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SECTION A: WORKS WITH OPUS NUMBERS

Box Box 1, item 1.

Opus 1. String quartet in c minor.

Physical Description: Signed: Milano, Sept. 3, 1910; Leipzig, Jan. 21, 1911.
Physical Description: Dedicated to Robert Bruger.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and parts.
item 2.

Opus 2. Reverie of the Garda-See, for violin or violoncello with piano accompaniment. Published by Ernst Eulenburg, Leipzig. Also entitled "Erzahlung."

Physical Description: Signed: Began in Riva. Tyrol, August 24, 1910; finished in Wyoming, Ohio, USA, August 5, 1911.
Physical Description: Dedicated to David Burt.

Scope and Content Note

Orchestra score; piano / cello score.
item 3.

Opus 3, no. 1: "God keep you dearest," for baritone solo and piano; also arranged for voice and string quartet.

Physical Description: Signed: Leipzig, Germany, February 8, 1911.

Dedicated to My Mother.

Published by Willis Music Co., Cincinnati, Ohio.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores for both pieces.
item 3.

Opus 3, no. 2: Serenade "Stars of the summer night," for tenor and piano; also arranged for voice and string quartet.

Physical Description: Dedicated to Miss Damie Cornell.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores for both pieces.
item 4.

Opus 4: Miles Standish, Fantasia for Orchestra

Physical Description: Signed: Finished in Wyoming, Ohio, USA, June 2, 1911.

Dedicated to Charles S. Cornell.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores and parts.
item 5.

Opus 5. Concerto for Violoncello in f Minor. (Movement 1 only).

Physical Description: Signed: Finished in Wyoming, Ohio, USA, August 1, 1911.

Dedicated to Professor Julius Klengel.

Scope and Content Note

Violoncello and piano parts only in manuscript.
item 6.

Opus 6, no. 1: Composition without title for violoncello and piano

Physical Description: Signed: Finished December 9, 1911, Leipzig.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores and parts for these three compositions.
item 6.

Opus 6, no. 2: Romanze in C Major, for violoncello and piano

Physical Description: Signed: Written in Leipzig, March 2, 1912.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores and parts for these three compositions.
item 6.

Opus 6, no. 3: Romance in F Major, for violoncello and piano.

Physical Description: Signed: Leipzig, June 21, 1912.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores and parts for these three compositions.
item 6.

Opus 7. Serenade, for four violoncelli.

Scope and Content Note

Not in the Berkeley collection.
item 6.

Opus 8: Serenade, "Evening in Tangiers."

Scope and Content Note

Not in the Berkeley collection.
item 7.

Opus 9: Vier Gedichte, for soprano and orchestra.

Physical Description: Signed: Wyoming, Ohio, September 1, 1922.

Dedicated to Frau Bruger-Drews.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores and parts.
 

No. 1: Küssen will ich, ich will küssen.

 

No. 2: Tränen.

 

No. 3: Wïnter.

 

No. 4: Abend.

item 8.

Opus 10, no. 1: Butterfly Waltz, for violoncello and piano.

Also titled "Papillons d'Algerie."

Physical Description: Signed: Wyoming, Ohio, March 30, 1913.

Dedicated to Mr. Paulo Gruppe.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores and parts.
item 8.

Opus 10, no. 2: Berceuse for String Quartet.

Physical Description: Dedicated to Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt, Junior. Carmel by the Sea, California.

Signed: Hotel Herald, San Francisco.

Scope and Content Note

Later arranged as "Wiegenlied." New Arrangement, 1935.
Manuscript score and parts.
Box Box 2, item 9.

Opus 11. Romantic Symphony in D Major.

Physical Description: Signed: 1913.

Scope and Content Note

Bound manuscript score and sketches and drafts.
item 10.

Opus 12, no. 1: "A Dirge," song with piano accompaniment.

Physical Description: Signed: July 20, 1913.
item 10.

Opus 12, no. 2: "Zulalie," song with piano accompaniment.

Physical Description: Signed: July 30, 1913, Wyoming, Ohio.

Dedicated to Lorena Zeller.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores and drafts.
item 11.

Opus 13. Minuet for Small Orchestra.

Physical Description: Signed: no date or place.

Dedicated to Albert Spalding.

Scope and Content Note

Draft for piano and violoncello; arrangement for small orchestra.
Manuscript score.
item 11.

Opus 14. "Will o' the Wisp," for piano.

