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Metronome all out [music]

Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Uniform title:
Magazine suite
Physical description:
16 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
United States
20th century
Other title:
Metro all out
A piano conductor score for an untitled piece is also contained in this folder. 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, tape, brittle, worn.
Copyright restrictions. Consult Archives Center staff. Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Eillis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235, Facsimile (212) 757-0469; E-Mail:;;
Copyright by Tempo Music, Inc.
16 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Metronome all out is contained in one folder consisting of 1 eight page piano conductor score, 1 three page piano conductor score, and 16 parts in G Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Benjamin, others?).
Items in 2 groupings -- (i) Eight page piano conductor score and 15 parts. Score indicates parts for alto, tenor, trombone, guitar. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; violins; bass; drums; guitar. -- (ii) Three page piano conductor score and 1 part. Score indicates parts for saxes, trombone, vibes, guitar. Part for piano. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
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Ruth Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 3) 1940-1991
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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