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Music, 1940-1990s (continued)
Music Writing Books (continued)
BOX-FOLDER 33/3 No. 3
Holograph lead sheets, sketches, and notes
Includes: Atabaque; Baa-too-kee; Baião; Cariñoso; Chôro in A; Don't get around much; Gershwin Prelude no. 2; Harry's theme; Hazardous; Herman's place; Laurindo's theme; Mosquito electrico; Nice work; Noctambulism; Nono; Si o no; Star eyes; Tenderly; Terra sêca; Theme of The bad and the beautiful; This time dream's; Tocata; Yoyo de yaya; Zing
BOX-FOLDER 33/4 No. 4: Book A
Holograph lead sheets of rumbas and sambas
Includes indices
Contents: Acércate más (come closer to me); Acurrucadita; Adios, Mariquita Linda; Amapola (pretty little poppy); Amor; Aquellos ojos verdes (green eyes); Arioso (from Pagliacci); Babalú; Bacosó; Bahiana; Baia; Bésame mucho (kiss me much); La borrachita (I'll never love again); Brazil; Cachita; Cáe-cáe; Capullito de Aleli; Carinhoso; Cavaquinho; Chiu, chiu; Cuatro vidas (blue echoes); El cumbanchero (salvador, the toreador); Danse rituelle du feu (fire dance); Duda; Frenesí; A gay ranchero (las alteñitas); Gilda (amada mia); Granada; Guadalajara; Let me love you tonight (no te import saber); Linda mujer; Machito; Malagueña; Made for each other (tu felicidad); Mañana; Maria la-ò; Negra consentida (my pet brunette); Não tenno lagrimas; Noche de ronda (forever mine); Nochecita; O samba; Ombo (my shawl); Oye Negra; Poinciana; Prisionero del mar (where are you now); Quiereme mucho (yours); Say it over again (para que sufras); South America, take it away!; Tabú, Amelia; Te quiero; Tico-tico; Tres palavras (without you); La ultima noche; Volveré mi amor (I'll come back my love); What makes the sunset?; Zig-zag
BOX-FOLDER 33/4 No. 4: Book B
Holograph lead sheets of rumbas and sambas
Contents: Adios; Alla en el rancho grande; Amorcito corazon; Baiaon (LA); Batuca nêgo (LA and N. Amaral); Cugat's theme; Esto es felicidad; Granada; Malagueñas (Mexicana); No digas adios (LA); Nossa amizade (LA and N. Amaral); Oracion caribe; Palauras de mujer; Perfidia; Quizás (perhaps); Romance en tus ojos (LA and N. Amaral); Sin ti; Sol tropical (tropical sun); Solamente una vez; Spellbound concerto (theme); Vereda tropical; Vine por ti; Voce promote (LA and N. Amaral)
BOX-FOLDER 33/5 No. 5
Chiefly holograph sketches of musical excerpts by various composers
On cover: Daily exercises
BOX-FOLDER 33/6 No. 6
Holograph sketches
On cover: Theme reference book
Part Books
Manuscript part books for individual instruments, used in performances by the L.A. 4 and perhaps other enesembles. Each folder of part books has been assigned a number for purposes of identification only.
Arranged numerically.
BOX-FOLDER 34/1 No. 1
Holograph part books for guitar, bass, and drums
Contents: Anything in F; Cherokee; Dewey square; Dizzy atmosphere; Four brothers; Intermission riff; Lullaby in rhythm; Oomph fah fah; Ornithology; Pick yourself up; Robbins nest; Seven come eleven; Shivers; Slipped disc; Shoo fly pie & apple pan dowdy; Stuffy
BOX-FOLDER 34/2 No. 2
Holograph part books for guitar, piano, and bass
Cover title: Latin, book 2
Contents: Al compás del mambo; Amorcito corazon; Baião; Capullito de Alelí; Chopin's 7th valse; Chôro in A (LA); Chula; Dilo claramente; Dóra; Granados' Danza no. 5 (Granados); Indeciso (LA); Malagueña; Mambo guajiro; Me lo dijo Adela (son-cha-cha-cha); Nena (LA; arranged by Jack Hayes); Risque; Te quiero dejiste; La ultima noche; Village in Peru; Xaxado
BOX-FOLDER 34/3 No. 3
Part books (includes holograph) for alto saxophone, bass, and drums
Individual books are incomplete
Contents: Adelita; All the things you are; Alma brasileira; Along with me; Andalucia; Baião; Bourée; Braziliance; Cariñoso; Carioca blues; Chôro in A; Danza española, no. 5; Don't get around much anymore; Dóra; Feitiso da vila; Four brothers; Gaó; The haig riff; Hazard's theme; Holiday for strings; Inquietação; Insomnia; Laura; Maria; Moonlight chôro; Mystified; Nazareth; Nazareth in D; Nonô; Paulista (chôro); Pedro viola; Petit valse; Pick yourself up; Smoke in your eyes; Sonho; Speak low; Stairway to the stars; Star eyes; Sueño (dream); Tenderly; Terra seca (dry land); Tocata em ritmo de samba; What makes the sunset?; Yes or no (si o no); Yoyo de yaya
