Finding Aid for the Paul A. Marquardt Collection of Music for Silent Films

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Finding Aid for the Paul A. Marquardt Collection of Music for Silent Films

Collection number: 4

UCLA Library, UCLA Library Special Collections



University of California, Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • University of California, Los Angeles, Library
  • UCLA Library Special Collections, Room A1713
  • Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Phone: (310) 825-4988
  • Fax: (310) 206-1864
  • Email: speccoll-paging@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www2.library.ucla.edu/specialcollections/performingarts/index.cfm
Processed by:
UCLA Library Special Collections staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Paul A. Marquardt Collection of Music for Silent Films
Collection number: PASC-M 4
Origination: Marquardt, P. A. (Paul A.)
Extent: 8 boxes.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. UCLA Library Special Collections
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Shelf location: Held at SRLF. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Frank Dellestritto, 1975.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Paul A. Marquardt Collection of Music for Silent Films, Collection number PASC-M 4, UCLA Library Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles.

Access Points

Silent film music--Scores.
Music--Manuscripts.

Scope and Content

Holographs, Ozalid masters and copies, and mimeograph copies of scores and parts of music, either composed or arranged by P.A. Marquardt, mostly for silent films. Includes Concertino for Violin and Orchestra, Melodies of Josef Strauss, A Merry Overture, Ramasan-Oriental Suite, Regimenstag-Marsch, Rondeau Brillant, Serenade, Sonata in C Minor, and The Unknown Soldier. Also includes several marches, an opera and 67 pieces of silent film music (piano part only) published by the Music Buyers Corporation.

Container List

Box 1 , Folder 1

Ballade (composed by Carl Loewe, op. 138, arranged by P. A. Marquardt. Orchestral score

Box 1 , Folder 2

Concertino (12th Concerto) for Violin and Orchestra. Orchestral score

Box 1 , Folder 3

A Merry Overture. Orchestral score, draft copy, dated Dec. 4, 1942.

Box 1 , Folder 4

A Merry Overture. Orchestral score, final copy, dated Dec. 4, 1942, copyright 1943.

Box 2 , Folder 1

Opera (Scene 1). Orchestral score

Box 2 , Folder 2

Opera (Scene 2). Orchestral score

Box 2 , Folder 3

Sonata (composed by H.J.F. Biber, arranged by P. A. Marquardt). Item No. Orchestral score

Box 2 , Folder 4

Unidentified orchestral score.

Box 3 , Folder 1

Moonlight in Naples. Item No. 32 (Barcarolle)

Box 3 , Folder 1

The Lure of Crimson. Item No. 31 (Tragic Sonata)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Hidden Love. Item No. 30 (An Old Love Song)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Star Night. Item No. 29 (Nocturne)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Moonlight Dreams. Item No. 28 (Nocturne)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Alone at Night. Item No. 27 (Meditation)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Springtime of Life. Item No. 33 (Serenade)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Pearls of My Soul. Item No. 25 (Reverie Religieuse)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Incidental Symphonies. Item No. 38 (Stormy Conflict)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Romance of Autumn. Item No. 26 (Poeme Elegiac)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Reproche d'Amour. Item No. 34 (Entr'Acte)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Dance of the Sylphes. Item No. 35 (Valse de Ballet): Score missing

Box 3 , Folder 1

Dreamy Moments. Item No. 24 (Serenade Amorous)

Box 3 , Folder 1

A Smile--A Kiss. Item No. 37 (Ballad)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Wild Flowers. Item No. 18 (Intermezzo)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Incidental Symphonies. Item No. 39 (The Villain's Den)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Incidental Symphonies. Item No. 40 (Furious Enemies)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Incidental Symphonies. Item No. 41 (The Coaching Party)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Incidental Symphonies. Item No. 42 (Threatening Sea)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Color Classics No. 5. Item No. 43 (A Twentieth Century Romance)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Color Classics No. 6. Item No. 44 (A Sex Drama)

Box 3 , Folder 1

A Regal Episode. Item No. 36 (The King's Entrance)

Box 3 , Folder 1

The Wooden Soldier's Tournament. Item No. 12

Box 3 , Folder 1

The Enchanted Castle. Item No. 1 (Poeme Mysterieuse)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Scherzo Silhouette. Item No. 2

Box 3 , Folder 1

Ardent Affection. Item No. 3 (A Passionate Episode)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Witty Moments. Item No. 4 (Humoresque)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Vision Orientale. Item No. 5

Box 3 , Folder 1

A Night in the Orient. Item No. 6 (Dance of the Harem)

Box 3 , Folder 1

A Desert Dance. Item No. 7 (Dramatic Oriental Dance) (2 copies)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Fi-Ya-Di. Item No. 8 (Oriental Dance)

Box 3 , Folder 1

A Halloween Ride. Item No. 9 (Characteristic Sketch)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Wedding Dreams. Item No. 20 (A Love Story)

Box 3 , Folder 1

The Devil's Elixir. Item No. 11 (A Mysterious Patrol)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Spring Fancies. Item No. 23 (Intermezzo)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Happy Moods. Item No. 13 (Intermezzo)

Box 3 , Folder 1

The Hermit's Dream. Item No. 14 (Pastorale Romantique)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Love's Response. Item No. 15 (Romance)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Love's Emotion. Item No. 16 (Andante Appassionato)

Box 3 , Folder 1

To My Star. Item No. 17 (Serenade Romantique)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Miracle Scene. Item No. 47 (From Offenbach's Opera, "The Tales of Hoffmann")

Box 3 , Folder 1

Woodland Frolics. Item No. 19 (Rondeau)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Morning Dew. Item No. 21 (An Outdoor Episode)

Box 3 , Folder 1

The Season's Greetings. Item No. 22 (Serenade)

