Young and Matured Henry Cowell with his music note.
 
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 M Ink score, with piano ad lib, on 9 masters
 P Octavo sheet music (lip, as above) copyright 1948, AMP
534Sarabande [for oboe, clarinet, and percussion]
 D 21 Jul 1937. Written at the request and to the specifications of Mar-
tha Graham, who visited HC in San Quentin to demonstrate (before
 acaptive audience) exactly what she had in mind?a dance of sor-
row over the Spanish Civil War. (Information from SRC.)
 F On a Bennington School of the Dance program, 30 Jul 1937, just 9
days after HC had put the score in the mail (his letter to Olive Cowell,
21 Jul 1937). It was a solo dance by Graham that she called Immediate
Tragedy (A Dance of Dedication). The instrumental group was con-
ducted by Louis Horst.
 C Norman Lloyd, "Sound-Companion for Dance," Dance Scope 2:2
(Spring 1966), plO-12: "The music for 'Immediate Tragedy' was writ-
ten by Cowell in California, while Miss Graham composed the dance
in Bennington, Vermont. Cowell knew the mood of the dance, its
tempo and its meter. Not knowing how long any section of the dance
was, Cowell invented a method he called 'elastic form' by which his
music could be mated to the dance.
"I well remember the day the music arrived at Bennington. Louis
Horst and I looked at it and agreed that we had never seen anything
like it. Cowell had written two basic phrases to be played by oboe
and clarinet. Each phrase existed in two-measure, three-measure,
eight-measure versions, and so on. All that was necessary was to fit
 afive-measure musical phrase to a five-measure dance phrase?or
make such overlaps as were deemed necessary. The process, as I
remember it, took about an hour. The total effect was complete
unity?as though dancer and composer had been in the closest com-
munication. Sombre and sparse, the music exactly matched the mood
of Miss Graham's dance. 'Immediate Tragedy,' and its companion
piece 'Deep Song,' became two of the finest solos in the Graham reper-
tory." (See no. 537.)
535Reel Irish [for full military band]
 D This title is on HC's 26 Mar 1937 list of works "done" by that date,
but in a 25 Jul 1937 letter to Olive Cowell he remarks: "I finished
 amarch for the band [of San Quentin], called Reel Irish?copied all
parts and made a score." Probably as on many other occasions there
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