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Self portrait of the Bean [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
5 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
2 copy scores, 31 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Lead sheets (photocopies) are originally noted on the verso of a part for "High-figh-fo-fum." 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, tape.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: X2.
Summary:
11 parts.
Self portrait of the Bean is contained in one folder consisting of 2 parts in D Major concert, and 7 parts and 2 lead sheets in Db Major concert (?) -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Parts in D Major for piano (2). Manuscript part appears incomplete. Parts in Db Major for 2 reeds - Rab, Carney; 1 trumpet - Cat (2); 2 trombones - Brown, Chuck; bass. Lead sheets in Db Major (?) for unidentified treble instrument (2). -- 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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