Stanley Fletcher Papers

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Collection Overview

Title: Stanley Fletcher Papers, 1923-1987Add to your cart.

ID: 12/5/55

Primary Creator: Fletcher, Stanley (1910-1988)

Extent: 7.75 cubic feet

Arrangement: Organized in three series: 1) Sound Recordings, 2) Music and Essays, and 3) Professional Records and Correspondence. Series 1 is arranged chronologically and series 2 is arranged by music genre. Series 2 has six subseries: 1) Piano and Vocal, 2) Piano, 3) Manuscripts and Collections, 4) Opera, 5) Small Ensembles and Orchestra, and 6) Memoirs and Essays. Series 3 has four subseries: 1) Essays and Pedagogical Writings, 2) Concert Programs and Publicity, 3) Correspondence and Personal Journals, and 4) Business Records.

Date Acquired: 01/22/2010. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Depression, 1929 United States, Faculty Papers, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Music, Music, School of, Smith Music Hall, Star Course, World War II

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of reel to reel audio tape recordings of performances and lectures by Stanley Fletcher and other members of the music faculty at the University of Illinois between 1950 and 1980. Also includes original music and two essays documenting Fletcher's work as a composer and faculty member at the University of Illinois between 1923 and 1987.

Biographical Note

Stanley Fletcher was born in Manchester, England in 1910 and moved with his parents to Springfield, MA in 1922 where he received his early musical training. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Fletcher studied piano under Guy Maier, later studying with Artur Schnabel in Berlin. In 1935 he won the Kinley Fellowship at the University of Illinois and joined the piano faculty two years later. During his time as a professor he collaborated with fellow School of Music faculty member and violinist Paul Rolland in creating a series of manuals for teaching string techniques to children. Fletcher also composed and arranged several pedagogical collections of piano music to critical acclaim. As a performer, Fletcher was commended as an outstanding exponent of Chopin, Beethoven, contemporary music, and chamber music. He received major honors not only for his work as a concert artist, but also for his scholarly contributions to musical journals on the subject of music education. Upon retirement in 1971, Fletcher devoted himself to composing; the best known of his compositions is his folk opera, the Five Dollar Opera, first performed in El Paso, Texas. Fletcher died in 1988 in Albuquerque, NM.

Subject/Index Terms

Depression, 1929 United States
Faculty Papers
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Music
Music, School of
Smith Music Hall
Star Course
World War II

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Accruals: Sound recordings acquired from April Fletcher on October 26, 2012 and from Jessica Whipple on June 23, 2014 and February 28, 2016. Two additions were also received from Amaryllis Fletcher on May 5, 2016 and September 12, 2017. The second addition is a set of newspaper articles written by Stanley Fletcher during his music studies in Berlin between 1932 and 1933. Addition consisting of personal journals, pedagogical writings, correspondence, concert programs, photographs, and royalty contracts acquired from April Fletcher on June 19, 2018. Two pieces of Christmas music donated by Jessica Whipple in October, 2018.

Acquisition Source: Champaign County Historical Archives

Acquisition Method: Transfer and gift.


