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Hi fi fo fum [music]

Physical description:
19 copy scores, 32 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
5 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A part for an untitled piece is noted on the verso of Ray's part in Folder A. 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, tape, torn.
Folder B, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 24.
Summary:
28 parts
Hi fi fo fum is contained in two folders consisting of 12 parts in C Major concert, 14 parts in Eb Major concert, 1 part in D Major concert (?), and 1 part in Ab Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Folder A contains parts in C Major for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - Terry, Baker, Cat, Ray; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in Eb Major for 3 reeds - Rab (2), Paul (2), Carney (2); 1 trumpet - Cat; 2 trombones - Brown, Chuck (2); bass (2). Part in D Major (?) for unidentified treble instrument. -- (ii) Parts in Eb Major for 1 trumpet - Cat; 1 trombone - Brown. Part in Ab Major for bass.
Folder A and Folder B, grouping ii 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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