Guide to the Papers of Allan Marett

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MS 10473

National Library of Australia View Catalogue Record

Created: May 2019

Collection Summary

Creator
Professor Allan Marett
Title
Papers of Allan Marett
Date Range
1674-2013
Collection Number
MS 10473
Extent
1.35 metres (9 ms boxes)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
Special Collections (Manuscripts)

Introduction

Scope and Contents

This collection includes papers relating to the personal and academic life of Emeritus Professor of Musicology Allan Marett and include: correspondence; reviews; interviews; journalism; lecture notes; concert programs involving Marett as consultant, author, performer and scholar; newspaper and magazine cuttings; records relating to radio programs and interviews including four programs on Aboriginal music for 2MBS and six programs on Japanese music for the ABC; drafts, reviews, correspondence and texts of the plays Eliza and Oppenheimer; correspondence regarding prizes and appointments; invitations and personal family documents including those relating to the musical life of Marett's parents. Also included are records resulting from two ARC projects on the 13th Century Japanese flute score Chû Ôga Ryûteki Yôroku-fu in the Gagaku tradition (Japanese Imperial Court Music and Dance), comprising a copy of the original tablature score, transcriptions of all pieces and an analysis of the structure of these pieces.

Conditions Governing Access

Access conditions may apply to this collection, please refer to the collection's catalogue record for further information (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn8039798).

Conditions Governing Use

Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions. For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s). Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.

Preferred Citation

Items from this collection should be cited as 'Papers of Allan Marett, National Library of Australia, MS 10473 [class/series/file/item number(s)]'.

Finding Aid Source

Please note: This finding aid may comprise or contain descriptive information provided by donors, researchers and/or volunteers.

Item Descriptions

Class 1. Consignment Received February 2019, 1674-2013

This consignment comprises papers relating to the personal and academic life of Emeritus Professor of Musicology Allan Marett and include: correspondence; reviews; interviews; journalism; lecture notes; concert programs involving Marett as consultant, author, performer and scholar; newspaper and magazine cuttings; records relating to radio programs and interviews including four programs on Aboriginal music for 2MBS and six programs on Japanese music for the ABC; drafts, reviews, correspondence and texts of the plays Eliza and Oppenheimer; correspondence regarding prizes and appointments; invitations and personal family documents including those relating to the musical life of Marett's parents. Also included are records resulting from two ARC projects on the 13th Century Japanese flute score Chû Ôga Ryûteki Yôroku-fu in the Gagaku tradition (Japanese Imperial Court Music and Dance), comprising a copy of the original tablature score, transcriptions of all pieces and an analysis of the structure of these pieces.

Series. Chû Ôga Ryûteki Yôroku Fu (CORYF )

Photocopy of source for Chû Ôga Ryûteki Yôroku Fu, Rakusaidô-bon (Rakusaidô copy), held in Research Archives for Japanese Music, Ueno Gakuen, Tokyo, Japan., Original (lost) early 14th century; this copy 1674 (File 1) - Box 1
Photocopy of source for Chû Ôga Ryûteki Yôroku Fu, held in the Library of Tenri University, Tenri, Japan., Original (lost) early 14th century; this copy is from the Muromachi period (14-16th century) (File 2) - Box 1
Photocopy of source for Chû Ôga Ryûteki Yôroku Fu, Ryûteki Yôroku-fu, held in Research Archives for Japanese Music, Ueno Gakuen, Tokyo, Japan., Original (lost) early 14th century; this copy possibly 1782. (File 3) - Box 1
Photocopy of Ryûgin-shô, held in Research Archives for Japanese Music, Ueno Gakuen, Tokyo, Japan., Original (lost) early 14th century; this copy 1660 (File 4) - Box 1
Photocopy of a fragment of CORYF (Picken 165), Cambridge University Library, Original early 14th century; this copy possibly early Edo period. (File 5) - Box 1
Handwritten index (Marett) of CORYF copies), 1988 (File 6) - Box 1
Transcriptions of Ichikotsu-chô pieces from CORYF. Two volumes: vol 1 original and photocopy (rearranged); vol 2 original and photocopy (rearranged). Four sources (Sonkeikaku-bunko, Tenri, Ryûteki yôroku-fu, Ryûginshô, see Marett 1988)., 1983 (File 7) - Box 2
Photocopy of item 1 with further annotation., 1983 (File 8) - Box 2
Transcriptions of Sôjô (2 vols) and Taishiki-chô pieces (2 vols) from CORYF. Same sources as Item 1. (File 9) - Box 2
Transcriptions of Ôshiki-chô pieces (2 vols) and Banshiki-chô pieces (2 vols) from CORYF. Same sources as for Item 1, 1983 (File 10) - Box 2
Transcriptions of Hyôjô pieces (1 vol) from CORYF and index of formulae (1 vol). Same sources as for Item 1, 1983 (File 11) - Box 2
Miscellaneous transcriptions and notes- 1. Etenraku (Jinchi yôroku); 2. Sôgô no ha (CORYF); 3. CORYF transcription notes, Cambridge 1984; 4. Miscellaneous notes and transcription from CORYF; 5. Kyôkunshô translations; 6. Analysis of Banshiki-chô formulae (Hugh de Ferranti); 7. Notes on nobebyôshi; 8. Transmission materials; 9. Draft table of CORYF sources, 1980-1990 (File 12) - Box 2
Transcriptions from Shinsen shôteki-fu (File 13) - Box 2
Transcriptions comparing sources plus some analysis of Ichikotsu-chô Hayabyôshi, ca. 1990 (File 14) - Box 3
Analysis of Ichikotsu-chô nobebyôshi, ca. 1990 (File 15) - Box 3
restrictions apply (File)
Analytical notes, ca. 1990 (File 16) - Box 3
Transcriptions of Ichikotsu-chô pieces, 1992 (File 17) - Box 3
Transcriptions of Banshiki-chô pieces, 1992 (File 18) - Box 3
Analysis of hayabyôshi and nobebyôshi formulae, 1992 (File 19) - Box 3
Field notebooks Japan, 1992 (File 20) - Box 3
Field notebooks Japan, 1976-1977 (File 21) - Box 3
Miscellaneous notes, ca. 1982 (File 22) - Box 3
CORYF compared to Shinsen shôteki-fu (Originals A) CORYF pp.8-58, 1990s (File 23) - Box 4
CORYF compared to Shinsen shôteki-fu (Originals B) CORYF pp.190-225, 1990s (File 24) - Box 4
CORYF compared to Shinsen shôteki-fu. Photocopies of pages not contained in Items 1 and 2, ie pages for which the original transcriptions have been lost., 1990s (File 25) - Box 4
Index of transcriptions comparing CORYF to Shinsen shôteki-fu, 1990s (File 26) - Box 4
Miscellaneous transcriptions of CORYF (File 27) - Box 4
Edited CORYF comparing melody to modern shô, SSSTF and Hakuga no fue-fu. Kishunraku, Yôguraku, Sekihaku Tôrika, 1990s (File 28) - Box 4
CORYF project. ARC small grant applications, 1992-1993 (File 29) - Box 4

