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Inventory of the Sigurd Frederiksen collection, 1926-1957
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Part I: Opera.

Box Box 1 , item 1.

Tintoretto, chamber opera in one act, for speakers, chorus, recorder, pardessus, viola d*amore 1-2, and gamba.

Scope and Content Note

Ink, manuscript.

Place and date: Los Angeles, 1956.

First performance: July 14, 1956 by The Pardo Players of Ancient Instruments.
 

a. Score and parts (master copy on onion skin paper).

 

b. Full score.

 

c. Piano score.

 

d. Complete set of parts.

 

Part II: Ballet.

Box Box 1 , item 2.

An American Pattern, ballet for orchestra.

Scope and Content Note

Composed for and danced by Duris Niles.

Copyright date: 1941. No place.

Ink, manuscript.
 

a. Full score.

 

b. Set of 29 parts.

item 3.

The Shepherd of Shiraz, ballet for orchestra.

Scope and Content Note

Choreography by Norma Gould.

Story by Alice Pike Barney.

Ink, manuscript.

First performance: Hollywood Bowl, September 4, 1928 by the Adolf Tandler Little Symphony.
 

a. Conductor's score (arr. for piano).

 

b. Set of 22 orchestra parts.

 

Part III: Symphony.

Box Box 1 , item 4.

Symphony no. 1 on a Motif of Spring, for orchestra.

Scope and Content Note

Ink, manuscript.

Dedicated to Edna and Jack Levy.

First performance: February 9, 1948 by the Glendale Symphony Orchestra.
 

a. Full score.

 

b. Set of 80 orchestra parts.

 

Part IV: Concertos.

Box Box 2 , item 5.

Concerto for Flute with Orchestra.

Scope and Content Note

Dedicated to Anthony Linden.

Ink, manuscript.

Copyright date: 1934.No place.

Remarks: There is another copy of the full score in the Edwin A. Fleisher Collection of Orchestral Music, Free Library of Philadelphia.
 

a. Full score.

 

b. Piano score.

 

c. Solo flute part.

 

d. Set of 41 orchestra parts.

item 6.

Concerto for piano with orchestra.

Scope and Content Note

First performance: Marguerite Bitter, soloist, and the Little Symphony

Orchestra. Another performance at the Hollywood Bowl, soloist:

Claire Mellonino on Thursday, July 25, date unknown.

Remarks: There is a program and two newspaper reviews of different of the concerto pasted to the front cover of the score.
 

a. Full score (the last few pages are lacking).

 

b. Solo piano part with reduction of the orchestra part for piano II.

 

c. set of 47 orchestra parts.

item 7.

Concerto for viola with orchestra.

Scope and Content Note

Dedicated to Philip Kahgan.

Place: 3348 Scarboro Street, Los Angeles, 65. No date.
 

a. Full orchestra score.

 

b. Piano-viola score.

 

c. Solo viola part.

 

d. There are no parts.

item 8.

Violin Concerto.

Scope and Content Note

Ink, manuscript.

Place and date: Los Angeles, 1949 and 1950.
 

a. Full score.

 

b. Piano-violin score.

 

c. Solo violin part (2 copies).

 

d. Set of 23 orchestra parts.

item 9.

Concerto for violoncello with orchestra.

Scope and Content Note

Ink, manuscript.

Copyright 1936.

First performance: Glendale Symphony Orchestra, June 9, 1947, Antoinette Frederiksen soloist.
 

a. Full score.

 

b. Piano-cello solo part (2 copies).

 

c. Set of 42 parts.

Box Box 3 , item 10.

Concerto for violin and violoncello with orchestra.

Scope and Content Note

Ink, manuscript.

Dedicated to Edny Levy and Antoinette Frederiksen.

First performance: Glendale Community Orchestra, November 22, 1943.
 

a. Full score.

 

b. Score for piano, violin, and cello (3 copies).

 

c. Solo violin and cello parts.

 

d. Set of 40 orchestra parts.

 

Part V: Other Music for Orchestra.

Box Box 3 , item 11.

East of the Sun and West of the Moon, Suite for Orchestra.

Scope and Content Note

Movements: Prelude, The Dwarfs and the Magic Loom, The Lake of Dreams, The March of the Hollow Knights, The Castle that Wishes Built.

Ink, manuscript.

Copyright: 1930.

First performance: Adolf Tandler's Little Symphony, Hollywood Bowl, Tuesday, August 30, 1927.
 

a. Full score.

