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Guide to the William Ames Collection ARS.0072
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1. Unnumbered reels

Box 1

Augurs: opera in one act for two sopranos and baritone. Ames on piano, with Suzy, Marilyn, Dino 1959

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape
Box 1

Concerto for clarinet and orchestra ; Prologue for flute, horn and strings

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape
Box 1

Improvisation

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape
Box 1

Junk ; Summer Elegy

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape folders
Box 1

Piece for flute and piano ; Trio for flute, violin and viola ; Improvisations for piano ; Piano-percussion sketches

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape
Box 1

Quartet for oboe, violin, viola and 'cello ; Two movements for bassoon quartet

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape
Box 1

Quest ; Mad woman of Chaillot

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape
Box 1

Sixth string quartet ; Piano quartet

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape
Box 1

Sonata for violin and piano ; Composition for 10 instruments

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape
Box 1

Songs: Earl Rogers, Antonia Lavanne

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape
Box 1

Trio for flute, oboe and 'cello. Two performances: Carnegie Hall recital 1958, Town Hall 1964 1958-1964

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape
Box 1

Trio for piano, violin and 'cello

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape
Box 1

Trio for violin, viola and 'cello ; Waltz "Spring song"

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape
 

2. Numbered reels (disc transfers)

Box 1

Reel 1. Tree of bane ; two preludes for piano (1948-05-01) ; Rhapsody for piano, American Festival (1952-02-18) ; The darkness rolls upward / Barbara Troxell 1948-1952

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape
Box 1

Reel 3. Music for film, "Philip Evergood" ; The jester

Physical Description: 1 5" open reel tape
Box 1

Reel 4. Composition for modern dance 1-4 (same as reel 2 but other pressings)

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape
Box 1

Reel 5. Movement for woodwind quintet ; Trio for violin, 'cello and piano 1956-1957

Physical Description: 1 5" open reel tape
Box 1

Reel 6. Composers Forum concert. Song group #1 ; Song group #2

Physical Description: 1 5" open reel tape
Box 1

Reel 7. Song cycle, "Pygmalion" (songs 1-6) 1946-03-24

Physical Description: 1 5" open reel tape
Box 1

Reel 8. 1966 Bennington Composers Conference 1966

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape

Scope and Contents

Rigamarole - Among the gods - Bereft - Stopping by the woods - A blue butterfly day - A peck of gold - A minor bird / Earl Rogers, tenor ; Sketch for violin and piano / Max Pollikoff, violin ; 5 songs / Ethel Leuning
Box 1

Reel 9. American Festival, etc. 1947-1958

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape

Scope and Contents

Patch of old snow - Meeting - Rapid and vansit - Now close the window - Star moss / Ethel Luening, soprano ; 1958 American Festival (1958-02-18): No city - Dream pang / Barbara Troxell ; 1947 American Festival WNYC (1947-02-21): Twilight - Winter apples - Sand paintings - Outwitted - Nocturne from suite for 'cello and piano ; 1952 American Festival (1952-02-18): Rhapsody for piano - The darkness rolls upward / Barbara Troxell ; No city ; Dream pang
Box 1

Reel 10. Suite for 'cello and piano (Prelude, Nocturne, Scherzo, Epilogue) / George Finckel, cello

Physical Description: 1 7" open reel tape