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Like a ship in the night [music]

Physical description:
15 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
8 manuscripts, 32 cm
Type:
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
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.
Summary:
21 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
Like a ship in the night is contained in one folder consisting of 7 parts in Ab Major concert, 1 one page short score and 5 parts in Eb Major concert, 1 one page short score and 3 parts in Bb Major concert, 5 parts in C Major concert, and 1 part in G Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, ME?).
Items in 4 groupings -- (i) Short score and parts in Eb Major. Short score indicates parts for baritone, trumpet, trombone. Parts for 1 reed - baritone; trumpet; trombone; bass. -- (ii) Short score and parts in Bb Major, parts in Ab Major, and part in Eb Major. Short score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts in Bb Major for 2 reeds - alto, baritone; trumpet. Parts in Ab Major for 2 reeds - alto, baritone; trumpet. Part in Eb Major for 1 reed - alto. -- (iii) Parts in C and G Major. Parts in C Major for 2 reeds - alto, baritone; trumpet; trombone; bass. Part in G Major for unidentified treble instrument. -- (iv) Parts in Ab Major for 2 reeds - alto, baritone; trumpet; trombone. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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