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Music, 1913-1954 (continued)
BOX 48-52, 132, 135 Concert Music
The concert music is organized alphabetically by title and then by type.
BOX-FOLDER 48/1 An American in Paris
GG holograph manuscript sketches; [22] p.
Bound An American in Paris, 1928 January-August 1
GG holograph original sketch manuscript; [69] p.
Bound An American in Paris, 1928 November 18
GG holograph original orchestration manuscript; 104 p.
Note: Microfilm #1338
BOX-FOLDER 48/2 An American in Paris, 1928 January
GG holograph manuscript arrangement for two pianos; 70 p.
BOX-FOLDER 48/3 An American in Paris, 1928
Printed arrangement for two pianos; 35 p.
New York: New World Music, c1928
BOX-FOLDER 135/9 An American in Paris
GG holograph manuscript of three principal themes; 1 p.
Note: Used in an article for Musical America and inscribed to Hyman Sandow, 1928 August 17
BOX-FOLDER 48/4 Catfish Row
GG holograph manuscript list of corrections to Porgy and Bess parts needed for the suite; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 48/5 Suite from Porgy and Bess
Ozalid GG holograph manuscript full score; 100 p.
Note: Emendations in unidentified hands
Bound Concerto in F, 1925
GG holograph sketch-score manuscript; [181] p.
Movement I: 1925 July
Movement II: 1925 August-September
Movement III: 1925 September
Bound Concerto in F, 1925 October-November
GG holograph original orchestration manuscript; [181] p.
BOX-FOLDER 48/6 Concerto in F
GG holograph manuscript sketches; [15] p.
Laid in: IG holograph notes, 1961 April 26
BOX-FOLDER 132/10 Concerto in F
GG holograph manuscript early orchestration; 8 p.
Note: Incomplete
Laid in: IG typescript note [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 48/7 Concerto in F
Manuscript short score, Movement I; 5 p.
BOX-FOLDER 48/7 Concerto in F
Manuscript short score, Movement I; 1 p.
Note: Final 88 bars only
BOX-FOLDER 48/7 Concerto in F
Manuscript short score, Movement II; 4 p.
Note: Includes opening 24 bars of Movement III
BOX-FOLDER 48/7 Concerto in F
Unidentified piano sketches; 3 p.
Note: Laid in with Concerto in F
Note: Black, blue and turquoise ink
BOX-FOLDER 49/1 Concerto in F, 1927
Two printed score arrangements for two pianos; 67 p. each
New York: Harms, c1927
Note: Heavily annotated with corrections
BOX-FOLDER 49/2 Concerto in F
Printed score arrangement for two pianos; 67 p.
New York: Harms, c1927
Note: GG's copy
BOX-FOLDER 49/3 Concerto in F: Movement I
Manuscript score for two pianos; [2] p.
In caption: Extra bars for 1st movement...
BOX-FOLDER 132/11 Concerto in F: Movement III
Second publisher’s proof for two pianos; 21 [i.e., 11] p.
Note: Incomplete
BOX-FOLDER 49/4 Cuban Overture
GG holograph manuscript sketches and notes; [39] p.
BOX-FOLDER 49/5 Cuban Overture, 1932 July
GG holograph manuscript short score; [34] p.
Bound Cuban Overture, 1932 July-August
GG holograph original orchestration manuscript; 62 p.
BOX-FOLDER 49/6 Cuban Overture
37 copyist manuscript orchestral parts
BOX-FOLDER 50/1 Fantasy on George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, for two pianos, 1951
Printed score; 43 p.
Note: By Percy Grainger
New York: Gershwin Publishing Corp., c1951
BOX-FOLDER 50/2 I Got Rhythm Variations
GG holograph manuscript sketches; [7] p.
BOX-FOLDER 50/3 I Got Rhythm Variations
GG holograph manuscript short score; 36 p.
Bound I Got Rhythm Variations
GG holograph manuscript orchestral score; 73 p.
Note : Finished 1934 January 6
BOX-FOLDER 50/4 I Got Rhythm Variations
Copyist manuscript piano part; 15 p.
Note: Emendations chiefly in the hand of GG
BOX-FOLDER 50/5 I Got Rhythm Variations
GG holograph manuscript program outline; [1] p.
Laid in: IG holograph notes; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 50/6 Lullaby [piano solo version]
GG holograph manuscript piano score; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 50/7 Lullaby [string quartet version]
Four copyist manuscript parts
Laid in: Letter from IG to Harold Spivacke, 1967 March 8
BOX-FOLDER 50/8 Novelette
GG holograph manuscript piano sketch; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 50/9 Novelette in Fourths
Copyist manuscript piano score; [4] p.
BOX-FOLDER 50/10 Orchestral Selection from George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess
25 printed scores and parts
Note: By Hans Spialek
Laid in: IG holograph note, 1965 June 14
BOX-FOLDER 135/22 A Piece for Four Strings
GG holograph score for viola; [4] p.
Note : Gershwin's intention regarding the performance force for this work is unknown
BOX-FOLDER 50/11 Porgy and Bess Selection. Arrangement for concert band
Printed parts
Note : By Robert Russell Bennett
BOX-FOLDER 50/12 Prelude I
Copyist manuscript piano score; 5 p.
Emendations in an unidentified hand
BOX-FOLDER 50/13 Prelude II
Copyist manuscript piano score; 5 p.
Note : Emendations in an unidentified hand
BOX-FOLDER 50/14 Prelude III
GG holograph manuscript piano score; [1] p.
Note: Incomplete
BOX-FOLDER 50/15 Prelude III
Copyist manuscript piano score; 6 p.
BOX-FOLDER 50/15 Prelude III
Manuscript piano score; [4] p.
Note: Incomplete
BOX-FOLDER 135/18 Preludes for Piano, 1927
Printed piano score; 12 p.
New York: New World Music, c1927
Note: Inscribed to Alexander Borovsky, 1931 April 17
BOX-FOLDER 51/1 Prelude in G Major?, 1923 August 30
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