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Mack the knife [music]

Composer:
Weill, Kurt 1900-1950
Lyricist:
Brecht, Bertolt 1898-1956
Arranger:
Mason, Jack
Physical description:
15 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm
12 copy scores, 33 cm
11 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Published sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1955
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: brittle, torn, tape.
Folder B from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
37 parts and 1 score
Mack the knife is contained in three folders consisting of 1 published three page piano conductor score and 14 published parts in Db Major concert, and 23 parts in C Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Mullins, other?).
Folder A contains published items. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2/3; 3 violins - A/B/C; bass; drums; guitar. Parts for trombone 2 and trombone 3 noted on the same sheet. Parts for violin A, violin B, and violin C noted on the same sheet.
Folder B contains parts in C Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; piano.
Folder C contains parts in C Major for 4 reeds - Hodges, Procope, Mex, Carney; 3 trumpets - Mullens, Merenguito, Cook; 3 trombones - Booty, Britt; Gee; 1 bass - Woode. Part for Hodges appears incomplete.
Folders A & C from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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