Young and Matured Henry Cowell with his music note.
 
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Slow Fast
Fugue-like Fugue
Hymn Ballad?Dance
 C HC via SRC on enclosed caption: "Never completed."
678 For Sidney Christmas 1945 Love from Henry [AP XVI for piano]
Con moto
 D 25 Dec 1945
 M Ink draft complete in 16m on Ip. Lettering and clefs by SRC.
679 Big Sing [for orchestra]
(1) Fanfare. Allegro moderate (♩ = 100), pl-4
(2) Hymn. Andante con moto (Fervently) (♩ = 69), p5-13
(3) Testimonials. Allegretto (♩ = 96) - Poco piu mosso, pl4-30
(4) Great Rejoicing. Allegretto (♩ = 80) - Allegro - Poco meno
mosso - Poco allargando, p31-44
 D Source (b) bears the date "Dec. 1945"?whether a starting or finishing
date one cannot here be sure. The work was written at the request
of HC's friend Arthur C. Berdahl, then director of the Fresno State
College Symphony.
 I 2333 4331 timp, perc str
 F A sort of Hauptprobe or preliminary performance took place in
Dinuba High School Auditorium, Dinuba, CA, 15 May 1946, with
HC conducting the Fresno State College Symphony Orchestra at the
invitation of Mr. Berdahl. Two performances then were given in the
College Auditorium at Fresno on May 27-28 with the same cast.
 M (a) Ink full score on 44 masters, paged as above, with 20 ink masters
of parts
(b) Pencil draft full score on 30 folio pages with separate cover/
title page, inscribed "Orchestra Full Score. Big Sing. Written
for Arthur C. Berdahl and the Fresno State College Symphony
Orchestra . . . Dec. 1945. . . ." Property of Mr. Berdahl;
photocopy in Special Collections Department, California State
University at Fresno. Some of the accompanying parts seem to
be holograph, some not.
(c) Pencil sketches in condensed score, 9p, plus 2p from a small
music notebook
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