Guide to the George Steiner Papers
1914-1964

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Steiner, George, 1900-
Title: George Steiner papers
Dates: 1914-1964 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 9.5 linear feet (21 containers)
Collection Number: Ax 537
Summary: George Steiner (1900- ) was a composer and conductor of music. The collection includes music manuscripts, correspondence, and notebooks.
Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon, 97403-1299
(541) 346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Historical Note

George Steiner was born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1900. He studied music under Zoltan Kodaly, and began a career of composing and conducting in 1918. He was associated with Paramount studios in New York as a composer of background and mood music. He composed the score of the Chrysler Company Show at the New York World's Fair in 1939 and 1940. Steiner's major works include Rhapsodic Poem for Violin and Orchestra (1942); Poems Hongroise (for harp and orchestra, 1941); and Hora Burlesca (1941).

Content Description

The collection includes original compositions; arrangements; arrangements for radio; motion picture music; television music; mood and background music; notebooks; published pieces; photocopied music; correspondence, 1923-1963; biographical information; and recordings. All music manuscripts are originals, unless otherwise noted.

Use of the Collection

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Preferred Citation :  

[Identification of item], George Steiner Papers, Ax 537, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon, Eugene, Or.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Collection is organized into the following series:

Series: Original Compositions

Series: Arrangements

Series: Arrangements for Radio Program "Steel Horizons (1945)

Series: Television Music

Series: Mood and Background Music

Series: Photocopied Music

Series: Notebooks

Series: Correspondence

Series: Recorded Compositions and Arrangements

Series: Miscellaneous

Acquisition Information :  

Gift of George Steiner in 1969.

Processing Note :  