 

b. Set of 51 orchestra parts.

item 12.

"Harvest," Bucolic for Chamber Orchestra.

Scope and Content Note

No place or date (but the music is copied on paper with the address "Accurate Photocopy and Blueprint Co., 6207 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood."
 

a. Full score (master copy on onion skin paper), 20 leaves.

item 13.

Legend, for Bassoon with Orchestra.

Scope and Content Note

Dedicated to Frederick Moritz.

Copyright 1936.

First performed on the Standard Symphony Hour and later performed by Howard Hanson and the Rochester Symphony Orchestra. Dates unknown.
 

a. Full score, 47 pp.

 

b. Score for piano and bassoon (2 copies).

 

c. Solo bassoon part.

 

d. No orchestra parts.

item 14.

"Light and Shadows," Variations for Strings.

Scope and Content Note

Ink, manuscript.

Performed by the Glendale Symphony Orchestra, June 7, 1955, but there is no indication that this was the first performance.
 

a. Score (master copy on onion skin paper).

 

b. Set of 5 parts (vln 1-2, vla, cello, and bass). Master copy on onion skin paper.

 

c. Set of 12 string parts copied on regular music paper.

item 15.

Norroeno Suite for Orchestra.

Scope and Content Note

Movements: Kvida, Gangr, Ljod, and Tretrin.

Ink, manuscript.

First performance: Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles by the Adolf Tandler Little Symphony, March 6, 1926.
 

a. Full score.

 

b. No orchestra parts.

Box Box 4 , item 16.

The Saga of Leif Ericksen, and Epic Poem for Symphony Orchestra and Spoken Voice.

Scope and Content Note

Movements: Prelude, Farewell to Eric the Red, the Conversion of Lief, The Return Voyage, Leif Erickson's Return, The Discovery of America

Ink, manuscript.

Text: Edward Lynn.

Dated: 1934.

First performance: Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra, December 12, 1934.
 

a. Full score, 58 pp.

 

b. Piano score.

 

c. Narrator's script.

 

d. Set of 63 orchestra parts.

item 17.

"Sail on, Sail your Luck," Overture for Orchestra.

Scope and Content Note

First performance: Embassy Auditorium, Los Angeles, by the W.P.A. Southern California Symphony Orchestra, August 20, 1941.
 

a. Set of 13 wind and brass parts.

 

b. No string parts or score.

item 18.

"When the Leaves are Falling," Two poems for English Horn with Strings and Percussion.

Scope and Content Note

Movements: Requiem for Summer, Song of Autumn.

Ink, manuscript.

Dated: Los Angeles, September, 1941.

First performance: W.P.A. Southern California Orchestra, Embassy Auditorium, Los Angeles, September 10, 1941.
 

a. Full score, 15 pp.

 

b. Solo English horn part.

 

c. Set of 27 orchestra parts.

 

Part VI: Chamber Music.

Box Box 4 , item 19.

Concerto Campagnard, for solo gamba, pardessus, viole d'amore 1-2, and piano.

Scope and Content Note

Ink, manuscript.

No place or date.

The master copies bear the inscription "Accurate Photocopy and Blueprint Co., 6207 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood."
 

a. Piano-solo gamba score (master copy on onion skin paper), 21 pp.

 

b. Solo gamba part (master copy on onion skin paper), 6 pp.

 

c. Set of five parts.

item 20.

Period: Queen Bess, Variations on Lady Greensleeves, for four viols (pardessus, viole d'amore 1-2, and gamba).

Scope and Content Note

Ink, manuscript.

First performance: Balboa Park, San Diego by The Pardo Players of Ancient Instruments, March 27, 1950.
 

a. Full score, 5 leaves.

 

b. No parts.

item 21.

String Quartet (Opus 3), in G major.

Scope and Content Note

Place of composition: erased.

Date: 1917.
 

a. Full score, 26 pp. (the last 19 mm. are lacking).

 

b. Set of four parts with duplicate copies of vln 1 and cello.

item 22.

"A Wreath for Linnaeus," for viol quartet (pardessus, viole d'amore 1-2, and gamba).

Scope and Content Note

Movements: Morning-Glory, Twin-flower, Common Daisy, Jewel-weed, and Harebell.

Dated: Los Angeles, 1953.
 

a. Full score (two copies).

 

b. Vln 2 part (incomplete).

