Alamo music, Tiomkin collection

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

Box 1

Original musical sketches in the hand of Dimitri Tiomkin, including some material labeled “Television.” (383 leaves?)

Choir-conductor part, song, “Tennessee Babe,” lyric by Paul Francis Webster, music by Dimitri Tiomkin. Ozalid, annotated. (4 leaves)

Words and music, “Ballad of the Alamo,” choral part, ozalid. (12 leaves)

Instrumental breakdown sheets, original typescripts, annotated by Dimitri Tiomkin. Also carbon typescripts.

“Different Combinations to be Used for Scoring the Picture,” 1 page, 2 copies, holograph notes regarding timing and scoring.

Concert band edition, printed, “The Green Leaves of Summer,” with parts: covering letter to Dimitri Tiomkin, November 19, 1962.

Original score by Dimitri Tiomkin in the hand of the arrangers: Herb Taylor, G. A. Emanuel [Manuel Emanuel] and George Parrish. (175 leaves)

Original score for “The Green Leaves of Summer” and “Theme from The Alamo,” [music only] by Dimitri Tiomkin. (16 leaves)

Original musical sketches by Dimitri Tiomkin, holograph. (10 leaves)

Original score by Dimitri Tiomkin in the hand of the arrangers: Herb Taylor, G. A. Emanuel and George Parrish. Includes 6 leaves of original score for “Pontiac TV Show” [“Spirit of the Alamo”]. Wrapper notes: Also used in “Suite” as played in San Antonio, Texas. (330 leaves)

For additional material on THE SPIRIT OF THE ALAMO (Pontiac TV Show), see box 65.

Box 2

Original score by Dimitri Tiomkin in the hand of the arrangers G. A. Emanuel, Maurice de Packh, and George Parrish.Guitar arrangement for song “The Green Leaves of Summer,” by Laurindo Almeida. Reels 19, pt. 2 – Reel 27 pt. 2.

Ozalids of orchestral parts, including “Overture,” “Ballad of the Alamo,” “Finale,” and 3 other parts. [probably comprising “Suite from The Alamo” played at Glendale Symphony Orchestra concert (?)]

Musical cue sheets for Pontiac Spectacular TV Show, 3 p. Carbon typescript.

For song “Ballad of the Alamo” (“Thirteen Days of Glory”); music by Dimitri Tiomkin and lyrics by Paul Francis Webster: sheet music, printer proofs, 4 p.; original musical sketches in the hand of Dimitri Tiomkin; original and carbon typescripts of lyrics–long and short versions.

For “End Title” based on “The Eyes of Texas Are Upon You,” Tiomkin-Webster: original and carbon typescripts of lyrics; original score in the hand of Dimitri Tiomkin (4 leaves); sheet music of “Eyes of Texas are Upon You,” 4 p.

For song “The Green Leaves of Summer,” music by Dimitri Tiomkin, lyrics by Paul Francis Webster: original and carbon typescripts of lyrics: original sketches in the hand of Dimitri Tiomkin; ozalid copies; sheet music.

For song “I Wanna Go Home” (Tiomkin-Webster): original and carbon typescripts of lyrics

For “EntreAct,” (4) carbon typescripts of lyrics.

For song “My One and Only Girl” (Tiomkin-Webster): original score (1 leaf) in the hand of Dimitri Tiomkin; holograph piano part and score; original typescript of lyrics.

Lead sheet for song “The Unforgiven” in the hand of Dimitri Tiomkin.

Ozalid copy of song “Tennessee Babe” (“Oh, Lisa!”) (Webster-Tiomkin)

Ozalid copy of song “Here Is to the Ladies” (“Polka” ) (Tiomkin-Webster).

Also miscellaneous original musical sketches in the hand of Tiomkin, carbon and original typescripts of lyrics, and ozalids of songs.

Excerpt from screenplay for The Alamo, pp. 71-108A (annotated)

Box 3

Vocal parts, ozalid, “Ballad of the Alamo,” “The Green Leaves of Summer,” “Tennessee Babe,” and “End Title.”

Original musical sketches by Dimitri Tiomkin. Also copies of unsolicited songs with cover letters and carbon typescripts of replies, including “13 Days to Glory,” by Helen Barnes.

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