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 Posted:   Dec 27, 2013 - 6:12 AM   
 By:   Duck a l'Orange   (Member)

Found this by accident. If you follow the link there is a list of every single cue he ever wrote for the Star Trek shows with names as well. smile

http://findingaids.lib.wvu.edu/cgi/f/findaid/findaid-idx?c=wvcguide;cc=wvcguide;q1=star%20trek;rgn=main;view=text;didno=3895

Sketches and scores of music by Jay Chattaway (born July 8, 1946), an Emmy Award winning American composer of film and television music. He is best known for his work as composer for several Star Trek television series, including Star Trek: The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise. This collection includes production materials related to music composed by Chattaway for these series, including sketches, scores, cue sheets, breakdowns of spotting notes, spotting notes, and other material (such as manuscript notes, letters, etc.).

This collection consists of 5 series:

Series 1. The Next Generation, Seasons 3-7; 1990-1994; boxes 1-17.
Includes production materials related to music by Chattaway for 42 episodes (nos. 168-276) of The Next Generation television series. Materials included are sketches, scores, cue sheets, breakdowns of spotting notes, and spotting notes.

Series 2. Deep Space Nine, Seasons 1-6; 1992-1999; boxes 18-31.
Includes production materials related to music by Chattaway for 47 episodes (nos. 403-570) of the Deep Space Nine television series. Materials included are sketches, scores, cue sheets, breakdowns of spotting notes, and spotting notes.

Series 3. Voyager, Seasons 1-7; 1994-2001; boxes 31-44.
Includes production materials related to music by Chattaway for 35 episodes (nos. 721, 104-272) of the Voyager television series. Materials included are sketches, scores, cue sheets, breakdowns of spotting notes, and spotting notes.

Series 4. Enterprise, Seasons 1-4; 2001-2005; boxes 45-57.
Includes production materials related to music by Chattaway for 28 episodes (nos. 003-097) of the Enterprise television series. Materials included are sketches, scores, cue sheets, breakdowns of spotting notes, and spotting notes.

Series 5. Miscellaneous; 1998-Undated; box 58.
Includes miscellaneous items related to music by Chattaway and shipping the original collection to West Virginia University. Materials included are the book, Action, a floppy disc, and shipping information.

Materials within series include:

Sketches consist of manuscript music notations on pre-printed, letter-size, music manuscript paper of two or four staves.

Their headers include the production's title (e.g., Voyager), cue title with related alpha-numberic code (e.g., M53 -- Still Friends), creation date, and page number. Durations (measured and indicated in minutes and seconds) are printed above the staves; subdivsions by beat are indicated between time codes.

Instrumental assignments are indicated by abbreviations (e.g., "ww" for woodwinds, "tpts" for trumpets, etc.).

Scores consist of manuscript notations on letter-sized pre-printed, or tabloid-sized (11 in. x 17 in.) blank, manuscript paper.

Headers of letter-sized scores include the production's title (e.g., Voyager), and cue title with related alpha-numeric code (e.g., M53 -- Still Friends). Creation dates, page numbers, and durations (measured in minutes and seconds) are indicated within the headers for letter-size scores only.

Instrumental assignments in letter-size scores (identified by "scores" in the contents list below) are indicated by abbreviations for groups of instruments (e.g., "ww" for woodwinds, "tpts" for trumpets, etc.).

Instrumental assignments in concert scores are indicated with a separate staff for each part.

Cue sheets are pre-printed letter-sized documents that contain production-related information for an episode. They are for planning the assignment of music within an episode.

The headings of each cue sheet indicate the "studio" (i.e., Fox), "date", "series", "episode number", "composer", and "orchestrator" (orchestrators are usually not indicated) for an episode. Following the heading is a listing of cue titles with their related alpha-numeric codes (e.g., M12 -- "Mr. Worf's Distortion", etc.), durations (measured in minutes and seconds), and instrumentation. The ordering of the cues in the list corresponds to the order in which they appear in an episode.

