This is a scholarly working group for individuals interested in the life and works of composer Julia Perry. The goals of this group are to assist with the exchange of manuscripts, published works, and scholarship on Perry, as well as providing support for other members including offering feedback on projects; assisting with obtaining materials from libraries, archives, and similar institutions; and creating and updating bibliographies, discographies, lists of performances, works lists, and other such reference materials on Perry with information gleaned through individual research.
Review of Rae Linda Brown, The Heart of a Woman: The Life and Music of Florence B. Price
I’ve been getting a lot of questions about who holds the rights to Perry’s music. Here’s what I wrote to one correspondent, but would love input from people more familiar with copyright and similar issues:
The copyright issues surrounding Perry’s works are complicated. Perry allowed mainstream music publishers to publish a number of her pieces; o…[Read more]
Article including brief analysis of Perry’s Prelude for Piano
Liner notes on Homunculus C. F.
Liner notes on A Short Piece for Orchestra by Don Jennings
Liner notes on the Sabat Mater by Willian Flanagan
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK) has awarded funding to Michael Harper, Principal Study Vocal Tutor at the Royal Northern Conservatory of Music, for work on Julia Perry.
Westminster Choir College has just digitized its Julia Perry Collection: https://cdm15457.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/p16471coll12/search
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