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Music, 1913-1954 (continued)
Miscellaneous Music (continued)
Mischa, Yascha, Toscha, Sascha (continued)
Copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; [4] p.
Note: Copyright information in the hand of IG on p. [1]
Note: Inscribed by Fritz Kreisler on p. [4] with an added cadenza for p. [3]
BOX-FOLDER 56/23 Mischa, Yascha, Toscha, Sascha
Sheet music
Note: Limited edition (New York: Random House, 1932)
BOX-FOLDER 56/23 Mischa, Yascha, Toscha, Sascha
IG holograph/typescript lyric sheets; [12] p.
BOX-FOLDER 56/24 No Question in My Heart
Photocopy of copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; [4] p.
Note: T.B. Harms demonstration copy
Note: Music by Jerome Kern
BOX-FOLDER 56/24 No Question in My Heart
Typescript lyric sheet
BOX-FOLDER 56/25 Now That We are One
Typescript lyric sheet
BOX-FOLDER 56/26 O Land of Mine, America
Photocopy of piano-vocal score; [2] p.
Note: Reproduced from Hearst Newspapers article
BOX-FOLDER 56/27 Once There Were Two of Us
Typescript lyric sheet
Note: Music by Jerome Kern
BOX-FOLDER 56/28 One Step
Photocopy of GG holograph manuscript leadsheet; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 56/29 Pastoral
GG holograph manuscript piano sketch; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 56/30 Ragging the Traumerei
GG holograph manuscript piano-vocal score; [3] p.
Note: No lyric
Laid in: Envelope with IG holograph notes
BOX-FOLDER 56/31 The Revolution is Booming
GG holograph manuscript sketch; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 56/32 Singing in the Rain
Manuscript piano-vocal score; 5 p.
BOX-FOLDER 56/32 Singing in the Rain
Typescript lyric sheets; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 56/33 Spring Song
Manuscript melody sketch for violin; [1] p.
Note: Found with Pardon My English Secaucus materials
BOX-FOLDER 57/1 Till Then
Typescript lyric sheet
BOX-FOLDER 57/20 West Point Walk
GG holograph manuscript leadsheet; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 57/21 What I care!
Typescript lyric sheet; 1 p.
BOX-FOLDER 57/22 Women of America
Photocopy of copyist manuscript piano-vocal score; [4] p.
Laid in: Typescript letter from Irene Dayton to IG, 1962 November 19
Laid in: Three typescript letters from Dave Gordon to IG, 1962 Oct 22, 1962 October 24, 1962 November 13
Laid in: Holograph letter from Theodore Grouya to IG, 1976 January 16
Laid in: Typescript letter from IG to Dave Gordon, 1962 November 14
BOX-FOLDER 139/8 You're a Dear - That's What You Are
Typescript lyric sheet; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 139/9 You're the Witch Who is Bewitching Me
Typescript lyric sheet; [1] p.
Note: IG holograph note in caption
BOX-FOLDER 57/2 Unidentified cello sketch
GG holograph manuscript; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 135/19 Unidentified lyric fragment
IG holograph manuscript; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 57/3 Unidentified melody sketches
GG holograph manuscript; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 57/4 Unidentified melody sketches
GG holograph manuscript; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 57/5 Unidentified melody sketches
GG holograph manuscript; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 57/6 Unidentified melody sketches
GG holograph manuscript; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 57/7 Unidentified piano sketches
GG holograph manuscript; [1] p.
Note: Found with Pay Some Attention to Me materials
BOX-FOLDER 57/8 Unidentified piano sketches
GG holograph manuscript; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 57/9 Unidentified piano sketches
GG holograph manuscript; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 57/10 Unidentified piano sketches, 1923 August 4
GG holograph manuscript; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 57/11 Unidentified piano sketches, 1921 October 27
GG holograph manuscript; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 57/12 Unidentified piano sketches
GG holograph manuscript; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 57/13 Unidentified piano sketches
GG holograph manuscript; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 57/14 Unidentified piano sketches
GG holograph manuscript; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 57/15 Unidentified piano-vocal sketch
GG holograph manuscript; [3] p.
BOX-FOLDER 57/16 Unidentified short score sketches
GG holograph manuscript; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 57/17 Unidentified short score sketch
GG holograph manuscript fragment; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 57/18 Unidentified short score sketch
GG holograph manuscript; [2] p.
BOX-FOLDER 57/19 Unidentified piece for banjo
GG holograph manuscript leadsheet; [1] p.
Laid in: Photocopy of photograph of Bill Bowen and Fred Van Eps
BOX 58-59, 141 Music Notebooks and Composition Exercises
The music notebooks and composition exercises are organized alphabetically by title.
BOX-FOLDER 58/1 501 W. 110th St. N.Y.C., 1921 October 6
GG holograph manuscript sketches; [1, 4] p.
Contents:
  • p. 1: unidentified study
  • p. 3: Kitty’s Kisses
  • p. 4: Titles of songs used in Oh, Kay
  • p. 5: Maybe
BOX-FOLDER 141/48 1936 Notebook
GG holograph manuscript sketch; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 58/2 Black notebook
GG holograph manuscript sketches, undated; 11 p.
Contents:
  • p. 1: I Was Doing All Right
  • p. 2: Wake Up, Brother, and Dance; unidentified
  • p. 3: unidentified; My Honor Was at Stake [Titled: Hot Dogs]
  • p. 4: I Used to – but I Don’t Anymore; It’s Nice to Know
  • p. 5: Waltz; Yes, Yes, Oui, Oui
  • p. 6: Hold On; unidentified
  • p. 7: Love Is Here to Stay; Ask Me Again
  • p. 8: unidentified; Simple as A.B.C.
