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Heaven [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 part (photocopy), 37 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 36 cm
35 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
2 copy scores, 32 cm
15 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
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.
Copyright by Tempo Music, Inc.
Summary:
52 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Heaven is contained in three of forty eight folders for "Sacred concert II" consisting of 1 four page short score, 1 two page piano vocal score, 1 one page piano vocal score and 44 parts in Bb Major concert, 1 part in Eb Major concert, and 1 five page short score and 7 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in identified hand (Cohen) and unidentified hands (Whaley, others?).
Folder A contains scores. Four page short score indicates parts for alto, saxes, brass, bass, voice, piano. Five page short score indicates parts for Rab, Paul. Piano vocal scores lyrics begin "Heaven, my dream, heaven, divine ...".
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in Bb Major for 5 reeds - Rab (2), Proc (5), Jimmy (2), Paul (4), Carney (3); 3 trombones - Brown (3), Buster, Chuck (2). -- (ii) Part in Eb Major for 1 trumpet - Mercer.
Folder C contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in Ab Major for 4 reeds - Rab (2), Jimmy (2), Paul (2), Carney. -- (ii) Parts in Bb Major for 4 trumpets - Cat (2), Herb, Merc (4), Cooty (3); 3 trombones - Brown (2), Buster (3), Chuck (4); bass (3). -- 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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