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Subseries 2.2
Scores - Shorter Works
Boxes 14 - 20; OP 8 - 20

Box Folder Content
14 1 Adagietto for String Orchestra

The score contains a few annotations. There are two lacunae in measure 16 and measure 36.

14 2 Afterglow
14 3 All Over God's He-bum!
14 4 Amen
14 5 Ansieta (anxiety)
14 6 Ansioso (anxiety)
14 7 Anybody Here Love My Jesus?
14 8 Before the Sun Goes Down
OP6 1 Break, Break, Break
14 9 Break, Break, Break [chorus with piano]
14 10 Break, Break, Break [chorus, piano, organ]
14 11 Break, Break, Break [chorus with orchestra]
14 12 Dance (Juba)
14 13 Danny Boy
- - Dawn [See Composition sketchbook [1] ]
14 14 Do Lord
14 15 Dorabella
14 16 Dorabella [sketches]
14 17 Dorabella
- - El Sueno Del Infante Jesus [See Composition sketchbook [9] ]
14 18 Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit"
15 1 Ezekiel Saw de Wheel [See also Series 3]
15 2 Ezekiel Saw de Wheel
15 3 Ezekiel Saw de Wheel [composer sketches]
15 4 Feed A My Sheep
15 5 Go Tell It on the Mountain
15 6 Go to Sleep
15 7 God I Need Thee
15 8 Good Night
15 9 Hallelujah
15 10 I Haven't Seen Daddy [composer sketches]
15 11 I Want to Be Ready [composer sketches] [See also Composition sketchbook [6] and Composition sketchbook [8] ]
15 12 I Want to Be Ready [composer sketches] [See also Composition sketchbook [6] and Composition sketchbook [8] ]
15 13 In His Care-O [composer sketches]
- - In the Hollow of His Hand [See Composition sketchbook [6] ]
OP6 2 Interlude for Orchestra and Piano
15 14 Interlude for Orchestra and Piano [piano score]
15 15 Jesus Walked This Lonesome Valley, 1927
15 16 The Journey to Calvary
15 17 Jump Back, Honey, Jump Back, 1923 [See also Composition sketchbook [1] ]
15 18 King Jesus is A-Listening
15 19 King Jesus Is A-Listening
16 1 Konju-Raku
16 2 Lady Moon [composer sketches]
16 3 Liberian National Anthem [arrangement]
16 4 Mary Had a Baby
16 5 Mary Had a Chile [composer sketches]
16 6 My God is So High [composer sketches]
16 7 My Heart's A-Flame [fragment]
OP6 3 A Negro Work Song for Orchestra

The folder contains two copies of the score. One has some probable conductor marks. The other has a note that identifies the Work Song as "Stewball" and includes music and text for the song. It also bears this note: "This composition, A Negro Work Song for Orchestra, was commissioned by the Columbia Broadcasting System in 1940 for their American School of the Air."

16 8 O, Clap Your Hands
OP6 4 Oh, My Little Soul Gwine Shine like a Star, Hallalujah!, and Oh Le'me Shine
OP6 5 Oppression
OP7 1 "Out in the Fields" [orchestra and SATB chorus]
OP7 2 "Out in the Fields" [orchestra and solo voice]
OP7 3 "Out in the Fields" [wind ensemble and SATB chorus]
OP7 4 Poem Erotique

This score is an arrangement of a piano piece of the same name composed by Melville Charlton (1880-1973) in 1911. Dawson's arrangment is for concert band.

16 9 Rise Up, Shepherd an' Foller [composer sketches]
16 10 Romance in A for Violin, Cello and Piano [See also Composition sketchbook [1] ]
16 11 The Rugged Yank (for male voices)
16 12 The Rugged Yank (for male voices)
- - Ship of Zion [See Composition sketchbook [6] ]
OP7 5 Sonata in A for Violin and Piano

Includes two copies. One copy is missing the slow movement and has some handwritten performance markings. The second copy contains potential handwritten score revisions.

OP7 6 Sonata in A, arranged for piano trio

Contains violin and cello parts for the 2nd movement. The piano part is missing.

OP7 7 Sonata in A, arranged for string quartet

Contains the score version of the 2nd movement.

16 13 Steal Away
16 14 Summertime
16 15 Sun Set (tone poem) for concert band with reeds [See also Composition sketchbook [1] ]
16 16 Talk about a Child That Do Love Jesus
16 17 Talk about a Child That Do Love Jesus
OP7 8 Talk about a Child That Do Love Jesus
16 18 There Is a Balm in Gillead
16 19 Till Your Thoughts Are Just for Me [fragment]
16 20 Tomorrow May Be Too Late
- - Tre Giorni Son Che Nina [See Composition sketchbook [9] ]
16 21 True Religion
- - Uncle Ben's Step [See Composition sketchbook [1] ]
16 22 A Vow [fragment]
16 23 Wachet Auf, Ruft uns die Stimme [arrangement]
16 24 We Are Climbing Jacob's Ladder
16 25 Were You There?
16 26 You Can't Catch Me [arrangement]
16 27 You Got to Reap What You Sow
16 28 You're Tired Chile
16 29 Zion's Walks [composer sketches]
17 1 Unidentified fragments and composer sketches [ Negro Folk Symphony?]
17 2 Unidentified fragments and composer sketches [ Negro Folk Symphony?]
17 3 Unidentified fragments and composer sketches
17 4 Unidentified fragments and composer sketches
17 5 Unidentified fragments and composer sketches
17 6 Unidentified fragments and composer sketches
17 7 Unidentified fragments and composer sketches
18 1 Composition sketchbook [1] [1922?]
18 2 Composition sketchbook [2] [1923?]
18 3 Composition sketchbook (Exercises in Counterpoint, Kansas City, Missouri) [3] [1923-1925]
18 4 Composition sketchbook [4], [1923-1925?]
18 5 Composition sketchbook [5] [1927?]
18 6 Composition sketchbook [6]
19 1 Composition sketchbook [7]
19 2 Composition sketchbook [8]
19 3 Composition sketchbook [9]
20 1 Composition sketchbook [10]
20 2 Composition sketchbook [11]
20 3 Composition sketchbook [12]
20 4 Composition sketchbook [13]
20 5 Composition sketchbook [14]
20 6 Composition sketchbook [15]
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