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Yvar Mikhashoff Collection of Compositions: Transcriptions


(arranged alphabetically)

List prepared by Matthew J. Sheehy as part of An Annotated Catalogue of the Yvar Emilian Mikhashoff Musical Compositions and Transcriptions in the Music Library, SUNY at Buffalo: ML410.M66AXS54 1998

Indexes of titles and authors of texts available in print version.

The list of manuscript Mikhashoff compositions is available separately as: Yvar Mikhashoff Collection of Compositions.


Anonymous
May 23 197?
Americana

  • Seige of Tripoli
    Chamber Orchestra
    • Parts: 10 parts, 12 x 9, holographs (pencil)
    • Sketch: 21l., 12.5 x 8.5, published score (photocopies, annotations)
  • Federal Medley
    Chamber Orchestra
    • Parts: 11 parts, 12 x 9, holograph (ink)
    • Sketch: 11l., 12 x 9, published score (photocopy, annotations) and holographs (pencil)
      James Sellars is credited as a transcriber on the Federal Medley.'Marked Copenhagen.
Box: T 1, no. T 1

Anonymous
Folk songs.

  • Source material: 8l., 11 x 8.5, photocopies
Not annotated, appears to be Sicilian folk songs.
Box: T 1, no. T 2

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Es ist genug
Piano

  • 1l., 10 x 7, holograph (ink), incomplete, "Fuga a 4"
  • 2l., 12 x 9, holograph (pencil), incomplete, "Chorale-prelude based on the choral theme"
    Signed "MacKay"

Box: T 1, no. T 3

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Suite no. 4 for flute. Allegro
Piano

  • 1l., 12.5 x 9.5, holograph (pencil),
"For William Poppmann, Xmas 1971."
Box: T 1, no. T 4

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Well-Tempered Clavier, book 1, fugue XVI
Orchestra

  • Score: 9l., 12 x 9, holograph (pencil)
Box: T 1, no. T 5

Bartók, Bela
March 25, 1981

Mikrokosmo. Excerpts
Bartokiana. Music from Bartók Centennial Program
Violin, Piano

  • Sketches: 24 p., 11.75 x 8.5, photocopy of published score (pencil annotations and yellow highlights)
"Tom Halpin has Violin parts complete sketches, no full score made." The last section is taped to the pages of a1981 Ohio University Press mail order catalog.
Box: T 1, no. T 6

Bartók, Bela
Solo violin sonata. Fuga
Piano

  • Sketch: 3 p., 12.5 x 9.5, holograph (pencil), incomplete
Signed Ronald MakKay
Box: T 1, no. T 7

Bellini, VincenzoSeptember 1, 1991
Norma. Casta diva
Casta diva
Piano

  • 11l., 11 x 8.5, fair copy (computer printed)
  • 11l., 12 x 9, holograph (ink), additional photocopy
  • Sketch: 8 p., 11 x 8.5, published score (photocopy, red ink annotations)
    Marked "Buffalo." The holograph was found in a spiral bound music notebook along with a transcription of Verdi's Rigoletto.

To be published as: Edition Peters No. 67954
Box: T 1, no. T 8

Beny, Egressy
Ereszkedik le a felho
Piano

  • 4 p., 10.5 x 8, holograph (ink and pencil)
Text is by Sándor Petöfi; signed "Ronald Eric MacKay."
Box: T 1, no. T 9

Berg, Alban
Lulu suite. Variations
Clarinets (3), Violin, Viola, Violoncello, Piano

  • Score: 3 p., 12.25 x 9, holograph (ink), incomplete
  • Sketches: various musical scetches (pencil), photocopy of published score (annotations)
    "Transcribed for the same instrumentation as Schoenberg's Suite"
Box: T 1, no. T 10

Berg, Alban
1987?
Wozzeck. Excerpts from act III

  • Wirtshaus Gartenwalzer
    Piano
    • 9l., 11 x 8.5, fair copy (computer printed)
    • 6l., 11.75 x 8, holograph (ink, red ink and pencil annotations)
    • Sketch: 8l., 11 x 8.5, published score, full orchestra (photocopy), introduction
    • Sketch: 3l., 11 x 8.5, published score, piano reduction (photocopy, pencil annotations), introduction
    • Sketch: 12l., 11 x 8.5, published score, full orchestra (photocopy), waltz
    • Sketch: 6l., 11 x 8.5, published score, piano reduction (photocopy, pencil annotations), waltz
  • Wirtshauswalzer
    Violin, Piano
    • Violin Part: 4 p., 12 x 9, holograph (ink, pencil annotations)
    • Piano part: 2l., 12 x 8, photocopied piano reduction score taped together and annotated
  • Adagio
    • Violin part: 3l., 12 x 8.25, holograph (ink, with annotations)
    • Piano part: 8l., 11 x 8.5, photocopied 2 piano reduction score, annotated with ink and white out correction fluid
  • English waltz
    • 6l., 13 x 9.5, photocopy of published piano reduction score (English translation written in over German text)
Box: T 1, no. T 11

