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Kiss Me Kate (1948) (continued)
[Finale, act II] Second act Shrew finale (continued)
Ozalids (2) of copyist's ms. piano-vocal score ; 16 p. each
How simple life would be
See [Kiss Me Kate holograph lyrics]
BOX-FOLDER 8/12 I am ashamed that women are so simple
Holograph lead sheet in pencil ; [2] p.
Laid in: typed lyric sheet ; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 8/12 I am ashamed that women are so simple
Ms. piano-vocal score in pencil ; 4 p.
BOX-FOLDER 8/12 I am ashamed that women are so simple
Ozalids (2) of copyist's ms. piano-vocal score ; 4 p. each
BOX-FOLDER 8/13 I hate men
Ozalids (2) of copyist's ms. piano-vocal scores ; 4 p. each
BOX-FOLDER 8/14 I sing of love
Ozalids (3) of copyist's ms. piano-vocal scores ; 8 p.
If you love your job
See [Kiss Me Kate holograph lyrics]
BOX-FOLDER 8/15 I'm afraid, sweetheart, I love you
Ms. piano-vocal score ; [5] p.
Note: cut song
It was great fun the first time
See [Kiss Me Kate holograph lyrics]
BOX-FOLDER 8/16 I've become to wive it wealthily in Padua
Ozalids (2) of copyists ms. piano-vocal scores ; 8 p. each
BOX-FOLDER 8/17 Kate's theme
Ms. piano score in pencil ; [2] p.
Note: previously unknown
BOX-FOLDER 9/1 [Kiss me Kate] Finale act I : finale 1st act
Holograph sketch in pencil ; 2 p.
BOX-FOLDER 9/1 First act finale--Kiss me Kate
Ms. piano-vocal score in pencil ; 18 p.
Laid in: typed lyric sheet ; 4 p.
BOX-FOLDER 9/1 First act finale--Kiss me Kate
Ozalids (2) of copyist's ms. piano-vocal score ; 19 p. each
BOX-FOLDER 9/2 L[ove] is the only thing
Holograph sketch in pencil ; [1] p.
Note: previously unknown
BOX-FOLDER 9/3 Petruchio's theme
Ms. condensed score in pencil ; [3] p.
Note: previously unknown
Security or love
See [Kiss Me Kate holograph lyrics]
BOX-FOLDER 9/4 So in love
Ozalids (2) of copyist's ms. piano-vocal scores ; 5 p. each
To be or not to be
See [Kiss Me Kate holograph lyrics]
BOX-FOLDER 9/5 Tom, Dick or Harry
Ozalids (2) of copyist's ms. piano-vocal scores ; 10 p. each
BOX-FOLDER 9/6 Too darn hot
Ozalids (4) of copyist's ms. piano-vocal scores ; 10 p. each
Note: there are slight variations in some of the copies; one is marked "corrected Sirmay," another says "Road co. lyric" and includes lyric changes in pencil in Porter's hand
The trouble with me is
See [Kiss Me Kate holograph lyrics]
BOX-FOLDER 9/7 [We open in Venice] Opening Padua street scene
Ozalids (2) of copyist's ms. piano-vocal scores ; 5 p. each
BOX-FOLDER 9/8 Were thine that special face
Ozalids (2) of copyist's ms. piano-vocal scores ; 5 p. each
Note: one copy has a pencil note in Porter's hand "lyric of verse to be changed"
BOX-FOLDER 9/9 What does your servant dream about?
Ms. piano-vocal score in pencil ; 5 p.
Note: cut song
BOX-FOLDER 9/10 Where is the life that late I led?
Ozalids (3) of copyist's ms. piano-vocal scores ; 10 p. each
BOX-FOLDER 9/11 Why can't you behave?
Ozalids (3) of copyist's ms. piano-vocal scores ; 5 p. each
Note: one copy marked "corrected Sirmay" contains pencil corrections
A woman's career
See [Kiss Me Kate holograph lyrics]
BOX-FOLDER 9/12 Wunderbar
Ms. piano-vocal score of verse in pencil with annotated ozalid of the refrain, including a note from Albert Sirmay ; [2] p. + 5 p.
