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Collection Information


Salvatore Martirano donations


Music and Performing Arts Library circulating collection and Special Collections area


Personal library of donor

When acquired

December 1982 and July 1993


Total of 140 scores and editions of contemporary music donated in December 1982; 96 items delivered in July 1993 (including 93 scores, two issues of the periodical Living Music, and a set of instructions for T. Ichiyanagi’s Music for Electric Metronomes). Many scores are works by former University of Illinois students and School of Music faculty. “These items will enrich the holdings in 20th century composition, including international publications as well as the work of some of the students who studied here …It also documents some of the contemporary music making here at the university.” (Letter, William McClellan, 2 Aug 93; Collections File)


Items cataloged individually and dispersed throughout the circulating collection and in Music and Performing Arts Special Collections

Access/Finding Aids/Bibliography

Lists of individual titles (see below) comprising each of the two donations are filed in folder (“Martirano, Salvatore”) in Collections File. Refer to online catalog.

Martirano Donation 1982 (PDF)

Martirano Donation 1993 (PDF)

See also the Salvatore Martirano Music, Personal Papers, and Sal-Mar Construction, 1927-1999 Finding Aid at the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music.

Index terms

Martirano, Salvatore; Contemporary music