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DOMUSGenadendal Mission MuseumJacob Gitlin LibraryNational Library of South Africa (NLSA)NG Kerk in Suid-Afrika: ArgiefStellenbosch University ArchivesStellenbosch University Library and Information ServiceUniondale High SchoolUniversity of Cape Town (UCT): African Studies LibraryUniversity of Cape Town (UCT): ManuscriptsUniversity of Cape Town (UCT): Rare BooksUniversity of Cape Town (UCT): South African College of Music
ILAMNELMUniversity of Fort Hare: NAHECSWalter Sisulu University
Federasie van Afrikaanse Kultuurvereniginge (FAK)Johannesburg Public LibraryNational Film, Video and Sound Archives (NFVSA)SABC Music LibrarySABC Radio ArchivesSouth African National Defence Force (SANDF) Central LibrarySouth African National Defence Force (SANDF) Documentation ServicesSouth African National Museum of Military History (SANMMH)SAMROUniversity of JohannesburgUniversity of Pretoria LibraryUNISA Library ArchivesUniversity of the Witwatersrand (Wits): Historical Papers
Playhouse TheatreUniversity of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN): Eleanor Bonnar Music LibraryUniversity of KwaZulu-Natal: Killie Campbell Library
Kimberley Africana Library
Archive for Contemporary Affairs (ARCA) = Argief vir Eietydse Aangeleenthede (INEG)NALNPrivate Collection: ReddersburgUniversty of the Free State: Music DepartmentWar Museum of the Boer Republics
North West University Potchefstroom
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Music Archivist
Tel.:  +27 11 712 8000
Fax:  +27 86 683 5976
E-mail:  samrofoundation@samro.org.za

Physical Address:   Postal Address:
SAMRO Place
20 De Korte Street
Braamfontein
Johannesburg
South Africa
SAMRO
P.O. Box 31609
Braamfontein
2017
South Africa


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    Holdings

    Collections: 29

    1. Buckingham, Lesley
    2. Correspondence (SAMRO)
    3. Cronje, Zane
    4. De Kock, M.
    5. De Waal, Carstens
    6. Du Plessis, Hubert
    7. Gouws, Hansie
    8. Harvey, Eva Noel
    9. Human Rights Oratorio
    10. Huskisson, Yvonne
    11. Labuschagne, Nick
    12. Lead Sheets
    13. Light Music
    14. Loots, Joyce
    15. Löwenherz, Ernst
    16. Malan, Pierre
    17. Mentz, Esther
    18. Miller, Phillip
    19. Music Instruments (SAMRO)
    20. Newspaper Cuttings (SAMRO)
    21. Paintings (SAMRO)
    22. Periodicals and Newsletters (SAMRO)
    23. Photographs (SAMRO)
    24. Posters (SAMRO)
    25. Printed Works (SAMRO)
    26. SAMRO Bursaries and Overseas Scholarships
    27. Sound Recordings (SAMRO)
    28. Van Rensburg, Louis
    29. Western Art Music (SAMRO) 

    Potential acquisitions:

    Schlossberg Collection of 78 sound recordings.
    Consistent donations of individual items.

        

      Scope and Content

      Audition Lists
      Brochures
      Correspondence
      Financial documents
      Indexes
      Membership lists
      Minutes
      Music manuscripts
      Musical instruments
      Newsletters
      Newspaper cuttings
      Notes
      Objets d’art (Paintings)
      Periodicals
      Photographs
      Posters
      Printed music
      Programmes
      Sound recordings (CDs; Sound cassettes; Videos)

          

        Research Projects

        Research projects (complete):
        None.

        Research projects (current):
        None.

            

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          Collections A-B

          Buckingham, Lesley
          Call number  -
          Type Folk music; Liturgical music; Western art music.
          Extent 3 pamphlet boxes.
          Level of description Unsorted.
          Access Uncatalogued.
          Description Language(s) -
          Scope and content Printed music.
          Acquisition By donation.
          Notes Standard European and English repertoire.
              

            Collections C-D

            Correspondence (SAMRO)
            Call number  -
            Type African music; Western art music.
            Extent ca. 30 pamphlet boxes (3 m).
            Level of description Sorted.
            Access Uncatalogued.
            Description Language(s) -
            Scope and content Correspondence; Financial documents; Indexes; Newsletters; Notes.
            Acquisition By donation.
            Notes Includes 1 file of Obelisk [Music Publisher] Newsletters.

             

            Cronje, Zane
            Call number  -
            Type Popular music.
            Extent 2 pamphlet boxes.
            Level of description Sorted. According to productions.
            Access Uncatalogued.
            Description Language(s) Afrikaans.
            Scope and content Music manuscripts (Fair copies).
            Acquisition By donation.
            Notes Compositions relating to respective television and film productions.

