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Music: Wymetal Series 2: Archival Material Removed from Score Books

Von Wymetal Family Collection

Series 2: Archival Material Removed from Score Books

Box 2

FF 1 Bizet: Carmen (Peters Edition), Box A-D

Konigl. Deutsches Landestheater, mss. notes in dark ink and pencil, in German. May be character lists?

Mss. notes on Carmen, in German. May be props list?

Carmen , ground plan, Neues Theater in Coln. In ink and colored pencil. 4 p. with mss. notes in German.

Supers and ballet lists (?), mss. notes in black ink, in German. 2 p.

Stage direction notes (?), mss. in ink and pencil, 1 p. in German.

Ground plan, 1 p., in ink and colored pencil, in German.

Supers notes (?), 2 p. mss. in ink and pencil in German & English.

Stage direction notes, 1 p. mss. in pencil. In German.

Carmen , 2 p. mss. notes (supers list?), in pencil. In German.

Assorted Carmen notes, 2 p. mss. in ink and pencil, in German.

K. und K. Direktion des K.K. Hof Operntheaters in Wien. Small packet of stage direction materials, mostly in pencil with some ink annotations, in German. About 5 mss. pages.

FF 2 Bizet’s Carmen, G. Schirmer ed., New York, Box A-D

“Now “Carmen’s” 50 Years Again Makes Paris Gay”, press clipping, unattrib., in English.

Civic Light Opera Association of Greater Pittsburgh, costume list for a Carmen and Il Trovatore. 2 p. typescript in English.

Civic Light Opera Association of Greater Pittsburgh, properties list for a Carmen. 2 p. typescript in English.

Carmen , props list, 1 p. mss. in pencil, in English.

Metropolitan Opera Company, New York, envelope addressed to Mr. W. von Wymetal. Contents missing; some mss. notes on back.

“Gladys Swarthout sings her first New YorkCarmen”, press clipping, unattributed and undated.

New Orleans Opera House Ass’n, costume plot, Carmen, W. Wymetal, 2/11/1949 2 p. typescript on tracing paper.

Carmen, list of properties, with mss. notes in pencil. 3 p. typescript.

Carmen, list of properties, with mss. notes in ink. 3 p. typescript. Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is crossed out in upper left hand corner.

FF 3 Fidelio, C. F. Peters Edition, Box A-D

15 character sketches, in graphite and colored pencil. Signature is unclear, but may be “AR” (Alfred Roller). Labeled in German.

3 photo clippings, undated.

Sulzburger Festspiele 1933, Fidelio. Contains scene summaries, in German.

Gtadttheater in Lubeck, Siegfried von Richard Wagner. German advertisement with cast list and photos.

Fidelio , scene summaries, in English. Appears to have been removed from a book, but is unattributed; in English and German.

1 p. mss. notes in German; opera not indicated.

FF 4 Franco Alphano Madonna Imperia (c. 1927), Box A-D

Metropolitan Opera House, Madonna Imperia, ballet notes, other notes and groundplan. 4 p. mss., in pencil and in German.

Die Oper von Heute , nr. 16, Juni 1927

FF 5 Tiefland, ED Bote and G. Bock, Berlin, W. 8, 1838, Box A-D

The Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, The Stage Director, Tiefland, light plan. 6 p. typescript, in German.

FF 6 Lês Pecheurs de Peries, March 15 1931, Paris, Chouden, Box A-D

Die Perlenfischer, by Georges Bizet, Berlin, N. Simrock

Pearlfisher, costumes list, 1 p. mss, in pencil. In English. Draft of letter on verso, re: light rehearsal for Tannhauser.

Pearlfisher, 2 p. mss notes in pencil. In French.

Pearlfisher, props list, 3 p. mss, in pencil. In English; starts on verso last page of misc. notes recorded above.

2 p. mss. lightplan in pencil. In English. Opera not indicated.

1 p. mss. notes, in German. Opera not indicated.

5 pages of assorted mss. notes written on recto and verso of calendar pages torn out of Page-A-Day Calendar; five of the six are numbered in lower right hand corner, 3-6. Dates: Monday, Dec. 21, 1931 (3), Tuesday, August 25, 1931 (4), Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1932(5), Tuesday, Dec. 22, 1931 (6) and Wednesday, Dec. 23, 1931 (unnumbered). In English and French.

Pearl Fishers , light plot, 2 p. typescript with some mss. annotations in pencil, including corresponding page numbers. In English.

Letter, Alfred Roller to Herr von Wymetal, 11/8/30, re: Pearlfishers, 2 p. mss., in German.

FF 7 Charpentiere, Louise, Act I and II, Box A-D

Louise, character list with singers names. 1 p. mss, in ink, in English.

Louise , supers list, Act III (?). 1 p. mss notes in pencil. In English.

Groundplan, in pencil. 1 p.

4 p. assorted mss. notes, including ballet notes and ground plan sketches. In pencil.

FF 8 Pelleas et Melisande, c. A. Durand et Fils, 1907, Box A-D

6 b/w photographs, 8x10 of sets. Marked on verso “Pelleas 1938”

Pelleas et Melisande, Metropolitan Opera Company, scene change timetable, 1 p. typescript, in English.

“Music Season’s Final Opera is Now at Hand”, Olin Downer, New York Times, March 15, 1925.

Pelleas et Melisande, by Oscar Thompson, 2 p. review, publication not indicated (may be New Yorker Magazine or New York Sun?)

Pelleas et Melisande, 6 p. misc. mss. notes re: stage direction. In pencil, in French.

Pelleas et Melisande, Metropolitan Opera Company, scene change timetable, 1 p. typescript, in French.

Pelleas et Melisande, 4 p. misc. mss. notes re: stage direction. In pencil, in French.

At the Civic Center, Hotel Whitcomb, San Francisco, Light Plan for Pelleas et Melisande, 2 p. mss. in English.

FF 9 Martha, Peters Edition, (Box D-E)

4 p. mss. notes in pencil. Untitled, unsigned and undated.

FF 10 Martha, G. Ricordi & Co., (Box D-E)

Martha, 1 p. ground plan sketches, in pencil.

Martha, 1 p. properties list, in pencil.

Martha, 1 p. Ballet notes, in pencil

Martha, 3 p. ground plan sketches and notes, in pencil

FF 11 Donetti, L’Elisir D’Amore

Ground plans, Acts I-III, NY Metropolitan Opera, Season 1929-30, on verso signed and stamped “J. (Joseph) Novak”

Scenic designs, Acts I-III, NY Metropolitan Opera, Season 1929-30, on verso signed and stamped “J. (Joseph) Novak”

Letter, in Italian, to Wymetal, from W.W. (name unknown), regarding chorus list.

1 p. mss list of names (chorus list?)

