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PITTSBURGH MUSIC - ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

 

HOMER C. WICKLINE (1911-1996)

 

Contents

  • Four folders of original compositions
  • Transcriptions
  • Scrapbook
  • Organ Recitals by Homer Wickline - Newsletter / Programs from Oct. 1973 - Jan. 1988

Time period  c. 1935 - 1955, 1973 - 1988

Subject   Pittsburgh composer, organist, pianist, teacher, and accompanist.

Location

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FINDING LIST

BOX 1

Organ Recitals by Homer Wickline

Newletter of weekly recitals containing compositions performed, program notes, and guest singers

  • Thursday Noontime Organ Recitals
    • Oct. 11, 1973 - Apr. 25, 1974: Mulberry United Presbyterian Church
    • May 2, 1974 - Nov. 4, 1976: Saint James Roman Catholic Church
     
  • Sunday Afternoon Organ Recitals
    • Feb. 3, 1980 - June 5, 1983: Saint James Roman Catholic Church
    • Oct. 2, 1983 - Dec., 1983: St. Michaels Church, Frazier St., Braddock
    • Jan. 8, 1984 - Apr. 21, 1985: Saint Michael the Archangel Church, Verona St., Braddock
    • Apr. 28, 1985 - June 2, 1985: Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Verona St., Braddock
    • Aug. 14, 1986 - May 7, 1987: Concord Presbyterian Church
    • Nov. 1, 1987 - Jan. 31, 1988: Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church, Wilkinsburg

Original Compositions

Folder I
A Christmas Narrative - "Awaiteth Him All Jerusalem"

Folder II
From Ancient Egypt - an oratorio
One-page legend of settings:

  1. To Ra at setting - vocal score and instrumental parts
  2. To Sekhet - conductor’s score, vocal score, instrumental parts
  3. To Bes - orchestral parts
  4. To Khonsu - vocal score, harp part
  5. To Anubis - piano reduction, vocal score, instrumental parts
  6. To Hather - conductor’s score, vocal score, instrumental parts
  7. Festival to Isis and Osiris - conductor’s score

BOX 2

Original Compositions

Folder III - Anthems

  • Blessed Are They That Minister
  • Blessed Is He That Cometh
  • (A) Day of Glory
  • (The) Dewdrops are Shining
  • (The) Feast of Tabernacles
  • He Is Born, the Divine Child
  • (The) Little Jesus Came to Town
  • (A) Meteor Bright
  • Psalm 140
  • Quem Pastores Laudavere
  • Send Abroad the Loud Trumpet
  • Sion
  • (The) Spirit and the Bride Say, Come
  • This Day Is Born Emmanuel
  • Unto Them All Hearts Are Open
  • (A) Virgin Most Blessed
  • Where Shall I From Thy Presence Go
  • Whom of Old the Shepherds Praised
  • (The) Windows

Folder IV - Songs for voice and piano

  • At Even
  • Chansonette
  • Cologne Cathedrale
  • (The) Dew Is Heavy On the Grass
  • Distraction
  • Enough
  • Futility
  • Green
  • (The) Grey Squirrel
  • Heartbreak
  • House Fear
  • I Am the Wind
  • In Harbor
  • Invocation
  • (The) King of China’s Daughter
  • Let It Be Forgotten
  • Lost Love
  • (A) Man’s Song
  • Memory; and Eight O’clock (in same manuscript book)
  • Old Women
  • On Early Morning
  • Pastel
  • Quest
  • (The) Return
  • Serenade
  • Strangers
  • Three Miniatures (Songs Without Words)
  • Tulip
  • (The) Unseen
  • When I Am Dead
  • Yellow’s the Robe For Honour

Transcriptions

Folder V

  • Gavotte in G Major for two pianos (from French Suite V by J. S. Bach)
  • Pastorale for organ (from Cantata 129 by J. S. Bach)
  • Sonata in E Minor for organ (from Cantata 152 by J. S. Bach)
  • Toccata for organ (from Cantata 142 by J. S. Bach)
  • Polka aus Schwanda for two pianos (by Weinberger)
  • Trois Esquisses Melodiques, Op. 92, for two pianos (by César Cui) (Numbers 1 and 2; number 3 missing)

Scrapbook

    Scrapbook Title: Orders of Service from Westminster Church, Detroit, Michigan where Homer Wickline served in various music positions, December 1, 1946 - June 22, 1947