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Robert M. Beadell, Sheet Music

Title: Robert M. Beadell, Sheet Music

Creator: Beadell, Robert M., 1925-1994

Dates: about 1940-1994

Quantity: 46 flat boxes

Collection Number: RG 13-08-25

Language: English

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Preferred Citation: Robert M. Beadell, Sheet Music (RG 13-08-25). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.

Biography:

Robert M. Beadell taught and composed at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) for 36 years. His creative work included operas, symphonies, and works for band, chorus, ensembles, piano, and voice. He produced works for the Lincoln Symphony Orchestra and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln along with the American Choral Directors Association, Duke University, Kansas State University, Minnesota Orchestra, Nebraska Educational Television, and Northwestern University. Beadell earned bachelor's and master's degrees in composition from Northwestern University. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, on June 18, 1925 and passed away on June 11, 1994.

Scope and Content:

The collection contains scores, parts and sketches for a number of works by Robert Beadell. Please note that the abbreviation "ms" denotes manuscript, and soprano, alto, tenor, bass for choral is given the acronym "SATB." Another acronym, "TTBB," represents tenor, tenor, bass, bass for choral. Some of the materials with similar titles are located in difference boxes based on the size of the score. Occasionally there are performance notes and programs included with a score.

Subjects:

Beadell, Robert M., 1925-1994

Orchestra music

Symphonies

Band music

Operas

Choral music

Songs

Big band music

Chamber orchestra music

Trios (Piano, clarinet, cello)

Flute ensembles

Woodwind quartets (Clarinets (4))

Brass trios (Horn, trombone, trumpet)

Woodwind trios (Bassoon, flute, oboe)

