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BOX 159-160 Scrapbooks, 1929-1952
Bound volumes that chiefly document Diamond's academic and nascent musical careers. Contents include recital programs and announcements, report cards from the Eastman School of Music, articles about Diamond's compositions and awards, and other materials.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 159/1 1929-1933
BOX-FOLDER 159/2 1933-1934
BOX-FOLDER 159/3 1934-1935
BOX-FOLDER 160/1 1935-1936
BOX-FOLDER 160/2 1936-1938
BOX-FOLDER 160/3 1929-1938, 1940-1941
BOX-FOLDER 160/4 1929-1952
BOX 161-273 Music, 1931-2000
Holograph manuscript scores, sketches, and parts for original compositions by Diamond primarily comprise the music series. The series also includes a small amount of Diamond's arrangements of works by other composers, as well as harmony exercises and inscribed materials.
Arranged as three subseries.
Original Compositions, 1931-2000
Holograph manuscript scores, sketches, and parts for original compositions by Diamond are the chief components of this subseries. The term 'draft' refers to a complete early pencil score, whereas 'sketch' indicates material of a more fragmentary nature. Diamond's sketchbooks are located under the heading 'Miscellaneous works.'
Arranged alphabetically by title of work.
BOX-FOLDER 161/1-162/2, 225/1-2, 259/1-260/1 Ahavah: symphonic eulogy for narrator and orchestra (1954)
Draft, score, and parts
BOX-FOLDER 162/3 Album for the young: for piano (1946)
BOX-FOLDER 162/4 Album leaf for Ned's 60th birthday (1983)
BOX-FOLDER 162/5-7 Alone at the piano: for beginners (1967)
Draft and scores
BOX-FOLDER 181/4-6, 225/3-4 L'âme de Claude Debussy: a cycle of nine songs for voice and piano (1948-1949)
Text: Claude Debussy
BOX-FOLDER 163/1-3 Amen and alleluia: for a cappella chorus (1990)
Draft and scores
Dedication: William Ferris Chorale
BOX-FOLDER 163/4 Amor et amicitia: for small orchestra and organ (1948)
Dedication: Ralph Vaughan Williams
BOX-FOLDER 225/5-226/1 Anna Lucasta (film music, 1949)
BOX-FOLDER 163/5 Anne Frank remembers: monodrama for Susan Strasberg and orchestra (1986-1987)
Text: Pierre Szamek
BOX-FOLDER 163/6-7 Anniversary in a country cemetery: for voice and piano (1940)
Text: Katherine Anne Porter
BOX-FOLDER 163/8-9 An anniversary on the name of Leonard Bernstein: for piano (1981)
Sketch and score
BOX-FOLDER 163/10, 226/2-5, 260/2 Aria and hymn: for orchestra (1937)
Sketch and scores
Dedication: Albert Roussel
BOX-FOLDER 163/11 Aria and hymn: arranged for two pianos (1937)
BOX-FOLDER 163/12 As life what is so sweet: for voice and piano (1940)
BOX-FOLDER 163/13-15 Ashen pages: song cycle for voice and chamber orchestra (1934)
Draft and scores
Text: Lillian Morgan Saminsky
BOX-FOLDER 163/16 At pickle me tickle me (undated)
Short score/sketch
BOX-FOLDER 163/17 At the prick and spare not: for symphonic band (undated)
Short score/sketch
BOX-FOLDER 163/18-20 Ballade for chamber orchestra (1935)
Draft, score, and parts
Dedication: Sabina
Barcarolle no. 1 and no. 2 for piano (1993)
see Two barcarolles
BOX-FOLDER 164/7-8 Be music, night (1948)
Sketch and score
Text: Kenneth Patchen
Note: "Dawn the perspective" on verso
BOX-FOLDER 164/9 Bid adieu (1937)
Note: Also includes "Music for orchestration" sketch
BOX-FOLDER 164/10-13 Billy in the darbies: for voice and piano (1944)
Text: Herman Melville
BOX-FOLDER 164/14 A birthday parable for Vincenzo: for soprano and piano (1980)
BOX-FOLDER 164/15 Birthday piece for Merritt Cootes: for piano four-hands (1960)
BOX-FOLDER 164/16 Birthday variation for Eugene Ormandy: for piano (1970)
BOX-FOLDER 164/17 Book II fugue I in C major: for piano (1940)
Dedication: Katherine Anne Porter
BOX-FOLDER 164/18-19 Brigid's song: for voice and piano (1946)
Text: James Joyce
Dedication: Brian Otis
BOX-FOLDER 164/20-22 Brother, my brother: for voice and piano (undated)
Text: Robert Penn Warren
Dedication: Goddard Lieberson (later removed)
BOX-FOLDER 164/23 Buonarroti cycle: for voice and piano (1951-1960)
Text: Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni
BOX-FOLDER 212/11, 226/6-227/1 A buoyant music: for orchestra (1970)
BOX-FOLDER 164/24 Canon for piano (1982)
BOX-FOLDER 164/25 The canticle of Saint Teresa of Avila (Vivo sin vivir en mi): variations for voice and piano (1943)
Text: Saint Teresa of Avila
Dedication: Jennie Tourel
BOX-FOLDER 258/1 Capriccio no. 2 (1989)
BOX-FOLDER 258/2 Capriccio no. 4 for solo flute (1991)
Dedication: Scott Goff
BOX-FOLDER 164/26 Cathedral music for "The changeling": for piano (undated)
Text: James Joyce
BOX-FOLDER 212/12 Ceremonial fanfare: for brass, timpani, and percussion (1950)
Earlier title: Fanfare for the United Nations
BOX-FOLDER 164/27-29 César: for voice and piano (1940)
Text: Paul Valéry
Dedication: Mme Povla Frigsch (later removed)
BOX-FOLDER 164/30 Chaconne for strings (1937)
BOX-FOLDER 164/31 Chaconne for violin and piano (1947-1948)
Dedication: Jean Westbrook
BOX-FOLDER 164/32-33, 227/2 Chamber symphony: for clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, viola and piano (1935-1936)
Score and parts
Dedication: Aaron Copland
BOX-FOLDER 164/35-36 Chatterton: for voice and piano (1946)
Drafts and score
Text: John Keats
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