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Danny boy [music]

Physical description:
1 manuscript, 34 cm
2 copy scores, 32 cm
11 copy scores, 31 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor 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, torn.
There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 15, 163.
Summary:
12 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Danny boy is contained in one folder consisting of 1 four page conductor score and 1 two page piano conductor score in Eb Major concert, and 12 parts in D Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Henderson, other?).
Conductor score indicates parts for 8 voices - solo, soprano 1, soprano 2, alto, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone, bass. Lyrics begin "Oh Danny boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling ...". Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Parts for 4 reeds - Hodges, alto 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - Baker, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - Brown, Tyre, Butter; 1 bass - Windell. -- 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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