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Medley [music]

Physical description:
4 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
68 copy scores, 32 cm
7 manuscripts, 32 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
23 copy scores, 31 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 manuscript, 26 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Part in C Major for piano in Folder A (photoocopy) is originally noted on the verso of "Blues for Madelaine." Parts for "Gal from Joe's" are noted on the verso of the short score in Folder B. A part for an untitled piece is noted on the verso of a piano conductor score in Folder K. 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, brittle.
Parts for Paul in Folder I from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
97 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Medley is contained in fourteen folders consisting of 1 two page short score, 1 eight page conductor score and 17 parts in Db Major concert, 1 eight page conductor score, 1 two page short score and 12 parts in Ab Major concert, 2 one page piano conductor scores and 2 parts in Eb Major concert, 1 four page short score, 1 three page short score, 1 two page short score and 17 parts in Bb Major concert, 1 one page short score, 1 one page piano conductor score and 14 parts in F Major concert, 3 lead sheets and 24 parts in C Major concert, and 1 four page piano conductor score, 1 five page piano conductor score, 1 four page short score and 8 parts in G Major concert -- in ink, penciland photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Part in C Major forpiano. -- (ii) Four page short score in Bb Major. Short score indicates parts for alto, tenor, baritone. Score appears incomplete. -- (iii) Part in Db Majorfor 1 reed - tenor.
Folder B contains 1 four page piano conductor score and 1 four page short score in G Major. Piano conductor score indicates parts for tenor, baritone, trombone. Short score indicates parts for 3 reeds - alto, tenor, baritone; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; trombone; bass.
Folder C contains eight page conductor score in Ab Major and 1 two page short score in Db Major. Conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Short score indicates parts for alto, Sears.
Folder D contains one page short score in F Major. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Proc, Carney, Cooty, Brown. Score appears incomplete.
Folder E contains 1 three page short score and 1 two page short score in Bb Major. Three page short score indicates part for clarinet and appears incomplete. Two page short score indicates parts for clarinet, 2 tenors, baritone, Brown.
Folder F contains parts in 4 groupings -- (i) Parts in Bb Major for 1 reed - clarinet; 2 trombones - Brown, Tricky; violin. -- (ii) Part in Bb Major for 1 trombone - Tizol. -- (iii) Parts in C Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Cootie; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- (iv) Part in Bb Major for 1 reed - Johnny.
Folder G contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in C Major for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3. -- (ii) Parts in Db Major for 2 reeds - Chauncey, Carney; 2 trumpets - Wallace, Ray; 2 trombones - Tricky, Brown; guitar. -- (iii) Parts in Eb Major for 2 reeds - tenor 1, baritone.
Folder H contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in Db Major for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 4, Carney; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 2, 3. -- (ii) Parts in Bb Major for 2 trumpets - 1, 4; 1 trombone -1; bass.
Folder I contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in Ab Major for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Paul, Jimmy, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 2 trombones - Buster, Chuck; bass. -- (ii) Parts in F Major for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1 (2), Chuck,Buster.
Folder J contains five page piano conductor score and parts in G Major. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 3 reeds - alto, tenor, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; trombone; bass.
Folder K contains 2 one page piano conductor scores in Eb Major. Scores do not indicate instrumentation and appear incomplete.
Folder L contains lead sheets in C Major. Lead sheets for unidentified instrument (3).
Folder M contains eight page conductor score in Db Major, parts in Bb Major, and 1 one page piano conductor score in F Major. Conductor score indicates parts for alto, baritone, trumpet, trombone, bass. Parts for 2 reeds- alto, tenor; trumpet; trombone; bass; drums; piano. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete.
Folder N contains 1 part in F Major for guitar.
Folder O contains two page short score in Ab Major. Short score indicates parts for oboe, 3 horns, trumpets, trombones, violins. -- All items except parts for Paul in Folder I from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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