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My friend [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
17 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal 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, worn, torn.
Folder A from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 237, 296.
Summary:
16 parts and 1 score
My friend is contained in two folders consisting of 1 two page piano vocal score and 16 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Sanders, Whaley?).
Folder A contains piano vocal score. Piano vocal score does not include lyrics.
Folder B contains parts for 7 reeds - Willie, Jimmy, Procope, Sears (2), Paul, Ben, Carney; 4 trumpets - Williams, Killian, Scad, Baker; 3 trombones - Tyree, Brown, Butter; bass.
Folder B 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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