Brahms, Johannes
Songs of Ophelia

  • Sketches: 2 parts (violin-viola), 12 x 9, holograph (ink), versos have musical sketches (pencil)
Box: T 1, no. T 12

Brand, Max
Maschinist Hopkins. Act 2
Elektrisches pianino shimmy

  • Sketch: 5l., 11 x 8.5, published score (photocopy, no musical annotations)
Box: T 1, no. T 13

Cage, John
September 20, 1978
49 waltzes for the five boroughs
49 waltzes for Copenhagen

  • Score: ii, 9 p., 12.5 x 9.5, holograph (ink on vellum)
  • 4 scores: ii, 9 p., 12.5 x 9.5, holograph (black-line print, unmarked)
  • Map of Copenhagen: 40 x 26, printed map (ink annotations on verso), used for the realization.
  • List of student addresses used for the realization: 20 p., 11.75 x 8.25, (typescript, pencl and ink annotation)
    Premiere: Royal Danish Conservatory, Copenhagen, Denmark, September 21, 1978.
Box: T 1, no. T 14

Cage, John
February 21, 1981
56 marches for Chicago
Piccolo, Piano

  • Piano part: 4 p., 13.75 x 10.75, holograph (ink)
Marked "Buffalo." Larry Trott has the piccolo part.
Box: T 1, no. T 15

Chaikovskii, Petr Ilich
June 25, 1993
Pique - Dame. Act 3, scene 5
Apparition scene
Piano

  • 12l., 11 x 8.5, fair copy (computer printed), additional photocopy
  • Sketch: 11l., 11 x 8.5, published score (photocopy, red ink annotations)
    Marked: "Buffalo Dedicated to my wonderful friend and colleague, Stephan Manes"
Box: T 1, no. T 16

Copland, Aaron
March 18, 1983
El Salón México
Clarinet, Bassoon, Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion, Piano, Violin, Double bass

  • Score: 65 p., 13.5 x 10.5, holograph (ink, pencil annotations), one additional photocopy (reduced)
  • Parts: complete set, 14 x 11, holographs (photocopies of score cut and pasted to paper, performance markings), one additional photocopy (reduced)
    Premiere: SUNY at Buffalo, North American New Music Festival, April 5, 1983, James Pyne (clarinet), Darlene Jussila (bassoon), David Kuehn (trumpet), Donald Miller (trombone), Jan Williams (percussion), Yvar Mikhashoff (piano), Thomas Halpin (violin), and Nicholas Molfese (bass)
    "Dedicated to my dear friend and brilliant colleague Lukas Foss, with warm regards Buffalo, NY."
Box: T 2, no. T 17

Copland, Aaron
1979
Piano compositions. Collection, partial
American landscapes, set 1 and 2
Violins (2), Viola, Violoncello

  • Collated score: 17l., 14 x 8.5, holograph (photocopy)
    Additional copies:
    • set 1, no. 1. Sunday afternoon music,'score: 2l., 12 x 8.5, holograph (photocopy), 2 copies
    • set 1, no. 2. The young pioneers,'score: 3l., 12 x 8.5, holograph (photocopy), 2 copies
    • set 1, no. 3. Down a country lane,'score: 3l., 12 x 8.5, holograph (photocopy), 2 copies
    • set 2, no. 1. Midsummer's nocture,'score: 2l., 12 x 8.5, holograph (photocopy), 3 copies
    • set 2, no. 2. In evening air,'score: 4l., 12 x 8.5, holograph (photocopy), 3 copies
    • set 2, no. 3. Afternoon conversation,'score: 3l., 12 x 8.5, holograph (photocopy), 3 copies
  • Sketch: 1l., 12 x 8.5, holograph (pencil)

Written in two sets of three. The first group completed Nov. 26, 1978; Buffalo; the second group completed June 24th, 1979, Amsterdam.
Box: T 2, no. T 18

Copland, Aaron
Sentimental melody
Violin, Piano

  • Violin part: 1l., 13.5 x 10.5, holograph (photocopy)
The piano part is missing.
Box: T 2, no. T 19

Couperin, Francois
November 3, 1972
Tic-toc-choc, ou Les Mailloyins
Piano

  • 3l., 13.5 x 10.75, holograph (ink, pencil annotations)
Marked Austin, Texas.
Box: T 2, no. T 20

Debussy, Claude
November 7, 1972
Beau soir
Piano

  • 3 p., 12.5 x 9.5, holograph (ink)
Marked "for James Mathis;" dated "November 7, 1972, Austin, Texas"
Box: T 2, no. T 21

Debussy, Claude
1972?
Il pleure dans mon coeur
Piano

  • Sketch: 1 p., 13.5 x 10.75, holograph (ink), incomplete sketch of the beginning.
Box: T 2, no. T 22

Debussy, Claude
Pelleas et Melisande. Intermezzo and final scene
The death of Melisande
Piano

  • Proof: 11l., 11 x 8.5, fair copy (computer printed), final scene incomplete.
  • Sketch: 11l., 11 x 8.5, published score (photocopy, extensive ink and pencil annottions).
    There is a portion of a letter on the verso of two of the sketch leaves.

