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Kissing bug [music]

Physical description:
18 copy scores, 32 cm
1 copy score, 14 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
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, stained.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 24.
Summary:
19 parts
Kissing bug is contained in one folder consisting of 19 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 3 reeds - Rab, Sears, Carney; 5 trumpets - Cat, Rex, Taft (2), Ray, Scad; 2 trombones - Brown, Jones; bass; guitar. Multiple parts for Taft may relfect different arrangements of the piece. -- (ii) 2 reeds - Rab, Carney; 2 trumpets - Rex, Ray; 2 trombones - Brown, Jones. Parts subtitled "Ending." -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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