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Heritage [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 34 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 34 cm
4 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 copy score, 34 cm
4 copy scores, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
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, torn, worn, tape.
Summary:
13 scores
Heritage is contained in two of thirty four folders for "My people" consisting of 3 two page short scores, 3 one page short scores, 1 two page conductor score, 1 three page piano vocal score and 1 three page short score in Bb Major concert, 3 three page piano vocal scores in Eb Major concert, and 1 three page piano vocal score in A Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains scores in Bb Major. 1 two page short score indicates parts for 2 altos, clarinet, tenor, baritone. 1 two page short score indicates parts for alto, tenor, baritone, John, trombone. 1 two page short score indicates part for trumpet. 1 one page short score indicates parts for baritone, trombones, bass. 2 one page short scores do not indicate instrumentation and appear incomplete. Two page conductor score indicates parts for alto, tenor, baritone, trombone, bass.
Folder B contains piano vocal scores and 1 three page short score in Bb Major. Piano vocal scores lyrics begin "My mother, the greatest and the prettiest ...". Short score indicates parts for saxes, brass, voice. Lyrics begin as above. -- 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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