To be published as: Edition Peters No. 67951 Box: T 2, no. T 23

Debussy, Claude
1980
Preludes
Violoncello, Piano

  • Danseuses des Delphes [and] Minstrels, after the transcription of Debussy'
    • Part: 4 p., 12 x 9.25, holograph (ink), February 9, 1980, Buffalo
  • General Lavine; Eccentrique
    • Score: 7 p., 11 x 8.5, published piano score (photocopy, edited for transcription), 2 copies
    • Part: 2 p., 12 x 9.25, holograph (ink), February 12, 1980
  • La Puerta del Vino
    • Score: 5 p., 12 x 8.5, published piano score (photocopy, ink holograph staffs inserted), edited for transcription, 2 copies
    • Part: 4 p., 12 x 9.25, holograph (ink)
Edited by Frances Marie Uitti and dedicated to Leo Smit. The piano part of Minstrels'is the same as Debussy's transcription for violin and piano.
Box: T 2, no. T 24

Debussy, Claude
Preludes, book 1. La danse de Puck
Danse de Puck'or Dance of Puck
Violin, Piano

  • Score: 10 p., 11 x 8.5, holograph (pencil, ink)
  • Part: 3l., 14 x 8.5, holograph (photocopy), additional photocopy
"Transcribed by Thomas Halpin and Yvar Mikhashoff" and dedicated to Zino Francescatti.
Box: T 2, no. T 25

Dussek, Johann Ladislaus
Sufferings of the Queen of France
Violin, Viola, Piano

  • 2 parts: 13 p., 6.75 x 10, holograph (pencil), incomplete, missing final section. The violin and viola parts are on the same page.
  • 2 parts: 4 p., 11.5 x 8, holograph (ink), incomplete, final section only. The violin and viola parts are on the same page.
  • Performance parts: 3 photocopies of above parts, collated and marked for performance.
  • Sketch: 14l., 11.75 x 8.25, published score (photocopy, ink, pencil and yellow highlighted annotations and orchestration marks), may have served as the piano part.
Box: T 3, no. T 26

Falla, Manuel de
Soneto a Córdoba
Voice, Piano

  • Score: 4 p., 13.25 x 10.75, holograph (pencil, text typed, title in green ink).
Text is by Luis de Gongora y Argote.
Box: T 3, no. T 27

Fauré, Gabriel
Nocturne, no. 10
10me Nocturne
Horn, Piano

  • Piano part: 6l., 11 x 8.5, published score (photocopy, horn part marked in red ink).
  • Horn in F part: 3l., 11 x 8.5, holograph (photocopy, pencil corrections).
Box: T 3, no. T 28

Felciano, Richard
1981
Two Hearts
Violoncello, Piano

  • Score: 2 p., 12.75 x 9.26, holograph (ink).
"ca. 1981" written in pencil.
Box: T 3, no. T 29

Gesualdo, Carlo
February 14, 1970
Ecco, moriro dunque ; Moro lasso al mio duolo
Two Gesualdo antiphones
Movements: I. Tis not that dying hurts us so -- II. I felt a funeral in my brain...
Soprano, Oboes (2), English horn, Bassoons (2), Violins (2), Violoncellos (3), Celesta (optional)

  • Score: i, 15l., 11 x 8.5, holograph (photocopy), second copy of movement I.
Premiere: Houston, Texas, May 25, 1973.
"Two Madrigals transcribed for five strings and five wind-instruments, in antiphony. A supplementary soprano line by the composer presents poems by Emily Dickinson" The first movement is dated November 23, 1969, Berlin; the second is dated February 14, 1970, Houston, TX. This caption is marked opus 27.
Box: T 3, no. T 30

Grant, Julian
June 21, 1992
Pond. Excerpt
Alligator song
Piano

  • 5l., 11 x 8.5, fair copy (computer printed).
  • Proof: 6l., 11 x 8.5, fair copy (computer printed, ink annotations).
    "Dedicated to Steward Pond Buffalo."
Box: T 3, no. T 31

Guarnieri, Camargo
August 3, 1980
Ponteios [no. 33, 24, 7]
Ponteios
Movements: I. Queixoso -- II. Tranquilo -- III. Contemplativo
Trumpet, Violin (2), Viola, Violoncello

  • Score: 9l., 12.25 x 9.25, holograph (ink).
  • 3 parts: 11.75 x 8.5, photocopies (used as parts, marked for performance).
    Marked Copenhagen.
Box: T 3, no. T 32

Handel, George Frederic
Italian cantatas. Figlio dalte speranze ; Brillava protetto
Figlio dalte speranze'and Brillava protetto
Violin, Piano

