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Title: Carlton and Territa A. Lowenberg Collection on Emily Dickinson and Music

Collector: Lowenberg, Carlton

Collector: Lowenberg, Territa A.

Dates: 1988-1992

Quantity: 19 boxes, 52 cassettes

Collection Number: Music MS 0002

Language: English

Formats: Scores, cassette tapes

Restrictions: No restrictions

Copyright: To inquire about usage, please contact the Music Library, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries. For more information see the Use Guidelines

Preferred Citation: Carlton and Territa A. Lowenberg Collection on Emily Dickinson and Music, (Music MS 0002). Music Library, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.

Biographical Note

Carlton Lowenberg (1919-1996) spent years of his life collecting musical settings of poems by Emily Dickinson. He wrote to composers soliciting music and created the Emily Dickinson Music Society. Carlton Lowenberg wrote Musicians Wrestle Everywhere: Emily Dickinson and Music (Berkeley, California: Fallen Leaf Press, c1992).

Scope and Contents

The Carlton and Territa A. Lowenberg Collection on Emily Dickinson and Music consists of materials relating to musical settings of the poems of Emily Dickinson. It includes unpublished and published scores set to poems of Dickinson, correspondence with composers and publishers, programs, newspaper clippings, drafts of Lowenberg's book Musicians Wrestle Everywhere, correspondence about the Emily Dickinson Music Society, and cassette recordings containing performances of song settings of Emily Dickinson's poems.

Subjects:

Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 -- Musical settings

Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 -- Musical settings -- Bibliography

Lowenberg, Carlton -- Correspondence

Emily Dickinson Music Society

Songs

Series Description: Series 1: Lowenberg Correspondence and Manuscripts

This includes correspondence between Carlton Lowenberg and Ann Basart of Fallen Leaf Press regarding the publication of Lowenberg's book Musicians Wrestle Everywhere: Emily Dickinson and Music. Additional materials associated with the book include manuscript drafts, reviews, and publicity materials. Other correspondence sent to and from Lowenberg includes that of numerous composers, listed alphabetically by last name. Lowenberg asks for copies of scores set to Dickinson's poetry and offers membership in the Emily Dickinson Music Society. Lowenberg also collected articles, theses, hymns, and catalogs related to musical settings of Dickinson's poetry.

Series 2: Ernst Bacon Correspondence and Works

Ernst Bacon (1898-1990) was an American composer, pianist, and conductor who composed over 250 songs over his career, including many set to poems by Dickinson. He was awarded three Guggenheim Fellowships and a Pulitzer Scholarship. Bacon's estate provided Lowenberg with copies of correspondence and documents related to his settings of Dickinson's poetry.

Series 3: Scores and Works

The majority of this series includes unpublished scores arranged alphabetically by last name of the composer. There are books that duplicate holdings in the Music Library. Additional scores are noted as oversized.

Series 4: Cassette Tape Recordings

This series consists of cassette recordings of musical settings of Dickinson's poetry. Some possible performers and performances are identified using Lowenberg, Musicians Wrestle Everywhere, even if not identified on the cassette tapes.

Container List: Series 1: Lowenberg Correspondence and ManuscriptsBox 1. Folder 1. Correspondence, with Ann Basart, Fallen Leaf Press, 1989(?) Box 1. Folder 2. Correspondence, with Ann Basart, Fallen Leaf Press, 1990 Box 1. Folder 3. Correspondence, with Ann Basart, Fallen Leaf Press, 1991 Box 1. Folder 4. Correspondence, with Ann Basart, Fallen Leaf Press, 1992(?) Box 2. Folder 1-2. Musicians Wrestle Everywhere, final draft Box 2. Folder 3-4. Musicians Wrestle Everywhere, final draft, duplicate Box 2. Folder 5. Musicians Wrestle Everywhere, permission requests Box 2. Folder 6. Musicians Wrestle Everywhere, publisher's refusals Box 2. Folder 7. Musicians Wrestle Everywhere, kudos Box 2. Folder 8. Musicians Wrestle Everywhere, illustrations Box 2. Folder 9. Musicians Wrestle Everywhere, flyers Box 2. Folder 10. Musicians Wrestle Everywhere, reviews Box 3. Folder 1. Correspondence, blind inquiries (about 55), 1989-1991 Box 3. Folder 2. Correspondence, general inquiries, 1988-1992 Box 3. Folder 3. Correspondence, library inquiries, 1989-1992 Box 3. Folder 4. Correspondence, The Jones Library, Amherst, Massachusetts, Anne K. Williamson and Daniel Lombardo, 1979-1992 Box 3. Folder 5. Correspondence, with scholars, 1989-1992 Box 3. Folder 6. Correspondence, newsletter, and mailing lists, Dickinson Family Association, 1990-1992 Box 3. Folder 7. Correspondence, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Eva Sartori, Kent Hendrickson, and Stephen Hilliard, 1992-1993 RESTRICTED Box 4. Folder 1. Correspondence, with composers, A-B

Robert Train Adams, Samuel H. Adler, Birgitte Alsted, Michael Anderson (no response), Michael Annicchiarico, Allyson Brown Applebaum, Elaine Barkin, James Beale, Stan Beckler, Brian Belet, Alan Belkin, Barnard Benoliel, Thomas Benjamin, Jean Berger, Marshall Bialosky, Herb Bielawa, Gordon Binkerd, Franceso Binni, Allan Blank, Howard Boatwright, Will Gay Bottje, Roger Bourland, Wolfgang Bottenberg, Lise Bro, Francis James Brown, Marilyn Bulli

Box 4. Folder 2. Correspondence, with composers, C-F

Ann Callaway, Philip Carlsen, Elliott Carter (via secretary), Niccolo Castiglioni, Robert Chauls, Henry Clarke (via Rory Karlsen), Robert Convery, Jean Coulthard, Charles Cushing (via Charlotte Cushing), Mark Dal Porto, Sharon Davis, Sarah Dawson, Ted Diaconoff, Emma Lou Diemer, Amadeo DeFilippi (no response), John Dowd, Charles Duncan, Michael Eckert, Bruce L. Faulconer, William Ferris, Vivian Fine, Burton Foreman, Donato Fornuto, Jack Fortner, Kenneth Fuchs

Box 4. Folder 3. Correspondence, with composers, G

Barbara Gibas, Paul Gibson, Gerald Ginsburg, Sylvia Glickman, Ernest Gold, Donald Grantham, Lita Grier

Box 4. Folder 4. Correspondence, with composers, H

Juliana Hall (via David Sims), John Harbison, David Harman, Roy Harris (through Dan Stehman), Kenneth Haxton, Irwin Heilner (via Florence Heilner), John Heiss, Eskil Hemberg, Michael Hennagin, Elizabeth Herberich, Carol Herman (no response), Harry Hewitt, Walter Hilse, Roy Hinkle, Samuel Hodges, Lee Hoiby, Erik Hojsgaard, William Holab, Lisbeth Holm, Derek Holman (via Margaret Holman), Michael Horvit, Mary Howe (via Dorothy Indenbaum), Richard Hundley

