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BOX 1-21, 60Music Manuscripts, 1895-1958
The Music Manuscripts series is divided into two subseries: Original Music Manuscripts by Bloch and Manuscript Transcriptions of Works by Others. Totaling nearly 200 items, the collection of Bloch's manuscripts is comprehensive in scope of his output. There are only two scores represented in the Manuscript Transcriptions of Works by Others subseries.
Bloch's manuscripts arranged alphabetically by title.
BOX 1-21, 60Part 1: Original Music Manuscripts by Bloch
BOX-FOLDER 1/3Three Jewish poems, 1913
Score; 95 p. (bound)
Holograph in ink and pencil
Annotated full score
BOX-FOLDER 1/4Three Jewish poems
Drafts and sketches; 95 p.
Holograph in pencil and ink
Danses; Rite;Cortège funebre
BOX-FOLDER 1/5 Three Jewish poems
Sketches for Rite; 17 p.
Holograph in pencil
BOX-FOLDER 1/6Three Jewish poems
Sketches for Cortège funebre; 19 p.
Holograph in pencil
BOX-FOLDER 1/7Three Noctures [for] piano, violin, cello (1924).
Drafts; 18 p.
Holograph in pencil and ink.
On page 3 of Group I: Jan. 22, 1924
BOX-FOLDER 1/8[Four circus pieces], 1922
Piano solo; 15 p. (4 pieces paged individually)
Holographs in ink and pencil
The Two "Burlingham" Brothers; The Clown; The Homeliest Woman; Dialogue and Dance of the Heavy-weight and the Dwarf
BOX-FOLDER 1/9Four wedding marches for organ
Sketches; 48 p.
Holograph in pencil and ink.
BOX-FOLDER 2/1Six preludes for organ
Sketches; 31 p.
Holograph in pencil.
BOX-FOLDER 2/2America : anthem from the symphony "America," undated
See also: Epes/Bloch Collection, Box 63
Piano-vocal score; [2] p. and cover sheet; 36 cm.
Photocopy of holograph score
BOX-FOLDER 2/3-4Avodat hakodesh [Sacred service], 1933
Piano draft; 128 p. (in 2 folders)
Holograph in pencil.
Laid in: program of performance by Cheltenham High School Concert Choir, February 25, 1977
BOX-FOLDER 2/5Avodat hakodesh [Sacred service], 1933
Piano-vocal score; 91 p.
Holograph in ink
For baritone (cantor) mixed chorus and orchestra
On title page: To Gerald Warburg
At end: Roveredo-Tiano Lel Juier
BOX-FOLDER 2/6Avodat hakodesh [Sacred service],
28 p.
Holograph notes and text in Hebrew, transliterations, and English
BOX-FOLDER 2/7Avodat hakodesh [Sacred service],
29 p. and 15 p.
Holograph in ink; typescript
Literal English translation of the Hebrew text of Avodat hakodesh
BOX-FOLDER 2/8Baal shem (three pictures of chassidic life) : for violin and piano accompaniment, 1923
Score; 21 p.
Holograph in ink and pencil
On title page: To the memory of my mother
BOX-FOLDER 2/9Baal shem (three pictures of chassidic life) : for violin solo and orchestra, 1939
Orchestral score; 52 p.
Holograph in ink.
Paste-in: Published by Carl Fischer, 1939
At end: Aug. 1939 (Instrumental)
BOX-FOLDER 2/10Berceuse in re flat pour piano, 1897
Piano solo; 2 p.
Holograph in ink with notes in pencil on verso.
On title page: A ma soeur; 1er janvier 1897 Genève.
BOX-FOLDER 2/11Berceuse pour piano
Piano solo; 2 p.
Holograph in ink with notes in pencil on page 1.
BOX-FOLDER 2/12Concertino for flute solo - viola solo - and string orchestra, 1950
Score; 26 p.
Holograph in ink
On title page: Commissioned by the Juilliard Musical Foundation - (the last 14 measures, if possible, for full orchestra)
On page 24: Agate Beach, Oregon - Sept. 1st 1950
BOX-FOLDER 3/1Concertino for flute solo - viola solo - and string orchestra
Final sketches, Flute and viola solo with piano reduction, 36 p.; piano reduction, 13 p.
Holograph draft in pencil and ink
BOX-FOLDER 3/1Concertino for flute solo - viola solo - and string orchestra
Sketches for fugato final, 8 p.; miscellaneous sketches, 18 p.
Holograph sketches in pencil
Annotation in ink: First draft of the "Andante" (probably in San Francisco (1928-29?)
BOX-FOLDER 3/2Concerto grosso no. 1 : for string orchestra and piano obbligato
Orchestral draft; 55 p.
Holograph draft in pencil
Note laid-in in ink
On final page: Santa Fe, Dec. 26, 1924
Contents: Movements no. II; III; IV (Fugue)
BOX-FOLDER 3/3Concerto grosso no. 1 : for string orchestra and piano obbligato
Sketches; 11 p.
Holograph in pencil
BOX-FOLDER 3/4 Concerto grosso no. 2 : string quartet and string orchestra
Sketches; 44 p.
Holograph in pencil.
BOX-FOLDER 3/5Concerto grosso no. 2 : string quartet and string orchestra
Sketches; 37 p.
Holograph in pencil
BOX-FOLDER 3/6Concerto for violin and orchestra, 1899
Two scores; 38 p.
Holographs in ink with pencil annotations
Violin-piano score and violin part
BOX-FOLDER 3/7Concerto for violin and orchestra
Two scores; 93 p.
Holographs in ink
Violin-piano score and violin part
BOX-FOLDER 3/8Concerto symphonique, piano and orchestra
Schematic diagram and partial score; 47 p.
Holograph in pencil and in ink
Schematic diagram of entire work; score for 1st movements
BOX-FOLDER 3/9Concerto symphonique, piano and orchestra
Draft partial score; 116 p.
Holograph in pencil and in ink, dated 1948 on final page
2nd and 3rd movements
BOX-FOLDER 4/1Concerto symphonique, piano and orchestra.
Miscellaneous sketches; 37 p.
Holographs in pencil
BOX-FOLDER 4/2 Danses orientales pour Jezebel
Piano score; 3 p.
Holograph in ink
Alternate title: Sacred dance or Danse sacré
On end page: New York, July 23, 1923
BOX-FOLDER 4/3Danses populaires pour orchestra, 1899
Full score; 26 p.
Holograph in pencil
On cover and final page: Genève juillet 1899
BOX-FOLDER 4/4Danses populaires pour orchestra, 1899
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