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Writings, 1930-1991 (continued)
BOX-FOLDER 141/21 Tribute to "Little Henry" and Etta Mae at the American Academy of Arts and Letters "Crucial encounters" dinner, 1972
BOX-FOLDER 141/22 "Two Parisian events" (for Modern Music November issue), 1936
BOX-FOLDER 141/23 "The unaccompanied sonatas and partitas of Bach," undated
BOX-FOLDER 141/24 "The varieties of musical experience" (outline), 1941
BOX-FOLDER 141/25 "The visual fear," 1970
BOX-FOLDER 141/26 Walter Piston: String quartet no. 2, undated
BOX-FOLDER 141/27 "What they saw," 1991
BOX 142-143 Libretti/Lyrics, 1940-1987
Chiefly texts, synopses of novels, and ballets that Diamond either scored or endeavored to do so. A large portion of these materials relate to the novels Billy Budd by Herman Melville and Wings of the dove by Henry James. Also included are texts for Diamond's opera, The noblest game, which was abandoned by the New York City Opera and has never been performed.
Arranged alphabetically by title.
BOX-FOLDER 142/1 "All for love," text by John Dryden, undated
BOX-FOLDER 143/10 "Althea,"--Grace Zaring Stone, 1961-1963 , undated
Synopsis and correspondence
BOX-FOLDER 142/2 "Billy Budd," text by Herman Melville, undated
Manuscript notes
BOX-FOLDER 142/3 "Billy Budd," text by Herman Melville, undated
Typescript synopsis
BOX-FOLDER 142/4 "The changeling," by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley, undated
BOX-FOLDER 142/5 "The changeling," by Lyn Hoffman, undated
Typescript synopsis
BOX-FOLDER 142/8 "The dream of Audubon," text by Glenway Wescott, undated
Typescript scenario, two copies
BOX-FOLDER 142/11 "The dream of Audubon," undated
Typescript cast, plan of dances, and synopsis
BOX-FOLDER 142/9 "Faust: a masque"--Elder Olson, 1967
Print libretto
BOX-FOLDER 143/7 "Frontispiece,"--Ben Shahn, undated
BOX-FOLDER 142/10 "Linda," text by Alex Gaby, 1967
Typescript synopsis
BOX-FOLDER 142/12 Miscellaneous, 1940-1941, 1976 , undated
BOX-FOLDER 142/13 Miscellaneous libretti, 1951, 1956 , undated
BOX-FOLDER 142/14 Miscellaneous poems by others, 1949-1964 , undated
BOX-FOLDER 142/15-143/3 "The noblest game," text by Katie Louchheim, 1971-1973 , undated
Libretto, synopses, and notes
BOX-FOLDER 143/4 "One-act television opera," text by David Diamond, undated
Typescript synopsis
BOX-FOLDER 142/6 "Requiem"--Christopher Davis, 1967
Poem and correspondence
BOX-FOLDER 142/7 "Requiem"--Walter De La Mare, undated
Poems for possible cycle
BOX-FOLDER 143/5 "Seawrack," text by Albert Cook, undated
BOX-FOLDER 143/6 "A secular cantata," text by James Agee, 1975
BOX-FOLDER 143/8 "A song for hope," text by Elie Wiessel, 1987
BOX-FOLDER 143/9 "The stone eyes of Medusa: a ballet," text by Kimon Friar, undated
BOX-FOLDER 143/11-13 "Tom: a ballet" text by E. E. Cummings, undated
Synopses
BOX-FOLDER 143/14 An untitled opera in one act, text by Edward Lind, 1960 , undated
Libretto, biography, and score fragment
BOX-FOLDER 143/15-20 "The wings of the dove," text by David Diamond, 1953-1958
Drafts and notes
BOX 131-136 Financial Papers, 1938-2002
Income tax documents, royalty statements, commissions, donations, invoices, and city and county tax forms.
Arranged alphabetically by folder title.
