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Music, 1841-1988 (continued)
Music by Aaron Copland, 1911-1985 (continued)
Music Manuscripts and Printed Editions, 1920-1985 (continued)
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).
c1956 by Boosey & Hawkes; this version copyright 1958 by Boosey & Hawkes.
Plt.: S. 2582.
Note: Holograph ink and pencil markings throughout.
English text.
First proof reveals original title as "Once I Thought".
BOX-FOLDER 38/69-Da "Laurie's song" / text by Horace Everett [pseud. of Erik Johns]. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, [1958] .
69-Da
Piano-vocal score; 7 p.
c1956 by Boosey & Hawkes; this version copyright 1958 by Boosey & Hawkes.
Plt.: S. 2582.
English text.
70) Dirge in woods [song]
BOX-FOLDER 39/70 Dirge in woods : words by George Meredith.
70
Ms. Piano-vocal score; 5 leaves; 35.5 cm.
Note: Holograph in ink on transparent paper.
English text.
On title page: Written especially in honor of Nadia Boulanger's fiftieth year of teaching.
At end: June 5, '54.
BOX-FOLDER 39/70.1 Dirge in woods : words by George Meredith.
70.1
Ms. (ozalid). Piano-vocal score; 5 p.; 36 cm.
English text.
On title page: Written especially in honor of Nadia Boulanger's fiftieth year of teaching; "NB/de AC/1954."
At end: June 5, '54.
On microfilm: MUSIC 1906, Item 74.
BOX-FOLDER 39/70.2 Dirge in woods : words by G. Meredith.
70.2
Ms. Piano-vocal rough pencil sketch; 9 p.; 32 cm.
Note: Holograph in pencil.
On microfilm: MUSIC 1906, Item 74.
BOX-FOLDER 39/70.3 Dirge in woods.
70.3
Ms. Pages from piano-vocal score; 3 leaves; 35.5 cm.
Note: Holograph in ink with holograph markings in pencil on transparent paper.
English text.
BOX-FOLDER 39/70.4 Dirge in woods. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, [1957] .
70.4
Publisher's proof. Piano-vocal score; 5 leaves
c1957 in U.S.A. by Boosey & Hawkes.
Plt.: S. 2574.
Note: Holograph markings in pencil throughout.
English text. Words by George Meredith.
BOX-FOLDER 39/70a Dirge in woods : words by George Meredith. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, [1957] .
70a
Piano-vocal score; 5 p.
c1957 in U.S.A. by Boosey & Hawkes.
Plt.: S. 2574.
English text.
On title page recto: Written especially in honor of Nadia Boulanger's fiftieth year teaching.
71) Canticle of freedom [chorus & orchestra]
BOX-FOLDER 88/71 Canticle of freedom.
71
Ms. Score for chorus (SATB) and orchestra; 77 leaves; 38.5 cm.
Note: Holograph in ink on transparent paper, with some markings in pencil.
English text by John Barbour.
On title page: "Pp. 1-32 of original (1955) version (NOT TO BE USED!) A.C. (revised 1966)."
At end: March 27, 1955.
Laid in: One holograph leaf in pencil titled "Revision of Canticle of Freedom".
BOX-FOLDER 88/71.1 Canticle of freedom.
71.1
Ms. (ozalid). Score for chorus (SATB) and orchestra; 77 p.; 39.5 cm. (spiral bound).
Note: Copy of holograph score ARCO 71, with holograph and other markings in pencil throughout.
English text by John Barbour.
On cover: Original version of 1955 (not to be played in this version).
At end: March 27, 1955.
BOX-FOLDER 88/71.2 Canticle of freedom.
71.2
Ms. (ozalid). Full score (incomplete); 32 p.; 38.5 cm.
Note: Holograph markings in pencil throughout.
At head: Original version of 1955 (to p. 32) (not to be played).
BOX-FOLDER 88/71.3 Canticle of freedom.
71.3
Ms. Condensed score; original pencil sketch (32 + 2 p.) accompanied by rough sketches in pencil (various paginations); 34.5 cm.
Note: Holographs in pencil.
On microfilm: MUSIC 1906, Item 3.
BOX-FOLDER 88/71.4 "Let us now praise famous men".
71.4
Ms. Sketches for choral work (unfinished); various paginations; various sizes.
Note: Holographs in pencil and typescript.
English text.
On title page: "Let us now praise famous men" sketches for choral work (1949) (unfinished) (on which is based later Canticle of freedom)."
BOX-FOLDER 88/71.5 Canticle of freedom.
71.5
Ms. (positive photostat). Condensed score for mixed chorus and orchestra (miniature); 11 leaves; 28 cm.
Note: Holograph markings in pencil.
English text.
At head: Choral coda from Canticle of freedom (text by John Barbour - 1320 (?)-1395).
At end: March 13, 1955 N.Y.
71-A) Canticle of freedom [chorus & piano]
BOX-FOLDER 88/71-Aa Canticle of freedom : text by John Barbour. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, [1955] .
71-Aa
Score for mixed chorus (SATB) and piano; 16 p.
c1955 in U.S.A. by Boosey & Hawkes.
Plt.: B.H. Oct. 5059.
Note: Holograph markings in pencil throughout.
English text.
Commissioned by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Duration: Approx. 16 min.
BOX-FOLDER 88/71-Ab Canticle of freedom : text by John Barbour. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, [1955] .
71-Ab
Score for mixed chorus (SATB) and piano; 16 p. (2 copies).
c1955 in U.S.A. by Boosey & Hawkes.
Plt.: B.H. Oct. 5059.
Note: Holograph markings in pencil throughout Copy 1.
English text
Commissioned by the Massa- chusetts Institute of Technology.
Duration: Approx. 16 min.
71-B) Canticle of freedom [chorus & orchestra]
BOX-FOLDER 88/71-B Canticle of freedom : for mixed chorus and orchestra / text by John Barbour.
71-B
Ms. Full score (revised version); 22 leaves; 38.5 cm.
Note: Manuscript in pencil by David Walker; holograph title page and page of preliminary notes.
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