             

            De Kock, M.
            Call number  -
            Type Western art music.
            Extent 2 pamphlet boxes.
            Level of description Unsorted.
            Access Uncatalogued.
            Description Language(s) -
            Scope and content Music manuscripts; Printed.
            Acquisition By donation.
            Notes -

             

            De Waal, Carstens
            Call number  -
            Type Popular music.
            Extent 6 pamphlet boxes.
            Level of description Sorted. Arranged alphabetically according to title.
            Access Uncatalogued.
            Description Language(s) -
            Scope and content Music manuscripts (Lead sheets).
            Acquisition By donation.
            Notes -

             

            Du Plessis, Hubert
            Call number  -
            Type Western art music.
            Extent 1 pamphlet box.
            Level of description Sorted.
            Access Uncatalogued.
            Description Language(s) -
            Scope and content Music manuscripts.
            Acquisition By donation.
            Notes -
                

              Collections G-H

              Gouws, Hansie
              Call number  -
              Type Music education; Western art music.
              Extent 2 pamphlet boxes.
              Level of description Unsorted.
              Access Uncatalogued.
              Description Language(s) -
              Scope and content Music manuscripts (Fair copies).
              Acquisition By donation.
              Notes -

               

              Harvey, Eva Noel
              Call number  -
              Type Western art music.
              Extent 3 pamphlet boxes.
              Level of description Unsorted.
              Access Uncatalogued.
              Description Language(s) -
              Scope and content Music manuscripts; Notes; Photographs; Printed music.
              Acquisition By donation.
              Notes -

               

              Human Rights Oratorio
              Call number  F004
              Type Western art music.
              Extent ca. 15 pamphlet boxes (1.5 m).
              Level of description Sorted.
              Access Electronic catalogue.
              Description Language(s) English.
              Scope and content Music manuscripts; Printed music.
              Acquisition By donation.
              Notes Combined work by South African composers: Stefans Grové, Peter Klatzow, Sipho Mabuse, Surendran Reddy, Hans Roosenschoon, Carl van Wyk and Jeanne Zaidel-Rudolph.

               

              Huskisson, Yvonne
              Call number  -
              Type Western art music.
              Extent ca. 30 pamphlet boxes (3 m).
              Level of description Sorted. Arranged alphabetically.
              Access Uncatalogued.
              Description Language(s) Afrikaans.
              Scope and content Correspondence; Newspaper cuttings; Photographs.
              Acquisition By donation.
              Notes Photographs are located in steel cabinet with photograph collection.
                  

                Collections K-L

                Labuschagne, Nick
                Call number  -
                Type Popular music.
                Extent 16 pamphlet boxes.
                Level of description Unsorted.
                Access Uncatalogued.
                Description Language(s) -
                Scope and content Music manuscripts.
                Acquisition By donation.
                Notes -

                 

                Lead Sheets
                Call number  -
                Type Popular music.
                Extent 112 pamphlet boxes.
                Level of description Sorted. Arranged alphabetically according to title.
                Access Uncatalogued.
                Description Language(s) -
                Scope and content Music manuscripts.
                Acquisition By donation.
                Notes -

                 

                Light Music
                Call number  AL[00000]
                Type Popular music.
                Extent ca. 3.5 m (unsorted); ca. 1.5 m (sorted).
                Level of description Sorted; Unsorted. Arranged alphabetically according to composer.
                Access Uncatalogued.
                Description Language(s) -
                Scope and content Music manuscripts; Printed music.
                Acquisition By donation.
                Notes -

                 

                Loots, Joyce
                Call number  -
                Type Western art music.
                Extent 3 pamphlet boxes.
                Level of description Unsorted.
                Access Uncatalogued.
                Description Language(s) -
                Scope and content Correspondence; Music manuscripts (Fair copies).
                Acquisition By donation.
                Notes -

                 

                Löwenherz, Ernst
                Call number  -
                Type Western art music.
                Extent 2 scrapbooks.
                Level of description Sorted.
                Access Uncatalogued.
                Description Language(s) -
                Scope and content Newspaper cuttings.
                Acquisition By donation.
                Notes -
                    

                  Collections M-N

                  Malan, Pierre
                  Call number  -
                  Type Western art music.
                  Extent 1 pamphlet box.
                  Level of description Unsorted.
                  Access Uncatalogued.
                  Description Language(s) -
                  Scope and content Music manuscripts; Printed music.
                  Acquisition By donation.
                  Notes -

                   

                  Mentz, Esther
                  Call number  -
                  Type Western art music.
                  Extent 5 pamphlet boxes.
                  Level of description Unsorted.
                  Access Uncatalogued.
                  Description Language(s) -
                  Scope and content Printed music.
                  Acquisition By donation.
                  Notes -