Collection processed by processing staff, May 1995.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Original Compositions
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
Folder
1 1 Absence. Orchestral score. 1930
1 2 Alma de la Gitana ( Soul of the Gypsy). Score for piano solo. Published version -- NY: Scroll Productions, Inc., 1960
1 3 Am Meer and La Kobold Overtures. Sketch
1 4 America (Unfinished symphonic poem). Sketch
1 5 [Authentic Gypsy Melodies]. Scores as transcribed from Magyari and Matthey recordings. Vellums of the scores
1 6 Ballet Suite. Parts. 1916
1 7 Berceuse ( Wiegenlied). Score for piano solo
1 8 Berceuse for Orchestra. Score 1916
1 9 A Birthday Greeting for Cello and Violin. Score. Published version ( Serenade Sarcastique) -- NY: M. Baron Company. 1945
1 10 Blues. Piano score
1 11 Blues. Score for piano solo. 1933
1 12 Burleske für Piano. Score. 1917
1 13 Cadenza to the Beethoven Concerto for Violin. Score for 1st Movement.
1 14 Canzonetta. Score for violin and piano. 1921
1 15 Canzonetta. Score for piano solo.
1 16 Canzonetta for Violin and Orchestra (or Piano). Score and parts
1 17 Capriccio Norvegienne. Score. Orchestral score. 1921
1 18 Caprice for Piano and Woodwinds. Sketch, unfinished
1 19 Chamber Music. Sketches, unfinished. 1936, 1946
1 20 Concert Piece. Sketch, unfinished
1 21 Concertino for Clarinet and Band. Sketch. Vellums of score
1 22 Concerto for Saxophone and Band. Score. Vellums for saxophone and piano. Published version -- NY: New Sounds in Modern Music. circa 1935
2 1 Concerto of Boris ( Sun Dance). Piano score
2 2 Dance of the Scarecrows. Piano score
2 3 Dance of the Souls. Piano score, unfinished
2 4 Danse du Diable. Piano score. 1918
2 5 Dramatic Movement. Sketches
2 6 A Dream. Piano sketch
2 7 Duos for Two Violins. Score and parts. 1916
2 8 Erinerung ( Remembrance). Score and parts for salon quintet. 1916.
2 9 Exclusive for Me. Score. (Lyrics by Adele Steiner; written under the pseudonym Les Boheme)
2 10 A Fairy Tale. Piano score
2 11 Faithfully. Score. (Lyrics by Jack Ellis)
2 12 Falu Rosza. Violin and director parts. 1915
2 13 Fantaisie. Piano score. (Aus der original ungarisches Oper Tetemrehivas)
2 14 Fantaisie Dramatique for Violin and Orchestra. Sketch, 1925. Piano score, 1925. Piano and violin parts, 1925. Published version -- Vienna: Friedrich Scheibl, 1930 1925; 1030
2 15 Fata Morgana ( Idyll Pastorale). Sketch. Orchestral score
2 16 Filozofus Keringo. Score for piano score
2 17 Fox-Trott (Op. 200). Piano score
2 18 Frühlingstraume (Op. 1). Sketch for piano. Published version for piano and voice -- Hamburg: Presto Musik Verlag, 1921. Published version of orchestration -- Hamburg: Presto Musik Verlag, 1921 1917
2 19 Gavotte"Lothuringia." Sketch
2 20 Gavotte Royale. Parts for salon orchestra
2 21 Grande Marche Grotesque. Piano score
2 22 Grosse Festouvertoure. Piano score
2 23 Grotesque a la Marcia. Piano score
2 24 [Group of sketches marked"not used"]. circa 1935
2 25 Gyönyör. Sketch. 1917
2 26 Gypsy-Star. Score. 1930 (lyrics by Andy Frangipane)
2 27 Hebrew Dance. Score for string trio. Parts
2 28 Hora Burlesca. Score and parts for flute and string quartet
3 1 Hora Burlesca. Score and parts for orchestra
3 2 How Do I Love Thee. Orchestral score
3 3 Humoresque. Score for piano solo. 1917
3 4 Hungarian Airs No. III. Piano score
3 5 Hurry-Agitato. Piano score and parts
3 6 Idyll. Score for piano solo. 1923
3 7 Impression. Sketch and score for violin and piano. 1921
3 8 Improvisation. Piano score. 1920
3 9 In the Sahara. Piano score and cello part
3 10 Intermezzo. Score
3 11 Introduction and Fugue for 4 Saxophones. Sketch. Score. Saxophone parts in hand of copyist
3 12 Introduction and Scherzo for Clarinet and Orchestra. Sketch, 1942. Piano score. Full orchestra score (First performance, Dec. 17, 1942, in New York by the W. O. R. Sinfonietta, conducted by Alfred Wallenstein; Ralph MacLean, soloist) 1942; December 17, 1942
3 13 Introduction and Scherzo for 4 Violas. Score, unfinished
3 14 Invictus. Orchestral score
3 15 A Jazz-Fantasy. Score for E b alto saxophone and piano
3 16 Jazzy Moods for Violin and Piano. Score. 2932
3 17 Jubel Ouvertüre. Orchestral score, unfinished
3 18 Konzert für Violine. Score for violin and piano. Orchestral parts 1919
4 1 Das Letzte Sieg. Parts. 1916
4 2 Liebeslied. Score for violin and piano. Violin solo part. 1919
4 3 A Love Song Without Words. Orchestral score. Parts
4 4 The Loveliness of Love. Orchestral score
4 5 Magyar Indulo ( Hungarian Dance). Parts for two violins and piano. 1915
4 6 Manhattan Rhapsody. Score. Song version (extract, Paramount Pictorial)
4 7 Marche Grotesque. Piano score. 1924
4 8 A Match. Orchestral score
4 9 Mood Music. Preliminary sketches for background mood music, unfinished
4 10 Moto Perpetuo for Clarinet and Band. Sketch. Vellums of score
4 11 Moto Perpetuo for Small Orchestra. Score. Orchestral score, 1946. Parts 1946
4 12 A Night in Barcelona (tango). Piano sketch
5 1 Norwegian Rhapsody (with adoption of original Norwegian folk songs). Condensed score. 1927
5 2 Novelty Fox-Trot. Piano score
5 3 Opening Title-T. O. T. Sketch
5 4 Öreg Legeny Dala. Parts for salon orchestra
5 5 Pardon Me Pretty Baby (Original 1-step). Score Pardon Me Pretty Baby (Original 1-step). Score
5 6 Perpetuo Mobile a la Mode. Sketch, unfinished
5 7 Pastorale. Orchestral score, unfinished
5 8 Les Perles d'Orient ( The Jewels of the Orient). Suite in 4 parts. Piano score and violin parts. Playful Conversation. Piano score 1918
5 9 Playful Conversation. Piano score Poem for Violin and Piano. Sketch and score. 1923
5 10 Poem for Violin and Piano. Sketch and score. 1923
5 11 Poem-Pastorale for String Quartet or Orchestra. Sketch. Score. Parts. String orchestral arrangement in hand of copyist
5 12 Poeme. Sketch for piano solo
5 13 Poeme Hongroise for Harp and Orchestra. Orchestral score. Vellums of conductor and piano part. 1941
5 14 Poeme-Pastorale for Woodwind Quintet. Sketch. Vellum parts in hand of copyist
5 15 Pop Goes the Weasel. Piano score
5 16 Praeludium for Violin and Piano. Piano score
5 17 Prelude and Scherzo Fugue for Strings. Score
5 18 Prelude-Poetique. Score in hand of copyist
5 19 Recitativo, Furioso Agitato. Score, fragment
5 20 Rhapsodic Poem for Viola and Orchestra. Score. Piano score in hand of copyist. Parts in hand of copyist. Published version -- NY: Leeds Music. 1942
5 21 The Riot of the Strings ( A Fantasy in Jazz). Photocopy of original score. Added orchestral parts, . (Originally for violin and piano) 1962
6 1 Romance Sentimentale. Score for violin and piano. 1919
6 2 Romanze für Bassklarinette. Score. 1919
6 3 Scene Orientale. Piano score.
6 4 Scherzino a la Mode for String Quartet. Sketch, . Score. Parts 1932
6 5 Scherzino a la Mode for Woodwind Quintet. Score. Vellum parts in hand of copyist
6 6 Scherzo Burleska. Score for piano. Score for string quartet, . Parts 1935
6 7 Scherzo Burlesque. Piano score and parts
6 8 Scherzo für Bassklarinette in"B". Score. 1918
6 9 Scherzo for Strings. Score. Parts
6 10 Scherzo Hongroise. Orchestral score, unfinished
6 11 Scherzo Hongroises #1. Piano and string parts. 1919
6 12 Scherzo Hongroises #2 (Op. 136). Piano and string parts.
6 13 Serenade. Violin and piano score. 1919
6 14 Serenade-Caprice. Score for violin solo. 1923
6 15 Silvio Pellico Ouverture. Piano score. 1916
6 16 The Song of Songs. Orchestral score
6 17 Spanyol Szerenad ( Spanish Serenade; Serenade Espagnole für Streichquartett). Parts
6 18 Still Night. Score for piano solo
6 19 Still Night. Orchestral score. (Prelude for salon orchestra) 1924
7 1 Streichquartett No. 1 (D-dur). Score, . Parts 1917
7 2 String Quartet. Score, 1936
7 3 String Quartet. Sketch, unfinished
7 4 String Quartet. Sketches, unfinished
7 5 Suite for a Brass Ensemble. Score, unfinished. 1956
7 6 Suite for Woodwind Trio. Score, 1964. Parts 1964
7 7 A Tale. Piano score
7 8 Te Vagy. Piano score
7 9 Three American Tone Pictures [ Introduction/Invocation; I. Canyons; II. On the Plantation; III. Manhattan Moods]. Score. Orchestral score. Sketches
7 10 Three Hungarian Songs. Piano score and sketches. 1921
7 11 Three Songs for Violin and Piano. Parts
7 12 To the Evening Star. Orchestral score
7 13 Tragical Scene. Orchestral score
7 14 Trio in E. Sketch, unfinished
7 15 Türkisches Hochzeits Tag. Parts. 1916
7 16 Turkish Festival Overture ( Ein Türkischer Fest Ouverture). Piano score and parts. 1916
7 17 [Two Fox-Trots, untitled]. Piano score. 1919
8 1 [Untitled] (Andantino). Piano score. 1919
8 2 [Untitled] (Andantino doloroso). Piano score, unfinished
8 3 [Untitled] (Gavotte tempo). Score for violin and piano. 1921
8 4 [Untitled] (Moderato quasi maestoso). Piano sketch
8 5 [Untitled] Sketches
8 6 [Untitled] Piano piece ( Berceuse?). Score
8 7 [Untitled] Piano solo. Part
8 8 [Untitled]. Piece for cello or piano. Piano score. 1916
8 9 [Untitled] (Presto-agitato). Piano score
8 10 [Untitled] Song. Piano score
8 11 [Untitled] Song. Piano score
8 12 Valse Caprice. Parts for violin and piano. (Includes piano part for Opera-Ragtime on back of violin solo part) 1921
8 13 Valse Serenade. Score for piano solo. 1927
8 14 Valse Triste. Score for violin and piano, and violin part. 1918
8 15 Vals (Op. 170). Piano score
8 16 Valzer-Song. Sketches
8 17 Viennese Fantasy. Sketch, for violin and piano
8 18 Violin Concerto. Score for violin and piano. 1915-1916
8 19 Waltzes. Piano scores. 1931
8 20 Wilde (Oscar) Songs. Sketches. 1923-1924

