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Rock skipping at the Blue Note [music]

Physical description:
1 copy score, 35 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
13 copy scores, 32 cm
11 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
4 copy scores, 31 cm
5 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
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, torn, tape.
Folder B from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
33 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Rock skipping at the Blue Note is contained in three folders consisting of 1 two page conductor score, 1 seven page conductor score and 33 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Jones?).
Folder A contains conductor scores. Two page conductor score indicates part for clarinet. Two page score appears incomplete. Seven page conductor score indicates parts for 2 altos, 2 tenors, baritone, 4 trumpets.
Folder B contains parts for 7 reeds - Smith (2), Proc (2), Paul, clarinet, Jimmy, Carney, baritone (2); 5 trumpets - 1 (2), Cat, Nelson, Baker, Ray, 4; 4 trombones - Tizol, Butter, Britt, John (2). Parts for clarinet, John appear incomplete.
Folder C contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for rhythm (2). -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, Jimmy, Paul; 2 trumpets - 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3.
Folder A and 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:
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