Box 3 , Folder 1

The Midnight Parade. Item No. 10 (A Mysterious Episode)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Incidentals No. 10. Item No. 58 (Hurried Overture Allegro)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Incidentals No. 19. Item No. 67 (The Third Degree)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Incidentals No. 18. Item No. 66 (Allegro Tension)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Incidentals No. 17. Item No. 65 (Sinister Pathos)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Incidentals No. 64. Item No. 64 (Regal Allegro Non Troppo)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Incidentals No. 15. Item No. 63 (Scherzo Sinister)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Incidentals No. 14. Item No. 62 (Sinister Drama)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Incidentals No. 13. Item No. 61 (Fatalistic)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Franco-Espano Suite. Item No. 46 (Spanish Love Theme)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Incidentals No. 11. Item No. 59 (A Tragedy)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Incidentals No. 9. Item No. 57 (Overture Allegro Suspense)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Incidentals No. 2. Item No. 50 (Threatening Winds)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Color Classics No. 9. Item No. 45 (A Gypsy Romance)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Incidentals No. 12. Item No. 60 (Abomination)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Incidentals No. 1. Item No. 49 (Damnation)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Incidentals No. 8. Item No. 56 (Nautical Allegro)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Incidentals No. 3. Item No. 51 (The Captive's Lament)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Incidentals No. 4. Item No. 52 (Chasing Phantoms)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonics Incidentals No. 5. Item No. 53 (Allegro Scherzo or Dramatic Tarantelle)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Incidentals No. 6. Item No. 54 (Ominous Moments)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Incidentals No. 7. Item No. 55 (Tragic Pathos)

Box 3 , Folder 1

Symphonic Color Classics No. 1. Item No. 48 (In Autumn)

Box 3 , Folder 2

March (D minor). Orchestral score

Box 3 , Folder 3

March (F major). Orchestral score and parts for flute, piccolo, 1st clarinet, oboes, 2 horns, 1st cornet, 3rd trombone, 2 violins, viola, violincello, contrabass, and drums.

Box 3 , Folder 4

March (G major). Parts for 1st flute, 2 clarinets, oboe, bassoon, horns, 2 cornets, trombone, 2 violins, viola, violincello, contrabass, piano, and drums.

Box 3 , Folder 5

Melodies of Josef Strauss--Fantasia for Piano and Orchestra. Parts for 2 violins, viola, violoncello, contrabass, and 2 pianos.

Box 3 , Folder 6

A Merry Overture. Part for piano.

Box 4 , Folder 1

Opera (Scene 1). Parts for 2 violins, viola, violincello, and contrabass.

Box 4 , Folder 2

Opera (Scenes 2 and 3). Parts for 2 violins, viola, violincello, and contrabass.

Box 4 , Folder 3

Ramasan--Oriental Suite (Part I). Orchestral score

Box 4 , Folder 4

Ramasan--Oriental Suite (Parts II and III). Orchestral score

Box 4 , Folder 5

Ramasan--Oriental Suite (Parts I-III). Parts for flute and piccolo.

Box 4 , Folder 6

Ramasan--Oriental Suite (Parts I-III). Parts for 2 clarinets and two oboes (and English horn).

Box 5 , Folder 1

Ramasan--Oriental Suite (Parts I-III). Parts for 2 bassoons and 4 horns.

Box 5 , Folder 2

Ramasan--Oriental Suite (Parts I-III). Parts for 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, and tuba.

Box 5 , Folder 3

Ramasan--Oriental Suite (Parts I-III). Part for 1st violin.

Box 5 , Folder 4

Ramasan--Oriental Suite (Parts I-III). Part for 1st violin.

Box 6 , Folder 1

Ramasan--Oriental Suite (Parts I-III). Part for 2nd violin.

Box 6 , Folder 2

Ramasan--Oriental Suite (Parts I-III). Parts for viola and violincello.

Box 6 , Folder 3

Ramasan--Oriental Suite (Parts I-III). Parts for contrabass, harp, tympani, and percussion.

Box 6 , Folder 4

Regimenstag--Marsch. Parts for 1st clarinet, tuba, and drums.

Box 6 , Folder 5

Rondeau brillant. Parts for 2 flutes, 2 clarinets, oboe, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, violin, contrabass, and drums and triangle.

Box 7 , Folder 1

Serenade (for flute, oboe, 2 clarinets, and bassoon).

Box 7 , Folder 2

Sonata in C minor (composed by H. J. F. Biber, arranged by P. A. Marquardt). Parts for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, and tuba.

Box 7 , Folder 3

Sonata in C minor (composed by H. J. F. Biber, arranged by P. A. Marquardt). Part for 1st violin.

Box 7 , Folder 4

Sonata in C minor (composed by H. J. F. Biber, arranged by P. A. Marquardt). Part for 1st violin.

Box 7 , Folder 5

Sonata in C minor (composed by H. J. F. Biber, arranged by P. A. Marquardt). Part for 2nd violin.

Box 8 , Folder 1

Sonata in C minor (composed by H. J. F. Biber, arranged by P. A. Marquardt). Part for 2nd violin.

Box 8 , Folder 2

Sonata in C minor (composed by H. J. F. Biber, arranged by P. A. Marquardt). Part for viola.

Box 8 , Folder 3

Sonata in C minor (composed by H. J. F. Biber, arranged by P. A. Marquardt). Part for violincello.

Box 8 , Folder 4

Sonata in C minor (composed by H. J. F. Biber, arranged by P. A. Marquardt). Parts for contrabass, piano, harp, and tympani and cymbals.

Box 8 , Folder 5

The Unknown Soldier. Score for baritone and male chorus.

Box 8 , Folder 6

Fragment of manuscript.

Box 8 , Folder 7

Fragment of book containing sonatas for keyboard and instruments by various composers.