Cook Music Library Digital Exhibitions


Thank you for visiting our online exhibit! We hope you enjoyed the experience.

The majority of the digital items in this online exhibit are selections from the Juan Orrego-Salas Legacy Collection. The collection itself encompasses many scores, letters, photos, and ephemera not included in this online exhibit. Also included in this exhibit are materials from:

Special thanks for items on loan from choral conductor Jan Harrington.

Related recordings were provided by the Latin American Music Center Collections and the William and Gayle Cook Music Library, in partnership with the Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative through Media Collections Online. Special thanks for their digitization assistance and expertise goes to Glenn Hicks, Digital Media Access Lab Manager; and his staff: Matthew Leone, Will Madison, and John Miller, Access Lab Digitizers.

To learn more about this exhibit, contact the Latin American Music Center at

Curated by Emma Dederick (Latin American Music Center Curator of Special Collections), Anna Hinkley and Emily Baumgart (LAMC Technical Services Assistants). Special thanks to Anna Ortega and Alica Stephens.

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Photo: Serena del Olmo, Orrego-Salas home
Score: Concerto para oboe y cuerdas, op. 77 (1980) by Juan Orrego-Salas

Like many of Orrego-Salas’s works, the end of his Concerto para Oboe y Cuerdas, op. 77 is marked with the date of completion and the words “La Serena del Olmo,” the name of his house in Bloomington, Indiana.