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Flamingo [music]

Composer:
Grouya, Ted
Lyricist:
Anderson, Ed
Arranger:
Freeman, Ned
Physical description:
11 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
41 copy scores, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
25 manuscripts, 32 cm
13 copy scores, 31 cm
1 manuscript, 31 cm
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 31 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
49 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 27 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Xerographic copies
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
1941
20th century
Notes:
Bass part in Folder C, grouping i (photocopy) is originally noted on the verso of Boo-dah. Parts for "Girl of my dreams," "Without a song," and "B-M" are noted on the verso of parts in Folder C, groupings ii & 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.
Folder C, grouping iv from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 26.
Summary:
139 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
Flamingo is contained in seven folders consisting of 1 three-page short score, 1 three-page piano conductor score and 48 parts in Db Major concert, 1 four-page conductor score and 17 parts in Eb Major concert, 16 partsin Bb Major concert, 1 two-page short score, 1 published one- page piano vocal score and 28 parts in F Major concert, 30 parts in G Major concert, and 1 two- page short score in an unknown key -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Whaley, Henderson, Chabania?).
Folder A contains three-page short score in Db Major. Score indicates parts for Tizol, Tricky, Brown. Score appears incomplete.
Folder B contains two-page short score in F Major. Score indicates parts for violins, flute, clarinet, saxes, baritone, bass clarinet, trumpets, trombones, bass.
Folder C contains items in 5 groupings -- (i) Part in F Major forbass. -- (ii) Parts in F Major for 4 reeds - Toby (2), Chauncey, Ben, baritone;3 trumpets - Wallace, Rex (2), Ray (2); 3 trombones - Brown, Tizol (2), Tricky;guitar. -- (iii) Parts in Db Major for 4 reeds - Rab, Otto, Johnny, Barney; 3 trumpets - Wallace, Nance, Rex; 3 trombones - Brown, Tizol, Tricky; bass; unidentified (guitar?). 1 three page piano conductor score in Db Major. Scoredoes not indicate parts. -- (iv) Part in Db Major for 1 trumpet - Terry. Part in F Major for bass. -- (v) Parts in F Major and Bb Major for 4 reeds - Jim, Proc, Rick, Paul; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Ray; 3 trombones - Britt, Butter (2), Tizol.
Folder D contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in Db Major for 2 trumpets - trumpet, Nance; 2 trombones - Tizol, Jones; guitar; piano; unidentified instrument (2). Part for trumpet also includes a part for tenor sax. Parts for unidentified instrument appear incomplete. -- (ii) Parts in Db Major for 5 reeds - Toby, Rab, Jimmy, Sears, Carney (2); 3 trumpets - Cat, Taft Rex; 2 trombones - Tricky (2), Jones; bass. -- (iii) Parts in Db Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; piano.
Folder E contains 1 two page short score in an unknown key. Score indicates parts for clarinet, alto, trumpet, bass, piano. Score appears incomplete.
Folder F contains four-page conductor score and parts in Eb Major. Score indicates parts for violin; 5 saxes - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 3 trumpets -1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; piano.
Folder G contains published piano vocal score in F Major and published parts in Eb, Bb and G Major concert. Piano vocal score is incomplete(begins on p. 5). Lyrics begin "wind sings a song to you as you go ...". Parts in Eb Major for violin A/B; bass; drums; piano. Parts in G Major for violins - A/B (2), C (2); 4 reeds - alto 1 (2), alto 3 (2), tenor 2 (2), tenor 4 (2); 3 trumpets - 1 (2), 2 (2), 3 (2); 2 trombones - 1 (2), 2 (2); bass (2); drums (2); guitar (2); piano (2). Parts in Bb Major for violins A/B, C; 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1 2; bass; drums; guitar; piano. -- All items except Folder C, grouping iv from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
Local number:
Min 1017
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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