1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
11 copy scores, 32 cm
6 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
A short score for "Rouge-bleu" is noted on the verso of a short score in Folder C. 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, tape, worn.
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Folder B, grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library. Copyright 1974 by Tempo Music, Inc.
11 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Lord's prayer is contained in five of sixty nine folders for "Sacred concert I" consisting of 6 two page short scores, 1 two page piano conductor score, 1 three page short score and 1 part in C Major concert, 1 two page short score and 10 parts in Eb Major concert, 1 three page short score in Db Major concert, 1 three page short score in Bb Major concert, and 1 five page piano vocal score in D Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, others?).
Folder A contains 4 two page short scores in C Major. Short scores indicate parts for voices - soprano, alto, tenor, bass. Lyrics begin "Our Father, which art in heaven ...".
Folder B contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in Eb Major for 4 reeds - Pro, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 3 trumpets - Cat, Herb, Mercer; 2 trombones - Buster, Chuck. -- (ii) Part in Eb Major for 1 trumpet - Cootie. -- (iii) Part in C Major for bass. Part appears incomplete.
Folder C contains piano conductor score in C Major and short score in Eb Major. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Paul, baritone, Cat, trumpets, Brown, Cooper.
Folder D contains remaining short scores. 2 two page short scores in C Major indicate parts for alto, clarinet, tenor, bariotne, trumpets, trombones. 1 three page short score in C Major and 1 three page short score in Db Major indicate parts for voices - soprano, alto, tenor, bass. Lyrics begin as above. Three page short score in Bb Major does not indicate instrumentation.
Folder E contains five page piano vocal score in D Major. Lyrics begin as above. -- All items except Folder B, grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.
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