The following material is housed in the

International Piano Archives at Maryland (IPAM)
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
University of Maryland

2511 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

College Park, MD 20742

 

Mario Braggiotti Collection

 

I. Performance Files

 

Box 1

 

A. Concert programs, articles, reviews

 

Fray & Braggiotti

 

12/22/33        Steinway Hall, NYC (program, article)

01/10/37       WEAF, St. Louis, MO (article)

08/28/38       with Carl Hohengarten (Columbia Broadcasting System Orchestra): Grant Park,Chicago (program)             

01/10/40       Women’s Club, Louisville (reviews)

03/13/40       Liberty Hall, El Paso, TX (article)

07/16/40       Robin Hood Dell, Philadelphia, PA (review)

08/26/40       WDAE, Tampa FL (article)

08/30/40       Miramar, Newport, RI (program, reviews)

10/03/40      Manner Club, New Rochelle, NY (article)

10/07/40      Centennial HS, Ridgeway, PA (article, reviews)

10/14/40      Cochran Junior HS, Johnstown, PA (review)

10/15/40      YMCA, Tyrone, PA (review)

10/16/40      Municipal Auditorium, Charleston, WV (article, review)

10/17/40      Martinsburg HS (review)

10/18/40      High School Auditorium, Apollo, PA (review)

10/24/40      with Rafaello Cavallo (Pueblo Civic SO): City Auditorium, Pueblo, CO (review)

10/27/40      South HS, Salt Lake City, UT (review)

10/28/40      Provo, UT (review)

10/29/40      Town Hall, NYC (program)

11/01/40      High School, Boise, ID (review)

11/07/40      Butte, MT (review)

11/08/40      Temple Theater, Tacoma, WA (review)

11/19/40      College of the Pacific Conservatory, Stockton, CA (program, review)

11/26/40      Phoenix Union HS, Phoenix, AZ (reviews)

11/27/40      Flagstaff, AZ (review)

01/16/41      Philip Livingston HS, Albany, NY (review)

01/17/41      Wardman Park Theater, Washington DC (articles)

01/27/41      Maysville HS, KY (?) (review)

01/29/41      Paris, KY (reviews)

02/13/41      Holmberg Hall, Norman, OK (program, review)

02/16/41      Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (program, articles)

02/21/41      Louisiana Polytechnic Institute (program)

02/27/41      The Everglades Club (program)

03/21/41      Hollywood Beach Hotel, FL (program, article)

03/07/41      Ocala, FL (review)

04/16/41      Coliseum, Richmond, IN (review)

04/17/41      Lincoln HS, Manitowoc, WI (review)

07/01/41      with Jerzy Bojanowski (Wisconsin WPA Symphony Orchestra): Emil Blatz Temple of Music, Washington Park, WI (program)

07/30/41      Dinner in honor of Rachmaninoff, Hotel Plaza, NYC (program)

11/13/41      Everett HS,? (review)

??/??/41      YMCA, Tyrone, PA (review)

03/17/42      Kilbourn Hall, Rochester, NY (review)

03/28/42      Town Hall, NYC (concert flyer)

10/22/42      Sandusky, OH? (concert flyer)

Undated      Studio of Mrs. William Clarke Mason (program)

Undated      Carlisle Gym, Albuquerque, NM (review)

Undated      University Auditorium, Laramie, WY (review)

Undated      Idaho Falls, ID (review)

Undated      Ogden HS, Ogden, UT (review)

 

Mario Braggiotti

 

04/21/36      Mario Braggiotti and his orchestra: WOR (press release)

10/03/40      Manor Club, New Rochelle, NY (article)

11/12/44      with orchestra, conducted by Constant Lambert: Teatro Argentina, Rome (program)

03/11/45      with orchestra conducted by Igor Markevitch: Teatro della Pergola, Firenze (program)

03/31/45      with orchestra conducted by Igor Markevitch: Teatro Verdi, Firenze (program)

05/02/49      Trinity Hall, Hamilton, Bermuda (program, review)

06/04/51      Open Gate Club (program)

1951-1952      Community Concert Association (program)

02/02/53      Fremont, MI? (program)

1953-1954      Community Concert Association (program)

