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Composer:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Vance, Dick, 1915-1985  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (part (photocopy), 28 cm.)
17 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 175, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Scope and Contents note:
see TOOT SUITE
Scope and Contents:
18 parts
Jazz festival jazz is contained in two of ten folders for "Toot suite" consisting of 18 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Sanders, Whaley?).
Folder A contains part for piano.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 4 reeds - alto 3, Jimmy, Paul, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 2 trombones - 2, 3; bass. Many parts appear incomplete. -- (ii) Parts for 2 reeds - alto 3, tenor 1; 2 trumpets - 1, 4; 2 trombones - 2, 3. Parts appear incomplete.
Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. D. Copyright by Tempo Music, Inc.
General:
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, worn, stained, tape.
Other Title:
Wailer.
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 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
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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