BOX-FOLDER 35/1-3 No. 4
Part books (includes holograph) for guitar, piano, and bass
Individual books are incomplete
Contents: All the things you are; Autumn in New York; Azure; Boy meets horn; Can't we talk it over; Caravan; Four brothers; Una furtive lagrima; The gal from Joe's; How deep is the ocean; I don't know why; I let a song go out of my heart; I surrender dear; I think of you; If you are but a dream; I'll get by; I'll remember April; I'm confessin' that I love you; In a sentimental mood; Island in the West Indies; Ivy; It don't mean a thing; The joys of love (piacere d'amor); Laura; Lost in meditation; Man with a horn; Mood indigo; Moonlight in Vermont; Prelude to a kiss; Robbins nest; Ruby; She's the daughter of Mother Machree; Skylark; So in love; Solitude; The song is you; Sophisticated Lady; Speak low; Stand up and sing for your father; Stars fell on Alabama; Stuffy; That's how you can tell they're Irish; 'Twas only an Irishman's dream; Vesti la giubba (from Pagliacci)
BOX-FOLDER 35/4 No. 5
2 holograph part books, for guitar and melody instrument, of LA arrangements
Contents vary slightly between part books
Contents: Andalouse (E. Pessard); Clair de lune (C. Debussy); Courante (from Suite XI) (G. F. Handel); Desert suite (H. Grunn); Entr'acte (J. Ibert); Gavotte (C. W. Gluck); Menuet (from French suite) (J. S. Bach); Unidentified suite (E. F. Dall'Abaco); Pièce en forme de habanera (M. Ravel); Pastorale joyeuse (E. Desportes); Pastorale melancolique (E. Desportes); Pastourelle (E. Desportes); Pavane pour une infante défunte (M. Ravel); Le petit berger (C. Debussy); La plus que lente (C. Debussy); Prelude, op. 28, no. 4 [misidentified as no. 14](F. Chopin); Ronde (E. Desportes); Sarabande lointaine (J. Rodrigo); Sicilienne (G. Fauré); Tambourin (F. Gossec)
BOX-FOLDER 36/1-3 No. 6
Part books (includes holograph) for guitar, piano, and bass
Laid in piano part book: holograph lead sheet for "That's amore"
Contents: Acercate mas; Adios; Anna; Apanhei-te cavaquinho; Baia; Babalú; Blue tango; Cariñoso; Carmela; Chiu-chiu; El choclo (the kiss of fire); Cuica; Cumaná; El cumbanchero; Delicado; Esto és felicidad; Flamingo; My funny valentine; Guitar solo; I get ideas (adios muchachos); I'll always love you; Jesusita en Chihuahua; Linda mujer; Man with a horn; Meddley I [includes: Dancing in the dark; Dearly beloved; Loved walked in; Make believe; Say it isn't so; Where am I?]; Meddley II [includes: I understand; If I loved you; Paper moon; Time on my hands; The very thought of you; When your lover has gone]; Meddley III [includes: Blue heaven; Blue room; I'll see you in my dreams; It had to be you; Linger awhile; Liza]; Medium Spanishs; Midnight sun; Misirlou; No other love; Noche de ronda; Nostalgias; Pick yourself up; Piel canela; Qué rico el mambo; Quizas, quizas, quizas; Réco-réco; Sambo; Sambo-mambo; Sambop; Siboney; Sighs; Sin ti; Star eyes; Terra seca (dry land); Urubú malandro (the gay voltier); La virgen de la macarena; Wish you were here; Without my lover
BOX-FOLDER 36/4, 37/1-3 No. 7
Part books (includes LA holograph and Bud Shank manuscript) for guitar, alto saxophone/flute, bass, and drums
Contents: Acercate mas; Air on the G string, for bass and guitar; All the things you are; Amor flamengo; Andorinha; Atabaque; Baa-too-kee; O barquinho; Berimbàu carioca; Blue baião; Bossa en cinco; Carioca hills; Choro for people in love; Cielo; Concierto de Aranjuez; Corcovado (quiet nights); Desafinado; Didi/Didi meddley; Do what you do do; Entr'act; Escadoo; The fox; Girl from Ipanema; Harlem samba; How insensitive; I didn't know what time; Indeciso (destino); Inquietação; Lemonade; Lonely; Make the man love you; Malandro; Mood; North of the border; Odeon; Old rag; One note samba; Pegajoso (catchy); Prelude no. 2; Recado (the message); Rio rhapsody; 'Round about midnight; Um abraço no Bonfá; Samba da Sarah; Serenade for alto; Sicilienne; Simpatico; Speak low; Stairway to the stars; Sun dancers; Terra sêca; Waltz; Wave; Weiss's allemande in bossa style
Instructional Materials
Printed guitar method books, holograph exercises, and other materials pertaining to Almeida's pedagogical works.
Arranged alphabetically by title or subject.
