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Ain't but the one [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
12 parts (photocopies), 36 cm
1 copy score, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
3 copy scores, 31 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
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, Wayne Shirley, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, tape, stained.
Copyright by Tempo Music, Inc.
Summary:
14 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
Ain't but the one is contained in two of twenty two folders for "Sacred concert I" consisting of 2 three page short scores and 14 parts in F Major concert, and 2 three page short scores in C Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains short scores. Short scores in F Major do not indicate instrumentation. Short scores include lyrics. Lyrics begin "Ain't but the one ... good Lord above ...". Short scores in C Major do not indicate instrumentation. Short scores include lyrics. Lyrics begin "Ain't but the one, just one ...".
Folder B contains parts in F Major for 4 reeds--clarinet, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2; 3 trumpets--1, 2, 3; 3 trombones--1, 2, 3; bass (2); drums (2). -- 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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