Manuscript Volumes from J.B. Millet & Co. (Various)

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Publisher. Info. Manuscript, n.d.(ca.1890-99).
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Work Title Organ Manuscript Volumes
Alternative. Title
Composer Various
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 volumes
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation organ or piano
External Links Online catalog of the Boston Public Library: Vol.1, Vol.2, Vol.3, Vol.4, Vol.5, Vol.6, Vol.7.

Misc. Comments

  • Manuscripts used by J.B. Millet & Co. in the production of their series Vox Organi, Famous Composers and Their Music, and Half Hours with the Best Composers.

Contents

Vol. & Item No. Composer Title Instrumentation Publication Date Publication Title Notes
1.01 Parker 3 Compositions for Organ (No.1 Postlude in A major) Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2 upper right corner of first page where the composer's named was located has been removed
1.02 De Koven Andante classique, Op.93 Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.1 upper right corner of first page where the composer's named was located has been removed
1.03 Allen Meditation Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2
1.04 Allen Spring Greeting Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3
1.05 Bartlett Cradle Song, Op.128 Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2
1.06 Batchelder Andantino Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3
1.07 Batchelder Intermezzo Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3
1.08 Batchelder Meditation Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4
1.09 Batchelder Offertoire Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2
1.10 Bird Albumblatt and Scherzando, Op.35 (No.1 Albumblatt) Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.3
1.11 Bird Albumblatt and Scherzando, Op.35 (No.2 Scherzando) Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.3
1.12 Blumenschein June-bug: an American burlesque, Op.53 Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.7
1.13 Blumenschein June-rose: Mazurka, Op.54 Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.7
1.14 Brewer Triumphal March Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2
1.15 Bridge Evening Hymn Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1
1.16 Bridge Idylle Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1
1.17 Bunnett Minuetto Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2
1.18 Camp March Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1
1.19 Camp Melody Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1
1.20 Chadwick Pastorale Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1
1.21 Dunham Andantino Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1
2.01 Clarke 2 Original Movements for the Organ (1. Pastorale) Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1
2.02 Clarke 2 Original Movements for the Organ (2. Romance) Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1
2.03 Coerne 2 Compositions for Organ, Op.37 (2. Meditation) Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4 Title per ms. "Meditation, Op.37 No.3"; per ms. "Buffalo November 1894" with revision dated "Buffalo January 1896"
2.04 Coerne 2 Compositions for Organ, Op.37 (1. Romance) Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4 Title per ms. "Romance, Op.37 No.2"; revision dated "Buffalo January 1896"
2.05 Cole 2 Compositions for Organ, Op.6 (2. Offertory) Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4 Title per ms. "Offertory (Marche Celeste), Op.6 No.2"
2.06 Deshayes 5 Pièces d'orgue, Op.23 (1. Cantabile tranquillo - Elevation) Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1 Ms. dated "Paris 1894"
2.07 Deshayes 5 Pièces d'orgue, Op.23 (2. Andante con moto) Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1 Ms. dated "Paris février 1895"
2.08 Dethier Idylle Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2
2.09 Donahoe Impromptu Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4
2.10 Donahoe Postlude Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3
2.11 Donahoe Prelude Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2
2.12 Flagler Meditation Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1
2.13 Flagler Prelude Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1
2.14 Foerster On the Sea Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.3 Ms. prefaced with poem by Bayard Taylor
2.15 Foerster Woodland Sounds Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.3 Ms. prefaced with poem by Karl Schaefer; Ms. dated "June 1893"
2.16 Foote 5 Bagatelles, Op.34 (1. Pierrot) Piano 1893 Half Hours with Famous Composers
2.17 Foote 5 Bagatelles, Op.34 (2. Pierrette) Piano 1893 Half Hours with Famous Composers
2.18 Foster Andante Pastorale Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4 Title on ms. "Andante Adagio religioso"; Dedication: To Thomas Threlfall (sp?) Esqre.
2.19 Foster Funeral March Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4 Struck out deditcation: "In memory of Revnd Carrie Jackson M.A. Chaplain of the Foundling Hospital"
2.20 Frost A Fancy Sketch Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2
2.21 Frost Idylle Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3 Editor's note on ms.: "Change to continental fingering - or better yet, leave out the old fogy English fingering altogether - D.B."
2.22 Frost Postlude in E-flat major Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2 In ms. title and subtitle - Postlude / Evensong - are struck out but Postlude penciled back in. Editor's note on ms: "Engl. fingering out / Postlude far better name for piece than Evensong"
2.23 Garrett Intermezzo Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3
2.24 Garrett Prelude Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3
3.01 Gilchrist Romanza in F major Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.3 Title on ms. is Allegretto. Ms. dated "Fby(?) 94"
3.02 Gilchrist Andante, Schleifer 19 Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4
