Charles A., Elizabeth, and Charles E. Kading Papers, 1893-1976

Container Title
Series: Symphonies
Freedom Morning (1943)
Note: See also scrapbook volume 2.
Box/Folder   32/7
Reel/Frame   51/182-188
Publicity, 1944
Box/Folder   82/3
Reel/Frame   51/189-195
Piano vocal, lyrics
Box/Folder   82/4
Reel/Frame   51/196-221
Piano reduction
Box/Folder   82/5
Reel/Frame   51/222-327
Wind parts: negative photostats, 1943
Box/Folder   82/6
Reel/Frame   51/328-391
Conductor's Orchestral score, circa 1943
Stadium concert / performed by the Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of New York, conducted by Alexander Smalling, 1944 August 4
1049A/9
Part 1
Note: Original: Disc 161A/20
1049A/9
Parts 2-4
Note: Original: Disc 161A/21
1049A/9
Part 5
Note: Original: Disc 161A/22
U.S. Mss 35AN/Micro 1049
The Airborne Symphony (1946)
Note: See also scrapbook volumes 2, 4, 6, 7.
Box/Folder   32/8
Reel/Frame   51/392-464
Correspondence, 1946 March 19-1960 February 22
Box/Folder   32/9
Reel/Frame   51/465-474
Contracts, 1946 May 22-26
Box/Folder   32/10
Reel/Frame   51/475-563
Notebooks, circa 1939-1942
Box/Folder   32/11
Reel/Frame   51/564-596
Early handwritten script, undated
Box/Folder   32/12
Reel/Frame   51/597-619
Lyrics
Box/Folder   32/13
Reel/Frame   51/619-773
Notes
Box/Folder   32/14
Reel/Frame   51/774-799
Schemes and production notes, 1943-1944
Box/Folder   32/15
Reel/Frame   51/800-902
Working scripts
Box/Folder   32/16
Reel/Frame   51/902-949
Script, 1943-1944
Box/Folder   32/17
Reel/Frame   52/1-47
Script: Orson Welles' copy, 1946
Note: Used by Tyrone Power, May 4, 1953, and by Zachary Scott, December 17-18, 1953.
Box/Folder   32/18
Reel/Frame   52/48-57
Notes for New York Times Article, by Blitzstein
Box/Folder   32/19
Reel/Frame   52/58-159
Publicity
Box/Folder   85/1
Reel   52
Conductor's score, Movements I, II, 1943-1944
Physical Description: 185 unnumbered frames 
Box/Folder   85/2
Reel   52
Conductor's score, Movement III, 1943-1944
Physical Description: 158 unnumbered frames 
Box   113
Conductor's score, Movements I-III
Note: Not filmed.
Box/Folder   86/1
Reel/Frame   52/164-346
Musical sketches, circa 1943-1944
Box/Folder   86/2
Reel/Frame   52/347-437
Piano-vocal score, 1943-1944
Box/Folder   86/3
Reel/Frame   52/438-458
Prelude, Orchestra score, undated
Box/Folder   86/4
Reel/Frame   52/459-470
Song, “Ballad of the Bombardier,” 1943-1944
Recordings
513A/10
The Airborne Symphony
The Airborne Symphony, 1946 April 1 and 2
Note: Probably a recording of the World Premiere Performance, New York Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leonard Bernstein.
1049A/20
Movement I - 1. Theory of Flight
Note: Original: Disc 161A/34
1049A/20
Movement I - 2. Ballad of History and Mythology
Note: Original: Disc 161A/35
1049A/20
Movement I - 3. Kittyhawk
Note: Original: Disc 161A/36

Physical Description: Damaged disc 
1049A/20
Movement I - 4. The Airborne
Note: Original: Disc 161A/36

Physical Description: Damaged disc 
1049A/20
Movement II - 5. The Enemy
Note: Original: Disc 161A/37

Physical Description: Damaged disc 
1049A/20
Movement II - 6. Threat and Approach
Note: Original: Disc 161A/38
1049A/20
Movement II - 7. Ballad of the Cities, Part I
Note: Original: Disc 161A/38
1049A/20
Movement II - 7. Conclusion of Ballad of the Cities
Note: Original: Disc 161A/39
1049A/21
Movement II - 8. Morning Poem
Note: Original: Disc 161A/40

Physical Description: Disc cracked 
1049A/21
Movement II - 8. Morning Poem
Note: Original: Disc 161A/41