Series. Miscellaneous

Personal/family documents including of parents' musical life, 1951-1998 (File 30 a-e) - Box 5
Published reviews, interviews, journalism by Marett or in response to Marett., 1973-2004 (File 31) - Box 5
Text and associated correspondence regarding four programs on Aboriginal music for 2MBS, 1988 (File 32) - Box 5
Concert programs involving Marett as consultant, author, performer, scholar, 1974-2009 (File 33) - Box 5
Newspaper and magazine cuttings, radio programs and interviews about Marett's work: Reviews of Music and Tradition (1981); Musica Asiatica 1 & 2 (1979); Review of Rak Badjalarr CD (Deborah Rose); HKU Review: Australian Aboriginal Music: Making it available to the world, 1996; Koori Mail 30 July 1991 Rare recordings returned; Australian 1 August 2004 Survival in song and dance; Australian Review 25-26 October 2008 Rhythm Stick, Nicolas Rothwell; Canberra Times 15 September 2001 Sung Poetry Waiting for an Audience, Allan Marett; SOAs Alumini Newsletter Autumn 1994 - A note of Distinction; SU News 30 June 1981 New Findings on Ancient Music cause a sitr in Japan; The Music Show RN 12 October 2002 (Andrew Ford interview); Koori Mail 25 August 2004; 2SER 8 April 2005 [CD]; ABC News Online - Music Project launched at Garma, 1981-2005 (File 34) - Box 5
Six programs on Japanese music for the ABC. Scripts and supplementary materials, 1985 (File 35) - Box 5
Miscellaneous correspondence re prizes, appointments, invitations; lecture notices, 1988-2006 (File 36) - Box 5
Reviews of Bunggridj-Bunggridj CD (File 43) - Box 7
Songs, Dreamings and Ghosts reviews etc (File 44) - Box 7
Zen Buddhist transmission; Review of Mattiessen, Nine Headed Dragon River; Dôgen, Maralung and the Flowers of Emptiness (Marett), 1980-2018 (File 45) - Box 7
Miscellaneous correspondence about the merging of the Sydney University Music Department and the SCM; Peter Platt Obituary (SMH 15 August 2000 (by Marett); Ray Keogh Memorial Concert 18 October 1996; Malcolm Gillies Callaway Lecture (on collegiality post-Facing the Music; press clipping about the merger of the Music Department and the SCM, 2000-2005 (File 46) - Box 7
Hong Kong Music Department. Review of department; notice of Marett's appointment (in Chinese), 1993-1997 (File 47) - Box 7
Programs for conferences at which Marett gave papers. (File 48) - Box 8

Series. Unpublished papers

Unpublished papers 1, 1985-2000 (File 37) - Box 6
Unpublished papers 2, 1980-2014 (File 38) - Box 6
Unpublished papers 3, 2002-2011 (File 39) - Box 6
Unpublished papers 4, 1991-2002 (File 40) - Box 6
Unpublished papers 5, 1990-2008 (File 41) - Box 6
Unpublished papers 6, 1967-1972 (File 42) - Box 7

Series. Correspondence

Picken-Marett correspondence, 1975-1995 (File 49) - Box 8
Markham 1978-85, Mitani 1977-78, McAlpine 1986-89, Barwick, 1987-88, Fallows 1995; Condit 1984; Greg Anderson 1986-89, 1977-1995 (File 50) - Box 8
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1975-1990 (File 51) - Box 8
Ray Keogh, 1983-1985 (File 52) - Box 8
Correspondence about publishing projects, 1987-2006 (File 53) - Box 9
Confidential correspondence (File 54) - Box 9

Series. Noh plays

Documents relating to performances of Kiyotsune and At the Hawk's Well at SU, 1984 (File 55) - Box 9
Eliza: reviews, articles and correspondence, 1987-1991 (File 56) - Box 9
Eliza: early drafts, 1984-1991 (File 57) - Box 9
Oppenheimer: Correspondence and sundry documents, 2014-1915 (File 58) - Box 9
Oppenheimer: Reviews and articles, texts of Oppenheimer, 2014-1915 (File 59) - Box 9

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