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BOX 21-25 Writings
Bucket of Blood, circa 1958
BOX-FOLDER 21/1-4 Typescripts
Men of Notes, circa 1984
Memoir in the form of reminiscences of composers and musicians that Walker worked with; there was to be another volume, but, according to his daughter, he didn’t have enough time to complete it
BOX-FOLDER 21/5 Dedication, Forward, 1. Fletcher (Henderson), 2. Fred (Waring)
BOX-FOLDER 21/6 1. Fletcher (Henderson), 2. Fred (Waring)
BOX-FOLDER 21/7 3. Al (Albert Goodman), 4. George M.. (Cohan), 5. Rommy (Sigmund Romberg)
BOX-FOLDER 21/8 3. Al (Albert Goodman), 4. George M.. (Cohan)
BOX-FOLDER 21/9 5. Rommy (Sigmund Romberg), 6. Frank Black
BOX-FOLDER 21/10 6. Frank Black, 7. Cole (Cole Albert Porter)
BOX-FOLDER 21/11 7. Cole (Cole Albert Porter)
BOX-FOLDER 22/1 Patching pages, discards, etc.
BOX-FOLDER 22/2 Early attempts at preface, forward, and introduction/1st draft of “Fletcher”
BOX-FOLDER 22/3 Late discards and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s shows
BOX-FOLDER 22/4 Extras
BOX-FOLDER 22/5 Research
"Music Heard, Music Written"
A course Walker taught at Hunter College which he intended on turning into a book on orchestration. Includes material for a 1961 version of the book titled Technique of Orchestration
BOX-FOLDER 22/6-7 Final draft
BOX-FOLDER 22/8 Final draft-extra material
BOX-FOLDER 22/9 Foreward; Introduction: The plan of this work; Preface; Preface and dedication; The purpose
BOX-FOLDER 22/10 Chapter I: The musical thought
BOX-FOLDER 22/11 Chapter I: The musical facts of life
BOX-FOLDER 22/12 Chapter II: The dimensions of music
BOX-FOLDER 22/13 Chapter II: The memory of musical sounds; (miscellaneous)
BOX-FOLDER 22/14 Chapter III: The instruments and the score
BOX-FOLDER 22/15 Chapter III: Resultants of musical dimensions
BOX-FOLDER 22/16 Chapter IV: The woodwinds
BOX-FOLDER 22/17 Chapter IV: The process of musical thinking
BOX-FOLDER 23/1 Chapter V: The flute family; Chapter VI: The flute family
BOX-FOLDER 23/2 Chapter V: The linear instruments; Chapter V: The instruments and the score; (miscellaneous)
BOX-FOLDER 23/3 Chapter VI: The oboe family
BOX-FOLDER 23/4 Chapter VI: The score
BOX-FOLDER 23/5 Chapter VII: The clarinet family
BOX-FOLDER 23/6 Chapter VIII: The bassoon family
BOX-FOLDER 23/7 Miscellaneous: research, correspondence, glossary, etc.
BOX-FOLDER 23/8 Orchestration workbook, Kent Wheeler Keenan, Prentice-Hall, Inc., N.J., 1952
Course materials, 1957-1958
BOX-FOLDER 23/9 Organizational notes; Lecture outline; Semester I–Lecture I: The general plan; Lecture II: The musical thought; Lecture III: Factors governing musical thinking
BOX-FOLDER 23/10 Semester I–Lecture IV-VII: The dimensions of musical thinking, parts I-IV; Lecture VIII-IX: Procedures of musical thinking, parts I-II
BOX-FOLDER 23/11 Semester I–Lecture X-XI: Music writing procedures, parts I-II; Lecture XII: The arbitrary condition
BOX-FOLDER 23/12 Outline of lectures; Semester II–Lecture I. Woodwinds I—flutes and piccolos; Lecture II: The double reeds; Lecture III: The single reeds; Lecture IV: The horn; Lecture V: The trumpet
BOX-FOLDER 23/13 Semester II–Lecture VI: The trombone and tuba; Lecture VII: Strings in general; Lecture VIII: The violin and the viola; Lecture IX: The cello and the double-bass; Lecture X: The fretted strings
BOX-FOLDER 23/14 Semester II–Lecture XI: Percussion; Lecture XII: Keyboard instruments; Lecture XIII: The harp; Lecture XIV: The human voice; Lecture XV: Accordion, concertina, harmonica; Final examination
BOX-FOLDER 23/15 Semester III; Lecture I; Lecture II: The birth of orchestration; Lecture III: The childhood of orchestration; Lecture IV: Orchestration in adolescence; Lecture IV: Orchestration discovers life; Lecture VI: Orchestration comes of age
BOX-FOLDER 24/1 Semester III–Lecture VII: Orchestration in Valhalla; Lecture VIII: Orchestration acquires principles; Lecture IX: Further “principles” of orchestration; Lecture X: The foolproof orchestration–I; Lecture XI: The foolproof orchestration–II; Lecture XII: “What idiots call Impressionism”; Lecture XIII: The Olympian virtuosos; Lecture XIV: “Orchestration without music”
BOX-FOLDER 24/2 Semester IV–Lecture I-II: The electronic revolution–I-II; Lecture III-VII: Theatre orchestration I-concluded
BOX-FOLDER 24/3 Semester IV–Lecture VIII: Audio orchestration; Lecture IX: Video orchestration; Lecture X: Specialized orchestration; Lecture XI: The business of orchestration; Final examination
BOX-FOLDER 24/4 Miscellaneous
6-Piece Quintet, circa 1982-1983
BOX-FOLDER 24/5-8 Originals
BOX-FOLDER 24/9-12 Masters, 1983 draft
BOX-FOLDER 25/1-4 1982 draft
BOX-FOLDER 25/5 Pages in work
BOX-FOLDER 25/6 Superceded and scratch pages (for reference)
BOX-FOLDER 25/7 Chapter titles
BOX-FOLDER 25/8 Original “Toots” material (pre-revision) and original of re-typed copy
BOX-FOLDER 25/9 College songs and stomps, marches and blues of the middle twenties
BOX-FOLDER 25/10 Early notes, Asbury Park guide, etc.
