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596Chaconne [for piano unaccompanied]
(1) Foundation Melody. Maestoso, pi (16m)
(2) Return. Foundation plus Counterpoint Above, pi (16m)
(3) Foundation with 2nd Counterpoint (below), p2 (16m)
(4) Foundation and Counterpoint in Acceleration, (recte Diminu-
tion), p2
(5) Foundation with Running Counterpoint of Theme in Accelera-
tion (recte Diminution). Con moto, p3 (16m)
(6) Foundation with Chordal Setting. Andante, p3 (16m)
(7) Foundation with Delicate Dissonant Counterpoint, p4 (16m)
(8) [The "final grand variation" mentioned in C, below, unfor-
tunately is missing from the only known copy of this work]
 D 27 Jul 1940. Written for Marian Van Tuyl and Her Dance Group.
 F At Lisser Hall, Mills College, Oakland, CA, in a Dance Concert by
Marian Van Tuyl and Group, 27 Jul 1940
 M Positive photographic prints of HC's 4p piano score, a gift to LC by
Marian Van Tuyl
 C This work appears on Marian Van Tuyl's program for the San Fran-
cisco Dance League on 22 May 1946. The tide used there is simply
Fanfare, but the program notes explain that the music is based on
one theme: "This formal opening theme is a chaconne: theme; six short
variations; a final grand variation."
597 Ancient Desert Drone [for orchestra]
Peacefully - Poco meno
 D 17 Aug 1940. The idea for this work, and perhaps even sketches, may
date back to 1939, as implied by "1939-40" on one of the Cowell
business records; but no references to it have been spotted during the
first 6 months of 1940, and it seems likely the piece was finished and
scored at White Plains in July-August. "For Percy Grainger" (caption).
 I [Published score:] 3333 4331 timp, perc harp str.
Manuscript (a) perc = timp, b dr, tom-toms (Ig, sm), cym, glock.
 F "Part I" only had its "1st performance anywhere" at the Ernest
Williams Orchestra and Band Camp, Saugerties, NY, 17 Aug 1940,
by the Camp Orchestra, guest cond. HC. First complete performance
at John Adams High School, South Bend, IN, 12 Jan 1941, by South
Bend Symphony Orchestra, guest cond. Percy Grainger (Edwyn
Hames director).
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