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İlhan Mimaroğ̆lu Papers, 1926-2012

Series V: Music production, 1970-1993, undated

Series V contains materials from Mimaroğlu's work as a record producer for Atlantic Records and the company's subsidiary label Finnadar Records, for which Mimaroğlu produced experimental albums between 1972 and 1987. The series contains audio recordings from studio sessions with musicians, as well as business correspondence, invoices, purchase orders, and other business documentation associated with Atlantic and Finnadar Records.

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Subseries V.1: Finnadar Records LPs, 1972-1987



Box 13 Item 34 İlhan Mimaroǧlu, Wings of the Delirious Demon and Other Electronic Works, SR 9001, 1972, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 35 İlhan Mimaroǧlu, Electronic Music for Jean Dubuffet's Coucou Bazar, SR 9003, 1973, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 36 Jean Dubuffet, Musical Experiences, SR 9002, 1973, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 37 Pierre Boulez; Anton Webern, Piano Sonata No. 2; Variations, SR 9004, 1973, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 38 Eric Salzman, Wiretap, QD 9005, 1974, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 39 George Flynn; John Cage, Wound; Winter Music, QD 9006, 1974, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 40 John Cage, et al., Viola Today, SR 9007, 1974, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 41 Arnold Schoenberg, et al., Chamber Symphony, Op. 9; et al., SR 9008, 1975, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 42 Karlheinz Stockhausen, Short Wave; Set Sail for the Sun, SR 9009, 1975, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 43 Bülent Arel, et al., Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, QD 9010, 1976, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 44 Frederic Rzewski, No Place To Go But Around, SR 9011, 1976, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 45 Herbie Mann, Gagaku & Beyond, SR 9014, 1976, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 46 İlhan Mimaroǧlu, Face the Windmills, Turn Left, SR 9012, 1976, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 47 Maurice Ravel, et al., The Ravel & Stravinsky Album, SR 9013, 1976, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 48 Charles Mingus, et al., New Music for Contrabass, SR 9015, 1977, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 49 Edgard Varèse, The Varèse Record, SR 9018, 1977, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 50 Frédéric Chopin, et al., Two Mazurkas, et al., SR 125, 1977, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 51 Henry Cowell, The Piano Music of Henry Cowell, SR 9016, 1977, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 52 John Cage; Marcel Duchamp, 27'10.554", et al., SR 9017, 1977, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 53 Bix Beiderbecke, et al., The Piano Music of Beiderbecke, Ellington, Gershwin, & Johnson, SR 9019, 1978, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 54 Bülent Arel & Daria Semegen, Electronic Music for Dance, SR 9020, 1978, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 55 İlhan Mimaroǧlu, et al., Idil Biret/New Line Piano, SR 9021, 1978, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 56 İlhan Mimaroǧlu; et al., Session; et al., SR 9021, 1978, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 57 Nikolai Miaskovsky, Miaskovsky Cello Sonatas, SR 9022, 1978, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 58 Hector Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14, SR 9023, 1979, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 59 Henry Cowell, et al., Adoration of the Clash, SR 2-720, 1979, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 60 Teo Macero, Time Plus Seven, SR 9024, 1979, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 61 Maurice Ravel, Ravel for Violin, SR 9028, 1980, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 62 Nikolai Medtner, The Piano Music of Nikolai Medtner, SR 9026, 1980, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 63 Okay Temiz, Drummer of Two Worlds, SR 9032, 1980, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 64 Sergei Rachmaninoff, et al., Mostly Miaskovsky, Some Rachmaninoff & Scriabin Too, SR 9029, 1980, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 65 Virgil Thomson, The Piano Music of Virgil Thomson, SR 9027, 1980, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 66 Charles-Valentin Alkan, Sonate de Concert, Op. 47, SR 9030, 1981, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 67 Frank Bridge, et al., The Piano Music of Bridge, Decaux, & Webern, SR 9031, 1981, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 68 İlhan Mimaroǧlu, String Quartet No. 4- "Like There's No Tomorrow", SR 9033, 1981, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 69 Cole Porter, Jimmy Lyon Plays Cole Porter's Steinway and His Music, SR 9034, 1982, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 70 Gustav Mahler, et al., Piano Quartet, et al., SR 9035, 1982, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 71 John Cage, et al., Eugene Gratovich & George Flynn Play the Music of Cage, Flynn, Ives, & Messiaen, 90023-1, 1982, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 72 Suzanne Ciani, Seven Waves, 90175-1, 1982, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 73 Vladimir Ussachevsky, et al., Contemporary Oboe: Three Aspects, 90008-1, 1982, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 74 Frédéric Chopin, The Most Popular Chopin, 90116-1-G, 1983, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 75 İlhan Mimaroǧlu, Musiques Noires, 90104-1, 1983, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 76 Ludwig van Beethoven, et al., Beethoven & Barber Cello Sonatas, 90076-1, 1983, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 77 Otto Luening, et al., Accordion Revisited, 90234-1, 1984, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 78 Daniel Goode, et al., Sleepers, 90266-1, 1985, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 79 Fred Wei-han Houn, Bamboo That Snaps Back, 90558-1, 1985, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 80 Johann Strauss, Johann Strauss by Leopold Godowsky, 90298-1, 1985, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 81 Ludwig van Beethoven, Beethoven Piano Sonatas: Hammerklavier and Pathetique, 90460-1-E, 1985, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 82 Francis Lai, A Man and a Woman: 20 Years Later (Soundtrack), 90562-1, 1986, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 83 Johannes Brahms, Sonatas for Viola & Piano, Op. 120, Nos. 1 and 2, 90519-1-E, 1986, 1 phonograph records