  • Sketch: 2l., 11 x 8.5, published score (photocopy, ink annotations).
  • Sketch: 3l., 12 x 9, holograph (ink).
Box: T 3, no. T 33

Hiller, Lejaren
Children's suite
Children's pieces
Flute, Bassoon, Guitar, Violin, Violoncello or Horn, Double bass

  • Sketch: 16 p., 13 x 10, Hiller's holograph (photocopy, ink orchestration markings).
Box: T 3, no. T 34

Ives, Charles
1985
Afterglow
Flute, Melody instrument (Oboe), Piano (off stage), Violins (3), Violas (2), Violoncellos (2), Double bass, off stage Horn

  • Score: i, 5l., 12 x 8.5, holograph (ink, pencil annotations).
  • Parts: complete set, 11 x 8.5, holograph (cut up photocopy of score, taped to paper, marked for performance), one additional photocopy
  • Sketch: 1l., 11 x 8.5, published score (photocopy, erased orchestration annotations).
Box: T 3, no. T 35

Ives, Charles
Ann street
Flute, Trumpet, Bass Trombone (or Saxophone or Horn), Piano, Percussion

  • Score: 4 p., 11 x 8., holograph (ink, pencil annotations), one additional photocopy.
  • Parts: complete set, 7.75 x 8.5, holograph (ink, performance markings).
  • Sketch: 2l., 11 x 8.5, published score (photocopy, pencil orchestration marks), Maurice Morris'version (1933).
  • Shetch: 4 p., 13.5 x 11.5, published score (black line print), Gunther Schuller's edition published by Theodore Presser Company.
"Reconstructed by Mikhashoff," marked Buffalo.
Box: T 3, no. T 36

Ives, Charles
Halloween
(Clarinet or Oboe), (English horn or Clarinet), Trumpet, Bassoon

  • Score: 7 p., 12 x 9, published score with holograph taped over piano part (ink).
  • Parts: complete set, 12 x 9, published parts (Mikhashoff'schanges, performance marks).
Box: T 3, no. T 37

Ives, Charles
May 4, 1985
Sea-dirge
Melody (Flute or Cornet), Piano, Glockenspiel, Chimes, Harp, Violins (3), Viola, Violoncello, Double bass, off stage Horn

  • Score: i, 8l., 12 x 8.5, holograph (ink, pencil annotations), additional photocopy.
  • Parts: complete set, 11 x 8.5, holograph (cut up photocopy of score, taped to paper, marked for performance), additional photocopy.
Additional transcriber: Oliver Knussen; marked Buffalo, NY.
Box: T 3, no. T 38

Ives, Charles
June 3, 1985
Swimmers
Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Chimes, Drums, Piano, Violins (3), Viola, Violoncello, Bass

  • Score: 12l., 17.5 x 10.5, holograph (ink), additional photocopy
  • Parts: complete set, 13.75 x 11.75, holograph (cut up photocopy of score, taped to paper).
  • Sketch: 13 p., 13 x 10.25, James Sinclair's holograph (photocopy, annotations), "Orchestra by J.S. from Ives'outline and sketches," additional photocopy.

Marked "Mid-flight, crossing the Atlantic -- New York to London -- (where else should you complete The Swimmers?) and dedicated with fond memories, profound admiration, and, of course, oceans'of affection to a rare and wonderful friend (th e kind you think about saying, How did I get so lucky?) Oliver Knussen."
Box: T 7, no. T 39

Ives, Charles
Vocal compositions. Collection, partial
Songs
Contents: Evening -- In the cage -- Vita -- They are there -- Walking -- Maple Leaves

  • Parts and sketches: 15 items., 12 x 9.25, holographs (ink and pencil), photocopies of published scores (annotated with orchestration marks)
all in various stages of completion.
Box: T 3, no. T 40

Ives, Charles
Vocal compositions. Collection, partial
Songs

  • Miscellaneous un-annotated scores and part fragments.
Box: T 3, no. T 41

Janacek, Leo
1970
Capriccio
Piano (left hand), Flute, Trumpets (2), Trombones (3), Tenor Tuba

  • Score: i, 53 p., 8.5 x 5.75, published score (photocopy of Kalmus edition, pencil and ink annotations), includes program of first preformance
  • Parts: complete set, 12.25 x 9.5, holographs (ink, except Trombone I and II which are photocopies).
Premiere: Arnold Hall, University of Houston, April 21, 1970, Yvar Mikhashoff (piano), Mike White (flute), Jerry McCathern, Bill Parten (trumpets), Wesley Zeagler, Andy Russel, David Vandiver (trombones), Lester Oliver (tenor tuba), and Jeffery Lerner (co nductor)
Found with an un-annotated Kalmus score and an un-annotated Supraphon piano score with parts, both added to the Music Library's collection.
Box: T 4, no. T 42

