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Music, 1944-2021 (continued)
Instrumental (continued)
Kronos-Kryptos for percussion quintet. I. Easter Dawning and II. Ghost Barcarolle, undated (continued)
Holograph score with pasteovers
BOX-FOLDER 45/8 Kronos-Kryptos for percussion quintet undated
Holograph sketches for original septet version
BOX-FOLDER 3/6-7 A Little Suite for Christmas: A.D. 1979 for piano, 1980
Two holograph manuscript scores with pasteovers
BOX-FOLDER 45/10 A Little Suite for Christmas: A.D. 1979 for piano, 1980
Printed score for piano with holograph annotations
BOX-FOLDER 3/7 A Little Suite for Christmas: A.D. 1979 for piano, 1980
Holograph sketches
BOX-FOLDER 3/8 Makrokosmos I. Twelve Fantasy-pieces After the Zodiac for amplified piano, 1972
Holograph score with pasteovers
BOX-FOLDER 46/1 Makrokosmos I. Twelve Fantasy-pieces After the Zodiac for amplified piano, undated
Ozalid of score
Note: Crumb's original copy
BOX-FOLDER 3/9 Makrokosmos I. Twelve Fantasy-Pieces After the Zodiac for amplified piano, 1972
Holograph sketches
BOX-FOLDER 4/1 Makrokosmos II. Twelve Fantasy-Pieces After the Zodiac for amplified piano, 1973
Holograph score with pasteovers
BOX-FOLDER 4/2 Makrokosmos II. Twelve Fantasy-Pieces After the Zodiac for amplified piano, 1973
Holograph sketches
Makrokosmos III
see Music for a Summer Evening
Makrokosmos IV
see Celestial Mechanics
BOX-FOLDER 46/2 Metamorphoses, Book I for amplified piano, 2017
Holograph score for amplified piano with pasteovers
BOX-FOLDER 46/3 Metamorphoses, Book I for amplified piano, 2017
Photocopy of score with pasteovers
BOX-FOLDER 46/4 Metamorphoses, Book I for amplified piano, undated
Holograph sketches
BOX-FOLDER 36/5 Metamorphoses, Book II. Ten Fantasy-pieces (after celebrated paintings) for amplified piano, undated
Photocopy of score with holograph annotations in black ink and pencil and Tony Barone's annotations in red ink
BOX-FOLDER 36/6 Metamorphoses, Book II. Ten Fantasy-pieces (after celebrated paintings) for amplified piano, undated
Photocopy of score
Laid in: Performance notes with holograph annotations; note from Margaret Leng Tan; note about version of movement ten
Note: Pages 13-14 absent, noted by Crumb and Steve Bruns
BOX-FOLDER 46/5 Metamorphoses, Book II. Ten Fantasy-pieces (after celebrated paintings) for amplified piano, undated
Photocopy of holograph score with pasteovers
BOX-FOLDER 46/6 Metamorphoses, Book II. Ten Fantasy-pieces (after celebrated paintings) for amplified piano, undated
Holograph sketches
BOX-FOLDER 36/7 Miscellaneous early chamber works, 1944-1948 and undated
Holograph scores and parts
Laid in: Crumb's transcriptions of Gustave Langenus's arrangements of chamber music by Beethoven
Note: To be used for research only, not for public performance
BOX-FOLDER 36/8-9 Miscellaneous early instrumental works with piano, 1944-1948 and undated
Holograph scores and parts
Note: To be used for research only, not for public performance
BOX-FOLDER 36/10 to 37/1 Miscellaneous early works for large chamber ensemble or orchestra, 1948-1949 and undated
Holograph scores with annotations
Note: To be used for research only, not for public performance
BOX-FOLDER 37/2-3, 47/1-5 Miscellaneous fragments and sketches, circa 1960s-1980s
Holograph sketches
Note: Contains abandoned works
BOX-FOLDER 46/7 Miscellaneous sketches and unfinished drafts, 1971-1974 and undated
Holograph sketches
Contents include:
  • Love Songs from Loren
  • Madrigals V
  • Madrigals VI
  • Musica Mundana I
  • Unidentified fragments
BOX-FOLDER 47/6 Miscellaneous fragments and sketches, 2020-2021
Holograph sketches
