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Vapor [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
23 copy scores, 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, stained, tape.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. P. Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. P, p. 3.
Summary:
22 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Vapor is contained in five of ten folders for "Idiom '59" consisting of 1 four page short score, 1 six page short score and 9 parts in Bb Major concert, and 1 four page short score and 13 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Whaley, Sanders?).
Folder A contains four page short score in Bb Major. Short score indicates parts for saxes, clarinet, bass clarinet, trumpets, trombones, bass.
Folder B contains six page short score in Bb Major . Short score indicates parts for Rab, Proc, Hamilton, Paul, trumpets, bass.
Folder C contains parts in Bb Major for 5 reeds - Johnny, Procope, Jimmy, Paul, Harry; 2 trumpets - Harold, Ray; 2 trombones - Butter, John.
Folder D contains short score in F Major. Short score indicates parts for sax, clarinet, tenor, baritone, 2 trumpets, Britt, Butter, John.
Folder E contains parts in F Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, Rab, Jimmy, Paul, baritone; 4 trumpets - Cat, Baker, Terry, Ray; 3 trombones - Butter, John, Britt; bass.
Folder C, Folder D, and Folder E 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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