Johnson, Robert
Unidentified
Prelude
Flute, Horn, Percussion, Harp, Viola

  • Score: i, 1 p., 11 x 8.5, holograph (ink), incomplete.
The first page from incidental music to the Tempest'by William Shakespeare. The rest of this work was not found.
Box: T 4, no. T 43

Krenek, Ernst
July 8, 1981
Jonny spielt auf
Jonny's Jazz Band
Movements: Shimmy -- Ballad -- Tango -- Jonny's Caper -- Four lovers -- Blues -- Entr'acte -- Anita and Max -- Foxtrot -- Mountain interlude -- Jazz -- Grand finale
Violin, Clarinet, Piano

  • Score: 43l., 11 x 8.5, fair copy (computer generated), Ego-Ideal music copying, 1993, Set no. 2 only (Entr'acte Grand finale).
  • Score: 81 p., 12.5 x 9.25, holograph ("working copy," ink, pencil, photocopies), originally in two books.
  • Score: 76l., 11 x 8.5, photocopy of holograph (pencil annotations), 3 additional copies complete score, one additional copy of Valse Lente."
  • 2 parts: violin-clarinet, 11 x 8.5, holographs (ink, pencil prefeormance markings), second copy of each.
  • Sketches: 2l., 11 x 8.5, programs (photocopies, with pencil and ink notes).
  • 2 programs: 1l. each, photocopies, one as printed, one with corrections to movement titles
Premiere: Boston University Tanglewood Institute, July 22. 1981, Yvar Mikhashoff (piano), Thomas Halpin (violin), and Douglas Bish (clarinet)
Scores are inconsistant and contain changes in section order and title. One has Jonny's caper'labeled Interlude and spiritual, another has Valse Lente'instead of Anita and Max, and still another has Four lovers'labeled Two duets. Listed order is fro m the program, which is consistent with the order in the parts.
Box: T 4, no. T 44

Liszt, Franz1972
Rhapsodies hongroises. No. 19
Hungarian Rhapsody
Piano

  • Sketch: 18 p., 11 x 8.5, published score (photocopy, cut and taped together, ink annotations with sketches and revisions inserted throughout).
Lists Vladimir Horowitz as a contributor, but the score is photocopied from theNeue Liszt Ausgabe.
Box: T 5, no. T 45

Lloyd Webber, Andrew
Evita. Don't cry for me, Argentina
Don't cry for me, Argentina
Piano

  • Sketch: 11 p., 10.5 x 7.5, holograph (many colors of ink).
"Fugue and verse to Dr. M. E. Hartnet."
Box: T 5, no. T 46

Mahler, Gustav
June 8, 1993
Symphony no. 5. Adagietto
Adagietto
Piano

  • 12l., 11 x 8.5, fair copy (computer printed), final scene incomplete
  • Sketch: 12 p., 11.75 x 8.5, holograph (ink), "Aloft, Frankfurt --Toronto, 8-VI-93"
  • Sketch: 1l., 11 x 8.5, holograph (ink), three staff copy.
  • Sketch: 1l., 11 x 8.5, holograph (ink), two staff copy.
  • Sketch: 8l., 11 x 8.5, holograph (ink), "Dedicated to Luk Vaes Feb. 19, 1993, Buffalo."
  • Sketch: 1l., 11.75 x 8.5, holograph (ink).
  • Score: 5 p., 11 x 8.5, published score (photocopy), additional copy.
Box: T 5, no. T 47

McCartney, Paul
July 17, 1989
Michelle
Mikhachelle
Piano

  • 10 p., 11 x 8.5, holograph (ink)
"For Aki [Takahashi] with love, completed July 17, 1989, Bangkok"
Box: T 5, no. T 48

Milhaud, Darius
Rêves

  • Sketch: 15l., 12 x 8.5, published score (marked for orchestration, pencil, red ink).
Box: T 5, no. T 49

Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich
1993
Pesni i pliaski smerti. Trepak
Trepak
Piano

  • 8l., 11 x 8.5, fair copy (computer generated).
"Dedicated to my marvelous friend and collegue Paul Schmidt,"
Box: T 5, no. T 50

Nancarrow, Conlon
1984
Sonatina para piano
Sonatina for piano
Piano

  • 13 p., 12 x 9, published score (Peters, New York. Edition Peters 66990, c1986), cover signed by Mikhashoff.
  • Proof: 13l., 14 x 11, engraved (annotated throughout).
  • Proof: i, 17l., 14 x 11, holograph (photocopy, annotations throughout).
  • i, 17l., 11 x 8.5, holograph (photocopy, annotations throughout).
Box: T 5, no. T 51

Nancarrow, Conlon
January 3, 1984
Sonatina para piano
Sonatina for piano
Pianos (2)

  • Score: 17l., 14 x 11, holograph (photocopy).
Completed in Hartford, CT. There was some writing at the bottom of the pages that has been cut off; the cut off pieces are in the folder. The original holograph was sent to Peters for publication. Published in 1986 by Peters, New York, Peters Edit ion 66990a.
Box: T 5, no. T 52

Nancarrow, Conlon
Study #3d, for player piano
Piano

  • 5l., 11.75 x 8.5, holograph (photocopy, annotations), 4 copies, various annotations on each.