BOX-FOLDER 25/11 Miscellaneous lyric sheets
Titles include: Alone too much; At the old sewing circle; Beat, old heart; The birth of the beat; Brooklyn’s outa dis world; Come back my love; Design for loving; The good humor man; If you didn’t belong to me; I’m takin’ the beat to Bali; The longer I love you; Love or reason; My love was young; No love/Still no love/Now love; Oh Friday; Rapunzel, Rapunzel (let down your hair); Salute to the Admiral; Sharp as a dart; You threw me a curve
BOX 26, 130 Photographs
BOX-FOLDER 26/1 Portraits of Walker
BOX-FOLDER 26/2 Walker family
BOX-FOLDER 26/3 Walker with others
Includes the Interfraternity Orchestra, University of Pennsylvania, and Milton Rosenstock
BOX-FOLDER 26/4 Miscellaneous photographs
BOX-FOLDER 26/5 Production photos from Mistress of the Inn
BOX-FOLDER 130/12 Fred Waring and the largest Synco-Symphonic Orchestra in the World, Roxy Theatre, New York
Photograph rolled
BOX 20, 27-133 Music
BOX 27-91, 107-126, 131-133 Show Music
70, girls, 70, 1971
Music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb
Piano-vocal scores
BOX-FOLDER 91/18 Old Folks
BOX-FOLDER 91/19 The Caper
BOX-FOLDER 91/20 See the Light
Admiral Broadway revue, 1949
TV show on NBC and Dumont networks
BOX-FOLDER 28/1 Main title
Short score
Laid in: Credits and announcer text
Allah be praised, 1944
Music by Baldwin Bergerson and Don Walker, lyrics by George Marion Jr.
Full scores
BOX-FOLDER 107/1 Allah be praised
BOX-FOLDER 107/2 Allah be praised-continuation
BOX-FOLDER 107/3 Allah be praised-Kraft sisters
BOX-FOLDER 107/4 Allah be praised-Kraft Allah (new)
BOX-FOLDER 107/5 Allah be praised-Tag
BOX-FOLDER 107/6 Ballet finale
BOX-FOLDER 107/7 Ballet finale (new)
BOX-FOLDER 107/8 Emir's entrance
BOX-FOLDER 107/9 Finale ultimo
BOX-FOLDER 107/10 Intro to Finale ultimo
BOX-FOLDER 107/11 Finaletto-Act I
BOX-FOLDER 107/12 Hollywood ballet
BOX-FOLDER 107/13 I was a happier man in Dannemora
BOX-FOLDER 107/14 I was a happier man in Dannemora-encore
BOX-FOLDER 107/15 I was a happier man in Dannemora-Intro to encore
BOX-FOLDER 107/16 I'm getting oriental over you
BOX-FOLDER 107/17 I'm getting oriental over you-dance
BOX-FOLDER 107/18 I'm getting oriental over you-insert (Kraft entrance)
BOX-FOLDER 107/19 I'm getting oriental over you-Kraft sisters
BOX-FOLDER 107/20 I'm getting oriental over you-M'ladava
BOX-FOLDER 107/21 Intro to entr'acte
BOX-FOLDER 107/22 Katinka to Eva to Frances
BOX-FOLDER 107/23 Katinka to Eva to Frances-dance
BOX-FOLDER 108/1-2 A leaf in the wind
BOX-FOLDER 108/3 A leaf in the wind-continuation
BOX-FOLDER 108/4 Intro to A leaf in the wind
BOX-FOLDER 108/5 A leaf in the wind-modulation to 8A (new)
BOX-FOLDER 108/6 A leaf in the wind-new modulation
BOX-FOLDER 108/7 A leaf in the wind-reprise
BOX-FOLDER 108/8 A leaf in the wind-specialty
BOX-FOLDER 108/9 A leaf in the wind-tag
BOX-FOLDER 108/10 Let's go too far #11
BOX-FOLDER 108/11 Let's go too far #11a
BOX-FOLDER 108/12 Let's go too far-exit
BOX-FOLDER 108/13 Let's go too far-reprise
BOX-FOLDER 108/14 The man in the moon says "no"
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