2 p. mss. notes in Italian

1 clipping photo of production, unsourced.

FF 12 Leo Delibes, Lakmĕ, Huegels et Fils

Character list, with actor names, Chicago Opera Ballet. 1 p. typescript.

Philadelphia Grand Opera/ Vienna Staatsoper (?), character list with actor names, basic scene synopsis. 1 p. typescript with mss. notes in pencil.

3 p. mss. notes about supers and ballet.

List of properties, 2 p. mss., in English.

List of properties, 1 p. typescript with mss. notes in pencil.

Draft of letter to Mrs. Harmmer (?), may be later draft of earlier letter found in earlier folder.

Synopsis of scenes, 2 p. mss. in pencil.

Philadelphia Grand Opera Company, Chorus List, 1 p. typescript with mss. notes in pencil.

Chicago Opera Company, supers list, 1 p. typescript, with mss. notes in pen.

Misc. mss. notes, 2 p.

FF 13 Martha, von Flotow, name on cover: William von Wymetal.

4 p. misc. mss.notes in English

1 p. mss. notes about the chorus, in English.

6 p. lead sheets, mss. in ink, The Phantom of the Opera, opera sequence: Martha, French lyrics by William Wymetal.

3 p. photocopies of score and scene summaries of Bizet’s Carmen. Unsourced but probably from Grove Dictionary of Music.

FF 14 Donetti: Lucia di Lammermoor

3 p. misc. mss. notes, including loose sketch of scene design, in English

4 p. stage plans in pencil with mss. annotations in ink; in German.

Opera Nacional Asociacion Civil, Mexico, D.F., Ano 1, 1943,

Sesion IX, Lucia, performance programme for April 15, 1943.

FF 15 Flotow: Stradella, K.K. Hofoper Archiv No. 99

Stradella, character/chorus plan (?), 2 p. mss in German, in pencil.

Stradella, K.k. Hof-Operntheater (Vienna Staatsoper), Beschgäftigungs-Nachweis, 4/2/1918, ballet cast listing. 1 p. pre- printed page, with mss. notes in pencil and crayon.

4 p. misc. mss. notes on graph paper, in German.

1 p. misc. mss. notes on ruled paper, in German.

FF 16 Giordano: Fedora (v. 2, large green book.)

Season 1923-24, Ordination of costumes, 2 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pencil, in English.

2 p. mss. notes, in Italian. May be props list.

Notes on “Fedora”, 10/10/23, 1 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pen. In English.

Cast lists for Die Meistersinger and Fedora, 2 p. mss. in pencil.

2 p. mss. notes in German.

1 p. ground plan, in pencil with mss. annotations in ink.

Groundplans for acts I-III of Fedora, in pencil.

Chorus list with costume notes, 2 p. mss. in ink, in English.

Letter, content mostly obliterated by water damage.

FF 17 Romeo und Juliet , CH. Gounod (Wymetal E-J)

“Romeo et Juliette is Season’s First Revival”, unsourced news clipping.

FF 18 Faust, by Gounod, Oliver Ditsun Company, Boston.

“Margarete (Faust)”, 4 p. typed scene summaries, in German. On verso of pg. 4 is “Roller, Wein”.

Philadelphia Grand Opera, Faust, list of supers, 1 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pen.

Philadelphia Grand Opera, Faust, light scheme, 3 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pencil.

Philadelphia Grand Opera, Faust, chorus list, 2 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pencil.

Ground plan, Faust, Act I, Scene I, in pencil.

1 p. mss notes in German.

Clip photo of woman in “Puritan” like costume.

Scene design on verso of page of MGM shooting schedule for 1/4/39; appears to list daily location schedule for many different movies then in production at MGM, including Wizard of Oz (1939) and Lady of the Tropics (1939)

Philadelphia Grand Opera, Faust, chorus list, 2 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pen.

Assorted mss. notes written on pages torn out of a page-a-day calendar, for Jan. 29, 1932 and Jan 30/31, 1932.

Light plot, 1 p. mss. in pencil, in English.

FF 19 Gluck - Alceste - C.F. Peters - Leipzig

Alceste, 9 p. booklet, containing fabric swatches for character costumes and mss. notes in ink.

6 p. misc. mss. notes on graph paper.

4 p. stage movement notes, mss. notes in pencil.

1 p. chorus list (?), mss. in ink.

FF 20 Jenufa, Leoš Janaček, c. 1917 - Universal Edition

1 small square watercolor painting of a flower

4 p. chorus (?) notes, in pencil, in German.

3 p. mss notes, may be supers or props lists, in German.

1 p. mss notes in pencil, in German. Probably scene summary.

1 p. mss notes and costume sketches, on back of envelope.

1 p. mss. costume list, in German, continues on verso.

Small envelope with mss. notes on recto.

1 p. mss., notes in Italian (?) on recto and verso.

2 p. mss. notes on graph paper, in German.

1 p. mss notes on unlined paper, in German.

4 p. mss. notes, scene related, in German.

2 p. prop sketches in pencil, with mss. notes in English

1 color postcard with costume notes on recto (German) and verso (English)

1 p. watercolor cosume sketches on paper.

Letter (2 p.) and envelope, Leoš Janaček (maybe) to W. Wymetal at Vienna Staatsoper, 12/30/1917

3 p. assorted mss. notes, in German.

Medium envelope with ground plan sketched on verso, and mss. notes in German in pencil.

Pencil sketch of crucifix

Watercolor of Virgin and Child , unsigned and undated.

FF 21 Merry Mount - opera by Howard Hanson

Ballet choreography notes, 5 p. typescript with mss. notes in pencil. In Italian.

Ballet-List, 3 p. typescript with mss. notes in ink. In English.

Scene photographs mounted on paper, ground plans and mss. notes In German and English. 3 p.

Notes written on pages of Page-A-Day calendar; list of what may be names on page for Thurs. Sept. 14. 1933, and extended costume notes on page for Friday, Sept. 2, 1932

Performance timing, 1 p. typescript.

3p. mss. background notes for plot, in pencil.

Comments on first sketches of “Merry Mount”, 3 p. typscript, with 1 sketch on paper.

FF 22 Manon - Massenet (Wymetal J-M)

1 p. mss. notes in ink.

Groundplan sketch, in pencil.

1 p. mss. notes, in pencil. With page numbers.

8 p. mss. stage direction notes in ink and pencil

Coupures de Manon, 1 p. typescript, in French.

FF 23 Le jongleur de Notre Dame - J. Massanet

Chorus list, 3 p. mss. in English

Der Gaukler: Unserer Lieben Frau, Berlin: Verlag von Albert

Ahn, c. 1894 31 p. In German. Inscribed Wymetal Jr, 1929 on cover.

Philadelphia Grand Opera Company, Props list, 1 p. typescript.