Box 5. Folder 1. Correspondence, with composers, I-K

Anthony Iannaccone, David Irving, Hunter Johnson, Joseph Jones, William Jordan (via Daniel Lombardo), Robert Jorvahl, Milan Kaderavek, Sergius Kagen (via Phoebe Castanis), Deborah Kavasch, Kevin Kelly, Linda Kernohan, Lee Kesselman, Leon Kirchner, Jerome Kitzke, Lothar Klein, Robert Kyr

Box 5. Folder 2. Correspondence, with composers, L

Ken Langer, Jules Langert, Borje Lardner, Alan Leichtling, David Leisner, Ludwig Lenel, Thomas T. Lenk, Fred Lerdahl, Frank Levy, Alan Lighty, Harris Lindenfeld, Dan Locklair, Ellen Jane Lorenz, Otto Luening

Box 5. Folder 3. Correspondence, with composers, M-R

Janice Macaulay, Giacomo Manzoni, Brian Marsh, Stephen Mayer, Ron McFarland, Henry Mollicone, Dorothy Rudd Moore, John Mueter, Bain Murray, John D. Niles, Roger Nixon, Lionel Nowak, Eldon Obrecht, David Olan, Esther Olin, Mollie O'Meara, Scott Pender, Sylvia Pengilly, Ronald Perera, George Perle, Brent Pierce (via Bernie Fisher), Daniel Pinkham, Paul Pisk, Charles W. Rasely, Elizabeth Raum, Robert Rericha, Marga Richter, Jay Rizzetto, Ned Rorem, Kenneth Rumery (no response), Charles H. Ruggiero

Box 5. Folder 4. Correspondence, with composers, S

Gerhard Samuel, Mark Saya, Thomas Schudel, C. M. Shearer, Clare Shore, Ann Silsbee, Faye-Ellen Silverman, Paul Siskind, Russell Smith, Randall Snyder, Edmund F. Soule, Elam Ray Sprenkle, Philip Springer, Robert Starer, Gitta Steiner, K. Marie Stolba, Steven Stucky, Morton Subotnick (via Kathleen Magee), William Sydeman

Box 5. Folder 5. Correspondence, with composers, T-Z

Louise Talma, Barry Taxman, Ludwig Tuman, Persis Vehar, Sean Vernon, George Walker, Joelle Wallach, Robert Ward, Betsy Frost Warren-Davis, James L. Waters, Ben Weber (via Matthew Paris), Mark Weber, Vally Weigl (via Rosalie Calabrese), Adolph Weiss (via William B. George), Nancy Wertsch (via John Lancaster), Andrew White, Beth Wiemann, Alec Wilder (via July Bell), Marilyn Ziffrin

Box 6. Folder 1. Correspondence, with composers and others, Robert Baksa Box 6. Folder 2. Correspondence, with composers and others, Neely Bruce Box 6. Folder 3. Correspondence, with composers and others, Shirvani Chalayev Box 6. Folder 4. Correspondence, with composers and others, Gloria Coates Box 6. Folder 5. Correspondence, with composers and others, Aaron Copland (including 1979 letter to Ernst (Bacon?)) Box 6. Folder 6. Correspondence, with composers and others, Gordon Getty Box 6. Folder 7. Correspondence, with composers and others, John Gould, musician Box 6. Folder 8. Correspondence, with composers and others, Richard Hoyt Box 6. Folder 9. Correspondence, with composers and others, Joseph Jones Box 6. Folder 10. Correspondence, with composers and others, Martin Kalmanoff Box 6. Folder 11. Correspondence, with composers and others, Roland Leich Box 7. Folder 1. Correspondence, with composers and others, Margaret Meachem Box 7. Folder 2. Correspondence, with composers and others, Marsha Marie Medley Box 7. Folder 3. Correspondence, with composers and others, Max Morath Box 7. Folder 4. Correspondence, with composers and others, Fred Morey, editor of Dickinson Studies Box 7. Folder 5. Correspondence, with composers and others, Alice Parker Box 7. Folder 6. Correspondence, with composers and others, Gerhard Pilz Box 7. Folder 7. Correspondence, with composers and others, Jo Ann Sims Box 7. Folder 8. Correspondence, with composers and others, Leo Smit Box 7. Folder 9. Correspondence, with composers and others, Frank E. Warren, Time and Eternity Box 7. Folder 10. Correspondence, with composers and others, Roger White, poet Box 7. Folder 11. Correspondence, with composers and others, Margaret Wood Box 8. Folder 1. Article, Cluck, Nancy, "Aaron Copland/Emily Dickinson" Emily Dickinson Bulletin 32, 141-153 (photocopy), 1977 Box 8. Folder 2. Thesis, Cullen, Rosemary, "Musical Settings of Emily Dickinson's Poetry" Brown University, part 1 of 3, 1983 Box 8. Folder 3. Thesis, Cullen, Rosemary, "Musical Settings of Emily Dickinson's Poetry" Brown University, part 2 of 3, 1983 Box 8. Folder 4. Thesis, Cullen, Rosemary, "Musical Settings of Emily Dickinson's Poetry" Brown University, part 3 of 3, 1983 Box 8. Folder 5. Correspondence, Culbertson, Evelyn, with Carlton and Territa Lowenberg, 1988-1991 Box 8. Folder 6. Culbertson, Evelyn, materials on Arthur Farwell and Emily Dickinson, includes manuscript, and photograph and negative of Arthur Farwell Box 8. Folder 7. Hovland, Michael, "Musical Settings of Emily Dickinson Poems: a Bibliography," from Musical Settings of American Poetry: a Bibliography, incomplete pre-publication copy Box 8. Folder 8. Correspondence, Farwell, Brice, with Carlton Lowenberg, 1981-1991 Box 8. Folder 9. Thesis, Moeller, Vernon Harold, "Theoretical Aspects of Arthur Farwell's Musical Settings of Poems by Emily Dickinson" University of Texas at Austin (ML410.F228 M7 1979), 1979 Box 9. Folder 1. Article, Steinke, Stacie Columbo, "Music Education for Women in Female Seminaries of the Nineteenth Century," 1988 Box 9. Folder 2. Correspondence, Sewell, Maryann S. Box 9. Folder 3. Article, correspondence, Tipton, Noel "Hymns and Emily Dickinson: the Power of Melody," two versions Box 9. Folder 4. Article, Wager, Inez, "ED's Poems in Musical Settings" Box 9. Folder 5. Correspondence, catalogs (2), American Composer's Alliance Box 9. Folder 6. Correspondence, membership materials, American Music Center, American Musicological Society, Sonneck Society, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, 1988-1990 Box 9. Folder 7. American Composers Alliance Box 9. Folder 8. Correspondence, membership list, The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), 1989 Box 9. Folder 9. Correspondence, BMI Box 9. Folder 10. Correspondence, Dansk Musik Information Center Box 9. Folder 11. Correspondence, program, Emily Dickinson Center, Denmark Box 9. Folder 12. Correspondence, Hymn Society of America, The Hymn, 1988, Oct., 1991, Oct. Box 9. Folder 13. Correspondence, Institute for Studies in American Music (I.S.A.M.), with Robert Schwarz
Series 2: Ernst Bacon, correspondence and worksBox 10. Folder 1. Ernst Bacon, correspondence, with Madi Bacon

Lowenberg correspondence with Ellen (Bacon's wife) and Madi Bacon (Bacon's sister) regarding documents in his estate on Emily Dickinson settings.

