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Flaming sword [music]

Physical description:
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
12 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 copy score, 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A guitar part for "Never felt" is noted on the verso of the guitar part in Folder B, grouping iii. 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, worn.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. N, p. 41. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 67.
Summary:
14 parts and 1 score
Flaming sword is contained in two folders consisting of 1 seven page short score, 2 lead sheets and 12 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Tizol?).
Folder A contains short score. Score indicates parts for Rab, Otto, Barney, Ben, Carney, Cooty, Rex, Wallace, Tricky, Tizol, bass.
Folder B contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) 1 lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument. -- (ii) Part for 1 reed - Sears. -- (iii) 1 lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument. Parts for 5 reeds - Johnny, Otto, Barney, Ben, Carney; 1 trumpet - Wallace; 3 trombones - Tizol, Brown, Tricky; bass; guitar. Parts for bass and guitar appear incomplete.
Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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