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John Alden Carpenter collection, 1891-1961

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Music, 1904-1951 (continued)
Manuscripts, 1913-1949 (continued)
Twilight reverie (continued)
Holograph piano score ; [4] p.
On p. 1, at bottom: Copyright 1894 by Miles & Thompson, M. & T. 572-4
MUSIC 1856 (reel 5, item 61)
BOX-FOLDER 7/16 Two little pieces
Copyist's score for violin and piano ; 7 p., 9 p.
MUSIC 1856 (reel 5, item 63)
BOX-FOLDER 7/17-18 Unidentified harmonic exercises, canons, fugues, etc.
Holograph sketches ; various pagings
MUSIC 1856 (reel 5, item 65)
BOX-FOLDER 8/1 Unidentified instrumental works
Holograph sketches and score fragments for various chamber and orchestral instrumental combinations ; various pagings
MUSIC 1856 (reel 3, item 38;5/67)
BOX-FOLDER 8/2 Unidentified piano works
Holograph scores and sketches ; various pagings
MUSIC 1856 (reel 5, item 61)
MUSIC 1856 (reel 5, item 62)
BOX-FOLDER 8/3-7 Unidentified sketches, miscellaneous
Holograph sketches ; various pagings
MUSIC 1856 (reel 5, item 58)
MUSIC 1856 (reel 5, item 66)
BOX-FOLDER 8/3-7 Unidentified works for violin & piano
Holograph score for violin & piano, incomplete ; 12 p.
MUSIC 1856 (reel 3, item 38)
BOX-FOLDER 8/8 Unidentified works for violin & piano
Holograph scores for violin & piano, incomplete ; [2], [3] p.
MUSIC 1856 (reel 5, item 58)
MUSIC 1856 (reel 5, item 64)
MUSIC 1856 (reel 5, item 58;5/64)
BOX-FOLDER 8/9 Die vier Jahreszeiten
Holograph piano-vocal score ; [6] p.
MUSIC 1856 (reel 5, item 58)
BOX-FOLDER 8/10 Die vier Jahreszeiten
Holograph piano-vocal score, incomplete ; [2] p.
MUSIC 1856 (reel 5, item 58)
BOX-FOLDER 8/10 Die vier Jahreszeiten
Holograph sketch ; [4] p.
MUSIC 1856 (reel 5, item 58)
BOX-FOLDER 8/9a Die vier Jahreszeiten
Holograph piano-vocal score in purple pencil; [10] p.
MUSIC 1856 (reel 4, item 57)
BOX-FOLDER 8/11 Die vier Jahreszeiten
Copyist's piano-vocal score ; 9 p.
MUSIC 1856 (reel 4, item 57)
BOX-FOLDER 8/12 Waltz
Holograph piano score (primo part only) [purple clefs] ; [5 p.]
MUSIC 1856 (reel 5, item 61)
BOX-FOLDER 8/13 Water colors
Holograph piano-vocal score, incomplete ; 4 p.
MUSIC 1856 (reel 5, item 58)
Water-colours ; Chinese tone poems for small orchestra and mezzo-soprano not present
Holograph full score ; 26 p.
Uniform title: Water colors ; arr.
see ML96.C274
BOX-FOLDER 8/14 When the night comes
Holograph piano-vocal score, incomplete ; [2] p.
MUSIC 1856 (reel 5, item 58)
BOX-FOLDER 8/15 When you unfold the red, red rose
Copyist's score ; 2 p.
MUSIC 1856 (reel 4, item 57)
BOX-FOLDER 8/16 Worlds
Holograph score ; 2 p.
At end: Dec. 1934
MUSIC 1856 (reel 4, item 57)
BOX-FOLDER 8/17 The Wrigley wriggle
Copyist's score[?] for violin & piano with holograph signature ; [2] p.
On verso: Spain by Jerom Levy (violin and piano parts) ; [2] p.
MUSIC 1856 (reel 5, item 63)
BOX-FOLDER 8/18 Young man chieftan
Photostats (positive and negative) of holograph score ; 4 p.
