Scope and Contents
The Paul Vazkén papers (1940-1996) contain manuscript scores and personal papers of the musician. Series 1 contains manuscript scores and arrangements written by Vazkén. Subseries A contains manuscript scores with opus numbers, subseries B contains scores without opus numbers, and subseries C contains Vazkén's manuscript arrangements of music by other composers. Series 2 includes drafts, sketches, and fragments of manuscript scores. Subseries A includes fragments with opus numbers and subseries B contains fragments without opus numbers. Series 3 contains personal papers of Vazkén. These include concert programs, correspondence, copyright licenses, and essays. Also included are various photographs of Vazkén’s personal life and performances.