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U.M.M.G [music]

Composer:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
1 copy score, 35 cm
3 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
10 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
2 copy scores, 32 cm
6 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
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, stained, worn.
Folder D from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
21 parts and 1 score
U.M.M.G. is contained in four folders consisting of 1 fourteen page conductor score and 21 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, Sanders?).
Folder A contains conductor score. Conductor score does not indicate instrumentation.
Folder B contains parts for piano (2).
Folder C contains parts for 3 trumpets - 1, Ray, Cat; 1 trombone - Chuck (2); bass. Parts may reflect different arrangements of the piece.
Folder D contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 3 reeds - Procope, Jimmy, Harry; 1 trumpet - Cat; 1 trombone - Britt. -- (ii) Parts for 2 reeds - Johnny, Paul; 3 trumpets - Cook, 2, 3; 2 trombones - Butter, 2; bass. Parts may reflect different arrangements of the piece. -- All items except Folder D 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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