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Old King Dooji [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
40 copy scores, 32 cm
8 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Published sheet music
Short scores
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1939
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, tape.
Holograph score in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. T, p. 3. Published part in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. E. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 73.
Summary:
49 parts and 1 score.
Old King Dooji is contained in four folders consisting of 1 five-page short score, 1 published part and 48 parts in c minor concert -- in ink and pencil -- in identified hand (Shurtleff) and unidentified hands (DE, Tizol, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains short score and published part. Short score indicates parts for Rab, sax, clarinet, baritone, Cooty, trumpets, Tizol, trombones. Published part for piano.
Folder B contains parts for 5 reeds - Russell, Hodges, Jimmie, Paul, Harry; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass.
Folder C contains parts for 5 reeds - Russell, Hodges, Jimmie, Paul, Harry; 4 trumpets - Willie, Cat, Ray, Clark; 3 trombones - Britt, Sanders, Butter; bass; piano.
Folder D contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 4 reeds - Otto, Johnny, Barney, Carney; 2 trumpets - Wallace, Cooty; 3 trombones - Tizol, Browne, Tricky. -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - Rab, Sears, Jimmy, Carney; 5 trumpets - Cat, Taft, Rex, Ray, Scad; 2 trombones - Brown, Jones; bass.
Folders B, C & D 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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