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Once upon a dream [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
13 copy scores, 32 cm
8 copy scores, 31 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
1 copy score, 26 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
1930
1930-1974
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, stained.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. E. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 171.
Summary:
22 parts and 1 score.
Once upon a dream is contained in three folders consisting of 1 four-page short score and 10 parts in Ab Major concert, and 12 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains part in Ab Major for piano.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in Ab Major for 3 reeds - Rab, Sears, Carney; 2 trumpets - Williams, Baker; 3 trombones - Tyree, Claude, Brown; guitar. -- (ii) Parts in Bb Major for 5 reeds - Proc, Rab, clarinet, tenor 2, bass clarinet; 3 trumpets - Baker, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass.
Folder C contains short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, 4 saxes, Baker, 2 trumpets, Claude, Tyree, Brown, piano.
Folder B and Folder C 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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