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William H. Walter and George W. Walter Papers, 1844-1912; 1957-1967

Series II. George W. Walter, 1865-1913

This series contains music manuscripts, publications and other papers created by George W. Walter.

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Subseries II.1: Music Manuscripts, 1865-1913

This sub-series contains music manuscripts copied and written in the author's hand and organ books.


Service Music, Mass in A



Box 3 Folder 13 Words and Plan of Mass in A Booklet,, 1865-1866

(An accompanying booklet toMass in A.


Box 3 Folder 13 Movement No. I , 1866 May 22

(IncludesKyrie Eleisonand a note regarding voice and music parts.


Box 3 Folder 13 Movement No. II , 1866 June 27

(IncludesGloria in Excelsis Deo.)


Box 3 Folder 13 Movement No. III , 1866 October 25

(IncludesEt in Terra Pax Homnibus.)


Box 3 Folder 13 Movement No. IV , 1866 August 15

(IncludesLaudamusandBenedicimus.)


Box 3 Folder 13 Movement No. V , 1866 October 5

(IncludesDomine, Fili, uni Genite.)


Box 3 Folder 13 Movement No. VI , 1866 October 9

(IncludesQui Tollis Peccata Mundi.)


Box 3 Folder 13 Movement No. VII , 1866 November 28-29

(IncludesMiserere Nobis.)


Box 3 Folder 13 Movement No. VIII , 1867 January 7-19

(IncludesQui Tollis Peccata Mundi.)


Box 3 Folder 13 Movement No. III , 1866 October 11

(Dedicated to Dr. Madison Ham. Incorrect copy of the third movement,Et in Terra Pax Homnibus.)


Service Music


Box 3 Folder 14 Benedictus, 1868 October 16, 1872, 1868 October, 1872

(Based on Luke Chapter 1, Verse 8. Dedicated to Horace V. Bartol, Esq. Includes corrections and emendations by the author that were made in 1872.)


Box 3 Folder 14 Benedictus, 1875 March 20

(Vocal score. For male voices.)


Box 3 Folder 14 Benedictus , undated


Box 3 Folder 14 Benedictus, undated

(Vocal score.)


Box 3 Folder 14 Cantante Domino , 1872 May 7


Box 3 Folder 14 Elegy , 1867


Box 3 Folder 14 Gloria Patri in E Flat, undated


Box 3 Folder 14 Gloria Patri, Filio, et Spiriti Sancto , 1870

(Original manuscript.)


Box 3 Folder 14 Kyrie Eleison , undated

(In Latin.)


Box 3 Folder 14 Miserere mei Deus , 1865 April

(Based on the 51st Psalm.)


Box 3 Folder 14 Sanctus , 1866 November 9

(Dedicated to W.A.N. Diller. G.W. Walter uses the pseudonym G. Whillikens Squybobbulus for this piece.)


Box 3 Folder 14 Six Chants for Mixed Quartette , 1875 October 11


Box 3 Folder 15 Te Deum No. 4 in B Flat, 1875 November 17-20

(For male voices. Dedicated to the choir of Ascension Church, W.C. Hill, Jm. Johnston and Wm. Shuster, Jr.)


Box 3 Folder 15 Te Deum Laudamus in E Flat, 1869

(Dedicated to Josephine Starbuck.


Box 3 Folder 15 Te Deum Laudamus No. 4 , 1875

(Vocal score. For male voices.)


Box 3 Folder 15 Te Deum Laudamus No. 5 , 1875 December 6

(Vocal score. For male voices.)


Box 3 Folder 15 Te Deum Laudamus , undated


Box 3 Folder 15 Te Deum Laudamus and Gloria Patri in E Flat, 1869


Box 3 Folder 15 Venite , 1874 September 6

(For male voices.)


Box 3 Folder 15 Venite Adoremus, 1875 16 November, 1875

(Vocal score. For male voices.)


Box 3 Folder 15 Venite Adoremus in E Flat, undated


Hymns, Anthems and Secular Music


Box 3 Folder 16 Air with Variations , 1865 November 27

(For violin.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Christ is Risen , 1875

(Easter anthem. For male voices.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Christ Our Passover , 1874-1881

(Easter anthem.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Christ Our Passover , 1890 March 13

(Easter anthem. Vocal score. Includes corrections and emendations by the author.)