Box 10. Folder 2. Ernst Bacon, correspondence, with others, regarding Dickinson settings Box 10. Folder 3. Ernst Bacon, articles, list of works, photograph Box 10. Folder 4. Ernst Bacon, programs featuring Bacon's musical works Box 10. Folder 5. Ernst Bacon, notices of manuscript for sale, "The Postponeless Creature" Box 10. Folder 6. Ernst Bacon, newspaper clippings Box 10. Folder 7. Ernst Bacon, "Tributaries: songs by Ernst Bacon" Berkeley, California: The Musical Offering, (2), c1978 Box 10. Folder 8. Ernst Bacon, "The Songs of Ernst Bacon" by John St. Edmunds, "Poetry in Search of Music" by Ernst Bacon, Sewanee, Tennessee, University Press, reprint from The Sewanee Review, 1941, Oct. Box 10. Folder 9. Ernst Bacon, "Nature: Ten Songs for Chorus of Women's Voices, Soprano and Alto Soli, and Piano" Boston, Mass., E.C. Schirmer Music Co., c1971
Series 3: Scores and WorksBox 11. Folder 1. Publications, catalog lists, composers' information Box 11. Folder 2. Programs A-L, composers Box 11. Folder 3. Programs M-Z, composers Box 11. Folder 4. Reviews, composers Box 11. Folder 5. Newspaper clippings, composers Box 11. Folder 6. Miscellaneous music programs Box 11. Folder 7. Miscellaneous correspondence Box 11. Folder 8. Performance flyers, brochures, programs, Carolyn Heafner (soprano) Box 11. Folder 9. Newspaper clippings, gift of Roland Leich (composer) Box 11. Folder 10. Correspondence, nineteenth-century hymnals list, Philadelphia Rare Books and Manuscripts Company Box 11. Folder 11. Documents, cassettes (2), "A Musical Evening of Emily Dickinson" Kimball Recital Hall, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Also available in Performances from UNL's Glenn Korff School of Music), (http://collections.unl.edu/GKSoMPerformances.html) 1996, Nov. 24 Box 11. Folder 12. Membership correspondence, lists, Emily Dickinson Music Society Box 11. Folder 13. Letter, Lowell Mason to Mary Lyon, on Lowell Mason papers at Yale (photocopy) Box 11. Folder 14. Bibliography, "Emily Dickinson's personal album of sheet music" Box 11. Folder 15. Carlton Lowenberg, "Music want list" 1984 Box 11. Folder 16. Music catalogs Box 11. Folder 17. Miscellaneous materials Box 12. Folder 1. Published scores, duplicates in Music Library Box 12. Folder 2. Incomplete scores (photocopies) Box 12. Folder 3. Score, "Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson," set to music by Aaron Copland (photocopy) Box 12. Folder 4. Score, "Sound Forth Again the Nation's Voice: a New American Hymn" words by Thomas Wentworth Higginson, music by C. Crozat Converse, Harper's Weekly, 1897, May 29 Box 13. Folder 1. Scores, Belet, Brian, "Five Songs" (Please see cassette collection) Box 13. Folder 2. Scores, Bialosky, Marshall, four compositions Box 13. Folder 3. Scores, Bialosky, Marshall, "The Far Theatricals of Day" Box 13. Folder 4. Scores, Bottenberg, Wolfgang, "Four Emily Dickinson Songs" Box 13. Folder 5. Scores, Bottje, Will Gay, "Wayward Pilgrim" Box 13. Folder 6. Scores, Bruce, Neely, "Emily's Flowers" Box 13. Folder 7. Scores, Chauls, Robert, "Death is the Supple Suitor,""Let Down the Bars, O Death" Box 13. Folder 8. Scores, Chauls, Robert, "Songs of Great Men and Death" Box 13. Folder 9. Scores, Coates, Gloria "There Breathed a Man,""I Held a Jewel in My Fingers,""A Word is Dead,""In Falling Timbers Buried" Box 13. Folder 10. Scores, Convery, Robert, "An Amethyst Remembrance" early Dickinson settings, 1976-1980 Box 13. Folder 11. Scores, Dal Porto, Mark, "Five Pieces for A Cappella Choir" Box 13. Folder 12. Scores, De Vries Robbé, Willem, "Calendar" Box 13. Folder 13. Scores, Diacanoff, Ted, "Songs of Transition and Passage" Box 13. Folder 14. Scores, Diacanoff, Ted, "Two Poems of Death" Box 13. Folder 15. Scores, papers, Diemer, Emma Lou, "There is a Morn by Us Unseen,""Three Poems of Emily Dickinson" Box 13. Folder 16. Scores, Dowd, John, two songs Box 14. Folder 1. Scores, Farwell, Arthur, collection of songs, quotation (some photocopies) Box 14. Folder 2. Scores, Faulconer, Bruce, "Five Poems of Emily Dickinson" Box 14. Folder 3. Scores, Foreman, Burton, "Sweet is the Swamp,""I Could Bring You Jewels,""I Many Times Thought Peace Had Come" Box 14. Folder 4. Scores, Fortner, Jack, three songs Box 14. Folder 5. Scores, Freed, Isadore, "Chartless" Box 14. Folder 6. Scores, letters, Fuchs, Kenneth, "Three Poems of Emily Dickinson" Box 14. Folder 7. Scores, Gould, John A., arrangement, five songs Box 14. Folder 8. Scores, Green, Ray, "Concluded Lives" Box 14. Folder 9. Scores, Harris, Roy, "Read Sweet, How Others Strove" Box 14. Folder 10. Scores, Herberich, Elizabeth, "Four Poems of Emily Dickinson" Box 14. Folder 11. Scores, Hilse, Walter, "Nine Dickinson Songs,""I Started Early" Box 14. Folder 12. Scores, Hinkle, Roy B., "About God, Love, and Nature" (Please see cassette collection) Box 14. Folder 13. Scores, Højsgaard, Erik, "Variations: Six Songs of Autumn,""Two Songs for Mixed Choir" Box 14. Folder 14. Scores, Howe Mary, "Three Emily Dickinson Pieces" Box 14. Folder 15. Scores, Hoyt, Robert, collected songs Box 14. Folder 16. Scores, Hundley, Richard, "Will There Really be a Morning" Box 14. Folder 17. Scores, Johnson, Hunter, three songs Box 14. Folder 18. Scores, Johnson, Lockrem, "A Letter to Emily," libretto (not Dickinson poetry) Box 14. Folder 19. Scores, Jones, Joseph, songs Box 14. Folder 20. Scores, Jordahl, Robert, "Death and the Maiden" Box 14. Folder 21. Scores, Kalmanoff, Martin, "If I Can Stop One Heart from Breaking,""20 songs" Box 14. Folder 22. Scores, Kelly, Kevin, "There's a Certain Slant of Light" Box 14. Folder 23. Scores, Kent, Frederick James, "Women's Voices" Box 14. Folder 24. Scores, Kesselman, Lee R., "Buzzings: Three