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In memoriam [music]

Composer:
Russo, William 1928-2003
Lyricist:
Hughes, Langston 1902-1967
Gimbel, Barbara
Joyce, Henry
Physical description:
1 part (photocopy), 33 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Music
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Piece is dedicated to the memory of Philip Ball. 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.
Summary:
1 score
In memoriam is contained in one folder consisting of 1 forty three page piano vocal score in Bb Major concert -- in photocopy -- in unidentified hand.
Piano vocal score for a multi-sectional work. Lyrics for "Miss Blues'es child" begin "If the blues would let me, Lord knows I would smile ...". Lyrics for "Baby, oh baby" begin "Baby, oh baby; the years run swiftly by ...". Lyrics for "Requiem and kyrie" begin "Requiem, aeternam ...". Lyrics for "Take me, death" begin "Take me, death, away from Earth ...". Lyrics for "Sleep now" begin "Sleep now, o sleep now, o you unquiet heart ...". -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Sleep
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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