Shirley Meyer Blankenship Music and Papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Subject Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Personal Papers

Audio Recordings

Sunshine Dinner Playhouse Theatre Production Photographs

Guido Sinclair Music and Papers

Shirley Blankeship Computer Files



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Collection Overview

Title: Shirley Meyer Blankenship Music and Papers, 1950-2016Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 12/5/53

Primary Creator: Blankenship, Shirley (1938-)

Extent: 14.25 cubic feet

Arrangement: Organized into five series: Series 1) Personal Papers, ca.1900-2009, Series 2) Audio Recordings, 1953-2015, Series 3) Sunshine Dinner Playhouse Theatre Production Photographs, 1995-1997, Series 4) Guido Sinclair Music and Papers, 1958-2005, and Series 5) Shirley Blankenship Computer Files, ca. 1950-2016. Series 1 is arranged chronologically. Series 2 is arranged in two different methods by date of acquistion: materials received in 2009 are arranged by a system of Roman numerals given to each recording by Shirley Blankenship and materials received in 2016 are arranged alphabetically based on their original order. Series 3 is arranged alphabetically by the title of the production. Series 4 contains two sub series based on the primary creator of the material: Sub-Series 1) Guido Sinclair Papers and Music and Sub-Series 2) Shirley Blankenship's Guido Sinclair Legancies. Each sub-series is arranged chronologically. Series 5 is arranged into three subseries based on the bulk of material found within each set of files: Sub-Series 1) Personal Files, Sub-Series 2) Audio Files, and Sub-Series 3) Shirley Blankenship's Guido Sinclair Legacy Files. Each of the sub-series in Series 5 is arranged alphabetically by title.

Date Acquired: 12/04/2009. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Adams County, Illinois, Champaign County, Illinois, Compositions-Music, Harps, Jazz, Music, School of, Music -- Indonesia, Music Composition, Piano, Quincy, Illinois, Theatrical Productions, Violin

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of scrapbooks, reel-to-reel audio tapes, CDs, DVDs, cassette tapes, VHS tapes, sheet music, photographs, correspondence, posters and concert programs documenting Dr. Shirley Meyer Blankenship's career as a music student at the University of Illinois, a harpist, violinist, pianist, composer, theater performer, private music instructor, and University of Illinois School of Music faculty member between 1972 and 1981. Of special note are original compositions based on the music of her former husband and jazz musician, Guido Sinclair (1935-1992), as well as graphic illustrations, concert posters, jazz recordings, and Sinclair's original compositions. Materials in Series 4, Sub-Series 1 represent materials created by Guido Sinclair and donated by Shirley Blankenship to the archives. The Music and Papers were partially digitized by Dr. Blankenship prior to being acquired by the University of Illinois. A small but selected sample of images and recordings are included online.

Biographical Note

Shirley Meyer Blankenship is a music educator, composer, pianist, harpist, and violinist. She was born in Decatur, Illinois, in 1938 and graduated from the Notre Dame Conservatory of Music (Quincy, IL) in 1955 and Quincy Senior High School in 1956. As a teenager, she was awarded the title Miss Quincy. She received a BM in piano performance with a minor in violin from the University of Illinois in 1961. She continued her training in piano performance at Washington University in St. Louis receiving a Master of Music in 1966. She then returned to the University of Illinois to begin a Master of Music Theory degree and taught Music Theory as a graduate teaching assistant. She earned her second graduate degree in 1969 and eventually taught harp and music theory at the University of Illinois between 1972 and 1981. In 1977, she became the first woman to receive a Doctorate degree in music composition from the University of Illinois. From the late 1970s to the early 1990s, Dr. Blankenship performed on harp with the Squareknot Quartet, a group which included such members as Dorothy Martirano on violin. In the mid 1980s, Dr. Blankenship organized an arts exchange between the Squareknot Quartet and the country of Indonesia. At this time, Dr. Blankenship also married Guido Sinclair, a Jazz musician who played saxophone and performed regualarly at jazz venues in both Champaign and Chicago. Between 1988 and 1992, she began performing with Sinclair on violin, harp, and piano at several local bars and restaurants including Nature's Table. Dr. Blankenship was instrumental in promoting Sinclair's music after his death in 1992 and arranged, published, and performed several of his compositions. Around this time she began the Artist in Motion series, which held concerts at several area clubs including Chester Street. From the mid 1990s to the 2010s Dr. Blankenship began working on her Harp Legacy Project, in which several contemporary composers created compositions for her to perform and record. From this project she has created a number of harp webinars and articles on composing for the instrument.

