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BOX 1-62, 132, 135, 139 Music
BOX 1-47, 132, 135, 139 Music from Shows
The show music in the Gershwin collection is organized alphabetically by show title, and within each show, alphabetically by song title. The music is further organized within song title by type; full scores, piano-vocal scores, lyric sheets, etc. as well as holograph versus copyist versions.
135th Street
see Blue Monday
Note: Alternate title
135th Street blues
see Blue Monday
Note: Alternate title
BOX 1 Americana [1926]
Blowin' the blues away
see Blowing the blues away
Note: Alternate title
BOX-FOLDER 1/1 Blowing the blues away
Manuscript piano-vocal score chiefly in the hand of Hans Spialek; 5 p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/1 Blowing the blues away
Typescript lyric sheet
Lost barbershop chord
see That lost barbershop chord
Note: Alternate title
BOX-FOLDER 1/2 Sunny disposish
Manuscript piano score and 3 instrumental parts in the hand of Hans Spialek; 4 2,2,2 p.
Note: Arranged for E-flat alto saxophones I, II and III, B-flat tenor saxophone I and II, C melody saxophones I and II, and piano
BOX-FOLDER 1/3 That lost barbershop chord
Manuscript piano-vocal score chiefly in the hand of Albert Sirmay; 8 p.
Note: Corrections to lyric in the hand of IG
BOX-FOLDER 1/3 That lost barbershop chord
Manuscript piano-vocal score in the hand of William Daly; [4] p.
Note: Score has no lyric
BOX-FOLDER 1/3 That lost barbershop chord
Copyist manuscript piano-vocal score [no. 1]; 7 p.
Note: Introduction in the hand of Albert Sirmay
BOX-FOLDER 1/3 That lost barbershop chord
Copyist manuscript piano-vocal score [no. 2]; 7 p.
Note: No introduction
BOX-FOLDER 1/3 That lost barbershop chord
Typescript lyric sheet
BOX 1 The Barkleys of Broadway [film, 1949]
97,704
see Natchez on the Mississip'
Note: Early title
BOX-FOLDER 1/4 Bouncin’ the blues [instrumental]
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist manuscript piano score; 2 p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/5 Call on us again
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 3 p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/5 Call on us again
Typescript lyric sheets; [4] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/6 The courtin' of Elmer and Ella
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist manuscript piano-vocal score [no. 1]; 10 p.
Note: Corrections in an unidentified hand
BOX-FOLDER 1/6 The courtin' of Elmer and Ella
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist manuscript piano-vocal score [no. 2]; 10 p.
In caption: Revised
BOX-FOLDER 1/6 The courtin' of Elmer and Ella
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [13] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/7 Manhattan downbeat
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 8 p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/7 Manhattan downbeat
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [10] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/8 Minstrels on parade
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/9 My one and only highland fling
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 6 p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/9 My one and only highland fling
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [9] p.
Natchez
see Natchez on the Mississip'
Note: Early title
BOX-FOLDER 1/10 Natchez on the Mississip’
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 7 p.
In capton: Rev[ised]
BOX-FOLDER 1/10 Natchez on the Mississip’
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [8] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/11 The poetry of motion
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 5 p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/11 The poetry of motion
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [6] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/12 Second fiddle to a harp
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [4] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/13 Shoes with wings on
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 5 p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/13 Shoes with wings on
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [7] p.
Since the ballet swept the town
see The poetry of motion
Note: Early title
BOX-FOLDER 1/14 Swing trot
Manuscript lead sheet; [1] p.
Note: Refrain only, with unused lyric fragments in the hand of IG
Note: Unidentified IG holograph lyric sketches on verso
BOX-FOLDER 1/14 Swing trot
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/15 Taking no chances on you
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [18] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/16 There is no music
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 4 p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/16 There is no music
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [10] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/17 These days
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist manuscript piano-vocal score [no. 1]; 4 p.
Note: Correction in an unidentified hand
BOX-FOLDER 1/17 These days
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist manuscript piano-vocal score [no. 2]; 4 p.
In caption: Rev[ised]
BOX-FOLDER 1/17 These days
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [7] p. and 1 envelope
Note: Correction on p. [2] in the hand of Michael Feinstein
Note: IG holograph lyric revision sketch, circa 1980, on envelope
BOX-FOLDER 1/18 They can’t take that away from me
see also They can't take that away from me from Shall we dance
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist manuscript short score; 12 p.
Note: Refrain only
Note: Scored by Conrad Salinger
BOX-FOLDER 1/19 Weekend in the country
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist manuscript short score; 15 p.
Note: Scored by Conrad Salinger
BOX-FOLDER 1/19 Weekend in the country
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 6 p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/19 Weekend in the country
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/20 The well-known skies of blue
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [14] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/21 You’d be hard to replace
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 4 p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/21 You’d be hard to replace
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