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Freedom #7 [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 part (photocopy), 33 cm
1 copy score, 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
2 manuscripts, 31 cm
1 copy score, 28 cm
7 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 27 cm
1 part (photocopy), 25 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Part in Folder A (photocopy) is originally noted on the verso of "Singing for my French brother." 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, worn, tape, brittle.
Copyright by Tempo Music, Inc.
Summary:
12 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Freedom #7 is contained in two of eighty five folders for "Sacred concert II" consisting of 3 eight page short scores, 3 one page short scores, 1 three page piano conductor score, 1 four page piano vocal score, 4 lead sheets and 8 parts in c minor concert -- in ink pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, others?).
Folder A contains 3 eight page short scores, piano conductor score, lead sheet and 1 part. Eight page short scores indicate parts for saxes, baritone, trumpets, trombone, voice. Lyrics begin "Freedom, freedom ...". Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Score includes lyrics. Lyrics begin as above. Lead sheet for voice. Lyrics begin as above. Part for unidentified treble instrument.
Folder B contains items in 4 groupings -- (i) Parts for voice (6). Lyrics begin as above. -- (ii) Piano vocal score. Piano vocal score lyrics begin as above. Piano vocal score appears incomplete. -- (iii) 3 one page short scores. Short scores indicate parts for voices - sopranos, alto, tenor, baritone, bass. -- (iv) Lead sheets and 1 part. Lead sheets for voice (3). Lyrics begin as above. Part for unidentified treble instrument. Part 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:
Archives Center - NMAH

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