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Anton Wolf Collection: Preliminary Inventory


1.

Title: Symphony No. 1 ("Symphony in One Movement")

  • 2 scores (29 cm.), photocopies of copyist's MS
  • 2 scores (32 cm.), photocopies of copyist's MS
  • 2 scores (36 cm.), photocopies of copyist's MS
  • Score, photocopy of copyist's MS, used at 1st perf.
  • Score, same as above, with AW's corrections
  • Piano score, pencil
  • 2 scores, ink
  • Folder of sketches

2.

Title: Symphony No. 2 ("Symphony in 3 Movements")

 

  • 1st mvt: 3 working short scores, pencil
  • 1st mvt: fair full score, pencil
  • 1st mvt: working short score, pencil
  • 2nd mvt: working full score, pencil
  • 2nd mvt: working short score, pencil
  • 3rd mvt: short score, pencil
  • 3rd mvt: working short score, pencil
  • Misc. sketches, pencil

3.

Title: Symphony No. 3

  • 2 scores (22 cm., obl.), photocopies of copyist's MS
  • 2 scores (28 cm., obl.), photocopies of copyist's MS
  • Score, photocopy of holograph
  • Orchestration sketches, pencil
  • Piano sketches, pencil
  • Misc. "unused" sketches, pencil

4.

Title: The Parable of the Pearl

  • 2 scores (28 cm.), photocopies of copyist's MS
  • 2 scores (36 cm.), photocopies of copyist's MS
  • Score, "original" version, pencil
  • Score, "revised 1967," pencil
  • 2 scores, photocopies of holograph?
  • Two-piano version, partial; pencil
  • 2 folders of sketches, various formats, pencil

5.

Title: Minoan Suite

  • 2 scores (22 cm., obl.), photocopies of copyist's MS
  • 2 scores (28 cm., obl.), photocopies of copyist's MS
  • "Old sketches," pencil
  • "2d Original sketches," pencil
  • Piano sketches
  • Full score, pencil
  • Photocopy of above, with corrections

6.

Title: Enigma in the Desert

  • 2 scores (43 cm.), photocopies of holograph
  • Masters for above = photocopies of "Revised" score "Revised" score, pencil
  • "Original" score, pencil
  • Photocopies of "Revised" score; corrections and notes to copyist of parts
  • Working short score, pencil
  • Sketches and short score sketches, pencil
  • Original and photocopy of article "Enigma in the Desert" from Arizona Days And Ways Magazine, May 21, 1961, p. 28

7.

Title: Suite for String Orchestra

  • 2 scores (28 cm.), photocopies of copyist's MS
  • 2 scores (36 cm.), photocopies of copyist's MS
  • Score (33 cm.), Ozalid copy of copyist's MS
  • Piano score, pencil, 1st mvt. ("Air") only
  • Score, ink, with corrections in red & blue pencil
  • Parts, Ozalid copies and photocopies of copyist's MS
  • Parts, photocopies of Ozalid, w/ performers' markings
  • Score, pencil
  • Parts (one each), ink
  • Sketches, pencil

7.

Title: Air & Fugue (arr. band) (from Suite for Str. Orch.)

  • Parts, pencil
  • Scores, one for each mvt., pencil
  • Sketches, pencil
  • Score fragments, ink on vellum (Str. Orch. version?)

8.

Title: Héloise and Abelard

  • 2 scores (28 cm.), computer-generated
  • Score, working copy, pencil
  • Sketches, pencil

9.

Title: Prelude Symphonique

  • 2 scores (36 cm.), photocopies of below
  • Score, ink
  • Score, pencil, incomplete?
  • Working short score, pencil

10.

Title: Three Pieces for Solo Flute and Orchestra

  • 2 scores (36 cm.), photocopies of copyist's MS
  • Score, Ozalid copy of copyist's MS
  • Parts, winds & brass MS, strings Ozalid copies
  • Score, ink, corrections pencilled and stapled in
  • Score, "1st draft," pencil
  • Score, pencil, incomplete
  • Orchestration sketches, ink and pencil
  • Sketches, pencil

11.

Title: Concertino Pastorale for Violin and Orchestra

  • 3 folders of orchestration sketches in short score, (incomplete) pencil
  • 3 "Notenhefts" of composition and orchestration sketches
  • Folder of sketches, pencil (including pencil draft of score)
  • Note on package: "McDowell Colony - July 1952."

12.

Title: Prologue from the Ballet "The Magic Music Stand"

  • 2 scores (36 cm.), photocopies of copyist's MS
  • Score, Ozalid copy of copyist's MS
  • Score, vellum masters for above
  • Parts, vellum masters of copyist's MS
  • Folder of orchestration sketches
  • Folder of sketches and notes

13.

