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Come Sunday [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Arranger:
Collier, Ron
Uniform title:
Black, brown and beige
Physical description:
21 copy scores, 32 cm
5 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
14 copy score, 31 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Other title:
Black
Notes:
A part for "GRUV" is also contained in Folder B. 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, torn, tape, brittle. Folder A -- 2p., folder B -- 25p., folder C -- 4p., folder F -- 3p (in mylar). . Folder C -- 7p., folder D -- 2p. Folder C -- 6p., folder D -- 11p. Folder B -- 1p., folder C -- 8p.,folder E -- 5p.
Copyright restrictions. Consult Archives Center staff. Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Eillis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235, Facsimile (212) 757-0469; E-Mail: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. B. Folder C, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. Folder E from the Presentation Album, vol. K. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 119, 212.
Addl. KW Subjects:
Suites (Jazz ensemble)
Summary:
39 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Come Sunday is contained in six of sixty two folders for "Black, brown and beige" consisting of 1 two page piano vocal score in Db Major concert (?), 1 three page short score in Ab Major concert (?), 22 parts in Eb Major concert (?), 1 four page piano vocal score and 3 parts in Bb Major concert (?), and 1 seventeen page short score and 14 parts in F Major concert (?) -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Collier, Whaley, Tizol, Jones?).
Folder A contains piano vocal score in Db Major. Score does not indicate lyrics.
Folder B contains short score and parts in F Major. Short score indicates parts for 2 altos, 2 tenors, baritone, 3 trumpets, flugel horn, 3 trombones, bass, drums, piano. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; flugel horn; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass.
Folder C contains parts in 4 groupings -- (i) Parts in Eb Major for 3 reeds - Rab (2), tenor 4, baritone; 1 trumpet - 4 (2); 1 trombone - 3 (2). -- (ii) Parts in Eb Major for 1 reed - tenor 2; 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - 2. -- (iii) Parts in Bb Major for 1 reed - tenor 2; 1 trumpet - 2; 1 trombone - 3. -- (iv) Part for 1 reed - Jimmy. Part appears incomplete.
Folder D contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in Eb Major for 1 reed - Sears; trumpet (2), guitar. -- (ii) Parts in Eb Major for 3 reeds - Otto, tenor, Chauncey; 3 trumpets - Wallace, Rex, Baker; 1 trombone - Brown.
Folder E contains piano vocal score in Bb Major. Lyrics begin "Lordy, lord of love ...".
Folder F contains short score in Ab Major. Short score indicates parts for Proc, Jim, Paul, Carney, Clark, Shorty, Britt, Brown, Butter, bass. -- All items except Folder A, Folder C, grouping i, and Folder E from the Duke Ellington Library.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_172154

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