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In a poinsettia garden [music]

Physical description:
7 manuscripts, 32 cm
14 copy scores, 32 cm
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
United States
20th century
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.
Condition: fair, tape, torn, brittle.
20 parts and 1 score
In a poinsettia garden is contained in one folder consisting of 1 three page conductor score and 13 parts in F Major concert, 6 parts in Eb Major concert, and 1 part in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand.
Conductor score in F Major indicates parts for flute, clarinets, trumpets, violins, viola, cello, bass; drums. Parts in F Major for 1 flute - Brillhart; 2 clarinets - Evans, Feinschmidt; 3 trumpets - A, B, C; percussion; 3 violins - A, B, C; viola; cello; bass. Parts in Eb Major for 5 voices - soprano 1, soprano 2, soprano 3, alto 1, alto 2; piano. Lyrics begin "Walk in a poinsettia garden with twilight brooding round you ...". Part in Ab Major for piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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