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History of jazz in three minutes [music]

Physical description:
11 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
6 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 28 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 copy score, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
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.
Condition: fair, torn.
Summary:
29 parts
History of jazz in three minutes is contained in one folder consisting of 19 parts in Bb Major concert, 9 parts in D Major concert, and 1 part in A Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, other?).
Parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in Bb Major for 6 reeds - Rab, Jimmy, Proc, tenor 1, tenor 2, Carney; 3 trumpets - Baker, Killian, Nelson; 1 trombone - Tyree; bass. -- (ii) Parts in D Major for 4 reeds - clarinet 1, clarinet 2, alto (2), tenor (2); 2 trumpets - 1, 3 (2). Parts in Bb for 3 reeds - clarinet 1, alto (2), tenor (2); 2 trumpets - 1, 3 (2). Parts are noted on the same sheets as the parts in D Major. -- (iii) Part in A Major for 1 trumpet - 3. Parts in grouping i reflect a multi-section piece. Parts in groupings ii and iii reflect some of the individual sections of the larger work. -- 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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