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Go away blues [music]

Physical description:
34 copy scores, 32 cm
4 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
1930
1981
20th century
Notes:
A part for "Night life" is noted on the verso of the alto 3 part in 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 appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 101.
Summary:
36 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Go away blues is contained in one folder consisting of 1 four page short score and 24 parts in Db Major concert, and 1 four page short score and 12 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Items in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in Db Major for 5 reeds - Rab, Toby, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 4 trumpets - Cat, Scad, Rex, Taft; 3 trombones - Jones, Brown, Tricky; bass. -- (ii) Four page short score and parts in Db Major. Short score indicates parts for brass. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 4; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass. -- (iii) Four page short score and parts in Bb Major. Short score indicates parts for sax, baritone, trumpets. Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, Paul, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 4; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; piano (2). -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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