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Composer:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (copy score, 32 cm.)
1 Item (part (photocopy), 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 32 (Series 1), Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Manuscripts
Music
Photocopies
Short scores
Scope and Contents:
see SACRED CONCERT III
1 part and 1 score
The beauty of God is contained in one of eight folders for "Sacred concert III" consisting of 1 twelve page short score and 1 lead sheet in C Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands.
Short score indicates parts for voices - sopranos, altos, tenors, basses. Lyrics begin "The beauty of God is indescribable ...". Lead sheet for voice. Lyrics begin as above. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Copyright by Tempo Music, Inc.
General:
Additional materials for this piece are contained with "Sacred concert III scores," grouping iii. 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.
Other Title:
The beauty of God.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions. Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270. Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by: Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Manuscripts
Music
Photocopies
Short scores
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.3: B Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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