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Hop-skip-jump [music]

Composer:
Ascher, Robert
Creator:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
10 copy scores, 34 cm
25 copy scores, 32 cm
5 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 copy score, 30 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Folder C, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 83.
Summary:
44 parts.
Hop-skip-jump is contained in three folders consisting of 12 parts in F Major concert, 3 parts in Db Major concert, and 29 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Sanders, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains parts in F Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, bartione; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3.
Folder B contains parts in Db Major for 1 trumpet - Ray; 1 trombone - Tizol; guitar.
Folder C contains parts in Eb Major in 2 groupings -- (i) 4 reeds - alto (2), alto 3, tenor 1 (2), Carney (2); 2 trumpets - 3, 4 (2); 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3 (2). -- (ii) 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3 (2), tenor 1, tenor 2, Carney; 3 trumpets - 1 (2), 2 (2), 3; 2 trombones - 1 (2), 3 (2).
Folder A, Folder B and Folder C, grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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