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Come Sunday [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Arranger:
Peress, Maurice
Physical description:
1 part (photocopy), 36 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 33 cm
4 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
100 copy scores, 32 cm
9 manuscripts, 32 cm
31 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
13 copy scores, 31 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
5 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:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A conductor score for "Satin doll" is noted on the verso of the conductor score in Folder E. A part for "Twelfth of never" is noted on the verso of a part in Folder I, grouping iv. A lead sheet for an untitled piece is noted on the verso of a lead sheet in Folder L, grouping vi. Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, tape, stained, torn, brittle.
Remaining items from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 36, 216.
Summary:
137 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Come Sunday is contained in sixteen of sixty nine folders for "Sacred concert I" consisting of 11 parts in A Major concert, 1 four page shortscore, 1 three page short score, 1 one page short score, 1 one page piano vocalscore and 29 parts in G Major concert, 1 lead sheet and 5 parts in C Major concert, 1 one page short score and 24 parts in F Major concert, 3 five page short scores, 5 four page short scores, 2 three page short scores, 3 one page short scores, 1 two page piano conductor score, 1 five page piano vocal score and 25 parts in Bb Major concert, 1 fourteen page conductor score, 1 four page piano conductor score, 1 three page piano conductor score and 25 parts in Eb Major concert, 4 parts in Ab Major concert, 2 five page short scores, 1 three page short score, 3 two page short scores and 10 parts in Db Major concert, 2 part in Gb Major concert, and 1 part in Fb Major concert (?) -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Sanders, Tizol, others?).
Folder A contains parts in Db Major and Bb Major. Parts in Db Major for voices - soprano, soprano 1, soprano 2, alto 1 (2), alto 2 (2), alto 1/2; piano. Part in Bb Major for piano. Part is noted on the verso of the piano part in Db Major.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in F Major for 2 reeds - Procope, Jimmy; 3 trumpets - Herb, Mercer, Cat; 2 trombones - Buster, Chuck. -- (ii) Parts in G Major for 2 reeds - Procope, Jimmy; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 1 trombone - Chuck.
Folder C contains 2 short scores and parts in Bb Major. Short scores indicate parts for voices - sopranos, altos, tenors, baritone, bass. Lyrics begin "Ah, oo, lawd, dear lawd ...". Parts for voices - baritone (2), bass (2). Lyrics begin as above.
Folder D contains items in 4 groupings -- (i) Parts in F Major for 5 reeds - Hodges, Procope, Hamilton (2), Gonsalves (2), Carney; 2 trumpets Cat, Cootie (2); 2 trombones - Buster (2), Chuck (2). -- (ii) Part in F Major for 1 trombone - Brown. -- (iii) Part in A Major for 1 reed - Proc. -- (iv) Parts in A Major for 4 reeds - Proc, Jimmy (2), Paul (2), Carney; 2 trombones -Buster (2), Chuck (2).
Folder E contains assorted scores and parts. Fourteen page conductor score in Eb Major indicates parts for 2 altos, 2 tenors, baritone, 4 trumpets, trombones, bass. 2 five page short scores in Db Major indicate partsfor voices - sopranos, altos, tenors, baritone, bass. Lyrics begin "Lawd, dearlawd above ...". Two page short score in Db Major indicates parts for voices -sopranos, altos, tenors, baritone, bass. Lyrics begin as above. Score appearsincomplete. Two page short score in Db Major indicates parts for 2 altos, 2 tenors, baritone, 4 trumepts, 3 trombones, bass. Score appears incomplete. Four page piano conductor score in Eb Major does not indicate instrumentation. Part in Db Major for piano. Parts in Bb Major for piano (2). One part in Bb Major is noted on the verso of the part in Db Major.
Folder F contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in Eb Major for 2 reeds - alto 1, alto 3. -- (ii) Part in Fb Major (?) for 1 reed - alto 2.-- (iii) Assorted scores and part. Two page piano conductor score in Bb Major does not indciate instrumentation. One page short score in Bb Major indicates parts for clarinet, trumpet. Score appears incomplete. Part in F Major for 1 violin - Ray. Part appears incomplete.
