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I like the sunrise [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Arranger:
Liston, Melba
Physical description:
3 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
43 copy scores, 32 cm
9 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
7 manuscripts, 32 cm
7 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
1949
20th century
Notes:
Part in Folder C, grouping i (photocopy) is originally noted on the verso of "Kick." Parts for an untitled piece are noted on the verso of a short score in Folder F, grouping i. 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.
Folder C, grouping v from the Mercer Ellington Library. Folder J from the Presentation Album, vol. R. Copyright 1949 by Tempo Music, Inc. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 26.
Summary:
57 parts and an indefinite number of scores
I like the sunrise is contained in ten of twenty three folders for "Liberian suite" consisting of 2 three-page piano vocal scores and 1 two-page short score in Eb Major concert, 22 parts in Bb Major concert, 1 two-page piano conductor score in F Major concert, 1 six-page conductor score, 1 ten-page short score, 2 eight-page short scores, 1 six- page short score, 1 four- page short score, 1 four- page piano conductor score, 1 three- page piano vocal score, 2 lead sheets and 29 parts in C Major concert, and 4 parts in D Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Whaley, Sanders, others?).
Folder A contains parts in C Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums.
Folder B contains parts in D Major for 1 reed - alto 2; 1 trumpet- 1; 1 trombone - 1.
Folder C contains items in 6 groupings -- (i) Part in C Major forbass. -- (ii) Part in D Major (?) for treble instrument (Bob??). -- (iii) Partsin C Major for 1 reed - Rab; guitar. -- (iv) Part in Bb Major for trumpet. Part appears incomplete. -- (v) Parts in Bb Major for 5 reeds - Rab (2), Pro, Jimmy (2), Paul (2), Carney (2); 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 4 (2); 2 trombones - 2 (2),Chuck (2); bass (2). -- (vi) Parts in Bb Major for 2 trumpets - 1, 3.
Folder D contains items in 5 groupings -- (i) Lead sheet in C Major for voice. Lyrics begin "I like the sunrise cause it brings a new day ...". -- (ii) Parts in C Major for voices - Inez, Marie, Pris, Helen, Leah, tenor 2, bass. Lyrics begin as above. -- (iii) Scores in Eb Major. Three-page piano vocal score lyrics begin as above. Two-page short score indicates parts for tenor, trumpet. -- (iv) Two-page piano conductor score in F Major. Score does not indicate instrumentation. -- (v) Six -page conductor score in C Major. Score does not indicate instrumentation. Score includes lyrics. Lyrics begin as above.
Folder E contains 1 part in C Major for piano.
Folder F contains items in 4 groupings -- (i) Six-page short score and four-page short score in C Major. Scores indicate parts for voices - soprano 1, soprano 2, alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone, bass. Lyrics begin as above. Four-page score appears incomplete. -- (ii) Four-page piano conductor score in C Major. Score does not indicate instrumentation. -- (iii) Parts in C Major for voices -- soprano, alto, tenor, baritone. Lyrics begin as above. -- (iv) Part in C Major for voice. Lyrics begin as above. Part appears incomplete.
Folder G contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) Lead sheet in C Major for voice. Lyrics begin as above. -- (ii) Three-page piano vocal score in Eb Major. Lyrics begin as above.
Folder H contains 1 eight-page short score in C Major. Score indicates parts for Rab, Proc, Hamilton, Sears, clarinet, baritone, Baker, trumpets, Tyree, trombones.
Folder I contains 1 eight-page short score. Score indicates parts for Rab, Proc, Hamilton, Sears, clarinet, baritone, Baker, trumpets, Tyree, trombones.
Folder J contains 1 three-page piano vocal score and 1 ten-page short score in C Major. Piano vocal score lyrics begin as above. Short score indicates parts for alto, clarinet, tenor, baritone, trumpets, trombones, bass,voice. -- All items except Folder C, grouping v and Folder J from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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