Chorus list, 1 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pencil.

Scene synopsis, 1 p. mss, in pencil.

FF 24 P. Mascagni - Iris c. 1898, G. Ricordi and Sons

1 p. typescript in German, with annotations in red crayon. May be light plan.

FF 25 Cavlleria Rusticana - Pietro Mascagini, c. 1890, Edoardo Sonzagno.

List of stage properties, 2 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pencil, in English.

List of costumes, 2 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pencil, in English.

FF 26 Jonny Spielt Auf - Krenek

Metropolitan Opera Company, Metropolitan Opera House, 2 p. mss. notes, in pencil.

6 p. mss. notes in German, in pencil. Probably stage-direction related.

1 p. mss notes on acidic, brittle paper. In German.

4 p. mss. notes in German on smaller pieces of paper; stage-direction related. Some on Metropolitan Opera House stationary.

FF 27 Thais - Massenet

2 p. mss, light scheme for Thais, in English.

6 p. typescript, costume list for Thais, in English.

Letter, Consolidated Theatrical Costumes, 12/9/30, probably from Wymetal (unsigned). 1 p. typescript.

1 p. typescript with mss. annotations in ink. Chorus list for Thais.

Ground plans for Thais, 6 pages of pencil sketches.

3 p. mss., light plan for Thais.

Philadelphia Grand Opera, Thais, Intermissions. 1 p. typescript.

3 p. typescript, in German. Scene summaries for Thais. (?)

FF 28 Hansel und Gretel, (musik von E. Humperdinck)

(attached to side of folder) 1p. mss. notes (seem to be about props) folded around small amount of plant matter.

1 p. typescript, in English, appears to be part of a letter about costumes for Hansel und Gretel.

Philadelphia Grand Opera Co., Puppenfee, light scheme (1 p. typescript) and clipped to it, small piece of paper which appears to be props list (mss.) Mss. notes on verso in ink.

1 p. typescript in German - scene summary? Some mss. notes at bottom of page.

Stage Carpenter, Hansel and Gretel, instructions for scene design.

Wm. Wymetal, 12/20/53, Stage props for Hansel and Gretal, 2 p. typescript.

1 p. mss., Properties list for Hansel and Gretel, in English.

Fort Worth Civic Opera Association (crossed out), Wm. Wymetal, 12/20/53, Stage props, Hansel and Gretel. 2 p. typescript in English.

1 p. mss. notes in German (?) about Hansel and Gretel, perhaps another props list.

FF 29 Manon, musik von J. Massenet

K.K. Hof-Operntheater, 6 p. mss. notes, in German.

2 p. mss. Table of figures. Salaries? Production costs?

FF 30 Manon, J. Massenet, nouvelle edition, 1895

Mss. notes on verso of Eastern Airlines timetable request card, seem to be about costumes.

1 clipped photo (source not given), attached to 1 p. mss. notes about characters on New Orleans Opera House stationary.

Manon, description of costumes, 2 p. mss. notes. Dated on 2nd page New York, November 24.

Manon, costume plot, 2 p. typescript, with mss. notes in pencil.

Manon, 2 p. mss., groundplans with mss. notes, maybe in German?

Manon, N.O. 1960, Costume plot, 3 p. typescript in English.

Manon, 3 p. mss., personages and distribution of Chorus. In French.

1 p. groundplan, Manon, Act I.

3 p. scenic design sketches, in pencil

Manon, notes to sketches and plan for scenic artists, 2 p. typescript, in English.

FF 31 Amor 3 Re (Box M)

1 photostat (?) of ground plan for Three Kings, Act 3

1 photocopy of photostat described above

1 photograph of set, Love of Three Kings. Act I.

1 photostat of stageplan for above photo, glued to verso of photo.

FF 32 Prophet (Der Prophet), J. A. 323

3 p. mss. notes on K.K. Hof-Operntheater graph-ruled paper. In German.

FF 33 Thais, Massanet, Paris 1894

2 p. mss. notes (stage direction?) in French.

1 sketch of lion-sided bench on Metropolitan Opera Company, Metropolitan Opera House stationary.

FF 34 Die Hugenotten, Giacomo Meyerbeer, C.F. Peters edition

Die Hugenotten, 2 Marz 1913, appears to be portion of show program.

4 p. mss. notes, in German, some on Operntheater and Staatsoper stationary.

Groundplans drawn on pre-printed pages, Neus Theater in Cöln.

FF 35 Don Giovanni, G. Schirmer - New York

1 p. mss. notes in Italian (?). Written on verso of Hotel William Penn (PGH) stationary.

Don Giovanni, props list, 2 p. typescript in English

Don Giovanni, Chorus, 2 p. typescript in English with mss. notes in pen. Verso of p. 2 contains page of different manuscript.

Note to Richard Baldridge from Wm. Wymetal re: costumes for Don Giovanni, 10/25/56. 2 p. typescript in English.

2 p. mss., orchestra notes. On paper with “Memo from William Wymetal” printed on it in blue ink. In German.

2 p. mss., notes about costumes, in ink.

Musical America, 2/10/39, “A Gallery of Famous Dons”, clipping.

Don Giovanni, list of chorus, 1 p. mss. in ink and crayon.

Metropolitan Opera House, Metropolitan Opera Company, 2 p. mss notes, in German. May be props list?

Draft of letter (“Brief au Urban”), in German (shorthand?). Wymetal to Joseph Urban. 2 p. mss. notes on Metropolitan Opera House stationary.

Don Giovanni, 3 p. assorted mss. notes. In German?

Distinti Costumi Opera “Don Giovanni” di Mozart, 1 p. typescript in Italian with mss. notes in pencil.

4 p. mss. notes, including some sketches, in Italian (?). Seems to be character list or related notes.

Don Giovanni, 1 p. mss. notes in Italian. Scene summaries?

4 p. mss. ground plans, Don Juan, in pencil.

Don Giovanni, costumes, 1 p. typescript in English, clipped to 4 p. mss. which appears to be scene summaries or notes, in German.

9 p. mss. in ink, including sketches, of what appears to be scene summaries. In German.

Empty envelope from K.K. Hof-Operntheaters

FF 36 Czar und Zimmerman, Universal Bibliothek, 2549

1 p. mss. notes, in ink. In German?

FF 37 Aus Einem Totenhaus, Leos Janacek

1 blank postcard from Vienna advertising Ludwig Doblinger.

1 receipt for the purchase of the book from Ludwing Doblinger.

FF 38 Schule un Suhne, Arrigo Pedrollo

Casa Musicale Sonzogno - Milano, Schuld Und Sühne, 10 April 1930, 6 p. newspaper, in German.

1 p. typescript with mss. notes in pencil, in English. Title is “Akademie”

FF 39 Dinorah ober die wald fahrt nach Ploermel ( Berlin, 1860)

1 p. assorted mss. notes, in German (?).