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Arrangements
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
Folder
8 21 Adios Muchachos (Sanders). Score
8 22 Beautiful Dreamer (Stephen Foster). Score
8 23 Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen. Score. 1938
8 24 Capriccio, Op. 44, No. 10 (Max Roger). Score for string orchestra, 1943. String parts
8 25 Capriccio for Violin and Piano (Francesco Maria Veracini). Score for solo violin and string quartet. String parts
8 26 Capriccio #IX (N. Paganini). Score for string orchestra and piano. String parts, transcribed by Alexander Pogany, 1939
8 27 ( An Impression of) The Cat and the Fiddle (Jerome Kern). Two scores. 1935
8 28 Chasing Shadows (Abner Silvers). Score. 1935
8 29 Cheek to Cheek [from Top Hat] (Irving Berlin). Score
8 30 Fugue in G ( Fuga in G) (Giuseppe Tartini). Score. Orchestral parts transcribed by Alexander Pogany, 1939
9 1 Gardens in the Rain ( Jardins sous la Pluie). (Claude Debussy). Orchestral score. 1940
9 2 German Dances (Franz Schubert). Score and parts for string orchestra. 1940
9 3 ( Seven Variations on) God Save the King. (Ludwig van Beethoven). Score for orchestra
9 4 Impressions on Franz Lehar. Score
9 5 In a Gypsy Village (Hungarian Folk Songs). Score
9 6 The Lady in Red [from the motion picture In Caliente] (Allie Wrubel). Score. 1935
9 7 Lilacs (G. Rachmaninoff). Score. Published sheet music
9 8 Love Me To-night (Richard Rodgers). Score
9 9 ( Suite in the form of a) Miniature Symphony (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Selected and Orchestrated from the Sketch Book of the Eight Year Old W. A. Mozart). Score. 1940
9 10 Miniatures (Cyrill Scott). Score for string orchestra. String parts, transcribed by Alexander Pogany
9 11 "No No Nanette" Medley. Score
9 12 Of Thee I Sing (George Gershwin). Score, symphonic transcription. 1933
10 1 Orchids in the Moonlight. Orchestral score
10 2 Orientale (Op. 50, No. 9, from Kaleidoscope). Score for string orchestra
10 3 Papillons (R. Schumann). Score for string orchestra. String parts, transcribed by Alexander Pogany
10 4 Passacaglia [from Pastoral Suite, No. 5, for Piano] (Cyril Scott). Orchestral score
10 5 The Prep Step (Richard A. Whiting). Score
10 6 Rio Rita (Harry Tierney). Score
10 7 Impressions on the Operetta"Show Boat" (Jerome Kern). Score
10 8 Song of the Flame (George Gershwin -- Stothart). Score
10 9 The Surrey With the Fringe on Top. Score
10 10 " Talk of the Town" Medley. Score
10 11 ( Melodies from) The Three Musketeers (R. Friml). Score
10 12 Turkey in the Straw (for string quartet). Photocopy of score. Parts
11 1 Turkey in the Straw (for string orchestra). Photocopies of score and parts
11 2 Turkey in the Straw (for full orchestra). Score
11 3 Two Sparkling Eyes (O. Strock). Two scores
11 4 Viennese Fantasy (Waltzes by Johann Strauss). Score for 2 pianos and string orchestra. Score for piano
11 5 A Viennese Fantasy. Score
11 6 Waltz-Medley. Score
11 7 Wayfaring Stranger (for strings). Score
11 8 White Christmas (for string orchestra, harp, and celeste) (Irving Berlin). Score

