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


Duration 14
Current Publisher G. Schirmer Inc.
Edition Or Catalog Number Sale from Rental Library

Cataloging Information

Copyright Date And Owner ©1953 Mercury Music; ©1981 Virgil Thomson
Year Composed 1935-1942
Year Revised
First Publisher Mercury Music
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. Tennis (Henry McBride) (1935)

2. Hymn (Josiah Marvel) (1935)

3. Lullaby which is also a Spinning Song (Howard Putzel) (1940)

4. Swiss Waltz (Sophie Taüber-Arp)

5. Poltergeist (Hans Arp) (1940)

6. Insistences (Louise Crane) (1940)

7. The Hunt (A. Everett Austin, Jr.) (1935)

8. Wedding Music (Jean Watts) (1942)

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