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Night on the desert [music]

Composer:
Hill, Billy
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm
12 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1934
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, brittle.
Summary:
12 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Night on the desert is contained in one folder consisting of 1 twenty one page conductor score, 1 published three page piano vocal score and 12 parts in a minor concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand.
Conductor score indicates parts for 3 reeds - flute, oboe, clarinet; vibes; 6 violins - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; viola; cello; bass; harp; piano. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Come with me through the moonlit canyon ...". Parts for 3 reeds - flute, oboe, clarinet; 6 violins - 1/2, 3/4, 5/6; viola; cello; bass; vibes; harp; piano. Violin parts are noted 2 per sheet. -- 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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