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Arrangements for radio program Steel Horizons (1945)
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
Folder
11 9 American Song Medley
11 10 Dark Eyes
11 11 Flying Down to Rio
11 12 Foster Medley. April 29, 1945
11 13 I Love You (Cole Porter)
11 14 I've Got You Under My Skin (Cole Porter). January 28, [1945]
11 15 The Missouri Waltz (Frederick Knight Logan)
11 16 Siboney. February 25, 1945
11 17 The Song is You
11 18 White Christmas (2)
12 1 Buick Picture. Sketches (short subject - commercial?) 1954
12 1 Busy Little Bears (Paramount)
12 2 Busy Little Bears (Paramount). Sketches
12 3 Dark Rapture. Sketch (short subject)
12 4 Duffy's Marriage ( Lulu's Love). Orchestral score. Score of song Duffy's Song (short subject)
12 5 Flicker Flashbacks. Sketches for motion picture comedy short subjects. I
12 6 Flicker Flashbacks. Sketches for motion picture comedy short subjects. II/1, II/2
12 7 Flicker Flashbacks. Sketches for motion picture comedy short subjects. II/3, II/4
12 8 Flicker Flashbacks. Sketches for motion picture comedy short subjects. II/6, II/7
12 9 Flicker Flashbacks. Sketches for motion picture comedy short subjects. III/1, III/4, III/5
13 1 Flicker Flashbacks. Sketches for motion picture comedy short subjects. III/6, III/7
13 2 Flicker Flashbacks. Sketches for motion picture comedy short subjects. IV/1
13 3 Flicker Flashbacks. Sketches for motion picture comedy short subjects. V/3
13 4 Flicker Flashbacks. Sketches for motion picture comedy short subjects. 6, 7
13 5 The Golden Age of Comedy. Sketches. Work sheets and timing sheets
13 6 The Golden Age of Comedy. Sketches. Main title, end title, reel 1, 2
13 7 The Golden Age of Comedy. Sketches. Reel 3, 4, 5
13 8 The Golden Age of Comedy. Sketches. Reel 6, 7, 8
14 1 The Golden Age of Comedy. Sketches. Reel 9, 10
14 2 Manhattan Rhythm (Paramount, 1935). Sketch. Orchestral score
14 3 Pageant Opening (Documentary). Sketch. Includes sketch for Five-Star Special (Trailer)
14 4 Sportoscope. Sketch
14 5 Telezonia (Nabisco, commercial film). Sketch. Orchestral score

