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National anthem [music]

Physical description:
21 copy scores, 32 cm
6 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1943
20th century
Notes:
Parts for "God save the king" are noted on the bottom and verso of parts in groupings iii-v. 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: 0.
Summary:
31 parts and 1 score
National anthem is contained in two folders consisting of 20 parts in Bb Major concert, 11 parts in Db Major concert, and 1 published volume of piano vocal scores in various keys -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Sanders, Tizol, Henderson?).
Folder A contains parts in 5 groupings -- (i) Parts in Bb Major for 4 reeds - alto 1 (2), tenor 2 (2), tenor 4 (2), baritone (2); 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2 (2), 3 (2). -- (ii) Parts in Bb Major for 1 reed - alto 3; 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - 1; bass. -- (iii) Parts in Db Major for 1 reed - Toby; 1 trumpet - Williams. -- (iv) Parts in Db Major for 3 reeds - Otto, Johnny, Barney; 2 trumpets - Wallace, Ray; 1 trombone - Tizol. -- (v) Parts in Db Major for 1 reed - Carney; 2 trombones - Tizol, Butter.
Folder B contains published volume of piano vocal scores. These scores reflect 47 national anthems of the World War II Allied Powers and various friendly nations (United States, Great Britain, France, Russia, Norway, Peru, etc.). -- All items except grouping i from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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