1954-1955      Community Concert Association (program)

04/03/55      The Art Association of Newport, Newport, RI (program)

05/19/55      Hotel Waldorf-Astoria, NYC (program)

06/17/55      Orchestra Hall, Chicago (program)

1955-1956   Community Concert Association (program)

06/15/57      Convento de San Francisco, Palma de Mallorca (program) (Box 6)

06/30/57      Teatro Recoletos, Madrid? (program)

11/21/57      High School Auditorium, Marshall, MN (program)

1957            house recital, Palm Beach, FL (article)

06/19/62      with orchestra conducted by Burt Farber: Convention Hall, Philadelphia, PA (program)

01/20/64      Jacques Fray Memorial Concert: Town Hall, NYC (program)

1964-1965    Community Concert Association (program)

10/06/65       Woman’s Club, Ridgewood, ? (article)

08/10/66       Van Alen Casino Theatre, Newport, PI (program)

05/15/68        on board the ship Michelangelo (menu / program)

07/24/68        Mario Braggiotti, with other artists Taifa Hall University College, Nairobi, Kenya (program)

10/21/68        Denver, CO? (article)

11/15/68         Buffalo, NY (article)

04/24/69         Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA (concert flyer)

06/19/69         Teatro Goldoni, Rome (program)

07/16/69         Teatro Goldoni, Rome (copy of concert advertisement)

10/16/69         Woman’s Club, Fort Wayne, IN (article)

11/06/69         Hotel America, Hartford, CT (article)

12/01/73         Pan American Union, Washington DC (articles)

01/30/75         Women’s Institute of Duluth, Duluth, MN (program, review)

04/??/75         Fine Arts Center, Lynchburg, VA (review)

04/15/75         Port Washington (flyer)

09/20/75         Braggiotti, with other artists (Salute to Mario Braggiotti): Long Lots Junior HS, Westport, CT (articles)

11/07/75         program, advertisement

03/9?/76         Coleman Hall, ? (review)

01/22/78         Great Neck Library, Great Neck, NY (program)

03/08/78          First Presbyterian Church, Darien, CT (article)

04/12/80         College of Saint Teresa, Winona, MN (program)

12/01/91         Van Pelt Auditorium, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA (program)

04/27/95         The Colony Hotel Pavilion, Palm Beach, FL (program)

Undated           Merryall (program)

Undated           Frank J. Hale’s Playhouse (program)

Undated           Teatro Pichincha (program)

Undated           Teatro Goldoni, Rome (invitation)

Undated           Argentina? (program)

Undated           Allegro Associates (program)

Undated           on board the ship Leonardo da Vinci (program)

 

Mario & Susan Braggiotti

 

08/08/86          Casino Municipale – Teatro Accademico, Bagni di Lucca (program)

Undated           Gershwin concert: Hotel Don Carlos (review)

Undated           unidentified (programs)

 

B. Publicity Flyers

 

Mario Braggiotti (8)

Susan & Mario Braggiotti (1)

Braggiotti & Chaikin (1)

Braggiotti & Shaw (1)

Fray & Braggiotti (5), 1 press book

 

 

II. Correspondence and other Files

 

A. Mario Braggiotti as pianist

 

One Man Show

Text for selected routines

 

Press Book

Biographical sketches, publicity flyers, articles, selected reviews, letters (testimonials to Braggiotti’s playing)

 

Press Book (1986-1988)

Susan & Mario Braggiotti: articles concerning concerts in France, Italy, Spain

 

Town Hall (Fray Memorial Concert, 1/20/64)

Program, text for Braggiotti’s spoken portion of the program

 

B. Musicals, songs

 

Born in a Crowd

Synopsis, libretto

Correspondence, article, notes, programs

 

Camilla (based on “Camille” by Alexandre Dumas Fils)

Libretto outline

 

God Rings Twice

Synopsis, notes (sketches)

 

Kingdom of Gifts

Correspondence concerning singer/actress Gemma Craven

Advertisement

 

Lisa

Correspondence

 

Love Tree

Synopsis

 

The Princess

Synopsis, timings, articles, programs, flyers

 

 

Young Columbus

Program (Boca Raton, FL, 1992), list of musical numbers

 

miscellaneous

Flyer for Braggiotti’s “Ballet of the Seasons”