At end: January 1929
MUSIC 1856 (reel 4, item 57)
BOX 8-9 Printed Music, 1904-1951
Arranged alphabetically by composer name.
BOX-FOLDER 8/19 Alpaerts, Flor
James Ensor suite Brussels: Huis Schott, 1951 .
Bound reproduction of manuscript
Carpenter, John Alden
BOX-FOLDER 8/20 Frei erfundener Canon
Printer's proofs, p. 200-202
Includes: Ziehn, Bernard. Variation des Canons von John A. Carpenter.
BOX-FOLDER 8/21 Sea Drift. New York: G. Schirmer, 1936
BOX-FOLDER 9/1-2 Skyscrapers. A ballet of modern American life. Orchestral score, condensed concert version. New York: G. Schirmer, 1927
Red and blue annotations. (2 copies)
Laid in: Cuts for concert performance (typewritten) and table of durations (manuscript)
BOX-FOLDER 9/3 Song of faith. New York: G. Schirmer, 1939
Pl. no. 35560.
BOX-FOLDER 9/4 Song of freedom. New York: G. Schirmer, 1942
Carpenter, John Alden and Rue Carpenter
BOX-FOLDER 9/5 When little boys sing. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1904
BOX-FOLDER 9/6 Guilbert, Yvette (compiler)
Chansons de la vieille France. Paris: Librairie Félix Juven, undated
Harmonized by Maurice Duhamel.
BOX-FOLDER 9/7 Honegger, Arthur
Rugby Paris: Editions Maurice Senart, 1929
Holograph dedication to Madame Ellen Borden.
BOX-FOLDER 9/8 Spalding, Walter R.
Blessed are they that dwell in Thy house, op. 10. Boston: Arthur P. Schmidt, 1937
Holograph dedication: to John with greetings from Walter.
BOX 3, 10-11 Photographs and Artwork, 1891-1961
Of particular note are the numerous photographs and watercolors of the sets and costumes of Carpenter's stage productions. These include photographs of the shadow puppets from Krazy Kat and of both stage designs and stagings of the Birthday of the Infanta. In addition, there are numerous ink and watercolor sketches by Robert Edmund Jones of costume designs from Birthday of the Infanta. Two charcoal drawings of Carpenter in the collection are also by Jones.
Arranged by subject.
BOX-FOLDER 3/33, 10/3 John Alden Carpenter alone
BOX-FOLDER 3/34, 10/3a John Alden Carpenter and others
BOX-FOLDER 3/35 Family of John Alden Carpenter
Productions:
BOX-FOLDER 10/4 Birthday of the Infanta [production stills, set designs]
BOX-FOLDER 3/36, 10/4a Krazy Kat [production stills]
BOX-FOLDER 3/37 Skyscrapers
BOX-FOLDER 10/5 Birthday of the Infanta - Sketches for costumes (pencil, ink and paint)
BOX-FOLDER 10/6 Robert Edmund Jones. 2 portraits of John Alden Carpenter (charcoal)
BOX-FOLDER 11/1 Santa Claus graphic (in color, printed on board (oversize))
BOX 10-11 Certificates and Honors, 1921-1961
Carpenter was a highly successful composer in his day, being named a Knight of the French Legion of Honor (1921) and receiving such honors as the Gold Medal of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. He also received honorary degrees from Harvard University, Northwestern University, the University of Wisconsin, and the American Conservatory of Music.
Arranged by genre.
Degree certificates from:
BOX-FOLDER 11/2 American Conservatory of Music, Chicago, IL (oversize)
BOX-FOLDER 11/3 Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (oversize)
BOX-FOLDER 10/7 Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
BOX-FOLDER 10/7 University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Membership certificates from:
BOX-FOLDER 10/7 American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Boston, MA
BOX-FOLDER 10/7 National Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Honors from:
BOX-FOLDER 11/4 French Legion of Honor (oversize)
BOX-FOLDER 11/5 Unidentified (Slavic language) (oversize)
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