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Opener [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
10 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 16 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Manuscripts
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, tape.
Grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
13 parts
Opener is contained in one folder consisting of 12 parts in F Major concert, and 1 part in Eb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hand (Jones) and unidentified hand.
Parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in F Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, Hamilton, Paul, baritone; 1 trumpet - Cootie; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. Part for trombone 2 appears incomplete. -- (ii) Parts in F Major for 1 trumpet - 3 (2). -- (iii) Part in Eb Major for 1 reed - alto 1. Part appears to reflect a different arrangement of the piece. -- All items except grouping ii 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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