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Music, 1913-1954 (continued)
Music from Shows (continued)
BOX-FOLDER 4/1 Boy Wanted
Typescript lyric sheet
Note: Original version
BOX-FOLDER 4/1 Boy Wanted
Typescript lyric sheet
Note: Version for Ella Fitzgerald
BOX-FOLDER 4/2 Dancing Shoes
Sheet music
Note: IG holograph annotation on cover
BOX-FOLDER 4/3 Entr’acte I
Frank Saddler holograph manuscript full score; 12 p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/4 Overture
Frank Saddler holograph manuscript full score; 13 p.
Laid in: IG typescript description; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/5 The Sirens
see also Four Little Sirens from Primrose
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal score; [8] p.
Note: Unfinished with partial lyric in the hands of GG and IG
Laid in: IG holograph notes
BOX-FOLDER 4/6 The Sirens
see also Four Little Sirens from Primrose
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/7 Some Rain Must Fall
Frank Saddler holograph manuscript full score; 22 p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/7 Some Rain Must Fall
Sheet music with alternate lyric in unknown hand and IG annotations
Laid in: Lawrence Stewart holograph note claiming the lyrics are in Buddy De Sylva's hand and naming this variant version "Give Me Your Smile," a possible song for Tell Me More
BOX 4-5 Delicious (film, 1931)
BOX-FOLDER 4/8 Blah, Blah, Blah
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal score; [1, 2] p.
Note: Verse only, no lyric
Note: Introduction in the hand of Albert Sirmay
BOX-FOLDER 4/9 Blah, Blah, Blah
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal score; [1, 2] p.
Note: Refrain only, no lyric
Laid in: IG typescript description; 1 p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/10 Blah, Blah, Blah
Copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 5 [i.e., 6] p.
Note: Alteration to end of verse in the hand of Albert Sirmay
BOX-FOLDER 4/10 Blah, Blah, Blah
Photocopy of copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; [2] p.
Note: Refrain only, variant lyric
BOX-FOLDER 4/11 Blah, Blah, Blah
Corrected publisher’s 2nd proof piano-vocal score; p. 2-5
BOX-FOLDER 4/11 Blah, Blah, Blah
Typescript lyric sheets; [4] p.
Note: includes “Russian” refrain
Laid in: IG typescript description; 1 p.
Blah! Blah! Love!
see Blah, Blah, Blah
Note: Alternate title
BOX-FOLDER 4/12 Delishious
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal sketch; [3] p.
Note: Refrain only, no lyric, with added countermelody
Laid in: IG typescript description; 1 p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/13 Delishious
Manuscript piano-vocal score; [5] p.
Note: Verse (no lyric) in the hand of Kay Swift
Note: Refrain (with lyric) in the hand of a copyist
Note: Title and music credit in the hand of GG
Note: Corrections to lyric in the hand of IG
Note: Introduction and emendations in the hand of Albert Sirmay
BOX-FOLDER 4/14 Delishious
Copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 6 p.
Note: Emendations in the hand of Albert Sirmay
BOX-FOLDER 4/14 Delishious
Corrected publisher’s 1st proof piano-vocal score; p. 2-5
BOX-FOLDER 4/14 Delishious
Corrected publisher’s 2nd proof piano-vocal score; p. 2-5
BOX-FOLDER 4/14 Delishious
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [3] p.
Caption title: You’re So Delishious
Note: Instructions to copyist on p. [1] in the hand of Albert Sirmay
BOX-FOLDER 4/15 Delishious
GG holograph manuscript sketch for piano solo; 1 p.
Note: On p. [2] is the opening fragment of a piano solo arrangement of "Nice baby!"
BOX-FOLDER 4/16 Delishious
Arranged for male quartet and piano by Bert Reed
Manuscript (incorporating printed accompaniment) vocal score; 5 p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/16 Delishious
Arranged for male quartet and piano by Bert Reed
Corrected publisher’s 1st proof; 9 p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/17 Dream Sequence
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal score; 8 p.
Note: Lyric and accompaniment omitted on p. 8
Laid in: IG typescript description; 1 p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/18 Dream Sequence
Copyist manuscript piano-conductor score; 9 p.
Note: GG holograph signature
Laid in: IG holograph description; 1 p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/18 Dream Sequence
IG typescript scenario/lyric sheets; [4] p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/19 Katinkitschka
Copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/19 Katinkitschka
Photocopy of copyist manuscript piano-conductor score; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/19 Katinkitschka
Corrected publisher’s 2nd proof piano-vocal score; p. 3-5
Typescript lyric sheets; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/19 Katinkitschka
Typescript lyric sheets; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/20 Somebody from Somewhere
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal sketch; [3] p.
Note: No lyric
Laid in: IG typescript description; 1 p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/21 Somebody from Somewhere
Copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; 4 p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/21 Somebody from Somewhere
Photocopy of copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 4/21 Somebody from Somewhere
Publisher’s 2nd proof piano-vocal score; p. 3-5
BOX-FOLDER 4/21 Somebody from Somewhere
IG typescript lyric sheet
We’re from the Journal, the Wahrheit, the Telegram, the Times
see Dream Sequence
Note: Alternate title
Welcome to the Melting Pot
see Dream Sequence
Note: Alternate title
BOX-FOLDER 4/22 You Started It
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal score; [2] p.
Note: Verse only, no lyric
BOX-FOLDER 4/23 You Started It
Photocopy of GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal score; [2] p.
Note: Lyric in ink, in an unknown hand, added circa 1970s
BOX-FOLDER 4/23 You Started It
Copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; [2] p.
Note: Refrain only, no lyric
BOX-FOLDER 4/23 You Started It
Photocopy of copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; [2] p.
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