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Things really ain't what they used to be [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Arranger:
Jackson, J. Calvin
Physical description:
2 parts (photocopies), 36 cm
12 parts (photocopies), 33 cm
8 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
17 copy scores, 32 cm
1 copy score, 31 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
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, tape, brittle.
Summary:
38 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Things really ain't what they used to be is contained in one folder consisting of 2 fifteen page conductor scores and 38 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands.
Conductor scores indicate parts for 2 piccolos, 2 flutes, 4 oboes, 3 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, vibraharp, jazz drums, 2 violins, viola, cello, bass. Parts for 12 reeds - flute 1, flute 2, piccolo, oboe 1, oboe 2, clarinet 1, clarinet 2, clarinet 3, bass clarinet, bassoon 1, bassoon 2, contrabassoon; 5 horns - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; tuba; violin A/B (2); viola (2); cellos (3); bass (2); jazz drums (3); vibraharp. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.
Topic:
Music
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Ruth Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 3) 1940-1991
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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