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Concert Music (continued)
BOX-FOLDER 49/3 Concerto in F: Movement I
Manuscript score for 2 pianos; [2] p.
In caption: Extra bars for 1st movement...
BOX-FOLDER 132/11 Concerto in F: Movement III
Second publisher’s proof for 2 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
GG holograph manuscript short score; [34] p.
In caption: 1932 July
Bound Cuban overture
GG holograph original orchestration manuscript; 62 p.
1932 July-August
BOX-FOLDER 49/6 Cuban overture
37 copyist manuscript orchestral parts
BOX-FOLDER 50/1 Fantasy on George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess for 2 pianos
Printed score; 43 p.
Note: By Percy Grainger
Published: 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.
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]
4 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 50/11 Porgy and Bess selection. Arrangement for concert band
Printed parts
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.
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
Printed piano score; 12 p.
Published: New York : New World Music, c1927
Note: Inscribed to Alexander Borovsky, 1931 April 17
BOX-FOLDER 51/1 Prelude in G major?
GG holograph manuscript piano score; [1] p.
In caption: 1923 August 30
Note: Incomplete
BOX-FOLDER 51/2 Prelude in G major?
Manuscript piano score; [1] p.
In caption: 1923 August 30
Note: Incomplete
BOX-FOLDER 51/3 Prelude in G minor
GG holograph manuscript piano score; [1] p.
In caption: 1925 January
In caption in the hand of IG: Used as 3rd movement of Concerto in F
Note: Incomplete
Bound Rhapsody in blue
GG holograph manuscript; 56 p.
For piano and jazz band, 1924 January 7
Page 56 is the last page of manuscript notation, followed by blank pages numbered 59-61.
Bound Rhapsody in blue
Ferde Grofé's manuscript for theatre orchestra and piano; [49] p.
1926 February 23
Note: In some sources this manuscript has been erroneously described as the symphonic orchestration. The Library of Congress does not know of an extant Grofé or copyist manuscript of the symphonic orchestration.
Bound Rhapsody in blue
GG's facsimile copy of Ferde Grofé's symphonic orchestration; 128 p.
BOX-FOLDER 51/4 Rhapsody in blue
11 printed parts
Published: New York: Atlas Music: Harms, c1925
Note: A complete set of this edition may be found in the Grofé Collection
Note: Incomplete
BOX-FOLDER 51/5 Rhapsody in blue
Bound, printed score for piano and jazz band; 42 p.
Published: New York: Harms, c1924
Note: Band part reduced for 2nd piano
BOX-FOLDER 51/6 Rhapsody in blue
Bound, printed full score for piano and symphony orchestra
Published: New York: Harms, c1942
Note: Specially bound copy presented to IG by the publisher
Laid in: IG holograph/typescript notes and letters; [15] p.
Bound Second Rhapsody
GG holograph original sketch manuscript; [45] p.
California, 1931 January
Bound Second rhapsody
GG holograph original orchestration manuscript; [76] p.
1931 March 14-May 23
BOX-FOLDER 132/12 Second rhapsody
GG holograph manuscript full score; p. 20 [i.e., 1 p.]
BOX-FOLDER 135/1 Second rhapsody
GG holograph manuscript sketch; [1] p.
In caption in hand of GG: From sketchbook of 2nd Rhapsody
Note: The Music Division is not aware of an existing Second Rhapsody sketchbook from which this page would have been removed
BOX-FOLDER 51/7 Song book
GG holograph manuscript piano scores; 75 p.
Note: Inscribed to Kay Swift, 1931 Oct 26
Laid in: GG holograph manuscript piano score for "Who cares?"; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 52/1 Song book
Printed piano scores; 167 p.
Published: New York: Random House, c1932
Note: Limited first edition with color illustrations
Note: Signed by GG and illustrator Constantin Alajalov
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