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Tomorrow mountain [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
Latouche, John
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
2 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
11 copy scores, 32 cm
4 copy scores, 31 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1947
20th century
Notes:
A conductor score for an untitled piece is noted on the verso of a part in Folder B, grouping iii. Parts for "Solitude" are noted on the verso of parts from Folder C. Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, stained, tape, torn. Folder B -- 1p., folder C -- 8p. Folder A -- 3p., folder B -- 11p. Folder B -- 2p. Folder B -- 4p., folder D -- 4p. Folder B -- 1p.
Folder D from the Presentation Album, vol. J. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 244.
Summary:
15 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Tomorrow mountain is contained in four of forty seven folders for "Beggar's holiday" consisting of 1 five page short score and 14 parts in C Major concert, 2 published five page piano vocal scores and 1 part in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Sears, baritone, Brown.
Folder B contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) 1 published piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "Things look gloomy where we are ...". -- (ii) Parts in C Major for 4 reeds - Rab, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 4 trumpets - Scad, Williams, Dud, Taft; 2 trombones - Jones, Wilbur. -- (iii) Part in F Major for 1 trumpet - Williams.
Folder C contains parts in C Major for 3 reeds - Rab, Paul, Harry; 1 trumpet - Ray.
Folder D contains 1 published piano vocal score. Lyrics begin as above.
Folders A, B & C from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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