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Gong [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 copy score, 32 cm
8 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
5 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
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, and Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, tape. Folder A -- 2p., folder B -- 5p. Folder B -- 24p.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
Summary:
14 parts and 1 score
Gong is contained in one of twenty five folders for "Afro-Eurasian eclipse" consisting of 1 two page short score and 14 parts in E Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, other?).
Items in 3 groupings -- (i) Short score. Short score indicates parts for Norris, clarinet, 2 tenors, baritone, trumpets, trombones. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - Norris, Proc, Paul, Ash, Harry; 4 trumpets - Cat, 2, 3, 4; 2 trombones - 1, bass; bass. -- (iii) Parts for 1 trumpet - Cat; 1 trombone - 2. -- Groupings i & iii from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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