The Elizabeth Seton Opera: synopsis for proposed opera

Song texts: Bless all our children, Home for Christmas, Lisa, Tango, travel agents

 

C. Miscellaneous files

 

Articles (miscellaneous and undated)

 

Awards

Certificates from The American National Red Cross, Centro Culturale Firenze-Europa (oversize box), The Department of Defense

 

Braggiotti family

Articles by and about Francesca Braggiotti, Frank Mario Braggiotti, Gloria Braggiotti, Braggiotti family

 

Correspondence

Miscellaneous letters, 1931-1992: letters between Mario / Susan Braggiotti and Allegro Associates, Bermuda Broadcasting Co., Bermuda Chamber of Commerce, Centro Culturale Firenze, Columbia Artists Bureau, Frank Hale, Kim Dawson Agency, The Living Arts and Science Center, National Freedom from Hunger Committee of Kenya, Palm Beach Polo and Country Club, Alfred Piccolo, The Schubert Club of Fairfield County, Bob Sherman, The Westport Woman’s Club

 

European concerts

Correspondence, 1951-1953, 1971

 

Gershwin

“Gershwin is here to stay”: article by Mario Braggiotti (Etude, February 1953)

Articles concerning Gershwin

 

Gettysburg Cantata

Correspondence, articles

 

Italian Line Show

Correspondence (1968-1969)

Texts for shows

 

List of Compositions

Compositions, transcriptions, arrangements (selected)

Popular songs, songs from musicals (informal list)

 

Notebooks

Including “to do” lists, notes for one man show routines, sketches and notes for musicals

 

Radiotelevisione Italiana

Texts to be used for three programs

 

You are what you eat

Unpublished cookbook, menus, hypothetical diet for celebrities

Correspondence concerning proposed book (“Artistic Taste Cookbook: From Garlic to Gershwin”)

 

 

III. Photographs

 

 

Mario Braggiotti: Studio portraits (27 photographs)

 

Mario Braggiotti at the piano (14 photographs)

 

Mario Braggiotti with others: Fray & Braggiotti, Braggiotti & Shaw, Braggiotti & Chaikin, other unidentified performers, ensembles (19 photographs)

 

Mario Braggiotti with others, informal snapshots: social gatherings, post-concert, etc. (16 photographs)

 

Mario Braggiotti in performance (11 photographs)

 

Billboards for Braggiotti performances (6 photographs)

 

 

IV. Scrapbooks

 

Box 2

 

A. Fray & Braggiotti

 

January – May, 1937

 

Articles, programs and reviews from:  Akron, OH / Atlanta, GA /Boston, MA / Fredericksburg, VA / Ft. Wayne, IN / Grand Rapids, MI / Jamaica, NY / Lima, OH / New Rochelle, NY / New York, NY / Pawtucket, RI / Providence, RI / Tacoma, WA / Washington DC

 

June, 1937 – February, 1938

 

Articles, programs and review from: Akron, OH / Birmingham, AL / Boston, MA / Bridgeport, CT / Buffalo, NY / Champaign, IL / Chattanooga, TN / Cincinnati, OH / Columbus, OH / Danville, IL / Davenport, IA / Dayton, OH / Denver, CO / Des Moines, IA / Evansville, IN / Galveston, TX / Houston, TX / Jackson, TN / Jamaica, NY / Knoxville, TN / Los Angeles, CA / Memphis, TN / Moline, IL / Montgomery, AL / Nashville, TN / New Bedford, MA / Newport, RI / New York, NY / Peoria, IL / Providence, RI / Pueblo, CO / Quincy, IL / Rock Island, IL / Shreveport, LA / Sioux City, IA / Sioux Falls, SD / Terre Haute, IN / Trenton, TN / Tulsa, OK / Washington, DC / Waterloo, IA / Youngstown, OH

 

March – June, 1938

 

