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Music, 1913-1954 (continued)
Music from Shows (continued)
Miscellaneous motives (continued)
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 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
BOX-FOLDER 30/2 German libretto
Published print; 40 p.
BOX-FOLDER 30/3 Porgy (play)
Typescript script; [112] p.
BOX-FOLDER 30/4 Screenplay: First revision
Typescript; 97 [i.e., 99] p.
Note: Revised by N. Richard Nash
BOX-FOLDER 30/5 Screenplay: Second revision
Typescript; 105 [i.e., 107] p.
Note: Revised by N. Richard Nash
BOX-FOLDER 30/6 Short script
GG holograph manuscript; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 30/7 Ground plans
Drafting plans; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 30/8 Key to switchboards
Two typescripts; [2] p. each
BOX-FOLDER 30/12 Letters regarding screenplay
Two typescripts from N. Richard Nash to Samuel Goldwyn, 1958 February 9; [1], 8 p.
BOX-FOLDER 30/9 List of tasks not yet done
GG holograph manuscript; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 30/10 Memo regarding first sketches of Catfish Row
Typescript; 1, 10 p.
BOX-FOLDER 30/11 Property plot
Two typescripts; [4] p. each
BOX-FOLDER 137/38 Cuts by rehearsal number, undated
Manuscript in the hand of Alexander Smallens; [3] p.
Laid in: Card to Alexander Smallens from the Porgy and Bess orchestra, 1953
BOX-FOLDER 137/38 Timing sheet
Manuscript on bookmark in the hand of Alexander Smallens
Note: Possibly for a suite
BOX 30-31 Primrose (1924)
BOX-FOLDER 30/13 Ballet
Orchestrator’s holograph manuscript full score; 13 p.
BOX-FOLDER 30/14 Berkeley Square and Kew
GG holograph manuscript full score; 13 p.
Boy wanted
see Boy Wanted from A Dangerous Maid
BOX-FOLDER 30/15 Entrance of Brummell
Orchestrator’s holograph manuscript full score; [6] p.
BOX-FOLDER 30/16 Every Girl Has a Method of Her Own
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheet
BOX-FOLDER 30/17 Finale, Act I
Orchestrator’s holograph manuscript full score; 14 p.
BOX-FOLDER 30/18 Finale, Act I
Typescript lyric sheet
BOX-FOLDER 30/19 Finale, Act II
Copyist manuscript full score; 23 p.
BOX-FOLDER 30/20 Four Little Sirens
see also The Sirens from A Dangerous Maid
Orchestrator’s holograph manuscript full score; 5 p.
Note: Incomplete
BOX-FOLDER 30/21 Four Little Sirens
see also The Sirens from A Dangerous Maid
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [6] p.
Note: Incomplete
BOX-FOLDER 31/1 I Make Hay While the Moon Shines
Typescript lyric sheet
BOX-FOLDER 31/2 Isn't it Wonderful
GG holograph manuscript full score; 20 p.
BOX-FOLDER 31/3 Isn't it Wonderful
GG and William Daly holograph manuscript piano-vocal score; [1, 2] p.
Note: Vocal line in hand of GG
Note: No lyric
BOX-FOLDER 31/4 Isn't it Wonderful
Typescript lyric sheets; [4] p.
BOX-FOLDER 31/5 The Mophams
Orchestrator’s holograph manuscript full score; 14 p.
BOX-FOLDER 31/6 The Mophams
Typescript lyric sheets; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 31/7 Naughty Baby
GG holograph manuscript full score; 22 [i.e., 21] p.
Note: Incomplete, p. 4 missing
Note: Earliest known GG orchestration
BOX-FOLDER 31/8 Naughty Baby
GG holograph manuscript sketch; [1] p.
Laid in: IG holograph notes
BOX-FOLDER 31/9 Naughty Baby
Typescript lyric sheets; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 31/10 Opening, Act I
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