Breakdowns of spotting notes are pre-printed letter-sized documents that contain production-related information for an episode. They are for planning the assignment of music within an episode.

The headings for these documents indicate the "series", "composer", "show number" (episode number), "spotting date", "editor submitting", and "score date".

Following the heading is a listing of alpha-numeric cue codes (without titles) and durations. The footers contain general remarks, and the total length of time in an episode for which music has been composed.

Spotting notes are pre-printed letter-sized documents that contain production-related information for an episode. They are for planning the assignment of music within an episode.

The headings for each spotting notes sheet include the production name (e.g., "STAR TREK: TNG"), production number (e.g., 40275-209), episode title (e.g., "A MATTER OF TIME"), and cue name. The footers contain page numbers and creation dates.

Following the heading is a listing of time codes (in "SMPTE" standard) with their corresponding scripted events. For example, for episode 228 of Season Six of "The Next Generation", the spotting notes include:

 
 
 Posted:   Dec 27, 2013 - 2:06 PM   
 By:   tarasis   (Member)

Wow, great find. Would love to spend some time looking at that but it will never happen.

 
 
 Posted:   Dec 27, 2013 - 5:30 PM   
 By:   Dave Frolik   (Member)

That's interesting, and really cool of him to donate all this.
Hypothetical question:
If Paramount owns the rights to this music, and I were to take this collection, copy it, perform it with my orchestra and make an album out of it, I assume this would violate Paramount's rights?

 
 Posted:   Dec 27, 2013 - 11:25 PM   
 By:   Mr Greg   (Member)

Hypothetical question:
If Paramount owns the rights to this music, and I were to take this collection, copy it, perform it with my orchestra and make an album out of it, I assume this would violate Paramount's rights?


The short answer is Yes.

The long answer is that all of the above - copying, performing it and making an album are all individually illegal...I tend to find as time marches on the the Performance part of it all is less steeped in red tape now than it was 20 years ago (and can be extremely cheap, or even free if it's for a charity job and depending on the publisher), but of course then you have the problem of sourcing the parts...and copying it all from the score yourself is just not cricket.

What a collection though....would love to get my mitts on this for a day or two...

 
 
 Posted:   Dec 27, 2013 - 11:54 PM   
 By:   jb1234   (Member)

Man, I'd love to study some of his later scores, especially the Enterprise ones...

 
 
 Posted:   Dec 28, 2013 - 2:42 AM   
 By:   Duck a l'Orange   (Member)

I wish i lived there...

 
 
 Posted:   Dec 28, 2013 - 2:52 AM   
 By:   Duck a l'Orange   (Member)

This was the original article which led me to the catalog

http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/n/2013/02/27/emmy-award-winning-composer-wvu-grad-jay-chattaway-donates-star-trek-music-collection-to-alma-mater


and a photo of the score of the klingon opera from birthright

http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/resources/1/1361996727.jpg

 
 
 Posted:   Jan 1, 2014 - 7:49 PM   
 By:   musicpaladin2007   (Member)

This was the original article which led me to the catalog

http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/n/2013/02/27/emmy-award-winning-composer-wvu-grad-jay-chattaway-donates-star-trek-music-collection-to-alma-mater


and a photo of the score of the klingon opera from birthright

http://wvutoday.wvu.edu/resources/1/1361996727.jpg


This is simply a treasure trove. Wish I had this kind of access to a collection of TV scores in my library when I was in college... I hope WVU realizes what they are getting.

It'll make LLL's job easier for sure with their Enterprise, Voyager, and any additional DS9 releases in referencing cues. Saw that there's a full score of Jerry Goldsmith's Voyager main title too in the Caretaker collection.

I'm a little unsure what the difference between the regular cue scores and the concert cue scores are - are they full concert versions, or just the full orchestral score in concert pitch and not in the transposed instrument keys?

 
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