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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
Sheet music (“Advance artist copy”); [4] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/21 You’d be hard to replace
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [16] p.
You're my highland fling
see My one and only highland fling
Note: Early title
BOX-FOLDER 1/22 Unidentified lyric sketches
IG holograph manuscripts; [5] p.
BOX 1 Be Yourself [1924]
BOX-FOLDER 1/23 I came here
Copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 5 p.
Note: Extensive emendations in various hands including Albert Sirmay
Note: IG holograph lyric credit in caption
BOX-FOLDER 1/24 Money doesn’t mean a thing
IG holograph lyric sheet
Note: Verse 2 and part of refrain only
BOX-FOLDER 1/25 My heart is yours [unfinished]
Typescript lyric sheet; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/26 Not so long ago
Manuscript sketch; [2] p.
Note: Sketch has no lyric
BOX-FOLDER 1/26 Not so long ago
Manuscript lead sheet; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/27 They don’t make ’em that way anymore
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheet
BOX-FOLDER 1/28 Uh-uh
Manuscript piano-vocal score; [4] p.
Note: IG holograph lyric credit in caption
BOX-FOLDER 1/28 Uh-uh
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [4] p.
Note: Emendations on p. [4] in unidentified hands
BOX-FOLDER 1/29 What of it?
Typescript lyric sheet
BOX-FOLDER 1/30 The wrong thing at the right time
Copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 5 p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/30 The wrong thing at the right time
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [5] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/31 List of 21 songs, most by IG and Lewis Gensler
IG holograph manuscript, circa 1925; 1 p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/31 List of 18 songs by IG and Lewis Gensler
Typescript with annotations by Michael Feinstein; 1 p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/31 Title page from IG’s Be Yourself notebook
Typescript; 1 p.
BOX 1, 135 Blue Monday [opera, 1922; revised 1925 and 1953]
Bound Blue Monday : original version, 1922
GG holograph manuscript short score; 38 [i.e., 40] p.
Note: Partial lyrics only
Note: Presented as part of George White’s Scandals of 1922; withdrawn after one performance
Bound Blue Monday : revision, 1925
Will Vodery holograph manuscript full score; 156 p.
Note: Bound in original cover with title "135[th] Street" in the hand of GG
Laid in: IG typescript notes; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 135/2 Blue Monday : two themes
GG holograph manuscript piano score; [1] p.
Note: Includes "Has anyone seen my Joe" and "Blue Monday blues"
BOX-FOLDER 1/32 Blue Monday : revision, 1925
Typescript libretto; 4 p.
Caption title: 135th Street
Note: Emendation in the hand of B. G. DeSylva
Laid in: Photocopied holograph letter from DeSylva to GG, 1925 November 25
Laid in: IG holograph notes; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/33 Blue Monday : revision, 1925
Typescript libretto and carbon copy; 4 p. ea.
Caption title: 135th Street
BOX-FOLDER 1/34 Blue Monday : adaptation, 1953
Photocopied (ozalid) copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 34 p.
Caption title: 135th Street blues
Note: Interlinear text in red pencil reflects the original lyrics
Note: Adapted by George Bassman
BOX-FOLDER 1/35 Blue Monday : adaptation, 1953
Typescript (mimeograph) libretto; 9 p.
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