Box 3 Folder 16 The Disagreement with a Slight Alliance , 1866

(A chant by G.W. Walter composed by layering a chant by Rev. William Felton and a chant by W.H. Walter.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Fantasia , 1865

(Dedicated to Madison Ham, Esq.The Prisoner's Hope, Fisher's Hornpipe, and Yankee Doodle Amalgamated, Mashed and Mixed Upon the reverse.)


Box 3 Folder 16 The Prisoner's Hope, Fisher's Hornpipe, and Yankee Doodle Amalgamated, Mashed and Mixed Up, , 1866 July 31

(Fantasiaon the reverse.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Die Felsenmühle, 1874 July 3-8, 1874 July

(Overturefrom Carl Reissinger'sDie Felsenmühletranscribed for organ by G.W. Walter.


Box 3 Folder 16 Hark the Herald Angel Sing , 1879 October 18

(Author's manuscript. Includes notes, corrections and emendations by the author.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Hark the Herald Angel Sing , 1883

(Papyrographed copy. (Two copies.))


Box 3 Folder 16 Hark the Herald Angel Sing , 1884 December 24


Box 3 Folder 16 The Horse and his Rider , 1866 October 23

(The chorus from George Frideric Handel'sIsrael in Egyptarranged for the organ by G.W. Walter. Dedicated to "all true lovers of respectable music and especially to those who have to particular fondness for Vincent Novello's dirty stuff".


Box 3 Folder 16 March of the Board of the Public Works , undated

(Adapted fromTell This to the Marines.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Our Lord is Risen From the Dead , undated


Box 3 Folder 16 Procession in E , 1877 February 19

(Author's manuscript. For the organ.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Procession in E, 1911

(For the organ. Copied by Theodosia J. Walter.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Procession in E, 1912 March 24

(For the organ. Copied by Theodosia J. Walter.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Reverie, 1869 20 July, 1869

(Music by G.W. Walter and Words by H. Bayley. Dedicated to Josephine Starbuck.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Reverie, 1869 14 August, 1869

(Author's manuscript. Music by G.W. Walter and Words by H. Bayley. Dedicated to Josephine Starbuck.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Reverie, 1869 20 July, 1869

(Music by G.W. Walter and Words by H. Bayley. Dedicated to Josephine Starbuck. Copied by Theodosia J. Walter.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Reverie , 1913 March 11

(Music by G.W. Walter and Words by H. Bayley. Dedicated to Josephine Starbuck. Copied by Theodosia J. Walter.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Reverie , undated

(Music by G.W. Walter and Words by H. Bayley. Dedicated to Josephine Starbuck. Copied by Theodosia J. Walter.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Romanza , 1872 June 12

(From Fromental Halev'sL'éclairarranged for organ by G.W. Walter.)


Box 3 Folder 16 The Silent Cry , 1885 September 25

(FromThe Journal and Messenger.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Sing Unto God , 1868 January 17

(Vocal Score. Author's Manuscript. An anthem from the 68th Psalm, verses 31-35.)


Box 3 Folder 16 Untitled, undated

(A loose page of music.)


Organ Books


Box 3 Folder 17 Loose signatures, 1866 February 12-1872 June 7

(Loose signatures from an organ book.)


Box 3 Folder 17 Loose signature, 1873 February 12-1873 March 4

(Loose signature from an organ book.)


Box 3 Folder 18 Organ Book, 1894 March 1


Subseries II.2: Publications, 1875-1900

This sub-series contains George W. Walter's various publications, including books, sheet music, and pamphlets.



Box 4 Folder 19 All Alone , 1878


Box 4 Folder 19 Gloria Patri , 1875

(Score)


Box 4 Folder 19 Gloria Patri , 1875

(Tenor part.)


Box 4 Folder 19 Gloria Patri , 1875

(Bass part.)


Box 4 Folder 19 Gloria Patri , 1875

(Soprano part.)


Box 4 Folder 19 Gloria Patri , 1875

(Alto part.)


Box 4 Folder 19 Canticles of the Church Pointed for Chanting , undated

(Two copies.)


Box 4 Folder 19 Festival Jubilate , 1881

(Two copies.)


Box 4 Folder 19 The Shadow of the Rock , 1885

(Two copies.)


Box 4 Folder 19 The Temple Organ , 1900


Subseries II.3: Miscellaneous, 1870-1873

This sub-series contains a scrapbook and George W. Walter's notes on hereditary genius.


Box 4 Folder 20 Scrapbook, 1873


Box 4 Folder 20 Hereditary Genius: an inquiry into its laws and consequences, , 1870

(Excerpts from an essay by Francis Galton copied in G.W. Walter's hand with his analysis.