Box: T 5, no. T 53

Nancarrow, Conlon
October 26, 1985
Study no. 15
Piano

  • 5 p., 11 x 8.5, fair copy (computer generated), 2 copies.
  • 7 l., 11 x 8.5, holograph (photocopy, red wax pencil annotations, pencil orchestration annotations), annotated to syncronize with a movie.
Box: T 5, no. T 54

Nancarrow, Conlon
June 15, 1987
Study no. 15
Violins (2), Viola, Violoncello

  • Score: 9l., 11.75 x 8, holograpoh (ink).
  • Sketch: 7l., 11 x 8.5, holograph (photocopy, orchestration notes) of piano score.
"London, for Arditti Quartet."
Box: T 5, no. T 55

Nancarrow, Conlon
Tango
Orchestra

  • Sketch: 17l., 11 x 8.5, holograph (photocopy, with annotations).
Box: T 5, no. T 56

Nancarrow, Conlon
Three 2 part studies
Piano

  • 7 l., 14 x 8.5, holograph (photocopy).
Box: T 5, no. T 57

Poulenc, Francis
Cocardes
Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion, Violin

  • Parts: full set, 12 x 8.75, holographs (ink, pencil preformance markings).
  • Sketch: 8l., 12 x 10, published score (photocopy, orchestration notes).
Box: T 5, no. T 58

Puccini, Giacomo
May 27, 1992
Madama Butterfly
Portrait of Madame Butterfly: an operatic sonata fantasy on themes of Puccini in four parts
Piano

  • 28 p., 11.75 x 8, holograph (ink, pencil annotations)
  • Sketch: 7l., 11 x 8.5, photocopy of published score (light annotations)

Alternate titles considered: "The Butterfly Sonata ; Reminiscences of Madame Butterfly ; Sonata for Butterfly."
To be published as: Edition Peters No. 68201
Box: T 5, no. T 59


Puccini, Giacomo
May 19, 1991
Tosca. Vissi d'arte
Vissi D'Arte: Aria from Act II of Tosca
Piano

  • 4l., 11 x 8.5, fair copy (computer printed).
  • 5l., 11.5 x 8.5, holograph (photocopy, pencil annotations).
"Dedicated with affection and admiration to my dear friend Haydee Schvartz Amsterdam."
To be published as: Edition Peters No. 67951
Box: T 5, no. T 60

Puccini, Giacomo
June 1, 1991
Trittico
Trittico fantasy
Piano

  • 26 l., 11 x 8.5, fair copy (computer printed).
  • i, 29 l., 11.75 x 8.5, holograph (ink), 3 photocopies.

Premiere: The Liszt Legacy, SUNY at Buffalo, April 9, 1991, Yvar Mikhashoff (piano)
"Fantasia on themes from Giacomo Puccini: Il Trittico in seven parts dedicated with much affection to Sylvano Bussotti Final copy, June 1, 1991, Buffalo, NY."
To be published as: Edition Peters No. 67952
Box: T 5, no. T 61

Rachmaninoff, Sergey
Serenade
Variant for Rachmaninoff's Serenade
Piano

  • Sketch: 1 p., 11 x 8.5, holograph (pencil).
Box: T 5, no. T 62

Ravel, Maurice
L'enfant et les sortileges. Valse Américaine
Valse Américaine
Piano

  • 9 p., 12"x 9, published score, revised by Mikhashoff, p. 7 (ink, pencil annotations).
  • Sketch: 20l., 12 x 10, published score (pencil annotations).
Valse Américane'is pages 6 and 7 of Roger Branga's piano reduction of L'enfant et les sortileges, published by Durand in 1925. Page seven of the published score has been rewritten using white-out correction fluid and between the printe d notes flourishes are added and a new ending. Cover colored by Mikhashoff.
Box: T 5, no. T 63

Saint-Saens, Camille
1960
Mazurka, no. 2
Second Mazurka
Piano

  • 8 p., 11.5 x 8.5, holograph (photocopy), 2 copies.
"To Joe [Joseph Fennimore] - for Christmas, 1960 abridged and transcribed as a brilliant concert etude." Signed Ronald MacKay.
Box: T 6, no. T 64

Satie, Erik
Cinq grimaces
Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Trumpet, Violin, Double bass

  • Parts: full set, 12.25 x 9.5, holographs (ink, pencil performance markings).
  • Part: 5 p., 11 x 8.5, holograph (ink, pencil performance markings).
  • Sketch: 8l., 11 x 8.5, published score (orchestration notes), piano reduction by Darius Milhaud.
There are two different violin parts, one appears to be part of the quintet, while the second appears to be for a violin and piano version.
Box: T 6, no. T 65

Satie, Erik
September 1, 1980
Ludions
Voice, Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, Violin, Double Bass