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Television Music
Container(s)
Description
Box
Folder
14 6 Dudley DoRight (various compositions). Piano score

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Mood and Background Music

Written for newsreels, short subjects, documentary films, music libraries, etc. All original sketches

Container(s)
Description
Box
Folder
14 7 Agitatos (for Newsreel Music)
14 8 Bean-Stalk
15 1 Characteristic (for Newsreel Music)
15 2 Children (for Newsreel Music)
15 3 Country Roads
15 4 Dances (for Newsreel Music)
15 5 Dignified #1, #2
15 6 Dignified-Lyric
15 7 Documentary M. T.
15 8 Elegy
15 9 End Title III
15 10 Fanfares and Bugles (for Newsreel Music)
15 11 Fox-Trots (for Newsreel Music)
15 12 Fugue for Winds
15 13 Galops (for Newsreel Music)
15 14 The Green Stop Light
15 15 Grotesque and Scherzo (for Newsreel Music)
15 16 Improvisation for Clarinet and Small Orchestra
15 17 Industrial #6
15 18 Intermezzos and Descriptives (for Newsreel Music)
15 19 Light Industrial #5
15 20 Lyric Chorale for Brass ("Dignified")
16 1 Main Titles 4, 5, 6
16 2 March I
16 3 March Miniature
16 4 Marches (for Newsreel Music)
16 5 Mood Music (various sketches)
16 6 Mysteriosos (for Newsreel Music)
16 7 Nationals (for Newsreel Music)
16 8 Neutral
16 9 Neutral #1, 3, 4, 5, 8
16 10 One-Step (for Newsreel Music)
16 11 Opening Fanfare (Main Title)
16 12 Paramount Newsreel Music
16 13 Party Mood
16 14 Pastoral-Neutral
16 15 Playful Scherzo
16 16 Poem Pastorale
16 17 Preludes (for Newsreel Music)
16 18 Religious (for Newsreel Music)
17 1 Scenic and Pictorials (for Newsreel Music)
17 2 Scherzo-Fugue
17 3 Untitled
17 4 Untitled #3, 4, 5, 6
17 5 Waltzes (for Newsreel Music)
17 6 Western (for Newsreel Music)

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Published Music
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
Folder
17 7 Gypsy-Land (Foxtrott). Arrangement for salon orchestra. Hamburg: Presto-Musik-Verlag, 1923
17 8 Manhattan Shimmy. Arrangement for salon orchestra. Hamburg: Presto Musik-Verlag, 1923
17 9 Manhattan Shimmy. Piano arrangement. Hamburg: Presto-Musik-Verlag, . 1923

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Photocopied Music
Container(s)
Description
Box
Folder
17 10 Men of the Forest. Sketches for commercial film
17 11 Westinghouse (commercial film?). Sketches for 3-reel film

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Notebooks
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
Folder
18 1 Workbooks. For harmony or composition classes at Budapest Conservatory (3 vol. ) 1914, 1915, 1916
18 2 Notebooks. Piano directives for salon orchestra. Misc. music sketches. (3 vol. ) circa 1916-1918