Physical Description: Dedicated to Robert Raymond Lippitt.

Scope and Content Note

Not in the Berkeley collection.
item 12.

Opus 15. Slumber Song, for voice and piano.

Physical Description: Signed: Sidney, Ohio, December 31, 1913.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and draft.
item 13.

Opus 16. Aria, for violoncello and piano.

Physical Description: Signed: Wyoming, Ohio, January 9, 1914.

Dedicated to Mr. Maurice Goldblatt.

Scope and Content Note

Also arranged for string orchestra.
Manuscript scores and parts.
item 14.

Opus 17. Sonata in g Minor, for violoncello and piano.

Physical Description: Signed: Wyoming, Ohio, January 10, 1914; January 17, 1914; revised Carmel, California, September, 1914.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores and parts.
item 15.

Opus 18. Ode to a Carnation, Tone Poem for violoncello and piano.

Physical Description: Signed: March 21, 1914, San Francisco.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score, part and sketches.
item 16.

Opus 19. Sonata in A Major, for violoncello and piano.

Physical Description: Signed: Carmel by the Sea, California, May 1914.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript sketches, score and part.
item 16.

Opus 20. The Sirens, for Orchestra.

Physical Description: Dedicated to Algernon Ashton.

Scope and Content Note

Not in the Berkeley collection.
item 17.

Opus 21. Festival Overture for Orchestra.

Physical Description: Signed: May 1914.

Dedicated to Max Bendix.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript sketches only.
item 18.

Opus 22. String Quartet in E Major Built Upon a Theme by Antonin Dvorak (in One Movement).

Physical Description: Signed: Hotel Herald, San Francisco.

Dedicated to Charles Wakefield Cadman.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score, parts, sketches.
item 19.

Opus 23. Aztec Dance. From the Incidental Music to Montezuma by Herbert Heron.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores which include various arrangements for orchestra string quartet, for nine wind instruments, and for organ solo
item 20.

Opus 24. Sextett for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Two Cellos. In one movement.

Physical Description: Signed: Finished September 1, 1914, Carmel by the Sea, California

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score, parts and sketches.
item 21.

Opus 25. String Quartet in d Minor.

Physical Description: Signed: July 4, 1915, San Francisco.

Dedicated to Mr. Axel Simonsen.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score, parts and sketches.
item 22.

Opus 26. Thornguna: An Idyll for Orchestra.

Physical Description: Signed: Carmel by the Sea, California, October 7, 1915.

Dedicated to Glenn Dillard Gunn.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript orchestra score.
item 23.

Opus 27. Elegie. Trio for Violin, Violoncello and piano.

Physical Description: Signed: (added note): San Francisco, June, 1920.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and parts.
item 24.

Opus 28. String Quartet in f Minor.

Physical Description: Signed: San Francisco, July 15, 1915.

Dedicated to the Inisfail Quartette.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score, parts and drafts.
item 25.

Opus 29. Information Wanted," from "Puck." Song with piano accompaniment.

Physical Description: Signed: Carmel by the Sea, California, September 15, 1915.

Dedicated to Mr. Cecil Fanning.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and sketches.
item 26.

Opus 30. Nocturne, for Violoncello and Piano.

Scope and Content Note

Sketches only.
item 27.

"In the Valley of the Moon," for string orchestra.

Physical Description: Signed: September 30, 1915, Carmel by the Sea, California.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores and parts. Opus 31.
item 27.

Opus 32. "Riva." Valse poetique for Trio.

Scope and Content Note

Not in the Berkeley collection.
item 27.

Opus 33. Variations Upon a Theme by Thomas More, for Large Orchestra

item 27.

Not in the Berkeley collection.

item 27.

Opus 34. Three Selections for Performance of "Tolanda of Cyprus."

Scope and Content Note

Not in the Berkeley collection.
 

No. 1: Prelude;

 

No. 2: Song of Halil;

 

No. 3: Dagger Dance.

item 27.

Opus 35. Incidental Music for "Tusitala."

Scope and Content Note

Not in the Berkeley collection.
item 27.

Opus 36. "A Violet," for Violoncello Solo and Piano.

Scope and Content Note

Not in the Berkeley collection.
 

Section II: Works for chorus.

Box Box 2 , item 28.

God of Sunlight. Hymn from the "Romantic Symphony in D Major," for four-part chorus. Words by Preston W. Search

Physical Description: Signed: The Lobos Press, Carmel by the Sea, California.

