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Elements of the Exotic

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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Published Date:
Sun, 18 Jun 2017 13:00:48 +0000
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Object of the Day
The Jazz Age
Cooper Hewitt Library
Duke Ellington
Sheet Music Covers
Description:
The piano plays an intricate, rhythmic solo. The trumpet vocalizes a “wa-wa” sound that is explosively bluesy. The trombone whinnies bizarrely, both expressive and perverse. These are the sounds of Duke Ellington’s “Black and Tan Fantasy,” one of the defining musical pieces of his fifty-year career. Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington (1899-1974) was involved with music...
Topic:
Design
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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