Title: Waltz in C ("Illusions")

  • 2 copies of version for piano ("1st verse only), photocopies of copyist's MS
  • 2 sets of scores and parts (28 cm.), photocopies of copyist's MS
  • 2 scores (36 cm.), photocopies of copyist's MS
  • Score, ink
  • Parts, strings, mylar transparencies and negatives (paper)
  • Parts, complete set, ink and photocopies
  • "Dance band arrangement," short score and parts, ink
  • Orchestration sketches, short score and full score; also miscellaneous counterpoint exercises
  • Sketches for band arrangement, short score, pencil
  • Folder of parts for "Jazz Band" arrangement, pencil
  • Note on package: "Iceland 1942-43."

14

Title: Marching Song (Daybreak)

  • 2 scores (36 cm.), photocopies of ink score
  • Score, ink, for band
  • Score, pencil, for band
  • Score, pencil, for orchestra
  • Piano score, ink
  • Piano score, pencil and photocopies
  • Folder of sketches

15.

Title: Why I Live on a Mountain

  • 2 sets of scores and parts, photocopies of copyist's MS
  • 4 sets used for performance
  • Material from premier performance
  • 5 blue ditto copies of score and box of ditto masters
  • Score, fair copy, pencil
  • Score, pencil, incomplete for version (original concept?) for orchestra and voice (singing)
  • Folder of notes and sketches for the percussion parts
  • Folder of sketchbooks, sketches and orchestration sketches

16.

Title: Turquoise in My Ear

  • 2 sets of scores and parts, photocopies of materials updated "re-inked" by one of his students
  • Materials from 1989 performance
  • Parts (several photocopies of score in black folders)
  • Pencil score and 2 photocopies
  • Sketchbook and folder of sketches, pencil

17.

Title: String Quartet No. 1

  • 2 sets of scores and parts (28 cm.), photocopies of holograph (score) and copyist's MS (parts)
  • Score, Ozalid copy of holograph
  • Parts, ink, with performance markings
  • 2 photocopies of score, with corrections
  • Photocopy of score, on green paper, with some corrections
  • Score, working copy, pencil, with corrections

18.

Title: Divertimento for Woodwind Quintet

  • 2 sets of scores and parts, typeset on computer
  • Score, Ozalid copy of holograph
  • Score, vellum masters for above
  • Parts, vellum masters
  • Envelope of sketches, notebooks and orchestration sketches for each movement, all pencil

19.

Title: Flute Quartet

  • 2 sets of scores and parts, photocopies of copyist's MS
  • Set of parts, photocopies of holograph
  • Folder containing orchestration score for Oracle at Delphi, pencil; parts for each movement, pencil
  • Folder of originals and photocopies of sketches and orchestration sketches
  • Score and parts (pencil) to a "Flute Quartet," very simple in style, one movement only. (Perhaps an early work or the work of one of his students; thematic material does not match)

20A.

Title: Four Studies for Flute Alone

  • 2 scores (28 cm.), computer typeset
  • Working drafts and sketches, pencil and ink; vellum masters and Ozalid copies

20B.

Title: Three Pastels for Solo Flute

  • 2 scores (28 cm.), computer typeset
  • Vellum masters and Ozalid copies
  • Fair copies, pencil and ink
  • Sketches

21.

Title: Sonata for Violoncello and Piano

  • 2 sets of scores and parts (28 cm.), computer typeset
  • 2 scores (36 cm.), photocopy of holograph from vellum masters
  • Score, Ozalid copy
  • Vellum masters, score and parts
  • Plastic top-loader containing sketchbooks
  • Folder of sketches and working drafts
  • Folder of Ozalid copies of score and parts, with corrections
  • "No. 21d Hommage to the Sonata" = 2nd movement

21B.

Title: Sonatine for Cello and Piano

  • 4 sets of scores & parts (28 cm.), photocopies of holograph (scores) and copyist's MS (parts)
  • Photocopy of score (28 cm.)
  • Score, pencil
  • Score and parts, ink
  • Folder of sketches, pencil

22.

Title: Sonatine for Piano

  • 2 scores, computer generated
  • 2 scores, photocopies of Ozalid copies of holograph
  • 3 scores, Ozalid copies of holograph, 2 with performance markings
  • Vellum masters for above
  • Score, pencil, working copy
  • Folder of sketchbooks, sketches and drafts

Envelope 23A.