Articles, programs and reviews from: Albany, NY / Ashville, NC / Augusta, GA / Austin, TX / Battle Creek, MI / Benton Harbor, MI / Beaumont, TX / Berkeley, CA / Beverly Hills, CA / Bloomington, IN / Charleston, WV / Charlotte, NC / Columbia, SC / Danbury, CT / Danville, IL / Daytona, FL / Durham, NC / Galveston, TX / Grand Rapids, MI / Hickory, NC / Houston, TX / Jackson, MI / Jacksonville, FL / Kansas City, MO / Long Beach, CA / Los Angeles, CA / Madison, GA / Marion, IN / Newtown, CT / New York, NY / Oklahoma City, OK / Orlando, FL / Portsmouth, OH / Quincy, IL / Redlands, CA / Santa Rosa, CA / Springfield, IL / St. Joseph, MI / St. Petersburg, FL / Tulsa, OK / Waco, TX / Winston Salem, NC

 

June – December, 1938

 

Articles, programs and reviews from: Argus, SD / Boston, MA / Canton, MS / Champaign, IL / Chicago, IL / Columbus, OH / Danville, IL / Dayton, OH / Duluth, MN / Hollywood, CA / Houston, TX / Jackson, MI / Lansing, MI / Los Angeles, CA / Mamaroneck, NY / New York, NY/ Peoria, IL / Pittsburgh, PA / Santa Barbara, CA / South Bend, IN / Sioux City, IA / Sioux Falls, SD / Topeka, KS / Washington, DC / Waterbury, CT / Worcester, MA

 

January – March, 1939

 

Articles, programs and reviews from: Baton Rouge, LA / Beaumont, TX / Bloomington, IN / Canton, OH / Chattanooga, TN / Cincinnati, OH / Cleveland, OH / Daytona, FL / Detroit, MI / Flint, MI / Jackson, MS / Jackson, TN / Knoxville, TN / Kokomo, IN / Louisville, KY / Memphis, TN / Miami, FL / Mobile, AL / New Orleans, LA / Orlando, FL / Oxford, MS / Palm Beach, FL / Pensacola, FL / Sarasota, FL / Shreveport, LA / St. Petersburg, FL / Tampa, FL / Toledo, OH

 

April – June, 1939

 

Articles, programs and reviews from: Austin, TX / Bartlesville, OK / Boston, MA / Bridgeport, CT / Cleveland, OH / Corpus Christi, TX / Dubuque, IA / Emporia, KS / Fort Wayne, IN / Lincoln, NE / Madison, WI / New York, NY / Pittsburgh, KS / Port Arthur, TX / Salina, KS / San Antonio, TX / Springfield, MO / Stillwater, OK / Topeka, KS / Wichita Falls, TX

 

July – October, 1939

 

Articles, programs and reviews from: Boise, ID / Butte, MT / Casper, WY / Denver, CO / Gouverneur, NY / Great Falls, MT / Hastings, NE / Helena, MT / Idaho Falls, ID / Laramie, WY / Malone, NY / North Platte, NE / Philadelphia, PA / Pocatello, ID / Provo, UT / Salt Lake City, UT / Seattle, WA

 

 

 

October, 1939 – February, 1940

 

Articles, programs and reviews from: Aberdeen, WA / Albuquerque, NM / Amarillo, TX / Austin, MN / Claremont, CA / El Paso, TX / Duluth, MN / Fresno, CA / Hibbing, MN /  Jackson, MI / Janesville, WI / Johnstown, PA / Kokomo, IN / La Crosse, WI / Los Angeles, CA / Louisville, KY / Manhattan, KS / Marietta, OH / New York, NY / Oakland, CA / Olympia, WA / Phoenix, AZ / Portland, OR / Riverside, CA / Sacramento, CA / Sandusky, OH / San José, CA / Santa Barbara, CA / Santa Cruz, CA / Santa Fe, NM / Sheboygan, WI / Springfield, OH / Tacoma, WA / Tucson, AZ / Wenatchee, WA

 

February –May, 1940

 

Articles, programs and reviews from: Abilene, TX / Aliquippa, PA / Boston, MA / Canajoharie, NY / Daytona Beach, FL / Dunkirk, NY / El Paso, TX / Kittanning, PA / Miami, FL / Middletown, NY / Palm Beach, FL / Pensacola, FL / Philadelphia, PA / Port Arthur, TX / Pottsville, PA / Riverhead, NY / Tampa, FL / Titusville, PA / Tucson, AZ / Warren, PA / Wilkes-Barre, PA / Woodbridge, NJ