BOX-FOLDER 39/2 Guitar method: for the standard guitar
Printed method book
BOX-FOLDER 38/1 Guitar tutor: an up-to-date classic guitar method
Typescript with musical examples
BOX-FOLDER 38/2 Guitar tutor: an up-to-date classic guitar method
Printed method book
BOX-FOLDER 38/3 Instruction folio
Miscellaneous draft materials
Possibly an early form of the "Guitar tutor"
BOX-FOLDER 39/1 Latin percussion instruments and rhythms
Printed method book
BOX-FOLDER 39/3 Spanish (classic) guitar
Holograph exercises
Music by Others
Scores and parts for works chiefly created or arranged by individuals other than Almeida. Prolific arrangers represented include Lex de Azevedo, Clare Fischer, Pete King, and Oscar C. Neves. Original composers are identified if known.
Arranged alphabetically by title.
BOX-FOLDER 41/1 Alfie / Burt Bacharach; arranged by Lex de Azevedo
Conductor's scores; parts for guitars (includes solo), saxophone, flute, oboe, strings, piano, bass, and percussion
BOX-FOLDER 41/2 Angel eyes / Earl Brent and Matt Dennis; arranged by Lex de Azevedo
Conductor's scores; parts for guitars (includes solo), alto flute, strings, piano, bass, and drums/percussion
BOX-FOLDER 42/1 Aranjuez (concierto) / Joaquin Rodrigo; arranged by Oscar C. Neves
Conductor's scores; parts for guitars (includes solo), flutes, English horn, strings, bass, and drums
BOX-FOLDER 58/4 Artistry in rhythm / Stan Kenton; arranged by Pete Rugolo
Holograph score for jazz band
Begins on measure 85
BOX-FOLDER 58/4 Artistry in rhythm / Stan Kenton; arranged by Pete Rugolo
Parts for wind and brass instruments
BOX-FOLDER 58/4 Artistry in rhythm / Stan Kenton
Score for alto saxophone, bass, and drums
Incomplete
BOX-FOLDER 58/5 Baubles, bangles and beads : based on themes of Alexander Borodin / Robert Wright and George Forrest; arranged by Larry Cransler
Score for guitars (includes solo), flutes, oboe, horns, strings, celeste, bass, drums, and percussion
BOX-FOLDER 42/2 Baubles, bangles and beads / Robert Wright and George Forrest; arranged by Larry Cransler
Conductor's scores; parts
BOX-FOLDER 58/6 A beautiful friendship / Donald Kahn; arranged by Clare Fischer
Score for guitars (includes solo), flute, bass clarinet, bass, celeste, vibraphone, and drums
BOX-FOLDER 42/3 A beautiful friendship / Donald Kahn; arranged by Clare Fischer
Conductor's score; parts
BOX-FOLDER 58/7 Bluesette / Jean Thielemans; arranged by Lex de Azevedo
Score for guitars (includes solo), flute, horns, strings, piano, bass, and percussion
BOX-FOLDER 42/4 Bluesette / Jean Thielemans; arranged by Lex de Azevedo
Parts
Guitar solo part is missing
BOX-FOLDER 42/5 Brasileira (sul nome di Laurindo Almeida) / Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Score for guitar
BOX-FOLDER 43/1 Brazilian greens / Ray Brown
Holograph score for guitar, bass, and drums
BOX-FOLDER 58/8 The breeze and I / Toots Camarata; arranged by Lex de Azevedo
Score for guitars (includes solo), flutes, horns, strings, harp, piano/synthesizer, bass, and drums
BOX-FOLDER 43/2 The breeze and I / Toots Camarata; arranged by Lex de Azevedo
Conductor's scores; parts
BOX-FOLDER 43/3 Brian's song / Michel Legrand; arranged by Oscar C. Neves
Score for guitars (includes solo), flutes, oboe, strings, bass, and drums
BOX-FOLDER 43/3 Brian's song / Michel Legrand; arranged by Oscar C. Neves
Conductor's scores; parts
BOX-FOLDER 82/1 Call me / Tony Hatch; arranged by Lex de Azevedo
Score for guitars (includes solo), flutes, horns, piano, bass, drums, and percussion
BOX-FOLDER 43/4 Call me / Tony Hatch; arranged by Lex de Azevedo
Parts
BOX-FOLDER 43/4 Call me / Tony Hatch; arranged by George Shearing
Parts for violin and viola
BOX-FOLDER 43/5 Canhoto (chôro) / Radamés Gnattali
Parts for 2 guitars
BOX-FOLDER 82/2 'Cause I love her / King and Dumm; arranged by Lex de Azevedo
Score for guitars (includes solo), woodwinds, strings, harp, piano, bass, drums, and percussion
BOX-FOLDER 43/6 'Cause I love her / King and Dumm; arranged by Lex de Azevedo
Conductor's score; parts
BOX-FOLDER 44/1 Cherry blossom (theme and variations for the classical guitar) / George Sesoko
Score for guitar
Dedicated to LA
BOX-FOLDER 44/2 Chôro típico no. 1 / Heitor Villa-Lobos
Score for guitar
Edited by LA
BOX-FOLDER 44/3 Concertino n. 1: for guitar and orchestra / Radamés Gnattali
Full score
BOX-FOLDER 55/1 Concerto de Copacabana: for guitar and orchestra / Radamés Gnattali
Other title: Concertino no. 3
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