Note: Steve Bruns noted that this is likely the final music Crumb composed before sustaining a stroke in 2021
Contents include:
  • Metamorphoses, Book III
  • Spanish Songbook IV
  • Unfinished works; unidentified fragments
BOX-FOLDER 4/3 Mundus Canis (A Dog's World). Five Humoresques for guitar and percussion (one player), 1997
Holograph score with pasteovers
BOX-FOLDER 4/3 Mundus Canis (A Dog's World). Five Humoresques for guitar and percussion (one player), 1997
Holograph sketches and drafts
BOX-FOLDER 10/5 Music for a Summer Evening (Makrokosmos III) for two amplified pianos and percussion (two players), 1974
Holograph score with pasteovers
BOX-FOLDER 47/7 Music for a Summer Evening (Makrokosmos III) for two amplified pianos and percussion (two players), undated
Holograph score with annotations
BOX-FOLDER 47/8 Music for a Summer Evening (Makrokosmos III) for two amplified pianos and percussion (two players), 1974
Ozalid of holograph score with annotations
BOX-FOLDER 10/5, 47/9 Music for a Summer Evening (Makrokosmos III) for two amplified pianos and percussion (two players), 1974
Holograph sketches
Night Music II
see Four Nocturnes
BOX-FOLDER 4/4-5 Otherworldly Resonances. Six Tableaux for two amplified pianos, Book II, 2002
Two holograph manuscript score with pasteovers
Original version
BOX-FOLDER 4/6 Otherworldly Resonances. Six Tableaux for two amplified pianos, Book II, 2002
Holograph sketches
Three movement version
BOX-FOLDER 4/7 Pastoral Drone for organ, 1982
Holograph score with pasteovers
BOX-FOLDER 4/8 Processional for piano, 1983
Holograph score with pasteovers
BOX-FOLDER 48/1 Processional for piano, 1982
Printed score with annotations and pasteovers
BOX-FOLDER 48/2 Processional for piano, 1982
Photocopy of printed score for piano
BOX-FOLDER 4/8 Processional for piano, 1983
Holograph sketches
BOX-FOLDER 4/9 Quest for guitar, soprano saxophone, harp, contrabass, and percussion (two players), 1990
Holograph score with pasteovers
BOX-FOLDER 4/10 Quest for guitar, soprano saxophone, harp, contrabass, and percussion (two players), 1990
Holograph sketches
BOX-FOLDER 48/3 Rituals (Tableaux Variants, Book IV) for two amplified pianos, undated
Holograph sketches
Note: Work was not completed
BOX-FOLDER 37/4 Teaching Pieces for piano, 1962-1965
Printed scores
Note: Published under Crumb's pseudonym "Fred Ziller"
BOX-FOLDER 4/11 Variazioni for large orchestra, 1959
Holograph score with pasteovers
BOX-FOLDER 5/1-3 Variazioni for large orchestra, 1959
Two photocopied holograph manuscript score with pasteovers
BOX-FOLDER 48/4 Variazioni for large orchestra, 1972
Ozalid of full score
Note: Date on score is the year of copyright
BOX-FOLDER 5/4 Vox Balaenae (Voice of the Whale) for three masked players: electric flute, electric cello, electric piano, 1971
Holograph sketches
BOX-FOLDER 48/5 Winter Solstice (Tableaux Vivants, Book IV) for two amplified pianos, 1986
Holograph sketches
Note: Work was not completed
BOX-FOLDER 48/6 Xylophony for percussion quintet, 2014
Holograph score with pasteovers
BOX-FOLDER 48/7 Xylophony for percussion quintet, 2014 and undated
Photocopy of score; holograph sketches
BOX-FOLDER 5/5 Zeitgeist. Six tableaux for two amplified pianos, Book I, 1987
Holograph score with pasteovers
BOX-FOLDER 48/8 Zeitgeist. Six tableaux for two amplified pianos, Book I, undated
Printed score with typesetting annotations and pasteovers
BOX-FOLDER 5/6 Zeitgeist: Six tableaux for two amplified pianos, Book I, 1987
Holograph sketches
Vocal
American Songbook, 2002-2014
see I. The River of Life
see II. A Journey Beyond Time
see III. Unto the Hills
see IV. Winds of Destiny
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