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Author Pressing, Jeff.

Title [The Jeff Pressing Collection]

Published [1976-2001]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank SpC  780 Pre  (box 1) Large Box    NOT FOR LOAN
 UniM Southbank SpC  780 Pre  (box 2) Large Box    NOT FOR LOAN
 UniM Southbank SpC  780 Pre  (box 3) Large Box    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description 3 boxes.
Notes Collection of music manuscripts, notes and folders located in the Lenton Parr Music, Visual and Performing Arts Library, Southbank campus, University of Melbourne. Includes scores of “If Nineteen were Twelve” 1982/1986 for flute/alto flute/piccolo, cello, trombone, piano, electric piano/synthesiser, percussion - [Original and copies]. Also includes teaching notes, compositional fragments and sketches.
Additional documents containing biographical information and references housed in box 1.
Biographical notes compiled by Georgina Binns - Music, Visual and Performing Arts Librarian, Lenton Parr Library, Faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts and Music, University of Melbourne.
Bibliography Williams Ben. Encomium for Jeff Pressing. Music Perception. Spring 2003, Vol. 20 No. 3, 315-321.
“Jeff Pressing” on Move Records. < > Updated: 2010. Sighted 28/1/2010.
Australian Music Centre < > n.d. Sighted 28/1/2010.
“In memorian: Jeff Pressing” on AustraliaAdlib. < > Updated: 2003. Sighted 28/1/2010.
History notes Jeff Pressing (1946-2002) “was a composer, performer and researcher of music, performing scientific research in a number of areas, focussing on motor behaviour and skill, cognitive science and the mathematical modelling of behaviour”(Move Records). He was born in San Diego, studied at CalTech and University of California and undertook a Fulbright Fellowship in Germany. He moved to Australia in 1975 taking up the position in the music department at La Trobe University, and was later head of the Cognitive Science Master’s Program and senior lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Melbourne. (Williams, 2003) He was a Represented Artist at the Australian Music Centre. He was a prolific researcher with dozens of publications including articles, chapters, conference papers, books, and edited books, plus musical compositions and sound recordings of his music.
Provenance: Unknown. Prior to August 2005.
Other author Pressing, Jeff If nineteen were twelve.
Subject Pressing, Jeff
Pressing, Jeff -- Correspondence
Composers -- Australia -- 20th century.
Composers -- Australia -- Correspondence
Scientists -- Australia -- Archives.
Musicians -- Australia -- Correspondence.