 

May-Jul, 1940

 

Articles, programs and reviews from: Akron, OH / Boston, MA / Cleveland, OH / Philadelphia, PA

 

Oversize box (Box 6)

 

Articles and reviews from: Albany, NY / Albuquerque, NM / Alva, OK / Atlanta, GA / Bethlehem, PA / Bloomington, IN / Bridgeport, CT / Canton, OH / Chicago, IL / Cleveland, OH / Detroit, MI / El Centro, CA / Fort Wayne, IN / Fort Worth, TX / Hamilton, OH / Havana, Cuba / Hudson, NY / Jackson, MS / Joplin, MO / Lansing, MI / Macon, GA / Manitowoc, WI / Martinsburg, WV / Maryville, MO / Maysville, KY / Miami, FL / Milwaukee, WI / New Haven, CT / New Orleans, LA / New York, NY / Norman, OK / Orlando, FL / Ottumwa, IA / Penn Yan, NY / Pensacola, FL / Phoenix, AZ / Portland, OR / Poughkeepsie, NY / Providence, RI / Quincy, IL / Rochester, NY / Ruston, LA / Salina, KS / Salt Lake City, UT / Santa Barbara, CA / Seattle, WA / St. Louis, MO / Terre Haute, In / Titusville, PA / Toledo, OH / Valdosta, GA / Washington DC / Youngstown, OH / Zanesville, OH

 

Box 3

 

B. Mario Braggiotti

 

August – October, 1936

 

Articles and reviews from: Albany, NY / Buffalo, NY / Minneapolis, MN / New York, NY

 

 

November – December, 1936

 

Articles, reviews, programs, photographs from: Bridgeport, CT / Camden, NJ / Charlotte, NC / Cincinnati, OH / Fargo, ND / Indianapolis, IN / Louisville, KY / Newark, NJ / New Haven, CT / New York, NY / Philadelphia, PA / San Francisco, CA / Woodbridge, NJ

 

January, 1937

 

Articles, reviews, programs and photographs from: Cincinnati, OH / New York, NY / Plainfield, NJ

 

February – March, 1937

 

Articles and programs from: Boston, MA / Chicago, IL / Cincinnati, OH / Newark, NJ / New York, NY / Painesville, OH / Providence, RI / Worcester, MA

 

April – May, 1937

 

Articles and reviews from: Boston, MA / Caldwell, NJ / East Orange, NJ / New York, NY / Pittsburgh, PA

 

September – December, 1937

 

Articles, reviews, programs, photographs from: Boston, MA / East Hampton, NY / New York, NY

 

1942 – 1949

 

Programs, photographs, letters (The American Red Cross, Office of War Information, U.S. Army), collected reviews

 

Argentina: July, 1970

 

Solo performance, performance with orchestra conducted by Pedro I. Calderón: 15 photographs, articles

 

 

V. Scores

 

Box 4

 

A. Manuscripts: Musicals, songs

 

Born in a Crowd

 

Piano-conductor scores, Piano II scores, Vocal scores:  A Ghastly Ghost, Curtain Music (Act I), Ave Maria, Beppo, Easter Cantata, Grace, Finale, I Can Try,  I Want To Be, I Was Born in a Crowd, I Wish, Lily, Love Will Find the Way, My Darlings, Serenade to a Dream, Sun Song, Stornello, The Mine is Mine, Together, Vegetarian, Why Did I Have to Die?, You Belong

Miscellaneous (sketchbook)

 

The Kingdom of Gifts

 

Act I (full score)

Act II (full score)

Act III (full score)

 

Love Tree

 

Piano-conductor scores, Piano II scores: A Woman Improves with Time, Death Music, Elegy, Gigolette, Good Old Days, How to Make Love, I Found, I’m Alone, I Prefer Platonic, I Wanna Twist Your Arm, Italia, Life Goes On, Maybe I’m in Love, Mia Piccina, Napoli, Our Time is Now, Overture, Pace, Paris, Russian Dance, Time, Together, Trink, Waltz, We’re Going to Fight, You Don’t Know the Half of it Blues,

