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Sherman shuffle [music]

Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
3 copy scores, 32 cm
7 manuscripts, 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
United States
20th century
Parts for "S.H." and "Slip of the lip" are noted on the verso of parts in Folder B, grouping i. 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, stained, brittle, tape.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol F. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 95.
10 parts
Sherman shuffle is contained in two folders consisting of 1 part in Eb Major concert, and 9 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Sanders, Tizol, Whaley?).
Folder A contains part in Eb Major for piano.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 4 reeds - Otto, Johnny, Chauncey, Carney; 2 trumpets - Wallace, Nance; 1 trombone - Tizol. Parts for Otto, Chauncey, Carney, Wallace, Nance appear incomplete. -- (ii) Parts for 1 reed - Carney; 1 trumpet - Ray.
Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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