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Freedom #4 [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
8 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
2 copy scores, 32 cm
1 copy score, 31 cm
7 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 part (photocopy), 25 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Parts for "Freedom #6" from "Sacred concert II" are noted on the bottom of some parts in grouping ii. Parts for 3 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2. 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, brittle.
Grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library. Copyright by Tempo Music, Inc.
Summary:
10 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Freedom #4 is contained in one of eighty five folders for "Sacred concert II" consisting of 6 two page conductor scores, 2 one page conductor scores, 1 one page short score and 9 parts in Eb Major concert, and 1 part in F Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, others?).
Items in 3 groupings -- (i) Scores. One page short score indicates parts for voices - soprano, alto, tenor. Lyrics begin "Freedom, freedom ...". 1 one page conductor score and 1 two page conductor score do not indicate instrumentation. Scores include lyrics. Lyrics begin as above. 1 one page conductor score and remaining two page conductor scores indicates parts for voices - soprano, alto, tenor, bass. Lyrics begin as above. -- (ii) Parts in Eb Major for 4 reeds - alto 1 (2), alto 3 (3), tenor 2 (2), baritone (2). -- (iii) Part in F Major for piano. -- All items except grouping ii 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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