Box 13 Item 84 George Flynn, Kanal, 90864-1, 1987, 1 phonograph records


Subseries V.2: Studio and live recordings, 1970-1993, undated



Box 22 Item 235 Ömer Refik Yaltkaya, solo piano, 1970 May 5, 1 open reel audiotapes



Box 23 Item 283 Pharaoh Sanders Ann Arbor Festival Recording, 1972, 1 open reel audiotapes

Cecil McBee, bass etc. Personnel announced at end.



Box 26 Item 426 İdil Biret Tully Hall Recital, New York City, 1972 February 17, 1 audiocassettes

Side 1: Schumann Fantasie Op. 17. Side 2: Skryakin 2 Preludes, Brahms, Paganini, encores.


Box 26 Item 435 The Art of Freddie Hubbard: The Atlantic Years, 1973, 1 audiocassettes

Commercial recording produced by İlhan Mimaroğ̆lu


Box 26 Item 429 İdil Biret, The Ravel and Stravinsky Album, 1976, 1 audiocassettes

Produced by İlhan Mimaroğ̆lu. Side 1: Maurice Ravel, Serenade grotesque, Gaspard de la nuit (a) Ondine (b) Le Gibet (c) Scarbo. Side 2: Igor Stravinsky, Les cinq doits (the Five Fingers), Valse pour les enfants (A Waltz for the Children), Petrouchka: 3 Scenes (a) Danse russe, (b) Chez Petrouchka (c) La semaine grasse.



Box 25 Item 364 İdil Biret session, 1976 February 6, 1 open reel audiotapes

Intro (3 takes), [illegible] solo (4 takes), Cue 2 (4 takes), Violent passage (5 takes), Cue 3 (3 takes) Hymns



Box 26 Item 396 Verda Erman, Arif Mardin party, New York, 1977 December 10, 1 audiocassettes

Side 1: Fauré, Paganini-Liszt, Bach, Chopin. Side 2: Bach, Ravel.


