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New world a comin' [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Arranger:
Henderson, Luther
Physical description:
8 copy scores, 32 cm
3 manuscripts, 32 cm
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Parts for "Fill the cup" are noted on the verso of some scores in Folder B. 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, worn, tape, torn.
Summary:
6 parts and an indefinite number of scores
New world a comin' is contained in two folders consisting of 3 eleven page piano conductor scores, 1 fourteen page piano conductor score, 1 three page piano conductor scores, 1 twelve page short score and 5 parts in C Major concert, 2 two page short scores in F Major concert, 1 part in Bb Major concert, 1 four page short score in Ab Major concert, and 1 two page short score in G Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Whaley, Sanders, other?).
Folder A contains eleven page piano conductor scores. Scores indicate parts for flute, oboes, english horn, saxes, clarinet, bassoon, trumpets, Brown, piano.
Folder B contains items in 6 groupings -- (i) Fourteen page piano conductor score. Score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. -- (ii) Three page piano conductor score. Score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. -- (iii) Parts in C Major for strings - violin A, violin B, violin C, viola, cello. All parts except violin A appear incomplete. -- (iv) Part in Bb Major for 1 reed - clarinet. -- (v) Twelve page short score. Score indicates parts for flute, alto, clarinet, tenor, bassoon, bass clarinet, trumpets, trombones, viola, cello, piano. -- (vi) Remaining scores in F, Ab, and G Major. 1 two page short score (holograph) in F Major indicates parts for Otto, sax, clarinet, trombone, piano. Four page short score in Ab Major indicates parts for 2 altos, clarinet, Ray, Brown, Tizol, Tricky. Two page short score in G Major does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Two page short score in F Major (copy score) indicates parts for wood winds, flute, oboe, horns, strings, cello, bass, piano. All items in this grouping appear incomplete. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Ruth Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 3) 1940-1991
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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