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Is God a three letter word for love? [music]

Physical description:
2 parts (photocopies), 36 cm
1 part (photocopy), 33 cm
36 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
17 copy scores, 32 cm
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 31 cm
1 copy score, 26 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Folder B also contains a program for a performance of music from the Sacred Concerts dated 1985/09/01. 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, torn.
Summary:
60 parts
Is God a three letter word for love is contained in three of fifteen folders for "Sacred concert III" consisting of 32 parts in C Major concert and 28 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands.
Folder A contains parts in C Major for bass (2); voice (2). Lyrics begin "Is God a three letter word for love? Is love a four letter word for God ...".
Folder B contains parts in 5 groupings -- (i) Parts in C Major for 1 reed - Harry; 1 trumpet - Money; drums. Parts subtitled "Intro". -- (ii) Parts in C Major for 2 reeds - alto, clarinet; 3 trumpets - 1 (2), 2, 3 (2); 3 trombones - 1 (2), 2 (2), 3 (2). -- (iii) Parts in C Major for 4 reeds - clarinet 1 (2), clarinet 2 (2), bass clarinet 1, bass clarinet 2 (2). -- (iv) Parts in Eb Major for 5 reeds - alto (3), clarinet (3), tenor 1 (3), tenor 2 (2), baritone; 3 trumpets - 1 (3), 2 (3), 3 (3). -- (v) Parts in C Major for bass; drums.
Folder C contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in Eb Major for 2 reeds - clarinet, Harry. -- (ii) Parts in Eb Major for 1 reed - Harry; 1 trumpet - Money; 2 trombones - 2, 3 (2). -- (iii) Parts in C Major for 1 reed - Harry; 1 trumpet - Money; 1 trombone - 2. -- 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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