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New Music Edition Compositions

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: New Music Edition.
Title: New Music Edition Compositions
Inclusive Dates: 1947-1955
Quantity: 1.5 linear ft.
Abstract: Papers of the music publisher. Submitted, but never published, choral and instrumental compositions by 16 composers.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

New Music Edition was an imprint of music publisher Carl Fischer LLC. They published both choral and instrumental works.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection of New Music Edition Compositions consists of compositions submitted, but never published. Sixteen composers are represented in the collection, in both choral and instrumental works.

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Arrangement of the Collection

Alphabetical by composer.

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Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Ames, W. T.
Archer, Violet.
Brogue, Roslyn, 1919-
Brown, Merton, 1913-2001.
Cuming, Richard.
Engel, Lehman, 1910-1982.
Goodman, Alfred Grant, 1910-
Hurst, George, 1926-2012.
Lavender, William.
Moss, Larry, 1927-
Parris, Robert, 1924-1999.
Ricklis, Leon.
Siracusa, Frank.
Stanley, William P.
Stearns, Peter Pindar.
Watt, Jay.

Corporate Bodies

New Music Edition -- Archives.


Music publishers -- United States.

Genres and Forms

78 rpm records.
Musical scores.


Music publishers.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

New Music Edition Compositions
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Frank Wigglesworth, 1987.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: -
Date: Aug 1988
Revision history: 2 Feb 2009 - converted to EAD (MRC)

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Ames, W. T.
Oversize 1 Sonata for viola and piano 1952
Oversize 1 Song cycle, words by Adelaide Crapsey 1951 - November night; Susanna and the elders; The guarded wound; Amaze; The warning
Oversize 1 Miscellaneous 1947-1951, undated - Meeting; Rapid transit for high voice and piano; Star moss; Pygmalion, by H.D.; Now close the windows (Robert Frost)
Archer, Violet
Oversize 1 Divertimento, for oboe, Bb clarinet, and bassoon undated
Oversize 1 Death be not proud, for male chorus Feb 1949
Brogue, Roslyn
Oversize 1 Quartet for piano and strings: a fantasy on the chanson, "Mille regretz" 1949
Brown, Merton
Oversize 1 Suite for string quartet 1950
Cumming, Richard
Oversize 1 Prelude, adagio and toccata (for organ?) 1952
Oversize 1 The knight's page, for recitation and piano 1953
Oversize 1 Piano sonata (published by J&W Chester, London) circa 1953
Engel, Lehmann
Oversize 1 Sonata for violin and piano 1953 - includes photodopy of music with hand corrections, plus test pressing of recorded performance on 2 78rpm phonodiscs
Goodman, Alfred Grant
Oversize 1 Seven sketches for piano, op. 16 1950
Hurst, George
Oversize 1 Fantasy on an original theme, for pianoforte undated
Oversize 1 Three murders, for baritone and piano, poems by Lawrence Josephs undated - includes only no. 1, "For Love"
Lavender, William
Oversize 1 Toccatina for piano 1948
Oversize 1 Monotone, for a cappella chorus, text from Chicago Poems by Carl Sandburg 1949
Oversize 1 Fantasy for string orchestra 1951
Moss, Larry
Oversize 1 Intermezzo, for piano 1949
Oversize 1 Four songs on text of Carl Sandburg, for baritone or mezzo-soprano and piano 1950 - Prairie; Fog; Village in late summer; Autumn movement
Oversize 1 Elegy, for piano 1949
Parris, Robert
Oversize 1 Three love lyrics, for tenor and piano undated - Madrigal (anon.); Eyes, hide my love (Daniel); Madrigal (Wilbye)
Oversize 1 Three songs from The Gardener (Rabindranath Tagore), for baritone with the accompaniment of piano and celesta 1948
Oversize 1 In time like grass, for voice and piano 1949
Ricklis, Leon
Oversize 1 Fantasy sextet, for string quartet, percussion and piano 1950
Siracusa, Frank
Oversize 1 Three studies for keyboard 1954
Oversize 1 Chant for keyboard 1953
Oversize 1 Concert for a chamber trio, flute, Bb trumpet and viola 1953
Oversize 1 Chamber quartet, for Bb clarinet, tenor trombone, cello, piano 1954
Stanley, William P.
Oversize 1 Three songs from The Tower, by William Butler Yeats undated - The fool by the roadside; from Sailing to Byzantium; A prayer for my son
Oversize 1 Sonata for cello and piano undated
Stearns, Peter Pindar
Oversize 1 Four lyrics from The Book of Tao (Lao Tse), for soprano and clarinet 1954
Oversize 1 Sonata for piano 1954
Oversize 1 String quartet no. 3 in A minor 1955
Watt, Jay
Oversize 1 Prelude [for piano] 1951

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