                   

                  Miller, Phillip
                  Call number  -
                  Type Western art music.
                  Extent 170 pamphlet boxes (17 m).
                  Level of description Unsorted.
                  Access Uncatalogued.
                  Description Language(s) -
                  Scope and content Libretti; Monographs; Printed music; Sound recordings (Gramophone records).
                  Acquisition By donation.
                  Notes -

                   

                  Musical Instruments (SAMRO)
                  Call number  -
                  Type -
                  Extent ca. 14 items.
                  Level of description Sorted.
                  Access Uncatalogued.
                  Description Language(s) -
                  Scope and content Musical instruments.
                  Acquisition By donation.
                  Notes Specifically to accompany Allan Stephenson’s work, Morethetha wa Machaba.

                   

                  Newspaper Cuttings (SAMRO)
                  Call number  -
                  Type African music; Music education; Popular music; Western art music.
                  Extent 30 files.
                  Level of description Sorted. Sorted according to date.
                  Access Uncatalogued.
                  Description Language(s) Afrikaans.
                  Scope and content Music manuscripts; Notes; Printed music.
                  Acquisition By donation.
                  Notes -
                      

                    Collections O-P

                    Paintings (SAMRO)
                    Call number  -
                    Type African; Western art music.
                    Extent ca. 15 items.
                    Level of description Sorted.
                    Access Uncatalogued.
                    Description Language(s) -
                    Scope and content Objets d’art (Paintings).
                    Acquisition By donation.
                    Notes -

                     

                    Periodicals and Newsletters (SAMRO)
                    Call number  -
                    Type African music; Music education; Western art music.
                    Extent ca. 10 pamphlet boxes (1 m).
                    Level of description Unsorted.
                    Access Uncatalogued.
                    Description Language(s) -
                    Scope and content Newsletters; Periodicals.
                    Acquisition By donation.
                    Notes -

                     

                    Photographs (SAMRO)
                    Call number  PH0001-PH0600
                    Type African music; Music education; Western art music.
                    Extent 2 steel cabinets.
                    Level of description Sorted.
                    Access Electronic catalogue. Arranged alphabetically according to person or group.
                    Description Language(s) English.
                    Scope and content Photographs.
                    Acquisition By donation.
                    Notes -

                     

                    Posters (SAMRO)
                    Call number  -
                    Type Music education; Western art music.
                    Extent ca. 15 items.
                    Level of description Sorted.
                    Access Uncatalogued.
                    Description Language(s) -
                    Scope and content Posters.
                    Acquisition By donation.
                    Notes Competitions winners (Overseas Scholarships).

                     

                    Printed Works (SAMRO)
                    Call number  A[00000] (Serious Music)
                    Type Western art music.
                    Extent 10 pamphlet boxes (1 m).
                    Level of description Sorted.
                    Access Electronic catalogue.
                    Description Language(s) English.
                    Scope and content Printed music.
                    Acquisition By donation.
                    Notes -
                        

                      Collections S-T

                      SAMRO Bursaries and Overseas Scholarships
                      Call number  -
                      Type Western art music.
                      Extent ca. 30 pamphlet boxes (3m).
                      Level of description Sorted. Arranged according to date (year).
                      Access Uncatalogued.
                      Description Language(s) -
                      Scope and content Brochures; Correspondence; Notes; Printed music; Sound recordings (CDs).
                      Acquisition By donation.
                      Notes -

                       

                      Sound Recordings (SAMRO)
                      Call number  CD[0000] (CDs); SM[0000] (Sound Cassettes)
                      Type African music; Popular music; Western art music.
                      Extent 4 steel cabinets.
                      Level of description Sorted.
                      Access Electronic catalogue.
                      Description Language(s) English.
                      Scope and content Sound recordings (CDs; Sound cassettes).
                      Acquisition By donation.
                      Notes -
                          

                        Collections U-V

                        Van Rensburg, Louis
                        Call number  -
                        Type Popular music.
                        Extent 1 pamphlet box.
                        Level of description Unsorted.
                        Access Uncatalogued.
                        Description Language(s) -
                        Scope and content Notes; Printed music.
                        Acquisition By donation.
                        Notes -
                            

                          Collections W-Z

                          Western Art Music (SAMRO)
                          Call number  A[0000]
                          Type Western art music.
                          Extent ca. 360 pamphlet boxes (36 m).
                          Level of description Sorted.
                          Access Electronic catalogue.
                          Description Language(s) English.
                          Scope and content Music manuscripts; Printed music.
                          Acquisition By donation.
                          Notes -
                              
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