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The Eleventh commandment [music]

Composer:
Leonard, Michael
Lyricist:
Barer, Marshall
Arranger:
Wilcox, Larry
Uniform title:
Pousse cafe
Physical description:
1 part (photocopy), 36 cm
15 copy scores, 32 cm
11 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Manuscripts
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, worn, tape.
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.
Summary:
22 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
The eleventh commandment is contained in one of eighty three folders for "Pousse cafe" consisting of 1 six page short score, 1 nine page piano conductor score and 22 parts in G Major concert, and 3 four page piano vocal scores in A Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in identified hand (Charlap) and unidentified hands.
Short score indicates parts for voices - John, alto, baritone (?); orchestra. Lyrics begin "Thou shalt not get caught ...". Piano vocal scores lyrics begin as above. Piano conductor score indicates parts for clarinet, strings, bass, voice. Lyrics begin as above. Parts for 5 reeds - clarinet 1, clarinet 2, clarinet 3, bass clarinet 4, bass clarinet 5; 3 trumpets - 1/2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; 3 violins - A, B (3), C (3); cello (2); bass; 2 drums - A, B. Parts for trumpet 1 and trumpet 2 are noted on the same sheet. -- 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_172605

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