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BOX 5-39 REEL 1-6 Musical Scores, 1856-1972
This series contains holograph scores and sketches of SR, holographs of other composers and arrangers, and published works of both SR and of other composers.
Materials in boxes 13-21 are available digitally onsite in Stacks and also as Microfilm 89/20,005 (Mus), Reels 1-6.
Holograph scores and sketches by SR are arranged by opus number.
Works without opus numbers are arranged alphabetically by title.
Works by other composers are arranged alphabetically by composer and title therein.
BOX 5-20 Works by SR
Works with Opus Numbers
OPUS 3
BOX-FOLDER 13/1 REEL 1 Morceaux de fantaisie for piano, op. 3, no. 2 in C-sharp minor. Prélude, undated
Arranged for two pianos by Sergei Rachmaninoff
Holograph score; 10 pages; in ink
LCCN: 2009536985
Note: Gift, Mrs. Sergei Rachmaninoff, 15 January 1951.
Available as Microfilm 89/20,005 (Mus), Item 1.
Digital content available
BOX-FOLDER 13/2 REEL 1 Morceaux de fantaisie for piano, op. 3, no. 3. Mélodie, 1940 February 26
Holograph score; 11 pages; in pencil
LCCN: 2009536909
Note: Revised version as published by C. Foley (New York, 1941).
Note: Gift, Mrs. Sergei Rachmaninoff, 15 January 1951.
Available as Microfilm 89/20,005 (Mus), Item 2.
Digital content available
BOX-FOLDER 13/3 REEL 1 Morceaux de fantaisie for piano, op. 3, no. 5. Sérénade, 194-?
Holograph score; 11 pages; in ink
LCCN: 2009536919
Note: Revised version as published by C. Foley (New York, 1941). Bears inscription in an unknown hand that reads "Revised and as played by the composer."
Note: Gift, Mrs. Sergei Rachmaninoff, 15 January 1951.
Available as Microfilm 89/20,005 (Mus), Item 3-a.
Digital content available
BOX-FOLDER 13/4 REEL 1 Morceaux de fantaisie for piano, op. 3, no. 5. Sérénade, 194-?
Holograph score; 9 pages; in ink
LCCN: 2009536918
Note: Revised version.
Note: Composer's incomplete copy of the piano work as published by C. Foley (New York, 1941).
Note: Gift, Mrs. Sergei Rachmaninoff, 15 January 1951.
Available as Microfilm 89/20,005 (Mus), Item 3-b.
Digital content available
BOX-FOLDER 13/5 REEL 1 Morceaux de fantaisie for piano, op. 3, no. 5. Sérénade, 194-?
Copyist's manuscript with extensive holograph emendations; 5 pages; in ink
LCCN: 2009536986
Note: Revised version.
Note: Gift, Oxana Siloti, 1 December 1977.
Available as Microfilm 89/20,005 (Mus), Item 3-c.
Digital content available
BOX-FOLDER 13/6 REEL 1 Morceaux de fantaisie for piano, op. 3, no. 5. Sérénade, 194-?
Holograph sketches; 2 leaves; in pencil
LCCN: 2009536987
Note: From material marked "Eight sheets of notes made by Rachmaninoff. They were found after his death on the shelf near his piano."
Note: Gift, Oxana Siloti, 1 December 1977.
Available as Microfilm 89/20,005 (Mus), Item 3-d. Also available as Item 31-a on Reel 6.
Digital content available
OPUS 10
BOX-FOLDER 13/7 REEL 1 Morceaux de salon for piano, op. 10, no. 5. Humoresque, 1940 February 5 - March 3
Holograph score; 15 pages; in pencil
LCCN: 2009536696
Note: Gift, Mrs. Sergei Rachmaninoff, 15 January 1951.
Available as Microfilm 89/20,005 (Mus), Item 4.
