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Music, 1913-1954 (continued)
Music from Shows (continued)
97,704
see Natchez on the Mississip'
Note: Early title
BOX-FOLDER 1/4 Bouncin’ the Blues [instrumental]
Ozalid copyist manuscript piano score; 2 p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/5 Call on Us Again
Ozalid copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 3 p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/5 Call on Us Again
Typescript lyric sheets; [4] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/6 The Courtin' of Elmer and Ella
Ozalid copyist manuscript piano-vocal score [no. 1]; 10 p.
Note: Corrections in an unidentified hand
BOX-FOLDER 1/6 The Courtin' of Elmer and Ella
Ozalid copyist manuscript piano-vocal score [no. 2]; 10 p.
In caption: Revised
BOX-FOLDER 1/6 The Courtin' of Elmer and Ella
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [13] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/7 Manhattan Downbeat
Ozalid copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 8 p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/7 Manhattan Downbeat
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [10] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/8 Minstrels on Parade
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/9 My One and Only Highland Fling
Ozalid copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 6 p.
BOX-FOLDER 1/9 My One and Only Highland Fling
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [9] p.
Natchez
see Natchez on the Mississip'
Note: Early title
BOX-FOLDER 1/10 Natchez on the Mississip’
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
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
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
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
Ozalid copyist manuscript piano-vocal score [no. 1]; 4 p.
Note: Correction in an unidentified hand
BOX-FOLDER 1/17 These Days
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 one 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
Ozalid copyist manuscript short score; 12 p.
Note: Refrain only
Note: Scored by Conrad Salinger
BOX-FOLDER 1/19 Weekend in the Country
Ozalid copyist manuscript short score; 15 p.
Note: Scored by Conrad Salinger
BOX-FOLDER 1/19 Weekend in the Country
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
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.
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, circa 1925
IG holograph manuscript; 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)
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