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Flamingo [music]

Composer:
Grouya, Ted
Type:
Manuscript music
Date:
19||
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 parts in 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 for bass. -- (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. Score does 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.
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