Percussion and organ music

Overtures

Container List: Box 1. Folder 1. "Metamorphoses on Themes of Andrew Wyeth for Band," masters of parts Box 1. Folder 2. "Metamorphoses on Themes of Andrew Wyeth for Band," multiple parts for winds Box 1. Folder 3. "Metamorphoses on Themes of Andrew Wyeth for Band," multiple parts for brass Box 1. Folder 4. "Metamorphoses on Themes of Andrew Wyeth for Band," parts in ms., for winds Box 1. Folder 5. "Metamorphoses on Themes of Andrew Wyeth for Band," parts in ms., for brass Box 2. Folder 1. "Somewhere over the Rainbow," SATB, chorus and piano, ms. score (2) Box 2. Folder 2. "Arrangements," SATB, piano ms. scoreCole Porter, "It's De-Lovely,""C'est Magnifique,""Do I Love You?""From this Moment On," TTBB/piano, ms score, "Carpenter's Medley," soprano solo, "Patriotic Medley," SATB chorus ms score, "Meet Us at the Fair,""Ca C'est l'Amour," one page, incomplete Box 2. Folder 3. "Amazing Grace," congregation, brass and rhythm combo, score Box 2. Folder 4. "Elegy for the Duke" symphonic band, score, 1974 Box 2. Folder 5. "Concerto for Duke," big band, parts in loose sheets Box 2. Folder 6-7. "Concerto for Duke," big band, parts in loose sheets Box 3. Folder 1. "America the Beautiful," arranged for orchestra, parts, score Box 3. Folder 2. "America the Beautiful," SATB and organ and/or brass quintet, score Box 3. Folder 3. "America the Beautiful," SATB, organ or brass quintet, four scores, one ms score Box 3. Folder 4. "America the Beautiful," SATB, organ, brass quintet, two ms scores, score pages, two scores, parts, unlabeled cassette tape Box 4. Folder 1. "Improvisation and Dance," piccolo Box 4. Folder 2. "Improvisation and Dance,"flute 1 Box 4. Folder 3. "Improvisation and Dance," flute 2 Box 4. Folder 4. "Improvisation and Dance," oboe 1 Box 4. Folder 5. "Improvisation and Dance," oboe 2 Box 4. Folder 6. "Improvisation and Dance," clarinet 1 Box 4. Folder 7. "Improvisation and Dance," clarinet 2 Box 4. Folder 8. "Improvisation and Dance," bass clarinet Box 4. Folder 9. "Improvisation and Dance," bassoon 1 Box 4. Folder 10. "Improvisation and Dance," bassoon 2 Box 4. Folder 11. "Improvisation and Dance," trumpet 1 Box 4. Folder 12. "Improvisation and Dance," trumpet 2 Box 4. Folder 13. "Improvisation and Dance," trumpet 3 Box 4. Folder 14. "Improvisation and Dance," trumpet 4 Box 4. Folder 15. "Improvisation and Dance," horn 1 Box 4. Folder 16. "Improvisation and Dance," horn 2 Box 4. Folder 17. "Improvisation and Dance," horn 3 Box 4. Folder 18. "Improvisation and Dance," horn 4 Box 4. Folder 19. "Improvisation and Dance," trombone 1 Box 4. Folder 20. "Improvisation and Dance," trombone 2 Box 4. Folder 21. "Improvisation and Dance," trombone 3 Box 4. Folder 22. "Improvisation and Dance," tuba Box 4. Folder 23-26. "Improvisation and Dance," percussion Box 5. Folder 1. "Improvisation and Dance," parts for winds and brass with copies, piccolo, flute 1 and 2, oboe 1 and 2, clarinet 1 and 2, bass clarinet, bassoon 1 and 2, alto saxophone 1-2, tenor saxophone 1-2, baritone saxophone, trumpet 1-4, French horn 1-4, trombone 1-4, tuba, separate and different parts for trumpet 1-4 and trombone 1-3 Box 5. Folder 2. "Improvisation and Dance," parts for rhythm section, piano with copy, guitar with copy, bass and copy, percussion and copy, trap set Box 5. Folder 3. "Improvisation and Dance," parts for strings with copies, violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello, bass Box 6. Folder 1. "A Children's Zoo Fantasy," high string parts, violin 1, violin 2 Box 6. Folder 2. "A Children's Zoo Fantasy," low string parts, viola, cello, bass Box 6. Folder 3. "A Children's Zoo Fantasy," wind parts, piccolo, flute 1, flute 2, clarinet 1, clarinet 2, bass clarinet, bassoon 1-2, horn 1-2, horn 3-4, typescript, "The Animal Fair" by Bill Kloefkorn (2) Box 6. Folder 4. "A Children's Zoo Fantasy," brass and percussion parts, trumpet 1, trumpet 2-3, trombone 1-2, trombone 3, tuba, percussion, (5 parts), harp Box 7. Folder 1. Variations on ""L'Homme Arme," for symphonic band, ms parts Box 7. Folder 2. Variations on ""L'Homme Arme," for symphonic band, ms score Box 7. Folder 3. Variations on ""L'Homme Arme," band parts masters and copy, instrumentation typescripts Box 7. Folder 4. Variations on ""L'Homme Arme," band parts masters Box 7. Folder 5. Variations on ""L'Homme Arme," originally titled "The Mercenary," score Box 7. Folder 6-9. Variations on ""L'Homme