  • Sketch: 10 p., 12 x 8.5, photocopy of published score, marked for transcription, 2 copies.
Text is by Leon-Paul Fargue, translation by Mikhashoff.
Box: T 6, no. T 66

Satie, Erik
Sports et divertissements
Clarinet, Bassoon, Violin, Violoncello

  • 4 scores: 22l., 13.75 x 11, holograph (photocopy, pencil preformance markings), each used as a part.
"This copy is presented to John Cage on the occasion of his birthday, 1980 with thanks for Furniture music, etcetera In general, do not vary the instrumentation of these pieces. Exception: a single note: a possible variant, and a bit le ss sentimental, would be to assign the cello part to the bassoon, the clarinet part to the pizz. violin, and bassoon part to pizz cello, if you like"
Box: T 6, no. T 67

Schumann, Robert
January 17, 1984
Kinderszenen
Scenes from childhood"
Oboe, Violin, Viola, Violoncello

  • Score: i, 18 p., 14 x 11, holograph (ink), additional photocopy, January 17, 1984, Hartford, CT.
  • 4 parts: complete set, 11 x 8.5, holograph (photocopy of score with parts highlighted, marked for performance).
  • Sketches: 33 p., 11 x 8.5, holograph (pencil), summer 1983, Copenhagen.
  • Sketch: 15 p., 12 x 9, published piano score, marked for transcription, "August 1, 1979, Kobnhavn."
Dedicated to Nora Post.
Box: T 6, no. T 68

Strauss, Richard
June 21, 1992
Schweigsame Frau. Minuet from act II, scene 1
Minuet
Piano

  • 8l., 11 x 8.5, fair copy (computer printed), one additional copy (computer printed).
"Buffalo, June 21, 1992 - edited April 22, 1993."
Box: T 6, no. T 69

Stravinsky, Igor
August 5, 1984
Norwegian moods. No. 2 and 3
Norwegian moods
Pianos (2)
Movements: Song -- Wedding march

  • Score: 8l., 13.5 x 10.75, holograph (ink, pencil annotations).
"Copenhagen"
Box: T 6, no. T 70

Thomson, Virgil
January 18, 1990
Sonata, piano, no. 2 (1929)
Portrait of the artist as a young man
Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, English horn, Percussion, Celesta, Violin, Violoncello

  • Parts: complete set, 11.5 x 8.25, holograph (ink, together in one gathering).
  • Sketch: 10l., 14.25 x 10.25, published score (photocopy, ink orchestration markings).
"Created for a film by Lawrence Brose [entitled Everbest, Virgil]. Written for the Buffalo New Music Ensemble."
Box: T 6, no. T 71

Thomson, Virgil
1985
Synthetic Waltzes
Clarinet, Trumpet, Horn, Trombone, Piano, Violins (2), Viola, Violoncello, Double bass

  • Sketch: 18 p., 12 x 9, published score (pencil orchestration notes), "write for strings with optional oboe and horn."
  • Sketch: 18 p., 12 x 9, published score (red marker annotations), "Conductor's temporary score."
Box: T 6, no. T 72

Thomson, Virgil
April 20, 1983
Virgil Thomson's Portraits:

  • Awake or asleep: Pierre Mabille
    Oboe, Piano

    • Oboe part: 3l., 11 x 8.3, published score (cut up to make part), one complete additional photocopy, one incomplete additional photocopy.
    • Piano part: 4l., 11 x 8.5, published score (pencil annotation and additions).
    • Sketch: 2 p., 11.5 x 8, holograph (ink), "Incomplete in this copy - see edited photocopy."

    Marked "Buffalo for Ron."
    Box: T 7, no. T 73
  • 1979?
    Bugles and birds: Portrait of Picasso
    Violoncello, Piano
    • Score: 6l., 13.5 x 10.5, holograph (ink, pencil annotations), verso of some leaves have sketches of violin and violoncello parts of the Portraits: Louis Rispoli and Philip Ramey.
    • Sketch: 5l., 12 x 8.75, holograph (pencil).

    Box: T 7, no. T 74
  • 1979?
    Fanfare for France (Max Kenna)
    Violoncello (or Violin), Piano
    • Score: 5l., 15 x 11, holograph (photocopy), 2 additional photocopies.
    • Viola part: 2l., 11 x 8.5, Halpin's holograph (photocopy).

    Additional transcriber Thomas Halpin; "recopied mid-flight, NYC-London, June 4, 1985."
    Box: T 7, no. T 75
  • Fugue ; Poltergeist: A portrait of Hans Arp
    Fugue
    Violin, Piano
    • Score: 7 p., 11.5 x 8, holograph (ink), incomplete, two additional photocopies
  • Poltergeist
    Violin
    • Violin part: 1l., 11.5 x 8, holograph (ink).
    • Sketch: 2l., 11 x 8.5, published score (photocopy), additional photocopy.