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Series 2: Music, 1923-1987Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Piano and VocalAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: "The Undiscovered Country: Four Serious Songs, for voice and Piano", 1979Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Composed July 1979.
Folder 2: "Of Time and Hills: Three Poems of Edwin Arlington Robinson, for low voice and piano", 1980Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Composed September 1980.
Folder 3: "Songs After Twilight: Ten Poems by Julius Cohen, for voice and piano", 1980Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Composed November 1980.
Folder 4: "Songs After Twilight: Set 1, Four Sacred Songs, for low voice and piano", 1980Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Composed November 1980.
Folder 5: Songs After Twilight: 10 Poems by Julius Cohen, Set III (Three Railroad Songs, Pre-Diesel), undatedAdd to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 3 Yeats Songs, 1984-1986Add to your cart.
Three Irish Songs with piano.  Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Verses: W. B. Yeats.  Includes: Down by the Salley Gardens; The Curlew; The Fiddler of Dooney.
Folder 2: 12 Songs for Medium to High Voice, 1948-1956Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Titania's Lullaby, versesof W. Shakespeare from Midsummer Night's Dream, July 1948; A Love Sonnet, verses of George Witherspoon, February1951; Do Not Fear to Put Thy Feet, verses of John Fletcher, July 1956; Gypsy Serenade, verses of Gil Vicente, translated by H. W. Longfellow, July 1951; Do Not Conceal Thy Radiant Eyes, verses of Sir Francis Kynaston, September 1952; Hark, Hark, Pretty Lark!, verses from The Paradise of Love, translated from Old French by H. W. Longfellow, July 1951; The Fiddler of Dooney, verses of W. B. Yeats, November 1955; Jenny Kissed Me, verses of Leigh Hunt, July 1956; The Primrose in the Green Forest, verses of Thomas Deloney (1543? - 1607?, July 1952; Verses from an Old Valentine, found inscribed on the flyleaf of a McGuffey Reader - ca. 1870, December 1949; Fair Now is the Springtide, verses of William Morris, May 1952; Ye Little Birds, verses of Thomas Heywood, August 1956; Verses from an Old Valentine, found inscribed in the floleaf of a McGuffey Reader about 1870, December 1949. Note: last song appears twice.
Folder 3: 16 Songs for Low to Medium Voice. Composed by Stanley Fletcher, 1948-1956Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Balthazar's Song, verses of W. Shakespeare from Much Ado about Nothing, February 1950; Take, Oh, Take Those Lips Away, verses of W. Shakespeare from Measure for Measure, February 1951; Spring Song, verses of W. Shakespeare from The Winter's Tale, February 1951; Back and Side Go Bare, verses of John Still, Bishop of Bath and Wells, from Gammer Gunton's Needle (1575 or earlier), March 1951; A Love Sonnet, verses of George Wither, February 1951; Some Day, Some Day, verses of Cristobal de Castillejo (1490-1550), translated by H. W. Longfellow, March 1951; To Celia, verses of Ben Jonson from Bolpone, Act III, November 1951; Down by the Salley Gardens, verses by W. B. Yeats, December 1951; Hunting Song, verses of Sir Walter Scott, December 1951; verses from an Old Valentine (found inscribed on the flyleaf of a McGuffey Reader - about 1870), December 1949; Vertue, verses of George Herbert, November 1951; Night Song, verses by Phyllis McGinley from The Plain Princess (copyright 1945), June 1948; The White Birds, verses of W. B. Yeats, November 1955; The Rivals, verses of James Stephens, July 1956; Hymn, verses by Phineas Fletcher (before 1610), July 1956; My True Love Hath My Heart, verses of Sir Philip Sidney, November 1955.
Folder 4: 31 Songs for Various Solo Voices with Piano, 1949-1957Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Titania's Lullaby, verses of W. Shakespeare from Midsummer Night's Dream, July 1948; A Love Sonnet, verses of George Wither, February 1951; Do Not Fear to Put Thy Feet, verses of John Fletcher, July 1956; Gypsy Serenade, verses of Gil Vicente translated by H. W. Longfellow, July 1951; Do Not Conceal Thy Radiant Eyes, verses of Sir Francis Kynaston; April 1952; Hark, Hark, Pretty Lark!, verses translated from Old French by H. W. Longfellow, July 1951; The Fiddler of Dooney, verses of W. B. Yeats, November 1955; Jenny Kissed Me, verses of Leigh Hunt, July 1956; The Primrose in the Green Forest, verses of Thomas Deloney (1543?-1607?), July 1952; Night Song, verses of Phylls McGinley from The Plain Princess (copyright 1945), June 1948; Verses from an Old Valentine (found inscribed on the flyleaf of a McGuffey Reader, ca. 1870, by an anonymous youthful hand), Christmas 1949; Fair Now is the Springtide, verses of William Morris, May 1952; Ye Little Birds, verses of Thomas Heywood, August 1956; The Singer at the Gate, verses by James Joyce, July 1957; O Curlew, Cry No More, verses of W. B. Yeats, May 1957; Spring [When daisies pied], verses of W. Shakespeare, March 1957; Winter [When icicles hang], verses of W. Shakespeare, April 1957; The Dark Hills, verses of E. A. Robinson, May 1957; Balthazar's Song, verses of W. Shakespeare from Much Ado About Nothing, February 1950; Take, Oh, Take Those Lips Away, verses of W. Shakespeare from Measure for Measure, February 1951; Spring Song, verses of W. Shakespeare from The Winter's Tale, February 1951; Of Jolly Good Ale and Old, verses of John Still?, undated; Hunting Song, verses of Sir Walter Scott, Christmas 1951; Down by the Salley Gardens, verses of W. B. Yeats, December 1951; Some Day, Some Day, verses of Cristobal de Castillejo (1490-1550) translated by H. W. Longfellow, March 1951; To Celia, verses from Ben Jonson from Volpone, Act III, November 1951; Vertue, verses of George Herbert, November 1951; The White Birds, verses of W. B. Yeats, November 1955; Hymn, verses by Phineas Fletcher (before 1610), July 1956; The Rivals, verses of James Stephens, July 1956; My True Love Hath My Heart, verses of Sir Philip Sidney, November 1955.
Folder 5: Courtly Lovers, The - Ten Songs, 1952-1982Add to your cart.

