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Music, 1841-1988 (continued)
Music by Aaron Copland, 1911-1985 (continued)
Music Manuscripts and Printed Editions, 1920-1985 (continued)
"Signature for the high-low concerts". (continued)
Prior to this work becoming what is now known as An outdoor overture, it was used as the "Signature" for a planned concert series (founded by Vernon Duke) known as the High-Low Concerts, which took place in 1938. There were only two concert performances however. The original manuscript of the "Signature" is filed in the Vernon Duke Collection in the Library of Congress Music Division.
BOX-FOLDER 64/34a An outdoor overture. London: Hawkes & Son, [1940] .
34a
Full score; 44 p. (bound).
c1940 in U.S.A. by Hawkes & Son.
Plt.: B. & H. 8394.
Note: Holograph markings in pencil throughout.
At head: Written specially for and dedicated to the High School of Music and Art in New York.
Duration: 9.5 min.
BOX-FOLDER 64/34b An outdoor overture. London: Boosey & Hawkes, [1940] .
34b
Full score (miniature); 44 p.
c1940 in U.S.A. by Hawkes & Son (London).
Plt.: B. & H. 8394.
Ser. title: Hawkes Pocket Scores, No. 676.
BOX-FOLDER 64/34c An outdoor overture. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, n.d.
34c
Full score; 44 p.
c1940 in U.S.A. by Hawkes & Son (London).
Plt.: B. & H. 8394.
Note: Holograph markings in pencil throughout.
Duration: 9.5 min.
34-A) An outdoor overture [band]
BOX-FOLDER 64/34-A An outdoor overture.
34-A
Ms. Band score; 52 p.; 42 cm.
Note: Holograph in ink.
On microfilm: MUSIC 1906, Item 35 B.
BOX-FOLDER 64/34-A.1 An outdoor overture : arranged for band by the composer.
34-A.1
Ms. Band score (incomplete); 20 p.; 42 cm.
Note: Holograph in pencil.
On microfilm: MUSIC 1906, Item 35 B.
BOX-FOLDER 64/34-Aa An outdoor overture. New York: Boosey & Hawkes, [1948] .
34-Aa
Full score; 35 p.
c1948 by Hawkes & Son (London).
Plt.: B. & H. 16234.
Ser. title: Boosey & Hawkes Q.M.B. Edition, No. 157.
Note: Holograph markings in pencil throughout.
Duration: Approx. 9.5 min.
35) Lark [chorus]
BOX-FOLDER 64/35 Lark.
35
Ms. Score for mixed voices (SATB); 8 leaves; 38 cm.
Note: Holograph in ink with holograph markings in pencil.
English text. Words by Genevieve Taggard.
On microfilm: MUSIC 1906, Item 27.
BOX-FOLDER 64/35.1 Lark.
35.1
Ms. Sketch for mixed voices (SATB); 17 p.; 34 cm.
Note: Holograph in pencil and ink.
English text.
Laid in: Typescript of words by Genevieve Taggard.
On microfilm: MUSIC 1906, Item 27.
BOX-FOLDER 64/35a Lark : four-part chorus / for mixed voices (divisi) / with baritone solo (a cappella). [Boston]: E. C. Schirmer Music Co., [1941] .
35a
Score for mixed voices (SATB); (2 copies).
c1941 by E.C. Schirmer Music Co.
Plt.: E.C.S. No. 1275.
Ser. title: E.C.S. Choral Music, No. 1794.
English text. Words by Genevieve Taggard.
Both copies contain holograph markings in pencil throughout.
36) The quiet city [incidental music]
BOX-FOLDER 64/36 The quiet city : for clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, and piano.
36
Ms. Full score; 29 p.; 34.5 cm.
Note: Holograph in ink and pencil.
At end: April 1939.
Music composed for Irwin Shaw's play "Quiet City."
On microfilm: MUSIC 1906, Item 43.
BOX-FOLDER 64/36.1 The quiet city : for clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, and piano.
36.1
Ms. (photocopy). Full score; 29 leaves; 36 cm.
Note: Copy of manuscript score ARCO 36.
At end: April 1939.
BOX-FOLDER 64/36.2 The quiet city.
36.2
Ms. Rough piano sketch; 20 p.; 34.5 cm.
Note: Holograph in pencil.
Laid in: 2 page holograph in pencil titled "Music Cues - Quiet City."
On microfilm: MUSIC 1906, Item 43.
BOX-FOLDER 64/36.3 Quiet city.
36.3
Mss. Instrumental parts; 32 cm.
Note: Holographs in ink and pencil.
On microfilm: MUSIC 1906, Item 43.
37) Five kings [incidental music]
BOX-FOLDER 64/37 Five kings.
37
Ms. Condensed score sketch; 41 p.; 33.5 cm.
Note: Holograph in pencil.
Incidental music for a play based on Shakespeare's plays; this work not published.
On microfilm: MUSIC 1906, Item 76.
BOX-FOLDER 64/37.1 Five kings.
37.1
Ms. (photocopy). Condensed score sketch; 41 leaves; 36 cm.
Note: Copy of manuscript ARCO 37.
Laid in: Letter to Professor Perlis from playwright Richard France dated June 18; an article on Mr. France in the periodical Twentieth Century American Dramatists (1981); two pages of typescript from the play Five kings.
38) The city [incidental music]
BOX-FOLDER 65/38 The city : music for the documentary film.
38
Ms. Full score; 166 p.; 34.5 cm.
Note: Holograph in pencil.
On title page: Orchestration by Aaron Copland; score written out by Henry Brant.
BOX-FOLDER 65/38.1 The city : film music.
38.1
Ms. Piano-conductor score; 34 leaves; 30-43 cm.
Note: Holograph in ink, with additions and corrections in pencil, on transparent paper.
At end: Finis March 1939.
On microfilm: MUSIC 1906, Item 7 A.
BOX-FOLDER 65/38.2 The city : film music.
38.2
Ms. (ozalid). Piano-conductor score; [34] leaves 41 cm. (bound).
Note: Copy of manuscript score ARCO 38.1, with holograph additions and corrections in pencil throughout; includes additional pages.
BOX-FOLDER 65/38.3 The city : film music.
38.3
Ms. Rough piano sketches; 42 + 1 p.; 34.5 cm.
Note: Holographs in pencil.
Laid in: Typescript of "Detailed outline of allocation of sound in 'The City'."
On microfilm: MUSIC 1906, Item 7 B.
BOX-FOLDER 17/38.4 The city.
38.4
Mss. Instrumental parts.
Note: Holographs in ink and pencil; includes reproductions of original manuscripts.
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