 

Part VII: Music for solo instruments.

Box Box 4 , item 23.

Divertissement, for the piano.

Scope and Content Note

Movements: Prelude, Canzone, Nocturne, Caprice, Arioso, and Postlude.

Ink, manuscript.

Dated: Los Angeles, 1957.
 

a. Score (master copy on onion skin paper). 17 pp.

 

b. Score (copy).

 

c. Partial score.

item 24.

Soliloquy, for solo viola.

Scope and Content Note

Ink, manuscript.

Dated: 1954. No place.
 

a. Score, 2 pp.

 

Part VIII: Songs for voice and piano.

Box Box 4 , item 25.

"The Lamb," for voice and piano.

Scope and Content Note

Ink, manuscript.

Text: William Blake, from Songs of Innocence, 1789.

Copyright date: 1932.
 

a. Score.

item 26.

"The Prince of Botany," for voice and piano.

Scope and Content Note

Ink, manuscript:

No place or date.

The master copy bears the inscription "Accurate Photocopy and Blueprint Co., 6207 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood."
 

a. Score (master copy on onion skin paper), 4 pp.

item 27.

"Twin-Flower (Njavisenna)," for voice and piano. (This is not the same piece as item 22, movement 2).

Scope and Content Note

Ink, manuscript.

No place or date.

The master copy bears the inscription "Accurate Photocopy and Blueprint Co., 6207 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood."
 

a. Score (master copy on onion skin paper). The last page is lacking.

 

b. Score (2 complete copies).

 

Part IX: Concert programs and newspaper reviews of performances.

Box Box 4 , item 28.

Concerto for piano and orchestra. Reviews.

item 29.

Concerto for violoncello with orchestra. Programs and reviews.

item 30.

Concerto for violin and violoncello with orchestra. Program and review.

item 31.

Divertisement for Four Horns, Strings, and Harp. Program dated Sunday April 23, 1933. The music is not in the Berkeley collection.

item 32.

East of the Sun and West of the Moon, Suite for Orchestra. Programs and reviews.

item 33.

Eddaic Fragments, Trio for violin, cello, and piano. Program dated April 18, 1932. The music is not in the Berkeley collection.

item 34.

The Frescoes of the Five Ages (Symphonic Variations), for orchestra. Reviews & programs dated April 14, 1928 and March 18, 1934. The music is not in the Berkeley collection, but a full score (56 pp.) is in the Edwin A. Fleisher Collection of Orchestral Music, Free Library of Philadelphia.

item 35.

Legend, for Bassoon with Orchestra. Program and review.

item 36.

Light and Shadows, Variations for Strings. Program.

item 37.

Noel, Fantasy for two harps, with orchestra. Reviews and programs dated December 14, 1931 and August 9, 1932. The music is not in the Berkeley collection, but the score (49 pp.) is in the Fleisher Collection.

item 38.

Norroeno Suite for Orchestra. Programs and reviews.

item 39.

Passacaglia della Vida, for four viols. Program dated April 17, 1955.

Scope and Content Note

The music is not in the Berkeley collection.
item 40.

Period: Queen Bess, Variations on Lady Greensleeves. Two programs.

item 41.

Sail on, Sail your luck, Overture for Orchestra. Programs and reviews.

item 42.

Rhapsody for Oboe with Orchestra. The music is not in the Berkeley collection.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper review dated January 13, 1938. Performed on the Standard Symphony Hour under the baton of Henri Svedrovsky. Dedicated to Henri de Busscher, oboist of the Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra, soloist.
item 43.

The Saga of Leif Ericksen, and Epic Poem for Symphony Orchestra and Spoken Voice. Programs and reviews.

item 44.

Rococo, Suite for Quartet of Ancient Instruments with Orchestra.

Scope and Content Note

Program dated January 10, 1949. The music is not in the Berkeley collection.
item 45.

The Shepherd of Shiraz, ballet for orchestra. Program and review.

item 46.

Symphony no. 1 on a Motif of Spring. Programs and review.

item 47.

When the Leaves are Falling, Two Poems for English horn with strings and Percussion. Program and review.

item 48.

A Wreath for Linnaeus, for viol quartet. Program and review.

 

Part X: Miscellaneous.

Box Box 4 , item 49.

One (1) folder of biographical items, 15 leaves.

item 50.

One (1) folder of unidentified performance parts, 16 leaves.