Shepherd who watches over the night flock, The [music]
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
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
Piano vocal scores
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.
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.