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Intimacy of the blues [music]

Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
3 copy scores, 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Short scores
United States
20th century
The short score in Folder A is incorporated in a short score for "High-figh-fo-fumm," which is continued on the bottom and verso. A part for "A blues" is noted on the verso of the trumpet 1 part in Folder B, grouping i. A part for "Rainbow grill" is noted on the verso of an alto part in Folder B, grouping ii. 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.
Folder B, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 40.
6 parts and 1 score
Intimacy of the blues is contained in two folders consisting of 1 one page short score and 2 parts in Eb Major concert, 3 parts in Bb Major concert, and 1 part in D Major concert (?) -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, Sanders?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Paul, Carney, Cat, Brown.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in Eb Major for 2 trumpets - 1, 3. Parts in Bb Major for 2 reeds - alto (2), tenor. -- (ii) Part in D Major (?) for unidentified treble instrument.
Folder A and Folder B, grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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