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Music, 1913-1954 (continued)
BOX 62 Music Owned by the Gershwins
The music owned by George and Ira is organized alphabetically; first by composer, and then by composition title.
Arlen, Harold
BOX-FOLDER 62/1 Bloomer Girl
Bound sheet music and Ozalids
Note: Inscribed to Lee and IG by Anya and Harold Arlen
Laid in: IG typescript notes; [1] p.
Bach, J.S.
BOX-FOLDER 62/2 Toccatas
Leipzig: C.F. Peters, undated
Note: Signed by GG
Borchard, Adolphe
BOX-FOLDER 62/3 L’elan: Esquisse Symphonique
Paris: Evette et Schaeffer, 1924
Note: Inscribed to GG by A. Borchard
Bucharoff, Simon
BOX-FOLDER 62/4 Sechs Lieder
Leipzig: Steingräber-Verlag, 1924
Note: Inscribed to GG by S. Bucharoff
Casella, Alfred
BOX-FOLDER 62/5 Serenata
Vienna: Universal-Edition, 1928
Note: Inscribed to GG by A. Casella, 1929
Debussy, Claude
Note: GG bound these eight volumes consisting of publications of Debussy's piano music, vocal music, and piano arrangements of larger instrumental works
Laid in: IG descriptive note
Bound Piano music, volume A
Bound Piano music, volume B
Bound Piano music, volume C
Bound Music for piano four hands
Bound Songs
Bound L'enfant prodigue; Le Demoiselle élue; Le Matyr de St. Sébastien
Bound Pelléas et Mélisande
Bound La boîte à jouxjoux
BOX-FOLDER 62/6 Images. No. 3, Rondes de Printemps
Paris: Durand, 1910
Note: Signed by GG
Grünberger, Alfred
BOX-FOLDER 62/7 Kleiner Walzer
Vienna: Gutmann, 1928
Note: Inscribed to GG by A. Grünberger, 1928
Poulenc, Francis
Bound Mouvements Perpétuels
London: J. & W. Chester, 1919
Note: Inscribed to GG by F. Poulenc
Note: This item was formally housed in Box 62, Folder 8; it was treated for conservation and subsequently rehoused in a clamshell box.
BOX-FOLDER 62/9 Promenades
London: J. & W. Chester, 1923
Note: Signed by GG
Rimsky-Korsakov, N
BOX-FOLDER 62/10 Scheherazade
Arrangement for piano, four hands
New York: G. Schirmer, 1918
Note: Inscribed by IG to Albert Sirmay
Schönberg, Arnold
BOX-FOLDER 62/11 6 Kleine Klavierstücke
Leipzig: Universal-Edition, 1913
Note: Inscribed to GG, 1927
Taylor, Deems
Bound The King's Henchmen
New York: J. Fischer and Bros., 1926
Note: Inscribed to GG by Taylor
Laid in: IG descriptive note
BOX 63-66, 136-137, 139-141, 144 Correspondence, 1915-1976
The correspondence consists of letters to and from George and Ira as well as a small amount with other Gershwin family members and Alexander Smallens. All are presented in a single alphabetical series, arranged by the name of the other correspondent. Within each correspondent's chronological range, every letter by George or Ira are given their own individual folder while those of the correspondent may be grouped together. All condolence telegrams received upon George’s death are placed together at the end, arranged alphabetically by the senders’ names.
Abramson, Max
BOX-FOLDER 63/1 1918 September 11
BOX-FOLDER 63/2 1918 September 12
BOX-FOLDER 141/16 1918 September 20
BOX-FOLDER 63/3 1918 September 25
American Consulate, Netherlands
BOX-FOLDER 136/8 1936 June 10
Re: obtaining a visa for Arthur Kaufman
Armitage, Merle
BOX-FOLDER 63/4 1936-1937
BOX-FOLDER 63/5 1938 February 9
BOX-FOLDER 63/6 1938, 1946, 1956 March
BOX-FOLDER 63/7 1956 December 17
BOX-FOLDER 63/8 1957 July 12
BOX-FOLDER 63/9 1957 July 22
BOX-FOLDER 63/10 1957 July 26
BOX-FOLDER 63/11 1957 August 9
BOX-FOLDER 63/12 1957 August 20 (from Ira)
BOX-FOLDER 63/13 1957 August 20 (to Ira)
BOX-FOLDER 63/14 1957 September 2-3
BOX-FOLDER 63/15 1957 September 4
BOX-FOLDER 63/16 1957 September 16
BOX-FOLDER 63/17 1957 November 16
BOX-FOLDER 63/18 1957 November 19
BOX-FOLDER 63/19 1958 January - August 26
BOX-FOLDER 63/20 1958 August 27
BOX-FOLDER 63/21 1961 - 1965 May 5
BOX-FOLDER 63/22 1965 May 17
BOX-FOLDER 63/23 1965 May 22
Bachmann, Edwin
BOX-FOLDER 136/75 1923 March 9
Benedeck, Theodore
BOX-FOLDER 141/17 1934 November 20
Berlin, Irving
BOX-FOLDER 63/24 1936 June 23
Bernheim, Tessie
BOX-FOLDER 63/25 1936 October 6
Biddle, Alexander
BOX-FOLDER 63/26 1932 April 5
Biddle, Mrs. Alexander
BOX-FOLDER 63/27 1932 April 27
BOX-FOLDER 63/28 1932 June 6
Blade, Bob, Jr.
BOX-FOLDER 144/9 1934 July 3
Blau, Victor
BOX-FOLDER 63/29 1940 August 15-21
BOX-FOLDER 63/30 1940 August 30
Bob [Surname not given]
BOX-FOLDER 63/31 1937 March 4
Boston Symphony Orchestra
BOX-FOLDER 63/32 1932 February 2
Botkin, Benjamin
BOX-FOLDER 63/33 1915 February 12
BOX-FOLDER 63/34 1917 September 21
BOX-FOLDER 63/35 1918 May 20
BOX-FOLDER 63/36 1923 January 12
BOX-FOLDER 63/37 1929 August 22
BOX-FOLDER 63/38 1966 August 18
Botkin, Benjamin and Gertrude
BOX-FOLDER 63/39 1937 July 24
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