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Multi-colored blues [music]

Physical description:
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
11 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
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, stained.
Summary:
11 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Multi-colored blues is contained in two folders consisting of 1 three page short score, 1 two page piano vocal score, and 11 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Sanders?).
Folder A contains short score and parts. Short score indicates parts for Proc, Paul, baritone, Terry, trumpets, trombones. Parts for 4 reeds - Procope, Jimmy, Paul, Harry; 4 trumpets - Baker, Ray, Cat, Terry; 2 trombones - Butter, Britt; 1 bass - Jim.
Folder B contains piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "Yellow the daffodils ...". Lyrics appear incomplete. -- 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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