Pieces for Mixed Chorus,""Libera Me: Requiem for Three Poets" Box 14. Folder 25. Scores, score samples, Klein, Lothar Box 14. Folder 26. Scores, Kyr, Robert, "Maelstrom,""Toward Eternity" Box 15. Folder 1. Scores, Langer, Ken, ten songs Box 15. Folder 2. Scores, letter, Lardner, Börje, "There's a Certain Slant of Light," and songs set to poems of Philip Freneau and Ralph Waldo Emerson Box 15. Folder 3. Scores, Leich, Roland, "Color, Caste, Denomination" Box 15. Folder 4. Scores, Leich, Roland, "Forty-Seven Emily Dickinson Songs" Box 15. Folder 5. Scores, Lenel, Ludwig, "Five Poems by Emily Dickinson" (Please see cassette collection) Box 15. Folder 6. Scores, Lockwood, Normand, "Three Verses of Emily Dickinson" Box 15. Folder 7. Scores, Lorenz, Ellen Jane, "Bring Me the Sunset in a Cup" Box 15. Folder 8. Scores, Morath, Max, "In Separate Rooms" (Please see cassette collection) Box 15. Folder 9. Scores, Mueter, John, "It Is a Lonesome Glee" Box 15. Folder 10. Scores, Nowak, Lionel, "Three Dickinson Songs" Box 15. Folder 11. Scores, Parker, Etta, "Have You Got a Brook" Box 15. Folder 12. Scores, Pengilly, Sylvia, "Three Poems of Emily Dickinson" Box 15. Folder 13. Scores, Pilz, Gerhard, "The Brain is Wider than the Sky" Box 15. Folder 14. Scores, Pinkham, Daniel, "Down an Amherst Path" Box 15. Folder 15. Scores, Raum, Elizabeth, "The Passing" Box 15. Folder 16. Scores, Rericha, Robert J., "There's a Certain Slant of Light" Box 15. Folder 17. Scores, Richter, Marga, "Three Songs to Poems of Emily Dickinson" Box 15. Folder 18. Scores, Samuel, Gerhard, "Three Dickinson Songs" Box 15. Folder 19. Scores, Saya, Mark, "Three, by Emily" Box 15. Folder 20. Scores, Seeboth, Max, "I Never Saw a Moor" Box 15. Folder 21. Scores, programs, Sims, Jo Ann, "That I Did Always Love" Box 15. Folder 22. Scores, Siskind, Paul, "I'm Nobody; I Have No Life but This" Box 15. Folder 23. Scores, Smit, Leo, three songs Box 15. Folder 24. Scores, South, Jean and Roger White, "One Bird, One Cage, One Flight: Homage to Emily Dickinson," music, Jean J. South, words, Roger White Box 15. Folder 25. Scores, Springer, Philip, "Come Slowly, Eden" Box 15. Folder 26. Scores, Starer, Robert, three songs for chorus Box 15. Folder 27. Scores, Stucky, Stephen, "Two Poems of Emily Dickinson" Box 15. Folder 28. Scores, Tipton, Noel, "Three Songs" Box 15. Folder 29. Scores, Walker, Christopher, "Hope is the Thing with Feathers" Box 15. Folder 30. Scores, Wallach, Joelle, "Of Honey and of Vinegar" Box 15. Folder 31. Scores, Wilder, Alec, "Five Songs" Box 15. Folder 32. Scores, Wilder, Alec, "I Hide Myself" Box 16. Folder 1. Published book, A Guide to the Music of Arthur Farwell and to the Microfilm Collection of his Work / a centennial commemoration prepared by his Children edited by Brice Farwell, New York, Briarcliff Manor, 1972 Box 16. Folder 2. Published book, Lowenberg, Carlton, Musicians Wrestle Everywhere: Emily Dickinson & Music Berkeley, California, Fallen Leaf Press, 1992 Box 16. Folder 3. Published book, Culbertson, Evelyn Davis, He Heard America Singing: Arthur Farwell, Composer and Crusading Music Educator Metuchen, New Jersey, The Scarecrow Press, 1992 Box 16. Folder 4. Published book, Dickinson, Clarence, The Technique and Art of Organ Playing New York, The H.W. Gray Co., 1922 Box 17. Box 1. Emily Dickinson music (EDM) discs, box 1 of 3, seventeen 5 ¾" floppy discs Box 17. Box 2. EDM discs, box 2 of 3, thirteen 5 ¾" floppy discs Box 17. Box 3. EDM discs, box 3 of 3, eight 5 ¾" floppy discs Box 17. Box 4. EDMS discs, six 5 ¾" floppy discs Box 17. Box 5. CL ED MUSIC, EDM SETT discs, four 5 ¾" floppy discs Box 17. Box 6. Microfilm, misc. bound volume of music with Emily Dickinson' signature. Original in Houghton Library Box 18. Folder 1. Oversize scores, Bacon, Ernst, "Nature" Box 18. Folder 2. Oversize scores, Benoliel, Bernard, "Eternity-junctions" Box 18. Folder 3. Oversize scores, Beckler, Stanworth, "Five Poems of Dickinson,""Four Short Poems of Emily Dickinson,""Man and Divers Bestiall Companions" Box 18. Folder 4. Oversize scores, Biscardi, Chester, "The Gift of Life" Box 18. Folder 5. Oversize scores, Bialosky, Marshall, "Birds, Bees, and Butterflies" Box 18. Folder 6. Oversize scores, Bourland, Roger, "A Slash of Blue,""Dickinson Madrigals" Box 18. Folder 7. Oversize scores, Coulthard, Jean, "Five Love Songs for Baritone" Box 18. Folder 8. Oversize scores, Getty, Gordon, "White Election" Box 18. Folder 9. Oversize scores, Ginsburg, Gerald, selection of his best Box 19. Folder 1. Oversize scores, Hemberg, Eskil, "Love Fancies" Box 19. Folder 2. Oversize scores, Lighty, Alan K., "Music from Amherst" Box 19. Folder 3. Oversize scores, Mayer, Stephen, "Six Poems of Emily Dickinson" Box 19. Folder 4. Oversize scores, brochures, programs, McFarland, Ron, "A Dickinson Dialogue,""Emily Dickinson's American Garden Song Book" Box 19. Folder 5. Oversize scores, brochure, program, Parker, Alice, "Echoes from the Hills,""Three Seas" Box 19. Folder 6. Oversize scores, Schudel, Thomas, "My Life Closed Twice before Its Close,""There Came a Wind Like a Bugle,""There's a Certain Slant of Light" Box 19. Folder 7. Oversize scores, Soule, Edmund, "A Book of Emily, or Thirteen Ways of Looking at Miss Dickinson" Box 19. Folder 8. Oversize scores, Talma, Louise, "One Need Not be a Chamber to be Haunted" Box 19. Folder 9. Oversize scores, article, review, Vehar, Persis, "Emily D.,""Three from Emily" Box 19. Folder 10. Oversize scores, Waters, James, "Goal,""Songs of Life" Box 19. Folder 11. Oversize scores, Ziffrin, Marilyn J., "Symphony for Voice and Orchestra: 'Letters'" Series 5: Cassette Tape RecordingsBox 20. Cassettes ED 1-17Item 1. Bartow, Jim, An American Poet's Song Book