For Medium to High Voice on Renaissance Love Poems.  Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Errata and Revisions in Courtly Lovers manuscript.  Songs include: To Cupid, verses of John Marston (1605), 1981; Compiaint to the Lark, verses from The Paradise of Love, Old French, translated by H. W. Longfellow, undated; Ye Little Birds that SIt and Sing, verses of Thomas Heywood (?), (1607), 1958 and July 1980; To the Faithful Shepherdess, verses of John Fletcher (ca. 1610), July 1956 and April 1980; To Cynthia on Concealment of her Beauty, verses of Sir Francis Kynaston (1642), 1952 and May 1980; Songs to Celia I, music by Stanley Fletcher after a traditional melody, verses of Ben Jonson from Volpone (1616), May 1980; Songs to Celia II, verses of Ben Jonson (1616), May 1980; Who Shall Have My Fair Lady?, verses of anonymous Tudor, November 1982; The Judgement of Desire, verses from The Paradyse of Daynty Devises (1576), November 1982; A Love Sonnet, verses of George Wither (?) (1618), 1951 and 1980.

Also includes: The RIver God's Song to the Faithful Shepherdess, from Courtly Lovers, verses of John Fletcher (c. 1610), undated.

Folder 6: Joyce Songs - Selected Solo Songs with Piano, 1957-1987Add to your cart.

Composer: Stanley Fletcher.

Includes: Out by Donny Carney, verses by Th. Moore; June 1959-July 1987; Jenny Kissed Me, for High Voice, verses by L. Hunt, July 1956-January, 1983; Jenny Kissed Me, for Low Voice, verses by L. Hunt, July 1956-January 1983; O, Sweetheart, Hear You, verses by James Joyce from Chamber Music XVIII, June 1959; O, Sweetheart, Hear You, for Guitar, verses by James Joyce, undated; The Singer at the Gate, for Tenor Voice, verses by James Joyce, July 1957; miscellaneous sketches, undated.

Also Fragments from Joyce's Chamber Music Songs, Music by Stanley Fletcher, verses by James Joyce.  Includes: Strings in the Earth, sketch, undated; The Twilight Turns, undated; At That Hour, undated; When the Shy Star Goes Forth, undated; Lean Out of the Window, Golden Hair, undated; Untitled sketch, undated; My Love is in a Light Attire, undated; Who Goes Amid the Greenwood, sketch, undated; Winds of May, undated; Bright Cap and Streamers, undated; Bid Adieu, undated; What Counsel, undated; Go Seek Her Out, undated; My Dove, sketch, undated; From Dewy Dreams, sketch, undated; Because Your Voice was at My Side, undated; O, Sweetheart, Hear You, June 1959; Be Not Sad, includes sketch, undated; He Who Hath Glory Lost, undated; Ouf That so Sweet Imprisonment, undated; untitled sketches, undated; Gentle Lady, Do Not Sing Sad Songs, undated; Love Came to Us, undated; Rain Has Fallen, sketches, undated; Now O Now, setches, undated; Out by Donny Carney, undated; All Day I Hear the Noise of Waters, undated; I Hear an Army Charging, undated.

Folder 7: Lost Chord, The, 1923Add to your cart.
With piano accompaniment. Composer: Arthur Sullivan. Transposer: Stanley Fletcher.  Words: Adelaide Proctor.
Folder 8: Lullaby for Royalty, ca. 1986Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Night Song from The Plain Princess, words by Phillis McGinley; Titania's Lullaby from Midsummer Night's Dream, 1948; Our Lady's Lullaby, words byRihard Verstagen, July 1986.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Miscellaneous Songs, 1949-1976Add to your cart.

Songs of the Royal Poets. Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: The King's Serenade, words by King Henry VIII, undated.

Also includes: The Primrose in the Green Forest, verses of Thomas Deloney, July 1952; Gypsy Serenade, verses of Gil Vicente, translated by H.W. Longfellow, July 1951; Do Not Fear to Put Thy Feet, verses of John FLetcher, July 1956; Hunting Song, verses of Sir Walter Scott, December 1951; Romance, verses of Robert Louis Stevenson, July 1957; The Rivals, verses of James Stephens, July 1956; Fair Now is the Springtide, verses of William Morris, December 1949.

Sacred Songs. Includes: Psalm XXIII, 1949; Hymn, verses of Phineas Fletcher, July 1956; Sleep, Baby Jesus, undated.

Home, Sweet Home, Music by: Sir. H. Bishop, revised by Stanley Fletcher, verses of John Knowles Paine, undated,\.

Vogelgsang Poems. Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Verses: M Vogelgsang. Includes: Da Tegernseer Stopselhut, undated; Mein Tegernseer Stopselhut, undated.

Songs for Theater.  Composer  Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Lear: Song for Fool, undated; Songs for Lear, undated. Also includes: Musc for Volpone: Medicine Song, undated; Fools' Song, undated; Fools' Chorus, verses of Ben Jonson, undated.

Lullabies and Songs for Children. Music: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Untitled song, undated; Five Little Rabbits, undated; Pooh's Snow Story, undated; 2 Little Babies, undated; Up in the Mountin, undated; Over the Sea, undated; An Old New-Mexican Lullaby, undated; Sleepy Time, December 1950; Over the Sea, undated; Sleepy Time, undated;  Song, undated; Lullaby for Jessica, November 1976;  Christmas Lullaby, undated.

Also includes: Opening Chorus, undated; Don't Spank the Baby!, undated; We've Got a Brand New Baby, undated.

