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Mambo [music]

Physical description:
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 35 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 27 cm
5 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Published sheet music
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, torn, brittle.
Summary:
5 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Mambo is contained in two folders consisting of 1 two page conductor score and 1 twenty four page conductor score in G Major concert, 1 part in Eb Major concert, 4 parts in Db Major concert, and 1 published four page piano conductor score in an unknown key -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Tizol?).
Folder A contains conductor scores. Two page score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Twenty four page score indicates parts for 5 saxes - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (?); 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 1 trombone - 1; bass; piano. Score appears incomplete.
Folder B contains piano conductor score and parts. Piano conductor score indicates part for clarinet. Score includes lyrics. Lyrics begin "Better than any samba, greater than any tango ...". Score appears incomplete. Part in Eb Major for trumpet. Parts in Db Major for 4 reeds - alto 1, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone. -- 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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