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We are thy people [music]

White, Edward R
Wolfson, Mack
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
1 copy score, 32 cm
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
United States
20th century
Parts for "Case of the blues" are noted on the verso of this 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, Wayne Shirley, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, brittle, worn.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 46.
1 part and an indefinite number of scores
We are thy people is contained in one folder consisting of 1 four page conductor score and 1 part in D Major concert, and 1 published two page piano vocal score in G Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Conductor score indicates part for tenor. Lyrics begin "We are thy people, thou art our Lord ...". Piano vocal score lyrics begin as above. Part for piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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