3.03 Gleason Canzonetta (Op.19 No.1) Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.10
3.04 Gleason Idylle, Op.24 Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4
3.05 Guilmant 2 Pieces for Organ, Op.82 (1. Communion) Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1 Dedication: À mon élève J. Alf. Pennington, Esqre / Organist, Oberlin, Ohio. Ms. dated "30 Mai 1894."
3.06 Guilmant 2 Pieces for Organ, Op.82 (2. Contemplation) Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1 Dedication: À mon élève G. Waring Stebbins, Esqre / Organist, Brooklyn, N.Y. Ms. dated "October 1893."
3.07 Hamer Communion in E-flat major Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2
3.08 Hamer Postlude Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3 Title on ms. "Postlude in B flat"
3.09 Huss Alla Marcia Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2 Title on ms. "Impromptu / Alla Marcia." Dedication: To Dr. Gerrit Smith
3.10 Huss Offertoire Religieuse Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3 Dedication: To Dr. Gerrit Smith
3.11 Huss 3 Intermezzi, No.1 Allegretto con grazia Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.4
3.12 Huss 3 Intermezzi, No.2 Le Crépuscule (The Twilight) Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.4
3.13 Huss 3 Intermezzi, No.3 Allegro moderato e giojoso Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.4
3.14 Kelley Lyric Opera Sketches, Op.13 (For a Gavotte Movement; For a Waltz Chorus) Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.6
3.15 King 2 Compositions for Organ, Op.92 (No.2 Alla marcia / Concluding Voluntary) Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1
3.16 King 2 Compositions for Organ, Op.92 (No.1 Andante religioso) Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1
3.16 Klein Early Morn at the Monastery Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1
3.17 Klein Evening Prayer Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2 Dedication: "To Mr. Gerrit Smith (New York)."
3.18 Klein Intermezzo Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1
3.19 Kroeger Arabian Song / Chante Arabe, Op.31 No.2 Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.5 Ms. dated "St. Louis Sept 1 /93"
3.20 Kroeger 4 Compositions for Organ, Op.39 (No.1 Allegretto) Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4 Per title page: "Allegretto Op.39 No.1." Per first page of music "Allegretto Op.39 No.4."
3.21 Kroeger 4 Compositions for Organ, Op.39 (No.4 Allegro) Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3
3.22 Kroeger Declaration / Melody for the pianoforte, Op.31 No.1 Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.5 Ms. dated "St. Louis Sept 5 /93"
3.23 Kroeger Humoreske Négre, Op.31, No.3 Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.5 Ms. dated "St. Louis Feb 22 /94"
3.24 Kroeger 4 Compositions for Organ, Op.39 (No.2 Lento) Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3
4.01 Laselle Postlude in C major Organ
(2 staves only)
Title on ms. is "Organ Postlude." At top left of first page: "Mr. Weston / Please make organ arrangement as agreed / AJM"
4.02 Laselle Postlude in C major Organ On cover page: "arranged for Nuo Music". Arrangement for organ (3 staves) by Justus P. Weston of work 4.01.
4.03 Lewis Postlude in C major Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2 Dedicated to J. E. Nickerson.
4.04 Liebling Momento appassionato, Op.24 Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.2 Dedicated to Mrs. Theodore Thomas.
4.05 Liebling Momento scherzando, Op.25 Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.2 Dedicated to J.H. Hahn.
4.06 Lloyd Allegro Agitato Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3 Original ms. in in B major. Published version transposed to B major.
4.07 Loretz Offertoire Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1 Ms. dated "Aug 18th 95."
4.08 Loretz Plainte Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4 Clean editor's copy.
4.09 Loretz Plainte Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4 Composer's ms. with second page entirely marked out.
4.10 Lutkin Pastorale Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3 Subtitle: in Canon Form. Ms. dated "Evanston Nov 30/95."
4.10 Lutkin Postlude Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4 Ms. dated "Evanston Feb 25/96."
4.11 Lutkin Reverie Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4 Ms. dated "Evanston Feb 12/96."
4.12 Mason Marie valse Piano Dedicated to "Marie."
4.13 Mason A Pastoral Novellette Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.9 Ms. dated "New York Dec 2nd 1894."
4.14 Mosenthal Festival March Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1
4.15 Nevin Mazurka Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.2
4.16 O'Shea Offertoire in E major Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2
4.17 Parker Capricietto Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.8 Ms. dated "June 20 1894."
4.18 Parker Dialogue Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.8 Ms. dated "June 9 1894."
4.19 Parker 3 Compositions for Organ (3. Marcia religiosa) Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3 Ms. dated "May 18 1896."
4.20 Parker 3 Compositions for Organ (2. Melody) Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4
4.21 Pearce Meditation in a Village Churchyard Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4
4.22 Pearce Communion Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3
4.23 Pierné Entrée dans le style classique Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3 Ms. dated "Paris - Octobre 95."
4.24 Rogers Romanza, Op.31 Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.8
4.24 Rogers Scherzo, Op.32 Piano 1894
5.01 Rousseau Melody and Canon Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4 Ms. dated "Paris le 20 février 1896
5.02 Salomé Villanelle, Op.64 Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3 Dedication to Gerrit Smith crossed out in blue pencil. Commentary by AJM and Dudley Buck on title page regarding the high quality of the work.
5.03 Schoenefeld Valse-elegante, Op.16 Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.7
