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Music, 1930s-1960s (continued)
Music by Others, 1943-1963 (continued)
Variations in C minor, for piano, 1947 (continued)
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
Writings by Others
One radio broadcast transcript and two other works about Fine, as well as a script by John Horne Burnes.
Arranged alphabetically by author.
BOX-FOLDER 5/15 Burns, John Horne. "Modo and the mortals. A play in one act, with music," undated
Photocopy of typescript; 25 pages
BOX-FOLDER 5/17 Pizer, Stephen M. "Irving Fine," 1962-1963
Photocopy of typescript college paper and three letters from Pizer to Fine
BOX-FOLDER 5/18 Pollack, Howard. "Irving Fine," undated
BOX-FOLDER 5/16 University of Michigan. "Irving Fine: An American Genius" (radio broadcast)
Photocopy of typescript; 8 pages
BOX 6-7, 13 Correspondence, 1941-1992
Letters and other communications to and from Irving and Verna Fine. Many of these are with siginificant composers, such as Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Lukas Foss, Alberto Ginastera, Ned Rorem, William Schuman, and others. Includes several years of business-related correspondence.
Organized as two subseries.
General Correspondence, 1934-1992
Chiefly letters between Irving and Vera Fine and notable composers, family members, and organizations.
Arranged alphabetically by name.
BOX-FOLDER 6/1-3 Bernstein, Leonard, 1945-1991
BOX-FOLDER 6/4 Boosey & Hawkes, 1961
BOX-FOLDER 6/5 Boulanger, Nadia, 1947-1970
BOX-FOLDER 6/6 Brandeis University, 1961-1967
BOX-FOLDER 6/7 Breuer, Robert, 1962
Burkat, Leonard
see Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc.
BOX-FOLDER 6/8 Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc., 1966
BOX-FOLDER 6/9-10 Condolences
Note: Regarding Irving Fine
BOX-FOLDER 6/11-15 Copland, Aaron, 1944-1977, 1980-1991
BOX-FOLDER 6/16 Cummington School of the Arts, 1962
BOX-FOLDER 6/17 Davis, Sylvia, 1962
BOX-FOLDER 6/18 Denny, William, 1962
BOX-FOLDER 6/19 Effron, Jesse, 1962
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 Fine, Claudia, Emily, and Joanna
Note: Daughters of Irving Fine
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Fine, George 1934-1939, 1956-1960
BOX-FOLDER 7/3 Fine, Verna 1941-1956
BOX-FOLDER 7/4 Foss, Lukas, 1948-1982
BOX-FOLDER 7/5 French, Richard, 1962
BOX-FOLDER 7/6 Friedman, Sidney, 1951-1952
BOX-FOLDER 7/7 Fromm, Herbert, undated
BOX-FOLDER 7/8 Fromm, Paul, undated
BOX-FOLDER 7/9 GC, undated
BOX-FOLDER 7/10 Ginastera, Alberto and Mercedes, 1946, 1954-1956
Groupe de recherches de musique concrète
see Schaeffer, Pierre
BOX-FOLDER 7/11 Haieff, Alexei and Sheila, 1946, 1987
BOX-FOLDER 7/12 Harvard Crimson, undated
BOX-FOLDER 7/13 Heinsheimer, H. W., undated
BOX-FOLDER 7/14 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, undated
Kansas State University
see Rice, Philip M.
BOX-FOLDER 7/15 Katz, Leonard William and Barbara [Elaine] Fine, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 7/16 Kitto, H. D. F., 1964
BOX-FOLDER 7/17 Koussevitzky, Serge and Olga, 1946-1977
BOX-FOLDER 7/18 Kraft, Victor, 1971
BOX-FOLDER 7/19 Kubik, Gail, undated
BOX-FOLDER 7/20 Lopatnikoff, Nikolai, 1961-1962
BOX-FOLDER 7/21 McCord, David, 1958-1959
BOX-FOLDER 7/22 Mennin, Peter, 1948
BOX-FOLDER 7/23 Milhaud, Darius, undated
BOX-FOLDER 7/24 The Nation, undated
BOX-FOLDER 7/25 Nicholas, E. Stanley, undated
BOX-FOLDER 7/26 Norman, Gertrude, undated
BOX-FOLDER 7/27 Pan American Union, 1959-1960
BOX-FOLDER 7/28 Persichetti, Vincent, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 7/29 Piston, Walter, 1963
BOX-FOLDER 7/30 Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1961
BOX-FOLDER 7/31 Rice, Philip M., 1962
BOX-FOLDER 7/32 Rochberg, George, 1956
BOX-FOLDER 7/33 Rorem, Ned, 1983, 1992
BOX-FOLDER 7/34 Rudnick, Florence, 1941
Note: Mother-in-law of Irving Fine
Sachar, A. L.
see Brandeis University
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