Folder 2: Of Time and Hills, 1980-1986Add to your cart.
Music: Stanley Fletcher. Words: Edward A. Robinson. Includes: To the Unfulfilled, September 1980; The House on the Hill, September 1980; The Dark Hills, September 1980.
Folder 3: Shakespeare Triad, A, 1950, 1979Add to your cart.
Music: Stanley Fletcher. Verses: Shakespeare. Includes: Sigh No More, Ladies [from Much Ado about Nothing], undated; Take, Oh Take Those Lips Away [from Measure for Measure], undated; When Daffodils begin to Peer [from Winter's Tale], 1950-1979.
Folder 4: Songs After Twilight, ca. 1980Add to your cart.

Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Verses: Julius Cohen. Includes: Errata and revisions in Courtly Lovers manuscript;

Set I: Four Sacred Songs, from Far-Off Whistles and Other Poems, 1959.  Includes The Wise Old Mule, undated; If God Were Not, August 1980; There's Never Any Telling, undated; A Prayer, undated.

Ten Poems by Julius Cohen from Far-Off Whistles and Other Poems set by Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Western Express,, undated; The Wise Old Mule, undated; If God Were Not, August 1980; There's Never Any Telling, undated; A Prayer, August 1980; Love is a Flower, undated; A Memory, undated; Love Song, undated; Far-Off Whistles, undated; The Wabash Train, August 1980.

