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

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Series V. Scores, Sketches, and Composition Plans

This series contains manuscript scores, published scores, sketches, and composition plans for Moore's musical works.

Moore also kept a register of his compositions. This register, in Box 103, is arranged chronologically. It includes the date of composition for each work, lists of all performances of which he was aware, and has notes on recordings and publications.

Librettos and related materials are filed in Subseries VIII.1.



Box 103 Folder 14 Register of Compositions, 1926-1969 April

Moore kept a register of all his compositions, arranged chronologically. It includes the date of composition for each work, lists of all performances of which he was aware, and includes notes on recordings and publications.



Box 56 Folder 1 Adam was my Grandfather, 1938

Copy of published score



Box 24 April Weather



Box 43 Folder 2 April Weather, undated

Manuscript score



Box 52 Folder 2 Atterboy, Columbia, 1934

Manuscript score



Box Flat Box 334 Babitt



Box 24 The Ballad of Baby Doe



Box 43 Folder 3 The Ballad of Baby Doe, 1955

Bound manuscript scores


Box 43 Folder 4 The Ballad of Baby Doe, 1955, undated

Manuscript scores and copies of "Augusta's Aria" and "Columbine"



Box 52 Folder 3 The Ballad of Baby Doe, 1956

Published vocal score


Box 52 Folder 4 The Ballad of Baby Doe, 1956-1957

Published scores of "Augusta's Aria," "Silver Song," "Willow Song," "Letter Song," "Warm as an Autumn Light," and "Farewell Song"



Box 61 Folder 1 The Ballad of Baby Doe, undated

Blueprints


Box 61 Folder 2 The Ballad of Baby Doe, undated

Blueprints and transparencies



Box 59 Folder 3 The Ballad of Baby Doe, undated

Blueprint score



Box 56 Folder 2 The Ballad of Baby Doe, undated

Scene plan


Box 56 Folder 3 The Ballad of Baby Doe, undated

Story outline



Box 43 Folder 5 The Ballad of Baby Doe, undated

Vocal score, mm. 69–85


Box 43 Folder 7 The Ballad of William Sycamore, 1926

Manuscript score and photocopy



Box 52 Folder 5 The Ballad of William Sycamore, 1974, (3 copies)

Published score



Box 43 Folder 6 The Ballad of William Sycamore, undated

Manuscript score and photocopy



Box 52 Folder 6 Batter My Heart, 1942

Manuscript score



Box 24 Beethoven's Sonata Pathetique First Movement



Box 52 Folder 7 Bip Goes to Town, 1941

Sketches



Box 24 Bird Song



Box 43 Folder 8 The Brook, undated

Manuscript score


Box 43 Folder 9 Brown Penny, 1957

Manuscript score, transparencies


Box 43 Folder 10 Brown Penny, undated

Manuscript score blueprints



Box 24 Carry Nation



Box 43 Folder 13 Carry Nation, undated

Manuscript score



Box 53 Folder 2 Carry Nation, undated

Sketches



Box 43 Folder 12 Carry Nation, undated

Transparency



Box 53 Folder 3 Carry Nation, undated

Transparencies



Box 60 Folder 1 Carry Nation, undated

Transparencies



Box 52 Folder 8 Carry Nation, 1968, (2 copies)

Published vocal score



Box 53 Folder 1 Carry Nation, 1968

"I Lie Awake and Listen," published score



Box 56 Folder 4 Carry Nation, 1968

"I Lie Awake and Listen," copy of published score



Box 24 Cat Sat


Box 24 Cello Sonata


Box 24 Choral Varie


Box 24 Class Song


Box 24 Cleopatra's Mother



Box 53 Folder 4 Come Away Death, 1962

Published score



Box 24 Copy Book



Box 53 Folder 5 Cotillion, 1956

Published score, parts 1–3



Box 44 Folder 1 The Crossing, undated

Manuscript parts



Box 25 Cruise


Box 25 Dear Dark Head



Box 44 Folder 2 Dear Dark Head, 1958

Manuscript score



Box 53 Folder 6 Dear Dark Head, 1959

Manuscript score


Box 53 Folder 7 Dear Dark Head, 1963

Published score



Box 44 Folder 3 Dear Little Wisp of a Girl, undated

Manuscript score



Box 53 Folder 8 Death Be Not Proud, 1942

Manuscript score



Box 25 Dedication



Box 44 Folder 4 Dedication, undated

Bound manuscript score



Box 56 Folder 7 Dedication, 1938, (6 copies)

