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How deep is the ocean? [music]

Composer:
Berlin, Irving 1888-
Physical description:
21 copy scores, 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
1932
20th century
1930-1940
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.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 368.
Summary:
21 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
How deep is the ocean is contained in two folders consisting of 1 published two page piano vocal score and 1 part in Eb Major concert, 1 one page piano conductor score in Bb Major concert, and 20 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Williams, Whaley?).
Folder A contains piano vocal score, piano conductor score and part in Eb Major. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "How much do I love you? ...". Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Part in Eb Major for 1 trumpet - 3.
Folder B contains parts in F Major in 2 groupings -- (i) 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums; guitar; piano. -- (ii) 1 reed - Rab; 1 trumpet - Cat; 2 trombones - Tricky, Jones. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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