  • Psalm 57: Animato
15 Pied Piper Figurine