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Theme for trombeme [music]

Composer:
Hamilton, Jimmy
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 21 cm
12 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
According to the Jimmy Hamilton oral history, this piece was written for Britt Woodman. 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: worn, torn.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from the Jimmy Hamilton oral history.
Summary:
13 parts
Theme for trombeme is contained in one folder consisting of 13 parts in G Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in identified hand (Hamilton) and unidentified hand (Sanders?).
Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Part for piano. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass. -- 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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