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Great Day [music]

Composer:
Youmans, Vincent
Lyricist:
Rose, William
Eliscu, Edward
Arranger:
Skinner, Frank
Physical description:
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
12 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 27 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Type:
Sheet music
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
1929
20th century
1920-1930
Notes:
One-page conductor score in Folder A (photocopy) is originally noted on the verso of "Who we are." Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Summary:
12 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
Great day is contained in two folders consisting of 1 published four-page piano vocal score and 12 published parts in Eb Major concert, and 1 one-page conductor score and 1 two-page conductor score in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Folder A contains piano vocal score, parts and one-page conductor score. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "When skies were dark came Noah's ark ...". Parts for violin 1 (2); 3 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; trombone; bass; banjo; drums; piano. Conductor score does not indicate instrumnetation and appears incomplete.
Folder B contains two-page conductor score. Score indicates parts for 2 reeds - alto, tenor; trumpet; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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