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Piano medley [music]

Physical description:
22 copy scores, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 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:
A short score for "Filigree" is noted on the verso of the short score in Folder B. 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, torn.
Folder A, grouping iv from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 49.
Summary:
25 parts and 1 score
Piano medley is contained in two folders consisting of 11 parts in Db Major concert, and 1 two page short score and 14 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Benjamin, Mullens, Jones, Whaley, Sanders?).
Folder A contains parts in 4 groupings -- (i) Parts in Db Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 2 trumpets - Baker, 3; 2 trombones - Tyree, Butter. -- (ii) Parts in C Major for 2 reeds - Rab, Proc; 6 trumpets - Mullens, 2, 3, 4, Herb, Ray; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3. Parts subtitled "Fanfare." -- (iii) Parts in Db Major for 2 trombones - Tizol, 4. Parts may reflect different arrangements of the piece. -- (iv) Parts in C Major for 2 reeds - Jimmy, Paul; 1 unidentified treble instrument.
Folder B contains short score. Score indicates parts for trumpet, bass. -- All items except Folder A, grouping iv from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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