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David danced before the lord [music]

Physical description:
1 part (photocopy), 33 cm
14 copy scores, 32 cm
11 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
2 copy scores, 31 cm
7 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
3 copy scores, 17 cm
1 copy score, 16 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Additional materials for this piece are contained with "Ain't but the one," Folder B, from "Sacred concert 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 Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, torn, worn, tape.
Folder B, groupings ii & iii from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 34.
Summary:
42 parts and 1 score
David danced before the lord is contained in two of sixty nine folders for "Sacred concert I" consisting of 1 one page conductor score in Db Major concert, 39 parts in Bb Major concert, and 3 lyric sheets -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains conductor score, parts, and lyric sheets. Conductor score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Score includes lyrics. Lyrics begin "David up and danced. David danced before the lord ...". Parts for voice (2). Lyrics begin as above. Lyric sheets (3) begin as above.
Folder B contains parts in 4 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - 1. -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, clarinet (2), Carney (2); 2 trumpets - 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3 (2); bass. -- (iii) Parts for 4 reeds - clarinet, Paul (2), tenor 4, Carney; 1 trumpet - Cootie; 4 trombones - 1, 2 (2), 3, Chuck. -- (iv) Parts for 4 reeds - Proc, alto 3, clarinet, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1 (2), 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3. -- All items except Folder B, groupings ii & iii from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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