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Progressive re-bop [music]

Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
28 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
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: worn, torn, brittle.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 194.
Summary:
28 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Progressive re-bop is contained in two folders consisting of 1 four page short score and 15 parts in Db Major concert, and 1 eight page conductor score and 13 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains items in Db Major. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Jim, baritone, Bker, trumpets, trombone. Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Pro, Sears, Jimmy, Carney; 5 trumpets - Williams, Baker, Ray, Dud, Scad; 3 trombones - Brown (2), Jones, Tyree; bass.
Folder B contains items in Eb Major. Conductor score indicates parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; piano. Parts for 2 reeds - alto 3, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; violin; bass; guitar; piano. Part for bass appears incomplete. -- 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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