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My home in the sky [music]

Composer:
Brannon, Teddy
Theard, Sam
Physical description:
6 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Lead sheet
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1955
20th century
Notes:
A part for an untitled work is noted on the verso of the conductor score. 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:
6 parts and 1 score
My home in the sky is contained in one folder consisting of 1 eleven page conductor score, 2 lead sheets and 4 parts in Eb Major concert (?) -- in pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Score includes lyrics. Lyrics begin "Weary of the cares around me ...". Lead sheets for voice. Lyrics begin "I'm so weary of the cares around me ...". Parts for voices - alto (2), contralto, tenor. Lyrics as above. -- 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 - NMAH

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