Archives & Special Collections
Robert B. Cantrick Original Music Collection

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Box 6

ETO: Rhapsody for Dance Band with Symphony Orchestra. Full Scores; (Un-numbered) Four full (conductor’s) scores. Inserted in one copy, a single typewritten sheet: “Report to the Furman University Faculty, Nov, 1948, On Results of Work done during Past Summer under Terms of Carnegie Grant-in-Aid.” Also, on the title page of each score, although legible in only one, is prefatory material with explanations of “Title,” “Conception,” and “Program” with “Performance” suggestions.

6. 1 ETO: Rhapsody for Dance Band with Symphony Orchestra, full score, print copy, c. 2005. Two pages (108-09) of full score, labeled in pencil “revised coda,” 3/13/1988.

Five File Folders:

6.2 “ETO Marketing”: letter from Gerard Schwartz, Director of the Seattle Symphony, 2003; New York Times article regarding a composition combining jazz and classical orchestras, 7/13/2004; printed notice regarding Emory University Archive of Music and War, n.d.

6.3 “Aaron Cassidy”: copyist (?) – itemized invoice for work, 2005.

6.4 “Becky Staebell”: Price List of the Buffalo Musician’s Association, Local 92, 1981; invoice from Christopher Weber, copyist, 1987; receipt for items sent to Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, 1/11/2000; pencil sketches for possible changes in ETO, March 1997; itemized invoices from Becky Staebell, copyist, 1993-1994; miscellaneous penciled notes, phone numbers and addresses of various contacts, 1993-1994.

6.5 “ETO Miscy”: Letter from Eugene McBride of New York City regarding charges for score preparation, February 2001; miscellaneous penciled notes, n.d.

6.6 “Miscy Materials ETO”: Printed program “Festival of Five” at Rockwell Hall, Buffalo State College with Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, October, 1987 (ETO Premiere); ads from local printing shop, list of people to who score of ETO was sent, 1949; typewritten carbon copy of “Report of Progress - Carnegie Grant-in-Aid, October-July, 1948/1949.

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