History of the LAMC

(1961 — )
Examining the Musical Interactions between the U.S. and Latin America
In retrospect . . . : An exhibition in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Latin American Music Center at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
Newspaper clippings

"Latin American Music Center" by Juan Orrego-Salas (1963).

"School of Music Gets $10,000 grant" (Indiana Daily Student, Oct. 3, 1961).

Indiana University School of Music Dean, Wilfred Bain and Director of the Latin American Music Center, Juan Orrego-Salas.

"Latin Americans enter music world." (Indiana Daily Student Aug. 21, 1973).

Article: Latin American Music Center Celebrates 30 years

"Latin American Music Center Celebrates 30 years."


A letter from the Rockefeller Foundation to Dr. Ashton, Vice President and Dean of the Graduate School at Indiana University, stating the terms of the grant awarded to Indiana University for the establishment of a center for the study and performance of Latin American music, March 5, 1962.

Wilfred Bain letter to Heffner, Feb. 16, 1966.

Concert Programs

Indiana University School of Music Concert (Ernesto Bitetti, guitar; Carmen Tellez, conducting. Works by Orrego-Salas, Tenreiro, Morales-Matos, Montecino, Dirie, & Lorenz).

Sound Recordings
Available for listening online at the Cook Music Library with authorized login (Access information is provided on your registration packets under Variations System Access):
1) Title: Words and music concert.
Series: Program / Indiana University School of Music ; 1994-1995, no. 25
Performer: Various soloists and instrumentalists ; Carmen Tellez, conductor (in the 3rd work) ; Indiana University Contemporary Vocal Ensemble, Daniel Cole (in the 1st work), Tina Bakowsky [i.e. Bakowski] (in the 5th work), conductors.
Recording info.: Recorded on July 2, 1994.
Notes: An Inter-American composition workshop presented by the Latin American Music Center with the support of the School of Music and the Office of Creative Arts Exchange Program of the United State Information Agency.
Contents: [v. 1] Alvaro Villa: in memoriam (1991) / Andrés Posada (12:46) — Cantos de advenimiento (1948) / Juan Orrego-Salas (11:23) — [v. 2] Biografía mínima de Salvador Allende, op. 85 (1983) (5:13) ; Canciones castellanas, op. 20 (1947) / Juan Orrego-Salas (17:15) — [v. 3] Elegía a la muerte de Atahualpa (1993) / Williams Panchi (9:21).
Sound recording:
URL: [Bloomington] http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/iudl/iucat/AEP3729 (Available to authorized users of the Variations System)

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