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In the beginning God - Olds [music]

Physical description:
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
34 copy scores, 32 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
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 Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, torn, tape, brittle.
Folder B, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
41 parts and an indefinite number of scores
In the beginning God - Olds is contained in three of sixty nine folders for "Sacred concert I" consisting of 1 one page short score and 16 parts in C Major concert (?), 1 five page short score and 10 parts in F Major concert (?), 1 one page short score and 14 parts in bb minor concert (?), and 1 part in Eb Major concert (?) -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short scores. Short score in C Major (?) does not indicate instrumentation. Short score in F Major (?) indicates parts for saxes, baritone, trumpets, trombones. Short score in bb minor indicates parts for saxes, trumpets, trombones.
Folder B contains parts in 4 groupings -- (i) Parts in C Major (?) for 4 reeds - alto 1 (2), alto 3, tenor 1 (2), baritone (2); 1 trumpet - 4 (2); 2 trombones - 2 (2), 3 (2). -- (ii) Parts in F Major (?) for 3 reeds - Pro, Jimmy, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3. -- (iii) Parts in C Major (?) for 2 reeds - alto 3, tenor 4; 1 trombone - 1. -- (iv) Part in Eb Major (?) for 1 reed - Proc. Part appears incomplete.
Folder C contains parts in bb minor (?) for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2 (2), tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- All items except Folder B, grouping i 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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