Complete score for Bass

 

The Princess

 

Various numbers: Nightmare (orchestra score), Prayer (vocal part – incomplete)

Piano-vocal scores: music for Acts I, II & III

Piano solo reductions: Act II (scenes 1 and 2), Act III (Scenes 1-4, conclusion)

Two Piano score: incomplete

Sketchbook: piano

 

Young Columbus

 

Complete score (piano-vocal, piano II, string bass parts)

Complete script

 

Miscellaneous songs

 

Bless all our children, Cicciolina

 

B.  Manuscripts: Original Compositions, Arrangements, Concert Fantasies, Sketches

 

1.  Classical / Semi-Classical

 

Albéniz, Isaac

Navarra: revision and completion for piano solo

 

Bach, C.P.E.

Concerto in F Major for Two Pianos (1st movement): Piano I and Piano II parts with orchestral cues

 

Bach, J.S.

Prelude in C minor (WTC I): sketch for an obligato (incomplete)

Fugue in E minor (WTC I): Left Hand part

 

Bach, W.F.

Organ Concert (Prelude), for two pianos: Piano I and Piano II parts

 

 

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Adieu to the Piano, for two pianos: Piano I and Piano II parts

Moonlight Sonata, for two pianos: Piano I score (movements I and II), incomplete Piano II part (movement I)

 

Bizet, Georges

Variations on Habañera (Menuet, Valse, Blues), for two pianos: Piano I and Piano II parts

 

Boccherini, Luigi

Menuet: Piano II part (?)

 

Braggiotti, Mario

The Gettysburg Cantata: score

Songs: Christmas Eve, I don’t know, Italian Line Song, Joy, Magari, Song to the Travel Agents, Summer Love, That’s love, Where have you been so long

 

Brahms, Johannes

Hungarian Dance No. 5: Piano II part (?)

 

Chopin, Frédéric

Chopiniana: sketch for two pianos

Prelude in A Major: sketch for a second piano (?)

Prelude in C minor, transposed to C-sharp minor, for two pianos: Piano I and Piano II parts

 

Daquin, Claude

Le Coucou, for two pianos: Piano I score, with cues

 

Debussy, Claude

Golliwog’s CakeWalk, for two pianos: Piano I and Ii score, Piano II part

La Cathedrale engloutie, for two pianos: Piano I and II score, Piano II part

La fille aux chevaux de lin, for two pianos: Piano I

L’après-midi d’un faune, for two pianos (?): Piano I (?) part with cues

L’Isle joyeuse, for two pianos: Piano I and Piano II parts

 

Frescobaldi, Girolamo

Corrente, for two pianos: Piano I and II score, Piano II part

 

Gershwin, George

Porgy and Bess Suite, for two pianos: Piano I and II score

 

Grieg, Edvard

Anitra’s Dance: Piano II score (?)

Concerto in A minor, for two pianos: Piano I and Piano II scores

Ich liebe dich, for piano solo

 

 

Lecuona, Ernesto

Malagueña, for two pianos: Piano I and Piano II parts with cues

 

Lehár, Franz

Merry Widow Waltz (Fantasy), for two pianos: Piano I and Piano II parts

 

Levitzki, Mischa

Valse in A Major: Piano II (?) part

 

Liszt, Franz

Liebestraüm: sketch and piano part (piano and orchestra?)

 

Loeillet, J.B.

Gigue, for two pianos: Piano I and II score, piano I and II parts

 

Massenet, Jules

Méditation de Thaïs, for two pianos (?): sketch

Rêve de Manon: sketch

 

Mendelssohn, Felix

Spring Song: sketch

 

Moussorgsky, Modest

Duo from Boris Godounov: sketch

 

Mozart, W.A.

