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City called heaven [music]

Composer:
Johnson, Hall
Arranger:
Blake, Eubie 1883-1983
Physical description:
17 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 24 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
1 copy score, 30 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
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, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, tape.
There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 257, 10.
Summary:
15 parts and an indefinite number of scores
City called heaven is contained in three of twelve folders for "Shuffle along" consisting of 1 seven page conductor score, 1 two page short score, 1 two page piano conductor score, 1 four page piano conductor score, 1 three page piano vocal score and 15 parts in f minor concert, and 1 four page piano conductor score in g minor -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains 5 parts. Parts for 2 reeds - Jimmy, Carney; 1 trombone - Brown; 1 violin - Ray; bass.
Folder B contains seven page conductor score, two page short score, two page piano conductor score, and 9 parts. Conductor score indicates parts for 5 voices - soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, bass. Lyrics begin "I am a poor pilgrim of sorrow ...". Short score does not indicate parts. Lyrics begin as above. Piano conductor score does not indicate parts. Parts for voices - soprano 1 (2), soprano 2, alto (2), tenor (2), baritone, bass. Lyrics begin as above or with humming.
Folder C contains four page piano conductor score in g minor, four page piano conductor score in f minor, three page piano vocal score, and 1 part. Piano conductor scores do not indicate parts. Lyrics for piano vocal score begin "I am a poor pilgrim of sorrow ...". Part for tenor 2. Lyrics begin with humming. -- 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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