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Grand slam jam [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Arranger:
Henderson, Luther
Physical description:
46 copy scores, 32 cm
3 manuscripts, 31 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 31 cm
44 parts (photocopies), 29 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
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 Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
96 parts and 1 score.
Grand slam jam is contained in two folders consisting of 5 lead sheets, 1 six-page piano conductor score and 91 parts in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Benjamin, other?).
Folder A contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 2 reeds - flute 1, bassoon 1; 4 horns - 1, 2, 3, 4; 1 trombone - 1; 3 violins - 1, 2, 3; viola; cello; bass; harp. -- (ii) Lead sheets for unidentified C instrument (2); unidentified Bb instrument (3). Parts for piano/guitar (2).
Folder B contains six-page piano condcutor score and parts. Piano conductor score indicates parts for strings, flute, oboe, clarinets, bassoons, horns, trumpets, Ellington trumpets, trombones, saxes, harp, tuba. Parts for 16 reeds - flute 1 (2), flute 2, oboe 1, oboe 2, English horn, bassoon 1, bassoon 2, clarinet 1, clarinet 2, clarinet 3, bass clarinet, alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 horns - 1 (2), 2 (2), 3 (2), 4; 8 trumpets - Ellington 1, 1, Ellington 2, 2, Ellington 3, 3, Ellington 4, 4; 4 trombones - Ellington 1, 1 (2), Ellington 2, 2, Ellington 3; drums; percussion battery; timpani; 3 violins - 1 (7), 2 (6), 3 (4); viola (5); cello (5); bass (5); harp (2).
Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
Local number:
Min 1169
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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