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Frankie and Johnny [music]

Physical description:
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
27 copy scores, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
1930
1981
20th century
Notes:
Part for tenor 1 in Folder B, grouping iii (photocopy) is originally noted on the verso of "What good." A part for tenor 2 for "What good" is noted on the verso of the tenor 2 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.
There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 49, 59.
Summary:
28 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
Frankie and Johnny is contained in three folders consisting of 1 one page short score, 1 two page short score, 1 three page short score and 27 parts in Bb Major concert and 1 part in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, others?).
Folder A contains 1 one page short score. Score indicates parts for violins, sax, baritone/cello, trumpets, trombones. Score appears incomplete.
Folder B contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in Bb Major for 5 reeds - Jonny, Pro, Jimmy, Ben, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - Tyre, Lawrence, Butter; 1 bass - Windell. -- (ii) Parts in Bb Major for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2; cello; 3 trumpets - 2, 3, 4; 2 trombones - 1, 2. -- (iii) 1 two page short score and parts in F and Bb Major. Short score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts in Bb Major for 3 reeds - alto 1, tenor 1, tenor 2; 1 trumpet - Scad. Part in F Major for 1 trombone - Brown.
Folder C contains 1 three page short score. Score indicates parts for tenor, trombones. -- 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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