Published vocal score



Box 25 Dedicatory Hymn


Box 25 Destroyer Life



Box 53 Folder 10 The Devil and Daniel Webster, 1941

"Now May There Be a Blessing," "I've Got a Ram"


Box 53 Folder 12 The Devil and Daniel Webster, 1943

Published score, signed by composer


Box 53 Folder 10 The Devil and Daniel Webster, 1941

"Now May There Be a Blessing"



Box 44 Folder 5 The Devil and Daniel Webster, 1957

Published score



Box 56 Folder 9 The Devil and Daniel Webster, 1962, (2 copies)

"Now May There Be a Blessing," piano score



Box 61 Folder 3 The Devil and Daniel Webster, undated

Manuscript blueprint



Box 44 Folder 6 The Devil and Daniel Webster, undated

Manuscript score for "Scratch's Song" and "Invocation"



Box Flat Box 333 The Devil and Daniel Webster



Box Flat Box 332 The Devil and Daniel Webster--Score and Sketches 1-2



Box 59 Folder 4 Destroyer Song, undated

Bound manuscript score


Box 59 Folder 5 Destroyer Song, undated

Transparencies



Box 53 Folder 9 Destroyer Song, undated

Transparencies


Box 53 Folder 13 Different Flowers, 1940

Manuscript score



Box 25 Discouraged Churchill


Box 25 Doughbcy S'eu , Fiche



Box 44 Folder 7 Dove Song, undated

Manuscript score



Box 25 Down at the North Fork Country Club Cabaret


Box 25 Down East Suite



Box 53 Folder 14 Down East Suite, 1956

Published score and parts



Box Flat Box 333 Down East Suite

Photocopy with handwritten annotations



Box 25 Early Song


Box 25 Emperor's New Clothes



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

Published score



Box 44 Folder 8 The Emperor's New Clothes, undated

Incomplete manuscript score



Box 25 Etude in Tenths



Box 44 Folder 9 Evening Wind, undated

Manuscript score



Box 25 Fall of the City



Box 53 Folder 15 Fall of the City, undated

Sketches


Box 53 Folder 16 Fanfare, 1945

Sketches


Box 53 Folder 17 Fanfare, undated

Manuscript score


Box 53 Folder 18 Farm Journal, 1950, (2 copies)

Published score



Box 25 Fantasie Polonaise


Box 25 Film Music No. A


Box 25 First Composition 1907



Box 54 Folder 1 First Written Composition, 1907



Box 44 Folder 10 Five Shakespeare Songs, 1927, undated

Manuscript scores



Box 54 Folder 2 Five Shakespeare Songs, 1942

Manuscript scores



Box 44 Folder 11 Four Museum Pieces, undated

Manuscript study parts



Box 45 Folder 1 Four Museum Pieces, undated

Bound manuscript score



Box 59 Folder 6 Four Museum Pieces, undated

Manuscript score copies



Box 25 Fourth Calvary- Regiment March



Box 26 Friends, Elis Countrymen


Box 26 Gallantry

See Also: Box 31



Box 56 Folder 11 Gallantry, 1958

Published vocal score



Box 45 Folder 2 Gallantry, undated

Manuscript vocal score



Box 56 Folder 12 Gallantry, undated

Opera plan



Box 45 Folder 3 Ghosts, 1919

Manuscript score



Box 54 Folder 3 Ghosts, 1919

Manuscript score



Box 26 Giants in the Earth



Box 45 Folder 4 Giants in the Earth, 1949

Working sketch


Box 45 Folder 5 Giants in the Earth, 1949-1950

Bound manuscript score



Box 46 Folder 1 Giants in the Earth, 1949, 3 Volumes

Bound stage manager copy


Box 46 Folder 2 Giants in the Earth, 1951

Vocal score with handwritten annotations



Box Flat Box 333 Giants in the Earth



Box 46 Folder 3 Gifts, undated

Manuscript score



Box 56 Folder 13 God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen, 1932, (3 copies)