Folder 5: Supplications, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Supplications I: Ave Maria, undated; Supplications II: St. Theresa's Prayer, verses by Arthur Symms, undated.
Folder 6: Two Cavalier Songs, 1984Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Words: Frank Fletcher.  Includes: Two Cavalier Songs I: The Temperate Lover, January 1984; Two Cavalier Songs II: The Generous Lover,  January 1984.
Folder 7: Two Contralto Songs, undated; 1955-1986Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: The White Birds, verse of William Butler Yeats, undated; My True Love Hath My Heart, verse of Sir Philip Sidney (1580-1581), 1955-1986.
Folder 8: Undiscovered Country, The - Four Songs for Low Voice, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Love Song, verse of Cristobal de Castillejo, translated by Longfellow, undated; Folk Ballad, anonymous verses collected by F. J. Child, undated; Elegy, verses of Shakespeare from Cymbaline, undated; Threnody, verse of George Herbert, undated.
Folder 9: Wit to Woo, The, undated; 1957-1980Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: The Cuckoo, verse of Shakespeare, undated; The Owl, verse of Shakespeare, April 1957 and April 1980.
Box 17Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Music written and arranged by Gordon Binkerd, ca. 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Christmas songs, ca. 1979Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: PianoAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 10: 6 Preludes for Piano, undated; 1980Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. After poems of Julius Cohen. Includes: Love is a Flower, undated; Far-Off Whistles, undated; Your Eyes Glow with a Lovely Light, undated; Once on the Puszta, undated; Prelude, September 1980.
Folder 11: 7 Pieces for 3 Hands at the Piano, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Twilight Song, undated; Duet for a Gray Day, undated; Piece to Play Fast In, undated; Lazy Men's March, undated; Minister's Farewell, undated; The Pretty Girl Milking Her Cow, undaated.
Folder 12: Amusements: Seven Pieces for Two Hands, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Fanfare, Caper, Duo, Joke, Ground, Pastoral, Fiddler's Piece, all undated.
Folder 13: Andante of Joseph-Hector Fiocco, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 14: Cadenzas to Mozart's E Flat Concerto, K 482, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Cadenza - First Movement, 2 Lead-ins for Rondo of K 482, Cadenza in Form of a Quodlibet, all undated.
Folder 15: Deck the Halls!, 1959Add to your cart.
Arranger: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 16: Exercise in Canon, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 17: Fantasy in Three Movements for Piano, 1981Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Prelude, undated; Nocturne, August 1981; Dance, August 1981.
Folder 18: Five Pieces, transcribed for Piano Solo from The Five Dollar Opera, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Ragtime-Jazz, Toccata, Appalachian Hymn, Hasty Exit, Troubled Night, all undated.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Four Episodes, Transcribed from "The Five-Dollar Opera", undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. All undated.  Includes: 1 Ragtime Overture; 2 Toccata; 3 Appalachian Hymn; 3 [4] Toccatina [The Alimony Trio].
Folder 2: Introduction and Variations, Transcribed from "On the King's Highway", undatedAdd to your cart.
Transcriber: Gordon Binkerd. Includes: Introduction; Variations.
Folder 3: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: J.S. Bach.  Arranger: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 4: Loose Music - Old Favorites, undated; 1953Add to your cart.
Arranger: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Camptown Races, 1953; The Old Gray Mare, undated; Jingle Bells, 1953; Old MacDonald Had a Farm, 1953; Are You Sleeping?, undated; Clementine, undated; Down in the Valley, 1953; Oh How Lovely is the Evening, 1953; Swanee River, 1953; Workin' on the Railroad, 1953; Home, Sweet Home, 1953; Reuben, Reuben, 1953.
Folder 5: Manuscript Book, 1948-1949Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Two Etudes 1, June 1948; Two Etudes 2, June 1949; Prelude, undated; Interlude, undated; Sicilian, undated; Chaconne, 1949; Chaconne [Variant of Same], undated; Chaconne: Hommage a Mons. L. C., undated.
Folder 6: Mirrors, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes brief description of each piece. Pieces include: Faces in the Mirror; Reflections; Converstion with a Shadow; II Trumpet Tune; Lake Landscape.
Folder 7: Museum Pieces for Piano, undated; 1980Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: I Prelude; II Trumpet Tune; III Sicilian; IV Gavot; V Gavot 2 [or Musette]; VI Saraband; VII Minuet; VIII Caprice; Caprice [Variation], February 1980.
Folder 8: Passing Fancies: Seven Short Pieces and an Encore for Harp or Piano, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Prelude; Maiden's Song; Sailor's Dance; Saraband: Reflection; Interlude I: Vortex; Interlude II: Gayely; Sicilian; Encore: Letter to Marcia.
Folder 9: Pianist's Christmas Book, The, 1957Add to your cart.
Arranger: Stanley Fletcher. Summy-Birchard Publishing Company, Evanston, IL, copyright 1957. Includes: Angels We Have Heard on High; The First Nowell; What Child is This?; O Come, All Ye Faithful; Silent Night; Away in a Manger; Joy to the World; God Rest You Merry; The Holly and the Ivy; The Little Bells Song; The Little Bells Piece; Jungle Bells.
Folder 10: Piano: Studies in Double Notes, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Mexican Song; Tribal Dance; Hymn for Bass Voices; Huapango; Reflections in Ivory; Reflections in Ebony; Announcement !; Evening Hymn; The Last Redwoods; If  the Woodpecker Could Peck a Tune; Little Caprice; Parade March; Bavarian Dance; Lullaby for the Nativity; Barcarolle; We're Skipping away to Spain; Harlequin and Columbine; Prince Charming Passes By; Stardust [Dream].
Folder 11: Shepherds at the Manger, 1962Add to your cart.
Composer: Franz Liszt. Arranger: Stanley Fletcher.  [Sheet music reads: Edited by Stanley Fletcher.] Copyright by Summy-Birchard Company, 1962.
Folder 12: Signals, 1949Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Subtitle: A Piano Game for Two Players or a Study for One. Note: Beginning includes instructions for playng the piece and suggests instructional goals for the piece.
Folder 13: Suite of Special Studies, A, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Charles Chaulieu, 1832. Arranger: Stanley Fletcher. [Includes study and performance notes by Stanley Fletcher.] Includes: 1. Andantino; 5. Scherzo Presto; 7. Vivace e Scherzando; 9. Special Study in the Form of Minuet.
Folder 14: Trunkfull [sic] of Old Tunes, A, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes introductory note. Includes: I Camptown Races; II The Old Gray Mare; III Jingle Bells; IV Old MacDonald Had a Farm; V Are You Sleeping; VI Down in the Valley; VII Clementine; VIII Oh How Lovely is the Evening; IX Swanee River; X Workin' on the R.R.; XI Home, Sweet Home; [unnumbered] Reuben, Reuben.