5.04 Seeboeck Gavotte à l'antique portrait du Conte Contin Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.4
5.05 Seeboeck 5th Portrait N.D.S. (Natalie) Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.4
5.06 Shackley Offertoire Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3
5.07 Shackley Prelude in F major Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2
5.08 Smith Gavotte, Op.21, No.1 Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.9
5.09 Smith Romance, Op.21, No.2 Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.9
5.10 Smith Alla gavotte, Op.61, No.2 Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.7 Dedicated to Arthur Foote.
5.11 Smith Romance: Scene d'amour, Op.61, No.1 Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.7 The dedication to E.R. Kroeger appears to be marked out.
5.12 Southwick Communion Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3 Dedication: "To E.L.S."
5.13 Stebbins 3 Compositions for Organ, Op.3 (No.3 Andante in C major Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4 Title on ms. "Andante in C Op.3 No.3."
5.14 Steggall Andante Pastorale Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4 Ms. dated "London W Feb 6th 1896."
5.15 Sternberg Deux morceaux, Op.68 No.1 Le tourbillon Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.5 Dedicated to Mlle Josephine Edelheim
5.16 Sternberg Deux morceaux, Op.68 No.2 Songe d'amour Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.5 Dedicated to Henry G. Andrès
5.17 Van der Stucken Longing Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.8
5.18 Thomas Evening Fantasie Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3 Title on ms. "Abend-Fantasie"
5.19 Thomas Andante Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3
5.20 Thomas Andantino Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2
5.21 Truette Communion, Op.20 Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3
5.22 Truette Offertoire, Op.19 Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2
6.01 Wermann 3 Vortragsstücke, Op.102 (2. Allegro moderato) Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4
6.02 Wermann 2 Stücke, Op.103 (1. Todtenklage (Dirge)) Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2
6.03 West Festal Song Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1 Dedicated to Gerrit Smith
6.04 Whiting Bagatelle Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.9?
6.05 Whiting Bagatelle Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.9
6.06 Whiting Offertory Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4
6.07 Whiting Service Prelude Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4
6.08 Whiting 2 Compositions for Organ, Op.53 (Communion) Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4
6.09 Whiting Legend of a Child Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.10
6.10 Whiting 2 Compositions for Organ, Op.53 (Postlude) Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4
6.11 Whiting Scherzino Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.10 Dedication on marked out page before the trio: "To my friend Geo Schneider / Pianist Cincinnati / Scherzino and Legend." Ms. dated "Geo E Whiting Feb 9th 1884."
6.12 Whitney Andante Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3
6.13 Whitney Trio for the Organ Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3 Full title: Trio for the Organ in Polyphonic Form
6.14 Wild Andante Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2 Dedicated to Emil Liebling.
6.15 Wild Pastorale Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1 Dedicated to Dudley Buck.
6.16 Wilkins Andantino Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2 Ms. dated "July 1895."
6.17 Wilkins Cantabile Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4 Ms. dated "September 1895."
6.18 Wilkins Quartetto Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3 Ms. dated "July 1895."
6.19 Wilkins Rondeau Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3 Ms. dated "August 1895." Title on first page: Rondeau Heroique. Note in pencil after the title: "Sentimentale or Romantique." Note on first page in pencil: "Write & ask Mr. W. to change name. The piece is nice but anything but heroique."
6.20 Wilkins Spring Song Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4
6.21 Wood Allegro scherzando Organ Ms. has been marked up for publication.
6.22 Wood Allegro maestoso Organ Ms. has been marked up for publication.
6.23 Woodman Cantilene in A minor Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3
6.24 Woodman Prayer and Cradle Song Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2
6.25 Woolf Melody for Pianoforte Piano 1894 Half Hours with the Best Composers, Vol.5
7.01 Buck Festival Prelude Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2 Subtitle: Introducing a choral theme from Palestrina
7.02 Bunnett Fantasia Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3
7.03 Chadwick Canzonetta Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3
7.04 Chadwick Introduction and Theme Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.2
7.05 Chadwick Requiem Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3 Ms. dated "GWC. Oct 3 /95."
7.06 Foote Postlude in C major Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4
7.07 Peace Andante No.1 Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4
7.08 Peace Andante No.2 Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4
7.09 Piutti Vision Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4
7.10 Piutti Élégie Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.3
7.11 Luard-Selby Postlude Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1 Dedicated to Gerrit Smith. Note on title page by Smith that the work was written for his 200th recital. Ms. dated "April 13 /1895."
7.12 Vincent Contemplation Organ 1896 Vox Organi, Vol.4 Original title "Meditation" has been marked out. Dedicated to R. Huntington Woodman. Ms. dated "Jany 13th 1896."
7.13 Wareing Canzonet Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1
7.14 Wareing Scherzo Pastorale Organ 1895 Vox Organi, Vol.1