Dedicated to the Sons and Daughters of Apollo

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript parts. No date.
 

Section III: Works for chorus and orchestra.

Box Box 3, item 29.

Bridge Builders. Rhapsody for soloists, chorus, and orchestra.

Physical Description: Signed: This score finished June 3, 1937, Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, California.

Scope and Content Note

Text: Cornel Lengyel.
Manuscript scores, parts, sketches, and drafts.

First performance: Alcazar Theater, San Francisco, Monday, September 13, 1937, 8:20 p.m.
 

Section IV: Works for orchestra.

Box Box 4, item 30a.

Concerto in a minor, for violoncello and orchestra.

Physical Description: Signed: Premier performance, Carmel by the Sea, California, Michael Penna, conductor; Frederick Preston Search, soloist, August 23, 1933.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score, parts, and drafts.
Composed in 1932.
item 30b.

Andante con moto "From the cello concerto." arranged by the composer for trombone solo and concert band.

Physical Description: Signed: March 22, 1938, Telegraph Hill, S.F. and International copyright secured, copyright 1936.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and parts.
Box Box 5, item 31.

Dance of the grunion, tone poem for orchestra.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and parts.
No date or place.
item 32.

The dream of McKorkle, a symphonic poem for orchestra.

Physical Description: Signed: First performance Oakland Auditorium Theatre, Oakland, California, Tuesday, August 4, 1936. Frederick Preston Search, Casanova Avenue, Carmel by the Sea, California, Copyright, 1941.

Remarks: Performed by the Symphony Orchestra of the San Francisco Federal Music Project under the baton of Ernst Bacon.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores.
Manuscript parts in two sets: one designated "Oakland" and the other "1936."
Box Box 6, item 33.

Exhilaration: Overture for Sinfonietta Orchestra.

Physical Description: Signed: Composed at Gold Run, California, Summer of 1933.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score, parts and drafts.
First performance January 9, 1936, Veterans Auditorium, Federal Symphony of San Francisco. Carmel by the Sea, Route 1, Box 10.
Box Box 5, item 34.

Flurries, for Orchestra.

Physical Description: Signed: 1313 Montgomery Street (Telegraph Hill).

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores and parts.
item 35.

Jollity: Scherzo for Solo Trumpet with Modern Orchestra.

Physical Description: Signed: Copyright, 1957.

Remarks: Also arranged for alto saxophone solo and five strings.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript and blueprint copies of scores and parts.
item 36.

Oriental Dance, for solo Violoncello and Orchestra.

Physical Description: Signed: Carmel by the Sea. Copyright, 1934.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and parts.
Box Box 7, item 37.

Polly: A Jolly Suite for Symphony Orchestra.

Physical Description: Signed: Search Ranch, Jamesburg Mail Stage, Carmel Valley, California. January, 1958.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript and blueprint copies of scores.
item 38.

Quicksilver, for Solo Flute and Small Modern Orchestra.

Physical Description: Signed: Copyright, 1957.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript and blueprint copies of scores.
item 39.

Rhapsody for Orchestra

(also called Symphony no. 5 in g minor).

Physical Description: Signed: First Movement of this pencil score finished June 5, 1934. Carmel. First performance April 30, 1936, Scottish Rite Auditorium, San Francisco. San Francisco Federal Symphony Orchestra conducted by the composer.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscripts scores and parts.
Box Box 8, item 40.

Romanze, for Complete Symphony Orchestra.

Physical Description: Signed: Scored Mill Street, San Francisco, November, 1939.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and parts.
item 41.

Sinfonietta, for Chamber Orchestra in Four Movements.

Physical Description: Signed: Telegraph Hill (66 Mill Street), December 7, 1938; January, 1939.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores and parts.
item 42.

Southern Melody for Orchestra. "Larghetto" from Quintet arranged for symphony orchestra.

Physical Description: Signed: Copyright, 1942.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and parts.
item 43.

Suite fantastique, for symphony orchestra.

Physical Description: Signed: Pencil score finished April 21, 1931 and September 14, 1931.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score.
item 44.

Suite, for alto saxophone with string orchestra.

Physical Description: Signed: Jamesburg Mail Stage, Carmel, California, 1939.

Scope and Content Note

Blueprint scores and parts (2 sets).
item 45.

Second symphony in g minor.

Physical Description: Signed: September 25, 1930 - January 18, 1931.

Scope and Content Note

Two manuscript scores.
item 46.

(Symphony no. 3).

