55 Days at Peking music, Tiomkin collection

Dimitri Tiomkin collection
Cinematic Arts Library
Doheny Memorial Library
University of Southern California

Box 22

Two volumes [loose leaf books] of music timing cue sheets, original typescripts, heavily annotated by Dimitri Tiomkin.

Vocal, orchestral parts, holograph and ozalid; photocopies and ozalids of various national anthems and patriotic songs. Also conductor parts.

Original musical sketches, by Dimitri Tiomkin, holograph, for songs:
So Little Time – (with some lyrics), also score (part)
Natasha – lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
55 Days at Peking – plus unidentified piece

Notes: Also ozalids of “Natasha,” and “55 Days at Peking.”

Box 23

Orchestral parts, holograph and ozalid, in the hand of the copyist.

Vocal and short score ozalid masters, in the hand of the copyist.

Photocopies of song, “So Little Time,” lyrics by Paul Francis Webster, music by Dimitri Tiomkin. (yellowed); also photostat negative and holograph.

Original and (2) carbon typescripts, 1 p., “Dupes Received Up-to-date.”

Carbon typescript of cover letter from Tiomkin, and enclosed French lyrics, by Henri Contet, to “Si peu de Temps” [“So Little Time”]; 3 enclosures lacking.

Original (2 p.) and carbon typescript, lyrics by Paul Francis Webster, to “55 Days at Peking.”

Original musical sketches by Dimitri Tiomkin, holograph. Also score in the hand of the arranger. Ozalid master to latter song, with ozalid copies. Letter, original typescript, to Tiomkin from music publisher.

Notes: Short scores, balances, orchestral parts, in the hand of the copyist.

Box 24

Orchestral parts, holograph and ozalid, in the hand of the copyist.

Photostat negatives of songs: “Natasha,” “Portrait of Theresa.”

Holograph, photostat, ozalid copies of song “Natasha,” and holograph music notes.

Ozalid masters, string and percussion parts, in the hand of the copyist.

Original vocal/musical sketches for songs, holograph; ozalid, photostat holograph copies.

Box 25

Booklet: Trumpet and Bugle Sounds for the Army, 61 p.

Original typescripts, carbons, photostats, various foreign language lyrics for “So Little Time.”

Also ozalid masters for latter.

Orchestral parts, holograph and ozalid, in the hand of the copyist.

Music cue sheets sent out (list), original typescript (3 p.).

Music cue timing sheet forms, filled in, typescript; xerographic copies.

Box 26

Folder entitled “Anthems”: booklets:
Sousa Album; Favorite Marches by John Philip Sousa (1956).
Sousa Album for the Pianoforte
(c1923).
National Anthems of the United Nations and Their Allies
(1943).
Himnos de las naciones
(no date).”Pomp and Circumstance,” by Edward Elgar, sheet music for piano solo and orchestral parts (printed).

Band and piano parts for “The Mosquito’s Parade,” by Howard Whitney.

“Himno Nacional Espanol,” letre de Jose Maria Peman, sheet music and band parts.

Music timing list, original and carbon typescripts (4 p.).

“Semper Fideles March, “by Sousa, miscellaneous orchestra parts (printed).

Original musical sketches by Dimitri Tiomkin, holograph.

Memorandum (original and carbon typescripts) regarding National Anthems and other tunes.

Carbon typescript, memo, regarding music copyright clearances.

Annotated carbon typescript, lyrics, “55 Days at Peking.”

Ozalid masters and copies of various songs; also photostats.

Carbon typescripts of songs “So Little Time” and “Portrait of Theresa.”

Orchestral parts, holograph and ozalids, in the hand of the copyist.

Short score, ozalid, in unidentified hand.

Box 26A

Original score by Dimitri Tiomkin in the hand of the arrangers, Herb Taylor and G. A. Emanuel [Manuel Emanuel].Notes: (800 leaves?)

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