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Inventory of the Frank Knight Dale collection, 1935-1956
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item 1.

Folder of biographical materials, photographs, programs, etc.

item 2.

Essay: "Beethoven's Art: A commentary."

Additional Note

Typescript. 14 pp.

Inscription: "Introduction chapter."

Dated: 1950.
item 3.

Essay: "Music in the Twentieth Century."

Additional Note

Typescript, pp. 29-31, 36, and 40 only.

No date.
item 4.

Essay: "The Structural Basis of Melodic Line."

Additional Note

Typescript. 36 pp.

No date.
item 5.

Essay: "Synopsis of the analytical method of Heinrich Schenker."

Additional Note

Typescript. 18 pp.

No date.
item 6.

Sound Recording (33 1/3 rpm):

Additional Note

Performed by Felix Witzinger in Indianapolis, Indiana, 1956.

a. Biographical sketch of Frank K. Dale (spoken).


b. Inverted canon.


c. Prelude in F major.


d. Fantasy Sonata.


e. Prelude in Db major.


f. Prelude in Bb major.


g. Three piano pieces.


h. Five short pieces for piano.

item 7.

Chorus"Oh see how thick the golden flow'rs, " for S, A, T, B.

Additional Note

MS. 1 leaf

No date or place.
item 8.

String Quartet (b minor), for violin 1-2, viola, and cello.

Additional Note

MS score and parts.

Ink. In 3 movements.

Dated: 1935, no place.

Remarks: Included in the folder is an arrangement for four hands, 33 measures only.
item 9.

Fantasy-sonata, for piano.

Additional Note


5 copies of the score.

Inscription: A thesis submitted to the faculty of the Department of Music in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Music in the Graduate College, University of Arizona, 1952.
item 10.

Five short pieces for piano.

Additional Note

MS, ink and Xerox.

3 copies of the score.

Dates: 1950 and 1952.No place.
item 11.

Fughetta, for piano.

Additional Note

Pencil. 1 leaf.

Date: December 25, 1934. No place.
item 12.

Fugue, for piano.

Additional Note

Pencil. 2 leaves.

Date: 1937. No place.
item 13.

Intermezzo, for piano.

Additional Note

Pencil, 3 leaves.

Dated: June, 1934, Cornwall, New York.
item 14.

Prelude in Bb, for piano.

Additional Note

Ink and Xerox.

4 copies of the score.

Date: March 6, 1948.No place.
item 15.

Prelude in Db, for piano.

Additional Note

Ink and Xerox.

5 copies of the score.

Date: May 7, 1948, No place.
item 16.

Three piano pieces.

Additional Note

Ink and blueprint.

5 copies.

Date: 1937. No place.
item 17.

Collection of piano pieces (scored as a group):

Additional Note

Ink, blueprint, Xerox.

5 copies of the scores.

a. Prelude in C, dated June, 1954.


b. Canon: A musical joke, or the world is upside down. dated Mar. 22, 194[?]


c. Five short pieces for piano, dated 1952.

item 18.

Drafts and sketches.

Additional Note

Pencil, 20 leaves.