FF 40 Barber of Seville, Reclams Universal Bibliothek nr. 2937

Clipping from newspaper of cartoon drawing of man in priest outfit. German newspaper, otherwise unsourced.

“The Story of the “Barber of Seville””, scene summaries, 1 p. from magazine (performance program?) Unsourced and undated.

News paper review, Wein Samstag, Barber of Seville, 8/23/1930. 1 column, in German.

FF 41 Salome, Reclams Universal Bibliothek nr. 4955

Newspaper review, paper unknown, Salome. In German.

FF 42 The Magic Flute, Mozart, G. Schirmer

The Magic Flute, light plot, 2 p. typescript with mss. annotations, in English.

The Magic Flute, list of stage properties. 2 p. typescript ? 2 copies, one on paper, one on tracing paper.

The Magic Flute , light plot, 2 p. typescript, in English.

The Magic Flute, list of stage properties. 2 p. typescript, with mss. annotations in ink, Wm. Wymetal, 9/23/1950.

1 p., outline of light plot.

“29 again?” birthday card from Carl (Tormino) Ayers

FF 43 Nozze di Figaro, G. Ricordi & C. (Box M-P)

Attached to folder in folded paper envelope ? One 4 leaf clover found on last page of book.

2 p. stage notes, in pencil.

San Francisco Opera Company, Season 1950, Wm. Wymetal, 9/24/1950, Marriage of Figaro, list of stage properties, 2 p. typescript in English

San Francisco Opera Company, Wm. Wymetal, 8/29/1950, Marriage of Figaro, chorus, 1 p. mss. in English

3 p. assorted misc. notes, in English and Italian.

FF 44 Nozze di Figaro, Novello’s original octavo edition.

“Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro Revived at Metropolitan,” by Leonard Liebling. 2 p.clipping from magazine, and 1 sheet of clipped pictures, unsourced.

The Marriage of Figaro, costume list, 1 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pencil.

Budget requirements (1 st draft) for Propian (?) Festival Performance of “The Marriage of Figaro”, 3 p. mss. in English, in pencil.

FF 45 Boris Godunov, c. 1908/24 W. Bessek Co.

Opera News, v. XI, n. 7, Dec. 2, 1946.

Philadelphia Grand Opera Co., Boris Godounov, Props, 2 p. typescript.

Philadelphia Grand Opera Co., Boris Godounov, List of Supers, 1 p. typescript.

Stage plan, 1 p. mss incl. Sketch.

Philadelphia Grand Opera Co., Boris Godounov, Division of Supers, 1 p. typescript.

1 p. misc. mss. notes

Philadelphia Grand Opera Co., Boris Godounov, Props, 2 p. typescript.

Portion of letter to Mr. Wilhelm von Wymetal, regarding list of costumes for cast and chorus of Boris Godunof [sic]. Missing p.1, p. 2-5 present. 4 p. typescript in English.

2 p. misc. mss. notes in ink and pencil.

Philadelphia Grand Opera Co., Boris Godounov, Division of Supers, 1 p. typescript. 3 copies, all annotated differently.

Boris Godunow , scene summaries (? In German!) 8 p. typescript.

1 p. misc. mss. notes.

FF 46 Contes de Hoffman, Choudens 1907

1 small p. of misc. notes

1 small p., props list

1 p. misc. notes in German.

1 p. misc. notes in German, may be scene summaries.

Clipping from newspaper (?), 1 p., in German.

Photo clipping, woman playing piano.

1 p. dialogue notes in French.

Clipping of mysterious drawing.

American Music Theater, Wm. Wymetal, 1/18/45, Tales of Hoffmann, List of Stage Properties. 3 p. typescript with mss. annotations.

FF 47 Gianni Schicchi. Libretto di Gioachino Forzano

2 p. mss. cast list and misc. mss. notes.

FF 48 Gioconda, 14, Property of Chicago Civic Opera, no. 24

Opera News, 1/5/59. Missing cover, possibly some other pages.

Opera News, 3/28/55, 3 pages of clippings.

2 photo clippings

Opera News, 4/15/1957, several pages of clippings

Grand Opera Librettos, La Gioconda, by Ponchielli, Oliver Ditson Company, Boston.

FF 49 C. Puccini, Die Boheme, K.K. Hofoper Archiv no. 148

La Boheme, principals list, 2 p. typescript, with mss. notes in pen

Boheme, light plot, 2 p. typescript.

Boheme, list of extras, 1 p. typescript with mss. notes in pencil.

3 p. misc. mss. notes in German.

 

FF 50 Tosca, G. Ricordi & Co., c. 1899, (Box P-T)

New Orleans Opera House Assn, William Wymetal, 10/26/47, “Tosca”, List of Stage Properties. 3 p. typescript.

“Toska”, scene summaries (?), in German. 3 p. typescript.

1 p. misc. mss. notes

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Tosca, List of Costumes. 2 p. typescript with mss. notes in pencil.

FF 51 Tosca von Giacomo Puccini, Erster Act, G. Ricordi, c. 1901

8 p. misc. mss. notes on K.K. Hof-Operntheater stationary. Includes one partial page with sketches.

2 p. mss. lists. May be chorus list. In German.

FF 52 Gianni Schicchi, Libretto di Giovacchino Forzano, G. Ricordi e Co.

Opera workshop ? Penna. College for Women [now Chatham College], William Wymetal, 3/20/1955, Gianni Schicchi, list of stage properties and furniture. 1 p. typescript.

Ground plan, in ink.

Ground plan in pencil with scene design sketch.

FF 53 Madame Butterfly, Puccini, G. Ricordi & Co., c. 1907

2 p. misc. mss. notes, includes outline of light plan and brief props list.

“Madama [sic] Butterfly Returns”, Ronald F. Ever. 2 p. clipping from Musical America (?), undated.

Light plot for “Butterfly”, 2 p. typescript with extensive mss. annotations in pencil.

1 p. mss. misc. notes, appears to be “to-do” list.

5 p. excerpt from opera programme featuring Madame Butterfly

4 p. misc. mss. notes about Madame Butterfly

“Butterfly”, list of Stage-Properties. 2 p. typescript.

Opera Guild Inc., Montreal, Canada, from Mr. Wymetal, 12/14/1946, “Butterfly”, List of Stage Properties, 2 p. typescript on pink paper.

FF 54 G. Puccini. Der Mantel, G. Ricordi & Co., c. 1920

4 p. misc. mss. notes, 1 page incl. page numbers.

Small clipped picture, “In England” printed on back.

FF 55 G. Puccini, Schwester Angelica, G. Ricordi & Co., c. 1920

2 p. misc. mss. notes

1 p. mss. note. Author and target uncertain. In German.

