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Lady of the lavender mist [music]

Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
32 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Other title:
French
Frenc'
French I
Frenc' I
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, worn.
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.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. R, p. 2. Folder C, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 191.
Summary:
32 parts and 1 score
Lady of the lavender mist is contained in three folders consisting of 1 four page short score and 32 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Sanders, other?).
Folder A contains short score. Score indicates parts for Rab, Hamilton, baritone, bassoon, bass clarinet, 5 trumpets, Brown, trombones, bass.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 2 trumpets - Ray, Baker; 1 trombone - Brown; guitar. -- (ii) 5 reeds - alto 1, clarinet, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 5 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 4 trombones - 1, 2, 3, Tommy; bass.
Folder C contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts for bass (2). -- (ii) 1 trombone - John. -- (iii) 6 reeds - Rab, Procope, Ben, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 3 trumpets - Scad, Williams, Dud; 1 trombone - Tyree. -- All items except Folder A and Folder C, grouping i 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_169134

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