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Mood indigo [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Bigard, Barney
Physical description:
3 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
Type:
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
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.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
Summary:
1 part and an indefinite number of scores
Mood indigo is contained in one folder consisting of 1 two page short score and 1 part in Eb Major concert, and 1 four page short score in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (BS?).
Short score in Eb Major does not indicate instrumentation. Part in Eb Major for 1 reed - Rab. Short score in Bb Major indicates parts for altos, clarinet, tenor, baritone, trumpets, trombones. -- 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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