  • p. 9: unidentified; Unforgettable; I Got Rhythm
  • p. 10: unidentified
  • p. 11: unidentified
BOX-FOLDER 58/3 Composition exercises, 1923 January 29 and February 1
Two GG holograph manuscripts; [2] p. each
Laid in: IG holograph notes; [1] p.
BOX-FOLDER 58/4 Figured choral, 1921 July 27
GG holograph manuscript short score; [1, 2] p.
Bound Fragments, Sketches, 1929-1931
GG holograph manuscript; [84] p.
Note: Formerly owned by Michael Feinstein
Note: Occasional notations in the hand of IG
Contents:
  • p. 6: Liza
  • p. 15: Embraceable You
  • p. 17: Lady of the Moon; I Wants to Stay Here
  • p. 20: I Speak English Now
  • p. 38: My Sunday Fella
  • p. 43: Oh You Kid
  • p. 53: That Well-Known Smile
  • p. 54: Pay Some Attention to Me
  • p. 58: French Waltz
  • p. 59: Barbary Coast
  • p. 60: Embraceable You; But Not for Me
  • p. 61: Barbary Coast; Embraceable You
  • p. 62: Treat Me Rough
  • p. 72: Love Is Sweeping the Country
  • p. 76: Luckiest Man in the World
  • p. 78: Delishious
BOX-FOLDER 58/5 Geo. M. Gershwin. tunes, 1916-1922
GG holograph manuscript sketches; [40] p.
Note: Some sketches have lyrics in the hand of IG
Contents:
  • p. 1-2: Melodies
  • p. 3-4: Beautiful Bird
  • p. 5-6: Ain’t Love Grand
  • p. 7-8: Year After Year [Titled: Moonlight]
  • p. 8: He’s Gone
  • p. 9-10: Nobody but You [untitled]
  • p. 11: We’re Here Because
  • p. 12: If I Only Had Somebody Like You
  • p. 13: Isn’t it Wonderful
  • p. 14: Who’s Winning; unidentified fragment
  • p. 15: Melody
  • p. 16: Helen of Troy
  • p. 17: Yankee Doodle Blues [Titled: American Blues]
  • p. 18: Foxtrot; unidentified fragment
  • p. 19: Tune; unidentified fragment
  • p. 20: Tune
  • p. 21: When Do We Dance? [untitled]
  • p. 22: unidentified
  • p. 23: Somebody Loves Me [Titled: Tune]
  • p. 24: How About a Boy? [Titled: One Step]; unidentified fragment
  • p. 25: unidentified; unidentified fragment; A Little Bit
  • p. 26: My Baby; unidentified fragment; Waltz; Little Jazz Bird
  • p. 27: unidentified fragments; Rag Tune (A Raggy Rhythm)
  • p. 28: unidentified fragments
  • p. 29: Anything for You
  • p. 30: unidentified fragments
  • p. 31: Molly on the Shore; unidentified fragment
  • p. 32: Naughty Baby [untitled]; unidentified fragment
  • p. 33: Walking Home with Angeline [untitled]
  • p. 34-35: unidentified fragments
  • p. 36: unidentified fragment; Maybe [untitled]; unidentified fragment
  • p. 37-38: unidentified fragments
  • p. 39: Waltz Hayseed; unidentified fragment; Tune
  • p. 40: Theme; One Step; unidentified fragment
BOX-FOLDER 58/6 Girl Crazy [notebook], 1930 July
GG holograph manuscript sketches; [48] p.
Laid in: IG holograph/typescript notes; [6] p.
Contents:
  • p. 1-6: Bronco Busters
  • p. 9-12: The Gambler of the West
  • p. 13: Of Thee
  • p. 14: Tune; unidentified
  • p. 15: unidentified fragment; Oh You Kid / Who’s Charming? / I Want a Little More of What I Got Last Night; unidentified fragment
  • p. 16: unidentified – [Sweet Packard?]
  • p. 17: How Beautiful [untitled]
  • p. 18: Finale Mat; unidentified fragment; Some Girls Can Bake a Pie
  • p. 19: unidentified fragment; Because, Because; Garcon, S’il Vous Plait
  • p. 20: There’s No Stopping Us Now
  • p. 21: Posterity Is Just around the Corner; Finale Mat
  • p. 22: unidentified fragments
  • p. 23: Love Is Sweeping the Country [untitled]
  • p. 24-25: unidentified fragments
  • p. 26: The Dimple on My Knee; Because, Because [untitled]
  • p. 27: Because, Because
  • p. 28: Jilted; Love Walked In [untitled]
  • p. 29: unidentified fragments
  • p. 30: Entrance of Supreme Court Judges
  • p. 31: Trumpeter Blow Your Golden Horn [Titled: Bless Our President]; unidentified fragment
  • p. 32: A Kiss for Cinderella [untitled]
  • p. 33: Who Is the Lucky Girl to Be? [untitled]
  • p. 34-37: I Was the Most Beautiful Blossom [Titled: Recitative Diana]
  • p. 38: Posterity Is Just around the Corner
  • p. 39: Who Cares?
  • p. 40: Come, Come to Jesus / Dawn of a New Day [untitled]; unidentified fragment
  • p. 41-42: unidentified fragments
  • p. 43: unidentified fragment; Union Square
  • p. 44-50: unidentified fragments
BOX-FOLDER 58/7 Girl Crazy sketches
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