Arme," for symphonic band, score Box 8. Folder 1. "The Number of Fools," opera, commissioned by Northwestern University, Opera Workshop, piano-vocal score, Act I, Scene 3, premiere programs Box 8. Folder 2-3. "The Number of Fools," opera, piano-vocal score, Act I, Scene 3 Box 8. Folder 4. "The Number of Fools," opera, piano-vocal score, Act I, Scene 1, 2, 1966, revised 1976 Box 9. Folder 1. "The Number of Fools," opera, vocal score, for part of Virginia Box 9. Folder 2. "The Number of Fools," vocal score, for part of Madam Baldeski Box 9. Folder 3. "The Number of Fools," vocal score, Act I, Scene 1 Box 9. Folder 4. "The Number of Fools," full score, Act I, Scene 1, full score Box 10. Folder 1. "The Number of Fools," opera, wind parts, piccolo, flute 1, flute 2, oboe 1, oboe 2, English horn, clarinet 1, clarinet 2, bass clarinet, bassoon 1, bassoon 2 Box 10. Folder 2. "The Number of Fools," brass and percussion parts, horn 2, horn 3, horn 4, trumpet 1, trumpet 2, trumpet 3, trombone 1, trombone 2, trombone 3, tuba, harpsichord, piano, timpani, percussion Box 11. Folder 1. "The Number of Fools," opera, full score, Act I, Scene 2 Box 11. Folder 2. "The Number of Fools," full score, Act I, Scene 3 Box 11. Folder 3. "The Number of Fools," full score, Act II, Scene 1 Box 11. Folder 4. "The Number of Fools," full score, Act II, Scene 2 Box 11. Folder 5. "The Number of Fools," full score, Act II, Scene 3 Box 12. Folder 1. "The Number of Fools," opera, vocal score to page 135, plot outline Box 12. Folder 2. "The Number of Fools," vocal score from page 136 to end Box 13. Folder 1. "Variations for Jazz Trio," piano, C bass, drums, flugelhorn and strings, parts Box 13. Folder 2. Variations, parts Box 13. Folder 3. Variations, two scores Box 13. Folder 4. "Symphony No. 1" score, performance program, Lincoln Symphony, 1980 Box 13. Folder 5. "Symphony No. 1," string orchestra parts with copies Box 14. Folder 1. "Chicago Dance No. 2," parts Box 14. Folder 2. "Chicago Dance No. 2," parts copies Box 14. Folder 3. "Chicago Dance No. 1," parts, condensed conductor's score Box 15. Folder 1. "A Bird Came Down the Walk," choral music, SATB, piano, score, two ms scores (one with p. 1 lacking), ms lyrics page Box 15. Folder 2. "Where is the Nightingale?" SATB, piano, ms score (photocopy), Alliance Music Pub. score Box 15. Folder 3. "Where is the Nightingale?" SATB, piano, two scores Box 15. Folder 4. "Wild Swans," SATB, two scores, ms score Box 15. Folder 5. "Bells," treble chorus, piano, score Box 15. Folder 6. "Tribute," SATB and piano, score, ms score, permission letter Box 15. Folder 7. "I Once Had a Cow," SATB and piano, ms score, score photocopy Box 15. Folder 8. "The Last Word of a Bluebird," SATB and piano, two scores, performance program, University Madrigal Singers, 1976 Box 15. Folder 9. "Three Madrigals Most Fowl," stickers and covers Box 16. Folder 1. Choral music, bells, two-voice treble chorus and piano, two ms scores, eight scores, poem photocopy Box 16. Folder 2. "The Lamb," SSA and piano, two ms scores, eight scores, one sample score page Box 16. Folder 3. "Psalm 121," SATB and piano, two ms scores, eight scores, two blank ms paper pages Box 17. Folder 1. "London: July 1940," soprano and orchestra, three vocal scores, two sets of parts for oboes 1-5, first violins 1-5, second violins 1-5, violas 1-5, cellos 1-5, bass Box 17. Folder 2. "London: July 1940," four full scores Box 18. Folder 1. Choral music, "A Song for St. Cecilia's Day," SATB, organ, brass, full ms score, full score copy, parts for trumpets 1-3 and trombones 1-3 Box 18. Folder 2. "I am the Alpha and the Omega," SATB and piano, ms score, nine scores Box 18. Folder 3. "The Snow Lies Thick," SATB, baritone and horn, score Box 18. Folder 4. "The Snow Lies Thick," two ms scores, seven scores, one ditto score Box 19. Folder 1. "Missa Brevis," SATB and piano, ms score, six scores Box 19. Folder 2. "O Death, Where Is Thy Sting?" SATB, organ and brass quintet, ms score, five scores, parts for trumpet 1-2, French horn, trombone 1-2, tuba, one cut and pasted score, cut-up score staves, publishing information and cover Box 19. Folder 3. "Evocations," mezzo-soprano and piano, ms score, five scores, Ted Kooser poems Box 19. Folder 4. "Night Songs," tenor and piano, ms score, score, Greg Kuzma poems Box 20. Folder 1. "Napoleon: an Opera Libretto in Two Acts," libretto by William G. Wallis Box 20. Folder 2. "Napoleon," vocal score, Act I, Scene 