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Douglas Moore papers, 1883-2003, bulk 1907-1969

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Series XI. Lewis J. Hardee Gift

Lewis J. Hardee wrote his thesis, "The Musical Theatre of Douglas Moore" (1971) on Moore and donated books, interviews, recordings, scores, and other materials related to Moore that he created and used during his thesis research.


Subseries XI.1. Concert Programs, 1966-1988

This subseries contains concert programs for the "The Ballad of Baby Doe."



Box 70 Folder 4 The Ballad of Baby Doe, 1966-1988


Subseries XI.2. Recordings, circa 1957-1975

This subseries contains audio recordings of interviews and of Moore's music. The interviews are of Moore, and some of Moore's colleagues, relatives, and friends; all were conducted by Hardee. The recording of the WQXR broadcast of Carry Nation also includes an interview done by WQXR.



Box 85 Adam was My Grandfather and Other Songs by Douglas Moore, 1964 March 19, (1 7" audio reel)

Adam was My Grandfather; Old Song; Brown Penny; Dear Dark Head; Come Away Death; Sigh No More Ladies; Under the Greenwood Tree; Mary's Prayer; and I've Got a Ram, Goliath. Performed by Everett Anderson and Helen Anderson.



Box 84 The Ballad of Baby Doe, Possibly 1957, (1 7" audio reel)

TV Performance. TV Premiere. Soundtrack of Television Premiere.



Box 85 The Ballad of Baby Doe and Gallantry, undated, (1 7" audio reel)



Box 84 Carry Nation, Quintet for Clarinet and Strings (WQXR Broadcast), 1968 November 23, (1 7" audio reel)

George Jelinak, moderator. William Jayne and Douglas Moore. Premier broadcast of Carry Nation. Quintet for Clarinet and Strings.



Box 85 The Devil and Daniel Webster; Farm Journal; The Pageant of P.T. Barnum, undated, (1 7" audio reel)



Box 84 Down East Suite, 1975 January-February, (1 audiocassette)

Down East Suite - Violin Concerto. Fred Rosenburg, violin. WYSU-FM Radio, Ohio, January 1975. Follies of '75, Southport, North Carolina, February 1975.



Box 85 The Greenfield Christmas Tree, 1962 December 8, (1 7" audio reel)

Hartford Symphony. Fritz Mahler, conductor.


Box 85 Interview: Beverly Sills, New York City, 1969 January 20, (1 7" audio reel)


Box 85 Interview: Douglas Moore, Cutchogue, New York (Part I), 1969 May 25, (1 7" audio reel)


Box 85 Interview: Douglas Moore, Cutchogue, New York, with Moore's Introduction, and excerpts from Giants in the Eart, 1969 June 28, (1 7" audio reel)


Box 85 Interview: Dr. Willard Rhodes, New York City, 1971 January 21, (1 7" audio reel)


Box 85 Interview: Hanya Holm, New York City, 1970 December 17, (1 7" audio reel)


Box 85 Interview: Mrs. Emily Moore, 1971 January 19, (1 7" audio reel)



Box 84 Interview: Mrs. Richard Myers, 1970 June 30, (1 7" audio reel)



Box 85 Interview: Paul Henry Lang, New York City, 1971 July 12, (1 7" audio reel)


Box 85 Interview: Randall Thompson, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1970 November 15, (1 7" audio reel)


Box 85 Interview: Virgil Thomson, 1970 July 2, (1 7" audio reel)



Box 84 The People's Choice, 1958, (1 audiocassette)


Box 84 Symphony of Autumn and Village Music, undated, (1 5" audio reel)

Symphony of Autumn - Finale (3rd Movement) and Village Music (Movements 2, 3, and 4). Recorded from radio broadcast by Voice of America, original disc now at Library of Congress.


Box 84 The Three Sonnets of John Donne, undated, (1 7" audio reel)

Post-It note on the audio reel indicates the reel is blank.



Box 85 Randall Thompson, Symphony No. 1 Recording, undated, (1 7" audio reel)


Subseries XI.3. Scores, 1911-1915, 1938-1968, undated

This subseries contains scores of Moore's works. Most of these are published scores or copies of published scores.



