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BOX 24-33, 44, 46 Music, 1918-1959
Contains music composed for or collected by Horton and the Dance Theater company. Composers with significant representation in this series include Judith Hamilton, Lou Harrison, Pérez Prado, Gertrude Rivers Robinson, Milton Rosen, and Heitor Villa-Lobos. Several folders consist of percussion orchestrations for an unidentified version of Horton's Salome. This series also contains a manuscript score for Alvin Ailey's According to St. Francis by Gershon Kingsley.
Arranged alphabetically by composer and title therein.
Abel, Simon
BOX-FOLDER 26/1 Lysistrata, undated
Manuscript sketches
Adams, Robert M.
BOX-FOLDER 26/2 A Lost Soul in Outer Space, op. 7, no. 1, 1946
Printed score for piano
Albeniz, Isaac
BOX-FOLDER 26/3 Seguidilla, 1-2, undated
Copyist scores for piano
Antheil, George
BOX-FOLDER 26/4 Suite for the Piano, 1942
Printed score for piano
Arlen, Harold and Ted Koehler
BOX-FOLDER 24/28 Get Happy - Fox Trot, 1930
Printed parts
Barnet, Charlie
BOX-FOLDER 26/5 Redskin Rumba, 1945
Printed conductor score and parts
Basie, Count
BOX-FOLDER 26/6 Jumpin' at the Woodside, 1938
Printed violin 1 part
Benjamin, Bennie and George Weiss
BOX-FOLDER 24/29 I'll Never Be Free, 1950
Printed parts
Brown, Nacio Herb
BOX-FOLDER 24/30 Temptation, 1946
Lyrics by Arthur Freed; arranged by Marke Winsten
Printed parts
Cano, Eddie
BOX-FOLDER 26/7 Ican, 1954
Printed score for piano
Clar, Arden
BOX-FOLDER 24/31 Similau, 1948
English lyrics by Harry Coleman; Spanish lyrics by Leopoldo Gonzalez; arranged by Sy Oliver
Printed parts
Cooper, Bob
BOX-FOLDER 44/1 Salome, undated
Maunscript full score
BOX-FOLDER 26/8 Salome, undated
Copyist parts
Covington, Audrée
BOX-FOLDER 26/9 Medea, undated
Manuscript score for two pianos
Creston, Paul
BOX-FOLDER 26/10 Five Little Dances, 1946
Printed score for piano
Cutner, Sidney
BOX-FOLDER 26/11 Chronicle, undated
Manuscript parts
BOX-FOLDER 26/12 Chronicle, undated
Manuscript sketches
BOX-FOLDER 26/13 Danse Congo, undated
Manuscript sketches
Dorn, Gerhardt
BOX-FOLDER 27/1 Departure, 1940
Holograph score
Ellington, Mercer
BOX-FOLDER 33/8 Things Ain't What They Used To Be, undated
Lyrics by Ted Persons; arranger unknown
Manuscript parts
Gade, Jacob
BOX-FOLDER 27/2 Jalousie, undated
Manuscript violin part with pasteovers
Garland, Joe
BOX-FOLDER 27/3 Leap Frog, 1942
Lyrics by Leo Corday; arranged by Lowell Martin
Printed parts
Goodman, Benny, Chick Webb and Edgar Sampson
BOX-FOLDER 25/1 Stompin' at the Savoy, 1936
Arranged by Spud Murphy
Printed parts
Hamilton, Judith
BOX-FOLDER 27/4 The Beloved, 1948
Manuscript score for piano
BOX-FOLDER 27/5 The Beloved, undated
Manuscript score and sketch
BOX-FOLDER 44/2 Totem Incantation, undated
Manuscript full score
BOX-FOLDER 27/6 Totem Incantation, undated
Manuscript scores for piano (spiral bound)
BOX-FOLDER 27/7 Totem Incantation, undated
Manuscript parts
Harrison, Lou
BOX-FOLDER 27/8 Aesthetic Ecstasy, undated
Holograph score for piano
Note: Used in Something to Please Everybody
BOX-FOLDER 27/9 Caribbean Dance, undated
Manuscript sketch
BOX-FOLDER 27/10 Closing, undated
Manuscript score for piano
BOX-FOLDER 27/11 Dithyrambos, undated
Manuscript scores for piano and percussion part
BOX-FOLDER 27/12 Inebria, undated
Manuscript sketch
BOX-FOLDER 27/13 Occult, undated
Manuscript sketch
BOX-FOLDER 27/14 Something to Please Everyone, undated
Manuscript score
Hennagin, Michael
BOX-FOLDER 27/15 The House on the Hill, 1959
Ozalid of manuscript score for chorus
Note: From poems by Edwin Arlington Robinson
BOX-FOLDER 27/16 The Matriarch: A Ballet for 3 Dancers, 1958
Holograph full score
Herrera, Ulpiano
BOX-FOLDER 28/1 Que te parece Cholito, 1950
Arranged by Avelino Muñoz
Manuscript and printed parts
James, Harry and Jack Matthias
BOX-FOLDER 25/2 Trumpet Blues and Cantabile, 1942
Printed parts
Kanitz, Ernest
BOX-FOLDER 28/2 Magic Dance, 1947
Ozalid of manuscript score for piano and percussion instruments
Kaplan, Sol
BOX-FOLDER 28/3 Shootin' Star, undated
Lyrics by Bob Russell
Ozalid of manuscript piano-vocal score
BOX-FOLDER 28/4 Warsaw Ghetto, undated
Manuscript of choreographic-scenario material; [5] pages
Kenton, Stan
BOX-FOLDER 25/3 Artistry Jumps, 1946
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