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Poor butterfly [music]

Physical description:
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
23 copy scores, 32 cm
7 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
5 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 "Laugh, clown, laugh!" is noted on the verso of the short score in Ab Major in Folder A. 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.
Folder B, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
35 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Poor butterfly is contained in two folders consisting of 1 three page short score in Ab Major concert, 24 parts in Eb Major concert, and 1 three page short score and 11 parts in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Yocum, Sanders?).
Folder A contains short scores. Short score in Ab Major indicates parts for clarinet, alto, baritone, trumpets. Score appears incomplete. Short score in F Major indicates parts for altos, Jim, Paul, baritone, Terry, trumpets.
Folder B contains parts in 4 groupings -- (i) Parts in Eb Major for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 2 (2), clarinet (2), baritone (2); 4 trumpets - 1, 2 (2), 3, 4 (2); 3 trombones - 1, 2 (2), 3 (2); bass (2). -- (ii) Part in Eb Major for 1 trumpet - 1. -- (iii) Parts in Eb Major for 2 reeds - alto 1, tenor 4; 1 trombone - 1. -- (iv) Parts in F Major for 5 reeds - Procope, Bill, Paul, Jimmy, Harry; 2 trumpets - 1, Terry; 3 trombones - Butter, Britt, John; bass. -- All items except Folder B, grouping i from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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