1-4 Box 20. Folder 3. "Napoleon," vocal score, Act I, Scene 5-11, end of Act I Box 21. Folder 1. "Napoleon,"opera, ms score, Act I Box 21. Folder 2. "Napoleon," ms score, Act II Box 21. Folder 3. "Napoleon," Waterloo sequence, pictures, notes Box 22. Folder 1. "Napoleon," opera, wind parts, piccolo, flute 1-2, oboe 1-2, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon 1-2 Box 23. Folder 1. "Napoleon," opera, brass and percussion parts, French horn 1-2, trumpet 1, trumpet 2-3, trombone 1-2, trombone 3, tuba Box 23. Folder 2. "Napoleon," opera, brass and percussion parts, harp, percussion Box 24. Folder 1-2. "Napoleon," opera, high string parts, violin 1, 2 Box 25. Folder 1-2. "Napoleon," opera, low string parts, viola, cello, contrabass Box 26. Folder 1. "Song of Normandy," parts for band (Belwin) Box 26. Folder 2. "Elegy for a Dead Soldier," full ms score, two pianos ms reduction, University Singers concert program, 1957, Apr. 11 Box 27. Folder 1. "Steven Crane Trilogy," two trumpet parts, three horns, three trombones, tuba, timpani Box 27. Folder 2. "Dialogue for Brass Ensemble," parts for three trumpets, three horns, three trombones, baritone, tuba, full score Box 28. Folder 1. "Willa Cather: Prairie Spring," orchestra and chorus, ms score, parts Box 29. Folder 1. "Theme and Variations, clarinet, cello, and piano," ms score, four pages Box 29. Folder 2. Spiral music books, ms scores, Program I, "The Face of Courage," Program I, Program I, II, III, "Fruited Plain" Box 29. Folder 3. "Introduction and Allegro," brass ensemble and timpani, two scores, programs Box 29. Folder 4. Three Sketches, tuba quartet, score, parts, score (The Brass Press), performance program, 1971 Box 30. Folder 1. "Toccata and Fugue," Ensemble, orchestra, solo music, flute ensemble, score, ms score, parts; score with ms parts Box 30. Folder 2. "Toccata and Fugue," flute ensemble, three parts sets Box 30. Folder 3. "Gemini," Ensemble, orchestra, solo music, percussion soloist and concert band, score Box 30. Folder 4. "Eclogue," chamber orchestra, three scores Box 30. Folder 5. "When Lilacs Last in the Door Yard Bloom'd," orchestra score Box 30. Folder 6. Unidentified score, full orchestra Box 30. Folder 7. "Sunpath," chorus, orchestra, score, ms score Box 30. Folder 8. "Lonesome City," soprano, piano, scores Box 31. Folder 1. "Timesweep," trumpet, horn and trombone, six scores, two part sets, cassette tape Box 31. Folder 2. "Divertimento," clarinet quartet, three scores, ms score, parts, one envelope Box 32. Folder 1. "Mirage Flats," orchestra parts Box 32. Folder 2. "Mirage Flats," three chorus scores, unattached pages Box 32. Folder 3. "Mirage Flats," chorus score, ms vocal score pages, correspondence Box 33. Folder 1. "Mirage Flats," orchestra parts Box 33. Folder 2. "Arcotor," for organ and percussionist, six scores, five percussion parts Box 33. Folder 3. "First Concerto in F Minor," Carl Maria von Weber, transcribed for clarinet and band, one ms score Box 33. Folder 4. Lyric piece, oboe and piano, ms score Box 34. Folder 1. "Sonatina," flute, oboe and bassoon, two parts, four scores; one ms score Box 34. Folder 2. "Prairie Trilogy," SATB, piano scores (2), two ms scores, copy Box 34. Folder 3. "Prairie Trilogy," two vocal scores, parts Box 34. Folder 4. "Children's Stage: Irving the Extra Elf," Christmas choral skit, ms score, "Mythical Kingdom of Caraway," ms score, interspersed with ditto libretto Box 35. Folder 1. "Soul Thoughts," rough score, mixed scores and parts Box 35. Folder 2. Unidentified work, flute 1 Box 35. Folder 3. Unidentified work, flute 2 Box 35. Folder 4. Unidentified work, oboe 1 Box 35. Folder 5. Unidentified work, oboe 2 Box 35. Folder 6. Unidentified work, clarinet Box 35. Folder 7. Unidentified work, bass clarinet Box 35. Folder 8. Bassoon Box 36. Folder 1. Horn 1 Box 36. Folder 2. Horn 2 Box 36. Folder 3. Trumpet 1 Box 36. Folder 4. Trumpet 2 Box 36. Folder 5. Trombone 1 Box 36. Folder 6. Trombone 2 Box 36. Folder 7. Percussion Box 37. Folder 1. "Out to the Wind," vocal score, Virginia Faulkner lyrics Box 37. Folder 2. "Out to the Wind," mixed full score (incomplete),libretto; parts of two vocal scores, title page, "Love is a Deep and a Dark and a Lonely" Box 37. Folder 3. "The Sweetwater Affair," vocal score, premier performance clippings, 1961 Box 37. Folder 4. "The Affair at Sweetwater," vocal score Box 37. Folder 5. "The Sweetwater Affair," unordered vocal score Box 