BOX-FOLDER 144/1 92nd Street Young Men’s & Women’s Hebrew Association, 1986-1997
BOX-FOLDER 144/2 Air Force District of Washington, 1990
BOX-FOLDER 144/3 American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, 1982
BOX-FOLDER 144/4 American Federation of Musicians, 1998
BOX-FOLDER 144/5 American Jewish Tercentenary Committee Commission, 1954-1955
BOX-FOLDER 144/6-8 American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers: royalty checks and receipts, 1946-1973
BOX-FOLDER 144/9 American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers: royalty statements, 1949-2002
BOX-FOLDER 144/10 Apollo Music Services, 1987-1994
BOX-FOLDER 144/11 Arrow Music Press, Inc., 1938-1956
BOX-FOLDER 144/12 Arthur Young & Company, 1972-1973
BOX-FOLDER 144/13 The Asia Society, Inc., 1985
BOX-FOLDER 144/14 Associated Music Publishers, Inc., 1944-2000
BOX-FOLDER 144/15 Bardach, John, 1977-1978
BOX-FOLDER 144/16 Belwin Mills, 1970
BOX-FOLDER 144/17 BMG Entertainment, 1999
BOX-FOLDER 144/18 Boosey & Hawkes, Inc., 1956-2001
BOX-FOLDER 145/1-2 Boosey & Hawkes, Inc.: Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet royalties, 1947-1983
BOX-FOLDER 145/3 “Brigid’s song” / “David mourns for Absalom” / “Sonatina for piano” / “The young Joseph” – (Mercury Music Corporation, Music Press Inc., and Theodore Presser Company: royalty contracts and receipts, 1948-1968
BOX-FOLDER 145/4 British Broadcasting Corporation, 2000
BOX-FOLDER 145/5 Cancer Fund of America, 1998
BOX-FOLDER 145/6 Carl Fischer, Inc.: royalty statements – “This is the garden” / “Be music night” / “Even though the world keeps changing,” 1940-1972
BOX-FOLDER 145/7 Carl Fischer, LLC, 2001
BOX-FOLDER 145/8 Cash book, 1940-1942
BOX-FOLDER 145/9 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, 2002
BOX-FOLDER 145/10 Chapell & Co., Inc.: royalties, 1973
BOX-FOLDER 145/11 Chemical Bank, 1974, 1980
BOX-FOLDER 145/12 The Chicago Classical Recording Foundation, 1995
BOX-FOLDER 145/13 City and county taxes, 1983-2000
BOX-FOLDER 145/14 City of Rochester, 2001
BOX-FOLDER 145/15 Combined Life Insurance Company of New York, 1986-1989
BOX-FOLDER 145/16 Composers Recordings, Inc.: subsidy statements, 1969-1972
BOX-FOLDER 145/17 Conforti, Vittorio, 1961-1964
BOX-FOLDER 145/18 Cornell University, 1989-1990
BOX-FOLDER 145/19 The Curtis Institute of Music, 1992
BOX-FOLDER 145/20 Deutsch Klagsbrun & Blasbund, 1991-1992
BOX-FOLDER 145/21 E. C. Schirmer Music Company, 1988
BOX-FOLDER 145/22 ECS Publishing Corporation, 1998-2000
BOX-FOLDER 145/23 Eastman School of Music, 1996
BOX-FOLDER 145/24 Editions Solobest, 1984
BOX-FOLDER 145/25 Eight piano pieces for children, 1939-1969
BOX-FOLDER 145/26 Elkan-Vogel: royalties, 1945-1970
BOX-FOLDER 145/27 Elliott, Samuel, 1978
BOX-FOLDER 145/28 Estimated tax, 1985-2001
BOX-FOLDER 145/29 Farrand, Noel, 1980
BOX-FOLDER 146/1 G. Schirmer, Inc., 1949-2002
BOX-FOLDER 146/2 Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, 1983-1987
BOX-FOLDER 146/3 Gotham Book Mart, Inc., 1969
BOX-FOLDER 146/4 Hagen, Daron, 1985
BOX-FOLDER 146/5 Heath, Hunter, III, 1994
BOX-FOLDER 146/6 Hunter, Laura (National Endowment for the Arts Grant), 1982-1984
BOX-FOLDER 146/7-36 Income taxes, 1943-1974
BOX 147 Income taxes, 1975-1988
BOX 148/1-11 Income taxes, 1989-2000
BOX-FOLDER 148/12 The Irene Diamond Fund, 1998-2002
BOX-FOLDER 148/13 Juilliard Foundation Commission, 1953-1956
BOX-FOLDER 148/14 The Juilliard School, 1973-1997 , undated
BOX-FOLDER 148/15 Lakond, Wladimir: photostats and rights deduction, 1961-1969
BOX-FOLDER 148/16 Lecture engagements, 1941-1953
BOX-FOLDER 148/17 Leeds Music, 1949-1950
BOX-FOLDER 148/18 Leslie Surfin and Company, P. C., 1986-1987
BOX-FOLDER 148/19 Library of Congress, 1980-1981
BOX-FOLDER 148/20 Lock, Patrick, 1997-1998
BOX-FOLDER 148/21 Maurice Ravel et Monfort L'Amaury, 2001
BOX-FOLDER 148/22 MCA Music Publishing, 1969-1999
BOX-FOLDER 148/23 Meet the composer, 1985, 1989
BOX-FOLDER 148/24 Mirandolina commission, 1957-1958
BOX-FOLDER 148/25 Mirror Repertory Company, 1989
BOX-FOLDER 148/26 Miscellaneous, 1948-2002
BOX-FOLDER 148/27 Miscellaneous tax documents, 1946-1999 , undated
BOX-FOLDER 148/28 The Morris Plan Industrial Bank of New York, 1943
BOX-FOLDER 148/29 The National City Bank of New York, 1943-1947
BOX-FOLDER 148/30 National Endowment for the Arts: Composer/librettist fellowship grant, 1977-1978
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