Turkish March, for two pianos: Piano I and II score

 

Offenbach, Jacques

Barcarolle from Tales of Hoffman: sketch

 

Pinto, Octavio

Scenas Infantis (“Run, Run”), for two pianos (?): sketch for one of the piano parts

 

Puccini, Giacomo

La Bohème, for soprano, male chorus and two pianos: Piano I and II score, chorus score

 

Purcell, Henry

Almand, for two pianos: Piano I and Piano II parts

 

Rachmaninoff, Sergei

Concerto No. 2, excerpts: sketch of Piano II part

Prelude in C-sharp minor, for two pianos: Piano I and II score

 

Ravel, Maurice

Bolero, for two pianos: Piano I and II score (incomplete)

Bolero, for four pianos: one part

Daphnis et Chloé, for two pianos (?): Piano I and Piano II parts

Pavane pour une infant défunte, for two pianos: Piano I and Pianos II parts

 

Rimsky-Korsakov, Nicholas

The Flight of the Bumble-Bee, for two pianos: Piano II part with cues

Hymn to the Sun: sketch

 

Schubert, Franz

Ave Maria, for two pianos: sketch of first four bars

 

Scott, Cyril

Lento: sketch

Lotus Land, for two pianos: Piano I and II score, Piano II part

 

Sibelius, Jean

Valse triste: sketches

 

Stravinsky, Igor

Berceuse  / Finale de l’Oiseau de Feu, for two pianos: Piano I and Piano II parts with cues

Petrouchka, for two pianos (?): Piano I and Piano II parts

 

Tschaikowsky, P.I.

Piano Concerto No. 1 (1st movement), for two pianos and orchestra: Piano I and Piano II parts with cues

 

Wagner, Richard

Filles Fleurs, from Parsifal, for two pianos: Piano I and II score (incomplete)

Fire Music, for two pianos: Piano I and II score

Liebestod, for piano solo

Liebestod, for two pianos: Piano I and Piano II parts with cues

Love Duet from Tristan & Isolde, for two pianos: Piano I and Piano II parts

The Ride of the Valkyries, for two pianos: Piano I and II score (incomplete)

 

2. Popular / Folk Tunes

 

Folk Tunes, Anthems, various songs

Frère Jacques, for two pianos: Piano I and II score (incomplete)

Home Sweet Home (Variations a la Stokowski): sketches

Kangourous: sketch

Little grey home in the west: sketch

O Mari: sketch

O Sole Mio, for two pianos: Piano I and II score, Piano II part

Star Spangled Banner, for two pianos: Piano II part

Stars and Stripes Forever: sketches

Sylvia, for two pianos (?): Piano I and Piano II parts

Valse Luxembourg, for two pianos (?): Piano I and Piano II parts

Wintergreen for President, for two pianos (?): Piano I and Piano II parts

Yankee Doodle Boogei: sketch

 

International Love Songs

France (Chanson d’Auvergne, Parlez-moi d’Amour), for piano solo

Ireland and Scotland (Danny Boy, Annie Laurie), for piano solo

Italy (Torna Sorrento), for piano solo

Latin America (Besame mucho, Amor Amor!), for piano solo

Lily Marlene – Wien-Wien, for piano solo

Tango, for piano solo

 

Original (?)

A Trip Through Manhattan: sketches

Dinah Specialty: piano solo (?)

Flamenco, for two pianos: Piano I and II score

Impressions of a Music Publishing House (sketch)

Miniature opera on “Pop goes the weasel”, for two pianos (?): Piano I and Piano II parts

Smiles: sketch

Some of these days: sketch

Three Little Pigs (à la Sousa, Berlin, Gershwin, Porter): sketches

Trip through Manhattan: sketches

Trip through Paris: sketches

Trip through Spain: sketches

Why (tap dance): sketch

Zoo Specialty (The Horse, Camel, Cat, Nightingale): sketches

 

Popular / Show Tunes

Donaldson / Kahn: Yes Sir, that’s my Baby (sketches)

Gershwin: Foggy Day (sketch), I got rhythm (sketch),Love walked in (sketches), Mine (sketches) Nice work if you can get it (sketch), Someone to watch over me / Strike up the band (sketch), Someone to watch over me / Swanee (sketch, solo piano) , Tea for Two specialty (sketch), They all laughed (sketch), They can’t take that away from me (sketch), Who cares (sketch)

Kern: Can’t help lovin’ dat man / Make believe (sketches), Make Believe (Piano II part?)

Porter: What is this thing called love? (piano solo)

Rose, Eliscu, Youmans: More than you know, for two pianos (fist page of two piano score)

Silver / Cohn: Yes we have no bananas: sketch

 

C. Published Scores

 

Bach, J.S.

