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Serenade to Sweden [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
23 copy scores, 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A part for "Blues" is noted on the verso of the part in 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, torn.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 118.
Summary:
30 parts
Serenade to Sweden is contained in one folder consisting of 30 parts in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, others?).
Parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts for 9 reeds - alto 1, Rab (2), alto 2, Proc (2), tenor 1, Paul (2), tenor 2, baritone, Harry (2); 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass (2). -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 1 trumpet - Ray; bass. -- (iii) Part for banjo. -- Groupings ii & iii 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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