    Includes a brief note to Tom Halpin; found bound in a notebook with Pastorale: A portrait of Copland.
    Box: T 7, no. T 76
  • 1985
    Karen Brown Waltuck: Intensely two
    Karen Brown Waltuck
    June 4, 1984
    Violoncello (or Violin), Piano
    • Score: 1l., 16.75 x 10.75, holograph (ink), additional photocopy.
    • Violoncello part: 1l., 9 x 10.75, holograph (pencil).
    • Violin part: 1l., 11 x 8.5, Halpin's holograph (photocopy).

    Additional transcriber Thomas Halpin; "recopied mid-flight, NYC-London, June 4, 1985."
    Box: T 7, no. T 77
  • January 27, 1983
    Music for a merry-go-round: portrait of Rodney Lister
    Violin, Piano
    • Score: 2 p., 13.5 x 10.5, holograph (ink), additional photocopy.

    Box: T 7, no. T 78
  • 1979
    Pastorale: A portrait of Copland
    Violin, Piano
    • Score: 7 p., 11.5 x 8, holograph (ink, pencil annotations).

    Box: T 7, no. T 70
  • Pastorale: A portrait of Jean Ozenne
    Pastorale
    Oboe, Clarinet, English horn, Bassoon
    • 4 parts: 10.75 x 6.5, holograph (ink, pencil annotations)

    Box: T 7, no. T 80
  • Tango lullaby: a portrait of Mlle. Alvarez de Toledo
    • Sketch: 3 p., 12 x 9, printed score (Samuel Dushkin's transcriptions (Mercury Music, 1951, orchestration notes).

    Looks like an outline for future chamber ensemble orchestration.
    Box: T 7, no. T 81
  • September 19, 1980
    Three portraits
    Contents: 1. Madame Dubost Chez Elle -- 2. Russell Hitchcock Reading -- 3. Ettie Stettheimer
    Trombone, Viola, Violoncello
    • Score: 7l., 13.5 x 10.5, holograph (some photocopies, some ink, performance markings for violoncello part).
    • Incomplete score: 3l., 13.5 x 10.5, holograph (ink), portrait 2 and last 2 systems of portrait 3.
    • Sketch: 2 p., 11.25 x 8.5, holograph (photocopy), "Original, unsuitable transcription (in uncomfortable key) of no. 2 of Three portraits.

    Dedicated to James Kasprowicz, May 27, 1979 - September 19, 1980, Hartford CT."
    Box: T 7, no. T 82
  • [Sketches]
    • Includes: Various recording notes from Labyrinth Sound, notes between Tom Halpin and Mikhashoff, un-labeled sketches (pencil holographs), program from a 1983 concert entitled "Fifty Years of American Music," and 7 un-annotated scor es possibly for future transcritions: Cynthis Kemper: a fanfare ; Yvonne de Casa Fuerte ; Mary Reynolds ; Marya Freund ; Bacarolle: A portrait of Georges Hugnet.

    Box: T 7, no. T 83

Verdi, Giuseppe
Rigoletto
Rigoletto concert fantasy
Piano

  • 15l., 12 x 9, holograph (ink), additional photocopy.
    Premiere: The Liszt Legacy, SUNY at Buffalo, April 9, 1991, Yvar Mikhashoff (piano)
"Interleaves" for Franz Liszt's Rigoletto concert fantasy. The holograph was found in a spiral bound music notebook along with a transcription of "Casta diva" from Bellini's Norma.
Box: T 7, no. T 84

Verdi, Giuseppe
1991
Rigoletto. Caro nome
Piano

  • 11 p., 12.5 x 9, holograph (photocopy, pencil annotations), encapsulated in plastic.
  • Sketch: 9l., 11 x 8.5, published score (photocopy, pencil annotations)
  • Sketch: 3 items, various sizes, holographs (pencil, ink).
Box: T 7, no. T 85

Villa Lobos, Heitor
Black swan

  • Sketch:1l., 11 x 8.5, holograph (ink), of a part.
Box: T 7, no. T 86

Volans, Kevin
July 13, 1992
Man with the footsoles of wind. Striding dance
Striding Dance
Piano

  • 11 l., 11 x 8.5, fair copy (computer printed).
  • Proof: 10l., 11 x 8.5, fair copy (computer printed, red ink annotations), annotations refer to the page layout of the music.
  • Proof: 10l., 11.75 x 8.25, fair copy (photocopy, ink annotations), missing first page, copy of above score photocopied with additional changes.
  • Proof: 12l., 11.5 x 8.75, fair copy (computer printed, ink annotation), cut up score taped together and annotated.
"Buffalo, June 1, 1992 - London, July 13, 1992"
Box: T 7, no. T 87

Walton, William
Symphony, B minor. Movement III
Violin, Violoncello, Piano

  • Score: i, 10 p., 12 x 9, holograph (pencil).
  • 2 parts: violin-violoncello, 12 x 9, holograph (pencil).
"Transcribed by R. MacKay."
Box: T 7, no. T 88