Physical Description: Signed: Composed Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, January, 1938. Also: 1303 Montgomery St., Telegraph Hill, San Francisco.

Remarks: This symphony is called "symphony no. 2," but the numbering ignores the previous symphony (item 45) composed in 1930-31.

Scope and Content Note

Two manuscript scores and the master copy of the violin 1-2, viola, cello, and bass string parts only.
Box Box 9, item 47.

Symphony no. 4 in B minor, "The Roan Stallion Symphony"

also called "The American Symphony."

Physical Description: Signed: Score finished, July 19, 1941, 66 Mill Street, San Francisco.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript and blueprint scores and parts.
item 47

Symphony no. 5 in B b minor.

See item no. 39.

Physical Description: Remarks: It seams that Mr. Search recopied the Rhapsody (composed in 1934) in the early 1940's and assigned it the Symphony no. 5.

Scope and Content Note

One of the bound scores of the Rhapsody for orchestra bears the inscription: Symphony no. 5 in g minor, in four movements by Frederick Preston Search. No place or date.
Box Box 10, item 48.

Tangiers, Oriental suite for small orchestra.

Physical Description: Signed: This score made in Pocatello, Idaho, November, 1931; Arrangement for band, Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, April 10, 1938.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores and parts.
 

Section V: Works for concert band.

Box Box 10 , item 49.

Composition without title for concert band.

Physical Description: Remarks: The score and parts bear the name of Frederick Preston Search and the ownership stamp of the Federal Music Project. The score and parts also bear rehearsal indications, so it must have been performed by Search with the Federal Band between 1936-40.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and parts.
item 50.

Andante, for concert band.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score only.
No place or date.
Box Box 11, item 51.

Carmelita, Tango with solo for melophone or cornet. Special arrangement by the composer.

Physical Description: Signed: Rancho Searcho, Jamesburg, California, July, 1938.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and parts.
item 52.

Courageous San Francisco, march for band.

Physical Description: Signed: By F. P. Search. Arranged by F. R. Fuller. July, 1936.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript parts and draft score.
item 53.

Dream Song, concert march militaire.

Physical Description: Signed: Property of F. P. Search, Carmel by the Sea, California. No date.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score, 27 pp.
item 54.

Kathleen, a waltz song. Composed and arranged for concert band by Frederick Preston Search.

Physical Description: Signed: Carmel by the Sea. The parts bear the stamp of Opal Search.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores and parts.
item 55.

Minuet, for concert band. Arrangement by the composer.

Physical Description: Signed: Telegraph Hill, San Francisco. February 1, 1939.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and parts.
item 56.

Reverie, for concert band.

Physical Description: Signed: Arrangement by Frederick Preston Search, 1939. Carmel by the Sea, California.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and parts.
item 57.

Rhapsody, for concert band.

Physical Description: Signed: 66 Mill Street, San Francisco. September, 1939.

Remarks: This piece differs from item 39.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and parts.
item 58.

Romantic overture for symphonic band.

Physical Description: Signed: Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, May 4, 1938.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores and parts.
item 59.

Sweet Dreams. Solo for alto saxophone (E b) with band accompaniment.

Physical Description: Signed: Arrangement by the composer. Telegraph Hill, San Francisco. April, 1938.

Remarks: The portfolio also contains a published version for piano and alto saxophone. Copyright, 1930.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and parts.
item 60.

Woodland sketch, for symphonic band with oboe solo.

Physical Description: Signed: Telegraph Hill, San Francisco. September, 1938.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and parts. Also a reduction for oboe and piano.
 

Section VI: Chamber music.

Box Box 12, item 61.

Aimee, valse d'amour, for saxophone and piano.

Physical Description: Inscription: Carmel Music Publishing Co., Carmel by the Sea, California. Copyright 1927.

Scope and Content Note

Published scores and parts. (An "obligato to violin" part in MS).
item 61+.

Allegro moderato, for violin solo or violoncello solo with piano.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript parts (blueprint copies).
No place or date.
item 62.

Amara, valse romantique.

Scope and Content Note

Three folders containing scores and parts for:
 

a. Published score for alto saxophone and piano, 1930.

 

b. Arrangement for alto saxophone and orchestra, Jan., 1936.

 

c. Arrangement for alto saxophone and concert band, April, 1937.

item 63.

Chinese dance, for woodwind quintet.

Physical Description: Signed: Carmel Valley, California. Copyright, July, 1957.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and parts.
item 64.

