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, tape.
Copyright 1966 by Tempo Music, Inc.
20 parts and an indefinite number of scores
In the beginning God is contained in three of twenty two folders for "Sacred concert I" consisting of 2 three page piano vocal scores and 2 parts in f minor concert, 1 five page piano conductor score and 16 parts in bb minor concert, 1 eight page short score and 1 part in eb minor concert, and 1 part in b minor concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, James, others?).
Folder A contains items in 4 groupings -- (i) Piano vocal scores. Piano vocal scores lyrics begin "In the beginning God! ... No heaven, no earth ...". -- (ii) Parts in f minor for 1 trumpet - 4; 1 trombone - Buster. -- (iii) Part in eb minor for piano. -- (iv) Part in b minor for piano.
Folder B contains piano conductor score and parts in bb minor. Piano conductor score indicates parts for saxes, clarinet, tenor, baritone, trumpets, trombones, bass, rhythm, voice, piano. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, clarinet, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4 (2); 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums; piano.
Folder C contains short score in eb minor. Short score indicates parts for altos, clarinet, tenor, baritone, trumpets, trombones, bass, drums, voice, piano. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.