Title: Alleluia

  • 2 computer-generated scores.
  • Folder of sketchbooks, sketches, a fair copy of final version and a fair copy of a variant version, all pencil.
  • Folder of drafts and a fair copy of a version for 3 voices, all pencil. Has different Latin text.

Envelope 23B

[lacking/missing]

Envelope 23C.

Title: Madrigal for Summer's End

  • 2 computer-generated scores.
  • Folder of sketchbooks, drafts, and fair copy.

24.

Title: Early Songs

  • 2 piano/vocal scores, computer typeset
  • 3 scores, Ozalid copies of holograph
  • Plastic top-loader containing sketchbooks
  • Misc. sketches, drafts, fair copies (pencil and ink), And vellum masters

25

[missing/lacking]

26.

Title: Passacaglia for Woodwind Quintet

  • 2 scores (28 cm.), photocopies of holograph
  • Score, pencil, master for above
  • Parts, 2 sets, photocopies of copyist's MS

27

[missing/lacking]

28.

Title: Siciliano: Trio for Flute, Oboe & Clarinet

  • 2 scores (28 cm.), photocopies of holograph
  • Score and parts, ball-point ink
  • Score, working draft, pencil

29.

Title: Swamp Water ("The Mudhole Near Shambley")

  • Small sketch book (16 cm.), mainly pencil

unnumbered

Title: Why I Live on a Mountain [1 of 2]


unnumbered

Title: Why I Live on a Mountain [2 of 2]


unnumbered: Four items in one box

  • Title: Early Compositions (1930-34)
  • Title: Early Works
  • Title: Testament (song, orchestrated by Wolf)
    • 2 piano/vocal scores, computer typeset
    • 2 scores (36 cm.), photocopies of copyist's MS
    • 20 parts, photocopies of copyist's MS
  • Title: Programs Misc.
    Programs from concerts and events where Wolf's compositions were performed

unnumbered: Two items in one box.

  • Title: Folder labelled "Manuscripts"
    Written on the package: "This appears to be music for an auto show production or some other special show. Muriel mentioned that some of the manuscript was the copywork-writing of Anton. Otto Kruger was one of Anton's flute teachers. He also be side (sic) being a member of the Detroit Symphony & theater musician was personel (sic) manager for the orchestra at radio station WWJ-Detroit for a few years. A. Steger. While in Detroit, Anton also studied flute with John Wummer."
  • Title: Miscellaneous Pieces
    • Title: Andante for wind ensemble
      • 2 sets of scores and parts (28 cm.), photocopies of copyist's MS
    • Title: Impressions: Chant for brass ensemble
      • 2 sets of scores and parts (28 cm.), photocopies of copyist's MS Score and parts, ink
    • Title: Jig for wind ensemble
      • 2 sets of scores and parts (28 cm.), photocopies of copyist's MS Score, ink
    • Title: The Summer is Ours for jazz band and voice
      • 2 sets of scores and parts (28 cm.), photocopies of copyist's MS Score (pencil, Obl.) and parts (ink)
    • Miscellaneous sketches

Operas/Stage Works

Box A1

Title: François Villon

  • Envelope B8 Scene 1. Early sketches and drafts.
  • Envelope B9 Scene 2. Early sketches and drafts.
  • Envelope B10 Scenes 3, 4, 5. Early sketches and drafts.

Box A2

Title: François Villon

  • Envelope B11 Scene 6. Sketches.
  • Envelope B12 Scenes 1 & 2. Orchestration sketches and drafts.
  • Envelope B13 Scene 3. Orchestration sketches and drafts.

Box A3

Title: François Villon

  • Envelope B14 Scene 4. Orchestration sketches and drafts.
  • Envelope B15 Scene 5. Orchestration sketches and drafts.
  • Envelope B16 Scene 6. Orchestration sketches and drafts.

Box B1

Title: François Villon

  • Orchestral score, 2 v. (37 cm.), photocopy of holograph. Both have name "Wincenc" written on cover and have performance markings.

Box B2

Title: François Villon

  • Envelope B1 Orchestral score, scenes 1 & 2, holograph, pencil, unbound.
  • Envelope B2 Orchestral score, scenes 3 & 4, holograph, pencil, unbound.
  • Envelope B3 Orchestral score, scenes 5 & 6, holograph, pencil, unbound.

Box B3

Title: François Villon

  • Envelope B4 Orchestral score, 1 v. (36 cm.), photocopy of holograph. Note on envelope: "Score used by Anton, I think. A. Steger, Oct. 96."
  • Envelopes B5 & B6 missing/lacking

Box B4

Title: François Villon

  • Envelope B7 Piano/vocal score, holograph, pencil, unbound. Each scene is in a separate file folder.
  • Envelope B8 (sic) Piano/vocal score, photocopy of holograph, with corrections and notes by AW. In 3-ring binder.