Del Monte tango. Trio for violin, violoncello, and piano.

Physical Description: Signed: June 1927. Stamped: Carmel by the Sea, California.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript parts.
item 65.

Etude, for violoncello alone.

Physical Description: Signed: Written in San Francisco, January, 1913.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript part, 1 leaf.
item 66.

Larghetto (special movement), for string quartet.

Physical Description: Stamped: Jamesburg Mail Stage, Carmel Valley, California

Remarks: The parts were copied by Miss Birdie Cohen, James E. Harris (with the date August, 1936), D. Galli, and Bill Irwin

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores and parts.
item 67.

String quartet in A major.

Physical Description: Signed: Jamesburg Mail Stage, Carmel Valley, California. March, 1949. Copyright, 1957.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and parts.
item 68.

String quartet in d minor.

Physical Description: Dedication: To the Pro Arte Quartet.

Signed: Search Ranch, Box 12, Jamesburg, California, Robles del Rio Post Office. Also, Telegraph Hill, San Francisco, July 1, 1935.

Also, First movement pencil score finished, April 15, 1932.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores and parts.
Box Box 13, item 69.

String quartet in e minor.

Physical Description: Signed: Telegraph Hill. August, 16-28, 1935. Also, 66 Mill Street, San Francisco. Copyright, 1941.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and parts. Published score and parts.
item 70.

String quartet in g minor.

Physical Description: Signed: April 10, 1934. Also, Rewritten 1942. 350 Fernando Avenue, Palo Alto, California.

Also, December 8, 1942, sent score and 4 parts to Paderewski Fund, Boston.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores and parts.
item 71a.

"Jamesburg" quintet, for violin I, II, viola, violoncello, and piano.

Physical Description: Signed: October, 1937. Carmel Valley, California. Also, New address 31 Mariposa Lane, Orinda, California

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores and parts.
item 71b.

Larghetto from the "Jamesburg quintet."

Scope and Content Note

Arranged for string orchestra. Parts dated March, 1937.
item 71c.

Larghetto from the "Jamesburg quintet."

Scope and Content Note

Arranged for orchestra.
Dated, 1934.
Box Box 14, item 72.

Rhapsodie fantastique, for violoncello solo with piano accompaniment.

Physical Description: Signed: Carmel Music Publishing Co., Carmel-by-the-Sea, Calif. Copyright 1931.

Scope and Content Note

Published scores and parts.
item 73.

Scherzo, for string quartet.

Physical Description: Signed: Carmel by the Sea, California. No date.

Scope and Content Note

Set of manuscript parts.
item 74.

Septet, for violin 1 and 2, viola 1 and 2, cello 1 and 2, and piano.

Physical Description: Dedication: To Mrs. Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge.

Remarks: Some of the parts bear the name of the copyist James Harris, December, 1936.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores and parts.
item 75a.

Sextet in f minor, for strings.

Physical Description: Signed: Published for the Society for the Publication of American Music, Fifteenth Season, 1933-1934. J. Fischer & Bro, New York. Copyright 1934.

Scope and Content Note

Published scores and parts.
item 75b.

Larghetto (3rd Movement) from Sextet in f minor. Arranged for orchestra by Dr. Hans S. Linné.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and parts.
Dated October, 1936.
item 76.

Sonata, for two violins and piano.

Physical Description: Signed: Jamesburg, August, 1949.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript draft of score.
item 77.

Sonatine in D major, for piano.

Physical Description: Signed: May 16 and 23, 1910. No place.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score.
item 78.

Teresita, Argentine tango. Solo for alto saxophone with piano.

Physical Description: Signed: Carmel by the Sea. No date.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and part.
item 79.

Under the cypress trees, for violin or violoncello solo with piano accompaniment.

Physical Description: Signed: Carmel Music Publishing Co., Carmel-By-The-Sea, California. Copyright 1933.

Scope and Content Note

Published scores and parts.
item 80.

Valse de concert, for violin solo (or alto saxophone) with piano.

Physical Description: Signed: Carmel by the Sea, California. No date.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript scores and parts.
item 81.

When the birds are singing, for violoncello solo with piano accompaniment.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and part.
No place or date.
 

Section VII: Songs.

Box Box 14, item 82.

Ballad for my sweet little old guitar, for soprano and piano.

Physical Description: Signed: Jamesburg, USA. May 1, 1949.

