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Preacher [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 37 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 36 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 35 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 33 cm
1 copy score, 32 cm
24 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
4 copy scores, 31 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Folder B also contains a set list, apparently unrelated to this piece. 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, brittle.
Copyright 1967 by Tempo Music, Inc.
Summary:
37 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Preacher is contained in four of forty eight folders for "Sacred concert II" consisting of 1 five page short score, 1 five page piano conductor score, 6 lead sheets and 31 parts in e minor concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hand (Cohen) and unidentified hands (Whaley, others?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for saxes, solo trumpet, brass, bass.
Folder B contains lead sheets and parts. Lead sheets for unidentified treble instrument (6). Parts for 2 reeds - alto 3 (2), baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, Cootie; 2 trombones - Brown (2), Chuck.
Folder C contains piano conductor score and parts. Piano conductor score indicates parts for saxes, solo trumpet, trombones, rhythm, piano. Parts for 2 trumpets - Cat, 3; bass; drums.
Folder D contains parts for 5 reeds - alto 1 (2), alto 2 (2), tenor 1 (2), tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1 (2), 2 (2), bass (2). Some parts appear incomplete. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Ruth Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 3) 1940-1991
Data Source:
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