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Music, 1913-1954 (continued)
Music from Shows (continued)
There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York (continued)
GG holograph manuscript leadsheet; [1] p.
Caption title: Boat for New York
BOX-FOLDER 135/16 There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York
GG holograph manuscript sketch; [2] p.
In caption: Other setting
BOX-FOLDER 29/19 They Pass by Singin'
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal sketch; 2 p.
BOX-FOLDER 29/20 What You Want wid Bess?
GG holograph manuscript sketches; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 135/11 A Woman is a Sometime Thing
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal sketch; [3] p.
Laid in: GG signature
BOX-FOLDER 29/21 Sketches : Act I, scene 1, rehearsal no. 22-23
GG holograph manuscript sketch; [1] p.
In caption: Part of crap game music
BOX-FOLDER 29/22 Sketches : Act I, scene 1, rehearsal no. 34-35
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal sketch; [2] p.
In caption: Jake
BOX-FOLDER 29/23 Sketches : Act I, scene 1, rehearsal no. 70-72
GG holograph manuscript short scores (A, B, C, D); 4 leaves
In caption : Porgy’s theme; in the hand of IG
Note: Gift of Ira Gershwin, 1969
BOX-FOLDER 135/5 Sketches : Act I, scene 1, rehearsal no. 91-98
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal score; [1], 5 p.
In caption: Crap game
Note: Inscribed to Isaac Goldberg
BOX-FOLDER 29/24 Sketches : Act I, scene 1, rehearsal no. 93-94
GG holograph manuscript short score (A); [1] p.
In caption: Fugatta
Note: From the estate of Kay Swift
BOX-FOLDER 29/25 Sketches : Act I, scene 1, rehearsal no. 99-100
GG holograph manuscript short scores (A, B, C, D); 4 leaves
Note: From the estate of Kay Swift
BOX-FOLDER 132/7 Sketches : Act I, scene 1, rehearsal no. 126-129
GG holograph manuscript sketches
Caption titles: Intro to Fugue; Fugue
BOX-FOLDER 29/26 Sketches : Act I, scene 1, rehearsal no. 130-131
GG holograph manuscript sketch; [2] p.
In caption: Fugue interlude
BOX-FOLDER 29/27 Sketches : Act I, scene 1, rehearsal no. 131
GG holograph manuscript sketch; 1 p.
BOX-FOLDER 29/28 Sketches : Act II, scene 2, rehearsal no. 163-168
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal score; [2] p.
Laid in: GG check and photocopy of IG holograph notes
BOX-FOLDER 29/29 Sketches : Act II, scene 1, rehearsal no. 6-8
GG holograph manuscript sketch; [2] p.
In caption : Fisherman music; in the hand of IG
BOX-FOLDER 29/30 Sketches : Act II, scene 2, rehearsal 131, unused
GG holograph manuscript sketches; [7] p.
In captions : Kittiwah
Laid in: IG typescript note
BOX-FOLDER 29/31 Sketches : Act II, scene 2, rehearsal no. 131
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal sketch; [2] p.
In caption: Kittiwah (Africana)
BOX-FOLDER 29/32 Sketches : Act II, scene 3, rehearsal no. 225
GG holograph manuscript sketch; [1] p.
Caption title : Storm
BOX-FOLDER 135/6 Sketches : Act II, scene 3
GG holograph manuscript sketch with three portrait drawings; [1] p.
Caption title : Storm Scene
Note: Canceled check pasted on with GG signature
BOX-FOLDER 29/33 Sketches : Act III, scene 3, Opening
GG holograph manuscript note on development; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 132/14 Sketches : Act III, scene 3, rehearsal no. 130
GG holograph manuscript sketch with portrait drawing in margin; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 29/34 Sketches : Act III, scene 3, rehearsal no. 156-162
GG holograph manuscript sketch; 7 p.
In caption: Trio
Laid in: IG letter and GG check
BOX-FOLDER 29/35 Miscellaneous and unused sketches
GG holograph manuscript sketches; 4 leaves
Laid in: IG typescript note
BOX-FOLDER 132/8 Miscellaneous motives
GG holograph manuscript sketch; [1] p.
Laid in: IG typescript note
Bound Act I, scene I, 1934 May 23
GG holograph short score; [104] p.
Bound Act I, scene II
GG holograph short score; 75 p.
Bound Act II
GG holograph short score; [201] p.
Bound Act III
GG holograph short score; [139] p.
Bound Act I
GG holograph orchestral score; [167] p.
In caption of Act I, scene I: Late 1934-1935 September 2
Bound Act II
GG holograph orchestral score; [242] p.
Bound Act III
GG holograph orchestral score; [85] p.
In caption of Act III, scene I: July 22, 1935 (finished)
In caption at end of Scene II, Act III: August 4, 1935
In caption of Act III, scene III: Finished August 23, 1935
Bound Printed choral part
Printed choral part; 238 p.
Note: Copy owned by James E. Lightfoot
Bound-Green Printed vocal score
Pre-publication printed vocal score; 556 p.
Note: Copy owned by Alexander Smallens, annotated showing cuts and inscribed by GG
Bound-Theatre Guild Printed vocal score
Pre-publication printed vocal score; 559 p.
Note: Used by Theatre Guild, annotated with stage directions
Bound-Maroon Printed vocal score
Pre-publication printed vocal score; 442 p.
Note: J. Rosamond Johnson's copy
Bound-Brown Marble Printed vocal score
Printed vocal score; 559 p.
Note: First edition, 1935; unannotated
Bound-Maroon Printed vocal score
Printed vocal score; 559 p.
Note: Revised printing with IG lyric changes
Bound Sketches
GG holograph manuscript sketches; [4] p.
Includes: Act I, scene I fugue; Oh, the Train is at the Station; Leaving for the Promis' Lan'
Bound First draft libretto
Typescript; [89] p.
Note: Annotations in various hands
Note: Annotations identified by IG
BOX-FOLDER 29/36 First draft libretto
Photocopy of typescript; [89] p.
BOX-FOLDER 30/1 Libretto corrections
IG holograph/typescript; [7] p.
BOX-FOLDER 30/2 German libretto
Photocopy of typescript; 51 p.
Note: Translated by Ralph Benatzky
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