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Little posey [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
9 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 copy score, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
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, tape, water spots, worn.
Short score in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. P, p. 12. Lead sheet in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. E. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 4.
Summary:
11 parts and 1 score
Little posey is contained in two folders consisting of 1 eight page short score, 2 lead sheets and 9 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Sanders, Tizol, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score and 1 lead sheet. Short score indicates parts for Otto, clarinets, tenor 2, baritone, Cooty, Rex, Wallace, Tricky, Tizol, Brown, bass. Lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument.
Folder B contains parts and 1 lead sheet. Parts for 3 reeds - Johnny, Otto, Barney (2); 2 trumpets - Wallace, Rex; 3 trombones - Tizol, Tricky, Brown. Lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument. Lead sheet appears incomplete.
Folder B 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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