Published score



Box 46 Folder 4 Good Night Harvard, 1913

Published score



Box 56 Folder 14 Good Night Harvard, 1914

Published parts



Box 54 Folder 4 Good Night Harvard, 1915

Published score



Box 56 Folder 15 Good Night Harvard, undated

Sketch



Box 26 Greek Games


Box 26 The Greenfield Christmas Tree



Box 56 Folder 16 The Greenfield Christmas Tree, 1963, (3 copies)

Published score



Box 61 Folder 4 The Greenfield Christmas Tree, undated

Blueprint full score



Box 46 Folder 5 The Greenfield Christmas Tree, undated

Printed proofs



Box 54 Folder 5 The Greenfield Christmas Tree, undated

Sketches



Box Flat Box 336 The Greenfield Christmas Tree

Score rolled up in a white folder



Box 26 He's Gone Away



Box 57 Folder 1 The Headless Horseman, 1937

Published score



Box 46 Folder 6 The Headless Horseman, undated

Bound manuscript; signed "Willard Rhodes"


Box 46 Folder 7 Hotchkiss Day, 1911

Published score



Box 26 I Followed Lonely Down the Marne


Box 26 In a Glass of,Water Before Retiring



Box 57 Folder 2 In Memoriam, 1946

Published score



Box 26 In Springtime


Box 26 Jesse James, (3 Folders)



Box 27 Jungle Heroes


Box 27 Kimogenor



Box Flat Box 333 Kimogenor

a.ms.s (frament) score



Box 27 King Lear


Box 27 Kitty-Cat Bird


Box 27 Lja ne


Box 27 MacLeish Songs


Box 27 Manuscript Notebook No. 8


Box 27 March



Box 46 Folder 9 A March for Tamburlaine, 1922-1926

Manuscript score



Box 27 Martha



Box 47 Folder 1 Mistress Mine, undated

Flute part



Box 28 Moby Dick, (9 Folders)



Box 60 Folder 10 Moby Dick, undated

Bound manuscript score



Box 47 Folder 2 Moby Dick, undated

Manuscript score


Box 47 Folder 3 Moby Dick, undated

Orchestral parts negatives



Box 29 Movie Music


Box 29 Much Ado About Nothing



Box 47 Folder 4 Much Ado about Nothing, 1927

Flute and harpsichord parts



Box 29 My Garden



Box 57 Folder 3 The Mysterious Cat, 1960, (11 copies)

Published score



Box 29 Naomi


Box 29 North Atlantic Suite


Box 29 Notebook A-B


Box 29 Not this Alone



Box 54 Folder 7 Not This Alone, 1943

Manuscript score



Box 57 Folder 4 Not This Alone, 1947

Published score



Box 29 Oh, Oh, Tennessee



Box 30 Oh, Oh, Tennessee



Box 47 Folder 7 Oh Oh Tennessee, undated, (2 copies)

Manuscript score



Box 30 Old Gray Mare



Box 54 Folder 8 Old Song, 1950

Published score in Contemporary Songs in English; Songs by Douglas Moore



Box 30 Olympian Song


Box 30 Overture L'Atlan-Itique


Box 30 Overture Sketches



Box 47 Folder 8 Pageant of P. T. Barnum, 1929

Published score



Box 30 Parabalou, (2 Folders)



Box 47 Folder 9 Parabalou, 1912

Published score



Box 30 Pelican Chorus



Box 54 Folder 9 The People's Choice, 1959

Published score



Box 57 Folder 7 Perhaps to Dream, 1938

Published score



Box 30 Piano Scores


Box 30 Piano Sonata



Box 54 Folder 10 Piano Works, 1936-1963

Published scores: Careful Etta; Dance for a Holiday; Decoration Day; Escalator; Fiddlin' Joe; Grievin' Annie; Museum Piece; Prelude; Suite for Piano



