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Shepherd who watches over the night flock, The [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Williams, Cootie
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
6 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
15 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 copy score, 31 cm
5 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
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 A and Folder B, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
27 parts and an indefinite number of scores
The shepherd who watches over the night flock is contained in five of eighty five folders for "Sacred concert II" consisting of 1 five page short score, 1 lead sheet and 26 parts in e minor concert, and 1 four page piano vocal score in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, others?).
Folder A contains parts for 5 reeds - Hodges, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - Cat, 2, Mercer (2), Herb (2); 3 trombones - Brown, Buster, Chuck.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, Jimmy, Paul, baritone; 2 trumpets - 3, Cooty; 1 trombone - Chuck; bass. -- (ii) Parts for 1 trumpet - 1; 2 trombones - Brown, Buster.
Folder C contains lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument.
Folder D contains five page short score. Short score indicates parts for saxes, baritone, trumpets, trombones. Score appears incomplete.
Folder E contains four page piano vocal score in F Major. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "The Lord is my shepherd ...". Score appears to reflect a different arrangement of this piece. -- All items except Folder A and Folder B, 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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