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Music, 1841-1988 (continued)
Music by Aaron Copland, 1911-1985 (continued)
Music Manuscripts and Printed Editions, 1920-1985 (continued)
69) The tender land [opera]
BOX-FOLDER 85/69 The tender land.
69
Ms. Full score; 428 leaves; 38.5 cm. (3 folders).
Note: Holograph in ink on transparent paper.
English text.
At end: March 12, 1954 (orchestration; 27, 1954).
Duration: 1 hour, 42 min.
BOX-FOLDER 85A/69.1 The tender land.
69.1
Ms. (ozalid). Full score; 428 p.; 38.5 cm. (3 bound volumes).
Note: Holograph ink, pencil, and crayon markings throughout.
English text.
At end: March 12, 1954 (orchestration; 27, 1954).
Duration: 1 hour, 42 min.
BOX-FOLDER 85A/69.2 The tender land.
69.2
Ms. Full score; 17 leaves (pp. 310-326); 38 cm.
Note: Holograph in ink.
English text.
On attached note: "Original duet - Act II, Scene II of Tender Land."
BOX-FOLDER 85A/69.3 The tender land.
69.3
Ms. (ozalid). Full score; 16 p. (pp. 311-326); 38.5 cm.
Note: Copy of holograph score ARCO 69.2, with holograph markings in pencil and crayon throughout.
English text.
At head: "Original duet in Act II, Scene II before revision."
BOX-FOLDER 85A/69.4 The tender land.
69.4
Ms. (ozalid). Full score insert; pp. 75 A through 75 T; 38.5 cm.
English text.
At head: "Extra copy of insert Act I - Tender Land orch. score."
BOX-FOLDER 86A/69.5 The tender land.
69.5
Ms. Orchestral sketches; 180 p. + 6 p.; various sizes.
Note: Holograph in pencil.
On microfilm: MUSIC 1906, Item 65.
BOX-FOLDER 86A/69.6 The tender land.
69.6
Ms. Rough sketches; various paginations; various sizes. Note: Holograph in pencil.
On microfilm: MUSIC 1906, Item 66.
BOX-FOLDER 86A/69.7 "The promise of living" / excerpt from the opera score [song].
69.7
Ms. Full score; 20 p. (pp. 141-160); 38 cm. (spiral bound).
Note: Holograph in ink and pencil; not entirely in Copland's hand.
English text.
BOX-FOLDER 86A/69.8 "Stomp your foot" / excerpt from the opera score [song].
69.8
Ms. Full score; 31 p. (pp. 192-222); 38 cm. (bound).
Note: Holograph in ink and pencil.
English text.
BOX-FOLDER 86A/69 misc-A & misc-B The tender land.
69 misc-A & misc-B
Miscellaneous leaves from orchestral score.
Libretto in typescript, published libretto (2 copies, 1 annotated), handwritten script notes, etc.
Note: Holograph markings in ink and pencil throughout.
Includes gift of Erik Johns [pseud. Horace Everett] : manuscript libretto in hand of Erik Johns; annotated typescript entitled "Graduatis Harvest" changed to title "The Picket Fence Horizon" with manuscript notes; annotated typescript entitled "The Picket Fence Horizon."
English text.
69-A) The tender land [piano-vocal]
BOX-FOLDER 87/69-A The tender land : opera in three acts / libretto by Horace Everett [pseud. Horace Everett] ; music by Aaron Copland.
69-A
Ms. Piano-vocal score; 177 leaves + 5 leaf insert (pp. 133-137); 38 cm.
Note: Holograph in ink and pencil on transparent paper.
English text.
At bottom of page 177: March 12, 1954.
On microfilm: MUSIC 1906, Item 67.
BOX-FOLDER 87/69-A.1 The tender land : opera in two acts / libretto by Horace Everett [pseud. Erik Johns] ; music by Aaron Copland.
69-A.1
Ms. (ozalid). Piano-vocal score; 127 p.; 38.5 cm. (in 2 spiral bound volumes).
Note: Copy of Acts I and II from ograph score ARCO 69-A, with Holograph markings in pencil throughout.
English text.
BOX-FOLDER 87/69-A.2 The tender land : Act III.
69-A.2
Ms. (ozalid). Piano-vocal score; 44 p. (pp. 128-170); 38.5 cm.
Note: Copy of Act III from holograph score ARCO 69-A, with Holograph markings in pencil throughout.
English text.
At bottom of page 170: March 12, 1954.
BOX-FOLDER 87/69-A.3 The tender land.
69-A.3
Ms. (ozalid). Piano-vocal insert for Act III; 12 leaves (pp. 133-144); 39.5 cm.
Note: Holograph markings in pencil throughout.
English text.
BOX-FOLDER 87/69-A.4 The tender land.
69-A.4
Ms. (ozalid). Piano-vocal insert for Act III; 10 p. (Z1-Z10); 38.5 cm. (2 copies).
Note: Copies of a portion of Act III from holograph score ARCO 69-A.
English text.
BOX-FOLDER 87/69-A misc The tender land.
69-A misc
Mss. (holographs and ozalids). Miscellaneous pages and fragments from piano-vocal scores.
Note: Holographs in ink on transparent paper and ozalid reproductions with pencil markings throughout.
BOX-FOLDER 38/69-Aa The tender land : opera in three acts / libretto by Horace Everett [pseud. of Erik Johns] ; vocal score by the composer. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, [1956] .
69-Aa
Piano-vocal score; 203 p. (2 copies).
c1956 in U.S.A. by Boosey & Hawkes.
Plt.: B. & H. 17711.
Note: Holograph markings in pencil throughout both copies.
English text.
Duration: 1 hr. 40 min.
69-B) "Stomp your foot" [song]: from The tender land
BOX-FOLDER 38/69-Ba "Stomp your foot" / arranged for mixed voices with piano duet accompaniment ; words by Horace Everett [pseud. of Erik Johns] ; music by Aaron Copland. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, [1954] .
69-Ba
Score for mixed voices (SATB) with piano duet; 19 p. (4 copies).
c1954 in U.S.A. by Boosey & Hawkes.
Plt.: B. & H. Oct. 5019.
Note: Holograph markings in pencil in Copy 1 through Copy 3.
English text.
BOX-FOLDER 38/69-Bb "Stomp your foot" / arranged for male voices with piano duet accompaniment ; words by Horace Everett [pseud. of Erik Johns] ; music by Aaron Copland (1954) [song]. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, [1954] .
69-Bb
Score for male voices (TTBB) with piano duet; 19 p. (2 copies).
c1954 in U.S.A. by Boosey & Hawkes.
Plt.: B. & H. Oct. 5136.
English text.
69-C) "The promise of living": from The tender land
BOX-FOLDER 38/69-Ca The tender land : "The promise of living" / quintet arranged for mixed chorus with piano duet accompaniment [song]. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, [1954] .
69-Ca
Score for mixed chorus (SATBB) with piano duet accompaniment; 19 p. (3 copies).
c1954 in U.S.A. by Boosey & Hawkes.
Plt.: B.H. Oct. 5020.
Note: Holograph markings in pencil in Copy 1.
English text.
69-D) "Laurie's song" [song]: from The tender land
BOX-FOLDER 38/69-D "Laurie's song" [song]. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, [1956] .
69-D
Publisher's proofs First and second proofs, 2 page holograph fragment of piano-vocal score, and pages 25-30 of published edition of The tender land vocal score; 7 + 6 + 2 + 6 p. (2 copies; page 7 of second proof not included).
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