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Finale [music]

Physical description:
3 manuscripts, 32 cm
5 copy scores, 32 cm
8 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
11 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 31 cm
6 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A part for "See the light" is noted on the verso of the part for trumpet 1 in Folder B, grouping iv. 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.
Folder B, grouping iii from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 12.
Summary:
31 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Finale is contained in two folders consisting of 1 eighteen page conductor score and 6 parts in Eb Major concert, 1 one-page short score and 1 two-page conductor score in F Major concert, 21 parts in C Major concert, and 4 parts in D Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Parker, Heywood?).
Folder A contains scores. Eighteen-page conductor score indicates parts for 3 reeds - alto, tenor 1, tenor 2; 2 trumpets - 1, 2. One-page short score does not indicate instrumentation. Two- page conductor score indicates parts for 3 reeds - sax 1, sax 3, tenor; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 1 trombone - 1; bass; banjo; piano. Scores appear to reflect different arrangements of the piece.
Folder B contains parts in 4 groupings -- (i) Parts in Eb Major for 2 reeds - alto 1, baritone; unidentified treble instrument. Part for unidentified instrument appears incomplete. -- (ii) Part in C Major for piano. -- (iii) Parts in D, C, and Eb Major for 6 reeds - Rab (2), Proc (2), Paul (2), Jimmy, Ham, Carney (2); 2 trombones - Buster (2), Chuck (2); bass; piano (4). Multiple parts may reflect different arrangements of the piece. -- (iv) Parts in C Major for 4 reeds - Jim, Rab, Proc, Carney; 2 trumpets - 1, 3; 2 trombones - Butter, Britt. -- All items except Folder B, grouping iii from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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