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Blake, Eubie (James Herbert), 1883-1983
Razaf, Andy
12 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
11 Items (manuscripts, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

16 parts and an indefinite number of scores

Roll Jordan is contained in two folders consisting of 1 six page piano vocal score, 1 three page short score, 1 four page short score, 2 seven page short scores, 1 four page piano conductor score, 1 four page conductor score and 16 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Blake, Whaley?).

Folder A contains piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "I'm so weary of this heavy load ...".

Folder B contains items in 5 groupings -- (i) Three page short score and parts. Short score indicates parts for soprano, 2 altos, tenor, baritone, bass. Lyrics begin "Roll Jordan roll ...". Parts for voices - soprano (2), alto 1, alto 2, tenor, baritone, bass. Lyrics correspond to score. -- (ii) Four page short score. Short score indicates parts fo...