During her teaching career, Dr. Blankenship has been an instructor of harp, piano, violin, viola, composition, music theory and other subjects at the University level. Her appointments include: Washington University in St. Louis; MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Illinois; Quincy College; Lindenwood Colleges in St. Charles, Missouri; Hardin (formerly Jefferson) Junior High, St. Charles, Missouri; Olivet Nazarene University, Kankakee; and the University of Illinois. As a violinist, Dr. Blankenship has performed with the Quincy Symphony, University of Illinois Symphony and also with the Springfield, Kankakee and Danville Symphonies. She has been the harpist for the Decatur Symphony and was the principal harpist with the Champaign-Urbana Symphony, in which she has participated as a violinist, violist and keyboardist as well. Her theatrical career includes being the music director, accompanist and/or actress for productions at the University of Illinois, Little Theater Company and Champaign, Illinois' Sunshine Dinner Playhouse. Dr. Blankenship has contributed her performance skills to the advancement of contemporary and new music, especially for the harp. As a student at the University of Illinois, she was a member of The Contemporary Chamber Players and has been a consultant to numerous composers. Dr. Blankenship has performed and/or composed under the names of Sherilee Niles, Shirley Meyer, Shirley Ann Blankenship, Anne Jazzmin, and Gianne Sinclair.

Subject/Index Terms

Adams County, Illinois
Champaign County, Illinois
Compositions-Music
Harps
Jazz
Music, School of
Music -- Indonesia
Music Composition
Piano
Quincy, Illinois
Theatrical Productions
Violin

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Accruals:

Additional materials were donated by Dr. Blankenship on July 26, 2016.

Box 21 and 22 were donated by Dr. Blankenship to the Music and Performing Arts Library and then the boxes were transferred to the Center on June 14, 2021.

Box 23 and 24 were donated by Dr. Blankenship to the Sousa Archives on November 1, 2021.

Acquisition Source: Dr. Shirley Meyer Blankenship

Acquisition Method: Gift


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Personal Papers, ca. 1900-2017],
[Series 2: Audio Recordings, 1953-2015],
[Series 3: Sunshine Dinner Playhouse Theatre Production Photographs, 1995-1997],
[Series 4: Guido Sinclair Music and Papers, 1958-2005],
[Series 5: Shirley Blankeship Computer Files, ca. 1950-2016],
[All]