Folder G contains assorted scores. Four page short score in G Major indicates parts for Hamilton, clarinets, bass clarinet, Chuck, trombones,bass. One page short score in G Major indicates parts for Rab, Paul, bass clarinet. One page piano vocal score in G Major does not include lyrics. Items in G Major appear incomplete. One page short score in F Major indicates parts for baritone, trumpets. One page short score in Bb Major indicates partsfor saxes, baritone, trumpets, trombones, bass. Score appears incomplete.
Folder H contains parts in G Major in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 3 reeds - Pro (2), Jimmy, Paul (2); 1 trumpet - Cootie (2); 1 trombone - Buster (2). -- (ii) Parts for 2 trumpets - Mercer, Cat; 1 trombone - Chuck.
Folder I contains parts in 11 groupings -- (i) Parts in G Major for 1 reed - Carney; 1 trumpet - Cat. -- (ii) Parts in G Major for 1 reed - Rab 1 trumpet - 4 (2); 1 trombone - Buster (3). -- (iii) Part in Eb Major for 1 trumpet - Nance. -- (iv) Parts in Bb Major for 1 reed - tenor 2; bass; piano. - (v) Part in Eb Major for 1 reed - Ashby. -- (vi) Parts in Bb Major for 3 reeds- alto 1, tenor 4 (2), baritone; 2 trumpets - 1 (2), 3; 1 trombone - 2 (2). -- (vii) Parts in Eb Major for 2 reeds - Johnny, Carney; 1 trombone - Tizol. -- (viii) Parts in Eb Major for 1 reed - tenor; 1 trumpet - 3. -- (ix) Parts in G Major for 1 reed - Carney; 1 trombone - Buster. -- (x) Part in F Major for 1 reed - bass clarinet. -- (xi) Part in Bb Major for bass.
Folder J contains three page short score in Db Major. Score indicates parts for voices - solo, sopranos, altos, tenors, baritone, bass. Score does not include lyrics.
Folder K contains scores and parts in Db Major and Bb Major. Twopage short score in Db Major indicates parts for voices - solo, sopranos, altos tenors, baritone, bass. Lyrics begin "Oo, oo, lawd, dear lawd ...". Score appears incomplete. Five page short score and 1 three page short score in Bb Major indicate parts for voices - sopranos, altos, tenors, baritone, bass. Lyrics begin "Ah, oo, lawd, dear lawd ...". 1 three page short score in Bb Major does not indicate instrumentation. Three page short scores appear incomplete. One page short score in Bb Major (?) does not indicate instrumentation. Score includes lyrics. Lyrics begin "Please dear lawd, oh please look down ...". Parts in Bb Major for voices - soprano 1/2, alto 1/2, tenor 1/2, baritone, bass.
Folder L contains items in 6 groupings -- (i) Parts in Ab Major for 1 reed - Harry; 1 trumpet - Shorty; 1 trombone - John; 1 bass - Jim. -- (ii) Parts in C Major for 2 reeds - Jimmy, Paul; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, Baker. -- (iii) Part in G Major for 1 reed - Paul. -- (iv) Parts in Gb Major for 1 reed -Procope; 1 bass - Jim. -- (v) Parts in Eb Major for bass; guitar. -- (vi) Lead sheet in C Major for unidentified treble instrument.
Folder M contains 1 five page piano vocal score in Bb Major. Lyrics begin "Lord de lord of love ...".
Folder N contains 5 four page short scores in Bb Major and 1 three page piano conductor score in Eb Major. Short scores indicate parts for voices - girls, tenor, baritone, bass. Lyrics begin "Ah, oo, lawd, dear lawd above ...". Piano conductor score indicates parts for saxes, trumpets, trombones, violin.
Folder O contains parts in Eb Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3,tenor 2, tenor 4 (2), baritone (2); 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3 bass.
Folder P contains 1 three page short score in G Major. Short score indicates parts for 2 altos, 2 tenors, baritone, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones,violins, drums, voices, piano. Score does not include lyrics. Score subtitled"Intro." -- All items except Folder D, groupings i & iv, Folder E, F.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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Archives Center - NMAH

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