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Overture [music]

Physical description:
1 manuscript, 35 cm
1 copy score, 36 cm
14 copy scores, 31 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
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, tape, torn.
Summary:
14 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Overture is contained in two folders consisting of 1 four page conductor score, 1 one page conductor score and 14 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Folder A contains four page conductor score. Score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete.
Folder B contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 2 reeds - alto 1, alto 3; 2 trumpets - 1, 2. Parts for alto 1, trumpet 1 and trumpet 2 appear incomplete. -- (ii) One page conductor score and parts. Conductor score indicates parts for 4 saxes - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 1 trombone - 1; piano; drums. Score appears incomplete. Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; trombone; bass; piano. -- 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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