Note: Probably another take of the above.
1049A/21
Movement III - 9. Ballad of Hurry Up, Part I
Note: Original: Disc 161A/42
1049A/21
Movement III - 9. Conclusion of Ballad of Hurry Up
Note: Original: Disc 161A/43

Physical Description: Damaged disc 
1049A/21
Movement III - 10. Ballad of the Bombardier
Note: Original: Disc 161A/44
1049A/21
Movement III - 12. The Open Sky, Part I
Note: Original: Disc 161A/45

Physical Description: Disc cracked 
1049A/21
Movement III - 12. Conclusion of The Open Sky
Note: Original: Disc 161A/46

Physical Description: Disc containing Movement III - 11. Chorus of the Rendezvous, is broken and cannot be repaired. 
The Airborne Symphony /performed by the NBC Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein, conductor, Narration by Blitzstein, for broadcast over Station WEAF, New York, 1946 May 26
Note: Recorded by Frankay and Jackson Recording Specialists, New York. New York. This recording from General Motors' Symphony of the Air.
1049A/22
Introduction by Radio Announcer; Movement I - 1. Theory of Flight, Part 1.
Note: Original: Disc 161A/47
1049A/22
Movement I - 3. Kittyhawk; 4. The Airborne
Note: Original: Disc 161A/47
1049A/22
Introduction by Radio Announcer; Movement I - 1. Theory of Flight, Part 1.
Note: Original: Disc 161A/48
1049A/22
Movement I - 3. Kittyhawk
Note: Original: Disc 161A/48
1049A/22
Movement I - Conclusion 1. Theory of Flight; 2. Ballad of History and Mythology
Note: Original: Disc 161A/49
1049A/22
Movement II - 5. The Enemy; Beginning of 6. Threat and Approach
Note: Original: Disc 161A/49
1049A/23
Conclusion of Movement I - 1. Theory of Flight; 2. Ballad of History and Mythology, Part 1.
Note: Original: Disc 161A/50
1049A/23
Movement II - 5. The Enemy
Note: Original: Disc 161A/51
1049A/23
Movement II - 7. Ballad of the Cities, middle section
Note: Original: Disc 161A/51
1049A/23
Movement II - 6. Threat and Approach; 7. Ballad of the Cities, Part 1
Note: Original: Disc 161A/52
1049A/23
Movement II - 7. Ballad of the Cities, conclusion; 8. Morning Poem
Note: Original: Disc 161A/52
1049A/23
Movement III - 9. Ballad of Hurry Up, Part 1
Note: Original: Disc 161A/52
The Airborne Symphony, recorded 1946 April 1
1049A/24
Movement I - 2. Ballad of History and Mythology; 3. Kittyhawk
Note: Original: Disc 161A/54
1049A/24
Movement I - 3. Kittyhawk, conclusion; Airborne Enemy, beginning
Note: Original: Disc 161A/53
1049A/24
Airborn Enemy, conclusion; Threat and Approach, beginning
Note: Original: Disc 161A/54
1049A/24
Threat and Approach, conclusion; Ballad of the Cities, beginning
Note: Original: Disc 161A/55
1049A/24
Ballad of the Cities, conclusion; Morning Poem, beginning
Note: Original: Disc 161A/56

Physical Description: Cracked disc 
1049A/25
Morning Poem; Ballad of Hurry Up, beginning
Note: Original: Disc 161A/55
1049A/25
Ballad of Hurry Up, conclusion; Night Music, beginning
Note: Original: Disc 161A/56
1049A/25
Ballad of the Bombardier
Note: Original: Disc 161A/57
1049A/25
Rendezvous; The Open Sky, beginning
Note: Original: Disc 161A/58
1049A/25
The Open Sky, conclusion
Note: Original: Disc 161A/57
1049A/26
The Open Sky, conclusion
Note: Original: Disc 161A/58
1049A/26
Threat and Approach, conclusion; Ballad of the Cities, beginning
Note: Original: Disc 161A/59
1049A/26
Morning Poem; Ballad of Hurry Up, beginning
Note: Original: Disc 161A/59

Physical Description: Cracked disc 
1049A/26
Ballad of the Cities, conclusion; Morning Poem, first line
Note: Original: Disc 161A/60
1049A/26
Ballad of Hurry Up, conclusion; Night Music, beginning
Note: Original: Disc 161A/60