Box 30 Poor Wayfaring Stranger



Box 47 Folder 10 Potatores Exquisiti, undated

Transparencies



Box 31 Power and the Land--Bass


Box 31 Power and the Land--Cello


Box 31 Power and the Land--Viola


Box 31 Power and the Land--Violin, (4 Folders)



Box 32 Power and the Land--Bassoon and Horn


Box 32 Power and the Land--Clarinet


Box 32 Power and the Land--Flute and Oboe


Box 32 Power and the Land--Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion and Tympani


Box 32 Power and the Land--Notes


Box 32 Power and the Land--Rest of Score


Box 32 Power and the Land--Suite



Box 33 Prayer for England



Box 57 Folder 8 Prayer for England, 1941, (2 copies)

Published score



Box 33 Prayer for the United Nations

See Also: Flat Box 335



Box 57 Folder 9 Prayer for the United Nations, 1943

Published score



Box 54 Folder 11 Prayer for the United Nations, undated

Sketches



Box Flat Box 335 Prayer for the United Nations



Box 33 Puss in Boots



Box 54 Folder 12 Puss in Boots, undated

Sketches



Box 33 Quartet Sketches



Box 57 Folder 10 Quintet for Clarinet and Strings, 1952

Published score



Box 54 Folder 13 Quintet for Clarinet and Strings, 1952

Published parts



Box 47 Folder 11 Quintet for Winds, 1942

Bound, printed manuscript score



Box 55 Folder 1 Quintet for Winds, 1948, (2 copies)

Published score



Box 54 Folder 14 Quintet for Winds, undated

Manuscript score



Box 48 Folder 1 The Reed Player, 1919, (2 copies)

Manuscript score



Box 55 Folder 2 Requiem, undated

Sketch



Box 48 Folder 2 The Road, 1919

Manuscript score



Box 55 Folder 3 The Road to Rome, undated

Manuscript score



Box 48 Folder 3 Rosalind, undated

Manuscript score



Box 33 Rural Electrification Film Parts 1-4


Box 33 Rutgers Marching Song



Box 55 Folder 4 The Sea That is My Song, 1942

Manuscript score



Box 48 Folder 4 Scherzo for Organ, 1923

Manuscript score



Box 57 Folder 11 Simon Legree, 1938

Vocal score



Box 48 Folder 5 Sketchbook, 1928-1930

Manuscript score


Box 48 Folder 6 Sketchbook, undated


Box 48 Folder 7 Sketches, 1945



Box 33 Snake Dance



Box 34 Soldier Song


Box 34 Sonata for Piano and Violin 1-2



Box 48 Folder 8 Sonata for Violin and Piano, 1929

Violin part, manuscript score copy



Box 34 Sonata for Violincello



Box 48 Folder 9 A Song of April, undated

Manuscript score


Box 48 Folder 10 Songs, undated

Manuscript scores



Box 57 Folder 12 Suggested Opera Plan, undated



Box 34 Summer Evening 1-2



Box 48 Folder 11 Sweet, 1948, (2 copies)

Manuscript score



Box 57 Folder 13 Symphony in A Major, 1947

Published score



Box 34 Symphony in A Major--Sketches



Box Flat Box 333 Symphony, No. 2 in A Major



Box 34 Symphony of Autumn--Orchestral Score, a.ms.s. (bound)

1980 Gift


Box 34 Symphony of Autumn--Parts Score, Seeting copy in the copyist's hand

1980 Gift



Box 35 Symphony of Autumn--Violin 1-7



Box 36 Symphony of Autumn--Viola 1-2


Box 36 Symphony of Autumn--Cello 1-2


Box 36 Symphony of Autumn--Bass



Box 37 Tale of a Carp



Box Flat Box 333 Tamara M. Bliss - The Tyger Rit, excursion for oboe and piano, Come Away Death



