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Andante

Item is a piano score, originally dedicated to Rudolf Firkusny, but this dedications has been crossed out with blue pencil crayon.

Barati, George

Csárdás no. 2

Item is a copy of Joseffy's composition, dedicated to his friend Moriz Rosenthal, and inscribed to Ellen Ballon. File includes a copy of handwritten piano scale exercises, presumably by Joseffy for Ballon.

Joseffy, Rafael

Dark hills

Item contains a composition for piano inspired by Edwin Arlington Robinson's poem "The Dark Hills."

Remick Warren, Elinor

Dear old London : [sheet music]

File contains the sheet music for "Dear Old London" with words by D. Eardley-Wilmot and piano music by Kathleen Heron-Maxwell. The score is inscribed to Ellen Ballon and dated June, 1935. The score was published in two keys, B minor and ...

Heron-Maxwell, Kathleen

Deuxième impromptu pour le piano

Item is a first edition of Frédéric Chopin's Impromptu pour le Piano Forte, Op. 36, published in 1840 by Breitkopf & Hartel.

Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek

Etude de concert, Op. 1, no. 1

Item is an autographed copy of Rafael Joseffy's edition of Paul de Schlözer's etude. It was published by G. Schirmer of New York as part of a "Studies for Concert Use for Piano Solo" series.

Joseffy, Rafael

Impromptu pour le piano

Item is a first-edition publication of Chopin's first Impromptu, published by Maurice Schlesinger in Paris, a subsidiary company to A.M. Schlesinger of Berlin. The composition was dedicated to Caroline de Lobau.

Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek

In the forest : four piano compositions, Op. 12

File contains copies of each of the four compositions: "Titania's Waltz"'; "Weeping Willows"; "In the Rushes"; and "Soughing Pines." The work was dedicated to Paolo Gallico (1868–1955). Each piece ...

Goldmark, Rubin

In the rushes, Op. 12, no. 3

Item contains the third piece in Rubin Goldmark's composition "In the Forest: Four Piano Compositions." This piece is dedicated to Paolo Gallico.

Goldmark, Rubin

Keep on hopin' : [sheet music]

File contains the sheet music for "Keep on Hopin'" with words by Frank Stanton and piano music by Kathleen Heron-Maxwell. The score is inscribed to Ellen Ballon and dated June 18, 1935. The score was published in three keys, C Major...

Heron-Maxwell, Kathleen

La paimpolaise : chanson du pêcheurs d'Islande

Item is a vocal score with the melody and lyrics for "La Paimpolaise" by the French singer-songwriter Théodore Botrel (1868-1925). The score and lyrics were handwritten by L. Coyteux Preouèl(?) in Ottawa on April 29, 1908.

Botrel, Théodore

Marche funèbre, Op. 35 : exécutée aux funérailles de l'auteur

Item is a copy of the first separate edition of Marche funèbre from Chopin's Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor. The separated third movement was played as Chopin's body was conveyed to the mausoleum on October 30, 1849, and was subseque...

Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek

Märchen (Ritterzug), Op. 14, no. 2

Item is a copy of the second tale in Medtner's Two Tales, Op. 14, for piano. It was published by P. Jurgenson and distributed in Leipzig by Robert Forberg in 1907 and includes an inscription to Ellen Ballon from Alfred La Liberté.

Medtner, Nikolay

New music for the piano

File contains a book of "New Music for the Piano" selected by Joseph Prostakoff and inscribed by him to Ellen Ballon.

Passacaglia : piano solo

File includes a copy of Duchow's piano composition, accompanied by a note to Ellen Ballon from [Guanni?].

Duchow, Marvin

Piano suite

File contains a copy of a manuscript for Alexander Brott's piano suite, which includes "Sacrilege," "Remorse," and "Conviction."

Brott, Alexander

Sea rhapsody

Item contains a composition for piano inspired by Walt Whitman's poem, "Songs for All Seas, All Ships."

Remick Warren, Elinor

Sonata for piano

Item is an unsolicited manuscript reproduction of a piano sonata by David Willens, sent to Ellen Ballon by the Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Music on December 18, 1959. File includes a letter from the Society to Ellen Ballon. The ...

Willens, David

Sonate pour le piano

Item is a first edition publication of Chopin's third piano sonata, published by Breitkopf and Hartel and dedicated to Countess Emilie de Perthuis.

Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek

Soughing pines, Op. 12, no. 4

Item contains the fourth piece in Rubin Goldmark's composition "In the Forest: Four Piano Compositions." This piece is dedicated to Paolo Gallico.

Goldmark, Rubin

Sun shower

Item is a piano composition by Bernard Rothman dedicated to "Miss Ellen Ballon." The score is a copy of a manuscript.

Rothman, Bernard

Trois Polonaises, Op. 71 : [piano scores]

File contains each of the three Op. 71 polonaises by Frédéric Chopin, published posthumously under the guidance of Julian Fontana. Each Polonaise includes a note from Fontana regarding their publication (dated May 1855, in Paris).

Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek

Trois mazourkas pour le piano

File contains a first edition copy of Chopin's Mazurkas, Op. 63, published by Breitkopf and Hartel. The compositions were dedicated to the Countess Laura Czosnowska.

Chopin, Fryderyk Franciszek

Two piano pieces

File contains copies of the manuscripts for two untitled pieces by George Barati (born Gyorgy Braunstein), written at the MacDowell Colony between June 19 and June 22, 1948. The first composition is dedicated to his wife, Ruth.

Barati, George

Weeping willows, Op. 12, no. 2

Item contains the second piece in Rubin Goldmark's composition "In the Forest: Four Piano Compositions." This piece is dedicated to Paolo Gallico.

Goldmark, Rubin