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Muted lullaby [music]

Physical description:
39 manuscripts, 32 cm
16 copy scores, 32 cm
9 manuscripts, 30 cm
2 manuscripts, 19 cm
1 manuscript, 18 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
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, brittle, tape.
Summary:
65 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Muted lullaby is contained in one folder consisting of 1 part in Db Major concert, 1 one page short score and 32 parts in Eb Major concert, 1 five page piano vocal score and 15 parts in F Major concert, and 17 parts in G Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands.
Items in 5 groupings -- (i) Part in Db Major for 1 reed - bassoon. -- (ii) One page short score and parts in Eb Major. Short score indicates parts for flute, strings, harp, voices. Parts for 6 reeds - flute, oboe, clarinet 1, clarinet 2, clarinet 3, bass clarinet; horn; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 violins - 1, 2, 3; viola; cello; bass; percussion; harp; guitar; piano. -- (iii) Parts in Eb Major for 3 reeds - flute, clarinet 1, Feinschmidt; 3 violins - 1, 2, 3; viola; cello; bass; celeste; drums; harp. Parts subtitled "Continuity." -- (iv) Piano vocal score and parts in F Major. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Peace comes to Earth at close of day ...". Parts for 4 reeds - clarinet 1, clarinet 2, clarinet 3, bass clarinet; horn; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 violins - 1, 2, 3; viola; cello; bass; guitar. -- (v) Parts in G Major for 5 reeds - flute, oboe, clarinet 1, clarinet 2, clarinet 3; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 violins - 1, 2, 3; viola; cello; bass; celeste; guitar; piano. -- 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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