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Father forgive [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 33 cm
1 part (photocopy), 33 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
5 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 part (photocopy), 25 cm
Type:
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A piano vocal score for "Freedom - sweet fat and that" from "Sacred concert II" is noted on the verso of the short score in Folder A. Lyrics begin "Freedom is sweet on the beat ...". Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, Wayne Shirley, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, tape, worn.
Folder C, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
3 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Father forgive is contained in four of eighty five folders for "Sacred concert II" consisting of 1 three page short score and 1 six page short score in G Major concert, 8 three page short scores and 3 parts in Ab Major concert -- in pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, others?).
Folder A contains three page short score in G Major. Short score indicates parts for voices - soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, bass. Lyrics begin "Father forgive ...". Score appears incomplete.
Folder B contains six page short score in G Major. Short score indicates parts for sax, Ham, Paul, baritone, Chuck, bass. Score includes partial lyrics. Lyrics begin as above.
Folder C contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 2 reeds - clarinet 1, tenor 2. -- (ii) Part for 1 reed - clarinet 2.
Folder D contains short scores in Ab Major. Short scores indicate parts for voices - soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, bass. Lyrics begin as above. -- All items except Folder C, 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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