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BOX-FOLDER 2/9 The hurdy-gurdy man
see also A corner of heaven with you
Copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 4 p.
BOX-FOLDER 2/9 The hurdy-gurdy man
see also A corner of heaven with you
Typescript lyric sheet
BOX-FOLDER 2/10 Man, the master
see also Musical sketches
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [6] p.
BOX-FOLDER 2/11 My all
see also Musical sketches
William Daly holograph manuscript piano-vocal score; [2-3] p.
Note: Vocal line only; verse incomplete; p. [1] is absent
Note: Early lyric fragment in the hand of IG
BOX-FOLDER 2/11 My all
see also Musical sketches
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [4] p.
BOX-FOLDER 2/12 On the wings of romance
William Daly holograph manuscript sketch; 1 p.
Note: Title and partial lyric in the hand of IG
BOX-FOLDER 2/12 On the wings of romance
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [4] p.
BOX-FOLDER 2/13 Opening
William Daly holograph manuscript sketch; [2] p.
Note: Partial lyric in the hand of IG
Laid in: Description in the hand of Michael Feinstein
BOX-FOLDER 2/14 Someday you'll realize
see also Musical sketches
William Daly holograph manuscript piano-vocal score; [4] p.
Note: Vocal line only, no lyric
BOX-FOLDER 2/14 Someday you'll realize
see also Musical sketches
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [5] p.
BOX-FOLDER 2/15 Musical sketches
William Daly holograph manuscript sketches with partial lyrics in the hand of IG; [2] p.
Contents:
  • p. [1]: My all (refrain only); Etude op. 25, no. 9; Someday you’ll realize (refrain only, no lyric)
  • p. [2]: Someday you’ll realize (verse and refrain); Man, the master (verse and refrain)
BOX 2 The country girl [film, 1954]
BOX-FOLDER 2/16 Commercials
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 2/17 Dissertation on the state of bliss
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist piano-vocal score; 5 p.
BOX-FOLDER 2/17 Dissertation on the state of bliss
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [13] p.
BOX-FOLDER 2/18 The land around us
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist piano-vocal score [no. 1]; 8 p.
Note: Includes Patter section
BOX-FOLDER 2/18 The land around us
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist piano-vocal score [no. 2]; 6 p.
Typescript (mimeograph) lyric sheets; 2 p.
Love and learn
see Dissertation on the state of bliss
Note: Early title
BOX-FOLDER 2/19 The pitchman / It’s mine, it’s yours
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist piano-vocal score; 10 p.
BOX-FOLDER 2/19 The pitchman / It’s mine, it’s yours
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [33] p.
BOX-FOLDER 2/20 The search is through
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist piano-vocal score; [4] p.
BOX-FOLDER 2/20 The search is through
Typescript lyric sheets; [11] p.
You've got what it takes
see The search is through
Note: Early title
BOX-FOLDER 2/21 Unidentified lyric sketches
IG holograph manuscripts; [3] p.
BOX 2 Cover girl [film, 1944]
Any moment now
see Long ago (and far away)
BOX-FOLDER 2/22 Cover girl
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [11] p.
BOX-FOLDER 2/23 Long ago (and far away)
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [5] p.
Laid in: 3 discarded lyrics for this melody: Any moment now; [3] p.; Midnight madness; [2] p.; Midnight music; [7] p.
BOX-FOLDER 2/24 Make way for tomorrow
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [15] p.
Midnight madness
see Long ago (and far away)
Midnight music
see Long ago (and far away)
BOX-FOLDER 2/25 Put me to the test
see also Put me to the test from A damsel in distress
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [12] p.
BOX-FOLDER 2/26 The show must go on
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [14] p.
BOX-FOLDER 2/27 Sure thing
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [10] p.
That girl on the cover
see Cover girl
Note: Alternate title
BOX-FOLDER 2/28 That’s the best of all [unfinished?]
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [7] p.
Note: Suggestion for lyric alteration on p. [3] in the hand of Jerome Kern
BOX-FOLDER 2/29 Time: the present
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [9] p.
Today's the day (to make way for tomorrow)
see Make way for tomorrow
Note: Alternate title
BOX-FOLDER 2/30 Tropical night
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [3] p.
What I love to hear
see That's the best of all
Note: Early title
BOX-FOLDER 2/31 Who's complaining?
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [7] p.
BOX 2 Crazy quilt [unproduced revue?, 1924?]
BOX-FOLDER 2/32 Opening
IG holograph lyric sheet; [2] p.
Note: This item is not related to Crazy quilt [revue, 1931]
BOX 2 Crazy quilt [revue, 1931]
BOX-FOLDER 2/33 In the merry month of maybe
Manuscript piano score; [4] p.
Note: This item is not related to Crazy quilt [unproduced revue, 1924]
BOX-FOLDER 2/33 In the merry month of maybe
Typescript lyric sheet
Note: This item is not related to Crazy quilt [unproduced revue, 1924]
BOX 3, 135 A damsel in distress [film, 1937]
BOX-FOLDER 3/1 A foggy day (in London town)
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal score; 1, 2, 3 p.
Note: Refrain has no lyric refrain
BOX-FOLDER 3/2 A foggy day (in London town)
Photocopied sheet music (German edition)
BOX-FOLDER 3/2 A foggy day (in London town)
Typescript lyric sheet
BOX-FOLDER 3/3 I can't be bothered now
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal score; 1, 2, 2 p.
Note: No lyric
BOX-FOLDER 3/3 I can't be bothered now
Typescript lyric sheet
BOX-FOLDER 135/8 The jolly tar and the milkmaid
GG holograph manuscript piano score; [4] p.
Note: Emendations in an unknown hand
BOX-FOLDER 3/5 The jolly tar and the milkmaid
Typescript lyric sheet
The mother of three
see The jolly tar and the milkmaid
Note: Alternate title
BOX-FOLDER 3/6 Nice work if you can get it
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal score; 1, 5, [1] p.
Note: No lyric
Note: Original manuscript a gift of Ira Gershwin; additional page 3 a purchase from Katharine Weber.
BOX-FOLDER 135/3 Nice work if you can get it
GG holograph manuscript lead sheet sketch, [1] p.
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