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66) Twelve poems of Emily Dickinson [songs]
BOX-FOLDER 84/66 Twelve poems of Emily Dickinson : set to music by Aaron Copland.
66
Ms. Piano-vocal score; 51 leaves; 34.5 cm.
Note: Holograph in ink on transparent paper.
English text.
At end: April 10, 1949.
CONTENTS:
  • 1) "Nature, the gentlest mother"
  • 2) "There came a wind like a bugle"
  • 3) "Why do they shut me out of heaven?"
  • 4) "The world feels dusty"
  • 5) "Heart, we will forget him"
  • 6) "Dear March, come in!"
  • 7) "Sleep is supposed to be"
  • 8) "When they come back"
  • 9) "I felt a funeral in my brain"
  • 10) "I've heard an organ talk sometimes"
  • 11) "Going to heaven!"
  • 12) "The chariot"
On microfilm: MUSIC 1906, Item 38.
BOX-FOLDER 84/66.1 Twelve poems of Emily Dickinson : set to music by Aaron Copland.
66.1
Ms. (ozalid). Piano-vocal score; 51 p.; 35 cm. (spiral bound).
Note: Copy of holograph score ARCO 66, with holograph markings in ink and pencil.
English text.
At end: April 10, 1949.
BOX-FOLDER 84/66.2 Twelve poems of Emily Dickinson : set to music by Aaron Copland.
66.2
Ms. (ozalid). Piano-vocal scores; 51 p.; 36.5 cm.
Note: Copy of holograph score ARCO 66 (nos. 1-12), with holograph and other markings in ink and pencil throughout.
English text.
At end: April 10, 1949.
BOX-FOLDER 84/66.3 Twelve poems of Emily Dickinson : set to music by Aaron Copland.
66.3
Ms. Piano-vocal sketches; 144 p.; various sizes.
Note: Holograph in pencil.
English text.
On microfilm: MUSIC 1906, Item 38.
BOX-FOLDER 84/66.4 No. 3, "Why do they shut me out of heaven?" / set to music by Aaron Copland.
66.4
Ms. (ozalid). Piano-vocal score; 3 leaves; 35.5 cm.
Note: Copy of holograph score ARCO 66, No. 3.
English text.
At end: Sept. 27, '49.
BOX-FOLDER 84/66.5 No. 3, "Why do they shut me out of heaven?" / set to music by Aaron Copland.
66.5
Ms. (ozalid). Piano-vocal score; 3 p.; 36 cm.
English text.
At end: Sept. 27, '49.
BOX-FOLDER 84/66.6 No. 4, "The world feels dusty" / set to music by Aaron Copland.
66.6
Ms. Piano-vocal score; 2 leaves; 34 cm.
Note: Holograph in ink on transparent paper.
English text.
At end: March 28, '49.
BOX-FOLDER 84/66.7 No. 4, "The world feels dusty" / set to music by Aaron Copland.
66.7
Ms. Piano-vocal score; 2 p.; 38 cm.
Note: Holograph in ink, text in typescript.
English text.
Duration: 1 min. 45 secs.
BOX-FOLDER 84/66.8 No. 7, "Sleep is supposed to be" / set to music by Aaron Copland.
66.8
Ms. Piano-vocal score; 4 p.; 31.5 cm.
Note: Holograph in ink.
English text.
BOX-FOLDER 84/66.9 No. 10, "I've heard an organ talk sometimes" / set to music by Aaron Copland.
66.9
Ms. Piano-vocal score; 3 leaves; 35.5 cm.
Note: Holograph in ink on transparent paper.
English text.
At end: Oct. 11, 1949.
BOX-FOLDER 84/66.10 No. 10, ["I've heard an organ talk sometimes"].
66.10
Ms. Organ score; 4 p.; 34.5 cm.
Note: Holograph in pencil.
At head: Piece for viola and organ (based on material from Dickinson song X - A.C. 1959).
At bottom of page 1: (Possible arr. For viola & piano.)
BOX-FOLDER 84/66.11 No. 10, "I've heard an organ talk sometimes" / set to music by Aaron Copland.
66.11
Ms. (ozalid). Piano-vocal score; [2] p. (pp. 38-39); 35 cm.
Note: Copy of holograph score ARCO 66, No. 10, with holograph and other markings in regular and red pencil.
English text.
At head: Alberto Ginastera.
At end: Oct. 11, 1949.
BOX-FOLDER 84/66.12 [No. 10, "I've heard an organ talk sometimes"].
66.12
Ms. Score (sketch) for violin and organ (or piano); 16 p.; 34.5 cm.
Note: Holograph in ink and pencil.
At head: I've heard an organ talk sometimes in a cathedral aisle.
Sketch in pencil of violin part in hand of David Walker.
BOX-FOLDER 84/66.13 No. 11, "Going to heaven!" / set to music by Aaron Copland.
66.13
Ms. (ozalid). Piano-vocal score; [7] p. (pp. 40-46); 35.5 cm.
Note: Copy of holograph score ARCO 66, No. 11, with holograph markings in ink and pencil and other markings in pencil.
English text.
At head: To Lukas Foss.
At end: Jan. 13, '50.
BOX-FOLDER 84/66.14 No. 12, "The chariot" / set to music by Aaron Copland.
66.14
Ms. Piano-vocal score; 3 p.; 38 cm.
Note: Holograph in ink, text in typescript.
English text.
BOX-FOLDER 84/66.15 "(Nine) poems of Emily Dickinson : set to music by A.C."
66.15
Ms. Sketches, 145 p.; 32 cm.
Note: Holograph in pencil.
Laid in: Typescript of "Nature, the gentlest mother" and "I felt a funeral in my brain", with holographic annotations in pencil; stamped page 137..
On microfilm: MUSIC 1906, Item 39.
BOX-FOLDER 84/66 misc Twelve poems of Emily Dickinson.
66 misc
Miscellaneous typescripts and holograph sketch notes relating to the work; 7 leaves
BOX-FOLDER 84/66a Twelve poems of Emily Dickinson : set to music by Aaron Copland. London: Boosey & Hawkes, [1951] .
66a
Piano-vocal score; 45 p.
c1951 by Boosey & Hawkes.
Plt.: B. & H. 17865.
Note: Holograph markings in pencil throughout.
English text.
Duration: Approx. 27 min. 33 sec.
CONTENTS:
  • 1) "Nature, the gentlest mother"
  • 2) "There came a wind like a bugle"
  • 3) "Why do they shut me out of heaven?"
  • 4) "The world feels dusty"
  • 5) "Heart, we will forget him"
  • 6) "Dear March, come in!"
  • 7) "Sleep is supposed to be"
  • 8) "When they come back"
  • 9) "I felt a funeral in my brain"
  • 10) "I've heard an organ talk sometimes"
  • 11) "Going to heaven!"
  • 12) "The chariot"
BOX-FOLDER 84/66b [No. 5], "Heart, we will forget him" / set to music by Aaron Copland. London: Boosey & Hawkes, [1952] .
66b
Piano-vocal score; 3 p.
c1951 by Boosey & Hawkes.
Plt.: B. & H. 17865.
English text.
Duration: 2 min., 10 sec.
BOX-FOLDER 84/66b [No. 6], "Dear March, come in!" / set to music by Aaron Copland. London: Boosey & Hawkes, [1952] .
66b
Piano-vocal score; 7 p.
c1951 by Boosey & Hawkes.
Plt.: B. & H. 17865.
English text.
Duration: 2 min., 15 sec.
BOX-FOLDER 84/66b [No. 10], "I've heard an organ talk sometimes" / set to music by Aaron Copland. London: Boosey & Hawkes, [1952] .
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