Box 15Add to your cart.
Folder 45: The Pianist's Christmas Book, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Contemporary Collection for Piano Students, 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 48: Virtu - piano solo by Gordon Binkerd, in memory of Stanley Fletcher, 1988-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 49: Da Tegernseer Stopselhut (music by Stanley Fletcher), undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 51: On the Day You'll Be Coming Home Again, undatedAdd to your cart.
Box 17Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Two short piano arrangements by Stanley Fletcher, ca. 1987Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: Manuscripts and CollectionsAdd to your cart.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Folder 15: 4 Museum Pieces, undatedAdd to your cart.
Subtitle: For Horn Choir. Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Score includes: 1. Prelude; 2. Trumpet Tune; 3. Sicilian; 4. Gavot.
Folder 16: 4 Schumann Pieces., undatedAdd to your cart.
Also entitled Scenes from Schumann. Composer: Robert Schumann. Transcribed for Oboe and String Quartet by Stanley Fletcher. Parts include: Piano Reduction, Oboe, Violin I; Violin II; Viola; Cello; Score for Oboe and String Quartet. Pieces  include: I Espressivo; II Grazioso; III Adagio [sometimes labeled Burlesco]; IV Scherzoso.
Folder 17: Album for Harp, An, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: A Christmas Package [Variations on Three Carols for the Harp]: 1 Away in a Manger; 2 Good King Wencesls; 3 The First Nowell.  Also includes Passing Fancies [Seven Short Pieces and an Encore for the Harp: 1 Prelude; 2 Maiden's Song; 3 Sailor's Dance; 4 Saraband [Reflections]; 5 Interlude I; 6 Interlude II; 7 Sicilian; 8 Encore.
Folder 18: Conversation for Two; Conversation for Three; Old Hundredth, 1970Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Conversation for Two (for Recorder and Violin); Conversation for Three (for Recorder, Violin and Piano); Old Hundredth (Choral Prelude) (for Obbligato Violins, Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello - Double Bass), 1970.
Folder 19: Cornstalk Tunes (published and manuscript), 1956Add to your cart.
Six Pieces for Violin Using Open Strings and First Finger Only.  For Solo or String Class with Piano Accompaniment. Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Copyright 1956 by G. Schirmer, Inc.  Includes violin part and violin with piano: 1. March to Begin Things; 2. Birthday Polka; 3. Indian Lullaby; 4. Bright Eyes and Dark Eyes; 5. Chicken on the Griddle; 6. Indian Dance.
Folder 20: Fiddle and Keys, undatedAdd to your cart.
Eight Duos for Violin and Piano. Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Up in a Swing; Old Hundredth; Dance for Little Witches; Early One Morning;  Zum Gali Gali Gali; Little Bird, Little Bird; The Fiddler and the Crickets; Holiday.
Folder 21: Four in a Boat, 1957Add to your cart.
A Recreation on a Square Dance Tune for 4 players at one piano or more players at two pianos. Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Copyright by Summy Publishing Co., 1957.
Folder 22: Four Violin Duets and Sonatina for Two Violins (published and manuscript), 1971Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Copyright by Boosey & Hawkes, Inc., 1971. Four Violin Duets includes: I. Hghland Fling; II. Erin; III. Medium Blue; IV. Americanon. Sonatina for Two Violins includes: I. Scherzo; II. Serenade; III. Dance.
Folder 23: Manuscripts, 1927Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes sketches and compositions of various named and unnamed pieces.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Manuscripts and Arrangements, 1925-1928Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher; Felix Mendelssohn. Arranger: Stanley Fletcher. Compositions, arrangements and sketches.
Folder 2: Music (Manuscripts), 1925-1928Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Compositions and sketches.
Folder 3: New Tunes for Strings, Book One, 1971Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher.  Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes. Contains books for: Teacher, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass. 39 pieces for instruction.
Folder 4: New Tunes for Strings, Book Two, 1972Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes, New York. Books for Teacher's Book, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass. 29 pieces for instruction.
Folder 5: O Sweetheart, Hear You, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Verses: James Joyce. Tissue and copies.
Folder 6: Round and Round, 1956Add to your cart.
Arranger: Stanley Fletcher. Copyright:  Clayton F. Summy Co., 1956. Well known tunes for piano.
Folder 7: Songs to Celia, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Verse: Ben Jonson.
Folder 8: Spring Songs - Ten Songs, 1981-1985Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Set for high voice, piano, flute or violin or both. Includes: I. Rondeau, after Charles d'Orleans, verse of X.J. Kennedy from Nude Descending a Staircase, 1961; II. In Just, verse of E.E. Cummings; III. Fair Now is the Springtide, verse of William Morris; IV. From the Hazel Bough, verse of Earle Birney from Selected Poems, 1966; V. Persian Lament, verse of Hafiz (14th Century), translator: Gertrude Lowthian Bell; VI. Under the Greenwood Tree, verse of Thomas Deloney; VII. A Spring Day in the Beautiful Town of Lo-Yang, verse of Emperor Chien Wen-Ti (6th Century), translator: Arthur Waley; VIII Shepherd's Song, verse of John Clare (1821); IX.Valentine, verses anonymous; X. "And Viva Sweet Love", verse of E.E. Cummings (1944) from Complete Poems, 1932-1962.. Also included: loose sketch, VI. I Would in That Sweet Bosom Be.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Technic Knacks, 1949Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Copyright 1949 by Peer International Corporation, New York. Includes: 1. Three Blind Mice; 2. Here We Go Round; 3. Old Macdonald Had a Farm; 4. O A-Hunting We Will Go; 5. Pollly Put the Kettle On; 6. Rockaby Baby; 7. Oranges and Lemons; 8. Boys and Girls, Come Out to Play; 9. Lavender's Blue; 10. O Where, O Where Is My Little Dog Gone; 11. Itisket, Itasket; 12. The Worms Crawl In; 13. Susie, Little Susie; 14. Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary; 15. London Bridge Is Falling Down; 16. Mary Had a Little Lamb; 17. Oh Dear, What Can the Matter Be?; 18. Frere Jacques; 19. Jingle Bells; 20. Ringel, Ringel.
Folder 2: Tunes to Play and Play with for Children & Grownups, 1953Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Copyright 1953 by Affiliated Musicians, Inc., Los Angeles, CA. Instructional book. Includes: Jumprope Tune; Sleepy Song; Soldiers; Cowboy Tune; The Train; Candlelight; Barn Dance Tune; Hopping Tune; Nursery Rhyme; Drowsy Tune; Sea Song; Trumpets; Grasshoppers; Parade.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Group Vocal Works, 1951-1980Add to your cart.