Box 26 Item 379 İlhan Usmanbaş, 1977-1978, 1 audiocassettes

Side A: Bass clarinet x bass clarinet, 1977. Side B: Usmanbaş saxophone quartet, 1978, Rijnmond Quartet



Box 25 Item 365 Sorrel Hays, Rosa, 1979 April 3, 1 open reel audiotapes

10 takes. Identified as part 3; parts 1 and 2 unidentified.



Box 19 Item 115 Box 19 Item 111 Libove - Ravel Sonate Posthume, 1979 August 28, 2 open reel audiotapes


Box 19 Item 113 Box 19 Item 114 Box 19 Item 109 Libove - first, 1979 October 17, 3 open reel audiotapes

Sonata 1st Movement: take 1 CT, take 2 CT, take 3 insert f.s. Letter 8, take 4 insert BD letter 8, take 5 insert C.T. letter 8, take 6 insert letter 8. 3rd Movement: 1. C.T. 2. F.S. 3. C.T. 4. INC. 5. C.T. 6. C.T. 1st Movement: Re-take #1, C.T., Beginning insert, good take, tape ran out.


Box 19 Item 107 Box 19 Item 110 Box 19 Item 112 Libove - second, 1979 November 28, 3 open reel audiotapes

Berceuse: 1. No slate. 2. C.T. 3. C.T. 4. C.T. Tzigane: inserts - 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Tzigane: inserts from #2, take 6, 7, 8 (page 2 [solo]), 9 (same spot), 10 (page 6), 11 (page 6), 12 (page 6), 13 (page 6) 14 (#12 allegro), 15 #20, 16 #25, 17 F/S Inc., 8, 19, 20 (page 5 top). Tzigane: inserts (cont'd): 21, solo; 22, page # 1 f/s; 23 page # 2; 24 page #3; 25 complete. Blues: take 1 f/s, take 2 b/d; take 3, take 4 from #8, 5 from #8, 6 ending.


Box 19 Item 117 Rollé Hiss, 1979 December 18, 1 open reel audiotapes



Box 18 Item 101 Güneyman - Chopin - first date, circa 1981, 1 open reel audiotapes

Identified as part 2. Part 1 unidentified.


Box 18 Item 98 Box 18 Item 100 Güneyman - Chopin - second date, 1981 April 10, 2 open reel audiotapes



Box 26 Item 381 Yil Dönümü, Melike Demirağ, Şanar Yurdatapan, 1981 September 12, 1 audiocassettes

Possibly a commercial recording.



Box 18 Item 97 Box 18 Item 102 Box 18 Item 99 İdil Biret - Beethoven, second day, 1982 October 8, 3 open reel audiotapes

Identified as parts 4, 5, and 7; Parts 1-3 and 6 unidentified. (1) New piano, 4th movement. Pickup from page 52 take 3, 5:30; insert from page 53 take 4, 4:30; insert from end of page 54 take 5 2:05; retake 1 1st Movement, 10:41; retake 1 2nd Movement, 1. 2:46, 2. B.D. 3. 2:50. (2) 1st Movement: retake, track 2: 10:37; Insert, top of page 23, track 3: 1:10. 3rd Movement: retake track 1: F.S. track 2: 20:25. (3) 3rd Movement Pathetique, take 1 4:35, take 2 4:41, insert ending 0:43. Slated 2 retake 3rd Movement take 3 22:15 and beginning of 4th movement.



Box 22 Item 238 Deniz Ülben, 1984, 1 open reel audiotapes

Stolen Moments; Danyal Lawson, pianist. Concertino for Saxophone; Evan Tate, saxophonist, Manhattan Symphony, David Gilbert, conductor.



Box 25 Item 361 Box 25 Item 362 Box 25 Item 363 Vardi: Brahms, 1984 June 26, 3 open reel audiotapes



Box 19 Item 116 Rollé tryout, 1984 August 10, 1 open reel audiotapes


Box 19 Item 104 Box 19 Item 105 Box 19 Item 106 Rollé - Godowsky second session, 1985 February 14, 3 open reel audiotapes

Artists Life takes 1 and 2, inserts from Page 20, inserts from beginning. Artists Life inserts 2. from beginning takes 2, from page 3, from page 5, from page 7, from page 10. Artists Life inserts from page 11.