Noncommercial cassette tape. Setting for voice, trumpet, guitar, contrabass. Performers not identified. "E.D.'s blues" ["Heart! We will forget him"]; "Will there really be a 'morning'?"; "We learned" ["We learned the whole of love"] [Also poems by Paul L Dunbar, Robert Frost, et al.]

Item 2. [Beckler, Stanworth], SRB Dickinson settings

Noncommercial cassette tape. Five Poems of Dickinson, op. 56. Setting for tenor, flute, bassoon, piano, violin. "A Bird" ["A bird came down the walk"]; "Hope" ["'Hope' is the thing with feathers"]; "Brook" ["Have you got a brook in your little heart"]; "Spider" ["The spider holds a silver ball"]; "I went to heaven." Man and Divers Bestiall Companyons, op. 75. Setting for SATB chorus, piano, harpsichord. "The Cricket" ["'Twas later when the summer went"] Four Short Poems of Emily Dickinson, op. 76, #1. Setting for soprano and piano. "Prairie" ["To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee"]; "Century" ["Funny to be a century"]; "Water" ["Water, is taught by thirst"]; "Parasol" ["The parasol is the umbrella's daughter"]

Item 3. Belet, Brian, Five Songs

Noncommerical cassette tape. Setting for lyric coloratura soprano, flute, percussion, piano, viola. 1982 live recording. P1989, Brian Belet. Duration: 15 minutes, 15 seconds. "I died for beauty" [Other poets]

Item 4. Benoliel, Bernard, Eternity-junctions

Noncommercial cassette tape. Premier broadcast performance. Setting for SATB chorus. 1969. BBC Singers; Odaline de la Martinez, conductor. October 27, 1990. "Adrift! A little boat adrift!"; "My river runs to thee"; "I heard a fly buzz when I died"; "To know just how he suffered would be dear"; "Of all the souls that stand create"

Item 5. Bielawa, Herbert, 1973

Noncommercial cassette tape. A Dickinson Album, for choir, piano, guitar, troubadour and tape ["The stitching together of the settings is done by the troubadour who, accompanied on his guitar, sings sections of the poem 'Emily Dickinson' by the contemporary poet James Schevill." [Lowenberg, Musicians Wrestle Everywhere, 13.] 1) "The brain" ["The brain within its groove"]; "Much madness" ["Much madness is divinest sense"]; "Winter afternoons" ["There's a certain slant of light"]; "Revolution" ["Revolution is the pod"]; "To fight aloud" ["To fight aloud is very brave"] 2) "Emily Dickinson," by James Scheville

Item 6. Bielawa, Herbert, The Snake and Other Creatures: Settings of Poems by Emily Dickinson, 1973

Noncommercial cassette tape. [Composed 1987 per Lowenberg, Musicians Wrestle Everywhere, 13.] "The snake" ["A narrow fellow in the grass"]; "The frog" ["His mansion in the pool"]; "The bee" ["His feet are shod with gauze"]; "The oriole" ["To hear an oriole sing"]; "The spider" ["The spider is an artist"]; "The rat" ["The rat is the concisest tenant"]

Item 7. Blank, Allan, Coalitions, 1975

Noncommercial cassette tape. Setting for soprano, two clarinets, trombone, piano, two percussionists. (Allan Blank, 2920 Archdale Rd., Richmond, VA 23235). "The heart is the capital of the mind"

Item 8. Bottenberg, Wolfgang, Four Emily Dickinson Songs

Noncommercial cassette tape. Donna Fownes, soprano; Wolfgang Bottenberg, piano. Loyola Chapel, Montreal. May 5, 1983. "The grass so little has to do"; "If I shouldn't be alive"; "A thought went up my mind to-day"; "I taste a liquor never brewed"

Item 9. Convery, Robert, An Amethyst Remembrance: [a song cycle on ten poems of Emily Dickinson]

Noncommercial cassette tape. "A sepal, petal, and a thorn"; "The bee is not afraid of me"; "I held a jewel in my fingers"; "After great pain, a formal feeling comes"; "To love thee year by year"; "The heart asks pleasure first"; "That first day, when you praised me, sweet"; "The spider is an artist"; "A single clover plank"; "Forbidden fruit a flavor has"

Item 10. Copland, Aaron, Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson

Robert Tear, tenor, Philip Ledger, piano. Tape of an LP, Argo, Decca Records, London SW3 6RR; ZRG 862 "Nature, the gentlest mother"; "There came a wind like a bugle"; "Why do they shut me out of Heaven?"; "The world feels dusty"; "Heart, we will forget him"; "Dear March, come in!"; "Sleep is supposed to be"; "When they come back"; "I felt a funeral in my brain"; "I've heard an organ talk sometimes"; "Going to heaven!"; "The chariot"

Item 11. Dal Porto, Mark, Five Pieces for A Cappella Choir: Poems by Emily Dickinson

Noncommercial cassette tape. "Thoughts of Spring" ["Before you thought of spring"]; "Nature" ["'Nature' is what we see"]; "Morning" ["The sun just touched the morning"]; "Tempest" ["An awful tempest mashed the air"]; "The gentlest mother" ["Nature the gentlest mother is"]

Item 12. The Dickinsingers, 1983-1985

Noncommercial cassette tape. Side A. Sandra Dejong, soprano; Ann Harper, alto; John Gould, tenor; Hugh Silbaugh, bass. November 1983. "Abraham to kill him" (to "Onward Christian soldiers"); "I took my power in my hands" (to "O God, our help in ages past"); "The red blaze is the morning" (to "The church's one foundation"); "I heard a fly buzz when I died" (to "A mighty fortress is our God") Side B. Sandra DeJong, soprano; Thylias Moss, soprano; Ann Harper, alto; John Gould, tenor; Greg Wilkin, bass; Meredith Price, bass. April 1985. "Let down the bars, Oh death" [Samuel Barber]; From a lecture: "I like to see it lap the miles" (to "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing")

Item 13. Diemer, Emma Lou, Three Poems of Emily Dickinson

Noncommercial cassette tape. Setting for voice and electronic tape. "There came a wind like a bugle" (ca. 7 min.); "Lightly stepped a yellow star" (5 min., 30 sec.); "There is a morn by men unseen" (ca. 7 min.)

