Young and Matured Henry Cowell with his music note.
 
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 F As planned, 22 Mar 1946
 M Pencil draft complete in 48m, plus repeats, on 3p, the 5 parts on 3
staves
689 Grandma's Rhumba [for band]
Allegro quasi andante [?1]
 D Contract with BMI dated 14 May 1946
 I 324( + E\>, a, & b cl)2 4 sax (2 a, t, bar) 4 cor, 3 tpt, 4 E^ hn,
 2bar hn, 3 tbn timp, perc. (Symphonic band adds 4 F hn, db, &
 4additional parts.)
 F Cowell papers indicate HC expected to guest-conduct the All-State
Band of Michigan in the first performance of this work, apparently
in Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, during the All-State Band's annual
meeting there in March 1947; Professor Emeritus William D. Revelli
in conversation recalled the work and a performance of it. But the
archivist of the Band has reported finding no record of a performance
of the Rhumba in the Band's programs during 1946-49 (archives at
the Interlochen Academy, Interlochen, MI). The archives of the
American Bandmasters Association at the University of Maryland also
do not reveal any evidence of a performance anywhere in 1947?by
which time the condensed score and parts had been published. Perhaps
the performance was by another band under different auspices.
 M Pencil condensed score on 2 and 3 staves, essentially complete on 5p
 P Condensed score (lip) and parts copyright 1946, BMI
690 Air Held Her Breath Canon for SATB For Sidney June 2,1946 / Henry
Cowell [AP XVII]
Allegretto quasi andante
 D 2 Jun 1946 (SRC's birthday)
 T The 8th of 11 quatrains in Abraham Lincoln's letter of 6 Sep 1846
to a boyhood friend, William Johnston. Having previously sent
Johnston "a little canto of what I called poetry," and having prom-
ised to "bore you with another some time, I now fulfill the promise.
The subject . . . Mathew Gentry [another boyhood friend, who] at
nineteen became insane. When ... I visited my old home in the fall
of 1844 I found him still lingering in this wretched condition. In my
poetizing mood, I could not forget the impression his case made upon
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