37. Folder 6. "The Sweetwater Affair," full ms score, ms copy of Prelude Box 37. Folder 7. "The Sweetwater Affair," mixed pages of vocal score Box 37. Folder 8. "The Sweetwater Affair,"flute Box 37. Folder 9. "The Sweetwater Affair,"oboe Box 37. Folder 10. "The Sweetwater Affair,"clarinet Box 37. Folder 11. "The Sweetwater Affair,"bassoon Box 37. Folder 12. "The Sweetwater Affair,"horn 1 Box 37. Folder 13. "The Sweetwater Affair,"horn 2 Box 37. Folder 14. "The Sweetwater Affair,"trumpet 1 Box 37. Folder 15. "The Sweetwater Affair,"trumpet 2 Box 37. Folder 16. "The Sweetwater Affair,"trombone Box 37. Folder 17. "The Sweetwater Affair,"percussion Box 38. Folder 1. "The Sweetwater Affair,"violin 1 (two copies) Box 38. Folder 2. "The Sweetwater Affair," violin 2 (two copies) Box 38. Folder 3. "The Sweetwater Affair," viola Box 38. Folder 4. "The Sweetwater Affair," cello Box 38. Folder 5. "The Sweetwater Affair," contra-bass, (two copies) Box 38. Folder 6. "The Sweetwater Affair," violin 1 (three copies) Box 38. Folder 7. "The Sweetwater Affair," violin 2 (three copies) Box 38. Folder 8. "The Sweetwater Affair," viola (two copies) Box 38. Folder 9. "The Sweetwater Affair," cello (two copies) Box 38. Folder 10. "The Sweetwater Affair," bass Box 39. Folder 1. "New Frontier Overture," full score, orchestra parts Box 39. Folder 2. "Symphony No. 2," vocal ms score, vocal score copy, title page copy Box 39. Folder 3. "Symphony No. 2," string parts Box 39. Folder 4. "Symphony No. 2," wind parts Box 39. Folder 5. "Symphony No. 2," brass parts Box 39. Folder 6. "Symphony No. 2," percussion and harp parts Box 40. Folder 1. "Five Poems of Amy Lowell," orchestra parts Box 40. Folder 2. "Five Poems of Amy Lowell," original score, 1983 Box 40. Folder 3. "Five Poems of Amy Lowell," full score Box 40. Folder 4. "Five Poems of Amy Lowell," orchestra parts Box 40. Folder 5. "Five Poems of Amy Lowell," ten vocal scores, UNL composer concert program, Nebraska Chamber Orchestra performance programs, clippings, 1982, 1983 Box 41. Folder 1. "Adagio," full score Box 41. Folder 2. "Adagio," full score, ms parts Box 41. Folder 3. "Adagio," two part sets Box 41. Folder 4. "Symphony No. 1," parts Box 41. Folder 5. Symphony No. 1, full score Box 42, oversize. Folder 1. "Mirage Flats: Homage to Sandoz," full score Box 42, oversize. Folder 2. "Symphony No. 2," full score Box 42, oversize. Folder 3. "Love is a Deed," for mezzo-soprano, piano and cello, full ms score Box 42, oversize. Folder 4. Score I, unidentified full ms score Box 42, oversize. Folder 5. Score II, unidentified full ms score Box 42, oversize. Folder 6. Score III, unidentified full ms score Box 42, oversize. Folder 7. Unidentified full ms score Box 43, oversize. Folder 1. "The Animal Fair (A Children's Zoo Fair)," full score Box 43, oversize. Folder 2. "The Animal Fair," full ms score Box 43, oversize. Folder 3. "Improvisation and Dance," full score, Minnesota orchestra, Tucson Symphony performance information, clippings, 1974, 1978 Box 43, oversize. Folder 4. "Improvisation and Dance," full ms score Box 43, oversize. Folder 5. "Metamorphoses on Themes of Andrew Wyeth," symphonic band, full ms score Box 43, oversize. Folder 6-9. "Metamorphoses on Themes of Andrew Wyeth," full score Box 44, oversize. Folder 1. "Medley for Jay McShann," full ms score Box 44, oversize. Folder 2. "America the Beautiful," full score Box 44, oversize. Folder 3. "Concerto Grosso (Concerto for Duke)" full ms score, College Music Society conference performance program, 1977 Box 45, oversize. Folder 1. "Chicago Dance No. 2," full score Box 45, oversize. Folder 2. "Chicago Dance No. 2," full score Box 45, oversize. Folder 3. "Chicago Dance No. 2," full score, UNL Symphonic Band performance program, College Band Directors National Association conference, 1985 Box 45, oversize. Folder 4. Variations for jazz trio, trumpet and strings, full score, Lincoln Symphony Orchestra concert program, 1976 Box 45, oversize. Folder 5. Variations, ms score Box 45, oversize. Folder 6. "Chicago Dance No. 1," full ms score Box 46, oversize. Folder 1. "Mayflower," first part, full ms score, loose sheets Box 46, oversize. Folder 2. "Mayflower," second part, full ms score Box 46, oversize. Folder 3. "Napoleon: An Opera in Two Acts" full ms score, UNL performance program, clippings, 1972 Box 46, oversize. Folder 4. "Napoleon," oversize pictures



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