Box 37 Then and Now



Box 48 Folder 12 Then and Now, 1909

Sketch


Box 48 Folder 13 Thine Eyes, undated

Manuscript score


Box 48 Folder 14 Thistledown, undated

Manuscript score



Box 55 Folder 6 Thou Hast Made Me, 1942

Manuscript score



Box 57 Folder 14 Three Sonnets of John Donne, 1944

Published score



Box 43 Folder 1 To An April Lady, undated

Manuscript score



Box 55 Folder 7 The Token, 1942

Transparencies



Box 48 Folder 15 The Tower Bells of Tours, 1919

Manuscript score and sketch


Box 48 Folder 16 The Tower Bells of Tours, 1919

Manuscript score



Box 55 Folder 8 Trio for Violin, Cello, and Piano, 1963, (2 copies)

Published score and parts



Box 37 Trio



Box 48 Folder 17 Trio, undated

Manuscript score


Box 48 Folder 18 Trio, 1953

Bound manuscript score



Box 37 Trio for Violin, Cello, and Piano--Score, a.ms.s.

See Also: Box 30. 1980 Gift.



Box Flat Box 333 Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano--Parts Score

Two a.ms.s, violin and cello only



Box 37 Twelfth Night


Box 37 Twelfth Night and William Sycamore Sketches



Box Flat Box 333 Two Pianos

Score, a.ms.s and two sets of blue prints



Box 55 Folder 9 Under the Greenwood Tree, 1944

Manuscript score



Box 57 Folder 6 Under the Greenwood Tree, 1950, (2 copies)

Published score in Songs by Douglas Moore



Box 37 Valse Janet


Box 37 Variations for String Quartet



Box 48 Folder 20 Vay'chooloo, 1948

Manuscript score



Box 55 Folder 11 Village Music, 1942

Published score



Box 57 Folder 17 Western Winde, 1947, (7 copies)

Published in Modern Canons



Box 49 Folder 2-5 White Wings, 1948, (4 Folders)

Loose parts



Box 50 Folder 3-4 White Wings, 1948, (2 Folders)

Loose parts



Box 51 Folder 1 White Wings, 1948

Loose parts


Box 51 Folder 2 White Wings, undated

Bound parts



Box 49 Folder 1 White Wings, undated

Act I, bound manuscript score



Box 62 White Wings, undated

Bound manuscript scores: Act I, scene I; Act I, scene I cont'd; Act I, scene II; Act I, scene II cont'd;



Box 63 White Wings, undated

Bound manuscript scores: Overture; Act II, scene I cont'd; Act III, scene I; Act III, scene II



Box 50 Folder 1 White Wings, undated

Bound manuscript score



Box Flat Box 335 White Wings



Box 37 White Wings 1-2



Box 38 White Wings--Choral Parts 1-5

Mimeographed



Box 39 White Wings--Choral Parts 1-3

Mimeographed



Box 40 White Wings--Choral Parts

Photocopy, with handwritten annotation.



Box 41 White Wings 1-3



Box Flat Box 333 White Wings and Simon Leg



Box 41 William Sycamore


Box 41 Wings of the Dove



Box 55 Folder 12 Wings of the Dove, 1962, undated

"The Dove Song" published score; handwritten plan


Box 55 Folder 13 Wings of the Dove, 1963

Published score



Box 51 Folder 3-4 Wings of the Dove, undated, (2 Folders)

Blueprints



Box 41 Yale Pageant


Box 41 Yo Ho


Box 41 Young People Record



Box 42 Youth Gets a Break--Manuscript Scores



Box 48 Folder 19 Unidentified Sketches, undated



Box 55 Folder 10 Unidentified Sketches, undated



Box 57 Folder 16 Untitled Sketches, undated



Box Flat Box 333 Master cories and extracts



Box 27 Miscellaneous, (3 Folders)



Box 46 Folder 10 Miscellaneous Short Pieces, 1915-1946, undated

Manuscript scores and sketches