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Title Nine Portraits for Piano
Commercial Availability Status Available
Ensemble Type Solo Instrumental (with or without Piano Accompaniment)


Duration 10
Current Publisher Southern Music Publishing Co. Inc.
Edition Or Catalog Number HL 00227837

Cataloging Information

Copyright Date And Owner ©1974 Southern Music; ©2002 Virgil Thomson Estate
Year Composed 1930-1969
Year Revised
First Publisher Southern Music Publishing Co. Inc.
Year Published
Manuscript Source(s) Location


Cardell Number Multiple; consult finding aid.
Meckna Number Multiple; consult Meckna.

Additional Notes & Comments

Instrumentation Notes
Research Notes

CC: Movements

1. Madame Dubost chez elle (1930)

2. Russell Hitchcock, Reading (1930)

3. Ettie Stettheimer (1935)

4. Helen Austin at Home and Abroad (1935)

5. A French Boy of Ten: Louis Lange (1938)

6. Pastoral: A Portrait of Tristan Tzara (1940)

7. Awake or Asleep: Pierre Mabille (1940)

8. Prisoner of the Mind: Schuyler Watts (1942)

9. For Eugene Ormandy's Birthday, 18 November 1969: A Study in Stacked-Up Thirds (1958, rev. 1969)

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