Series 1: Personal Papers, ca. 1900-2017Add to your cart.
Arranged in two subseries. Subseries 1: Consists of Scrapbooks, Photographs, Concert Programs, and Writings. Materials arranged chronologically. Subseries 2: Consists of original scores by various composers that Dr. Blankenship edited professionally, as well as administrative documents, correspondance, and recordings. Arranged alphabetically by composers last name.
Sub-Series 1: Scrapbooks, Photographs, Concert Programs, and Writings, ca. 1900-2009Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Family Photographs, ca. 1900-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Family Photographs, ca. 1900-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Family Photographs, ca. 1900-1950Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Scrapbook Number One, ca. 1938-1960Add to your cart.
Description from front of scrapbook: Baby pictures, Decatur and Quincy homes, mother and her brother elmer, sister Marilyn, write up from 3 years, sister Angela, teacher, card from Clarence Allen, dad, grade school pictures notes grade cards, program and write ups 1950 recital, orchestra pictures, notre dame activities, harp ensemble, early pictures, voice recitals, apple drawing, pictures playing instruments, friends, dance recitals, older pictures, California trips, junior high, ymca concert, article junior hi-lights, tour with quincy college, programs, band picture, French horn, miss merry Christmas, latin festival, articles, church programs, more with notre dame, family pictures
Folder 5: Scrapbook Number One, ca. 1938-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Scrapbook Number One, ca. 1938-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Scrapbook Number One, ca. 1938-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Quincy Yearbooks, 1951-1953Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Interlochen Programs, 1954-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Programs, 1950-1969Add to your cart.
Consists of concert and theater programs, summer music camp programs, newspaper clippings, Illinois Summer Youth Music programs, photographs, and listings of concert programs contained in scrapbooks. Arranged chronologically.
Folder 11: Programs, 1950-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Programs, 1950-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Scrapbook Number Two, ca. 1950s-1960sAdd to your cart.
Picture, second recital 1953, voice recitals, articles about voice recitals, solo recital, article about graduation voice recital, Horace Heidt, YMCA concert, another year, Illinois summer youth, thank yous, wedding picture, picture of Lydia-mom, beaux arts' ball, seventeen program, news articles, programs, Quincy symphony, interlochen, graduation recital from notre dame, 1955, pictures, wgem talent contest, Europe, grieg's concerto, Kewanee, young artists night, quincy symphony, violin, friends, alpine pops concert, Miss Quincy pageant, miss ilinois pageant, pictures, awards, graduation, grade cards, post graduation, cards from sister Julia
Folder 14: Scrapbook Number Two, ca. 1950s-1960sAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Scrapbook Number Two, ca. 1950s-1960sAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Scrapbook Number Two, ca. 1950s-1960sAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Scrapbook Number Three, 1956-1965Add to your cart.
Description from front of Scrapbook: Scholastic recognition scholarships, pictures, UIUC, grade cards, 1956-1961, letters, receital programs, death of father, friends, sister Marilyn and family, Washington university (St. Louis) 1961-1962, grades and teachers, grad recital 1962, Jacksonville Macmurray College, 1962-1963, Murrayville and Woodson, Quincy College 1963-1965, Chapel, news article, programs and write ups, friends, more programs, Jacksonville 1962-1963, Quincy 1963-1965
Folder 18: Scrapbook Number Three, 1956-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Quincy Diploma, 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Diplomas, 1955-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Diplomas, 1955-1969Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Scrapbook Number Four, ca. 1965-1975Add to your cart.
Description from front of scrapbook: marriage to Larry Blankenship 1965, return to UIUC completed master's wash University and master's in comp studies uiuc, friends, trip to Trinidad, death of uncle Leland meyer, Illinois summer youth, teacher, news article theory project, st. Charles lindenwood colleges and hardin and Jefferson junior high schools, pictures and programs, back to the uiuc, faculty, peninsula music festival, letter from nettle, teacher ratings, article, harpist a bit of a masochist, programs, trip to California, American harp society, friends, death of mother, 1975, mother's pictures, my friends, pool I had built at 3002 perkins road, trip to California, harp society, article for the American harp society journal
