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Sargeant was shy, The [music]

Physical description:
3 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
2 copy scores, 32 cm
6 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 18 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Short scores
United States
20th century
Short scores for "Didn't care" and "Dooji wooji" are noted on the verso of the short score in Folder A. A part for "Night song" is noted on the verso of a part in Folder B, grouping iii. 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, stained.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. U, p. 17. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 46.
11 parts and 1 score
The sargeant was shy is contained in two folders consisting of 1 eight page short score and 11 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Tizol, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, altos, clarinet, tenor, baritone, Rex, trumpet, Tricky, Tizol, trombones, bass.
Folder B contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Part for 1 reed - tenor 2. -- (ii) Parts for 1 reed - Carney; 1 trumpet - Cooty. -- (iii) Parts for 3 reeds - Johnny, Ben, Barney; 2 trumpets - Wallace, Rex; 2 trombones - Tricky, Tizol; guitar.
Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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