Box 52 Folder 1 Adam was my Grandfather, 1938

Published score


Box 52 Folder 3 The Ballad of Baby Doe, 1956

Published vocal score


Box 52 Folder 4 The Ballad of Baby Doe, 1958

"Warm as the Autumn Light," published score



Box 43 Folder 11 Brown Penny, undated

Manuscript score copy



Box 52 Folder 8 Carry Nation, 1968

Published vocal score



Box 53 Folder 1 Carry Nation, 1968

"I Lie Awake and Listen," published score



Box 56 Folder 5 Come Away Death, 1962

Published score photocopy


Box 56 Folder 6 Dear Dark Head, 1963

photocopy of published score



Box 53 Folder 11 The Devil and Daniel Webster, 1943

Published vocal score



Box 56 Folder 8 The Devil and Daniel Webster, 1941

"I've Got a Ram"; "Now May There Be a Blessing"; photocopies of published scores


Box 56 Folder 10 The Emperor's New Clothes, 1958

Published score



Box 53 Folder 18 Farm Journal, 1950

Published score



Box 56 Folder 11 Gallantry, 1958

Published score



Box 54 Folder 4 Good Night Harvard, 1915

Published score, 2 editions



Box 56 Folder 16 The Greenfield Christmas Tree, 1963

Published score



Box 45 Folder 4 Hotchkiss Day, 1911

Published score



Box 46 Folder 8 In Springtime, 1911

Published score copy



Box 54 Folder 6 Mary's Prayer, undated

Manuscript score



Box 57 Folder 4 Not This Alone, 1947

Published score


Box 57 Folder 5 Not This Alone, 1947

Photocopy of published score



Box 47 Folder 5 Naomi (My Restaurant Queen), 1927

Published score


Box 47 Folder 6 Oh Lord, Our Lord, How Excellent is Thy Name, 1915

Manuscript score



Box 57 Folder 6 Old Song, 1950

Photocopy of published score in Contemporary Songs in English



Box 47 Folder 9 Parabalou, 1912

Published score



Box 57 Folder 9 Prayer for the United Nations, 1943

Published score



Box 55 Folder 5 Sigh No More Ladies, 1944

Manuscript score and photocopied published score



Box 57 Folder 15 Three Sonnets of John Donne, 1944

Photocopy of published score


Box 57 Folder 6 Under the Greenwood Tree, 1950

Photocopy of published score in Contemporary Songs in English



Box 55 Folder 11 Village Music, 1942

Published score



Box 58 Folder 1 Western Winde, 1947

Photocopy of published score



Box 50 Folder 2 White Wings, 1935

Bound vocal manuscript score



Box 58 Folder 2 The Wings of the Dove, 1961-1963

Published vocal score


Box 58 Folder 3 The Wings of the Dove, 1962

"The Dove Song"; published vocal score copy


Subseries XI.4. Writings, 1932-1973, undated

This subseries contains writings by Hardee, and writings by others collected by Hardee in the course of his thesis research.



Box 100 Folder 1 Carry Nation, undated

Libretto. 1st version. Corrected for Kansas. Handwritten corrections.


Box 100 Folder 2 Hardee, Lewis. "The Perils of Baby Doe,", 1973


Box 100 Folder 3 Hardee, Lewis. "The Published Songs and Arias of Douglas Moore,", 1973



Box 99 Hardee, Lewis. The Musical Theatre of Douglas Moore, 1970

Master's essay.



Box 100 James, Henry. The Wings of the Dove (Heron Books), undated


Box 100 Karsner, David. Silver Dollar: The Story of the Tabors (New York: Bonaza Books), 1932



Box 99 Moore, Douglas. "Vayechulu,", 1948

Article by Moore in Menorah Journal.



Box 100 Folder 4 Moore, Douglas. "The Composer at Work,", 1951

Article from American Music Horizons.


Box 100 Moore, Douglas. Listening to Music (New York: W.W. Norton), 1937


Box 100 Moore, Douglas. Listening to Music (New York: W.W. Norton), 1963



Box 99 Reagan, Donald. Douglas Moore and His Orchestral Works, 1972

PhD. Disseratation.



Box 100 Rölvag, O.E. Giants in the Earth (New York: Harper and Row), 1927, 1955


Box 100 Sherwood, Robert Emmett. The Road to Rome (New York: Samuel French), 1927, 1953

Moore wrote music for this play.