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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.
Copyright restrictions. Consult Archives Center staff. Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Eillis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235, Facsimile (212) 757-0469; E-Mail: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 368.
Fair, torn, tape.
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.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_168692

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