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Girdle hurdle [music]

Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
32 copy scores, 32 cm
22 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
13 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A part for "Count down" is noted on the verso of the bass part in grouping v. 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, torn, torn.
Groupings i and iii from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
68 parts
Girdle hurdle is contained in one folder consisting of 21 parts in F Major concert and 46 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, other?).
Parts in 5 groupings -- (i) Parts in F Major for 4 reeds - Norris (2), Proc, Paul (2), Carney (2); 4 trumpets - Johnson, Cootie (2), Cat, Mercer; 3 trombones - 1, 2 (2), 3 (2). -- (ii) Parts in F Major for 1 reed - Proc; 1 trumpet - Johnson; 1 trombone - 1. -- (iii) Parts in Ab Major for 6 reeds - Rab (4), Proc (2), Jimmy (4), Paul (4), Carney (2), Harry (2); 4 trumpets - Cooty (3), Mercer (3), Cat, Herb; 3 trombones - Buster (4), Chuck (4), Brown (2); 2 basses - Lamb, bass. Part in F Major for 1 reed - Ashby. -- (iv) Parts in Ab Major for 1 reed - Proc (2); 3 trumpets - Cootie, Herb, Cat (2); 1 trombone - Brown; 1 bass - Lamb. -- (v) Part in Ab Major for bass. -- Groupings ii, iv, and v 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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