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Correspondence
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Outgoing
Box
Folder
18 3 Outgoing 1937-1963
Incoming
Box
Folder
18 4 M. Baron Co. (Cornelius Van Vliet). 1951
18 4 Beebe, Richard K. nd.
18 4 Bennett, Robert Russell. 1963 1963
18 4 Brusiloff, Esther (Leon Brusiloff orchestra). 1943 1943
18 4 Burk, John N. (Boston Symphony Orchestra). 1943 1943
18 4 Cappello, Joseph J. Westchester County (NY) Recreation Commission. 1957 1957
18 4 Colin, Charles. 1956
18 4 Cross, Josephine. 1941
18 4 Datz, Al (Director, ABC Music Library). 1963
18 4 Fennell, Frederick (University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music). 1961
18 4 Fiedler, Arthur. 1943 1943
18 4 Ford, Maurie (U. S. Navy Band). 1956
18 4 Frohlich, Richard F. (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers). 1963
18 4 Gordon, Jacques (Gordon Musical Association, Inc. ). 1941
18 4 Haas, Roland V. 1941
18 4 LaMothe, Yvonne (Northern California Harpists Association). 1958
18 4 Levey, Harold A. nd.
18 4 Mogen, L. (Librarian, Boston Symphony Orchestra). 1943
18 4 Norling, J. A. (Loucks & Norling Studios). 1941
18 4 Preston, Walter. 1942
18 4 Reiner, Fritz (Conductor, The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra). 1923
18 4 Rybb, Daniel (Director, Carnegie"Pop" Concerts). 1916
18 4 Wallenstein, Alfred (The Philharmonic Orchestra of Los Angeles). 1948
18 4 Weher, Hugh. 1937
18 4 Zabaleta, Nicanor (Harpist). 1964
18 4 Unidentified

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Miscellaneous
Container(s)
Description
Box
Folder
18 5 Partial Bibliography of Compositions and Arrangements by George Steiner
18 6 Biographical Information.
Programs and Clippings
18 7 Misc.
18 8 Miscellaneous (Directory of Members, Composers and Lyricists Guild of America (1966); Contracts; Photograph of George Steiner with Zoltan Kodaly;"Ideas for Dances")

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Recorded Compositions and Arrangements (open reel tapes)
Container(s)
Description
Box
19 #1: Back to Work; Machines and Tools; Light Assembly Work; Holiday Outing; Processional March; At the Wheel; Campus-Rompus; Festival March
19 #2: Buick. Part I;
19 #3: Buick. Part II
19 #4: Candy Factory; Turkish Delight; Astronauts; Burlesk; Electric Sparks; Comedy Chase; At the Stadium March; The Grand Parade
19 #5: Chrysler-1940 (New York World's Fair)
19 #6: Festival March; Romantic Main Title
19 #7: Men of the Forest. Reels 1, 2, 3
19 #8: Men of the Forest. Reels 4, 5, 6
19 #9: Men of the Forest. Reel 6, Main Title
19 #10: Party Line. B. Baird
19 #11: This is America. (Guam)

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Motion Picture Music
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box
Folder
20 1 Buick Picture. Orchestral score. Worksheets with notations 1953
20 2 Busy Little Bears (Paramount). Orchestral score
20 3 Chrysler - 1940 (written for the New York World's Fair). Orchestral score
20 4 In Time With Tomorrow (Chrysler Corp., New York World's Fair). Orchestral score 1939
20 5 The King Who Came to Breakfast (Nabisco). Sketch. Orchestral score
21 1 Party Lines (Bell Telephone Co. ). Orchestral score
21 2 This is America (R. K. O. Pathe, short subject). Sketch. Orchestral score
21 3 Wee Cooper of Fife. Sketch. Orchestral score

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Television Music
Container(s)
Description
Box
Folder
21 4 Bullwinkle (various compositions). Sketches. Orchestral score
21 5 Television commercials (music to accompany). Scores. (Includes letter to Fred Steiner regarding music for television)

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Miscellaneous
Container(s)
Description
Box
Folder
21 6 25 Progressive Studies for School Bands.
Score, with holograph note

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Subjects

  • Personal Names :
  • Steiner, George, 1900-
  • Steiner, George, 1900---Correspondence
  • Subject Terms :
  • Composers--United States
  • Composers--United States--Correspondence
  • Motion picture music--Scores
  • Radio music--Scores
  • Television music--Scores
    • Form or Genre Terms :
    • Scores

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