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National negro hymn [music]

Composer:
Johnson, James Weldon 1871-1938
Johnson, J. Rosamond
Physical description:
6 copy scores, 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
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, water spots.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
From the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from The Great Song Thesaurus, by Roger Lax and Frederick Smith. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 14.
Summary:
6 parts
National negro hymn is contained in one folder consisting of 6 parts in A Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Parts for voices - soprano 2, alto (2), baritone, bass (2). Lyrics begin "Lift ev'ry voice and sing, till earth and heaven ring ...".
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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