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Music, 1930s-1960s (continued)
Music by Others, 1943-1963 (continued)
BOX-FOLDER 2a/3 Harmony course
Harmony/figured bass exercises (copy of manuscript); 2 books
Briggs, Mary
BOX-FOLDER 3/3 Sonata for flute and piano, 1947 December
Ozalid manuscript score with annotations; flute part
Note: "To Irving & Verna for multiple kindnesses" written at top
Cazden, Norman
BOX-FOLDER 3/4 Passacaglia for piano, opus 46, 1944
Ozalid manuscript score; 7 pages
Note: Inscribed by the composer
Diamond, David
BOX-FOLDER 3/5 Timon of Athens: a symphonic portrait after Shakespeare. New York: Leeds Music Corporation, 1950.
Study score
Note: "For Verna & Irving, with much affection, David, July 31, 1950, Tanglewood" written on title page
Gottlieb, Jack
BOX-FOLDER 3/6 Songs of loneliness, on seven poems by Constantine Cavafy, 1962
Ozalid manuscript score for voice and piano; 36 pages
Note: Dedicated to Irving Fine
Haieff, Alexei
BOX-FOLDER 3/7 Saints' wheel: variations on a circle of fifths, for piano, 1960
Ozalid holograph score; 6 pages
Note: "To my dear Irving with love, admiration and a 'prehistoric' friendship, Alexei, NY, Dec. 1960" written on cover
Note: Commissioned by the Naumburg Foundation
Jones, Collier
BOX-FOLDER 3/8 Sonata for piano, 1956
Ozalid manuscript score; 14 pages
Note: Inscribed by the composer
Laid in: Manuscript letter to Irving Fine from Collier (Charlie) Jones
Kohn, Karl
BOX-FOLDER 3/9 Five pieces for piano, 1955
Ozalid copyist score; 18 pages
Note: "For Irving, with best wishes, from Karl" written at top
BOX-FOLDER 3/9 Sonatina for piano, 1950
Ozalid copyist score; 11 pages
Note: "For my friend and teacher Irving Fine, from Karl Kohn" written at top
Lukewitz, Joseph
BOX-FOLDER 3/10 Poems by a little girl, for mixed chorus a capella, 1959
Ozalid copyist score; 26 pages
Note: "To Irving Fine--in friendship, Joseph Lukewitz, Feb. 1960" written at top
Orgad, Ben-Zion
BOX-FOLDER 3/11 Out of the dust: three songs by Er'ela Ur, 1960
Ozalid copyist score for mezzo-soprano or alto, flute, bassoon, viola, and cello; 45 pages
Note: "To Prof. Fine, with many thanks and admiration, Ben-Zion Orgad, Brandeis 1961" written on title page
Piston, Walter
BOX-FOLDER 3/12 Passacaglia for piano. New York: Mercury Music Corporation, 1943.
Note: Inscribed by the composer
BOX-FOLDER 3/12 Prelude and allegro, for organ and strings. New York: Arrow Music Press, Inc., 1944.
Note: Inscribed by the composer
Read, Gardner
BOX-FOLDER 16/1 Passacaglia and fugue, in D minor, for organ, op. 34. Boston: R.D. Row Music Company, 1937.