Cast list (?), Schwester Angelica and Gianni Schicchi, 2 p. mss.

FF 56 G. Puccini, Sister Angelica, Ricordi vocal score printed USA.

Sister Angelica, line up for shots, 3 p. typescript

Cast list, 1 p. typescript with mss. notes in pencil.

Camera shots, 2 p. mss. in pencil, on lined legal size paper

FF 57 Turandot, Atto II (Box T)

1 p. mss. notes, in pencil. May be scene summaries; in German.

Five photos of scene designs, 1 with mss. notes in English and German on verso.

Chorus list, 1 p. mss. in Italian

Ballet list, 1 p. mss. in Italian

Properties list, 1 p. mss. in English

Shorter ballet list, 1 p. mss. in English, on Metropolitan Opera House stationary

Ground plan, with mss. notes. 1 p., appears to be mostly in German

Metropolitan Opera Co. Chorus, Season 1924-25, 1 p. typed list with mss. annotations in pencil.

1 p. misc. mss. notes, in Italian

3 p. mss. list ? something scene related but can’t tell what it is. In German.

2 p. assorted mss. notes. May contain instructions to staff. In Italian (?)

5 p. mss, includes cast list (first page) and then four pages (recto/verso) of densely written scene summaries. In German.

Mignon , 1 long p. of misc. mss. notes in French, probably to do with stage direction.

3 very brittle stage plan sketches, unsigned and undated.

Turandot , 5 p. mss., including cast list with names and voices (1 st p.), as well as scene summaries and other lists. In German.

4 stage plans, in ink, with mss. notes in ink and pencil. Pencil notes are in German.

FF 58 Respigh die Versunkene Glocke

3 p. misc. mss. notes in German and Italian, relating to costumes, chorus and possibly props. Also short note from Wymetal to unkown recipient (“caro maestro”) about chorus list.

Letter, on Metropolitan Opera Company stationary, authors signature illegible (not Wymetal, however, looks like Schlitter). Something about dinner, famous people in the company and thanks for the introductory letter to the illustrious Strauss and letter to someone else.

5 p. mss. with misc. notes and some ground plan sketches, appears to be mostly in German.

2 p. mss. notes, 1 brittle.

FF 59 L’Heure Espagnole, Ravel. A. Durand & Fils, c. 1908

2 p. typescript, with ground plan in pencil. In German.

Costume list, 1 p. typescript, in English

The Spanish Hour, translated from the French of Franc-Nohain by Robert A. Simon. 34 p. typescript.

FF 60 Der Barbier von Sevilla, Leipzig, C.F. Peters

1 p. misc. mss. notes on notepaper printed with “Direktion de Staatsoper” Appears to be in German.

1 oversize p. of lined paper, includes two sketched stage plans and numerous lists. Appears to be on German.

1 sketch of stage plan, in ink, on tissue paper.

FF 61 Il Barbiere di Siviglia, c. 1900, G. Schirmir

Principals costume list, 2 p. typescript with mss. notes in ink, in English.

1 p. mss - snippets of dialogue

2 p. typescript - extended dialogue

Props list, 2 p. typescript, with mss. annotations in ink and pencil.

Props list, 2 p. typescript, with mss. annotations in pencil.

FF 62 Strauss, Die Fledermaus, Edition Cranz no. 583

1 p. ground plan sketch with mss. notes, in pencil, in English.

FF 63 The Kings Henchman

3 p. misc. mss. notes, 1 very brittle (torn in half, additional tear on lower part of page) In English and German.

2 p. typescript, with stage plans and scene summaries, in English.

1 p. mss. draft of letter to Mr. Taylor from Mr. von Wymetal re: a score W. added to his collection. 3/4/1927. In English. Paper v. acidic and brittle.

4 p. misc. mss. notes in German. May be scene summaries?

FF 64 Otello, Arrigo Boito & Verdi, G. Ricordi e. C. (Box V-S)

2 p. mss. letter, from Jack to Willy, regarding moon and light plot for Salome. 2/20/1937

Salome, list of supers

New Orleans Opera House Association, List of Stage properties, From Wm. Wymetal, 9/29/48, for Otello. 4 p. typescript with mss. notes in pencil.

1 p. misc.mss. notes in English and Italian.

New Orleans Opera House Association, costumes “Otello”. Dress rehearsal, November 8, 1948, for principals and ballet. 2 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pencil.

FF 65 In the Pasha’s Garden, c. 1934

1 p. (oversize) photocopy of set design and leaves, with mss. notes in pencil.

In the Pasha’s Garden, Supers, 1 p. typescript.

In the Pasha’s Garden, List of properties, 1 p. typescript.

FF 66 Rigoletto, Verdi, G. Ricordi & C.

4 p. mss., Ballet plans and brief costume notes, in English

Clipping, unsources. Includes scene design photos.

B/w photo of woman in costume

Ballet for Rigoletto, 1 p. typescript in English.

Chorus list, 1 p. mss. in English

1 paper fragment with sketches

Rigoletto, cast costume list, including chorus, ballet, supers and stageband.

2 nd paper fragment with sketches

Memo from William Wymetal, re: supers for Rigoletto, 1 p., typed.

1 p. mss. notes about stage furniture, in English, on brittle paper.

1.5 p. misc. mss. notes on Universal Studios stationary, in English and Italian.

Rigoletto , light scheme, 1 p. mss. in English.

FF 67 Die verkaufte Braut ? 1925

Bartered Bride, stage plan, Act I. Sketch in pencil on oversize tissue paper, mss. notes in German on verso.

1 p. mss. notes on chorus, recto and verso, in English and German. Recto dated 6/4/1925; verso undated.

The Bartered Bride , list of stage properties, 2 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pencil, in English.

FF 68 Pique-Dame, Tschaikowsky, D. Rahter, 1918

4 p. mss. with ground plan sketches and extensive notes, in German.

4 p. mss, assorted lists, may be scene settings? In German.

1 p. extra-oversize tissue paper, three stage plans, in pencil.

FF 69 Aida, Verdi, vocal score 1922

Postcard, scene of Moses in the Rushes

Office of the Chief Regissuer, Chicago Opera Company, Aida, list of Supers. 2 p. typescript with mss. notes on pencil.

Newspaper clipping, unsourced and undated, regarding upcoming performance of Aida. Mentions sets created by Roller.

Clipped newspaper photo of Egyptian statue, labeled “King Tuthenkhamen’s Mother”

Philadelphia Grand Opera, Stage Director, Aida, list of supers. 1 p. typescript with extensive mss. annotations in ink and pencil.

Chicago Opera Co., Ballet, Aida. 2 p. typescript with extensive mss. annotations in ink and pencil.

1 p. misc. notes. Typescript.