BOX-FOLDER 9/12 Wunderbar
Ozalids (3) of copyist's ms. piano-vocal score ; 6 p. each
Note: 2 copies include annotations, at least some lyric changes in Porter's hand in pencil
BOX-FOLDER 10/1-3 [Kiss Me Kate]
Ozalids of copyist's ms. piano-vocal scores for complete show, #1-47
BOX-FOLDER 11/1 [Kiss Me Kate holograph lyrics]
Holograph lyric sheets and lyric sketches in pencil
Song titles and pagination:
  • Always true to you in my fashion ; [38] leaves
  • Bianca ; [9] leaves, includes some musical notation
  • Brush up your Shakespeare ; [3] leaves
  • Finale act II ; [1] leaf
  • How simple life would be ; [1] leaf, includes rhythmic notation
  • I hate men ; [17] leaves
  • If you love your job ; [1] leaf
  • I'm afraid, sweetheart, I love you ; [2] leaves
  • It was great fun the first time ; [2] leaves
  • I've come to wive it wealthily in Padua ; [2] leaves
  • Kiss me Kate ; [1] leaf
  • Security or love ; [1] leaf, includes musical notation
  • So in love ; [1] leaf
  • To be or not to be ; [1] leaf
  • Too darn hot ; [17] leaves
  • The trouble with me is ; [1] leaf
  • We open in Venice ; [1] leaf
  • Were thine that special face ; [1] leaf
  • Where is the life that late I led ; [4] leaves
  • Why can't you behave ; [1] leaf
  • A woman's career ; [1] leaf
  • Wunderbar ; [3] leaves
  • [miscellaneous notes with lyric sheets] ; 3 leaves
BOX-FOLDER 11/2 [Kiss Me Kate lyric sheets–set 1]
Typed lyric sheets, many marked "corrected lyrics" and dated. Also includes "road company version" of lyrics ; [47] leaves
BOX-FOLDER 11/3 [Kiss Me Kate lyric sheets–set 2]
Typed lyric sheets, some with annotations in pencil, mostly in Porter's hand ; [33] leaves
BOX-FOLDER 11/4 [Kiss Me Kate lyric sheets–set 3]
Typed lyric sheets, mostly marked "suitable for publication, broadcasting & recording" with a few pencil annotations in Porter's hand. Also includes 1 p. of casting notes and a few pages at the end of "road company version" of lyrics ; [29] leaves
BOX-FOLDER 11/5 [Kiss Me Kate lyric sheets–set 4]
Typed lyric sheets, from notebook marked "extra lyrics" ; [38] leaves
BOX-FOLDER 11/6 [Kiss Me Kate miscellaneous]
TLS from Louis Dreyfus, dated 1949 December 1
Carbon of TLS to Louis Dreyfus, dated 1951 January 31, includ ing 3 p. of Porter holograph lyric sheets in pencil "new lyrics for British published sheet music and for broadcasts"
Note in Porter's hand in pencil on cardboard
Typed note re Scandinavian productions of Kiss Me Kate
Programs (3) for later performances/productions of Kiss Me Kate, including Los Angeles Civic Light Opera in 1964
"Celebrity bulletin," dated 1948 December 30
BOX-FOLDER 11/7-8 [Kiss Me Kate clippings]
Clippings from a folder marked "dup. clippings"
BOX 12-15, OV 28/1 Out of this World (1950)
BOX-FOLDER 12/1 Away from it all
Ms. piano-vocal score in pencil ; 15 p.
Note: unused
BOX-FOLDER 12/2 [Cherry pies] oughta be you
Ms. piano-vocal score/sketch in pencil, annotations in Porters hand ; 11 p. (p. 6-10 blank)
BOX-FOLDER 12/2 Cherry pie[s] ought to be you
Ozalids (2) of copyist's ms. piano-vocal scores ; 9 p. each
BOX-FOLDER 12/2 Cherry pies ought to be you
Printed piano-vocal score ; 7 p.
BOX-FOLDER 12/3 Climb up the mountain
Ozalids (2) of copyist's ms. piano-vocal scores ; 8 p. each
Laid in one copy: ms. piano-vocal score in pencil ; 4 p.
BOX-FOLDER 12/3 Climb up the mountain
Printed piano-vocal scores ; 7 p.
BOX-FOLDER 12/4 From this moment on
Ms. piano-vocal score in pencil ; 5 p.
BOX-FOLDER 12/4 From this moment on
Ozalid of copyist's ms. piano-vocal score ; 5 p.
BOX-FOLDER 12/4 From this moment on
Printed piano-vocal scores (3), 1 copy with cover ; 7 p. each
Note: cut song
BOX-FOLDER 12/5 [Hail, hail, hail] Juno's ride
Ms. piano-vocal score in pencil ; 5 p.
BOX-FOLDER 12/5 Juno's ride
Photoreproductions (2) of copyist's ms. piano-vocal scores ; 4 p. each
BOX-FOLDER 12/5 Entrance of Juno
Ms. choral score in pencil, incomplete ; [4] p.
BOX-FOLDER 12/5 Entrance of Juno
Ozalids (2) of copyist's ms. piano-vocal scores ; [2] p. each
BOX-FOLDER 12/6 Hark to the song of the night
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