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Suddenly it jumped [music]

Physical description:
13 copy scores, 32 cm
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Short scores
United States
20th century
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, torn, tape.
Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. U, p. 31. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 32.
14 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Suddenly it jumped is contained in three folders consisting of 1 five page conductor score, 1 four page short score and 13 parts in C Major concert, and 1 part in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains parts. Parts in C Major for 5 reeds - Otto, Johnny, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 4 trumpets - Baker, Scad, Taft, Rex; 3 trombones - Tizol, Tricky, Brown; unidentified instrument. Part for unidentified instrument appears incomplete. Part in Ab Major for 1 reed - Barney.
Folder B contains short score. Short socre indicates parts for Rab, alto, tenor, Hamilton, baritone, Taft, trumpets, bass, piano.
Folder C contains conductor score. Score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete.
Folder A and Folder C from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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