Phildelphia Grand Opera, The Stage-Director, Instructions for Group-Leaders, Aida. 1 p. typescript with mss.notes in pencil and 1 stage plan sketch.

Aida , March Season 1928-29, Armando F. Agnini, 1 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pencil.

Philadelphia Grand Opera, Aida light scheme, 2 p. typescript, mss. annotations and stage plan drawn on p. 2.

Letter, from Wymetal (?) to Herr Punzel, 10/10/1930, 2 p. typescript in German. Limited translation suggests it is about retaining someone to work with him on the operas; mostly discusses chorus.

Aida, Ballet, 1 p. typescript with mss. notes in pencil.

Aida, list of supers for costumers, 1 p. typescript with mss. notes in pencil.

Lyric Theater of Chicago, 9/26/1955, Aida, List of Stage Properties, 2 p. typescript with extensive mss. annotations in pen.

Lyric Theater of Chicago, 9/27/1955, Aida, List of Supers, 3 p. typescript.

Aida, List of Supers, 3 p. typescript with extensive mss. annotations in pen.

Aida, 10/26/1955 Arms and Props (extra), 1 p. typescript.

Aida, 10/26/1955 List of costumes for Supers, 1 p. typescript.

FF 70 Un bailo en Maschera - Verdi - 1927 (?)

Masked Ball, actor list, by Act. 1 p. typescript.

Musical America, Dec. 10. 1940, p. 5-8

2 p. mss. ground plans and mss. notes, in ink, in German.

5 p. mss. notes on scene design on stationary of Metropolitan Opera House.

Philadelphia Grand Opera, Props, Masked Ball, 2 p. typescript with extensive mss. notes in pencil.

Transcript, Interview questions and some answers from Perfect Peformance program, station WHIP, Tues. 11/4/No Year Given. ( Chicago) 3 p. typescript with pencil annotations and notes on verso of p. 3.

Character list, Masked Ball, 1 p. typescript with mss. notes in pencil.

Ballet list, typescript. 1 p.

1 p. mss. notes in pencil and crayon, on brittle paper.

FF 71 Verdi, Falstaff. I. And II., G. Ricordi & Co., c. 1893.

1 paper fragment with mss. notes in pencil; may be for ballet. Mostly in German.

1 large pencil sketch of interior set design, marked “Merry Wives” and “Martha” on verso

1 smaller sketch of exterior scene design, marked Merry Wives of Windsor, Act I, Scenes 1-5, signed WYM

Merry Wives of Windsor cast list, 1 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pencil.

Merry Wives of Windsor, dialogue (first draft), W. von Wymetal, 7/1/1939. 12 p. typescript.

2 photocopies of stage plans for Falstaff.

Falstaff, 3 p. mss. notes, includes cast list, chorus and ballet notes.

FF 72 Verdi, Falstaff. III., G. Ricordi & Co., c. 1893.

4 p. clippings, photos, unsourced.

2 character sketches on tissue paper.

1 p. mss. notes on scrap of paper, appear to be in German.

Falstaff, costume ordination, Metropolitan Opera House, 11/21/1924

FF 73 G. Verdi, Othello, Ausgabe Ricordi

1 photo of man in costume, mss. notes on back illegible.

FF 74 La Traviata, von J. Verdi, Peters Edition (Box S-W)

1 p. mss., list of stage furniture; paper v. bad.

1 p. misc. mss. notes in pencil re: ballet and props.

American Music Theater, 3/31/1945, Wm. Wymetal, Traviata, light plot, 1 p. typescript with mss. notes in pencil.

La Traviata, 2 p. typescript, dialogue, in English.

Traviata, costume and wig list, 1 p. typescript.

2 p. ground plans with mss. notes in pencil.

FF 75 Die Walküre, Wagnertrans. H. & F. Corder (plant matter on inside of front board)

Program notes, by Herbert Ewell, Die Walküre, 7 p. from programme. Last five not paginated.

2 p. mss. notes in German on K.K. Hof-Operntheater notepaper.

Walkuere, property list, 1 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pencil.

Walkuere, light-skizze, 4 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pencil. In German.

Walkuere, light, 3 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pencil. In English.

FF 76 Wagner, Der Fliegende Hollander, Berlin, C.F. Meser

1 postcard, in German, postmarked 1931

Der Fliegende Hollander, 7 p. mss., scene summaries and ground plans, in German.

Le Vaisseau Fantome, 7 p. mss., scene summaries and ground plans, in French.

1 p. mss. notes on Metropolitan Opera House Stationary; may be in German.

4 p. mss., misc. notes in French (German? Looks like French), regarding Der Fliegende Hollander.

Letter to Wymetal, 11 Marz 1930, from [signature illegible]. In German. Additional notes in French on verso. Address on front has been clipped out.

1 p. mss. notes in German.

12 character sketches on tissue paper, in pencil.

List of chorus and ballet, 2 p. mss. in English.

FF 77 Trobadour, J. Verdi, Peters Edition

Trovatore, props list, 2 p. typescript

Trovatore, props list, 2 p. typescript with extensive mss. annotations in ink.

Trovatore, costume list, 2 p. typescript

Trovatore, costume list, 3 p. typescript with extensive mss. annotations in ink. Wm. Wymetal, 9/28/1952

Dancers list, 1 p. typescript, Season 1934-35, Mr. Von Wymetal.

Verdi, Giuseppe, Der Troubador, Openbücher 51. Band, Leipzig. 83 pp.

New Orleans Opera House Associates, costume list, 2 p. typescript

Office of the Stage Director, Chicago Opera Company, Il Trovatore, light scheme, 2 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pencil.

Shreveport Auditorium, Ground Plan, Opera Season 1953, Il Trovatore, Designed by Peter Wolf Dallas.

FF 78 Götterdämmerung, Wagner, Trans. H.F. Corder, Vollistandiger Klavierauszug (Box W)

Telegram, from dorothie (no last name given) Philadelphia, PA to Wilhelm von Wymetal, Vienna, Austria, 11/24/17.

5 p. misc. mss. notes, some in German, some in French or Italian.

Götterdämmerung, (Season 1934-35), Dancers list, ½ p. typescript, in English.

FF 79 Der Freischutz, C.M. von Weber, Universal Edition

1 p. mss. assorted notes. Paper very acidic and brittle.

FF 80 Siegfried, Wagner, Vollistandiger Klavierauszug

2 p. mss. Scene summaries (?) in German.

2 p. mss. notes, in German. Cue list?

Siegfried, light scheme, Wm. Wymetal, 10/14/1948, 2 p. typescript

Die Fleidermaus , 2 p. mss. notes, may be sound cues (little drawings of bells in margins); in German.

1 paper fragment with props list, in English.

Fidelio, scene summaries (?); 4 p. mss. in German.

