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Books of the Bible [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 part (photocopy), 36 cm
1 manuscript, 34 cm
1 part (photocopy), 34 cm
9 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 copy score, 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1972
20th century
Notes:
An additional part for this piece is noted on the verso of a piano vocal score for "Tell me it's the truth," Folder B, from "Sacred Concert I." 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, brittle.
Summary:
16 parts
Books of the Bible is contained in one of twenty two folders for "Sacred concert I" consisting of 16 parts in an unknown key -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for speaking chorus (15). Lyrics begin "Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus ...". -- (ii) Part for speaking chorus. Lyrics begin "Matthew, Mark, Luke, John ...". Part appears 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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