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Warren, Harry, 1893-1981  Search this
Gordon, Mack, 1904-1959  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
25 Items (copy scores, 31 cm.)
Box 25, Folder 4
Archival materials
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Scope and Contents:
see also Subseries 1.3
25 parts
At last is contained in one folder consisting of 25 parts in G and Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (BS?).
Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 7 reeds - Jimmie, Paul, Harry, Pro, Jeff, Wallace, Chauncey; 2 trumpets - Terry, Cat; 2 trombones - Butter, Britt; guitar - Guy. -- (ii) 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 4 trombones - 1, 2, 3, 4; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
copyright 1942 -- Shapiro. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book on some of the parts: 771, 99.
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. Folder A -- 38p.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
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 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:;;
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
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 / 1.1.2: A Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History