FF 81 Wagner, Meistersinger, I Akt, c. B. Schotts Sohne, 1903

1 p. mss. notes, in German.

Meistersinger, list of properties, 1 p. typescript, in English.

Die Meistersinger , distribution of Chorus, supers, children), 2 p. typescript.

1 p. mss. notes in Italian.

Cagvalena (?), 1 p. mss. notes in German.

2 p. mss., misc. notes including extensive dialogue notes.

Die Meistersinger von Nurenberg, 4 p. mss notes, extensive dialogue notes. In German.

Mss. notes on page from Page-A-Day calendar, 2/16/1934. In German.

1 p. mss. notes, appear to be in German.

Costumes - approximation, Meistersinger, 6/2/48, 2 p. typescript with mss. annotations in ink.

Cleveland Orchestra, Meistersinger, costumes plot, 3 p. typescript With mss. annotations in pencil.

Die Meistersinger, distribution of chorus, supers, children and notes on The Parade, 3 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pencil.

Meistersinger, list of properties, 2 p. typescript

1 p. misc. mss. notes, in German.

Meistersinger, (Season 1933-34), supers list.

1 p. mss. notes on Auxiliary Committee of the American Relief to Austria, Inc.

FF 82 Lohengrin, Wagner, Klavierauszug mit text von Theodor Uhlig.

1 p. clipping, mostly photos. Unsources and undated.

5p. plot summary, appears to be snipped from book, title unclear, in German.

Wm. Wymetal, 3/2/1945, Lohengrin, Timing of music (action), 1 p. typscript, with mss. annotations in pencil.

Wm. Wymetal, 3/2/1945, Lohengrin, Timing of music (action), 1 p. typscript. (c. 2; not annotated.)

Lohengrin, costumes, 1 p. mss. In English.

Portion of letter from Alfred Roller (? Same hand, same paper as previous letters, but no signature) 2 p. mss. in ink; includes sketch of arm in shield.

1 p. mss. notes about Lohengrin entrance parade, in English.

3 p. misc. mss. notes, mostly in English, some on very acidic paper.

Philadelphia Grand Opera Co, The Stage Director, Lohengrin, light-scheme. 1 p. typescript, 2 p. mss. in pencil.

Lohengrin , list of supers, 1 p. typescript.

Philadelphia Grand Opera Co, The Stage Director, Lohengrin, ballet-list. 1 p. typescript, mss. annotations in pencil.

Lohengrin, list of props, 1 p. typescript.

Philadelphia Grand Opera Co, The Stage Director, Lohengrin, chorus list. 1 p. typescript, mss. annotations in ink.

Ink sketch of stage design, initialed AR (Alfred Roller), for Lohengrin.

2 p. (blue) misc. mss. notes, in pencil.

Letter, von Wymetal (supposed, no signature) to Consolidated Theatrical Costume Co. Inc. re: costumes for Lohengrin, 1/5/1930. 2 p. typescript.

8 p. misc. mss. notes, some on v. bad paper; mostly in pencil. In English and German; have to do with staging and movement w/in performance, includes ballet notes.

3 p. mss - props list.

1 p. mss. notes on verso of Page-A-Day calendar, 8/20/1931

3 p. misc. mss. notes, some on v. bad paper.

1 long strip - newspaper review clipping? Title and source lost.

Supers list, 1 p. typescript.

FF 83 Tannhauser, Wagner, Universal Edition

Philadelphia Grand Opera Company, Tannhaeuser, light scheme, 4 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pencil.

2 p. misc. mss. notes; may be list of costs and list of actors?

Suping, Season 1934-35, Ballet Department, Tannhauser, 1 p. typescript.

2 p. misc. mss. notes.

Supers/Dancers list, Season 1934-35, Tannhauser, 1 p. typescript

Philadelphia Grand Opera Company, Tannhauser, costume plot, 2 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pencil.

1 p. typescript, ballet list, in Italian.

Ballet list, 2 nd act, Tannhauser, 1 p. typescript in English

Letter to Miss Mary Elizabeth Gleason (Bay Village, OH) from Wymetal (presumed, no sig.), re: Cleveland production of Tannhauser. 2 p. typescript.

Tannhauser, props list, 1 p. typescript, in English.

1 newspaper fragment; ballet review. Unsourced and undated.

1 p. mss. notes on march order for Tannhauser 2 nd act.

1 p. mss. notes in ink (German) and pencil (English); appears to be supers list by scene.

Scene summary (german) pasted to peformance program (German) from Beyreuth 7/21/1931

Philadelphia Grand Opera Co., Tannhauser, props list, 2 p. typescript in English.

2 p. misc. mss. notes, in German.

Tannhauser , costume-plot, Act I-II, 3 p. typescript with mss. annotations in pencil.

Letter, Wymetal (?) to Richard (Strauss? last name not given), 5/30/36, 2 p. typescript in German. Last page missing?

Copy of scene design sketch for Tannhauser by Alfred Roller

Letter, Alfred Roller to Wymetal, 2/22/31, 4 p. typescript in German, with some mss. annotations in crayon.

Costume list, Tannhauser,Elektra, 1 p. typescript in English.

3 p. ground plans and scene sketches, initialed “AR” (Alfred Roller).

Tannhauser, supers/ballet list, 1 p. typescript with mss. annotation in ink, Oktober 1917 (recto); 1919, mss. in ink (verso). In German.

3 p. mss. in ink. Tannhauser budget? Undated.

2 p. misc. mss. notes in pencil; in German.

Tannhauser, supers/ballet list, 2/13/15, 1 p. typescript with mss. notes on verso.

1 p. mss. in ink, Ballet list for Tannhauser.

1 p. mss.; may be another ballet list but not sure. Dated 1/1/1919

Envelope, Wymetal to Miss Helen Lingelbach, Fine Arts Librarian, CMU, postmarked 5/28/71

FF 84 Tristan un Isolde, Wagner, Breitkopf & Hartel

2 photo postcards, clipped to 1 p. mss. notes (in English)

1 p. clipping, mostly photos.

1 p. stage plan and extensive mss. notes, in German. Palmer House (Chicago) stationary.

3 clipping photos

3 p. misc. mss. notes; may have to do with timing?

1 small clipping photo clipped to 2 p. mss. notes on costuming.

San Francisco Opera Company, Wm. Wymetal, 8/29/1950, Tristan and Isolde Act I Chorus notes, 1 p. mss. in pencil.

Lyric Opera of Chicago, Wm. Wymetal, 10/26/1958, Tristan und Isolde , light-plot, 1p. typescript with mss. annotations in pencil.

6 scene designs/ground plans/props sketched on tissue paper.

3 photostats (?) of groundplans for Tristan und Isolde

Opera News, 19 (19), 3/14/1955

FF 85 Wagner, Meistersinger, II Akt.

