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Piano blues [music]

Physical description:
1 manuscript, 32 cm
16 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
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.
Summary:
16 parts and 1 score
Piano blues is contained in two folders consisting of 1 two page short score and 16 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (ME, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score. Score indicates parts for tenor, baritone, reeds, trumpets, trombones.
Folder B contains parts for 6 reeds - Rab, Procope, Jimmy, Ben, Sears, Carney; 4 trumpets - Baker, Scad, Williams, Killian; 3 trombones - Brown, Tyree, Jackson; bass; guitar; voice - Ray. Lyrics begin "The clock is strikin' ooh it must be two ...". -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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