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Demeter: Plautus Productions, Inc. ("The Defenders," "The Nurses"), 1962-1966
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of papers related to Frank Lewin's career as a composer, including sheet music, sound and video recordings, research notes, publicity and programs, correspondence, and digital files.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No materials were separated from the collection during 2016 processing.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions for Reproduction and Use:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
The following information has been supplied by the Frank Lewin Estate:
Publication and Duplication:
Researchers may make single photocopies for scholarly use. Photocopies for use in performance and recording are permitted under Performance and Recording guidelines below.
Recorded sound and video may be used for study and educational purposes. Excerpts may be used in audio/visual presentations of a documentary nature.
Performance and Recording:
Subito Music/Notevole is the publisher of three works: Burning Bright , Concerto on Silesian Tunes, and Concerto Harmonico (Concerto for Harmonica and Orchestra); they should be contacted for performance and recording rights.
Rights to two collections of recorded cues, the Demeter Music Library and Demeter Production Music Library, were sold in 2007 and 2008, respectively, to Carlin Recorded Music Library Limited (England).
Music composed for The Defenders and The Nurses television series, also referred to as the DN Library, may be performed and recorded, but existing recordings may only be used as indicated above under Publication and Duplication.
For all other works, including works published by Demeter Music, Inc., and Parga, Lewin's own companies, contact Miriam Lewin, Literary Executor for Frank Lewin, or her successor. In the event a good faith effort to make contact is not successful, permission is granted for performance and recording of these works.
- Special Requirements for Access:
Consult staff for access to recordings and digital files. Due to technology considerations for providing access, advance notice is required.
- Credit this material:
Demeter: Plautus Productions, Inc. ("The Defenders," "The Nurses"); Frank Lewin Papers, C1373, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184
- Storage Note:
- ReCAP (rcpxm): Box 43
- Lewin, Frank