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Harry Partch Music Scores
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COMPOSITIONS

 

And on the Seventh Day Petals Fell in Petaluma

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Twenty-three one minute duets and trios which later become ten quartets and quintets and one septet. Two copies 1964 - 1966

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Explanation of substitute verse 31 (p.55) 1966

 

Barstow

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Eight Hitchhiker Inscriptions from a Highway Railing at Barstow, California - As part of The Wayward 1956

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Voice parts. Originally adapted guitar and voice, 1941; rewritten for two voices, surrogate kithara, chromelodeon, diamond marimba and boo in 1955

 

Bewitched

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A Ballet Satire - In ten scenes. Version 1 1955

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A Dance Satire - In ten scenes. Version 2 1955

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Bless This Home. Poem by Vincenzo Prockelo, written for Gary and Susie Everett 1961

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Daphne of the Dunes. A re-copying of the score composed for the Windsong 1958

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Dark Brother. Text from Thomas Wolfe's essay God's Lonely Man 1942 - 1943

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Delusion of the Fury - A Ritual of Dream and Delusion. Two acts 1966

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Dreamer that Remains - A Study in Loving. Original music commissioned by Betty Freeman to constitute a part of the film "Harry Partch - A Study in Loving" 1972

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Eleven Intrusions. Numbers 1 and 2 are "Two Studies on Ancient Greek Scales" 1949 - 1950

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Eleven Poems by Li Po. Set to Music by Harry Partch. Text from The Works of Li Po, the Chinese poet 1922

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Even Wild Horses - Dance Music for an Absent Drama. Text from Arthur Rimband's Seasons in Hell 1952

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Letter - A Depression Message from a Hobo Friend, first written in 1943. A special rewriting for the Freeman-Pouliot film

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Lord is My Shepherd. Spoken expression by Cantor Reuben Rinder of San Francisco 1931

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Oedipus - Dance-Drama. The text is an abbreviated version of Sophocles' Oedipus the King 1951 - 1954

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Oedipus the King. First version 1950 - 1967

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Plectra and Percussion Dances - An Evening of Dance Theater. 1. Castor and Pollux - A Dance for the Twin Rhythms of Gemini. 2. Ring Around the Moon - A Dance Fantasm for Here and Now. 3. Even Wild Horses - A Dance for an Absent Drama 1949 - 1952

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Revelation in the Courthouse Park - After the Bacchae of Euripides. A "double-tale" which alternates between The Bacchae and a modern parallel 1960

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Ring Around the Moon - A Dance Fantasm for Here and Now 1949 - 1950

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Rotate the Body in All Its Planes - Ballet for gymnasts. Music for an exhibition by Charles Pond's gymnasts at the University of Illinois 1961

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Six Poems by Li Po. Set to music by Harry Partch. Texts from The Works of Li Po, the Chinese poet 1922

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Sophocles' King Oedipus - Music, Dance, Drama - Based on the version by W.B. Yeats. For a Intoners - Actors, other actors, singing voices, dancers, and two musicians 1950 - 1967

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Summer 1955 - A collection of small compositions written or rewritten in summer 1955

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Two Settings From Joyce's Finnegan's Wake - "Isobel" and "Annah the Allmaziful." For soprano, kithara, and two flutes 1944

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Two Studies on Acient Greek Scales. For harmonic canon, bass marimba added 1946

 

Ulysses Departs from the Edge of the World

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A Minor Adventure in Rhythm - First version 1955

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Second version 1955

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U.S. Highball - Voice parts, 1943. Originally for voice, adapted guitar, kithara, chromelodeon; rewritten in 1955

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Water! Water! - An intermission with prologues and epilogues. Includes left and right chorus 1961

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Wayward. A collection of musical compositions based on the spoken and written words of hobos and other characters, 1941-1955. The result of my wanderings in the Western part of the United States from 1935 to 1941

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Windsong. For film by Madeline Tourtelot, 1955. Rewritten as Daphne of the Dunes, 1967

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Yankee Doodle Fantasy. On the Words of an Early American Tune 1944