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Lost in meditation [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Tizol, Juan
Singer, Lou.
Physical description:
2 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
28 copy scores, 32 cm
6 manuscripts, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1938
20th century
Notes:
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, worn, tape.
1 published piano vocal score in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. E.
Summary:
34 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Lost in meditation is contained in three folders consisting of 2 published two page piano vocal scores in G Major concert, 13 parts in C Major concert, 15 parts in F Major concert, and 6 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Shurtleff, Whaley, Tizol?).
Folder A contains piano vocal scores. Lyrics begin "I'm lost in meditation and my reverie brings you back to me ...".
Folder B contains parts in F Major for 5 reeds - Johnny, Russell, Jimmy, Paul, Harry; 3 trumpets - Willie, Clark, Cat; 3 trombones - Butter, Sanders, Britt; 1 violin - Ray; bass; drums; piano.
Folder C contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in C Major for 3 trombones - Britt, Butter, John; bass. -- (ii) Parts in C Major for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4. -- (iii) Parts in Bb Major for 1 reed - Otto; 1 trumpet - Rex; 3 trombones - Tricky, Brown, Tizol; guitar. -- All items except 1 published piano vocal score in Folder A 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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