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Star spangled banner, The [music]

Composer:
Smith, John Stafford
Lyricist:
Key, Francis Scott
Physical description:
10 copy scores, 32 cm
7 manuscripts, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
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, Wayne Shirley and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, brittle.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from The Great Song Thesaurus, by Roger Lax and Frederick Smith.
Summary:
17 parts
The star spangled banner is contained in one folder consisting of 17 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in identified hand (Whaley).
Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; trombone; bass; drums; piano. -- (ii) Parts for 3 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor; 2 trumpets - 1, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 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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