Item 14. Foreman, Burton V., Three Emily Dickinson Poems

Noncommercial cassette tape. Melinda Liebermann, soprano; Cornelis Witthoefft, piano. Recorded in Stuttgart, Germany. "I could bring you jewels"; "I many times thought peace had come"; "Sweet is the swamp with its secrets"

Item 15. Getty, Gordon, The White Election

Noncommercial cassette tape. Martha Steiger, soprano; Wendy Glaubitz, piano. Poems by Emily Dickinson, music by Gordon Getty with radio commentary. National Gallery, Washington, DC. May 23, 1982. Part I: The Pensive Spring: "I sing to use the waiting"; "There is a morn by men unseen"; "I had a guinea golden"; "If she had been the mistletoe"; "New feet within my garden go"; "She bore it"; "I taste a liquor never brewed"; "I should not dare to leave my friend"

Part II: So Must We Meet Apart: "There came a day at summer's full"; "The first day's night had come"; "The soul selects her own society"; "It was not death, for I stood up"; "When I was small, a woman died"; "I cried at pity, not at pain"; "The night was wide"; "I cannot live with you"

Part III: Almost Peace: "My first well day, since many ill"; "It ceased to hurt me"; "I like to see it lap the miles"; "Split the lark, and you'll find the music"; "The crickets sang"; "After a hundred years"; "The clouds their backs together laid"; "I shall not murmur"

Part IV: My Feet Slip Nearer: "The grave my little cottage is"; "I did not reach thee"; "My wars are laid away in books"; "There came a wind like a bugle"; "The going from a world we know"; "Upon his saddle sprung a bird"; "Beauty crowds me"; "I sing to use the waiting"

Item 16. Ginsburg, Gerald, Dickinson Songs

Noncommercial cassette tape. i) The Music Department of Kean College of New Jersey presents All I Have to Bring: a Celebration of the Poetry of Women / set to music by Gerald Ginsburg. March 3, 1992, Wilkins Theatre, Kean College of New Jersey. Karen Shipp, soprano; Gerald Ginsburg, piano. All I have to bring (1991) / Emily Dickinson. "It's all I have to bring"; "She sweeps with many-colored brooms"; "I never saw a moor"; "Safe in their alabaster chambers"; "I taste a liquor never brewed" [Settings of other poets]

ii) From The World is a Beautiful Place...: a theatrical/musical experience for soloists and children's chorus with narration / composed and conceived by Gerald Ginsburg. Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, January 10, 1977. Mary Beth Peil, Rose Taylor, Children's Chorus. "On such a night, or such a night"; "He touched me so I live to know"; "Good morning, midnight"; "To make a prairie"; "The moon was but a chin of gold"; [Settings of other poets]

Item 17. Herberich, Elizabeth, Four Poems of Emily Dickinson

Noncommercial cassette tape. Martha Peabody, soprano; John McDonald, piano. Pickman Concert Hall, Cambridge Massachusetts, June 25, 1990. "The grass so little has to do"; "In this short life"; "Soul, take thy risk"; "To break so vast a heart"

Box 21. Cassettes ED 18-34Item 18. Hewitt, Harry

Noncommercial cassette tape. i) Chartless: Ten Poems of Emily Dickinson. "The grass" ["The grass so little has to do"]; "Autumn" ["The morns are meeker than they were"]; "Evening" ["The crickets sang"]; "I felt a funeral in my brain"; "I never saw a moor"

ii) Bitters and ballads.

Item 19. Hinkle, Roy B., On God, Love, and Nature

Noncommercial cassette tape. Cycle of five solo songs accompanied by piano. 1982 through 1986. Several performances beginning in 1983. Duration: 11 min., 10 sec. "The moon is distant from the sea"; "A service of song" ["The daisy follows soft the sun"]; "Proof" ["That I did always love"]; "These are the days when birds come back"; "Some keep the Sabbath going to church"

Item 20. Hoiby, Lee, Four Dickinson Songs

Noncommercial cassette tape. Cynthia Miller, soprano; Lee Hoiby, piano. Terrace Theater, Kennedy Center, March 8, 1989. "Wild nights! Wild nights!"; "How the waters closed above him"; "There came a wind like a bugle"; "A Letter" [L261, paragraph 3.]

Item 21. Hoiby, Lee, The Shining Place

Noncommercial cassette tape. (Five Dickinson songs). Karen Bogan, soprano; Lee Hoiby, piano; Joy in Singing concert, NYC, 1991. "The Shining Place" ["Me come! My dazzled face"]; "A Letter" [L261, paragraph 3]; "How the waters closed"; "Wild nights! Wild nights!"; "There came a wind like a bugle"

Item 22. Højsgaard, Erik, Variations: Six Songs of Autumn

Noncommercial cassette tape. i) 1976 version. Anders Ljungar, alto flute; Ulla Rönnborg, cello; Jens Andersen, piano; Marianne Lund, soprano. "I hide myself within my flower" is Variation IV. Includes other poets.

ii) Fragmenter. 1979 version. Helle Hinz, soprano; Tim Frederiksen, violin; Karl Petersen, guitar. "These saw visions" Includes other poets.

iii) Two Songs for Mixed Choir. 1985-86. Ars Nova Choir, Bo Holten, conductor. "Not knowing when the dawn will come"; "A sloop of amber slips away"

Item 23. Holab, William, Absence Disembodies

Noncommercial cassette tape. Martin Gonzalez, countertenor; Steven Tritten, tenor; Barry Brandes, bass. May, 1988. "Absence disembodies-so does death"

Item 24. Horvit, Michael

Noncommercial cassette tape i) Three songs of elegy. Setting for soprano and piano. "I felt a funeral, in my brain"; "I felt a cleaving in my mind"; Ample make this bed"

ii) Two Songs for Choir and Electronic Tape. "I heard a fly buzz when I died"; "Because I could not stop for death"

Item 25. Howe, Mary C., Three Pieces after Emily Dickinson

Chamber Arts Society of Catholic University of America, Washington, DC (Werner Lywen, George Steiner, violins; Norman Lamb, viola, John Martin, cello) Taped from LP: WCFM LP-9 (1951), copyright by WCFM. "The summers of Hesperides" ["Except the smaller size"]; "Birds by the snow" ["Water, is taught by thirst"]; "God for a frontier" ["I am afraid to own a body" [Inspired by the last line of each poem]