Note: "To Irving and Verna, with warmest good wishes, Gardner Read, 9/15/47" written on title page
Salas, Juan Orrego
BOX-FOLDER 16/2 Canticos de Navidad
Ozalid 3-part vocal score; 4 pages
Note: "To my good friend and colleague Irving Fine with best wishes, Juan Orrego Salas, 1952" written on cover
  • Villancico I
  • Aleluya
  • Villancico (Danza)
Sapp, Allen
BOX-FOLDER 16/3 A maiden's complaint in spring-time: chamber cantata for women's voices and nine instruments, 1959
Photocopy of holograph piano-vocal score; 30 pages
Note: "To Irving Fine, from whom I learned how to be a musician and for whom my admiration has continued to grow" written on cover
BOX-FOLDER 16/3 Trio no. 1 for piano, violin, and cello, 1949
Ozalid holograph score; 37 pages
Note: "To Irving in appreciation for everything, Allen" written on cover
Shapero, Harold
BOX-FOLDER 16/4 Three amateur sonatas, 1944
Ozalid holograph score for piano with annotations; 33 pages
Note: "To Irving and Verna in real friendship from H. S., January 3, 1945" written on cover
BOX-FOLDER 16/4 Variations in C minor, for piano, 1947
Ozalid holograph score; 17 pages
Note: "To Igor Stravinsky" written at top and "To Irving on his birthday, December 3, 1947, from Harold" written on cover
Spies, Claudio
BOX-FOLDER 16/5 Descanso en jardín: tres cantos por los míos en Conchalí, for tenor, baritone, flute, oboe, clarinet, and bassoon, 1957
Ozalid holograph score with annotations; 24 pages
Note: "For Irving, in ancient friendship!, Claudio, 2.VI.1957" written on cover
BOX-FOLDER 16/5 Recitativo and aria, for flute and piano, 1946
Ozalid holograph score; 11 pages
Note: "For Irving and Verna with my best wishes, Claudio, Cambridge, 7.X.1947" written on title page
BOX-FOLDER 16/5 Sonata-allegro, for piano, 1945
Ozalid holograph score; 9 pages
Note: "For Irving with my gratitude, Claudio, 24.XI.1946" written on title page
Talma, Louise
BOX-FOLDER 16/6 Alleluia in form of toccata, for piano. New York: Carl Fischer, Inc., 1947.
Note: "For Irving, with admiration and affection, Louise" written on cover
BOX-FOLDER 16/6 String quartet, 1954
Ozalid holograph score; 35 pages
Note: "To dear Irving, from whom I learned how to write this quartet, Love Louise, November 17, 1954" written on cover
Wernick, Richard
BOX-FOLDER 16/7 Trio for clarinet, violin, and violoncello, 1962
Ozalid copyist's score; 20 pages
Note: "For my dear friend Verna Fine with much love, Dick, 3/23/63" written on title page
BOX 5 Writings, 1940s-1963
Mostly drafts of articles, lectures, and program notes by Fine. Includes a small amount of material by other authors.
Organized as two subseries.
Writings by Irving Fine, 1940s-1957
Manuscript and typescript articles, lectures, program notes, and other writings by Fine. Some include reference materials, biographical information, or other associated items.
Arranged alphabetically by title or subject.
BOX-FOLDER 5/1 Brandeis School of Creative Arts, 1955
Typescript with annotations; 6 pages
BOX-FOLDER 5/2 Composer and his audience, 1956
Typescript; 11 pages
BOX-FOLDER 5/3 Education for youth in the world of today and tomorrow
Typescript with annotations; 7 pages
BOX-FOLDER 5/4 Elementary theory in the music curriculum at Harvard College
Typescript with annotations; 9 pages (2 copies)
BOX-FOLDER 5/5 Milhaud, Darius, 1949
Typescript with annotations; 4 pages
BOX-FOLDER 5/6 Miscellaneous notes and musings
Manuscript; 9 leaves
BOX-FOLDER 5/7 Musique concrète
Typescript with annotations; manuscript notes; reference materials
BOX-FOLDER 5/8 Program notes
Typescript/manuscript materials, including a biographical sketch; 14 pages
BOX-FOLDER 5/9 The School of Creative Arts, 1952
Typescript copy; 2 pages
BOX-FOLDER 5/10 The story of twentieth century music, 1940s
Typescript draft with annotations; photocopy of published version
BOX-FOLDER 5/11 Tanglewood. American music, 1947
Typescript/manuscript materials for lectures at Tanglewood and Amherst College, including notes, outlines, drafts; 59 pages
BOX-FOLDER 5/12 Tanglewood. Seminar in contemporary music, 1957
Typescript/manuscript lectures; 39 pages
  • American Composer - Older Generation
  • Neo Classicism
BOX-FOLDER 5/13 Twelve poems of Emily Dickinson set to music by Aaron Copland, 1953
Typescript and manuscript drafts; 9 pages
BOX-FOLDER 5/14 What is the proper function of music criticism?
Typescript; 4 pages
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