Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
1 documents - page 1 of 1

Praise God and dance [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
14 copy scores, 32 cm
34 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 31 cm
1 part (photocopy), 31 cm
1 copy score, 31 cm
1 part (photocopy), 30 cm
20 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 18 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
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, torn, tape, stained.
Folder D, groupings ii & iii, and Folder F, groupings ii & iv from the Mercer Ellington Library. Copyright by Tempo Music, Inc.
Summary:
66 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Praise God and dance is contained in six of eighty five folders for "Sacred concert II" consisting of 1 forty page short score, 1 six page short score, 1 one page short score, 3 two page piano vocal scores, 1 one page piano vocal score and 66 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, others?).
Folder A contains parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 1 trumpet - Cat (2); bass.
Folder B contains 2 short scores and 1 part. Forty page short score indicates parts for 5 saxes, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones. Six page short score indicates part for tenor 4. Part for piano.
Folder C contains piano vocal scores. Lyrics begin "Praise God with the sound of the trumpet ...". One page piano vocal score appears incomplete.
Folder D contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts for 3 trumpets - Herb, Merc, Cooty; 3 trombones - Brown (2), Buster, Chuck; drums. -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - Rab, Proc, Paul, Harry; 2 trumpets - Herb, Merc; 2 trombones - Buster, Chuck; bass. -- (iii) Part for bass.
Folder E contains parts for 6 reeds - Rab, Proc, Norris, Jimmy, Paul, Harry; 4 trumpets - Cat, Cooty, Merc (2), Herb; 2 trombones - Brown, Chuck; bass.
Folder F contains items in 5 groupings -- (i) One page short score. Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney (3); 1 trumpet - unidentified; 1 trombone - Chuck (2). -- (iii) Parts for 1 trumpet - unidentified; 2 trombones - Brown, Mal. -- (iv) Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; trumpet (3); bass. Some parts appear incomplete. -- (v) Parts for trumpet; 2 trombones - Brown, Buster. -- All items except Folder D, groupings ii & iii, and Folder F, groupings ii & iv 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

Modify Your Search






or


Narrow By
  • Archival materials
  • Holographs (autographs)
  • Manuscripts
  • Music
  • Music parts
  • Photocopies
  • Scores
  • Short scores
  • Archival materials
  • Holographs (autographs)
  • Manuscripts
  • Music
  • Music parts
  • Photocopies
  • Scores
  • Short scores
  • Music
  • Ellington, Duke
  • United States
Filter results to a specific time period.
  • 1900s
  • 1910s
  • 1920s
  • 1930s
  • 1940s
  • 1950s
  • 1960s
  • 1970s
  • 1980s
  • 1990s
  • Archives Center - NMAH