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Mon ami [music]

Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
13 manuscripts, 32 cm
20 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
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, torn, worn.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 309.
Summary:
32 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Mon ami is contained in three folders consisting of 1 four page short score, 1 four page conductor score and 22 parts in F Major concert, and 10 parts in A Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, Sanders?).
Folder A contains short score. Score indicates parts for Jimmy, Ray, Shorty, bass.
Folder B contains conductor score and parts in F Major. Conductor score indicates parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3. Parts in F Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, Paul, Jimmy, Harry; 3 trumpets - Ray (2), Shorty, 3; 4 trombones - 1 (2), Tricky, 2, 3; bass.
Folder C contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in A Major for 2 reeds - Toby, Sears; 3 trumpets - Scad, Cat, Taft; 3 trombones - Brown, Tricky, Jones. Parts subtitled "Intro." -- (ii) Parts in A Major for 1 reed - Rab; piano. -- (iii) Parts in F Major for 2 reeds - Sears, Carney; 2 trumpets - Scad, Taft; 2 trombones - Jones, Brown; guitar. -- 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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