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Just scratchin' the surface [music]

Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
12 copy scores, 32 cm
7 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
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, tape.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. Q, p. 53. Folder B, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 103.
Summary:
23 parts and 1 score
Just scratchin' the surface is contained in two folders consisting of 1 four page short score and 23 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Sanders?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Paul, baritone, 4 trumpets, trombones.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 5 reeds - Johnny (2), Procope, Paul (2), Jimmy (2), Harry (2); 2 trumpets - Cook (2), Ray; 3 trombones - John (2), Butter (2), Britt (2); bass (2). 1 part for Harry appears incomplete. -- (ii) 1 reed - Procope; 2 trumpets - Terry, Cat.
Folder B, 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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