Vocal ensemble music. Composer: Stanley Fletcher.

Includes: To Celia, verses of Ben Jonson, undated; The Maiden's Prayer: To Saint Catherine, Patron Saint of Spinsters, verses anynymous; January 1951; Poor Old Lady!, verses anonymous, February 1985; A Christmas Lullaby, undated.

Also includes Three Lusty Choruses: Soldiers Three, verses anonymous (16th century), undated; Back and Side Go Bare, author uncertain (1575), August 1979; The Return of Sir Francis, verses anonymous (c. 1584), December 1980.

Also includes: Weep You No More, Sad Fountains, verses anonymous (English Elizabethan), July 1951; Prayer in Time of Plague, verses of Thomas Nashe (1592), July 1951; Hey Nonny No!, verses anonymous (16th century), July 1951.

Includes: In a Herber Green, verses from R. Wever, Lusty Juventus, c. 1560, January 1952; Queen Mary's Crown, verses of William Morris, undated.

Includes Four Christmas Carols, translated and arranged by Stanley Fletcher, 1933: 1. Maria Walked through Woods of Thorn, German, c. 1650,1933; 2. Christmas Matin Song (14th century); 3. Cradle Song of the Shepherds at Bethlehem, German, 18th century; 4. Good King Wenceslas, arranged October 197l.

Includes Two Songs for New Year: Wassail!, verses of Frank Fletcher, undated; Turn the New Year In, verses anonymous, undated.

Includes: Goodnight and Farewell, German folksong, paraphrase and music by Stanley Fletcher, undated; The Miracle of the Thorn, a German Christmas story, paraphrase and music by Stanley Fletcher, undated.

