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Subtle lament [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
5 manuscripts, 32 cm
Type:
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1939
20th century
Notes:
Parts for "You do" are noted on the verso of some parts in Folder B. 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, worn, torn, tape.
Published part in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. G. Holograph score in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. U, p. 45.
Summary:
6 parts and 1 score
Subtle lament is contained in two folders consisting of 1 published part in Ab Major concert, and 1 three page short score and 5 parts in G Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Tizol?).
Folder A contains published part and short score. Published part for piano. Short score indicates parts for soprano, Otto, clarinet, baritone, Rex, Cooty, Wallace, piano.
Folder B contains parts for 1 reed - Johnny; 1 trumpet - Rex; 2 trombones - Tricky, Browne; bass.
Folder B 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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