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Merry-go-round [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
2 copy scores, 32 cm
6 manuscripts, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
1935
20th century
Notes:
Parts for "Echo in the valley" are noted on the verso of many parts in Folder C, grouping ii. 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.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. E. Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. R, p. 19. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 135.
Summary:
10 parts and 1 score.
Merry-go-round is contained in three folders consisting of 1 three page short score, 1 published part and 9 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Tizol?).
Folder A contains published part. Part for piano.
Folder B contains short score. Short score indicates parts for soprano, alto, tenor, bass, trumpets, Tricky, Tizol, Brown.
Folder C contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 2 trombones - 1, Tricky. -- (ii) Parts for 1 reed - Otto; 2 trumpets - 1, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; banjo. Part for trumpet 3 appears incomplete.
Folder C 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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