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Mid-summer [music]

Composer:
Collier, Ron
Physical description:
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
16 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Folder A also includes a letter from Collier to Ellington dated 1967/10/04 explaining the arrangement of the piece. 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.
Conductor score is dated Sept. 1967.
Summary:
17 parts and 1 score
Mid-summer is contained in two of three folders for "City suite" consisting of 1 twenty two page conductor score and 15 parts in Bb Major concert, and 2 parts in G Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in identified hand (Collier) and unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Folder A contains conductor score and parts in Bb Major. Conductor score indicates parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums; piano. Parts correspond to score exactly.
Folder B contains parts in G Major for harp; piano. -- 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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