Composing a Collection: the Allan Blank Papers

Discovering The Composer Through His Work

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Finals are Over!

Today, I walked into the library and much to my surprise discovered the building nearly empty, the stacks quiet and students smiling. What caused this sudden change? Today is the last day of finals! To celebrate the end of the… Continue Reading →

Who was Allan Blank? The Man Behind the Papers

Who was Allan Blank besides a man who filled over forty boxes with papers? Well, a few weeks ago I had the pleasure to correspond with several of Allan Blank’s former colleagues, friends and even family. What I discovered is the… Continue Reading →

Remembering Allan Blank (December 27, 1925-November 12, 2013)

Today, November 12th, marks the fourth anniversary since Allan Blank’s passing. So, in remembrance of Dr. Blank, I am sharing his obituary, which appeared in the November 17, 2013 edition of the Richmond Times-Dispatch by Ellen Robertson. “Composer Allan Blank… Continue Reading →

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