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Love scene [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
34 copy scores, 32 cm
13 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
8 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
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, stained.
Folder A, grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
53 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Love scene is contained in three folders consisting of 1 two page piano vocal score, 2 three page short scores, 1 four page piano conductor score and 53 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Whaley, Henderson?).
Folder A contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Two page piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "Making that scene, making that love scene ...". -- (ii) Parts for 6 reeds - alto 1 (4), alto 3 (3), tenor 1, Jimmy (2), baritone (2), Carney (3); 4 trumpets - 1, 2 (2), 3, 4 (2); 5 trombones - 1 (2), 2 (3), 3 (2), Chuck (2), Brown; bass (4). Many parts appear incomplete. -- (iii) Four page piano conductor score and parts. Piano conductor score indicates parts for sax, brass, piano. Score appears incomplete. Parts for 2 reeds - alto 3, Paul; 3 trumpets - 1 (2), 3, 4; 2 trombones - 2, Brown.
Folder B contains three page short score and parts. Short score indicates parts for Rab, alto, baritone, trumpet, trombone. Parts for 6 reeds - solo alto, alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, Carney; trumpet; trombone (2); bass.
Folder C contains three page short score. Score indicates parts for sax, baritone, trumpets. -- All items except Folder A, 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:
Archives Center - NMAH

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