Meistersinger, light plot, 2 p. typescript with mss. annotations.

FF 86 Der Schmuck der Madonna, c. 1911, Josef Weinberger, Leipzig

5 p. mss. ground plans with extensive notes, in Italian.

Jewels of the Madonna, chorus list, 1 p. typescript with mss. notes.

L’Heure Espagnole, 3 p. misc. mss. notes, in Spanish/Italian (?)

1 p. mss. notes (opera unclear) in Italian.

1 p. mss., opera unclear, may be props list, appears to be in Italian.

La Giolli della Madonna, chorus list, 3 p. mss in pencil

La Giolli della Madonna, additional chorus notes, 1 p. mss in Pencil, in Italian.

La Giolli della Madonna, ballet notes (?), 1 p. mss in pencil, in Italian

La Giolli della Madonna, misc. mss. notes, 4 p. mss in pencil, in Italian

1 p. mss., misc notes and sketches.

Gioielli, ballet notes, 1 p. mss. in English.

Gioielli, materials notes, 1 p. mss. in English.

Gioielli, props list, 1 p. mss. in English

Gioielli, compares (props notes?), 1 p. mss. in English

Gioielli, chorus notes, 1 p. mss. in English

Gioielli, costumes, 1 p. mss. in Italian.

Gioielli, supers notes, 1 p. mss. in English

1 p. misc. mss. notes, in English.

1 photostat/photocopy of a groundplan, Jewels of the Madonna, Act 3.

3 p. misc. mss. notes in English and Italian; one page bears only one line “ Shots onstage + backstage (of course) fired by Ass. Conductors (in costume!)”

1 small mss. with props list and chorus notes, in Italian.

FF 87 Wolf Ferrari, Suzanne’s Secret (oversize box 1)

Set design drawing, in pencil. Unsigned.

Ground plan, in pencil, with extensive mss. notes.

Suzanne’s Secret, light scheme, 1 p. typescript.

Wm. Wymetalm, 3/7/1955, Suzanne’s Secret, costumes, 1 p. typescript. Two copies, one on paper, one on tissue.

Wm. Wymetalm, 3/7/1955, Suzanne’s Secret, list of stage properties, 1 p. typescript.

Wm. Wymetalm, 3/7/1955, Suzanne’s Secret, list of stage furniture, 1 p. typescript.

FF 88 Parsifal, Wagner, Rubinstein. (May belong to Vienna Staatsoper)

“Die Gralsritter” - Parsifal, 4 p. typescript, in German.

Parsifal, list of Principles, Chorus and Supers, 1 p. typescript with mss. notes in ink.

Parsifal, list of Principles, Chorus and Supers, 1 p. typescript with mss. notes in ink.

Parsifal, specifications of costumes, 2 p. typescript with mss. notes and sketches in ink.

Parsifal, list of Principles, Chorus and Supers, 1 p. typescript with mss. notes in ink. (c. 2)

Parsifal, specifications of costumes, 2 p. typescript with mss. notes and sketches in ink. (c. 2)

Parsifal, (Season 1934-35), supers list 1 p. typescript.

Parsifal, light scheme, 4 p. typescript with mss. notes in pencil.

4 p. misc.mss. notes on Metropolitan Opera Company stationary, appears to include some dialogue notes. In German.

 Wagner Knew What He Wanted”, Herbert Peyser Musical America, 2/10/1940, p. 16

1 p. mss., partial ground plan?

Envelope inscribed “Parsifal”.

FF 89 Strauss, Agyptisch Helena, II Aufzug (oversize box 2)

2 p. misc. mss. notes on v. bad paper. In German.

Wein, Juni 1928, 3 p. mss. notes, scene by scene, with page numbers. Cue list? Appears to be in German.

Letter, Wymetal to Mr. Crispano, 7/2/1928, in pencil, in English. References designs and Joseph Urban.

FF 90 Strauss, Agyptisch Helena, I Akt

Die agyptische Helena , Requisition (props list?), 1 p. mss. in German.

1 p. ground plan sketch with pencil annotations.

1 p. mss. character or scene synopsis? In German.

5 p. mss., costume list with sketches and extensive notes, in German.

Helena, 1 p. mss. notes, in German.

1 p. sketches and notes.

Die agyptische Helena, cast list, 1 p. mss. in ink.

Die agyptische Helena, scene summaries, 5 p. mss. in ink, in German.

Draft of letter to Urban from Wymetal, 6/15/1928. 1 p. mss. in German; numerous strike-throughs.

Draft of letter to Gretel Teulow (?) from Wymetal, 6/15/1928, 1 p. mss. in pencil, in German. Strike-throughs in ink.

Draft of letter to Zeigler from Wymetal, 6/15/1928, 2 p. mss. in pencil.

1 p. mss. scene design sketch.

1 p. mss. chorus notes.

1 p. mss. with address and tel. number (?)

FF 91 Die Tote Stadt: Korngold

Tote Stadt, rehearsal schedule, 1 p. typescript with mss. annotations.

1 paper fragment with notes in red crayon

2 p. misc. mss. notes, in German.

4 p. mss. ledger sheets, in blue ink.

4 p. mss. character notes, in German.

1 p. mss. notes, may be more character notes, in German.

FF 92 Violanta; Korngold

1 p. mss. notes, seem to be dialogue. In pencil.

1 p. mss., properties list for Violanta, on v. bad paper.

1 p. mss. assorted notes, also on v. bad paper.

Supers list, 1 p. pre-printed document (K.k. Hof-Operntheater), dated 1916, pencil and crayon annotations.

2 p. misc. mss. notes, one on v. bad paper. One is list of names.

1 p. mss. plot summary, in German.

1 p. mss. plot summary, in English.

2 p. mss. notes, cast and ballet list (?), in ink.

FF 93 Wozzeck?Berg

1 p. typed info about Metropolitan Opera House in Philadelphia, with mss. annotations.

Philadelphia Grand Opera, Stage-Director, Wozzeck, light-scheme, 2 p. typescript with mss. annotations, 1 p. mss.

Philadelphia Grand Opera, Stage-Director, Wozzeck, light-scheme, 2 p. typescript with mss. annotations. (c. 2)

1 scene design sketch, in pencil.

Ass. Conductor, Wozzeck, scene list, 1 p. typescript

7 p. mss. ground plans (sketches) and types notes (props, etc.)

Wozzeck, working list for the property-dept, 1 p. typescript.

Props for Wozzeck, 4 p. mss. list in English, in pencil.

Stage-Carpenter, Wozzeck, list of items to be constructed, 1 p. typescript with mss. notes in pencil.

Wozzeck, light scheme, 3 p. typescript.

4 p. misc. mss. notes, in pencil.

Wozzeck (book)