Young and Matured Henry Cowell with his music note.
 
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[452]C HC's provisional tide mentioned in the letter quoted above was "The
Shee Folk of Ireland (or something like that). ..." Page [7] of the
11 Mar 1929 program contains an explanation?unusually succinct?
of "the devices used in the String and Percussion Piano (which is an
ordinary piano but operated inside, on the sound board)":
1. Picked strings (with a pick)
2. Plucked strings (with a finger)
3. Swept strings
4. Struck strings (tapped with various implements)
5. The bars, sound board, sound post, lid, and frame tapped
with various implements (rubber-headed drumsticks, plec-
trum, pencil, darning egg)
This was a modest list; HC once claimed that he counted up to 165
ways before giving up, with the more ordinary means still uncounted.
453 The Fairy Answer [for piano strings]
Lento rubato
 D 16 Aug 1929. Dated "about 1929" by HC on Folkways FM-3349.
Earliest reference seen is in Manion (see no. 450, F), no. 700, from
the Carmel Pine Cone (16 Aug 1929), p6.
 M Pencil draft complete in 79m, plus D.C., on 2p. Tempo mark
Andante.
 P Sheet music (4p) copyright 1936, Walter A. Quincke (later AMP);
series tide Edition Modemique
454 Euphoria [for piano] 1929
[No tempo mark]
 D [Dec?] 1929. HC's letter of 5 Jan 1930 to Olive and Harry mentions
Euphoria as a "new, short dissonant piece." In HC's hand: "For
Blanche Walton."
 M Ink copy complete in 27m on Ip, among the Dane Rudhyar papers,
Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Stanford
University Libraries; machine copy at LC
 C In HC's hand the tide looks more like Euphonia than Euphoria. For
 apiece written two months after the stock market crash of October
1929, Euphonia might have been more apt.
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