6 Preludes and Fugues for organ (Vol. 1: Nos. 1-3), transcribed by Liszt (Peters): fingerings and other annotations added

 

Bach, W.F.

Organ Concerto, arranged for two pianos (Edition Breitkopf): small number of annotations added

 

Braggiotti, Mario

Deux Chorals et Quatre Préludes (Braggiotti)

 

Chabrier, Emmanuel

España, transcribed for two pianos by Chabrier (Enoch): extensive rewriting added to the score

 

Gershwin, George

Rhapsody in Blue, full score (Harms): various annotations added

 

Schubert, Franz

Erlkönig (Schirmer): annotations

 

Scott, Cyril

Lento (Boosey & Co.): annotations added

 

 

VI. Audio-Visual

 

Compact Discs

 

Remebering Mario: piano solo and duo-piano arrangements by Mario Braggiotti (Mario & Susan Braggiotti, pianists)

Yankee Doodle: Variations in the styles of various composers, by Mario Braggiotti (Susan & Mario Braggiotti, duo-pianists)

 

LP / 78 RPM Discs

 

Mario Braggiotti’s Salute to Travel Agents: two-sided LP (7”)

Marta, Let’s Walk in the Garden: two-sided 78RPM transcription disc (10”)

 

Cassette Tapes

 

Fray & Braggiotti: radio broadcasts

Gershwin (duo-piano arrangements by Mario Braggiotti): An American in Paris, Suite from Porgy and Bess, Concerto in F (Susan & Mario Braggiotti, duo-pianists)

Home for Christmas (1994)

International  Love Music (Mario Braggiotti, solo piano)

Kingdom of Gifts (2 tapes)

Lisa (1974): Susan Braggiotti, vocals / Mario Braggiotti, piano

Lisa: group vocal and piano (2 tapes)

Lisa: excerpts

Lisa: flute, clarinet, bass and vocals (2 tapes)

Lisa: piano accompaniment only

Listening Room (WQXR. 9/5/90): Bob Sherman and Mario Braggiotti

Magari (1985): Susan Braggiotti, vocal / Mario Braggiotti, piano

Music is Fun (4/29/90): Mario Braggiotti at Stone Manse

Navarra (Albéniz), Liebestod (Wagner): arrangements by Mario Braggiotti

The Princess: (Acts?) 1 & 2

Yankee Doodle: theme with variations in the styles of various composers

Young Columbus (1992): demo , 2 tapes

 

Reel Tapes (7”)

 

Born in a Crowd

Ensemble Musical de Buenos Aires con el Maestro Pedro I. Calderon y el pianist Mario Braggiotti (Teatro Coliseo, 7/7/70): 2 tapes

I Danced with a Tree / Love Tree (September, 1983): Patricia Bellamy and Gary Briggle – soloists

I Danced with a Tree / Love Tree (November, 1983): demo

Lisa (Musical Fantasy): excerpts

The Love Tree (October, 1984): Barone / Smith, 2 tapes

The Princess

Radio Murcia Concert (Spain)

Rapsodia en azul (Rhapsody in Blue) / Seis Caricatures sobre el Tema “Yankee Doodle”

Recital: Instituto de Cultura Italiana (7/13/70)

 

Reel Tapes (10.5”)

 

An American in Paris / Porgy & Bess (Susan & Mario Braggiotti)

Lisa (A Musical Fantasy): Me Without a Dream, Modern Times, Storyland, Just be Yourself, My Pop Says, Lisa, Dirge for Cricket, Be a Little Different, Fantasy Fluid, Me Without a Dream (reprise)

Yankee Doodle (Susan & Mario Braggiotti): Theme, Bach, Mozart, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, Puccini, Strauss, Stravinsky, Scarlatti, Beethoven, Chopin Debussy, DeFalla, Gershwin, Schubert, Menotti

Yankee Doodle (Susan & Mario Braggiotti): Schubert, Menotti / The Man I Love

Yankee Doodle (Susan & Mario Braggiotti): Gershwin

 

VHS Tapes

 

Mario Braggiotti at Stone Manse (4/29/90)

Music is Fun (Braggiotti)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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