Folder 2: Scrapbook Number Four, ca. 1965-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Scrapbook Number Four, ca. 1965-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Scrapbook Number Four, ca. 1965-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Trinidad Trip Slides, ca. 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Programs and books picked up on trip to Trinidad with Larry, ca. 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Programs, 1956-1977Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Programs, 1970-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Programs, 1970-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Programs, 1970-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Notecards from dissertation and student work, ca. 1970sAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: African Music notecards, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: "A Study of the Music of the Valley Tonga" paper for MUSIC 320 proseminar with audiocassette, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Dissertation Final Draft, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 15: "Visions and Revisions" sheet music, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Dissertation manuscript: "Berg, Lives: Opus 3: Lyris the Suite", 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Dissertation manuscript: "Berg, Lives: Opus 3: Lyris the Suite", 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Scrapbook Number Five, 1979-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Scrapbook Number Five, 1979-1982Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Indonesia Trip Photographs, 1981Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Contest Sheets - Grade School, 1948-1952Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Portraits, ca. 1940-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Quincy College Yearbook, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Oversized pages from scrapbookAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Newsaper clippings from Scrabbooks, Shirley and Guido, 1987-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Artists in Motion fundraiser invitation and RSVPs, 1996Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Voice and Harp Sheet Music, two pieces by Gordon Binkerd, 1977Add to your cart.
Includes "Through Your Strangeness Frets My Heart" by Gordon Binkerd and "Secret Love (for Voice, Cello, and Harp)" by Gordon Binkerd.
Folder 8: 1) Young Artists Scholarship Contest - "A Time for SInging" and 2) program for memorial service for Marilyn Loofbourrow, 2000Add to your cart.
Folder 9: 1) "One of the Boys: The Sy Rogers Story" VHS and 2) "Pastor Grogans" DVD, 2005Add to your cart.
Item 1: Artists in Motion and Guido Connection stamps, ca. 1980s-1990sAdd to your cart.
There are a total of seven stamps which have been given the accession numbers: 2009.1205053.001-200.1205053.007.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Scrapbook Number Nine, 1994-1997Add to your cart.
Description from front of scrapbook: Contemporary Music Theatre, Artists in Motion, Student Recitals, Weddings
Folder 6: Scrapbook Number Nine, 1994-1997Add to your cart.
Description from front of scrapbook: Contemporary Music Theatre, Artists in Motion, Student Recitals, Weddings
Folder 7: Scrapbook Number Nine, 1994-1997Add to your cart.
Description from front of scrapbook: Contemporary Music Theatre, Artists in Motion, Student Recitals, Weddings
Folder 8: Scrapbook Number Nine, 1994-1997Add to your cart.
Description from front of scrapbook: Contemporary Music Theatre, Artists in Motion, Student Recitals, Weddings
Folder 9: Scrapbook Number Ten, 1996-1999Add to your cart.
Description from front of book: Julia's wedding, Sunshine Dinner Playhouse, Herbert's Death, Weddings, Recital programs of students
Folder 10: Scrapbook Number Ten, 1996-1999Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Scrapbook Number Ten, 1996-1999Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Scrapbook Number Eleven, 1999-2004Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Scrapbook Number Eleven, 1999-2004Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Scrapbook Number Eleven, 1999-2004Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Scrapbook Number Twelve, 2002-2008Add to your cart.
Description from front of book: Chester Street, Ruby's, Assembly of God, Les Mis, Godspell, Garvey
Folder 16: Scrapbook Number Twelve, 2002-2008Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Scrapbook Number Twelve, 2002-2008Add to your cart.
Folder 18: "Guido's Friend" audio CD, ca. 2006Add to your cart.
www.yavawinds.com listed on back. CD-R. Contains eight tracks
Box 11Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Indonesia related correspondence, 1982-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Indonesia related correspondence, 1982-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Negatives of Indonesian Masks and Art ObjectsAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Books on Indonesian Music and Dance, 1978-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Artists in Motion Business Records, 1994-1996 (2007)Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Artists in Motion Business Records, 1994-1996 (2007)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Marilyn and Duane Loofbourrow photo album, undatedAdd to your cart.
Description from front: David Guth = Julia Loofbourrow's husband, Galen and Ann Loofbourrow = An's parents; Galen's children = Kent, Kim, Megan, dog; Shirley
Folder 8: Scrapbook Number Thirteen, 2008-2009Add to your cart.