Box 15Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Manuscript book of songs and arrangements by Fletcher, 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 50: The Fithian Fiddler's Book (copy), undatedAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 4: OperaAdd to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Five Dollar Opera Libretto, 1979-1982Add to your cart.
Stanley Fletcher and Frank Fletcher
Folder 2: Five Dollar Opera, Act One, 1979-1982Add to your cart.
Stanley Fletcher and Frank Fletcher
Folder 3: Five Dollar Opera, Act Two, 1979-1982Add to your cart.
Stanley Fletcher
Box 9Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Benaja, The Justice of the Peace, undatedAdd to your cart.
A comic folk opera. Music: Stanley Fletcher. Libretto after O. Henry by Frank and Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 4: Five Dollar Opera, The, 1982Add to your cart.
Music by Stanley Fletcher, lyrics by Stanley ad Frank Fletcher based on O. Henry's "Whirlagig". Program from performance of March 5, 6, and 7, 1982 at The University of Texas at El Paso.
Folder 5: Five Dollar Opera, Harmonica Player, undatedAdd to your cart.
The Part of the Harmonica Player. Music by Stanley Fletcher. Marked: "For study only, not for stage use".
Folder 6: Five Dollar Opera, The - Oboe, undatedAdd to your cart.
Orchestral part for Oboe. Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 7: Five Dollar Opera, The - Clarinet in Bb and Harmonica, undatedAdd to your cart.
Orchestral part for Clarinet in Bb and Harmonica. Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 8: Five Dollar Opera, The - Bassoon, undatedAdd to your cart.
Orchestral part for Bassoon. Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 9: Five Dollar Opera, The - Trumpet in Bb, undatedAdd to your cart.
Orchestral part for Trumpet in Bb. Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 10: Five Dollar Opera, The - Trombone, undatedAdd to your cart.
Orchestral part for Trombone. Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 11: Five Dollar Opera, The - Percussion, undatedAdd to your cart.
Orchestral part for Percussion. Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Five Dollar Opera, The - Solo Violin, undatedAdd to your cart.
Orchestral part for Solo Violin. Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 3: Five Dollar Opera, The - Violin I, undatedAdd to your cart.
Orchestral part for Violin I. Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 4: Five Dollar Opera, The - Violin II, undatedAdd to your cart.
Orchestral part for Violin II. Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 5: Five Dollar Opera, The - Viola, undatedAdd to your cart.
Orchestral part for Viola. Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 6: Five Dollar Opera, The - Cello, undatedAdd to your cart.
Orchestral part for Cello. Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 7: Five Dollar Opera, The - Bass, undatedAdd to your cart.
Orchestral part for Bass.  Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 8: Song Excerpts from Five Dollar Opera, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. All undated. Includes: Alimony Blues, words by Frank Fletcher; Benaja's Monolog; Night Episode, words by Frank Fletcher; Night Episode, words by Frank and Stanley Fletcher, 1. Ransie Desperate, 2. Ariela's Folksong, undated; Night Episode, duet or trio episodes, 12. The Reconciliation, 14. The Proposal.
Folder 9: Troubled Night from The Five Dollar Opera, 1986Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Five Dollar Opera, The - Act One - Vocal Score, 1980Add to your cart.
An American Folk Drama. Composer Stanley Fletcher.  Libretto after O. Henry by Frank and Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 2: Five Dollar Opera, The - Act Two - Vocal Score, 1979Add to your cart.
An American Folk Drama. Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Libretto after O. Henry by Frank and Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 3: Five Dollar Opera, The - Piano-Harmonium, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 4: Five Dollar Opera, The - Voice-Piano Score, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Libretto after O. Henry by Frank and Stanley Fletcher.
Box 12Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Five Dollar Opera, The - Act 1, Part 1, Overture 1-5 - Orchestra Score, 1980Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 2: Five Dollar Opera, The - Act 1, Part 2, 6-9 - Orchestra Score, 1980Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 3: Five Dollar Opera, The - Act 2, Part 1, Introduction and 10-11 - Orchestra Score, 1980Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 4: Five Dollar Opera, The - Act 2, Part 2, 12-15 - Orchestra Score, 1980Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 5: Five Dollar Opera, The - Production notes, reviews, flyers, photographs, ca. 1980Add to your cart.
Special instructions re: copying Part Books; newspaper clippings; musings; production notes; reviews.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 13: $5 Opera Notes for Stage Musicians, undatedAdd to your cart.
Box 17Add to your cart.
Folder 1: The Five Dollar Opera, vocal score parts 1 & 2; offstage choir parts; strings and piano alone for rehearsal, ca. 1982Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 5: Small Ensembles and OrchestraAdd to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 1: April's Waltz - Reference Set: Score and Parts, 1970Add to your cart.
A first concert piece for one finger solo group, obblicato group and string orchestra. Composer: Staney Fletcher. Includes the following parts: violin, one finger, solo group; cello, one finger, solo group; bass, one finger, solo group; obblgato violin; obbligato cello; obblicato bass; first violin, orchestra; second violin, orchestra; viola, orchestra; cello, orchestra; bass, orchestra; score, copyright by T. Burns Westman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, May 1,1970.
Folder 2: Christmas Concerto for piano and school orchestra, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher.
Folder 3: Christmas Fantasy for Horn and Organ or Piano, 1984Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Verses taken from French, German (1535), D. Corner (in German) (1649), English (16th Century), Latin (14th Century), Horn in F.
Folder 4: Flight of the Hawks, The - Concert March, 1984Add to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes orchestral parts.
Folder 5: Horn Ensembles with Piano, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Chorale Prelude for Horn Choir.
Folder 6: Old English Pair, An - Cello and Piano, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Anonymous (17th Centuy). Arrangement: Stanley Fisher. Includes: 1. So Sweete is Shee; 2. Lilliburlero.
Folder 7: Old English Pair, An - Horn and Piano, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Anonymous. Arranger: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: 1. So Sweete is Shee; 2. Lillibulero.
Folder 8: Queen's Concert, The - Master copies of Woodwinds parts, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Orchestral parts include: Piccolo; Flutes I & II; Oboes I & II; English Horn; Eb Soprano Clarinet; Clariet I in Bb; Clarinet II in Bb; Clarinet III in Bb; Alto Clarinet in Eb; Bass Clarinet in Bb; Bassoons I & II.
Folder 9: Queen's Concert, The - Master copies of Saxes & Brass parts, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Orchestral parts include: Tenor Saxophone in Bb; Alto Saxophones in Eb I & II; Baritone Saxophone in Eb; Trumpet I in Bb; Trumpet II in Bb; Trumpet III in Bb; 1st Horn in F; 2nd Horn in F; 3rd Horn in F; Baritone; 1st Trombone; 2nd Trombone; 3rd Trombone; Bass Tuba.
Folder 10: Queen's Concert, The - Master copies of various instruments' parts, undatedAdd to your cart.
Composer: Stanley Fletcher. Orchestral parts included: Solo Trumpet in C; Solo Trumpet in Bb; String Bass; Piano; Celesta; Harp; Marimba - Xylophone; Vibraphone; Percussion I (Timpani & Small Drum); Percussion II (Snare Drum, Woodblock, Glockenspiel); Persussion III (Cymbals, Suspended Cymbal, Finger Cymbals); Percussion IV (Chimes - Triangle); Percussion V (Tambourine); Percussion VI (Claves).
Folder 11: Three Days, 1970Add to your cart.
Score for String Orchestra. Composer: Stanley Fletcher.  Includes: 1. Song for a Sunny Day; 2. Conversation on a Gray Day; 3. Holiday.
Folder 12: Two Medieval Hymns, undatedAdd to your cart.
Arranger: Stanley Fletcher. Includes: Jesus Refulsit; There is no Rose.
Box 15Add to your cart.
Folder 47: April's Waltz, 1970Add to your cart.
Box 17Add to your cart.
Folder 2: The Queen's Concert (revised version), full score (1 of 2), 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 3: The Queen's Concert (revised version), full score (2 of 2), 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Farewell to Hummingbird, full score and piano, 1985Add to your cart.

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