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Roberts, Stella : Stella Roberts Papers, ca. 1959-1978

Stella Roberts (1899-1988) was a professor of music theory and composition at the American Conservatory of Music for 55 years. She was a student of famed musical pedagogue Nadia Boulanger, and co-wrote "A Handbook of Modal Counterpoint" (New York: Free Press, 1967) with Irwin Fischer. Along with classes in Harmony, Theory, and Musicology, Roberts also taught extensively on Contemporary Music. Papers include course outlines, lesson plans, musical examples for teaching, and speeches. Four lectures were recorded on reel-to-reel tape.
Extent: 1.8 linear feet - (1 record carton and 2 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Music, Women
Call Number: Midwest MS RobertsS
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