Item 26. Jones, Joseph, "Shormies"

Noncommercial cassette tape. Recorded early 1991. A selection from several hundred Dickinson poems set to hymn tunes in common meter or long meter. Dickinson poems used in this tape: "I'm nobody. Who are you?"; "A little madness in the spring"; "This was a poet" [spoken]; "Further in summer than the birds"; "As imperceptibly as grief"; "Success is counted sweetest"; "I heard a fly buzz when I died"; "Wild nights! Wild nights!"; "I like to see it lap the miles"; "The brain is wider than the sky"; "Tell all the truth but tell it slant"; "I never saw a moor" [spoken]; "Lightly stepped a yellow star"; "This is my letter to the world"

Item 27. Kalmanoff, Martin, The Joy of Prayer

Noncommercial cassette tape. [No Emily Dickinson]

Item 28. Kalmanoff, Martin, The Joy of Prayer

Noncommercial cassette tape. [2nd tape]. [No Emily Dickinson]

Item 29. Kyr, Robert, Maelstrom

Noncommercial cassette tape. Bronwen Mills, soprano; The Fires of London; N. Cleobury, cond. CR02. "Deliberation" ["'Twas like a maelstrom with a notch"]; Elegy (cello solo with instrument); "Ceremony after a fire raid" (Dylan Thomas)

Item 30. Lecture at Syracuse 1966

Noncommercial cassette tape. Includes Emily Dickinson.

Item 31. Leich, Roland, Emily Dickinson Songs

Noncommercial cassette tape. "Of death I try to think like this"; ""When night is almost done"; ""Color, cast, denomination" [solo voice and choral versions]; "I went to heaven"; "Through the strait pass of suffering"; "It tossed and tossed"; "When they come back"; "The butterfly upon the sky"; "To the bright east she flies"; "I'm nobody! Who are you?"; "There came a day at summer's full"; "Because I could not stop for death"; "We talked as girls do"; "Make me a picture of the sun." Sari Bishkoff, mezzo-soprano; Roland Leich, piano

"As if the sea should part"; "What is paradise?"; "The butterfly upon the sky"; "Mine by the right of the white election"; "You left me, sweet, two legacies"; "Alter? When the hills do." Lynne Webber, soprano; Sara Lee Sax, piano

"It's all I have to bring today"; ""Because I could not stop for death"; "We do not play on graves"; ""Our share of night to bear"; "I'll tell you how the sun rose"; "I know some lonely houses." Pamela Lewis, mezzo-soprano; Roland Leich, piano

"I'll tell you how the sun rose"; "Angels in the early morning"; "The butterfly upon the sky"; "Because I could not stop for death"; "I'm nobody. Who are you?"; "When they come back." Carolyn Colton, mezzo-soprano; Gregory Davis, piano

Item 32. Leisner, David

Noncommercial cassette tape. i) Simple Songs, 1982. Sanford Sylvan, baritone; David Leisner, guitar. Boston, 1983. "Exultation" ["Exultation is the going"]; "Beauty" ["Beauty crowds me till I die"]; "Madness" ["Much madness is divinest sense"]; "Letter" ["Bee! I'm expecting you"]; "Humility" ["A bee his burnished carriage"]; "Simplicity" ["How happy is the little stone"]

ii) Confiding, 1985-86. Mary Ann Hart, mezzo soprano; Jon Klibonoff, piano. New York, 1990. "Savior, I've no one else to tell"; "Ample make this bed"; "Wild nights! Wild nights"; "This is my letter to the world." [Includes also poems of Gene Scaramellino, Elissa Ely, and Emily Bronte. ]

Item 33. Lenel, Ludwig, 5 Poems by Emily Dickinson

Noncommercial cassette tape. "We- -bee and I- -live by the quaffing"; "Of being is a bird"; "Out of sight? What of that?"; "And this of all my hopes"; "Let down the bars, oh death"

Item 34. Mayer, Stephen, Six Poems of Emily Dickinson

Robert Kuehn, baritone; Stephen Mayer, piano. First performance, Carnegie Recital Hall, 1975. Second performance (revised), Carnegie Recital Hall, June 5, 1987. Written in July 1971; revised April 1986. "Of all the sounds despatched abroad"; "Mine by the right of the white election"; "I reckon when I count at all"; "Of being is a bird"; "Split the lark and you'll find the music"; "Dying at my music"

Box 22. Cassettes ED 35-52Item 35. McFarland, Ron

Noncommercial cassette tape. i) Emily Dickinson's American Garden Song Book, for soprano and piano, 1985. Sopranos, Maria Ravetti and Barbara Emerson; piano, Ron McFarland "Into my garden come" ["There is another sky"];"The gentian" ["The gentian weaves her fringes"]; "Anemone" ["Summer for thee, grant I may be"]; "Dandelions" ["We should not mind so small a flower"]; "The rose" ["Partake as doth the bee"];"A spider and a flower" ["The fairest home I ever knew"]; "A caterpillar" ["How soft a caterpillar steps"]; "A clover" ["To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee"]

ii) A Dickinson Dialogue, for chorus and orchestra. Tamalpais High School Chorus and Orchestra, 1974. "There's a certain slant of light"; "Because I could not stop for death"

iii) Marinsong for string orchestra. Marin Conservatory Chamber Orchestra, 1991.

iv) Daughter of Lear, Metropolitan Opera tenor, William Lewis, 1991. (Side B)

Item 36. Morath, Max, In Separate Rooms

Noncommercial cassette tape. Words: Poems by Emily Dickinson. Music: Max Morath, based on rag themes by Scott Joplin. "I'll tell you how the sun rose"; "If you were coming in the fall"; "I never saw a moor" [two versions]

Item 37. Mueter, John. It is a Lonesome Glee: Ten Songs on Poems of Emily Dickinson

Noncommercial cassette tape. Jean Herzberg, soprano; John Mueter, piano. Recorded October 1989, White Recital Hall, UMKC Conservatory. "Wild nights! Wild nights!"; "Upon concluded lives"; "I many times thought peace had come"; "The mountains grow unnoticed"; "It is a lonesome glee"; "The wind begun to knead the grass"; "Always mine"; "My best acquaintances are those"; "Here, where the daisies fit my head"; "It was a quiet way"

Item 38. A Musical Evening of Emily Dickinson

Performed by Kim Harris, Joshua Peterson, Amanda Hyberger, Judy Cole, William Shomos, Brett Hyberger, Margaret Kennedy-Dygas, William McMullen, Karen Becker, Ann Chang-Barnes, Tyler White, Lanette Lopez, University Chorale, Carolee R. Curtright, Ryan Kasten. Program co-sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln School of Music and Friends of the UNL Libraries in honor of the Carlton Lowenberg Collection of Emily Dickinson. Materials donated to the UNL Libraries by the Cliffs Charitable Foundation. Kimball Recital Hall, November 24, 1996. I've heard an organ talk sometimes / Aaron Copland; Shining place / Lee Hoiby; Of all the sounds / Dennis Riley; Why do they shut me out of heaven? / Aaron Copland; Sea of sunset; I shall know why / Arthur Farwell; What I can do; Love's stricken 'Why' / Robert Convery; In separate rooms / Max Morath; Route of evanescence / Randall Snyder; An Emily Dickinson mosaic / Daniel Pinkham; Three madrigals for women's chorus / Russell Burnham; Autumn song / Robert Carl; Heart, we will forget him / Mulholland, James.

