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Two for one [music]

Physical description:
22 copy scores, 32 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 copy score, 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
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, torn, tape, brittle.
Folder A from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
29 parts
Two for one is contained in two folders consisting of 13 parts in Db Major concert, 15 parts in Ab Major concert, and 1 part in Bb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands.
Folder A contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in Db Major for 1 trumpet - Elmer; unidentified bass instrument (bass?). -- (ii) Parts in Ab Major for 3 reeds - alto (2), tenor (2), baritone; 3 trumpets - 2 (2), 3, Cootie; 3 trombones - 1, 2, bass; bass; guitar; piano. -- (iii) Parts in Db Major for 2 reeds - tenor, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1 (2), 3, trumpet (2); 3 trombones - 1, 3, Chuck; unidentified treble instrument (guitar?). Parts appear to reflect different arrangements of the piece.
Folder B contains part in Bb Major for piano.
Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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