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Levitical scrupulosity [music]

Composer:
James, Stephen
Lyricist:
Whaley, Thomas L
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 35 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 33 cm
12 copy scores, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
5 copy scores, 31 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Folder A also contains a service bulletin dated 1967/05/21 for the Installation of the Rev. John Garcia Gensel as the pastor to the jazz community of New York. This piece was performed as a part of that service. 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, brittle.
Summary:
13 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Levitical scrupulosity is contained in three folders consisting of 2 eleven page conductor scores, 1 five page conductor score, 1 two page conductor score, 5 four page piano vocal scores, 1 five page piano conductor score and 13 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains 1 eleven page conductor score and 4 piano vocal scores. Conductor score indicates parts for voices - soprano 1, soprano 2, alto, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone, bass. Lyrics begin "O sing unto to the Lord ...". Piano vocal score lyrics as above.
Folder B contains five page conductor score and parts. Conductor score indicates parts for voices - soprano 1, soprano 2, alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone, bass. Score includes lyrics as above. Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, clarinet, Paul, Carney; 3 trumpets - Cat, Herb, Cootie; 1 flugle horn - Mercer; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass.
Folder C contains 1 eleven page conductor score, 1 two page conductor score, 1 four page piano vocal score and 1 five page piano conductor score. Conductor scores indicate parts for voices as above. Lyrics begin as above. Two page conductor score appears incomplete. Piano vocal score lyrics begin as above. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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