Folder 9: About the Life of Shirley Meyer Blankenship - tapes and data DVD, undatedAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Folder 10: Rolled Calligraphy poems, undatedAdd to your cart.
Box 13Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Nature's Table poster featuring flyers for Guido Sinclair performances, ca. 1980sAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Junior Hi-Lights Quncy student newspaper, 1951-1953Add to your cart.
Articles on Blankenship marked with post-it notes
Box 14Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Copies of Photographs of Guido Sinclair and Shirley Blankenship, ca. 1980-1992Add to your cart.
Copies of photographs of Guido Sinclair: individually; with Squareknot Quartet; drawing of (1986); with Jane Blankenship; with unidentified individuals.
Folder 2: Shirley Blankenship and Guido Sinclair Photographs, ca. 1985-1992Add to your cart.
Photographs, negatives.
Folder 3: Anne Jazzmin Advertisements, ca. 1988Add to your cart.
Advertisements from International Musician (October, 1988); Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette, November 24, 1988.
Folder 4: Anne Jazzmin Promotional Photograph, Resume, and Recording, ca. 1989Add to your cart.
Photograph; Resume through 1989.  Cassette tape: Anne Jazzmin Duo, Anne - Harp; Guido Sinclair, Sax.  Pieces include: Days of Wine and Roses, Love Boat, Stela by Starlight, Our Day Will Come, and The Way We Were.
Folder 5: Nate Griffin, Not Enough, ca. 1994Add to your cart.
Arranger: Nate Griffin. Orchestration for: Not Enough, Everytime Am I Worthy.
Folder 6: Columbia College Archives Donation, 1996-2009Add to your cart.
Donations of Guido Material to Columbia College, Chicago, IL. Lists of contents in Boxes 1, 2, 3, and additional materials.Gift agreementswith Center for Black Musc Research (CBMR), Columbia College, Chicago, IL,1996. Promotional materials from CBMR. Correspondence with CBMR staff. Finding aid to Guido Sinclair Collection, CBMR, Columbia College, February 1997.
Box 25Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Theory Materials for Ear-Training, undatedAdd to your cart.
An ear training guide created by Blankenship.
Sub-Series 2: Edited scores, 2004-2017Add to your cart.
Consists of original scores by various composers that Dr. Blankenship edited professionally, as well as administrative documents, correspondance, and recordings. Arranged alphabetically by composers last name.
Box 21Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Akhavijou, Ramin, July 2014Add to your cart.
"Seventh Son" solo for harp
Folder 2: Alexander, Eric - Ayers, Jesse, 1997-2004Add to your cart.
Eric Alexander, untitled; Jesse Ayers, "Veni Emmanuel"
Folder 3: Bayer, Elizabeth Kennedy, 2011Add to your cart.
"Pretty Girl Problems"
Folder 4: Barton, Jack - Boyd, Blair, undatedAdd to your cart.
"Peace Was Twice the Story" for multiple harps; "Shift"
Folder 5: Bezdek, Jerry, 2005Add to your cart.
"Kristy's Harp"; "Ballade pour Flute et Harp"; "Passacaglia for Harp"
Folder 6: Cahyo, Scptian Dwi, 2016Add to your cart.
"Nebula"
Folder 7: Dachman, Adam Foster - Diaz, Carlos Rojo, 2016Add to your cart.
"The Rabbit"
Folder 8: Dolatowski, David, 2011Add to your cart.
"Veni Creator Spiritus"; "Meditation" for Flute and Harp; "Ostra" for Flute, Viola, Harp
Folder 9: Fields, Matthew H., 2004-2012Add to your cart.
"Progeny of Memory"
Folder 10: Glesser, Frederic, 2006Add to your cart.
"Summer Nights Passing"
Folder 11: Grahn, Ulf, 2004Add to your cart.
"The Forrest Pond"; "Fetching a thought passing by..."; "Concerto for viola and ten instruments"
Folder 12: Guastaferro, Domenic- Guastavson, Mark, 2014Add to your cart.
"The Dream Maker"
Folder 13: Hyland, Marc - Jeandroz, Christine, 2013Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Jordan, Chase - Krein, Michael Reed, 2017Add to your cart.
"Cantos II: Thoughts at Sea"; "Lullaby for Mom"
Folder 15: Lauer, Elizabeth, March 20, 2012Add to your cart.
ThreeBees for flute, clarinet, and harp, mvmt III: "Boogie"
Folder 16: Liu, Elbert, undatedAdd to your cart.
"Manhaunt" for solo harp
Folder 17: Lynn, Monica - Maddox, Art, 2011Add to your cart.
"Le Synchronisme" for solo harp; "Barcarolle"
Folder 18: Martin, Robert J. - Miller, Timothy, 2011-2013Add to your cart.
"fast walk"; "The Journey to Kuwa'hi"; "III: Playful"
Box 22Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Newell, John - Partain, Randy, 2012Add to your cart.
"The Winds"; "Kelevsma"
Folder 2: Perreur-Lloyd, Keith - Peterson, Geoffrey, 2013-2016Add to your cart.
"A Mighty Handful: Symphonic Portraits of the Russian Five"
Folder 3: Pollauf, Jacqueline - Readman, Peter, 2012Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Reinkemeyer, Andrea - Segal, Anna, 2016-2018Add to your cart.
"The Thaw", "NaamJai (Liquid Heart)"; "Lullaby"
Folder 5: Smooke, David - Strickholm, Peter, 2011Add to your cart.
"Anasazi Dance"
Folder 6: Shore, Clare - Sumrall, Jack, 2007-2017Add to your cart.
"Compline"; "Fragility"
Folder 7: Shirangi, Soheil - Taurins, Jason A., 2017Add to your cart.
"The Remarks No. 9"; "Saxharp"
Folder 8: Torresani, Paolo - Warhol, Mark, 2013Add to your cart.
"what burns inside"; "Rencontre", "Pas de Deux", "Amitie"
Folder 9: Toyotomi, Yasamune, 2011Add to your cart.
"Liturgie Rouge"
Sub-Series 3: Squareknot Quartet ArrangementsAdd to your cart.
Box 23Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 1. "Ruby My Dear" [S, P], undatedAdd to your cart.

