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Finding Aid for the Edward B. Powell Collection of Motion Picture Music 1935-1977
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  • Descriptive Summary
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Edward B. Powell Collection of Motion Picture Music,
    Date (inclusive): 1935-1977
    Collection number: 44-M
    Creator: Powell, Edward B.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
    Abstract: Collection consists of manuscript or ozalid copy sketches, full scores, or conductor's scores of motion picture music orchestrated by Powell and others. Includes music for the following films: The garden of evil (Bernard Herrmann), Viva Zapata (Alex North), A night with Pan (Joseph Achron), The song of Bernadette and Twelve o'clock high (Alfred Newman), The king and I (Richard Rodgers), It's a mad mad mad mad world (Ernest Gold), The torn curtain (John Addison), and Sylvia (David Raksin). Also music by John Green. Orchestrators, beside Powell, include Frank Comstock and Ray Heindorf.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Edward B. Powell Collection of Motion Picture Music, 44-M, Performing Arts Special Collections , University of California, Los Angeles.

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists of manuscript or ozalid copy sketches, full scores, or conductor's scores of motion picture music orchestrated by Powell and others. Included is music for the following films: The garden of evil (Bernard Herrmann), Viva Zapata (Alex North), A night with Pan (Joseph Achron), The song of Bernadette and Twelve o'clock high (Alfred Newman), The king and I (Richard Rodgers), It's a mad mad mad mad world (Ernest Gold), The torn curtain (John Addison), and Sylvia (David Raksin). Also music by John Green. Orchestrators, beside Powell, include Frank Comstock and Ray Heindorf.
    The collection is organized into the following series:
    • Series 1. Films
    • Series 2. Standard Repertoire Powell Orchestrations