Box B5

Title: François Villon

  • Envelope B9 (sic) "Production Score," i.e. piano/vocal score with corrections and notes by AW. In 3-ring binder.

Box B9

Title: François Villon

  • 2 piano/vocal scores (28 cm.), photocopies of holograph.

Box C1

Title: François Villon

  • 2 orchestral scores (28 cm.), photocopies of holograph.

Box C2

Title: François Villon

  • 2 orchestral scores (36 cm.), photocopies of holograph.

Box D1

Title: Madame Jumel

  • Orchestral score, 2 v. (36 cm.), photocopy of holograph, with corrections and performance markings.

Box D2

Title: Madame Jumel

  • Piano/vocal score, holograph, pencil. Each scene in a separate file folder.

Box D3

Title: Madame Jumel

  • Envelope A1 Prologue. Orchestral score, pencil, holograph.
  • Envelope A2 Act I, scene i. Orchestral score, pencil, holograph.
  • Envelope A3 Act I, scene ii. Orchestral score, pencil, holograph.
  • Envelope A4 Act I, scene iii. Orchestral score, pencil, holograph.
  • Envelope A5 Act I, scene iv. Orchestral score, pencil, holograph.

Box D4

Title: Madame Jumel

  • Envelope A6 Act I, scene v. Orchestral score, pencil, holograph.
  • Envelope A7 Act II, scenes ia-ib & ii. Orchestral score, pencil, holograph.
  • Envelope A8 Act II, scene iii. Orchestral score, pencil, holograph.
  • Envelope A9 Act II, scene iv. Orchestral score, pencil, holograph.
  • Envelope A10 Act II, scene va. Orchestral score, pencil, holograph.
  • Envelope A11 Act II, scene vb. Orchestral score, pencil, holograph.
  • Envelope A12 Epilogue. Orchestral score, pencil, holograph.

Box E1

Title: Madame Jumel

  • 2 piano/vocal scores (28 cm.), photocopies of holograph.

Box E2

Title: Madame Jumel

  • 2 orchestral scores (28 cm.), photocopies of holograph.

Box E3

Title: Madame Jumel

  • 2 orchestral scores (2 v.; 36 cm.), photocopies of holograph.

Box F1

Title: Madame Jumel

  • 2 piano/vocal scores, photocopies of holograph, each with corrections and in 3-ring binders.
  • Orchestral parts for "Scene Change Music," holograph, pencil

Box F2

Title:Madame Jumel

  • Prologue (drafts): 3 envelopes of sketches

Box F3

Title: Madame Jumel

  • Act I, scene 1 (drafts): 3 envelopes of sketches

Box F4

Title: Madame Jumel

  • Act I, scene 2 (drafts): 2 envelopes of sketches

Box F5

Title: Madame Jumel

  • Act I, scene 3 (drafts): 2 envelopes of sketches
  • Act I, scene 4 (drafts): 2 envelopes of sketches

Box F6

Title: Madame Jumel

  • Act I, scene 5 (drafts): 2 envelopes of sketches
  • Act II, scene 1 (drafts): 2 envelopes of sketches
  • Act II, scene 2 (drafts): 1 envelope of sketches

Box F7

Title: Madame Jumel

  • Act II, scene 3 (drafts): 2 envelopes of sketches
  • Act II, scene 4 (drafts): 2 envelopes of sketches
  • Act II, scene 5 (drafts): 2 envelopes of skecthes

Box F8

Title: Madame Jumel

  • Epilogue (drafts): 2 envelopes of sketches
  • "Misc. worked sketches" (1 envelope)
  • "Misc. orchestral notes & ideas" (1 envelope)

Box F9

Title: Madame Jumel

  • Libretto to Madame Jumel: 2 copies.

Materials related to researching Madame Jumel.

Box F10

  • Duncan, William Cary. The Amazing Madame Jumel. Photocopy.
  • Miscellaneous articles: 2 envelopes.
  • Two containers of photographic slides of topics related to Madame Jumel, including the Jumel Mansion. Yellow box: 35 slides ; Red box: 31 slides.

Box F11

  • Faulkner, Leonard. The Painted Lady. Photocopy.
  • Shelton, William Henry. The Jumel Mansion. Photocopy.
  • Vandenberg, Arthur H. "Alexander Hamilton: The Greatest Horatio Alger Story in the History of America" in Life, July 7, 1947, 65-69.

Box F12 (open carton)

  • 32 hanging folders and 1 notebook of drafts and various versions of the libretto to Madame Jumel.