Item 39. Pender, Scott, From the Letters of Emily Dickinson, 1988

Noncommercial cassette tape. Setting for SSAA women's chorus, two horns, piano. DaCamera Singers; Ernest Liotti, conductor. (p1989, Scott Pender. All rights reserved. 2441 40th St., NW #2, Washington, DC 20007. (202) 965-1357) Duration: 13 minutes. Letter 225, "The world is just a little place"; letter 234, "The seeing pain one can't relieve"; letter 388, "I hear robins a great way off"; letter 216, "Don't cry, dear Mary."

Item 40. Pilz, Gerhard, The Brain is Wider than the Sky

Noncommercial cassette tape. Setting for guitars, bass, keyboards, drums. Text, Emily Dickinson. (Gerhard Pilz, Gmündmühle 1, A-6914, Hohenweiler, Austria. Tel. and Fax: o5573/4166) "The brain is wider than the sky"

Item 41. Pilz, Gerhard, Rock

Noncommercial cassette tape.

Item 42. Saya, Mark, Three, by Emily, 1978

Noncommercial cassette tape. Lee Francis, soprano; Joel Hoffman, piano. "I'm nobody. Who are you?"; ""To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee"; "It struck me every day"

Item 43. Sims, JoAnn, That I did always Love

Noncommercial cassette tape. JoAnn Sims, mezzo; Greg Upton, piano. "That I did always love"

Item 44. Siskind, Paul

Noncommercial cassette tape. i) Some Epigrams. Complete. Setting for medium or high voice and piano. Mary Law, Kari Paulson, Elizabeth Rodgers, Ted Fitch. Includes Dicksinson song: "I'm nobody. Who are you?"

ii) Some more epigrams. Complete. Agnes Smuda, John Coonrod. Includes Dickinson song: "I have no life but this"

Item 45. Smit, Leo, piano, A Crazy Quilt of American Piano Music

Commercial cassette tape. Musicmasters, 1986. MM40105. The Alcotts: from the "Concord" sonata / Charles Ives. - Hommage a Mozart / Irving Fine. - Three moods. Embittered ; Wistful ; Jazzy / Aaron Copland. - Dream / John Cage. - Aaron Copland : from "13 portraits for piano" / Virgil Thomson. - Ostinato : from "7 characteristic pieces" / Leo Smit. - Ossian, op. 4, no. 1 : ballade / Louis Moreau Gottschalk. - Zero hour / Pete Johnson. - In deep woods, op. 62, no. 5 / Edward MacDowell. - For Lukas Foss : from "5 anniversaries" / Leonard Bernstein. - Adagio : from Sonata no. 2 / Harold Shapero. - A Foggy day / George Gershwin. - Pastoral prelude / Louise Talma. - Whistling tune / Gail Kubik. - In slow blues tempo : from "Excursions," op. 20 / Samuel Barber. - Song of the deathless voice / Arthur Farwell. - Dynamic : from "Three piano moods" / William Schuman.

Item 46. Snyder, Randall, Two Poems

Noncommercial cassette tape. University of Nebraska Chorus and Wind Ensemble; James Hejduk, conductor. "Hope is the thing with feathers"; "There came a wind like a bugle"

Item 47. This Was a Poet: Emily Dickinson Recalled in Song

Noncommercial cassette tape. Radio broadcast, KUT-FM, Austin, TX, March 15, 1986. (Script, Joseph Jones; Cina Crisara as Emily Dickinson) Poems read and sung to unidentified hymn tunes. "I'm Nobody. Who are you?"; "A little madness in the spring"; "Further in summer than the birds" (choral); "As imperceptibly as grief" (choral); "Success is counted sweetest" (choral); "I heard a fly buzz when I died"; "Wild nights-Wild nights"; "I like to see it lap the miles"; "The brain is wider than the sky"; "Tell all the truth but tell it slant"; "Lightly stepped a yellow star" (choral); "This is my letter to the world"

Item 48. Vehar, Persis, Emily D.

Noncommercial cassette tape. For soprano, flute, oboe and piano. Rachel Lewis, soprano; Marlene Witnauer, flute; Paul Schlossman, oboe; Persis Vehar, piano. "Morning" ["Will there really be a 'morning'?"]; "He stopped for me" ["Because I could not stop for death"]; "For earth, for heaven" ["To help our bleaker parts"]; "Into the beautiful" ["As imperceptibly as grief"]

Item 49. Vehar, Persis, Three from Emily

Noncommercial cassette tape. Elizabeth Holt Brown, soprano; Nancy Anderson, cello; Persis Vehar, piano. ASCAP. "How happy is the little stone"; "The martyrs even trod" ["Through the strait pass of suffering"]; "Ashore at last" ["On this wondrous sea"]

Item 50. Wallach, Joelle, Of Honey and of Vinegar: a Cycle of Four Songs for Mezzo and Two Pianos Based on Four Poems by Emily Dickinson

Noncommercial cassette tape. Isabelle Ganz, mezzo; David Levi and Christopher Vassiliades, piano. "Split the lark and you'll find the music"; "How soft the prison is"; "As imperceptibly as grief"; "The Bible is an antique volume"

Item 51. Waters, James

Noncommercial cassette tape. Side A. Songs of Life. Daune Mahy, soprano; Cleveland Chamber Orchestra; Edwin London, director. September 28, 1986. Janice Harsanyi, soprano; Fred Ormond, clarinet; Carolyn Bridger, piano. January 22, 1984. "I taste a liquor never brewed"; "God made a little gentian"; "Far from love the heavenly father"; "From all the jails the boys and girls"

Side B. Goal. Mary Sue Hyatt, mezzo; KSU New Music Ensemble; Frank Wiley, conductor. February 1983. "I felt a funeral in my brain"; "Least bee that brew"; "Each life converges to some centre"; "I felt a cleaving in my mind"

Item 52. Ziffrin, Marilyn J., Symphony for Voice & Orchestra: Epilogue Letters

Noncommercial cassette tape. N.H. Music Festival. Tom Nee, Music Director, Neva Pilgrim, soprano. "This is my letter to the world." [Includes excerpts from letters by other writers]




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