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Princess blue [music]

Physical description:
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
33 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
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, tape.
Folder C from the Presentation Album, vol. T, p. 37. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 134.
Summary:
34 parts and 1 score
Princess blue is contained in four folders consisting of 1 fourteen page short score and 34 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Sanders?).
Folder A contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, Paul, Jimmy, Carney. -- (ii) Part for 1 reed - clarinet.
Folder B contains parts for 4 reeds - Rab, Proc, Paul, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Terry; 4 trombones - 1, 2, 3, Britt; bass; unidentified instrument. Parts for Britt, unidentified instrument appear incomplete.
Folder C contains short score and part. Short score indicates parts for Terry, Rab, Pro, Paul, Carney, trumpets, trombones, bass. Part for bass.
Folder D contains parts for 5 reeds - Johnny, Procope, Jimmy, Paul, Harry; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Terry; 3 trombones - 1, 2, Butter; 1 bass - Jimmy. -- All items except Folder C 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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