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, torn, brittle, tape.
Copyright by Tempo Music, Inc.
43 parts and an indefinite number of scores
The Lord's prayer is contained in three of twenty two folders for "Sacred concert I" consisting of 1 three page short score, 1 one page short score and 11 parts in C Major concert, 1 one page piano conductor score and 31 parts in Eb Major concert, 1 four page short score in Db Major concert, 2 two page piano vocal scores in G Major concert, and 1 part in Bb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands.
Folder A contains parts in C Major for 2 reeds - clarinet, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3 (2); drums.
Folder B contains piano conductor score and parts in Eb Major. Piano conductor score indicates parts for saxes, trumpets, rhythm, voice. Lyrics begin "Lord I'm way down here ...". Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1 (2), alto 2 (2), tenor 1 (2), tenor 2 (2), baritone (2); 4 trumpets - 1 (2), 2 (2), 3 (2), 4 (2); 3 trombones - 1 (2), 2 (2), 3 (2); bass (2); drums (2); piano (3).
Folder C contains items in 5 groupings -- (i) Short scores in C Major. Short score does not indicate instrumentation. Short score includes lyrics. Lyrics begin "Our Father which art in heaven ...". One page short score does not indicate instrumentation. Short score includes lyrics. Lyrics begin "Trespasses as we forgive those ...". Short score appears incomplete. -- (ii) Short score in Db Major. Short socre indicates parts for voices - sopranos, altos, tenors, baritone/bass. Short score includes lyrics. Lyrics begin as above. -- (iii) 2 piano vocal scores in G Major. Piano vocal scores lyrics begin Lord, I'm way down here ...". -- (iv) Part in C Major for unidentified treble instrument. -- (v) Part in Bb Major for 1 trombone - 1. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.