Young and Matured Henry Cowell with his music note.
 
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[599] in his inventory of 30 Sept 1940. The first strain is taken from Blarney-
ing Lilt, which was composed in early 1939 as movement 1 of Old
American Set for orchestra (no. 567) but which also appears in this
period as a separate work in a band arrangement (no. 567/lb).
 I 1030 4 sax (2 a, t, bar) 3 tpt, 3 a hn, 3 bar hn, 3 tbn, tuba dr
 M Pencil draft incomplete on 8p
Blarneying Lilt [arranged for small orchestra] see no. 567/la
600Heroic March [for piano]
 D In HC's 30 Sep 1940 inventory
601Modern Chad's Set [for piano]
 D This tide in HC's 30 Sep 1940 inventory must be a new collective
title for those of the 1928 children's pieces (see no. 446, C) that re-
mained unpublished plus other more recent ones. Two pieces men-
tioned are no. 449 and no. 451.
602Reel [for "medium orchestra"]
 D In HC's 30 Sep 1940 inventory, "score and parts complete." Possibly
an orchestration of the piano reel (no. 592) in HC's farewell recital
at San Quentin.
603Suite [for piano]
 D In HC's 30 Sep 1940 inventory
604 Mice Lament [for voice and piano strings]
Allegro
 T By Ella (Mrs. Percy) Grainger, beginning "Oh, humans are such stingy
beastsl"
 D HC to Percy Grainger, 1 Nov 1940: ". . . finished Ella's song Mice
Lament?uses a new way of piano strings."
 M Pencil draft, with words, complete in 40m on 2p
 C The "new way" of sounding piano strings is similar to the tremolo
on a guitar or ukelele, the fingers sweeping back and forth across the
strings ("let nail be heard"), which are stopped at the proper inter-
vals by fingers of the other hand.
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