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Swamp goo [music]

Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
3 copy scores, 32 cm
11 copy scores, 30 cm
7 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A short score for "Studio blues" is noted on the verso of the short score in Folder A. 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, stained.
Folder B, groupings i & iii from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
25 parts and 1 score
Swamp goo is contained in two folders consisting of 1 two page short score and 21 parts in Ab Major concert, 1 part in Bb Major concert, and 3 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for alto, Proc, 2 tenors, baritone, Cooty, Brown.
Folder B contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in Ab Major for 5 reeds - Rab (2), Proc (2), Jimmy (2), Paul (2), Harry (2); 2 trumpets - Cooty (2), Merc; 3 trombones - Buster (2), Brown, Chuck (2). -- (ii) Parts in Ab Major for 2 trumpets - Cat, Herb; 1 trombone - Brown. -- (iii) Part in Bb Major for Carney. Parts in C Major for 2 trombones - Brown, Buster (2).
Folder A and Folder B, grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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