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[Afro Bossa scores] [music]

Physical description:
6 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
5 copy scores, 32 cm
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
This folder is a compilation of scores and items for nine pieces from "Afro Bossa." All pieces have separate entries except for "Afro Bossa," (grouping ii) and "Moon bow" (grouping vi). Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, brittle, stained. Folder A -- 16p. Folder A -- 2p. Folder A -- 2p. Folder A -- 15p.
Summary:
4 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Afro Bossa scores are contained in one of nineteen folders for "Afro Bossa" consisting of 1 two page piano conductor score, 1 four page short score and 1 lead sheet in f minor concert, 1 six page short score and 1 two page short score in G Major concert, 1 part and 1 eight page short score in C Major concert, 1 two page short score in D Major concert, 1 four page short score in c minor concert, 1 two page short score in a minor concert, and 1 three page short score, 1 lead sheet and 1 part in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Whaley?).
Items in 9 groupings -- (i) Piano conductor score and lead sheet in f minor. Score does not indicate instrumentation. Lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument. -- (ii) Six page short score in G Major and part in C Major. Short score indicates parts for alto, tenor, clarinet, bass clarinet, baritone, trumpets, trombones, bass, drums. Part for bass. -- (iii) Short score in D Major. Short score indicates parts for saxes, baritone, trumpets, piano. -- (iv) Short score in c minor. Short score indicates parts for saxes, baritone. Short score appears incomplete. -- (v) Short score in C Major. Short score indicates parts for altos, clarinet, Paul, bass clarinet, baritone, trumpets, Cooper, Brown, Chuck. -- (vi) Short score in a minor. Short score indicates parts for trumpets. Short score appears incomplete. -- (vii) Items in Bb Major. Short score indicates parts for baritone, Cat, Rex, Cooty, Brown, Buster, Chuck. Lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument. Part for piano. -- (viii) Short score in f minor. Short score indicates parts for saxes, clarinet, Paul, baritone, Ray, trumpets, Chuck. -- (ix) Two page short score in G Major. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Paul, Carney. Short score appears incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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