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Maria [music]

Composer:
Bernstein, Leonard
Lyricist:
Sondheim, Stephen
Physical description:
33 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
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, tape.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Copyright restrictions. Consult Archives Center staff. Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Eillis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235, Facsimile (212) 757-0469; E-Mail: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Folder C, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 59.
Summary:
34 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Maria is contained in three folders consisting of 1 four page short score, 1 seven page piano vocal score, and 34 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (ME, Whaley?).
Folder A contains scores. Short score indicates parts for Harry, reeds, Cootie, trumpets, trombones. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Maria, the most beautiful sound I ever heard ...".
Folder B contains parts for 4 reeds - alto , alto 3, tenor, baritone; 4 trumpets - trumpet, 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; guitar; piano.
Folder C contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 2 reeds - Proc (2), Jimmy. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Paul, Jimmy, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Cootie (2); 6 trombones - Brown, Chuck, Buster, 1, 2, 3; 2 basses - Mule, bass. -- All items except Folder C, grouping i from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_169374

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