Scope and Content Note

Words by Lucile V. McCurtain.
Manuscript scores and parts.
item 83.

The lake in summer, for voice and piano.

Scope and Content Note

Draft score in pencil.
No place or date.
item 84.

Linda "My darling little Linda," for voice and piano.

Physical Description: Signed: probably December 1943 (based on a newspaper clipping which is pasted to the score.)

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score (1 leaf).
item 84+.

Our San Francisco, for soprano and piano.

Scope and Content Note

Words by Richard Tandy.
Manuscript score.
No date or place.
item 85.

Sekha (Remembrance) "Here where the lotus lifts," for soprano and piano.

Physical Description: Postmark date: Berkeley, California. March 15, 1948.

Scope and Content Note

Photostat copies of the score.
Words by Lucile V. McCurtain, 185 The Uplands, Berkeley, California.
item 86.

Song of the night "The legs stand firm," for soprano and piano.

Scope and Content Note

Author of text not given.
Manuscript parts and score. No place or date.
 

Section VIII: Incidental music.

Box Box 14, item 87.

Dream baby, dream. A foxtrot.

Physical Description: Signed: Carmel by the Sea. June, 1938.

Remarks: The portfolio contains an arrangement for voice and piano, an arrangement for orchestra with parts, and an arrangement for concert band under the title "Dream melody."

Scope and Content Note

Sandman song from the incidental music of the play Mr Bunt by Ira Mallory Remsen.
Words and music by Frederick Preston Search.
Manuscript scores, parts, and sketches.
 

Section IX: Arrangements.

Box Box 14, item 88.

Deed I do. Arranged for concert band.

Physical Description: Signed: Telegraph Hill. December, 1937. Property of the Federal Music Project, San Francisco.

Remarks: This music was probably composed by Opal Heron Search.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score and parts.
item 89.

La golondrina, Mexican folk song. Concert transcription for orchestra.

Physical Description: Signed: 66 Mill Street, San Francisco. February 27, 1941.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript score, parts, and sketches. Also a published version for violin, cello, and piano, copyright, 1931.
item 90.

I'm so blue. Arranged for orchestra.

Scope and Content Note

Words and music by Opal Heron Search.
Manuscript scores and parts.
No place or date (but originally published by Opal Search in 1926).
item 91.

Näher, mein Gott zu Dir (Nearer my God, to Thee).

Scope and Content Note

Words by Sarah F. Adams.
Published arrangements for Tenor I, II, Bass I, II. Also for voice and piano.
Published by P. Pabst, Leipzig, 20 March 1911.
 

Section X: Miscellaneous music.

Box Box 14, item 92.

One portfolio of unidentified scores, drafts, parts, and sketches of music by Frederick Preston Search.

Scope and Content Note

Some of this music bears dates and place names.
 

Section XI: Memorabilia.

Box Box 15, item 93.

Press notices (typed copies).

item 94.

Programs - Germany: 1909-11.

item 95.

Scrapbook: autographs and nosegays, 1910-19.

item 96.

Counterpoint exercise notebook, 1910.

item 97.

Scrapbook: Tour, 1913.

item 98.

Diary, 1907.

item 99.

Reviews and programs, 1912-14.

item 100.

Scrapbook: tour, 1913-14.

item 101.

Scrapbook, 1916-31.

Box Box 16, item 102.

Early Memorabilia.

item 103.

Family letters, 1910-30.

item 104.

Letters mailed by Frederick Preston Search to his family from Leipzig, Germany, 1911.

item 105.

Early letters, to 1917.

item 106-109.

Photographs.

item 110.

Signed photographs by other musicians.

Box Box 17, item 111-114.

Program recitals by Frederick Preston Search.

item 115-116.

Posters.

item 117-118.

Correspondence.

item 119.

Four letters of Charles Cadman, Henry Cowell, Alfred Hertz, and Robert Young.

item 120.

Personal scrapbook of Frederick Preston Search relating to the W.P.A. Federal Concert Band in San Francisco.

item 121-124.

Programs, press notices, etc. relating to the W.P.A. Federal Concert Band in San Francisco, 1936-1942.

item 125-128.

Genealogy and biographical documents, lists of compositions, contracts, miscellaneous diaries and notebooks.

Box Box 18, item 129.

Posters.

item 130.

An unidentified scrapbook of photographs with Mexican scenes.

item 131.

Correspondence of Richard Tandy with Frederick Preston Search, 1943-1945; with musical compositions.

item 132.

Award ribbons.