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Asher G. Zlotnik Papers


Asher G. Zlotnik Papers
Zlotnik, Asher G.
Collection number:
30.50 linear feet
Bulk dates:
Inclusive dates:
ca. 1945-1997
Collection Area:
Special Collections in Performing Arts
Special Collections in Performing Arts, Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742. Contact the curator:

Dr. Asher G. Zlotnik (1915-1997) was a music scholar and teacher who spent most of his career teaching music theory and sight singing to practicing musicians, including members of the Glen Miller and Tommy Dorsey bands, and members of the radio network orchestras at ABS, CBS, NBC and the WOR radio orchestra. His academic teaching positions included the Hartford School of Music, Manhattan School of Music, and Boston University. He also engaged in research and private teaching in Baltimore until his retirement in 1995. The collection consists of correspondence, scores, writings, articles, clippings, research and notes, student papers and dissertations, educational materials, notebooks, audio recordings, periodicals, and publications related to Zlotnik's work as a music educator and researcher, particularly his research on Robert Schumann and the re-orchestration of Schumann's symphonies.

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Asher G. Zlotnik Papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

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