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Tonk [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
11 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
1 copy score, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
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, worn.
Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. G.
Summary:
11 parts and 1 score
Tonk is contained in three folders consisting of 1 two page short score and 11 parts in G Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, other?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for Jim, Baker, trombone. Score appears incomplete.
Folder B contains part for piano.
Folder C contains parts for 4 reeds - Otto, Hodges, Ben, baritone; 3 trumpets - Wallace, Cooty, Rex; 2 trombones - Tricky, Brown; 1 bass - Moe.
Folder A and Folder C 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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