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Freedom #1 [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
3 parts (photocopies), 33 cm
15 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
12 copy scores, 32 cm
6 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 part (photocopy), 25 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
One page short score in Folder A (photocopy) is originally noted on the verso of "Swamp goo." 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, brittle.
Copyright by Tempo Music, Inc.
Summary:
14 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Freedom #1 is contained in two of eighty five folders for "Sacred concert II" consisting of 15 two page short scores, 7 one page short scores, 1 five page piano vocal score and 14 parts in c minor concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, others?).
Folder A contains 1 one page short score and parts. Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3 (2), tenor 1, tenor 2; 1 trumpet - 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2 (2), bass (2); bass; piano (2).
Folder B contains remaining short scores. 1 one page short score indicates parts for voices - soprano, alto, tenor, bass. Lyrics begin "Freedom, freedom ...". 2 one page short scores do not indicate instrumentation. 3 one page short scores indicates parts for voices - soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, bass. Lyrics begin as above. Scores subtitled "Finale chant." 7 two page short scores indicate parts for voices - soprano 1, alto 1, alto 2. Lyrics begin as above. 4 two page short scores indicate parts for voices - soprano, alto, tenor, baritone. Lyrics begin as above. 4 two page short scores indicate parts for voices - tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone. Lyrics begin as above. Five page piano vocal score lyrics begin as above. Piano vocal score appears incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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