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Finding Aid for the Edward B. Powell Collection of Motion Picture Music 1935-1977
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Series 1. Films

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of music for films orchestrated by Powell.
Box 1

April in Paris 1953

Arranger: Comstock, Frank
Arranger: Heindorf, Ray
Physical Description: piano conductor's score; ozalid

Note

Two copies.
Box 3

Assorted Sketches 1966

Composer: Powell, Edward B.
Physical Description: manuscript 16 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Sketches for various film music and songs in short score.
Box 1

Garden of Evil 1954

Composer: Hermann, Bernard
Physical Description: piano conductor's score; ozalid

Note

From the 20th Century Fox film.
Box 2

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World 1963

Composer: Gold, Ernest
Physical Description: full score; manuscript

Scope and Content Note

Full score of the overture of the United Artists film.
Box 2

King and I 1956

Composer: Rodgers, Richard
Arranger: Powell, Edward B.
Physical Description: full score; manuscript 74 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Full score orchestration of the Ballet scene from the 20th Century Fox film.
Box 1

Night and Day 1946

Arranger: Heindorf, Ray
Physical Description: piano conductor's score; ozalid

Scope and Content Note

From the Warner Bros. film, "Night and Day."
Box 1

Night With Pan 1935

Composer: Achron, Joseph
Physical Description: piano conductor's score; ozalid 12 leaves

Note

Dedication to Edward B. Powell by the composer.
Box 2

Song of Bernadette 1943

Composer: Newman, Alfred
Physical Description: piano conductor's score

Note

Score for the 20th Century Fox film. Photostat copy.
Box 2

Song of Bernadette 1943

Composer: Newman, Alfred
Physical Description: full score; manuscript

Scope and Content Note

Full score for the second part of the grotto scene.
Box 4

Sylvia 1965

Composer: Raksin, David
Physical Description: short score; manuscript 4 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Sketches in short score for music from the Paramount film.
Box 4

Torn Curtain 1966

Composer: Addison, John
Physical Description: full score; ozalid

Scope and Content Note

Full score for the music for the main title of the Universal film.
Box 3

Twelve O'Clock High 1948

Creator/Collector: Newman, Alfred
Physical Description: typescript

Scope and Content Note

Timing sheet for the final interlude, with annotations about scoring in pencil for the 20th Century Fox film.
Box 3

Twelve O'Clock High 1949

Composer: Newman, Alfred
Composer: Powell, Edward B.
Physical Description: manuscript and ozalid

Scope and Content Note

Sketches for the music of various scenes from teh 20th Century Fox film.
Box 1

Viva Zapata 1952

Composer: North, Alex
Physical Description: piano conductor's score

Note

From the 20th Century Fox film. Photostat copy.
 

Series 2. Standard Repertoire Powell Orchestrations

Box 3

Assorted Sketches 1976

Creator/Collector: Powell, Edward B.
Physical Description: manuscript 24 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Musical sketches typed and written. Notes and doodles related to various personal and professional activities.
Box 4

Piano Conductor's Scores for Sections of Miscellaneous Orchestral Works 1960-1977

Arranger: Powell, Edward B.
Physical Description: piano conductor's score; manuscript 22 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, 4th movement / Bartok -- Lulu. Prolog / Berg -- War Requiem. 1st movement / Britten -- Symphony in F minor, 3rd movement / Vaughan Williams -- Billy the Kid, 3rd symphony opening / Copland -- Sythian Suite / Prokofiev.
Box 4

Valse Française 1964

Creator/Collector: Green, John
Publisher: Bedford Music, Inc.
Physical Description: piano score; ozalid 3 p.

Scope and Content Note

Includes indications for instrumentation.

Note

Three copies.
Box 4

Valse Syncopée 1964

Composer: Green, John
Publisher: Bedford Music, Inc.
Physical Description: piano score; ozalid 4 p.

Scope and Content Note

Includes indications for instrumentation.