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Harlem -- a tone parallel to Harlem [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Type:
Holographs
Music
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Short scores
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1950
20th century
Notes:
A short story written by Ellington entitled "Pretty and the wolf" is noted on the verso of the one page short score. The story begins "Once upon a time, there came to the city a pretty little girl ...". 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.
Summary:
3 scores.
Harlem -- a tone parallel to Harlem is contained in one folder consisting of 1 three-page piano conductor score in C Major concert, and 1 three-page short score and 1 one-page short score in F Major concert -- in pencil and photocopy -- in identified hand (Whaley) and unidentified hand (DE?).
Piano conductor score in C Major does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Three-page short score in F Major indicates parts for sax, bassoon, trombones, brass, strings. Score appears incomplete. One page short score indicates parts for Rab, Proc, bass clarinet, Brown, bass. Score appears incomplete. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Ruth Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 3) 1940-1991
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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