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Music, 1913-1954 (continued)
Music from Shows (continued)
Put Me to the Test
see also Put Me to the Test from A Damsel in Distress (continued)
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
BOX-FOLDER 3/2 A Foggy Day (In London Town)
Photocopy of 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.
Note: No lyric
BOX-FOLDER 3/7 Pay Some Attention to Me [original version, 1928]
GG holograph manuscript piano sketch; [4] p.
In caption: Old version [and] Beginning of chorus salvageable; in the hand of IG
BOX-FOLDER 3/8 Pay Some Attention to Me [original version, 1928]
GG holograph manuscript piano sketch; [4] p.
BOX-FOLDER 3/9 Pay Some Attention to Me [original version, 1928]
14 copyist manuscript orchestral parts
Laid in: Folder with caricature of GG
BOX-FOLDER 3/10 Pay Some Attention to Me [original version, 1928]
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheet
BOX-FOLDER 3/11 Pay Some Attention to Me [working version, 1937]
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal score; 2, 3 p.
Note: Differs slightly from final version
Note: No lyric
BOX-FOLDER 3/12 Pay Some Attention to Me [working version, 1937]
Copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 5 p.
Note: Emendations in an unidentified hand
In caption: 1st version; in the hand of IG
BOX-FOLDER 3/12 Pay Some Attention to Me [working version, 1937]
Photocopy [no. 1] of copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 5 p.
Note: Extensive emendations in several hands including IG
BOX-FOLDER 3/12 Pay Some Attention to Me [working version, 1937]
Photocopy [no. 2] of copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 5 p.
Note: Minor emendations in the hand of IG
BOX-FOLDER 3/13 Pay Some Attention to Me [final version, 1937]
Copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; [5] p.
Note: Refrain has no lyric
BOX-FOLDER 3/13 Pay Some Attention to Me [final version, 1937]
Ozalid [no. 1] of copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; [5] p.
BOX-FOLDER 3/13 Pay Some Attention to Me [final version, 1937]
Ozalid [no. 2] of copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; [5] p.
Note: Chord symbols added to refrain
BOX-FOLDER 3/14 Pay Some Attention to Me [working and final versions, 1937]
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [15] p.
BOX-FOLDER 3/15 Put Me to the Test
see also Put Me to the Test from Cover Girl
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal score; 1, 4, 3 p.
Note: No lyric
BOX-FOLDER 3/16 Put Me to the Test
GG holograph manuscript piano sketch; [1] p.
Note: Verse only
BOX-FOLDER 3/17 Put Me to the Test
Ozalid piano-vocal score; 8 p.
BOX-FOLDER 3/17 Put Me to the Test
Corrected 2nd proof of piano-vocal score; p. 2-5
Laid in: Letter from Selma Tamber (Chappell & Co.) to IG, 1937 September 7
BOX-FOLDER 3/17 Put Me to the Test
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [9] p.
Laid in: IG typescript note; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 3/18 Sing of Spring
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal score; [3] p.
Note: No lyric
Note: Introduction is on p. 3
BOX-FOLDER 3/19 Sing of Spring
Arranger’s manuscript SATB score; 3 p.
BOX-FOLDER 3/19 Sing of Spring
Copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 11 p.
Note: Incorporates accompaniment from GG manuscript and vocal parts from arranger’s manuscript
Note: Identifying note in caption in the hand of IG
BOX-FOLDER 3/19 Sing of Spring
Typescript lyric sheet
BOX-FOLDER 3/20 Stiff Upper Lip
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal score; [1, 2], 2 p.
Note: No lyric
BOX-FOLDER 3/21 Stiff Upper Lip
Typescript lyric sheets; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 3/22 Things are Looking Up
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal score; 2, 3 p.
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