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Unbooted character [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
9 copy scores, 32 cm
7 manuscripts, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A part for "Texas" is noted on the verso of a part in Folder B, grouping i. 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, worn.
Short score in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. W, p. 35. Lead sheet in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. G. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 48.
Summary:
16 parts and 1 score
Unbooted character is contained in two folders consisting of 1 six page short score and 14 parts in Bb Major concert, and 1 lead sheet and 1 part in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Tizol, Whaley, Sanders, Harper?).
Folder A contains short score and lead sheet. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Barney, clarinet, saxes, baritone, trumpets, Brown, trombones. Lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument.
Folder B contains parts in 4 groupings -- (i) Part in C Major for 1 reed - Otto. -- (ii) Parts in Bb Major for 2 reeds - Johnny, Ben; 3 trumpets - Rex, Nance, unidentified; 1 trombone - Tricky. -- (iii) Parts in Bb Major for 4 reeds - Procope, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 2 trombones - Brown, Tricky. -- (iv) Parts in Bb Major 1 trombone - 2 (2). One part appears incomplete.
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:
Archives Center - NMAH

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