Box 19 Item 108 Rollé - third session, 1985 February 28, 1 open reel audiotapes

Gypsy Baron



Box 26 Item 403 Two Pieces from "Ararat" (Tayfun), 1985 November 24, 1 audiocassettes

1. "Ouverture." 2. "Dervishes Dancing on Fire". Soprano saxophone: Lennart Åberg. Ney-flute: S. Erguner. Bass: Hans Hartmann. Drums, percussion: Okay Temiz. Piano, synthesizer, vocals: Tayfun. Recorded in West Berlin in studio Thomas Funk. Recorded and mixed by Hubert Henge.


Box 26 Item 375 Antony Rollé test recording, 1985 September 30, 1 audiocassettes


Box 26 Item 377 Tango Argentina test recording, 1986 February 13, 1 audiocassettes


Box 26 Item 389 Catalyst Music Redefined promotional cassette, 1993, 1 audiocassettes



Box 19 Item 118 Box 19 Item 119 Box 19 Item 120 İdil Biret: Miaskovsky third sonata - Scriabin Preludes 74, undated, 3 open reel audiotapes; Item 118 (part 1 of 3) was in poor condition and could not be digitized.



Box 18 Item 85 "Misc." [compilation tape], undated, 1 open reel audiotapes

On standard tape: Interview fragment; Jardins sous la pluie (7.5 ips), Two versions: second good editing; Pagodes (3.75 ips), Seyimbike and Refisa Elibay. Last band: Karen Phillips. 1) Cage, Satie; 2) Bedford, 3 3/4 mono.



Box 26 Item 416 Alban Berg Concerto - Charles Libove, undated, 1 audiocassettes

Berg Concert, Schoenberg - Verklarte Nacht (end cut off), Krenek Sonata



Box 24 Item 341 Gustal de Boheme - Donald Knaack, [illegible], undated, 1 digital audio tapes



Box 25 Item 374 İdil Biret Paris concert, undated, 1 open reel audiotapes


Box 25 Item 355 Stereo 38, undated, 1 open reel audiotapes

1. Présentation Bayle (expérience acoustique). 2. O notre père (Purgatoire) 3. Energie libre, energie liée (expérience acoustique)



Box 23 Item 261 Ertegün, undated, 1 open reel audiotapes



Box 21 Item 167 İdil Biret - Ravel, master dupl., undated, 1 open reel audiotapes


Box 21 Item 207 İlhan Usmanbaş, undated, 1 open reel audiotapes



Box 26 Item 407 Marta Argerich, Tuly Sand - Mingus, undated, 1 audiocassettes

Side A: Marta Argerich, Gaspard, Tuly Sand/Mingus. Side B. Marta Argerich, Valses...Sonatine.



Box 18 Item 94 Box 18 Item 95 McCracken - Beethoven, undated, 2 open reel audiotapes

Sequence of components unclear.



Box 24 Item 459 Ornette Coleman, Marianne Faithfull, "Sadness" session, undated, 1 open reel audiotapes



Box 18 Item 92 Box 18 Item 93 Rollé - Strauss = Godowsky - Master safety, undated, 2 open reel audiotapes



Box 25 Item 359 Tuly Sand, Duke Ellington's Sound of Love, undated, 1 open reel audiotapes



Box 23 Item 260 Ülben, undated, 1 open reel audiotapes



Box 18 Item 90 Box 19 Item 103 X-2-82-062 Finnadar, undated, 2 open reel audiotapes

Identified as parts 2-4. Part 1 is unidentified. Item 121 was identified as part 2 of this recording; however, upon digitization, it was found to be blank.