composer: Thelonius Monk

arranger: Shirley Blankenship

Folder 2: 2. "It's Easy to Remember" [S, P], undatedAdd to your cart.

Composers: Richard Rodgers

Arranger: Shirley Blankenship

Folder 3: 3. "A Sinnner Kissed an Angel" [S, P], undatedAdd to your cart.

composers: Ray Joseph and George Shearing

arranger: Shirley Blankenship

Folder 4: 4. "I Mean You" [S, P], undatedAdd to your cart.

Violin part only

composer: Thelonius Monk

transcriber: Jerry Kovansky

arranger: Shirley Blankenship

Folder 5: 5. "Fine and Dandy" [incomplete score], undatedAdd to your cart.

composers: Paul Jones and Kay Swift

arranger: Shirley Blankenship

Folder 6: 6. "Easy to Love" [incomplete score], undatedAdd to your cart.

composer: Cole Porter

arranger: Shirley Blankenship

Folder 7: 7. "Love is Just Around the Corner" [S], August 24, 1983Add to your cart.

composers: Leo Robin and Lewis E. Gensler

arranger: Shirley Blankenship

Folder 8: 8. Fiddle Rag [S, P], 1984Add to your cart.
arranger: Shirley Blankenship
Folder 9: 9. Golden Slippers [S, P], 1984Add to your cart.
arranger: Shirley Blankenship
Folder 10: 10. Satin Doll [S, P], undatedAdd to your cart.

composer: Duke Ellington

arranger: Shirley Blankenship

Folder 11: 11. 900 Miles Improvisation Sheet [S, P], undatedAdd to your cart.
arranger: Shirley Blankenship
Folder 12: 13. Two Arrangements for "Bier Her" [S, P], undatedAdd to your cart.

composer: G. Burmann

arranger: Shirley Blankenship

Folder 13: 16. Man of La Mancha [S, P], 1969Add to your cart.
Arranger: Shirley Blankenship
Folder 14: 17. Softly As I Leave You [S, P], 1980Add to your cart.
Arranger: Shirley Blankenship
Folder 15: 18. Fuga XVI [S, P], 1980Add to your cart.

composer: Johann S. Bach

arranger: Shirley Blankenship

Folder 16: 19. "Drinking Song" from Stupid Prince [P], undatedAdd to your cart.
arranger: Shirley Blankenship
Folder 17: 20. The Christmas Song [S, P], undatedAdd to your cart.
arranger. Shirley Blankenship
Folder 18: 21. "Where 'ere You Walk" [P], undatedAdd to your cart.

composer: George Handel

arranger: Shirley Blankenship

Folder 19: 22. Wedding March [S], undatedAdd to your cart.

composer: Henry Purcell

arranger: Shirley Blankenship

Folder 20: 23. Eleanor Rigby [S, P], undatedAdd to your cart.

composer: The Beatles

arranger: Shirley Blankenship

Folder 21: 24. Sonata no. 14 [S, P], undatedAdd to your cart.

Only contains violin part.

composer: Domenico Scarlatti

arranger: Gianne Sinclair

Folder 22: 26. "A Taste of Honey" [S, P], undatedAdd to your cart.
arranger: Shirley Blankenship
Folder 23: 27. Sacred and Profane Dances [P], undatedAdd to your cart.

composer: Claude Debussy

arranger: Shirley Blankenship

Folder 24: 28. "Barbara's Song" from The Threepenny Opera, undatedAdd to your cart.
arranger: Shirley Blankenship
Folder 25: 29. Serenade [P], undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: 30. Anthropology, variation III [S, P], March 1981Add to your cart.

composer: Charlie Parker

arranger: Shirley Blankenship

Folder 27: 31. Jordu [P], January 1981Add to your cart.

composer: Duke Jordon

arranger: Shirley Blankenship

Folder 28: 32. Alla Turca [P], undatedAdd to your cart.
arranger: Shirley Blankenship
Folder 29: 33. "Night Train" [P], January 1981Add to your cart.
arranger: Shirley Blankenship
Box 24Add to your cart.
Folder 1: 12. "Downtown" Vocal Arrangement [S, P], undatedAdd to your cart.

composer: Tony Hatch

arranger: Shirley Blankenship

Folder 2: "Climb Every Mountain" [S, P], 1980Add to your cart.
arranger: Shirley Blankenship
Folder 3: 14."Love Story" [S, P], 1979Add to your cart.
arranger: Shirley Blankenship
Folder 4: 15. "Laura's Theme" from Dr. Zhivago [S, P], October 1979Add to your cart.
arranger: Shirley Blankenship
Folder 5: 16. Man of La Mancha (maracas) [S], August 1980Add to your cart.
arranger: Shirley Blankenship
Folder 6: 25. Op. 314 The Blue Danube [P], undatedAdd to your cart.

composer: Johann Strauss

arranger: Shirley Blankenship

Folder 7: Fugue [S], undatedAdd to your cart.
arranger: Shirley Blankenship

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[Series 1: Personal Papers, ca. 1900-2017],
[Series 2: Audio Recordings, 1953-2015],
[Series 3: Sunshine Dinner Playhouse Theatre Production Photographs, 1995-1997],
[Series 4: Guido Sinclair Music and Papers, 1958-2005],
[Series 5: Shirley Blankeship Computer Files, ca. 1950-2016],
[All]

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