Digital content available
OPUS 16
BOX-FOLDER 13/8 REEL 1 Moments musicaux, piano, op. 16, no. 2. Moment musical, 1940 February 5
Holograph score; 11 pages; in pencil
LCCN: 2009536904
Note: Revised version as published by C. Foley (New York, 1941).
Note: Gift, Mrs. Sergei Rachmaninoff, 15 January 1951.
Available as Microfilm 89/20,005 (Mus), Item 5.
Digital content available
OPUS 27
BOX 14 REEL 1 Symphony no. 2, E minor, op. 27, 1908
Published score; 224 pages
LCCN: 2009536988
Note: Pages 107 through 114, and pages 205 through 206 missing; pages 212 and 213 consist of photoreproductions only; plate no. A. 8899 G., containing the composer's holograph annotations. Fragile.
Note: Revised version as published by C. Foley (New York, 1941).
Note: Gift, Mr. John Sweeney, 25 July 1972.
Available as Microfilm 89/20,005 (Mus), Item 6.
Digital content available
OPUS 34
BOX-FOLDER 13/9 REEL 1 14 Songs for voice and piano, op. 34, no. 14. Vocalise, undated
Holograph sketches in short score; 6 pages; in pencil
LCCN: 2009537110
Note: From material marked "Miscellaneous sketches."
Available as Microfilm 89/20,005 (Mus), Item 7-b. Also available as Item 31-b on Reel 6.
Digital content available
OPUS 35
BOX-FOLDER 13/10 REEL 1 Kolokola for tenor solo, chorus (SATB), and orchestra, op. 35, 1920
Alternate titles: The Bells; Die Glocken
Published full score; 117 pages with composer's holograph annotations throughout
LCCN: 2009537111
Note: Plate no. A. 9719 G.
Laid in: Additional material concerning revisions of the work's English text.
Language: Material in Russian, German, and English.
Available as Microfilm 89/20,005 (Mus), Item 8-a.
Digital content available
BOX-FOLDER 13/11 REEL 1 Kolokola for tenor solo, chorus (SATB), and orchestra, op. 35, 1920
Alternate titles: The Bells; Die Glocken
Published miniature full score; 117 pages
LCCN: 2009536995
Note: Plate no. A. 9719 G., containing the composer's holograph annotations.
Laid in: Additional material concerning revisions of the work's English text.
Language: Material in Russian, German, and English.
Available as Microfilm 89/20,005 (Mus), Item 8-b.
Digital content available
BOX-FOLDER 13/12 REEL 1 Kolokola for tenor solo, chorus (SATB), and orchestra, op. 35, undated
Alternate titles: The Bells; Die Glocken
Holograph sketches; 2 leaves; in pencil
LCCN: 2009537112
Available as Microfilm 89/20,005 (Mus), Item 8-c. Also available as Item 31-c on Reel 6.
Digital content available
OPUS 38
BOX-FOLDER 13/13 REEL 1 6 Songs, op. 38, no. 3. Daisies, undated
Alternate title: Daisies
Holograph score for piano solo; 7 pages; in pencil
LCCN: 2009537121
Note: Gift, Mrs. Sergei Rachmaninoff, 15 January 1951.
Available as Microfilm 89/20,005 (Mus), Item 9.
Digital content available
OPUS 39
BOX-FOLDER 13/14 REEL 1 Étude-tableau for piano, op. 39, no. 2 in A minor and Étude-tableau, op. 39, no. 3 in F-sharp minor, undated
Holograph sketches; 20 leaves; in pencil
LCCN: 2009537113
Note: From material marked "Miscellaneous sketches." Also contains sketches for Symphony no. 3, op. 44.
Available as Microfilm 89/20,005 (Mus), Item 10. Also available as Item 15-e on Reel 3 and Item 31-d on Reel 6.
Digital content available
OPUS 40
BOX 5 REEL 2 Concerto no. 4 for piano and orchestra in G minor, op. 40, 1927 August 25
Holograph score; 171 pages; in ink
LCCN: 2009536905
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