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Paradise [music]

Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
20 copy scores, 32 cm
6 copy scores, 31 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
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, stained.
Grouping iii from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 241, 286.
Summary:
28 parts and 1 score
Paradise is contained in one folder consisting of 1 two page short score and 22 parts in Ab Major concert (?), and 6 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, other?).
Items in 4 groupings -- (i) Short score and part. Short score indicates part for Baker. Score appears incomplete. Part in Ab Major for 1 trumpet - 1. -- (ii) Parts in Ab Major for 7 reeds - Rab, alto 1, Procope (2), Ben, Jimmy Hamilton (2), Sears, Carney; 4 trumpets - Baker, 2, Williams, Killian; 3 trombones - Brown, Tyree, Jones; bass; drums; guitar. -- (iii) Parts in Ab Major for 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - Brown. -- (iv) Parts in C Major for 3 reeds - 3, tenor, 4; 1 trumpet - 2; 1 trombone - 1; bass. -- All items except grouping iii 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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