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Golden feather [music]

Physical description:
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
20 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
1930
1981
20th century
Notes:
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 A from the Presentation Album, vol. O, p. 9. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 265, 179.
Summary:
21 parts and 1 score.
Golden feather is contained in two folders consisting of 1 eight page short score and 21 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score and 1 part. Short score indicates parts for saxes, Proc, Jimmy, Sears, baritone, trumpets, trombones, bass. Part for 1 reed - Carney.
Folder B contains parts for 4 reeds - Rab, Pro, Sears, Carney; 4 trumpets - Taft, Cat (2), Scad (2), Williams (2); 3 trombones - Brown (2), Wilbur (2), Jones (2); bass (2); guitar. Multiple parts may reflect different arrangements of the piece.
Folder B 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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